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Calls and Vacancies

Updated June 19, 2018

Most recent changes and additions highlighted in bold.

PASTORAL CALLS

  • Rev. Patrick Gumz – Immanuel, Lakin and Grace, Ulysses to Trinity, Carver, MN – pending
  • Rev. Jacob Sherry – St. John, Palmer to Friendship Lutheran Church of Joy, Champaign, IL – declined
  • Rev. Kent Peck – Wheat Ridge Ev. Lutheran Church, Wheat Ridge, CO to St. John, Meade – accepted
  • Rev. Nathan Hausch – St. John, Orange, CA to Our Saviour, Kansas City – declined
  • Rev. Paul Dare – Holy Cross, St. Cloud, MN to Our Redeemer, Hutchinson – pending
  • Rev. Kory Janneke – Faith, Sioux Falls, SD to Trinity, Atchison – declined

PENDING ORDINATIONS AND/OR INSTALLATIONS – PASTORS

  • Rev. Edward Hosch – Messiah, Emporia (associate) – installation 7/1
  • Rev. John Einem – dual parish installation at Grace, Eldorado – 7/8
  • Kenton Abbott, Associate Pastor SMP – St. John, Ellinwood – ordination and installation 7/15
  • Rev. Kent Peck – St. John, Meade – installation 7/15

CONGREGATIONS CALLING OR PREPARING TO CALL A PASTOR

  • Argonia, Zion (sole)
  • Arkansas City, Redeemer (sole)
  • Atchison, Trinity (associate)
  • Hutchinson, Our Redeemer (senior)
  • Immanuel, Junction City (sole)
  • Kansas City, Our Saviour (associate)
  • Lincoln, St. Paul (sole)
  • Shawnee, Hope (senior)
  • Topeka, Faith (senior)
  • Topeka, Prince of Peace (sole)
  • Wichita, Bethany (sole)
  • Wichita, St. Andrew’s (sole)

CONGREGATIONS CALLING A COMMISSIONED MINISTER

  • Trinity, Mission – Family Life Ministry Coordinator
  • First, Paola – DCE
  • St. Paul, Leavenworth – Teachers
  • Hope, Shawnee – Teachers (CUS placement)

COMMISSIONED MINISTER CALLS

  • CUW Candidate Shannon Manley to Bethany, Overland Park – accepted placement
  • Joseph Graefe – St. Paul, Jackson, MO to Good Shepherd Association – pending
  • CUNE Candidate Erin Grass to Topeka Lutheran School – accepted placement
  • Eric Pralle – Zion, Independence to Trinity, Manistee, MI – declined
  • Teacher Allison Miller – St. Paul, Aberdeen, SD to Bethany, Overland Park – accepted
  • Joshua Grass – St. Paul’s, Sedalia, MO to Topeka Lutheran – accepted
  • David Rindt – Lutheran High School of Kansas City, MO to Christ, Overland Park, Principal – accepted
  • Kelsey Adcock – Concordia University, Nebraska Candidate to Hope, Shawnee – accepted placement

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

Luke 10:2b