Calls, Vicarage and Internship Assignments Accounced During Summer Placement at Concordia Seminary

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, is pleased to announce that four students received calls to be pastors in The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) through the Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology (EIIT). Nine students received vicarage assignments through the Center for Hispanic Studies (CHS), and nine students received deaconess internship assignments through CHS.  The assignments were celebrated during the Seminary’s morning chapel service on July 20.

Calls into the Pastoral Ministry

Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology (EIIT)

  • Peter Gatkuoth, Sudanese Mission, Omaha, Neb., Nebraska District
  • Kasongo Gui Kabeo, Eglise Internationale de Sion, Milwaukee, Wis., South Wisconsin District
  • William Main, Lutheran Association of Missionary Pilots, Brookfield, Wis. (through the Kansas District)
  • Park Timber, Circle of Life, Lame Deer, Mont., Montana District

Vicarage Assignments

Center for Hispanic Studies (CHS)

  • Edilberto Alzate Morales, LINC-North Texas, Texas District
  • Omar de León, San Pablo Lutheran, Aurora, Ill., Northern Illinois District
  • Nelson Hernández, LINC-Houston, Texas, Texas District
  • Jorge Mazariegos, San Pablo Lutheran, Aurora, Ill., Northern Illinois District
  • Antonio Mercado, LINC-Houston, Texas, Texas District
  • Artidoro Mesones, Faith Lutheran, Hialeah, Fla., Florida-Georgia District
  • Ángel Morales, San Pablo Lutheran, Aurora, Ill., Northern Illinois District
  • Walter Ramírez, San Pablo Lutheran, Aurora, Ill., Northern Illinois District
  • Juan Vallejo, First Immanuel Lutheran, San Jose, Calif., California-Nevada-Hawaii District

Ethnic Immigrant Institute of Theology (EIIT)

  • Andre Mezilus, Immokalee Lutheran Mission, Immokalee, Fla., Florida-Georgia District

Deaconess Internship Assignments

Center for Hispanic Studies (CHS)

  • Diana Bermúdez, Messiah Lutheran, Tampa, Fla., Florida-Georgia District
  • Raquel Eusebio, Messiah Lutheran, Tampa, Fla., Florida-Georgia District
  • Lisa Fernández, Messiah Lutheran, Tampa, Fla., Florida-Georgia District
  • Iris Guevara, Messiah Lutheran, Tampa, Fla., Florida-Georgia District
  • Érica Jofré, LINC-Houston, Texas, Texas District
  • Rosaura Martínez, LINC-Houston, Texas, Texas District
  • Panchita Portillo, Cristo Cordero de Dios Lutheran, Grand Island, Neb., Nebraska District
  • Flor Sanabria, Messiah Lutheran, Tampa, Fla., Florida-Georgia District
  • Yolima Sanabria, Messiah Lutheran, Tampa, Fla., Florida-Georgia District

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CHS vicarage and deaconess internship assignments, front row, from left: Antonio Mercado, Nelson Hernández, Flor Sanabria, Iris Guevara, Érica Jofré, Rosaura Martínez; middle row: Edilberto Alzate Morales, Omar de León, Jorge Mazariegos, Yolima Sanabria, Raquel Eusebio, Diana Bermúdez, Prof. Mark Kempff; back row: Walter Ramírez, Dr. Glenn Nielsen, Artidoro Mesones, Dr. Bruce Hartung, Ángel Morales, Juan Vallejo, Panchita Portillo, Lisa Fernández,  Rev. Gregory Walton (Fl-Ga DP), Rev. David Lewis.

 

EIIT pastoral assignments, front row, from left: Kasongo Gui Kabeo, Peter Gatkuoth, Will Main, Park Timber, Kara Simmons; back row: Dr. Glenn Nielsen, Dr. Bruce Hartung, Rev. Robert Hoehner, Rev. John Loum, Rev. David Lewis, Rev. Jeffrey Thormodson.

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