"As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace." —1 Peter 4:10

Nurtured by CUW to serve as the hands and feet of Christ throughout the world, these Concordians are among the latest graduates to receive calls or designations to Lutheran schools, churches, or organizations.


The following is a list of the CUW education graduates who have currently accepted designations or calls to serve within Lutheran schools. Some graduates may still be considering designations.


Tori Knuth (December grad) | St. John Lutheran in Glendale, WI

Kiah Bakken | St. John’s Lutheran in Norwood Young American, MN

Clare Griffin | St. Luke’s in Oviedo, FL

Franny Jensen | Immanuel Lutheran in Brookfield, WI

Michaela Wilaby | Pilgrim Lutheran in Green Bay, WI


Caleb Betts (December grad) | Good Shepherd Lutheran in Collinsville, IL

Amy Acton | St. Paul Lutheran in Grafton, WI

Grace Amling | Martin Luther High School in Greendale, WI

Anna Gain | Good Shepherd Lutheran in Collinsville, IL

Andrew Kline | Trinity Lutheran in Wausau, WI

Abby Luerssen | St. Paul Lutheran in Grafton, WI

Hannah Lull*

Jackson Mueller | St. John’s Lutheran in Plymouth, WI

Mary Seehafer | Zion Lutheran in Alexandria, MN

Carly Stramer | Grace Lutheran in Fargo, ND

Katrina Wentzel | Chrisi Lutheran in Stevensville, MI

Brady Wisniewski*


Henry Burmester (December grad) | St. Paul Lutheran in Bonduel, WI

Amanda Christiansen*

Morgan Dunst | Holy Cross Lutheran in Wichita, KS

Anthony Hengst | Grace Lutheran in Oak Creek, WI

Ethan Koch*

Julia Pedrosa | Racine Lutheran High School in Racine, WI

Lydia Schultz | St. John Lutheran in Ocala, FL


The following is a list of Concordia DCM graduates who have received their first calls/placements during the spring 2021 semester.

Jared Burns (December grad) | St. Paul’s Lutheran in Indianapolis, IN

Tessa Bidinger *

Jonathan Smelser*


Hannah Engwall | Mt. Hope Lutheran in Casper, WY


The following is the first graduate of Great Texts Pathway track.

Evan Parat | Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN

*These students are still considering a call or deferring their call for a different position.

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

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