Bishop Daniel G. Beaudoin was re-elected June 4, 2022, to a six-year term as the bishop of the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). He was installed on July 23, 2016, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Bowling Green, Ohio.

Daniel is married to Rachel, and they are blessed with three children: Joshua, Elijah, and Hannah; and two daughters-in-law: Michelle and Chelsie. They are smitten with their grandchildren, George, Homer, and Evelynn.

Bishop Beaudoin served as the pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Stony Ridge from 2004-2016. He served as the pastor of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Edon, Ohio, from 1996 to 2004. From 2013-2015, he served as the Dean of the North Central Conference.

Bishop Beaudoin earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., a Master of Divinity from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio, and a Master of Arts in Medieval History from the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio.

Bishop Beaudoin enjoys running with the Toledo Roadrunner’s Club, reading good books, studying Scripture, and eating Mediterranean food.

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