Paula Schlueter Ross
Paula Schlueter Ross

Managing Editor of Reporter

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Paula Schlueter Ross is managing editor of the monthly Reporter newspaper. A magna cum laude graduate of Webster University, with a BA in Journalism, Ross has won 17 national writing awards from the Associated Church Press since 1997. She and her husband have two grown children and a famous granddog, "sawyer.in.seattle," with more than 55,000 Instagram followers!

Paavola re-elected in Mid-South

The Rev. Dr. Roger C. Paavola of Bartlett, Tenn., was elected to his third three-year term as president of the LCMS Mid-South District at the district’s 20th regular convention.

Florida-Georgia District re-elects Walton

The Rev. Dr. Gregory S. Walton of Orlando, Fla., was elected to his fourth term as president of the LCMS Florida-Georgia District at the district’s 33rd convention.

Turner elected to second term in Iowa West

The Rev. Dr. Steve Turner of Fort Dodge, Iowa, was elected to his second term as president of LCMS Iowa District West at the district’s 40th convention

Michigan District elects Maier to fourth term

The Rev. Dr. David P.E. Maier was elected to his fourth three-year term as president of the LCMS Michigan District at the district’s 102nd convention.

English District re-elects Hardy

The Rev. Dr. Jamison J. Hardy of Finleyville, Pa., was elected to his second term as president of the LCMS English District at the district’s 56th convention.

Campus Clips – June 2018

June’s Campus Clips has updates from Concordia University Portland and Concordia University Texas.

Share It! – Showing appreciation for workers

Here’s how readers answered last month’s question, “Pastors, teachers and other church workers: In what ways has your congregation or school shown their appreciation for you?”

New England District re-elects Yeadon

The Rev. Timothy R. Yeadon of Barkhamsted, Conn., was elected to his third three-year term as president of the LCMS New England District at the district’s 18th convention, June 14–16 in Springfield, Mass.

Wille elected to fifth term in South Wisconsin

The Rev. Dr. John C. Wille was elected to his fifth three-year term as president of the South Wisconsin District at the district’s 55th convention, June 10–12 in Mequon, Wis.

Hagan elected to second term in Missouri

The Rev. Dr. R. Lee Hagan was elected to his second term as president of the LCMS Missouri District at the district’s 20th convention, June 10–12 in Columbia, Mo.

Rutt named Concordia Seminary provost

The Rev. Dr. Douglas Rutt has accepted a call from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, to serve as its new provost and professor of practical theology beginning July 1.

Lueck re-elected in North Wisconsin District

The Rev. Dwayne Lueck was elected on the first ballot to his third term as president of the North Wisconsin District at the district’s 52nd convention.

Congregation doing ‘best we can’ after pastor dies in car crash

A funeral for the Rev. Timothy Olson, who died May 30, is planned for 11 a.m. June 5 at First Lutheran Church in Charlotte, Mich.

Obituary: Rev. Paul Weber, former Ohio District president

The Rev. Paul A. Weber, who served as president of the LCMS Ohio District from 1982 to 1988, died May 27. His funeral service is set for 11 a.m. on Monday, June 4.

Fire guts historic Milwaukee church, pastor sees ‘tremendous opportunity’

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Milwaukee was destroyed by the four-alarm fire on May 15, but there were no injuries.

Denninger re-elected president of LCMS Southeastern District

The Rev. Dr. John R. Denninger of Springfield, Va., was elected on the first ballot to his third term as president of the Southeastern District during the district’s 38th convention on May 10-12 in Hickory, N.C.