Assistant to the Bishop

Rev. Robert (Bob) Abrams

614-714-3157 ext. 7

Contact Pr. Abrams for mobility, call process, congregational/rostered leader care and health and governance.


Director for Evangelical Mission and Assistant to the Bishop for Generosity

Rev. Katie Kerrigan

614-714-3157 ext. 6

Contact Pr. Kerrigan for assistance with stewardship and evangelism.


Director of Candidacy & Leadership Formation, Interim Director of the Leadership Academy

Rev. Dr. C. Lynn Nakamura

614-714-3157 ext. 4

Contact Dr. Nakamura if you are in or are interested in the candidacy process or lay leadership roles in the Southern Ohio Synod.




Storyteller & Media Ambassador

Deacon Dan Jacob





Accountant & Bookkeeper

Joy Hacker, CPA

330-550-6642

Contact Mrs. Hacker regarding mission support and other ELCA/SOS giving by congregations. Please note that Joy is a part-time contracted employee and is only in the office a few days a month. The best way to contact her is via email.