Call Day & Assignments–2012

On May 10, 2012, the annual Call Service of Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary was held at Trinity Chapel on the Bethany Lutheran College campus. The Rev. Gaylin Schmeling, seminary president, served as liturgist for the service, the Rev. Joel Willitz of Frankenmuth, Michigan, preached the sermon, and the Rev. John Moldstad, synod president, presented the calls.


  • Nathanael Abrahamson– Associate Pastor, Abiding Shepherd Lutheran Church, Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
  • Timothy Grundmeier – further education
  • Peter Heyn – to be assigned
  • Luke Willitz – to be assigned


  • Paul Webber– vicarage delayed
  • Benjamin Wiechmann– King of Grace Lutheran Church, Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • Michael Willitz – Christ Lutheran Church, Sutherlin, Oregon