Call Report – July 2, 2018

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

6/26/2018 – 7/2/2018

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 Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
Calvary LC
Sheboygan WI
Pastor
5/27/2018
Rev Samuel Biebert Trinity LC &
St John LC
Carson ND
Immanuel LC
Elgin ND
Christ LC
Cambridge MN
Pastor
5/27/2018
Rev Joel Naumann St Mark LC
Eau Claire WI
St Paul’s LC
Stevensville MI
Associate Pastor
5/29/2018
Rev Richard Miller Redeemer LC
Scottville MI
St John LC
Peshtigo WI
Pastor
5/30/2018
Rev Douglas Lange Ascension LC
Jacksonville NC
Our Shepherd LC
Crown Point IN
Pastor
6/3/2018
Rev Jonathan Bergemann Trinity LC
Woodbridge VA
Good Shepherd LC
Downers Grove IL
Pastor
6/5/2018
Rev Ross Henzi Trinity LC
Brillion WI
Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Associate Pastor
6/10/2018
Rev Brian Semrow Ascension LC
Rochester MN
Peace LC
Kokomo IN
Pastor
6/10/2018
Rev Phillip Sievert Lord of Life LC
Thornton CO
St Peter LC
Weyauwega WI
Associate Pastor
6/10/2018
Rev Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Zion LC
Greenleaf WI
Associate Pastor
6/10/2018
Rev Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Divine Word LC
Nepean ON Canada
Pastor
6/10/2018
Rev Jeremiah Gumm Cross of Christ LC
Liverpool NY
King of Kings LC
Maitland FL
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 Bradley Pearson St James LC
Prairie du Sac WI
Christ LC
Merrill WI
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 Daniel Frey Gethsemane LC
Lees Summit MO
St John LC
Watertown WI
Associate Pastor
6/12/2018
Rev Brian Pechman Risen Savior LC
Pooler GA
New Mission
Brandon SD
Pastor
6/13/2018
Rev Philip Moldenhauer Our Redeemer LC
Madison WI
Good Shepherd LC
Sioux Falls SD
Associate Pastor
6/17/2018
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 Benjamin Sadler Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Grace LC
Vail AZ &
Benson AZ
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
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Adrienne Bengel St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Call
5/22/2018
Miss Rachel Petermann Trinity LS
Kiel WI
Samuel LS
Marshall MN
Teacher; Kindergarten
5/28/2018
Miss Elaina Mercier Little Lambs Learning Center
Duluth MN
ECM Director
5/31/2018
Ms Allison Bitcon Apostles LS
San Jose CA
Teacher; Grade 2, Provisional Call
6/17/2018
Prof Carl Weihrauch St Paul LS
Livonia MI
Interim Principal; One-Year, Retirement Call
6/17/2018
Prof James Wooster West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Chemistry, One-Year, Retirement Call
6/19/2018
Ms Karen Kilchenmann Costa Maya Ministries
Mexico
Director
6/21/2018
Mrs Jennifer Trimmer St Paul LS
Columbus OH
St Lucas LS
Kewaskum WI
Principal & Grades 5-6
6/21/2018
Mrs Anita Krienke Mt Olive LS
Mankato MN
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Call
6/24/2018
Ms Bethany Scharf Pilgrim LS
Menomonee Falls WI
ECM Director; Provisional Call
6/24/2018
Mrs Rebekah Bohlmann Salem LS-Greenfield MN
Greenfield MN
Salem LS-Greenfield MN
Greenfield MN
Teacher; Departmentalized, One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/24/2018
Mrs Monica Minzlaff Martin Luther LS
Neenah WI
Teacher; Grades 1-2
6/24/2018
Mr Christian Birsching King of Kings LS
Garden Grove CA
Teacher; Grades 3-5, One-Year Call
6/24/2018
Ms Jessica Stillings Trinity LS
Marinette WI
Teacher; Grades 5-8, One-Year Call
7/1/2018
Ms Stacey Sordahl Zion LS
Monroe MI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Half-Time, Provisional Call
7/1/2018
Mrs Hannah Buske St Mark LS
Green Bay WI
Teacher
7/1/2018
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Dr Scott Gostchock Grace in Action
Minneapolis MN
Pilgrim LC
Minneapolis MN
Development Director
6/3/2018
Mr Jonathan Ruddat St Paul LC
North Mankato MN
Staff Minister
7/1/2018


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Daniel Moll Gethsemane LC
Tigard OR
Abiding Faith LC
Fort Worth TX
Pastor
6/27/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Jeffrey Inniger Trinity LS
Caledonia WI
Trinity LS
Caledonia WI
Principal; One-Year Call
6/25/2018
Mrs Veronica Broekema Mt Calvary LS
Waukesha WI
Mt Calvary LS
Waukesha WI
Teacher; Grade 2, One-Year, Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/26/2018
Ms Liesel Geppert Christ the Lord LS
Brookfield WI
Christ the Lord LS
Brookfield WI
ECM Teacher; Half-Time Call
6/27/2018
Mr Tyler Dorn Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Teacher; One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/27/2018
Mr Timothy Thies St Peter LS
Weyauwega WI
St Peter LS
Weyauwega WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6
6/28/2018
Mr Tyler Tesch Trinity LS
Neenah WI
Trinity LS
Neenah WI
Teacher; Grade 7, One-Year Call
6/28/2018
Mrs Katharine Bremer Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Teacher; One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/29/2018
Mrs Rebecca Metzger St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Provisional Call
6/29/2018
Ms Ashley Jensen West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Provisional Call
6/29/2018
Mrs Joni Rupnow St Paul LS
Ixonia WI
St Paul LS
Ixonia WI
Remedial & Enrichment Teacher; Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/30/2018
Miss Erica Babinec Grace Lutheran Academy
Lowell AR
Peace LS
Sun Prairie WI
Teacher; Grade 1
6/30/2018


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Christopher Ewings Faith LC
Anchorage AK
CrossWalk Lutheran Ministries
Laveen AZ
Pastor
6/16/2018
Rev Benjamin Tomczak Bethel LC
Sioux Falls SD
Trinity LC
Kiel WI
Pastor
6/26/2018
Rev Andrew Mueller Beautiful Savior LC
Las Vegas NV
Immanuel LC
South Lyon MI
Pastor
6/27/2018
Rev David Meyer Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
Emanuel First LC
Lansing MI
Associate Pastor
6/28/2018
Rev Caleb Kurbis Living Savior LC
Asheville NC
Shepherd of the Mountains LC
Reno NV
Pastor
6/29/2018
Rev Joshua Janke Risen Savior LC
Mc Farland WI
St John LC
Dowagiac MI
Pastor
6/29/2018
Rev Stephen Melso Bethany LC
Manitowoc WI
St Matthew’s LC
Niles IL
Pastor
6/30/2018
Rev Andrew Schwartz Christ the King LC
Bremerton WA
Heritage LC
Gilbert AZ
Pastor
6/30/2018
Rev Jonathan Zimpelmann St John LC
Hastings MN
New mission
Joplin MO
Pastor
6/30/2018
Rev Thomas Schmidt Retired Shepherd of the Hills LC
Fredericksburg TX
Pastor
7/1/2018
Rev David Priebe Bay Pines LC
Seminole FL
Beautiful Savior LC
Bella Vista-Hiwasse AR
Pastor; Part-Time Call
7/1/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Jonathan Lindemann St Paul LS
Ixonia WI
St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6
6/25/2018
Mrs Rebekah Fincham Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
St John LS
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; Middle Grades & Extended Learning
6/28/2018
Mrs Alicia Manning Resurrection LC
Verona WI
Small Steps Christian Learning Center
Port Orange FL
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
6/28/2018
Mrs Kristal Fillner Christ the Lord LS
Brookfield WI
Teacher; Grades 7-8, Departmentalized, One-Year, Half-Time Call
6/30/2018
Mrs Beth Kramp Redeemer LS
Fond du Lac WI
Faith of a Child Daycare
Oshkosh WI
ECM Director
7/1/2018
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Philip Bischoff CrossWalk Lutheran Ministries
Laveen AZ
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Staff Minister; Youth Minister
6/29/2018
Mrs Emily Suedmeier Christ the Lord LC
Cottage Grove MN
Staff Minister
7/2/2018


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Carolyn Kelly Our Savior’s LS
Zion IL
6/30/2018
Mrs Stacey Hill Grace LS
Glendale AZ
6/30/2018
Mr Andrew Gerlach Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2018
Mrs Kristin Burroughs Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2018


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Teachers Home church Death date
Mrs Dolores Adams 4/24/2018


RETIREMENT

 

Teachers Current call Date retired
Mr Larry Rude Mt Olive LS
Mankato MN
6/30/2018
Dr Mary Jo Brown Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2018


POSITION ELIMINATED

 

Teachers Current call Date effective
Ms Jennifer Laudano Risen Savior Academy
Orlando FL
6/30/2018


PEACEFUL RELEASE

 

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Molly Stuedemann Grow With Us Child Center
Black Creek WI
3/15/2018

SUSPENDED FROM WELS MINISTERIUM

 

Pastors Current call Date effective
Rev Todd Goldschmidt Living Hope LC
Redmond WA
6/25/2018


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