Applications for LMDJ Executive Minister Sought

CHICAGO, IL (November 7, 2018) – Applications are being sought for the position of executive minister of the Love Mercy Do Justice (LMDJ) ministry priority.

LMDJ seeks to serve congregations and conferences through collaborative efforts within and across the ECC’s mission priorities, with other ministry partners, and initiatives of its own. That service includes empowering and mobilizing Covenant congregations, ministries, and leaders as they raise awareness and effect practical change.

LMDJ is defined in the ECC Bylaws as “walking humbly with God to address hurts and the causes of those hurts.” More information on the scope of the ministry can be found on its website.

The executive minister is elected every four years at the Annual Meeting following a process that includes approval by the Executive Board.

Comments or perspectives on the process can be shared via LMDJsearch@covchurch.org through December 15, 2018.

Individual expressions of interest, no longer than a single page including relevant background, Covenant Ministers’ Profile, resume or curricula vitae may be submitted to LMDJsearch@covchurch.org through December 15, 2018.

Nominations of others may be submitted to LMDJsearch@covchurch.org through December 15, 2018. Please include email and phone contact information for anyone nominated.

Members of the search committee are Doris Granberry  (chair), Alice Lee, Arthur DeRooy, Cindy Wu, Christine Rosell, David Holder, Diane Leavitt, Donna Erickson, Julie Persson, Merideth Randles, Michael Jordan, Paula Frost, John Wenrich, Angela Yee, and Rebecca Gonzalez.

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