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The Texas District
of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod

The Mission of the Texas District is to strengthen congregations to reach the lost,
disciple the saved, and care for people – locally and globally.
Texas District

Areas and Circuits

President & Vice Presidents
Rank & Area Name E-mail Phone
President Rev. Ken Hennings hennings@txdistlcms.org (512) 926-4272
1st VP, Area D Rev. Ralph Hobratschk vp-rhobratschk@txdistlcms.org (281) 482-7943
2nd VP, Area B Rev. Eloy González vp-egonzalez@txdistlcms.org (972) 255-0595
3rd VP, Area C Rev. Mark D. Barz vp-mbarz@txdistlcms.org (210) 490-6886
4th VP, Area A Rev. Dale Snyder vp-dsnyder@txdistlcms.org (940) 692-3690

Mission & Ministry Facilitators (MMFs)
Area / Circuits Name E-mail Phone
A / 1-7 Rev. Steven Misch smisch@txdistlcms.org 806/433-4536
B / 8-19 Vacant Contact Rev. Steven Misch  
C / 20-30 Rev. Michael Newman mnewman@txdistlcms.org 210/633-4368
D / 31-43 Rev. Jon Braunersreuther jon.braunersreuther@txdistlcms.org 314/471-1072

For more information, visit the MMF website.


Click on 'Area A', 'Area B', 'Area C', or 'Area D' below to display the circuit number, circuit visitor, and his preferred phone number as well as the congregations that make up each circuit:

Area A - Vice President: Rev. Dale Snyder (940/692-3690)

 Photos of Area A churches
CIRCUIT 1
Rev. Joseph Andrajack: (806/359-7700)
Amarillo, Christ
Amarillo, Prince of Peace
Amarillo, Trinity
Borger, Good Shepherd
Borger, Trinity
Canyon, St. Paul
Dalhart, Grace
Dumas, St. John
Pampa, Zion
Perryton, Bethlehem
Shamrock, Trinity

CIRCUIT 2
Rev. David Symm (806/825-2409)
Childress, Trinity
Farwell, St. John, Lariat
Hereford, Immanuel
Littlefield, Emmanuel
Plainview, St. Paul

CIRCUIT 3
Rev. Eric Hiner: (806/798-2747)
Lamesa, Grace
Lubbock, Christ
Lubbock, Hope
Lubbock, Redeemer
Lubbock, University Lutheran Center
Wilson, St. Paul

CIRCUIT 4
Rev. Robert Pase (432/697-3221)
Alpine, Redeemer
Andrews, Faith
Big Spring, Alive In Christ
Big Spring, St. Paul
Fort Stockton, Faith
Kermit, Zion
Midland, Grace
Midland, Holy Cross
Monahans, St. Paul
Odessa, Emmanuel
Odessa, Redeemer

CIRCUIT 5
Rev. Randall Wehmeyer (325/944-8660)
Ballinger, Bethel
Brady, Mt. Calvary
Brownwood, Grace
Eden, Trinity
Eola, Mt. Calvary
Menard, Grace
Ozona, Faith
San Angelo, Trinity
Sonora, Hope

CIRCUIT 6
Rev. Clyde Kieschnick (325/690-0121)
Abilene, Our Savior
Abilene, Zion
Albany, Trinity
Cisco, Redeemer
Snyder, Grace
Sweetwater, Faith

CIRCUIT 7
Rev. Larry Knobloch (940/872-1886)
Bowie, St. Peter
Burkburnett, Grace
Graham, Faith
Harrold, Immanuel
Iowa Park, Good Shepherd
Iowa Park, Trinity
Olney, St. Luke
Seymour, Trinity
Vernon, St. Paul
Vernon, Zion
Wichita Falls, Our Redeemer
Wichita Falls, St. Paul

Area B - Vice President: Rev. Eloy González (972/255-0595)

 Photos of Area B churches
CIRCUIT 8
Rev. Scott Sundbye: (940/668-7147)
Allen, Water's Edge
Bonham, Zion
Corinth, Hope
Corinth, The Station
Denison, Grace
Denton, St. Paul
Fairview, Immanuel
Flower Mound, Lamb of God
Frisco, Water's Edge
Frisco, The Crossing (Dallas)
Gainesville, Faith
McKinney, Our Savior

CIRCUIT 9
Rev. David Jung (817/421-5683)
Bedford, Concordia
Colleyville, Crown of Life
Fort Worth, Light of The World
Grapevine, The Vine
Hurst, Peace
Hurst, Antiochian Apostolic
Keller, Messiah
Roanoke, St. Peter
CIRCUIT 10
Rev. Craig Schinnerer (817/237-4822)
Azle, Good Shepherd
Bridgeport, Trinity
Fort Worth, St. Paul
Haslett, Holy Shepherd
Lake Worth, The Edge (Lake Worth)
Mineral Wells, St. Mark
Newark, Victory In Christ
Weatherford, Trinity

CIRCUIT 11
Rev. Joel Shaltanis: (972/867-5588)
Carrollton, Prince of Peace
Carrollton, LINC North Texas Hispanic Church
Dallas, Holy Cross
Dallas, Our Redeemer
Dallas, Iglesia Santa Cruz
Plano, Lord of Life
Plano, Messiah
Plano, St. Paul
Rowlett, Grace Community-Pakistani
The Colony, SoulThirst

CIRCUIT 12
Rev. Paul Ferguson (972/771-8118)
Canton, Holy Cross
Dallas, Bethel
Dallas, Emmanuel Ethiopian
Dallas, Zion
Dallas, Eritrean Evangelical of Dallas
Forney, Water of Life
Garland, Peace
Garland, Tree of Life
Plano, All Nations
Rockwall, Our Savior

CIRCUIT 13
Rev. James Woelmer: (972/423-7447)
Atlanta, Redeemer
Clarksville, St. John
Commerce, Trinity
Garland, Concordia
Garland, Our Savior Church of All Nations
Mt. Pleasant, Good Shepherd
Paris, Grace
Paris, Beautiful Savior
Plano, Faith
Sulphur Springs, Our Savior
Texarkana, First
Texarkana, Peace
Windom, St. James, Allen's Chapel

CIRCUIT 14
Rev. Dennis Bragdon (903/758-2019)
Athens, St. John
Centerville, Our Savior
Corsicana, Faith
Crockett, Grace
Fairfield, Trinity
Gun Barrel City, St. Peter
Kilgore, Pilgrim
Longview, Our Redeemer
Lufkin, First
Nacogdoches, Redeemer
Palestine, Bethlehem
Tyler, Trinity

CIRCUIT 15
Rev. Robert Hemsath: (972/938-1633)
Arlington, Grace
Arlington, University
Dallas, Our Savior
Dallas, St. Paul
Desoto, Cross of Christ
Grand Prairie, Faith
Irving, Our Redeemer
Waxahachie, Christ The King

CIRCUIT 16
Rev. Brian Cummins (817/465-3164)
Arlington, Beautiful Savior
Arlington, Holy Cross
Cleburne, Ascension
Fort Worth, Christ
Fort Worth, Redeemer
Granbury, Our Savior
Mansfield, St. John
Stephenville, Faith

CIRCUIT 17
Rev. John Heckmann (254/986-2607)
Copperas Cove, Immanuel
Copperas Cove, Trinity
Gatesville, St. Paul, The Grove
Hamilton, St. John
Hamilton, St. Paul's, Aleman
Killeen, Grace
Lampasas, Faith

CIRCUIT 18
Rev. Jim Price: (254/754-0644)
Clifton, Immanuel
Hewitt, Peace
Hillsboro, Christ
Marlin, Grace
Mart, Grace
Mexia, Faith
Riesel, Trinity
Waco, St. Mark
Waco, St. Paul
Whitney, Our Savior
Woodway, Trinity

CIRCUIT 19
Rev. Bobby Niemtschk: (512/352-6958)
Belton, Immanuel/Prince of Peace
Georgetown, Zion, Walburg
Rockdale, Grace
Rosebud, First
Taylor, Christ-Noack
Taylor, Trinity
Temple, Immanuel
Thorndale, St. Paul

Area C - Vice President: Rev. Mark D. Barz (210/490-6886)

 Photos of Area C churches
CIRCUIT 20
Rev. Mel Newman (512/393-4596)
Austin, Beautiful Savior
Austin, Bethany
Austin, Mt. Olive
Austin, ACTS Church Lakeway
Austin, Redeeming Grace
Buda, The Well
San Marcos, Grace
Uhland, St. John

CIRCUIT 21
Rev. Peter Heckmann: (512/926-8574)
Austin, Christ
Austin, Hope
Austin, Iglesia Pueblo de Dios
Austin, Jesus Church of The Deaf
Austin, Our Savior
Austin, Redeemer
Austin, St. Paul
Austin, Trinity
Austin, University

CIRCUIT 22
Rev. Carl Roth: (512/281-3367)
Dime Box, Trinity
Elgin, Grace
Giddings, Immanuel
Giddings, St. John, Lincoln
Lexington, St. James
Lexington, Trinity (Fedor)
Paige, Ebenezer, Manheim

CIRCUIT 23
Rev. John Schmidt (979/366-9650)
La Grange, Mt. Calvary
Lincoln, Christ (Loebau)
Schulenburg, Zion
Serbin, St. Paul
Smithville, Grace
Warda, Holy Cross
Winchester, St. Michael

CIRCUIT 24
Rev. Don Fraker (830/625-3666)
Boerne, Messiah
Fredericksburg, Resurrection
Gonzales, Abiding Word (Vacancy)
Kerrville, Hosanna
(Satellite) Kerrville, Leakey
Kingsbury, Evangelists
New Braunfels, Cross
Rosanky, Vineyard of Christ
Schertz, Word of Life Fellowship
Seguin, Grace

CIRCUIT 25
Rev. Jeff Doria (210/656-6508)
San Antonio, Concordia
San Antonio, Crown of Life
San Antonio, King of Kings
San Antonio, Shepherd of the Hills

CIRCUIT 26
Rev. Thomas Winter: (830/334-2336)
Del Rio, Cristo El Salvador
Del Rio, Grace
Devine, Divine Savior
Laredo, Faith
Pearsall, St. Peter
San Antonio, Mt. Olive
Uvalde, Trinity
Zapata, Abiding Savior

CIRCUIT 27
Rev. Kevin Jennings (361/991-3416)
Aransas Pass, Faith
Bishop, St. Paul
Corpus Christi, Lord of Life
Corpus Christi, Messiah
Corpus Christi, Mt. Olive
Corpus Christi, Our Savior
Corpus Christi, Trinity
George West, Saint Paul
Kenedy, Eagle Ford Mission
Kingsville, St. Paul
Odem, Trinity
Refugio, Trinity
Rockport, Peace

CIRCUIT 28
Dr. Robert Holaday (956/787-1584)
Alamo, Zion
Brownsville, El Calvario
Brownsville, Trinity
Harlingen, Our Redeemer
Harlingen, St. Paul
McAllen, El Buen Pastor
McAllen, St. Paul
Mercedes, Immanuel
Mercedes, Mision Emanuel
Port Isabel, Fishers of Men
Raymondville, Mt. Calvary
San Benito, St. John

CIRCUIT 29
Rev. Charles Boerger: (210/532-7341)
San Antonio, Abundant Grace
San Antonio, Christ Our Savior
San Antonio, Holy Cross
San Antonio, Immanuel
San Antonio, Mision Evangelica Luterana
San Antonio, Mt. Calvary
San Antonio, Redeemer
San Antonio, St. Paul

CIRCUIT 30
Rev. Dr. L. Hempelmann: (575/915-5400)
Austin, Indo-Pakistani Mission
Buchanan Dam, Genesis
Cedar Park, Good Shepherd
Georgetown, Faith
Lago Vista, Christ Our Savior
Leander, ACTS Church Leander
Liberty Hill, Mission Liberty Hill
Marble Falls, Hope (Horseshoe Bay)
Pflugerville, Point of Grace
Round Rock, King of Kings

Area D - Vice President: Rev. Ralph Hobratschk (281/482-7943)

 Photos of Area D churches
CIRCUIT 31
Rev. Wayne Schueler (281/341-1451)
Edna, St. Paul
Palacios, Our Redeemer
Pattison, Christ
Rosenberg, Trinity
Sealy, Trinity
Sweeny, St. Luke
Victoria, hrist the King Victoria, Grace
Victoria, Zion Mission Valley
Wallis, St. Paul
Wharton, St. John

CIRCUIT 32
Rev. Christopher Richardson: (936/825-0216)
Anderson, Zion
Brenham, Bethlehem
Brenham, Grace
Bryan, Bethel
College Station, Holy Cross
College Station, University
Lyons, Immanuel
Navasota, Salem (White Hall)
Navasota, Trinity
North Zulch, Bethlehem

CIRCUIT 33
Rev. David Quail: (936/756-6335)
Cleveland, Good Shepherd
Conroe, St. Mark
Houston, St. Matthew (Westfield)
Humble, Lamb of God
Huntsville, Faith
Kingwood, Christ The King
Kingwood, Grace (New Caney)
Livingston, Trinity
Montgomery, Living Savior
The Woodlands, Living Word

CIRCUIT 34
Rev. Timothy Dinger (409/983-1130)
Beaumont, Redeemer
Beaumont, St. John
Groves, St. Paul
Jasper, St. Paul
Nederland, Holy Cross
Orange, Grace
Port Arthur, Trinity
Winnie, Hope
Woodville, Faith

CIRCUIT 35
Rev. Jonathan Meyer: (281/324-2422)
Baytown, Iglesia Monte Sinai
Baytown, Redeemer
Crosby, Our Shepherd
Galena Park, Peace
Houston, Joy
Houston, Living Water Community
Houston, Mt. Olive
Houston, Pilgrim
La Porte, Christ Redeemer
Pasadena, Casa de Oracion
Pasadena, Zion

CIRCUIT 36
Rev. Alan Taylor (409/762-2702)
Angleton, Good Shepherd
Friendswood, Hope
Galveston, St. John
Houston, Gloria Dei
Lake Jackson, St. Mark
Pearland, Epiphany
Texas City, Peace

CIRCUIT 37
Rev. Jerry McNamara: (281/242-7711)
Alief, Vietnamese Lutheran
Houston, Christ Memorial
Houston, Eritrean Evangelical
Houston, Ethiopian Evangelical
Houston, Evang.Church of Jesus Christ (Congolese)
Houston, Light Mission (Burundi)
Houston, Memorial
Houston, Memorial Telegu
Houston, Nepali Community Church
Houston, NewSong Communities
Houston, Our Redeemer Telugu
Houston, Perfect Mission Gospel Center
Houston, Redeemed People Church (LINC)
Houston, Voice of Evangelism International
Sugar Land, Faith
Sugar Land, Fishers of Men
Sugar Land, Spirit of Life
Sugar Land, St. Philip

CIRCUIT 38
Rev. John Davis, Jr. (281/391-0171)
Cypress, Lifebridge
Cypress, St. John
Houston, Epiphany
Houston, Familia de Fe
Houston, Family of Faith
Houston, Family of Faith - Fairfield
Houston, Manantiales de Vida
Houston, Mt. Calvary
Houston, St. Timothy
Katy, CrossPoint
Katy, Memorial
Missouri City, CrossRoads
Sealy, Lifebridge

CIRCUIT 39
Rev. Stephen Sohns (281/353-4413)
Houston, Beautiful Savior
Houston, Centro Familiar Cristiano
Houston, Our Redeemer
Houston, Palabra de Restauracion y Vida
Houston , Santuario De Poder
Magnolia, St. Paul
Spring, Centro e Alabanza
Spring, Houston Hispanic Mission
Spring, Resurrection
Spring, Trinity
Tomball, Salem
Tomball, Zion
Waller, Cross of Christ

CIRCUIT 41
Rev. Mark Koch (713/468-9565)
Houston, Concordia
Houston, Gethsemane
Houston, Hilltop
Houston, Holy Three-in-One
Houston, Immanuel
Houston, Oikos
Houston, Our Savior
Houston, St. Andrew
Houston, St. Mark

CIRCUIT 43
Rev. David Leeland: (713/224-0684)
Houston, Bethany
Houston, Centro de Fe y Esperanza
Houston, Comunidad de Gracia
Houston, Holy Cross
Houston, Iglesia Cristiana Emanuel
Houston, Messiah
Houston, St. Luke
Houston, St. Matthew
Houston, St. Peter
Houston, Trinity
Houston, University
Houston, Unveil

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