At the December 6, 2022 Stated Meeting of the Presbytery of Lake Michigan, commissioners elected and installed Elder Paul Karsten, as the 2023 Moderator, and Rev. Gail Monsma, as the 2023 Vice Moderator. 

Deep appreciation was shown for the work of Rev. Christine Barnes, 2022 Moderator and she was welcomed into her new role as 2023 Leadership Team Moderator. 

The Presbytery also joyfully celebrated the installation of Rev. Chrissy Westbury as Associate Presbyter. The Associate Presbyter is a part-time position working with the Executive Presbyter/Stated Clerk, Rev. Fran Lane-Lawrence. 

Great thanks and appreciation was given to Transitional Co-Leader, Rev. Dr. Cal Bremer, for his hard work and dedication to the presbytery. The Transitional Co-Leader term ends on December 31, 2022. The Leadership Team has offered and Rev. Bremer accepted the position of Assistant to the Executive Presbyter serving up to 300 hours in 2023 to provide support in select areas of concern.