Matt Guess, Class of 2013
PLTS Student to Represent the ELCA
at the 2010 LWF Assembly
Matt Guess, a member of the PLTS class of 2013, was chosen to represent the ELCA at the Lutheran World Federation Assembly in Stuttgart, Germany, in 2010. The ELCA Church Council has approved the final list of fifteen delegates from the ELCA. Of the fifteen, three are youth. Two delegates are LWF Council members. Of the remaining delegates, 40% are female and 40% male, with the inclusion of persons of color and/or primary language other than English, and with a mix of clergy and laity.
Matt, a first-year student in the Master of Divinity program at PLTS and a candidate for ordained ministry through the Southeastern Iowa Synod, is a member of First Lutheran Church in Newton, Iowa. Congratulations!