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As published in June/July 2013 Voice of Missouri
 

 

Personnel Changes - Ordained

Resigned/Removed from Roster
Ankerson, Keri (candidate) 4/1/13
Dynneson, Lane (candidate) 3/25/13
Since, Julie (non-candidate) 4/10/13
King, Melissa (Immanuel, Olivette) 4/1/13
Larson, Lisa (non-candidate) 4/1/13
Meyer, Elizabeth (candidate) 4/1/13
Seeman, Trista (candidate) 4/1/13

Transferred to Other Districts
Harris, David (Concordia International School Shanghai) to NOW 3/27/13
Wall, Bruce (LCMS World Mission, St. Louis) to NEB 4/13/13
Wall, Sarah (non-candidate) to NEB 4/13/13

Non-Candidate Status
Peuster, Barbara (candidate) 3/23/13

Transferred to our District:
Schnelle, Paul (KS) emeritus status 4/15/2013
Wilshek, David (SW) candidate status 5/1/2013

Changes within District:
Foss, Richard (Int. Interim Our Savior, Fenton) installed as Intentional Interim Pastor, Holy
Trinity, Grandview, MO 3/10/2013 by C. Otto
Kollbaum, Todd (Trinity, Cole Camp) installed as Dir. of Rural/Small Town Mission, LCMS, St. Louis, MO 4/1/2013 by R. Mirly
Shaw, Jason (Faith, Springfield) installed as senior pastor St. Paul, Jackson, MO 4/20/2013 by R. Mirly
Stark, Paul (Redeemer, Springfield) installed Zion, Diggins, MO 4/21/2013 by G. Wyssmann
Wise, Rodney (Our Redeemer, Overland) installed at Glendale, Glendale, MO 4/7/2013 by R. Rall

Transferred to other Districts:
Andrus, David (Lutheran Blind Mission, St. Louis) to partner ministry Lutheran Braille Workers in Pacific Southwest District 3/26/2013 (but remains in St. Louis)
Ficken, Jock (LCEF, St. Louis) to Texas District 3/27/2013
Meyer, Richard (candidate status) to Southeastern District 4/26/2013
Olson, Kevin (Trinity, Egypt Mills) to Indiana District 5/15/2013

Candidate Status:
Tessaro, Eric (Trinity, Springfield) 4/9/2013

Deceased:
Schrader, Denver (emeritus) 5/7/2013

 

Calling Congregations

For Sole Pastors:
Cole Camp, Trinity
Egypt Mills, Trinity
LaGrange, St. Peter – seminary candidate Andrew Walker assigned
Lohman, St. John – seminary candidate Jacob Mueller assigned
New Haven, Trinity
Park Hills, Trinity – seminary candidate Tristan Engle assigned
Rockville, Zion
St. Louis, Ascension – Rev. Dr. Charles Spomer retiring
Springfield, Faith – called Rev. David Benson of Columbia, MO (accepted)
Stover, St. Paul – deferred vicar Gerald Kurka assigned
Valley Park, Zion – deferred vicar James Cox assigned
Washington, Faith

Served by Intentional Interim Pastor or Interim Pastor:
Bourbon, Concordia (Rev. David Burge)
Glencoe, St. Paul (Rev. Robert Lange)
Grandview, Holy Trinity (Rev. Dr. Rick Foss)
Macon, Zion (Rev. Roger Mackie) Seminary Candidate Elden Kohn assigned
Mexico, St. John (Rev. Mike Gallagher)
Pocahontas/Shawneetown – Zion/
Trinity (Rev. Virgil Kelm)
St. Louis, Epiphany (Rev. Dr. Martin Haeger)
St. Louis County, Immanuel
Chapel (Rev. Ron Jansen)
Slater, Peace and St. Paul (Rev. Douglas Dubisar)

For Associate or Assistant Pastor:
Cape Girardeau, St. Andrew – deferred vicar John Dehne assigned
Crystal City, Immanuel
Kirkwood, Concordia – called Rev. David Meggers of Rockford, IL (accepted)
Lee’s Summit, St. Matthew – seminary candidate Luke Anderson assigned
Pacific, New Beginnings – seminary candidate Chad Elfe assigned
St. Charles, Immanuel
St. Louis, Holy Cross Deaf – seminary candidate Mark Larson assigned

Vacant on Hold – But Being Served:
Ashland, Family of Christ
Bethany, Hope
Center, Trinity
Diggins, Zion – called Rev. Paul Stark of Springfield, MO (accepted)
Elk Prairie (Rolla), Peace
Isabella, Faith
Knob Noster, Faith
Memphis, St. Paul
Milan, Peace
Oak Grove, Shepherd of the Valley
Princeton, Immanuel
St. James, St. John
St. Louis, Holy Sacrament
St. Louis, St. Paul
Sarcoxie, Trinity
Shelbyville, Mount Hope
Sweet Springs, Christ

For Senior Pastor:
Jackson, St. Paul – called Rev. Jason
Shaw of Springfield, MO (accepted)
Kansas City, Holy Cross – called Rev. Clint Poppe of Lincoln, NE (declined)
Overland, Our Redeemer
St. Louis, Historic Trinity – Rev. David Marth retiring

Pastors Considering Calls:
Bayer, Timothy (Faith, Oakville) to Missionary/Mission Strategist, New Jersey District (declined)
Bayer, Timothy (Faith, Oakville) to Lead Pastor, Concordia, Pullman, WA (accepted)
Bereuter, Bryce (Calvary, Kansas City) to Our Savior, Winchester, VA (declined)
Cloeter, Jeffrey (Christ Memorial, St. Louis) to University Pastor, Concordia, St. Paul, MN (declined)
Ellul, Gary (St. Paul, Jonesburg) to Trinity, Paola, KS (declined)
Pierce, Kent (Campus, Columbia) to Concordia, Toledo, OH
Utech, William (Concordia Seminary, St. Louis) to Our Savior, Nashville, TN
Utech, William (Concordia Seminary, St. Louis) to Mission Executive for the Minnesota South District

Personnel Changes - Commissioned Minsiters of Religion

Resigned/Removed from Roster
Ankerson, Keri (candidate) 4/1/13
Dynneson, Lane (candidate) 3/25/13
Since, Julie (non-candidate) 4/10/13
King, Melissa (Immanuel, Olivette) 4/1/13
Larson, Lisa (non-candidate) 4/1/13
Meyer, Elizabeth (candidate) 4/1/13
Seeman, Trista (candidate) 4/1/13

Transferred to Other Districts
Harris, David (Concordia International School Shanghai) to NOW 3/27/13
Wall, Bruce (LCMS World Mission, St. Louis) to NEB 4/13/13
Wall, Sarah (non-candidate) to NEB 4/13/13

Non-Candidate Status
Peuster, Barbara (candidate) 3/23/13

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