Changes and Deaths

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.


Clergy Deaths December 2014

Cebik, Ronald J. 11/24/2014
Leaker, Arthur D. 11/24/2014
Behle, Harold 11/25/2014
Seater, Robert 11/7/2014
Pickett, Herbert E. 11/26/2014
Bliss, Paul 12/2/2014
Grevatt, Edward B. 11/21/2014
Yakimow, Arden V. 12/4/2014
Borglum, David A. 10/31/201
McGuire, Stanley 11/30/2014
Fisher, Herma J. 11/30/2014
Saunders, Kenneth 11/4/2013
Wyzenbeek, Joan 12/5/2014
Schlueter, Roland F. 12/4/2014
Nutting, Edmund W. 11/30/2014
Towery, John C. 11/28/2014
Noffke, Walter W. 12/13/2014
Major, Russell G. 12/12/2014
Dalrymple, Dean E. 12/8/2014

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Clergy Deaths November 2014

Paul, Harold J. 11/1/2014
Reinhardt, Edward C. 10/22/2014
Sisson, Robert E. 10/26/2014
Land, William L. 10/14/2014
Kirchhoff, Michael M. 10/23/2014
Booth, William R. 11/10/2014
Gallup, David C. 11/4/2014
Culver, Edward 11/11/2014
Duebber, Robert E. 10/29/2014
Suhrheinrich, Jerry W. 10/31/2014
Newton, Seth 11/4/2014
Williams, Jean J. 8/7/2014
Smucker, James R. 11/10/2014
Stark, Leonard 10/6/2014
De Laurentis, Joseph B. 11/8/2014
Cheek, Richard A. 11/9/2014
Zerkel, Bernie 11/12/2014
Perry, Herbert B. 11/9/2014
Baldwin, Harry D. 11/6/2014
Masters, Charles R. 11/14/2014

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Clergy Deaths October 2014

Carmen, David R. 7/27/2014
Johnson, Donald 9/13/2014
Raymond, Roy E. 9/16/2014
Schrupp, Lowell R. 9/14/2014
Ott, G. Richard 8/31/2014
Hausske, Trevor A. 9/7/2014
Richter, Donald 9/28/2014
Weir, Wendell 10/1/2014
Dohm, Robert M. 8/28/2014
Fenske, Paul B. 10/5/2014
Shults, Peter S. 10/11/2014
Reiter, Kenneth R. 10/14/2014
Storck, Donald G. 10/14/2014
Matthews, Alden 10/8/2014
White, Herbert D. 10/19/2014
Mayer, Charles F. 10/26/2014
Stowe, George W. 8/29/2014
Alexander, Lawrence 10/9/2014
Boyd, Robert C. 10/25/2014

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Clergy Deaths September 2014

Elliott, Delbert D. 1/13/2013
Eaton, Herbert 7/5/2014
Dodder, Grover C. 8/14/2014
Eichacker, John C. 8/21/2014
Dale, Alfred S. 3/3/2014
Jeide, Joseph 8/12/2014
Hadfield, Donald 8/25/2014
Lauer,Ernest H. 9/6/2014
Bradley, Raymond H. 8/29/2014
Ropp, Robert 8/31/2014
Sandberg, David S. 9/10/2014
Larue, Gerald 9/17/2014
Starbuck, Robert B. 8/30/2014
McMullen, Walter B. 9/5/2014
Davis, Robert B. 9/22/2014
Miller, Chester E. 9/5/2014
Hall, William S. 8/26/2014
Kramer, Kenneth D. 9/20/2014
Reilly, James E. 9/14/2014
Campbell, Alfred M. 8/16/2014

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Clergy Deaths August 2014

Zimmerman,Orville R. 9/28/2010
Knox, Kenneth E. 7/31/2014
Zuck, Lowell 7/30/2014
Elliott, Willis E. 7/5/2014
Moyer, Robert H. 8/3/2014
Dorsey, Diane M. 6/22/2014
Kathan, Boardman 6/18/2014
Dix,Kenneth A. 8/6/2014
Rader, Glenn J. 6/16/2014
Colson, William 7/10/2014
Cross, Sheryl Sue Theis 8/17/2014
Studer, Don 7/26/2014
Vanderploeg, Daniel A. 8/16/2014
Nichols, Charles L. 8/8/2014

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Clergy Deaths July 2014

Asai, Sadaichi 7/4/2014
Wenck, Edwin O. 7/3/2014
Woener, August J. 7/1/2014
Rice, Charles T. 7/2/2014
Hempenius, Richard F. 7/7/2014
Koehler, Martin K. 6/28/2014
Adams, Richard C. 7/18/2014
McAllaster, Alan 7/3/2014
Simon, Kurt W. 7/20/2014
Minor, Reva 7/18/2014
Walker, Stephen F. 7/23/2014
Chapman, Donald L. 7/28/2014
Studer, Don R. 7/26/2014


Clergy Deaths June 2014

Heist, Luther G. 6/6/2014
Stevens, Willard L. 5/31/2014
Alpers, Robert N. 5/30/2014
Reed, James P. 5/8/2014
Korndorfe, Raymond 6/9/2014
Surender, Bharat 5/28/2014
Fye, David 6/10/2014
Yeager, Herbert B. 5/7/2014
Crocker, Roberta L. 3/28/2014
Lindberg, Dennis 6/9/2014
Olson, Oscar W. 6/18/2014
Riggles, Elven W. 5/30/2014
Hembd, Joseph 5/13/2014
Codillo, Solomon 6/15/2014
Wild, John H. 6/21/2014
Koehler, Martin K. 6/28/2014
Baggarly, Betty S. 5/4/2014

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Clergy Deaths May 2014

Ebbert, June M. 4/29/2014
Dutton, Dwight A.
4/21/2014
Chapman, William L.
5/5/2014
Lehosky, Frank
4/25/2014
Stageberg, Edna
4/29/2014
Evans, Charlotte
05/04/2014
Williams, Ruth E.
5/4/2014
Ellison, Mason B.
5/9/2014
Maslowski, Doris P.
4/27/2014
O'Connor, Thomas W.
5/4/2014
Felger, Frederick A.
5/10/2014
Barber, George P.
5/15/2014
Burwell, Randolph
5/16/2014
Kennedy, Patricia A.
5/23/2014
McLane, Gertrude E.
5/5/2014

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Clergy Deaths April 2014

Davenport, David Dirk 3/28/2014
Schneider, Delano D. 4/4/2014
Heffley, Kenneth S. 4/5/2014
Culver, John B. 3/29/2014
Helm, Norman G. 2/5/2014
Lorimer, William G. 4/3/2014
Robinson, Wayne Bradley 4/8/2014
Shepard, John Bowles 3/27/2014
Farnum, Norman R. 4/9/2014
Chasney, George 4/10/2014
Miller, Gilbert E. 4/15/2014
Fox, Aaron W. 2/14/2014
Dry, Thomas J. 4/17/2014
Rivera, Angel L. 2/24/2014
Fitzgerald, John F. 4/15/2014
Ressler, Merrill Q. 4/2/2014
Allen, Eleanor 4/24/2014
Jenkins, Charles 4/24/2014
Clark, David W. 3/31/2014
Higgins, George B. 4/25/2014
Beardslee, Alvord M. 3/21/2014

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.