According to the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, ministerial education schools, boards and committees, and subsidiaries may ask WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate qualified individuals for called positions and/or board positions. Current nomination alerts are listed below.

NOMINATION ALERTS

As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, all WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations can submit comments.

WISCONSIN LUTHERAN SEMINARY

As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, the Governing Board of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis., invites WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate a qualified . . .

  • active pastor to serve as professor of worship and homiletics and as dean of the chapel. He will also be asked to direct the Seminary Chorus. Each nominee should be committed to the seminary’s mission of preparing men for service as pastors in the synod’s congregations and mission fields. He should be known to have an evangelical approach to ministry, with the demonstrated ability to teach and to work collaboratively with colleagues. He should have both the academic aptitude and the willingness to pursue an advanced degree in church music or preaching. This is to fill a vacancy that will be created when Prof. James Tiefel retires at the end of the 2019–20 school year.

All nominations must be received by Nov. 7, 2019.

NOMINATION LIST

LUTHER PREPARATORY SCHOOL

The following people have been nominated for various positions at Luther Preparatory School, Watertown, Wis.

Comments in regard to any nominees must be submitted by Oct. 24, 2019.

Rev. John Boggs, Royal Palm Beach, Fla.

Mr. Justin Danell, Saginaw, Mich.

Rev. Aaron Dolan, Appleton, Wis.

Rev. Timothy Dolan, Watertown, Wis.

Mr. Jeffrey Falck, Crete, Ill.

Mr. Kyle Fax, Doral, Fla.

Mrs. Cathryn Free, Ixonia, Wis.

Rev. Harland Goetzinger III, Watertown, N.Y.

Mrs. Amanda Gronholz, Port Washington, Wis.

Mr. Seth Herrmann, Milwaukee, Wis.

Mrs. Beth Humann, Federal Way, Wash.

Mr. Samuel Hunter, Franksville, Wis.

Mr. Joseph Janke, Manitowoc, Wis.

Mr. Matthew Kopp, Saginaw, Mich.

Mrs. Amy Maurice, Watertown, Wis.

Rev. Paul Meier, Neenah, Wis.

Mrs. Rebecca Meyer, Port Washington, Wis.

Mr. James Otto, La Crosse, Wis.

Rev. Benjy Pederson, Coon Rapids, Minn.

Mrs. Liesel Phetsanghane, Watertown, Wis.

Rev. Benjamin Radtke, Watertown, S.D.

Mr. Benjamin Rank, Madison, Wis.

Rev. Aaron Robinson, Milwaukee, Wis.

Mr. Luke Rothe, Watertown, Wis.

Rev. James Saatkamp, North Branch, Mich.

Miss Angela Scharf, New Ulm, Minn.

Miss Amanda Seiltz, New Berlin, Wis.

Mrs. Dominique Wrobel, Watertown, Wis.

Rev. Caleb Bassett, Fallbrook, Calif.

Rev. Nathaniel Biebert, Austin, Texas

Rev. Kyle Bitter, Milwaukee, Wis.

Rev. David Boettcher, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

Rev. Kevin Boushek, La Porte, Ind.

Rev. Aaron Dolan, Appleton, Wis.

Rev. Benjamin Enstad, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

Rev. Benjamin Foxen, Sun City, Ariz.

Rev. Joel Gawrisch, Saint Paul, Minn.

Rev. Jacob Haag, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Rev. Noah Headrick, Eagle River, Wis.

Rev. Noah Herrmann, Bellevue, Wash.

Rev. Jacob Hoff, Milwaukee, Wis.

Rev. Andrew Hussman, Rapid City, S.D.

Rev. Brett Krause, Lakewood, Colo.

Rev. Caleb Kurbis, Fletcher, N.C.

Rev. Steven Lange, Louisville, Ky.

Rev. Jonathan Learman, Theresa, Wis.

Rev. Paul Meier, Neenah, Wis.

Rev. Joel Naumann, Eau Claire, Wis.

Rev. Jason Oakland, Neenah, Wis.

Rev. Benjamin Radtke, Watertown, S.D.

Rev. Bradley Ragner, Shiocton, Wis.

Rev. James Saatkamp, North Branch, Mich.

Rev. Joel Sauer, Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

Rev. Matthew Scharf, Manhattan, Kan.

Rev. Erich Schaser, Greenville, Wis.

Rev. Nicolas Schmoller, New Ulm, Minn.

Rev. Michael Schroeder, Wildomar, Calif.

Rev. Larry Seafert, Kawkawlin, Mich.

Rev. Michael Seifert, Midlothian, Va.

Rev. Joel Tullberg, Lansing, Mich.

Rev. Daniel Waldschmidt, Burlington, Wis.

Rev. Robert Weiss, Chilton, Wis.

Rev. Daniel Westendorf, Warren, Mich.

LUTHER PREPARATORY SCHOOL

The following people have been nominated for professor of music at Luther Preparatory School, Watertown, Wis.

Mr. Jeremy Bakken, Pewaukee, Wis.

Mr. Justin Danell, Saginaw, Mich.

Mr. Leonard Epple, Morton Grove, Ill.

Rev. Joel Gawrisch, Saint Paul, Minn.

Ms. Kristen Koepsell, Boise, Idaho

Mr. Lucas Krogmann, Oconomowoc, Wis.

Mr. Eric Martens, Watertown, S.D.

Dr. Peter Martens, Lubbock, Texas

Rev. Paul Meier, Neenah, Wis.

Mr. Casey Pufahl, Waukesha, Wis.

Mrs. Dawn Punke, Brighton, Colo.

Mr. Peter Schaewe, Green Bay, Wis.

Mr. Joshua Wendt, Manitowoc, Wis.

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