Call Report – July 16, 2018

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

7/10/2018 – 7/16/2018

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 Jonathan Bergemann Trinity LC
Woodbridge VA
Good Shepherd LC
Downers Grove IL
Pastor
6/5/2018
Rev Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Divine Word LC
Nepean ON Canada
Pastor
6/10/2018
Rev David Olson Rock of Ages LC
Madison TN
Faith LC
Tacoma WA
Pastor
6/10/2018
Rev David Kapler Trinity LC
Mountain Home AR
Zion LC
Olivia MN
Pastor
6/10/2018
Rev David Leistekow Immanuel LC
La Crosse WI
St Paul LC
Stratford WI
Grace LC
Mosinee WI
Pastor
6/11/2018
Rev James Schumann Crown of Glory LC
Orlando FL
Mt Calvary LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor; Retirement Call
6/18/2018
Rev Jonathan Zietlow Grace LC
Crivitz WI
St Mark LC
Eau Claire WI
Associate Pastor
6/18/2018
Rev Matthew Sprunger Zion LC
Sanborn MN
St John LC
Bay City MI
Associate Pastor
6/20/2018
Rev Christian Winkel Redemption LC
Milwaukee WI
Lord of Love LC
De Forest WI
Associate Pastor
6/21/2018
Rev Kent Holz Beautiful Savior LC
Clarksville TN
Trinity LC
El Paso TX
Pastor
6/22/2018
Rev Timothy Flunker National Hispanic Consultant St Paul LC
Green Bay WI
Associate Pastor
6/24/2018
Rev Andrew Retberg Good Shepherd LC
The Woodlands TX
Bethlehem LC
Manassas VA
Pastor
6/24/2018
Rev Eric Schroeder St John LC
Wauwatosa WI
St Paul LC
Appleton WI
Associate Pastor
6/24/2018
Rev Daniel Waldschmidt St John LC
Burlington WI
Riverview LC
Appleton WI
Associate Pastor
6/24/2018
Rev Michael Killinger Immanuel LC
Gibbon MN
Bethel LC
Bay City MI
Pastor
6/27/2018
Rev Scott Oelhafen Trinity LC
Waukesha WI
Paradise Valley LC
Phoenix AZ
Pastor
6/28/2018
Rev Benjamin Workentine Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
St Mark LC
De Pere WI
Associate Pastor
7/1/2018
Pastor John Raasch Sr Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Paul Biedenbender Christ LC
Denver CO
Trinity LC
Waukesha WI
Pastor; Hispanic Outreach
7/1/2018
Rev Titus Buelow St Paul LC
Clintonville WI
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Associate Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Richard Starr Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Ascension LC
Harrisburg PA
Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Derek Bartelt Christ the Vine LC
Temecula CA
Salem LC
Edmonds WA
Grace LC
Seattle WA
Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Marques Nelson Good Shepherd LC
Cedar Rapids IA
St Paul LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Michael Koepke Salem LC
Ann Arbor MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Samuel Pappenfuss Rock of Ages LC
Gordon NE
Our Redeemer’s LC
Martin SD
St John LC
Enterprise WI
St Paul LC
Crandon WI
Christ LC
Hiles WI
Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Jonathan Klein Light of the Valley LC
Layton UT
Holy Cross LC
Daggett MI
St Mark LC
Wallace MI
Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Benjamin Kratz Our Savior LC
Birmingham AL
Trinity LC
Crete IL
Associate Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Richard Starr Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Nathaniel Buchner Zion LC
Bonesteel SD
St Paul LC
Naper NE
Good Shepherd LC
Omaha NE
Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Kevin Stellick Hong Kong Mission Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Campus Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Jason Enderle Trinity LC
Ashland WI
Our Savior LC
Phillips WI
Peace LC
Milbank SD
St John LC
Summit SD
Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Patrick Freese Trinity LC
Abita Springs LA
Divine Peace LC
Renton WA
Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev Brian Wrobel Zion LC
Gainesville FL
Pilgrim LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Pastor
7/5/2018
Rev Brian Wrobel Zion LC
Gainesville FL
Shepherd of the Mountains LC
Reno NV
Pastor
7/5/2018
Rev Benjamin Schaefer First German LC
Manitowoc WI
Mt Calvary LC
Redding CA
Pastor
7/5/2018
Rev Nathan Buege Victory of the Lamb LC
Katy TX
Garden Homes LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
7/8/2018
Rev Glenn Schwanke Peace LC
Houghton MI
Zion LC
Rhinelander WI
Associate Pastor
7/8/2018
Rev Gregory Tobison Grace LC
Hutchinson MN
Grace LC
Tecumseh MI
Pastor
7/8/2018
Rev Michael Kuschel St Matthew LC (Flora)
Renville MN &
Danube MN
Immanuel LC
South Lyon MI
Pastor
7/8/2018
Rev Charles Iles Sr Wisconsin Lutheran Institutional Ministries Inc
Oconomowoc WI
Beautiful Savior LC
Bella Vista-Hiwasse AR
Pastor; Retirement Call
7/8/2018
Rev Randall Siegel Apostles of Christ LC
Wauwatosa WI
Shepherd of the Hills LC
Fredericksburg TX
Pastor; Retirement Call
7/8/2018
Rev Jonathan Micheel Prince of Peace LC
Salt Lake City UT
Heritage LC
Gilbert AZ
Pastor
7/8/2018
Rev Troy Schreiner Mount Olive LC
Appleton WI
Peace LC
Loves Park IL
Pastor
7/9/2018
Rev Timothy Rosenow St Paul LC
Prescott WI
St Paul LC
Onalaska WI
Associate Pastor
7/10/2018
Rev Aaron Bublitz Mt Lebanon LC
Milwaukee WI
New Mission
Joplin MO
Pastor
7/10/2018
Rev Benjamin Zahn Amazing Grace LC
Myrtle Beach SC
Lamb of God LC
Lafayette IN
Pastor
7/11/2018
Rev Joel Voss St Paul LC
Platteville WI
Faith LC
Lancaster WI
Emanuel First LC
Lansing MI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2018
Rev Keegan Dowling Abiding Word LC
Orleans ON Canada
Apostles LC
San Jose CA
Associate Pastor
7/15/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Allison Bitcon Apostles LS
San Jose CA
Teacher; Grade 2, Provisional Call
6/17/2018
Ms Karen Kilchenmann Costa Maya Ministries
Mexico
Director
6/21/2018
Mrs Rebekah Bohlmann Salem LS-Greenfield MN
Greenfield MN
Teacher; Departmentalized Classes, One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/24/2018
Ms Stacey Sordahl Zion LS
Monroe MI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional Call
7/1/2018
Mr Robert Weimer Shepherd of the Valley LS
Menasha WI
Teacher; Grades 7-8, One-Year, Part-Time Call
7/3/2018
Mrs Sarah Mueller St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6, One-Year Call
7/15/2018
Mr Fred Pahmeier St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
Teacher; Grades 7-8, One-Year, Half-Time Call
7/15/2018
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Jonathan Ruddat St Paul LC
North Mankato MN
Staff Minister
7/1/2018
Mr Gerald Worden Northland Lutheran High School
Mosinee WI
Divine Word LC
Plover WI
Staff Minister
7/11/2018


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Joel Cordes Grace LS
Saint Joseph MI
Teacher; Grades 5-8, Departmentalized
7/6/2018
Ms Jessica Stillings Trinity LS
Marinette WI
Teacher; Grades 5-8, One-Year Call
7/9/2018
Mrs Elizabeth Riedel Resurrection LS
Rochester MN
Teacher; Grade 2, One-Year Call
7/12/2018
Mrs Trisha Engelbrecht St John LS
Caledonia MN
Teacher; Grades 3-4, One-Year Call
7/12/2018
Mrs Hannah Buske St Mark LS
Green Bay WI
Teacher
7/13/2018
Mrs Deborah Drake Bethany LS
Hustisford WI
Teacher; Administrative Release-Time, Part-Time Call
7/13/2018
Mr Christopher Arndt Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
Interim Principal
7/13/2018
Mrs Anita Krienke Mt Olive LS
Mankato MN
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Call
7/13/2018
Mrs Jill Peil Prince of Peace LS
Taylorsville UT
ECM Teacher
7/14/2018
Mrs Jennifer Trimmer St Lucas LS
Kewaskum WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6
7/14/2018


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Brian Pechman Risen Savior LC
Pooler GA
New Mission
Brandon SD
Pastor
7/10/2018
Rev Benjamin Sadler Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Grace LC
Vail AZ &
Benson AZ
Associate Pastor
7/13/2018
Rev Daniel Frey Gethsemane LC
Lees Summit MO
St John LC
Watertown WI
Associate Pastor
7/13/2018
Rev Ross Henzi Trinity LC
Brillion WI
Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Associate Pastor
7/14/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Prof James Wooster West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Chemistry, One-Year, Retirement Call
6/29/2018
Ms Marla Ohrmundt Emanuel LS
New London WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, One-Year Call
7/13/2018
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date declined
Dr Scott Gostchock Grace in Action
Minneapolis MN
Pilgrim LC
Minneapolis MN
Development Director
7/13/2018


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Raenell Straseske St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2018


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Frederick Schmugge New Life LC
Shoreview MN
7/6/2018
Rev John Chworowsky St Paul LC
Lake Mills WI
7/9/2018
Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Mitchel Salzwedel 7/15/2018

NOTE: 

On Tuesday, July 17 the WELS Mobile app installed from the iPhone/iPad App Store, Google Play Store, or Amazon will be removed. Any users with the app installed on their devices will find that many of the features will no longer function correctly. The reason for this change is that a new WELS App is now available at https://wels.app. This new app provides all the same functionality as the old WELS Mobile app and more. Please read all about it in a recent blog posted entitled WELS App Launches.

 

 


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