Congregational Vacancies

Congregations and Synodically Authorized Worshiping Communities in the Call Process

Updated October 7, 2019

VACANT PARISH INTERIM LEADERSHIP CODE
CENTRAL (Marilyn Hanson)    
Bethesda, Morrison* Pulpit Supply C
St. Paul Lutheran, Sterling* Susan Davenport A
NORTHWEST (Denver Bitner)    
Trinity/Milledgeville & First/Jordan** Carol Soderholm B
First Lutheran, Chadwick* Christine Stienstra C
Trinity, Durand** Sharon Beksel B
WEST (Mike Clark)    
Cambridge Lutheran, Cambridge* Randy Mullin A
St. Paul’s, Orion* Richard Pokora D
SOUTH (Marilyn Hanson)    
St. John’s, Mendota* Steve Mindrup C
St. John’s, Somonauk*  Christine Schoon D
St. John’s, Peru* Tom Redig C
St. John’s, rural Princeton** Pulpit Supply A
SOUTHWEST (Mike Clark)    
Zion, North Henderson** Kent Kindlesperger B
Grace, Knoxville* Mike Lawyer B
Bethel/Stronghurst & Reformed Church/Raritan* David Vidler B
Messiah, Galva* Randy Swanson B
EAST (Gary Erickson)    
Joyful Spirit, Bolingbrook* TBD A
NORTH (Denver Bitner)    
Bethlehem, Rockford** Wendy Popp B
Our Savior’s, Rockford (senior)* Len Hoffmann B
Emmanuel, Rockford* Robert Franek C
NORTHEAST (Gary Erickson)    
Redeemer, Woodstock** Rob Kinnear B
Living Waters, Crystal Lake* Pr. Greg Villalon & Deacon Doug Haugen D
Light of Christ, Algonquin (associate)* N/A B  
St. John’s, Creston** Pulpit Supply A

Codes

A=Self-Study
B=Awaiting names from synod
C=Interviewing Candidates
D=Recommending a candidate to the congregation