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  • Bob Newton

    Rev. Dr. Robert D. Newton – Rev. Dr. Robert Newton served as a missionary in the Philippines from 1977 to 1983. He then pursued graduate studies at the School of World Mission at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, Calif. While there, he assisted the Pacific Southwest District in developing a cross-cultural leadership training program. Newton served as professor of world missions at his alma mater, Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Ind., from 1985 until 1998, when he accepted a call to serve as senior pastor to a multi-cultural congregation in San Jose, Calif. He served as president of the California-Nevada-Hawaii District from 2003 until his retirement in 2018.

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  • David Maier

    David Maier served four terms as the president of the Michigan District LCMS. He attended Concordia University Ann Arbor and Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Ind. After his ordination on August 15, 1982, he served as Mission Pastor of Our Savior in Marlette, Mich. as well as Youth Pastor and interim Head Pastor at St. Peter in Arlington Heights, Ill. In 1989, he was called to Our Savior, Lansing as Administrative/Senior Pastor where he served until he was elected President of the Michigan District, LCMS in June of 2009. In addition to serving as Michigan District President, he also serves as Chairman of the LCMS Council of Presidents.

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  • tbarjonas

    Rev. Dr. Todd Jones serves as an assistant to the President of the Michigan district for the development of continuing education and the facilitation of new mission starts.

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