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 ALERT

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 Prison Ministry administrator

The Conference of Presidents of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) invites WELS pastors, male professors and teachers, and voting members of WELS congregations to nominate a qualified . . .

  • pastor, male teacher, male staff minister, or layman for the position of Prison Ministry administrator. Part of the Commission on Special Ministries, the Prison Ministry administrator will lead and supervise WELS Prison Ministry in faithfully proclaiming Christ and displaying Christian love and kindness to inmates, released inmates, their families, and volunteers.

View the position description

All nominations must be received by Jan. 24, 2018.

Or call the President’s Office, 414-256-3202.

The list of candidates will be published here.

NOMINATION LIST

List of names for Synodical Council-appointed positions

The following people have been nominated for these Synodical Council-appointed positions.

WELS Foundation Board of Directors, pastor

Rev. David Peters, Racine, Wis.

Rev. William Schaefer, Germantown, Wis.

WELS Foundation Board of Directors, layman

Mr. Walter Bahr, Burlington, Wis.

Mr. Paul Beitlich, Sarasota, Fla.

Mr. Matthew Garrow, Morenci, Mich.

Mr. Jodi Hansen, Cedarburg, Wis.

Mr. Ronald Klawitter, Colbert, Wash.

Mr. Michael Krueger, Midland, Mich.

WELS Investment Funds, Inc., Board of Directors, pastor

Rev. Aaron Frey, Saginaw, Mich.

Rev. David Peters, Racine, Wis.

Rev. Christopher Schroeder, Santa Ana, Calif.

WELS Investment Funds, Inc., Board of Directors, layman

Mr. Matthew Garrow, Morenci, Mich.

Mr. Jody Hansen, Cedarburg, Wis.

Mr. Kyle Rupprecht, Rollingstone, Minn.

Mr. Thomas Walters, Eden Prairie, Minn.

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