Now's the time to read the biographies of the nine clergy members whose names have been offered for bishop of the Northwest Washington Synod. Go to lutherannw.org/BishopElection to read about this varied group of people. They include James McEachran, Deanna Wildermuth, Chris Ode, David Parks, Shelly Bryan Wee, Mark Griffith, Julie Josund, Terry Kyllo and Norma Malfatti.
Current Bishop Kirby Unti will retire after serving one 6-year term.
- Rachel Pritchett, office administrator