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2016 OPPORTUNITIES with Dec. 15 application deadline: • Hyderabad, India: Professor of Christian theology.

• N’gaoundere, Cameroon: Resident mis- sionary–Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cameroon.

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STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND CIRCULATION Publication Title: The Lutheran Publication No. 322-080 Filing Date: Oct. 21, 2015 Frequency: Monthly, 12 issues published annually Annual Subscription Price: $19.95 Mailing Address of Office of Publication and General Business Office of Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, 510 S. Marquette St., Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Hennepin County) Full Name and Complete Mailing Address of Editor: Daniel J. Lehmann, 8765 W. Higgins Rd., Chicago, IL 60631 Managing Editor: Julie B. Sevig Owner: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 8765 W. Higgins Rd., Chicago, IL 60631 Nonprofit Organization Authorized To Mail at Special Rates: The purpose, function and nonprofit status of this organization and the exempt status for federal income tax purposes has not changed during pre- ceding 12 months Issue Date for Circulation Data Below: September 2015

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Reppe, the Rev. Paul D., 87, Zumbrota, MN; Oct. 12. Calls: Trinity, Madelia; Central Free- born, Freeborn; North Freeborn, Clarks Grove; Wanamingo, Wanamingo; Stordahl, Zumbrota, all MN.

Settlage, the Rev. A. Craig, 73, Bradenton, FL; Oct. 21. Calls: Savior Divine, Palos Hills; dir. for candidacy & assoc. exec. dir., ELCA Division for Ministry; dir. for rostered and authorized min- istries, ELCA Vocation and Education; dir. of mission support, ELCA Mission Advancement, Chicago, all IL. (See page 13).

Stadler, the Rev. Glen D., 76, Toledo, OH; Oct. 22. Calls: St. Paul, Newark; Our Savior, Colum- bus; St. John, Perrysville; Fifth, Springfield; Bethany, Toledo, all OH.

Stone, the Rev. Paul R., 80, Brier, WA; Oct. 6. Calls: St. Paul, Brooklyn; Holy Comforter, Bronx; counselor/faculty, Ramapo Counseling Center, New York, all NY; dir./counselor, New Mexico Interfaith Counseling & Education Service, Santa Fe, NM; counselor, Pastoral Counseling Center, Wenatchee; counselor, Lutheran Social Services of Washington Life Enrichment Center, Bremerton, WA.

Thompson, the Rev. Lewis J., 61, pastor of Osseo, Osseo, WI; Sept. 29 of cancer. Call: Our Savior, Bloomer, WI.

Walker, the Rev. Howard M., 88, Joliet, IL; Sept. 27. Calls: St. Paul, Narrowsburg; Memo- rial Chapel, Rock City; Third, Rhinebeck; Atonement, Oneonta; Zion, Syracuse, all NY; Botschaft, Mt. Pleasant Mills; St. Peter, Free- burg, both PA; First, Joliet, IL.

Walker, the Rev. Jan C., 84, Breinigsville, PA; Oct. 18. Calls: Air Force chaplain; St. John, Mel- rose Park; asst. to the bishop, LCA Northeast- ern Pennsylvania Synod, both PA; Holy Trinity, Akron, OH.

Youngquist, the Rev. Theodore A., 92, Brook- field, WI; Oct. 1. Calls: St. Paul, Sacramento, CA; Holy Trinity, Akron, OH; First, Cedar Rapids, IA; campus pastor, Midland College, Fremont, NE; Faith Glen Ellyn, IL; Mt. Zion, Wauwatosa, WI.


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