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President's Office

President Peter K. Lange

Rev. Lange is serving his second term as president of the Kansas District; he is also the secretary of the Synod’s Council of Presidents. He served as senior pastor of St. John’s, Topeka from 1999 until 2015 and served as first vice-president of the Kansas District from 2012 to 2015. Prior to his service in Kansas, he was associate pastor of St. Paul’s in Concordia, Missouri for nine years. He is a 1984 graduate of Concordia College in River Forest, Illinois and a 1988 graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he also earned an S.T.M. in New Testament studies. President Lange and his wife Marcia have four daughters.

Find out more about President Lange’s vision for the Kansas District here:

Toward a Vision for the Kansas District (2015)

About the Office of District President

 

THE DISTRICT PRESIDENT:

Supervises the doctrine, life, and administration of the rostered workers of his district

Visits the congregations of the district in his ministry of ecclesiastical supervision

  • Is to visit each congregation at least once every three years with the assistance of the circuit visitors and vice-presidents
  • Seeks to bring about to the greatest possible degree the achievement of the Synod’s objectives as expressed in Article III of its Constitution
  • Exercises ecclesiastical supervision which includes “visitation, evangelical encouragement and support, care, protection, counsel, advice, admonition, and, when necessary, appropriate disciplinary measures” (LCMS Bylaw 1.2.1(i)

Inquires into the prevailing spiritual conditions of the congregations of his district

  • Advises congregations as to the calling of ordained and commissioned ministers, gives counsel, and responds to requests and inquiries

Represents the Synod in his district

  • Causes the resolutions of the Synod to be implemented in the district
  • Serves as liaison between the congregations, district and Synod

Represents the Synod in connection with ordinations, commissionings and installations

Is the chief executive of the district

  • Is responsible for implementing the resolutions of the district

 

Contact Information

Peter K. Lange
President
785-357-4441 ext. 200
800-357-4421, ext. 200
kspres@kslcms.org

Tami Lierz
Administrative Assistant
tami@kslcms.org
785-357-4441 ext. 200
800-357-4421 ext. 200