Official notice: LCMS districts (Nov. 2019)

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REV. JOSHUA R. GALE has resigned from the ordained roster of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and is, therefore, no longer eligible to receive a call. REV. RICK SCHAUER, Tinley Park, Ill., has been appointed circuit visitor for Circuit 16S, replacing Rev. Steven Lange. — Rev. Dr. Allan Buss, president, Northern Illinois District

KELLY CARSTENS and WHITNEY HEMMAN have resigned from the commissioned roster of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and are, therefore, no longer eligible to receive a call. ELIZABETH SLAVENS’ request for reinstatement to the roster of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod has been approved and she is, therefore, eligible to receive a call. IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHAPEL DAYCARE AND PRESCHOOL, St. Louis, is closed. — Rev. Dr. R. Lee Hagan, president, Missouri District

LAUREN G. STAEHR has resigned from the commissioned roster of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and is, therefore, no longer eligible to receive a call. REV. ANDREW C. LISSY, Fairfax Station, Va., has been appointed circuit visitor for Northern Virginia Circuit 9B, replacing Rev. Wayne J. Lehrer. REV. ANDREW T. OKAI, Baltimore, Md., has been appointed circuit visitor for Baltimore West Circuit 5, replacing Rev. Martin J. Schultheis. — Rev. Dr. John R.
Denninger, president, Southeastern District

REV. KEVIN KLEIN has resigned from the ordained roster of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and is, therefore, no longer eligible to receive a call. REV. ROBERT J. KIESELOWSKY JR., Philadelphia, Pa., has been appointed circuit visitor for Philadelphia Circuit 2, replacing Rev. Adam C. Koontz. REV. CURTIS A. BINZ, West Portal, Calif., has been appointed circuit visitor for San Francisco Circuit 24, replacing Rev. John Berg. ABIDING SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH, North Royalton, Ohio, is now a congregation of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. — Rev. Dr. Jamison J. Hardy, president, English District

BEAUTIFUL SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH, Colona, Ill., is no longer a congregation of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. — Rev. Mark A. Miller, president, Central Illinois District

REV. PAUL R. HARRIS has resigned from the ordained roster of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and is, therefore, no longer eligible to receive a call. RYAN A. AUSTIN has resigned from the commissioned roster of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and is, therefore, no longer eligible to receive a call. REV. JAMES MAYLAND, Livingston, Texas, has been appointed circuit visitor for Circuit 34, replacing Rev. Robert LeBlanc. TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, Austin, Texas, is no longer a congregation of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. — Rev. Michael Newman, president, Texas District

REV. JEFFREY HEMMER, Fairview Heights, Ill., has been appointed circuit visitor for Greater Belleville Circuit 5, replacing Rev. Dr. Kirk Clayton. — Rev. Timothy J. Scharr, president, Southern Illinois District

ANDREW LUTHERAN CHURCH, Albuquerque, N.M., is now a congregation of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. — Rev. Roger Schlechte, president, Rocky Mountain District

ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH, ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH and IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, Charter Oak, Iowa, have formed a multi-congregation parish. CHRIST OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH, Norwalk, Iowa, is no longer a congregation of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. — Rev. Dr. Steven D. Turner, president, Iowa District West

GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH, Mentor, Ohio, has merged with FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH, Mentor, Ohio. — Rev. Dr. Kevin Wilson, president, Ohio District

REV. PAUL B. BURDETTE has resigned from the ordained roster of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and is, therefore, no longer eligible to receive a call. REV. RALPH “BUTCH” LANPHAR, Suffield, Conn., has been appointed circuit visitor for Circuit 4, replacing Rev. Jonathan Manor. REV. ROBERT MORRIS, Sandy Hook, Conn., has been appointed circuit visitor for Circuit 7, replacing Rev. Eric Wismar. REV. DR. PHILIP BOOE, Lebanon, Conn., has been appointed circuit visitor for Circuit 5, replacing Rev. Joe Nollet. The multi-congregation parish of CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH, Troy, N.H., and OUR REDEEMER LUTHERAN CHURCH, New Ipswich, N.H., has been dissolved. — Rev. Timothy Yeadon, president, New England District

Posted Oct. 29, 2019

Source: LCMS News