Calls and Vacancies

Updated September 26, 2022

Changes and additions from the past week highlighted in bold.

 

PASTORAL CALLS

  • Rev. Nathan Dudley, St. Paul, Clarinda, IA to St. Paul, Haven – pending
  • Rev. John Fries, Grace/Deadwood and Blessed Emmanuel/Sturgis, SD to SPR Partnership – pending
  • Rev. Don Haselhuhn, Trinity, Burlington to St. John and St. Paul, Lincoln – pending
  • Rev. Rocco Mallardi, Messiah, Hays to Heit’s Point Lutheran Ministry, MO – accepted
  • Rev. Aaron Schnelle, Bethany, Wichita to Bethel, Clearwater, FL – accepted

PENDING ORDINATIONS AND/OR INSTALLATIONS

  • Rev. Boyd “Andrew” Wright, St. John, Keystone, IA to St. John’s, Topeka – accepted, installation Oct. 2
  • Rev. Timmothy Heath, Bethel, Hobe Sound, FL to Trinity, Holton – accepted, installation Oct. 23

VICARAGE ASSIGNMENTS 2022-2023

  • Paul Hammes – Bethany, Overland Park
  • Avery Hjulberg – Beautiful Savior, Olathe
  • John Kastner – St. John’s, Topeka
  • Christopher Warneke – Trinity, Winfield

CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR PREPARING TO CALL A FULL-TIME PASTOR

  • Alta Vista, St. Paul, Lake Wabaunsee, Redeemer and Clarks Creek, St. Paul (SPR partnership; sole)
  • Girard, Trinity (sole)
  • Haven, St. Paul (sole)
  • Hays, Messiah (sole)
  • Herington, Our Redeemer & Immanuel (Shady Brook) & St. John’s (Lyon’s Creek) (partnership; sole)
  • Leavenworth, Trinity (associate, seminary)
  • Liberal, Grace & Beaver, OK, Peace (sole)
  • Lincoln, St. Paul & St. John (sole)
  • Meade, St. John (sole)
  • Wichita, Bethany (sole)
  • Wichita, Risen Savior (associate)

CONGREGATIONS CALLING A COMMISSIONED MINISTER

  • Emporia, Messiah – DCE
  • Marysville, Good Shepherd – Principal
  • Overland Park, Bethany – DCE

COMMISSIONED MINISTER CALLS – from the field

Pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.

Luke 10:2b

Photo taken from April 2022 Call Day.

Vicars assigned from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis (CSL): Paul Hammes to Bethany, Overland Park; Avery Hjulberg to Beautiful Savior, Olathe

Candidate call and vicarage assignments from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne (CTSFW): John Kastner (vicar, St. John’s, Topeka), Beatrice Kastner, Christopher Warneke (vicar, Trinity, Winfield), Sarah Warneke, President Justin Panzer, Meghan Goehring, and Matthew Goehring (call candidate, Immanuel, Norton)

Photos courtesy of CSL and CTSFW.