Clergy Call and Status

Clergy Calls


(current as of March 16, 2023)

  Current Congregation  Calling Congregation
 Richard Lohmeyer, Dec 2022  Emeritus, Ohio District  Messiah, Valdosta GA
 Jesse Krusemark, Jan 2023  Trinity, Waltham & St. Paul's, Hollandale MN  Gethsemane, North Jackson OH
 Jacob Stuenkel, Jan 2023  St. Paul (Flatrock) & St Peter (Florida), Napoleon OH  Trinity, Cissna Park & St. John's, Onarga IL
 Jeffrey Dock, Jan 2023  Trinity, Louisiana & Good Shepherd MO  Emmaus, Liberty Center & St. Paul, Liberty Center OH
 Samuel Fink, Dec 2022  St. Johns, Orchard Park NY  St. Thomas, Rocky River OH
 Kevin Leidich, Jan 2023  Ohio District, candidate status  St. Paul, North East PA
 Jakob Andrzejewski, Jan 2023  St. Paul, Royal Oak MI  St. John's, Marysville OH
 Justin Hesterman, Jan 2023  Immanuel, Eagle Bend & St. Matthew, Clarissa MN   Redeemer, Sidney OH
 Kevin Leidich, Feb 2023  Ohio District, candidate status  St. Paul, Tunkhannock PA
 Matthew Kohl, Feb 2023  Our Redeemer, Cloquet MN  St. Thomas, Rocky River OH
 Kevin Barron, Feb 2023  Calvary, Baltimore MD  Gethsemane, North Jackson OH
 Carl Rockrohr, Mar 2023  Zion, Ridgeville Corners OH  St. Mark, Belgium WI
 Raymond Holman, Mar 2023  Christ Our Savior Lutheran HS, Evansville IL  St. John, Defiance OH






 Installation*  Date and Congregation




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

Clergy Status


Status Change 


 Mark Etter    Emeritus status    January 16, 2023


 Bruce Breudigam    Jerome Mitchell    
 Jeremy Kleino    Paul Nus    
 Kevin Leidich    Karl Rein    
 Philip McClelland    Daniel Ruff    


 Carl E. Zahrte    Emeritus, Ohio District     November 6, 2022
 Roger N. Vernick    Emeritus, Ohio District    December 11, 2022
 Mark Heuser    Emeritus, Ohio District    December 16, 2022



Vicars & Interns




Interns (2022-2023)

Amy Genszler, Prince of Peace, Oregon OH


Vicars (2022-2023)

Allen Dass, St. John Lutheran Church, Dublin OH
Vincent Otto, Trinity Lutheran Church, Zanesville OH
David Schotte, Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Columbus OH
Josiah Schultz, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, North Canton OH
Kaleb Yaeger, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hamilton OH


Placement Reports


Spring 2022 Placement Report

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

  • Concordia, Toledo OH: Michael Mapus II (Tondra) - FtW
  • Mt. Calvary, Antwerp OH and Zion, Woodburn IN; Mark Peters (Martha) - FtW
  • Zion, Painesville OH; Travis Henry - CSL


 Fall 2022 Placement Report
    (through TAALC)

  •  Chris Caughey (TAALC) serving Trinity, Maysville, KY (LCMS) and St. Paul, Augusta, KY (TAALC)