Call Report – June 25, 2018

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

6/19/2018 – 6/25/2018

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 Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
Calvary LC
Sheboygan WI
Pastor
5/27/2018
Rev Samuel Biebert Trinity LC
Carson ND
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 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 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 Douglas Lange Ascension LC
Jacksonville NC
Our Shepherd LC
Crown Point IN
Pastor
6/3/2018
Rev Jonathan Zimpelmann St John LC
Hastings MN
New Mission
Joplin MO
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 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 Priebe Bay Pines LC
Seminole FL
Beautiful Savior LC
Bella Vista-Hiwasse AR
Pastor; Part-Time Call
6/10/2018
Rev Thomas Schmidt Retired Shepherd of the Hills LC
Fredericksburg TX
Pastor
6/10/2018
Rev Andrew Schwartz Christ the King LC
Bremerton WA
Heritage LC
Gilbert AZ
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 Benjamin Sadler Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Grace LC
Vail AZ & Benson AZ
Associate Pastor
6/24/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Rebecca Metzger   St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Provisional Call
5/17/2018
Mrs Rebekah Fincham Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
St John LS
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; Middle Grades & Extended Learning
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
Mr Jonathan Lindemann St Paul LS
Ixonia WI
St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6
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
Miss Elaina Mercier   Little Lambs Learning Center
Duluth MN
ECM Director
5/31/2018
Mr Jeffrey Inniger   Trinity LS
Caledonia WI
Principal; One-Year, Part-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
Mrs Joni Rupnow   St Paul LS
Ixonia WI
Remedial & Enrichment Teacher; Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/3/2018
Mr Timothy Thies Bethlehem LS
Hortonville WI
St Peter LS
Weyauwega WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6
6/10/2018
Mrs Katharine Bremer St Paul Lutheran Pre-Kindergarten
Muskego WI
Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Teacher; One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/10/2018
Mr Tyler Dorn   Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Teacher; One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/10/2018
Ms Allison Bitcon   Apostles LS
San Jose CA
Teacher; Grade 2, Provisional Call
6/17/2018
Mrs Veronica Broekema   Mt Calvary LS
Waukesha WI
Teacher; Grade 2, One-Year, Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/17/2018
Prof Carl Weihrauch Michigan Lutheran Seminary
Saginaw MI
St Paul LS
Livonia MI
Interim Principal; One-Year, Retirement Call
6/17/2018
Ms Ashley Jensen   West LHS
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Provisional Call
6/18/2018
Mrs Kristal Fillner   Christ the Lord LS
Brookfield WI
Teacher; Grades 7-8, Departmentalized, One-Year, Half-Time Call
6/18/2018
Mr Tyler Tesch   Trinity LS
Neenah WI
Teacher; Grade 7, One-Year Call
6/18/2018
Ms Liesel Geppert   Christ the Lord LS
Brookfield WI
ECM Teacher; Half-Time Call
6/18/2018
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 Resurrection LS
Rochester MN
Mt Olive LS
Mankato MN
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Call
6/24/2018
Mrs Rebekah Bohlmann Salem LS-Greenfield MN
Greenfield MN
Salem LS-Greenfield MN
Greenfield MN
Teacher; Departmentalized Classes, One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/24/2018
Mrs Monica Minzlaff   Martin Luther LS
Neenah WI
Teacher; Grades 1-2
6/24/2018
Miss Erica Babinec Grace Lutheran Academy
Lowell AR
Peace LS
Sun Prairie WI
Teacher; Grade 1
6/24/2018
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 Philip Bischoff CrossWalk Lutheran Ministries
Laveen AZ
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Staff Minister; Youth Minister
6/11/2018
Mrs Emily Suedmeier   Christ the Lord LC
Cottage Grove MN
Staff Minister
6/17/2018


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev David Neumann Retired Good Hope LC
Ellensburg WA
Pastor; Retirement Call
6/21/2018
Rev Nicolas Schmoller Lamb of God LC
Lafayette IN
Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Professor; Theology & Foreign Language
6/22/2018
Rev Jeffrey Heitsch Nigeria Mission Our Savior’s LC
Port Orange FL
Pastor
6/24/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Ms Lisa Fletcher   St John’s LS
Sparta WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
6/10/2018
Mrs Sarah Augustine   Bethany LS
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; Grade 2
6/18/2018
Mrs Shawn Nielsen   Green Valley Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
Henderson NV
Teacher; Kindergarten, Half-Time Call
6/19/2018
Miss Ashley VanCalster Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Risen Savior LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 2
6/19/2018
Mr Peter Markgraf   St Paul LS
New Ulm MN
Principal; One-Year Call
6/21/2018
Ms Kaitlyn Saugstad   St Philip’s LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 5, Provisional Call
6/21/2018
Mrs Rebecca Rogotzke   Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
New Ulm MN
Teacher; English, One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/21/2018
Mrs Katrina Brohn Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
Teacher; Grades 3-4 & Extended Learning, One-Year, Part-Time Call
6/22/2018
Mrs Connie Krueger Trinity LS
Jenera OH
Trinity LS
Jenera OH
Teacher; Grades 1-2
6/22/2018
Mrs Faith Gnewuch Winnebago Lutheran Academy
Fond du Lac WI
Mt Calvary LS
Waukesha WI
Teacher; Grade 2, One-Year, Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/22/2018
Ms Cait Eisner   Trinity LS
Belle Plaine MN
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
6/22/2018
Mrs Erin Krebs   St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One-Year Call
6/22/2018
Mr Timothy Hemling St John LS
Montello WI
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Middle School English
6/24/2018
Mrs Amanda Weinrich   Martin Luther LS
Neenah WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6, Half-Time Call
6/24/2018
Mrs Jean Jahnke St John LS
Maribel WI
St John LS
Maribel WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year, Half-Time Call
6/25/2018


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev David Barkow Christ the Lord LC
Cottage Grove MN
Bethel LC
Bay City MI
Pastor
6/16/2018
Rev Timothy Bode Abiding Savior LC
Elk River MN
Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Pastor
6/18/2018
Rev Timothy Wahl Morning Star LC
Jackson WI
Grace LC
Tecumseh MI
Pastor
6/21/2018
Rev Wayne Shevey Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee WI
Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2018
Rev Jonathan Hackbarth Salem LC
Woodbury MN
Zion LC
Rhinelander WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2018
Rev Chadwick Graham Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
Peace LC
Loves Park IL
Pastor
6/22/2018
Rev M John Derme Shepherd of the Mountains LC
Reno NV
Trinity LC
Crete IL
Associate Pastor
6/22/2018
       
Rev Peter Zaferos Living Shepherd LC
Laramie WY
Garden Homes LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
6/22/2018
Rev Andrew Schroer Redeemer LC
Edna TX
Mt Olive LC
Suamico WI
Associate Pastor
6/23/2018
Rev Caleb Schoeneck Beautiful Savior LC
College Station TX
St Paul LC
Onalaska WI
Associate Pastor
6/23/2018
Rev Jeremy Glowicki St Paul LC
Jordan MN
Zion LC
Toledo OH
Pastor
6/24/2018
Rev Kurt Schaser St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Good Shepherd LC
Omaha NE
Pastor
6/24/2018
Rev Kurt Schaser St John’s LC
Newburg WI
New Hope LC
West Melbourne FL
Pastor
6/24/2018
Rev Brian Roloff Ascension LC
Plymouth MN
Mt Calvary LC
Redding CA
Pastor
6/24/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Joel Putz Immanuel LS
Manitowoc WI
St John LS
Caledonia MN
Teacher; Grades 3-4
6/18/2018
Ms Rachel Bonow   East Fork LHS
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Provisional Call
6/18/2018
Ms Kristen Miller St Paul LS
Muskego WI
King of Kings LS
Garden Grove CA
Teacher; Grades 3-5, One-Year Call
6/19/2018
Mr Mark Dobberstein Christ LS
North Saint Paul MN
St Paul LS
Fort Atkinson WI
Principal & Grades 5-8, Departmentalized
6/21/2018
Mr Craig Winkler St Peter LS
Helenville WI
Trinity LS
Marinette WI
Principal & Grades 5-8
6/21/2018
Mrs Emily Rodrigue Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
Emanuel LS
New London WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, One-Year Call
6/25/2018


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Kathryn Felgenhauer St Mark Little Lions Preschool
Salina KS
6/30/2018
Mr Jonathan Boche St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2018
Mrs Vicki Schneider Grace LS
Oshkosh WI
6/30/2018
Mrs Katherine Boehlke Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
6/30/2018


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Robert Willhite   6/1/2018
Mrs Marjorie Holz St Paul LC
Muskego WI
6/19/2018


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Anita Krienke Resurrection LS
Rochester MN
6/30/2018
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