Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

8/9/2022 – 8/15/2022

The call report details when pastors, teachers, and staff ministers change positions within WELS. The Conference of Presidents oversees and coordinates the calling process.


NO DECISION REPORTED

Pastors Current call New call Date issued
Rev Frederick Schleg Beautiful Savior LC
Everett WA
Palos LC
Palos Heights IL
Pastor
7/10/2022
Rev Philip Schupmann Resurrection LC
Aurora IL
St Peter LC
Juneau WI
Pastor; Part-Time Call
7/10/2022
Rev Kenley Mann The Lutheran Home
Belle Plaine MN
St Peter LC
Elmwood WI
St Matthew LC
Spring Valley WI
Pastor
7/12/2022
Rev M John Derme Shepherd of the Mountains LC
Reno NV
Faith LC
Antioch IL
Associate Pastor
7/14/2022
Rev Joshua Janke Risen Savior LC
Mc Farland WI
St Luke LC
Little Chute WI
Pastor
7/17/2022
Rev Jason Zuehlke Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Fairmont MN
St Luke LC
New Lisbon WI
Pastor
7/17/2022
Rev Jason Strong Light of the World LC
Fairbanks AK
St John LC
Wauwatosa WI
Associate Pastor
7/19/2022
Rev James Werner Reformation LC
San Diego CA
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
7/19/2022
Rev Caleb Bassett Redeemer LC
Fallbrook CA
Shepherd of the Hills LC
Inver Grove Heights MN
Pastor
7/21/2022
Pastor Matthew Nowak Trinity LC
Jenera OH
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
7/24/2022
Rev Aaron Kristopeit St Peter LC
Weyauwega WI
Abiding Love LC
Cape Coral FL
Pastor
7/24/2022
Rev Bruce Schwark Rockwood LC
Manitowoc WI
Trinity LC
Omak WA
Pastor; Retirement Call
7/24/2022
Rev Stephen Lehmann Mt Olive LC
Iron Mountain MI
Water of Life LC – Caledonia Campus
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
7/25/2022
Rev Stephen Kruschel St John LC
Two Rivers WI
St John LC
Wetaskiwin AB Canada
Mighty Fortress LC
Red Deer AB Canada
Pastor
7/25/2022
Rev Timothy Denney Shepherd of the Hills LC
Duluth MN
Immanuel LC
Neenah WI
Pastor
7/26/2022
Rev Joel Pankow Trinity LC
Bay City MI
St John LC
Fairfax MN
Pastor
7/26/2022
Rev Daniel Walters Good Shepherd LC
Burnsville MN
Salem LC
Owosso MI
Associate Pastor
7/26/2022
Rev David Horton Beautiful Savior LC
Petoskey MI
Living Hope LC
Peoria IL
Pastor
7/27/2022
Rev Thomas Lee Wilsmann Retired Zion LC
Ogema WI
St John LC
Rib Lake WI
Pastor; Retirement Call
7/28/2022
Rev Tyler Peil Prince of Peace LC
Salt Lake City UT
Timothy LC
Saint Louis Park MN
Pastor
7/28/2022
Rev Jeffrey Schmidt Emanuel LC
Flint MI
Our Redeemer’s LC
Martin SD
Rock of Ages LC
Gordon NE
Pastor
7/28/2022
Pastor Keith Schleis Abiding Faith LC
Smyrna TN
Grace LC
Crivitz WI
Pastor
7/31/2022
Rev Aaron Duve Holy Redeemer LC
Port Huron MI
St John LC
Fremont WI
Pastor
7/31/2022
Rev Timothy Blauert St John LC
Centuria WI
Redeemer LC
Saint Croix Falls WI
St Paul LC
North Freedom WI
Pastor
7/31/2022
Rev Brett Krause Zion LC
Denver CO
Good Shepherd LC
Holmen WI
Pastor
7/31/2022
Rev David Backus Eternal Love LC
Appleton WI
Immanuel LC
Salem OR
Pastor
7/31/2022
Rev Nathanael Brenner Holy Scripture LC
Fort Wayne IN
Bethany LC
Fort Atkinson WI
Associate Pastor; Lead Campus Pastor
8/2/2022
Rev Jon Hadler St Matthew LC
Marathon WI
Immanuel LC
Lakeside AZ
Pastor
8/2/2022
Rev Luke Myslik Zion LC
Peshtigo WI
St John LC
Whitewater WI
Pastor
8/3/2022
Rev Brian Roloff Ascension LC
Plymouth MN
New Mission Start
Wichita KS
Pastor
8/3/2022
Rev Matthew Reis Trinity LC
Bangor MI
St John LC
Sturgeon Bay WI
Pastor
8/3/2022
Rev David Parsons Holy Cross LC
Tucson AZ
First German LC
Manitowoc WI
Associate Pastor
8/4/2022
Rev Nathan Buege Victory of the Lamb LC
Katy TX
St John LC
St John’s Saint John Antigua
Pastor
8/4/2022
Rev Johnold Strey Crown of Life LC
Hubertus WI
Our Redeemer LC
Madison WI
Associate Pastor
8/7/2022
Rev Frederic Berger St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
Associate Pastor
8/7/2022
Rev Jeremy Belter Shepherd of the Valley LC
Westminster CO
Redeemer LC
Tomahawk WI
Pastor
8/7/2022
Rev Daniel Lange Light of Life LC
Covington WA
Trinity LC
Watertown WI
Associate Pastor
8/7/2022
Rev Andrew DeGier Trinity LC
Merrill WI
St John LC
Caledonia MN
Associate Pastor
8/7/2022
Rev Wolf Parsons Divine Savior LC
Shawano WI
St John’s LC
Dakota MN
Pastor
8/7/2022
Rev John Ehlers Cross of Glory LC
Peoria AZ
Trinity LC
Saline MI
Associate Pastor
8/7/2022
Rev Eric Roecker Commission on Evangelism Resurrection LC
Aurora IL
Associate Pastor
8/7/2022
Rev Andrew DeGier Trinity LC
Merrill WI
Crown of Life LC
Warren MI
Pastor
8/7/2022
Rev James Backus St Mark’s LC
Watertown WI
St Paul’s LC
Rapid City SD
Associate Pastor
8/7/2022
Rev Clinton Kreuziger Crown of Life LC
Marietta OH
St Andrew LC
Middleton WI
Associate Pastor; Service & Outreach
8/7/2022
Rev Joshua Odell Christ LC
Eagle River WI
Christ Our Rock LC
Rochester MN
Pastor
8/8/2022
Rev Andrew Schroer Redeemer LC
Edna TX
New Mission Start
Collinsville IL
Pastor
8/8/2022
Rev Jeremy Schulz Good Shepherd LC
The Woodlands TX
Mt Olive LC
Lincoln NE
Pastor
8/8/2022
Rev Nathan Fager St Paul LC
Monroe MI
Grace LC
Manitowoc WI
Pastor
8/9/2022
Rev Michael Schroeder Living Hope LC
Wildomar CA
Our Redeemer LC
Yorktown VA
Pastor
8/9/2022
Rev Joel Hoff Trinity LC
Neenah WI
Multi-Language Productions
TELL Missionary
8/9/2022
Rev Mark Voss Immanuel LC
Long Valley NJ
St John LC &
Trinity LC
Janesville MN
Pastor
8/10/2022
Rev Paul Micheel St Paul LC
Grant Park IL
St Paul’s LC
Fort Atkinson WI
Associate Pastor
8/11/2022
Rev Joshua Sternhagen Living Hope LC
Commerce City CO
Salem LC
Woodbury MN
Pastor
8/11/2022
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Miss Jamie Buss St John LS
Wrightstown WI
St John LS
Wrightstown WI
ECM Director
7/18/2022
Mrs Jessica Killinger Bethel LS
Bay City MI
Bethel LS
Bay City MI
Teacher; Kindergarten
7/28/2022
Mr David Noack Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Teacher; Grade 7, Less-Than-Half Time, Retirement Call
7/31/2022
Mr Garrett Schoch St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
Teacher; Instructor & Coach, One-Year Call
8/10/2022
Mrs Kelley Gowling St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
Teacher; Grade 4, Athletic Director, Provisional Call
8/14/2022
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Andrew Carter Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Divine Savior LC-Delray Beach FL
Delray Beach FL
Congregation Staff Minister
7/21/2022


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Cale Mead Christ LC
Juneau AK
New Mission Start
Canton GA
Pastor
7/29/2022
Prof em James Pope Retired Conference of Presidents
Forward in Christ
Executive editor; Retirement Call
8/12/2022
Rev Noah Willitz Living Savior LC
Missoula MT
Deer Valley LC
Phoenix AZ
Pastor
8/12/2022
Rev M Scott Martz Living Faith LC
Midlothian TX
Valley View LC
Helena MT
Pastor
8/14/2022
Rev Dale Hella St Peter LC
Juneau WI
St Mark’s LC
Watertown WI
Associate Pastor; Assistant Spanish Pastor, Quarter-Time Call – St. Mark Watertown WI
8/14/2022
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Bonnie Wilcox Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Teacher; English, Art, One-Year, Three-Quarter Time Call
7/8/2022
Mrs Maggie Lindemann Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Teacher; Half-Time Call, Administrative Release Time Teacher
8/3/2022
Mr Jonah Gauger Shoreland Lutheran High School
Kenosha WI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Kenosha WI
Director of Academic Support; Provisional Call
8/9/2022
Mr Timothy Prost Christ-St Peter LS-West Campus
Milwaukee WI
Christ-St Peter LS-West Campus
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Middle School, Provisional Call
8/11/2022
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Kyle Heise Grace LC
Falls Church VA
Bloomington LC
Bloomington MN
Congregation Staff Minister; Youth & Family Minister, Provisional Call
8/9/2022


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Lucas Proeber St Paul LC
Wisconsin Rapids WI
Trinity LC
Neenah WI
Associate Pastor
7/23/2022
Rev Joel Vogel St Mark LC
Lincoln NE
Redeemer LC
Mandan ND
Pastor
8/8/2022
Rev Jonathan Kehl Crown of Life LC
New Orleans LA
Trinity LC
Waukesha WI
Associate Pastor
8/8/2022
Rev Jeffrey Grundmeier Immanuel LC
Sault Sainte Marie MI
Peace LC
King of Prussia PA
Pastor
8/11/2022
Rev Donald Windsperger Jr Zion LC
Colome SD
St Paul’s LC
Broken Bow NE
Pastor
8/12/2022
Rev Clint Rogas Jr Abiding Faith LC
Pinehurst TX
Grace LC
Spring Hill FL
Pastor
8/12/2022
Rev Benjy Pederson Cross of Christ LC
Coon Rapids MN
Good Shepherd LC
West Bend WI
Associate Pastor
8/13/2022
Rev Joel Seifert Beautiful Savior LC
Marietta GA
Riverview LC
Appleton WI
Associate Pastor
8/13/2022
Rev Eric Schroeder St John LC
Wauwatosa WI
New Mission Start
Windsor CO
Pastor
8/13/2022
Rev Nicholas Guillaume Grace LC
Casa Grande AZ
New Life LC
Rockford IL
Pastor
8/14/2022
Rev Tyler Shinnick Martin Luther LC
Neenah WI
St John’s LC
Juneau WI
Associate Pastor
8/14/2022
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Ethan Jaeger Christ-St Peter LS-West Campus
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Middle School Math, One-Year Call
8/8/2022
Mr Ethan Jaeger Risen Savior LS – Main Campus LES
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 5, One-Year Call
8/13/2022
Mr Ethan Jaeger St Philip LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Departmentalized Middle Grades, One-Year Call
8/13/2022
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Scott Wagner Christian Giving Counselor
Dakota-Montana District
Mt Olive LC & LS
Overland Park KS
Congregation Staff Minister; Religion, Grades 5-12
8/12/2022


RETIREMENT

Teachers Current call Date retired
Mrs Kristine Witt Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
6/30/2022
Mrs Kimberly Edgington St John’s LS
Burlington WI
6/30/2022
Mrs Linda Hering Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School
Jackson WI
6/30/2023

 

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