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Staff Directory


The Rev. Jim Gonia

Assistants to the Bishop

The Rev. Kent Mueller
Assistant to the Bishop for Leadership Support
  • Candidacy
  • Support for Rostered Ministers
  • Administration & Technology
  • Transitions (Call Process, Interim Ministry)
  • Lutheran Center Facilities
The Rev. Sarah Moening
Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational Life
  • Transitions (Call Process, Interim Ministry)
  • First Call Theological Education
  • Leadership Development
  • Healthy Congregations
Deacon Erin Power
Assistant to the Bishop for Synodical Life
  • Assembly Manager
  • Theological Conference
  • Communications & Website
  • Mission Interpretation
  • Ministry Reviews
  • Global Mission
  • World Hunger
Andy Sprain
Assistant to the Bishop for Faith Formation
  • Faith Formation Networks
  • Campus Ministry
  • Outdoor Ministry
  • First Third of Life


Peter Severson
Director, Lutheran Advocacy Ministry Colorado
  • Advocacy Ministry in Colorado
  • Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains
  • Urban Servant Corps
Ruth Hoffman
Director, Lutheran Advocacy Ministry New Mexico
  • Advocacy Ministry in New Mexico
  • Border Servant Corps
The Rev. Judith VanOsdol
ELCA Director for Evangelical Mission
  • New and Renewing Congregations
  • Ministry Reviews
  • Stewardship
  • Ethnic Congregations

Administrative Staff

Janice Ladd-Horkey
  • Call Process
  • Candidacy
  • Roster Records
  • Administration
  • Staff Support
Cheryl Almquist
  • Finances
  • Staff Support