They are the Rev. Marcus Zill, the Rev. Mark Wood, Matthew Bergholt, Deaconess Mireya Johnson and Ross Stroh.
The Rev. Dan McMiller is installed Aug. 14 as director of recruitment for the LCMS Office of International Mission.
Dr. James Koerschen, former president of Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Mich., dies July 17 at age 67.
Ralph Simon — formerly with Concordia Plan Services — is the Foundation’s new vice-president of Investment Services.
The Rev. Bart Day, executive director of the Office of National Mission, will serve as the Synod’s interim chief mission officer (CMO) until a new CMO is named.
A former missionary in Eastern Europe, the Rev. James Krikava will assist the Rev. Tony Booker, regional director for Eurasia.
The Rev. Mark A. Wood (left) is director of LCMS Witness & Outreach Ministry, and the Rev. Marcus T. Zill is director of LCMS Campus Ministry and LCMS U.
A funeral service for Linse, 91, is planned for 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, in Modena, Wis.
The funeral service for Barnes — who served as president from 1983 to 1987 — is planned for 10 a.m. Thursday, June 26, in South Euclid, Ohio.
The Rev. Dr. Paul A. Philp is installed June 18 as the CUS director of Institutional Research and Integrity.
Jessie Mueller — a “daughter” of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Skokie, Ill. — credits God after winning her first Tony Award.
The Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Gard plans to begin serving in August as the 11th president of Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill.
Rear Admiral Daniel Gard is deputy chief of Navy chaplains for reserve matters and professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Chaplain Craig G. Muehler (pictured) of Springfield, Va., will succeed Chaplain Mark J. Schreiber as director of the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces.
The Rev. Dr. Roland F. Ziegler has been named holder of the Rev. Dr. Robert D. Preus Chair in Systematic Theology/Confessional Lutheran Studies at Concordia Theological Seminary.
Effective Aug. 1, Dr. Donald Christian will succeed President Dr. Tom Cedel as interim president and chief executive officer of Concordia University Texas, Austin.