By The Rev. Lisa Isenhower
The 2023 SC Synod Assembly approved a number of amendments to the SC Synod Constitution as well as a number of provisions that were approved by the 2022 Churchwide Assembly.
The assembly also approved retaining 2 copies of the official minutes of the 2022 SC Synod Assembly, to be placed in the archives.
The following persons were elected to Synod Council: Cindy Davis, Eastern Area Lay Woman; Jeffrey Stringer, Northern Area Lay Man; Randy Fellers, Lay Man at Large; Beth Trump, Lay Woman At Large; Joyce Rose-Harris, Lay Woman, Person of Color/Language Other Than English; Rachel Hoffman, Synod Council Rostered Minister At Large; Carl Taylor, Rostered Minister, Central Area; Hunter Prest, Youth At Large.
Rev. Wayne Kannaday was elected to serve on the Consultation Committee.
Ron Walrath and Susan McArver were elected to the Mission Endowment Fund Grant Committee as Lay Man and Lay Woman respectively.
Sydnie Taylor was elected to serve on the board of the South Carolina Lutheran Retreat Centers as a Lay Woman, and the assembly ratified the Rev. Jason Lee’s election to the board of NovusWay.