District Conventions

Central Illinois re-elects Miller

The Rev. Mark Miller of Springfield, Ill., was elected on the first ballot to his third term as president of the LCMS Central Illinois District at the district’s 59th convention.

Saunders re-elected in Iowa East

The Rev. Brian S. Saunders of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was re-elected by affirmation to his fourth term as president of the LCMS Iowa District East.

Northwest District re-elects Linnemann as president

The Rev. Dr. Paul A. Linnemann of Portland, Ore., was elected to his fourth three-year term as president of the LCMS Northwest District at the district’s 65th convention.

Paavola re-elected in Mid-South

The Rev. Dr. Roger C. Paavola of Bartlett, Tenn., was elected to his third three-year term as president of the LCMS Mid-South District at the district’s 20th regular convention.

Gibson elected to first term in Pacific Southwest

The Rev. Dr. Mike Gibson of Huntington Beach, Calif., was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Pacific Southwest District at the district’s 45th convention.

Ohio District elects Wilson to first term

The Rev. Dr. Kevin A. Wilson of Marysville, Ohio, was elected to his first three-year term as president of the LCMS Ohio District at the district’s 22nd convention.

Florida-Georgia District re-elects Walton

The Rev. Dr. Gregory S. Walton of Orlando, Fla., was elected to his fourth term as president of the LCMS Florida-Georgia District at the district’s 33rd convention.

Turner elected to second term in Iowa West

The Rev. Dr. Steve Turner of Fort Dodge, Iowa, was elected to his second term as president of LCMS Iowa District West at the district’s 40th convention

Michigan District elects Maier to fourth term

The Rev. Dr. David P.E. Maier was elected to his fourth three-year term as president of the LCMS Michigan District at the district’s 102nd convention.

Minnesota South elects Woodford to first term

The Rev. Dr. Lucas V. Woodford of Mayer, Minn., was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Minnesota South District at the district’s 78th convention.

English District re-elects Hardy

The Rev. Dr. Jamison J. Hardy of Finleyville, Pa., was elected to his second term as president of the LCMS English District at the district’s 56th convention.

Schlechte elected to first term in Rocky Mountain District

The Rev. Roger Schlechte of Lakewood, Colo., was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Rocky Mountain District at the district’s 51st convention.

Wicher re-elected president of Eastern District

The Rev. Dr. Chris Wicher of Buffalo, N.Y., was elected to his third term as president of the LCMS Eastern District at the district’s 99th convention.

Give thanks in all circumstances — through the risen Christ

Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod: “I thank God for you, for your partnership in the Gospel, your confession of our Lutheran doctrine, your prayers for the Synod and even your prayers for this sinner. I thank God for your ministry. I thank God for every congregation in your district.”

Snow re-elected president of Nebraska District

The Rev. Richard L. Snow of Seward, Neb., was elected to his second term as president of the LCMS Nebraska District at the district’s 19th convention, held June 15–16 in Kearney, Neb.

New England District re-elects Yeadon

The Rev. Timothy R. Yeadon of Barkhamsted, Conn., was elected to his third three-year term as president of the LCMS New England District at the district’s 18th convention, June 14–16 in Springfield, Mass.