Nomination Alerts

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 names and comments.

NOMINATIONS FOR SYNOD CONVENTION 2019

The synod Nominating Committee invites all voting members of WELS to nominate a qualified . . .

  • pastor to serve as chairman of the WELS Board of Appeals
  • pastor to serve as a member of the WELS Board of Appeals
  • male teacher or staff minister to serve as a member of the WELS Board of Appeals
  • layman to serve as a member of the WELS Board of Appeals
  • parish pastor to serve as a member of the Northwestern Publishing House Board of Directors
  • Martin Luther College professor to serve as a member of the Northwestern Publishing House Board of Directors
  • layman to serve as a member of the Northwestern Publishing House Board of Directors
  • parish pastor to serve as the chairman of the Governing Board of Luther Preparatory School
  • parish pastor to serve as the chairman of the Governing Board of Michigan Lutheran Seminary
  • male teacher or staff minister to serve as a member of the Board for Ministerial Education
  • layman to serve as a member of the Board for Ministerial Education
  • pastor to serve as a member of the Board for World Missions
  • male teacher or staff minister to serve as a member of the Board for World Missions
  • layman to serve as a member of the Board for World Missions
  • pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman to serve as chairman for the Commission on Worship
  • pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman to serve as chairman for the Commission on Congregational Counseling
  • pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman to serve as chairman for the Commission on Special Ministries
  • pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman to serve as chairman for the Commission on Discipleship

Position descriptions

Nominations must be received by Nov. 30, 2018. 

At its meeting in January 2019, the synod Nominating Committee will propose three candidates for each of these positions. The list of candidates will be published online here by May 15, 2019.

The delegates will elect one candidate for each position at the 2019 synod convention, which begins July 29, 2019.

NOMINATIONS FOR MARTIN LUTHER COLLEGE

As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, the Governing Board of Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn., invites WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate a qualified. . .

  • male or female teacher to serve as a professor of physical education. This professor will teach courses in the physical education major, activity courses in the general education program, and coach in the cross country and track & field programs. A master’s degree in physical education is preferred.

All nominations must be received by Oct. 22, 2018.

The list of candidates will be published below.

NOMINATIONS FOR LUTHER PREPARATORY SCHOOL

As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, the Governing Board of Luther Preparatory School, Watertown, Wis., invites WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate a qualified. . .

  • pastor or male teacher/staff minister to serve as a professor of science. This professor will teach biology and serve as head coach for varsity wrestling.
  • pastor or male or female teacher/staff minister to serve as a professor whose primary responsibility will be to direct band and various other instrumental ensembles and to teach in one or more other disciplines.

All nominations must be received by Oct. 22, 2018.

The list of candidates will be published below.

NOMINATION LIST

MARTIN LUTHER COLLEGE

The following teachers have been nominated for the position of admission counselor at Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minn.

Nominees for MLC admission counselor

Mr. Joseph Blum, Brookfield, Wis.
Mr. James Buboltz, New Ulm, Minn.
Mr. Kevin Buch, Manitowoc, Wis.
Mr. James Christensen, New Berlin, Wis.
Mr. Joshua Danell, Geneva, Neb.
Mr. Andrew Danner, Plymouth, Neb.
Mr. Paul Durkee, Manitowoc, Wis.
Mr. Justin Eternick, Jenera, Ohio
Mr. Brian Gephart, Hutchinson, Minn.
Mr. Mark Heckendorf, Kewaskum, Wis.
Mr. Ryan Holper, Kenai, Alaska
Mr. Paul Huebner, Mount Pleasant, Wis.
Mr. Ryan Hulse, South St. Paul, Minn.
Prof. Nathan Kieselhorst, Watertown, Wis.
Mr. Theodore Klug, Tacoma, Wash.
Mr. David Leyrer, Wauwatosa, Wis.
Mr. Dane Mattes, Tampa, Fla.
Mr. Andrew Mildebrandt, Fond du Lac, Wis.
Mr. Kevin Needham, Saginaw, Mich.
Mr. Matthew Nottling, Watertown, Wis.
Mr. Cory Olson, Maplewood, Minn.
Mr. Matthew Oppermann, Fort Atkinson, Wis.
Mr. Douglas Peavy, Hoskins, Neb.
Mr. Benjamin Priebe, Appleton, Wis.
Mr. Daniel Rick, Sleepy Eye, Minn.
Mr. Lucas Rodewald, Watertown, S.D.
Mr. Ryan Roth, Newport, Mich.
Mr. Jeremiah Schmiege, Lawrenceville, Ga.
Mr. Philip Scriver, Aurora, Colo.
Mr. Timothy Treder, Wildomar, Calif.
Mr. Charles Ungemach, Milwaukee, Wis.
Mr. Jacob Unke, Missouri City, Texas
Mr. Nathan Veach, Crystal, Minn.
Mr. Darren Vogt, Whiteriver, Ariz.
Mr. James Wendland, Cottage Grove, Minn.
Mr. Bradley Wetzel, Waukesha, Wis.

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