Call Report – May 18, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

5/12/2020 – 5/18/2020

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

NOTE: The next call report will be sent Tuesday, May 26, due to Memorial Day.

MLC graduation and assignment day were held Saturday, May 16. View assignments.

NO DECISION REPORTED

Pastors Current call New call Date issued
Rev Matthew Natsis Good Shepherd LC
Livermore CA
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
4/26/2020
Rev Christopher Ewings Faith LC
Anchorage AK
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
4/29/2020
Rev Charles Vannieuwenhoven Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Luther Preparatory School
Watertown WI
Pastor; Dean of Students
5/1/2020
Rev Anthony Straseske Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Friedens LC
Randolph WI
Pastor
5/4/2020
Rev Mark Parsons Faith LC
Fond du Lac WI
Truth In Love Ministry
Nampa ID
Missionary
5/5/2020
Rev John Borgwardt Living Word LC
Waukesha WI
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
5/6/2020
Rev Richard Miller Redeemer LC
Scottville MI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English & German
5/11/2020
Rev Brian Doebler Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
King of Kings LC
Garden Grove CA
Pastor
5/16/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Maria Boden-Benner   St Paul’s LS
Moline IL
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
4/20/2020
Mrs Carol Markgraf Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
St John’s LS
Newburg WI
ECM Teacher; Three-Quarter Time, Limited-Duration Call
4/26/2020
Ms Cindy Rockwell   Our Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
ECM Teacher; 4K, Half-Time, Provisional Call
4/29/2020
       
Mrs Nancy Ring Trinity LS
Waco NE
Wisconsin LS-Middle School (6-8)
Racine WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, One-Year Call
5/11/2020
Mrs Erin LaPointe   Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One-Year Call
5/12/2020
Mrs Lynette Olson   Christ LS
North Saint Paul MN
ECM Teacher; Half-Time Call
5/12/2020
Mr James Wade Jr Pilgrim LS
Mesa AZ
East Fork LS
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Grade 6
5/13/2020
Mr Stephen Berg   Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal; Interim, One-Year Call
5/13/2020
Mrs Virginia Kehren   Jerusalem LS
Morton Grove IL
Teacher; Grades 3-8, Departmentalized, One-Year Call
5/14/2020
Mrs Carrie Schumacher   Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
ECM Teacher
5/17/2020
Mr Jonathan Hahm   Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
Principal; Part-Time, One-Year Call
5/17/2020
Mrs Amanda Gronholz   Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
Teacher; Part-Time, One-Year Call
5/17/2020
Mr James Wade Jr Pilgrim LS
Mesa AZ
Cross of Glory LS &
Cross of Glory LC – Vistancia
Peoria AZ
Principal & Staff Minister
5/17/2020
Mrs Julie Bartels   St Martin’s LS
Watertown SD
Teacher; Grade 2, Provisional Call
5/17/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Emily Suedmeier   Bethany LC – Parkway Campus & Lynndale Campus
Appleton WI
Staff Minister of Administration & Music Coordination
5/8/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Wayne Baxmann   Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
Principal; Half-Time, One-Year Call
5/13/2020
Ms Jessica Trexler   St Paul’s LS
Ixonia WI
ECM Teacher & Director; Provisional Call
5/14/2020
Mrs Maura Hegman   Our Shepherd Child Care Center
Appleton WI
ECM Director of Curriculum & Staff Development
5/15/2020


CALLS
DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Andrew Mueller Beautiful Savior LC
Las Vegas NV
Prince of Peace LC
Martinez GA
Pastor
5/14/2020


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Kim Pappenfuss Cross of Glory LS
Peoria AZ
6/30/2020
Ms Elizabeth Kuschel Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
6/30/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Allen Zenker Grace LC
Waupun WI
5/13/2020
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