Clergy Call and Status

Clergy Calls

 

(current as of September 28, 2021)

  Current Congregation  Calling Congregation
 Accepted    
Steven Geske, July 2021 Emmaus, Wauseon OH Grace, Hop Bottom PA
Jonathan Torreson, August 2021  St John, Decatur IL Our Redeemer, Solon OH
     
Declined    
Jason Hoerth, July 2021  Zion, Cincinnati OH St. Paul, West Point NE
Paul Pater, July 2021 Hope, Sheffield Village OH
Shepherd of the Ridge, N.Ridgeville
Christ, West Bloomfield WI
Emmaus, Poy Sippi WI
Wesley Hromowyk, July 2021 Zion, Columbus OH Immanuel, Westfield WI
 Jacob Stuenkel, July 2021  St Peter, Florida OH and 
 St Paul, Flatrock Twp OH
 Faith, Lincoln IL
 Jason Hoerth, August 2021  Zion, Cincinnati OH  Ascension, Casselberry FL
Paul Pater, August 2021  Hope, Sheffield Village OH
Shepherd of the Ridge, N.Ridgeville
Peace, Beaver Dam WI
 Kevin Leidich, July 2021  candidate status Trinity, Glen Savage, PA
     
Pending    
 John Genszler, Sept 2021  Prince of Peace, Oregon OH Peace, Seymour IN
 Travis Berg, Sept 2021  St. Paul, Latimer IA Zion, Willshire OH

 

 

 

 

 Installation*  Date  Congregation
Anders Davidson
   from Trinity, Waconia MN
July 18, 2021 Holy Cross, North Canton OH
John C. Voelker II August 22, 2021 St. John, Akron OH
     
Ordination*    

Daniel Golden, candidate
  Concordia Theological Seminary
    Fort Wayne IN

Ordination
   June 13, 2021
Installation
   June 19, 2021
at Calvary Lutheran Church
   Waterloo, NY
at St. Paul Lutheran Church
   Parkersburg WV
     
Paul "Eli" Shaw, candidate
  Concordia Theological Seminary
    Fort Wayne IN
Ordination
   June 13, 2021
Installation
   August 1, 2021
at Trinity Lutheran Church
   Logan, OH
at Peace Lutheran Church
   Cincinnati, OH

 

 

*Please check with each congregation that information on installations/ordinations has not changed since our office received the information. Thank you.cin

Clergy Status

 

Status Change 

  

      
 Larry Rodencal    Emeritus status    May 1, 2021
 Karl Koch    Emeritus status    June 5, 2021
 Mark Hanchett    Emeritus status    July 13, 2021
 Ted Rellstab    Emeritus status    August 1, 2021
         

Candidates

       
 Bruce Breudigam        
 Jason Harris        
 Jeremy Kleino        
 Kevin Leidich        
 Michael Manz        
 James May, Jr.        
 Jerome Mitchell        
 Karl Rein        
 Daniel Ruff        
         

Deceased

       
 Lyle H. Rasch    Emeritus, Ohio District    November 26, 2020
 Donald J. Craig, Jr.    Emeritus, Ohio District    December 4, 2020
 Ronald E. Duer    Emeritus, Ohio District    June 5, 2021
 Mark D. Hanchett    Emeritus, Ohio District    September 7, 2021

 

Vicars & Interns

 

 

Vicars (2021-2022)

James Burke, St. John Lutheran Church, Dublin OH
James Haugen III, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Napoleon OH
Michael Mapus II, Concordia, Toledo OH
Joel Peter Wagner, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Columbus OH

 

Interns (2021-2022)

Meghan Holst, Zion Lutheran Church, Painesville OH
Sarah Rusche, Luther Home of Mercy, Williston OH

 

SMP Vicars

Chris Ryan, St. Mark Lutheran Church, Chesterland OH

Placement Reports

 

Spring 2021 Placement Report

Spring graduates placed in Ohio District congregations (if married, wife's name in parentheses):

  • Peace, Cincinnati OH; Paul "Eli" Shaw (Lindsey) - FtW
  • St. Paul, Parkersburg WV: Daniel S. Golden (Julia) - FtW

 

Fall 2020 Placement Report

Fall graduates placed in Ohio District congregations (if married, wife's name is in parentheses):

  • Hosanna, Columbia Station OH: Mark Renner (Dana), StL