NOMINATION ALERTS

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

Michigan Lutheran Seminary

As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, the Governing Board of Michigan Lutheran Seminary (MLS), Saginaw, Mich., invites WELS pastors; male professors, teachers, and staff ministers; and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate a qualified . . .

  • male or female teacher for the position of professor of English. This person will fill a position that will become vacant at the end of the 2022–23 school year when the current teacher’s limited-length call will expire.

All nominations must be received by Dec. 12, 2022.

Nominations for 2023 synod convention

As authorized by the WELS Constitution and Bylaws, the synod Nominating Committee invites WELS pastors; male professors, teachers, or staff ministers; and all voting members of WELS congregations to nominate a qualified . . .

Layman to serve as a member of the Board for World Missions (need 2)

Parish pastor to serve as chairman of the Board for Ministerial Education

Layman to serve as a member of the Board for Ministerial Education (need 3).

Male teacher or male staff minister to serve as a member of the Board for Ministerial Education.

Per synod bylaws, nominees must be serving at an area Lutheran high school.

Male teacher or male staff minister to serve as a member of the Board for Ministerial Education.

Per synod bylaws, nominees must be from one of these districts:  Michigan, Minnesota, Northern Wisconsin, Southeastern Wisconsin, or Western Wisconsin.

Parish pastor to serve as chairman of the Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Governing Board

Parish pastor to serve as chairman of the Luther Preparatory School Governing Board

Parish pastor to serve as chairman of the Michigan Lutheran Seminary Governing Board

Pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman to serve as chairman of the Commission on Congregational Counseling

Pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman to serve as chairman of the Commission on Discipleship

Pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman to serve as chairman of the Commission on Special Ministries

Pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman to serve as chairman of the Commission on Worship

Pastor to serve as a member on the Board of Appeals

Layman to serve as a member on the Board of Appeals

All nominations must be received by Nov. 30, 2022.

At its meeting in January 2023, the synod Nominating Committee will propose three candidates for each of these positions. The list of candidates will be published below by May 15, 2023.

The delegates will elect one candidate for each position at the 2023 synod convention, which begins July 31, 2023.

NOMINATION LISTS

Ministry of Christian Giving

The following people have been nominated for the position of WELS Christian giving counselor in the Ministry of Christian Giving.

Rev. Nathan Cordes, Lake City, Minn.

Mr. Jared Greanya, Greenfield, Wis.

Mr. Terry Helton, Kenosha, Wis.

Mr. Kevin Keller, Thiensville, Wis.

Mr. Kevin Kutz, Saukville, Wis.

Rev. Mark Luetzow, Saginaw, Mich.

Rev. Paul Micheel, Grant Park, Ill.

Rev. Michael Schneider, Crete, Ill.

Mr. Jacob Wagner, West Bend, Wis.

Mr. Sean Young, Watertown, Wis.

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