On Leave from Call Request Form

 A minister of Word and Sacrament of this church, serving under a regularly issued letter of call, who leaves the work of that ministry without accepting another regularly issued letter of call, may be retained on the roster of Ministers of Word and Sacrament of this church, upon endorsement by the synod bishop, by action of the Synod Council in the synod of which the minister of Word and Sacrament is a member, under policy developed by the appropriate churchwide unit, reviewed by the Conference of Bishops, and adopted by the Church Council. 

Please use this form to make your request for on leave from call status. A full explanation of this status is available in the Manual of Policies and Procedures for Management of the Rosters of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and can be found on ppg 31-33.