6/1/2016 10:05:00 AM

CHICAGO (ELCA) – The Rev. Daniel G. Beaudoin, Stony Ridge, Ohio, was elected May 21 to a six-year term as bishop of the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election was held during the Synod Assembly May 19-21 at the Bowen Thompson Student Union at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Beaudoin was elected on the fourth ballot with 273 votes to 108 votes for the Rev. Anita Marshall, pastor of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Norwalk, Ohio.

“Upon my call through the people of God to serve as the bishop of the Northwestern Ohio Synod, I was deeply moved by the great outpouring of love and the promise of sustaining prayer from the gathered assembly,” said Beaudoin. “I look forward to serving God through the ELCA and the Northwestern Ohio Synod.”

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