Changes and Deaths

Authorized Ministerial Updates for July 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 June 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, Daniel Barnum-Steggerda, P, Congregational UCC, Hart, MI
OM, Daniel Barnum-Steggerda, P, First Congregational UCC, Shelby, MI
OM, William Beardslee, P, Deering Community Church UCC, Deering, NH
OM, Steven Berry, IN, First Congregational Church of Wallingford, Wallingford, VT
MID, Lois Buchholz, P, First Congregational Church of East Troy UCC, East Troy, WI
LM, Douglas Cameron, P, United Federated Church UCC, Williamstown, VT
OM, William Clyma, P, Congregational UCC, Sparta, WI
MID, Patrick Collins, AP, The First Congregational Church of Greenwich, Old Greenwich, CT
LM, Elizabeth DePass-Thompson, CP, Mary Magdalene Friends UCC, Las Vegas, NV
MID, Kelly Donahue, P, East Corinth Congregational Church, East Corinth, VT
OM, Dianne Dugan, IN, First Congregational UCC, Spencer, MA
U, Russell Duncan, P, First Congregational UCC, Saint Albans, VT
MID, Elizabeth Durant, AP, First Congregational UCC, Portland, OR
U, Hannah Fisher Ryan, P, Saint Luke UCC, Burlington, IA
U, Diane Friedericks, IN, Immanuel UCC, Latimer, IA
OM, Stephen Gifford, IN, Saint Pauls UCC, Menomonee Falls, WI
OM, Gloria Imamura, AP, Makiki Christian UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, William Ingraham, P, First Church Congregational UCC, Methuen, MA
OM, Alana Kelley, P, First Congregational UCC, Saint Clair, MI
OM, Russell Kimmerly, P, Mount Zion-Saint Paul UCC, New Richmond, OH
OM, Russell Kimmerly, P, Mount Zion-Saint Paul UCC, New Richmond, OH
OM, Richard Malmberg, P, Little Home Church By the Wayside UCC, Wayne, IL
LM, Michael Mario, P, Marlboro Meeting House, Marlboro, VT
OM, Gary Miller, IN, Union-Congregational Church, Waupun, WI
OM, Kimberly Moeller, P, Swiss United Church of Christ, New Glarus, WI
MID, Steve Mojonnier, OL, Zion Evangelical UCC, Indianapolis, IN
DS, Alan Patadlas, P, Honolulu Cosmopolitan Church, Honolulu, HI
DS, Allen Paul, P, Arlington Community Church UCC, Arlington, NE
POC, Dale Raines, DT, Saint John United Church of Christ, Louisville, KY
MID, Rebekah Rathman-Wingrove, SU, Saint John's UCC, Marine City, MI
U, Teleso Satele, P, Samoan Congregational Christian Church of South LA UCC, Carson, CA
OM, Jo Shelnutt, IN, Congregational UCC, Tunbridge, VT
MID, Melissa Sternhagen, P, Congregational UCC, Baxter, IA
MID, Amanda Swoyer, P, North Pomfret United Church of Christ, North Pomfret, VT
OM, Wallace Tatara, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Chelsea, MI
U, Devon Thomas, OL, First Congregational UCC, Essex Junction, VT
U, Stuart Vander Vegte, P, United Church of Christ, Schleswig, IA
OM, Jeffrey Wargo, P, Saint Stephen's Reformed UCC, Perkasie, PA
MS, William Wassner, SP, Saint Paul's UCC, Evansville, IN
LM, Chad Weddle, P, Faith UCC, Frederick, MD
OM, John Werner, P, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Jefferson, 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 June 2016

Seldomridge, Amos L., 5/30/2016
Hendricks, Henry A., 4/21/2016
Hoaglund, Maria D., 4/22/2016
Rust, Norman F., 6/11/2016
Abernethy, Richard D., 6/12/2016
Temple, Nicholas, 6/4/2016
Wallace, Rex E., 5/30/2016
Sipe, Flora E., 6/6/2016
Gyorke, Joseph, 6/23/2016
Fisher Sr, Guy F., 6/21/2016
Moss, Joan H., 5/28/2016

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for June 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 May 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 

LM, Naleen Andrade, P, Kahikolu Congregational Church, Napoopoo, HI
OM, Shayna  Appel, CP, The First Church in Jaffrey UCC, Jaffrey, NH
OM, Caroline  Bail, IN, First Congregational UCC, Burlington, VT
POC, Bernard Bassig, SP, Cosmopolitan United Church of Christ, Carrollton, TX
OM, Sharon  Benton, SP, First Congregational UCC, Bellingham, WA
OM, Kurt  Blaufuss, DT, Trinity UCC, Tiffin, OH
LM, Reginald Brantley, DT, Corona Congregational UCC, Queens, NY
LM, Ninja Chang, P, Taiwanese Christian UCC, Seattle, WA
OM, Leslie Chatfield, IN, Jackson Community Church, Jackson, NH
OM, Elizabeth Clement, IN, Union Congregational UCC, Tavares, FL
OM, James Coyl, P, Pensacola Beach Community Church, Pensacola Beach, FL
DS, Megan Cullip, AP, Congregational Green Farms UCC, Westport, CT
MID, Rachel Ditch, CE, Homer Congregational Church, Homer, NY
LM, Susan Finn, OL, Wayzata Community Church, Wayzata, MN
LM, Beth Firme, SU, Saint Stephen's UCC, Highfield, MD
OM, Elizabeth French, IN, Congregational UCC, Hooksett, NH
OM, Susan Fritz, P, Bethel United Church of Christ, Spring Grove, PA
DS, Ann Gibert, P, Federated UCC, Webster, MA
U, Steve Giddens, P, Saint Stephen's UCC, Harrisonburg, VA
LM, Trisha Gilbertson, AP, Friedens UCC, Indianapolis, IN
OM, Emily Goodnow, P, First Congregational Church, UCC, Bridgton, ME
U, Brittany Hanlin, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Des Moines, IA
U, Gary Harris, IN, Mayflower Congregational UCC, Sioux City, IA
OM, Kenneth Hess, P, Flicksville United Church of Christ, Flicksville, PA
OM, David Johnson, AP, Community Church UCC, Vero Beach, FL
OM, Anastasia Kidd, CP, First Congregational Church, Truro, MA
OM, Chad Kidd, CP, First Congregational Church, Truro, MA
OM, Robin Labolt, P, Spring Hill UCC, Spring Hill, FL
OM, Aaron Lauer, AP, Coral Gables Congregational UCC, Coral Gables, FL
OM, Adora Lee, OL, Lincoln Temple UCC, Washington, DC
U, Robin Lunn, CP, The First Church in Jaffrey UCC, Jaffrey, NH
OM, Brad Lutz, IN, Church of the Palms, Delray Beach, FL
OM, Nathaniel Mahlberg, P, First Congregational of Walla Walla, Walla Walla, WA
OM, Charles Maxfield, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Fort Washington, PA
MID, Sally May, AP, First Congregational UCC, Burlington, VT
OM, Kathleen McCann, IN, Monadnock Congregational UCC, Colebrook, NH
OM, Carra McFadden, SP, Christ Church United, Dracut, MA
LM, Donald Olson, P, United Faith Community, Buffalo, MN
U, Joseph Platt, IN, St John's UCC, Bucyrus, OH
U, Diane Raymond, P, Congregational UCC, Dalton, NH
U, David Richardson, P, The First Congregational Church, Webster, NH
U, Jason Rissler, P, Saint John UCC, Strasburg, OH
POC, Johnathan Roach, P, Stratham Community Church UCC, Stratham, NH
OM, Nancy Rockwell, IN, Town Church UCC, Newington, NH
U, David Rogers, SP, Saint John UCC, Lorain, OH
OM, Roberta Rominger, P, Congregational Church UCC, Mercer Island, WA
LM, Mark Rowell, IN, Post Mills Congregational Church, Post Mills, VT
OM, Kathryn Rust, IN, Redeemer UCC, Menomonee Falls, WI
LM, Jay Scott, P, Emanuel UCC, Upper Sandusky, OH
LM, Jan Shannon, AP, Westminster Congregational UCC, Spokane, WA
U, Leonard Shatkus, P, Community UCC, Baker, MT
OM, William Shrout, P, St. Matthew's UCC, Hamburg, NY
OM, Richard Solliday, IN, Saint John's UCC, Whitehall/Mickley, PA
OM, Cordelia Strandskov, P, Second Congregational UCC, Norway, ME
OM, Mary Watson, SU, Stratford Street UCC, West Roxbury, MA
MID, Michael Whitlock, P, Community Congregational Church UCC, Kalispell, MT
U, John Williams, P, West Auburn Congregational UCC, Auburn, ME
OM, Sonja Williams, SU, Faith United Church UCC Tamarac UCC, Tamarac, FL
OM, Becky Withington, P, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Anacortes, WA

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 May 2016

Fordham, Virginia, 8/24/2015
Heffner, Leonard K, 3/5/2016
Melter, James C.F., 3/18/2016
Anderson, J William, 3/30/2016
Von Gruenigen, Arthur A, 4/4/2016
Hempel, Edward King, 3/30/2016
Lorraine Kluge, 4/10/2016
Albert, Douglas S, 3/25/2016
Souder,Howard R, 4/8/2016
Schantz, Edward T, 4/16/2016
Myers, James L, 4/12/2016
Gruber, Linda S, 4/13/2016
Filler, John E, 4/21/2016
Konrad, James H, 4/25/2016
Nace,Theodore K, 4/23/2016
Hood, Nicholas, 4/10/2016
Haney, Shirley J, 4/27/2016
Young, LLoyd D, 4/7/2016
Pocker, Marion D, 5/4/2016
Charles W. Waddle, 4/29/2016
Krick, Ronald, 4/28/2016
Smith, Norma C, 5/5/2016
Blackman, Edward, 4/20/2016
Townsend, John W, 1/30/2016
Holladay,William L, 5/6/2016
Krebs, Orville R, 1/6/2016
Hutchens, Mary E, 5/14/2016
Griesy, Paul Y, 5/5/2016
McMearn,James H, 5/31/2016
Andrews, Hampton, 1/31/2016

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for May 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 April 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 

LM, Elivette Angulo, CP, Manantial De Gracia, West Hartford, CT
OM, Maritza Angulo De Gonzalez, CP, Manantial De Gracia, West Hartford, CT
OM, Jennifer Bannerman, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Lehighton, PA
OM, Molly Baskette, SP, First Congregational UCC, Berkeley, CA
LM, Zoltan Batori, OL, First Hungarian Reformed Church of Los Angeles UCC, Hawthorne, CA
OM, Robin Bird, SP, First Congregational Church of Vernon, Inc, Vernon, CT
OM, Christina Braudaway-Bauman, SP, First Congregational UCC, Boulder, CO
OM, Brian Burke, IN, Saint Peter's UCC, Amherst, OH
OM, David Butz, P, United Congregational Church, Grand Island, NE
MID, Veronica Caciolo, P, Trinity UCC, Coplay, PA
LM, Michael Cain, Y, First United Church, Tampa, FL
OM, Seth Carey, SP, First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn UCC, Glen Ellyn, IL
LM, Tarbwij Charley, SP, Phoenix Marshallese Church, Phoenix, AZ
OM, Joseph Cistone, P, United Church of Christ of Northeast Harbor and Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor, ME
MID, Pamela Cochrane, AP, Maple Street Congregational UCC, Danvers, MA
MS, Walter Coy, IN, United Church of Christ, Congregational, Medina, OH
OM, Richard Diekmann, P, Faith United Church of Christ, Boston, NY
LM, Henry Distler, P, Saint John's UCC, Slatington, PA
LM, Narda Druckenmiller, SU, Grace United Church of Christ, Greencastle, PA
LM, Sarah Frische-Mouri, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Indianapolis, IN
MID, Sharon Frye, P, Salem United Church of Christ, Weatherly, PA
MID, Sharon Frye, P, Saint Matthew's UCC, Weatherly, PA
MID, Michelle Funk, CE, St John's United Church of Christ Fullerton, Whitehall/Fullerton, PA
LM, Ted Goodfleisch, SU, Bath Congregational Church UCC, Bath, NH
DS, David Heckler, P, Christ Church UCC, Trumbauersville, PA
LM, Anne Marie Holloway, Y, Bethany Congregational Church, Foxboro, MA
OM, Steven Hummel, P, Trinity Reformed UCC, Bloomsburg, PA
MID, Sara Krhla, CE, South Congregational - First Baptist Church, New Britain, CT
OM, Lynn Marino, IN, Saint John's UCC, Vincennes, IN
U, Debi Mastroni-Kenyon, OL, Prospect Congregational Church, UCC, Prospect, CT
U, Paul Matheny, IN, Salem United Church of Christ, New Middletown, IN
POC, James Offrink, P, Heritage Church UCC, Davison, MI
DS, Sharon Osborn, P, Namekagon Congregational UCC, Springbrook, WI
LM, Peter Preble, AP, Bethany Congregational UCC, Quincy, MA
MID, Janet Quinn, CE, Christ Church UCC, Bethlehem, PA
OM, John Rinehart, P, Dover Congregational UCC, Westlake, OH
LM, Marcelino Rivera, OL, Union United Church of Christ, Windermere, FL
MID, Derek Roe, CE, First United Church, Bloomington, IN
OM, Duane Romberger, OL, St Paul's UCC, Westminster, MD
OM, Carl Siegfried, SU, Saint Paul's UCC, Kempton, PA
MID, Katherine Sofie, Y, New Creation, Easton, PA
LM, David Stambaugh, CE, Congregational Green Farms UCC, Westport, CT
LM, James Stanley, P, Saint John's UCC, Wapwallopen, PA
OM, Cherryl Styles, P, Zion Memorial UCC, Dayton, OH
LM, Krista Ulrich, OL, Ebenezer UCC, West Seneca, NY
OM, Milo Van Veldhuizen, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Keokuk, IA
LM, Jozsef Vasarhelyi, OL, Hungarian Evangelical & Reformed UCC, Passaic, NJ
OM, Margaret Watson, P, Community UCC, Miami Shores, FL
OM, Adam Westrich, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Ellsworth, WI

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.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for April 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 April 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, William Bowie, DT, Union Congregational UCC, Hancock, ME
OM, Mark Buck, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Wheatland, IA
U, Douglas Cederberg, P, Pilgrim United Church of Christ, New Bedford, MA
CM, Terry Collison, OL, First Congregational UCC, Huntington, WV
MID, Charles Dockery, OL, Trinity United Church of Christ, Gary, IN
U, Eliot Fay, IN, South Congregational UCC, Newport, NH
OM, Leslie Foley, OL, First Parish UCC, Brunswick, ME
LM, Monica Giordano, P, Congregational UCC, Milbridge, ME
OM, Sharon Graff, IN, Community Congregational UCC, Chula Vista, CA
OM, Elvin Harrison, P, Community Cong Church of Pacific Beach UCC, San Diego, CA
LM, Allen Haynes, OL, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Wayne, IN
OM, Mary Hurley, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Evansville, IN
MID, Robert Hyde, AP, First Congregational UCC, Shrewsbury, MA
OM, Charles Jordan, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Indianapolis, IN
LM, Alisa Joyce, AP, The United Parish in Brookline UCC, Brookline, MA
LM, Eric Kelly, IN, First Congregational Church of Perry Center Inc, Perry, NY
OM, Marilyn Kendrix, IN, Congregational UCC, Naugatuck, CT
MS, Wesley Knight, IN, New Joy Community Church UCC, Sioux Falls, SD
OM, Stacey Kullgren, IN, First Congregational Church UCC, West Brookfield, MA
OM, Philip Kunz, IN, Saint John's UCC, South Amherst, OH
LM, Christopher Lawrence, AP, Judson Memorial Church UCC, Manhattan, NY
OM, James Morasco, P, Morganville United Church of Christ, Stafford, NY
OM, Jonathan Pak, SP, Waiokeola Congregational Church UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, Thomas Pope, AP, Central Congregational UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Irene Pouliot, P, Trinity UCC, State Line, PA
U, Lambert Rahming, AP, Congregational Church of West Medford UCC dba Sanctuary UCC, Medford, MA
LM, M. Rasell, P, Archwood United Church of Christ, Cleveland, OH
LM, Robert Robida, AP, Community Congregational UCC, New Port Richey, FL
OM, Eric Sherlock, AP, Danville Congregational Church, Danville, CA
OM, Gregory Skiba, IN, Congregational UCC, Arlington Heights, IL
U, Alan Small, IN, Community Church, Russellville, IN
U, Earl Smith, SU, New Hope United Church of Christ, DeLand, FL
LM, Gregory Smith, P, First & Saint Paul's UCC, Downey, CA
OM, Elizabeth Squire, P, Silver City UCC, Silver City, NM
LM, Chad Stevick, SP, United Congregational Church of Lubbock, Lubbock, TX
OM, Theresa Stirling, SU, The First Congregational Church of Plainfield, Plainfield, CT
MID, Carrie Swayne-Gerrish, AP, The Dover Church, Dover, MA
U, Kevin Williams, P, South Killingly Congregational Church UCC, Danielson, CT
OM, Charlotte Wright, IN, Congregational UCC, Barre, MA
OM, Nicole Yonkman, SP, The First Church UCC, Windsor, CT
OM, Todd Yonkman, DT, First Congregational UCC, Stamford, CT
OM, Stanley Youngberg, IN, Prospect Congregational Church, UCC, Prospect, CT
OM, Shea Zellweger, P, First Church of Christ Congregational UCC, Bethany, CT
OM, Shea Zellweger, P, South Congregational UCC, Waterbury, CT

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 March 2016

Lehman, Richard J, 2/29/2016
Choate, David A, 2/8/2016
Reed, Clayton F, 3/1/2016
Albright, william H, 2/27/2016
Wadsworth, Joseph, 2/24/2016
Naser, Gordon R, 3/12/2016
Price, Stephen W, 1/24/2016
Van Strien, David D, 6/29/2014
Andrews, D Jean, 3/4/2016
Lloyd D. Fried, 3/11/2016
Nyquist, Raymond, 3/1/2016
Fish, Larry, 12/16/2015
Hanning, Stephen R, 3/16/2016
Meek, Peter H, 3/11/2016
Whitehead,R Jack, 2/27/2016
Mcneill, Cletus R, 3/17/2016
Weber,Lloyd P, 3/13/2016
Thompson-Travis, Beverly, 3/16/2016
Richard H. Winters, 3/18/2016
Yates, Jack E, 3/23/2016
Hemenway, Henry, 3/3/2016
Melter, James C.F., 3/18/2016
Charles R. Vanvoorhis, 3/30/2016

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for March 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 March 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, Elena Arone, OL, Trumbull Congregational Church, Trumbull, CT
OM, Robert Atkinson, IN, Ebenezer UCC, Levasy, MO
OM, Kerby Avedovech, DT, Coral Isles UCC, Tavernier, FL
OM, Brian Bagley-Bonner, CP, Faith UCC, Bradenton, FL
OM, Judith Bagley-Bonner, CP, Faith UCC, Bradenton, FL
OM, Rachel Bahr, AP, First Congregational UCC, Southington, CT
OM, Carla Bailey, SP, Plymouth Congregational, Minneapolis, MN
MS, David Barnes, AP, United Church UCC, Marco Island, FL
OM, John Barnett, SU, First Congregational UCC, Port Saint Lucie, FL
OM, Deborah Bartelt, P, Bethany UCC, Oshkosh, WI
LM, Frank Basler, DT, Ridgebury Congregational UCC, Ridgefield, CT
OM, Todd Bean, P, Saint John's UCC, Weldon Spring, MO
OM, Howard Bell, IN, Edina Morningside Community Church UCC, Edina, MN
OM, Richard Berg, AP, Community Church UCC, Middleburg Heights, OH
POC, Fernando Bernard, OL, First United Church, Tampa, FL
OM, Steven Berry, AP, Federated Church UCC, Castleton, VT
U, Teri Biedke, CE, Park Ridge Community Church, Park Ridge, IL
OM, Thomas Blossom, OL, Zion Evangelical UCC, Indianapolis, IN
OM, Ann Bolek, OL, Saint John's (Hain's) UCC, Wernersville, PA
POC, Carolyn Boyd, OL, Plymouth Congregational Church, Washington, DC
OM, John Bracke, IN, Columbia United Church of Christ, Columbia, MO
LM, Diane Brandt, OL, Saint Peter's UCC dba Wisdom's Table at St. Peters, Lancaster, PA
LM, David Brown, P, East Market Street UCC, Akron, OH
OM, Jennifer Brownell, IN, First Congregational UCC, Vancouver, WA
OM, Wendy Bruner, SP, Peace UCC, Saint Louis, MO
U, David Bryant, SU, Trinity Congregational UCC, Winter Haven, FL
MS, Janice Burns-Watson, AP, Saint Paul UCC, Wapakoneta, OH
OM, Andrew Burr, IN, First Congregational UCC, Gardner, MA
U, Robbie Carlson, CE, First Congregational UCC, Loveland, CO
OM, Cheryl Caronna, CE, Center Congregational UCC, Manchester, CT
OM, Kimball Cartwright, IN, Woodmont United Church of Christ, Milford, CT
MID, Chaunia Chandler, OL, Saint Mark's Union UCC, Kansas City, MO
MS, Patrick Chandler, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Ferguson, MO
LM, Michael Collins, AP, First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, Tallmadge, OH
U, Paula Coulter, OL, United Church of Christ Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
U, Sue Curtis, MM, First Congregational Church of Griswold UCC, Griswold, CT
OM, Jacob A. DeNap, AP, First Congregational Church of Saint Louis UCC, Saint Louis, MO
U, Rudolph Dimery, P, Congregational Church UCC, Mentone, CA
OM, Earl Eisenbach, IN, Hope United Church of Christ, Rockledge, FL
LM, Diane Ellis, IN, Union Congregational UCC, Churchville, NY
OM, Robert Faires, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Mount Vernon, MO
OM, Ruth Farrell, SP, Saint Peter UCC, Lake Zurich, IL
OM, Eric Fistler, P, First Congregational UCC, Crystal Lake, IL
OM, Rebecca Floyd Marshall, P, United Congregational Church of Little Compton, Little Compton, RI
OM, Laura Folkwein, OL, University Congregational UCC, Missoula, MT
U, Paul Fontanez, P, Mill Plain Union Church, Waterbury, CT
OM, Michael Ford, P, Congregational UCC, Punta Gorda, FL
OM, Michael Frady, DT, First Congregational Church of Braintree, Braintree, MA
OM, Larry Gallamore, P, Saint John UCC, Florence, MO
LM, Marisa Garza, AP, St. John's UCC of Burton, Burton, TX
POC, Joseph Glaze, IN, Saint John's UCC, Catonsville, MD
U, Grant Glowiak, Y, Union Church of Hinsdale, Hinsdale, IL
OM, William Graves, P, New Basel UCC, Abilene, KS
U, Alecia Gross, DT, Evangelical UCC, Shelbyville, IN
MID, Carl Howard, DT, First Congregational Church UCC, West Haven, CT
OM, Dianne Hudder, DT, Congregational Church UCC, Miami Lakes, FL
OM, Julius Jackson, P, East Aurora Christian Church, East Aurora, NY
LM, Henry Johnson, P, Holiday United Church of Christ, Holiday, FL
OM, Catherine Jurgens, P, Immanuel UCC, Sedalia, MO
OM, Kathryn Ketchum, DT, Community of Faith UCC, Elyria, OH
MID, Wendy Kidd, IN, Gunnison Congregational Church-UCC Gunnison, CO, Gunnison, CO
MS, Melvin Kiepe, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Hermann, MO
OM, Deborah Kohler, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Watervliet, MI
OM, James Kosko, IN, First Congregational UCC, Reno, NV
OM, Robert Kyte, SU, New Vision Congregational Church UCC, Yulee, FL
U, Mary Jo Laabs, IN, Community United Church of Christ, Medford, WI
U, Abraham Leach, MM, Immanuel/Ferguson UCC, Ferguson, MO
OM, Jason Leader, IN, Jensen Beach Community UCC, Jensen Beach, FL
OM, Ruth Lebar, DT, Spring Glen Church UCC, Hamden, CT
MID, Thomas Liddle, IN, First Congregational UCC, Cannon Falls, MN
OM, Edward Long, IN, Church of the Palms, Delray Beach, FL
U, Tracy Loomis, Y, First Congregational UCC, Grand Blanc, MI
OM, Andrew Lovins, P, Salem United Church of Christ, Mc Girk, MO
OM, Andrew Lovins, P, California United Church of Christ, California, MO
OM, James Macaulay, IN, First Congregational Church UCC, Bristol, RI
OM, Robert Macfarlane, P, Atkinson Congregational Church UCC, Atkinson, NH
U, Melissa Manning, MM, United Church of Spring Valley, Spring Valley, NY
MID, Margo Markensteijn, IN, Salem United Church of Christ, Rochester, NY
OM, Guillermo Marquez-Sterling, AP, Pass-a-Grille Beach Community UCC, Saint Pete Beach, FL
OM, Lisa Martin, SP, Saint John UCC, Saint Charles, MO
OM, Michael Matheny, IN, Pensacola Beach Community Church, Pensacola Beach, FL
LM, Austin McCandless, P, Faith United Church of Christ, Wentzville, MO
OM, Richard McCarty, SP, Community United Church UCC, Erie, PA
OM, Bromleigh McCleneghan, AP, Union Church of Hinsdale, Hinsdale, IL
OM, Carra McFadden, DT, Newtown Congregational UCC, Newtown, CT
OM, Emily McNeill, P, Journey United Church of Christ, Glenmont, NY
MID, Scott Meyer, P, Peace Church of Christ United - UCC, Bennett, IA
OM, Laura Mignerone, IN, Saint John UCC, Saint Clair, MO
OM, Clarice Mitchell, DT, Cocoa Beach Community Church UCC, Cocoa Beach, FL
LM, Gary Morello, AP, The First Congregational Church of Darien UCC, Darien, CT
U, James Morgan, OL, First Congregational Church UCC, Bristol, RI
OM, Robert Morse, OL, First Congregational UCC, South Portland, ME
OM, Rebecca New, P, First Congregational UCC, Anthony, KS
OM, Thomas Nordberg, IN, Church of Christ At Dartmouth UCC, Hanover, NH
U, Ilana Ofgang, MM, Trumbull Congregational Church, Trumbull, CT
OM, Barbara Pence, P, Peace in Zion UCC, Zieglerville, PA
OM, Elsa Peters, IN, Saint Peter UCC, Knauertown, PA
MID, Brady Plummer, P, Saint John's Evangel & Reformed UCC, Bedford, PA
OM, Harrison Putnam, P, United Church of Christ, Castile, NY
POC, Tanya Rasmussen, P, Congregational UCC, Hollis, NH
OM, Cynthia Riggin, SP, Lynnhurst Congregational, Minneapolis, MN
U, George Rizor, DT, Holy Trinity UCC, Willingboro, NJ
OM, Patrick Rogers, P, United Church of Christ Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
OM, Sara Ross, DT, West Suffield Congregational Church, West Suffield, CT
MS, Greg Russell, IN, Saint Andrew UCC, Sarasota, FL
MID, James Schleif, P, Saint John's UCC, Slinger, WI
OM, Claudia Schmitt, SP, Wheat Ridge Congregational Church UCC, Wheat Ridge, CO
OM, Bruce Schoup, DT, Peace Congregational Church, Clemson, SC
OM, Naomi Schulz, DT, Bethany United Church of Christ, Lebanon, OH
OM, Walfred Scofield, IN, West Park UCC, Cleveland, OH
MID, Felicia Scott, P, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, Mark Seifried, IN, The Second Church in Newton UCC, Newton, MA
U, Robert Seybold, Y, Spirit of Peace UCC, Sammamish, WA
U, Douglas Sharp, IN, Hyde Park Union UCC, Chicago, IL
U, Eric Shin, SP, First United Church, Little Falls, MN
OM, Dianne Shirey, AP, Trinity UCC, Canton, OH
OM, Pedro Silva, AP, First Congregational UCC, Boulder, CO
OM, A. Sinnaduray, P, Central UCC, Jefferson City, MO
OM, Christina Siva, P, Congregational Church of Fullerton, UCC, Fullerton, CA
U, William Smutz, IN, Saint John's UCC, Chesterfield, MO
U, William Smutz, P, Saint John's UCC, Chesterfield, MO
OM, Victoria Snow, P, Community Congregational UCC, New Port Richey, FL
U, Linda Srb, MM, Spirit of Peace UCC, Sammamish, WA
MS, Ronald Stair, P, Saint James UCC, Morrison, MO
MS, Ronald Stair, P, Zion-Saint Peter UCC, Pershing, MO
U, Sally Stansbury, CE, United Church of Rowayton, Rowayton, CT
OM, Gary Stillwell, SU, Spring Creek United Church of Christ, Rockford, IL
DS, Louise Tallman, AP, UCC at the Villages, Oxford, FL
OM, Dawson Taylor, P, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
U, Dennis TeBeest, DT, First Congregational Church of River Edge UCC, River Edge, NJ
LM, Christi Tennyson, P, Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Labadie, MO
OM, Kyle Timmons, P, Trinity UCC, Elliston, OH
DS, Kathleen Waters, IN, Homer Congregational Church, Homer, NY
OM, Jimmy Watson, SP, Immanuel/Ferguson UCC, Ferguson, MO
U, Barbara Watts, OL, First Congregational Church UCC, Bristol, RI
OM, Todd Weber, P, Douglas Congregational UCC, Douglas, WY
OM, Susan Weier, P, Cedar Falls United Church of Christ, Cedar Falls, IA
OM, Kay Welsch, OL, St Paul's UCC, Saint Paul, MN
POC, Rebecca White Newgren, P, Second Congregational UCC/ First Presbyterian Church, Rockford, IL
U, Gary Wilner, IN, Ely Memorial UCC, Land O Lakes, WI
U, Gary Wilner, IN, Phelps Congregational UCC, Phelps, WI
OM, Timothy Woodard, P, Riviera United Church of Christ, Palm Bay, FL
OM, Katrina Wuensch, SP, West Parish Church UCC, Andover, MA
OM, Kimi Yokoyama, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Saint Joseph, MO
U, Yasutaka Yoshioka, AP, Sycamore Congregational UCC, El Cerrito, CA
OM, Elizabeth Youngberg, CP, Rebel and Divine UCC, Phoenix, AZ
U, Bob Zahner, MM, Pass-a-Grille Beach Community UCC, Saint Pete Beach, FL
U, Linda Zappe, OL, Immanuel/Ferguson UCC, Ferguson, 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 February 2016

Dech, Merle, 1/27/2016
Ham, Chester R., 1/10/2016
Ohlinger, Kenneth A., 1/15/2016
Lammers, Richard L., 2/2/2016
Rohlfing, David, 2/5/2016
Harvey, Charles E., 1/27/2015
Gardiner, Robert W., 2/6/2016
Recio, Martin A., 1/31/2016
Haas, Dennis W., 1/18/2016
Pauley, Ronald K., 1/20/2016
Mosley, Ronald A., 1/28/2016
Shamburg, William, 2/14/2016
Widman, Harry, 2/13/2016
Moberg, Dean R., 2/15/2016
Petersen, Richard M., 10/6/2015
Harder, Richard, 11/00/2014
Walsh, Albert, 2/15/2016
Downing, Kendall, 6/12/2012
Grant, Gordon, 2/16/2016
Heidt, John A., 2/22/2016
Sperberg, Lester W., 2/23/2016
Hadley, Lynda J., 2/24/2016

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for February 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 February 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, Bruce Ashlock, IN, Mount Laurel UCC, Boswell, PA
OM, Charles Aurand, P, Community UCC, Red Lodge, MT
U, Sarah Bachenheimer, CE, First Church of Christ Congregational UCC, Bethany, CT
MID, Allison Baker, CP, Wellington Avenue UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Jeri Behringer, IN, Custer Community Church, UCC, Custer, SD
OM, Richard Behringer, IN, Custer Community Church, UCC, Custer, SD
OM, Lee Ann Betz, P, Whittier Congregational Church, Island Falls, ME
OM, Kayla Bonewell, P, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City, OK
OM, Kayla Bonewell, P, Church of the Open Arms, Oklahoma City, OK
U, Jack Bowman, MM, Congregational Church of Salisbury UCC, Salisbury, CT
OM, Amy Carter, IN, University Congregational UCC, Missoula, MT
LM, Cynthia Christie, P, Rumford Point Congregational Church UCC, Rumford Point, ME
LM, Linda Couture, P, First Congregational of Andover UCC, Andover, ME
OM, Kenneth Crawford, P, St. Paul Evangelical & Reformed UCC, Dallas, TX
U, Jennifer Czarnota, P, Immanuel UCC, Neenah, WI
OM, Christina Del Piero, SU, First Congregational Church and Society of Shoreham, Shoreham, VT
LM, Anne Djokic, DT, Congregational United Church of Christ, Collbran, CO
U, Nancy Ducharme, MM, East Woodstock Congregational Church UCC, East Woodstock, CT
OM, Stephen Ericson, IN, Hill United Church of Christ, Lebanon, PA
OM, Robert Evans, P, Emerge 'N See UCC, Sandpoint, WA
U, Sarah Fay, MM, First Congregational UCC, New Milford, CT
OM, Ann Few, IN, Friedens Reformed UCC, Sumneytown, PA
OM, Tyson Frey, AP, New Goshenhoppen Reformed UCC, East Greenville, PA
OM, Marlea Gilbert, IN, First Congregational Church of Genesee UCC, Inc., Genesee, WI
MID, Debra Girard, P, North Windham Union UCC, Windham, ME
OM, Ellen Green, IN, First Congregational UCC, Hillsboro, OR
OM, Michael Grinnals, DT, Plainville Christian Church, Plainville, NY
U, D Hall, IN, United Church of Christ of Kent, Kent, OH
DS, Sidney Hall, SP, Trinity Church of Austin, Austin, TX
U, Kweku Hammond-Donkoh, MM, First Church of Christ Congregational UCC, Bethany, CT
OM, George Harris, SP, First Church of Christ UCC, Simsbury, CT
LM, Carl Hines, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Louisville, KY
OM, Elizabeth Horton, DT, First Reformed UCC, Lexington, NC
MS, Deborah Jenks, IN, First Congregational UCC, Camden, ME
OM, Jamie Kepros, P, Lummi Island Congregational Church UCC, Lummi Island, WA
OM, Erik Koepnick, P, Calvary Memorial UCC, Wauwatosa, WI
OM, Audra Krise, P, Trinity UCC, Troutville, PA
OM, Audra Krise, P, Paradise Community UCC, Reynoldsville, PA
LM, Thad Lacasse, P, Moose River Congregational UCC, Jackman, ME
OM, Maurice Landry, DT, First Congregational Church of Pittsfield UCC, Pittsfield, ME
OM, William Long, IN, Saint Mark's UCC, Lebanon, PA
U, Dawn Longley, CE, North Guilford Congregational Church UCC, North Guilford, CT
MS, Roger Lynn, P, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Helena, MT
U, Sherry Magnan, CE, East Woodstock Congregational Church UCC, East Woodstock, CT
POC, Daniel Maiden, P, First Congregational UCC, Montevideo, MN
POC, Daniel Maiden, P, United Church of Christ, Granite Falls, MN
OM, Estelle Margarones, IN, Centre Congregational UCC, Lynnfield, MA
U, Kathleen Marsh, Y, First Congregational Church UCC, Waterloo, IA
U, Cynthia Maybeck, IN, West Parish Church UCC, Andover, MA
OM, Robert McCann, IN, Saint Peter and Saint Paul UCC, Cincinnati, OH
OM, Beryl Melcher, IN, Congregational UCC, Mineral Point, WI
OM, Mary Etta Mest, OL, Falkner Swamp Reformed UCC, Gilbertsville, PA
U, Dawn Morin, CE, East Woodstock Congregational Church UCC, East Woodstock, CT
OM, Craig Mousin, AP, Wellington Avenue UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Susan Murtha, IN, First Church of Christ Congregational 1652, Farmington, CT
U, Calandra Nevenzel, OL, United Church of Christ, Portage, MI
OM, Gary Percesepe, P, The Church in the Gardens, Queens, NY
U, Thomas Powell, P, Congregational UCC, Cranberry Isles, ME
DS, Melinda Quivik, P, Portage Lake United Church, Houghton, MI
LM, Matthew Redrich, SP, San Dimas Community Church, San Dimas, CA
LM, Wiliam Rettig, IN, First Congregational UCC, Boscobel, WI
OM, Joshua Sander, P, First Congregational of Lincoln UCC, Lincoln, ME
OM, Jefferson Scott, P, Congregational UCC, West Lebanon, NH
OM, Keith Scott, IN, Wellington Avenue UCC, Chicago, IL
LM, Janet Sherman, AP, Faith United Church of Christ, New Braunfels, TX
U, Richard Silbereis, MM, First Congregational UCC, Watertown, CT
DS, Alexa Smith, P, Saint John's UCC, Salisbury, PA
DS, Alexa Smith, P, Trinity Reformed UCC, Grantsville, MD
OM, Allison Smith, P, Second Congregational UCC, Newcastle, ME
POC, Gary Southerton, P, Broadview Community UCC, Seattle, WA
U, Peggy Stott, SU, Saint Luke UCC, Burlington, IA
LM, Heather Sylvester, P, Church of Christ, West Forks, ME
OM, Vance Taylor, DT, North Branford Congregational UCC, North Branford, CT
U, Wendell Thacker, P, Saint John's UCC, Crown Point, IN
OM, John Tipton, P, Covenant UCC, Gasport, NY
OM, Tamara Toepke-Floyd, IN, First Congregational UCC, Redfield, SD
U, Andrew Tomkins, MM, East Woodstock Congregational Church UCC, East Woodstock, CT
OM, Robert Von Trebra, IN, Holladay UCC, Salt Lake City, UT
OM, Kurt Walker, SP, Chapel Street, Lincoln, RI
OM, Bernd Weishaupt, DT, First United Church of Christ, Sugarcreek, OH
MS, Steven Welker, IN, Bethany UCC, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
OM, Nancy White, P, First Congregational UCC, North Yarmouth, ME
U, Kathleen Wiggins, OL, Congregational Church of Salisbury UCC, Salisbury, CT

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.