Call Report – August 2, 2021

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Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

7/27/2021 – 8/2/2021

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 Peter Martin Faith LC
Radcliff KY
Native American Administrative Committee
Missionary Native Christian Counselor
6/16/2021
Rev Benjamin Ehlers Trinity LC
Temple TX
Gethsemane LC
Raleigh NC
Pastor
7/1/2021
Prof Thomas Kock Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
Mequon WI
Atonement LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
7/6/2021
Rev Philip Janisch Trinity LC
Brillion WI
Water of Life LC – Racine Campus
Racine WI
Water of Life LC – Caledonia Campus
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
7/7/2021
Rev Adam Mueller Redeemer LC
Tucson AZ
Trinity LC
Waukesha WI
Associate Pastor
7/11/2021
Rev Brian Krueger Bloomington LC
Bloomington MN
Trinity LC
Jenera OH
Associate Pastor
7/11/2021
Rev Newlin Schafer Good Shepherd LC
Jacksonville FL
Timothy LC
Saint Louis Park MN
Pastor
7/11/2021
Rev Steven Neyhart Faith LC
Reedsburg WI
Cross of Christ LC
Coon Rapids MN
Associate Pastor
7/11/2021
Rev Peter Schlicht Eastside LC
Madison WI
Bethany LC – Lynndale Campus
Appleton WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2021
Rev Stephen Apt Divine Savior LC-Liberty Hill
Liberty Hill TX
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
7/13/2021
Rev Jonathan Fischer Resurrection LC
Chesapeake VA
St Paul’s LC
Menomonie WI
Associate Pastor
7/13/2021
Rev Michael Neumann St Paul LC
Alexandria MN
St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
St John LC
Bowdle SD
Pastor
7/14/2021
Rev Matthew Stuebs Calvary LC
Abrams WI
Reformation LC
Dousman WI
Pastor
7/15/2021
Rev Austin Ziche Immanuel LC
Hadar NE
St John LC
Fairfax MN
Pastor
7/17/2021
Rev Jacob Jenswold Rock of Ages LC
Kansas City MO
Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Associate Pastor
7/18/2021
Rev Douglas Van Sice Huntersville LC
Cornelius NC
Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
Pastor
7/18/2021
Rev Andrew Schrimpf Cross of Glory LC
Baton Rouge LA
St John LC
Goodhue MN
Pastor
7/18/2021
Rev Michael Borgwardt Crossroads Church
Chicago IL
St John LC
Whitewater WI
Pastor
7/18/2021
Rev Andrew Schrimpf Cross of Glory LC
Baton Rouge LA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
7/18/2021
Rev David Russow Hope LC
Andover MN
Shepherd of the Valley LC
West Fargo ND
Pastor
7/18/2021
Rev Gerald Arnold Jr Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
7/19/2021
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 Justin Shrum St John LC
Riga MI
Morning Star LC
Jackson WI
Associate Pastor
7/20/2021
Rev Andrew Buschkopf Mountain of the Lord LC
Wausau WI
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
7/20/2021
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
Marshall WI
Pastor
7/25/2021
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 Nathan Schulte 1 Latin America Team Pan de Vida/Bread of Life LC
Santa Ana CA
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
Missionary
7/29/2021
Rev Gary Johnson Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor Retirement call
8/1/2021
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Michelle Stob Salem LS
Stillwater MN
Teacher; Grades 5-8, Half-Time Call
7/12/2021
Ms Beth Kamps Trinity LS
Marinette WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, Half-Time, Provisional Call
7/18/2021
Mr Peter Kavicky St Paul LS
Algoma WI
ECM Director & Vice Principal; One-Year, Provisional Call
7/25/2021
Miss Paige Martin Atonement LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 2, Provisional Call
7/30/2021
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Jeffrey Matteson Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Mount Lebanon LS Milwaukee WI
Staff Minister
7/18/2021


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Justin Heise Camp Phillip
Wautoma WI
Camp Phillip
Wautoma WI
Pastor
7/27/2021
Rev Scott Oelhafen Trinity LC
Waukesha WI
St Paul’s LC
New Ulm MN
Associate Pastor
7/30/2021
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Kristy Banaszak Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
Teacher; Learning Center, Half-Time Call
6/22/2021
Ms Susan Sullivan Immanuel LS
Greenville WI
Immanuel LS
Greenville WI
Teacher; Spanish, Provisional, Half-Time, One-Year Call
6/23/2021
Mrs Gaia White St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Teacher; Upper Grades, Provisional, One-Year Call
7/1/2021
Mrs Kim Pappenfuss Cross of Glory LS
Peoria AZ
Cross of Glory LS
Peoria AZ
Teacher; Grades 5-8 Language Arts, Art, Half-Time, One-Year Call
7/13/2021
Mrs Amanda Gronholz Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
Teacher; Grades 3-8 English Language Arts, Art, Administrative Release, One-Year Call
7/25/2021
Mrs Terri Salzwedel Peace LS
Hartford WI
Peace LS
Hartford WI
Teacher; Special Education, Full-Time Call
7/27/2021
Mr Thomas Schwartz St John-St James LS
Reedsville WI
St John-St James LS
Reedsville WI
Teacher; Principal Release Time Teacher, Less-Than-Half-Time Call
7/28/2021
Mrs Elaine Zelenka St Paul’s LS
Saginaw MI
St Paul’s LS
Saginaw MI
Teacher; Grade 2, One-Year Call
7/28/2021
Mrs Bethany Anderson Pilgrim LS
Menomonee Falls WI
Pilgrim LS
Menomonee Falls WI
ECM Director; Permanent Call
7/29/2021

 

CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Luke Italiano Amazing Grace LC
Florence KY
First LC
Aurora NE
Pastor
7/28/2021
Rev Luther Zuberbier Deer Valley LC
Phoenix AZ
Trinity LC
Winner SD
Pastor
7/28/2021
Rev Lucas Bitter Intown LC
Atlanta GA
Salem LC
Stillwater MN
Associate Pastor
7/29/2021
Rev Aaron Strong Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Christ LC
Marshall MN
Pastor
7/29/2021
Rev Christian Marquardt St James LC
Milwaukee WI
Brooklyn LC
Brooklyn Park MN
Pastor
7/29/2021
Rev Benjamin Schone Abiding Word LC
Houston TX
Christ LC
Eden Prairie MN
Pastor
7/29/2021
Rev James Buske Lighthouse Youth Center
Milwaukee WI
St Paul LC
Livonia MI
Associate Pastor
7/30/2021
Rev Michael Lindemann St John LC
Lewiston MN
Salem LC
Loretto MN
Associate Pastor
7/31/2021
Rev Patrick Brown Bethany LC – Parkway Campus
Appleton WI
St Matthew LC
Benton Harbor MI
Pastor
7/31/2021
Rev David Boettcher St John LC
Wetaskiwin AB Canada
Mighty Fortress LC
Red Deer AB Canada
Calvary LC
Canyon Country CA
Pastor
7/31/2021
Rev Emile Burgess Crown of Life LC
West Saint Paul MN
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
7/31/2021
Rev Eric Melso Living Hope LC
Ooltewah TN
Jerusalem LC
Morton Grove IL
Pastor
7/31/2021
Rev Steven Waldschmidt Christ Alone LC
Dardenne Prairie MO
Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
Associate Pastor
7/31/2021
Rev Christopher Johns St Matthew LC
Pound WI
Good Shepherd LC
Pipestone MN
St John LC
Lake Benton MN
Pastor
7/31/2021
Rev John Schwartz Redeemer LC
Pierre SD
Trinity LC
Saline MI
Associate Pastor
7/31/2021
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mrs Tamara Melott Bethel LC
Galesville WI
ECM Director & Teacher
7/28/2021


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Ms Delicia Washington St Marcus LS – Main Campus K4 – Gr 8
Milwaukee WI
7/30/2021


RETIREMENT

Teachers Current call Date retired
Miss Heidi Loescher King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
6/30/2021

 

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