Call Report – July 20, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

7/14/2020 – 7/20/2020

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 Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Paul Bader Retired Bethel LC
Galesville WI &
Arcadia WI
Associate Pastor; One-Year, Retirement Call
6/21/2020
Rev Joshua Free Abiding Peace LC
Elgin IL
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
6/21/2020
Rev Luis Acosta Risen Savior LC
Milwaukee WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev David Meyer Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
St John’s LC
Oak Creek WI
Associate Pastor
6/28/2020
Rev Bryan Prell Petra LC
Sauk Rapids MN
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
6/28/2020
Rev Paul Schupmann St John’s LC
Juneau WI
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
6/29/2020
Rev Martin Valleskey Costa Maya Ministries Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Ryan Kolander Palabra de Vida
Detroit MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Aaron Schumann Faith LC
Pittsburg KS
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Fenton MI
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Justin Pomije Our Savior LC
Gaylord MI
Hope LC
Indian River MI
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Jon Hadler St Matthew LC
Marathon WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Daniel Foelske Trinity LC
Mount Carroll IL
St Peter LC
Savanna IL
Christ the Redeemer LC
Barre VT
Pastor
7/5/2020
Rev Matthew Zimpelmann Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Pastor
7/5/2020
Rev Greg Pufahl Centennial LC
Milwaukee WI
Faith LC
Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
7/7/2020
Rev Kevin Westra Beautiful Savior LC
Grove City OH
Bethlehem LC
Hortonville WI
Associate Pastor
7/9/2020
Rev Timothy Shrimpton Gloria Dei LC
Belmont CA
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
7/9/2020
Rev Steven Bode Zion LC
Allenton WI
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Jonathan Arndt Reformation LC
Dousman WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Jacob Scott Zion LC
Arlington WI
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Joseph Fricke St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Gregory Sitzman Emanuel Redeemer LC
Yale MI
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Jordan Ertl Atonement LC
Milwaukee WI
Ascension LC
Moorhead MN
St Paul’s LC
Valley City ND
Pastor
7/14/2020
Rev Jonathan Schroeder Faith LC
Sharpsburg GA
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal
7/15/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Melanie VandeKamp St. John’s LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/20/2020
Mrs Patricia Kapler Beautiful Savior Lutheran Early Learning Center
Topeka KS
Curriculum & Spiritual Director
6/28/2020
Mr Scott Nerby St Paul LS
Tomah WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Principal; Interim, One-Year Call
6/28/2020
Mrs Rachel Neumann St Paul LS
Tomah WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Administrative Leave, One-Year Call
6/28/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Boggs St John LS
Lannon WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4, Half-Time, One-Year Call
7/14/2020
Mrs Barbara Stelter St John LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, One-Year Call
7/15/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Daniel Schmidt Faith LC
Tyler TX
Faith LC
Excelsior MN
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Andrew Ewald St John LC
Clare MI
Faith LC
Harrison MI
Immanuel LC
Mosinee WI
Pastor
7/19/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Jennifer Boll Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One-Year Call
7/7/2020


ASSIGNMENT

 

Teachers Assignment Date assigned
Mrs Christina Kapellusch Christ-St Peter LS-West Campus
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Support Specialist, One-Year Assignment
7/16/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Kelly Huet St Andrew LC
Middleton WI
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
7/14/2020
Rev Thomas Moldenhauer Our Saviour’s LC
Bismarck ND
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
7/15/2020
Rev Douglas Tomhave St Paul LC
Lake Mills WI
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
7/16/2020
Rev Thomas Unke Shepherd of the Hills LC
Las Vegas NV
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev John Ehlers Cross of Glory LC
Peoria AZ
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Daniel Olson St Paul LC
Onalaska WI
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Matthew Westra Living Promise LC
Morristown TN
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Douglas Lange Ascension LC
Jacksonville NC
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Joel Russow Faith LC
Tallahassee FL
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Joseph Lindloff Hope LC
Irmo SC
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Jonathan Zietlow Grace LC
Crivitz WI
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/19/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mr Christopher Arndt Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
7/15/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Jerome Braun Divine Savior LC-West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach FL
7/16/2020
Teachers Home church Death date
Mr David Nelson Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
7/1/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Thomas Behnke St Paul LC
North Fond du Lac WI
12/31/2020
Teachers Current call Date retired
Ms Lynette Blievernicht Lamb of God LS
West Allis WI
7/20/2020
Mrs Karen Merseth King of Grace LS
Golden Valley MN
8/31/2020


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

 

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Heidi Wendland Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
5/31/2020

 

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