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Vacancies, Calls and Roster Updates

DATE UPDATED: 3/28/2023

Calls Extended

  • Rev. Stewart Crown, Trinity, Palo Alto, CA, to Lutheran Church of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA, as pastor

  • Rev. Jonathan Meyer, Holy Cross, O’Fallon, MO, to Trinity, Paso Robles, CA, as pastor

Calls Accepted

  • Heather Peyton, St Paul’s, Orange, CA, to St. John’s, Bakersfield, CA, as teacher

Calls Declined

  • Kyle Klemp, Trinity, Wahiawa, HI, to Bethlehem, Carson City, NV, as principal


  • Rev. William Marsh Shamburger III, from SMP, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN, to Holy Cross, Rocklin, CA, to general pastor

  • Taylor Ruehs, Concordia, Irvine, CA, to St. Peter, Lodi, CA, as teacher

  • Maile Sjostrand, Concordia, Irvine, CA, to Emmanuel, Kahului, HI, as teacher


  • Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atascadero, CA

  • Lutheran Church of Prayer, Bakersfield, CA

  • Benicia, Benicia, CA

  • Shepherd of the Sierra, Carson City, NV

  • St. Philip, Dublin, CA

  • Messiah, Ewa Beach, HI

  • Shepherd of the Valley, Galt, CA

  • Good Shepherd, Honolulu, HI

  • Our Savior, Livermore, CA

  • First, Lucerne, CA / St. John, Willits, CA

  • St. Paul Merced, CA

  • Trinity, Paso Robles, CA

  • St. John, Petaluma, CA

  • Canaan, San Francisco, CA

  • Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Santa Maria, CA

  • Faith, Sonoma, CA

  • Faith, South San Francisco, CA


(not actively calling)

  • Holy Cross, Atwater, CA

  • Faith, Burney, CA

  • Our Savior/First, Chester/Greenville, CA

  • St. John, Clearlake, CA

  • Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, Delano, CA

  • First, Dinuba, CA

  • Trinity, Exeter, CA

  • Grace, Gridley, CA

  • Immanuel, Jackson, CA / Foothill, Valley Springs, CA

  • Emmanuel of Maui, Kahului, HI

  • Hope, San Leandro, CA

  • Redeemer, Lodi, CA

  • Peace, Mill Valley, CA

  • St. Luke, Portola, CA

  • Christ the Life, San Jose, CA

  • Trinity, San Rafael, CA

  • Grace, Santa Maria, CA

  • Mt. Olive, Sebastopol, CA

  • St. Paul, Susanville, CA

  • Peace, Taft, CA

  • Saints John and Luke, Valley Home, CA

  • Faith, Yerington, NV

  • First, Yuba City, CA

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