Call Process Update
Positions are for full-time solo pastors, unless otherwise noted. Interims are listed where such information is available. Call process forms and information can be found here.
These congregations clearly intend to call a new rostered leader. They have formed a call committee or will be forming a call committee.
Alvarado, Hope; Oslo, Zion & Bigwoods (Loren Mellum, interim)
Baudette, First, Clementson & Wabanica (Paul Olsen, interim)
East Grand Forks, Our Savior’s, senior (Paul Trenne, interim)
Fergus Falls, Hope Evangelical (Bill Thompson, retired interim)
Greenbush, Bethel (Cheryl Berg, interim)
Moorhead, Our Savior’s (Karla Mickelson & Judy Holmen, interims)
Oklee, Salem & Zion (Christy Klemz, SAM interim)
Parkers Prairie, Esther (Tom Kolden, retired interim)
Shelly, Bethany & Shelly Marsh River; Nielsville, St. Petri; Cummings, ND, Salem
Thief River Falls, Redeemer (Darrel Cory, interim)
Winger, Calvary; Bejou, Immanuel; McIntosh, Our Savior’s (Ernest Christensen & Gordon Syverson, retired interims)
These congregations have submitted their MSPs to the ELCA mobility database and are interviewing candidates for Call.
Bemidji, First, associate (serving with campus ministry Bemidji State University)
Fergus Falls, First, senior (Marcus Kunz & Martha Halls, interims)
Karlstad, First (Mark Helgeland, retired interim)
Lancaster, Sion (Timothy Peterson, SAM interim)
Moorhead, Bethesda (Phil Holtan, retired interim)
Park Rapids, Calvary, associate
Pelican Rapids, Faith (Philip Johnson, interim)
Perham, Calvary, senior (Steve Dahl, senior interim)
Ulen, Bethlehem (Steve Wold, retired interim)
Calls in Process
These congregations are preparing for a congregational meeting to call a rostered leader–or are awaiting a response from a rostered leader who has already been called.
Borup, Winchester; Felton, Gloria Dei – call out
Dilworth, Dilworth, senior – call out
Turtle River, New Salem (Mary Marotte, retired interim)