Call Report – July 29, 2019

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

7/23/2019 – 7/29/2019

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


NO DECISION REPORTED

Pastors Current call New call Date issued
Rev Jeffrey Mahnke St Peter LC – Schofield Campus
Schofield WI
Good Shepherd LC
Beloit WI
Pastor
6/23/2019
Rev Michael Neumann St Paul LC
Alexandria MN
Zion LC
Marathon WI
St John LC
Edgar WI
Pastor
6/23/2019
Rev Joel Jaeger Retired Good Shepherd LC
Beaver Dam WI
Pastor; Quarter-Time Call
6/30/2019
Rev Kyle Burmeister Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Gethsemane LC
Tigard OR
Pastor
6/30/2019
Rev Thadeus Flitter Zion LC
Valentine NE
Christ the Redeemer LC
Barre VT
Pastor
6/30/2019
Pastor Nathan Loersch Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Fenton MI
Illumine LC
Rock Hill SC
Pastor
6/30/2019
Rev Jacob Behnken Good Shepherd LC
Midland MI
Faith LC
Antioch IL
Associate Pastor
7/2/2019
Rev David Kapler Trinity LC
Mountain Home AR
Beautiful Savior LC
Topeka KS
Pastor
7/2/2019
Rev Mark Westra Prince of Peace LC
Fairport NY
Zion LC
Chesaning MI
Pastor
7/7/2019
Rev Jonathan Fischer Resurrection LC
Chesapeake VA
Trinity LC
Nicollet MN
Pastor
7/7/2019
Rev Joshua Shandor King of Kings LC
Little Rock AR
St Peter LC
Brodhead WI
Pastor
7/7/2019
Rev Paul Krueger Shepherd of the Hills LC
Winchester VA
Mt Lebanon LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/7/2019
Rev Aaron Duve Holy Redeemer LC
Port Huron MI
St John LC
Glencoe MN
Pastor
7/8/2019
Rev Nathan Buege Victory of the Lamb LC
Katy TX
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/9/2019
Rev Mark Rieke CRM First LC
La Crescent MN
Pastor
7/9/2019
Rev Michael Schroeder Living Hope LC
Wildomar CA
The Springs LC
Sparks NV
Pastor
7/9/2019
Rev Joseph Fricke St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Board for Home Missions
Mission Counselor
7/9/2019
Rev Joseph Johnson Amazing Grace LC
Portland OR
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
7/10/2019
Rev Brian Krueger Bloomington LC
Bloomington MN
St John’s LC
Pardeeville WI
Pastor
7/10/2019
Rev Joel Sauer St Peter’s LC
Sturgeon Bay WI
Atonement LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/11/2019
Rev Philip Kieselhorst Shepherd of the Valley LC
Westminster CO
St Peter LC
Weyauwega WI
Associate Pastor
7/14/2019
Rev Darren Knoll Shepherd of the Hills LC
West Bend WI
First German LC
Manitowoc WI
Associate Pastor
7/14/2019
Rev John Cook Zion LC
South Milwaukee WI
St Paul LC &
St Peter LC
West Bend WI
Pastor
7/14/2019
Rev John Werner Christ LC
Mindoro WI
Immanuel LC
Kewaunee WI
Pastor
7/16/2019
Rev Mark Rieke CRM Good Shepherd LC
Kearney NE
Pastor
7/16/2019
Rev Philip Hunter Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Our Savior’s LC
Zion IL
Pastor
7/18/2019
Rev Eugene Andrus PhD Trinity LC
Johnson MN
Mt Olive LC
Graceville MN
St Peter’s LC
Balaton MN
Pastor
7/18/2019
Rev Richard Krahn II Zion LC
Rhinelander WI
Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; Religion
7/18/2019
Rev Scott Schultz Cross of Christ LC
Portage WI
Good Shepherd LC
Benton Harbor MI
Pastor
7/18/2019
Rev Daniel Lindner St John’s LC
Minneapolis MN
One Africa Team
Missionary
7/18/2019
Rev John Bortulin St John LC
Mukwonago WI
Good Shepherd LC
Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
7/21/2019
Rev Stephen Apt Divine Savior LC-Liberty Hill
Liberty Hill TX
Peace LC
Kokomo IN
Pastor
7/21/2019
Rev Matthew Kiecker St John LC
Lomira WI
St John LC
Maribel WI
Pastor
7/21/2019
Rev Matthew Hennig Christ LC
North Saint Paul MN &
Hugo MN
Faith LC
Excelsior MN
Pastor
7/22/2019
Rev Chris Cordes St John’s LC
Sleepy Eye MN
Multi-Language Publications
TELL Pastor
7/22/2019
Rev Scott Mosher Hosanna LC
Monclova OH
St John LC
Frontenac MN
Immanuel LC
Lake City MN
Pastor
7/24/2019
Rev Henry Koch Friedens LC
New Prague MN
Our Savior LC
Sun City AZ
Pastor
7/24/2019
Rev Matthew Mueller Living Hope LC
Peoria IL
Faith LC
Dexter MI
Pastor
7/25/2019
Rev Peter Sulzle St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
Bethany LC
Fort Atkinson WI
Associate Pastor; Academy President
7/29/2019
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Anita Krienke Mt Olive LS
Mankato MN
Mt Olive LS
Overland Park KS
Teacher; Grade 1 and Grades 7 & 8
7/12/2019
Ms Rebekah Iles   Good Shepherd LS
West Allis WI
Teacher; Grades 7-8, Half-Time Call
7/28/2019
Ms Joy Pelkey St John LS
Westland MI
St John LS
Westland MI
ECM Director; One-Year Call
7/28/2019
Mrs Rossi-Kay Zarling   Good Shepherd’s LS
West Allis WI
ECM Teacher; K5, Half-Time Call
7/28/2019


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Benjamin Zuberbier Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Zion LC
Columbus WI
Associate Pastor
7/23/2019
Rev William King St Paul LC
Tomah WI
Good Shepherd LC
Cedar Rapids IA
Pastor
7/28/2019
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Jessica Wolfe Little Lambs Preschool
Mandan ND
Little Lambs Learning Center
Mandan ND
ECM Director; Interim Time Call
7/21/2019
Mrs Rebecca Guenther St Paul’s LS
New Ulm MN
St Paul’s LC
New Ulm MN
ECM Teacher; Part-Time Call
7/23/2019
Mr Paul Heldman Immanuel LS
Medford WI
Immanuel LC
Medford WI
Principal; Half-Time, One-Year Call
7/23/2019
Ms Jessica Acosta-Ware   Grace LS
Portland OR
Teacher; Upper Grades, One-Year, Provisional Call
7/24/2019
Mrs Carissa Priewe Mount Olive LS
Appleton WI
Mount Olive LS
Appleton WI
Teacher; Part-Time Call
7/25/2019
Miss Jeanine Heller Good Shepherd LS
Burnsville MN
Good Shepherd LS
Burnsville MN
Teacher; Grades 3-4
7/26/2019
Mrs Heidi Wendland   Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
ECM Teacher; Preschool, One-Year Call
7/26/2019
Mrs Donna Woldt St John LS
Libertyville IL
St John LS
Libertyville IL
ECM Teacher; Preschool & Resource, One-Year Call
7/27/2019
Mrs Jacquelyn Engelbrecht St John LS
Lannon WI
St John LS
Lannon WI
Teacher; Grades 3-4, Half-Time, Limited Duration Call
7/28/2019


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Dr Mark Paustian Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
Associate Pastor
7/22/2019
Rev Allen Kirschbaum Spirit of Life LC
Caledonia MI
Trinity LC
Woodbridge VA
Pastor
7/23/2019
Rev Todd Engel St John LC
Red Wing MN
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
7/24/2019
Rev Justin Dauck St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
St John LC
Bowdle SD
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
7/24/2019
Rev James Grabitske Trinity LC
Buffalo MN
St Paul LC
Montrose MN
St Mark LC
Wallace MI
Holy Cross LC
Daggett MI
Pastor
7/25/2019
Rev Mark Kahrs Calvary LC
Glenwood MN
St Paul’s LC
Mound City SD
Zion LC
Akaska SD
Pastor
7/25/2019
Rev Douglas Engelbrecht Trinity LC
Neenah WI
St John LC
Wrightstown WI
Associate Pastor; Retirement Call
7/26/2019
Rev Ryan Wolfe Redeemer LC
Mandan ND
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
7/26/2019
Rev Matthew Reis Trinity LC
Bangor MI
Trinity LC
Coleman WI
Pastor
7/26/2019
Rev David Boettcher St John LC
Wetaskiwin AB Canada
Mighty Fortress LC
Red Deer AB Canada
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
7/27/2019


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Nicole Zagrzebski Pilgrim LS
Minneapolis MN
7/22/2019


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Teachers Home church Death date
Mrs Carolyn Wentzel St Matthew LC
Janesville WI
7/13/2019
Mrs Jeanette Bell Zion LC
Toledo OH
7/21/2019
Mr Donovan Zastrow Illinois Lutheran High School
Crete IL
7/26/2019
Mr Geoffrey Hoffmann St Paul LC
Tomah WI
7/28/2019


RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev George Swanson Shepherd LC
Albuquerque NM
12/31/2019
Teachers Current call Date retired
Dr James Grunwald Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
6/30/2019
Prof em John Gronholz Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
6/30/2019


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Emily Rider Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
6/30/2019


POSITION ELIMINATED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Marlene Hill Living Word Academy
Marble Falls TX
6/30/2019

View 2019 Vicar and Pastoral Call Assignments for Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary

View 2019 Assignments for Martin Luther College

 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email