Rev. James R. Huebner

James Huebner is pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, WI. In addition to his congregational duties, Huebner has served the synod as First Vice President since his election in 2009.


Pastor James R. Huebner served as an undergraduate tutor at Northwestern Prep and for two years as a graduate tutor at Michigan Lutheran Seminary. He has served as the pastor of Grace Lutheran church since 1982. From 1989 to 1991, Pastor Huebner joined with two others to launch a pilot project in church consulting which led to the WELS Parish Assistance program. In 1986, he was elected to be the District coordinator for Evangelism in the Southeastern Wisconsin District and served as the chairman of the WELS Commission on Evangelism from 1991 to 2007. Since 1992, he has served as the 1st Vice-President of the Southeastern Wisconsin District and was elected to serve as the 2nd Vice-President of the WELS in 2007 and 1st Vice-President of the WELS in 2009.