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New ELCA Bishop Constanze Hagmeier

Josh Haiar

In The Moment ... August 13, 2019 Show 636 Hour 1

The South Dakota Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) recently elected Constanze Hagmaier to be their new bishop. Rev. Hagmaier had been serving as the Administrative Pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Madison.

Hagmaier's six-year term officially begins September 1. She succeeds David Zelmer.

Lori Walsh is the host and senior producer of In the Moment.