Pastoral Vacancies & Interim Pastors

Updated March 12, 2019

The following congregations in the Northern Great Lakes synod have pastoral vacancies.

Click on name of parish at ELCA page to learn more. Contact the Bishop’s Office for further information or to begin the mobility process.


St. Paul, Salem, and Zion, Ironwood – Rev. Lisa Ubbelohde, Interim Pastor
St. Stephen’s, Stephenson & Gethsemane, Wallace – Rev. Scott Ehle, Interim Pastor
Messiah, Marquette – (Associate Pastor)
Prince of Peace, Harvey – Rev. Ann Gonyea, Interim Pastor
Grace Lutheran, Pembine, WI – Rev. Douglas Johnson, Interim Pastor
Immanuel, Escanaba – Rev. Dennis Meyette, Interim Pastor
Lutheran Campus Ministry, NMU – Rev. Andrew Plocher, Interim Pastor
Christ the King Lutheran, Escanaba – Rev. Tom Otis, Interim Pastor
Faith, Sault Ste. Marie – Rev. Matt Lamb, Interim Pastor
Bethany, Republic – Rev. Doug Norquist, Interim Pastor
United, Crystal Falls and Bethany, Amasa – Rev. Dave Johnson, Interim Pastor
Gloria Dei, Hancock – Rev. Peter Vorhes, Interim Pastor
Bethany, Escanaba – Rev. Dave Van Kley, Interim Pastor
Zion, Manistique – Rev. Stephen Gauger, Interim Pastor
Grace, Gwinn – Rev. Bre Kinnunen, Interim Pastor



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