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Mudge to serve as CSL provost

The Rev. Dr. Ronald Mudge previously served as Rouse Professor of Pre-Seminary Studies at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis.

Obituaries
Obituary: Rev. Bernhard M. Seter, former chairman of the LCMS Board for International Mission

The Rev. Bernhard M. Seter died on March 22 at the age of 69.

Haak installed as Synod chief financial officer

Haak began serving as CFO in January.

Schultz installed as president of CPH

The March 11 installation was held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in St. Louis.

Buss elected to second term in Northern Illinois

The Rev. Dr. Allan R. Buss was elected to his second three-year term as president of the LCMS Northern Illinois District at the district’s 60th convention, March 11–12.

Obituaries
Obituary: Rev. Albert W. Bahr, former president of the LCMS Eastern District

The Rev. Albert William Bahr, former president of the LCMS Eastern District, died on Nov. 20, 2021, at the age of 97.

KFUO, School Ministry welcome new staff

Alan Freeman, associate director of LCMS School Ministry, and the Rev. Doug Griebenaw, mission advocate for KFUO Radio, were installed at the LCMS International Center on Feb. 10.

Southern Illinois elects Scharr to fourth term

The LCMS Southern Illinois District held its 59th convention Feb. 3–5 under the theme “One Foundation.”

Shaw, Hemmer, Rabe installed at International Center

The three men had all begun serving prior to their installations. 

Obituaries
Obituary: Rev. Dr. Timothy Yeadon, former president of the LCMS New England District

The Rev. Dr. Timothy Yeadon died on Jan. 16 at the age of 62.

Schultz elected CEO of Concordia Publishing House

Jonathan D. Schultz, who formerly served as vice-president and corporate counsel for CPH, had served as interim CEO since May 2021.

Wife of Synod’s longest-serving alliance missionary laid to rest in Jamaica

Abasifreke Ite, wife of the Rev. Obot Ite, died on Nov. 20, 2021, in Kingston, Jamaica.

Sailer elected to third term in South Dakota

The LCMS South Dakota District held its 62nd convention Dec. 5–7 in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Carlson receives 2021 NLSA School Shepherd Award

The Rev. Eric Carlson is pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church and School in Hannibal, Mo.

McDonnell joins staff of CUEnet

Concordia University Education Network, or CUEnet, was established more than two decades ago as a cooperative effort of the institutions of the Concordia University System.

Strand retires after 40 years of Synod service

David Strand has served as executive director of LCMS Communications since 2006.