We welcome three new members to the ELM roster!
APPROVED FOR ORDINATION
Julie Boleyn and Matt James have been approved for ordination. Julie and Matthew’s approval is contingent on completion of the Masters of Divinity degree later this spring.
Julie Boleyn is a senior at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. She interned at United in Faith Lutheran Church in Chicago last year. Julie and her partner, Jeanie Reardon recently celebrated the first birthday of their daughter, Madelyn.
Matthew James is a senior at Lutheran School of Theology at Philadelphia. Matthew’s fiancÃ©, John Weit, is the Music Director at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Worcester, MA.
TRANSFER ROSTER MEMBER
We welcome Vince Lavieri to the ELM Roster. Pastor Vince is a transfer candidate from the United Church of Christ. Pastor Vince previously served in the Lutheran Church of America, and transferred to the UCC when he was banned from serving because of his sexual orientation.