Rostered Minister Resources

Rostered ministers in the ELCA are ministers of Word & Sacrament (pastors) and ministers of Word & Service (deacons) who have followed a specific course of study, for a specific leadership role in the church.

To become a rostered minister:

Additional Resources:

Rostered Minister Annual Report to Bishop

These reports are an important tool to keep both your bishop and the Office of the Secretary of the ELCA updated on your work, your ministry efforts, continuing education, and current status. Please plan to complete your report by February of each year.

To complete the annual report to the bishop,

  1. Visit the Rostered Minister reports page on
  2. Open the form that fits your call status.