Ministerial Changes for March 2022

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 March 2022.

CC: Congregational Christian
CM: Commissioned Minister
DS: Dual Standing
LM: Licensed Minister
LMS: Lay Ministerial Standing
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

LM, Maureen Adams, P, United Church, Acworth, NH
MS, Bethany Apelquist, P, Saint John’s UCC, Clear Spring, MD
OM, Paul Ashby, P, First Congregational UCC, Grand Junction, CO
OM, Dominique Atchison, AP, Fort Washington Collegiate, New York, NY
OM, Virginia Ballard, SP, Broad Creek UCC, Oriental, NC
OM, Terri Barringer, IN, Ursinus UCC, Rockwell, NC
OM, Jody Betten, IN, First Congregational UCC, Charlotte, MI
OM, Mark Bishop, P, Trinity UCC, Tiffin, OH
U, Eugene Blair, IN, United Church of Ovid, Ovid, MI
DS, Sarah Brouwer, SP, St Paul’s UCC, Saint Paul, MN
OM, Beth Cantrell, DT, Warwick UCC, Newport News, VA
OM, Eli’jah Carroll, AP, St Paul’s UCC, Saint Paul, MN
U, David Cote, DT, Federated Church of Sturbridge & Fiskdale UCC, Sturbridge, MA
OM, Christian Creyer, SU, Saint James UCC, Allentown, PA
OM, Susan Daly, CE, Congregational UCC, Batavia, IL
U, Michael Darling, P, First Reformed UCC, Kenton, OH
OM, Beverly Davis, IN, Peace United Church of Christ, Brillion, WI
OM, Carlton Davis, SU, Saint Stephen’s Congregational UCC, Beaufort, NC
OM, Karen Dorshimer-Chaplin, P, First Congregational UCC, Paxton, MA
OM, Deborah Duval, SP, High Street Congregational UCC, Auburn, ME
OM, Dale Edmonds, P, Trinity UCC, Deerfield, IL
OM, Jocelyn Emerson, IN, United Church of Christ East Goshen, West Chester, PA
OM, Keitric Emory, P, Faith United Protestant UCC, Park Forest, IL
U, Kevin Ewing, IN, United Church On the Green UCC, New Haven, CT
U, Kevin Fisher, SU, Trinity UCC, Gowanda, NY
OM, Joshua Fitterling, P, First Congregational Church in Worcester Inc, Worcester, MA
U, Carly Gaeth, IN, Faith United Church of Christ, Slinger, WI
U, Jerry Gesell, P, Friedens UCC, Farina, IL
OM, Mary Lou Gifford, P, Federated Church, Norfolk, MA
U, Leon Goff, P, United in Faith Church UCC, Pana, IL
OM, Linda Harle-Mould, P, Pembroke Community Church, Corfu, NY
DS, Jamie Hart, DT, Altamonte Chapel Community UCC, Altamonte Springs, FL
DS, Richard Hasselbach, P, Clarkstown Reformed Church, West Nyack, NY
OM, Nancy Haynes, IN, The First Church Nashua Congregational UCC, Nashua, NH
U, Matthew Helis, P, Pilgrim UCC, Labadie, MO
U, Jason Hilkerbaumer, P, Saint John UCC, Chamois, MO
OM, Kathy Hodges, P, First Congregational UCC, New York Mills, MN
OM, Monty Jackson, P, Christ Church, UCC (Maplewood), Maplewood, MO
U, Bonnie Jacque, IN, Saint Paul’s (Erin) UCC, Colgate, WI
U, Katherine Kemp, AP, First Congregational UCC, Dubuque, IA
U, Rushing Kimball, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Des Moines, IA
LM, Bradley Klug, P, Parma Greece United Church of Christ, Hilton, NY
OM, Anna Kreisle, SP, United Christian Church, Austin, TX
LM, Randy Lentz, P, Ben Salem UCC, Lehighton, PA
U, James Longhurst, IN, Union Congregational UCC, Magnolia, MA
OM, Robert Macfarlane, P, Solomon’s UCC, Chambersburg, PA
OM, Elizabeth Mahan, IN, First Congregational UCC, Mankato, MN
U, Kirk Manchester, SU, United Church of Christ, Schleswig, IA
OM, Lynn Marino, IN, Zion Evangelical UCC, Evansville, IN
MS, Marcia Meier, DT, Northglenn United Church of Christ, Northglenn, CO
U, Karen Miller, CE, First Congregational UCC, Menomonie, WI
OM, Holly MillerShank, P, First Congregational UCC, Gardner, MA
OM, Susan Minasian, SU, Saint James UCC, Havertown, PA
OM, Steven Mitchell, SP, Vine Congregational UCC, Lincoln, NE
U, Susan Moody, IN, Wading River Congregational UCC, Wading River, NY
DS, Kathy Naish, IN, Bethany UCC, Claremont, NC
OM, Paula Northwood, IN, Linden Hills Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
U, Katherine Omberg, IN, Melrose Highland Congregational Church, Melrose, MA
LM, Andrew Oren, IN, Christ Church UCC, Milwaukee, WI
LM, Elizabeth O’Sullivan, P, Congregational UCC, Medford, MN
OM, Scott Paeth, DT, Edgebrook Community Church UCC, Chicago, IL
U, Rebecca Pagone, AP, First Congregational UCC, Sioux Falls, SD
OM, Kelli Parrish Lucas, P, First Congregational UCC, Rock Springs, WY
OM, Elisabeth Patz, SP, Saint Paul UCC, Elgin, IL
OM, Natalie Perkins, OL, Middle Collegiate Church, New York, NY
OM, Jacob Poindexter, P, Wichita United Church of Christ, Wichita, KS
LMS, Vanessa Pugh-Reefer, OL, Congregational Church of South Hempstead, South Hempstead, NY
OM, Lawrence Richardson, P, Salem United Church of Christ, Farmington, MI
OM, Rachelle Robinson, P, New Covenant UCC, Buffalo, NY
U, Lisa Robison, IN, First Congregational UCC, Iowa Falls, IA
OM, Valerie Ross, P, Hanapepe United Church of Christ, Hanapepe, HI
U, Kristie Rubendunst, P, North Congregational Church, UCC, New Hartford, CT
OM, Timothy Seery, P, Congregational UCC, La Jolla, CA
LM, James Shamel, AP, Saint Paul’s UCC, Port Washington, OH
OM, Scott Siefert, P, Saint John’s UCC, Norwood, MN
LMS, Thunder (Deborah) Silk, SU, Epiphany United Church of Christ, Clarence Center, NY
OM, Jonathan Smiedendorf, IN, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Collins, CO
U, Tanya Spencer, P, Good Shepherd Community of Faith, Buffalo, NY
OM, Carol Steinbrecher, IN, North Congregational UCC, Middleborough, MA
U, Cheryl Stromski, P, Newfields Community Church, Newfields, NH
U, Martha Swanson, P, Community Congregational UCC, Lynnfield, MA
U, Wendy Tarry, IN, North Branford Congregational UCC, North Branford, CT
U, Priscilla Tennant, AP, Chestnut Hill United Church, Philadelphia, PA
OM, Asayo Thomas, OL, Community Church of the Pelhams UCC, Pelham, NY
OM, Zayna Thomley, P, Middleton Community Church UCC, Middleton, WI
OM, Ann Utke, DT, First Congregational Church Flagstaff UCC, Flagstaff, AZ
OM, William Utke, P, Desert Garden UCC, Sun City West, AZ
OM, Tarrah Vaupel, P, Trinity UCC, Biddleborn, IL
OM, Tarrah Vaupel, P, Holy Ghost UCC, Darmstadt, IL
U, Douglas Walker, IN, Federated Church, Millbury, MA
OM, Thomas Webster, IN, Zion Evangelical UCC, Evansville, IN
U, Eric Wefald, P, Payson Park Church, Belmont, MA
OM, Bernd Weishaupt, IN, First Congregational Church of River Edge UCC, River Edge, NJ
LM, William Whitford, P, Immanuel UCC, Darlington, WI
U, Jeffrey Willey, P, Femme Osage UCC, Augusta, MO
OM, Todd Yonkman, DT, First Church of Christ in Saybrook (Congregational), Old Saybrook, CT
OM, Clara Young, IN, Greenbelt Community Church, United Church of Christ, Greenbelt, MD
OM, Rameen Zahed, P, The Old Meeting House, East Montpelier, VT

The Center for Analytics, Research & Development, and Data (CARDD) 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.