Nominations

Nominations

We need your help to shape the future of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. Each year there are opportunities to step into leadership roles that allow you to engage in the big issues facing the church and our community. You can help create action that makes a difference.  Applications are due on June 30th, so apply today!

 

Trustees

Managing property and assets of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota so faith communities can continue doing their good work in the community. Click here to learn more.

Some of their work looks like

  • Helping manage and steward property transactions
  • Overseeing budgets

 

You might be a fit if you

  • Are passionate about managing resources effectively
  • Have an eye for detail and a heart for mission

 

Standing Committee

Standing Committee are to be a Counsel of Advice to the Bishop, and to consider consents for a parish, mission, or ECMN entity to acquire, dispose of, or encumber the real property; approve candidates for ordination to the diaconate or priesthood; and consent to the elections of and proposed consecrations of bishops in The Episcopal Church.  Click here to learn more.

Some of their work looks like

  • Confirming individuals in the ordination process
  • Working with faith communities during property transactions

 

You might be a good fit if you

  • Like to think of the whole system operating effectively
  • Have creativity and passion for helping people and systems work together
  • Have an eye for detail and a heart for mission

Commission on Ministry

The Commission on Ministry works to ensure that all the baptized in the Episcopal Church in Minnesota have the resources and networks they need to discern, develop and utilize their gifts in their community.  Click here to learn more.

Some of their work looks like

  • Developing new resources to support lay leaders
  • Working with people as they navigate the ordination process
  • Supporting the development and growth of the School for Formation and what it offers

 

You might be a fit if you

  • Care about supporting those who do ministry
  • Like to think creatively about how things can get done
  • Have some experience doing ministry yourself

 

Members of Council are NOT elected at Convention, but are part of the elected representation of faith communities in ECMN. To learn more about Council, email Amanda Ziebell Mawanda at amanda.zf@episcopalmn.org.

Council

Council is a body of elected lay and clergy representatives that oversee the program and budget of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota between meetings of the yearly ECMN Convention. Council includes representatives from each of the Mission Areas that comprise ECMN, and works to build connections between faith communities within those mission areas. Click here to learn more.

Some of their work looks like

  • Making resources and processes more accessible
  • Supporting missional work across the state
  • Working with faith communities in each mission area to host gatherings, collaborate, build relationship and share resources

 

You might be a fit if you

  • Like thinking creatively about how to get people involved
  • Want to support new ideas and innovations across the state
  • Want to develop relationships with Episcopalians outside of your faith community