Call Report – June 11, 2018

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

6/5/2018 – 6/11/2018

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 Christopher Ewings Faith LC
Anchorage AK
CrossWalk Lutheran Ministries
Laveen AZ
Pastor
5/8/2018
Rev David Neumann Retired Good Hope LC
Ellensburg WA
Good Faith LC
South Cle Elum WA
Pastor; Retirement Call
5/14/2018
Rev Timothy Bode Abiding Savior LC
Elk River MN
Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Pastor
5/16/2018
Rev Jonathan Hackbarth Salem LC
Woodbury MN
Zion LC
Rhinelander WI
Associate Pastor
5/20/2018
Rev Roger Riedel Peace LC
Wautoma WI
Grace LC
Oronoco MN
Pastor
5/20/2018
Rev Nicolas Schmoller Lamb of God LC
Lafayette IN
Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Professor; Theology & Foreign Language
5/21/2018
Rev Daniel Burgess Amazing Grace LC
Panama City FL
Abiding Word LC
Dothan AL
Water of Life LC
Las Vegas NV
Pastor
5/21/2018
Rev Andrew Schultz St John (Barre Mills) LC
La Crosse WI
Conference of Presidents
Christian Giving Counselor SA & SC Districts
5/23/2018
Rev Joshua Zarling CRM Good Shepherd’s LC
West Allis WI
Associate Pastor
5/27/2018
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 Daniel Moll Gethsemane LC
Tigard OR
Abiding Faith LC
Fort Worth TX
Pastor
5/27/2018
Rev Timothy Wahl Morning Star LC
Jackson WI
Grace LC
Tecumseh MI
Pastor
5/29/2018
Rev Joel Naumann St Mark LC
Eau Claire WI
St Paul’s LC
Stevensville MI
Associate Pastor
5/29/2018
Rev David Mielke Christ LC
Oakley MI
Trinity LC
El Paso TX
Pastor
5/29/2018
Rev Jeremy Laitinen St Mark LC
Salina KS
Paradise Valley LC
Phoenix AZ
Pastor
5/29/2018
Rev David Barkow Christ the Lord LC
Cottage Grove MN
Bethel LC
Bay City MI
Pastor
5/30/2018
Rev Richard Miller Redeemer LC
Scottville MI
St John LC
Peshtigo WI
Pastor
5/30/2018
Rev Peter Zaferos Living Shepherd LC
Laramie WY
Garden Homes LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
5/30/2018
Rev Jeremy Glowicki St Paul LC
Jordan MN
Zion LC
Toledo OH
Pastor
5/31/2018
Rev Joshua Janke Risen Savior LC
Mc Farland WI
St John LC
Dowagiac MI
Pastor
5/31/2018
Rev Benjamin Tomczak Bethel LC
Sioux Falls SD
Trinity LC
Kiel WI
Pastor
6/3/2018
Rev Wayne Shevey Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee WI
Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/3/2018
Rev Douglas Lange Ascension LC
Jacksonville NC
Our Shepherd LC
Crown Point IN
Pastor
6/3/2018
Rev Chadwick Graham Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
Peace LC
Loves Park IL
Pastor
6/3/2018
Rev Kurt Schaser St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Good Shepherd LC
Omaha NE
Pastor
6/3/2018
Rev Jonathan Zimpelmann St John LC
Hastings MN
New Mission
Joplin MO
Pastor
6/3/2018
Rev Kurt Schaser St John’s LC
Newburg WI
New Hope LC
West Melbourne FL
Pastor
6/3/2018
Rev Jeffrey Heitsch Nigeria Mission Our Savior’s LC
Port Orange FL
Pastor
6/3/2018
Rev Stephen Melso Bethany LC
Manitowoc WI
St Matthew’s LC
Niles IL
Pastor
6/4/2018
Rev David Meyer Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
Emanuel First LC
Lansing MI
Associate Pastor
6/4/2018
Rev Andrew Mueller Beautiful Savior LC
Las Vegas NV
Immanuel LC
South Lyon MI
Pastor
6/4/2018
Rev Caleb Kurbis Living Savior LC
Asheville NC
Shepherd of the Mountains LC
Reno NV
Pastor
6/4/2018
Rev Jonathan Bergemann Trinity LC
Woodbridge VA
Good Shepherd LC
Downers Grove IL
Pastor
6/5/2018
Rev Andrew Schroer Redeemer LC
Edna TX
Mt Olive LC
Suamico WI
Associate Pastor
6/5/2018
Rev M John Derme Shepherd of the Mountains LC
Reno NV
Trinity LC
Crete IL
Associate Pastor
6/6/2018
Rev Brian Roloff Ascension LC
Plymouth MN
Mt Calvary LC
Redding CA
Pastor
6/7/2018
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 Andrew Schwartz Christ the King LC
Bremerton WA
Heritage LC
Gilbert AZ
Pastor
6/10/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Jennifer Trimmer St Paul LS
Columbus OH
Risen Savior LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 5
4/29/2018
Mrs Sarah Crass   Christ Our Savior Academy
Columbia TN
ECM Teacher
5/13/2018
Mrs Valerie Schmidt Bethlehem LS-North
Germantown WI
Bethlehem LS-North
Germantown WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional Call
5/15/2018
Mrs Cheryl Herriges Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Bethlehem LS-North
Germantown WI
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, Provisional Call
5/15/2018
Mr Glenn Metzger St John LS
Redwood Falls MN
Grace LS
Saint Joseph MI
Teacher; Grades 5-8, Departmentalized
5/16/2018
Mr Daniel Rick St John’s LS
Sleepy Eye MN
St Lucas LS
Kewaskum WI
Principal & Grades 5-6
5/16/2018
Mrs Rebecca Metzger   St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Provisional Call
5/17/2018
Miss Ashley VanCalster Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Risen Savior LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 2
5/20/2018
Miss Kimberly Ehlke Trinity LS
Caledonia WI
Apostles LC
San Jose CA
Teacher; Grade 2
5/20/2018
Mr Daniel Plath Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Apostles LS
San Jose CA
Principal
5/20/2018
Mrs Beth Plath Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Apostles LS
San Jose CA
Teacher; Grade 4
5/20/2018
Mrs Rebekah Fincham Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
St John LS
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; Middle Grades & Extended Learning
5/22/2018
Miss Kaylen Orr Building Blocks Christian Academy
Los Angeles CA
Pilgrim LS
Menomonee Falls WI
ECM Director
5/22/2018
Mrs Adrienne Bengel St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Call
5/22/2018
Ms Rachel Bonow   East Fork Lutheran High School
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Provisional Call
5/23/2018
Mrs Jennifer Fager   Zion LS
Monroe MI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Half-Time, Provisional Call
5/27/2018
Mr Jonathan Lindemann St Paul LS
Ixonia WI
St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6
5/27/2018
Mr Joel Putz Immanuel LS
Manitowoc WI
St John LS
Caledonia MN
Teacher; Grades 3-4
5/27/2018
Ms Lisa Fletcher   St John’s LS
Sparta WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
5/27/2018
Mrs Alicia Manning Resurrection LC
Verona WI
Small Steps Christian Learning Center
Port Orange FL
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
5/27/2018
Miss Rachel Petermann Trinity LS
Kiel WI
Samuel LS
Marshall MN
Teacher; Kindergarten
5/28/2018
Mrs Bethany Walsh   Bethlehem LS-North
Germantown WI
ECM Director
5/29/2018
Mr Scott Nerby Zion LS 3K-8th Grade
Hartland WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6
5/29/2018
Mr Jay Schwall Lamb of God LS
West Allis WI
Lamb of God LS
West Allis WI
Principal & Grades 7-8; One-Year Call
5/29/2018
Mr Timothy Kassulke St Mark’s LS
Watertown WI
Trinity LS
Brillion WI
Principal
5/29/2018
Mrs Tammie Kassulke St Mark’s LS
Watertown WI
Trinity LS
Brillion WI
Teacher; Grades 3-4
5/29/2018
Mrs Amanda Johnson Trinity LS
Brillion WI
Trinity LS
Brillion WI
ECM & Resource Teacher; Half-Time Call
5/29/2018
Mr Ryan Buch   Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
Principal; Provisional Call
5/31/2018
Mr Mark Dobberstein Christ LS
North Saint Paul MN
St Paul LS
Fort Atkinson WI
Principal & Grades 5-8; Departmentalized
5/31/2018
Miss Elaina Mercier   Little Lambs Learning Center
Duluth MN
ECM Director
5/31/2018
Mrs Alicia Evers   Martin Luther LS
Neenah WI
Teacher; Grades 1-2
6/3/2018
Ms Cait Eisner   Trinity LS
Belle Plaine MN
ECM Teacher; One-Year Call
6/3/2018
Mr Jeffrey Inniger   Trinity LS
Caledonia WI
Principal; One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/3/2018
Mrs Sarah Augustine   Bethany LS
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; Grade 2
6/3/2018
Mr Craig Winkler St Peter LS
Helenville WI
Trinity LS
Marinette WI
Principal & Grades 5-8
6/3/2018
Mrs Connie Krueger Trinity LS
Jenera OH
Trinity LS
Jenera OH
Teacher; Grades 1-2
6/3/2018
Ms Kristen Miller St Paul LS
Muskego WI
King of Kings LS
Garden Grove CA
Teacher; Grades 3-5, One-Year Call
6/3/2018
Mrs Ann Parker   St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Teacher; Upper Grades, One-Year, Half-Time Call
6/3/2018
Mrs Beth Kramp Redeemer LS
Fond du Lac WI
Faith of a Child Daycare
Oshkosh WI
ECM Director
6/3/2018
Mr Michael Mittelstadt Bethlehem LS-South
Menomonee Falls WI
St John LS
Libertyville IL
Teacher; Grades 7-8
6/3/2018
Mrs Amanda Weinrich   Martin Luther LS
Neenah WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6, Half Time Call
6/3/2018
Ms Laura Folsom Pilgrim LS
Mesa AZ
Pilgrim LS
Mesa AZ
Teacher; Grades 3-4, Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/3/2018
Mrs Kathryn Rundgren Mt Olive LS
Overland Park KS
St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Teacher; Grade 6 & Tutor, Part-Time Call
6/6/2018
Mr Peter Markgraf   St Paul LS
New Ulm MN
Principal; One-Year Call
6/10/2018
Mrs Debra Price   St Peter LS
Schofield WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6, One-Year Call
6/10/2018
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Mr David Hochmuth St Andrew LC
Middleton WI
Prison Ministry
New Ulm MN
Administrator, Prison Ministry
5/23/2018
Dr Scott Gostchock Grace in Action
Minneapolis MN
Pilgrim LC
Minneapolis MN
Development Director
6/3/2018


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Prof Ross Stelljes Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Professor; Theology
6/7/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Todd Dahlke Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
Teacher; Assistant Principal
6/4/2018
Mr Michael Wisniewski Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
Principal
6/4/2018
Mrs Jennifer Hacker   Trinity LS
Waukesha WI
Teacher; Grade 3
6/4/2018
Ms Hannah Schmiege St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
Teacher; Director of International Admissions & Programs
6/4/2018
Mr Ronald Schleef   Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 5
6/5/2018
Mrs Melissa Linton   Good Shepherd LS
West Bend WI
Teacher; Upper Grades Departmentalized, Part-Time Call
6/5/2018
Mr Kenneth Kasten   Trinity LS
Neenah WI
Principal; One-Year, Retirement Call
6/6/2018
Mrs Eileen Wassermann   Mt Olive LS
Delano MN
Teacher; Kindergarten-Grade 2, Provisional Call
6/6/2018
Mrs Katherine Martin   Crown of Life Christian Academy
Fort Atkinson WI
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/6/2018
Mrs Jennifer Kellermann Grace Lutheran Academy
Lowell AR
Good Shepherd LS
Midland MI
Teacher; Kindergarten-Grade 2, One-Year Call
6/7/2018
Ms Talia Spiegelberg   St Paul LS
Muskego WI
Teacher; Grade 2, Provisional Call
6/7/2018
Ms Stacie Baumann   Good Shepherd LS
Downers Grove IL
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional Call
6/9/2018
Mrs Renee Erdmann   St Peter LS
Appleton WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, Departmentalized, One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/10/2018
Mrs Lori Monday   St Peter LS
Appleton WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, Departmentalized, One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/10/2018
Mrs Meredith Heyn Immanuel LS
Greenville WI
Immanuel LS
Greenville WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year, Half-Time Call
6/10/2018
Mrs Melinda Bigelow St Peter LS
Appleton WI
St Peter LS
Appleton WI
Teacher; 5K, One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/10/2018
Mrs Madeline Jenswold   Mt Olive LS
Overland Park KS
Teacher
6/10/2018
Mrs Kelli Green   Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Professor; Special Education
6/11/2018


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev George Swanson Shepherd LC
Albuquerque NM
Shepherd of the Hills LC
Fredericksburg TX
Pastor
6/1/2018
Rev Mark Johnston Retired Mt Calvary LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor; Retirement Call
6/6/2018
Rev Michael Turriff Mt Calvary LC
Waukesha WI
Beautiful Savior LC
Bella Vista-Hiwasse AR
Pastor; Part-Time Call
6/8/2018
Rev Paul Seager Christ Alone LC
Fort Worth TX
Apostles LC
San Jose CA
Associate Pastor
6/9/2018
Rev Daniel Lange Light of Life LC
Covington WA
Grace LC
Vail AZ &
Benson AZ
Associate Pastor
6/10/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mrs Mandy Pavelchik Peace LS
Kissimmee FL
St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 4
5/26/2018
Mr Adam Pavelchik Peace LS
Kissimmee FL
St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Middle School
5/26/2018
Mrs Kathryn Schwartz Good Shepherd LS
Downers Grove IL
St Luke LS
Oakfield WI
Teacher; Grades 3-4
5/27/2018
Mrs Nicole Steenbock   St John LS
Maribel WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Half-Time Call
6/4/2018
Mr Shawn Herkstroeter Faith LS
Fond du Lac WI
Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School
Jackson WI
Teacher; Physical Education
6/5/2018
Mr Kyle Raymond Peace LS
Sun Prairie WI
Emanuel LC
New London WI
Principal
6/6/2018
Mr Scott Schomberg St Matthew’s LS
Winona MN
St John LS
Montello WI
Principal & Upper Grades
6/8/2018
Mr Aaron Krause Bethany LS
Manitowoc WI
St Paul LS
Livonia MI
Principal
6/8/2018
Mr Timothy Payne St John’s LS
Newburg WI
St John LS
Baraboo WI
Principal
6/10/2018


RESIGNED

Pastors Current call Date resigned
Rev Nicholas Maglietto St John LC
Baraboo WI
5/31/2018
Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mr Jason Jaspersen Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
New Ulm MN
6/30/2018


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Kenneth Leverence Christ the Lord LC
Brookfield WI
6/7/2018


RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Terry Deters Good Shepherd LC
Phoenix AZ
7/31/2018
Rev Paul Naumann Good Shepherd LC
Benton Harbor MI
11/30/2018
Teachers Current call Date retired
Mrs Terry Krueger Peace LS
Green Lake WI
6/30/2018
Mrs June Naumann St Paul LS
South Haven MI
6/30/2018
Miss Jean MacKenzie St Paul LS
Livonia MI
6/30/2018
Mrs Carrie Kolz St Peter LS
Weyauwega WI
6/30/2018
Mrs Valerie Sweet Green Valley Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
Henderson NV
6/30/2018
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