Synod Office Staff

Synod of Alberta and the Territories
10014 – 81 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB T6E 1W8

Phone: 780 439-2636
Toll-Free: 866-430-2636
General Inquiries

The Synod is served by two full-time staff, three part-time staff, and about thirty or more volunteers serving through various Ministry Teams (program committees) and Synod Council Committees.

Synod office hours; Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Closed Fridays in July and August, as well as all Statutory holidays.


 

The Rev. Dr. Larry Kochendorfer
Bishop

Biography Bishop Larry

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The Rev. Prema Samuel 
Assistant to the Bishop for Congregational Life

Biography for Rev. Prema Samuel

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Sheryl Burry
Bookkeeper/Accounting (Part-time)

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Richard Janzen 
ABT Editor – Canada Lutheran (part-time, deployed)

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Other Staff:

Bishop Don Sjoberg (ret.) – Consultant Related to Church Property and Dissolution of Congregations (including active cemeteries)

The Rev. Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson – Consultant Related to Church Property and Dissolution of Congregations (including active cemeteries)

Deacon Dr. Faith Nostbakken – Northern Ecumenical Officer

The Rev. Daranne Harris – Southern Ecumenical Officer

The Rev. Gary Nickel – Synod Necrologist/Archivist

The Rev. Dr. Brian Rude – In Mission with El Salvador / “En Misión con El Salvador”

 

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