Clergy Call and Status

Clergy Calls


(current as of November 17, 2022)

  Current Congregation  Calling Congregation
 John Hohe, Aug 2022  Beautiful Savior, Powell OH  Grace, St. Cloud FL
 Ben Burge, Oct 2022  Royal Redeemer, Liberty Twp OH (associate Pastor) Royal Redeemer, Liberty Twp OH (Senior Pastor)
 Ben Meyer, July 2022  Hope, Sunbury OH  St. Paul, Plainview TX
 Michael Saylor, July 2022  Redeemer, Convoy OH  Our Savior, Joliet IL
 Ben Meyer, Sept 2022  Hope, Sunbury OH  St. Michael's, Richfield MI
 Andrew Wilson, Oct. 2022  Trinity, Zanesville OH  Peace, Covington, WA
 Eric Moquin, Oct. 2022  St. John, Sherwood OH  Zion, Clark NJ
 James Uglum, Sept. 2022  Chapel of the Cross, St. Peters MO  Emmanuel, Kettering OH
 David Behm, Oct. 2022  Concordia, Williston ND  Redeemer, Sidney OH






 Installation*  Date and Congregation
 Jody Dorsett
   from St. Mark, Youngstown OH
 June 5, 2022 at Gethsemane, North Jackson OH
 Michael A. Mapus II
  Concordia Theological Seminary
    Fort Wayne IN

  June 19, 2022 at Trinity, Elmore OH
  June 26, 2022 at Concordia, Toledo OH

 Travis Henry
   Concordia Seminary
      St. Louis MO

Ordination and Installation
  June 26, 2022 at Zion, Painesville OH
 Mark Peters
   Concordia Theological Seminary
        Fort Wayne IN
 Ordination and Installation
   July 31, 2022 at Zion, Woodburn IN
   (serving Mt. Calvary, Antwerp OH)




*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 


 Joel Morgan    Emeritus status    June 11, 2022
 Thomas Moyer    Emeritus status    August 1, 2022
 Phillip McClelland    Candidate status    August 8, 2022
 Dale Huelsman    Emeritus status    September 12, 2022


 Bruce Breudigam    Philip McClelland    
 Jeremy Kleino    Jerome Mitchell    
 Kevin Leidich    Paul Nus    
 Michael Manz    Karl Rein    
 James May, Jr    Daniel Ruff    


 Donald L. Frerichs    Emeritus, Ohio District    January 5, 2022
 Donald L. Luhring    Active, serving St. John Lutheran Church, Defiance OH    February 11, 2022
 Lloyd E.Nicol    Emeritus, Ohio District    May 9, 2022
 Von E. Berlin    Emeritus, Ohio District    May 20, 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)