Since June 20, 2019

(Note to Visitors to this page: If you are a pastor wishing to be placed on a call list of one of our vacant congregations, please express your desire to your District President. Do not attempt to contact these congregations directly. We have a process that works well. Be patient and use it!)

Calling Congregations (Pastor)

  • Zion, Akron OH - called Pastor Keith Johnson (accepted)
  • Mount Calvary, Antwerp - called Tim Zechiel (accepted)

Calling Congregations (Associate)


Non-Calling Congregation

  • Immanuel, Toledo, OH; Not calling at present
  • Bethlehem, Euclid, OH; not calling at present
  • St John, Mt Hope, OH; not calling at present
  • St Philip, Toledo, OH; not calling at present
  • St Philip, Cleveland, OH; not calling at present


Foreign Service

Calls Accepted to Ohio District Congregation by Ohio District Clergy

Leaving the Ohio District

  • Rev. Jeff Corder, St. John, Stryker - Accepted call to Clear Lake Lutheran Church, Freemont, IN

Calls Declined by Ohio District Pastors 

  • Rev. Mike Saylor - Trinity Lutheran Church, Centralia, IL

Calls pending to Ohio District Pastors

  •  Rev. Kurt Letcher - Zion Lutheran Church, Newton, KS


  • Rev. Bruce Breudigam
  • Rev. Matthew Garred
  • Rev. Jason Harris
  • Rev. Karl Koch
  • Rev. James May, Jr.
  • Rev. Karl Rein
  • Rev Daniel Ruff


Rev Paul Weber, Emeritus, St Paul, Napoleon, former Ohio District President - May 25, 2018
Rev David R Koenig, Emeritus, St John Lutheran Church, Defiance, OH - August 10, 2018
Rev Theophil H. Voss, Emeritus, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, North Canton, OH - December 15, 2018
Rev. Robert C. Hendrix, Concorida Lutheran Church, Indepedence, OH - March 12, 2019


  • N/A

Vicars (2018-19)

  • Jacob Buday, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, North Canton, OH

SMP Vicars

  • Terry Worst, New Hope Lutheran Church, Newark, OH
  • Steve Holtman, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Kettering, OH