Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod roster changes reported by the Northern Illinois District president’s office and education office include the following:

As of September 30, 2020

Commissioned:

Baerenklau, James; installed Trinity, Lombard

Bernier, Julie; status change from Walther Christian Academy, Melrose Park to candidate

Calhoun, Richard; status change from Concordia University Chicago to emeritus (06/30/2014)

Carnehl, Janet; status change from St. Peter, Arlington Heights to candidate

Easley, Jacqueline; status change removed from roster by action of the District President 09/30/2020

Gonzalez, Rebecca; status change removed from roster – resigned from roster 09/24/2020

Graf, Jennifer; installed Immanuel, Elmhurst

Hermann, Alfred; status change from Concordia University Chicago to emeritus (06/30/2003)

Johnson, Linda; status change from St. Paul, Chicago (Austin) to emeritus

Jurica, Katrina; installed St. John’s, Chicago

Klotz, Verner; status change from Concordia University Chicago to emeritus (07/01/2017))

Ohm, Elisabeth; installed Immanuel, Elmhurst

Rink, Adam; installed Immanuel, Elmhurst

Schuemer, Lisa; installed St. John’s, Chicago

Siksna, Carrina; installed Immanuel, Belvidere

Staehr, Brian; installed Concordia, Machesney Park

Staehr, Jerrita; installed Rockford Lutheran, Rockford

Venzke, Randell status change removed from roster by action of the District President 09/30/2020

Wierman, Judith; status change from Bethesda Lutheran Communities to candidate

Yamate, Amanda; installed St. John’s, Chicago

As of August 31, 2020

Ordained:

Campbell, Rev. Braun C.; from St. John’s Lutheran Church, Alexandria, VA, Southeastern District; (Associate); to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Belvidere, IL, NID; (Senior); (08/16/2020)

Glombicki, Rev. Joseph; graduate from SMP Program, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO; to Immanuel Lutheran Church, East Dundee, IL; (SMP Assistant Pastor); (Ordained & Installed 08/29/2020)

Gunia, Rev. Matthew J.; from Ascension Lutheran Church, Niles, IL; (Sole); to Trinity Lutheran Church, Ironwood, MI, North Wisconsin District; (Sole); (08/10/2020)

Heinz, Rev. Richard A.; from Concordia University, Chicago; (CUC Faculty); to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lowell, IN, Indiana District; (Sole); (08/05/2020)

Klopke, Rev. Paul J.; from St. Peter Lutheran Church, Arlington Heights, IL; (Associate); to NID Candidate status (08/16/2020); from NID Candidate status; transfer to Indiana District, Candidate status; (08/16/2020)

Krueger, Rev. Rod M.; from Redeemer Lutheran Church, Prospect Heights, IL; (Sole); to Bethany Lutheran Church, Kaukauna, WI, North Wisconsin District; (Sole); (08/24/2020)

Wyeth, Rev. Dwight; graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO; to Zion Lutheran Church, Bonfield, IL; (Sole); (Ordained & Installed 08/09/2020)

Commissioned:

Buss, Naomi; commissioned 8/16/2020

Buss, Naomi; installed Immanuel, Crystal Lake

DeCant, Crystine; status change from St. Paul, Mount Prospect to candidate

Dunwell, Erin; installed Bethany, Naperville (principal)

Fingerle, Suzanne; status change from Immanuel, Freeport to candidate

Fogelman, Erica; commissioned 8/16/2020

Fogelman, Erica; installed Lutheran Church of St. Luke, Itasca

Francisco, Adam; installed Concordia University Chicago, River Forest

Fritz, Zelma; called to glory 10/20/2016

Heimsoth, Kristy; installed Immanuel, Palatine

Krueger, Gretchen; status change removed from roster-resigned voluntarily 08/12/2020

Miller, Nikelle; status change removed from roster-resigned voluntarily 08/18/2020

Mullaney, Joy; status change from candidate to Immanuel, Palatine (principal)

O’Connor, Kristin; installed Immanuel, Crystal Lake

Piel, Pamela; correction: status change candidate to emeritus

Piel, Paul; status change from St. Peter, Arlington Heights to emeritus

Price, Lora; installed St. Paul, Aurora

Rittenhouse, Amy; status change from Trinity, Lombard to candidate

Rose, Richard; called to glory 8/23/2020

Rottman, Dineen; status change candidate to Faith, Eustis, FL

Schlesselman, Denise; installed Christ Lutheran School Association, Sterling

Scott, Debra; installed Trinity, Lombard

Sidlowski, Jillian; status change from Good Shepherd, Frankfort to candidate

Sievert, Benjamin; transfer from Rockford Lutheran School, Rockford to St. Lorenz, Frankenmuth, MI

Sleezer, Meghan; installed Concordia University Chicago, River Forest

Swett, Jessica; status change removed from roster by action of the District President 08/05/2020

 

school inactive  St. John Early Learning Center, Darien for 2020-2021 school year

school inactive  Zion Lutheran Preschool, Ottawa for 2020-2021 school year

school inactive  St. Luke’s Christian Academy for 2020-2021 school year

school inactive  Holy Cross Lutheran Preschool, Cary for 2020-2021 school year

 

As of July 31, 2020

Ordained:

Dorn, Rev. Louis O.; from NID Emeritus; Called to Glory (07/16/2020)

Frazier, Rev. Larry; from NID Emeritus; to Ohio District; Emeritus (07/07/2020)

Hatesohl, Rev. Andrew B.; graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO; to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Huntley, IL; (Sole); (Ordained & Installed 07/05/2020)

Heller, Rev. Brian R.; from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Walnut, IL; (Sole); to Lutheran Senior Services – Laclede Groves, St. Louis, MO, Missouri District; (Chaplain); (07/20/2020)

Reinhard, Rev. Sam C.; graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO; to St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, Park Ridge, IL; (Associate); (Ordained & Installed 07/19/2020)

Commissioned:

Benning, Sarah; status change removed from roster-resigned voluntarily 07/01/2020

Bredehoft, David; transfer from emeritus to Ohio District

Costenaro, Lorilee; status change from St. John, Lansing to emeritus 05/30/2015

Gaffney, Sarah; status change from St. Paul, Brookfield to candidate

Holler, Nora; status change from St. John’s, Lombard to candidate

Holler, Nora; transfer from candidate to Southern District

Kaspar, Neil; transfer from emeritus to Rocky Mountain District

Klopke, Julie; status change from candidate to emeritus

Kuhnert, Susan; status change from Divine Shepherd Little Lambs Preschool, Bolingbrook to emeritus 08/01/2013

Kulat, Diane; status change from Trinity, Lisle to emeritus 04/01/2020

Kulat, Terry; status change from Trinity, Lisle to emeritus 04/01/2020

Landgrave, Aaron; status change from St. John’s, Lombard to candidate

Lavado, Kimberly; status change from Concordia University Chicago to candidate

Olson, Morris; status change from Lutheran Church Charities to emeritus 02/28/2019

Pederson, Jessica; status change from Immanuel, Elmhurst to candidate

Peters, Kenzie; transfer from St. Paul, Rochelle to Elm Grove Lutheran, Elm Grove WI

Piel, Pamela; status change from St. Peter, Arlington Heights to emeritus

Reck, Linda; status change from St. Peter, Schaumburg to emeritus

Rissman, Lora; status change removed from roster-resigned voluntarily 07/28/2020

Schlesselman, Denise; transfer from candidate-Missouri District to Christ, Sterling

Stumpf, Linda; status change from Immanuel, Downers Grove to emeritus 06/30/2018

Vyhanek, Carol; status change from Immanuel, Palatine to emeritus

Wickboldt, Mark; status change from St. Philip, Chicago to emeritus

Wysocki, James; status change from St. Paul, Rockford to candidate

 

As of June 30, 2020

Ordained:

Antonetti, Rev. Christopher O.; graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN; to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lockport, IL; (Sole); (Ordained 06/20/2020; Installed 06/28/2020)

Etheridge, Rev. Robert D.; graduate of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN; to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church of Northbrook, Northbrook, IL; (Sole); (Ordained 06/28/2020; Installed 07/12/2020)

Fiene, Rev. Hans W.; from River of Life Lutheran Church, Channahon IL (Sole); to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Crestwood, MO; Missouri District; (Sole); (06/01/2020)

Herbert, Rev. Scott E.; from St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Rockton, IL (Sole); to Messiah Lutheran Church, Corpus Christi, TX, Texas District; (Sole); (06/30/2020)

Kendall, Rev. Chad D.; from Trinity Lutheran Church, Lowell, IN, Indiana District; to St. John Lutheran Church, Wheaton, IL, NID District; (Associate) (06/14/2020)

Lange, Rev. Steven A.; from Living Word Lutheran Church, Orland Park, IL; Sole; to Resigned Voluntarily from the Roster (Ordained) (06/16/2020)

Steinke Rev. Jeremy A.; graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO; to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Elmhurst, IL; (Associate); (Ordained 06/28/2020; Installed 07/01/2020)

Commissioned:

Barrick, Sharon; status change, removed from roster-resigned voluntarily 06/23/2020

Bartell, Marvin; status change, from Concordia University Chicago to emeritus 01/20/2003

Bolt, R. Kirk; transfer from emeritus to Missouri District

Bower, Edward; transfer from emeritus to Southern Illinois District

Burch, Michelle; transfer from candidate to Indiana District

Carlton, Joann transfer from emeritus to Michigan District

Flandermeyer, Roger; transfer from emeritus to Missouri District

Flett, Douglas; called to glory     6/4/2020

Goines, Thomas; transfer from Concordia University Chicago to Concordia University Nebraska

Gutwein, Susan; status change from Trinity, Lombard to emeritus

Hagenmueller, Ernest; called to glory 2/24/2020

Klingelhofer, Carol; status change from St. Paul, Mount Prospect to emeritus 08/15/2010

Lucero, Darla; status change resigned from roster-resigned voluntarily 06/24/2020

Lyvers,  Alison; status change from Immanuel, Freeport to candidate

Oesterreich, Allan; transfer from emeritus to Southeastern District

O’Neil, Haley; call accepted from Christ Lutheran School, Sterling to St. John, Napoleon OH

Rathke, Arrin; status change removed from roster-resigned voluntarily 06/01/2020

Soper, Natalie; status change removed from action by action of the district president 06/10/2020

Ueltzen, Vanessa; installation from Lutheran Unity School Association, Chicago to Walther Christian Academy, Melrose Park 01/13/2019

Weyer, Edith; transfer from emeritus to Pacific Southwest District

Wenzel, Gary; status change from Concordia University Chicago to emeritus 06/30/2013

 

school suspended St. John Early Learning Center, Darien for 2020-2021 school year

school suspended Zion Lutheran Preschool, Ottawa for 2020-2021 school year

 

As of May 31, 2020

Ordained:

Homan, Rev. Martin J.; from NID Emeritus; to Indiana District, Emeritus (05/21/2020)

Pittelko, Rev. Dr. Dean D.; from Our Redeemer Lutheran, Freeport, IL (Sole); to NID Emeritus (05/01/2020)

Stein, Rev. Michael L.; graduate of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis; to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Beecher (Sole) (Ordained 05/31/2020; Installed 06/14/2020)

Stephens, Rev. James P.; from NID Emeritus; Called to Glory (05/31/2020)

Zimmer, Rev. David C.; from Candidate status; to Divine Shepherd Lutheran Church, Bolingbrook, IL; (Sole) (05/17/2020)

Commissioned:

Bontrager, Rebecca; status change removed from roster-resigned voluntarily 05/14/2020

Gedvilas, Leah; status change from Concordia University Early Childhood Center to candidate 12/31/2014

Lavicka, Jan; transfer from candidate to Central Illinois District 05/13/2020

Laubenstein, Katherine; transfer from St. Paul, Brookfield to Peace, Sussex WI 08/26/2018

Olson, Susan; status change from Lutheran Church Charities to candidate 05/21/2020

Schiestel, Delaine; transfer from Immanuel, Palatine to Grace, Huntsville AL

Smith, Sherrie; update from St John’s, LaGrange and Zion, Hinsdale to Zion, Hinsdale only 07/01/2018

Vito, Samantha; transfer from Rockford Lutheran School, Rockford to Christ the King, Lake Ozark MO

Winge, Rebecca; status change removed from roster-resigned voluntarily 05/06/2020

 

As of April 30, 2020

Ordained:

Gauger, Rev. William J. from Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Florence, KY; Ohio District; to Trinity Lutheran Church, Genoa, IL; (Sole) (04/30/2020)

Haberkost, Rev. James P.; called to glory 04/28/2020

Huber, Rev. John G.; from Pacific Southwest District; Emeritus; transferred into NID; Emeritus (04/17/2020)

Commissioned:

Barz, Jonathan; status change removed from roster-resigned voluntarily 04/01/2020

Bower, Edward; transfer from emeritus to Southern Illinois District 06/01/2019

Domroese, Kenneth; status change removed from roster-resigned voluntarily 04/01/2020

Finnegan, Peter; transfer from candidate to South Wisconsin District 07/01/2015

Fode, Ronald; called to glory 3/8/2019

Glandorf, Brenda; transfer from emeritus to Iowa East District 08/31/2016

Gritzmacher, Katrina; status change from Concordia, Machesney Park to candidate 07/01/2014

Hahn, Lana; transfer from emeritus to South Wisconsin District 08/01/2016

Hemme, Barbara; status change  from Cedar Lutheran Living Centers to emeritus

Hildebrand, Danielle; transfer from candidate to Indiana District 08/01/20002

Kaspar, Neal; status change from Bethany, Naperville to emeritus

Kloess, Linda; status change removed from roster-resigned voluntarily

McLaughlin, Candace; transfer from emeritus to Indiana District 06/01/2017

Meyer, Mary; transfer from emeritus to Indiana District 07/01/2016

Mumme, Rachel; status change from Westfield House, Cambridge, England to candidate

Nielsen, George; transfer from emeritus to South Dakota District 08/01/1997

Pieper,  Darald; called to glory 4/28/2020

Rezek, Robin; status change from Immanuel, Elmhurst to candidate

Thurn, Kathleen; transfer from emeritus to Indiana District 07/01/2010

Vehmeier, Kathleen; status change from Immanuel, Freeport to candidate 06/30/2018

Will, Debra; status change from St. Paul, Oak Lawn to emeritus

 

As of March 31, 2020

Ordained:

Hoeker, Rev. Paul M.; called to glory 03/12/2020

Knapp, Rev. Stephen A.; from NID Candidate status; to NID Emeritus; (02/12/2020)

Wahl, Rev. Harold I. Jr.; called to glory 02/05/2020

Vida y Fe / Life & Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Elgin IL; New Start Church; (03/01/2020)

Commissioned:

Blackwell, Kristine; status change from Voice of Care to emeritus

Fisher, Janet; status change from candidate to emeritus 06/30/2019

Hasseldahl, Lisa; status change from Zion, Marengo to candidate 07/31/2018

Hopman, Susanna; transfer from candidate to Central Illinois District 08/01/2019

McLaughlin, Candace; status change from candidate to emeritus 06/01/2017

Mueller, Pamela; transfer from emeritus to Northwest District 08/10/2018

Nemoyer, Nancy; transfer from candidate to Ohio District 01/2020

Niss, Muriel; called to glory 6/2/2019

Schoepp, Mark; status change from candidate to emeritus

Sullivan, Brooke; status change from Zion, Marengo to candidate

Theilgaard, Diana; called to glory 11/22/2019

Walsh-Dierks, Aimee; transfer from Concordia University Chicago Early Childhood to Amazing Grace, Oxford Florida 10/2019

 

As of February 29, 2020

Ordained:

Wilkie, Rev. Wesley H.; called to glory 01/25/2020

Commissioned:

Asher, Jennie; installation, LCMS Office of International Mission 07/02/2014

Baerenklau, Elizabeth; commissioned 2/23/2020

Baerenklau, Elizabeth; installation, Immanuel, Elmhurst (teacher)

Blake, Mary; status change from Trinity, Lisle to Emeritus

Harrison, Kimberly; status change, resigned voluntarily from roster

Haseman, Irma; called to glory 7/15/2019

Heinze, Jennifer; status change from St. Paul, Mount Prospect to candidate 08/01/2019

Hopman, Susanna; status change from Zion, Beecher to candidate

Kress, Miranda; commissioned 2/9/2020

Kress, Miranda; installation St. Andrews, Park Ridge (teacher)

Mahoney, Judith; status change from St. John, Wheaton to emeritus 08/12/2010

Phillips, Karen; commissioned 2/2/2020

Phillips, Karen; installation St. John’s, Elgin (teacher)

Prine, Barbara; commissioned 2/23/2020

Prine, Barbara; installation Immanuel, Elmhurst (teacher)

Schmeckpeper, Stacey;  status change, resigned voluntarily from roster

Sleezer, Meghan; status change from Luther High School North 07/01/2010

Sonlitner, Glenn; status change from Bethany, Naperville to emeritus 7/01/2013

Stradtmann, Amy; installation Concordia University Chicago 02/27/2020 (faculty)

 

As of January 31, 2020

Ordained:

Mrochen, Rev. George J.; from Emeritus; to St. Peter Lutheran Church, Chicago IL; (Sole) [01/19/2020]

Whitby, Rev. Kristopher R.; from St. Paul Lutheran Church, Mount Prospect, IL; to Northern Illinois District Office Staff; (Assistant to the President – Mission & Ministry) [02/27/2020]

Commissioned:

Adams, Garnet; status change from Zion, Marengo to emeritus 4/30/2010

Killian, Lisa; installation Zion, Marengo 8/26/2018 (teacher)

McBee, Ethan; commissioned 9/27/2015

McBee, Ethan; installation Rockford Lutheran School 9/27/2015

Markworth, Douglas; transfer Grace Lutheran School, Chicago – English District

Mullaney, Joy; status change from Concordia University Chicago to candidate

Niccolai, Cyntha; status change  from Bethany, Naperville to candidate

Peterson, Keith; status change from Lutheran Hour Ministries to emeritus

Peterson, Keith; transfer emeritus Northern IL District to Pacific Southwest District

Strzemieczny, Sylvia; status change from St. Paul’s, Chicago Heights to emeritus 8/01/2012

Terrell,  Virginia; status change from Gloria Dei, Chicago to candidate 7/01/2019

Zimdahl, Bernard; status change from St. John’s, Elgin to emeritus 8/01/2012


As of December 31, 2019

Ordained:

Eaves, Rev. Thomas E.; from Minnesota North District to Northern Illinois District; to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, North Plato/Hampshire, IL; (Sole)

Krueger, Rev. Ray A.; from Immanuel Lutheran Church, DeKalb, IL; to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, St. Charles, IL; (Interim)

Metzger, Rev. Marvin G.; from The Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John, Sycamore, IL; to Emeritus [12/11/2019]

Scharrer, Rev. Gary J.; from Rockford Lutheran School, Rockford, IL; (Teacher); to Candidate [12/03/2019]

Galligar, Rev. Patrick J. ; from Indiana District to Northern Illinois District; to Zion Lutheran Church, Marengo, IL; (Associate)

Dail, Rev. Jason A.; from New Song Community Church, Aurora, IL; (Sole); to Candidate [12/11/2019)

Rozelle, Rev. Randall L.; from Trinity Lutheran Church, Roselle, IL; (Assistant); to St. Peter Lutheran Church and School, Arlington Heights, IL; (Campus Pastor)

Keifer, Rev. John; from Northern Illinois District to Indiana District; (Emeritus)

Commissioned:

Stradtmann, Amy; reinstated to candidate status

Peterson, Keith; status change from active (LHM) to emeritus

Boche, Benjamin status change from active (Concordia University Chicago) to candidate; transfer to Indiana District (candidate)

Arnold, Linda; status change from active (Trinity, Lisle) to emeritus 08/2011

Pikalek, Gary; status change from active (St. John’s, Country Club Hills) to emeritus 07/02/2011


As of November 30, 2019

Ordained:

Brondos, Rev. Joel A.; from Northern Illinois District; to Rocky Mountain District; (Emeritus) [10/08/2019]

Hein, Rev. Mark H.; from St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lockport, IL; to Emeritus [10/14/2019]

Jung, Rev. Christopher D.; from Rockford Lutheran High School, Rockford, IL; to Candidate [10/28/2019]; from Northern Illinois District; to Michigan District [11/04/2019]

Kirschenmann, Rev. James E.; from St. Paul’s and Immanuel, St. Louis, MO (Sole); Missouri District; to Lutheran Church Charities, Northbrook, IL (Assistant to Director of K-9 Ministry); Northern Illinois District [11/16/2019]

Mueller, Sr., Rev. Charles S.; from Trinity Lutheran Church, Roselle, IL (Assistant Pastor); Called to Glory [10/30/2019]

Rossow, Rev. Timothy A.; from Northern Illinois District; to Northwest District; (Emeritus) [11/04/2019]

Commissioned:

Valenzano, Alison; status change from Zion, Beecher to candidate effective 08/01/2019

Gruenwald, Catherine; status change from candidate to Concordia University Chicago (teacher)

Gruenwald, Catherine; installation Concordia University Chicago 10/02/2019

Heimsoth, Kristy; installation Concordia University Chicago 10/02/2019 (teacher)

Johnson, Linda; installation St. Paul, Chicago (on Menard) 09/22/2019 (teacher)

Johnson, Nicolette; commissioned 9/22/2019

Johnson, Nicolette; installation Lord of Glory, Grayslake (DCE)

Karvelius, Victor; transfer to Mid-South District (emeritus)

Keane, Kimberly; installation Concordia University Chicago 10/02/2019 (teacher)

Latzke, Henry; called to glory 10/22/2019 (teacher)

Link, Haley; installation from St John’s, Arnold, MO to Trinity, Roselle (DCE)

Mueller, Victoria; installation Cross, Yorkville 08/18/2019 (teacher)

Olson, Susan; installation St. John’s, Lansing to Lutheran Church Charities 09/29/2019 (teacher)

Stiek, Katarina; installation Immanuel, Palatine 10/06/2019 (teacher)

Treftz, Stephanie; status change resigned from roster voluntarily

As of October 31, 2019

Ordained:

Brondos, Rev. Joel A.; St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Brookfield, IL; to Emeritus [08/01/2019]

Buchs, Rev. David M.; from St. John, Wheaton, IL; to Concordia Lutheran Church, South Haven, MN; Minnesota North District (Sole) [10/7/2019]

Gale, Rev. Joshua R.; Lutheran Church Charities, Northbrook, IL; Removed from Roster; Resigned Voluntarily [10/08/2019]

Haney, Rev. Byrene K.; Northern Illinois District, Hillside, IL; to Iowa West District Office, Fort Dodge, IA; (Assistant to the President) [10/01/2019]

Johnson, Rev. Charles D.; from Our Savior Lutheran Church, El Dorado, AR; Mid-South District; to Christ Lutheran Church, Orland Park, IL; NID (Associate) [Installed 11/3/2019]

Neugebauer, Rev. Kirk C.; from Messiah Lutheran Church, Sterling, IL; to Redeemer Lutheran Church, Paragould, AR; Mid-South District (Sole) [10/28/2019]

Commissioned:

Edwards, Jennifer; commissioned 9/22/2019

Edwards, Jennifer; installation Concordia, Machesney Park (teacher)

Mullen, Susan; status change from St. Matthew, Barrington to Emeritus effective 12/15/2017

Olson, Susan; call accepted from St. John’s, Lansing to Lutheran Church Charities, Northbrook (teacher)

Rittenhouse, Amy; commissioned 9/22/2019

Rittenhouse, Amy; installation Trinity, Lombard (teacher)

The following school in NID has closed Oak Lawn, St. Paul; School closed 9/24/2019

As of September 30, 2019

Ordained:

Hess, Rev. Karl R.; from St. Peter, Joliet; to Emmaus Lutheran Church, Redmond OR; Northwest District (Sole) [9-2-19]

Kearney, Rev. Channing L.: from NID; to Indiana District [9-13-19]


As of August 31, 2019

Ordained:

Perry, Rev. Keith; from NID Emeritus; to South-Wisconsin District Emeritus

Hoffman, Rev. Robert A.; from Trinity, Huntley; to St. Stephen, Waterford MI; Michigan District (Sole)

Vician, Rev. Louis; from NID Emeritus; to Indiana District Emeritus

Commissioned:

Brutlag, Sarah; commissioned 8/25/2019

Brutlag, Sarah; installation Concordia, Machesney Park (teacher)

Christiansen, Leslie; commissioned 8/25/2019

Christiansen, Leslie; installation Immanuel, Glenview (teacher)

Corbett, Carinna; commissioned 8/25/2019

Corbett, Carinna; installation Concordia, Machesney Park (teacher)

Cordes, Nancy; called to glory 6/29/2019

Dawn, Dr. Russell; installation from Concordia University Irvine (faculty) to Concordia University Chicago (President)

DeMarsh, Amanda; commissioned 8/11/2019

DeMarsh, Amanda; installation Immanuel, East Dundee (teacher) colloquy

Fingerle, Suzanne; installation from Immanuel, Palatine (deaconess) to Immanuel, Freeport (teacher)

Gahgan, Veronica; commissioned 8/25/2019

Gahgan, Veronica; installation St. John’s, Chicago (teacher)

Gebhardt, Kathryn; installation from candidate to Concordia University Chicago (faculty)

Gillespie, Angel; call accepted from St. Paul’s, Bourbonnais to First Lutheran, Paola KS (DCE)

Gulbrandsen, Sonja; call accepted from Gloria Dei, Chicago to Trinity, Stewardson IL (CID) (teacher)

Guynes, Allyssa commissioned 6/23/2019

Guynes, Allyssa installation Lutheran Church of St. Luke, Itasca (DCE)

Heinemann, Jonathan; installation from St. Paul, Tracy CA to St. Peter, Arlington Heights (principal)

Heinz, Julia; installation from Immanuel, East Dundee to St. Paul, Mount Prospect (principal)

Heiss, Christina; installation from Zion, Seymour IN to Trinity, Huntley (preschool director)

Herman, Richard; transfer from Wheat Ridge Ministries (president) to emeritus, Southeastern District effective 12/2018

Johnson, Deborah; installationImmanuel, Glenview (teacher)

Johnson, Hannah; commissioned 8/17/2019

Johnson, Hannah; installation St. Peter, Schaumburg (teacher)

Kosberg, Kasaundra; commissioned 8/25/2019

Kosberg, Kasaundra; installation Rockford Lutheran School at St. Paul, Rockford (teacher)

LeBeau, William; commissioned 8/24/2019

LeBeau, William; installation Cross, Yorkville (DCE)

Meulendyke, John installation from Immanuel, Brookfield WI to Immanuel, Crystal Lake (principal)

Nunez, Stephanie; status change from Lutheran Unity School Association, Chicago to candidate, Northern Illinois District, effective August 2015

Piel, Laura; installation from Trinity, Tinley Park to Trinity, Roselle (teacher)

Pritchard, Wendy; transfer from Immanuel, Glenview (preschool director) to candidate, Minnesota North District

Russell, Hannah; commissioned 8/4/2019

Russell, Hannah; installation St. John’s, Union (DCE)

Sawusch, Pamela; transfer from Good Shepherd, Pekin IL to candidate, Northern Illinois District

Schnurstein, David; transfer from candidate to Bella Vista Christian Academy, Tracy CA (teacher) effective April 2019

Staehr, Caleb; commissioned 8/25/2019

Staehr, Caleb; installation Rockford Lutheran School at St. Paul, Rockford (teacher)

Stirnaman, Jamie; commissioned 8/18/2019

Stirnaman, Jamie; installation St. Paul’s, Bourbonnais (teacher) colloquy

Streit, Richard; called to glory 6/18/2018

Tegeler, Sharon; installation from St. Paul, Chicago (Austin) to Trinity, Roselle (teacher)

Wickboldt, Ingrid; call accepted from St. Peter, Arlington Heights to Good Sheherd, Watertown WI (teacher)


As of July 31, 2019

Ordained:

Aubey, Rev. Dennis; from Christ Our Savior, Winfield, IL; to Emeritus (8/31/2019)

Bayer, Rev. Timothy; from St. Mark’s, St. Charles, IL; to Our Savior, Tacoma, WA; Northwest District (8/1/2019)

Gard, Rev. Daniel; from CUC President; to Emeritus; to Indiana District (7/1/2019)

Hoffman, Rev. Peter; from St. Luke’s, Montgomery, IL; to Emeritus; to Florida-Georgia District (7/1/2019)

Krause, Rev. Kenneth; from Mt. Olive, Rockford, IL; to Concordia, Machesney Park, IL (Senior) (8/24/2019)

Marque, Rev. Edward; graduate Concordia, St. Louis; to Concordia Lutheran Church, Machesney Park, IL (Associate) (7/28/2019)

Mast, Rev. Michael; from NID Office, Hillside, IL; to Florida-Georgia District (7/1/2019)

Mumme, Rev. Paul; from Divine Shepherd, Bolingbrook, IL; to St. John, Sycamore, IL (Senior) (9/8/2019)

Richardson, Rev. Kyle; graduate Concordia, Fort Wayne, IN; to St. John, Island Lake, IL (Sole) (6/30/2019)

Schettler, Rev. Matthew; graduate Concordia, Fort Wayne, IN; to Resurrection, Chicago, IL (Sole) (6/29/2019)

Sorensen, Rev. Robert ; from Good Shepherd Our Redeemer, Berwyn, IL, to Concordia University, Chicago (Professor of Greek & Theology)

Commissioned:

None

As of June 30, 2019

Ordained:

Appel, Rev. Anthony; from Immanuel, Des Plaines to St. Peter, Morrison

Dietrich, Rev. Joel; from St. Paul, Beecher, to Redeemer, Lincoln NE (7/1/2019)

Gard, Rev. Daniel; from CUC President to Emeritus (7/1/2019)

LaMie, Rev. Julian; graduate Concordia St. Louis, to St. John, Beecher (Sole)

Massey, Rev. Steven; from Emmanuel, Aurora to Missionary at Large, IN

Mast, Rev. Michael; from NID District Executive, to Emeritus (7/1/2019)

Metzger, Rev. William; from Holy Cross, Cary to Emeritus, to MO District (7/1/2019)

Richter, Rev. James; Candidate to Missionary At Large, MI (7/1/2019)

Commissioned:

Bohnhoff, Rachel; transfer Faith Lutheran High School, Crystal Lake to Mayer Lutheran High School, Mayer, MN (teacher)

Kogler, Henry; status change from Immanuel, Des Plaines to Emeritus (Minister of Music)

Pieper, Dennis; status change from candidate to Voice of Care (Director of Ministry Facilitators)

Prohl, Ellen; transfer from Immanuel, Downers Grove to Mount Calvary, Warner Robins, GA (Director of Parish Music)

Hoffmann, Ronald; Called to Glory – January, 16, 2019 (Emeritus) Correction of February 28, 2019 posting reported as Hoffman, Raymond

The following schools in NID have closed:

Bolingbrook, Little Lambs Preschool; School closed 5/24/2019

Chicago, Gloria Dei; School closed 6/7/2019

Crystal Lake, Faith Lutheran High School; School closed 6/23/2019

As of May 31, 2019

Ordained:

Heilman, Rev. Jeremy; from Trinity, Geneva; to Zion, Norridge, IL (SELC)

Kiefer, Rev. John; from Zion, Bonfield; to Emeritus (6/2/2019)

Knuteson, Rev. Dale; from Emeritus IN; to Emeritus NID

Metzger, Rev. William; from Holy Cross, Cary; to Emeritus (6/30/2019)

Commissioned:

Hoffmann, Ronald; Called to Glory – January, 16, 2019 (emeritus) Correction of February 28, 2019 posting reported as Hoffman, Raymond.

Berdis, Juanita; status change to emeritus from Trinity, Roselle

Best, Rebekah; transfer from Family in Faith, Glendale Heights to Christ Lutheran, Peoria IL

Bolt, Kirk; status change from emeritus to voluntarily resigned from roster

Bower, Edward; status change to emeritus from Immanuel, Crystal Lake

Brenner, Emily; transfer from Trinity, Roselle to Faith, Marietta GA

Crawford, Kathryn; status change from Mt Olive, Rockford (DCE) to Candidate-Iowa East District

Garmon, Martha; status change from Prince of Peace, Palatine Director of Parish Music to emeritus

Hahn, Josiah; transfer from St Peter, Schaumburg to St Paul’s, West Allis WI

Holstein, Hertha; status change called to glory 05/10/19 from emeritus

Jahnke, Philip; status change from Rockford Lutheran School to candidate-Texas District

Johnson, Pamela; status change to emeritus from St Peter, Schaumburg

Lopez, Susan; status change to emeritus from Cross, Yorkville

Mackie, Debra; status change to emeritus from St John’s, Chicago

McFarlin, Jerry; status change to emeritus-Indiana District from St Paul, Oak Lawn

McFarlin, Vickie; status change to emeritus-Indiana District from from teacher

Mullaney, Joy; status change to candidate from Concordia University Chicago

Pfeil, Nathanael; transfer from St Peter, Schaumburg (Director of Worship Arts) to Holy Cross, Saginaw MI (Director of Parish Music)

Rogers, Randall; transfer from Concordia University Chicago to Salem, Tomball TX

Rudi, Bruce; status change to emeritus from St Peter, Arlington Heights

Stewart , Lois; from NID School Services Coordinator to NID Mission Facilitator-Schools

As of April 30, 2019 

Ordained:

Hein, Rev. Harold; Called to Glory – 4/1/2019

Ludwig, Rev. Richard; from Emeritus FL/GA; to Emeritus NID

Thies, Rev. David; from St. Paul, Rockford, IL to Candidate Southern District 3/21/2019

Clemmer, Rev. Seth; from Bethany Naperville (Associate); to Bethany, Naperville (Senior) 2/10/2019

Commissioned:

Crawford, Kathryn; status change Mt. Olive, Rockford to Candidate (DCE)

Miller, Jason; status change Candidate to Rockford Lutheran High School, Rockford (teacher)

Miler, Jason; installation Rockford Lutheran High School (teacher)

Pacey, Denise; status change Called to Glory 6-7-2018 (teacher)

Piller, Victoria; transfer Emeritus to Grace Lutheran, Nashua, NH (New England District) (Minister of Music)

Schnurstein, David; call accepted/transfer Candidate to Bella Vista Christian Academy, Tracy, CA (teacher)

Stegemann, Delbert; status change Called to Glory 4-18-2019 (teacher)

Wysoki, Korey; installation Mt. Olive, Rockford (Youth Ministry Coordinator)

As of March 31, 2019

Ordained:

Stroup, Rev. William; Called to Glory – 3/12/2019

Walk, Rev. Kermit; Called to Glory – 3/20/2019

Commissioned:

Berg, Carole; transfer Emeritus to South Wisconsin District (teacher)

Brandon, Katherine; transfer Emeritus to Michigan District (teacher)

Hoffmann, Victoria; removal from Roster resigned voluntarily (teacher)

Hull, Renee; call accepted/installation St. Paul, Oak Lawn to St. John’s, LaGrange (teacher)

McFarlin, Jerry; change of status Active to Emeritus; transfer Emeritus to Indiana District (teacher)

McFarlin, Vickie; transfer Emeritus to Indiana District (teacher)

Peara, Karen; change of status/call accepted Candidate to Active, to Family in Faith, Glendale Heights (teacher)

Welton, Michael; call accepted/installation St. Philip, Chicago to Immanuel, Freeport (teacher)

Wickboldt, Mark; call accepted/installation St. Paul (Canfield), Chicago to St. Philip, Chicago (teacher)

 

As of February 28, 2019

Ordained:

Barkley, Rev. Andrew; from Candidate status, NID; to Candidate South Wisconsin

Dassow, Rev. Eugene; SMP Graduate/Concordia St. Louis; to Christ Our Savior, Roscoe

Finney, Rev. Adam; from St. John, Island Lake; to St. Peter Vernon Center, MN MNS

DeMoss, Rev. Walter; Called to Glory – 2/4/2019

Mullen, Rev. Nicholas; from Our Savior, Carol Stream (Associate); to Our Savior, Carol Stream (Senior)

Commissioned:

Becker, Kevin; installation; Immanuel, Crystal Lake (teacher)

Brandon, Kevin; from Emeritus to Michigan District (teacher)

Franklin, John; installation; Walther Christian Academy (teacher)

Gibbons, Lana; installation; Trinity, Huntley (Music director/organist)

Hahn, Richard; removed from roster by action of the President (teacher)

Heinemann, Jonathan; St. Paul, Tracy, CA to St. Peter, Arlington Heights (Principal)

Hemme, Barbara; installation, Cedars Lutheran Living (Deaconess)

Hoffmann, Raymond; Called to Glory – January, 16, 2019 (emeritus)

Hull, Deon; roster change/transfer, Walcamp Outdoor Ministries to Candidate (DCE), Michigan District

Jahnke, Philip; roster change/transfer, Rockford Lutheran School to Candidate (teacher) – Michigan District

Lucas, Krista; roster change/transfer, Candidate to Trinity, Traverse City, MI (teacher – Michigan District

Mattes, Craig; transfer Trinity, Lisle to St. Paul, Aurora (DCO)

Peper, Victor; Called to Glory – January 12, 2019 (teacher)

Peterson, Scott; transfer Candidate, NID to Wisconsion District (DCE)


As of January 31, 2019

Ordained:

Ridulph, Rev. Charles; Colloquy Graduate; to Trinity, Hampshire (Sole) 1/27/2019

Borhart, Rev. Glen; from Zion, Marengo; to Emeritus 12/31/2018

Ripke, Rev. Jonathan; from Zion, Marengo (Associate); to Zion, Marengo (Senior)

Ehrhard, Rev. Jacob; from Trinity, New Haven, MO; to St. John, Chicago (Sole)

Schellhas, Rev. Aaron; from St. John, Woodstock; to Immanuel, Mokena (Sole)

Staudacher, Rev. Theodore; Called to Glory (12/20/2018)

Commissioned:

Bakere, Sean; status change Office of Int’l Missions (Slovak Republic) to Candidate (Oct 2016) (lay minister)

Brenner, Emily; Commissioning/Installation graduate Concorida University, Chicago to Trinity, Roselle (teacher)

Gaffney, Sarah; Call accepted/ Installation Voice of Care (Deaconess) to St. Paul, Brookfield (teacher)

Jensen, Karen; installation Rockford Lutheran School (teacher)

Kaiser, Joanna; transfer Candidate in NID to Rocky Mountain District (teacher)

Kuhfahl, Helen; status change St.Peter, Dundee to Emeritus (Certified Lay Minister)

Molotla, Elizabeth; status change Tabor, Chicago to Candidate (Deaconess)

Young, Norman; transfer Emeritus in NID to South Wisconsin District (teacher)

As of December 31, 2018

Ordained:

Bruening, Rev. William Philip; from Emeritus to St. Peter, Arlington Hgts (Assistant)

Klopke, Rev Paul; from Voice of Care to St. Peter, Arlington Hgts (Associate)

Noll, Rev. Thomas; from Emeritus to St. Peter, Arlington Hgts (Assistant)

Kittel, Rev. Charles; from Emeritus to St. Peter, Arlington Hgts (Assistant)

Schieber, Rev. Nathan; from St. Paul, Matteson to St. John/Trinity, North Dakota

Pittelko Rev. Dean; from Candidate to Our Redeemer, Freeport (Sole)

Commissioned:

Bishop, Heidi; change of status St. John’s, Elgin to Candidate (Deaconess)

Carr, Allison; transfer Lutheran School of St. Luke, Itasca to Trinity, Utica MI (DFL)

Childress, Heather; transfer Candidate to Trinity, Hoffman IL (teacher)

Gnewuch, Cynthia; installation Candidate to Immanuel, Belvidere (teacher)

Miller, Jason; transfer Candidate from MO District to Rockford Lutheran, Rockford (teacher)

Phanke, Matthew; status change Removed from Roster by action of the President (teacher)

Peterson, Ralph; status change Candidate to Emeritus (teacher)

Reuter, John; Called to Glory on Nov. 26, 2018 (teacher)

Schulz, Janice;transfer to NID from Iowa West District Emeritus (teacher)

Serbus, Phaedra; installation St. John, Darien (Deaconess)

Sosnowski, Jennifer; status change Resigned from roster (teacher)

Taylor, Lisa; transfer Candidate to Bethlehem, Lakewood CO (teacher)

The following school in NID has closed:

Good Shephard Lutheran Church Preschool, Frankfort – July 26, 2015

As of November 30, 2018

Ordained: no changes

Commissioned:

Brown, Carole; Graduate Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne to Evangelical Church of St. John, Sycamore (deaconess)

Craven, James; from Walther Christian Academy, Melrose Park to Emeritus (teacher)

Craven, Kathryn; from  Walther Christian Academy, Melrose Park to Emeritus (teacher)

Crouch, Ashley; from Lutheran School Association, Decatur, IL to Rockford Lutheran, Rockford (teacher)

Grabowski, Louise; from St. Andrew’s, Park Ridge to Emeritus (teacher)

Hull, Deon; from Candidate to Oklahoma District

Rezek, Robin; from Candidate to Immanuel, Elmhurst (teacher)

Schlie, Angela; from St. Paul, Lutheran, Oak Lawn to Immanuel Lutheran, Elmhurst (teacher)

Septeowski, Dawn; from St. Paul Lutheran, Chicago Heights to Emeritus (teacher)

Wiemann, Thomas; from Luther North College Prep, Chicago to Emeritus (teacher)

As of October 31, 2018

Ordained:

Marth, Rev. Cory; from St. John, Sparta, IL; to Immanuel, Hinckley (sole)

Perryman, Rev. Dennis; from NID Emeritus; to Indiana district Emeritus

Bleick, Rev. Roy; Called to Glory, 10/14/2018

Pauling, Rev. Delayne; Called to Glory, 9/23/2018

Bottorff, Rev. Chris; from Mt. Calvary, Calumet Park; to Emeritus and Indiana district – 10/9/2018

Hess, Rev. Joel; from Emmanuel, Cadillac, MI; to St. James, Chicago (sole)

Lambrecht, Rev. Jeffrey; from Bethlehem/St. John, Edgar/Milan, WI; to Beautiful Savior, Antioch (sole)

Schilf, Rev. Warren; from Immanuel, Palatine (associate); to Immanuel, Palatine (senior)

Howe, Rev. Andrew; from Good Shepherd, Elgin; to Mt. Calvary, Warner Robbins, GA

Commissioned:

Allor, Cindy; Call accepted St. Paul, Oak Lawn to Trinity, Lombard (teacher)

Allor, Cindy; Installation Trinity, Lombard (teacher)

Behnke, Elaine; Transfer to Indiana District (Emeritus)

Behnke, Fred; Transfer to Indiana District (Emeritus)

Franklin, John; Call accepted Luther North College Prep, Chicago to Walther Christian Academy, Melrose Park (teacher)

Gutwein, Susan; Call accepted Immanuel, Batavia to Trinity, Lombard (teacher)

Gutwein, Susan; Installation Trinity, Lombard (teacher)

Oetting, Aaron; Roster change Faith Lutheran High School, Crystal Lake to Candidate (teacher)

Otto, Katelyn; Call accepted St. Andrew, Park Ridge to Immanuel Lutheran, Giddings, TX (DCE)

Volk, Susan; Installation Zion, Bensenville (teacher)

As of  September 30, 2018

Ordained:

Erb, Rev. Nathan; from Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Garden City, NY; to Immanuel, Crystal Lake (SMP)

Olson, Rev. Kevin; from Trinity, Hammond, IN; to Redeemer, Rockford (Sole)

Prohl, Rev. John; from Emeritus; to Assistant to President NID

Zimmer, Rev. David; from Christ the King, Spencer, IA Candidate; to NID Candidate

Congregations Disbanded:
Zoar Lutheran Church, Elmwood Park, IL – Removed / Disbanded 1/25/ 2018

Commissioned:

Maske, Andrea; Installation Good Shepherd, Elgin (Teacher/Director)

Moeller, Amy; Installation St. John’s, Elgin (teacher)

Nelson, Wendy; Installation Immanuel, Batavia (teacher)

Strecker, Ashley; transfer Candidate to MO District

The following schools in NID have closed:

King of Glory Lutheran Preschool, Elgin, IL closed August 1, 2018

Our Savior Lutheran Preschool, Carol Stream, IL closed August 31, 2017

As of August 31, 2018

Ordained:

Berg, Rev. Peter, from St. Peter, Chicago; to Good Shepherd, Middleville, MI

Lee II, Rev. James, from Trinity, Worden, IL; Concordia University Chicago staff

Acton, Rev. Thomas, from Immanuel, Palatine; to Emeritus 6/30/2018

Congregations Disbanded:

Risen Savior, Byron, disbanded 12/31/2017

Commissioned:

Allmon, Richard; transfer Emeritus to Northwest District (teacher)

Brandon, Katherine; status change Concordia U Chicago to Emeritus (teacher)

Brandon, Kevin; status change Concordia U Chicago to Emeritus (teacher)

Green, Danny; Call accepted, Immanuel, Freeport to St. John’s, Chicago (principal)

Green, Danny; installation St. John’s, Chicago (principal)

Harrison, Kimberly; Call accepted Bethany, Naperville to Immanuel, Belvidere (teacher)

Harrison, Kimberly; installation Immanuel, Belvidere (teacher)

Hufford, Amy; Call accepted Candidate to St. John’s, Lombard (teacher)

Jensen, Karen; Call accepted North Valley Christian Academy, Phoenix AZ to Rockford Lutheran, Rockford (teacher)

Muench, Nicholas; Call accepted Zion,Marengo to Immanuel, Freeport (principal)

Muench, Sandra; Call accepted Zion, Marengo to Immanuel, Freeport (teacher)

Paulison, Elinor; transfer Candidate to Rocky Mountain District (DPM)

Witte, Dennis; transfer Emeritus to Rocky Mountain District (teacher)

As of July 31, 2018

Ordained:

Carnahan, Rev. Mark, from St. Paul, Melrose Park; to St. John, Lanesville, IN

Gilbert, Rev. Dan; from NID President; to President Emeritus NID

Gilbert Rev. Dan; from NID Emeritus; to MO Emeritus

Schmidt, Rev Harold ; Called to Glory, (7/15/2018)

Tutwiler, Rev Danny; from St. Paul, Aurora; to Emeritus (6/30/2018)

Commissioned:

Allmon, Richard; status change Active to Emeritus (teacher)

Allmon, Richard; transfer NID to Northwest District (teacher)

Arturi, Jeanne; status change Trinity, Burr Ridge to Emeritus (teacher)

Ball, Carol; status change Trinity, Burr Ridge to Emeritus (teacher)

Bickel, Zachary; transfer St. Peter, Arlington Heights to Lake Country Lutheran High School, Hartland, WI (teacher)

Boor, John; status change Trinity, Tinley Park to Emeritus (teacher)

Carlton, Joann; status change St. Peter, Schaumburg to Emeritus (teacher)

Childress, Heather; transfer Grace Christian to Trinity Lutheran, Hoffman, IL (teacher)

Fisher, Karen; transfer NID to South Wisconsin (Emeritus) (teacher)

Gutwein, Manfred status change Immanuel, Batavia to Emeritus

Hasseldahl, Lisa; status change Zion, Marengo to Candidate (teacher)

Holland, Erin; status change removed from Roster (teacher)

Huber, Chad; status change resigned from Roster (teacher)

Hull, Deon; transfer Candidate to Oklahoma District (DCE)

Keating, Karina; commission/installation graduate to Zion, Marengo (teacher)

Kunz, Susan; status change St. John’s, LaGrange to Emeritus (teacher)

Novak, Charles; status change Trinity, Lombard to Emeritus (teacher)

Piller, Victoria; status change Trinity, Huntley to Emeritus (teacher)

Scheele, Ashley; transfer Immanuel, Freeport to St. John, Plymouth, WI (teacher)

Septeowski, Dale; status change Concordia University Chicago to Emeritus (teacher)

Septeowski, Dale; transfer NID to Missouri District (Emeritus)

Septeowski, Dawn; transfer NID to Missouri District (Emeritus)

Trah, Sheila; status change Zion, Marengo to Emeritus(teacher)

Trettin, Paul; status change Immanuel, Elmhurst to Emeritus (teacher)

Trettin, Paul; transfer NID to South Wisconsin District (Emeritus)

Viets, Norma; status change Immanuel, Crystal Lake to Emeritus (teacher)

VonHagel, Patricia; status change Candidate to Emeritus (teacher)

Weiss, Robert; Call to Glory 12/17/2018

Wickboldt, Mark; transfer St. Paul, canfield, Chicago to St. Philip, Chicago (teacher)

Witte, Dennis; status change Concordia University Chicago to Emeritus (teacher)

Zimmer, Jenifer transfer St. Peter, Arlington Heights to Divine Redeemer, Hartland, WI (teacher)

Zimmer, Michael transfer Northern Illinois District Office to Martin Luther High School, Greendale, WI (teacher)

Previously unpublished

Ordained:

Gibbons, Rev. Thomas, from St. Paul, Chicago; to Emeritus, (5/3/2018)

Knapp, Rev. Stephen, from Trinity, Chicago; to Candidate, (5/4/2018)

Okpisz, Rev. Steve,  from Faith, Geneva; to Holy Spirit, Elk Grove, IL

As of June 30, 2018

Commissioned:

Schoenleb, Jr. Edwin; transfer Faith Lutheran High School, Crystal Lake to North Valley Academy, Pacific Southwest (7-6-2018) head of school

Schroeder, Byron; removed from roster 6/5/2018

Sprague, Robert; transfer Trinity, Roselle to candidate Nebraska District (4-19-2018) teacher

Strecker, Ashley; status change St. Paul’s, Chicago Heights to candidate (7-1-2018) teacher

Trettin, Paul; transfer Immanuel, Elmhurst to South Wisconsin District (6-15-2018) Emeritus

Zielke, Philip; installation president Phil’s Friends (RSO) (5-21-2018)

Ordained:

Bottorff, Rev. David; from St. John, Darien; to Emeritus (6/30/2018)

Bowman, Rev. Keith;  from Our Savior, Joliet; to Our Savior, Centerville, TX

Brown, Rev Michael; from Redeemer, Lincoln, NE; to St. Matthew, Barrington (Senior)

Buss, Rev. Dr Allan Buss; from Immanuel, Belvidere to NID President

Franzen, Rev. Dennis; from Trinity, Lisle; Called to Glory (6/1/2018)

Greunke, Rev. Dean; from Zion, Naperville; Called to Glory (6/11/2018)

Kinslow, Rev. Keith; from St. Paul, Chcago; to Chatham Fields, IL

Moldenhauer, Rev. Aaron; from Zion Beecher, to Concordia University, Ann Arbor MI

Mueller, Rev. John; from Valley Lutheran, Saginaw, MI; to Emmanuel, Dwight

Precht, Rev. Stephen; from Our Redeemer, Freeport; to Emeritus (6/1/2018)

Rosebrock, Rev. Matthew; from Risen Savior, Byron; to Immanuel, Lindenwood

Weinhold, Rev. Robert; from St. John, Sycamore; to Emeritus (7/31/2018)

As of May 31, 2018

Commissioned:

Arthur, Dallas; transfer candidate to FL/GA District teacher

Benedict, Jeremy; transfer from St. James, Shawno, WI to St. John, Chicago, IL teacher

Benedict, Jeremy; installation 8-23-2015 at St. John, Chicago, IL teacher

Bishop Diane installation 8-28-2016 st St. John’s, Country Club Hills, IL teacher

Block, Gregory; removed form roster 5/4/2018

Dalton, Elise; removed from roster 4/16/2018

Filter, Elaine; change of status candidate teacher

Groth, Dawn; transfer to Rocky Mountain District (4/9/2018) teacher

Holland, Erin; removed from roster 4/16/2018

Lorenz, Nancy; removed from roster 4/26/2018

McAdams, Ryan; change of status candidate teacher

Schewe, Sarah; transfer candidate to South Dakota District teacher

Schoenleb, Jr. Edwin; transfer Faith Lutheran High School, Crystal Lake to North Valley Academy, Pacific Southwest (7-6-2018) head of school

Schroeder, Byron; removed from roster 6/5/2018

Schult, Hannah; commissioned/installed graduate CUC to Zion, Marengo teacher

Sinkoske, Sharon; remover form roster 5/8/2018

Sprague, Robert; transfer Trinity, Roselle to candidate Nebraska District (4-19-2018) teacher

Strecker, Ashley; status change St. Paul’s, Chicago Heights to candidate (7-1-2018) teacher

Taylor, Emma; transfer Immanuel, Elmhurst to Topeka Lutheran (3/22/2018) teacher

Tinder, Jane; transfer candidate to FL/GA District teacher

Trettin, Paul; transfer Immanuel, Elmhurst to South Wisconsin District (6-15-2018) Emeritus

VonHagel, Patricia; transfer to North Wisconsin (4/23/2018) Emeritus

Zielke, Philip; installation president Phil’s Friends (RSO) (5-21-2018)

Ordained:

Borghardt, Rev. George III; from Zion, McHenry; to Immanuel, Bossier City, LA

Rev. Larry Frazier, from Resurrection, Chicago; to Emeritus (3/1/2018)

Hudson, Rev. Daniel; from Sanctuary, Manhattan; to Shepherd of the Hills, Pewaukee, WI

Massey, Rev. Steven; from Candidate; to Emmanuel, Aurora (Sole)

Navurskis, Rev. Christopher; from Immanuel, Hinckley; to Mt. Calvary, Huron, OH

Stapleton, Rev. Mark; Colloquy, Concordia Seminary St. Louis; to St. John’s, LaGrange (Associate)

Spangler, Rev. John: from Christ Our Savior, Roscoe, to Emeritus (5/13/2018)

 

As of February 28, 2018

Commissioned:

Davenport, Chandler, commission/installation, to Immanuel, Freeport, teacher

Gutzler, Donna, emeritus

Guyman, Michael, called to glory, 2-9-2018, lay minister

Heller, Jennette, candidate, from Indiana to NID, Deaconess

Johns, Katrina, commission/installation, to Bethel, Gurnee, DCE

Killian, Lisa, installation, from St. John, Algonquin to Immanuel, Belvidere, teacher

Kolander, Amanda, resigned from roster, from St. John, Algonquin, teacher

Krause, Katherine, installation, from Rockford Lutheran to Concordia, Machesney Park, teacher

Luetgert, Lynn, called to glory, 8-10-2015, teacher

Mititello, Brittney, removed from roster

Nemoyer, Nancy, active to candidate, from Concordia University, Chicago, Deaconess

O’Day, Kathleen, commission/installation, to Lutheran Church Charities, Deaconess

Pikalek, Janice, removed from roster

Scheele, Ashley, commission/installation, to Immanuel, Freeport, teacher

Schoen, Valerie, removed from roster

Schoepp, Mark, emeritus to candidate, DCE

Schwalge, Alice, removed from roster

Spurgat, Frederick, called to glory, 2-7-2018, teacher

Stewart, Lois, installation, candidate to Nothern Illinois District Office

Taylor, Lisa, reinstatement, through COP

Thompson, Sharon, removed from roster

Tull, Virginia, removed from roster

Ulrich, Dean, active to emeritus, from Rockford Lutheran, teacher

Voight, Sharon, transfer , from NID to North Wisconsin, emeritus

Zimmer, Jenifer, reinstatement, through COP

As of December 31, 2017

Ordained:

Rev. Juan Berndt, Called to Glory (10/20/2017)

Rev. Steven Geske, from Candidate status to Emmaus, Wauseon, OH

Rev. Jonathan Ripke; from Immanuel, Hooper, NE; to Zion, Marengo (Associate)

Rev. Benjamin Roberts; from Summit of Peace, Thornton, CO; to St. John, LaGrange (Sole)

Rev. Adam Dietrich, Called to Glory, 10/31/2017

Rev Joshua Schoon, from Zion, Akron, OH; to Word of Life, Naperville (Sole)

Rev. Richard Schultz; from Army Chaplain; to Our Savior, Green Bay, WI

Rev. Eric Gawura, from Candidate, NID; to Candidate, IN (12/12/2017)

Rev. Philip Heuser, from Candidate; to Our Savior, Sterling (Sole)

Rev. Darald Gruen, from Active; to Emeritus (6/3/2014)

Rev. Nathan Muehlberg. Removed from LCMS roster by action of President (11/28/2017)

Rev. George Mrochen; from Active; to Emeritus (12/31/2017)

Commissioned:

Robert G. Popp, Emeritus, Called to Glory, (10/10/2017)

Katharine Huie, Teacher, from Lutheran School of Saint Luke, Itasca to St. Paul’s Lutheran School, Janesville, Wisconsin (09/22/2017)

Julie Ann McPeak, Deaconess from Candidate Status to the Southern Illinois District (01/25/2016)

Jaelle Charpentier, Teacher from Candidate Status to the South Wisconsin District (8/4/2017)

Andrew Richard DeWitt, Teacher from Trinity Lutheran School, Lombard, Illinois to Trinity Lutheran School, Burr Ridge, Principal/Teacher, (8/20/2017)

Jennifer Lynn Schultz, Teacher from Candidate Status to Faith Lutheran High School, Crystal Lake, (8/22/2016)

Margaret A. Grab to Emeritus, (6/30/2013)

Linda L. Galek, Teacher from Luther North College Prep, Chicago, to Emeritus, (6/30/2017)

Sheri Garrett, Teacher from Trinity Lutheran School, Lansing, to Emeritus (2/9/2013)

Karen Crow, Teacher, from Good Shepherd Lutheran School, Elgin. Removed from Roster (9/21/2017)

Sarah Janda, Teacher, from St. Peter Schaumburg, to Beautiful Savior, Plymouth, MN (6/30/2016)

Mark L. Schoepp, to Emeritus from the Michigan District (10/26/2017)

Peter Renn, Teacher, Candidate Status to the Northwest District (10/31/2017)

Jennifer N. Knox, Teacher, from St. Paul Lutheran School, Melrose Park, to Candidate Status (6/30/2017)

Ralph Olaf Peterson, Teacher, from St. Paul Lutheran School, Rockford, to Candidate Status (6/15/2017)

Ruth Ann Kluetz, from St. Philip Lutheran Chicago,to Candidate Status (6/30/2013)

Karen Schmidt, from Trinity Lutheran School, Lombard, to Emeritus (5/31/2017)

Tonda Boutan, from St. John Wheaton, to Emeritus (7/31/2009)

Congregations:

Christ, Oak Park 9/17/2017 (removed)

 

As of  September 30, 2017

Ordained:

Rev. Jacob Corzine, from Pretoria, South Africa; to Concordia University Chicago (Professor)

Rev. Christopher Jung, from Concordia Prep, Baltimore, MD; to Rockford Lutheran High school

Rev. Randall Rozelle; from Holy Cross, Clarence NY; to Trinity, Roselle (Assistant)

Rev. Gary Scharrer, from Candidate status; to Rockford Lutheran High school

Commissioned:

Fredrick William Wren, Teacher, from St. Paul Lutheran School, Rochelle, Illinois (Interim Principal) to Emmanuel-St. Michael School, Fort Wayne, Indiana (Teacher-Assistant Principal) 7-15-17

Cynthia A. Gnewuch, Teacher, from Candidate Status, the Southeastern District to Immanuel Lutheran School, Belvidere, Illinois 8-17-2017

Pamela M. Sawusch, Teacher from Lutheran Church Charities, Northbrook, Illinois to Good Shepherd Lutheran School, Pekin, Illinois 8-1-17

Sonja Gulbrandsen, Teacher from Candidate Status to Gloria Dei Lutheran School, Chicago, Illinois 8-27-17

Gary Zimmerman, Teacher from Springfield Lutheran School, Springfield, Illinois to Rockford Lutheran School (on Alpine), Rockford, Illinois 9-10-17

Steven L. Hall, Teacher from Rockford Lutheran, Rockford, Illinois to St. Paul Lutheran School, Rochelle, Illinois (Principal) 8-27-17

Rachel Meyer, Teacher from Candidate Status to LCMS Board for International Mission, Missionary 9-3-17

Christopher Wilson, Teacher from Concordia University Nebraska to Rockford Lutheran School (on Alpine), Rockford, Illinois 9-10-17

Commission and Installation Samantha N. Vito, Teacher from: Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois to Zion Lutheran School, Marengo, Illinois 9-17-17

Commission and Installation Arrin Dean Rathke, Teacher from Concordia University Nebraska to Faith Lutheran Church, Crystal Lake, Illinois 8-13-17

Called to Glory, Gerald Allen Seevers, Emeritus 6-7-16

Emeritus, Dr. Timothy L. Krenzke, Teacher from Concordia International School, Shanghai, China 6-15-2007

Emeritus, Dr. Bette J. Krenzke, Teacher from Concordia International School, Shanghai, China 6-15-2007

Emeritus, Renee L. Grube, Teacher from: Zion Lutheran School, Bensenville, Illinois 8-18-2017

 

As of August 31, 2017

Ordained:

Rev. Donald Becker, Called to Glory (7/30/2017)

Rev. Christopher Davis, from St. Luke, Federal way, WA; to Immanuel, Batavia (Associate)

Rev. Brian Heller, graduate Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne; Calvary, Wood Dale (Sole)

Rev. Michael Graham, Called to Glory (7/11/2017)

Rev. John Rhoads, from Concordia, River Forest; to Candidate status, to MO district

Rev. David Thies, from St. Paul, Rockford to, Candidate status

Commissioned:

Henry C. Foote, Teacher from: Zion Lutheran School, Beecher, Illinois (Principal) to Trinity Lutheran School, Hobart, Indiana 8-14-17

Rebecca Irene Wykert, Teacher from Rockford Lutheran School, Rockford, Illinois, to Trinity Lutheran School, St. Francis, Minnesota, Minnesota South District 8-7-17

Amy Kowalczyk, Teacher from St. Luke Lutheran School, Montgomery, Illinois to Cross Lutheran School, Yorkville, Illinois 8-20-17

Aaron M. Landgrave, Teacher from Trinity Lutheran School, Burr Ridge, Illinois, to St. John’s Lutheran School, Lombard, Illinois 8-20-17

Michelle Wo, Teacher from Lutheran Unity, Chicago, Illinois to Immanuel Lutheran School, Elmhurst, Illinois 8-20-17

Charles Joseph Novak, Jr., Teacher from Walther Christian Academy, Melrose Park, Illinois to Trinity Lutheran School, Lombard, Illinois (Principal) 8-20-17

Erik P. Ankerberg, Teacher from Concordia University, Texas to Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois 8-20-17

Jared E. Stiek, DCE, from St. Paul’s, Janesville, Wisconsin, to Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois 8-20-17

Kimberly R. Lavado, Teacher from Rockford Lutheran School, Rockford, Illinois to Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois 8-20-17

Dawn Marie Koenig, Teacher from Trinity Lutheran School, Roselle, Illinois (Interim Principal) to Trinity Lutheran School, Roselle, Illinois (Principal) 8-20-17

Valerie Joyce Winston, Teacher from St. Paul Lutheran School, Chicago, Illinois (Principal) to Immanuel Christian Academy, Hillside, Illinois (Principal) 8-20-17

Abigail Gustafson Lee, Teacher from Immanuel Lutheran School, Belvidere, Illinois to Zion Lutheran School, Marengo, Illinois 8-13-17

Joel William Moritz, Teacher from Zion Lutheran School, Marengo, Illinois, to Immanuel Lutheran School, Palatine, Illinois 8-6-17

Amy E. Schneider, Teacher from: (Reinstatement) to St. Peter Lutheran School, Schaumburg, Illinois 8-14-17

Commission and Installation Elly Sifuentes, Deaconess from Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, Missouri to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Chicago, Illinois 6-25-17

Commission and Installation Josiah J. Hahn, Teacher from: Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wisconsin to St. Peter Lutheran School, Schaumburg, Illinois 8-19-17

Commission and Installation Kevin C. Zorena, Teacher from: Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois, to Bethany Lutheran School, Naperville, Illinois 8-20-17

Jennifer L. Smith, Teacher from Walther Christian Academy, Melrose Park, Illinois to Candidate Status 5-31-2009

Reinstated to the Roster

Amy E. Schneider, Teacher,  April 2017

 

As of July 31, 2017

Ordained:

Balla, Rev. David Balla, installed at Peace Lutheran Church, Plainfield, IL

Graham, Rev. Michael, from Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Aurora, IL, called to glory 7-11-2017

Koenig, Rev. Matthew, ordained and installed as associate pastor, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Palatine

Mau, Rev. Gerhard, from St. Peter Lutheran Church, Hampshire (North Plato), to Emeritus

Commissined:

Gehm, John W., Teacher, from St. John’s Lutheran School, Lombard, IL, to Immanuel Lutheran School, Brookfield, WI – 8-1-17

Gehm, Stephanie A., Teacher, from St. John’s Lutheran School, Lombard, IL, to Immanuel Lutheran School, Brookfield, WI – 8-1-17

 

 

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