This week, several of our alumni received word of their vicarage and internship assignments, as well as their first pastoral calls after seminary.

On April 26 and 27, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne celebrated Call Day 2022.

Second-year seminary students receive their vicarage and internship assignments and fourth-year students receive their first calls to serve as pastors and deaconesses in Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregations throughout the country.

We congratulate and celebrate our most recent crop of Concordia University Wisconsin alumni who received their placements and calls this week. We pray the Lord’s blessings on their ministry work ahead.

Among those who learned of their pastoral calls are:

Benjamin Ramthun—Our Savior Lutheran Church in Escanaba, Michigan

Emmett Bartens—Bethany Lutheran Church and School in Naperville, Illinois

John Dolde—Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Christopher Durham—Redeemer Lutheran Church in Lisbon, North Dakota

Silas Hasselbrook—Oklahoma Avenue Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Trinity Lutheran Church in West Allis, Wisconsin

Nathaniel Konkel—Peace Lutheran Church in Finlayson, Minnesota and St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Bruno, Minnesota

Anthony Mandile IV—St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in New Hartford, Connecticut

Austin Meier—Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Two Rivers, Wisconsin

Those who received vicarage placements include:

Justin Brockman—Zion Lutheran Church in Pierce, Nebraska

Bryce Clayton—Peace Lutheran Church in Antigo, Wisconsin

Jacob Friedrich—Peace Lutheran Church, Redeemer Lutheran Church, and Zion Lutheran Church in South Dakota

Jedidiah McClellan—Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Saint Joseph, Missouri

Drake Peterson—Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lakewood, Colorado

Daniel Reh—Trinity Lutheran Church-Freistadt in Mequon, Wisconsin

Grant Thiel—Grace Lutheran Church in Redford, Michigan

Luke Otten Redeemer Lutheran Church in Saint Cloud, Minnesota

Solomona Rakotonirina—Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church in Longmont, Colorado

David Schotte—Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Columbus, Ohio

Di Angelo Wragg—Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Peter Frank—Saint Stephens Lutheran Church in Hickory, North Carolina

Revisit Call Day calls and placements from recent years:

Call Day 2021

Call Day 2020

Call Day 2019

Call Day 2018

Click here for a complete list of all Concordia Seminary, St. Louis assignments of calls and internships.

Click here for a complete list of all Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne assignments of calls and internships.

Learn more about CUW’s pre-seminary program.

— Madelyne Arrigoni is a senior studying English, Mass Communications, and Photography. She plans to graduate in 2022.

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