Leaders who have been called to serve in the ELCA serve on one of four “rosters” (lists) to carry out the ministry and mission of the church. Ordained leaders are called “pastors,” and the three lay rosters include diaconal ministers, deaconesses, and associates in ministry.
- Click here to learn more about these rostered ministries: http://www.elca.org/Growing-In-Faith/Vocation/Rostered-Leadership.aspx.
- Click here to locate an ELCA rostered leader: http://www.elca.org/ELCA/Search/Find-a-Person/Rostered-Leader-Lookup.aspx.
- To learn even more, please visit the links under the “For Rostered Leaders” heading.