People

Ankerberg to serve as CUWAA president

Ankerberg previously served as provost of Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Ill.

New staff installed in St. Louis

In October, new staff were installed at the LCMS International Center in the areas of Pastoral Education, National Mission and Mission Advancement.

Denninger joins Foundation

The Rev. Dr. John Denninger previously served as president of the LCMS Southeastern District.

Obituaries
Obituary: Rev. Dr. J.A.O. “Jack” Preus, former president of Concordia University Irvine

The Rev. Dr. Jacob Aall Ottesen Preus died on Aug. 4 at the age of 69.

Lecakes re-elected in Atlantic District

The LCMS Atlantic District held its 61st convention July 22–23 in Albany, N.Y.

Rocky Mountain District elects Maxwell

The Rev. James Maxwell was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Rocky Mountain District during the district’s 52nd convention, held June 9–10.

Mohr elected to first term in Central Illinois

The 60th convention of the LCMS Central Illinois District was held July 17–19 in Springfield, Ill.

Turner re-elected in Iowa District West

The district held its 41st convention June 26–28 in Milford, Iowa.

Michigan District elects Davis to first term

The Rev. David A. Davis replaces the Rev. Dr. David P.E. Maier, who reached the limit of allowable terms after serving as district president for 13 years.

Snow re-elected in Nebraska

The Rev. Richard L. Snow was elected at the LCMS Nebraska District’s 20th convention, held June 24–25 in Kearney, Neb.

English District elects Hardy to third term

The district’s 57th convention was held June 20–22 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Rockey elected to first term in Florida-Georgia District

The Rev. James H. Rockey had previously served as the district’s second vice-president.

Obituaries
Obituary: Rev. Dr. Osmar Otto Lehenbauer, former president of the LCMS New England District

The Rev. Dr. Osmar Otto Lehenbauer died on June 28 at the age of 92.

Gibson re-elected in Pacific Southwest District

The Rev. Dr. Mike Gibson ran unopposed and was elected by a vote of acclamation.

Iowa District East re-elects Saunders

The Rev. Dr. Brian Saunders was elected to his fifth term as president of the LCMS Iowa District East at the district’s 41st convention, held June 24–25 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Stuckwisch elected in Indiana District

The Rev. Dr. D. Richard Stuckwisch was elected to his first term as president of the LCMS Indiana District at the district’s 23rd convention, held June 23–24 in Fort Wayne.