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Staff Directory

The Synod Staff works with congregations in candidacy, the call process, formation, leadership development, stewardship, evangelism, church finance, property administration, congregational management, and conflict resolution. The staff also maintains the roster and carries out work in accounting and communication.

 

The role of the Bishop is to:

  • Preach and teach the apostolic faith of the Church. Shepherd of the rostered leaders and congregations of the synod, exercising both pastoral care and discipline.
  • Provide for Word and Sacrament ministry within the territory of the synod, including the Church’s power to ordain.
  • Oversee the work of the Church’s mission within the territory of the synod.
  • Give witness to the unity of the Church as a member of the ELCA Conference of Bishops and as the synod’s chief ecumenical officer.

 

 

clip_image002_004The Rev. Craig Alan Satterlee, Ph.D., Bishop

bishopcraigsatterlee@mittensynod.org
517-321-5066
http://craigasatterlee.com

 

Bishop Satterlee is an internationally recognized scholar,  sought after preacher, speaker, and teacher, and published author. Learn more about Bishop Satterlee and find his public schedule at his personal webpage. 

 

 

Pastor Sarah Friesen-Carper
Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational and Leadership Excellence
sarahfriesencarper@mittensynod.org
517-331-6741

 

Pastor David Sprang
Assistant to the Bishop and Director for Evangelical Mission
revdsprang@gmail.com
517-331-8497

 

Pastor Chrysanne Timm
Assistant to the Bishop for Synod Life
pastorctimm@mittensynod.org
419-345-6134

 

Nancy Brousseau, OP
Advisor to the Bishop for Spiritual Formation and Living Fire Ministries
nancybrousseau@mittensynod.org
616-560-4580 (cell) or 517-669-9308 (office at Christ United Church)

 

Margie Bauer
Financial Administrator
margiebauer@mittensynod.org
517-321-5066

 

Rebecca Bossenbroek
Equipping Leaders for Mission and Ministry Administrator
rebeccabossenbroek@comcast.net
517-927-4755

 

Ann Stavros
Administrative Assistant
annstavros@mittensynod.org
517-321-5066