Congregations are asked to provide your understanding of the person who has been identified and seeks to apply for the position of non-rostered Synodically Authorized Ministry (SAM) in the Northwestern Minnesota Synod. This will be a part of the information which will assist the GIFTS Commission in its task of evaluation and support of this applicant. You will also identify the specific areas of service that this applicant could provide a congregation.
- Guidelines for SAMs
(excerpted from the ELCA Manual of Policies and Procedures for Management of the Rosters)
- SAM Individual Application
- SAM Congregational Registration Form
- SAM Contract