Call Report – August 9, 2021

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Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

8/3/2021 – 8/9/2021

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Gary Johnson Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor Retirement call
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
Missionary
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 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 David Linn Retired Zion LC
New Ulm MN
Courtland LC
Courtland MN
Pastor
8/8/2021
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Beth Kamps   Trinity LS
Marinette WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, Half-Time, Provisional Call
7/18/2021
Miss Paige Martin   Atonement LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 2, Provisional Call
7/30/2021
Mrs Nicole Barabas Grace LS
Saint Joseph MI
Grace LS
Saint Joseph MI
Teacher; Permanent Call
8/1/2021
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 AnnMarie DiGangi   Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
ECM Teacher; PreK 3-4, Provisional, Half-Time Call
8/8/2021

 

CALLS ACCEPTED

Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Cynthia Greiner Beautiful Savior LS
Grove City OH
Beautiful Savior LS
Grove City OH
Teacher; Kindergarten
7/17/2021
Mrs Michelle Stob Salem LS
Stillwater MN
Salem LS
Stillwater MN
Teacher; Grades 5-8, Half-Time Call
8/1/2021
Mrs Rebecca Buth King of Kings LS
Garden Grove CA
King of Kings LS
Garden Grove CA
ECM Teacher; Less-than-Half-Time Teacher Aide
8/3/2021
Mr Peter Kavicky St Paul LS
Algoma WI
St Paul LS
Algoma WI
ECM Director & Vice Principal, One-Year, Provisional Call
8/3/2021
Mr Sherman Carstensen Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
Principal; Interim Principal, One-Year Call
8/4/2021
Mrs Charissa Chartrand Michigan Lutheran Seminary
Saginaw MI
Michigan Lutheran Seminary
Saginaw MI
Teacher; Piano Instructor, Less-Than-Half-Time
8/9/2021
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Jeffrey Matteson Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Staff Minister; Director of Operations
7/18/2021

 

ASSIGNMENTS

Teachers   Assignment Date assigned
Mr Noah Arnold   Illinois Lutheran High School
Crete IL
Teacher; Grades 7-9, 11 – Science, Technology
8/2/2021

 


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Peter Martin Faith LC
Radcliff KY
Native American Administrative Committee
Missionary Native Christian Counselor
7/11/2021
Rev Michael Borgwardt Crossroads Church
Chicago IL
St John LC
Whitewater WI
Pastor
8/2/2021
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
8/2/2021
Rev Stephen Apt Divine Savior LC-Liberty Hill
Liberty Hill TX
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
8/4/2021
Rev Andrew Buschkopf Mountain of the Lord LC
Wausau WI
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
8/6/2021
Rev Douglas Van Sice Huntersville LC
Cornelius NC
Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
Pastor
8/6/2021
Rev Newlin Schafer Good Shepherd LC
Jacksonville FL
Timothy LC
Saint Louis Park MN
Pastor
8/7/2021
Rev Jacob Jenswold Rock of Ages LC
Kansas City MO
Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Associate Pastor
8/7/2021
Rev Andrew Schrimpf Cross of Glory LC
Baton Rouge LA
St John LC
Goodhue MN
Pastor
8/7/2021
Rev Andrew Schrimpf Cross of Glory LC
Baton Rouge LA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
8/7/2021
Rev Jonathan Fischer Resurrection LC
Chesapeake VA
St Paul’s LC
Menomonie WI
Associate Pastor
8/8/2021

 

RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mr Marcus Mortensen Illinois Lutheran High School
Crete IL
7/31/2021
Mrs Erin Krebs St John LS
Watertown WI
8/3/2021

 

RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Prof Thomas Lindloff Luther Preparatory School
Watertown WI
6/30/2022
Prof Steven Ehlke Luther Preparatory School
Watertown WI
6/30/2022

 

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