VICARAGE ASSIGNMENTS AND PASTORAL PLACEMENTS - SPRING 2019

We are pleased to announce that, as part of the Spring 2019 Seminary Placement process, the Council of Presidents have placed one Master of Divinity (MDiv) pastoral candidate and four vicars within the Pacific Southwest District.  Additionally, eight more Licensed Lay Deacon (LLD) to Specific Ministry Pastors (SMP) - Colloquy were approved.  Please keep these men and their families in your prayers.


They are:


Vicars

Jeffrey Tucker, St. Louis - Christ, Phoenix, AZ

Joel Kosberg, St. Louis - Christ's Greenfield, Gilbert, AZ

Josef Muench, Ft. Wayne - Faith, Capistrano Beach, CA

Donn Woolweber, Alternative Route, St. Louis, Our Savior's First, Granada Hills, CA


Pastor

Bradley Wellik, St. Louis - Associate Pastor, Mountain View, Las Vegas, NV


Pastors through Colloquy - Licensed Lay Deacon to Specific Ministry Pastor

Gary Henze - Pastor, Grace Community, Rimrock, AZ

Alex Zavala - Pastor, Peace, Pico Rivera, CA

Michael Grobelch - Pastor, Peace, Pico Rivera and St. John, Long Beach, CA

Richard Stark - Pastor, Trinity, San Diego, CA

Donald Heien, Jr. - Pastor, Victory, Chula Vista, CAMichael Dueppen - Pastor, Saving Grace, Chino Valley, AZ

William Nadeau - Pastor, Mountain of Faith, Mayer, AZ

Frank Matthews - Pastor, Concordia, Inglewood, CA

Van Pinkerton - Pastor, St. Paul, Garden Grove, CA


TOTAL NUMBER OF PASTORS PLACED - 126

Pastoral Candidates from Ft. Wayne:  37 (M.Div.), 2 (Altern. Route), 2 (SMP)

Pastoral Candidates from St. Louis: 40 (M.Div.), 1 (Altern. Route), 7 (SMP)

Colloquy - LLD to SMP: 37


TOTAL NUMBER OF VICARS ASSIGNED - 107

Vicars from Ft. Wayne: 36 (M.Div.), 4 (Altern. Route), 1 (Colloquy)

Vicars from St. Louis: 55 (M.Div.), 9 (Altern. Route), 2 (Colloquy)



Front row, from left: Kathy Gibson, Rebecca Kosberg, Deborah Woolweber, Summer Tucker and Jeffrey Tucker. Second row, from left: President Dr. Michael Gibson, Joel Kosberg, Donn Woolweber and Bradley Wellik

From left: President Dr. Michael Gibson, Kathy Gibson, Tessa Pariseau (fiancée) and Josef Muench

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