Bishop Mark W. Holmerud will join us at the opening night of the Proclaim Retreat to welcome LGBTQ leaders on behalf of the Sierra Pacific Synod. Bp. Holmerud will also preside at the opening Eucharist of the 2013 Proclaim Retreat that evening. The Proclaim Retreat is a gathering of publicly identified LGBTQ rostered leaders and seminarians for a time of renewal, community building, and professional development. The 2013 Proclaim Retreat is April 12-15 at Bishop’s Ranch in Sonoma County, CA.
Bp. Holmerud is the 4th Bishop of the Sierra Pacific Synod and has served there since 2008. Bp. Holmerud has been a supporter of Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries for many years and we are looking forward to having him at the retreat.