United Church of Christ

Clergy Deaths for January 2018

Farinet, James, 12/3/2017
Lowry, Frederick, 12/25/2017
De Stigter, Cornelius, 1/5/2018
Olmsted, Richard H., 1/6/2018
Kissinger, Harry A., 12/26/2017
Ireland, Gerald D., 11/29/2017
Szabo, Stephen, 1/3/2018
Truitt, Robert, 1/6/2018
Hargett, James H., 1/1/2018
McLoughlin, John M., 1/15/2018
Steele, Guy L., 1/11/2018
Klein, Reinhold, 1/24/2018
Barber, Robert I., 1/21/2018
Grant, Robert, 1/23/2018
Wagner, Jonathan, 10/6/2017
Reider, Alan H., 12/11/2017

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for January 2018

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 2018.

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, James Alexander, AP, Church of the Palms UCC, Sun City, AZ
U, Giuseppe Amato, AP, Cedar Hills UCC, Portland, OR
OM, Melissa Ashmore, P, Embrace United Church of Christ, Richland Hills, TX
OM, Lee Atherton, DT, The United Church of Clinton, Clinton, MA
OM, Cecilia Baxter, CP, Saint Luke's UCC, Nazareth, PA
OM, Jameson Baxter, CP, Saint Luke's UCC, Nazareth, PA
U, Bradley Bergin, P, First Evangelical & Reformed UCC, Lowell, WI
U, Bradley Bergin, P, St. Stephen's UCC, Juneau, WI
OM, Michael Beynon, IN, Shiloh United Church of Christ, York, PA
OM, Gaye Bosley-Mitchell, P, Community Congregational Church, Manitou Springs, CO
OM, Kendall Brown, IN, Saint Andrew's UCC, Dexter, MI
OM, Joanne Buchanan-Brown, IN, First Congregational UCC, Longmont, CO
OM, Joya Colon-Berezin, CE, Scarsdale Congregational Church UCC, Scarsdale, NY
OM, Michael Cooper, DT, Saint John's UCC, Owosso, MI
MID, Rachel Cosca, OL, Plymouth UCC, Oakland, CA
U, Walter Coy, DT, Union Evangelical UCC, Hopedale, MA
OM, Jennifer Crow, Y, Cedar Hills UCC, Portland, OR
OM, Anne Cubbage, SP, Broadmoor Community UCC, Colorado Springs, CO
OM, Alan Dailey, IN, First Congregational UCC, Spencerport, NY
U, Thomas Desmond, MM, SouthShore United Church of Christ, Sun City Center, FL
OM, Jeffrey Dodson, SP, First Congregational UCC, Grand Junction, CO
OM, Anne Dunlap, P, United Church of Montbello UCC, Denver, CO
LM, Joanne Ferguson, P, East Side Congregational UCC, Binghamton, NY
MID, Michelle Freeman, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Saukville, WI
OM, Gregory Garland, CP, United Church of Broomfield, Broomfield, CO
OM, Lisa Goods, SP, Kenwood UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Adam Hange, SP, First Congregational UCC, Hillsboro, OR
MID, Gina Harvey, AP, Mayflower Congregational UCC, Englewood, CO
U, Clive Heyd, SP, Federated Church of Grass Lake, Grass Lake, MI
OM, Lisa Horst Clark, SP, First Congregational UCC, Bellevue, WA
OM, Thomas Howells, DT, United Church, Wilbraham, MA
OM, Nichole Jackson, P, Trinity Reformed Church of the UCC, Pottstown, PA
DS, Sarah Linn, SP, Creede Community Church UCC, Creede, CO
OM, David Loar, IN, Pilgrim Christian Church, Chardon, OH
OM, Adrian Mclean, IN, Church of the Open Door UCC, Miami, FL
OM, Joseph Medlin, SP, Ho`olokahi Congregational, Captain Cook, HI
OM, Joseph Medlin, SP, Hokuloa United Church of Christ, Puako, HI
LM, Dale Miller, P, Salem Plankroad UCC, Plymouth, WI
LM, Miranda Moeller, CE, First Church of Christ Congregational 1652, Farmington, CT
OM, Vanessa Monroe, P, Bethel Church UCC, Houston, TX
OM, Lynn Morgan, P, St. Matthew's UCC, Hamburg, NY
OM, Robert Munnis, DT, Congregational UCC, Fremont, CA
OM, Peter Nichols, SP, St. Paul Evangelical & Reformed UCC, Dallas, TX
OM, Tara Olsen Allen, P, Pilgrim United Church of Christ Brentwood/Kingston, Brentwood, NH
MID, Matthew Orendorff, DT, Church of Peace UCC, Glencoe, MN
MID, Matthew Orendorff, SP, Friedens UCC, Norwood Young America, MN
DS, David Pierce, P, Four Corners Community Chapel, Cumberland, RI
OM, Audrey Price, SU, First Congregational UCC, Washington, DC
LM, Jon Propper, CE, First Park UCC, Grand Rapids, MI
OM, Jeanne Randall-Bodman, SP, Kairos-Milwaukie UCC, Milwaukie, OR
OM, Margaret Richardson, OL, First Congregational Church UCC, Anoka, MN
POC, James Ross II, OL, First Congregational UCC, Washington, DC
MID, Virginia Schlegel, P, Saint John's UCC, Whitehall/Mickley, PA
OM, David Schnaars, DT, Dryland UCC, Nazareth, PA
OM, Henry Schoenfield, IN, First Congregational Church, Stoneham, MA
OM, Bruce Schoup, IN, Congregational Church of Littleton, Littleton, MA
OM, Ruth Shaver, IN, First Church of Christ UCC, North Conway, NH
OM, Emily Snowden, P, Congregational UCC, Arlington Heights, IL
DS, Raymonda Speller, SP, Community Congregational, Montgomery, AL
LM, Robin Stanley, P, Community UCC, Hartsgrove, OH
OM, Kirk Thomas, IN, Salem United Church of Christ, Denver, CO
OM, Larry Treece, P, First Congregational UCC, Lake Mills, WI
POC, Samantha Tuttle, P, Saint James UCC, Lovettsville, VA
POC, Keith Valenzuela, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Cook, NE
POC, Keith Valenzuela, P, Saint John's Evangelical Church, Talmage, NE
LM, Nancy Van Fleet, CE, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
OM, Robert Von Trebra, IN, First Congregational UCC, Loveland, CO
OM, Frank Walford, P, United Church of Christ, Conneaut, OH
DS, Kathleen Waters, IN, Henrietta United Church of Christ, Henrietta, NY
OM, Stephanie Weiner, SP, Bethel United Church of Christ, Evansville, IN
OM, John Wieczorek, IN, Northglenn United Church of Christ, Northglenn, CO

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 December 2017

Ring, William V., 11/20/2017
Miller, Roger C., 11/28/2017
Lovett, Miller C., 10/13/2017
Dolde, Vernon G., 11/21/2017
Zarifian, John A., 12/11/2017
Kreves, Eugene, 12/9/2017
Kelsey, Herbert O., 12/10/2017
George, G. Worth, 11/22/2017
Thompson, John R., 12/9/2017
Grant, Arnold W., 12/10/2017
Dahlgren, James E., 11/21/2017
Meili, Philip C., 11/13/2017
Sherman, William, 11/21/2017
Cavanaugh, James H., 12/17/2017
Denlinger, Mary H.F., 11/13/2017
Patterson, Benjamin J., 12/3/2017
Bloomfield, Betsy, 11/13/2017
Younkman, Nolan R., 12/14/2017
Hanson, G. C., 11/5/2017
Griffin, Benjamin, 12/3/2017
Williams, James F., 12/15/2017
Grosrenaud, Gregg, 4/5/2009
Wilhem, Susan M., 1/6/2011
Gilman, Robert, 12/27/2017

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for December 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 December 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 

MID, John Angiulo, AP, Casas Adobes Congregational UCC, Tucson,AZ
OM, Julia Beall, IN, Zwingli UCC, East Berlin, PA
OM, Janet Boyd, IN, Good Shepherd/Tuckerton UCC, Reading, PA
OM, Donna Cassity, IN, The Congregational Church of Plainville, UCC, Plainville, CT
U, Bob Coffey, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Lenzburg, IL
OM, Carl Dollgener, IN, Saint John's UCC, Smithton, IL
U, James Donahue, SU, Saint John's UCC, Breese, IL
U, William Dunifon, DT, Lytton Zion United Church of Christ, Delta, OH
OM, Daniel England, IN, The First Congregational Church of Ridgefield, Ridgefield, CT
OM, Rachael Gardner-Purdy, AP, St John's Evang/Protestant UCC, Columbus, OH
OM, Elizabeth Gleich, AP, First Church of Christ Congregational, Glastonbury, Glastonbury, CT
U, Alice Greene, IN, Covenant Baptist UCC, Washington, DC
LM, Suzanne Harland, P, First Congregational UCC, Stockville, NE
OM, Lee Ireland, IN, First Congregational UCC, Rowley, MA
POC, Portia Iverson, P, Zion UCC, Talmage, NE
OM, Richard King, P, Falcon Heights United Church of Christ, Falcon Heights, MN
LM, Nicholas Knoblauch, SP, Powder River Congregational UCC, Broadus, MT
OM, Robert Koepcke, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Belleville, IL
OM, Joshua Kuipers, AP, Congregational UCC, Saint Charles, IL
OM, Damien Lake, IN, Glen Ridge Congregational UCC, Glen Ridge, NJ
MID, Michael Landsman, IN, Zion's Stone UCC, Northampton, PA
OM, Matthew Laney, IN, Avon Congregational Church, Avon, CT
U, Marcus Leathers, CP, United Christian Parish, Reston, VA
MS, Roger Lynn, SP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Helena, MT
OM, John Madsen Bibeau, IN, North Congregational Church, UCC, New Hartford, CT
LM, Katrina Manzi, P, Middlebury Congregational Church UCC, Middlebury, CT
U, Dennis McKee, P, United Church of Christ, Gaylord, MN
LM, Jay McMillen, SP, Shiloh Church UCC, Dayton, OH
OM, Mark Montgomery, IN, First Congregational Church, UCC, Norwalk, CT
LM, Brett Palmer, P, Friedens UCC, Marissa, IL
OM, Nancy Peebles, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Central City, IL
MID, Heidi Penny, AP, First Congregational UCC, Topeka, KS
OM, MaryAnn Purtill, DT, First Congregational of Marion, Marion, MA
OM, Karl Rist, P, First Congregational UCC, Zumbrota, MN
OM, Gary Ritts, IN, Halifax Congregational Church UCC, Halifax, MA
OM, Sheila Rubdi, IN, First Congregational of Harwich UCC, Harwich, MA
OM, Gary Smith, AP, Homer Congregational Church, Homer, NY
MID, Elizabeth Staten, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Delaware, OH
OM, Elizabeth Terrill, IN, Saint John UCC, Valmeyer, IL
U, Jon Tinge, P, Christ United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL
OM, David Wheeler, P, First Congregational Church of Norman, UCC, Norman, OK

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 2017

Graham, Larry K., 10/19/2017
Chan, Isaac L., 10/5/2017
Holland, Ralph T., 11/1/2017
Bizer, Waldermar A., 11/6/2017
Kraemer, Leonard, 11/7/2017
Penney, Hugh B., 11/12/2017
Kautz, Amanda, 11/13/2017
Christensen, Michael O., 10/23/2017
Marks, Earl, 11/15/2017
Burwell, Wesley E., 11/20/2017
Ahrendt, Robert C., 11/20/2017
Austin, Lloyd, 11/20/2017
Wagner, Jonathon J., 10/6/2017
Pasoquen, Cipriano V., 11/29/2017

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for November 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 November 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 

OM, Kathryn Anadein, IN, Greenmont-Oak Park Community UCC, Kettering, OH
OM, John Austin, P, First Congregational UCC, Onaga, KS
OM, Gregory Baker, DT, United Church of Assonet, Assonet, MA
OM, Lillian Barrett, P, Avalon Park Community Church UCC, Chicago, IL
POC, Randall Besta, P, Hillcrest Congregational UCC, Montrose, CO
OM, Judy Brandon, P, Greenawalds UCC, Allentown, PA
MID, Nancy Butcher, DT, Pawtucket Congregational UCC, Lowell, MA
POC, Randolph Calvo, P, First Congregational UCC, Hatfield, MA
OM, Scott Casebeer, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Norwood, OH
MID, Dawn Christenson, AP, First Congregational UCC, Charlotte, MI
OM, Steven Craft, P, First United Church of Christ, Irwin, PA
U, Don DeWeese, IN, Ktizo UCC, Phoenix, AZ
U, Amber Dixson Richardson, CP, United Christian Church, Miles City, MT
OM, George Eckstein, P, Church of the Manger UCC, Bethlehem, PA
OM, Jill Edens, CP, Congregational Church, Weston, MA
OM, John Edens, CP, Congregational Church, Weston, MA
OM, James Firth, IN, Rosedale Congregational Church, Kansas City, KS
LM, Kayli Freeman, AP, Union United Church of Christ, Neffs, PA
U, Laura Fregin, AP, First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
OM, Kenneth Gadd, P, Saint John's UCC, Marine City, MI
OM, Justo Gonzalez, SP, IUC Ministerios Rios de Agua Viva (Joy Like A River, UCC), Wyoming, MI
U, Amy Gopp, SP, United Church of Christ of Kent, Kent, OH
LM, Erik Graefe, SU, Zion United Church of Christ, Junction City, KS
U, Alice Green, SP, Covenant Baptist UCC, Washington, DC
MID, Sheridan Irick, P, Community UCC, Partridge, KS
OM, Leslie Jackson, P, Cathedral of Hope Houston UCC, Houston, TX
U, Karen Larson, P, Zwingli UCC, West Concord, MN
LM, Danny Latrick, P, Marshallese Ministry of Orange County UCC, Corona Del Mar, CA
U, Kenneth Lazzara, P, St. Paul UCC, Warren, MI
OM, Teresa Lepage, P, Congregational UCC, Brea, CA
LM, Susan Lishman, SU, First United Church of Christ, Hellertown, PA
OM, William Long, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Manheim, PA
OM, Peggy Ludlow, AP, Community Church of Mountain Lakes UCC, Mountain Lakes, NJ
OM, Christopher Lyman Waldron, AP, First Congregational UCC, Somerville, MA
OM, Donald Mason, SP, First Congregational UCC, Union City, MI
LM, Heidi McDougall, DT, United Church of Christ, Strongsville, OH
U, Sherwood McKay, P, Community UCC, Baker, MT
OM, Don Miller, IN, Community UCC, Carbondale, KS
OM, Kimberly Murphy, IN, United Parish, Carver, MA
U, David Olson, P, First United Church of Sioux Rapids, Sioux Rapids, IA
OM, Matthew Perkins, P, Midland Community UCC, Sterling, KS
CM, Kevin Pettit, OL, First Congregational UCC, Boulder, CO
MID, Beth Petzke, IN, Saint James UCC, Newton, WI
MID, Beth Petzke, IN, Saint Mark's UCC, Cleveland, WI
U, John Pugh, IN, Bethlehem Congregational UCC, Worden, MT
OM, Glenn Rice, P, United Church of Christ, Port Orange, FL
MID, Aaron Rieder, P, First Congregational UCC, Cheboygan, MI
OM, Sara Rosenau, P, Waverly Heights Congregational UCC, Portland, OR
OM, Jenei Rossigg, SP, Congregational UCC, Hooksett, NH
OM, Dwayne Royster, P, Faith UCC, Washington, DC
MID, Anna Runion, Y, Pilgrim UCC, Carlsbad, CA
POC, Walter Smith, IN, First Congregational UCC, Big Timber, MT
MID, Robert Stephens, AP, Middle Collegiate Church, New York, NY
OM, Robert Thaden, CP, United Christian Church, Miles City, MT
OM, Sally Train, IN, First Congregational UCC, San Rafael, CA
OM, David Wheeler, P, Federated UCC, Weatherford, OK
LM, Linda Wisser, P, Bethany UCC, Bethlehem, PA
LM, Robert Zadow, CP, United Christian Church, Miles City, MT

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 2017

Longley, John H., 9/29/2017
Anderson, Arthur C., 10/1/2017
Felsing, Richard W., 9/27/2017
Wallace, Jeffrey L., 10/6/2017
Gowan, Lon H., 10/15/2017
Cunningham, Carol, 10/8/2017
Knowles, Robert, 10/4/2017
Sangree, Charles S., 10/7/2017
Lawrence, T. Albert, 10/19/2017
Drummond, John W., 10/21/2017
Thompson, Garth, 10/24/2017
Bade, Carl A., 10/21/2017

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for October 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 October 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, Kathy Abend, P, Wright Community Congregational UCC, Boise, ID
LM, Susan Alexander Greenwood, P, First Congregational UCC, Coloma, MI
OM, Michael Bausch, IN, United Church of Christ, Mc Farland, WI
OM, Jody Betten, SP, New Waves UCC, Traverse City, MI
MID, Tommi Boeder, IN, First United Church of Christ, Tipton, IA
OM, James Boodley, IN, The Park Church UCC, Elmira, NY
OM, Bruce Burnham, DT, First Congregational Church, East Millinocket, ME
U, R. Scott Colglazier, SP, First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
OM, Stephen Davis, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Dale, WI
OM, Bruce Druckenmiller, P, Trinity UCC, Waynesboro, PA
OM, Wayne Drueck, IN, First Congregational UCC, Rhinelander, WI
POC, Vilius Dundzila, AP, The Peoples Church of Chicago UCC, Chicago, IL
U, Howard Paul Fischer, SU, Congregational UCC, Blairsburg, IA
OM, Paul Fraser, CP, Trinity UCC, Mc Cutchenville, OH
OM, Paul Fraser, CP, United Church of Christ, Sycamore, OH
OM, Cynthia Garis, IN, Colonial Park UCC, Harrisburg, PA
OM, Kristin Gorton, P, Memorial United Church of Christ, Fitchburg, WI
OM, Brent Gundlah, P, St Paul UCC, Navarre, OH
U, Terri Haithcock, P, Faith Christian Church, Lima, OH
LM, Michael Howard, IN, Community Church UCC, Brookside, NJ
U, Scott Jansen, SP, First United Church of Christ, Bay City, MI
MS, Bill Johnson, P, Immanuel UCC, Ellinwood, KS
OM, Jennifer Kirbas, IN, Church of the Savior UCC, Oklahoma City, OK
OM, Pamela Kittredge, OL, Union Church of Vinalhaven, Vinalhaven, ME
OM, Kristal Klemme, P, First Congregational UCC, Plymouth, WI
U, Megan Lynes, P, First Church UCC, Sterling, MA
MID, Kenneth McDowell, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Auburn, PA
OM, Kenneth McIntosh, P, United Church of Christ of Honeoye, Honeoye, NY
OM, Christopher Mehlhoff, P, Union Congregational Church UCC, Three Lakes, WI
MS, Karen Moore, CP, United Church of Christ, Sycamore, OH
MS, Karen Moore, CP, Trinity UCC, Mc Cutchenville, OH
OM, Linda Myren, IN, Community UCC, Gilman, IA
MID, Nicole Pickens, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Bellevue, OH
OM, Margot Pickett, IN, Life's Journey UCC, Burlington, NC
LM, Amelia Price, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Selinsgrove, PA
OM, Richard Pulling, IN, Freysville Emmanuel UCC, Red Lion, PA
U, Deborah Rice, SP, United Church of the Valley, Temecula, CA
OM, Lawrence Richardson, AP, Linden Hills Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Scott Sanders, P, Saint John's UCC, Kutztown, PA
DS, Matthew Sauer, CP, First Reformed UCC, Manitowoc, WI
DS, Matthew Sauer, CP, Saint John's UCC, Manitowoc, WI
OM, Sharell Shippen, AP, Grace Christian Fellowship United Church of Christ, Philadelphia, PA
U, Leitu Teofilo, P, First Samoan Cong'l Christian Church of San Luis Rey, Oceanside, CA
OM, Brice Thomas, SP, Holy Trinity Community Church, Nashville, TN
LM, Ralph Thompson, P, Howard Congregational UCC, Nashville, TN
OM, Dorothy Thormaehlen, OL, Trinity UCC, Hanover, PA
OM, Diane Tugel, P, Brookmeade Congregational UCC, Nashville TN
MS, Stephen Vandergrift, P, Houghs Neck Congregational, Quincy, MA
OM, Damaris Whittaker, SP, Fort Washington Collegiate, New York, NY
OM, Craig Zimmerman, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Mahanoy City, PA
MID, Sue Zschoche, OL, First Congregational UCC, Manhattan, KS

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 September 2017

Reynoso, Randy R., 9/2/2017
Frears, Robert C., 8/28/2017
Faulstich, John O., 8/31/2017
Moore, Jerry, 8/22/2017
Nixon, Frederick L., 5/4/2015
Walburn, Myles H., 8/26/2017
Pohl, Roger N., 8/20/2017
Bertram, Malcom, 8/30/2017
Molloy, Ward B., 9/8/2017
Shontz Jr., Wayne K., 9/15/2017
Martin, Robert, 9/12/2017
Felder, Gregory W., 9/24/2017
Olsen, Clarion H., 9/23/2017
Fenby, Robert F., 9/24/2017
Filkins, Jeffrey E., 9/19/2017

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for September 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 September 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, Kathryn Bates, P, United Church of Christ, Clay Center, NE
MID, Charlotte Bell, P, Federated Church of Christ UCC, Brooklyn, CT
OM, Jill Bierwirth, DT, Salem (Hetzel's) UCC, Pine Grove, PA
DS, David Blitch, P, Salem/Belleman's UCC, Mohrsville, PA
LM, David Brown, P, Trinity UCC, Akron, OH
OM, Arthur Campbell, P, Zion's Stone Church of West Penn Township, New Ringgold, PA
OM, Denise Clapsaddle, P, First Congregational Church of Plymouth, Plymouth, CT
OM, Allen Comstock, IN, First Congregational UCC, Montague, MA
OM, Rebecca David, IN, Edwards Congregational UCC, Davenport, IA
OM, Priscilla Denham, IN, Shenkel UCC, Pottstown, PA
U, Stephanie Dozois, OL, Memorial Congregational UCC, Sudbury, MA
OM, Wayne Earl, IN, Union Congregational UCC, East Walpole, MA
OM, Gretchen Elmendorf, P, East Weymouth Congregational Church UCC, East Weymouth, MA
U, Ernest Farrar, P, United Parish of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, MA
OM, Jon Fogle, IN, Zion Blue Mountain UCC, Bernville, PA
OM, Dean Frey, SU, Emmanuel UCC, Bowmanstown, PA
OM, Laura Friedman, SU, First Congregational UCC, Princeton, MA
OM, W. Froggatt, P, The United Church of Chester, Chester, CT
OM, Abby Gackenheimer, P, The First Congregational Church of Kent, Kent, CT
U, Lydia Gajdel, Y, Wilton Congregational Church, UCC, Wilton, CT
U, Zach Garrett, P, Friedens UCC, Farina, IL
U, Andrew Gorden, IN, Saint John's UCC, Egg Harbor City, NJ
U, Joseph Hackett, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Geneva, IA
OM, Selina Hamilton, P, Rosedale UCC, Laureldale, PA
OM, Frederick Hayes, IN, North Community Church, Marshfield, MA
OM, Patricia Higgins, SP, First Congregational Church of Benzonia UCC, Benzonia, MI
LM, Phil Hodson, P, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Wichita, KS
LM, Phil Hodson, P, Fairmount United Church of Christ (Congregational), Wichita, KS
OM, Margret Hofmeister, SP, First Church of Christ, New Britain, UCC, New Britain, CT
MS, Alexis Kassim, AP, Little River UCC, Annandale, VA
MID, Emily Kellar, DT, Congregational Church of South Dartmouth UCC, South Dartmouth, MA
OM, Paul Knupp, P, Peace United Church of Christ, Gladbrook, IA
OM, Irene Laudeman, IN, Community Congregational Church, Tiburon, CA
MID, Sloan Letman, P, Second Congregational UCC, Pittsfield, MA
DS, Jacqueline Lewis, SP, Middle Collegiate Church, New York, NY
OM, Leigh McCaffrey, SU, First Congregational UCC, Lake Helen, FL
OM, Pamela McGrath, SP, First Church of Christ Longmeadow, MA
DS, Richard McLeer, P, Congregational UCC, Mineral Point, WI
OM, David Milotta, P, Waipahu United Church of Christ, Waipahu, HI
LM, Mike Munz, OL, First Congregational UCC, Great Bend, KS
OM, Eric Ogi, OL, Wellesley Village Congregational Church UCC, Wellesley, MA
OM, James Painting, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Massillon, OH
OM, Mark Pitton, P, First Congregational UCC, Sharon, VT
OM, Judith Proctor, DT, First Church in Wenham Cong, Wenham, MA
OM, James Reid, IN, Peace United Church of Christ, Fredericksburg, IA
OM, Ernesto Reyes, SP, Las Vegas United Church of Christ, Las Vegas, NV
MID, Nancy Rottman, P, Centre Congregational UCC, Lynnfield, MA
OM, Homer Royer, IN, Church of the Good Shepherd UCC, Alburtis, PA
U, Sarah Schmidt-Lee, AP, First Congregational UCC, Kalamazoo, MI
OM, Nada Sellers, IN, First Congregational UCC, Ashfield, MA
OM, Daniel Shahan, DT, Zion's United Church of Christ, Marietta, PA
OM, Rochelle Stackhouse, P, First Church of Christ in Hartford, UCC, Hartford, CT
OM, CB Stewart, AP, Greenpoint Reformed Church, Brooklyn, NY
OM, Howard Storm, P, Saint Mark UCC, Covington, KY
OM, Vernard Swett, AP First Church Congregational, UCC, Fairfield, CT
OM, Erica Thompson, SP, Asylum Hill Congregational UCC, Hartford, CT
OM, Tamara Torres McGovern, OL, Woodfords Congregational UCC, Portland, ME
OM, Margaret Vredeveld, IN, Congregational UCC, Clare, MI
U, Janet Wallace, IN, First Congregational of Marion, Marion, MA
OM, Burt Williams, P, Roberts Congregational UCC, Roberts, WI
OM, David Williamson, P, Hawker United Church of Christ, Beavercreek, OH
U, Karin Wright, P, United Church of Christ, Suffield, OH

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