At the sacred convocation of Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton (24 May), and the Call Service of Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines (26 May), the following placements were announced. More news and photos will follow later.

Pastoral Candidate Placements

Kristopher Scott Brayall (CLS)
Associate Pastor, Faith Lutheran Church, Grande Prairie, AB

Kai Philip Buck (CLS)
Peace Lutheran Church, Trail, & St. Peter, Castlegar, BC

Andrew Kyle McDonald (CLS)
Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Kamloops, BC

Vicarage Placements

Adam Chandler (CLS)
Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, Winkler, & Zion, Morden, MB

Travis Kelly Heide (CLS)
Redeemer Lutheran Church, Kitimat/Terrace, BC

Peter William Knelson (CLS)
Hope Lutheran Church, Port Coquitlam, & Mount Calvary, New Westminster, BC

Joshua Douglas Kurtenbach (CLS)
Redeemer Lutheran Church, Didsbury, AB

Vishal Kumar Paul (CLTS)
Redeemer Lutheran Church, Waterloo, ON

Mark Ethan Rekken (CLS)
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Calgary, AB

Diaconal Placements

Lenora Wallden, DPS (CLS)
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Kitchener, ON


Rev. Terry Goerz (CLS)
completed the Pastors with Alternative Training (PAT) programme and has been ordained and installed at Redeemer Lutheran Church, High Prairie, AB

Rev. Paul Luth (CLTS)
ordained in the Reformed Episcopal Church and called to St George’s REC, Hamilton, ON

Rev. Insub “Isaac” Paik (CLTS)
completed the Pastoral Colloquy Programme and is eligible for a call in LCC

Rev. Ndriana Rakotoarimah (CLTS)
colloquy supervised ministry placement at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Gatineau (Buckingham), QC

Rev. Jakob Vaalson (CLS)
completed Pastoral Colloquy Programme and has accepted a call to Trinity Lutheran Church, Abbotsford, BC

CLS = Concordia Lutheran Seminary, Edmonton, Alberta

CLTS = Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary, St. Catharines, Ontario


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