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Nebraska Synod ELCA Selects Rev. Brian Maas as New Bishop

posted Jun 2, 2012, 12:53 PM by St Pauls Lutheran Church
From the Synod Website:
Nebraska Synod ELCA Selects Rev. Brian Maas as New Bishop
June 2nd, 2012
The Rev. Brian Maas was selected Saturday by the 2012 Nebraska Synod Assembly as its new Bishop.

Maas was selected on the fourth ballot, receiving 432 of the 702 votes cast. Maas was elected to a six-year term, succeeding Bishop David deFreese who was first elected in 2000.

Maas currently serves as Lead Pastor at First Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. Prior to that, Maas served in calls in Tekamah, Nebraska and Kansas City, Missouri.

Maas will officially begin his term as Bishop on Sept. 1 and will be formally installed on Sept. 22 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grand Island.

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