Changes and Deaths
File Authorized Ministerial Updates August 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 August 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

OM, Virginia R. Brasher-Cunningham, P, Pilgrim UCC, Durham, NC
OM, Debby Harness, AP, Saint Johns Evangelical UCC, Saint Louis, MO
U, John C. Carpenter, P, St. Paul's UCC, Grand Haven, MI
OM, Robert E. Townsend, P, United Church of Christ at the Lighthouse, Naples, FL
LM, Thomas Fernandez, P, Kalahikiola Congregational UCC, Kapaau, HI
POC, Forrest Cornelius, P, First Congregational UCC, Charles City, IA
U, Johnathan Rehmus, P, Village Congregational UCC, Cummington, MA
OM, Sherry Triggs, P, First Congregational UCC, Iowa Falls, IA
DS, Matthew Hunt, P, Saint Paul UCC, Keokuk, IA
LM, Patrick Slessor, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Wilton, IA
OM, Larissa Forsythe, P, Saint Philips'/Concord Village UCC, Saint Louis, MO
POC, Dorinda Broadnax, AP, Community Congregational, Montgomery, AL
OM, Sharon K. Maddox, IN, Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Weldon Spring, MO
OM, Lynn B. Brightman, IN, Peace United Church of Christ El Paso, El Paso, TX
OM, Fredric Arthur Brightman, IN, Peace United Church of Christ El Paso, El Paso, TX
OM, Allison C. Smith, IN, Phippsburg Congregational UCC, Phippsburg, ME
OM, Mark Daniel Wilson, P, First Congregational UCC, Waterville, ME
OM, Sterling Fritz, P, Redeemer's UCC, Littlestown, PA
LM, Carl Vass, CP, United Church of Christ, Olds, IA
LM, Carl Vass, SU, Congregational UCC, Danville, IA
LM, Elaine Vass, CP, United Church of Christ, Olds, IA
OM, Richard J. Mangnall, IN, Saint John's UCC, Crown Point, IN
OM, Christopher Burtnett, P, First Congregational UCC, Algona, IA
LM, Amber Espinosa, CE, Olivet Congregational UCC, Saint Paul, MN
U, Gary Waters, SP, United Protestant Church, Grayslake, IL
OM, Patricia StandTal Clarke, OL, First Congregational Church Flagstaff UCC, Flagstaff, AZ
OM, Doris I. Ruben, P, Peace United Church of Christ, Dorchester, WI
OM, Brenda Barnes Jamieson, IN, First Congregational UCC, Janesville, WI
MID, Andria Davis, AP, Church of Beatitudes UCC, Phoenix, AZ
OM, Nancy N. Elsenheimer, OL, Ktizo UCC, Phoenix, AZ
MID, Kendra Joyner, AP, First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn UCC, Glen Ellyn, IL
LM, Dianne Prichard, CE, First Congregational UCC, De Witt, IA
OM, Beth B. Johnson, OL, Shepherd of the Hills Congregational UCC, Phoenix, AZ
OM, Gail Joralemon, OL, First Congregational UCC, Albuquerque, NM
U, Jessie Lowry, IN, Pilgrim UCC, Wheaton, MD
OM, Ashley Harness, AP, Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
U, Sherwood McKay, IN, Powder River Congregational UCC, Broadus, MT
U, Neva Rathbun, SU, Community UCC, Baker, MT
OM, Jill Bierwirth, IN, First Congregational UCC, Big Timber, MT
POC, Jim Smith, P, United Church of Christ, Ballantine, MT
LM, Rick Thompson, SU, First Congregational UCC, Glasgow, MT
U, Leonard Shatkus, P, First Congregational UCC, Plentywood, MT
OM, John C. Miller, P, Trinity UCC, Millersburg, PA
OM, John W. Hawk Jr, IN, Community UCC, Red Lodge, MT
U, Robert Zadow, IN, United Christian Church, Miles City, MT
U, Stephen Sinclair, SP, Holladay UCC, Salt Lake City, UT
DS, Eric Biehl, P, Salem UCC, Steinauer, NE
DS, Eric Biehl, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Tecumseh, NE
POC, Casey Karges, P, Cortland United Church, Cortland, NE
LM, Mildred Canales, P, La Nueva Cosecha De Dios, Hartford, CT
OM, F. Lynne Busch, P, Saint Jacob's UCC, Sunman, IN
OM, F. Lynne Busch, P, Saint John (Penntown) UCC, Sunman, IN
OM, Lauren Jones Mayfield, P, Lynnhurst UCC, Louisville, KY
CM, Carol S. Wilson, OL, Rincon Congregational UCC, Tucson, AZ
U, Damond Jackson, P, First Congregational UCC, Tempe, AZ
U, Robert Coons, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Henderson, KY
OM, Christina Cataldo, SP, Winthrop Congregational UCC, Winthrop, ME
POC, Bill Jardine, IN, Zion Gladstone UCC, Fairbury, NE
POC, Bill Jardine, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Jansen, NE
OM, Helen L. Greer, IN, Arlington Community CUCC, Arlington, NE
LM, Dena Holland-Neal, AP, Trinity United Church of Christ, Gary, IN
OM, Paula R. Comper, IN, Immanuel UCC, Highland, IN
OM, John King, SP, United Church of Christ, Richfield, OH
OM, Jody M. Betten, IN, First Congregational UCC, Elkhart, IN
OM, T. J. Jenney, SP, Immanuel UCC, Lafayette, IN
OM, Gary R. Friend, IN, First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, Tallmadge, OH
OM, Monte E. Canfield, SP, Saint John UCC, Strasburg, OH
OM, Donna Lee Kendrick-Philips, CP, Saint Paul's UCC, Marthasville, MO
OM, James Albert Ewen, SP, Central Congregational UCC, New Salem, MA
OM, Carolyn Grace Peck, P, First Congregational UCC, North Adams, MA
OM, David A. Neil, P, United Church of Bernardston, Bernardston, MA
OM, Lori Bievenour, SP, Saint Peter's UCC, Carmel, IN
OM, Michele Davis, P, East Congregational UCC, Milton, MA
MID, Jennifer K. Macy, P, First Church of Danvers, Congregtional, Danvers, MA
U, David Frey, P, Congregational UCC, Brodhead, WI
OM, Daniel Haas, SP, St. John's UCC of Rosenberg, Rosenberg, TX
OM, Kirk Lyman-Barner, SP, Praxis UCC - Americus, Americus, GA
OM, Norman B Bendroth, IN, First Congregational Church of Milton, UCC, Milton, MA
OM, Rita M. Wilbur, AP, Plymouth United Church of Spring, Spring, TX
OM, Andrew Greenhaw, P, St. Paul UCC of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
OM, Tom Smith, P, Faith UCC, Bayard, NE
OM, Robert Blake, MM, Cathedral of Hope Houston - UCC, Houston, TX
LM, Rob Sandstrom, SU, First Congregational UCC, Pelican Rapids, MN
OM, Emilia Halstead, P, First Congregational UCC, Concord, NH
OM, Rennie Mau, P, Koolau Hui'ia Protestant Church UCC, Anahola, HI
OM, Choo Lak Yeow, IN, Ewa Community Church UCC, Ewa Beach, HI
OM, Ronald G. Kent, SP, First United Protestant Church UCC, Hilo, HI
OM, Judith McShane Burke, P, Hoolehua Congregational UCC, Hoolehua, HI
U, Jayne Ryan Kuroiwa, P, Windward United Church of Christ, Kailua, HI
OM, Judith McShane Burke, P, Kalaiakamanu Hou Congregational Church UCC, Kalamaula, HI
OM, Alan R. Akana, P, Koloa Union United Church of Christ, Koloa, HI
OM, Judith McShane Burke, P, Kaluaaha Congregational Church, Pukoo, HI
OM, Judith McShane Burke, P, Waialua Congregational Church, Waialua, HI
OM, Eva O'Diam, IN, Hayshire UCC, York, PA
OM, Lou Ann Jones, IN, Saint John's UCC, Dallastown, PA
OM, William Noel Koch, IN, Community UCC, Miami Shores, FL
DS, Kiyoshi Gushiken, AP, Makiki Christian UCC, Honolulu, HI
LM, Rick Hirakawa, P, Kahikuonalani Church UCC, Pearl City, HI
LM, Diane Hultman, P, Pu'ula United Church of Christ, Pahoa, HI
OM, Gloria Imamura, AP, Central Union Church UCC, Honolulu, HI
LM, Robinhood Marthin, P, Chuukese Community Church of Christ, Honolulu, HI
LM, Richard Miller, P, Kanaana Hou-Siloama UCC, Kalaupapa, HI
M, Bob Smith, AP, Church of the Pacific UCC, Princeville, HI
DS, Enoch Stephen, AP, Kahului Union Church UCC, Kahului, HI
LM, Charlene Taketa, P, Lanakila Congregational Church UCC, Kealakekua, HI
DS, Jun Lagon, P, Filipino United Church of Christ, Waipahu, HI
OM, Nofotolu Alo, P, Trinity Samoan Congregational Church, Honolulu, HI
OM, Robert B. Macfarlane, IN, Mashpee Congregational Church United Church of Christ, Mashpee, MA
OM, Philip W. Reller, SP, Pearl City Community Church UCC, Pearl City, HI
DS, Jori Lokboj, P, Maui Marshallese UCC, Kahului, HI
OM, David de Carvalho, SP, Mokuaikaua Church, Kailua Kona, HI
MS, Karen D. Binford, IN, First United Church of Christ, Warren, OH
OM, Jill H. Small, IN, Union Congregational UCC, Peterborough, NH
OM, Bonnie Sedgwick Stagg, IN, Congregational UCC, Hollis, NH
U, Russell Davis, SP, Federated UCC, Webster, MA
OM, Tricia Lytle, SU, Ursinus UCC, Rockwell, NC
U, Remond Jeik, P, First Marshallese UCC, Waimea, HI
LM, Shiro Timothy, P, Kosrae Honolulu Congregational Church, Honolulu, HI
LM, Ronald S. Fujiyoshi, P, Olaa First Hawaiian Church, Kurtistown, HI
OM, Martha Spong, IN, Faith United Church of Christ, New Cumberland, PA
OM, Barbara L. Callaghan, AP, Union Congregational UCC, Montclair, NJ
LM, Jamie Kent, P, Memorial UCC, Lexington, NC
OM, Kathryn Jean Douglas, IN, Zwingli UCC, Monticello, WI
OM, Barbara Ann Frey, CE, First Church of Christ Cong UCC, Clinton, CT
LM, Sawej Sawej, P, Honolulu Marshallese UCC, Nanakuli, HI
OM, Laura L. Kent, IN, Church of the Good Shepherd UCC, Boyertown, PA
U, Samuel Pullen, OL, Zion Evangelical UCC, Indianapolis, IN

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.


File Authorized Ministerial Updates July 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 July 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

LM, Michael Bennett, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Franklin, IA
DS, Steven Hartman, IN, Union Congregational United Church of Christ of Green Bay, Green Bay, WI
OM, Christopher Rankin, P, Trinity UCC, East Petersburg, PA
MS, Michael Grogan, P, Congregational Church of Lincoln City UCC, Lincoln City, OR
MID, Twila Rhodes, CE, Community Church UCC, Vero Beach, FL
OM, Stephanie Anne Thompson Wargo, OL, Pleasantville UCC, Chalfont, PA
OM, Charlotte Tracy Wright, IN, First Congregational UCC, Hadley, MA
U, David C. Newhart, IN, Friedens UCC, Oley, PA
LM, Adelaide Stong, AP, Saint John's UCC, Lansdale, PA
OM, Douglas N. Hodges, P, United Church of Christ of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, VA
OM, Christopher A. Gilmore, P, Sixth Avenue United Church UCC, Denver, CO
OM, Karin A. Case, AP, First Church in Cambridge Congregational UCC, Cambridge, MA
OM, Camille F. Gianaris, AP, Pilgrims' UCC, Fruitland Park, FL
U, Gordon Jones, P, New Liberty UCC, Cynthiana, IN
MID, Scott Meyer, OL, First Congregational UCC, Riceville, IA
OM, Marjorie Ann MacNeill, IN, Malletts Bay Congregational UCC, Colchester, VT
OM, Thomas C. Kinder, IN, Congregational UCC, Bradford, VT
OM, Charles M. Purinton Jr, IN, First Congregational UCC, Saint Albans, VT
DS, Ashley Whitaker, P, The United Church of Mapleton, Mapleton, MN
OM, Melinda L. Feller, P, Saint John's UCC, Elkhart Lake, WI
LM, Ami Dion, SU, West Congregational Church, Taunton, MA
OM, Ruth Nye, IN, First Congregational UCC, South Windsor, CT
OM, Meredith A. Jeffers, SU, First Congregational Church of Madison, Madison, CT
OM, Deborah Roy, SU, Whitneyville UCC, Hamden, CT
LM, George Brown, AP, Burchette Chapel United Church of Christ, Manson, NC
OM, Shana Gail Johnson, P, Peace Memorial UCC, Palos Park, IL
OM, Michelle K. Mcnamara, IN, Immanuel UCC, Evergreen Park, IL
OM, Daniel T Schultz, IN, Bethany UCC, Oshkosh, WI
OM, Gary L. Miller, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Malone, WI
OM, Delbert Darrell Permann, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Ellsworth, WI
OM, Sue Joiner, P, First Congregational UCC, Albuquerque, NM
LM, Tammy Ebensberger, SP, Community Congregational UCC, Clinton, IA
OM, Frances J. Ruthven, IN, South Congregational ChurchUCC, Amherst, MA
MID, Courtney Jones, AP, Hope Central Church, Jamaica Plain, MA
OM, Sarah Buteux, AP, First Churches of  Northampton, Northampton, MA
OM, Mary Lou Gifford, P, First Congregational UCC, Randolph, MA
LM, Corinne Ellis, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Des Moines, IA
OM, Sandy Cheatham, AP, United Church of Broomfield, Broomfield, CO
U, Loren Richmond Jr, P, Henderson Community Church, Henderson, CO
OM, Eldonna Hazen, P, First Congregational UCC, Madison, WI
OM, Jennifer A. Long, P, Central Square Community Church, Central Square, NY
LM, Donald Kelly, P, Congregational Christian UCC, Windsor, VA
OM, Kenneth D. Fuller, P, Christ's Reformed UCC, Cavetown, MD
MID, Cynthia Lee, AP, Community UCC, Miami Beach, FL
OM, Ronald Hughes, P, Saint Matthew's UCC, Chester Springs, PA
OM, Blair Kirkpatrick, P, United Parish UCC, Lenora, KS
LM, John Chaplin, AP, Urbandale UCC, Urbandale, IA
MID, Ryan Downing, IN, First Congregational UCC, Cedar Rapids, IA
OM, Bonnie Scott Jelinek, IN, United Church On the Green UCC, New Haven, CT
OM, Ken White, P, College Street Congregational UCC, Burlington, VT
OM, Robert M. Spaulding, IN, Pilgrim United Church of Christ, New Bedford, MA
U, Tom Forster-Smith, IN, Payson Park Church, Belmont, MA
OM, Jeffrey K. Erb, P, Union Church UCC, Ludlow, MA
OM, Dana L. Allen Walsh, P, South Church UCC, Andover, MA
OM, Cameron Barr, P, United Church of Christ Congregational, Grinnell, IA
OM, David Russell, IN, Little Home Church By the Wayside UCC, Wayne, IL
OM, James Joseph Olson, P, Saint John's UCC, Waukegan, IL
OM, Laura L. Kent, IN, Church of the Good Shepherd, Boyertown, PA
OM, Sherry Tucker, P, Easthampton Congregational Church UCC, Easthampton, MA
OM, Teresa A. Hughes-Martin, P, Zion United Church of Christ of New Providence, Strasburg, PA
U, Reno Wright-Hammock, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Milwaukee, WI
LM, Dana Schindler, P, United Church of Christ, Elcho, WI
LM, Dana Schindler, P, United Church of Christ, Kempster, WI
OM, Joshua Knappenberger, P, Zion Blue Mountain UCC, Strausstown, PA
OM, James D. Rapp, P, First Congregational UCC, Indianapolis, IN
U, Scott Stewart, P, The United Church of Clinton, Clinton, MA
LM, James Cope, P, Emmanuel UCC, New Berlin, PA
OM, Patricia Leader, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Spring Grove, PA
OM, Christopher R. Schwab, P, First United Church of Christ, Carlisle, PA
LM, Craig Kramer, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Ravine, PA
OM, Michael D. Boehm, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Blain, PA
OM, Michael D. Boehm, P, Sandy Hill UCC, Kistler, PA
OM, Tony Fields, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Dubois, PA
LM, Alex Shea Will, AP, Hancock United Church of Christ, Lexington, MA
OM, Philip B. Harner, IN, Grace United Church of Christ, Greencastle, PA
U, Robin Bartlett, P, First Church UCC, Sterling, MA
MID, Pamela Cochrane, AP, Hancock United Church of Christ, Lexington, MA
OM, Herbert L. Henry, IN, Congregational UCC, Punta Gorda, FL
OM, Daniel B. England, IN, First Congregational UCC, Litchfield, CT
OM, Melanie J. Lawrence-Caldwell, P, Collenbrook United Church, Drexel Hill, PA
OM, Deborah L. Patterson, P, Smyrna UCC, Canby, OR
MID, Drew Terry, P, Wright Community Congregational UCC, Boise, ID
OM, William Noel Koch, IN, Congregational Church UCC, Miami Lakes, FL
OM, Michelle Wilkey, AP, David's UCC, Kettering, OH
MID, Mark Brockmeier, P, Townsend Congregational Church UCC, Townsend, MA
MID, Emily Munger, P, Congregational Church UCC, Columbia, SD
OM, Kenneth W. Weidinger, IN, Faith United Church of Christ, Cincinnati, OH
POC, Heidi Vardeman, IN, Saint John's United Church, Chesterton, IN
U, Gary Blain, P, First United Church of Christ, Newton, KS
MID, Katherine Ann Mallory, SU, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, New Haven, CT
OM, Martin Garrison, P, St. Peter's Church of Coupland UCC, Coupland, TX
OM, Sara Jane Munshower, SU, Union Chapel UCC, Fishers Island, NY
OM, Denise M. Terry, P, Congregational UCC, East Granby, CT
OM, Robert Moore Jr., CP, Christ Congregation UCC, Princeton, NJ
U, Jacqueline Gilchrist, SU, North Stamford Congregational Church, Stamford, CT
OM, Joseph Francis Cistone, P, Saint Paul's Community UCC, Cleveland, OH
OM, Mark Robert Seifried, IN, West Parish Church UCC, Andover, MA

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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