Changes and Deaths

Authorized Ministerial Updates for January 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 January 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, IN, First Federated Church UCC, North Jackson, OH
U, Morgan Aery, Y, The First Church of Christ UCC, Woodbridge, CT
U, Morgan Aery, CE, The First Church of Christ UCC, Woodbridge, CT
OM, Joseph Amico, P, Tabernacle UCC, Salem, MA
MID, Diane Anderson, Y, Pilgrim UCC, Sherborn, MA
U, Linda Anderson, SU, Saint Paul's UCC, Dearborn Heights, MI
LM, Lana Antar, IN, Trinity United Church UCC, Warren, NJ
OM, Mark Arbisi, P, Christ Church, Kennebunk, ME
OM, Diann Bailey, AP, First Church of Christ Congregational UCC, Suffield, CT
MID, Janice Barnes, P, Trinity UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, Carol Barriger, P, Island United Church, Foster City, CA
OM, David Beebe, IN, Friedens UCC, Saint Charles, MO
DS, Kim Bookard, Y, Covenant Baptist UCC, Washington, DC
OM, Brenda Brown, SP, Gunnison Congregational UCC, Gunnison, CO
OM, Paul Bryant-Smith, SU, King Street UCC, Danbury, CT
OM, Andrew Burr, IN, Congregational UCC, Ashby, MA
OM, Douglas Clark, IN, First Congregational Church of Haddam, UCC, Haddam, CT
OM, David Congdon, P, Elmwood Community Church UCC, West Hartford, CT
OM, James Cunningham, SP, West Side UCC, Cleveland, OH
OM, Sarah Darter, CP, Mary Magdalene Friends UCC, Las Vegas, NV
OM, Mary Angela Davis, P, Union Cong of Ellsworth Falls, Ellsworth, ME
OM, Raymond Deuring, IN, Paradise UCC, Louisville, OH
U, Michael Dodds, AP, Saint Peter's UCC, Carmel, IN
MID, David Downer, P, Trinity UCC, Centre Hall, PA
OM, Wayne Drueck, CP, Grace United Church of Christ, Wausau, WI
OM, William Duffe, IN, The Church of Christ Congregational UCC, Granby, MA
OM, Adam Eckhart, SP, First United Church of Christ Congregational, Milford, CT
OM, Laura Engelken, AP, Danville Congregational Church, Danville, CA
LM, LuAnn Ferron, IN, Community UCC, Saint Germain, WI
U, Anita Fogarasi, SU, First Hungarian Reformed UCC, New York, NY
OM, Victoria Freiheit, AP, Community Congregational UCC, Chula Vista, CA
OM, John Gantt, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Indianapolis, IN
MID, Shawn Garan, Y, Second Congregational UCC, Greenwich, CT
LM, Geoffrey Gaskins, SU, Saint John's UCC, San Francisco, CA
OM, Daniel Geslin, P, UCC in Simi Valley, Simi Valley, CA
LM, Julie Goranson, CP, Grace United Church of Christ, Wausau, WI
OM, Jenei Grigg, P, Center Congregational UCC, Meriden, CT
LM, Diane Hatman, P, United Church of Christ, New Ulm, MN
U, Eric Hausman, SP, First Parish Church United, Westford, MA
DS, Ara Heghinian, IN, Armenian Evangelical UCC, Cranston, RI
MS, Christopher Helton, P, Saint Peter UCC, Seven Hills, OH
POC, Keith Herron, SP, Saint Lucas UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, Thomas Higgins, P, Immanuel United Church of Christ, Wright City, MO
MID, Karen Howe, IN, Hayden Congregational UCC, Hayden, CO
OM, David Howell, IN, Mount Olivet UCC, North Lima, OH
POC, Richard Hughes, P, Central Congregational UCC, Madison, OH
MID, Jeremy Hylen, Y, Union Church of Hinsdale, Hinsdale, IL
OM, Carol Johnson, P, South Haven UCC, Bedford, OH
OM, Steven Johnson, P, Saint Jacob's UCC, Leetonia, OH
MID, Jake Joseph, OL, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Collins, CO
OM, Elizabeth Kennard, SU, First Congregational UCC, Coventry, CT
OM, John King, P, United Church of Christ, Richfield, OH
LM, Amber Kirkendoll, P, Safe Harbor Family Church United Church of Christ, Flowood, MS
OM, Damien Lake, P, Church of the Redeemer, Westlake, OH
OM, Lansford Lawrence, SP, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Bonne Terre, MO
OM, Susan Leary, AP, Saint Peter's UCC, Washington, MO
OM, Susan Lehosky, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Woodsfield, OH
OM, Alice Lester, P, Centre Street Congregational UCC, Machias, ME
OM, Jennifer Little, IN, Saint Peter's UCC, Champaign, IL
LM, Adam Long, SP, Continuum Church, Columbus, OH
OM, Brenda Loreman, AP, Niles Discovery Church, Fremont, CA
U, Jay Losher, CP, United Christian Parish, Reston, VA
U, Sara Loveless, P, United Church of Hayward, Hayward, CA
DS, Delores Lynch, AP, Covenant Baptist UCC, Washington, DC
POC, Alberto Magana-Martinez, AP, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Melissa Marquis, AP, Congregational UCC, Acton, ME
OM, Melinda Mclain, P, Mira Vista UCC, El Cerrito, CA
OM, Mark Milligan, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Frankfort, IL
OM, Nancy Millwater, IN, United Church of Christ, Lees Creek, OH
DS, Guy Molock, CP, Beloved Community Church, Accokeek, MD
DS, Sherry Molock, CP, Beloved Community Church, Accokeek, MD
OM, Marion Morris, IN, United Church of Christ, Brooklyn Heights, OH
OM, Lois Mueller, AP, First Congregational Church UCC, San Jose, CA
U, Roger Nicholson, IN, Saint John's UCC, Richmond, VA
U, William Norman, P, Saint John's UCC, Woodland, CA
OM, Judith Northrop, CE, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Houston, TX
U, Jerrod Oltmann, CE, West Parish Church UCC, Andover, MA
OM, Kevin Omi, P, Sycamore Congregational UCC, El Cerrito, CA
DS, Kent Organ, IN, First United Church of Oak Park, Oak Park, IL
OM, Kerri Parker, P, United Church of Christ, Mc Farland, WI
OM, Thomas Parrott-Sheffer, P, Plainfield Congregational UCC, Plainfield, IL
OM, Jeffrey Phillips, P, First Church UCC, Lombard, IL
MID, Paul Porter, SU, Eden United Church of Christ, Affton, MO
U, Josh Privitt, AP, Saint Peter's UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, Christopher Ross, IN, First Reformed UCC, Manitowoc, WI
OM, Michael Roth, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Saint Louis, MO
U, Janet Ruark, P, First Congregational UCC, Grand Marsh, WI
LM, Mary Russo-Marx, CP, Mary Magdalene Friends UCC, Las Vegas, NV
OM, Terry Schmitt, IN, Mill Plain Union Church, Waterbury, CT
OM, Rebecca Schroeder, P, Community UCC, Guerneville, CA
OM, Kimberly Schwartz, P, Congregational Church UCC, Winslow, ME
OM, Walfred Scofield, IN, Congregational UCC, Amherst, OH
OM, Mary Short, IN, Howland Community UCC, Warren, OH
LM, Jason Sisk-Provencio, P, United Church of Christ of San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
OM, Jeffrey Spencer, SP, Niles Discovery Church, Fremont, CA
OM, R. Spruill, P, Church of the Incarnation UCC, Emmitsburg, MD
OM, John States, IN, United Church of Christ, Zoar, OH
CM, Peter Stickney, MM, First Parish Congregational UCC, Saco, ME
OM, Russell Swayne, OL, First Congregational Church of Lockport UCC, Lockport, IL
LM, To'o To'o, P, Satauro O Le Fa'Aolataga, Hayward, CA
U, Viktor Toth, P, First Hungarian Reformed Church of Los Angeles UCC, Hawthorne, CA
U, Susan Weston, CE, First Congregational UCC, Menomonie, WI
OM, David Wheeler, IN, First Congregational UCC, Saint Clair, MI
OM, Marjorie Wilkes Matthews, P, Plymouth UCC, Oakland, CA
OM, Sue Williams, P, Saint John's Chapel UCC, Springfield, MO
DS, Peggy Wobbema, P, Congregational, Brentford, SD
OM, Paul Wrightman, P, Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel, CA

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

 


Authorized Ministerial Updates for December 2014

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 2014.

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
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
PE: Pastor Emeritus
CE: Director of Christian Education

U, Caroline Ainsworth, Y, Congregational Church of New Canaan, New Canaan, CT
LM, Lori Alexander, OL, Saint Paul's United Church of Christ German Township, Evansville, IN
OM, Kerby Avedovech, IN, Coral Isles UCC, Tavernier, FL
OM, Caroline Bail, IN, First Congregational UCC, East Longmeadow, MA
OM, Joseph A. Bair, SU, United Church of Christ, Wheatland, WY
MID, Cecilia F. Baxter, CE, Christ Church UCC, Bethlehem, PA
OM, Joseph W. Blotz, CP, First Church of Christ in Mansfield Congregational, Mansfield Center, CT
OM, Pamela C. Braid, P, Christ's Promise, Auburndale, FL
DS, Don Brown, P, Salem United Church of Christ, Bath, PA
U, Karen Burke, CP, Antioch UCC, Harrisonburg, VA
U, Robby Burke, CP, Antioch UCC, Harrisonburg, VA
OM, Mark Burns, SP, Mount Zion UCC, China Grove, NC
LM, Robbie Carlson, CE, Faith United Church of Christ, Windsor, CO
OM, Machael Carter, P, Shiloh United Church of Christ, Fayetteville, NC
MID, Thomas W Caruso, IN, Elias United Church of Christ, Newmanstown, PA
U, Natalie Chamberlain, IN, First Congregational, Tulare, CA
OM, Brenda Clark, P, Saint John's UCC, Bellefonte, PA
U, David Clark, SP, Bay Shore Community Congregational UCC, Long Beach, CA
OM, Andrew James Courtney, SP, Bethany UCC, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
POC, Caroline L. Dean, AP, Christ Church, Summit, NJ
OM, William K Dunlap, P, Congregational Church of Union UCC, Union, CT
OM, Michael L. Eckroth, P, Christ Church of Bath, UCC, Bath, PA
OM, Joycelyn Emerson, IN, Stanley Congregational UCC, Chatham, NJ
OM, Jane Anne Ferguson, IN, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Collins, CO
U, Joe Garabedian, IN, First Armenian Church, Belmont, MA
OM, Thomas Gerstenlauer, SP, South Congregational UCC, Springfield, MA
LM, Robyn Gray, P, First Congregational UCC, Berwyn, IL
LM, Irene Gulovsen, SU, Godfrey Congregational Church UCC, Godfrey, IL
MS, Jerri Handy, AP, Congregational Church of San Mateo UCC, San Mateo, CA
LM, Daniel Harrison, P, Elk Spur UCC, Fancy Gap, VA
OM, Darrin Eugene Harvey, SP, First United Church of Christ, Galion, OH
OM, Raymond J. Jachowski, P, Brownback's UCC, Spring City, PA
LM, Zachary Jackson, P, Community UCC, Reading, PA
DS, Julie Johnson Staples, IN, The Riverside Church UCC, Manhattan, NY
U, Don Jones, SU, United Church of Christ, Deltona, FL
OM, Beverly Sue Kahle, P, Saint Paul UCC, Nashville, IL
OM, Raymond Kostulias, P, First Congregational Church UCC, Andover, CT
DS, William Kren, SP, Congregational United Church of Christ, Dearborn, MI
OM, Nicole M. Lamarche, P, Silicon Valley Progressive Faith Community, San Jose, CA
OM, Frank L. Lamson, SU, Crossroads Community UCC, Melbourne, FL
OM, Thomas Lenhart, IN, Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn, NY
OM, Jeremy Mann, P, Emmanuel UCC, Bluffton, OH
OM, Matthew J. Mardis-LeCroy, SP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Des Moines, IA
MID, Sally P. May, IN, First Congregational UCC, Burlington, VT
OM, Alberta McLaughlin, P, Sand Hill UCC, Aberdeen, NC
OM, Frances M. Merkel, SU, Saint John's/Gernants/E & R UCC, Leesport, PA
OM, Douglas S. Moore, IN, North Congregational UCC, Saint Johnsbury, VT
OM, Douglas S. Moore, IN, South Congregational Church, Saint Johnsbury, VT
OM, Patrick Nicolino, P, First Congregational UCC, Elyria, OH
OM, Dave Phillips, CP, Friedens United Church of Christ of Geronimo, Seguin, TX
OM, Sonja M. Phillips, CP, Friedens United Church of Christ of Geronimo, Seguin, TX
OM, Mark H. Pickett, P, First Christian UCC, Burlington, NC
OM, Ann P. Plumley, CP, First Church of Christ in Mansfield Congregational, Mansfield Center, CT
U, Kyle Powderly, IN, Church of the Holy Trinity UCC, Hagerstown, MD
OM, Glenda W. Prins, IN, First Congregational UCC, Fairport, NY
OM, Melinda Quellhorst, SP, Grace United Church of Christ, Lancaster, OH
OM, William A. Ragan Jr, AP, Payson Park Church, Belmont, MA
U, Julian Riklon, P, Sacramento Marshallese Ministry UCC, Sacramento, CA
OM, Letizia D. Roberts, P, Chadash Community UCC, Aurora, CO
OM, Kay Rodgers, OL, United Christian Parish, Reston, VA
MID, Beth Rogers, AP, First Congregational UCC, Holliston, MA
MID, Julie Rogers, OL, Church of Covenant Federated, Boston, MA
U, Jim Ross, P, First Congregational Church, Ripon, CA
OM, Robert H. Ross, AP, West Parish Congregational UCC, Bethel, ME
OM, Jared Ruark, P, Saint John's UCC, Mansfield, OH
LM, Tanya Schmitz, IN, Zoar United Church of Christ, Evansville, IN
MID, Greg Smitih, IN, Congregational UCC, Fort Myers, FL
MID, Melissa Sternhagen, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Smithboro, IL
LM, Linda Stoecklin, OL, Immanuel/Ferguson UCC, Ferguson, MO
POC, Anthony Sullivan, AP, God Can Ministries, Ford Heights, IL
U, Ma'a Utumapu, P, Ola Fou, Marina, CA
LM, Carl D. Vass, SU, Congregational UCC, Danville, IA
U, Susan W. Verbrugge, P, Glade Church, Blacksburg, VA
OM, Donna Tetreault Vuilleumier, OL, The Eliot Church of South Natick Inc, South Natick, MA
OM, Suzanne E. Wagner, P, Congregational UCC, Orange, CT
U, Marsha M Webster, IN, Saint John's Westminster Union Church, Cincinnati, OH
U, Corrine (Windy) Welsch, OL, Faith United Church of Christ, Muscatine, IA
OM, Farao Wendt, P, Samoan Congregational Church of Jesus Christ, Daly City, CA
OM, Paul Werner, P, Trinity Congregational UCC, Winter Haven, FL
U, Candace Whitman, P, Union Chapel UCC, Fishers Island, NY
OM, Bonnie Whittier, P, Christ United Church of Christ, Codorus, PA
OM, Jack Wieczorek, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Laramie, WY
OM, Audrey C. Wiggins, CE, Bethesda UCC, Bethesda, MD
OM, Jeffrey L. Willey, P, Christ United Church of Cypress, Cypress, TX
OM, Douglas A. Wooten, P, First United Church of Christ, Franklinton, NC

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.