Official Acts

ORDINATIONS

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. 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

The Rev. Robert Q. Bruggeman, May 21, 2017, Sole Pastor,  Martin Luther Chapel, Pennsauken, NJ.

 

COMMISSIONED WORKERS - COMMISSIONINGS / INSTALLATIONS

James A. Bretthauer (CM), June 4, 2017, DCE, Prince of Peace, Medina, OH

Sara M. Bielby (CM), May 7, 2017, Deaconess, Our Savior, Hartland, MI

 

TRANSFERS IN - Ordained/Commissioned

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. Gordon S. Naumann, May 22, 2017, Evangelical Church of England

The Rev. Gregory S. Michel, May 15, 2017, Central Illinois District

Sara M. Bielby (CM), April 14, 2017, Michigan District

Marian F. Brockhoff (CM, Emeritus), April 13, 2017, Ohio District

 

TRANSFERS IN - Congregations/Schools

 

TRANSFER OUT - Congregations/Schools

 

TRANSFERS OUT - Ordained/Commissioned

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

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

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

The Rev. Dean D. Pittelko, May 24, 2017, Northern Illinois District

Mark A. Steinbrenner (CM), May 2, 2017, Texas District

The Rev. Ronald S. Rieger, April 3, 2017, Rocky Mountain District

 

RESIGNED/REMOVED

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

Denise Meyer (CM), April 7, 2017, Resigned

The Rev. Lumembo Tshiswaka, April 4, 2017, Resgined

 

APPOINTMENTS
 
The Rev. Nicholas D. Wirtz, Appointed as the Circuit Visitor of the Arizona-North Circuit #19, May 22, 2017
 
The Rev. James A. Gau, Appointed as the Circuit Visitor of the Cleveland-Akron Circuit #9, May 22, 2017
 
The Rev. William Douthwaite, III, Appointed as the Circuit Visitor of the Florida Circuit #3, May 22, 2017
 
 

NEW CHURCH STARTS

 

OFFICIAL NAME CHANGE

 

CLOSINGS

Open Arms Child Develpment Center, Palm Coast, FL, May 25, 2017

 

CHANGE OF STATUS

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

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

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

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

Rev. Dr. Dean D. Pittelko, May 1, 2017, Active to Candidate

Margaret Schacht (CM), May 1, 2017, Active to Emeritus

The Rev. Jeffrey N. Webb, April 3, 2017, Active to Candidate

 

CALLED TO GLORY

Rolland R. Sonstroem, CM, June 6, 2017

The Rev. Roland E. Holder, May 4, 017

The Rev. Allen A. Gartner, May 3, 2017