This week, CUW alumni at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne received pastoral calls or vicarage placements.

Second-year seminary students receive vicarage and internship assignments while 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.

Those who received vicarage assignments:

Garrett Anklam | Saint Mark Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas

Joseph Bender | Our Savior Lutheran Church in Lansing, Michigan

Noah Burmester | Holy Cross Lutheran Church in North Canton, Ohio

David Christensen | Zion Lutheran Church in Mitchell, South Dakota

Kevin Curry | Immanuel Lutheran Church in Saint Charles, Missouri

William Ebel | Faith Lutheran Church in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Jacob Friedrich | Zion Lutheran Church in Pierce, Nebraska

Joshua Horst | Immanuel Lutheran Church in Olivette, Missouri

Joshua Kastens | Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Edward Krez | Saint Luke’s Lutheran Church in Oviedo, Florida

Jacob Moede | Village Lutheran Church in Ladue, Missouri

Paul Mroczenski | LCMS Office of International Mission in St. Louis, Missouri

Peter Ross | Saint John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Laurel, Montana

RuthAnn Langness (Deaconness Internship) | Perry Lutheran Homes in Perry, Iowa

Those who learned of their pastoral calls:

Justin Brockman | Sion Lutheran Church in Chatham, Michigan

Bryce Clayton | Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin

Peter Frank | St. Peter Lutheran Church in Conover, North Carolina

Jedidiah McClellan | Zion Lutheran Church of Wayside in Greenleaf, Wisconsin

Luke Otten | Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Elmwood Park, Wisconsin, and Christ The King Lutheran Church in Racine, Wisconsin

Drake Peterson | St. John Lutheran Church in Marysville, Ohio

Alexander Smith | Calvary Lutheran Church in Sioux City, Iowa

Grant Thiel | Shepherd of The Hills Lutheran Church in Greenville, Wisconsin

David Wenndt | Peace Lutheran Church in Wall Lake, Iowa

*Call will be announced during an evening service on April 24. Check back for an update.

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