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Proclaim Pulpit Supply

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Photo by Emily Ann Garcia

And Jesus said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the good news to the whole creation.” Mark 16:15

 Proclaim is the professional community for publicly identified LGBTQIA+ Lutheran rostered leaders, seminarians and candidates.

Proclaim members who are currently awaiting call, seminarians, and those in between calls or in a non-congregational call are ready to share the Gospel with your community.

 

Is there a Proclaim member in your area available for pulpit supply? 

Rev. Brenda Bos. Photo by Emily Ann Garcia.

 

Check the list below to see if there is a Proclaim member in your area.  Once you find a person that is in your location with the availability that you need, please contact the Olivia LaFlamme, Program Director, to connect with that person.

The nature of our list does not allow us to serve as emergency supply.

Please allow two weeks at a minimum to book with our Proclaim members.

If you are a Proclaim Member and would like to be added to the Pulpit Supply List, please use this form.

 

California

Name:  John Brett
Location:  Northern California
Availability:  Saturday evenings, Sunday mornings and afternoons
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Not yet

Name:  Andrew Flatt-Kuntze
Location:  Berkeley, CA
Availability: Saturday evenings, Sunday mornings and afternoons
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Not yet

Name:  Margarette S. Ouji
Location:  Berkeley, CA
Availability: Saturday and Sunday
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Not yet

Colorado

Name:  Rev. Asher O’Callaghan
Location:  Denver, CO
Availability:  Sat. PM, Sun. AM or PM
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Yes

Illinois

Name:  Elle Dowd
Location:  Chicago, IL
Availability:  Sat./Sun.
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Not yet

Name: RevJessica Harren
Location:  Chicagoland Area
Special Skills: Children’s Sermons, Preaching without notes
Availability:  Anytime
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Yes

Rev. Tita Valeriano, preaching. Photo by Emily Ann Garcia.

Rev. Tita Valeriano, preaching. Photo by Emily Ann Garcia.

Name:  RevMatt James
Location:  Chicago, IL
Availability:  Anytime
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Yes

Name: Levi Powers
Location:  Chicago, IL
Availability:  Available anytime except Tuesday and Wednesday evenings
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Not yet

Name: Rev. Kevin Strickland
Location:  Chicago, IL
Availability:  Saturday and Sunday
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Yes

Indiana

Name: Matthew DeLoera
Location:  Indianapolis, IN
Availability: Saturday evening, Sunday morning/evening
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Not yet

Iowa

Name: Rev. Emily E. Ewing
Location: Des Moines, IA
Special Skills:  Can preach and preside in Spanish and English, can preside in Slovak
Availability: Anytime
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Yes

Name: Rev. Kelly Heide
Location: Royal, IA
Availability: Anytime
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Yes

Name: Amalia Vagts
Location: Northeastern Iowa
Availability: Sunday mornings/evenings, Saturday evenings
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Not yet

Florida

Name: Rev. Nancy Haupert
Location: Clearwater
Availability: Weekends
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Yes

Rev. Andrew Nelson. Photo by Emily Ann Garcia.

Rev. Andrew Nelson. Photo by Emily Ann Garcia.

Maine

Name:  Rev. Amanda Nelson
Location:  Portland, ME
Availability:  Sundays
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Yes! Amanda is also available to preach and preside in other cities/states for others days and special events!

Minnesota

Name: Peter Carlson Schattauer
Location: Twin Cities, MN
Availability: Evenings/Weekends
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Not yet

Name: Scott Grossman
Location: Minnesota Synods
Availability:Saturday and Sunday any time
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Not yet

Name: Kyle Hanson
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Availability: Any
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: No

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Rev. Stephen Fiechter

Name: Meagan McLaughlin
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Availability: Sunday mornings and Saturday evenings
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Not yet

Missouri

Name:  Korla Masters
Location: St. Louis, MO
Availability:  Saturday any time; Sunday evenings; weeknights are flexible
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Not yet

New York

Name:  Deacon Ross Murray
Location:  New York City
Availability:  Depending on schedule, can be available for any
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Deacon, so cannot preside at Eucharist

North Carolina

Name: Analyse Triolo
Location:  Greensboro, NC
Special Skills: Advanced studies in preaching
Availability: Anytime
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Can preside with special permission from Bishop

Pennsylvania

Name:  Rev. Bruce J. Thorsen
Location:  Doylestown, PA
Special skills:  musician also
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Yes

Ohio

Name:  Tim Rosenberger
Location:  Cleveland, OH
Availability: Anytime
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist:  Not yet

Name: Rev. Michael D. Oakley
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Availability: Any time in SW Ohio, N Kentucky and SE Indiana
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Yes, Word & Sacrament, Retired

South Carolina

Name: Mandy Achterberg
Location:  Columbia, SC
Availability: Saturday evening, Sunday morning and evening
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: No

Tennessee

Name: Dawn Bennett
Location:  Nashville
Availability: All
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Not yet

Washington DC and Surrounding Area

Name: Rev. Michael Lohmann
Location: DC, Maryland, Delaware, Northern Virginia
Availability: All
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Yes

Wisconsin

Name: Rev. Josh Evans
Location: Milwaukee
Availability: Midweek and special events
Ordained/Can preside over the Eucharist: Yes

 

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Photo by Cary Bass-Deschenes