Changes and Deaths

Clergy Deaths August 2015

Dickerson, Evelyn J, 8/19/2015
Herrick, John, 8/12/2015
Livingston, Jerry L, 8/3/2015
Lockwood, Kenneth E, 7/25/2015
Maxwell, Farley R, 8/19/2015
Scofidio, Basilio H M, 8/18/2015

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for August 2015

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 August 2015.

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, Sharon Alberson, AP, Bethany UCC, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
U, John Byrne, SU, Congregational Christian UCC, Truro, IA
DS, Le Anne Clausen de Montes, SU, First Congregational UCC, Clinton, IA
OM, Lawrence Corbett, IN, Church of the Red Rocks Cong UCC, Sedona, AZ
OM, Edward Cornell, DT, First Church of Christ in Saybrook (Congregational), Old Saybrook, CT
OM, Gloria Cox, AP, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Oak Park, IL
U, William Dyar, SU, Grace United Church of Christ, Conesville, IA
LM, Lucille Fleming, DT, Portsmouth United Church of Christ, Portsmouth, VA
U, Robert Ford, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Cedar Falls, IA
OM, Barbara Frey, AP, Monroe Congregational Church UCC, Monroe, CT
OM, Tom Fujita, IN, Lihue Christian Church, Lihue, HI
OM, James Fung, IN, Church of the Crossroads UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, Stephen Garner, SP, Congregational Church of New Canaan, New Canaan, CT
OM, Jan Gregory-Charpentier, SP, First Congregational UCC, Westbrook, CT
OM, David Hirano, IN, Kaumakapili Church UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, Jo Hudson, SP, New Church-Chiesa Nuova, Dallas, TX
OM, Lee Ireland, IN, United Church, Chester, CT
U, Clark Kilgard, IN, Peace United Church of Christ, Elkader, IA
OM, Carol Kipe, IN, Grace United Church of Christ, Greencastle, PA
OM, Yael Lachman, AP, Peace UCC, Santa Cruz, CA
LM, John Lee, AP, First Chinese Church of Christ, Honolulu, HI
OM, Faanu Mao, AP, Wailuku Union Church, Wailuku, HI
U, Craig Marshall, P, Clemons UCC, Clemons, IA
U, Debi Mastroni-Kenyon, CE, North Haven Congregational UCC, North Haven, CT
U, Jerrie Matney, IN, Federated UCC, Colchester, CT
OM, Philip Milam, P, Congregational UCC, Cable, WI
OM, Philip Milam, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Mason, WI
U, Akiko Miyake-Stoner, SP, United Japanese Christian UCC, Clovis, CA
OM, Shepard Parsons, SP, The First Church of Christ UCC, Woodbridge, CT
OM, Brandon Perrine, P, Trinity UCC, La Crosse, WI
OM, Samuel Pullen, SU, Community Congregational UCC, Los Alamitos, CA
LM, Donald Quigley, AP, Hope United Church of Christ, Clinton Twp, MI
OM, Edward Robinson, IN, Waiokeola Congregational Church UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, Sara Ross, AP, First Congregational UCC, Southington, CT
OM, Ian Rottenberg, AP, Community Church UCC, Garden City, NY
OM, Susan Schneider-Adams, IN, Roberts Congregational UCC, Roberts, WI
OM, Bonnie Scott, DT, United Church On the Green UCC, New Haven, CT
LM, SallyAnn Silfies, P, Greater Hartford UCC, Hartford, VT
OM, Daniel Stark, P, Christ Church UCC, Milwaukee, WI
OM, Reuben Warren, AP, Shrine of the Black Madonna #1, Detroit, MI
OM, Adam Wirrig, P, Saint John's UCC, Dayton, OH
LM, Tammie Wisniewski, P, New Jerusalem Zion UCC, Lenhartsville, 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 July 2015

Blackmer, F Ross, 7/1/2015
Book, Dorothy, 6/25/2015
Crawford, W William, 7/21/2015
De Kallos, Arpad, 6/25/2015
Friou Sr, Kenneth A, 7/2/2015
Gessert, G H, 7/24/2015
Hedrick, Warren L, 7/20/2015
Hinze, Donald W, 7/17/2015
Hollowell, John C, 7/9/2015
Huebschman, Merlin E, 7/15/2015
McDonald, Isaac L, 7/7/2015
Pearson, David E, 5/25/2015
Simpson, David E, 6/14/2015
Smelley, James, 7/27/2015
Sonneborn, George, 7/10/2015
Thresher, Thomas A, 7/9/2015
Vasarhelyi, Jozsef, 6/27/2015
Westerman, Ronald M, 6/27/2015

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for July 2015

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 July 2015.

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, Jack Acri, P, First Federated Church UCC, North Jackson, OH
MID, Ava Adams-Morris, IN, First Congregational UCC, Fairmont, MN
LM, Nancy Azar, SU, Trinity UCC, Bethlehem, PA
U, Frances Ann Beck, OL, New England Congregational UCC, Stanton, NE
MID, Tommi Boeder, IN, Saint John's UCC, Clarence, IA
LM, Charles Brown, P, United Church of Christ, Sheffield Lake, OH
OM, Paul Bryant-Smith, P, King Street UCC, Danbury, CT
LM, Christopher Cocca, AP, Zion Reformed UCC, Allentown, PA
DS, Harry Cross, P, United Church of Christ, Clay Center, NE
LM, Andrew DeGoyler, DT, Saint John's UCC, Syracuse, NE
MID, Paula DeSeure, AP, Peace Christian Church, Kansas City, MO
MID, Mark Dibelka, P, Epiphany United Church of Christ, Clarence Center, NY
OM, Alan Fiene, P, Prairie Community Church UCC, Lester Prairie, MN
OM, Daniel Geslin, IN, First Congregational UCC, La Crosse, WI
U, Jacqueline Gilchrist, DT, North Stamford Congregational Church, Stamford, CT
U, Lisabeth Gustafson, P, First Church UCC, Winsted, CT
OM, Sheena Hunter, AP, Trinity United Church of Christ, Gary, IN
OM, Robert Jencks, IN, Knob Prairie UCC, Enon, OH
MS, Bill Johnson, P, First Congregational UCC, McPherson, KS
LM, Tamera Keller-Love, SU, First Congregational UCC, Naperville, IL
OM, Julie Kilmer, SP, Saint Matthew/Adair UCC, Casco, MI
OM, Jill Kirchner-Rose, SP, Redlands UCC, Redlands, CA
LM, Jeremy Kirk, IN, First Congregational UCC, Brattleboro, VT
OM, Thomas Lush, P, Saint Paul's UCC, New Oxford, PA
LM, Eric Marsteller, P, Saint Mary's UCC, Westminster, MD
MID, Scott Meyer, IN, Peace Church of Christ United - UCC, Bennett, IA
U, Kristina Mullen, P, United Church, Primghar, IA
OM, Nelson Murphy, IN, First & Saint Stephen's UCC, Baltimore, MD
OM, Thomas Neilsen, IN, Linfield United Church of Christ, Linfield, PA
OM, Clairnel Nervik, P, Saint John's UCC, Griswold, IA
LM, Pamela Oliveira, OL, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
OM, Ann-Therese Ortiz, AP, Chestnut Hill United Church, Philadelphia, PA
OM, Julia Rendon, P, Crossroads United Church of Christ, Indianola, IA
LM, Robert Robida, DT, Community Congregational UCC, New Port Richey, FL
LM, James Robinson, AP, First United Church of Christ, Shelby, OH
OM, Scott Rosenstein, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Cleveland, OH
LM, Randy Sanders, DT, Saint Peter's UCC, Yutan, NE
OM, Daniel Sather, IN, Saint Peter's UCC, Chicago, IL
U, Paul Schoffstall, IN, Saint John's UCC, Auburn, PA
MID, Naomi Schulz, P, Congregation for Reconciliation UCC, Dayton, OH
LM, Mary Scott, P, Federated Church UCC, Sutton, NE
OM, David Shaw, SP, Union Congregational UCC, Montclair, NJ
OM, Deanna Shorb, Y, United Church of Christ Congregational, Grinnell, IA
MID, Scott Siciliano, MM, Colonial Park UCC, Harrisburg, PA
LM, Gerralynn Thomas, P, First Congregational UCC, Graceville, MN
LM, Gerralynn Thomas, P, Congregational UCC, Ortonville, MN
LM, Rebekah Thomas, P, Saint Peter's/Lynnville UCC, New Tripoli, PA
LM, Gerry Tilton, OL, First Church of Christ UCC, North Conway, NH
OM, Debra Timmins, IN, Pennsburg United Church of Christ, Pennsburg, PA
LM, Jay Towell, P, First Congregational UCC, Franklin, NE
LM, Heidi Tyler, P, Immanuel UCC, Ontario, NY
OM, Bruce Van Blair, SP, Community Church Congregational, Corona Del Mar, CA
MID, Ronald Verblaauw, IN, Congregational UCC, Rutherford, NJ
OM, Elizabeth Voigt, IN, Olivet Congregational UCC, Columbus, WI
LM, Neal Washburn, OL, Pilgrim UCC, Carlsbad, CA
OM, Wesley Wassell, P, United Church of Christ, Rosendale, WI
MS, Christian Watkins, AP, First United Church of Christ Congregational, Milford, CT
OM, Laura Westby, AP, Congregational Church of New Canaan, New Canaan, CT
LM, Sean Weston, P, First Congregational UCC, Onaga, KS
U, Tom Williams, IN, Evangelical & Reformed UCC, Waukesha, WI
LM, Gary Wilner, IN, Ebenezer UCC, Stratford, WI
LM, Craig Wilson, P, Central Square Community Church, Central Square, NY
DS, Thomas Wray, SU, Carversville Christian Church UCC, Carversville, 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 June 2015

Gibson, F. Donald, 5/25/2015
Duff, Robert E., 5/28/2015
Anderson, Fred W., 5/31/2015
Young, Donald L., 6/1/2015
Michael, David J., 6/7/2015
Lozer, Danny A., 6/7/2015
Thomas, Oliver N., 6/4/2015
Sledge, Donald D., 6/4/2015
Wigley, David E., 6/8/2015
Lassiter, Valentino, 6/12/2015
Tully, Robert W., 6/13/2015
Klaiber, Arnold H., 6/10/2015
Medling, Paul R., 2/5/2015
Holmes, Kenneth A., 6/9/2015
Strommen, Robert T., 6/19/2015
Brooks, Norman F., 6/18/2015
Knight, Lewis J., 6/24/2015
Duncan, David W., 5/17/2015

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for June 2015

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 2015.

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, Jamytta Bell, P, Higher Dimensions UCC/CC, Macon, NC
OM, Judith Cooke, P, North Guilford Congregational Church UCC, North Guilford, CT
U, Avery Danage, AP, United Church of Christ of Kent, Kent, OH
OM, Iona Dickinson, SP, University City United Church UCC, San Diego, CA
U, John Doud, P, First Congregational UCC, Cadillac, MI
OM, Michael Durst, IN, Pilgrim UCC, Wheaton, MD
U, Roger Fate, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Brutus, MI
LM, Shawn Fisher, P, Groton Congregational Church UCC, Groton, CT
OM, Sharon Gebbie, P, United Church of Christ Congregational, Ames, IA
LM, Randall Graf, P, Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, Metairie, LA
U, Obadiah Greene, P, Whitneyville Congregational Church UCC, Whitneyville, ME
OM, Deirdre Hainsworth, AP, Community of Reconciliation UCC, Pittsburgh, PA
OM, Theodore Hoskins, P, Union Congregational Church, Isle Au Haut, ME
MS, Philip Hunt, P, Saint John's UCC, Coshocton, OH
OM, Alana Kelley, CP, Community of Faith UCC, Elyria, OH
OM, Charles Kelsey, P, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Mason City, IA
U, Gary Kitchin, P, Congregational UCC, Warren, CT
OM, Christina Kukuk, IN, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Jefferson, OH
OM, Alice Ling, P, United Church of Christ Congregational, Wallace, ID
LM, Esther Lucas, AP, United Church of Christ, Suffield, OH
OM, George Martz, IN, Christ United Church of Christ, Duncannon, PA
OM, George Martz, IN, Trinity UCC, New Bloomfield, PA
OM, Jennifer McDowell, AP, Arlington Congregational UCC, Jacksonville, FL
MID, Billy McGhee, AP, Advocate UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Earl Menchhofer, P, Saint John's UCC, Du Quoin, IL
OM, Barry Mick, P, Kapaa First Hawaiian Church, Kapaa, HI
OM, Lois Morrison, SU, Birmingham UCC, Pittsburgh, PA
POC, Brian Murray, P, New Covenant Community UCC, Pikesville, MD
OM, Bret Myers, CP, Community of Faith UCC, Elyria, OH
OM, Kari Nicewander, SP, Immanuel Congregational Church UCC, Hartford, CT
OM, Ronal Nicholas, P, Tree of Life, Bonsack, VA
OM, Lori Peach-Filban, P, United Church of Stonington UCC, Stonington, CT
OM, Kristen Provost Switzer, DT, Prospect Congregational Church, UCC, Prospect, CT
OM, Thea Racelis, P, South Congregational UCC, Middletown, CT
OM, Sandra Reed, P, Elm St Congregational Church, Bucksport, ME
LM, Dennis Russell, P, Saint John's Reformed UCC, Staunton, VA
U, Arlecia Simmons, P, Faith UCC, Washington, DC
U, Esera Tavai, P, EKFAS aka Congregational Christian Church of American Samoa,Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
OM, Joseph Tobin, IN, Church of Christ Congregational, Goshen, CT
OM, Keith Tussing, IN, Trinity UCC, Fort Loudon, PA
OM, Keith Tussing, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Mc Connellsburg, PA
OM, Deborah Tyler, P, Community Church, Elkhart Lake, WI
OM, Ann Utke, IN, Pilgrim UCC, Grafton, WI
DS, Damaris Whittaker, P, First Church of Christ UCC, Hartford, 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 May 2015

Henning, Harold, 4/15/2015
James, Edgar, 4/27/2015
True, George, 5/17/2015
Harner, William E, 5/8/2015
Paul, Jerry W, 5/20/2015
Vilhauer, Melvin, 5/16/2015
Simon, Ernest, 5/15/2015
Connor, Kathleen F, 5/20/2015
Gehm, Noel A, 5/23/2015
Kendall, Gregory, 5/12/2015

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for May 2015

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 2015.

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, Sharon Alberson, AP, United Church of Christ, Congregational, Medina, OH
U, Greg Cluts, IN, Congregational UCC, Baxter, IA
OM, Linzy Collins, P, First Congregational UCC, Hampton, IA
OM, Rosemary Dawson, IN, United Church of Christ Second Congregational Church, Westfield, MA
LM, Christina Fidanza, AP, Saint John's UCC, Mc Knightstown, PA
LM, Christina Fidanza, AP, Trinity UCC, Cashtown, PA
OM, Rodger Good, P, First Congregational UCC, Grand Blanc, MI
DS, Wendi Gordon, P, Ka Hana O Ke Akua Church UCC, Waianae, HI
U, Virginia Gray, AP, First Federated Church, Hudson, MA
OM, Christopher Hart, IN, Elm Street Congregational UCC, Southbridge, MA
OM, Susan Henderson, IN, First Congregational UCC, Washington, DC
OM, Laurette Hill, P, Fairfield Glade Community Church, Fairfield Glade, TN
U, Winston Lassiter, P, Strieby Congregational UCC, Asheboro, NC
MID, Marcia Meabon, IN, Webster Church UCC, Dexter, MI
U, George Reed, SP, Congregational UCC, Hart, MI
OM, Daniel Shahan, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Herndon, PA
OM, Grant Speece, P, Saint Andrew's UCC, Dexter, MI
U, Lauren Surprenant, P, Peace Church of Christ United - UCC, Bennett, IA
OM, Tyrone Sweeting, P, Church of the Isles UCC, Indian Rocks Beach, FL
MID, Jacquelyn Thornton, AP, Congregational UCC, Limerick, ME
MID, Jacquelyn Thornton, AP, Congregational UCC, West Newfield, ME
OM, Milo Van Veldhuizen, SU, Saint Luke UCC, Burlington, IA
OM, Choo Yeow, IN, Church of the Holy Cross UCC, Hilo, HI

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 April 2015

Bedient, Marlin C, 3/16/2015
Buck, Z Arthur, 4/1/2015
Howes, Robert M, 4/2/2015
Neill, David R, 3/27/2015
Yaekle, Donald M, 3/30/2015
Allinder, William F, 4/3/2015
Macleod, Robert J, 4/1/2015
Cheng, Jia He, 4/7/2015
Johnson, Birgert T, 4/14/2015
Overlock, Donald E, 4/13/2015
Casebolt, Ralph L, 1/16/2015
Schwerdt, Glenn F, 3/14/2015
Bupp, Martin, 4/21/2015
Swart, Floyd, 4/20/2015
Crook, Malcolm S, 0424/2015
Rates, Norman, 4/5/2015
Dickerson, Park P, 4/19/2015
Young, Carlton L, 4/24/2015
Fitzsimmons, Donald B, 4/20/2015
Heiney, Joseph, 4/22/2015
Bieber, Wallace J, 4/26/2015

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for April 2015

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 2015.

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, Sharon Alberson, AP, United Church of Christ, Congregational, Medina, OH
U, Greg Cluts, IN, Congregational UCC, Baxter, IA
OM, Linzy Collins, P, First Congregational UCC, Hampton, IA
OM, Rosemary Dawson, IN, United Church of Christ Second Congregational Church, Westfield, MA
LM, Christina Fidanza, AP, Saint John's UCC, Mc Knightstown, PA
LM, Christina Fidanza, AP, Trinity UCC, Cashtown, PA
OM, Rodger Good, P, First Congregational UCC, Grand Blanc, MI
DS, Wendi Gordon, P, Ka Hana O Ke Akua Church UCC, Waianae, HI
U, Virginia Gray, AP, First Federated Church, Hudson, MA
OM, Christopher Hart, IN, Elm Street Congregational UCC, Southbridge, MA
OM, Susan Henderson, IN, First Congregational UCC, Washington, DC
OM, Laurette Hill, P, Fairfield Glade Community Church, Fairfield Glade, TN
U, Winston Lassiter, P, Strieby Congregational UCC, Asheboro, NC
MID, Marcia Meabon, IN, Webster Church UCC, Dexter, MI
U, George Reed, SP, Congregational UCC, Hart, MI
OM, Daniel Shahan, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Herndon, PA
OM, Grant Speece, P, Saint Andrew's UCC, Dexter, MI
U, Lauren Surprenant, P, Peace Church of Christ United - UCC, Bennett, IA
OM, Tyrone Sweeting, P, Church of the Isles UCC, Indian Rocks Beach, FL
MID, Jacquelyn Thornton, AP, Congregational UCC, Limerick, ME
MID, Jacquelyn Thornton, AP, Congregational UCC, West Newfield, ME
OM, Milo Van Veldhuizen, SU, Saint Luke UCC, Burlington, IA
OM, Choo Yeow, IN, Church of the Holy Cross UCC, Hilo, HI

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.