Congregational Vote to Call The Rev. Andrew R. Geib asLead Pastor at St. James Lutheran Church
On Wednesday, January 19, Council voted unanimously in favor of recommending Pastor Andrew Geib to the congregation for a call vote as lead pastor. [Pastor Mike is retiring and his last Sunday is February 27.] The voting weekend is Saturday & Sunday, February 5 & 6. A Call Sermon will be given by Pastor Andrew at each service that weekend. All eligible congregation members are able to vote by one of the following methods:
- In-person Paper Ballot on the voting weekend following each of the three worship services
- A Zoom Meeting will begin at 12noon on Sunday, February 6 for those who are unable to attend worship that weekend. The zoom vote will occur via a private chat function with Synod representatives. To vote on 2/6 at noon, use www.StJamesGettysburg.com/vote [meeting id: 859 8524 9668 // passcode: 462357]
No absentee or proxy ballots will be accepted.
In the event of inclement weather on February 5 or 6, the entire voting schedule will be postponed until the following weekend, February 12 & 13.The compensation package for Pastor Andrew falls within budget and synod guidelines and is available for review in the office.