08/30/2017 9:20:00 AM

CHICAGO — Sr. Michelle Collins, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Deaconess Community of the ELCA, announced today that Sister Becky Swanson will be appointed Interim Director of Vocation and Education (DoVE) effective September 1.

Sr. Michelle wrote:

“After prayerful consideration, the Board has approved Sr. Becky Swanson to serve in the Interim DoVE position, and she is working with Sr. Krista, Sr. Noreen, and Damika Davis to move into that role.

As we continue through this time of transition. I am grateful for the ongoing prayers and support from throughout the Community.”

Sr. Becky’s role will focus on care of candidates and planning for the November Formation Event and 2018 J-term.

Her email address is Becky.Swanson@elca.org.