Official Acts

ORDINATIONS

Candidate Matthias Wilhelm Nienstedt Benfey, Septebmer 24, 2017, St. Mark, Mississauga, ON, Canada

Candidate James M. Grady, August 26, 2017, Advent, Zionsville, IN

Candidate Philip Moses Palet Gai, August 20, 2017, St. Mark, Mississauga, ON, Canada

Candidate Jonathan W. Kerr, August 13, 2017, West Portal, San Francisco, CA

Candidate Kurt Ryan Cockran, July 16, 2017, Faith, Tucson, AZ

Candidate Ryan B. Schneider, June 25, 2017, Grace, Vine Grove, KY

Candidate Shawn P. Davis, June 17, 2017, St. Michael, Ft. Wayne, IN

Candidate Victor Manuel De La Rosa, June 11, 2017, Chapel of the Cross, Mission Hills, CA

Candidate Robert Q. Bruggemann, May 21, 2017, Martin Luther Chapel, Pennsauken, NJ

 

PASTORS - INSTALLATIONS

The Rev. Curtis A. BInz, October 8, 2017, Senior Pastor, West Portal, San Francisco, CA

The Rev. Dr. Matthais Wilhelm Nienstedt Benfey, September 24, 2017, St. Mark, Mississauga, ON, Canada

The Rev. Timothy R. Manwell, September 16, 2017, Assistant Pastor, Trinity, Villa Park, IL

The Rev. Raymond V. Kirk, September 10, 2017, Sole Pastor, Hope, Kitchener, ON, Canada

The Rev. Winston P. A. Grieser, August 27, 2017, Sole Pastor, Abiding Faith, Florence, KY

The Rev. James M. Grady, August 26, 2017, Assistant Pastor, Advent, Zionsville, IN

The Rev. Philip Moses Palet Gai, August 20, 2017, EIIT Associate Pastor, St. Mark, Mississauga, ON, Canada

The Rev. Michael D. Scheer, August 13, 2017, Sole Pastor, Holy Cross, Cleveland, OH

The Rev. Jonathan W. Kerr, August 13, 2017, SMP Associate Pastor, West Potal, San Francisco, CA

The Rev. Steven A. De Santo, July 30, 2017, Sole Pastor, Celebration, St. John's, FL

The Rev. Kurt R. Cockran, July 16, 2017, Sole Pastor, Faith, Tucson, AZ

The Rev. Ryan B. Schneider, June 25, 2017, Sole Pastor, Grace, Vine Grove, KY

The Rev. Gordon S. Naumann, June 25, 2017, Sole Pastor, Trinity, Scarsdale, NY

The Rev. Shawn P. Davis, June 17, 2017, Associate Pastor, St. Michael, Ft. Wayne, IN

The Rev. Victor Manuel De La Rosa, June 11, 2017, Chapel of the Cross, Mission Hills, CA

The Rev. Gregory S. Michel, June 11, 2017, Sole Pastor, Peace, New Berlin, WI

The Rev. Travis J. Schmidt, June 11, 2017, Sole Pastor, Trintiy, Erie, PA

The Rev. Ryan David Beffrey, June 4, 2017, Sole Pastor, Epiphany, Dorr, MI

 

 

COMMISSIONED WORKERS - COMMISSIONINGS / INSTALLATIONS

Gina K. Teeple (CM), Septebmer 10, 2017, Deaconess, Peace, Fremont, IN

Madeline Garrity (CM) August 20, 2017, Teacher, West Portal, San Francisco, CA

Ann M. Greinke (CM), August 20, 2017, Teacher, West Portal, San Francisco, CA

Jennifer Lynn Loewe (CM), August 20, 2017, Teacher, Redeemer, Oakmont, PA

 

 

TRANSFERS IN - Ordained/Commissioned

The Rev. Curtis A. Binz, September 20, 2017, California-Nevada-Hawaii District

Gina Kaye Teeple (CM), August 31, 2017, Indiana District

Denise Ann Dash (CM), August 1, 2017, Texas District

The Rev. James A. Leistico, July 15, 2017, Southern Illinois District

Martin C. Duchow (CM), July 10, 2017, South Wisconsin District

The Rev. Charles D. Ferry, July 5, 2017, Missouri District

Ann M. Greinke (CM), July 1, 2017, Florida-Georgia District

The Rev. Travis J. Schmidt, June 11, 2017, South Wisconsin District

The Rev. David Walter Kaiser, (June 5, 2017), Oklahoma District

 

 

TRANSFERS IN - Congregations/Schools

 

TRANSFER OUT - Congregations/Schools

 

TRANSFERS OUT - Ordained/Commissioned

Kayla Marie McCaig (CM), August 17, 2017, Indiana District

Anna Y. Hu (CM), August 17, 2017, Pacific Southwest District

Janet Lillian Begley (CM), August 1, 2017, Missouri District

The Rev. Eric E. Klemme, July 24, 2017, Southern District

Melissa Ann DeGroot (CM), July 20, 2017, Rocky Mountain District

Lois R. Sikorski (CM), July 12, 2017, Pacific Southwest District

Brittney Nicole Erwin (CM), July 5, 2017, Northern Illinois District

Joseph John Gerth (CM), June 30, 2017, Southern Illinois DIstrict

Diana Lynn Bartholomew (CM), June 30, 2017, Pacific Southwest District

Karla Ann McDivitt (CM), June 30, 2017, Pacific Southwest District

The Rev. Adam DeGroot, June 13, 2017, Rocky Mountain District

Brooke Ann Zarick (CM), June 1, 2017, Texas District

 

 

RESIGNED/REMOVED

The Rev. Cashius R. Myers, October 15, 2017, Resigned

The Rev. Sang Taek Cho, August 1, 2017, Removed

 

 

APPOINTMENTS
 
 
 
 

NEW CHURCH STARTS

 

OFFICIAL NAME CHANGE

 

CLOSINGS

 

 

CHANGE OF STATUS

The Rev. Kenety S. Gee, October 9, 2017, Active to Candidate

Randy B. Schallhorn (CM), July 21, 2017, Candidate to Emeritus

The Rev. Michael S. Taylor, July 16, 2017, Active to Candidate

The Rev. David S. Tannahill, June 26, 2017, Active to Candidate

Margaret M. Hammer (CM), June 16, 2017, Active to Emeritus

 

 

CALLED TO GLORY

The Rev. Wayne E. Rutz, August 17, 2017

Rolland R. Sonstroem, CM, June 6, 2017