Pastoral Calls

About the process of calling a pastor

Please note that the District needs to be notified:

  • every time a call is issued by a congregation, school, RSO, etc.
  • when a rostered worker receives a call
  • and when a worker accepts or declines a call

Learn more about calling a pastor; compensation and benefits for pastors; and requesting and compensating supply (guest), intentional interim, and vacancy pastors at this link.


Call activity updated 8/5/22


Calls Accepted

Ben Siebert, St. John/St. Paul, Lincoln/Westfall, KS, to Zion, Hastings 



Ben Siebert to Zion, Hastings, 8/14/22, 4:00


Calls Declined

Nathan Abel, St. John, Wilcox, to Christ, Columbus

Eric Hiner, Hope (senior), Lubbock, TX, to Christ, Juniata

Shawn Linnell, Trinity, Blair, to Trinity, Ortonville, MN


Pending Calls

Curtis Brooks, Faith/Holy Trinity, Menomonie/Boyceville, WI, to Lamb of God, Papillion

Curtis Kapels, Christ, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, to Christ (associate), Norfolk

Matthew Mau, St. John, Waco, to St. Paul’s, Ogallala

Timothy McCall, Immanuel, Junction City, KS, to St. Paul, Minden

Timothy Wells, Cross of Christ, Aurora, to Hope, St. John, St. Helen/West Branch, MI


Status Changes

Jason Krause, Immanuel/Immanuel, Merna/Loup City, to candidate, Nebraska District