Rostered Leader Resources

Rostered Leaders in the ELCA are ordained pastors, (ministers of word & sacrament) and lay leaders (ministers of word & service) who have followed a specific course of study, for a specific leadership role in the church.

To become a rostered leader:

Additional Resources:

Rostered Leader Annual Report to Bishop

These reports are an important tool to keep both your bishop and the churchwide office of the secretary 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. Go to
  2. Click on the “Synods” tab to choose the report that fits your call status.