Call Report – August 26, 2019

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

8/20/2019 – 8/26/2019

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

NOTE: The next call report will be posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, due to the upcoming holiday.


NO DECISION REPORTED

Pastors Current call New call Date issued
Rev David Kapler Trinity LC
Mountain Home AR
Beautiful Savior LC
Topeka KS
Pastor
7/2/2019
Rev Joshua Shandor King of Kings LC
Little Rock AR
St Peter LC
Brodhead WI
Pastor
7/7/2019
Rev Daniel Lindner St John’s LC
Minneapolis MN
One Africa Team
Missionary
7/18/2019
Rev Nickolas Haasch Trinity LC
Sturgis SD
Peace LC
Green Lake WI
Pastor
7/28/2019
Rev Kendall Cook Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Trinity LC
Crete IL
Associate Pastor
7/29/2019
Rev Stephen Meyer Resurrection LC
Rochester MN
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
8/5/2019
Rev Jeffery Drake Trinity LC
Hartford WI
St Paul’s LC
Mound City SD
Zion LC
Akaska SD
Pastor
8/5/2019
Prof Paul Wendland Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
Mequon WI
Hmong Asian
Missionary
8/6/2019
Rev Daniel Lange Light of Life LC
Covington WA
Bethany LC
Gibsonia PA
Pastor
8/7/2019
Rev Benjamin Schmudlach First LC
La Crosse WI
St John (Slades Corners) LC
Burlington WI
Pastor
8/8/2019
Rev Andrew Mueller Beautiful Savior LC
Las Vegas NV
Trinity LC
Woodbridge VA
Pastor
8/11/2019
Rev James Buske Lighthouse Youth Center
Milwaukee WI
Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
Associate Pastor
8/11/2019
Rev Joel Vogel St Mark LC
Lincoln NE
Trinity LC
Coleman WI
Pastor
8/11/2019
Rev Aaron Jensen St Stephen LC
Adrian MI
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
8/11/2019
Rev Mark Wilde Christ LC
Cochrane WI
St Matthew LC
Winona MN
Pastor; Retirement Call
8/11/2019
Rev Kenneth Jahnke Zoar LC &
Paul the Apostle LC
Detroit MI
Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor; Retirement Call
8/11/2019
Rev Mathew Pfeifer Lincoln Heights LC
Des Moines IA
Zion LC
Chesaning MI
Pastor
8/11/2019
Rev Thad Bitter Grace LC
Portland OR
Grace LC
Vail AZ &
Benson AZ
Associate Pastor
8/11/2019
Rev Seth Scheuerlein St Luke’s LC
Grand Rapids MN
St Mark LC
Wallace MI
Holy Cross LC
Daggett MI
Pastor
8/13/2019
Rev Daniel Baumler Christ Our Redeemer LC
El Paso TX
Wesley Chapel FL
Missionary
8/14/2019
Rev Brian Pechman Risen Savior LC
Pooler GA
Atonement LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
8/15/2019
Rev Benjamin Ehlers Trinity LC
Temple TX
Beautiful Savior LC
Fort Wayne IN
Pastor
8/15/2019
Rev Douglas Tomhave St Paul LC
Lake Mills WI
Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Associate Pastor
8/18/2019
Rev John Borgwardt Living Word LC
Waukesha WI
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
8/18/2019
Rev Walter Gawel IV Victory LC
Lexington KY
St John LC
Maribel WI
Pastor
8/18/2019
Rev David Meyer Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
Trinity LC
Nicollet MN
Pastor
8/18/2019
Rev Jeffrey Grundmeier Immanuel LC
Sault Sainte Marie MI
Our Savior’s LC
Wausau WI
Pastor
8/19/2019
Rev N Martin Mielke III Ascension LC
Sarasota FL
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
8/19/2019
Rev Joseph Berg Nain LC
West Allis WI
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
8/20/2019
Rev David Karow St John LC
Rock Springs WI
Zion LC
Marathon WI
St John LC
Edgar WI
Pastor
8/20/2019
Rev Matthew Zimpelmann Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
The Springs LC
Sparks NV
Pastor
8/20/2019
Rev David Barkow Christ the Lord LC
Cottage Grove MN
St John LC
Hemlock MI
Pastor
8/21/2019
Rev Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
St John’s LC
Pardeeville WI
Pastor
8/21/2019
Rev Clinton Kreuziger Crown of Life LC
Marietta OH
Good Shepherd LC
Kearney NE
Pastor
8/21/2019
Rev Christopher Johnson St Mark LC
De Pere WI &
Green Bay WI
CrossWalk Lutheran Ministries
Laveen AZ
Connections Pastor
8/22/2019
Rev John Vieths Grace LC
Norman OK
Lord of Life LC
Thornton CO
Pastor
8/22/2019
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Brennan Buth Reformation LS
San Diego CA
Reformation LS
San Diego CA
ECM Director
7/28/2019
Ms Jessica Roberts   Abiding Love Preschool
Cape Coral FL
ECM Director
8/4/2019
Mrs Kathryn Schlomer   Abiding Love Preschool
Cape Coral FL
ECM Teacher; Less Than Half-Time Call
8/4/2019
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Joshua Numrich   Calvary LC
Chandler AZ
Staff Minister
8/11/2019


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Karl Schultz First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Zion LC
Rhinelander WI
Associate Pastor
8/22/2019
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Aaron Buch   Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Science, Provisional Call
8/19/2019
Ms Linda Elliot Promised Land Preschool
Saint Paul MN
Promised Land Preschool
Saint Paul MN
ECM Director & Teacher: Provisional Call
8/21/2019


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Matthew Hennig Christ LC
North Saint Paul MN &
Hugo MN
Faith LC
Excelsior MN
Pastor
8/21/2019
Rev Caleb Kurbis Living Savior LC
Asheville NC
St Luke LC
Watertown WI
Associate Pastor
8/23/2019
Rev Peter Sulzle St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
Bethany LC
Fort Atkinson WI
Associate Pastor; Academy President
8/24/2019
Rev Jacob Haag Redeemer LC
Ann Arbor MI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
8/24/2019
Rev David Frey Living Word LC
Mission Viejo CA
St Paul LC
Escondido CA
Pastor
8/25/2019
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mrs Emily Suedmeier   Good Shepherd Early Childhood Center
Sioux Falls SD
ECM Director
8/22/2019


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Emily Klammer St Mark LS
Eau Claire WI
8/19/2019
Mrs Gwen North St Paul LS
North Fond du Lac WI
8/23/2019


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Kent Schroeder St Matthew’s LC
Oconomowoc WI
8/23/2019
Teachers Home church Death date
Mr John Schultz St Paul LC
New Ulm MN
8/20/2019


POSITION ELIMINATED

Pastors Current call Date effective
Prof Gregory Bey Indonesia 12/31/2019


PEACEFUL RELEASE

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mr Lyle Timm Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
8/16/2019

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