Mapa Appointed Assistant to Bishop Pastor Jon Alan Mapa was ordained into the ministry on April 28, 1985. His ordainment started him on a 36- year journey that led him to the American Lutheran Church of Gothenburg, Nebraska, and is now taking him to North Platte, Nebraska. Mapa has been honored with a new position,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!