Clergy Call and Status

Clergy Calls


(current as of June 28, 2022)

  Current Congregation  Calling Congregation
 Lee Genter, Mar 2022  Christ Our Savior, Defiance OH
Genacross, Napoleon Campus
Concordia Lutheran Ministries, Cabot PA
 Mark Renner, April 2022  Hosanna, Columbia Station OH  St. Mark, Janesville WI
 Kent Peck, Mar 2022  Peace, Beaver OK  Redeemer, Sidney OH
 Paul Frerichs, Mar 2022  Redeemer, Cuyahoga Falls OH  Abiding Savior, Gainesville FL
 Eric Moquin, Mar 2022  St. John, Sherwood OH  St. Paul, Annapolis MD
 Paul Schlueter, April 2022  St. Paul Chuckery  Mt. Calvary, Richfield MN
 Eric Moquin, May 2022  St. John, Sherwood OH  Trinity, Cissna Park IL
  & St. John's, Orarga IL
 Jon Dickmander, April 2022  St. Johns Ev., Brule NE  Redeemer, Sidney OH
 Nathan Abel, May 2022  St. John's, Wilcox NE  St. James, Columbus OH
 Eric Moquin, June 2022  St. John, Sherwood OH  Salem, Salem IL
 Lannon Martin, June 2022  Grace, Woodbridge VA  St. Thomas, Rocky River OH
 Phillip DeVries, May 2022  Lutheran Church of the Messiah, Saginaw MI  St. John, Defiance OH
 Paul Frerichs, June 2022  Redeemer, Cuyahoga Falls OH  Holy Cross, Warren MI
 Nathan Abel, June 2022  St. John's, Wilcox NE  Holy Cross, North Canton OH
 Matthew Bergstresser, June 2022  St. Luke's, Wisconsin Rapids WI  Good Shepherd of the Deaf, Toledo OH






 Installation*  Date and Congregation
 Robert Wacker
   from Concordia, Cabot PA
 February 27, 2022 at Trinity, Warren OH
 Jody Dorsett
   from St. Mark, Youngstown OH
 June 5, 2022 at Gethsemane, North Jackson OH
 Hayden M. Folks
  Concordia Theological Seminary
    Fort Wayne IN
Ordination and Installation
 February 20, 2022 at Zion Ev. Lutheran (Schumm)
  Willshire, OH

 Michael A. Mapus II
  Concordia Theological Seminary
    Fort Wayne IN

  June 19, 2022 at Trinity, Elmore OH
  June 26, 2022 at Concordia, Toledo OH

 Travis Henry
   Concordia Seminary
      St. Louis MO
Ordination and Installation
  June 26, 2022 at Zion, Painesville OH




*Please check with each congregation that information on installations/ordinations has not changed since our office received the information. Thank you.

Clergy Status


Status Change 


 Jason Harris    Removed from the Roster     May 4, 2022


 Bruce Breudigam    James May, Jr.    
 Jeremy Kleino    Jerome Mitchell    
 Kevin Leidich    Karl Rein    
 Michael Manz    Daniel Ruff    


 Donald L. Frerichs    Emeritus, Ohio District    January 5, 2022
 Donald L. Luhring    Active, serving St. John Lutheran Church, Defiance OH    February 11, 2022
 Lloyd E.Nicol    Emeritus, Ohio District    May 9, 2022
 Von E. Berlin    Emeritus, Ohio District    May 20, 2022



Vicars & Interns



Vicars (2021-2022)

James Burke, St. John Lutheran Church, Dublin OH
James Haugen III, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Napoleon OH
Michael Mapus II, Concordia, Toledo OH
Joel Peter Wagner, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Columbus OH


Interns (2021-2022)

Meghan Holst, Zion Lutheran Church, Painesville OH
Sarah Rusche, Luther Home of Mercy, Williston OH


Vicars (2022-2023)

Allen Dass, St. John Lutheran Church, Dublin OH
Vincent Otto, Trinity Lutheran Church, Zanesville OH
David Schotte, Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Columbus OH
Josiah Schultz, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, North Canton OH
Kaleb Yaeger, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hamilton OH


Placement Reports


Spring 2022 Placement Report

Spring graduates placed in Ohio District congregations (if married, wife's name in parentheses):

  • Concordia, Toledo OH: Michael Mapus II (Tondra) - FtW
  • Mt. Calvary, Antwerp OH and Zion, Woodburn IN; Mark Peters (Martha) - FtW
  • Zion, Painesville OH; Travis Henry - CSL