Call Report – August 16, 2021

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Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

8/10/2021 – 8/16/2021

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 Brian Krueger Bloomington LC
Bloomington MN
Trinity LC
Jenera OH
Associate Pastor
7/11/2021
Rev Peter Schlicht Eastside LC
Madison WI
Bethany LC – Lynndale Campus
Appleton WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2021
Rev Michael Neumann St Paul LC
Alexandria MN
St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
St John LC
Bowdle SD
Pastor
7/14/2021
Rev David Russow Hope LC
Andover MN
Shepherd of the Valley LC
West Fargo ND
Pastor
7/18/2021
Rev Daniel Krause CRM St Peter LC
Elmwood WI
St Matthew LC
Spring Valley WI
Pastor
7/19/2021
Rev Craig Wasser Immanuel LC
Salem OR
Conference of Presidents
Christian Giving Counselor Michigan and North Atlantic Districts
7/19/2021
Rev Norbert Mielke III Ascension LC
Sarasota FL
One Africa Team (OAT)

Missionary

7/22/2021
Rev Timothy Rosenow St Paul LC
Prescott WI
St Paul LC
Oconto Falls WI
Pastor
7/25/2021
Rev Alexander Groth Beautiful Savior LC
Cincinnati OH
St John LC
Mukwonago WI
Associate Pastor
7/25/2021
Rev Colin Rieke Palos LC
Palos Heights IL
St John LC
Appleton WI
Pastor
7/25/2021
Rev Stephen Melso Bethany LC
Manitowoc WI
St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Associate Pastor
7/25/2021
Rev Aaron Voss Living Water LC
Wind Lake WI
Zion LC
Monroe MI
Associate Pastor
7/25/2021
Rev Timothy Kemnitz Mt Olive LC
Lincoln NE
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/26/2021
Rev Nathaniel Walther Grace LC
Minot ND
Grace LC
Crivitz WI
Pastor
7/27/2021
Rev Darren Knoll Shepherd of the Hills LC
West Bend WI
Emmanuel LC
Owatonna MN
Pastor
7/28/2021
Rev Michael Schultz Northwestern Publishing House
Waukesha WI
Christ the Vine LC
Temecula CA
Pastor
7/29/2021
Rev Michael Seifert Living Hope LC
Midlothian VA
Amazing Grace LC
Dickinson ND
Pastor
7/29/2021
Rev Aaron Jensen St Stephen LC
Adrian MI
St Peter LC
Monticello MN
Pastor
8/1/2021
Rev Karl Schauland New Life LC
Rockford IL
St John LC
Burlington WI
Associate Pastor
8/1/2021
Rev Bryan Schwarz Our Savior’s LC
East Wenatchee WA
St Paul LC
Green Bay WI
Associate Pastor
8/1/2021
Rev John Gierach St John LC
Ann Arbor MI
Gethsemane LC
Davenport IA
Pastor
8/1/2021
Rev Craig Born Risen Savior LC
Navarre FL
Lutheran Institutional Ministry Association
Austin MN
St John’s LC
Minneapolis MN
Pastor
8/1/2021
Rev Mark Schewe St Peter LC
Clovis CA
Peace LC
Janesville WI
Pastor
8/1/2021
Rev Steven Lange Hope LC
Louisville KY
Redeemer LC
Tucson AZ
Associate Pastor
8/1/2021
Rev Andrew Mueller Beautiful Savior LC
Las Vegas NV
Mt Calvary LC
Waukesha WI
Associate Pastor
8/2/2021
Rev John Holtz One Africa Team (OAT) King of Kings LC
Willoughby OH
Pastor
8/2/2021
Rev David Pries Eternal Love LC
Appleton WI
Hope LC
Indian River MI
Our Savior LC
Gaylord MI
Pastor
8/3/2021
Rev Michael Kuschel St Matthew LC (Flora)
Renville MN
St Matthew LC
Danube MN
First LC
Aurora NE
Pastor
8/4/2021
Rev Richard Schleicher Retired St Paul LC
Manistee MI
Pastor
8/5/2021
Rev Ryan Wolfe Redeemer LC
Mandan ND
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Associate Pastor
8/5/2021
Rev Jeffery Drake Trinity LC
Hartford WI
Good Shepherd LC
Pipestone MN
St John LC
Lake Benton MN
Pastor
8/5/2021
Rev Harland Goetzinger St Paul LC
Ottawa ON Canada
Shepherd of the Plains LC
Lubbock TX
Pastor
8/5/2021
Rev Bruce Hanneman Retired St John LC
Princeton WI
Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev David Naumann St Paul LC
Saginaw MI
Zion LC
Rhinelander WI
Associate Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev Chadwick Graham Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
Star of Bethlehem LC
New Berlin WI
Associate Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev Jesse Johnston Mt Calvary LC
Menasha WI
Our Savior LC
Grafton WI
Associate Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev Shaun Arndt Peace LC
Sun Prairie WI
Trinity LC
Kaukauna WI
Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev James Douglas Grace LC
Charlotte NC
Abiding Savior LC
Elk River MN
Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev Keith Free Home Missions Office
Waukesha WI
Prince of Peace LC
Salt Lake City UT
Associate Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev Benjamin Kratz Our Savior LC
Birmingham AL
Christ LC
Marshall MN
Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev Timothy Ehlers Messiah LC
South Windsor CT
Calvary LC
Canyon Country CA
Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev David Linn Retired Zion LC
New Ulm MN
Courtland LC
Courtland MN
Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev Michael Sheppard Mt Zion LC
Ripon WI
Faith LC
Harrison MI
St John LC
Clare MI
Pastor
8/9/2021
Rev Benjamin Berger St Paul LC
Winneconne WI
St Paul LC
Muskego WI
Associate Pastor
8/9/2021
Rev Joseph Berg Nain LC
West Allis WI
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
8/10/2021
Rev Steven Hahm Christ Our Savior LC
Rockford MI
Jerusalem LC
Morton Grove IL
Pastor
8/10/2021
Rev Dean Ellis Crown of Life LC
Riverside CA
Faith LC
Anderson CA
Pastor
8/10/2021
Rev Brian Pechman Risen Savior LC
Pooler GA
Brooklyn LC
Brooklyn Park MN
Pastor
8/11/2021
Rev Stephen Koelpin Crown of Life LC
Yucaipa CA
Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
Associate Pastor
8/11/2021
Rev Jason Baldwin Hope LC
Saint Charles MI
Trinity LC
Winner SD
Pastor
8/11/2021
Rev William Monday St Peter LC – North Campus
Appleton WI
Good Shepherd LC
West Bend WI
Associate Pastor
8/12/2021
Rev Peter Prange Bethany LC
Kenosha WI
Northwestern Publishing House
Waukesha WI
Vice President of Publishing
8/13/2021
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Miss Paige Martin   Atonement LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 2, Provisional Call
7/30/2021


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Prof Thomas Kock Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
Mequon WI
Atonement LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
8/10/2021
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Elizabeth Collins Cross of Glory LS
Peoria AZ
Cross of Glory LS
Peoria AZ
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, Provisional Call
8/8/2021
Ms Beth Kamps Trinity LS
Marinette WI
Trinity LS
Marinette WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, Half-Time, Provisional Call
8/12/2021
Mrs Nicole Barabas Grace LS
Saint Joseph MI
Grace LS
Saint Joseph MI
Teacher; Permanent Call, Grade 1
8/15/2021
Ms AnnMarie DiGangi Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
ECM Teacher; PreK 3-4, Provisional, Half-Time Call
8/15/2021


ASSIGNMENTS

Teachers   Assignment Date assigned
Mrs Hannah Foelske   St Paul LS
Saint James MN
Teacher; Grades 2-4
8/11/2021
Mr Jared Witkowiak   Holy Trinity Lutheran Academy
New Hope MN
Teacher; Grades 7-8, 5-8 Dept. Science/STEM
8/13/2021


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Gary Johnson Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor Retirement call
8/10/2021
Rev Matthew Stuebs Calvary LC
Abrams WI
Reformation LC
Dousman WI
Pastor
8/10/2021
Rev Justin Shrum St John LC
Riga MI
Morning Star LC
Jackson WI
Associate Pastor
8/11/2021
Rev Adam Mueller Redeemer LC
Tucson AZ
Trinity LC
Waukesha WI
Associate Pastor
8/14/2021
Rev Nathan Schulte 1 Latin America Team Pan de Vida/Bread of Life LC
Santa Ana CA
Pastor
8/14/2021
Rev Gerald Arnold Jr Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
8/14/2021
Rev Timothy Rosenow St Paul LC
Prescott WI
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
8/14/2021
Rev Benjamin Ehlers Trinity LC
Temple TX
Gethsemane LC
Raleigh NC
Pastor
8/14/2021
Rev Steven Neyhart Faith LC
Reedsburg WI
Cross of Christ LC
Coon Rapids MN
Associate Pastor
8/15/2021
Rev Austin Ziche Immanuel LC
Hadar NE
St John LC
Fairfax MN
Pastor
8/15/2021

 

CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Daniel Buske St Jacobi LC
Greenfield WI
8/13/2021

 

RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Joel Suckow Our Savior’s LC
Wausau WI
8/22/2021
Rev Jonathan Rimmert Grace LC
La Crosse WI
12/31/2021
Teachers Current call Date retired
Mrs Sandra Hammond Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2021

 

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