Changes and Deaths

Clergy Deaths for March 2017

Mackenzie, Charles S., 1/26/2017
Roemer, John J., 3/2/2017
Hunyady, Laslo L., 3/2/2017
Cress, James R., 3/4/2017
Sontag, Lester J., 2/15/2017
Theiss, William F., 3/1/2017
Howard, Thomas, 1/8/2017
Bayer, Lee R., 03/06//2017
Pia, Juan, 6/13/2016
Gross, Frank H., 3/4/2017
McGuire, Allan, 3/8/2017
Taylor, Leon D., 3/6/2017
Pic, Paul, 3/6/2017
Thomas, William E., 2/13/2017
Wedlock, Paul E., 3/2/2017
Engelsdorfer, Marvin, 2/21/2017
Hartmann, Herman A., 3/8/2017
Anderson, Claude, 3/5/2017
Guffey, James, 1/4/2017
Cronenberg, Joseph C., 3/12/2017
Aydt, Nadine, 3/22/2017
Bizer, Arnold A., 3/28/2017
Breuer, Bruce O., 3/25/2017
Byerly, Chester W., 3/28/2017
Cronenberg, Joseph C., 3/12/2017

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for March 2017

Ministerial changes reported in the Data Hub—the UCC's information system for ministers and churches—for new positions/calls entered into the system in March 2017.

STANDING CODES
CC: Congregational Christian
CM: Commissioned Minister
DS: Dual Standing
LM: Licensed Minister
MID: Member in Discernment
MS: Ordained Ministerial Partner Standing
OM: Ordained Minister 
POC: Privilege of Call
U: Unknown/No UCC Standing
POSITION CODES
P: Pastor
SP: Senior Pastor
DT: Designated-Term Pastor
CP: Co-pastor
AP: Associate or Assistant Pastor
IN: Interim Pastor
SU: Supply Pastor
Y: Youth Ministry
OL: Other local church position
MM: Minister of Music
CE: Director of Christian Education 

U, Leo Abad, P, Philippine American Ecumenical Church, Ferndale, MI
U, Ken Adams, P, Emmanuel UCC, Hankinson, ND
OM, Audrey Alexander, P, Hope United Church of Christ, DeSoto, MO
OM, Catherine Allard, P, Meridian UCC, Wilsonville, OR
U, Callie Allen, Y, First Congregational UCC, Geneseo, IL
OM, Vincent Amlin, CP, Bethany UCC, Chicago, IL
U, Rebecca Anderson, CP, Bethany UCC, Chicago, IL
DS, Doyll Andrews, P, Congregational UCC, Armada, MI
DS, David Asel, SU, Yoked Parish UCC, Hartford, NY
OM, Dale Azevedo, SP, Barrington Congregational UCC, Barrington, RI
LM, Ray Banks, AP, Mount Zion Congregational UCC, Cleveland, OH
MID, Sara Bartlett, P, Alfred Parish Church, Alfred, ME
U, Valerie Beard, CE, Middlebury Congregational Church UCC, Middlebury, CT
OM, Howard Bell, IN, Community UCC, Saint Paul Park, MN
OM, Andrew Bierkan, IN, Saint John's UCC, Newport, KY
OM, Daniel Bill, P, Congregational UCC, Radnor, OH
OM, Robert Bistline, IN, Zion United Church of Christ of New Providence, Strasburg, PA
OM, Jean Boese, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Eyota, MN
U, Jeanine Bonaventure, OL, Middlebury Congregational Church UCC, Middlebury, CT
MID, Jacquelyn Brown, P, New Covenant UCC, Buffalo, NY
LM, James Brown, P, Immanuel UCC, Clarksville, IA
U, Mary Brown, Y, Middlebury Congregational Church UCC, Middlebury, CT
CM, Thomas Brownfield, OL, First Congregational Church UCC of Columbus, Columbus, OH
OM, David Brumbaugh, P, United Church of Christ, Myerstown, PA
OM, Whitney Bruno, P, Saint Michael's UCC, Baltimore, OH
OM, Lois Bryant, AP, Smithfield Avenue Congregational UCC, Pawtucket, RI
OM, David Bucey, P, Fort Myers Congregational UCC, Fort Myers, FL
OM, Micah Bucey, AP, Judson Memorial Church UCC, New York, NY
OM, Vicki Burtson, SP, Homer Congregational Church, Homer, NY
MID, Rosemary Captain, P, Saint John UCC, Fairview Heights, IL
DS, Peter Carman, P, Emmanuel Baptist Church & Friedens UCC, Schenectady, NY
U, Courtney Chandler, CE, Immanuel/Ferguson UCC, Ferguson, MO
OM, Alan Claassen, IN, Community Congregational Church, Tiburon, CA
LM, Elizabeth Coffey, P, Brownville Community Church UCC, Brownville, ME
MID, Chris Cornell, P, Congregational UCC, Sullivan, NH
OM, Scott Cunningham, AP, Saint Paul UCC, Oak Harbor, OH
OM, Brian Damrow, P, Peace United Church of Christ, Hartsburg, MO
OM, Andria Davis, AP, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
POC, Ivan Dean, CP, Nelson Community UCC, Nelson, NE
CM, Jackie Dean, OL, First Congregational Church UCC of Columbus, Columbus, OH
POC, Joyce Dean, CP, Nelson Community UCC, Nelson, NE
OM, Stephanie DeLong, SP, Saint Peter's UCC, Owensville, MO
OM, Curtiss Demars-Johnson, IN, White Lake Congregational UCC, Whitehall, MI
U, Phyllis Dexter, OL, First Christian Church UCC, Coventry, RI
U, Michael Diaz, AP, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
MID, Chana Dixon, CE, First Congregational UCC, Huntington, WV
U, Gail Doering, IN, Danville Congregational Church, Danville, CA
OM, David Donner, P, First Congregational UCC Angola, Angola, NY
DS, Robert Edwards, III, P, Bayside Christian Church UCC, Virginia Beach, VA
OM, Scott Elliott, P, First Congregational UCC, Mount Vernon, OH
OM, Beth Faeth, AP, Plymouth Congregational, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Jennifer Fair, SP, Union United Church of Christ, Tekonsha, MI
LM, Jackie Falk, CE, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Duluth, MN
MID, Susan Fast, AP, First Congregational UCC Ithaca, Ithaca, NY
OM, Christina Fidanza, DT, Saint John's UCC, Mc Knightstown, PA
OM, Christina Fidanza, DT, Trinity UCC, Cashtown, PA
OM, Anna Flowers, SP, United Church in Walpole, Walpole, MA
OM, Allen Fluent, IN, Saint Philips UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, David Fountain, IN, Bethany Congregational Church, Foxboro, MA
MID, Karen Fournier, P, First Congregational UCC, Oxford, MA
OM, Cynthia Garis, DT, Faith United Church of Christ, New Cumberland, PA
LM, Susan Garofalo, IN, First Congregational of Riga UCC, Churchville, NY
LM, Jeffrey Glandon, P, Evangelical UCC, Boonville, MO
OM, Beth Gleason, P, Christ Congregational UCC, Fort Morgan, CO
OM, E. Goodwin, IN, West Dennis Community UCC, West Dennis, MA
MID, Robert Grabill, AP, Church of Christ At Dartmouth UCC, Hanover, NH
OM, Sam Greening, IN, The United Church, Huntsville, AL
U, Lisa Gruttadauria, OL, Trumbull Congregational Church, Trumbull, CT
U, Ara Guekguezian, IN, First Congregational Church, Fresno, CA
OM, Theodore Haas, SU, Saint James UCC, Lovettsville, VA
OM, David Hammett, SP, Riverside Congregational UCC, East Providence, RI
OM, Glen Herrington-Hall, P, First Congregational UCC, Cannon Falls, MN
OM, James Hilker, SU, Zion United Church of Christ, Troy, MO
OM, Elizabeth Hoban, AP, Congregational Church of Birmingham UCC, Bloomfield Hills, MI
DS, Robert Hollis, SP, First Christian Church UCC, Coventry, RI
LM, Anne Marie Holloway, Y, Congregational UCC, Norwell, MA
OM, Jamie Howard, IN, Centre Congregational UCC, Lynnfield, MA
U, Brenda Hunt, IN, First Congregational UCC, Perris, CA
U, Ken Hunt, IN, First Congregational UCC, Pierre, SD
OM, Ernest Huntzinger, IN, Saron United Church of Christ, Sheboygan Falls, WI
OM, Richard Hyde, P, First Congregational UCC, Gray, ME
POC, Kathryn Iburg, P, Eternal Hope United Church of Christ, Fort Walton Beach, FL
OM, Leslie Jackson, AP, Cathedral of Hope Houston - UCC, Houston, TX
MID, Deborah Jeanblanc, P, Congregational UCC, Belpre, OH
OM, Adalphie Johnson, AP, The Community Church of Washington DC, Washington, DC
MS, Judith Johnson, OL, The United Church of Christ of St. Augustine, Inc, Saint Augustine, FL
LM, Jess Kacalski, SU, Saint John's UCC, Strykersville, NY
OM, David Kaiser-Cross, OL, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
OM, Deborah Kaiser-Cross, OL, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
U, Allan Kakowski, MM, First Church of Bethlehem, UCC, Bethlehem, CT
LM, Agnes Kapuniai, P, Olaa First Hawaiian Church, Kurtistown, HI
U, Sheldon Keller, IN, United Parish, Carver, MA
OM, Laura Kent, IN, Medford Congregational UCC, Medford, OR
OM, Annmarie Kneebone, P, Plymouth United Church of Spring, Spring, TX
U, Carol Kogut, OL, Riverside Congregational UCC, East Providence, RI
MID, Mark Koyama, P, United Church of Jaffrey UCC, Jaffrey, NH
U, Jane Kramer, P, Hayden Congregational UCC, Hayden, CO
LM, Bruce Kreisher, P, Saint John's UCC, Birdsboro, PA
U, Julie Kroah, CE, Saint John's UCC, Newark, OH
U, Susan Kvietkus, OL, First Church of Bethlehem, UCC, Bethlehem, CT
OM, Robert Michael Lake, IN, Park Congregational UCC, Norwich, CT
OM, Christopher Lawrence, P, Church of the Living Hope, Manhattan, NY
OM, Andrew Lovins, P, Friedens UCC, Warrenton, MO
U, Michelle Madsen Bibeau, SP, Beneficent Congregational Church UCC, Providence, RI
U, Drew Manlove, OL, Riverside Congregational UCC, East Providence, RI
OM, David Martin, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Spring Grove, PA
OM, Michael Matheny, IN, Fleming Road United Church of Christ, Cincinnati, OH
OM, H. McClain, IN, Dryland UCC, Nazareth, PA
DS, Kenneth McKenzie, P, Federated Church of West Winfield, West Winfield, NY
OM, David Mears, P, Trinity UCC, Pittsburgh, PA
DS, Bradley Mellon, P, Saint Luke's UCC, North Wales, PA
U, Cheri Metier, OL, University City United Church UCC, San Diego, CA
OM, Elizabeth Miller, P, Edgewood UCC, East Lansing, MI
OM, Robin Miller, MM, Sixth Avenue United Church UCC, Denver, CO
LM, Eric Moeller, AP, Saint Lucas UCC, Saint Louis, MO
LM, Michael Moorhead, OL, Neighborhood Church UCC, Palos Verdes Estates, CA
OM, Marvin Morgan, IN, Saint John Evangelical UCC, Collinsville, IL
OM, Cynthia Mueller, IN, The United Church of Mapleton, Mapleton, MN
MID, Jeff Mueller, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Marthasville, MO
OM, Robert Naylor, IN, Congregational Church of South Dartmouth UCC, South Dartmouth, MA
MID, Sheri Nelson, P, First Congregational UCC, New York Mills, MN
LM, Kim Newport, SU, First Congregational UCC, Romeo, MI
U, Viana Newton, OL, First Christian Church UCC, Coventry, RI
OM, James Nolan, IN, Trinity UCC, Wadsworth, OH
OM, Robert Nolan, AP, Woodridge Congregational UCC, Cranston, RI
MID, Lindsey Nye, AP, Union Congregational UCC, Montclair, NJ
U, Sarah Pamperin, CE, United Church of Christ, Ankeny, IA
U, Wayne Parrish, IN, United Church of Assonet, Assonet, MA
U, Diana Pelletier, AP, Fairmount Community UCC, Syracuse, NY
MID, Beth Peters-Ferrara, Y, Dryland UCC, Nazareth, PA
OM, Cynthia Reynolds, IN, Saint Paul's Congregational UCC, Nutley, NJ
OM, Melodie Rezac, P, Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, Thornville, OH
U, Lee Ann Rice, OL, Congregational UCC, Armada, MI
OM, Rosemary Rocha, IN, Faith United Church, Ada, MN
OM, Elizabeth Rogers, AP, Peace United Church of Christ, Rochester, MN
MID, John Rogers, AP, First Congregational Church, Montclair, NJ
OM, Ann Rogers-Brigham, IN, Safe Harbor Family Church United Church of Christ, Flowood, MS
LM, John Sands, SU, First Congregational UCC of Corning, Corning, NY
DS, Kenneth Schaub, IN, First United Church of Christ, Belleville, WI
OM, Marlayna Schmidt, IN, Brookside Congregational Church UCC, Manchester, NH
OM, Joseph Schulte, P, Union Congregational United Church of Christ, Friona, TX
OM, Jennifer Shultz, SP, Community UCC, Raleigh, NC
MID, Wesley Snedecker, OL, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
U, David St. Aubin, P, Federated UCC, Centerburg, OH
OM, Carol Steinbrecher, IN, First Congregational Church UCC, Sharon, MA
U, Jennifer Strickland, CP, Claremont United Church of Christ, Claremont, CA
OM, Eric Stricklin, Y, Zion United Church of Christ, North Canton, OH
OM, Winfield Strout, SU, Trinity UCC, Thornville, OH
OM, Mark Stryjak, P, Brownback's UCC, Spring City, PA
LM, Jason Stump, SU, Saint Peter's UCC, Pine Grove, PA
OM, Anne Swallow Gillis, P, Falcon Heights United Church of Christ, Falcon Heights, MN
U, Ioane Teofilo, P, Ola Fou-New Life, Marina, CA
OM, George Terry, P, First Congregational UCC, Mountain Home, ID
U, Vicky Truitt, OL, Newtown Congregational UCC, Newtown, CT
U, Thomas Tsen, AP, First Chinese Church of Christ, Honolulu, HI
MS, Rebecca Turner, DT, Christ Church, UCC (Maplewood), Maplewood, MO
OM, Robert Van Ess, SP, Holy Trinity Community Church UCC, Memphis, TN
U, Arlen Vernava, IN, Zion's United Church of Christ, Taborton, NY
OM, Kevin Weaver, IN, Saint John's/Cappeln UCC, Foristell, MO
U, Signe Webb, CE, Pass-a-Grille Beach Community UCC, Saint Pete Beach, FL
U, Chad Weddle, SU, Jefferson UCC, Jefferson, MD
U, Paul Westcott, MM, Immanuel/Ferguson UCC, Ferguson, MO
U, Kathy Wieland, MM, Congregational UCC, Armada, MI
U, Dale Williams, MM, Pass-a-Grille Beach Community UCC, Saint Pete Beach, FL
LM, General Williams, AP, Burchette Chapel United Church of Christ, Manson, NC
OM, Mary Willis, P, Phelps Congregational UCC, Phelps, WI
OM, Mary Willis, P, Ely Memorial UCC, Land O Lakes, WI
U, Katie Wilsdorf, OL, Saint John's UCC, Chesterfield, MO
LM, Barbara Zastrow, P, Saint John UCC, Chamois, MO

The Center for Analytics, Research and Data (CARD) provides oversight of the UCC Data Hub through which ministerial changes are made. However, Conferences and Associations are responsible for reporting changes and maintaining ministerial records in this system. If you have questions about this information, please contact the appropriate Conference or Association.


Clergy Deaths for February 2017

Adams, Craig B., 11/13/2016
Whitener, Sterling H., 1/28/2017
Neal, Sandra K., 1/20/2017
Gerhardt, Louis B., 2/13/2017
Ediger, Marvin L., 2/7/2017
Van Strien, Karin, 2/10/2017
Laucks, Charles P., 2/14/2017
Hegemier, Eugene E., 2/4/2017
Anderson, J. William, 2/11/2017
Smith, Charles L., 2/11/2017
Nagy, Stephen L., 2/16/2017
Simon, Robert E., 2/15/2017
Benes, Carl, 2/25/2017
Irvine, Frank L., 7/27/2016
Jones, Raymond T., 2/3/2017

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for February 2017

Ministerial changes reported in the Data Hub—the UCC's information system for ministers and churches—for new positions/calls entered into the system in February 2017.

STANDING CODES
CC: Congregational Christian
CM: Commissioned Minister
DS: Dual Standing
LM: Licensed Minister
MID: Member in Discernment
MS: Ordained Ministerial Partner Standing
OM: Ordained Minister 
POC: Privilege of Call
U: Unknown/No UCC Standing
POSITION CODES
P: Pastor
SP: Senior Pastor
DT: Designated-Term Pastor
CP: Co-pastor
AP: Associate or Assistant Pastor
IN: Interim Pastor
SU: Supply Pastor
Y: Youth Ministry
OL: Other local church position
MM: Minister of Music
CE: Director of Christian Education 

U, Steve Allman, P, United Church of Christ, Academy, SD
OM, Eric Anderson, P, Church of the Holy Cross UCC, Hilo, HI
OM, Linda Barnes, DT, Blooming Grove United Church of Christ, Blooming Grove, NY
OM, Dustin Bartlett, P, Custer Community Church, UCC, Custer, SD
OM, David Bateman, IN, Saint John's United Church of Christ, Hampshire, IL
MID, Bryan Berghoef, P, Holland UCC, Holland, MI
OM, Deborah Breault, IN, First Parish Congregational UCC, Saco, ME
OM, James Brinn, P, First Congregational UCC, Blue Hill, ME
OM, Charles Brown, P, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
U, Raechel Cappiello, CE, North Guilford Congregational Church UCC, North Guilford, CT
U, Nicole Caron, CE, Somers Congregational Church UCC, Somers, CT
OM, William Causer, P, Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ, Hoyleton, IL
U, Tessa Cavey, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Wheatland, IA
OM, Samuel Chamelin, P, Saint Mark's UCC, Snydersburg, MD
OM, John Collins, DT, Asylum Hill Congregational UCC, Hartford, CT
U, Florentino Cordova, P, Iao United Church of Christ, Wailuku, HI
OM, Robert Cormack, SP, First Congregational UCC, La Crosse, WI
OM, Andrew Courtney, CP, First Congregational UCC, Twinsburg, OH
OM, Sarah Courtney, CP, First Congregational UCC, Twinsburg, OH
OM, Corrine Dautrich, SU, New Jerusalem UCC, Fleetwood, PA
OM, Bianca Davis, P, Eastgate Congregational UCC, Bellevue, WA
OM, Emily Davis, AP, First Congregational UCC, Crystal Lake, IL
OM, Barbara Doerrer-Peacock, IN, Desert Heritage Church, Mesa, AZ
OM, Judine Duerwaechter, CP, First Reformed UCC, Manitowoc, WI
OM, Shernell Edney, AP, First Congregational Church UCC, San Jose, CA
OM, Penny Entringer, P, Zoar United Church of Christ, Chaska, MN
LM, Robert Fogal, P, Carversville Christian Church UCC, Carversville, PA
OM, Timothy Fugman, IN, Congregational, Brentford, SD
OM, Brian Gruhn, P, First Congregational UCC, Kittery Point, ME
OM, Ryan Hart, P, Open Cathedral United Church of Christ, Leander, TX
OM, Linda Hatch, IN, First Congregational of Farmington, Farmington, ME
OM, Philip Hirsch, P, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Lisa Irwin, IN, Saint John UCC, Appleton, WI
OM, David Jarvis, IN, Harwinton Congregational Church UCC, Harwinton, CT
MID, Leila Jindra, AP, Trinity UCC, Wooster, OH
OM, Charmaine Johnson, AP, Kirkwood United Church of Christ, Atlanta, GA
OM, Rachael Keefe, P, Living Table United Church of Christ, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Edward Koonz, IN, Congregational Church of Laconia, UCC, Laconia, NH
U, Bruce Kreisher, P, Saint John UCC, Reading, PA
OM, Philip Kunz, IN, United Church of Christ, Sycamore, OH
U, Lisa Lambert, CE, Groton Congregational Church UCC, Groton, CT
OM, Katherine Lambertson, SP, First Congregational UCC, Reno, NV
MID, Trista Lucas, P, First United Church of Christ, Apollo, PA
OM, John Madsen-Bibeau, DT, Church of Christ Congregational, Goshen, CT
OM, Gregorio Marin, DT, Sunset Congregational Church UCC, Miami, FL
U, Cheryl Matthews, IN, United Church of Christ, Estelline, SD
U, Rachel Measimer, CE, Groton Congregational Church UCC, Groton, CT
OM, Steven Mitchell, IN, United Church of Christ, Port Orange, FL
OM, Sandra Morris, OL, Trinity UCC, East Petersburg, PA
MID, Craig Munnell, P, Emmanuel Union UCC, Centre Hall, PA
OM, Allen Myers, P, Union Congregational Church, Isle Au Haut, ME
U, Paul Myers, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Fostoria, OH
OM, David Ostendorf, OL, First Congregational UCC, River Falls, WI
MID, Corey Passons, P, Community for Interfaith Celebration UCC, Olympia, WA
OM, David Pattee, SP, Congregational UCC, Saint Charles, IL
U, Eugenia Pedane, SU, Morris Congregational Church, UCC, Morris, CT
OM, Mark Pemberton, P, Clague Road UCC, North Olmsted, OH
OM, Susan Pick, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Spring Mills, PA
OM, William Pifer-Foote, IN, Trinity Reformed Church of the UCC, Pottstown, PA
OM, Chad Poland, SP, All Souls Congregational UCC, Bangor, ME
U, Hannah Prescott, Y, First Congregational Church UCC, Waterloo, IA
U, Paul Prescott, Y, First Congregational Church UCC, Waterloo, IA
OM, MaryAnn Purtill, AP, Congregational Church of Marlborough UCC, Marlborough, CT
LM, Jeff Richter, P, St. Paul's UCC of Gerald, Elm Mott, TX
U, Jeanne Sedelnik, OL, Congregational Church of Easton Inc UCC, Easton, CT
MID, Kristina Stanley, P, United Church of Christ, Cornish, ME
OM, Janice Steele, IN, Foothills Congregational UCC, Los Altos, CA
OM, Robert Stoudt, IN, Saint John's UCC, Lewisburg, PA
LM, John Szarke, P, Community UCC, Biwabik, MN
OM, Corbin Tobey-Davis, SP, Parkview Congregational UCC, Aurora, CO
OM, Tamara Toepke-Floyd, P, First Congregational UCC, Redfield, SD
OM, James Tredinnick, IN, Plattsburg United Church of Christ, South Charleston, OH
POC, Keith Valenzuela, P, Saint John's Evangelical Church, Talmage, NE
OM, Gloria Van Houten, P, Peace United Church of Christ, Schofield, WI
OM, Milo Van Veldhuizen, P, Saint Paul UCC, Keokuk, IA
MS, Jean Vandergrift, DT, Trinitarian Congregational UCC, Concord, MA
U, Paul Villarreal, OL, St. Paul United Church of Christ of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX
U, Sara Vokes, MM, Ridgebury Congregational UCC, Ridgefield, CT
OM, Paul Werner, P, Saint Andrew UCC, Sarasota, FL
OM, Warren Wiggins, OL, Northfield Community Church UCC, Northfield, IL
MS, Martha Williams, IN, Congregational Church of Almaden Valley UCC, San Jose, CA
U, Ted Williams, MM, Congregational Church of East Hampton, UCC, East Hampton, CT
OM, Trent Williams, AP, Friends Congregational UCC, College Station, TX
U, Leslie Wood, P, United Church of the San Juans, Ridgway, CO
OM, Erin Wyma, AP, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Jon Zappulla, DT, Center Congregational UCC, Meriden, CT
OM, David Zaworski, IN, Everett UCC, Everett, WA
OM, Ama Zenya, IN, Village UCC, Woodside, CA

The Center for Analytics, Research and Data (CARD) provides oversight of the UCC Data Hub through which ministerial changes are made. However, Conferences and Associations are responsible for reporting changes and maintaining ministerial records in this system. If you have questions about this information, please contact the appropriate Conference or Association.


Clergy Deaths for January 2017

Mackencie, W. Bruce, 1/3/2017
Sealand, Evans, 12/29/2016
Randall, Daniel B., 12/8/2016
Wilhelm, Elmer T., 1/3/2017
Hummon, Serge F., 12/29/2016
Felible, John, 1/4/2017
Sack, Joseph A., 1/9/2017
Pepmeier, Maz H., 12/21/2016
Bowser, James A., 11/29/2016
Guttermann Jr., John R., 12/29/2016
Hume, Charles N., 1/13/2017
Hershberger, Howard H., 1/14/2017
Hume,Charles N., 1/13/2017
Jaberg,Vernon E., 1/22/2017
Cox, Shirley Harper, 1/12/2017
Johannessohn-Moore, Kimberly, 12/13/2016
Gruenke, Rudolf, 1/18/2017
Harrity, Grant E., 1/25/2017

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for January 2017

Ministerial changes reported in the Data Hub—the UCC's information system for ministers and churches—for new positions/calls entered into the system in January 2017.

STANDING CODES
CC: Congregational Christian
CM: Commissioned Minister
DS: Dual Standing
LM: Licensed Minister
MID: Member in Discernment
MS: Ordained Ministerial Partner Standing
OM: Ordained Minister 
POC: Privilege of Call
U: Unknown/No UCC Standing
POSITION CODES
P: Pastor
SP: Senior Pastor
DT: Designated-Term Pastor
CP: Co-pastor
AP: Associate or Assistant Pastor
IN: Interim Pastor
SU: Supply Pastor
Y: Youth Ministry
OL: Other local church position
MM: Minister of Music
CE: Director of Christian Education 

LM, Louis Aita, P, Emmanuel UCC, Mountain Top, PA
OM, J. Askew, P, Congregational Christian UCC, Windsor, VA
OM, Kenneth Briggs, P, Congregational Christian UCC, Truro, IA
U, Mike Brost, SU, Congregational UCC, Blairsburg, IA
OM, Paul Burden, P, Saint Peter and Saint Paul UCC, Cincinnati, OH
OM, Jodi Bushdiecker, P, Community UCC, Bountiful, UT
U, Sharon Cates, SU, First Congregational UCC, Whiting, IA
OM, Sandy Cheatham, P, United Church of Christ, Blaine, WA
OM, Brenda Clark, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Greencastle, PA
OM, Arthur Clippinger, IN, Grace United Church of Christ, Massillon, OH
LM, Cynthia Coffin-Langdon, P, Peace United Church of Christ, Duluth, MN
U, John Cole, SP, First United Church of Oak Park, Oak Park, IL
U, Jeremiah Cooper, P, First Congregational UCC, Mitchellville, IA
MID, Candace Datz, CE, First Congregational UCC, Colorado Springs, CO
LM, Jennifer Davidson, OL, First-Plymouth Congregational UCC, Lincoln, NE
OM, Thomas Dean, P, Rangeley Congregational UCC, Rangeley, ME
U, John Deuble, IN, Saint James UCC, Saline, MI
OM, Louis Dorsch, SU, College Hill UCC, Bloomville, OH
OM, Louis Dorsch, SU, Saint John's UCC, Bloomville, OH
OM, Kaji Dousa, SP, Park Avenue Christian Church, Manhattan, NY
OM, James Dunn, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Pottstown, PA
LM, Lisa Eleck, OL, First Church of Christ in Hartford, UCC, Hartford, CT
U, Ann Ferraro, MM, South Britain Congregational Church, Southbury, CT
OM, Marta Fioriti, CE, Broadmoor Community UCC, Colorado Springs, CO
OM, Larissa Forsythe, AP, Congregational Church in South Glastonbury UCC, South Glastonbury, CT
MID, Karen Fournier, OL, First Congregational UCC, Oxford, MA
OM, Thomas Fritz, IN, Saint John's UCC, Black Creek, WI
U, Ray Fulbright, P, Saint John's UCC, Niles, MI
U, Linda Garrison, P, Clemons UCC, Clemons, IA
OM, Marlea Gilbert, IN, First Congregational UCC, Milton, WI
U, David Grandon, P, Community Cong UCC, Manchester, IA
MS, David Green, P, Salem United Church of Christ, Doylestown, PA
U, Rodney Gross, IN, Lazarus UCC, Lineboro, MD
OM, Charles Guerreno, IN, First Congregational UCC, Saint Joseph, MI
U, Susan Hartley, IN, Black Forest Community UCC, Colorado Springs, CO
U, Abigail Henrich, IN, Stratford Street UCC, West Roxbury, MA
OM, Genavieve Heywood, P, Veradale United Church of Christ, Spokane Valley, WA
OM, Michelle Holdorf, P, First Congregational UCC, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
OM, Karen Howe, P, First Congregational UCC, Pueblo, CO
LM, Allen Hoyt, IN, Congregational Christian Church of Somerset UCC, Somerset, MA
U, Ted Izumikawa, AP, Union Church of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
OM, Tomi Jacobs-Ziobro, P, Higganum Congregational Church, Higganum, CT
OM, Tomi Jacobs-Ziobro, P, First Congregational Church of Haddam, UCC, Haddam, CT
OM, David Jennys, P, New Joy Community Church UCC, Sioux Falls, SD
OM, Teresa Jones, IN, Church of the Painted Hills UCC, Tucson, AZ
OM, Tamera Keller-Love, P, Harvard Family UCC, Oak Park, IL
OM, Lisa Kerestesi, SU, First Hungarian Reformed Church of Homestead UCC, Munhall, PA
OM, Jeffrey Kistler, IN, Ziegel United Church of Christ, Breinigsville, PA
OM, Liza Knapp, P, The First Church of Deerfield, Deerfield, MA
OM, Deborah Kohler, IN, First Congregational UCC, Coloma, MI
MID, Kathryn Light, P, Elm Street Congregational UCC, Southbridge, MA
U, James Luder, P, Saint John UCC, Fort Madison, IA
OM, Diane Martin, P, Church in the Wildwood Community UCC, Green Mountain Falls, CO
MID, Susan Maxwell, P, Centre Street Congregational UCC, Machias, ME
OM, Peter Mercer, P, First Congregational Church, Durham, ME
U, Yvonne Miloyevich, P, First Federated Church, Hudson, MA
OM, M. Molsberry, IN, First Congregational UCC, DeWitt, IA
U, Steven Moore, P, The Church in the Gardens, Queens, NY
U, Lydia Mulkey, CE, First United Church of Oak Park, Oak Park, IL
U, Gerald Neal, SU, United Congregational Methodist Church UCC, Lewis, IA
OM, Danielle Neff, P, Mount Zion UCC, York, PA
U, Jon Noble, SU, United Trinity Church, Hamburg, IA
OM, Paula Norbert, P, First Congregational Church, Kennebunkport, ME
U, Robert Nystrom, SP, United Church of Ovid, Ovid, MI
MID, Allen O'Brien, DT, Elk Grove Congregational Church UCC, Elk Grove, CA
OM, Cora Oliver, IN, First Congregational UCC, Salem, OR
OM, Kelli Parrish Lucas, AP, Community Church UCC, Altadena, CA
OM, Joshua Pittman, P, Friedens UCC, Saint Charles, MO
U, Alicia Reese, Y, First United Church of Oak Park, Oak Park, IL
OM, Robert Rock, SU, Faith UCC, Frederick, MD
U, Hafidha Saadiqah, P, The Village Church, Maumee, OH
OM, Deborah Schwartz, P, Friedens Reformed UCC, Sumneytown, PA
U, Evelyn Simpson, SU, Saint John UCC, Fort Madison, IA
OM, Nancy Taylor, P, First Congregational UCC, Oshkosh, WI
LM, Testy Test, IN, First Congregational UCC, Alameda, CA
POC, Eric Wefald, P, Payson Park Church, Belmont, MA
U, Tom Williams, IN, Peace United Church of Christ, Brillion, WI
MID, Andrew Wilson, DT, Saint Peter Evangelical UCC, Granite City, IL

The Center for Analytics, Research and Data (CARD) provides oversight of the UCC Data Hub through which ministerial changes are made. However, Conferences and Associations are responsible for reporting changes and maintaining ministerial records in this system. If you have questions about this information, please contact the appropriate Conference or Association.


Ministerial Updates for December 2016

Ministerial changes reported in the Data Hub—the UCC's information system for ministers and churches—for new positions/calls entered into the system in December 2016.

STANDING CODES
CC: Congregational Christian
CM: Commissioned Minister
DS: Dual Standing
LM: Licensed Minister
MID: Member in Discernment
MS: Ordained Ministerial Partner Standing
OM: Ordained Minister 
POC: Privilege of Call
U: Unknown/No UCC Standing
POSITION CODES
P: Pastor
SP: Senior Pastor
DT: Designated-Term Pastor
CP: Co-pastor
AP: Associate or Assistant Pastor
IN: Interim Pastor
SU: Supply Pastor
Y: Youth Ministry
OL: Other local church position
MM: Minister of Music
CE: Director of Christian Education 

OM, Cleante Apollon, OL, Covenant Baptist UCC, Washington, DC
OM, Dianne Arakawa, DT, Niantic Community Church, Niantic, CT
OM, Michele Bagby Allan, P, First Congregational UCC, Norwood, MA
OM, Mark Barclay, AP, Trinity UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Laura Biddle, IN, Nahant Village Church UCC, Nahant, MA
LM, Sharon Bismark, OL, United Church of Christ Cong, Sandstone, MN
OM, Robin Blundon, DT, Northford Congregational Church, UCC, Northford, CT
OM, Adam Bohland, P, Zion Evangelical UCC, Saint Joseph, MI
OM, Barbara Brakey, P, Immanuel UCC, Darlington, WI
LM, Hiram Brett, DT, Whitneyville UCC, Hamden, CT
LM, Sherian Buller, Y, United Church of Christ, Port Orange, FL
OM, Kathy Burton, P, New Vision Congregational Church UCC, Yulee, FL
MID, Laura Cadmus, P, First Congregational Church of Berlin UCC, Berlin, VT
OM, Cheryl Caronna, P, First Congregational Church of Canterbury, UCC, Canterbury, CT
OM, Donna Cassity, IN, Avon Congregational Church, Avon, CT
U, Michael Chamberlain, IN, Saint Luke UCC, Jeffersonville, IN
OM, Holgie Choi, P, First Congregational UCC, Escondido, CA
LM, Janee Clark, OL, Immanuel UCC, Louisville, KY
OM, John Collins, DT, Oxford UCC Congregational, Oxford, CT
U, Gerald Demarest, P, Saron United Church of Christ, Linton, IN
U, Jennifer Desimas, OL, First Church of Christ Congregational in West Hartford, UCC, West Hartford, CT
MID, Stephen Finlan, SP, The First Congregational Church of Plainfield, Plainfield, CT
U, Belle Fox-Martin, DT, West Stockbridge Congregational UCC, West Stockbridge, MA
OM, Barbara Frey, CE, Spring Glen Church UCC, Hamden, CT
OM, Abby Gackenheimer, DT, The Congregational Church of Plainville, UCC, Plainville, CT
U, Robert Ganung, SU, First Congregational Church of Watertown, UCC, Watertown, CT
OM, Venita-Enola George, OL, Peoples Congregational UCC, Washington, DC
OM, Timothy Gilbert, P, Congregational Church of Union UCC, Union, CT
MID, Elizabeth Gleich, AP, First Church of Christ Congregational, Glastonbury, Glastonbury, CT
MID, Elizabeth Gleich, CE, Congregational Church in South Glastonbury UCC, South Glastonbury, CT
OM, Care Goodstal-Spinks, IN, First Congregational Church of East Haven, East Haven, CT
OM, M. Ashley Grant, AP, First United Church of Christ, Milford, CT
LM, J. Heintz, IN, First Congregational Church UCC, Fair Haven, VT
U, Terry Hocker, SP, Bound by Truth and Love Ministries UCC, Cincinnati, OH
OM, Kenneth Ingram, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Laramie, WY
LM, Joy Johnson, AP, Community United Church UCC, Erie, PA
OM, Rebecca Johnston, IN, Bethlehem UCC, Kiel, WI
OM, Jake Joseph, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Collins, CO
OM, Norris Keirn, P, Bethany UCC, West Terre Haute, IN
OM, Jamie Kent, P, Trinity UCC, Mount Vernon, IN
OM, Alice Lester, P, First Congregational Church of Pittsfield UCC, Pittsfield, ME
OM, Robert Livingston, DT, First Congregational UCC, Chicopee, MA
LM, William Marshall, P, Saint Lucas UCC, Fort Branch, IN
LM, William Marshall, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Fort Branch, IN
OM, Christian McArdle, SP, First Congregational Church UCC, Anoka, MN
U, Cynthia Meyers, IN, Central Congregational UCC, Topeka, KS
OM, Don Miller, IN, Midland Community UCC, Sterling, KS
OM, Linda Mootry-Dodd, AP, Trinity UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Theodore Mosebach, SU, Enfield Congregational Church UCC, Enfield, CT
OM, M. Ruth Nye, AP, United Congregational Church of Tolland UCC, Tolland, CT
U, George Oliver, SP, Christ's Community UCC, Chicopee, MA
U, Thomas Nathan Oliver, P, The Federated Church of Willington UCC, Willington, CT
POC, Henry Pascual, P, First Congregational UCC, Dalton, MA
OM, Suzanne Personette, IN, Middlefield Federated Church, Middlefield, CT
OM, Mark Pilletere, P, Center Congregational UCC, Torrington, CT
OM, Kristen Provost Switzer, AP, Newtown Congregational UCC, Newtown, CT
OM, Charles Purinton, IN, Second Congregational UCC, Hyde Park, VT
OM, Kurt Shaffert, IN, Warren United Church, UCC, Warren, VT
LM, Julie Shields, P, Evangelical UCC, Marysville, KS
MS, Bonnie Simerly, P, United Church, Wayland, MI
OM, Nicolette Siragusa, P, Bolton Congregational Church of the UCC, Bolton, CT
OM, Jerry Smith, P, South Britain Congregational Church, Southbury, CT
OM, Nancy Svalberg, SP, The First Congregational Church of Ansonia, UCC, Ansonia, CT
DS, Christa Swenson, AP, Mystic Congregational Church UCC, Mystic, CT
OM, Cydney Van Dyke, AP, New Goshenhoppen Reformed UCC, East Greenville, PA
OM, Pamela Vollinger, DT, Berlin Congregational Church, Berlin, CT
OM, Laura Westby, IN, Congregational Church of New Fairfield, New Fairfield, CT
OM, David Westcott, DT, First Congregational UCC, Orange City, FL
OM, Sara Worcester, DT, Buckingham Congregational UCC, Glastonbury, CT
U, David Zerby, DT, United Church of Christ, Congregational UCC, Vermilion, OH

The Center for Analytics, Research and Data (CARD) provides oversight of the UCC Data Hub through which ministerial changes are made. However, Conferences and Associations are responsible for reporting changes and maintaining ministerial records in this system. If you have questions about this information, please contact the appropriate Conference or Association.


Clergy Deaths for November 2016

Hackman, Heide R., 10/14/2016
Boston, James R., 10/18/2016
Westerberg, Donald H., 11/1/2016
Kimball, William R., 6/3/2009
Uthlaut, Laura S., 11/3/2016
Schatz, Raymond, 10/30/2016
Miller, Gary, 10/23/2016
Bascom, Eric W., 10/16/2016
Randen, Larry C ., 11/4/2016
Archibald, Helen A., 3/10/2014
Buffett, Roger, 5/8/16
Neevel, Mary A., 1012/2016
Stoll, Donald L., 10/19/16
Goebel, G. Dean, 10/28/16
Miller, Mary Alice, 11/11/16
Singer, Robert B. L., 11/25/16

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for November 2016

Ministerial changes reported in the Data Hub—the UCC's information system for ministers and churches—for new positions/calls entered into the system in November 2016.

STANDING CODES
CC: Congregational Christian
CM: Commissioned Minister
DS: Dual Standing
LM: Licensed Minister
MID: Member in Discernment
MS: Ordained Ministerial Partner Standing
OM: Ordained Minister 
POC: Privilege of Call
U: Unknown/No UCC Standing
POSITION CODES
P: Pastor
SP: Senior Pastor
DT: Designated-Term Pastor
CP: Co-pastor
AP: Associate or Assistant Pastor
IN: Interim Pastor
SU: Supply Pastor
Y: Youth Ministry
OL: Other local church position
MM: Minister of Music
CE: Director of Christian Education 
U, Dylan Ackley, CE, The First Congregational Church of Litchfield, UCC, Litchfield, CT
OM, Beverly Bammel, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Amherst, OH
OM, Katherine Beckett, P, Saint John's UCC, Minier, IL
OM, Phillip Bennett, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Smithboro, IL
OM, Leah Bilinski, SP, Fauntleroy UCC, Seattle, WA
OM, Mark Binder, P, Bethlehem UCC, Sutter, IL
OM, Dwight Borden, DT, Bethel Memorial UCC, Creve Coeur, IL
OM, Shawn Bracebridge, P, Dummerston Congregational Church, UCC, East Dummerston, VT
OM, Brian Burke, IN, Congregational UCC, Amherst, OH
OM, Brian Byrne, P, Saint Paul UCC, Pekin, IL
POC, Marty Carney, IN, Congregational UCC, Neenah, WI
MS, Robin Colerick, P, Trinity United Christian Church, Cheney, KS
U, Julian Cook, P, Saint Mark Congregational/Roxbury UCC, Boston, MA
OM, Kathleen Cunliffe, SP, First Congregational Church, Wallingford, Wallingford, CT
OM, Stephen Davis, IN, First Congregational UCC, Redgranite, WI
OM, Stephen Dexter, DT, First Congregational UCC, Springfield, IL
MS, Daniel Doty, SP, The Bath Church UCC, Akron, OH
OM, William Dunlap, SU, United Church of Christ, Deltona, FL
DS, John Dyce, SU, United Church of Christ, Ballantine, MT
OM, Kenneth Frey, P, Union Congregational UCC, Tavares, FL
OM, Camille Gianaris, DT, Trinity Congregational UCC, Winter Haven, FL
OM, James Gorman, IN, Saint Pauls UCC, Menomonee Falls, WI
U, Paul Hackett, P, Church of the Savior, Alpharetta, GA
OM, Katherine Harding, IN, Hope United Church of Christ, Moline, IL
MS, William Harrold, P, United Church of Christ, Clay Center, NE
OM, J Hinton, CP, Mount Hope UCC, Whitsett, NC
OM, Deborah Howland, IN, United Church of Christ (Congregational), Delavan, WI
LM, Bonnie Jacque, IN, First Congregational UCC, Plymouth, WI
U, Linda Johnson, AP, United Church UCC, Marco Island, FL
OM, Misti Johnson-Arce, CE, Union Congregational UCC, West Palm Beach, FL
MID, Nicholas Knoblauch, DT, Powder River Congregational UCC, Broadus, MT
OM, Keith Koebel, CP, Saint Paul UCC, Saline, MI
OM, Pamela Koebel, CP, Saint Paul UCC, Saline, MI
LM, Thomas Lippert, MM, SouthShore United Church of Christ, Sun City Center, FL
POC, Emily Livingston, AP, Living Water United Church of Christ, Philadelphia, PA
OM, Ellen Marsey, IN, Congregational UCC, Fort Myers, FL
U, Ron Martin-Dent, P, Union Congregational UCC, Froid, MT
U, Ron Martin-Dent, P, Union Congregational UCC, Medicine Lake, MT
OM, Sara Martz, CE, Community Church UCC, Vero Beach, FL
POC, Shannah McAleer, P, St. Paul UCC, Eudora, KS
OM, Laura McLeod, P, Brookfield Congregational Church UCC, Brookfield, WI
POC, Patrick Messer, AP, First-Plymouth Congregational UCC, Lincoln, NE
OM, Katie Miller, AP, First Central Congregational Church UCC, Omaha, NE
OM, Robert Miller, SU, Union Congregational Church, Buffalo, WY
LM, Mary Norville, DT, Grace UCC, Mount Jackson, VA
OM, Jessica Palys, P, First Congregational UCC, Hastings, NE
U, Dohn Ratliff, SU, First United Church of Christ, Hardin, MT
U, Dohn Ratliff, SU, Congregational Church, Custer, MT
OM, Susan Remick, IN, Acton Congregational Church UCC, Acton, MA
LM, Jeff Richter, SP, St. Paul's UCC of Gerald, Elm Mott, TX
OM, William Rishel, IN, Saint John United Church of Christ, New Holstein, WI
OM, Mark Roberts, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Fort Washington, PA
OM, James Robertson, AP, First Congregational Church of Watertown, UCC, Watertown, CT
MS, Laureen Roe, DT, Saint John's UCC, Germantown, OH
LM, John Sampson, P, Keene Valley Congregational Church UCC, Keene Valley, NY
U, Jennifer Sanders, P, Beloved Community, Birmingham, AL
OM, Kathryn Schreiber, IN, First Congregational Church UCC, Martinez, CA
DS, Karen Schuder, SP, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Duluth, MN
OM, Sameerah Shareef, SP, Saint Stephen's Community UCC, Lansing, MI
OM, Robert Sherwood, P, Union-Congregational Church, Waupun, WI
OM, Jean Simpson, IN, Congregational UCC, Fort Myers, FL
OM, Peter St Martin, P, First Congregational UCC, Hartland, WI
OM, Peter St Martin, P, First Congregational Church of Genesee UCC, Inc., Genesee, WI
OM, John Steitz, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Sellersville, PA
OM, Karin Stork-Whitson, IN, Penbrook UCC, Harrisburg, PA
OM, Sandra Summers, CE, Memorial Congregational UCC, Sudbury, MA
U, Nancy Sykes, IN, The First Church of Deerfield, Deerfield, MA
U, Rick Sykes, IN, First Congregational Church, Sheridan, WY
OM, Casey Tinnin, P, Loomis Basin Congregational UCC, Loomis, CA
OM, Alvin Van Kuiken, SP, Community Congregational UCC, Pullman, WA
POC, Karl Watkins, P, United Church of Christ, Crofton, NE
OM, Judith West, AP, Mayflower Congregational UCC, Detroit, MI
U, Janis Whiteman, P, First United Church UCC, Belvidere, TN
POC, Seung Yang, AP, Federated Church, Columbus, NE
OM, James Yoder, IN, Church of the Redeemer UCC, Hershey, PA
The Center for Analytics, Research and Data (CARD) provides oversight of the UCC Data Hub through which ministerial changes are made. However, Conferences and Associations are responsible for reporting changes and maintaining ministerial records in this system. If you have questions about this information, please contact the appropriate Conference or Association.

Clergy Deaths for October 2016

Curtis Jr., Newell H., 10/1/2016
Boyd, Wayne E., 9/19/2016
Jennings, Charles W., 9/21/2016
Haskins, Robert F., 10/5/2016
Stoll, Donald L., 9/25/2016
Marshall, Chester L., 9/27/2016
Harris, C. Gordon, 10/9/2016
Jenks, William E., 10/16/2016
Winters, William E., 10/16/2016
Drewer, Thomas G., 10/4/2016
Sabean, Jane C., 9/19/2016
Hogue, Rayla K. Stewart, 10/14/2016
Mohr, Carl, 10/21/2016
Schnierer, Eugene S., 10/24/2016

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.