Are You Feeling Called to be a Leader in the Pacifica Synod?

  • Do you feel called to do more in Pacifica?
  • Do you want to do something new in Pacifica?
  • Do you think you could be a leader for change in Pacifica?
  • Perhaps you are being called to be a leader in the Pacifica Synod.

The Nominating Committee of the Pacifica Synod invites members of Pacifica Synod congregations to prayerfully consider if God is calling them to serve on: 

  • Synod Council
  • Mission Funds Committee

Elections to fill these positions will take place during the 2022 Synod Assembly from May 19-21, 2022. Descriptions of the duties of each open position can be found using the links below. 
 
Any congregational member in good standing may self-nominate or be nominated to open positions by completing the online nomination form

Nomination forms for all positions must be received no later than Tuesday, February 15, 2022. Biographical forms must be received no later than Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Those who wish to be considered for open positions who have not submitted their form by March 1 will need to be nominated from the Synod Assembly floor per S9.03.02*** and must be accompanied by a written nomination containing the signatures of no less than 10 persons entitled to vote at the assembly for the nominee.


The following Synod Council positions are open:
An asterisk (*) denotes a position that is currently held
by someone eligible for election or re-election.


*Synod Council Secretary
This position may be filled by a layperson or rostered minister
(four-year term)



*Synod Council Treasurer
This position may be filled by a layperson or rostered minister
(four-year term)



*Synod Council Member At-Large
Person of Color/First Language Other Than English
Layperson or Rostered Minister, Any gender
(one-year term)



Synod Council Area Voting Member (6 open positions)
These positions are to be filled by a layperson or rostered minister as noted
(three-year term)

  • Orange County Area: Lay, Any gender
  • *San Diego Area: Lay, Male
  • San Diego Area: Lay, Female
  • *Inland Empire Area: Lay, Male
  • *Inland Empire Area: Lay, Female
  • *Hawaii Area: Clergy, Male



Mission Funds Committee Member (5 total)
These positions may be filled by a layperson or rostered minister. Three 3-year term positions and two 2-year positions
  • *Position #1: 3-year term
  • *Position #2: 3-year term
  • *Position #3: 3-year term
  • *Position #4: 2-year term
  • *Position #5: 2-year term



***S9.03.02  Except for nominations for the position of bishop, all nominations from the floor must be accompanied by a written nomination containing the signatures of no less than 10 persons entitled to vote at the assembly for the nominee.