Metro Chicago Synod
Part time synod staff and part time congregation pastor
Representational status: Church council appt.
Committee assignment: Leadership Formation
Reverend Raymond Legania brings leadership experience as a former principal of a Christian day school. In addition, he has served on the ELCA Division For Outreach staff as well as Synod and Churchwide staff.
Raymond served two congregations as pastor. He represented his synod in a visit to South Africa and Germany. He was recognized for by the ELCA for his 10 years of service and was honored by the Metro Chicago African American Strategy Team.
Raymond resides in Chicago, IL where he serves as a part time pastor at Bethel-Imani Lutheran church. Raymond has been serving on the board for 2 ½ years.
What has serving on the WTS Board of Directors meant to Raymond?
It has given me a greater awareness and sensitivity to seminaries not in the territory of Metro Chicago.