Reverend Rodger Prois Elected Bishop
Reverend Rodger Prois was elected bishop of the Western Iowa Synod ELCA at
Synod Assembly on Saturday, April 27, 2013. He will take office on July 1
and a formal installation service will be held at a later date.
Pastor Prois received his Master of Divinity in 1993 from
Luther/Northwestern Seminary. He is currently serving
as interim pastor at St. Mark Lutheran in Sioux City and at New Life
Lutheran in Sergeant Bluff. Recent positions held by Pr. Prois include
Director for Evangelical Mission, Western Iowa Synod; Associate Director of
ELCA World Hunger & Disaster Appeal; Lead Pastor at Atonement Lutheran, St.
Cloud, MN; Redeveloping Pastor at Living Hope Lutheran, Chaska, MN; Mission
Developer, New Promise Lutheran, St. George, UT.
Pastor Prois and Chris, his wife, live in Storm Lake and are members of St.
Mark Lutheran Church. Congratulations, Bishop Elect Prois!
Wells Challenge Offering Brings Overwhelming Response!
Nearly $82,000 was brought to
Assembly in response to the Wells Challenge! The announcement was met with
thunderous applause, cheers, whistles and stomping of feet!
Clean Water Challenge Press Release