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

FROM : Mr. Eugene Menzel

Greetings in the Name of Our Risen Lord and Savior!

The 76 th Convention of the LCMS Southern District is one year away. Nominations are now open for the offices that will be elected during the convention.

The Nominations Committee Chairman requests each voting congregation to send the names of one (1) ordained minister and one (1) lay member from their circuit to serve on the Board of Directors (Article V.B.1, Southern District Bylaws). Congregational nominations shall be made in accordance with the congregation’s constitution and bylaws.

  • Ordained – Board of Directors
  • Lay – Board of Directors

Names of candidates are also requested for the following offices (Articles V.C.2 and V.C.4.a, Southern District Bylaws), again - nominations to be made in accordance with the congregation’s constitution and bylaws:

  • Ordained – District Secretary

  • Lay – District Treasurer

  • Ordained – District Nominations Committee
  • Commissioned – District Nominations Committee
  • Lay – District Nominations Committee

  • Ordained – Southern District Church Extension Fund
  • Commissioned – Southern District Church Extension Fund
  • Lay – Southern District Church Extension Fund

  • Ordained or Commissioned – Synod Committee for Convention Nominations

Nominations for these offices and committees are now open. Click here for a list of incumbents.

Click here for the nominations ballot. A separate nomination form must be submitted for each nominee. If you need a hard paper ballot, please contact Daisy Olmstead ( ).

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

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me: .

In Christ,
Mr. Eugene Menzel
Nominations Committee Chair and
Commissioned Minister Emeritus
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)