Call Report – June 7, 2021

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Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

6/1/2021 – 6/7/2021

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 Jason Strong Light of the World LC
Fairbanks AK
Good Shepherd LC
West Bend WI
Associate Pastor
5/9/2021
Dr Mark Paustian Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Northwestern Publishing House
Vice President of Publishing
5/10/2021
Rev John Boggs Divine Savior LC-West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach FL
Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
Associate Pastor
5/12/2021
Rev Jacob Behnken Good Shepherd LC
Midland MI
Salem LC
Loretto MN
Associate Pastor
5/16/2021
Rev Marcus Schulz Emanuel LC
New London WI
Ministry of Christian Giving
Christian Giving Counselor; Michigan & North Atlantic Districts
5/18/2021
Rev Chad Walta Christ LC
Milwaukee WI
Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; Religion Department
5/22/2021
Rev Chad Walta Christ LC
Milwaukee WI
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev Lincoln Albrecht River of Life LC
Goodyear AZ
Christ LC
Eden Prairie MN
Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev David Barkow Christ the Lord LC
Cottage Grove MN
Bethany LC – Lynndale Campus
Appleton WI
Associate Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev Thomas Westra Beautiful Savior LC
Cincinnati OH
Trinity LC
Waukesha WI
Associate Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev Nathanael Scharf St Paul’s LC
New Ulm MN
Grace LC
Tucson AZ
Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev Paul Bowe Gethsemane LC
Oklahoma City OK
Good Shepherd LC
Midland TX
Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev Frederic Berger St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
Our Savior LC
Grafton WI
Associate Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev Fred Schurman III Lord of Lords LC
Casper WY
Good Shepherd LC
Pipestone MN
St John LC
Lake Benton MN
Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev Jeffrey Schmidt Emanuel LC
Flint MI
St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Associate Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev Nathanael Scharf St Paul’s LC
New Ulm MN
Prince of Peace LC
Salt Lake City UT
Associate Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev Timothy Satorius Grace LC
Falls Church VA
Calvary LC
Canyon Country CA
Pastor
5/23/2021
Rev Stephen Lehmann Mt Olive LC
Iron Mountain MI
Brooklyn LC
Brooklyn Park MN
Pastor
5/25/2021
Rev Dr Timothy Bourman Sure Foundation LC
Woodside NY
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
5/26/2021
Rev Thadeus Flitter Zion LC
Valentine NE
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
5/26/2021
Rev Daniel Reich Trinity LC
Lake City MN
First LC
Aurora NE
Pastor
5/27/2021
Rev Jeremy Cares Shepherd of the Plains LC
Lubbock TX
New Mission – Parrish FL
Lakewood Ranch FL
Missionary
5/27/2021
Rev Paul Meier Immanuel LC
Neenah WI
St John LC
Goodhue MN
Pastor
5/30/2021
Rev John Gensmer Abiding Love LC
Cape Coral FL
St Paul LC
Livonia MI
Associate Pastor
6/2/2021
Rev Rodney Rixe Trinity LC
Hoskins NE
St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
Pastor
6/2/2021
Rev Matthew Hennig Christ LC
North St Paul MN &
Hugo MN
Amazing Grace LC
Dickinson ND
Missionary
6/3/2021
Rev Paul Schulz Risen Savior LC
Chula Vista CA
Reformation LC
Dousman WI
Pastor
6/3/2021
Rev Peter Korthals St Paul LC
Amherst NH
Beautiful Savior LC
South Portland ME
Water of Life LC – Racine Campus & Caledonia Campus
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
6/3/2021
Rev Paul Schulz Risen Savior LC
Chula Vista CA
Shepherd of the Valley LC
West Fargo ND
Pastor
6/3/2021
Rev Steven Prahl Foundation LC
Peyton CO
St John LC
Fairfax MN
Pastor
6/5/2021
Rev Peter Janke East Asia Missions Team Summerlin LC
Las Vegas NV
Pastor
6/6/2021
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Kristen Hillmann St John-St James LS
Reedsville WI
St John-St James LS
Reedsville WI
Teacher; Principal Release-Time Teacher, Less-Than-Half-Time Call
5/16/2021
Mrs Carol Campbell Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
ECM Teacher; Half-Time, Provisional Call
5/16/2021
Mrs Pamela Brudos   Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
Teacher; Grade 4, One-Year Call
5/18/2021
Mrs Meg Schuessler Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Art, Provisional Call
5/19/2021
Mrs Amber Zoellner St Lucas LS
Milwaukee WI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6 HR, Science/STEM
5/20/2021
Mrs Heidi Williams Little Lambs Learning Center
Danube MN
Little Lambs Learning Center
Danube MN
ECM Director; Half-Time, One-Year Call
5/20/2021
Mr Timothy Torgerson Trinity-St Luke Clark St Campus
Watertown WI
St Matthew’s LS
Oconomowoc WI
Teacher; Grade 6, Social Studies, Coaching
5/23/2021
Ms Stephanie Sennhenn   St Paul LS
Fort Atkinson WI
ECM Teacher; 4K, Provisional Call
5/23/2021
Mrs Heidi Borgwardt   Redeemer LS
Fond du Lac WI
Teacher; Grades 7-8, Half-Time Call
5/23/2021
Mrs Stephanie Ehlke   Redeemer LS
Fond du Lac WI
ECM Director; Moms & Tots Director, One-Year, Half-Time Call
5/23/2021
Mrs Eileen Draper Carlsbad Christian Academy
Carlsbad CA
Carlsbad Christian Academy
Carlsbad CA
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Call
5/23/2021
Mrs Jennifer Hackbarth Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
First LS
La Crosse WI
ECM Director
5/24/2021
Mrs Tamara Melott Ascension Lutheran Preschool
Plymouth MN
First LS
La Crosse WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
5/24/2021
Mrs Hope Loescher Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
St Paul LS
Appleton WI
Teacher; Grade 1, One-Year Call
5/25/2021
Mrs Susan Buss   St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
Teacher; Grade 2, One-Year Call
5/25/2021
Mrs Elaina Mercier Bethlehem LS
Hortonville WI
Trinity-St Luke Western Ave Campus
Watertown WI
Teacher; Half-Time Call
5/26/2021
Mrs Kathrine Wordell   Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
Teacher; Grade 5
5/26/2021
Miss Allison Bovee Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Teacher; Grade 4, One-Year Call
5/27/2021
Mrs Deborah Weigand   St John LS
Red Wing MN
Teacher; Grades 3-5
5/30/2021
Mr Mark Gunderson Lighthouse Youth Center
Milwaukee WI
Mount Lebanon LS   Grades 5 – 8
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 8 HR, Grades 7-8 Math
5/30/2021
Mrs Laura Stangl   Trinity-St Luke Clark St Campus
Watertown WI
Teacher; Grade 5, One-Year Call
5/30/2021
Mr Henry Hoenecke Crown of Life Christian Academy
Fort Myers FL
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Grade 7, One-Year Call
6/1/2021
Mrs Dorann Mahnke St Paul LC
Onalaska WI
St Paul LS
Onalaska WI
Teacher; Grades 6-7, Less-Than-Half Time, One-Year Call
6/2/2021
Mr Daniel Bredendick St Paul LS
Fort Atkinson WI
Christ-St Peter LS-West Campus
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 7
6/3/2021
Ms Brenda Toll   Riverview LS
Appleton WI
Teacher; Grades 3-4, One-Year Call
6/3/2021
Mrs Melissa Minzlaff Peace LS
Livonia MI
Huron Valley Lutheran High School
Westland MI
Teacher; One-Year, Less-than-Half Time Call
6/4/2021
Ms Terese Redders   Good Shepherd LS
Burnsville MN
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
6/6/2021
Miss Shirleen Maertz   St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Call
6/6/2021
Mrs Tracy Birkholz   Good Shepherd LS
Burnsville MN
Teacher; Middle/Upper Grades, Half-Time Call
6/6/2021
Ms Melissa Hebl   St Paul’s LS
Saginaw MI
Teacher; Grade 2, One-Year Call
6/6/2021
Mrs Jean Avery   Christ Our Redeemer LS
Aurora CO
Teacher; Grades 3-4
6/6/2021
Mr John LeBlanc   Faith LS
Fond du Lac WI
Teacher; Release-Time Teacher, Grades 6-7, Three-Quarter-Time, Provisional Call
6/6/2021
Mr Robert Buss St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
Teacher; Grades 5-8, One-Year Call
6/6/2021
Mrs Jacquelyn Engelbrecht Christ Our Redeemer LS
Aurora CO
Christ Our Redeemer LS
Aurora CO
ECM Teacher; One-Year, Half-Time Call
6/6/2021


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Jonathan Brohn Salem LC
Stillwater MN
Christ the Rock LC
Farmington NM
Missionary
6/6/2021
Rev Gary Koschnitzke Retired Christ LC
Big Bend WI
Pastor
6/6/2021
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Adam Mateske   Resurrection LS
Rochester MN
Teacher; Upper Grades, Technology Coordinator
5/28/2021
Miss Kaitlyn Roux   Divine Savior Academy – Sienna
Missouri City TX
Teacher; Grade 1, One-Year Emergency Call
5/28/2021
Miss Abigail Bartel   Building Blocks for Life Preschool
Cambridge MN
ECM Teacher; One-Year Emergency Call
5/29/2021
Miss Emma Wilson   King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Emergency Call
5/29/2021
Miss Alyssa Heckendorf   Ascension LS and Preschool
Sarasota FL
Teacher; Grades 1-2, One-Year Emergency Call
5/29/2021
Miss Rebecca Orth   Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Emergency Call
5/29/2021
Miss Mikayla Kiedrowski   Risen Savior LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Emergency Call
5/29/2021
Mrs Sarah Habben   Mt Calvary Early Childhood Ministry
Flagstaff AZ
ECM Director & Teacher
5/30/2021
Miss Alyssa Bergemann   St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
Teacher; Kindergarten, One-Year Emergency Call
5/30/2021
Miss Jane Gaulke   St Matthew’s LS
Stoddard WI
Teacher; Grades 3-5, Provisional Call
5/31/2021
Mrs Tina Callaway   St Paul LS
Algoma WI
Teacher; Grades 1-2
6/2/2021
Mrs Amy Steiner   Grace LS
Oshkosh WI
Teacher; Grade 5-8 Dept. Math, Grade 6 HR, One-Year, Provisional Call
6/2/2021
Ms Alissa Schulz   St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
Teacher; Grade 1, One-Year Call, Provisional
6/3/2021
Mr Andrew Fink   Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Residential Life Supervisor, Part-Time Instructor, Provisional Call
6/3/2021
Mrs Kellie Prins   Trinity LS
Nicollet MN
Teacher; Grades 3-4
6/4/2021
Mrs Kayla Becker   Cross of Christ LS
Coon Rapids MN
Teacher; Grades 1-2
6/4/2021
Mrs Katherine Hosbach Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School
Jackson WI
Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Teacher; Grades 3-4
6/5/2021
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Daniel Kingsbury East Asia Missions Team East Asia Missions Team
Staff Minister; One-Year Call
4/20/2021
Mr Anthony Barthels East Asia Missions Team East Asia Missions Team
Staff Minister; One-Year Call
5/16/2021


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Joshua Hanson Christ LC
Lodi CA
Emmanuel LC
Owatonna MN
Pastor
6/1/2021
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mrs Jill Dolan   Riverview LS
Appleton WI
Teacher; Grades 3-4, One-Year Call
6/1/2021
Mrs Kayla Becker   Ascension Lutheran Preschool
Plymouth MN
ECM Teacher; 4K
6/4/2021
Mrs Erin LaPointe   St Paul LS
Fort Atkinson WI
Teacher; Grades 1-2, One-Year Call
6/7/2021


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mr Henry Hoenecke Crown of Life Christian Academy
Fort Myers FL
6/30/2021
Miss Hope Loersch St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
6/30/2021


RETIREMENT

Teachers Current call Date retired
Prof David Bauer Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
6/30/2022
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