Kuchta died July 14 in Elm Grove, Wis., at the age of 78.
Manor’s installation was delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Preus began serving on July 1 and will continue until a new president takes office.
Deaconess Tiffany Manor has accepted a call from the LCMS Office of National Mission to serve as director of LCMS Life Ministry.
The Rev. Dr. Herbert C. Mueller Jr. died March 21.
The Rev. Dr. Gary M. Arp died on March 12. He was 85.
The Rev. Sean Daenzer will also serve as chaplain at the LCMS International Center in St. Louis.
The Rev. Roy S. Askins formerly served as communications manager for the LCMS Asia Region.
A funeral service will take place Friday, Feb. 21, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa, Wis.
Dr. Michael A. Thomas began serving as president of Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., on Jan. 1.
Wurst’s and Meyer’s new positions reflect a new staff structure for LCMS Disaster Response.
The award recognizes those who have made “significant, sustained contributions” to Specialized Pastoral Ministry.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Holy Nativity Lutheran Church, 1200 Linden Ave., Arbutus, Md.
Wulf, who has served as CFO since 2011, will retire on Jan. 31.
Anna Young, an LCMS pastor’s daughter, recently started a Students for Life of America group at her public high school in Nashville, Tenn. It is the first such group in the county.
The Rev. Luis Coronado disappeared on Dec. 14 while taking public transportation to visit members of his congregation.