TO : Pastors, Congregational Presidents, and Church Offices of the Southern District

FROM : Rev. Keith Ringers

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:

It is time to prayerfully consider District President nominees for the 2021 Southern District Convention, which will be held April 15-16, 2021, at the Northshore Harbor Center in Slidell, Louisiana.

Each voting congregation may submit one (1) ordained minister for the office of District President. Congregational nominations shall be made in accordance with the congregation’s constitution and bylaws.

Each voting congregation shall be entitled to nominate one ordained minister from the ordained minister's roster of the Synod as a candidate for President. (Article V.A.1, Southern District Bylaws)

Nominations for District President are now open. The incumbent is Rev. Eric C. Johnson.

Click here for the nominations ballot. If you need a hard paper ballot, please contact Daisy Olmstead ( ).

Nominations are due December 15, 2020. Late nominations will not be accepted.

If you have questions, please contact me: .

In Christ,
Rev. Keith Ringers
Southern District Secretary and
St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Elberta, Alabama
For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation
to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
(Romans 1:16)