Pittelko, who served as president of the LCMS English District from 1986 to 1997, died on Nov. 11 at the age of 88.
The Rev. Dr. David G. Schmiel, who served as the 15th president of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, died on Nov. 3 at the age of 88.
The Rev. Dr. Patrick T. Ferry, who has served as president of Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis., for 24 years, will step down from the role in June 2021.
A series of “Take Heart” retreats will focus on offering respite and resources for pastors who have struggled with the changes and stresses of the past year.
Rivett died on July 8 in Marion, Ill.
The Rev. Dr. Ray Halm, who served as president of Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., from 1980 to 1998, died Aug. 4.
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.