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Tenth Biennial Convention of the
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
July 21 - 24, 2005
Winnipeg, Manitoba

In Mission for Others

David Saude

Congregation:

Church Of The Good Shepherd Selkirk, MB

Past Experience:

Chair MNO Church and Society Committee - currently

Board of the Bethany Group - Chair Client Services 8 yrs

ELCIC Division for Church and Society - 4 yrs

Chair ABT Parish Life Committee - 4 yrs

Parish experience: MNO - 3 yrs; ABT - 22 yrs; SK - 4 yrs

Gifts:

Strong commitment to ecumenical partnerships * Strength in program development * Experience in Carver model of governance * Strength in evaluation design and implementation * Strength in policy creation * Experience in visioning and long-range planning processes * Good administration skills * Good financial management * Creative worship design * Experience managing transitions in values and design

Issues of Concern:

Strengthen the synods while maintaining a national unity * Represent the Lutheran Church nationally, internationally, and ecumenically, provide resources only a national church can provide * Strengthen our seminaries and develop the leaders needed * To communicate to and for the church from a national perspective * Respond to national and international crises with justice, compassion and hope

Hopes for the Church

To develop leadership for the future * To further the development of worship resources * To improve communication between the national church and congregations * To strengthen our involvement in global mission * To represent the Lutheran traditions and perspectives to inter-faith settings

In full communion with The Anglican Church of Canada
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