United Church of Christ

Ministerial Updates for February 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 February 2018.

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
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 

DS, Claudia Aguilar Rubalcava, AP, Virginia-Highland Church, Atlanta, GA
OM, Melissa Ashmore, AP, Embrace United Church of Christ, Richland Hills, TX
OM, S. Derek Austin, IN, Williston-Immanuel United Church, Portland, ME
OM, Gary Bagley, IN, Peace Dale Congregational Church UCC, Peace Dale, RI
OM, Karen Bailey-Francois, P, Second Congregational UCC, Cohasset, MA
OM, Katherine Beckett, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Rockford, OH
OM, RaeAnn Beebe, P, Saron United Church of Christ, Sheboygan Falls, WI
OM, Howard Bell, SU, Saint Anthony Park UCC, Saint Paul, MN
OM, Beth Benson, P, First Congregational UCC, Grand Marais, MN
U, John Berg, IN, Community UCC, Boulder, CO
OM, Paige Besse-Rankin, IN, United Church of Christ Congregational, Yankton, SD
LM, Louie Blue Coat, P, Green Grass Congregational UCC, Green Grass, SD
LM, Louie Blue Coat, P, Virgin Creek UCC, La Plant, SD
OM, June Boutwell, IN, Zions Reformed UCC, Greenville, PA
OM, Laurene Bowers, P, Christ Church UCC, Bethlehem, PA
OM, Judith Brain, SU, Second Congregational UCC, Beverly, MA
OM, Stephen Broache, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Apple Creek, OH
OM, Brian Brosz, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Plato, MN
OM, Lacey Brown, AP, Central Congregational UCC, Atlanta, GA
OM, Jacob Buchholz, CP, Claremont United Church of Christ, Claremont, CA
OM, James Campbell, SP, First Congregational Church of Cheshire, UCC, Cheshire, CT
U, Mark Carter, OL, Saint Paul's UCC, Saint Louis, MO
U, Karol Collins, OL, Saint Paul's UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, Coqui Conkey, SP, Associated Church, Owatonna, MN
OM, Anton DeWet, P, Old Steeple Community Church UCC, Aquebogue, NY
OM, Kathryn Douglas, IN, Hope United Church of Christ, Fremont, WI
OM, William Dunlap, P, United Church of Christ, Deltona, FL
OM, Nancy Elsenheimer, P, Garden of Grace UCC, Columbia, SC
OM, Charles Ensley, IN, Community Church UCC, Kenwood, CA
LM, Becky Erbe, AP, Second Congregational UCC/First Presbyterian Church, Rockford, IL
MID, Susan Fairo, IN, Spirit of Peace UCC, Sammamish, WA
LM, Rebecca Fleming, P, First Congregational UCC, Rapid City, SD
OM, Corinne Freedman Ellis, AP, Macalester Plymouth United Church UCC, Saint Paul, MN
DS, Edwin Galeai, SP, Fa'avae Fou, Anchorage, AK
DS, Cory Germain, P, First Congregational UCC, Fairmont, MN
U, Douglas Gilliland, MM, Saint Paul's UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, Darrell Goodwin-Moultry, P, Everett UCC, Everett, WA
OM, John Hamilton, IN, First Church of Christ in Pittsfield, Congregational, Pittsfield, MA
OM, Ashley Harness, P, Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Laurette Hill, DT, Saint John UCC, Lincoln, IL
OM, Charlene Hinckley, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Hinckley, IL
OM, Amy Hitchens, P, Normandy Park United Church of Christ, Seattle, WA
MID, G. Hodge, IN, Christ's Reformed UCC, Hagerstown, MD
OM, Kimberly Hodges, P, Lynnhaven Colony Congregational UCC, Virginia Beach, VA
OM, Allen Hoyt, P, First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, Milford, NH
MS, Matthew Hunt, SP, Salem Evangelical UCC, Quincy, IL
OM, R. Johnson, DT, United Church of Christ, Spencerville, OH
U, Teri Johnson, P, United Church of Christ, Brookings, SD
U, Richard Jones, P, Fleming Road United Church of Christ, Cincinnati, OH
LM, John Kautz, SU, Saint Jacob UCC, South Bend, PA
LM, John Kautz, SU, Saint Thomas UCC, Shelocta, PA
LM, Antonio King, SP, Broad Creek UCC, Oriental, NC
LM, Antonio King, SP, Galilee UCC, Oriental, NC
U, Stuart King, P, United Celebration Center, Hartville, OH
OM, Carl Kline, IN, First Congregational UCC, Watertown, SD
OM, Catherine Kolwey, P, Saint John's UCC, Norwood, MN
OM, Lanny Kuester, P, Mendota Heights United Church of Christ Congregational, Mendota Heights, MN
U, John Kunkel, P, Christ Church UCC, Bethlehem, PA
OM, Matthew Laney, SP, Virginia Highland Church, Atlanta, GA
OM, Nokuphiwa Langeni, SP, Salus Center UCC, Lansing, MI
OM, Lorraine Latchman, SP, OMO House, Aurora, CO
U, Wendy Lesko, CE, Webster United Church of Christ Congregational, Webster, NY
OM, James Liddle, IN, First Congregational UCC, Rhinelander, WI
OM, Jeanne Lischer, P, Ebenezer UCC, Levasy, MO
OM, David Lorenzen, DT, Saint Peter's Evangelical UCC, Kewanee, IL
OM, Scott Lovaas, IN, First Parish Congregational UCC, Gorham, ME
OM, Scott Lovaas, IN, North Gorham UCC, Gorham, ME
MID, Ryan Lucas, SP, Saint Paul's Community Church, Chicora, PA
OM, Stephen Lucas, IN, Chewelah United Church of Christ, Chewelah, WA
OM, Amy Lunde-Whitler, P, South Acton Congregational Church UCC, Acton, MA
OM, Chuck Maney, IN, Community UCC, Morton, IL
U, John Marburger, P, Faith United Church, Ada, MN
OM, Leigh McCaffrey, P, First Congregational UCC, Lake Helen, FL
OM, Celeste McQuarrie, IN, Center Harbor Congregational Church UCC, Center Harbor, NH
MS, Marcia Meier, DT, Henderson Community Church, Henderson, CO
MS, Cheri Metier, CE, Pioneer Ocean View UCC, San Diego, CA
OM, Darla Metz, P, Saint Jacob's UCC, Republic, OH
U, R. Miles, SP, First Community Church, Columbus, OH
OM, Steven Mitchell, P, United Congregational Church, Grand Island, NE
OM, Bonnie Montgomery, P, Saint John's UCC, Massillon, OH
OM, Annette Mott, IN, Rangeley Congregational UCC, Rangeley, ME
OM, Leslie Moughty, P, First Congregational UCC, Brainerd, MN
OM, Emily Munger, P, First Congregational UCC, Pierre, SD
MID, Shirley Musick, SU, Trinity UCC, Greensburg, PA
LM, Mitch Nelson, P, Community Church of Walker United Church of Christ, Walker, MN
U, Dwayne Nichols, SU, Saint Peter's/Shumans UCC, Bloomsburg, PA
U, Dwayne Nichols, SU, Trinity UCC, Rock Glen, PA
OM, Amy Norton, AP, The United Parish in Brookline, Brookline, MA
OM, Bryan Olson, P, United Church of Christ, Cottage Grove, MN
DS, Chad Pack, AP, Marble Collegiate Church, New York, NY
OM, Nancy Peebles, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Central City, IL
OM, Francis Picard, IN, Saint James UCC, Barnesville, MN
OM, Kevin Pleas, SP, First Congregational Church, Manchester, NH
OM, Santina Poor, P, Hope United Church of Christ, Moline, IL
LM, Terry Pringle, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Hannibal, OH
OM, Robin Raudabaugh, P, Union Congregational UCC, Elk River, MN
OM, Konrad Raup, IN, Zion's United Church of Christ, Taborton, NY
LM, Janel Rieve, P, Zion Philadelphia, Ritzville, WA
MID, Curtis Rodgers, DT, UCC in Simi Valley, Simi Valley, CA
LM, Carissa Rodriquez, P, Trinity Congregational UCC, Fitchburg, MA
OM, Kelly Rogers, SP, Scarsdale Congregational Church UCC, Scarsdale, NY
OM, Anthony Romaine, P, First United Church, Little Falls, MN
LM, Jaime Romo, OL, Pilgrim UCC, Carlsbad, CA
U, Mark Rowell, P, Orangeville United Church, Orangeville, PA
U, Mark Rowell, P, Saint James UCC, Stillwater, PA
U, Mark Rowell, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Orangeville, PA
OM, Wade Schemmel, P, Congregational Community UCC, Winfred, SD
OM, David Schlicher, P, Northshore UCC, Woodinville, WA
OM, Garth Schumacher, IN, Congregational Church UCC, Rochester, MN
OM, David Schwab, DT, Mt Adams Pilgrim Chapel UCC, Cincinnati, OH
OM, Richard Seigfried, IN, Saint John's UCC, Ligonier, PA
OM, Richard Seigfried, IN, Christ United Church of Christ, Latrobe, PA
OM, LeAnn Seto, AP, First Congregational Church of Chelsea, Chelsea, MI
OM, Robert Sherman, DT, Saint John's UCC, Minier, IL
LM, Kirsten Shipler, OL, First Congregational Church UCC Austin Minnesota, Austin, MN
OM, Craig Showalter, P, United Church of Christ, Lees Creek, OH
OM, Leonard Silvester, IN, Casas Adobes Congregational UCC, Tucson, AZ
OM, Allison Smith, CP, Congregational Church in Cumberland UCC, Cumberland Center, ME
OM, Michael Spagnolo, SP, First Congregational UCC, Sioux Falls, SD
OM, Amy Stickler, P, Corinth Reformed Church UCC, Hickory, NC
OM, Kathleen Stulce, AP, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Chattanooga, TN
OM, Jasmin Taylor, AP, Trinity UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Mark Travis, P, Suquamish United Church of Christ Congregational, Suquamish, WA
MID, Donald Watkins, SU, Denmark Manor UCC, Penn Township (Export), PA
DS, David Weasley, Y, First Congregational UCC, Bellingham, WA
OM, Adam Webber, P, Open Prairie UCC, Princeton, IL
OM, Michelle Webber, P, First Congregational, Moorhead, MN
MS, Steven Welker, IN, Spring Creek United Church of Christ, Rockford, IL
U, Kenneth West, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Cook, NE
U, Kenneth West, P, Saint John's Evangelical Church, Talmage, NE
U, Peary Wilson, P, United Church of Christ, Edgemont, SD
OM, Melinda Wood, SP, Sand Hill UCC, Aberdeen, NC
OM, Nicole Woolsey, OL, Colonial UCC, Prairie Village, KS
MID, Michael Young, P, Saint John's UCC, Grass Lake, MI

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.

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