Plans are beginning to take shape for this year’s Synod Assembly!  We will gather May 18-20, 2023 at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI for a Bishop’s election.  More information is coming soon.  We look forward to being together again in Marquette! 

As you start making plans for your stay in Marquette, check out the Downtown Marquette Dining Guide and area accommodations on the Travel Marquette website.

Lori Fedyk,

2023 ELCA Representative

Lori Fedyk, a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Libertyville, IL serves as Treasurer of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).  She was elected to a six-year term by the ELCA Church Council in November, 2017 and began her term February 1, 2018.

Prior to joining the ELCA as Treasurer, Lori was employed by Lutheran Life Communities in Arlington Heights, IL, where she served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Lutheran Life Communities owns and operates continuing-care retirement communities in Illinois and Indiana.  Lori currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors and is chair of the Audit, Risk, and Investment Committee.

Lori has over 30 years of business and financial leadership experience in both private and public industry and nonprofits, including eight years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen and eight years with Ulta Beauty as the Vice President – Controller and the Vice President of Marketing.

Fedyk is a member of the ELCA Church Council and serves as an advisor on the board of trustees of the ELCA Foundation and Portico Benefit Services.  She is also the treasurer of her congregation.  Prior to joining the ELCA, she served six years on the Board of Trustees of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services.

She received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Illinois State University, Normal and became a certified public accountant in 1987.


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