Pastoral Vacancies & Interim Pastors

Updated June 28, 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. Paul Heykes, Interim Pastor
Grace Lutheran, Pembine, WI – Rev. Douglas Johnson, Interim Pastor
Immanuel, Escanaba – Rev. Dennis Meyette, Interim Pastor
Lutheran Campus Ministry, NMU – Rev. Bre Kinnunen
Christ the King Lutheran, Escanaba – Rev. Tom Otis, Interim Pastor
Faith, Sault Ste. Marie – Rev. Melinda VanderSys
Bethany, Republic – Rev. Tom Wickstrom, 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. Dennis Meyette
Grace, Gwinn – Rev. Bre Kinnunen, Interim Pastor
Zion, Allenville and Bethel, Cedarville – Rev. Renee MacLeod, Interim Pastor
Our Savior’s, Marinette – Rev. Linda Forray, Interim Pastor
Faith Lutheran, Three Lakes, WI  –  Rev. John Kuziej



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