President Barack Obama will appoint Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Bishop Mark Hanson to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, an ELCA press release said.
The advisory council brings together religious and secular leaders, as well as scholars and experts in fields related to the work of faith-based and neighborhood organizations, to make recommendations to the government on how to improve partnerships, according to a White House news release.
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Read the White House press release, which includes names of other appointees.
Read more about the council.