Changes and Deaths

Clergy Deaths October 2015

Thilking, George S., 9/26/2015
Walter, Donald E., 9/25/2015
Kriedeman, Tyler P., 9/26/2015
Raber, Rudolph W., 9/24/2015
Chorley, Donald S., 9/29/2015
Silvis, Ralph, 9/20/2015
Greaser, James A., 10/6/2015
Derevere, David W., 9/22/2015
Henderson, Robert W., 10/1/2015
Shimizu, Akira, 10/4/2015
Wilson, Gene F., 9/3/2015
Lebold, Keene R., 10/3/2015
Workman, Charles G., 10/7/2015
Yons, George E., 6/11/2015
Madden, Ilo, 10/10/2015
Wright, Calvin T., 10/16/2016
Meyer, Duane A., 10/19/2015
Peloza, Daniel J., 10/17/2015
Edelen, William L., 10/16/2016

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for October 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 October 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, John Allen, SP, First Congregational Church of Milton, UCC, Milton, MA
OM, Lawrence Balleine, IN, Immanuel UCC, Darlington, WI
OM, Harvey Bartlett, P, East Corinth Congregational Church, East Corinth, VT
MID, Frank Basler, SU, Ridgebury Congregational UCC, Ridgefield, CT
OM, Jack Belsom, IN, Kailua Christian Church UCC, Kailua, HI
LM, Darlene Blocker, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Tatamy, PA
OM, Robin Blundon, IN, First Church of Christ Congregational UCC, Bethany, CT
OM, Robert Boutwell, OL, Grace Congregational UCC, Rutland, VT
POC, Wes Bowers, P, First Congregational UCC, Exeter, NE
POC, Wes Bowers, P, Congregational UCC, Friend, NE
LM, Michael Boy, P, Union Church, Ascutney, VT
OM, Janet Boyd, IN, Greenawalds UCC, Allentown, PA
OM, Ruth Bradshaw, P, Rosedale Congregational Church, Kansas City, KS
OM, Barbara Brakey, P, Washburn Memorial UCC, Sherman Mills, ME
MID, Deb Braun, AP, Congregational Church of Faribault UCC, Faribault, MN
MS, Jason Bricker-Thompson, P, Community Church of Chesterland UCC, Chesterland, OH
OM, Kenneth Briggs, SU, Congregational Christian UCC, Truro, IA
OM, Jeffery Brinks, SP, Saint John's UCC, Nazareth, PA
MID, Rebecca Brown, CE, First Congregational Church UCC, Granby, CT
MID, Heather Coates, P, Saint John's UCC, Baldwin City, KS
OM, Lawrence Corbett, IN, Church of the Red Rocks Cong UCC, Sedona, AZ
OM, Craig Cowing, P, Rocky Hill Congregational Church, UCC, Rocky Hill, CT
LM, Robert L. Cox, Jr, SU, Union Grove UCC, Henderson, NC
OM, Paul Cronin, P, Bern Reformed UCC, Leesport, PA
OM, Bianca Davis, AP, God Can Ministries, Ford Heights, IL
MS, Christy Dew, SU, Congregational Christian Church, Hope Mills, NC
OM, Kathryn Douglas, IN, First Congregational UCC, Appleton, WI
DS, Norma Drosky, P, Jamaica Community Church UCC, Jamaica, VT
POC, Kim Dunker, P, Congregational UCC, Belvidere, NE
OM, David Durkit, P, First United Church of Christ, Eastlake, OH
OM, Michael Ellard, DT, College Heights UCC, San Mateo, CA
OM, William Ellsworth, IN, Chestnut Hill UCC, Coopersburg, PA
DS, D. Fennell, P, Just Love Church, Houston, TX
OM, Emmajane Finney, IN, Saint John's UCC, Coopersburg, PA
OM, James Firth, IN, First Congregational UCC, Menomonie, WI
LM, Sarah Fiske-Phillips, Y, Irvine United Congregational Church, Irvine, CA
OM, Timothy Gilbert, DT, Congregational Church of Union UCC, Union, CT
OM, Allyson Glass, P, Seymour Congregational UCC, Seymour, CT
MID, David Grim, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Wayne, IN
DS, George Grubb, IN, Salem/Belleman's UCC, Mohrsville, PA
OM, Darryl Hamm, P, First Reformed United Church of Christ, Hamburg, PA
OM, Diane Harvey, IN, Alfred Parish Church, Alfred, ME
OM, Debra Hess, P, Trinity UCC, Bethlehem, PA
MID, Elizabeth Hoban, CE, Congregational Church of Birmingham UCC, Bloomfield Hills, MI
OM, Wayne Holsman, P, Community Church of Hancock and Granville, Hancock, VT
POC, Jeffrey Hood, OL, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
MID, Allen Hoyt, IN, First Congregational Church of Braintree, Braintree, MA
OM, Tracy Hughes, AP, United Congregational Church, Bridgeport, CT
OM, Sheena Hunter, IN, Union Community UCC, Valparaiso, IN
LM, Denise Johnson, P, First Congregational UCC, Grant, NE
MID, Guy Johnson, P, United Church of Christ, Keysville, MD
MID, Guy Johnson, P, Mount Pleasant Reformed UCC, Frederick, MD
OM, Ray Jordan, AP, Central Congregational UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Robin Junker, P, First Congregational Church in Thetford,Vermont, United Church of Christ, Thetford, VT
OM, Dawn Karlson, AP, South Congregational Church UCC, Granby, CT
OM, Nerice Kaufman, SP, United Church of Christ of Paradise Hills, San Diego, CA
U, Sheldon Keller, IN, Mashpee Congregational Church United Church of Christ, Mashpee, MA
OM, Rona Kinsley, IN, Greensboro United Church of Christ, Greensboro, VT
OM, Paul Kirker, DT, Good Shepherd Community Church, El Paso, IL
OM, Rachel Knuth, AP, Community UCC, Sebastopol, CA
OM, David Kraus, IN, First Congregational Church of Berlin UCC, Berlin, VT
OM, Carol Lange, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Gilman, IL
OM, Evelyn Lavelli, P, United Church of Hardwick Inc., Hardwick, VT
OM, Katelyn Macrae, P, Richmond Congregational UCC, Richmond, VT
OM, Jedidiah Mannis, P, Memorial Congregational UCC, Baldwinville, MA
LM, Maria Marquez, OL, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Bert Marshall, IN, Centre Congregational UCC, Brattleboro, VT
LM, Laura Martin, OL, Rock Spring Congregational UCC, Arlington, VA
OM, Kathryn Maver, P, Wells River Congregational Church UCC, Wells River, VT
OM, Howard Mayer, DT, First Congregational Church of Woodbury UCC, Woodbury, CT
OM, Philip Mayher, IN, Mittineague Congregational UCC, West Springfield, MA
OM, Kimberly McKerley, P, Bethany UCC, Randolph, VT
LM, Meagan McLeod, P, Living Water United Church of Christ, Philadelphia, PA
U, Ivy Merrill, P, Christ's Church UCC, Saxtons River, VT
OM, Irvin Moore, SU, Saint John UCC, Fogelsville, PA
OM, David Moyer, IN, Congregational UCC, Mineral Point, WI
LM, Melissa O'Brien, P, Community UCC, Pawlet, VT
OM, Kevin Olsen, IN, First Congregational UCC, Pueblo, CO
OM, Kimra Perkins, AP, Sixth Avenue United Church UCC, Denver, CO
OM, Barbara Purinton, IN, Second Congregational UCC, Jeffersonville, VT
OM, Don Quayle, IN, New Creation, Easton, PA
OM, Eric Quinney-Burnard, P, First Congregational Church of Lockport UCC, Lockport, IL
LM, Matthew Redrich, OL, Irvine United Congregational Church, Irvine, CA
U, George Reed, IN, United Church of Christ, Polk Grove, OH
OM, Elmer Reinhold, SP, Saint Paul's UCC, Pottstown, PA
DS, Heidi Reinker, P, Waterville Union Church, Waterville, VT
LM, Jan Remer-Osborn, OL, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Downers Grove, IL
U, Nancy Rethford, P, First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, West Chicago, IL
LM, Yinessa Romero, OL, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Anne Roundy, IN, Congregational Church of Bristol UCC, Bristol, ME
MS, Tanya Sadagopan, P, First Congregational UCC, Janesville, WI
U, Lavor Sanders, SP, Rehoboth Fellowship of Atlanta UCC, Atlanta, GA
LM, Michele Schenk, SU, Salem United Church of Christ, Doylestown, PA
MS, Hollie Schmidt, AP, First-Plymouth Congregational UCC, Lincoln, NE
LM, Eric Sconiers, OL, Pleasant Hill UCC, Raleigh, NC
OM, Keith Scott, AP, All About Jesus United Church of Christ (Ministries), Monee, IL
MID, Diane Seaborn, OL, Plymouth Congregational Church of Belmont UCC, Belmont, MA
OM, Jack Seville, IN, First Congregational UCC, Oshkosh, WI
OM, Dorothy Shelly, P, Solomon's UCC, Bedminster, PA
MID, Prabhu Sigamani, P, Congregational United Church of Christ of Farmingville, Farmingville, NY
OM, Wendy Summers, IN, Congregational UCC, Conrath, WI
OM, Wendy Summers, IN, Congregational UCC, Ladysmith, WI
OM, Elizabeth Tigner, P, Los Altos UCC, Long Beach, CA
CM, Marcia Tolman, CE, Ebenezer UCC, West Seneca, NY
OM, Robert Treichel, SU, First Congregational UCC, Riceville, IA
MID, Christina Walker-Morin, DT, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, North Weymouth, MA
OM, Leanne Walt, IN, Congregational UCC, Norwell, MA
OM, Fred Walthour, IN, Trinity UCC, Glen Rock, PA
CM, Sara Weatherman, IN, Church in the Wildwood Community UCC, Green Mountain Falls, CO
OM, Susan Weier, IN, Cedar Falls United Church of Christ, Cedar Falls, IA
U, Nancy White, IN, First Congregational UCC, North Yarmouth, ME
LM, Lynn Wickberg, IN, The United Church of Strafford, Strafford, VT
MID, Gina Woods, AP, Fellowship Congregational UCC, Tulsa, OK
OM, Meghan Young, AP, First Congregational Church, Old Greenwich, 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 September 2015

Henry, David B., 8/26/2015
Gardner, Frank, 8/10/2015
Smith, Roberta L., 8/29/2015
Kline, Bruce L., 8/23/2015
Wakai, Masayoshi, 9/5/2015
Dykstra, Donald, 9/4/2015
Hinchman, Barbara H., 9/7/2015
Hovda, Del A., 8/25/2015
Fisher, George F., 9/5/2015
McCall, Frank W., 9/12/2015
Stiles, Stuart, 9/12/2015
Elswick, Albert T., 8/31/2015
Tinge, Arthur R., 9/13/2015
Schmitz, Homer H., 9/8/2015
Kelso, Thomas J., 9/16/2015
Parker, Everett C., 9/17/2015
Reifsteck, Wallace W., 9/9/2015
Smith, Wayne E., 9/27/2015
Shepherd, Banks D., 9/27/2015
McNeal, Bennett M., 9/27/2015
Rowland, Donald, 9/25/2015

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Authorized Ministerial Updates for September 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 September 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, Luke Bocher, IN, Congregational UCC, Whitewater, WI
OM, Rebecca Boggs, AP, United Church of Christ (Congregational), Delavan, WI
OM, Ann Bolek, OL, Saint John's UCC, Fleetwood, PA
OM, James Brehler, P, St John UCC, Defiance, OH
OM, William Burhans, SP, First Congregational Church in Winchester UCC, Winchester, MA
U, Sarah Butter, SP, Wellesley Congregational Church UCC, Wellesley, MA
OM, Barbara Callaghan, AP, Hancock United Church of Christ, Lexington, MA
OM, Vanessa Cardinale, P, South Congregational ChurchUCC, Amherst, MA
OM, Virginia Child, IN, United Parish Congregational UCC, Upton, MA
OM, Judith Clark, P, Mount Olivet UCC, East Berlin, PA
OM, Judith Clark, P, Saint Paul's UCC, East Berlin, PA
OM, Teressa Clark, SU, Bethany UCC, Baxter, IA
OM, Charles Close, SP, Congregational UCC, Canaan, NY
OM, John Cofield, P, Saint John's UCC, Nashua, IA
OM, Mark Dewald, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Auburn, PA
DS, Paul Dreher-Wiberg, IN, Saint Luke's UCC, Auburn, NY
OM, Judine Duerwaechter, IN, Saint John's UCC, Manitowoc, WI
OM, Amelia Edwards, P, Federated Church of Edgartown, Edgartown, MA
OM, Paul Eknes-Tucker, SP, Pilgrim Church UCC, Birmingham, AL
OM, Bruce Farrell, P, Zion Goshert's UCC, Lebanon, PA
MID, Joshua Fitterling, OL, Wellesley Congregational Church UCC, Wellesley, MA
OM, Dennis Frische-Mouri, IN, Saint John UCC, Batesville, IN
OM, Linda Frische-Mouri, IN, Saint John UCC, Batesville, IN
OM, Robert Gormbley, IN, First Church of Monson UCC, Monson, MA
OM, Robert Gross, P, Evangelical & Reformed UCC, Waukesha, WI
OM, Chester Ham, AP, First Parish Congregational, Derry, NH
U, Grace Hammer, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Wheatland, IA
DS, Autumn Hardenstine, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Pine Grove, PA
OM, Lisa Hart, IN, Saint Peter UCC, Red Bud, IL
OM, Elizabeth Hartung-Ciccolini, AP, Glenview Community Church, Glenview, IL
LM, David Hauk, P, Good Shepherd/Tuckerton UCC, Reading, PA
U, Ray Henderson, P, Community Congregational UCC, Lynnfield, MA
OM, Anne Hoffmann, IN, Friedens UCC, Oley, PA
OM, Raymond Holland, P, Salem United Church of Christ, Elizabethville, PA
OM, Sandra Hooper, CE, Shinnsville UCC, Troutman, NC
POC, Vernon Howard, SP, Saint Mark's Union UCC, Kansas City, MO
OM, William Ingraham, P, Saint Stephen's UCC, Harrisonburg, VA
OM, Joan Ishibashi, IN, Trinity UCC, Akron, OH
LM, Randon Jello, AP, San Diego Marshallese UCC, San Diego, CA
U, Terence (Toby) Jones, P, First Congregational UCC, Gaylord, MI
OM, Kimberly Kendrick, AP, Living Water United Church of Christ, Philadelphia, PA
OM, Hyo-Jung Kim, P, Morsemere Community UCC, Ridgefield, NJ
OM, James Klein, IN, Saint John UCC, Appleton, WI
DS, Susan Lassalle, P, Little Farms UCC, River Ridge, LA
OM, Robert Leveridge, P, The Table, Davenport, IA
OM, Barbara Martin, SP, Union Congregational UCC, Saint Louis Park, MN
U, Sam McFerran, CE, First Congregational UCC, Washington, DC
OM, Daniel Mcquown, IN, First Congregational UCC, Union City, MI
OM, Christopher Mehlhoff, P, Community UCC, Saint Germain, WI
U, Manish Mishra-Marzetti, SP, First Parish, Lincoln, MA
OM, David Orr, P, Saint John's UCC, Holgate, OH
OM, Jonathan Page, SP, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Houston, TX
OM, Nanette Pitt, P, First Congregational UCC, Akron, OH
OM, Samuel Pullen, SP, Community Congregational UCC, Los Alamitos, CA
LM, Yohah Ralph, OL, Haydenville Congregational Church UCC, Haydenville, MA
OM, John Rinehart, AP, Dover Congregational UCC, Westlake, OH
OM, Rosemary Rocha, IN, Mizpah United Church of Christ, Hopkins, MN
OM, Eric Rummel, P, Saint John's UCC, Tiffin, OH
OM, Leslie Schenk, P, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Madison, WI
OM, Katherine Seiler, P, Saint Peter's (Lischey's) UCC, Spring Grove, PA
LM, Mike Simane, P, Saint John's UCC, Sabillasville, MD
OM, Jill Small, IN, Park Avenue Congregational UCC, Arlington, MA
OM, Megan Snell, OL, Wellesley Congregational Church UCC, Wellesley, MA
U, Jeff Starkey, SP, Community Congregational Church UCC, Garden City, KS
MS, David Stout, P, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Saint Joseph, MI
MID, David Telfort, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Des Moines, IA
OM, Frederick Trost, IN, Saint Peter's UCC, Kiel, WI
OM, Marianne Unger, IN, Friedens Reformed UCC, Sumneytown, PA
OM, Jennifer Valentine, SP, First Congregational UCC, Southampton, MA
OM, Mary Waters, IN, Grace Congregational UCC, Framingham, MA
OM, Lynn Wetzel, IN, United Church of Christ, Myerstown, PA
LM, Alexander Will, AP, South Church UCC, Andover, MA
OM, Trent Williams, P, Saint John's UCC, Egg Harbor City, NJ
OM, Scott Williamson, SP, United Church of Cookeville, Cookeville, TN
OM, Ellen Witko, P, The People's Church of Dover UCC, Dover, DE
U, Erma Wolf, P, Associated Church of Hawarden, Hawarden, IA
U, William Wright, SP, The Church of Christ Congregational UCC, Granby, MA
OM, Robert J. Wright Jr., IN, First Congregational UCC, Lebanon, CT
MID, Jodi Yarini, SP, Decatur United Church of Christ, Decatur, GA
OM, Clara Young, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Woodstock, VA
OM, Thomas Zoelzer, IN, First Congregational UCC, Norwood, MA
OM, Lee Zortman, IN, Congregational UCC, Evansville, 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.


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.