Congregational Vacancies

Congregations and Synodically Authorized Worshiping Communities in the Call Process

Updated December 16, 2019

VACANT PARISH INTERIM LEADERSHIP CODE
CENTRAL (Marilyn Hanson)    
Bethesda, Morrison* Pulpit Supply D
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 A
WEST (Mike Clark)    
Cambridge Lutheran, Cambridge** Randy Mullin A
Peace, Pt. Byron* Pulpit Supply A
SOUTH (Marilyn Hanson)    
St. John’s, Mendota* Steve Mindrup B
St. John’s, Peru* Tom Redig D
St. John’s, rural Princeton** Pulpit Supply A
SOUTHWEST (Mike Clark)    
Grace, Knoxville* Mike Lawyer A
Bethel/Stronghurst & Reformed Church/Raritan* David Vidler B
Messiah, Galva* Randy Swanson B
Bethany, Woodhull** TBD A
EAST (Gary Erickson)    
Joyful Spirit, Bolingbrook* Pulpit Supply A
NORTH (Denver Bitner)    
Bethlehem, Rockford** Wendy Popp B
Christ, Belvidere (associate)* N/A A
Our Savior’s, Rockford (senior)* Len Hoffmann C
Emmanuel, Rockford* Robert Franek F
NORTHEAST (Gary Erickson)    
Living Waters, Crystal Lake* Pr. Greg Villalon & Deacon Doug Haugen F
Light of Christ, Algonquin (associate)* N/A B  
St. John’s, Creston** Pulpit Supply A

*Full-time call
**Part-time call

Codes

A=Self-Study
B=Awaiting names from synod
C=Interviewing Candidates
D=Recommending a candidate to the congregation
E = Called by congregation
F= Accepted call