Call Report – July 6, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

6/23/2020 – 6/29/2020

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 Noah Herrmann Calvary LC
Bellevue WA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Scott Muske St John LC
Fairfax MN
Emanuel LC
Fairfax MN
St John LC
Saginaw MI
St Matthew LC
Freeland MI
Pastor
6/9/2020
Rev Peter Martin Faith LC
Radcliff KY
St John’s LC
Saint Clair MN
Pastor
6/9/2020
Rev Andrew Ewald St John LC
Clare MI
Faith LC
Harrison MI
Immanuel LC
Mosinee WI
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Douglas Tomhave St Paul LC
Lake Mills WI
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Daniel Schmidt Faith LC
Tyler TX
Faith LC
Excelsior MN
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev John Ehlers Cross of Glory LC
Peoria AZ
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Daniel Naumann Grace LC
Prairie du Chien WI
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Matthew Westra Living Promise LC
Morristown TN
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Joel Russow Faith LC
Tallahassee FL
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
6/19/2020
Rev Paul Bader Retired Bethel LC
Galesville WI
Bethel LC
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 Jonathan Zietlow Grace LC
Crivitz WI
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Luis Acosta Risen Savior LC
Milwaukee WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Douglas Lange Ascension LC
Jacksonville NC
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Thomas Moldenhauer Our Saviour’s LC
Bismarck ND
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
6/24/2020
Rev Kelly Huet St Andrew LC
Middleton WI
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
6/24/2020
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 Thomas Unke Shepherd of the Hills LC
Las Vegas NV
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Martin Valleskey Costa Maya Ministries
Mahahual Quintana Roo
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/30/2020
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 Ryan Kolander Palabra de Vida
Detroit MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/2/2020
Rev Joseph Lindloff Hope LC
Irmo SC
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
7/2/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Timothy Mueller Jr Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Interim Principal and Development Director
6/1/2020
Mrs Jennifer Boll   Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One Year Call
6/18/2020
Ms. Melanie VandeKamp

 

 

  St. John LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher;
Provisional, Part Time
 

6/20/2020

Mrs Dawn Riha Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
ECM Teacher;
Provisional, Part Time
6/21/2020
Mrs Patricia Kapler   Beautiful Savior Lutheran Early Learning Center
Topeka KS
Curriculum & Spiritual Director
6/28/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Jeremy Laitinen St Mark LC
Salina KS
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English and German
7/2/2020
Rev Thomas Engelbrecht Christ LC
Pewaukee WI
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
7/5/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
 

Mr. Steven Thiesfeldt

 

  Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Teacher; Part Time
12/21/2019
Mrs Jessica Krause King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
Teacher
6/30/2020
Mrs April Glodowski Trinity LS
Kiel WI
Trinity LS
Kiel WI
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8 Language Arts, Part Time
7/1/2020
Mrs Nicole Grunwald Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
ECM Teacher
7/1/2020
 

Ms Rachel Ihlenfeldt

 

  Bay Pines LS
Seminole FL
Teacher; Emergency Call; One year call
7/1/2020
Ms Samantha Kiecker   Beautiful Savior LS
Carlsbad CA
Teacher; Emergency Call; One Year Call
7/2/2020
Mrs Kessia Boche St Matthew’s LS
Oconomowoc WI
St Matthew’s LS
Oconomowoc WI
Teacher; Grade 2
7/3/2020
Mr Ryan Roth Peace LS
Livonia MI
Peace LS
Livonia MI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, One Year Call
7/4/2020
Mrs Linda Schemenauer   Michigan Lutheran High School
Saint Joseph MI
Teacher; Math; One Year Call
 

7/6/2020

 

ASSIGNMENT

Teachers   Assignment Date assigned
Mrs Melissa Waterstradt   St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 3
7/5/2020

 

CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Harland Goetzinger III Redemption LC
Watertown NY
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
7/3/2020
Rev Jesse Johnston Mt Calvary LC
Menasha WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
7/3/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mrs Emily Fink   Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional
6/30/2020

 

CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Paul Huth St Peter LC
Weyauwega WI
6/25/2020
Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Frederic Heiderich Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
6/29/2020
Mr Howard Heup Mount Olive LC
Appleton WI
7/1/2020

 


RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Mark Kock Resurrection LC
Milwaukee WI
8/31/2020


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Erin Koschnitzke Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
6/30/2020
Mrs Christa Crass Christ-St Peter LS-West Campus
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2020

 

POSITION ELIMINATED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Carol Green Shining Light Preschool
Maple Grove MN
6/30/2020

 

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