Congregational Vacancies

Congregations and Synodically Authorized Worshiping Communities in the Call Process

Updated October 9, 2020

VACANT PARISH INTERIM LEADERSHIP CODE 
CENTRAL (Marilyn Hanson)   
(No Vacancies) — — 
NORTHWEST (Denver Bitner)   
Trinity/Milledgeville & First/Jordan** Carol Soderholm 
Trinity, Durand** Tim Kenyon 
St. John’s, Pearl City* Frank Lay 
Scenic Hills Parish (Trinity, Derinda; St. Paul’s, Hanover & St. John’s, Massbach)* TBD 
Lord of Love, Galena** Alfi Wyatt 
WEST (Mike Clark)   
Cambridge Lutheran, Cambridge* Randy Mullin 
Peace, Pt. Byron** Richard Pokora 
Messiah, Pt. Byron* Stacie Fidlar 
Salem, Moline* Mike Lawyer 
SOUTH (Marilyn Hanson)   
St. John’s, rural Princeton** Pulpit Supply 
Bethany, Leland* Trudy Foote 
Trinity, Ottawa* David Ufkes 
SOUTHWEST (Mike Clark)   
Bethel/Stronghurst & Reformed Church/Raritan* David Vidler 
Messiah, Galva* Randy Swanson 
Bethany, Woodhull** Vince Marolla 
Trinity, Galesburg* Carrie Carnes 
First, Sherrard** Richard Pokora 
EAST (Gary Erickson)   
Joyful Spirit, Bolingbrook** Chris Beamsley 
NORTH (Denver Bitner)   
Bethlehem, Rockford** Wendy Popp 
St. Mark, Rockford (associate)* Robert Franek 
NORTHEAST (Gary Erickson)   
Light of Christ, Algonquin (associate)* N/A 
Grace, Woodstock (senior)* John Cunningham 

*Full-time call
**Part-time call

Codes

A=Self-Study
B=Awaiting names from synod
C=Interviewing Candidates
D=Recommending a candidate to the congregation
E = Called by congregation
F= Accepted call