Delegates to the ELCIC’s Eastern Synod Assembly re-elected Rev. Michael Pryse as Synod Bishop to a fifth term. The election came on the first ballot for Bishop.
"It means a lot to me to receive this affirmation," said Bishop Pryse. "Every four years we get to re-evaluate this relationships. I receive your affirmation with great gratitute. I am in covenant with you to do my best."
Bishop Pryse was first elected as Eastern Synod Bishop in 1998.
The Eastern Synod met in Assembly from June 26-29 in Toronto, ON.
Highlights of the Eastern Synod Convention can be found as follows: