Call Report – October 26, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

10/20/2020 – 10/26/2020

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 Norbert Mielke III Ascension LC
Sarasota FL
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Mark Schewe St Peter LC
Clovis CA
Beautiful Savior LC
Grove City OH
Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Daniel Solofra CrossWalk Lutheran Ministries
Laveen AZ
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
10/1/2020
Rev Scott Wolfram Divine Word LC
Plover WI
Trinity LC
Kaukauna WI
Pastor
10/4/2020
Rev Andrew Retberg Good Shepherd LC
The Woodlands TX
St John LC
Saginaw MI
Pastor
10/5/2020
Rev Stephen Daley St Paul LC
South Haven MI
St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
Associate Pastor
10/5/2020
Rev Jeffrey Mahnke St Peter LC – Schofield Campus
Schofield WI
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
10/7/2020
Rev Thomas Westra Beautiful Savior LC
Cincinnati OH
Commission on Congregational Counseling
Congregational Counselor
10/7/2020
Rev Jason Strong Light of the World LC
Fairbanks AK
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
10/7/2020
Rev Paul Lindhorst Great Plains Lutheran High School
Watertown SD
Ministry of Christian Giving
Christian Giving Counselor
10/8/2020
Rev Michael Kuschel St Matthew LC (Flora)
Renville MN &
Danube MN
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
10/11/2020
Rev Aaron Schulz St Paul’s LC
Menomonie WI
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
10/11/2020
Rev Peter Korthals St Paul LC
Amherst NH
Beautiful Savior LC
South Portland ME
St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Associate Pastor
10/11/2020
Rev Luke Thompson St Paul LC
Ottawa ON Canada
Lutheran Institutional Ministry Association
Austin MN
Pastor
10/11/2020
Rev Steven Waldschmidt Christ Alone LC
Dardenne Prairie MO
Bethany LC – Lynndale Campus
Appleton WI
Associate Pastor
10/12/2020
Rev Jeffrey Samelson Christ LC
Clarksville MD
Christian Life Resources
Hartford WI
Director of Ministry Advancement
10/16/2020
Rev Matthew Mueller Living Hope LC
Peoria IL
St Paul LC
North Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
10/18/2020
Rev Jeremy Husby Peace LC
Hartford WI
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Youth Associate Pastor
10/18/2020
Rev Gregory Lyon Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee WI
St Paul LC
Bangor WI
Pastor
10/18/2020
Rev Thadeus Flitter Zion LC
Valentine NE
Trinity LC
Omak WA
Pastor
10/18/2020
Rev Jeremy Cares Shepherd of the Plains LC
Lubbock TX
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
10/18/2020
Rev Paul White Loving Shepherd LC
Milwaukee WI
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
10/18/2020
Rev Aaron Duve Holy Redeemer LC
Port Huron MI
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
10/18/2020
Rev Thad Bitter Grace LC
Portland OR
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Outreach Associate Pastor
10/18/2020
Rev Mark Kock Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor; Retirement Call
10/18/2020
Rev Ryan Cortright Our Redeemer LC
Madison WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
10/19/2020
Rev Jason Oakland Martin Luther LC
Neenah WI
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
10/21/2020
Rev Matthew Ewart NorthCross LC
Lakeville MN
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
10/21/2020
Rev James Panning St Paul’s LC
Litchfield MN
Faith LC
Harrison MI
St John LC
Clare MI
Pastor
10/21/2020
Rev David Parsons Holy Cross LC
Tucson AZ
Good Shepherd LC
Midland TX
Pastor
10/21/2020
Rev Matthew Hennig Christ LC
North Saint Paul MN &
Hugo MN
Christ LC
Pewaukee WI
Associate Pastor
10/22/2020
Rev Adam Zimpelmann Good Shepherd LC
Fond du Lac WI
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
10/22/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Chuqee Fletcher Lighthouse Youth Center
Milwaukee WI
Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Professor; English & Cultural Diversity Coordinator
10/15/2020
Mr Shawn Herkstroeter Faith LS
Fond du Lac WI
Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Professor; Education & Director of Field Experiences
10/15/2020
Mr Jacob Biebert St Matthew LS
Spokane WA
Christ LS
Eagle River WI
Principal; Grades 4-6
10/15/2020
Mr Casey De Frain St Mark’s LS
Watertown WI
St Paul LS
Green Bay WI
Teacher; Grades 7-8
10/15/2020
Mrs Beth Ristow St Lucas LS
Milwaukee WI
St Paul LS
Green Bay WI
Teacher; Grade 3
10/15/2020
Mrs Lisa Uttech Christ the Lord LC
Brookfield WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 10-12, Choir Director, General Music, Drama
10/15/2020
Mr Chuqee Fletcher Lighthouse Youth Center
Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 10-12, Religion
10/15/2020
Mr Kirk Schauland Emanuel LS
New London WI
Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
New Ulm MN
Teacher; Grade 9, General Computer, Network Admin, Athletics/Coaching
10/15/2020
Mr John Kaesmeyer Christ the Lord LS
Brookfield WI
Peridot-Our Savior’s LS
Peridot AZ
Teacher; Grade 7
10/15/2020
Miss Jennifer Hunt Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
CrossLife Christian Academy
Pflugerville TX
Teacher; Kindergarten
10/15/2020
Miss Kristy Lendt Trinity LS
Aberdeen SD
CrossLife Christian Academy
Pflugerville TX
ECM Teacher; 3-Year-Olds
10/15/2020
Mr David Liebhard Mount Olive LS
Appleton WI
Arizona Lutheran Academy
Phoenix AZ
Teacher; Grade 11, Athletics, Coaching, Technology, Science
10/15/2020
Mr Timothy Schubkegel Good Shepherd LS
Sioux Falls SD
Peace LS
Kissimmee FL
Principal
10/15/2020
Mrs Jennifer Schopper Bethlehem LS-South
Menomonee Falls WI
Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
New Ulm MN
Teacher; Learning Coordinator
10/15/2020
Mrs Amber Guthmiller St Martin’s LS
Watertown SD
Abiding Peace Academy
Simpsonville SC
Teacher; Flex Grades 2-6, Organ, Music
10/15/2020
Mr Kaleb Buch St Luke LS
Oakfield WI
Cross of Glory LS
Peoria AZ
Principal; Grades 7-8
10/15/2020
Mr Christopher Hintz Christ the King LS
Bremerton WA
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Principal; Religion
10/15/2020
Mr Ryan Finkbeiner Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Cornerstone Lutheran Network
Milwaukee WI
Executive Director
10/15/2020
Mr David Schulz St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
Petra LS
Sauk Rapids MN
Principal
10/15/2020
Mrs Katherine Brown St Paul’s LC
Norfolk NE
Crown of Life LS
Warren MI
ECM Director; Organ, Choir
10/18/2020
Mr Scott Brown St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Crown of Life LS
Warren MI
Teacher; Grades 5-8
10/18/2020
Mr Philip Stern Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
Emanuel LS
New London WI
Principal
10/18/2020
Mr Andrew Van Weele Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
Principal; Grade 5 & 5-8 History
10/18/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Gumm Trinity LS
Caledonia WI
Little Lambs of Peace Preschool
Eagle River AK
ECM Lead Teacher
10/18/2020
Mr Michael Wisniewski Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
Trinity LS
Jenera OH
Principal; Grades 7-8
10/18/2020
Mr Kyle Raymond Peace LS
Sun Prairie WI
Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Principal
10/18/2020
Mr Jeremiah Schmiege Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
Grace Christian Academy
Falls Church VA
Principal
10/18/2020
Mrs Kelli Baas Trinity LS
Brillion WI
Peace LS
Livonia MI
ECM Director; Lead Teacher
10/18/2020
Miss Amanda Treder St John LS
Wauwatosa WI
Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Teacher; Grade 1, Choir
10/18/2020
Mr Kevin Bode Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Bethany LC
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; Grade 7, Choir, Music
10/18/2020
Mr Daniel Busch Good Shepherd LS
Burton MI
Carlsbad Christian Academy
Carlsbad CA
Principal; Upper Grades
10/18/2020
Miss Erin Keese MLC Early Childhood Learning Center
New Ulm MN
St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher
10/19/2020
Mr Philip Punzel St Peter LS
Appleton WI
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal
10/20/2020
Miss Kathryn Gut Shepherd of the Valley LS
Westminster CO
First LS
La Crosse WI
ECM Director
10/20/2020
Mrs Amanda Harvey Peace LS
Hartford WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Teacher
10/20/2020
Mr Adam Harvey Garden Homes LS
Milwaukee WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Principal
10/20/2020
Mr Joseph Blum Garden Homes LS
Milwaukee WI
Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
Director
10/20/2020
Mr Matthew Foxen Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
Director
10/20/2020
Mr Jeffrey Brown Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee WI
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
10/20/2020
Mrs Tova Brown Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Lutheran College
Milwaukee WI
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
10/20/2020
Mr Christopher Arndt St Paul LS
Lake Mills WI
St Paul LS
Lake Mills WI
Teacher; Permanent – Grade 6
10/20/2020
Mr Christopher Mueller St John LS
Watertown WI
Grace LS
Oshkosh WI
Principal; Grades 7-8
10/25/2020
Miss Jessica Martinez St Philip LS
Milwaukee WI
David’s Star LS
Jackson WI
Teacher; Grade 4, Tech Director
10/25/2020
Ms Alison Wiedmann Good Shepherd Lutheran Academy
Deltona FL
St Mark LS
Green Bay WI
Teacher; Grade 1, Music
10/25/2020
Miss Charlotte Huebner Divine Grace LS
Lake Orion MI
Zion LS
Valentine NE
Teacher; Grades K-3
10/25/2020
Mrs Nicole Grunwald Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
ECM Teacher; Staff Minister
10/25/2020
Mr Stephen Gurgel St Paul LS
Rapid City SD
West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Grades 9-12, History, Religion
10/25/2020
Mr Philip Haefner Trinity LS
Bay City MI
St Peter’s LS
Fond du Lac WI
Principal; Teacher, Grade 6 – Part-Time Call
10/25/2020
Mrs Carin Schmiel   Mt Olive Lutheran Preschool
Shakopee MN
ECM Director
10/25/2020
Mr Carl Manske St Peter’s LS
Fond du Lac WI
St Peter’s LS
Fond du Lac WI
Teacher; Permanent – Grade 8, Athletic Director
10/25/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Brent Bitter Grace LC
Charlotte NC
Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Manitowoc WI
Administrator; Director of Mission Advancement
10/25/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Justin Dauck St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
St John LC
Bowdle SD
St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
Associate Pastor
10/22/2020
Rev Bart Brauer Emmanuel LC
Tempe AZ
Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Pastor
10/23/2020
Rev Gregory Hein Peace LC
Chandler AZ
Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
Associate Pastor
10/24/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Penny Adickes St Paul LS
Bangor WI
St Paul LS
Bangor WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
10/21/2020
Mrs Amber Frelitz   St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, Full-Time, One-Year Call
10/24/2020


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Benjamin Schmudlach First LC
La Crosse WI
Trinity LC
Winner SD
Pastor
10/18/2020
Rev Benjamin Zahn Amazing Grace LC
Myrtle Beach SC
Our Savior LC
San Antonio TX
Pastor West San Antonio Mission
10/20/2020
Rev Philip Casmer Christ the Lord LC
Brookfield WI
Trinity LC
Jenera OH
Associate Pastor
10/21/2020
Rev Jacob Behnken Good Shepherd LC
Midland MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
10/22/2020
Rev Dr Kenneth Fisher Jr Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
10/23/2020
Rev Glen Hieb Our Savior LC
Strongsville OH
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
10/24/2020
Rev Matthew Brown Abiding Word LC
Houston TX
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
10/24/2020
Rev Lincoln Albrecht River of Life LC
Goodyear AZ
Reformation LC
Dousman WI
Pastor
10/24/2020
Rev Stephen Kuehl Shepherd of Peace LC
Powell OH
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
10/24/2020
Rev Stephen Koelpin Crown of Life LC
Yucaipa CA
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
10/24/2020
Rev Daniel Lange Light of Life LC
Covington WA
Good Shepherd LC
Cedar Rapids IA
Associate Pastor
10/25/2020


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Sarah Mose St Paul LS
Ixonia WI
6/30/2021


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Kenneth Lenz Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
10/19/2020
Rev Wilbert Neumann Friedens LC
New Prague MN
10/22/2020
Prof em Daniel Deutschlander St Mark’s LC
Watertown WI
10/26/2020


RETIREMENT

Teachers Current call Date retired
Mr Douglas K Fillner Cross of Glory LS
Washington MI
6/30/2021
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Call Report – October 19, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

10/13/2020 – 10/19/2020

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 Bart Brauer Emmanuel LC
Tempe AZ
Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Pastor
9/11/2020
Rev Jacob Behnken Good Shepherd LC
Midland MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
9/13/2020
Rev Gregory Hein Peace LC
Chandler AZ
Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
Associate Pastor
9/13/2020
Rev Norbert Mielke III Ascension LC
Sarasota FL
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Justin Dauck St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
St John LC
Bowdle SD
St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
Associate Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Lincoln Albrecht River of Life LC
Goodyear AZ
Reformation LC
Dousman WI
Pastor
9/22/2020
Rev Stephen Koelpin Crown of Life LC
Yucaipa CA
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
9/23/2020
Rev Glen Hieb Our Savior LC
Strongsville OH
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
9/25/2020
Rev Mark Schewe St Peter LC
Clovis CA
Beautiful Savior LC
Grove City OH
Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Daniel Lange Light of Life LC
Covington WA
Good Shepherd LC
Cedar Rapids IA
Associate Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Philip Casmer Christ the Lord LC
Brookfield WI
Trinity LC
Jenera OH
Associate Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Stephen Kuehl Shepherd of Peace LC
Powell OH
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Benjamin Schmudlach First LC
La Crosse WI
Trinity LC
Winner SD
Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Dr Kenneth Fisher Jr Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Benjamin Zahn Amazing Grace LC
Myrtle Beach SC
New Mission
San Antonio TX
Pastor
9/29/2020
Rev Daniel Solofra CrossWalk Lutheran Ministries
Laveen AZ
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
10/1/2020
Rev Scott Wolfram Divine Word LC
Plover WI
Trinity LC
Kaukauna WI
Pastor
10/4/2020
Rev Andrew Retberg Good Shepherd LC
The Woodlands TX
St John LC
Saginaw MI
Pastor
10/5/2020
Rev Stephen Daley St Paul LC
South Haven MI
St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
Associate Pastor
10/5/2020
Rev Jeffrey Mahnke St Peter LC – Schofield Campus
Schofield WI
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
10/7/2020
Rev Thomas Westra Beautiful Savior LC
Cincinnati OH
Commission on Congregational Counseling
Waukesha WI Congregational Counselor
10/7/2020
Rev Jason Strong Light of the World LC
Fairbanks AK
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
10/7/2020
Rev Paul Lindhorst Great Plains Lutheran High School
Watertown SD
Ministry of Christian Giving
Waukesha WI
Christian Giving Counselor
10/8/2020
Rev Michael Kuschel St Matthew LC (Flora)
Renville MN &
Danube MN
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
10/11/2020
Rev Aaron Schulz St Paul’s LC
Menomonie WI
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
10/11/2020
Rev Peter Korthals St Paul LC
Amherst NH
Beautiful Savior LC
South Portland ME
St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Associate Pastor
10/11/2020
Rev Luke Thompson St Paul LC
Ottawa ON Canada
Lutheran Institutional Ministry Association
Austin MN
Pastor
10/11/2020
Rev Steven Waldschmidt Christ Alone LC
Dardenne Prairie MO
Bethany LC – Lynndale Campus
Appleton WI
Associate Pastor
10/12/2020
Rev Matthew Brown Abiding Word LC
Houston TX
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
10/13/2020
Rev Jeffrey Samelson Christ LC
Clarksville MD
Christian Life Resources
Slinger WI
Development Director
10/16/2020
Rev Mark Kock Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor; Retirement Call
10/18/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Amber Frelitz St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, Full-Time, One-Year Call
10/11/2020
Mr Chuqee Fletcher Lighthouse Youth Center
Milwaukee WI
Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Professor; English & cultural diversity coordinator
10/15/2020
Mr Shawn Herkstroeter Faith LS
Fond du Lac WI
Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Professor; Education & director of field experiences
10/15/2020
Mr Jacob Biebert St Matthew LS
Spokane WA
Christ LS
Eagle River WI
Principal; Grades 4-6
10/15/2020
Mr Casey De Frain St Mark’s LS
Watertown WI
St Paul LS
Green Bay WI
Teacher; Grades 7-8
10/15/2020
Mrs Beth Ristow St Lucas LS
Milwaukee WI
St Paul LS
Green Bay WI
Teacher; Grade 3
10/15/2020
Mrs Lisa Uttech Christ the Lord LC
Brookfield WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 10-12, Choir Director, General Music, Drama
10/15/2020
Mr Chuqee Fletcher Lighthouse Youth Center
Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 10-12, Religion
10/15/2020
Mr Kirk Schauland Emanuel LS
New London WI
Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
New Ulm MN
Teacher; Grade 9, General Computer, Network Admin, Athletics/Coaching
10/15/2020
Mr John Kaesmeyer Christ the Lord LS
Brookfield WI
Peridot-Our Savior’s LS
Peridot AZ
Teacher; Grade 7
10/15/2020
Miss Jennifer Hunt Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
CrossLife Christian Academy
Pflugerville TX
Teacher; Kindergarten
10/15/2020
Miss Kristy Lendt Trinity LS
Aberdeen SD
CrossLife Christian Academy
Pflugerville TX
ECM Teacher; 3-Year-Olds
10/15/2020
Mr David Liebhard Mount Olive LS
Appleton WI
Arizona Lutheran Academy
Phoenix AZ
Teacher; Grade 11, Athletics, Coaching, Technology, Science
10/15/2020
Mr Timothy Schubkegel Good Shepherd LS
Sioux Falls SD
Peace LS
Kissimmee FL
Principal
10/15/2020
Mrs Jennifer Schopper Bethlehem LS-South
Menomonee Falls WI
Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
New Ulm MN
Teacher; Learning Coordinator
10/15/2020
Mrs Amber Guthmiller St Martin’s LS
Watertown SD
Abiding Peace Academy
Simpsonville SC
Teacher; Flex Grades 2-6, Organ, Music
10/15/2020
Mr Kaleb Buch St Luke LS
Oakfield WI
Cross of Glory LS
Peoria AZ
Principal; Grades 7-8
10/15/2020
Mr Christopher Hintz Christ the King LS
Bremerton WA
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Principal; Religion
10/15/2020
Mr Ryan Finkbeiner Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Cornerstone Lutheran Network
Milwaukee WI
Executive Director
10/15/2020
Mr David Schulz St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
Petra LS
Sauk Rapids MN
Principal
10/15/2020
Mrs Katherine Brown St Paul’s LC
Norfolk NE
Crown of Life LS
Warren MI
ECM Director; Organ, Choir
10/18/2020
Mr Scott Brown St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Crown of Life LS
Warren MI
Teacher; Grades 5-8
10/18/2020
Mr Philip Stern Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
Emanuel LS
New London WI
Principal
10/18/2020
Mr Andrew Van Weele Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
Principal; Grade 5 & 5-8 History
10/18/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Gumm Trinity LS
Caledonia WI
Little Lambs of Peace Preschool
Eagle River AK
Lead ECM Teacher
10/18/2020
Mr Michael Wisniewski Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
Trinity LS
Jenera OH
Principal; Grades 7-8
10/18/2020
Mr Kyle Raymond Peace LS
Sun Prairie WI
Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Principal
10/18/2020
Mr Jeremiah Schmiege Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
Grace Christian Academy
Falls Church VA
Principal
10/18/2020
Mrs Kelli Baas Trinity LS
Brillion WI
Peace LS
Livonia MI
ECM Director; Lead Teacher
10/18/2020
Miss Amanda Treder St John LS
Wauwatosa WI
Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Teacher; Grade 1, Choir
10/18/2020
Mr Kevin Bode Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Bethany LC
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; Grade 7, Choir, Music
10/18/2020
Mr Daniel Busch Good Shepherd LS
Burton MI
Carlsbad Christian Academy
Carlsbad CA
Principal; Upper Grades
10/18/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Wayne Uhlhorn Beautiful Saviour LC
Carlsbad CA
Board for Home Missions
Mission Counselor
10/17/2020
Rev Christopher Rathje Abiding Hope LC
Ocala FL
Redeemer LC
Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
10/17/2020


ASSIGNMENT

 

Teachers Assignment Date assigned
Mrs Jeni Schleef Neenah LS (3-8)
Neenah WI
Teacher
10/15/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Joel Schwartz Peace LC
Trinity FL
Messiah LC
Nampa ID
Pastor
10/11/2020
Rev Jonathan Kehl Crown of Life LC
New Orleans LA
Resurrection LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
10/14/2020
Rev Stephen Schmiel Faith Evangelical LC
Prior Lake MN
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
10/15/2020
Rev James Grabitske Trinity LC
Buffalo MN
St Paul LC
Montrose MN
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
10/16/2020
Rev Joshua Odell St John LC
Phelps WI
Christ LC
Eagle River WI
Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Grace LC
Dakota MN
Pastor
10/16/2020
Rev Isaac Cherney Redeemer LC
Yakima WA
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
10/16/2020
Rev David Boettcher St John LC
Wetaskiwin AB Canada
Mighty Fortress LC
Red Deer AB Canada
Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
Pastor
10/18/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev LeRoy Martin Christ the King LC
Port Charlotte FL
10/12/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Philip Strackbein One Latin America Team 12/31/2020
Teachers Current call Date retired
Mrs Martha Ellingboe St Mark LS
Green Bay WI
6/30/2021
Mr Robert Sawall St John LS
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2021
Mr Keith Bowe Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2021
Mrs Beth Humann Holy Trinity LS
Des Moines WA
6/30/2021

 

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Call Report – October 12, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

10/6/2020 – 10/12/2020

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 Bart Brauer Emmanuel LC
Tempe AZ
Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Pastor
9/11/2020
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 Wayne Uhlhorn Beautiful Saviour LC
Carlsbad CA
Board for Home Missions
Mission Counselor
9/16/2020
Rev Jonathan Kehl Crown of Life LC
New Orleans LA
Resurrection LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Isaac Cherney Redeemer LC
Yakima WA
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Norbert Mielke III Ascension LC
Sarasota FL
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Justin Dauck St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
St John LC
Bowdle SD
St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
Associate Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Lincoln Albrecht River of Life LC
Goodyear AZ
Reformation LC
Dousman WI
Pastor
9/22/2020
Rev David Boettcher St John LC
Wetaskiwin AB Canada
Mighty Fortress LC
Red Deer AB Canada
Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
Pastor
9/22/2020
Rev Joshua Odell St John LC
Phelps WI
Christ LC
Eagle River WI
Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Grace LC
Dakota MN
Pastor
9/23/2020
Rev Stephen Koelpin Crown of Life LC
Yucaipa CA
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
9/23/2020
Rev Stephen Schmiel Faith Evangelical LC
Prior Lake MN
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
9/23/2020
Rev James Grabitske Trinity LC
Buffalo MN
St Paul LC
Montrose MN
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
9/24/2020
Rev Glen Hieb Our Savior LC
Strongsville OH
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
9/25/2020
Rev Mark Schewe St Peter LC
Clovis CA
Beautiful Savior LC
Grove City OH
Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Daniel Lange Light of Life LC
Covington WA
Good Shepherd LC
Cedar Rapids IA
Associate Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Philip Casmer Christ the Lord LC
Brookfield WI
Trinity LC
Jenera OH
Associate Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Stephen Kuehl Shepherd of Peace LC
Powell OH
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Benjamin Schmudlach First LC
La Crosse WI
Trinity LC
Winner SD
Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Dr Kenneth Fisher Jr Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Benjamin Zahn Amazing Grace LC
Myrtle Beach SC
West San Antonio Mission
San Antonio TX
Pastor
9/29/2020
Rev Daniel Solofra CrossWalk Lutheran Ministries
Laveen AZ
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
10/1/2020
Rev Scott Wolfram Divine Word LC
Plover WI
Trinity LC
Kaukauna WI
Pastor
10/4/2020
Rev Andrew Retberg Good Shepherd LC
The Woodlands TX
St John LC
Saginaw MI
Pastor
10/5/2020
Rev Stephen Daley St Paul LC
South Haven MI
St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
Associate Pastor
10/5/2020
Rev Jeffrey Mahnke St Peter LC – Schofield Campus
Schofield WI
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
10/7/2020
Rev Thomas Westra Beautiful Savior LC
Cincinnati OH
Commission on Congregational Counseling
Waukesha WI
Congregational Counselor
10/7/2020
Rev Jason Strong Light of the World LC
Fairbanks AK
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
10/7/2020
Rev Paul Lindhorst Great Plains Lutheran High School
Watertown SD
Ministry of Christian Giving Office
Waukesha WI
Christian Giving Counselor
10/8/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Amber Frelitz St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, Full-Time, One-Year Call
10/11/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Derek Bartelt Christ the Vine LC
Temecula CA
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
10/8/2020
Rev Keith Schreiner Christ LC
Marshall MN
St Paul’s LC
Cannon Falls MN
Pastor
10/10/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Eileen Draper Carlsbad Christian Academy
Carlsbad CA
Carlsbad Christian Academy
Carlsbad CA
Teacher; Grade 3, One-Year Call
10/6/2020
Mrs Monica Thompson St Bartholomew LS
Kawkawlin MI
ECM Director & Preschool Teacher; Full-Time Call
10/6/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Nathan Strutz Resurrection LC
Verona WI
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
10/7/2020
Rev Mark Rohrback Redeemer LC
Cedarburg WI
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
10/8/2020
Rev Allen Kirschbaum Spirit of Life LC
Caledonia MI
St John’s on the Hillside LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
10/8/2020
Rev Silas Schmitzer St Matthew LC
Stoddard WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
10/9/2020
Rev Joshua Olson Shepherd of the Bay LC
Lusby MD
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
10/10/2020
Rev Paul Gunderson Trinity LC
Elkton SD
Emanuel LC &
St John LC
Fairfax MN
Pastor
10/10/2020
Rev Fred Schurman III Lord of Lords LC
Casper WY
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
10/10/2020
Rev Matthew Vik St Paul’s LC
Fort Atkinson WI
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Linden MI
Pastor
10/10/2020
Rev Zachary Pudlo Crown of Life LC
West Saint Paul MN
Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Pastor
10/10/2020
Rev Mark Kahrs Calvary LC
Glenwood MN
St John LC
Goodhue MN
Pastor
10/10/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mr Nathanael Lindloff St Paul LS
Tomah WI
10/7/2020
Mrs Francesca Dopp Christ the King School
Palm Coast FL
11/13/2020
Mrs Megan Rodmyre Holy Trinity LS
Des Moines WA
12/31/2020
Miss Erin Keese MLC Early Childhood Learning Center
New Ulm MN
6/30/2021


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Dale Schulz Bethel LC
Bay City MI
10/7/2020
Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Donald Sebald St John LC
Wauwatosa WI
10/3/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Thomas Rothe First LC
Prescott AZ
11/29/2020
Teachers Current call Date retired
Mr David Payne Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
6/30/2021
Mrs Luella Steil Waucousta LS
Campbellsport WI
6/30/2021
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Call Report – October 5, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

9/29/2020 – 10/5/2020

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 Derek Bartelt Christ the Vine LC
Temecula CA
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
8/23/2020
Rev Paul Gunderson Trinity LC
Elkton SD
Emanuel LC &
St John LC
Fairfax MN
Pastor
9/3/2020
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 Bart Brauer Emmanuel LC
Tempe AZ
Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Pastor
9/11/2020
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 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 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
Rev Jonathan Kehl Crown of Life LC
New Orleans LA
Resurrection LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Isaac Cherney Redeemer LC
Yakima WA
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Mark Kahrs Calvary LC
Glenwood MN
St John LC
Goodhue MN
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Nathan Strutz Resurrection LC
Verona WI
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Norbert Mielke III Ascension LC
Sarasota FL
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Zachary Pudlo Crown of Life LC
West Saint Paul MN
Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Justin Dauck St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
St John LC
Bowdle SD
St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
Associate Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Lincoln Albrecht River of Life LC
Goodyear AZ
Reformation LC
Dousman WI
Pastor
9/22/2020
Rev David Boettcher St John LC
Wetaskiwin AB Canada
Mighty Fortress LC
Red Deer AB Canada
Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
Pastor
9/22/2020
Rev Joshua Odell St John LC
Phelps WI
Christ LC
Eagle River WI
Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Grace LC
Dakota MN
Pastor
9/23/2020
Rev Stephen Koelpin Crown of Life LC
Yucaipa CA
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
9/23/2020
Rev Stephen Schmiel Faith Evangelical LC
Prior Lake MN
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
9/23/2020
Rev James Grabitske Trinity LC
Buffalo MN
St Paul LC
Montrose MN
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
9/24/2020
Rev Glen Hieb Our Savior LC
Strongsville OH
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
9/25/2020
Rev Mark Schewe St Peter LC
Clovis CA
Beautiful Savior LC
Grove City OH
Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Daniel Lange Light of Life LC
Covington WA
Good Shepherd LC
Cedar Rapids IA
Associate Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Philip Casmer Christ the Lord LC
Brookfield WI
Trinity LC
Jenera OH
Associate Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Stephen Kuehl Shepherd of Peace LC
Powell OH
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Benjamin Schmudlach First LC
La Crosse WI
Trinity LC
Winner SD
Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Dr Kenneth Fisher Jr Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
9/27/2020
Rev Mark Rohrback Redeemer LC
Cedarburg WI
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
9/28/2020
Rev Benjamin Zahn Amazing Grace LC
Myrtle Beach SC
Our Savior LC
San Antonio TX
West San Antonio
Mission Pastor
9/29/2020
Rev Daniel Solofra CrossWalk Lutheran Ministries
Laveen AZ
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
10/1/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
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

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Matthew Behmer Christ the King LC
Bell Gardens CA
One Latin America Team
Missionary
9/27/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Ms Elizabeth Kuschel   Word of Life LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4, Limited Duration Call
10/2/2020


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Mark Tiefel Emanuel LC
New London WI
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
9/28/2020
Rev Marcus Schulz Emanuel LC
New London WI
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
9/29/2020
Rev Steven Gabb Hope LC
Los Angeles CA
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
9/30/2020
Rev Stephen Lehmann Mt Olive LC
Iron Mountain MI
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
10/1/2020
Rev Jonathan Hackbarth Salem LC
Woodbury MN
Faith LC
Harrison MI
St John LC
Clare MI
Pastor
10/2/2020
Rev Mark Schutz Hope LC
Spearfish SD
St Martin’s LC
Watertown SD
Associate Pastor
10/4/2020


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Kristine Westra Beautiful Savior LS
Grove City OH
10/22/2020


RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Jeffrey Mittelstadt Christ LC
North Saint Paul MN &
Hugo MN
10/31/2020
Teachers Current call Date retired
Mr Matthew Manthe Bethany LS
Manitowoc WI
6/30/2021
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Call Report – September 28, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

9/22/2020 – 9/28/2020

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 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 Mark Schutz Hope LC
Spearfish SD
St Martin’s LC
Watertown SD
Associate Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Paul Gunderson Trinity LC
Elkton SD
Emanuel LC &
St John LC
Fairfax MN
Pastor
9/3/2020
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 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
Rev Jonathan Kehl Crown of Life LC
New Orleans LA
Resurrection LC
Milwaukee WI
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Isaac Cherney Redeemer LC
Yakima WA
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Mark Kahrs Calvary LC
Glenwood MN
St John LC
Goodhue MN
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Nathan Strutz Resurrection LC
Verona WI
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Norbert Mielke III Ascension LC
Sarasota FL
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Zachary Pudlo Crown of Life LC
West Saint Paul MN
Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Justin Dauck St Paul LC
Roscoe SD
St John LC
Bowdle SD
St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
Associate Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Lincoln Albrecht River of Life LC
Goodyear AZ
Reformation LC
Dousman WI
Pastor
9/22/2020
Rev David Boettcher St John LC
Wetaskiwin AB Canada
Mighty Fortress LC
Red Deer AB Canada
Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
Pastor
9/22/2020
Rev Joshua Odell St John LC
Phelps WI
Christ LC
Eagle River WI
Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Grace LC
Dakota MN
Pastor
9/23/2020
Rev Stephen Koelpin Crown of Life LC
Yucaipa CA
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
9/23/2020
Rev Stephen Schmiel Faith Evangelical LC
Prior Lake MN
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
9/23/2020
Rev James Grabitske Trinity LC
Buffalo MN
St Paul LC
Montrose MN
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
9/24/2020
Rev Glen Hieb Our Savior LC
Strongsville OH
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD &
Bison SD
Pastor
9/25/2020
Rev Dr Kenneth Fisher Jr Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
9/27/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
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
Mrs Elizabeth Wilde Our Savior LS
Wausau WI
Our Savior LS
Wausau WI
ECM Teacher; One-Year, Less than Half-Time Call
9/10/2020


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev James Borgwardt Redeemer LC
Fond du Lac WI
Good Shepherd LC
Midland TX
Pastor
9/20/2020
Rev Joel Tullberg Shepherd of the Hills LC
Lansing MI
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
9/24/2020
Rev Peter Janke East Asia Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
9/24/2020
Rev Darin Warnecke St John LC
Sturgis MI
Ascension LC
Moorhead MN
St Paul’s LC
Valley City ND
Pastor
9/24/2020
Rev Michael Seifert Living Hope LC
Midlothian VA
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
9/26/2020
Rev Scott Bergemann Mt Zion LC
Kenosha WI
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
9/26/2020
Rev Kirk Lahmann St John LC
Burlington WI
St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
Associate Pastor
9/26/2020
Rev Kyle Bitter St John LC
Wauwatosa WI
St Paul LC
Bangor WI
Pastor
9/26/2020
Rev Tyler Shinnick Martin Luther LC
Neenah WI
Trinity LC
Omak WA
Pastor
9/26/2020


RETIREMENT

Teachers Current call Date retired
Prof Leonard Proeber Michigan Lutheran Seminary
Saginaw MI
6/30/2021
Mrs Laurel Proeber Michigan Lutheran Seminary
Saginaw MI
6/30/2021
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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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Call Report – September 14, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

9/8/2020 – 9/14/2020

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 Seth Dorn St Stephen LC
Beaver Dam WI
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
8/25/2020
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 Benjamin Radtke St Martin’s LC
Watertown SD
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Justin Gran Emmanuel LC
Tempe AZ
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Bryant Laude Zion LC
Mobridge SD
St Jacobi LC
Glenham SD
Trinity LC
Jenera OH
Associate Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Jonathan Kehren Jerusalem LC
Morton Grove IL
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
8/30/2020
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 Caleb Bassett Redeemer LC
Fallbrook CA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
8/31/2020
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 Steven Prahl Foundation LC
Peyton CO
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
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
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


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Mark Swanson St Peter LC
Helenville WI
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
9/5/2020
Rev Daniel Slaughter Zion LC
Monroe MI
Trinity LC
Belle Plaine MN
Associate Pastor
9/12/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Erin Meissner Beautiful Savior LS
Grove City OH
Beautiful Savior LS
Grove City OH
ECM Teacher; One-Year, Full-Time, Provisional Call
8/26/2020
Mrs Kellsie Wasser Trinity LS
Nicollet MN
Trinity LS
Nicollet MN
ECM Teacher; One-Year, Half-Time, Provisional Call
8/30/2020


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Gerhardt Juergens St John LC
Tappen ND
St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
Associate Pastor
9/12/2020
Rev Michael Neumann St Paul LC
Alexandria MN
Grace LC
Dakota MN
Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Pastor
9/12/2020
Rev Andrew Schroer Redeemer LC
Edna TX
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
9/12/2020
Rev Nathan Buege Victory of the Lamb LC
Katy TX
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
9/12/2020
Rev Joshua Bodden Mt Calvary LC
Waukesha WI
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
9/12/2020
Rev Brian Wrobel Zion LC
Gainesville FL
Christ LC
Pewaukee WI
Associate Pastor
9/12/2020
Rev Jason Liebenow St Paul LC
Tipler WI
St Mark’s LC
Iron River MI
St John’s LC
Florence WI
Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Pastor
9/12/2020


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Miss Sarah Rigge St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
6/30/2020
Mr Adam Reinhard Little Lambs Learning Center
Duluth MN
9/6/2020
Miss Danielle Hall Zion LS
Rhinelander WI
6/30/2021


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Teachers Home church Death date
Mrs Lois Sell St Peter LC
Juneau WI
9/8/2020


RETIREMENT

Teachers Current call Date retired
Mr Gary Gray Arizona Lutheran Academy
Phoenix AZ
6/30/2021
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Call Report – September 7, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

9/1/2020 – 9/7/2020

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 Joshua Bodden Mt Calvary LC
Waukesha WI
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Daniel Slaughter Zion LC
Monroe MI
Trinity LC
Belle Plaine MN
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Mark Swanson St Peter LC
Helenville WI
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Nathan Buege Victory of the Lamb LC
Katy TX
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
8/12/2020
Rev Michael Neumann St Paul LC
Alexandria MN
Grace LC
Dakota MN
Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Pastor
8/13/2020
Rev Scott Bergemann Mt Zion LC
Kenosha WI
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
8/16/2020
Rev Jason Liebenow St Paul LC
Tipler WI
St Mark’s LC
Iron River MI
St John’s LC
Florence WI
Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
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 Gerhardt Juergens St John LC
Tappen ND
St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
Associate Pastor
8/23/2020
Rev Seth Dorn St Stephen LC
Beaver Dam WI
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
8/25/2020
Rev Steven Gabb Hope LC
Los Angeles CA
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
8/25/2020
Rev Andrew Schroer Redeemer LC
Edna TX
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
8/26/2020
Rev Brian Wrobel Zion LC
Gainesville FL
Christ LC
Pewaukee WI
Associate Pastor
8/27/2020
Rev Michael Seifert Living Hope LC
Midlothian VA
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
8/27/2020
Rev Benjamin Radtke St Martin’s LC
Watertown SD
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Justin Gran Emmanuel LC
Tempe AZ
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Bryant Laude Zion LC
Mobridge SD
St Jacobi LC
Glenham SD
Trinity LC
Jenera OH
Associate Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Jonathan Kehren Jerusalem LC
Morton Grove IL
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
8/30/2020
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 Caleb Bassett Redeemer LC
Fallbrook CA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
8/31/2020
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 Steven Prahl Foundation LC
Peyton CO
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
9/3/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Jeffrey Berg Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
St Mark LC
Salina KS
Pastor
8/31/2020
Rev David Fleischmann Trinity LC
Kaukauna WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
9/2/2020
Rev Jason Thiel St John LC
Hastings MN
Peace LC
Boulder CO
Pastor
9/4/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Miss Hannah Weide The Divine Savior School
Doral FL
The Divine Savior School
Doral FL
Teacher; Special Education – Ages 4-7, Full-Time, Provisional Call
6/18/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Jeffrey Berg Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
8/31/2020
Rev Joshua Janke Risen Savior LC
Mc Farland WI
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
8/31/2020
Rev Frederick Schleg Beautiful Savior LC
Everett WA
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
9/3/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Donna Schulz Emmaus LS
Phoenix AZ
3/13/2020
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Call Report – August 31, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

8/25/2020 – 8/31/2020

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: Due to the upcoming holiday, the next call report will be posted Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.


NO DECISION REPORTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date issued
Rev Joshua Janke Risen Savior LC
Mc Farland WI
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Jason Thiel St John LC
Hastings MN
Peace LC
Boulder CO
Pastor
8/1/2020
Rev David Fleischmann Trinity LC
Kaukauna WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
8/5/2020
Rev Joshua Bodden Mt Calvary LC
Waukesha WI
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Daniel Slaughter Zion LC
Monroe MI
Trinity LC
Belle Plaine MN
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Frederick Schleg Beautiful Savior LC
Everett WA
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Mark Swanson St Peter LC
Helenville WI
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Jeffrey Berg Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
St Mark LC
Salina KS
Pastor
8/10/2020
Rev Nathan Buege Victory of the Lamb LC
Katy TX
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
8/12/2020
Rev Michael Neumann St Paul LC
Alexandria MN
Grace LC
Dakota MN
Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Pastor
8/13/2020
Rev Scott Bergemann Mt Zion LC
Kenosha WI
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
8/16/2020
Rev Jason Liebenow St Paul LC
Tipler WI
St Mark’s LC
Iron River MI
St John’s LC
Florence WI
Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Pastor
8/16/2020
Rev Matthew Behmer Christ the King LC
Bell Gardens CA
One Latin America Team
Missionary
8/17/2020
Rev Jeffrey Berg Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
8/20/2020
Rev Derek Bartelt Christ the Vine LC
Temecula CA
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
8/23/2020
Rev Gerhardt Juergens St John LC
Tappen ND
St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
Associate Pastor
8/23/2020
Rev Seth Dorn St Stephen LC
Beaver Dam WI
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
8/25/2020
Rev Steven Gabb Hope LC
Los Angeles CA
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
8/25/2020
Rev Andrew Schroer Redeemer LC
Edna TX
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
8/26/2020
Rev Brian Wrobel Zion LC
Gainesville FL
Christ LC
Pewaukee WI
Associate Pastor
8/27/2020
Rev Michael Seifert Living Hope LC
Midlothian VA
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
8/27/2020
Rev Jonathan Kehren Jerusalem LC
Morton Grove IL
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
8/30/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Daniel Lindner St John’s LC
Minneapolis MN
WELS Campus Ministry Mission Counselor 8/29/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Jessica Trexler St Paul LS
Ixonia WI
St Paul LC
Ixonia WI
Teacher; ECM director, Provisional Call
5/17/2020
Ms Alicen Mills Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
Teacher; Kindergarten, Full-Time, One-Year Call
8/14/2020
Ms Emilee Tapani Green Valley Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
Henderson NV
ECM Teacher; Provisional
8/15/2020
Ms Nicole Birnbaum Green Valley Lutheran Preschool & Kindergarten
Henderson NV
Teacher; ECM Teacher, 3K, Less than Half-Time Call
8/15/2020
Mrs Bethany Parsons St Paul LS
Green Bay WI
Teacher; Extended Learning (Special Ed), One-Year, Three Quarter-Time Call
8/25/2020
Mrs Cathlyn Wilk Christ Alone LS
Thiensville WI
Teacher; Grade 5, Half-Time Call
8/31/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Peter Nass St John LC
Manitowoc WI
Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Manitowoc WI
Administrator; Director of Mission Advancement, Half-Time, Limited Duration Call
8/30/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Andrew Schwartz Christ the King LC
Bremerton WA
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
8/24/2020
Rev Timothy Glende St Peter LC – North Campus
Appleton WI
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Linden MI
Pastor
8/25/2020
Rev Caleb Free Risen Savior LC
Lakewood Ranch FL
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
8/27/2020
Rev Paul Learman Divine Peace LC
Milwaukee WI
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
8/27/2020
Rev Paul Biedenbender Christ LC
Denver CO
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
8/28/2020
Rev Timothy Patoka Grace LC
Tucson AZ
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
8/28/2020
Rev Cody Hauch Trinity LC
Wabeno WI
Risen Savior LC
Mountain WI
Trinity LC
Omak WA
Pastor
8/29/2020
Rev Timothy Bode Abiding Savior LC
Elk River MN
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Philip Moldenhauer Our Redeemer LC
Madison WI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Nathan Moldenhauer Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
8/30/2020
Rev Gunnar Ledermann Divine Peace LC Rockwall
Rockwall TX
St John LC
Goodhue MN
Pastor
8/30/2020


RESIGNED

 

Pastors Current call Date resigned
Rev Paul Kuehn Salem LC
Loretto MN
9/30/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Verlyn Fuhrmann St Luke LC
Little Chute WI
8/15/2020
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Call Report – August 24, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

8/18/2020 – 8/24/2020

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 Martin Valleskey Costa Maya Ministries Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Timothy Bode Abiding Savior LC
Elk River MN
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Daniel Lindner St John’s LC
Minneapolis MN
WELS Campus Ministry Mission Counselor 7/29/2020
Rev Joshua Janke Risen Savior LC
Mc Farland WI
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Andrew Schwartz Christ the King LC
Bremerton WA
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
7/30/2020
Rev Jason Thiel St John LC
Hastings MN
Peace LC
Boulder CO
Pastor
8/1/2020
Rev Paul Biedenbender Christ LC
Denver CO
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
8/2/2020
Rev Timothy Patoka Grace LC
Tucson AZ
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
8/3/2020
Rev Paul Learman Divine Peace LC
Milwaukee WI
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
8/3/2020
Rev Nathan Moldenhauer Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
8/5/2020
Rev David Fleischmann Trinity LC
Kaukauna WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
8/5/2020
Rev Caleb Free Risen Savior LC
Lakewood Ranch FL
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
8/6/2020
Rev Timothy Glende St Peter LC – North Campus
Appleton WI
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Linden MI
Pastor
8/6/2020
Rev Joshua Bodden Mt Calvary LC
Waukesha WI
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Daniel Slaughter Zion LC
Monroe MI
Trinity LC
Belle Plaine MN
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Frederick Schleg Beautiful Savior LC
Everett WA
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Philip Moldenhauer Our Redeemer LC
Madison WI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Mark Swanson St Peter LC
Helenville WI
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Jeffrey Berg Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
St Mark LC
Salina KS
Pastor
8/10/2020
Rev Gunnar Ledermann Divine Peace LC Rockwall
Rockwall TX
St John LC
Goodhue MN
Pastor
8/12/2020
Rev Nathan Buege Victory of the Lamb LC
Katy TX
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
8/12/2020
Rev Michael Neumann St Paul LC
Alexandria MN
Grace LC
Dakota MN
Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Pastor
8/13/2020
Rev Scott Bergemann Mt Zion LC
Kenosha WI
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
8/16/2020
Rev Jason Liebenow St Paul LC
Tipler WI
St Mark’s LC
Iron River MI
St John’s LC
Florence WI
Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Pastor
8/16/2020
Rev Cody Hauch Trinity LC
Wabeno WI
Risen Savior LC
Mountain WI
Trinity LC
Omak WA
Pastor
8/16/2020
Rev Matthew Behmer Christ the King LC
Bell Gardens CA
One Latin America Team
Missionary
8/17/2020
Rev Jeffrey Berg Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
8/20/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Emilee Tapani Green Valley LS
Henderson NV
Teacher; Provisional Call
7/26/2020
Ms Alicen Mills Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
Teacher; Kindergarten, Full-Time, One-Year Call
8/12/2020
Mrs Cathlyn Wilk Christ Alone LS
Thiensville WI
Teacher; Grade 5, Half-Time Call
8/17/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Jonathan Arndt Reformation LC
Dousman WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
8/16/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Tracy Rabata Good Shepherd Preschool
Beaver Dam WI
Good Shepherd Preschool
Beaver Dam WI
ECM Teacher; 3K, Afternoon 4K Assistant
5/1/2020


CALLS
DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Joel Vogel St Mark LC
Lincoln NE
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
8/17/2020
Rev Daniel Westendorf Crown of Life LC
Warren MI
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
8/18/2020
Rev David Rosenau St Mark LC
Leesburg FL
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
8/19/2020
Rev Mark Kom Crown of Life LC
West Saint Paul MN
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
8/21/2020
Rev Geoffrey Cortright Saviour of the Nations LC
Vancouver BC Canada
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
8/21/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Megan Petersen St John LS
Wauwatosa WI
6/30/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Teachers Current call Date retired
Mrs Julie Dushane St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
7/31/2020
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Call Report – August 17, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

8/11/2020 – 8/17/2020

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 Martin Valleskey Costa Maya Ministries Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Jonathan Arndt Reformation LC
Dousman WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Timothy Bode Abiding Savior LC
Elk River MN
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev David Rosenau St Mark LC
Leesburg FL
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
7/26/2020
Rev Joel Vogel St Mark LC
Lincoln NE
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
7/27/2020
Rev Mark Kom Crown of Life LC
West Saint Paul MN
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/27/2020
Rev Daniel Westendorf Crown of Life LC
Warren MI
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
7/28/2020
Rev Geoffrey Cortright Saviour of the Nations LC
Vancouver BC Canada
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
7/28/2020
Rev Daniel Lindner St John’s LC
Minneapolis MN
WELS Campus Ministry Mission Counselor 7/29/2020
Rev Joshua Janke Risen Savior LC
Mc Farland WI
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Andrew Schwartz Christ the King LC
Bremerton WA
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
7/30/2020
Rev Jason Thiel St John LC
Hastings MN
Peace LC
Boulder CO
Pastor
8/1/2020
Rev Paul Biedenbender Christ LC
Denver CO
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
8/2/2020
Rev Timothy Patoka Grace LC
Tucson AZ
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
8/3/2020
Rev Paul Learman Divine Peace LC
Milwaukee WI
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
8/3/2020
Rev Nathan Moldenhauer Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
8/5/2020
Rev David Fleischmann Trinity LC
Kaukauna WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
8/5/2020
Rev Caleb Free Risen Savior LC
Lakewood Ranch FL
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
8/6/2020
Rev Timothy Glende St Peter LC – North Campus
Appleton WI
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Linden MI
Pastor
8/6/2020
Rev Joshua Bodden Mt Calvary LC
Waukesha WI
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Daniel Slaughter Zion LC
Monroe MI
Trinity LC
Belle Plaine MN
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Frederick Schleg Beautiful Savior LC
Everett WA
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Philip Moldenhauer Our Redeemer LC
Madison WI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Mark Swanson St Peter LC
Helenville WI
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Gunnar Ledermann Divine Peace LC Rockwall
Rockwall TX
St John LC
Goodhue MN
Pastor
8/12/2020
Rev Nathan Buege Victory of the Lamb LC
Katy TX
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
8/12/2020
Rev Michael Neumann St Paul LC
Alexandria MN
Grace LC
Dakota MN
Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Pastor
8/13/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Emilee Tapani Green Valley LS
Henderson NV
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional Call
7/26/2020
Ms Alicen Mills Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
Teacher; Kindergarten, Full-Time, One-Year Call
8/12/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Joel Luetke St. John’s LC – Salem-Lowell Campus
Lowell WI
St John’s LC
Juneau WI
Pastor; One-Quarter Time, Retirement Call – 9 Months
8/11/2020
Rev Greg Pufahl Centennial LC
Milwaukee WI
Faith LC
Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
8/11/2020
Rev Garrett Alford Christ LC
Eden Prairie MN
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
8/12/2020
Rev Joseph Fricke St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
8/13/2020
Rev Dr Jeffrey Enderle Christ the Rock LC
Farmington NM
St John’s LC
Saint Clair MN
Pastor
8/15/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Janelle Wolff Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
Teacher; Grade 1
7/30/2020
Mrs Heather Pagel Lamb of God LS
West Allis WI
Lamb of God LS
West Allis WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, One-Year Call
8/10/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Benjamin Zak St John LC
Milwaukee WI
St Martin’s LC
Watertown SD
Associate Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Gregory Sitzman Emanuel Redeemer LC
Yale MI
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
8/14/2020
Rev M John Derme Shepherd of the Mountains LC
Reno NV
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
8/14/2020
Rev Jacob Scott Zion LC
Arlington WI
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
8/14/2020
Rev Steven Bode Zion LC
Allenton WI
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
8/15/2020
Rev Jacob Haag Redeemer LC
Ann Arbor MI
St Paul LC
Bangor WI
Pastor
8/15/2020
Rev Brett Krause Zion LC
Denver CO
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
8/16/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mr Galen Holzhueter Camp Croix
Danbury WI
8/9/2020
Miss Miranda Loduha Hope Lutheran Early Learning Center-Preschool
Manhattan KS
8/19/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev George Enderle Sanct Michaelis LC
Milwaukee WI
8/13/2020
Teachers Home church Death date
Mrs Jeanne Steinbrecher St Paul LC
Muskego WI
8/7/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev David Priebe Bay Pines LC
Seminole FL
8/16/2020
Rev Daniel Garbow St John LC
Saginaw MI
10/31/2020
Rev Bruce Hanneman St John LC
Hancock MN
6/30/2021
Teachers Current call Date retired
Mrs Debbie Baker-Griffiths Divine Grace LS
Lake Orion MI
8/31/2020
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Call Report – August 10, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

8/4/2020 – 8/10/2020

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 Martin Valleskey Costa Maya Ministries Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Greg Pufahl Centennial LC
Milwaukee WI
Faith LC
Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
7/7/2020
Rev Steven Bode Zion LC
Allenton WI
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Jonathan Arndt Reformation LC
Dousman WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Jacob Scott Zion LC
Arlington WI
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Joseph Fricke St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Gregory Sitzman Emanuel Redeemer LC
Yale MI
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Timothy Bode Abiding Savior LC
Elk River MN
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev M John Derme Shepherd of the Mountains LC
Reno NV
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Jeffrey Enderle Christ the Rock LC
Farmington NM
St John’s LC
Saint Clair MN
Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Benjamin Zak St John LC
Milwaukee WI
St Martin’s LC
Watertown SD
Associate Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Jacob Haag Redeemer LC
Ann Arbor MI
St Paul LC
Bangor WI
Pastor
7/22/2020
Rev Brett Krause Zion LC
Denver CO
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
7/23/2020
Rev David Rosenau St Mark LC
Leesburg FL
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
7/26/2020
Rev Joel Luetke St. John’s LC – Salem-Lowell Campus
Lowell WI
St John’s LC
Juneau WI
St. John’s LC – Salem-Lowell Campus
Lowell WI
St John’s LC – Horicon Campus
Horicon WI
Pastor; One-Quarter Time, Retirement Call – 9 Months
7/26/2020
Rev Joel Vogel St Mark LC
Lincoln NE
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
7/27/2020
Rev Mark Kom Crown of Life LC
West Saint Paul MN
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/27/2020
Rev Daniel Westendorf Crown of Life LC
Warren MI
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
7/28/2020
Rev Geoffrey Cortright Saviour of the Nations LC
Vancouver BC Canada
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
7/28/2020
Rev Daniel Lindner St John’s LC
Minneapolis MN
WELS Campus Ministry Mission Counselor
Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Garrett Alford Christ LC
Eden Prairie MN
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Joshua Janke Risen Savior LC
Mc Farland WI
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Andrew Schwartz Christ the King LC
Bremerton WA
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
7/30/2020
Rev Jason Thiel St John LC
Hastings MN
Peace LC
Boulder CO
Pastor
8/1/2020
Rev Paul Biedenbender Christ LC
Denver CO
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
8/2/2020
Rev Timothy Patoka Grace LC
Tucson AZ
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
8/3/2020
Rev Paul Learman Divine Peace LC
Milwaukee WI
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
8/3/2020
Rev Nathan Moldenhauer Immanuel LC
Greenville WI
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
8/5/2020
Rev David Fleischmann Trinity LC
Kaukauna WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
8/5/2020
Rev Caleb Free Risen Savior LC
Lakewood Ranch FL
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
8/6/2020
Rev Timothy Glende St Peter LC – North Campus
Appleton WI
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Linden MI
Pastor
8/6/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Emilee Tapani   Green Valley LS
Henderson NV
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional Call
7/26/2020
Mrs Janelle Wolff   Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
Teacher; Grade 1
7/29/2020
Mrs Heather Pagel   Lamb of God LS
West Allis WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, One-Year Call
8/5/2020


CALLS
ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Wayne Oblender St Mark’s LC
Sutton NE
First LC
Aurora NE
St Peter LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
8/9/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Lori Ehlke   St Paul LS
Onalaska WI
Teacher; Art & Science, Part-Time Call
7/31/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Boggs St John LS
Lannon WI
St John LS
Lannon WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4, Half-Time, One-Year Call
8/3/2020
Mr Christopher Arndt St Paul LS
Lake Mills WI
St Paul LS
Lake Mills WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One-Year Call
8/8/2020
Mrs Patricia Kapler   Beautiful Savior Lutheran Early Learning Center
Topeka KS
Curriculum & Spiritual Director
8/10/2020


ASSIGNMENT

Teachers   Assignment Date assigned
Miss Abigail Mleziva   St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Art, One-Year Call
8/8/2020


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Andrew Stuebs Living Word LC
Gray TN
Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Pastor
8/5/2020
Rev Jonathan Schroeder Faith LC
Sharpsburg GA
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal
8/9/2020
Rev Daniel Foelske Trinity LC
Mount Carroll IL
St Peter LC
Savanna IL
Christ the Redeemer LC
Barre VT
Pastor
8/9/2020
Rev Jordan Ertl Atonement LC
Milwaukee WI
Ascension LC
Moorhead MN
St Paul’s LC
Valley City ND
Pastor
8/9/2020


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mr John Ganey St Paul LS
Lake Mills WI
8/5/2020


RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev John Baumann St Paul’s LC
Cannon Falls MN
9/30/2020
Rev Donald Sutton St Paul’s LC
New Ulm MN
6/30/2021
Staff Ministers Current call Date retired
Mr Michael Schuessler Mt Lebanon LC
Milwaukee WI
8/31/2020
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Call Report – August 3, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

7/28/2020 – 8/3/2020

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 Martin Valleskey Costa Maya Ministries Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Daniel Foelske Trinity LC
Mount Carroll IL
St Peter LC
Savanna IL
Christ the Redeemer LC
Barre VT
Pastor
7/5/2020
Rev Greg Pufahl Centennial LC
Milwaukee WI
Faith LC
Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
7/7/2020
Rev Steven Bode Zion LC
Allenton WI
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Jonathan Arndt Reformation LC
Dousman WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Jacob Scott Zion LC
Arlington WI
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Joseph Fricke St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Gregory Sitzman Emanuel Redeemer LC
Yale MI
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Jordan Ertl Atonement LC
Milwaukee WI
Ascension LC
Moorhead MN
St Paul’s LC
Valley City ND
Pastor
7/14/2020
Rev Jonathan Schroeder Faith LC
Sharpsburg GA
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal
7/15/2020
Rev Timothy Bode Abiding Savior LC
Elk River MN
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Wayne Oblender St Mark’s LC
Sutton NE
First LC
Aurora NE
St Peter LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev M John Derme Shepherd of the Mountains LC
Reno NV
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Andrew Stuebs Living Word LC
Gray TN
Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Jeffrey Enderle Christ the Rock LC
Farmington NM
St John’s LC
Saint Clair MN
Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Benjamin Zak St John LC
Milwaukee WI
St Martin’s LC
Watertown SD
Associate Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Jacob Haag Redeemer LC
Ann Arbor MI
St Paul LC
Bangor WI
Pastor
7/22/2020
Rev Brett Krause Zion LC
Denver CO
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
7/23/2020
Rev David Rosenau St Mark LC
Leesburg FL
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
7/26/2020
Rev Joel Luetke St. John’s LC – Salem-Lowell Campus
Lowell WI
St John’s LC
Juneau WI
St. John’s LC – Salem-Lowell Campus
Lowell WI
St John’s LC – Horicon Campus
Horicon WI
Pastor; One-Quarter Time, Retirement Call-9 months
7/26/2020
Rev Joel Vogel St Mark LC
Lincoln NE
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
7/27/2020
Rev Mark Kom Crown of Life LC
West Saint Paul MN
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/27/2020
Rev Daniel Westendorf Crown of Life LC
Warren MI
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
7/28/2020
Rev Geoffrey Cortright Saviour of the Nations LC
Vancouver BC Canada
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
7/28/2020
Rev Daniel Lindner St John’s LC
Minneapolis MN
WELS Campus Ministry Mission Counselor
Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Garrett Alford Christ LC
Eden Prairie MN
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Joshua Janke Risen Savior LC
McFarland WI
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Andrew Schwartz Christ the King LC
Bremerton WA
Faith LC
Tyler TX
Pastor
7/30/2020
Rev Jason Thiel St John LC
Hastings MN
Peace LC
Boulder CO
Pastor
8/1/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Patricia Kapler Beautiful Savior Lutheran Early Learning Center
Topeka KS
Curriculum & Spiritual Director
6/28/2020
Mr Scott Nerby St Paul LS
Tomah WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Principal; Interim, One-Year Call
6/28/2020
Mrs Rachel Neumann St Paul LS
Tomah WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Administrative Leave, One-Year Call
6/28/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Boggs St John LS
Lannon WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4, Half-Time, One-Year Call
7/14/2020
Ms Emilee Tapani Green Valley LS
Henderson NV
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional Call
7/26/2020
Mrs Janelle Wolff Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
Teacher; Grade 1
7/29/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Kevin Westra Beautiful Savior LC
Grove City OH
Bethlehem LC
Hortonville WI
Associate Pastor
8/1/2020
Rev Matthew Zimpelmann Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Pastor
8/1/2020
Rev Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
8/2/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Barbara Stelter St John LS
Fox Lake WI
St John LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, One-Year Call
7/25/2020
Mr Zachary Unke Beautiful Saviour LS
Carlsbad CA
Beautiful Saviour LS
Carlsbad CA
Teacher; Grade 2, One-Year Call
7/31/2020
Mrs Amy Vannieuwenhoven St Matthew’s LS
Oconomowoc WI
Teacher; Grade 5, One-Year Call
8/1/2020
Mrs Karla Haley St John LS
Waterloo WI
Teacher; Kindergarten & Departmentalized Instruction, Half-Time Call
8/2/2020


ASSIGNMENT

 

Teachers Assignment Date assigned
Miss Heidi Kostrzewa Salem LS
Stillwater MN
Teacher; Grade 2, One-Year Assignment
7/31/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Paul Schupmann St John’s LC
Juneau WI
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Ryan Kolander Palabra de Vida
Detroit MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/29/2020
Rev Bryan Prell Petra LC
Sauk Rapids MN
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
7/30/2020
Rev Timothy Shrimpton Gloria Dei LC
Belmont CA
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
8/1/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Ms Melanie VandeKamp St John’s LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, Provisional Call
7/8/2020
Miss Allison Bovee Lamb of God LS
West Allis WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, One-Year Call
8/3/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Jonathan Kruschel St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
8/2/2020


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

 

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mr Karl Mantzke St John’s LS
Sparta WI
6/30/2020
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Call Report – July 27, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

7/21/2020 – 7/27/2020

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

 

Correction: The 7/20/2020 call report incorrectly reported that Mrs. Karen Merseth is retiring from King of Grace, Golden Valley, Minn. She is not retiring. We apologize for the error.


NO DECISION REPORTED

Pastors Current call New call Date issued
Rev Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Bryan Prell Petra LC
Sauk Rapids MN
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
6/28/2020
Rev Paul Schupmann St John’s LC
Juneau WI
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
6/29/2020
Rev Martin Valleskey Costa Maya Ministries Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Ryan Kolander Palabra de Vida
Detroit MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Daniel Foelske Trinity LC
Mount Carroll IL
St Peter LC
Savanna IL
Christ the Redeemer LC
Barre VT
Pastor
7/5/2020
Rev Matthew Zimpelmann Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Pastor
7/5/2020
Rev Greg Pufahl Centennial LC
Milwaukee WI
Faith LC
Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
7/7/2020
Rev Kevin Westra Beautiful Savior LC
Grove City OH
Bethlehem LC
Hortonville WI
Associate Pastor
7/9/2020
Rev Timothy Shrimpton Gloria Dei LC
Belmont CA
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
7/9/2020
Rev Steven Bode Zion LC
Allenton WI
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Jonathan Arndt Reformation LC
Dousman WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Jacob Scott Zion LC
Arlington WI
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Joseph Fricke St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Gregory Sitzman Emanuel Redeemer LC
Yale MI
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Jordan Ertl Atonement LC
Milwaukee WI
Ascension LC
Moorhead MN
St Paul’s LC
Valley City ND
Pastor
7/14/2020
Rev Jonathan Schroeder Faith LC
Sharpsburg GA
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal
7/15/2020
Rev Timothy Bode Abiding Savior LC
Elk River MN
Our Savior LC
Longmont CO
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Wayne Oblender St Mark’s LC
Sutton NE
First LC
Aurora NE
St Peter LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev M John Derme Shepherd of the Mountains LC
Reno NV
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Andrew Stuebs Living Word LC
Gray TN
Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Jeffrey Enderle Christ the Rock LC
Farmington NM
St John’s LC
Saint Clair MN
Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Benjamin Zak St John LC
Milwaukee WI
St Martin’s LC
Watertown SD
Associate Pastor
7/19/2020
Rev Jacob Haag Redeemer LC
Ann Arbor MI
St Paul LC
Bangor WI
Pastor
7/22/2020
Rev Brett Krause Zion LC
Denver CO
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
7/23/2020
Rev David Rosenau St Mark LC
Leesburg FL
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
7/26/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Melanie VandeKamp   St. John LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher; Part Time, Provisional
6/20/2020
Mrs Patricia Kapler   Beautiful Savior Lutheran Early Learning Center
Topeka KS
Curriculum & Spiritual Director
6/28/2020
Mr Scott Nerby St Paul LS
Tomah WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Principal; Interim, One Year Call
6/28/2020
Mrs Rachel Neumann St Paul LS
Tomah WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Administrative Leave, One Year Call
6/28/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Boggs   St John LS
Lannon WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4, Half Time, One Year Call
7/14/2020
Mrs Barbara Stelter   St John LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher; Part Time, One Year Call
7/15/2020
Mr Zachary Unke   Beautiful Saviour LS
Carlsbad CA
Teacher; Grade 2, One Year Call
7/23/2020
Miss Allison Bovee   Lamb of God LS
West Allis WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, One Year Call
7/27/2020

CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev John Werner Christ LC
Mindoro WI
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Pastor; Instructor, Half Time, in addition to current call
7/23/2020
Rev David Meyer Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
St John’s LC
Oak Creek WI
Associate Pastor
7/25/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Timothy Schultz   St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
Staff Minister; Less than Half Time
7/21/2020

ASSIGNMENT

Teachers   Assignment Date assigned
Mrs Hannah Arrowsmith   Westside Christian School
Middleton WI
Teacher; Middle Grades, One Year Assignment
7/24/2020

CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Paul Bader   Bethel LC
Galesville WI
Bethel LC
Arcadia WI
Associate Pastor; One year retirement call
7/12/2020
Rev Luis Acosta Risen Savior LC
Milwaukee WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
7/20/2020
Rev Aaron Schumann Faith LC
Pittsburg KS
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Fenton MI
Pastor
7/22/2020
Rev Joshua Free Abiding Peace LC
Elgin IL
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
7/23/2020
Rev Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
7/24/2020
Rev Jon Hadler St Matthew LC
Marathon WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
7/25/2020
Rev Justin Pomije Our Savior LC
Gaylord MI
Hope LC
Indian River MI
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
7/25/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Gilbert Bunde   7/22/2020
Rev David Ponath St John LC
Stillwater MN
7/25/2020


RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Jon Wolff St John LC
Caledonia MN
7/11/2021


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Gretchen Asmus St John LS
Waterloo WI
6/30/2020
Mrs Katelyn Rathje St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2020
Miss Andrea Witzel St Paul LS
Tomah WI
6/30/2020

 

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Call Report – July 20, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

7/14/2020 – 7/20/2020

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 Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Paul Bader Retired Bethel LC
Galesville WI &
Arcadia WI
Associate Pastor; One-Year, Retirement Call
6/21/2020
Rev Joshua Free Abiding Peace LC
Elgin IL
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
6/21/2020
Rev Luis Acosta Risen Savior LC
Milwaukee WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev David Meyer Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
St John’s LC
Oak Creek WI
Associate Pastor
6/28/2020
Rev Bryan Prell Petra LC
Sauk Rapids MN
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
6/28/2020
Rev Paul Schupmann St John’s LC
Juneau WI
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
6/29/2020
Rev Martin Valleskey Costa Maya Ministries Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Ryan Kolander Palabra de Vida
Detroit MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Aaron Schumann Faith LC
Pittsburg KS
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Fenton MI
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Justin Pomije Our Savior LC
Gaylord MI
Hope LC
Indian River MI
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Jon Hadler St Matthew LC
Marathon WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Daniel Foelske Trinity LC
Mount Carroll IL
St Peter LC
Savanna IL
Christ the Redeemer LC
Barre VT
Pastor
7/5/2020
Rev Matthew Zimpelmann Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Pastor
7/5/2020
Rev Greg Pufahl Centennial LC
Milwaukee WI
Faith LC
Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
7/7/2020
Rev Kevin Westra Beautiful Savior LC
Grove City OH
Bethlehem LC
Hortonville WI
Associate Pastor
7/9/2020
Rev Timothy Shrimpton Gloria Dei LC
Belmont CA
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
7/9/2020
Rev Steven Bode Zion LC
Allenton WI
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Jonathan Arndt Reformation LC
Dousman WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Jacob Scott Zion LC
Arlington WI
St John’s LC
Sparta WI
Associate Pastor
7/12/2020
Rev Joseph Fricke St Paul LC
Mauston WI
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Gregory Sitzman Emanuel Redeemer LC
Yale MI
Peace LC
Isabel SD
St Paul LC
McIntosh SD
Christ LC
Morristown SD
Christ LC
Bison SD
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Jordan Ertl Atonement LC
Milwaukee WI
Ascension LC
Moorhead MN
St Paul’s LC
Valley City ND
Pastor
7/14/2020
Rev Jonathan Schroeder Faith LC
Sharpsburg GA
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal
7/15/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Melanie VandeKamp St. John’s LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/20/2020
Mrs Patricia Kapler Beautiful Savior Lutheran Early Learning Center
Topeka KS
Curriculum & Spiritual Director
6/28/2020
Mr Scott Nerby St Paul LS
Tomah WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Principal; Interim, One-Year Call
6/28/2020
Mrs Rachel Neumann St Paul LS
Tomah WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Administrative Leave, One-Year Call
6/28/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Boggs St John LS
Lannon WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4, Half-Time, One-Year Call
7/14/2020
Mrs Barbara Stelter St John LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, One-Year Call
7/15/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Daniel Schmidt Faith LC
Tyler TX
Faith LC
Excelsior MN
Pastor
7/13/2020
Rev Andrew Ewald St John LC
Clare MI
Faith LC
Harrison MI
Immanuel LC
Mosinee WI
Pastor
7/19/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Jennifer Boll Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One-Year Call
7/7/2020


ASSIGNMENT

 

Teachers Assignment Date assigned
Mrs Christina Kapellusch Christ-St Peter LS-West Campus
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Support Specialist, One-Year Assignment
7/16/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Kelly Huet St Andrew LC
Middleton WI
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
7/14/2020
Rev Thomas Moldenhauer Our Saviour’s LC
Bismarck ND
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
7/15/2020
Rev Douglas Tomhave St Paul LC
Lake Mills WI
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
7/16/2020
Rev Thomas Unke Shepherd of the Hills LC
Las Vegas NV
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev John Ehlers Cross of Glory LC
Peoria AZ
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Daniel Olson St Paul LC
Onalaska WI
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Matthew Westra Living Promise LC
Morristown TN
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Douglas Lange Ascension LC
Jacksonville NC
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Joel Russow Faith LC
Tallahassee FL
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Joseph Lindloff Hope LC
Irmo SC
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
7/18/2020
Rev Jonathan Zietlow Grace LC
Crivitz WI
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/19/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mr Christopher Arndt Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
7/15/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Jerome Braun Divine Savior LC-West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach FL
7/16/2020
Teachers Home church Death date
Mr David Nelson Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
7/1/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Thomas Behnke St Paul LC
North Fond du Lac WI
12/31/2020
Teachers Current call Date retired
Ms Lynette Blievernicht Lamb of God LS
West Allis WI
7/20/2020
Mrs Karen Merseth King of Grace LS
Golden Valley MN
8/31/2020


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

 

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Heidi Wendland Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
5/31/2020

 

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Call Report – July 13, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

7/7/2020 – 7/13/2020

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 Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Andrew Ewald St John LC
Clare MI
Faith LC
Harrison MI
Immanuel LC
Mosinee WI
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Douglas Tomhave St Paul LC
Lake Mills WI
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Daniel Schmidt Faith LC
Tyler TX
Faith LC
Excelsior MN
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev John Ehlers Cross of Glory LC
Peoria AZ
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Matthew Westra Living Promise LC
Morristown TN
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Joel Russow Faith LC
Tallahassee FL
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
6/19/2020
Rev Paul Bader Retired Bethel LC
Galesville WI
Bethel LC
Arcadia WI
Associate Pastor; One-year retirement call
6/21/2020
Rev Joshua Free Abiding Peace LC
Elgin IL
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
6/21/2020
Rev Jonathan Zietlow Grace LC
Crivitz WI
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Luis Acosta Risen Savior LC
Milwaukee WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Douglas Lange Ascension LC
Jacksonville NC
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Thomas Moldenhauer Our Saviour’s LC
Bismarck ND
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
6/24/2020
Rev Kelly Huet St Andrew LC
Middleton WI
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
6/24/2020
Rev David Meyer Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
St John’s LC
Oak Creek WI
Associate Pastor
6/28/2020
Rev Bryan Prell Petra LC
Sauk Rapids MN
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
6/28/2020
Rev Paul Schupmann St John’s LC
Juneau WI
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
6/29/2020
Rev Thomas Unke Shepherd of the Hills LC
Las Vegas NV
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Martin Valleskey Costa Maya Ministries Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Aaron Schumann Faith LC
Pittsburg KS
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Fenton MI
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Justin Pomije Our Savior LC
Gaylord MI
Hope LC
Indian River MI
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Jon Hadler St Matthew LC
Marathon WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Ryan Kolander Palabra de Vida
Detroit MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/2/2020
Rev Joseph Lindloff Hope LC
Irmo SC
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
7/2/2020
Rev Daniel Foelske Trinity LC
Mount Carroll IL
St Peter LC
Savanna IL
Christ the Redeemer LC
Barre VT
Pastor
7/5/2020
Rev Matthew Zimpelmann Cross of Christ LC
Boise ID
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Pastor
7/5/2020
Rev Greg Pufahl Centennial LC
Milwaukee WI
Faith LC
Fond du Lac WI
Associate Pastor
7/7/2020
Rev Daniel Olson St Paul LC
Onalaska WI
St Paul’s LC
Franklin WI
Associate Pastor
7/8/2020
Rev Kevin Westra Beautiful Savior LC
Grove City OH
Bethlehem LC
Hortonville WI
Associate Pastor
7/9/2020
Rev Timothy Shrimpton Gloria Dei LC
Belmont CA
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
7/9/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Jennifer Boll   Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One Year Call
6/18/2020
Ms Melanie VandeKamp   St John LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM teacher; Provisional, Part Time
6/20/2020
Mrs Patricia Kapler   Beautiful Savior Lutheran Early Learning Center
Topeka KS
Curriculum & Spiritual Director
6/28/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Scott Muske St John LC
Fairfax MN
Emanuel LC
Fairfax MN
St Matthew LC
Freeland MI
Pastor
7/12/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Timothy Mueller Jr Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Interim Principal and Development Director
7/7/2020
Mrs Dawn Riha Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
ECM Teacher; Provisional, Part Time
7/8/2020
Mrs Tiffany Vanderhoof Pilgrim LS
Menomonee Falls WI
Pilgrim LS
Menomonee Falls WI
Teacher; Special Education, Part Time, One Year Call
7/13/2020

 

CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Daniel Naumann Grace LC
Prairie du Chien WI
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
7/9/2020
Rev Peter Martin Faith LC
Radcliff KY
St John’s LC
Saint Clair MN
Pastor
7/11/2020
Rev Noah Herrmann Calvary LC
Bellevue WA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
7/11/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Paul Zimmermann St John LC
Lake City MN
6/25/2020
Mr Robert Koepke Grace LC
Oshkosh WI
7/5/2020

 

 

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Call Report – July 6, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

6/23/2020 – 6/29/2020

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 Noah Herrmann Calvary LC
Bellevue WA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Scott Muske St John LC
Fairfax MN
Emanuel LC
Fairfax MN
St John LC
Saginaw MI
St Matthew LC
Freeland MI
Pastor
6/9/2020
Rev Peter Martin Faith LC
Radcliff KY
St John’s LC
Saint Clair MN
Pastor
6/9/2020
Rev Andrew Ewald St John LC
Clare MI
Faith LC
Harrison MI
Immanuel LC
Mosinee WI
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Douglas Tomhave St Paul LC
Lake Mills WI
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Daniel Schmidt Faith LC
Tyler TX
Faith LC
Excelsior MN
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev John Ehlers Cross of Glory LC
Peoria AZ
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Daniel Naumann Grace LC
Prairie du Chien WI
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Matthew Westra Living Promise LC
Morristown TN
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Joel Russow Faith LC
Tallahassee FL
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
6/19/2020
Rev Paul Bader Retired Bethel LC
Galesville WI
Bethel LC
Arcadia WI
Associate Pastor; One year retirement call
6/21/2020
Rev Joshua Free Abiding Peace LC
Elgin IL
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
6/21/2020
Rev Jonathan Zietlow Grace LC
Crivitz WI
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Luis Acosta Risen Savior LC
Milwaukee WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Douglas Lange Ascension LC
Jacksonville NC
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Thomas Moldenhauer Our Saviour’s LC
Bismarck ND
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
6/24/2020
Rev Kelly Huet St Andrew LC
Middleton WI
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
6/24/2020
Rev David Meyer Good Shepherd LC
South Attleboro MA
St John’s LC
Oak Creek WI
Associate Pastor
6/28/2020
Rev Bryan Prell Petra LC
Sauk Rapids MN
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
6/28/2020
Rev Paul Schupmann St John’s LC
Juneau WI
St Luke LC
Vassar MI
Pastor
6/29/2020
Rev Thomas Unke Shepherd of the Hills LC
Las Vegas NV
St James LC
Portage MI
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Martin Valleskey Costa Maya Ministries
Mahahual Quintana Roo
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/30/2020
Rev Aaron Schumann Faith LC
Pittsburg KS
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Fenton MI
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Justin Pomije Our Savior LC
Gaylord MI
Hope LC
Indian River MI
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Jon Hadler St Matthew LC
Marathon WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
7/1/2020
Rev Ryan Kolander Palabra de Vida
Detroit MI
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
7/2/2020
Rev Joseph Lindloff Hope LC
Irmo SC
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
7/2/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Timothy Mueller Jr Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Interim Principal and Development Director
6/1/2020
Mrs Jennifer Boll   Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One Year Call
6/18/2020
Ms. Melanie VandeKamp

 

 

  St. John LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher;
Provisional, Part Time
 

6/20/2020

Mrs Dawn Riha Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
ECM Teacher;
Provisional, Part Time
6/21/2020
Mrs Patricia Kapler   Beautiful Savior Lutheran Early Learning Center
Topeka KS
Curriculum & Spiritual Director
6/28/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Jeremy Laitinen St Mark LC
Salina KS
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English and German
7/2/2020
Rev Thomas Engelbrecht Christ LC
Pewaukee WI
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
7/5/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
 

Mr. Steven Thiesfeldt

 

  Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Teacher; Part Time
12/21/2019
Mrs Jessica Krause King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
Teacher
6/30/2020
Mrs April Glodowski Trinity LS
Kiel WI
Trinity LS
Kiel WI
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8 Language Arts, Part Time
7/1/2020
Mrs Nicole Grunwald Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
ECM Teacher
7/1/2020
 

Ms Rachel Ihlenfeldt

 

  Bay Pines LS
Seminole FL
Teacher; Emergency Call; One year call
7/1/2020
Ms Samantha Kiecker   Beautiful Savior LS
Carlsbad CA
Teacher; Emergency Call; One Year Call
7/2/2020
Mrs Kessia Boche St Matthew’s LS
Oconomowoc WI
St Matthew’s LS
Oconomowoc WI
Teacher; Grade 2
7/3/2020
Mr Ryan Roth Peace LS
Livonia MI
Peace LS
Livonia MI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, One Year Call
7/4/2020
Mrs Linda Schemenauer   Michigan Lutheran High School
Saint Joseph MI
Teacher; Math; One Year Call
 

7/6/2020

 

ASSIGNMENT

Teachers   Assignment Date assigned
Mrs Melissa Waterstradt   St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 3
7/5/2020

 

CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Harland Goetzinger III Redemption LC
Watertown NY
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
7/3/2020
Rev Jesse Johnston Mt Calvary LC
Menasha WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
7/3/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mrs Emily Fink   Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional
6/30/2020

 

CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Paul Huth St Peter LC
Weyauwega WI
6/25/2020
Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Frederic Heiderich Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
6/29/2020
Mr Howard Heup Mount Olive LC
Appleton WI
7/1/2020

 


RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Mark Kock Resurrection LC
Milwaukee WI
8/31/2020


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Erin Koschnitzke Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
6/30/2020
Mrs Christa Crass Christ-St Peter LS-West Campus
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2020

 

POSITION ELIMINATED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Carol Green Shining Light Preschool
Maple Grove MN
6/30/2020

 

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Call Report – June 29, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

6/23/2020 – 6/29/2020

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 Thomas Engelbrecht Christ LC
Pewaukee WI
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
6/6/2020
Rev Noah Herrmann Calvary LC
Bellevue WA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Harland Goetzinger III Redemption LC
Watertown NY
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
6/8/2020
Rev Jeremy Laitinen St Mark LC
Salina KS
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English & German
6/8/2020
Rev Scott Muske St John LC &
Emanuel LC
Fairfax MN
St John LC
Saginaw MI
St Matthew LC
Freeland MI
Pastor
6/9/2020
Rev Peter Martin Faith LC
Radcliff KY
St John’s LC
Saint Clair MN
Pastor
6/9/2020
Rev Andrew Ewald St John LC
Clare MI
Faith LC
Harrison MI
Immanuel LC
Mosinee WI
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Douglas Tomhave St Paul LC
Lake Mills WI
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Daniel Schmidt Faith LC
Tyler TX
Faith LC
Excelsior MN
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Jesse Johnston Mt Calvary LC
Menasha WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
6/11/2020
Rev John Ehlers Cross of Glory LC
Peoria AZ
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Daniel Naumann Grace LC
Prairie du Chien WI
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Matthew Westra Living Promise LC
Morristown TN
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Joel Russow Faith LC
Tallahassee FL
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
6/19/2020
Rev Paul Bader Retired Bethel LC
Galesville WI
Bethel LC
Arcadia WI
Associate Pastor; One-Year, Retirement Call
6/21/2020
Rev Joshua Free Abiding Peace LC
Elgin IL
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
6/21/2020
Rev Jonathan Zietlow Grace LC
Crivitz WI
Salem LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Luis Acosta Risen Savior LC
Milwaukee WI
Bethel LC
Menasha WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Douglas Lange Ascension LC
Jacksonville NC
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev Thomas Moldenhauer Our Saviour’s LC
Bismarck ND
Zion LC
Lansing MI
Pastor
6/24/2020
Rev Kelly Huet St Andrew LC
Middleton WI
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
6/24/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Timothy Mueller Jr Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Interim Principal & Development Director
6/1/2020
Mrs Nicole Grunwald Little Lambs Preschool
Saint Paul Park MN
Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
ECM Teacher
6/14/2020
Mrs Jennifer Boll St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One-Year Call
6/18/2020
Ms Melanie VandeKamp   St John’s LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/20/2020
Mrs Dawn Riha Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, Provisional Call
6/21/2020
Mrs Linda Schemenauer   Michigan Lutheran High School
Saint Joseph MI
Teacher; Math, One-Year Call
6/24/2020
Mrs Emily Fink St Paul LS
Muskego WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional Call
6/25/2020
Mr Ryan Roth Zion LS
Toledo OH
Peace LS
Livonia MI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, One-Year Call
6/25/2020
Mrs Jessica Krause   King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
Teacher
6/28/2020
Mrs Kessia Boche St Marcus LC
Milwaukee WI
St Matthew’s LS
Oconomowoc WI
Teacher; Grade 2
6/28/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Kevin Boushek Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Divine Savior LC-Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Pastor
6/18/2020
Rev Neil Birkholz Hong Kong Mission North American Asian Outreach Consultant 6/20/2020
Rev Douglas Engelbrecht Trinity LC
Neenah WI
Trinity LC
Neenah WI
Pastor; One-Year, Retirement Call
6/24/2020
Rev Philip Loescher Crown of Life LC
Cadillac MI
St John LC
Hemlock MI
Pastor
6/26/2020
Rev Edward Frey Jr Messiah LC
Nampa ID
WLCFS Christian Family Solutions
Germantown WI
Therapist & Associate Pastor for Mission Advancement
6/28/2020
Rev Jesse Stern Peace LC
Boulder CO
Bay Pines LC
Seminole FL
Pastor
6/28/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Ms Emily Menges   Grace Christian Academy
Falls Church VA
Teacher; 4K/5K, Provisional Call
5/17/2020
Mrs Kristi Bredendick Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
Teacher; Family & Consumer Science, Part-Time, One-Year Call
6/14/2020
Ms Sarah Herold   Little Lambs Preschool
Chesapeake VA
ECM Director; Lead Teacher, Provisional Call
6/14/2020
Mrs Angela Pechman Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
ECM Teacher; Part-Time Call
6/21/2020
Mrs Shelly Coron   Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
Teacher; Extended Learning Center
6/24/2020
Mrs Nina Koester   Kids Crossing Early Learning Center
Madison WI
ECM Director; One-Year Call
6/25/2020
Miss Hannah Gerbing   Kingdom Prep Lutheran High School
Wauwatosa WI
Teacher; Math
6/25/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Randall Pahl St Paul LS
Wisconsin Rapids WI
St Paul LC
Wisconsin Rapids WI
Staff Minister; Part-Time, One-Year Call
6/26/2020


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Mark Kaesmeyer Cross of Christ LC
Coon Rapids MN
Bethlehem LC
Hortonville WI
Associate Pastor
6/22/2020
Rev James Douglas Grace LC
Charlotte NC
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Pastor
6/25/2020
Rev Nathan Berg Eastside LC
Madison WI
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
6/25/2020
Rev Timothy Wahl Morning Star LC
Jackson WI
St Peter LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
6/26/2020
Rev Patrick Freese Trinity LC
Abita Springs LA
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
6/26/2020
Prof Michael Otterstatter Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
6/27/2020
Rev Timothy Wilkens Southridge LC
Kennewick WA
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
6/28/2020


RESIGNED

Pastors Current call Date resigned
Rev Peter Schmidt Bethlehem LC
Germantown WI
6/16/2020
Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mr Christopher Luebke East Fork LS
Whiteriver AZ
6/30/2020
Mrs Kathryn Luebke East Fork Lutheran High School
Whiteriver AZ
6/30/2020
Mrs Sarah Gierach West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
6/30/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Eugene Kauffeld Holy Trinity LC
Okauchee WI
6/28/2020


RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Prof John Schmidt Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
6/30/2021
Prof James Pope Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
6/30/2021
Teachers Current call Date retired
Mrs Linda Krohn Risen Savior LS
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2020


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Naomi Porth Pilgrim LS
Menomonee Falls WI
6/30/2020
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Call Report – June 22, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

6/16/2020 – 6/22/2020

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 Kevin Boushek Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Divine Savior LC-Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Pastor
5/24/2020
Rev Patrick Freese Trinity LC
Abita Springs LA
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
5/27/2020
Rev James Douglas Grace LC
Charlotte NC
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Pastor
5/31/2020
Rev Timothy Wahl Morning Star LC
Jackson WI
St Peter LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
5/31/2020
Rev Mark Kaesmeyer Cross of Christ LC
Coon Rapids MN
Bethlehem LC
Hortonville WI
Associate Pastor
6/3/2020
Rev Timothy Wilkens Southridge LC
Kennewick WA
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
6/3/2020
Rev Thomas Engelbrecht Christ LC
Pewaukee WI
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
6/6/2020
Rev Noah Herrmann Calvary LC
Bellevue WA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Nathan Berg Eastside LC
Madison WI
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Philip Loescher Crown of Life LC
Cadillac MI
St John LC
Hemlock MI
Pastor
6/8/2020
Rev Harland Goetzinger III Redemption LC
Watertown NY
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
6/8/2020
Rev Jeremy Laitinen St Mark LC
Salina KS
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English and German
6/8/2020
Rev Neil Birkholz Hong Kong Mission Joint Mission Council
North American Asian Outreach Consultant
6/8/2020
Rev Scott Muske St John LC
Fairfax MN
Emanuel LC
Fairfax MN
St John LC
Saginaw MI
St Matthew LC
Freeland MI
Pastor
6/9/2020
Rev Peter Martin Faith LC
Radcliff KY
St John’s LC
Saint Clair MN
Pastor
6/9/2020
Prof Michael Otterstatter Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
6/9/2020
Rev Andrew Ewald St John LC
Clare MI
Faith LC
Harrison MI
Immanuel LC
Mosinee WI
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Jesse Stern Peace LC
Boulder CO
Bay Pines LC
Seminole FL
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Douglas Tomhave St Paul LC
Lake Mills WI
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Daniel Schmidt Faith LC
Tyler TX
Faith LC
Excelsior MN
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Jesse Johnston Mt Calvary LC
Menasha WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
6/11/2020
Rev Edward Frey Jr Messiah LC
Nampa ID
WLCFS Christian Family Solutions
Germantown WI
Pastor Therapist and Associate Pastor for Mission Advancement
6/12/2020
Rev John Ehlers Cross of Glory LC
Peoria AZ
St Paul’s LC
North Mankato MN
Associate Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Benjamin Wessel Woodlawn LC
West Allis WI
St Paul LC
Marshall WI
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Daniel Naumann Grace LC
Prairie du Chien WI
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Matthew Westra Living Promise LC
Morristown TN
St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Pastor
6/14/2020
Rev Joel Russow Faith LC
Tallahassee FL
St Paul LC
Saint James MN
Pastor
6/19/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Emily Menges Grace Christian Academy
Falls Church VA
Teacher; K4/K5, Provisional
5/17/2020
Mrs Kristi Bredendick Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
Teacher; Family and Consumer Science, Part Time, One Year Call
5/29/2020
Mr Timothy Mueller Jr Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Interim Principal and Development Director
6/1/2020
Mrs Nina Koester Kids Crossing Early Learning Center
Madison WI
ECM Director; One Year Call
6/11/2020
Mrs Nicole Grunwald Little Lambs Preschool
Saint Paul Park MN
Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
ECM Teacher
6/14/2020
Mrs Jennifer Boll St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One Year Call
6/18/2020
Mrs Angela Pechman Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
ECM Teacher; Part Time
6/21/2020
Mrs Dawn Riha Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
Risen Savior Christian Academy
Pooler GA
ECM Teacher; Provisional, Part Time
6/21/2020

 

CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Kevin Hundley Ministry of Christian Giving Office
Waukesha WI
St John LC (Town of Lake Mills)
Waterloo WI
Pastor
6/18/2020
Rev Kevin Schnake Trinity LC
Omak WA
St Peter LC – Schofield Campus
Schofield WI
Pastor
6/20/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Miss Rachel Riediger Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
St John LS
Bay City MI
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6, One Year Call
5/27/2020
Mr Scott Raymond Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Provisional
6/4/2020
Miss Madeline Lange Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; English, Provisional
6/5/2020
Mrs Denell Ciha St John LS
Manitowoc WI
St John LS
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
6/14/2020
Mrs Jamie Bruckschen Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School
Jackson WI
Teacher; Computer Applications, One Year Call
6/16/2020
Mrs Colleen Gentele Christ LS
Eagle River WI
Christ LS
Eagle River WI
Teacher; Grades 2-4
6/17/2020
Mrs Sarah Mueller St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
6/18/2020
Mrs Rebecca Kruschel St John’s LS
Two Rivers WI
Teacher; Grades 3-8, Departmentalized, One Year Call
6/18/2020
Miss Maria Reese Trinity LS
Belle Plaine MN
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8, One Year Call
6/21/2020


ASSIGNMENTS

Teachers Assignment Date assigned
Miss Hannah Ruehrdanz Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; English, One Year Assignment
6/19/2020
Staff Ministers Assignment Date assigned
Mr Benjamin Ristow St Peter LC
Weyauwega WI
Staff Minister
6/17/2020

 


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Neil Birkholz Hong Kong Mission Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
6/18/2020
Rev Benjamin Ehlers Trinity LC
Temple TX
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/18/2020
Rev Nathaniel Walther Grace LC
Minot ND
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
6/19/2020
Rev Aaron Strong Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Fenton MI
Pastor
6/20/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mrs Donna Machael Peace LS
Livonia MI
Teacher; Lower Grades, One Year Call
6/17/2020
Mrs Megan Seeger Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional
6/22/2020

 

RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Melissa Heuer St Matthew’s LS
Oconomowoc WI
6/30/2020
Ms Katie Case Messiah’s Children Preschool
Nampa ID
6/30/2020
Mrs Monica Mlsna St Paul LS
Cannon Falls MN
6/30/2020
Mrs Mary Rixe St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2020

 

CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Teachers Home church Death date
Mrs Natalie Sebald St John’s LC
Oak Creek WI
6/13/2020

 

RETIREMENT

Teachers Current call Date retired
Prof Thomas Hunter Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
6/30/2021

 

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Call Report – June 15, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

6/9/2020 – 6/15/2020

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 Kevin Boushek Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Divine Savior LC-Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Pastor
5/24/2020
Rev Kevin Hundley Ministry of Christian Giving St John LC (Town of Lake Mills)
Waterloo WI
Pastor
5/27/2020
Rev Patrick Freese Trinity LC
Abita Springs LA
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
5/27/2020
Rev Nathaniel Walther Grace LC
Minot ND
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
5/28/2020
Rev Neil Birkholz Hong Kong Mission Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
5/31/2020
Rev James Douglas Grace LC
Charlotte NC
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Pastor
5/31/2020
Rev Timothy Wahl Morning Star LC
Jackson WI
St Peter LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
5/31/2020
Rev Benjamin Ehlers Trinity LC
Temple TX
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/1/2020
Rev Kevin Schnake Trinity LC
Omak WA
St Peter LC – Schofield Campus
Schofield WI
Pastor
6/2/2020
Rev Mark Kaesmeyer Cross of Christ LC
Coon Rapids MN
Bethlehem LC
Hortonville WI
Associate Pastor
6/3/2020
Rev Timothy Wilkens Southridge LC
Kennewick WA
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
6/3/2020
Rev Aaron Strong Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Fenton MI
Pastor
6/4/2020
Rev Thomas Engelbrecht Christ LC
Pewaukee WI
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
6/6/2020
Rev Noah Herrmann Calvary LC
Bellevue WA
Immanuel LC
Woodville WI
Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Nathan Berg Eastside LC
Madison WI
First LC
Lake Geneva WI
Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Thomas Voss Holy Trinity LC
Des Moines WA
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
6/7/2020
Rev Philip Loescher Crown of Life LC
Cadillac MI
St John LC
Hemlock MI
Pastor
6/8/2020
Rev Harland Goetzinger III Redemption LC
Watertown NY
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
6/8/2020
Rev Jeremy Laitinen St Mark LC
Salina KS
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English & German
6/8/2020
Rev Neil Birkholz Hong Kong Mission Joint Mission Council
North American Asian Outreach Consultant
6/8/2020
Rev Scott Muske St John LC &
Emanuel LC
Fairfax MN
St John LC
Saginaw MI
St Matthew LC
Freeland MI
Pastor
6/9/2020
Rev Peter Martin Faith LC
Radcliff KY
St John’s LC
Saint Clair MN
Pastor
6/9/2020
Prof Michael Otterstatter Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
6/9/2020
Rev Andrew Ewald St John LC
Clare MI
Faith LC
Harrison MI
Immanuel LC
Mosinee WI
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Jesse Stern Peace LC
Boulder CO
Bay Pines LC
Seminole FL
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Douglas Tomhave St Paul LC
Lake Mills WI
Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Daniel Schmidt Faith LC
Tyler TX
Faith LC
Excelsior MN
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Jesse Johnston Mt Calvary LC
Menasha WI
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
6/11/2020
Rev Edward Frey Jr Messiah LC
Nampa ID
WLCFS Christian Family Solutions
Germantown WI
Therapist & Associate Pastor for Mission Advancement
6/12/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Emily Menges   Grace Christian Academy
Falls Church VA
Teacher; K4/K5, Provisional Call
5/17/2020
Miss Rachel Riediger Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
St John LS
Bay City MI
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6, One-Year Call
5/26/2020
Mr Scott Raymond Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Provisional Call
5/28/2020
Mrs Kristi Bredendick Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
Teacher; Family & Consumer Science, Part-Time, One-Year Call
5/29/2020
Mrs Donna Machael   Peace LS
Livonia MI
Teacher; Lower Grades, One-Year Call
5/31/2020
Mrs Rebecca Kruschel   St John’s LS
Two Rivers WI
Teacher; Grades 3-8, Departmentalized, One-Year Call
5/31/2020
Mrs Megan Seeger   Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional Call
6/1/2020
Mr Timothy Mueller Jr Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Interim Principal & Development Director
6/1/2020
Ms Madeline Lange   Divine Savior Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; English, Provisional Call
6/5/2020
Miss Maria Reese   Trinity LS
Belle Plaine MN
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8, One-Year Call
6/9/2020
Mrs Jamie Bruckschen   Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School
Jackson WI
Teacher; Computer Applications, One-Year Call
6/10/2020
Mrs Nina Koester   Kids Crossing Early Learning Center
Madison WI
ECM Director; One-Year Call
6/11/2020
Mrs Nicole Grunwald Little Lambs Preschool
Saint Paul Park MN
Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
ECM Teacher
6/14/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Paul Ziemer Military Services Committee
Brookfield WI
St John LC
Stillwater MN
Pastor; Retirement Call
6/10/2020
Rev Brian Doebler Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
King of Kings LC
Garden Grove CA
Pastor
6/12/2020
Rev Paul Kolander Green Valley LC
Henderson NV
The Springs LC
Sparks NV
Pastor
6/12/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Jack Murphy   Westside Christian School
Middleton WI
Teacher; Grades 5-8, Social Studies & Religion
6/10/2020
Mrs Laura Cook   Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
Teacher; Grade 1, Provisional Call
6/12/2020
Mrs Amanda Gronholz   Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
Teacher; Part-Time, One-Year Call
6/13/2020
Mrs Anna Bondow   Zion LS
Denver CO
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
6/13/2020


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev John Borgwardt Living Word LC
Waukesha WI
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
6/10/2020
Rev Brian Doebler Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
6/11/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Dr Tammy Mielke   Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; English, One-Year Call
6/14/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Teachers Home church Death date
Mr Roger Ehlke St Stephen LC
Fall River WI
6/8/2020


RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Roy Hefti St Paul LC
Bangor WI
10/1/2020
Staff Ministers Current call Date retired
Mrs Kristine Metzger Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2020
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Call Report – June 8, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

6/2/2020 – 6/8/2020

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 John Borgwardt Living Word LC
Waukesha WI
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
5/6/2020
Rev Brian Doebler Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
King of Kings LC
Garden Grove CA
Pastor
5/16/2020
Rev Kevin Boushek Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Divine Savior LC-Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Pastor
5/24/2020
Rev Brian Doebler Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
5/26/2020
Rev Paul Kolander Green Valley LC
Henderson NV
The Springs LC
Sparks NV
Pastor
5/26/2020
Rev Kevin Hundley Ministry of Christian Giving Office
Waukesha WI
St John LC (Town of Lake Mills)
Waterloo WI
Pastor
5/27/2020
Rev Patrick Freese Trinity LC
Abita Springs LA
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
5/27/2020
Rev Paul Ziemer Military Services Committee
Brookfield WI
St John LC
Stillwater MN
Pastor; Retirement Call
5/27/2020
Rev Nathaniel Walther Grace LC
Minot ND
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
5/28/2020
Rev Neil Birkholz Hong Kong Mission Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
5/31/2020
Rev James Douglas Grace LC
Charlotte NC
Immanuel LC
Manitowoc WI
Pastor
5/31/2020
Rev Timothy Wahl Morning Star LC
Jackson WI
St Peter LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
5/31/2020
Rev Benjamin Ehlers Trinity LC
Temple TX
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
6/1/2020
Rev Kevin Schnake Trinity LC
Omak WA
St Peter LC – Schofield Campus
Schofield WI
Pastor
6/2/2020
Rev Mark Kaesmeyer Cross of Christ LC
Coon Rapids MN
Bethlehem LC
Hortonville WI
Associate Pastor
6/3/2020
Rev Timothy Wilkens Southridge LC
Kennewick WA
Shepherd of Peace LC
Norfolk NE
Pastor
6/3/2020
Rev Aaron Strong Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Shepherd of the Lakes LC
Fenton MI
Pastor
6/4/2020
Rev Thomas Engelbrecht Christ LC
Pewaukee WI
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
6/6/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Amanda Gronholz   Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
Teacher; Part-Time, One-Year Call
5/17/2020
Ms Emily Menges   Grace Christian Academy
Falls Church VA
Teacher; K4/K5, Provisional Call
5/17/2020
Dr Tammy Mielke   Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; English, One-Year Call
5/22/2020
Miss Rachel Riediger Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
St John LS
Bay City MI
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6, One-Year Call
5/26/2020
Mr Scott Raymond Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Provisional Call
5/28/2020
Mrs Kristi Bredendick Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
Teacher; Family & Consumer Science, Part-Time, One-Year Call
5/29/2020
Mrs Donna Machael   Peace LS
Livonia MI
Teacher; Lower Grades, One-Year Call
5/31/2020
Mrs Megan Seeger   Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Teacher; Kindergarten, Provisional Call
6/1/2020
Mr Timothy Mueller Jr Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Interim Principal & Development Director
6/1/2020
Mrs Laura Cook   Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
Teacher; Grade 1, Provisional Call
6/4/2020
Ms Madeline Lange   Divine Savior Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; English, Provisional Call
6/5/2020
Mr Jack Murphy   Westside Christian Academy
Middleton WI
Teacher; Grade 5-8, Religion & Social Studies, Provisional Call
6/5/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Cindy Rockwell   Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
ECM Teacher; Half-Time, Provisional Call
5/11/2020
Mr Carl Manske Northland Lutheran High School
Mosinee WI
St Peter’s LS
Fond du Lac WI
Teacher; Grade 8, One-Year Call
6/1/2020
Mr Thomas McBryde   Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Dormitory Supervisor, Provisional Call
6/1/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Hagedorn Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
6/2/2020
Mr Ethan Jaeger   Northdale Christian Academy
Tampa FL
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4, Emergency Call
6/2/2020
Mrs Amy Preston   Trinity Lutheran Preschool
Caledonia WI
ECM Director
6/4/2020
Mrs Carly Balluch   St Mark Little Lions Preschool
Salina KS
ECM Teacher; One-Year Call
6/4/2020
Mr Josh Tietz   Atonement LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 8, Provisional Call
6/8/2020


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Richard Miller Redeemer LC
Scottville MI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English & German
5/11/2020
Rev Christopher Ewings Faith LC
Anchorage AK
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
5/31/2020


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Tania Kopplin Calvary LS
Dallas TX
6/30/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Carl Klein Rockwood LC
Manitowoc WI
6/1/2020


RETIREMENT

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Mark Cares Truth In Love Ministry
Nampa ID
9/30/2020


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Jennifer Boll St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
6/30/2020
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Call Report – June 1, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

5/26/2020 – 6/1/2020

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 Christopher Ewings Faith LC
Anchorage AK
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
4/29/2020
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
Rev Kevin Boushek Beautiful Savior LC
La Porte IN
Divine Savior LC-Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Pastor
5/24/2020
Rev Brian Doebler Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
Pastor
5/26/2020
Rev Paul Kolander Green Valley LC
Henderson NV
The Springs LC
Sparks NV
Pastor
5/26/2020
Rev Kevin Hundley Ministry of Christian Giving Office
Waukesha WI
St John LC (Town of Lake Mills)
Waterloo WI
Pastor
5/27/2020
Rev Patrick Freese Trinity LC
Abita Springs LA
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
5/27/2020
Rev Paul Ziemer Military Services Committee
Brookfield WI
St John LC
Stillwater MN
Pastor; Retirement Call
5/27/2020
Rev Nathaniel Walther Grace LC
Minot ND
Trinity LC
Union Grove WI
Pastor
5/28/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Cindy Rockwell   Our Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
ECM Teacher; 4K, Half-Time, Provisional Call
4/29/2020
Ms Emily Menges Grace Christian Academy
Falls Church VA
Teacher; 4K/5K, Provisional Call
5/17/2020
Mrs Amanda Gronholz Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
Teacher; Part-Time, One-Year Call
5/17/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Hagedorn Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
5/19/2020
Mrs Amy Preston Trinity Lutheran Preschool
Caledonia WI
ECM Director
5/19/2020
Dr Tammy Mielke Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; English, One-Year Call
5/22/2020
Mr Carl Manske Northland Lutheran High School
Mosinee WI
St Peter’s LS
Fond du Lac WI
Teacher; Grade 8, One-Year Call
5/24/2020
Miss Rachel Riediger Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
St John LS
Bay City MI
Teacher; Grades 5-6, One-Year Call
5/26/2020
Mr Scott Raymond Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Provisional Call
5/28/2020
Mr Josh Tietz Atonement LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 8, Provisional Call
5/28/2020
Mr Thomas J McBryde Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Dormitory Supervisor, Provisional Call
5/28/2020
Mrs Kristi Bredendick Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
Teacher; Family & Consumer Science, Part-Time, One-Year Call
5/29/2020
Mrs Donna Machael Peace LS
Livonia MI
Teacher; Lower Grades
5/31/2020


CALLS
ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Thomas Westendorf Retired Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
New Ulm MN
Pastor; Religion Teacher, One-Year Call
5/28/2020
Rev Anthony Straseske Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Friedens LC
Randolph WI
Pastor
5/29/2020
Rev Brian Weinkauf Zion LC
Rhinelander WI
Redeemer LC
Tomahawk WI
Redeemer LC
Hastings NE
Pastor
6/1/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Paul Heldman Immanuel LS
Medford WI
Immanuel LS
Medford WI
Principal; One-Year Call
5/13/2020
Ms Maria Boden-Benner St Paul’s LS
Moline IL
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
5/18/2020
Ms Allison Grunke Building Blocks for Life
Cambridge MN
ECM teacher; One-Year Call
5/26/2020
Ms Samantha Evans St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 4
5/26/2020
Mr Jonathan Hahm Our Savior LS
Grafton WI
Principal; Part-Time, One-Year Call
5/26/2020
Mr Jon Engelbrecht Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal; Interim, One-Year Call
5/26/2020
Mrs Katrina Brohn Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
Teacher; Extended Learning Center, Half-Time, One-Year Call
5/27/2020
Mrs Lynette Olson Christ LS
North Saint Paul MN
ECM Teacher; Half-Time Call
5/28/2020
Mr James Wade Jr Pilgrim LS
Mesa AZ
East Fork LS
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Grade 6
5/29/2020
Miss Rachel Naumann St John LS
Montello WI
Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
Teacher; Student Services Instructor
5/31/2020


ASSIGNMENT

 

Teachers Assignment Date assigned
Mrs Lana Sprain Abiding Peace Academy
Simpsonville SC
ECM Teacher
5/16/2020
Mrs Ruth Nitz Christ Our Redeemer LS
Aurora CO
Teacher; Grades 3-5
5/16/2020
Miss Kaitlyn Solofra St Paul LS
Green Bay WI
Teacher; Grade 7 & 8
5/16/2020
Mrs Lydia Prange St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Teacher
5/16/2020
Mrs Rebecca Wilkens Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher
5/16/2020
Mrs Jeni Schleef Neenah LS (3-8)
Neenah WI
Teacher; Grade 6 & Spanish
5/16/2020
Mrs Miriam Schaewe Faith LS
Fond du Lac WI
Teacher; Grade 3
5/20/2020
Miss Carissa Friebe Little Lambs of Peace Preschool
Eagle River AK
ECM Teacher
5/22/2020
Miss Olivia Prost Jesus Loves Me Learning Center
North Mankato MN
ECM Teacher; One-Year Call
5/27/2020
Miss Megan Fury St Matthew’s LS
Oconomowoc WI
Assistant ECM Director
5/28/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mrs Erin LaPointe Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6, One-Year Call
5/28/2020
Mr James Wade Jr Pilgrim LS
Mesa AZ
Cross of Glory LS &
Cross of Glory LC – Vistancia
Peoria AZ
Principal & Staff Minister
5/29/2020
Mr Phillip Scriver Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
New Ulm MN
Trinity LS
Belle Plaine MN
Principal
5/29/2020
Mrs Carrie Schumacher Divine Savior Academy – Santa Rita Ranch
Liberty Hill TX
ECM Teacher
5/29/2020
Mrs Carrie Schumacher Kids Crossing Early Learning Center
Madison WI
ECM Director
5/29/2020
Mrs Marilee Nolte Grace LS
Yakima WA
Grace LS
Yakima WA
Staff Minister; Grades 1-5
6/1/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Melanie Achey Salem Preschool
Woodbury MN
6/30/2020
Mrs Amy Vannieuwenhoven Northdale LS
Tampa FL
6/30/2020
Mrs Kaila Bink St John LS
Lannon WI
6/30/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Robert Van Norstrand 5/23/2020
Prof Armin Schuetze Trinity LC
Watertown WI
5/27/2020
Staff Ministers Home church Death date
Mr Duane Anderson Open Bible LC
Oxford FL
5/26/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Walter Davidson St Peter LC – Schofield Campus
Schofield WI
8/13/2020
Teachers Current call Date retired
Prof Paul Tess Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
6/30/2021
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Call Report – May 26, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

5/19/2020 – 5/25/2020

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 Christopher Ewings Faith LC
Anchorage AK
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
4/29/2020
Rev Anthony Straseske Trinity (Wilson Twp) LC
Winona MN
Friedens LC
Randolph WI
Pastor
5/4/2020
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
Rev Brian Weinkauf Zion LC
Rhinelander WI
Redeemer LC
Tomahawk WI
Redeemer LC
Hastings NE
Pastor
5/23/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Ms Maria Boden-Benner St Paul’s LS
Moline WI
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
4/20/2020
Ms Cindy Rockwell Our Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
ECM Teacher; 4K, Half-Time, Provisional Call
4/29/2020
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
Ms Emily Menges Grace Christian Academy
Falls Church VA
Teacher; 4K/5K, Provisional Call
5/17/2020
Mrs Suzanne Schultz Zion LS
Valentine NE
Teacher; Grades K -3
5/17/2020
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
Peoria AZ
Cross of Glory LC Vistancia
Principal & Staff Minister
5/17/2020
Mr Phillip Scriver Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School
New Ulm MN
Trinity LS
Belle Plaine MN
Principal
5/19/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Hagedorn Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
5/19/2020
Mrs Amy Preston Trinity Lutheran Preschool
Caledonia WI
ECM Director
5/19/2020
Mrs Carrie Schumacher Kids Crossing Early Learning Center
Madison WI
ECM Director
5/19/2020
Dr Tammy Mielke Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Manitowoc WI
Teacher; English, One-Year Call
5/22/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Mark Parsons Faith LC
Fond du Lac WI
Truth In Love Ministry
Nampa ID
Missionary
5/18/2020
Rev Charles Vannieuwenhoven Northdale LC
Tampa FL
Luther Preparatory School
Watertown WI
Pastor; Dean of Students
5/24/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Miss Hannah Brohn St Paul LS
Columbus OH
Teacher; Grades 5-6 & Athletic Director
5/16/2020
Mrs Carol Markgraf Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
St John’s LS
Newburg WI
ECM Teacher; Limited-Duration, Three-Quarter Time Call
5/18/2020
Mrs Virginia Kehren Jerusalem LS
Morton Grove IL
Teacher; Grades 3-8 Departmentalized, One-Year Call
5/19/2020
Mrs Jane Petoskey St Stephen LS
Adrian MI
ECM Teacher; One-Year Call
5/20/2020
Mrs Julie Bartels St Martin’s LS
Watertown SD
Teacher; Grade 2, Provisional Call
5/20/2020
Mrs Nancy Ring Trinity LS
Waco NE
Wisconsin LS-Middle School (6-8)
Racine WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, One-Year Call
5/21/2020
Mrs Elizabeth Collins Cross of Glory LS
Peoria AZ
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
5/21/2020
Ms Jamie Herbst St Paul’s LS
Slinger WI
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
5/21/2020
Mrs Suzanne Schultz Zion LS
Valentine NE
Teacher; Grades K-3
5/22/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Emily Suedmeier Bethany LC – Parkway Campus
Appleton WI
Staff Minister of Administration & Music Coordination
5/18/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Matthew Natsis Good Shepherd LC
Livermore CA
St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Associate Pastor
5/21/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Stephen Berg   Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal; Interim, One-Year Call
5/24/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Teachers Current call Date retired
Miss Joan Kulow Good Shepherd LS
West Bend WI
6/30/2020
Mr David Eberhardt St John LS
Fox Lake WI
6/30/2020
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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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Call Report – May 11, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

5/5/2020 – 5/11/2020

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 Andrew Mueller Beautiful Savior LC
Las Vegas NV
Prince of Peace LC
Martinez GA
Pastor
4/16/2020
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
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; Limited-Duration, Three-Quarter Time Call
4/26/2020
Mr Wayne Baxmann Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
Principal; One-Year, Half-Time Call
4/29/2020
Ms Cindy Rockwell Our Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
ECM Teacher; 4K, Half-Time, Provisional Call
4/29/2020
Mrs Maura Hegman Our Shepherd Child Care Center
Appleton WI
ECM Director of Curriculum & Staff Development
5/8/2020
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
Mrs Kara Kassulke Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Business
4/29/2020
Mr Timothy Pingel Morrison Zion LS
Greenleaf WI
Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
Teacher; Grades 3-5
5/5/2020
Mrs Shannon Schmidt Northland Lutheran High School
Mosinee WI
Teacher; Math & Coaching, Provisional Call
5/6/2020
Mrs Brandi Bivens Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Lower Grades
5/8/2020
Mrs Emily Stoering St Paul’s LS
New Ulm MN
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6, One-Year Call
5/9/2020
Mr Stephen Roekle Zion LS
Egg Harbor WI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Business
5/10/2020
Mrs Brenda Harle First LS
La Crosse WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
5/11/2020


CALLS
DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Jonathan Bourman Peace LC
Aiken SC
Trinity LC
Mountain Home AR
Pastor
5/5/2020
Rev Jonathan Fischer Resurrection LC
Chesapeake VA
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
5/6/2020
Rev Keegan Dowling Abiding Word LC
Orleans ON Canada
King of Kings LC
Garden Grove CA
Pastor
5/6/2020
Rev Keith Schleis Abiding Faith LC
Smyrna TN
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
5/10/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Mark Eisenmann Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
5/4/2020
Mrs Lori Eisenmann St Peter LS
Appleton WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
5/4/2020
Mr Kevin Lorge St Matthew LS
Iron Ridge WI
St John LS
Peshtigo WI
Principal
5/5/2020
Miss Lisa Radue St Paul LS
Lake Mills WI
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
5/6/2020
Mr Benton Witte Riverview LS
Appleton WI
St John LS
Bay City MI
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6
5/6/2020
Miss Katherine Huebner West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Teacher; English
5/6/2020
Mrs Rebekah Fincham Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
St Stephen LS
Adrian MI
ECM Teacher
5/7/2020
Mr Michael Chappell Precious Lambs Preschool
Jacksonville FL
Good Shepherd Early Childhood Center
Sioux Falls SD
ECM Director
5/7/2020
Mr Thomas Rosenow St Paul LS
Bloomer WI
St Paul LS
Moline IL
Principal
5/7/2020
Mr Craig Kiecker Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Principal
5/8/2020
Mrs Brandi Bivens Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Risen Savior LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 2
5/8/2020
Mr Chad Marohn St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Principal
5/8/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs McKinzie Paulsen St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
6/30/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Teachers Current call Date retired
Mrs Carlotta Ohm Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
5/15/2020


LIMITED LENGTH CALL EXPIRED

 

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mrs Erin Pflughoeft Word of Life LS
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2020
Miss Morgan Shevey Bethlehem LS
Hortonville WI
6/30/2020


POSITION ELIMINATED

 

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mr Ryan Roth Zion LS
Toledo OH
6/30/2020
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Call Report – May 4, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

4/28/2020 – 5/4/2020

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 Jonathan Fischer Resurrection LC
Chesapeake VA
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
4/5/2020
Rev Keegan Dowling Abiding Word LC
Orleans ON Canada
King of Kings LC
Garden Grove CA
Pastor
4/15/2020
Rev Jonathan Bourman Peace LC
Aiken SC
Trinity LC
Mountain Home AR
Pastor
4/16/2020
Rev Andrew Mueller Beautiful Savior LC
Las Vegas NV
Prince of Peace LC
Martinez GA
Pastor
4/16/2020
Rev Keith Schleis Abiding Faith LC
Smyrna TN
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
4/18/2020
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
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Michael Chappell Precious Lambs Preschool
Jacksonville FL
Good Shepherd Early Childhood Center
Sioux Falls SD
ECM Director
4/5/2020
Mr Craig Kiecker Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Principal
4/13/2020
Mr Timothy Pingel Morrison Zion LS
Greenleaf WI
Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
Teacher; Grades 3-5
4/13/2020
Mr Kevin Lorge St Matthew LS
Iron Ridge WI
St John LS
Peshtigo WI
Principal
4/13/2020
Mr Benton Witte Riverview LS
Appleton WI
St John LS
Bay City MI
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6
4/14/2020
Miss Lisa Radue St Paul LS
Lake Mills WI
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/14/2020
Mrs Kara Kassulke Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Business
4/14/2020
Mrs Rebekah Fincham Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
St Stephen LS
Adrian MI
ECM Teacher
4/15/2020
Miss Katherine Huebner West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Teacher; English
4/15/2020
Mr Chad Marohn St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Principal
4/15/2020
Mr Mark Eisenmann Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
4/15/2020
Mrs Lori Eisenmann St Peter LS
Appleton WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/15/2020
Mr Thomas Rosenow St Paul LS
Bloomer WI
St Paul LS
Moline IL
Principal
4/15/2020
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; Limited-Duration, Three-Quarter Time Call
4/26/2020
Mrs Shannon Schmidt Northland Lutheran High School
Mosinee WI
Teacher; Math & Coaching, Provisional Call
4/27/2020
Mrs Emily Stoering St Paul’s LS
New Ulm MN
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6, One-Year Call
4/28/2020
Mrs Brenda Harle First LS
La Crosse WI
Teacher; Grades 3 &4
4/28/2020
Ms Cindy Rockwell Our Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
ECM Teacher; 4K, Half-Time, Provisional Call
4/29/2020
Mr Wayne Baxmann Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
Principal; One-Year, Half-Time Call
4/29/2020
Mrs Brandi Bivens Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Lower Grades
5/1/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Andrea Selves Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/5/2020
Mrs Calla Schoch Beautiful Savior LS
Grove City OH
Teacher
4/19/2020
Miss Kathryn Freudenwald Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
St Paul LS
Cudahy WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/27/2020
Mrs Michelle Most St Martin’s LS
Watertown SD
St Matthew LS
Spokane WA
Teacher; Grades 2-4
4/27/2020
Miss Sara Willems Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Teacher; Grade 6, Upper Grades Science
4/27/2020
Mrs Penny Adickes St Paul LS
Bangor WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
4/28/2020
Mrs Kaitlyn-Brianne Ceasar Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6
4/28/2020
Mrs Dyann Nommensen St Paul LS
Cudahy WI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/29/2020
Ms Michelle Hayes Immanuel LS
Greenville WI
Immanuel LS
Greenville WI
Teacher; Guided Studies & Upper Grades Language Arts
4/30/2020
Mrs Kathryn Wolfrath Immanuel LS
Greenville WI
Teacher; Grade 4
5/2/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr James Dretske St Paul’s LS
New Ulm MN
St John’s LC
New Ulm MN
Staff Minister; One-Year Call
5/1/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev George Swanson Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor; Retirement Call
4/28/2020
Rev Brian Pechman Risen Savior LC
Pooler GA
St Paul LC
Calgary AB Canada
Pastor
4/30/2020
Rev Jeffrey Enderle Christ the Rock LC
Farmington NM
Redeemer LC
Hastings NE
Pastor
5/2/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Miss Kathleen VanOrman Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
New Hope Lutheran Academy
West Melbourne FL
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/17/2020
Miss Sandra O’Laire St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Teacher; Grade 1
4/25/2020
Mr Keith Hackbarth St John LS
Wauwatosa WI
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Grade 4
4/26/2020
Mr Greg Obermiller St John LS
Lomira WI
Our Savior’s LS
Zion IL
Principal
4/27/2020
Mr Daryl Johnson Trinity LS
Brillion WI
St Philip LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 6
4/27/2020
Ms Elizabeth Kuschel Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
East Fork LS
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Grade 7
4/28/2020
Mr Stephen Gurgel St Paul LS
Rapid City SD
St Peter’s LS
Fond du Lac WI
Principal
4/28/2020
Miss Margaret Rasmussen Wisconsin LS-Elementary School (3-5)
Racine WI
Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/28/2020
Miss Nicole Glodowski St Paul LS
Muskego WI
Christ Our Redeemer LS
Aurora CO
Teacher; Grades 3-5
4/29/2020
Mr Nathaniel Kallies St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Principal
4/29/2020
Mr Timothy Hochmuth Good Shepherd’s LS
West Allis WI
Emanuel LS
New London WI
Teacher; Grade 5 & Athletic Director
4/29/2020
Mr Alexander Vandenberg Zion LS
Columbus WI
Emanuel LS
New London WI
Principal
4/29/2020
Miss Jennifer Lindloff Peace LS
Sun Prairie WI
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
4/30/2020
Mr Cory Olson St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English & German
4/30/2020
Mrs Alissa Kiedrowski Trinity LS
Brillion WI
St Peter LS
Helenville WI
ECM Teacher
4/30/2020
Mr Nathan Schulmeister St Paul LS
Franklin WI
Wisconsin LS-Middle School (6-8)
Elementary School (3-5)
Early Childhood Campus (K4-2)
Racine WI
Principal
5/1/2020
Mr Andrew Van Weele Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
St John LS
Baraboo WI
Principal; Upper Grades
5/1/2020
Mr Nicholas Bush Cornerstone Lutheran Network
Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
Grace LS
Oshkosh WI
Principal
5/1/2020
Mr Cameron Ausen Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
St John LS
Fox Lake WI
Principal
5/1/2020
Miss Kaylen Orr Building Blocks Christian Academy
Los Angeles CA
Zion LS
Denver CO
ECM Director
5/1/2020
Mr Zachariah Thooft Bethel LS
Bay City MI
Trinity LS
Jenera OH
Principal
5/1/2020
Mr Paul Hoffman St Paul LS
Appleton WI
Immanuel LS
Medford WI
Principal
5/2/2020
Mrs Kristi Utsch Immanuel LS
Hutchinson MN
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
5/2/2020
Mr Robert Buss St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
St Paul First LS
North Hollywood CA
Principal
5/3/2020
Mr Benjamin Washburn Peace LS
Hartford WI
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal
5/3/2020
Mr Stephen Roekle Zion LS
Egg Harbor WI
First LS
Lake Geneva WI
Teacher; Upper Grades
5/3/2020
Mr Matthew Doering Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
Arizona Lutheran Academy
Phoenix AZ
Teacher; Social Studies & Religion
5/4/2020


RESIGNED

 

Pastors Current call Date resigned
Rev Kyle Burmeister Beautiful Savior LC
Summerville SC
5/15/2020
Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Brandi Bivens Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
6/30/2020
Mr Charles Ungemach Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
6/30/2020
Miss Aleah Dovnik Peace LS
Sun Prairie WI
6/30/2020
Miss Rachel Riediger Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
6/30/2020
Mrs Ju Yeon Kim Jerusalem LS
Morton Grove IL
6/30/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Teachers Home church Death date
Mrs Elsa Poppert Salem LC
Scottsdale AZ
4/25/2020
Prof Daniel Kirk 4/28/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev James Tiefel Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
Mequon WI
6/30/2020
Staff Ministers Current call Date retired
Mr Daniel Schoeffel St Paul LC
Onalaska WI
6/30/2020


POSITION ELIMINATED

 

Teachers Current call Date effective
Mr James Wade Jr Pilgrim LS
Mesa AZ
6/30/2020
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Call Report – April 27, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

4/21/2020 – 4/27/2020

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 George Swanson Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor; Retirement Call
3/8/2020
Rev Brian Pechman Risen Savior LC
Pooler GA
St Paul LC
Calgary AB Canada
Pastor
3/29/2020
Rev Jonathan Fischer Resurrection LC
Chesapeake VA
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
4/5/2020
Rev Keegan Dowling Abiding Word LC
Orleans ON Canada
King of Kings LC
Garden Grove CA
Pastor
4/15/2020
Rev Jonathan Bourman Peace LC
Aiken SC
Trinity LC
Mountain Home AR
Pastor
4/16/2020
Rev Andrew Mueller Beautiful Savior LC
Las Vegas NV
Prince of Peace LC
Martinez GA
Pastor
4/16/2020
Rev Keith Schleis Abiding Faith LC
Smyrna TN
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
4/18/2020
Rev Jeffrey Enderle Christ the Rock LC
Farmington NM
Redeemer LC
Hastings NE
Pastor
4/18/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Kristi Utsch Immanuel LS
Hutchinson MN
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/19/2020
Miss Margaret Rasmussen Wisconsin LS-Elementary School (3-5)
Racine WI
Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/24/2020
Miss Kathleen VanOrman Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
New Hope Lutheran Academy
West Melbourne FL
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/29/2020
Miss Kaylen Orr Building Blocks Christian Academy
Los Angeles CA
Zion LS
Denver CO
ECM Director
3/31/2020
Mr Daryl Johnson Trinity LS
Brillion WI
St Philip LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 6
4/2/2020
Miss Sandra O’Laire St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Teacher; Grade 1
4/3/2020
Mr Michael Chappell Precious Lambs Preschool
Jacksonville FL
Good Shepherd Early Childhood Center
Sioux Falls SD
ECM Director
4/5/2020
Mr Andrew Van Weele Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
St John LS
Baraboo WI
Principal; Upper Grades
4/5/2020
Ms Elizabeth Kuschel Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
East Fork LS
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Grade 7
4/6/2020
Mr Greg Obermiller St John LS
Lomira WI
Our Savior’s LS
Zion IL
Principal
4/6/2020
Mr Stephen Gurgel St Paul LS
Rapid City SD
St Peter’s LS
Fond du Lac WI
Principal
4/7/2020
Mrs Calla Schoch   Beautiful Savior LS
Grove City OH
Teacher
4/7/2020
Mr Benjamin Washburn Peace LS
Hartford WI
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal
4/8/2020
Mr Paul Hoffman St Paul LS
Appleton WI
Immanuel LS
Medford WI
Principal
4/8/2020
Mr Keith Hackbarth St John LS
Wauwatosa WI
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Grade 4
4/9/2020
Miss Kathryn Freudenwald Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
St Paul LS
Cudahy WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/9/2020
Miss Nicole Glodowski St Paul LS
Muskego WI
Christ Our Redeemer LS
Aurora CO
Teacher; Grades 3-5
4/11/2020
Mr Robert Buss St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
St Paul First LS
North Hollywood CA
Principal
4/12/2020
Mr Zachariah Thooft Bethel LS
Bay City MI
Trinity LS
Jenera OH
Principal
4/12/2020
Mr Craig Kiecker Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Principal
4/13/2020
Mr Timothy Pingel Morrison Zion LS
Greenleaf WI
Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
Teacher; Grades 3-5
4/13/2020
Mrs Michelle Most St Martin’s LS
Watertown SD
St Matthew LS
Spokane WA
Teacher; Grades 2-4
4/13/2020
Mrs Kaitlyn-Brianne Ceasar Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6
4/13/2020
Mr Kevin Lorge St Matthew LS
Iron Ridge WI
St John LS
Peshtigo WI
Principal
4/13/2020
Mr Cory Olson St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English and German
4/13/2020
Mr Nicholas Bush Salem LS
Cornerstone Lutheran Network
Milwaukee WI
Grace LS
Oshkosh WI
Principal
4/13/2020
Mr Benton Witte Riverview LS
Appleton WI
St John LS
Bay City MI
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6
4/14/2020
Mr Nathaniel Kallies St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Principal
4/14/2020
Miss Lisa Radue St Paul LS
Lake Mills WI
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/14/2020
Mrs Dyann Nommensen St Paul LS
Cudahy WI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/14/2020
Miss Jennifer Lindloff Peace LS
Sun Prairie WI
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
4/14/2020
Mr Nathan Schulmeister St Paul LS
Franklin WI
Wisconsin LS-Middle School (6-8)
Elementary School (3-5)
Early Childhood Campus (K4-2)
Racine WI
Principal
4/14/2020
Mrs Alissa Kiedrowski Trinity LS
Brillion WI
St Peter LS
Helenville WI
ECM Teacher
4/14/2020
Mr Cameron Ausen Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
St John LS
Fox Lake WI
Principal
4/14/2020
Mrs Kara Kassulke Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Business
4/14/2020
Mrs Rebekah Fincham Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
St Stephen LS
Adrian MI
ECM Teacher
4/15/2020
Miss Katherine Huebner West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Teacher; English
4/15/2020
Mr Chad Marohn St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Principal
4/15/2020
Mr Timothy Hochmuth Good Shepherd’s LS
West Allis WI
Emanuel LS
New London WI
Teacher; Grade 5 & Athletic Director
4/15/2020
Mr Alexander Vandenberg Zion LS
Columbus WI
Emanuel LS
New London WI
Principal
4/15/2020
Mrs Penny Adickes   St Paul LS
Bangor WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
4/15/2020
Mr Matthew Doering Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
Arizona Lutheran Academy
Phoenix AZ
Teacher; Social Studies & Religion
4/15/2020
Mr Mark Eisenmann Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
4/15/2020
Mrs Lori Eisenmann St Peter LS
Appleton WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/15/2020
Mr Thomas Rosenow St Paul LS
Bloomer WI
St Paul LS
Moline IL
Principal
4/15/2020
Miss Sara Willems   Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Teacher; Grade 6, Upper Grade Science
4/15/2020
Ms Maria Boden-Benner   St Paul’s LS
Moline IL
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
4/20/2020
Mr Stephen Roekle Zion LS
Egg Harbor WI
First LS
Lake Geneva WI
Teacher; Upper Grades
4/24/2020
Mrs Carol Markgraf Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
St John’s LS
Newburg WI
ECM Teacher; Limited-Duration, Three-Quarter Time Call
4/26/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Kevin Stellick Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Faith LC
Rising City NE
Pastor
4/20/2020
Rev David Bivens Divine Savior LC-Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
Mequon WI
Professor; New Testament & Homiletics
4/24/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Carol Schroeder   First Steps Early Learning Center
La Crescent MN
ECM Director
4/21/2020
Ms Alexandria Caira   Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Grade 2
4/21/2020
Mrs Suzanne Zimmerman Jesus Loves Me Learning Center
North Mankato MN
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/22/2020
Mr Josiah Jahns St Paul LS
Algoma WI
St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8, Technology
4/22/2020
Mr Peter Gumm Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
Principal; Upper Grades
4/25/2020
Mr Michael Paulsen St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Prince of Peace LS
Taylorsville UT
Principal
4/25/2020
Mrs Jamie Learman St John LS
Lomira WI
St John LS
Lomira WI
ECM Teacher; One-Year, Provisional Call
4/27/2020


CALLS DECLINED

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev David Pagel Bethany LC
Kenosha WI
Truth In Love Ministry
Nampa ID
Missionary
4/8/2020
Rev Jeremy Glowicki St Paul LC
Jordan MN
St John LC (Town of Lake Mills)
Waterloo WI
Pastor
4/23/2020
Rev Caleb Schoeneck Beautiful Savior LC
College Station TX
Good Shepherd LC
Midland TX
Pastor
4/24/2020
Rev Clinton Kreuziger Crown of Life LC
Marietta OH
Trinity LC
Sturgis SD
Pastor
4/24/2020
Rev Kurt Schaser St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Luther Preparatory School
Watertown WI
Pastor; Dean of Students
4/25/2020
Rev Christian Winkel Redemption LC
Milwaukee WI
The Springs LC
Sparks NV
Pastor
4/25/2020
Rev Mark Westra Prince of Peace LC
Fairport NY
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
4/25/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Miss Barbara Noon Beautiful Savior Preschool
Clarksville TN
Trinity LS
Bay City MI
ECM Director
4/10/2020
Miss Patricia Bodi St John LS
Milwaukee WI
Zion Lutheran Preschool
Valentine NE
ECM Teacher
4/20/2020
Miss Hannah Holzhueter Morrison Zion LS
Greenleaf WI
Little Lambs of Peace Preschool
Eagle River AK
ECM Teacher
4/20/2020
Mr Scott Beyersdorf David’s Star LS
Jackson WI
St Matthew’s LS
Stoddard WI
Principal
4/21/2020
Mrs Kayla Wilkins Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
St John LS
Waterloo WI
Teacher; Grades K-2
4/21/2020
Mr Kevin Zimmerman   Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Chemistry & Physics
4/22/2020
Ms Katie Anez   West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Math
4/22/2020
Miss Faith Scheer Christ the Lord LS
Brookfield WI
Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
Teacher; Grade 1
4/23/2020
Miss Heidi Schone Mount Olive LS
Appleton WI
Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/23/2020
Ms Catherine Felsing Emanuel LS
Tawas City MI
Zion Lutheran Preschool
Valentine NE
ECM Teacher
4/24/2020
Mr Daniel Douglas Mt Olive LS
Overland Park KS
St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Teacher; Grades 5-8, Staff Ministry
4/25/2020
Mrs McKinzie Paulsen St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Prince of Peace LS
Taylorsville UT
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/25/2020
Mr Aaron Krause Bethany LS
Manitowoc WI
St John LS
Bay City MI
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
4/26/2020
Mr Jeffery Essig St John LS
Lewiston MN
Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Teacher; Grade 5
4/27/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Ryan Friske Trinity LS
Bay City MI
St Peter LC
Saint Peter MN
Staff Minister; Minister of Music
4/24/2020


RESIGNED

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Jessica Desotell Trinity LS
Marinette WI
6/30/2020
Mr Carl Manske Northland Lutheran High School
Mosinee WI
6/30/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Walter Oelhafen Peace LC
Hartford WI
4/24/2020
Rev Thomas Henning St Paul LC
New Ulm MN
4/26/2020

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Call Report – April 20, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

4/14/2020 – 4/20/2020

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 David Pagel ­­ Bethany LC
Kenosha WI
Truth In Love Ministry
Nampa ID
Missionary
2/18/2020
Rev Mark Westra Prince of Peace LC
Fairport NY
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
3/5/2020
Rev George Swanson Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor; Retirement Call
3/8/2020
Rev Caleb Schoeneck Beautiful Savior LC
College Station TX
Good Shepherd LC
Midland TX
Pastor
3/9/2020
Rev David Bivens Divine Savior LC-Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
Mequon WI
Professor; New Testament & Homiletics
3/13/2020
Rev Kevin Stellick Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Faith LC
Rising City NE
Pastor
3/29/2020
Rev Brian Pechman Risen Savior LC
Pooler GA
St Paul LC
Calgary AB Canada
Pastor
3/29/2020
Rev Clinton Kreuziger Crown of Life LC
Marietta OH
Trinity LC
Sturgis SD
Pastor
3/29/2020
Rev Kurt Schaser St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Luther Preparatory School
Watertown WI
Pastor; Dean of Students
4/1/2020
Rev Jeremy Glowicki St Paul LC
Jordan MN
St John LC (Town of Lake Mills)
Waterloo WI
Pastor
4/1/2020
Rev Christian Winkel Redemption LC
Milwaukee WI
The Springs LC
Sparks NV
Pastor
4/3/2020
Rev Jonathan Fischer Resurrection LC
Chesapeake VA
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
4/5/2020
Rev Keegan Dowling Abiding Word LC
Orleans ON Canada
King of Kings LC
Garden Grove CA
Pastor
4/15/2020
Rev Jonathan Bourman Peace LC
Aiken SC
Trinity LC
Mountain Home AR
Pastor
4/16/2020
Rev Andrew Mueller Beautiful Savior LC
Las Vegas NV
Prince of Peace LC
Martinez GA
Pastor
4/16/2020
Rev Keith Schleis Abiding Faith LC
Smyrna TN
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
4/18/2020
Rev Jeffrey Enderle Christ the Rock LC
Farmington NM
Redeemer LC
Hastings NE
Pastor
4/18/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Jamie Learman St John LS
Lomira WI
St John LS
Lomira WI
ECM Teacher; One-Year, Provisional Call
3/4/2020
Miss Barbara Noon Beautiful Savior Preschool
Clarksville TN
Trinity LS
Bay City MI
ECM Director
3/8/2020
Mrs Kristi Utsch Immanuel LS
Hutchinson MN
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/19/2020
Mr Daniel Douglas Mt Olive LS
Overland Park KS
St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Teacher; Grades 5-8, Staff Ministry
3/22/2020
Miss Margaret Rasmussen Wisconsin LS-Elementary School (3-5)
Racine WI
Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/24/2020
Miss Kathleen VanOrman Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
New Hope Lutheran Academy
West Melbourne FL
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/29/2020
Mr Scott Beyersdorf David’s Star LS
Jackson WI
St Matthew’s LS
Stoddard WI
Principal
3/29/2020
Ms Alexandria Caira Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Grade 2
3/31/2020
Mr Michael Paulsen St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Prince of Peace LS
Taylorsville UT
Principal
3/31/2020
Miss Kaylen Orr Building Blocks Christian Academy
Los Angeles CA
Zion LS
Denver CO
ECM Director
3/31/2020
Mr Kevin Zimmerman Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Chemistry & Physics
3/31/2020
Mrs Suzanne Zimmerman Jesus Loves Me Learning Center
North Mankato MN
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/31/2020
Mrs McKinzie Paulsen St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Prince of Peace LS
Taylorsville UT
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/31/2020
Mr Jeffery Essig St John LS
Lewiston MN
Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Teacher; Grade 5
4/1/2020
Miss Heidi Schone Mount Olive LS
Appleton WI
Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/1/2020
Mrs Kayla Wilkins Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
St John LS
Waterloo WI
Teacher; Grades K-2
4/2/2020
Mr Daryl Johnson Trinity LS
Brillion WI
St Philip LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 6
4/2/2020
Miss Sandra O’Laire St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Teacher; Grade 1
4/3/2020
Mr Peter Gumm Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
Principal; Upper Grades
4/4/2020
Mr Michael Chappell Precious Lambs Preschool
Jacksonville FL
Good Shepherd Early Childhood Center
Sioux Falls SD
ECM Director
4/5/2020
Mr Andrew Van Weele Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
St John LS
Baraboo WI
Principal; Upper Grades
4/5/2020
Ms Katie Anez West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Math
4/5/2020
Ms Elizabeth Kuschel Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
East Fork LS
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Grade 7
4/6/2020
Mr Greg Obermiller St John LS
Lomira WI
Our Savior’s LS
Zion IL
Principal
4/6/2020
Miss Faith Scheer Christ the Lord LS
Brookfield WI
Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
Teacher; Grade 1
4/6/2020
Mr Stephen Gurgel St Paul LS
Rapid City SD
St Peter’s LS
Fond du Lac WI
Principal
4/7/2020
Mrs Calla Schoch Beautiful Savior LS
Grove City OH
Teacher
4/7/2020
Mr Benjamin Washburn Peace LS
Hartford WI
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal
4/8/2020
Mr Josiah Jahns St Paul LS
Algoma WI
St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Teacher; Grades 7-8, Technology
4/8/2020
Mr Paul Hoffman St Paul LS
Appleton WI
Immanuel LS
Medford WI
Principal
4/8/2020
Mr Keith Hackbarth St John LS
Wauwatosa WI
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Grade 4
4/9/2020
Miss Kathryn Freudenwald Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
St Paul LS
Cudahy WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/9/2020
Miss Hannah Holzhueter Morrison Zion LS
Greenleaf WI
Little Lambs of Peace Preschool
Eagle River AK
ECM Teacher
4/10/2020
Miss Nicole Glodowski St Paul LS
Muskego WI
Christ Our Redeemer LS
Aurora CO
Teacher; Grades 3-5
4/11/2020
Mr Robert Buss St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
St Paul First LS
North Hollywood CA
Principal
4/12/2020
Mr Zachariah Thooft Bethel LS
Bay City MI
Trinity LS
Jenera OH
Principal
4/12/2020
Mr Craig Kiecker Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Principal
4/13/2020
Mr Timothy Pingel Morrison Zion LS
Greenleaf WI
Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
Teacher; Grades 3-5
4/13/2020
Mrs Michelle Most St Martin’s LS
Watertown SD
St Matthew LS
Spokane WA
Teacher; Grades 2-4
4/13/2020
Mrs Kaitlyn-Brianne Ceasar Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Mount Lebanon LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6
4/13/2020
Mr Kevin Lorge St Matthew LS
Iron Ridge WI
St John LS
Peshtigo WI
Principal
4/13/2020
Mr Cory Olson St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English & German
4/13/2020
Mr Nicholas Bush Cornerstone Lutheran Network
Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
Grace LS
Oshkosh WI
Principal
4/13/2020
Miss Patricia Bodi St John LS
Milwaukee WI
Zion Lutheran Preschool
Valentine NE
ECM Teacher
4/13/2020
Ms Catherine Felsing Emanuel LS
Tawas City MI
Zion LS
Valentine NE
Teacher; Grades K -3
4/13/2020
Mrs Carol Schroeder First Steps Early Learning Center
La Crescent MN
ECM Director
4/14/2020
Mr Benton Witte Riverview LS
Appleton WI
St John LS
Bay City MI
Teacher; Grades 5 & 6
4/14/2020
Mr Nathaniel Kallies St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Principal
4/14/2020
Miss Lisa Radue St Paul LS
Lake Mills WI
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/14/2020
Mr Aaron Krause Bethany LS
Manitowoc WI
St John LS
Bay City MI
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
4/14/2020
Mrs Dyann Nommensen St Paul LS
Cudahy WI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/14/2020
Miss Jennifer Lindloff Peace LS
Sun Prairie WI
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
4/14/2020
Mr Nathan Schulmeister St Paul LS
Franklin WI
Wisconsin LS-Middle School (6-8)
Elementary School (3-5)
Early Childhood Campus (K4-2)
Racine WI
Principal
4/14/2020
Mrs Alissa Kiedrowski Trinity LS
Brillion WI
St Peter LS
Helenville WI
ECM Teacher
4/14/2020
Mr Cameron Ausen Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
St John LS
Fox Lake WI
Principal
4/14/2020
Mrs Kara Kassulke Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Business
4/14/2020
Mrs Rebekah Fincham Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
St Stephen LS
Adrian MI
ECM Teacher
4/15/2020
Miss Katherine Huebner West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Teacher; English
4/15/2020
Mr Chad Marohn St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Principal
4/15/2020
Mr Timothy Hochmuth Good Shepherd’s LS
West Allis WI
Emanuel LS
New London WI
Teacher; Grade 5 & Athletic Director
4/15/2020
Mr Alexander Vandenberg Zion LS
Columbus WI
Emanuel LS
New London WI
Principal
4/15/2020
Mrs Penny Adickes St Paul LS
Bangor WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
4/15/2020
Mr Matthew Doering Lakeside Lutheran High School
Lake Mills WI
Arizona Lutheran Academy
Phoenix AZ
Teacher; Social Studies & Religion
4/15/2020
Mr Mark Eisenmann Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
4/15/2020
Mrs Lori Eisenmann St Peter LS
Appleton WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/15/2020
Miss Sara Willems Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Teacher; Grade 6, Upper Grades Science
4/15/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Ryan Friske Trinity LS
Bay City MI
St Peter LC
Saint Peter MN
Staff Minister; Minister of Music
3/22/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Paul Meitner St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Zion LC
Winthrop MN
Pastor
4/18/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Ms Jessica Schuetze Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Christ LS
Big Bend WI
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
4/13/2020
Mrs Tammy Perushek St Peter LS (North Campus)
Appleton WI
Teacher; Grade 2
4/14/2020
Mr Paul Berger Christ Alone LS
Thiensville WI
Christ Alone LS
Thiensville WI
Principal
4/15/2020
Mr Gregory Thiesfeldt St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
Teacher; Grades 3-8, Half-Time Call
4/15/2020
Mrs Janae’ Stoltz Peace LS
Green Lake WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, Part-Time Call
4/15/2020
Mrs Leah Haasch Peace LS
Green Lake WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, Part-Time Call
4/15/2020
Mr Darren Vogt St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
Acting Principal
4/15/2020
Mrs Katrina Reis St Paul LS
South Haven MI
Teacher; Grades 2-4
4/16/2020
Miss Catherine Backer Apostles LS
San Jose CA
Faith LS
Antioch IL
Teacher; Upper Grades; Music
4/16/2020
Mrs Amy Filthaut West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Spanish
4/17/2020
Mrs Hollie Borck St John’s LS
Jefferson WI
St John’s LS
Jefferson WI
ECM Teacher; 3K
4/19/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Luther Curia St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
St Paul LC
Howards Grove WI
Staff Minister
4/18/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Jason Hacker Grace LC
Waukesha WI
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
4/15/2020
Rev William Mayhew New Salem LC
Sebewaing MI
Zion LC
Sanborn MN
Pastor
4/16/2020
Rev Jeffrey Samelson Christ LC
Clarksville MD
Shepherd LC
Albuquerque NM
Pastor
4/16/2020
Rev John Gierach St John LC
Ann Arbor MI
Trinity LC
Winner SD
Pastor
4/16/2020
Rev Chad Walta Christ LC
Milwaukee WI
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
4/17/2020
Rev Jonathan Klein Light of the Valley LC
Layton UT
Good Shepherd LC
Beloit WI
Pastor
4/17/2020
Rev Frederic Berger St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
4/18/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Christopher Avila St John LS
Red Wing MN
Beautiful Saviour LS
Carlsbad CA
Principal
4/11/2020
Mr David Schulz St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
St Paul LS
Moline IL
Principal
4/13/2020
Miss Mollie Dorn Mt Calvary LS
Redding CA
Kids Crossing Early Learning Center
Madison WI
ECM Director
4/13/2020
Miss Cassandra Krug Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
Teacher; Grades K – 2
4/13/2020
Mr Phillip Rehberger St Paul LS
Appleton WI
Word of Life LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8
4/14/2020
Mr James Brohn Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
First LS
La Crosse WI
Principal & Grades 7-8
4/14/2020
Mr Edwin Fredrich Grace LS
Glendale AZ
Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Teacher; Grade 6, Upper Grades Science
4/14/2020
Mrs Jennifer Bunn St John LS
Wrightstown WI
St Mark Little Lions Preschool
Salina KS
ECM Teacher
4/14/2020
Mrs Megan Allard St John LS
Neillsville WI
Trinity Lutheran Preschool
Belle Plaine MN
ECM Teacher; Part-Time Call
4/14/2020
Mr Michael Allard St John LS
Neillsville WI
Trinity LS
Belle Plaine MN
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
4/14/2020
Ms Kasey Hoffman Dei Spring Child Care Center
Cold Spring MN
St Paul LS
North Fond du Lac WI
ECM & Resource Teacher
4/14/2020
Miss Cassandra Schwark Trinity LS
Aberdeen SD
St Bartholomew LS
Kawkawlin MI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
4/14/2020
Miss Ellen Zank Good Shepherd Lutheran Academy
Downers Grove IL
St John LS
Lake City MN
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/15/2020
Miss Amanda Koch Bethany LS
Manitowoc WI
East Fork LS
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Grade 6
4/15/2020
Miss Cheryl Henckel Little Lambs Childcare Center
West Bend WI
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
ECM Director
4/16/2020
Mr Jason Schultz Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Youth Ministry Director
4/16/2020
Mr Michael Wieting Trinity LS
Minocqua WI
Our Savior LS
Wausau WI
Principal
4/16/2020
Mr Matthew Meitner First LS
La Crosse WI
Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 5
4/17/2020
Mrs Carrie Schumacher St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Teacher; Grade 1
4/17/2020
Miss Deborah Buelow First LS
Elkhorn WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
4/18/2020
Mr Jared Matthies Trinity-St Luke Clark St Campus
Watertown WI
Ascension LS and Preschool
Sarasota FL
Teacher; Grades 5-8
4/18/2020
Mr Philip Punzel St Peter LS
Appleton WI
Good Shepherd Lutheran Academy
Deltona FL
Principal
4/20/2020
Mrs Janelle Punzel St Peter LS
Appleton WI
Good Shepherd Lutheran Academy
Deltona FL
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8
4/20/2020
Mr Philip Miller St Paul LS
Rapid City SD
Immanuel LS
Medford WI
Teacher; Grades 6-8
4/20/2020
Mr Joseph Blum Garden Homes LS
Milwaukee WI
Westside Christian School
Middleton WI
Teacher; Grades 5 -8
4/20/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Miss Sarah Howell Small Steps Academy
Port Orange FL
6/30/2020
Mrs Kelly Danell Trinity LS
Marinette WI
6/30/2020
Miss Erin Feddersen Immanuel LS
La Crosse WI
6/30/2020
Mrs Dana Kirchoff Divine Savior Ministries
Doral FL
6/30/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Pastors Home church Death date
Rev Jerome Spaude St Paul LC
Saginaw MI
4/19/2020
Rev Paul Brug Trinity LC
Caledonia WI
4/20/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Pastors Current call Date retired
Rev Alois Schmitzer III Trinity LC
Jenera OH
7/31/2020
Teachers Current call Date retired
Mr Gregory Thiesfeldt St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
6/30/2020

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Call Report – April 13, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

4/7/2020 – 4/13/2020

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 David Pagel Bethany LC
Kenosha WI
Truth In Love Ministry
Nampa ID
Missionary
2/18/2020
Rev Mark Westra Prince of Peace LC
Fairport NY
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
3/5/2020
Rev George Swanson Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor; Retirement Call
3/8/2020
Rev Caleb Schoeneck Beautiful Savior LC
College Station TX
Good Shepherd LC
Midland TX
Pastor
3/9/2020
Rev Chad Walta Christ LC
Milwaukee WI
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
3/12/2020
Rev David Bivens Divine Savior LC-Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
Mequon WI
Professor; New Testament & Homiletics
3/13/2020
Rev Jason Hacker Grace LC
Waukesha WI
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
3/15/2020
Rev Jonathan Klein Light of the Valley LC
Layton UT
Good Shepherd LC
Beloit WI
Pastor
3/15/2020
Rev John Gierach St John LC
Ann Arbor MI
Trinity LC
Winner SD
Pastor
3/15/2020
Rev William Mayhew New Salem LC
Sebewaing MI
Zion LC
Sanborn MN
Pastor
3/22/2020
Rev Jeffrey Samelson Christ LC
Clarksville MD
Shepherd LC
Albuquerque NM
Pastor
3/22/2020
Rev Paul Meitner St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Zion LC
Winthrop MN
Pastor
3/27/2020
Rev Kevin Stellick Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Faith LC
Rising City NE
Pastor
3/29/2020
Rev Brian Pechman Risen Savior LC
Pooler GA
St Paul LC
Calgary AB Canada
Pastor
3/29/2020
Rev Clinton Kreuziger Crown of Life LC
Marietta OH
Trinity LC
Sturgis SD
Pastor
3/29/2020
Rev Kurt Schaser St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Luther Preparatory School
Watertown WI
Pastor; Dean of Students
4/1/2020
Rev Jeremy Glowicki St Paul LC
Jordan MN
St John LC (Town of Lake Mills)
Waterloo WI
Pastor
4/1/2020
Rev Frederic Berger St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
4/2/2020
Rev Christian Winkel Redemption LC
Milwaukee WI
The Springs LC
Sparks NV
Pastor
4/3/2020
Rev Jonathan Fischer Resurrection LC
Chesapeake VA
Trinity LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
4/5/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Janae’ Stoltz Peace LS
Green Lake WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, Part-Time Call
3/1/2020
Mrs Leah Haasch Peace LS
Green Lake WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, Part-Time Call
3/1/2020
Mrs Hollie Borck St John’s LS
Jefferson WI
St John’s LS
Jefferson WI
ECM Teacher; 3K
3/4/2020
Mrs Jamie Learman St John LS
Lomira WI
St John LS
Lomira WI
ECM Teacher; One-Year, Provisional Call
3/4/2020
Miss Barbara Noon Beautiful Savior Preschool
Clarksville TN
Trinity LS
Bay City MI
ECM Director
3/8/2020
Miss Cassandra Krug Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
Teacher; Grades K – 2
3/15/2020
Mr Christopher Avila St John LS
Red Wing MN
Beautiful Saviour LS
Carlsbad CA
Principal
3/15/2020
Mrs Kristi Utsch Immanuel LS
Hutchinson MN
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/19/2020
Miss Cheryl Henckel Little Lambs Childcare Center
West Bend WI
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
ECM Director
3/19/2020
Miss Ellen Zank Good Shepherd Lutheran Academy
Downers Grove IL
St John LS
Lake City MN
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/22/2020
Mr Daniel Douglas Mt Olive LS
Overland Park KS
St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Teacher; Grades 5 – 8, Staff Ministry
3/22/2020
Miss Cassandra Schwark Trinity LS
Aberdeen SD
St Bartholomew LS
Kawkawlin MI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
3/22/2020
Miss Amanda Koch Bethany LS
Manitowoc WI
East Fork LS
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Grade 6
3/23/2020
Mr Jason Schultz Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Youth Ministry Director
3/23/2020
Miss Margaret Rasmussen Wisconsin LS-Elementary School (3-5)
Racine WI
Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/24/2020
Miss Deborah Buelow First LS
Elkhorn WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
3/24/2020
Mr David Schulz St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
St Paul LS
Moline IL
Principal
3/25/2020
Mr James Brohn Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
First LS
La Crosse WI
Principal & Grades 7-8
3/26/2020
Mr Phillip Rehberger St Paul LS
Appleton WI
Word of Life LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8
3/26/2020
Mr Joseph Blum Garden Homes LS
Milwaukee WI
Westside Christian School
Middleton WI
Teacher; Grades 5 -8
3/27/2020
Mrs Megan Allard St John LS
Neillsville WI
Trinity Lutheran Preschool
Belle Plaine MN
ECM Teacher; Part-Time Call
3/29/2020
Ms Jessica Schuetze Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Christ LS
Big Bend WI
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
3/29/2020
Miss Kathleen VanOrman Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
New Hope Lutheran Academy
West Melbourne FL
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/29/2020
Mr Michael Allard St John LS
Neillsville WI
Trinity LS
Belle Plaine MN
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
3/29/2020
Mrs Katrina Reis St Paul LS
South Haven MI
Teacher; Grades 2-4
3/29/2020
Mr Scott Beyersdorf David’s Star LS
Jackson WI
St Matthew’s LS
Stoddard WI
Principal
3/29/2020
Ms Kasey Hoffman Dei Spring Child Care Center
Cold Spring MN
St Paul LS
North Fond du Lac WI
ECM & Resource Teacher
3/30/2020
Miss Mollie Dorn Mt Calvary LS
Redding CA
Kids Crossing Early Learning Center
Madison WI
ECM Director
3/30/2020
Mr Jared Matthies Trinity-St Luke Clark St Campus
Watertown WI
Ascension LS and Preschool
Sarasota FL
Teacher; Grades 5-8
3/30/2020
Ms Alexandria Caira Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Grade 2
3/31/2020
Mr Michael Paulsen St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Prince of Peace LS
Taylorsville UT
Principal
3/31/2020
Mr Michael Wieting Trinity LS
Minocqua WI
Our Savior LS
Wausau WI
Principal
3/31/2020
Miss Kaylen Orr Building Blocks Christian Academy
Los Angeles CA
Zion LS
Denver CO
ECM Director
3/31/2020
Mr Kevin Zimmerman Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Chemistry & Physics
3/31/2020
Mrs Suzanne Zimmerman Jesus Loves Me Learning Center
North Mankato MN
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/31/2020
Mrs McKinzie Paulsen St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Prince of Peace LS
Taylorsville UT
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/31/2020
Mr Edwin Fredrich Grace LS
Glendale AZ
Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Teacher; Grade 6, Upper Grades Science
4/1/2020
Mr Jeffery Essig St John LS
Lewiston MN
Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Teacher; Grade 5
4/1/2020
Miss Heidi Schone Mount Olive LS
Appleton WI
Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/1/2020
Mr Matthew Meitner First LS
La Crosse WI
Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 5
4/2/2020
Mrs Kayla Wilkins Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
St John LS
Waterloo WI
Teacher; Grades K-2
4/2/2020
Mrs Jennifer Bunn St John LS
Wrightstown WI
St Mark Little Lions Preschool
Salina KS
ECM Teacher
4/2/2020
Mr Daryl Johnson Trinity LS
Brillion WI
St Philip LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 6
4/2/2020
Miss Sandra O’Laire St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Teacher; Grade 1
4/3/2020
Mr Peter Gumm Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
Principal; Upper Grades
4/4/2020
Mr Michael Chappell Precious Lambs Preschool
Jacksonville FL
Good Shepherd Early Childhood Center
Sioux Falls SD
ECM Director
4/5/2020
Mrs Amy Filthaut West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Spanish
4/5/2020
Miss Catherine Backer Apostles LS
San Jose CA
Faith LS
Antioch IL
Teacher; Upper Grades, Music
4/5/2020
Mr Philip Punzel St Peter LS
Appleton WI
Good Shepherd Lutheran Academy
Deltona FL
Principal
4/5/2020
Mrs Janelle Punzel St Peter LS
Appleton WI
Good Shepherd Lutheran Academy
Deltona FL
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8
4/5/2020
Mr Andrew Van Weele Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
St John LS
Baraboo WI
Principal; Upper Grades
4/5/2020
Ms Katie Anez West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Math
4/5/2020
Ms Tammy Perushek St Peter LS (North Campus)
Appleton WI
Teacher; Grade 2
4/6/2020
Mr Paul Berger Christ Alone LS
Thiensville WI
Christ Alone LS
Thiensville WI
Principal
4/6/2020
Ms Elizabeth Kuschel Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
East Fork LS
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Grade 7
4/6/2020
Mr Greg Obermiller St John LS
Lomira WI
Our Savior’s LS
Zion IL
Principal
4/6/2020
Miss Faith Scheer Christ the Lord LS
Brookfield WI
Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
Teacher; Grade 1
4/6/2020
Mr Stephen Gurgel St Paul LS
Rapid City SD
St Peter’s LS
Fond du Lac WI
Principal
4/7/2020
Mrs Calla Schoch Beautiful Savior LS
Grove City OH
Teacher
4/7/2020
Mr Benjamin Washburn Peace LS
Hartford WI
Luther High School
Onalaska WI
Principal
4/8/2020
Mrs Carrie Schumacher St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Teacher; Grade 1
4/8/2020
Mr Josiah Jahns St Paul LS
Algoma WI
St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8, Technology
4/8/2020
Mr Philip Miller St Paul LS
Rapid City SD
Immanuel LS
Medford WI
Teacher; Grades 6-8
4/8/2020
Mr Paul Hoffman St Paul LS
Appleton WI
Immanuel LS
Medford WI
Principal
4/8/2020
Mr Keith Hackbarth St John LS
Wauwatosa WI
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Grade 4
4/9/2020
Miss Kathryn Freudenwald Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
St Paul LS
Cudahy WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/9/2020
Miss Hannah Holzhueter Morrison Zion LS
Greenleaf WI
Little Lambs of Peace Preschool
Eagle River AK
ECM Teacher
4/10/2020
Miss Nicole Glodowski St Paul LS
Muskego WI
Christ Our Redeemer LS
Aurora CO
Teacher; Grades 3-5
4/11/2020
Mr Robert Buss St Paul LS
Menomonie WI
St Paul First LS
North Hollywood CA
Principal
4/12/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Luther Curia St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
St Paul LC
Howards Grove WI
Staff Minister
3/15/2020
Mr Ryan Friske Trinity LS
Bay City MI
St Peter LC
Saint Peter MN
Staff Minister; Minister of Music
3/22/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Gregory Bey Friendly Counselor to Indonesia
Retirement Call
4/10/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Katherine Wenner Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Prairie LS Upper Site
Fairfax MN
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/7/2020
Miss Louisa Kahrs Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
Little Lambs Learning Center
Danube MN
ECM Teacher
4/10/2020
Miss Kaitlin Borree Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Bethlehem LS-North
Germantown WI
ECM Teacher
4/10/2020
Mrs Amy Helwig Small Steps Academy
Port Orange FL
ECM Teacher
4/12/2020
Mrs Brittany Trimmer Emanuel Redeemer LS
Yale MI
St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
Teacher; Grade 1
4/13/2020


CALLS
DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Rev Marc VonDeylen Lord of Life LC
Friendswood TX
St Matthew LC
Freeland MI
St John LC
Saginaw MI
Pastor
4/3/2020
Rev Peter Sulzle St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
Trinity LC
Bay City MI
Associate Pastor
4/4/2020
Rev Jonathan Werre Good Shepherd LC
Sioux Falls SD
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
4/9/2020
Rev Nathan Sutton Our Savior LC
San Antonio TX
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
4/9/2020
Rev Walter Gawel IV Victory LC
Lexington KY
Messiah LC
Olympia WA
Pastor
4/9/2020
Rev Scott Schultz Cross of Christ LC
Portage WI
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
4/12/2020
Rev David Parsons Holy Cross LC
Tucson AZ
Divine Peace LC
Largo MD
Pastor
4/12/2020
Rev David Barkow Christ the Lord LC
Cottage Grove MN
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
4/12/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mr Daniel Carran Trinity LS
Kiel WI
St John’s LS
Sparta WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/1/2020
Miss Andrea Stelter Northland Lutheran High School
Mosinee WI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Business
4/6/2020
Mr Todd Stoltz Peace LS
Green Lake WI
St John LS
Peshtigo WI
Principal
4/6/2020
Miss Meredith Moeller St Matthew LS
Janesville WI
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/6/2020
Miss Petra Thao Mount Olive LS
Appleton WI
Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/6/2020
Mrs Julie Borlaug Good Shepherd LS
Burton MI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/7/2020
Mr Wesley Schmandt Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School
Jackson WI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English & German
4/8/2020
Mr Andrew Baxter St Lucas LS
Milwaukee WI
Grace Christian Academy
Falls Church VA
Principal
4/8/2020
Mrs Julie Miller St Paul LS
Bangor WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
4/9/2020
Miss Christine Wempner Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
4/9/2020
Mrs Heather Pagel Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Atonement LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 7
4/9/2020
Mr Richard Muchka Morrison Zion LS
Greenleaf WI
Grace LS
Oshkosh WI
Principal
4/9/2020
Mr Darin Stewart St Mark LS
Green Bay WI
Atonement LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 8
4/10/2020
Mr Kurt Steffen St Paul LS
Muskego WI
St Mark LS
Eau Claire WI
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8, Athletic Director
4/10/2020
Miss Kim Gnewuch Westside Christian School
Middleton WI
St John LS
Montello WI
Teacher; Grades 3-5
4/10/2020
Miss Sarah Seelow St John’s LS
Burlington WI
Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
Teacher; Grades 2 & 3
4/10/2020
Ms Melanie Laete Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Arizona Lutheran Academy
Phoenix AZ
Teacher; Social Studies and Religion
4/10/2020
Ms Bethany Ehlert Trusting Hearts Preschool
Manitowoc WI
Peace LS
Livonia MI
ECM Director & Teacher
4/11/2020
Mr Philip Haefner Trinity LS
Bay City MI
Wisconsin LS-Middle School (6-8)
Elementary School (3-5)
Early Childhood Campus (K4-2)
Racine WI
Principal
4/11/2020
Mr Chad Grambsch Zion LS
Columbus WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
4/12/2020
Mrs Rachel Grambsch Zion LS
Columbus WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/12/2020
Mrs Michelle Korth Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
Zion LS
Valentine NE
Teacher; Grades K -3
4/13/2020


PERMANENT ASSIGNMENT

 

Teachers Assignment Date assigned
Mrs Megan Schoenbach Shepherd of the Valley LS
Menasha WI
ECM Director
4/5/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Home church Date resigned
Mrs Amber Frelitz Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
3/13/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Teachers Home church Death date
Prof em Gary Carmichael St John’s LC
New Ulm MN
4/8/2020

 

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Call Report – April 6, 2020

 

Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Pastor, teacher, and staff minister call report

3/31/2020 – 4/6/2020

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 David Pagel Bethany LC
Kenosha WI
Truth In Love Ministry
Nampa ID
Missionary
2/18/2020
Rev Jonathan Werre Good Shepherd LC
Sioux Falls SD
Christ the King LC
Tulsa OK
Pastor
2/23/2020
Rev Nathan Sutton Our Savior LC
San Antonio TX
Grace LC
Milwaukee WI
Associate Pastor
3/1/2020
Rev Mark Westra Prince of Peace LC
Fairport NY
Immanuel LC
Johnson Creek WI
Pastor
3/5/2020
Rev George Swanson Retired Hope LC
Portland MI
Pastor; Retirement Call
3/8/2020
Rev Peter Sulzle St John LC
Redwood Falls MN
Trinity LC
Bay City MI
Associate Pastor
3/8/2020
Rev Marc VonDeylen Lord of Life LC
Friendswood TX
St Matthew LC
Freeland MI
St John LC
Saginaw MI
Pastor
3/8/2020
Rev Caleb Schoeneck Beautiful Savior LC
College Station TX
Good Shepherd LC
Midland TX
Pastor
3/9/2020
Rev Chad Walta Christ LC
Milwaukee WI
Cross of Christ LC
Las Cruces NM
Pastor
3/12/2020
Rev David Bivens Divine Savior LC-Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary
Mequon WI
Professor; New Testament & Homiletics
3/13/2020
Rev David Parsons Holy Cross LC
Tucson AZ
Divine Peace LC
Largo MD
Pastor
3/15/2020
Rev Jason Hacker Grace LC
Waukesha WI
Martin Luther LC
Oshkosh WI
Associate Pastor
3/15/2020
Rev Jonathan Klein Light of the Valley LC
Layton UT
Good Shepherd LC
Beloit WI
Pastor
3/15/2020
Rev Walter Gawel IV Victory LC
Lexington KY
Messiah LC
Olympia WA
Pastor
3/15/2020
Rev Scott Schultz Cross of Christ LC
Portage WI
Our Savior LC
Kasson MN
Pastor
3/15/2020
Rev John Gierach St John LC
Ann Arbor MI
Trinity LC
Winner SD
Pastor
3/15/2020
Rev David Barkow Christ the Lord LC
Cottage Grove MN
Christ Our Redeemer LC
Aurora CO
Pastor
3/16/2020
Rev William Mayhew New Salem LC
Sebewaing MI
Zion LC
Sanborn MN
Pastor
3/22/2020
Rev Jeffrey Samelson Christ LC
Clarksville MD
Shepherd LC
Albuquerque NM
Pastor
3/22/2020
Rev Paul Meitner St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
Zion LC
Winthrop MN
Pastor
3/27/2020
Rev Kevin Stellick Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Faith LC
Rising City NE
Pastor
3/29/2020
Rev Brian Pechman Risen Savior LC
Pooler GA
St Paul LC
Calgary AB Canada
Pastor
3/29/2020
Rev Clinton Kreuziger Crown of Life LC
Marietta OH
Trinity LC
Sturgis SD
Pastor
3/29/2020
Rev Kurt Schaser St John’s LC
Newburg WI
Luther Preparatory School
Watertown WI
Pastor; Dean of Students
4/1/2020
Rev Jeremy Glowicki St Paul LC
Jordan MN
St John LC (Town of Lake Mills)
Waterloo WI
Pastor
4/1/2020
Rev Frederic Berger St Paul’s LC
Plymouth NE
First LC
Racine WI
Associate Pastor
4/2/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date issued
Mrs Julie Miller St Paul LS
Bangor WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
3/1/2020
Mrs Janae’ Stoltz Peace LS
Green Lake WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, Part-Time Call
3/1/2020
Mrs Leah Haasch Peace LS
Green Lake WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, Part-Time Call
3/1/2020
Mrs Hollie Borck St John’s LS
Jefferson WI
St John’s LS
Jefferson WI
ECM Teacher; 3K
3/4/2020
Mrs Jamie Learman St John LS
Lomira WI
St John LS
Lomira WI
ECM Teacher; One-Year, Provisional Call
3/4/2020
Miss Barbara Noon Beautiful Savior Preschool
Clarksville TN
Trinity LS
Bay City MI
ECM Director
3/8/2020
Mr Daniel Carran Trinity LS
Kiel WI
St John’s LS
Sparta WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/8/2020
Mrs Amy Helwig Small Steps Academy
Port Orange FL
ECM Teacher
3/11/2020
Miss Cassandra Krug Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
Teacher; Grades K – 2
3/15/2020
Mr Todd Stoltz Peace LS
Green Lake WI
St John LS
Peshtigo WI
Principal
3/15/2020
Miss Sarah Seelow St John’s LS
Burlington WI
Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
Teacher; Grades 2 & 3
3/15/2020
Mr Christopher Avila St John LS
Red Wing MN
Beautiful Saviour LS
Carlsbad CA
Principal
3/15/2020
Mrs Katherine Wenner Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Prairie LS Upper Site
Fairfax MN
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/16/2020
Mrs Kristi Utsch Immanuel LS
Hutchinson MN
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/19/2020
Miss Cheryl Henckel Little Lambs Childcare Center
West Bend WI
Christ-St John’s LS
West Salem WI
ECM Director
3/19/2020
Miss Louisa Kahrs Redeemer LS
Tucson AZ
Little Lambs Learning Center
Danube MN
ECM Teacher
3/19/2020
Miss Ellen Zank Good Shepherd Lutheran Academy
Downers Grove IL
St John LS
Lake City MN
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/22/2020
Mr Daniel Douglas Mt Olive LS
Overland Park KS
St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Teacher; Grades 5 – 8, Staff Ministry
3/22/2020
Miss Cassandra Schwark Trinity LS
Aberdeen SD
St Bartholomew LS
Kawkawlin MI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
3/22/2020
Mrs Brittany Trimmer Emanuel Redeemer LS
Yale MI
St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
Teacher; Grade 1
3/22/2020
Miss Meredith Moeller St Matthew LS
Janesville WI
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/22/2020
Mr Andrew Baxter St Lucas LS
Milwaukee WI
Grace Christian Academy
Falls Church VA
Principal
3/22/2020
Miss Petra Thao Mount Olive LS
Appleton WI
Gethsemane LS
Omaha NE
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/22/2020
Mr Kurt Steffen St Paul LS
Muskego WI
St Mark LS
Eau Claire WI
Teacher; Grades 7-8 & Athletic Director
3/22/2020
Miss Christine Wempner Emmanuel LS
Tempe AZ
Lord of Life LS
Thornton CO
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
3/22/2020
Ms Melanie Laete Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Arizona Lutheran Academy
Phoenix AZ
Teacher; Social Studies & Religion
3/23/2020
Miss Amanda Koch Bethany LS
Manitowoc WI
East Fork LS
Whiteriver AZ
Teacher; Grade 6
3/23/2020
Mr Wesley Schmandt Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School
Jackson WI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; English & German
3/23/2020
Miss Andrea Stelter Northland Lutheran High School
Mosinee WI
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Business
3/23/2020
Mr Jason Schultz Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Teacher; Youth Ministry Director
3/23/2020
Miss Margaret Rasmussen Wisconsin LS-Elementary School (3-5)
Racine WI
Siloah LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/24/2020
Mrs Julie Borlaug Good Shepherd LS
Burton MI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
3/24/2020
Mrs Heather Pagel Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Atonement LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 7
3/24/2020
Mr Darin Stewart St Mark LS
Green Bay WI
Atonement LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 8
3/24/2020
Mr Chad Grambsch Zion LS
Columbus WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
3/24/2020
Mrs Rachel Grambsch Zion LS
Columbus WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/24/2020
Miss Deborah Buelow First LS
Elkhorn WI
St Paul LS
Tomah WI
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2
3/24/2020
Ms Bethany Ehlert Trusting Hearts Preschool
Manitowoc WI
Peace LS
Livonia MI
ECM Director & Teacher
3/25/2020
Mr David Schulz St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
St Paul LS
Moline IL
Principal
3/25/2020
Mrs Michelle Korth Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
Zion LS
Valentine NE
Teacher; Grades K -3
3/25/2020
Mr James Brohn Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
First LS
La Crosse WI
Principal & Grades 7-8
3/26/2020
Mr Phillip Rehberger St Paul LS
Appleton WI
Word of Life LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8
3/26/2020
Mr Philip Haefner Trinity LS
Bay City MI
Wisconsin LS-Middle School (6-8)
Elementary School (3-5)
Early Childhood Campus (K4-2)
Racine WI
Principal
3/26/2020
Mr Richard Muchka Morrison Zion LS
Greenleaf WI
Grace LS
Oshkosh WI
Principal
3/26/2020
Mr Joseph Blum Garden Homes LS
Milwaukee WI
Westside Christian School
Middleton WI
Teacher; Grades 5-8
3/27/2020
Mrs Megan Allard St John LS
Neillsville WI
Trinity Lutheran Preschool
Belle Plaine MN
ECM Teacher; Part-Time Call
3/29/2020
Ms Jessica Schuetze Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Christ LS
Big Bend WI
ECM Teacher; Provisional Call
3/29/2020
Miss Kim Gnewuch Westside Christian School
Middleton WI
St John LS
Montello WI
Teacher; Grades 3-5
3/29/2020
Miss Kathleen VanOrman Sola Fide Academy
Lawrenceville GA
New Hope Lutheran Academy
West Melbourne FL
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/29/2020
Mr Michael Allard St John LS
Neillsville WI
Trinity LS
Belle Plaine MN
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
3/29/2020
Mrs Katrina Reis St Paul LS
South Haven MI
Teacher; Grades 2-4
3/29/2020
Mr Scott Beyersdorf David’s Star LS
Jackson WI
St Matthew’s LS
Stoddard WI
Principal
3/29/2020
Ms Kasey Hoffman Dei Spring Child Care Center
Cold Spring MN
St Paul LS
North Fond du Lac WI
ECM & Resource Teacher
3/30/2020
Miss Mollie Dorn Mt Calvary LS
Redding CA
Kids Crossing Early Learning Center
Madison WI
ECM Director
3/30/2020
Mr Jared Matthies Trinity-St Luke Clark St Campus
Watertown WI
Ascension LS and Preschool
Sarasota FL
Teacher; Grades 5-8
3/30/2020
Ms Alexandria Caira Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Grade 2
3/31/2020
Mr Michael Paulsen St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Prince of Peace LS
Taylorsville UT
Principal
3/31/2020
Mr Michael Wieting Trinity LS
Minocqua WI
Our Savior LS
Wausau WI
Principal
3/31/2020
Miss Kaylen Orr Building Blocks Christian Academy
Los Angeles CA
Zion LS
Denver CO
ECM Director
3/31/2020
Mr Kevin Zimmerman Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Chemistry & Physics
3/31/2020
Mrs Suzanne Zimmerman Jesus Loves Me Learning Center
North Mankato MN
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/31/2020
Mrs McKinzie Paulsen St Paul LS
Norfolk NE
Prince of Peace LS
Taylorsville UT
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/31/2020
Mr Edwin Fredrich Grace LS
Glendale AZ
Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Teacher; Grade 6 & Upper Grades, Science
4/1/2020
Mr Jeffery Essig St John LS
Lewiston MN
Friedens LS
Kenosha WI
Teacher; Grade 5
4/1/2020
Miss Heidi Schone Mount Olive LS
Appleton WI
Divine Savior Academy – Sienna Plantation
Missouri City TX
Teacher; Grades 3 & 4
4/1/2020
Mr Matthew Meitner First LS
La Crosse WI
Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 5
4/2/2020
Mrs Kayla Wilkins Trinity LS
Marshfield WI
St John LS
Waterloo WI
Teacher; Grades K-2
4/2/2020
Mrs Jennifer Bunn St John LS
Wrightstown WI
St Mark Little Lions Preschool
Salina KS
ECM Teacher
4/2/2020
Mr Daryl Johnson Trinity LS
Brillion WI
St Philip LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grade 6
4/2/2020
Miss Sandra O’Laire St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Crown of Life LS
West Saint Paul MN
Teacher; Grade 1
4/3/2020
Mr Peter Gumm Shoreland Lutheran High School
Somers WI
Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
Principal; Upper Grades
4/4/2020
Mrs Amy Filthaut West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Spanish
4/5/2020
Miss Catherine Backer Apostles LS
San Jose CA
Faith LS
Antioch IL
Teacher; Upper Grades; Music
4/5/2020
Mr Philip Punzel St Peter LS
Appleton WI
Good Shepherd Lutheran Academy
Deltona FL
Principal
4/5/2020
Mrs Janelle Punzel St Peter LS
Appleton WI
Good Shepherd Lutheran Academy
Deltona FL
Teacher; Grades 7 & 8
4/5/2020
Mr Andrew Van Weele Lord of Life LS
Friendswood TX
St John LS
Baraboo WI
Principal; Upper Grades
4/5/2020
Miss Kaitlin Borree Bethlehem LC
Menomonee Falls WI
Bethlehem LS-North
Germantown WI
ECM Teacher
4/5/2020
Ms Katie Anez West Lutheran High School
Plymouth MN
Teacher; Calculus & Physics
4/5/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date issued
Mr Luther Curia St Paul LS
Howards Grove WI
St Paul LC
Howards Grove WI
Staff Minister
3/15/2020
Mr Ryan Friske Trinity LS
Bay City MI
St Peter LC
Saint Peter MN
Staff Minister; Minister of Music
3/22/2020


CALLS ACCEPTED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date accepted
Rev Kurt Hagen St John LC
Goodhue MN
Zion LC
Kingston WI
Pastor
3/28/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date accepted
Mrs Elisabeth Wagner Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
Director of Middle School Band
3/30/2020
Mrs Abigail Galecki Beautiful Savior LS
Grove City OH
St Paul LS
Columbus OH
Teacher; Kindergarten
3/30/2020
Miss Leah Nass California Lutheran High School
Wildomar CA
Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Teacher; Science
3/30/2020
Mr Dennis Leckwee Trinity LS
West Bend WI
Kingdom Prep Lutheran High School
Wauwatosa WI
Teacher
3/31/2020
Mr Kevin Klug Holy Trinity LS
Okauchee WI
Pilgrim LS
Menomonee Falls WI
Principal; Grades 5 & 6
3/31/2020
Mr James Wendland St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
Mission Advancement
3/31/2020
Mrs Hope Loescher Morning Star LS
Jackson WI
Teacher; Grade 3, Limited Duration Call
3/31/2020
Mr Bradley Reinhardt St Marcus LS
Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Instructor & Coach
4/1/2020
Mr Joshua Gibson Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Good Shepherd LS
West Bend WI
Teacher; Grade 8
4/2/2020
Mrs Nicole Gibson Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Good Shepherd LS
West Bend WI
Teacher; Grade K-1
4/2/2020
Mrs Emily Callies St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Atonement LS
Milwaukee WI
ECM Teacher; K4 Teacher
4/2/2020
Mrs Kadie Westendorf Crown of Life LS
Warren MI
Divine Grace LS
Lake Orion MI
Teacher; Grades 3-4, One-Year Call
4/3/2020
Miss Melissa Mittelstadt First Steps Early Learning Center
La Crescent MN
Crown of Life LC
Hubertus WI
ECM Director
4/3/2020
Mrs Hannah Ewerdt New Hope Lutheran Academy
West Melbourne FL
New Hope Lutheran Academy
West Melbourne FL
Teacher; Grades 1 & 2, Provisional Call
4/4/2020
Miss Heidi Kruger Faith LS
Anchorage AK
Grace LS
Kenai AK
ECM Teacher
4/4/2020
Ms Julia Cross Salem LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Upper Grades, Departmentalized Science
4/5/2020
Staff Ministers Current call New call Date accepted
Mr Benjamin Priebe Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
Arizona Lutheran Academy
Phoenix AZ
Christian Leadership Director
4/1/2020


CALLS DECLINED

 

Pastors Current call New call Date declined
Prof David Scharf Martin Luther College
New Ulm MN
Conference of Presidents
Commission on Congregational Counseling
Pastor; Congregational Counselor
3/30/2020
Rev Mathew Pfeifer Lincoln Heights LC
Des Moines IA
St Peter LC
Marshfield WI
Pastor
3/30/2020
Rev Andrew Schmidt Bethany Lutheran College
Mankato MN
Goodview Trinity LC
Goodview MN
Pastor
4/2/2020
Rev Dustin Yahnke Trinity LC
Watertown WI
Prince of Peace LC
Martinez GA
Pastor
4/3/2020
Rev Ryan Wolfe Redeemer LC
Mandan ND
Bethlehem LC
Hortonville WI
Associate Pastor
4/3/2020
Rev Seth Scheuerlein St Luke’s LC
Grand Rapids MN
Trinity LC
Eugene OR
Pastor
4/3/2020
Rev James Janke St Matthew LC
Janesville WI
Prince of Peace LC
Yuma AZ
Pastor
4/4/2020
Rev David Reichel Faith LC
Huron SD
Ascension LC
Mitchell SD
Good Shepherd LC
Kearney NE
Pastor
4/4/2020
Rev James Hein St Marcus LC
Milwaukee WI
Gethsemane LC
Tigard OR
Pastor
4/4/2020
Rev Brian Krueger Bloomington LC
Bloomington MN
Resurrection LC
Aurora IL
Associate Pastor
4/5/2020
Teachers Current call New call Date declined
Mrs Carol Markgraf Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
St Paul LS
Cudahy WI
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/1/2020
Mr Kyle Raymond Peace LS
Sun Prairie WI
St Paul First LS
North Hollywood CA
Principal
4/1/2020
Mrs Tracy Rank Eastside LS
Madison WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Teacher; Grade 3
4/1/2020
Mr Benjamin Rank Eastside LS
Madison WI
Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Principal
4/1/2020
Ms Michelle Yotter St Peter LS
Saint Peter MN
Fox Valley Lutheran High School
Appleton WI
Teacher; Student Services
4/1/2020
Mrs Rebecca Seeger Abiding Peace Academy
Simpsonville SC
Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
Teacher; Kindergarten
4/1/2020
Mr Zachary Seeger Abiding Peace Academy
Simpsonville SC
Beautiful Savior LS
Cincinnati OH
Principal
4/1/2020
Mr Justin Wiechmann St Matthew’s LS
Oconomowoc WI
St Paul LS
Onalaska WI
Teacher; Grade 8
4/1/2020
Mrs Katelyn Essig Resurrection LS
Aurora IL
St John LS
Fox Lake WI
ECM Teacher; Part-Time, One-Year Call
4/1/2020
Mr Bradley Essig Resurrection LS
Aurora IL
St John LS
Fox Lake WI
Principal
4/1/2020
Mrs Abigail Georgson Good Shepherd LS
Sioux Falls SD
St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Teacher; Grade 1
4/1/2020
Mr Scott Georgson Good Shepherd LS
Sioux Falls SD
St Paul LS
Beverly Hills FL
Teacher; Grades 7-8, Technology
4/1/2020
Mr Timothy Biesterfeld Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Principal
4/2/2020
Mr Christopher Mueller St John LS
Watertown WI
St Mark LS
Citrus Heights CA
Principal
4/2/2020
Mr Adam Glodowski Trinity LS
Kiel WI
Cross of Glory LS
Peoria AZ
Principal
4/2/2020
Mrs Rebecca Toepel St Peter Lutheran Preschool
Modesto CA
Small Steps Academy
Port Orange FL
ECM Teacher
4/2/2020
Mr John Schleis Star of Bethlehem LS
New Berlin WI
Illinois Lutheran Elementary School
Crete IL
Teacher; Grade 1
4/2/2020
Mrs Erika Biesterfeld Divine Savior Lutheran Academy
Doral FL
Evergreen Lutheran High School
Tacoma WA
Teacher; English
4/2/2020
Mr Seth Zimmermann Riverview LS
Appleton WI
St Stephen LS
Beaver Dam WI
Principal; Grades 5-8, Departmentalized
4/3/2020
Mr Kurt Nielsen Zion LS
Monroe MI
First LS
Lake Geneva WI
Teacher; Grades 5-8
4/3/2020
Mr David Tess St Croix Lutheran Academy
West Saint Paul MN
Winnebago Lutheran Academy
Fond du Lac WI
Director of Technology
4/3/2020
Mr Marc Shambeau Wisconsin Lutheran High School
Milwaukee WI
Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School
Waco NE
Teacher; Mathematics
4/3/2020
Mrs Maura Hegman Trinity LS
Kaukauna WI
ECM Director
4/3/2020
Mr Tyler Schoen Garden Homes LS
Milwaukee WI
St Mark LS
Green Bay WI
Teacher; Grade 7 & Vice Principal
4/3/2020
Mr Daniel Kell Christ LS
Zumbrota MN
Immanuel LS
Medford WI
Principal; Grades 6-8
4/4/2020
Mr Michael Mittelstadt Bethlehem LS-South
Menomonee Falls WI
St Paul LS
North Fond du Lac WI
Teacher; Grades 5-6 & Athletic Director
4/4/2020
Miss Janelle Glodowski Divine Peace LS
Largo MD
King of Kings LS
Maitland FL
Teacher; Grades 3-5
4/4/2020
Mr Samuel Korth St Paul’s LS
Saginaw MI
Emanuel LS
New London WI
Teacher; Grade 5 & Athletic Director
4/4/2020
Mrs Carrie Schumacher St. Paul’s Early Childhood
Ixonia WI
ECM Director
4/4/2020
Mr Nicholas Kressin St Paul’s LS
New Ulm MN
St John LS
Milwaukee WI
Teacher; Grades 6 & 7, Technology
4/4/2020
Miss Heidi Kruger Faith LS
Anchorage AK
Faith LS
Anchorage AK
ECM Teacher
4/4/2020
Mrs Suzanne Colantonio St John LS
Juneau WI
Holy Cross LS
Madison WI
Teacher; Grade 6, Departmentalized
4/5/2020
Miss Vicki Jensen St Paul LS
Algoma WI
Christ Our Redeemer LS
Aurora CO
Teacher; Grades 3-5
4/5/2020
Ms Laurel Coates Trinity LS
Waco NE
Zion Lutheran Preschool
Valentine NE
ECM Teacher
4/6/2020
Mrs Kimberle Steinberg Good Shepherd Preschool
Beaver Dam WI
First LS
La Crosse WI
ECM Director
4/6/2020
Mr Neil Schliewe Huron Valley Lutheran High School
Westland MI
St John LS
Bay City MI
Principal; Grades 7 & 8
4/6/2020
Mr Brian Papenfuss St John LS
Lomira WI
Trinity LS
Jenera OH
Principal
4/6/2020


RESIGNED

 

Teachers Current call Date resigned
Mrs Katelyn Essig Resurrection LS
Aurora IL
6/30/2020


CALLED TO ETERNAL GLORY

 

Teachers Home church Death date
Ms Lucille Lischka St Stephen LC
Fall River WI
1/29/2020
Mrs Mary Haar St Paul’s First LC
North Hollywood CA
3/3/2020
Miss Lorna Ehlke St Mark LC
Leesburg FL
3/15/2020


RETIREMENT

 

Teachers Current call Date retired
Ms Juliana Picchiottino Jesus’ Lambs of Grace Lutheran
Manitowoc WI
5/31/2020
Mrs Kathleen Pautz St Peter LS
Helenville WI
6/30/2020


POSITION ELIMINATED

 

Teachers Current call Date effective
Ms Bonnie Boyle Little Lambs Preschool
Chesapeake VA
3/29/2020

View 2019 Assignments for Martin Luther College

View 2019 Vicar and Pastoral Call Assignments for Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary

 

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