Call Report – October 29, 2018

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

10/23/2018 – 10/29/2018

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 Kent Reeder Illumine LC
Rock Hill SC
Grace LC
Seattle WA
Pastor
8/22/2018
Rev Kyle Burmeister Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Lamb of God LC
Lafayette IN
Pastor
9/16/2018
Rev Ross Else Emmaus LC
Phoenix AZ
New Mission
Joplin MO
Pastor
9/26/2018
Rev Joshua Hillmann Christ LC
Beatrice NE
Zion LC
Bonesteel SD
St Paul LC
Naper NE
Pastor
9/27/2018
Rev James Enderle Hong Kong Mission Zion LC
Greenleaf WI
Associate Pastor
9/30/2018
Rev Daniel Voigt St John LC
Saint Paul MN
Calvary LC
Sheboygan WI
Pastor
9/30/2018
Rev Thomas Mielke St Matthew LC
Appleton WI
Christian Giving Counselor
Northern Wisconsin District
10/2/2018
Rev Jonathan Stern Christian Giving Counselor- Arizona-California & South Central District Christian Giving Counselor
Retirement Call; Arizona-California District
10/2/2018
Rev Thad Bitter Grace LC
Portland OR
Garden Homes LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
10/7/2018
Rev Jacob Behnken Good Shepherd LC
Midland MI
Trinity LC
Crete IL
Associate Pastor
10/7/2018
Rev Kenneth Brokmeier Our Savior LC
Brookings SD
Zion LC
Rhinelander WI
Associate Pastor
10/7/2018
Rev Michael Johnson Good Shepherd LC
Beloit WI
Good Shepherd LC
Sioux Falls SD
Associate Pastor
10/7/2018
Rev James Enderle Hong Kong Mission Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Pastor; Youth Ministry Director
10/8/2018
Rev Martin Spaude Calvary LC
Chandler AZ
Friendly Counselor
India
10/10/2018
Rev Benjamin Steenbock Abiding Grace LC – Henry County
Hampton GA
Zion LC
Hartland WI
Associate Pastor
10/10/2018
Rev Jonathan Bauer Good News LC
Mt Horeb WI
Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
Associate Pastor
10/14/2018
Rev Jonathan Bauer Good News LC
Mt Horeb WI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
10/14/2018
Rev David Carlovsky Lord and Savior LC
Crystal Lake IL
Shepherd of the Hills LC
Fredericksburg TX
Pastor
10/14/2018
Rev Paul Jansen St Michael’s LC
Fountain City WI
Immanuel LC
Gibbon MN
Pastor
10/14/2018
Rev Brett Naumann Good Shepherd LC
Fond du Lac WI
Trinity LC
Kiel WI
Pastor
10/16/2018
Rev Dustin Blumer Amazing Love LC
Frankfort IL
Victory of the Lamb LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
10/17/2018
Rev Matthew Frey Living Word LC
Montrose CO
Paradise Valley LC
Phoenix AZ
Pastor
10/18/2018
Rev Mark Panning One Africa Team Immanuel LC
Taylor AZ
Immanuel LC
Springerville AZ
Pastor
10/20/2018
Rev Jeffrey Grundmeier Our Saviour’s LC
Cedarville MI
Immanuel LC
Sault Sainte Marie MI
St Paul LC
Onalaska WI
Associate Pastor
10/21/2018
Rev David Sternhagen Retired Beautiful Savior LC
Bella Vista-Hiwasse AR
Pastor; Retirement Call
10/21/2018
Rev Lon Kuether Zion LC
Crete IL
Good Shepherd LC
Cedar Rapids IA
Pastor
10/21/2018
Rev William Harley Trinity LC
Winner SD
St John LC & Trinity LC
Carson ND
Immanuel LC
Elgin ND
Pastor
10/21/2018
Rev Collin Vanderhoof Good Shepherd LC
Beaver Dam WI
St Mark LC
Eau Claire WI
Associate Pastor
10/21/2018
Rev John Bortulin St John LC
Mukwonago WI
Grace LC
Tecumseh MI
Pastor
10/22/2018
Rev John Dolan Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor; Retirement Call
10/22/2018
Rev Stephen Schmiel Faith Evangelical LC
Prior Lake MN
Cross of Christ LC
Liverpool NY
Pastor
10/23/2018
Rev Timothy Redfield Trinity LC
Belle Plaine MN
Pilgrim LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Pastor
10/23/2018
Rev Steven Wagenknecht Abiding Savior LC
Weslaco TX
St Paul LC
Moline IL
10/23/2018
Rev Jeremy Koehler St John LC
Mequon WI
St Paul’s LC
Stevensville MI
Associate Pastor
10/25/2018
Rev Korey VanKampen Mt Calvary LC
Flagstaff AZ
Ascension LC
Harrisburg PA
Pastor
10/25/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Rachel Arndt   Christ LS
Big Bend WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6, Limited Duration Call
10/21/2018
Mr Craig Weide Christ LS
Big Bend WI
Christ LS
Big Bend WI
Interim Principal
10/21/2018
Mrs Paula Sulzle   St John LS
Redwood Falls MN
Teacher; Grade 2, Limited Duration Call
10/25/2018


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Prof James Korthals Retired St John LC
Hillpoint WI
Pastor; Retirement Call, Outreach to Richland Center WI
10/25/2018
Rev Daniel Sargent One Africa Team St John LC
Peshtigo WI
Pastor
10/26/2018
Rev Timothy Wagner Lamb of God LC
Columbus OH
Riverview LC
Appleton WI
Associate Pastor
10/26/2018


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Hernandez Daylo Jr Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Michigan Lutheran Seminary
Saginaw MI
Pastor; Recruiter
10/20/2018
Rev Stephen Sauer Messiah LC
Green Bay WI
New Hope LC
West Melbourne FL
Pastor
10/22/2018
Rev Marcus Schulz Emanuel LC
New London WI
Mt Olive LC
Suamico WI
Associate Pastor
10/23/2018
Rev Justin Dauck St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
St John LC
Bowdle SD
St Matthew’s LC
Niles IL
Pastor
10/23/2018
Rev Bryan Schwarz Our Savior’s LC
East Wenatchee WA
Christian Giving Counselor South Atlantic & South Central Districts 10/26/2018
Rev Matthew Krenke St John’s LC
Jefferson WI
St Peter LC
Saint Peter MN
Pastor
10/26/2018
Rev Nathan Ericson Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Crown of Glory LC
Orlando FL
Pastor
10/26/2018
Rev Joseph Fricke St Paul LC
Mauston WI
New Mission
Brandon SD
Pastor
10/27/2018
Rev Steven Gabb Gethsemane LC
Los Angeles CA
CrossWalk Lutheran Ministries
Laveen AZ
Pastor
10/27/2018
Rev Michael Seifert Living Hope LC
Midlothian VA
Heritage LC
Gilbert AZ
Pastor
10/27/2018
Rev Gary Pufahl Christ LC
Big Bend WI
St Peter LC
Weyauwega WI
Associate Pastor
10/27/2018
Rev Scott Bergemann Mt Zion LC
Kenosha WI
Grace LC
Vail AZ &
Benson AZ
Associate Pastor
10/27/2018
Rev Gregory Hein Peace LC
Gilbert AZ
Faith LC
Tacoma WA
Pastor
10/27/2018
Rev Timothy Soukup Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Trinity LC
El Paso TX
Pastor
10/28/2018
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Robert Weimer   Trinity LS
Marinette WI
Teacher; Grades 5-7, Limited Duration Call
10/25/2018


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mr Steven Janke Christ LS
Big Bend WI
10/15/2018


RETIREMENT

Teachers Current call Date retired
Mr Stephen Berg Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
6/30/2019
Mr James Sievert Good Shepherd LS
West Bend WI
6/30/2019
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