Rev. David A. Davis, age 64, of Ann Arbor, Mich. was elected to his first term as Michigan District, LCMS president on the third ballot.
Davis’ education includes Concordia University Ann Arbor (B.A.); Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo. (M.Div.); Classical Studies at Washington University, St. Louis; and Governance and Executive Training, Pastoral Leadership Institute. He served four congregations, all in Michigan. He currently serves St. Luke Lutheran Church in Haslett/Lansing as its executive pastor. Other ministry roles included circuit leadership, church planting, and many District events. Rev. Davis is also the author of Toward Significance: A Guide for Pastoring Well, and serves as Adjunct Faculty at Concordia University Ann Arbor.
Reflecting on his election, Davis shares, “I am very humbled to be elected District president, but also very excited to serve Jesus and the congregations of our District and build on the fine work of David Maier and others that have gone before me.”
The convention also elected three new Vice Presidents and re-elected one. They are: Rev. Dean Davenport, 1st Vice President; Rev. Darryl Andrzejewski, 2nd Vice President; Rev. Craig Bickel, 3rd Vice President; and Rev. Erik Cloeter, 4th Vice President.
Davis and the Vice Presidents will officially take office on October 1, 2022.
Photos by Elisa Schulz/Michigan District, LCMS