Candidate Karin O’Donnell’s endorsement interview includes (l. to r.) Karin, Pastor Sara Ilderton, committee member Carole Demmy, and Dr. Sylvia Black, committee chair. Dr. Brooks Schramm, United Lutheran Seminary professor, participated via Skype. (Karin is holding “Flat Jesus,” who was there as well.)
The process of candidacy
Candidacy in the ELCA is the churchwide process of preparation and formation leading to ordained ministry for pastors, or rostered lay ministry for deacons.