District President John R. Denninger
Office: 703.971.9371 x202
Rev. Dr. John R. Denninger was elected President of the Southeastern District of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod at the District’s regular convention in Richmond, Virginia on June 1, 2012.
According to the Handbook of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, the District President is responsible for the doctrine, life and practice of the congregations and professional workers of the Southeastern District. The office also coordinates the activities of the SED Board of Directors, Circuit Counselors, numerous Task Forces, and the Board for Professional Care Service.
Sally Hiller provides support services in the area of school ministry, communication, congregational services, and staffing. Summer leadership conferences, Training Leaders for Outreach, and other workshops are a part of the resources of this office.
Stephen M. Heemann
Executive Director for Stewardship and Finance; & LCEF Vice President
Office: 703.971.9371 x212
Steve serves as the Executive Director for Stewardship and Finance as well as a Vice President for Lutheran Church Extension Fund.
Brent D. Smith
Executive Director for Mission Development
Office: 800.637.5723 ext. 206
Rev. Dr. Brent D. Smith is the Executive Director for Southeastern District Mission Development.
Rev. Dr. Bill Seaman is the Mission and Ministry Facilitator for the Southern Region of the Southeastern District and Director of Congregational Renewal. His ministry includes providing resources to congregations, professional church workers and congregational leaders in areas including evangelism, stewardship, leadership development, demographic analysis, planning, and visioning, as well as providing special programs on request in North and South Carolina. As Director of Congregational Renewal he serves all congregations in the District. He has developed renewal materials and works in partnership with the rest of the SED staff, especially the Spiritual Life Team to provide resources to all congregations seeking renewal of their ministry founded on Confessional, missional outreach.
Donald C. Schaefer
Interim Facilitator, Northern Region
Rev. Donald C. Schaefer is the Northern Region Interim Facilitator.
Robert (Bob) Schulze
Interim Facilitator, Central Region
Robert (Bob) Sculze is the Interim Facilitator for the Central Region.
Facilitator for Cross Cultural Connections
6433 Lochridge Rd.
Columbia MD 21044
Rev. Dr. Yared Halche serves the Southeastern District at the Facilitator for Cross Cultural Connections
Receptionist and LCEF Secretary
Office: 703.971.9371 x218
Administrative Asst., President's Office
Office: 703-971-9371 ext. 202
Administrative Asst., LCEF
Office: 703.971.9371 x212
Office: 703.971.9371 x213
Catherine E. Long
Registration and Data Specialist
Office: 703.971.9371 x207
Carolyn Z. Plue
Secretary, Stewardship and Finance
Office: 703.971.9371 x219
Administrative Asst., Congregational Outreach
Office: 703.971.9371 x205
Digital Outreach Coordinator
Office: 703-971-9371 x 207
DCE Ryan Radke is the SED resource staff for digital outreach, technology and social media.
Office: 703.971.9371 x 216