Our Synod lifts up Affinity Groups as a way to support our leaders.  Each Affinity Group is led by a coach, most are led by Mary Frances, Consultant and Coach.  An Affinity Group is a group of people linked by a common interest or purpose.

  • Resiliency Circle for Women in Ministry
  • Resiliency for Women in Ministry (planning team)+
  • SAMs
  • Senior Pastors
  • Care of Creation
  • Addressing the Challenges of the Post-COVID Church
  • Ministers who are People of Color 
  • Multi Point Parishes
  • Theology for Ministry Planning Team+
  • Interim (led by Rev. Steve Peterson) 

+these are established groups, most of the other groups can take new members.