Call Report – September 21, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

9/15/2020 – 9/21/2020

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


NO DECISION REPORTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date issued
Rev Scott Bergemann Mt Zion LC
Kenosha WI
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
8/16/2020
Rev Matthew Behmer Christ the King LC
Bell Gardens CA
One Latin America Team
Missionary
8/17/2020
Rev Derek Bartelt Christ the Vine LC
Temecula CA
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
8/23/2020
Rev Steven Gabb Hope LC
Los Angeles CA
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
8/25/2020
Rev Michael Seifert Living Hope LC
Midlothian VA
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
8/27/2020
Rev Darin Warnecke St John LC
Sturgis MI
Ascension LC
Moorhead MN
St Paul’s LC
Valley City ND
Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Mark Schutz Hope LC
Spearfish SD
St Martin’s LC
Watertown SD
Associate Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Joel Tullberg Shepherd of the Hills LC
Lansing MI
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
9/1/2020
Rev Kyle Bitter St John LC
Wauwatosa WI
St Paul LC
Bangor WI
Pastor
9/1/2020
Rev Kirk Lahmann St John LC
Burlington WI
St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
Associate Pastor
9/1/2020
Rev James Borgwardt Redeemer LC
Fond du Lac WI
Good Shepherd LC
Midland TX
Pastor
9/1/2020
Rev Paul Gunderson Trinity LC
Elkton SD
Emanuel LC &
St John LC
Fairfax MN
Pastor
9/3/2020
Rev Tyler Shinnick Martin Luther LC
Neenah WI
Trinity LC
Omak WA
Pastor
9/7/2020
Rev Matthew Vik St Paul’s LC
Fort Atkinson WI
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Linden MI
Pastor
9/8/2020
Rev Fred Schurman III Lord of Lords LC
Casper WY
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
9/9/2020
Rev Peter Janke East Asia Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
9/9/2020
Rev Bart Brauer Emmanuel LC
Tempe AZ
Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Pastor
9/11/2020
Rev Mark Tiefel Emanuel LC
New London WI
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
9/13/2020
Rev Marcus Schulz Emanuel LC
New London WI
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
9/13/2020
Rev Christopher Rathje Abiding Hope LC
Ocala FL
Redeemer LC
Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
9/13/2020
Rev Jacob Behnken Good Shepherd LC
Midland MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
9/13/2020
Rev Joel Schwartz Peace LC
Trinity FL
Messiah LC
Nampa ID
Pastor
9/13/2020
Rev Gregory Hein Peace LC
Chandler AZ
Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
Associate Pastor
9/13/2020
Rev Stephen Lehmann Mt Olive LC
Iron Mountain MI
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
9/13/2020
Rev Keith Schreiner Christ LC
Marshall MN
St Paul’s LC
Cannon Falls MN
Pastor
9/14/2020
Rev Silas Schmitzer St Matthew LC
Stoddard WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
9/14/2020
Rev Jonathan Hackbarth Salem LC
Woodbury MN
Faith LC
Harrison MI
St John LC
Clare MI
Pastor
9/14/2020
Rev Allen Kirschbaum Spirit of Life LC
Caledonia MI
St John’s on the Hillside LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
9/16/2020
Rev Wayne Uhlhorn Beautiful Saviour LC
Carlsbad CA
Board for Home Missions
Mission Counselor
9/16/2020
Rev Joshua Olson Shepherd of the Bay LC
Lusby MD
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
9/17/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Elizabeth Wilde Our Savior LS
Wausau WI
ECM Teacher; One-Year, Less than Half-Time Call
9/8/2020
Mrs Eileen Draper Carlsbad Christian Academy
Carlsbad CA
Teacher; Grade 3, One-Year Call
9/14/2020
Mrs Monica Thompson St Bartholomew LS
Kawkawlin MI
ECM Director & Preschool Teacher, Full-Time Call
9/14/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Ms Shannon Farley Grace Lutheran Child Learning Center
Sahuarita AZ
Grace Lutheran Child Learning Center
Sahuarita AZ
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
9/6/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Justin Gran Emmanuel LC
Tempe AZ
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
9/15/2020
Rev Seth Dorn St Stephen LC
Beaver Dam WI
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
9/15/2020
Rev Caleb Bassett Redeemer LC
Fallbrook CA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
9/15/2020
Rev Steven Prahl Foundation LC
Peyton CO
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
9/18/2020
Rev Benjamin Radtke St Martin’s LC
Watertown SD
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
9/18/2020
Rev Jonathan Kehren Jerusalem LC
Morton Grove IL
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
9/19/2020
Rev Bryant Laude Zion LC
Mobridge SD
St Jacobi LC
Glenham SD
Trinity LC
Jenera OH
Associate Pastor
9/19/2020


RESIGNED

 

Pastors Current call Date resigned
Mr Zachary Gebert Bethany LC – Lynndale Campus
Appleton WI
9/15/2020
Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Traci Hummer Trinity LS
Jenera OH
6/30/2021


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Roy Hoenecke St Peter LC – Wausau Campus
Wausau WI
9/16/2020
Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Clyde Wobeck St Paul LC
Bangor WI
8/27/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Teachers Current call Date retired
Mr Randal Watts David’s Star LS
Jackson WI
6/30/2021
Mr John Campbell Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
6/30/2021
Mr Terrence Graf Petra LS
Sauk Rapids MN
6/30/2021
Mrs Jana Kogler Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
6/30/2021
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