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Southeastern Synod Pastors/Leaders

The Southeastern Synod has over 300 pastors and other leaders on its roster. In the ELCA, rostered leaders include ordained pastors, associates in ministry, diaconal ministers, and deaconesses. Click here for descriptions.


Below are some helpful links for Rostered Leaders and Congregations.

Locate any Rostered Leader in the ELCA

Pictorial Directory of Southeastern Synod Rostered Leaders : Photos of rostered leaders in the synod. To submit or change a photo, contact Carolyn Davis at cdavis@elca-ses.org. The date the directory was last updated is noted on cover page. 

Update Form: Use this form to change an address, phone number, or email for a Rostered Leader in the Southeastern Synod.

Pulpit Supply List: Listing of people who have made their names available to the synod for pulpit supply. For recommended compensation, see the Synod Compensation Guidelines below. To have your name added to or removed from this list, email cdavis@elca-ses.org

Rostered Leader Profile: Use this link to visit the ELCA Call Process page. A Rostered Leader Profile (RLP) is intended for use only by those on the rosters of the ELCA or candidates for these rosters and not by other church professionals. For more about the ELCA Call Process, click here

Installing a Pastor: Download the Evangelical Lutheran Worship liturgy for Installation of a Pastor. 

Installing an Associate in Ministry: Download the Evangelical Lutheran Worship liturgy for Installation of an Associate in Ministry. Installing a Deaconess or Diaconal Minister: Download the Evangelical Lutheran Worship liturgy for Installation of a Deaconess or Diaconal Minister.

Compensation Guidelines: Link to guidelines that are designed to advocate for all rostered persons in matters regarding compensation, and assist congregations/agencies in making compensation decisions.