Synod Council

The following individuals serve on the New England Synod Council.  Term expiration year is shown in parentheses after each name; an asterisk indicates the second of two terms possible.  Executive Committee members are indicated with an EC after their name.  Messages to the Synod Council may be sent via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Rev. James Hazelwood, Bishop EC
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Ms. Donna Kerry (24) EC
Vice President
First Lutheran, Malden, MA
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Mr. Jeffrey Swanberg (24) EC
Treasurer
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Holden, MA

The Rev. Kyle Seibert (24) EC
Secretary
Our Savior Lutheran Church, Hanover, NH

The Rev. Wendy Anderson (26)
Nativity Lutheran Church, Rockport, ME

The Rev. Jessica Chicka (26)
Marsh Chapel, Boston, MA

The Rev. Anne Deneen (24)*
St. Ansgar, Portland, ME

The Rev. Christephor Gilbert (24)
Christ Lutheran, Natick, MA

John Haley (24)
Christ the King, Holliston, MA

Sammy Kalisa (26)
Lowell, MA

The Rev. Erica Kennedy (24) EC
Trinity Lutheran Church, Chelmsford, MA

The Rev. John Keogh (24)
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Attleboro, MA

Mr. Paul Lindahl (24)* EC
Nativity Lutheran Church, Freedom NH

Ms. Priscilla Meléndez (24)*
Bethesda Lutheran Church, Hamden, CT

Kailina Mills (26)
Bath, ME

Mr. William Nesheim (24)
Holderness, NH

Mr. William Parchen (26) *
Canton CT

Rafaela Radcke (26)
Santuario, Waltham, MA/Nuevo Amanecer, East Boston, MA

The Rev. Brian Rajcok (24)
St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Avon, CT 

Lily Ruggiere (24)
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Holden, MA

Ms. Ali Thayer (24)
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Attleboro, MA

Ms. Cassandra Wilson (24) EC
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Woburn, MA