Call Report – September 7, 2021

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Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

8/31/2021 – 9/6/2021

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 Norbert Mielke III Ascension LC
Sarasota FL
One Africa Team (OAT)
Missionary
7/22/2021
Rev Mark Schewe St Peter LC
Clovis CA
Peace LC
Janesville WI
Pastor
8/1/2021
Rev Michael Kuschel St Matthew LC (Flora)
Renville MN
St Matthew LC
Danube MN
First LC
Aurora NC
Pastor
8/4/2021
Rev Ryan Wolfe Redeemer LC
Mandan ND
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Associate Pastor
8/5/2021
Rev Harland Goetzinger St Paul LC
Ottawa ON
Canada
Shepherd of the Plains LC
Lubbock TX
Pastor
8/5/2021
Rev Chadwick Graham Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
Star of Bethlehem LC
New Berlin WI
Associate Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev Shaun Arndt Peace LC
Sun Prairie WI
Trinity LC
Kaukauna WI
Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev Benjamin Kratz Our Savior LC
Birmingham AL
Christ LC
Marshall MN
Pastor
8/8/2021
Rev Aaron Boehm Shepherd of the Hills LC
La Mesa CA
Salem LC
Woodbury MN
Pastor
8/15/2021
Rev Stephen Helwig Gethsemane LC
Omaha NE
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
8/15/2021
Rev Jonathan Learman St Peter LC
Theresa WI
Christ LC
Eden Prairie MN
Pastor
8/15/2021
Rev Adam Seelow Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Roscommon MI
Timothy LC
Saint Louis Park MN
Pastor
8/15/2021
Rev Paul Waldschmidt Peace LC
Hartford WI
Salem LC
Stillwater MN
Associate Pastor
8/17/2021
Rev John Roekle First LC
Racine WI
St Paul LC
Livonia MI
Associate Pastor
8/17/2021
Rev Kenneth Brokmeier Our Savior LC
Brookings SD
St John LC
Whitewater WI
Pastor
8/17/2021
Rev Philip Kiecker Gethsemane LC
Raleigh NC
Water of Life LC – Racine Campus
Racine WI
Water of Life LC – Caledonia Campus
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
8/18/2021
Rev Nathan Seiltz Multi-Language Productions
Waukesha WI
Native American Administrative Committee
Missionary Native Christian Counselor
8/18/2021
Rev William Werth Christ LC
Baxter MN
Our Shepherd LC
Lancaster CA
Pastor
8/21/2021
Rev Arnold Kunde CRM Trinity LC
Omak WA
Pastor
8/22/2021
Rev Tony McKenzie Trinity LC
Neenah WI
Resurrection LC
Rochester MN
Associate Pastor Coordinating pastor
8/22/2021
Rev Donald Windsperger Jr Zion LC
Colome SD
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
8/22/2021
Rev Lon Kuether Zion LC
Crete IL
St Paul’s LC
Menomonie WI
Associate Pastor
8/23/2021
Rev Todd Engel St John LC
Red Wing MN
Trinity LC
Saline MI
Associate Pastor
8/24/2021
Rev Jonathan Klein Light of the Valley LC
Layton UT
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
8/24/2021
Rev Matthew Schoell St Matthew LC
Winona MN
St John LC
Appleton WI
Pastor
8/24/2021
Rev David Rau Good Shepherd LC
Burnsville MN
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
8/24/2021
Rev Joel Free St Paul LC
Ixonia WI
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
8/25/2021
Rev Craig Engel Immanuel LC
Willmar MN
Reformation LC
Dousman WI
Pastor
8/26/2021
Rev Brett Brauer Trinity LC
Watertown WI
Northwestern Publishing House
Waukesha WI
Vice President of Publishing
8/27/2021
Rev Paul Doletzky Salem LC
Escanaba MI
Salem LC
Loretto MN
Associate Pastor
8/29/2021
Rev Daniel Olson St Paul LC
Onalaska WI
Trinity LC
Waukesha WI
Associate Pastor
8/29/2021
Rev Robbin Robbert King of Kings LC
Wasilla AK
St John LC
Goodhue MN
Pastor
8/29/2021
Rev Jonathan Bauer Good News LC
Mount Horeb WI
Trinity LC
Waukesha WI
Associate Pastor
8/29/2021
Rev Nathan Kassulke Grace LC
Tucson AZ
Cross of Christ LC
Coon Rapids MN
Associate Pastor
8/29/2021
Rev Daniel Marggraf Our Savior LC
Freeport IL
Immanuel LC
Medford WI
Associate Pastor
8/29/2021
Rev Ryan Kolander Palabra de Vida
Detroit MI
Pan de Vida / Bread of Life LC
Santa Ana CA
Pastor
8/29/2021
Rev David Waterstradt Hope LC
Penryn CA
St Luke’s LC
Grand Rapids MN
Pastor
8/31/2021
Rev Scott Wolfram Divine Word LC
Plover WI
Grace LC
Crivitz WI
Pastor
8/31/2021
Rev Richard Miller Redeemer LC
Scottville MI
St John LC
Fairfax MN
Pastor
9/1/2021
Rev Thomas Moldenhauer Our Saviour’s LC
Bismarck ND
St John LC
Mukwonago WI
Associate Pastor
9/1/2021
Rev Jud Krohn Zion LC
Oshkosh WI
Grace LC
Pickett WI
St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
St John LC
Bowdle SD
Pastor
9/1/2021
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Jodi Bailey Reformation LS
San Diego CA
Reformation LS
San Diego CA
Teacher; Grades 5-6
8/15/2021
Ms Joy Pelkey St John LS
Westland MI
St John LS
Westland MI
ECM Director & Teacher, Provisional Call
8/22/2021
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Kristen Koepsell Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
Divine Savior LC-Liberty Hill
Liberty Hill TX
Staff Minister; Worship Coordinator
9/2/2021


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Michael Sheppard Mt Zion LC
Ripon WI
Faith LC
Harrison MI
St John LC
Clare MI
Pastor
8/27/2021
Rev Benjamin Berger St Paul LC
Winneconne WI
St Paul LC
Muskego WI
Associate Pastor
8/30/2021
Rev Bryan Schwarz Our Savior’s LC
East Wenatchee WA
St Paul LC
Green Bay WI
Associate Pastor
8/31/2021
Rev William Monday St Peter LC – North Campus
Appleton WI
Good Shepherd LC
West Bend WI
Associate Pastor
9/1/2021
Rev Jeffery Drake Trinity LC
Hartford WI
Good Shepherd LC
Pipestone MN
St John LC
Lake Benton MN
Pastor
9/1/2021
Rev James Douglas Grace LC
Charlotte NC
Abiding Savior LC
Elk River MN
Pastor
9/2/2021
Rev David Naumann St Paul LC
Saginaw MI
Zion LC
Rhinelander WI
Associate Pastor
9/2/2021
Rev Michael Seifert Living Hope LC
Midlothian VA
Amazing Grace LC
Dickinson ND
Pastor
9/3/2021
Rev Timothy Wilkens Southridge LC
Kennewick WA
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
9/3/2021
Rev Jesse Johnston Mt Calvary LC
Menasha WI
Our Savior LC
Grafton WI
Associate Pastor
9/3/2021
Rev Stephen Koelpin Crown of Life LC
Yucaipa CA
Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
Associate Pastor
9/3/2021
Rev Stephen Daley St Paul LC
South Haven MI
St John LC
Hastings MN
Associate Pastor
9/4/2021
Rev Jason Baldwin Hope LC
Saint Charles MI
Trinity LC
Winner SD
Pastor
9/4/2021
Rev Benjamin Foxen Cross of Glory LC
Peoria AZ
Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
Pastor
9/4/2021
Rev Craig Wasser Immanuel LC
Salem OR
Conference of Presidents
Christian Giving Counselor Michigan and North Atlantic Districts
9/5/2021
Rev Timothy Ehlers Messiah LC
South Windsor CT
Calvary LC
Canyon Country CA
Pastor
9/5/2021
Rev John Holtz One Africa Team (OAT) King of Kings LC
Willoughby OH
Pastor
9/5/2021

 

CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Thomas Welch Divine Savior LC-Doral
Doral FL
9/5/2021


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mr Ethan Jaeger Northdale Christian Academy
Northdale FL
9/5/2021

 

RETIREMENTS

Pastors Current call Date retired
Prof Marcus Bode Michigan Lutheran Seminary
Saginaw MI
6/30/2022
Teachers Current call Date retired
Mrs Laurie Bame Grace LS
Saint Joseph MI
6/30/2022

 

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