The Parish Ministry Associate (PMA) Program of the Nebraska Synod seeks to help identify the gifts God has given God’s people and help equip those people for the ministry of sharing the Good News among all people.


To phone or e-mail Synod PMA program staff:

Pastor Steve Meysing
Assistant to the Bishop

Rev. Carol Mapa
PMA Administrator
308-532-0250, then press 4

Please send all PMA forms to:

PMA Administrator
Nebraska Synod, ELCA
P.O. Box 1462
North Platte, NE 69103-1462

Forms with the new address will be on this website in the near future.


  • 2015 PMA Convocation – April 17-18, 2015 – Holiday Inn, North Platte

Documents and Forms (PDF)

Introductory Materials

Application Forms

Student Documents and Forms

Certified Documents and Forms

Assigned Documents and Forms

All-inclusive Documents and Forms (Students and Certified)


PMA Steering Committee

This committee provides guidance and support to the Synod’s Parish Ministry Associate program.

  • Pastor Steve Meysing, Assistant to the Bishop
  • Pastor Baron Cole, Minden (April 2013-2015)
  • Pat Gregory, PMA, Omaha (April 2013-2015)
  • Ron Lau, PMA, Rising City (April 2014-2017)
  • Maurine Roller, PMA, Alliance (April 2014-2017)
  • Kathy Salts, PMA, Broken Bow (April 2014-2017)
  • Karen Swift, PMA, Omaha (April 2013-2016)
  • Pastor Dale Topp, Wisner (April 2013-2016)
  • Pastor Carol Mapa, PMA Administrator (ex officio)
  • Janet Anderson, PMA Student, Gretna  (April 2014-2015)