Ministerial Updates for April 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 April 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

OM, Vincent Amlin, CP, Gilead Chicago, Chicago, IL
U, Rebecca Anderson, CP, Gilead Chicago, Chicago, IL
LMS, Crystal Angstadt, SU, Christ Delong United Church of Christ, Bowers, PA
LMS, Crystal Angstadt, SU, Saint Peter’s UCC, Topton, PA
OM, Jonathan Bangera, AP, Grace-Trinity UCC, Philadelphia, PA
LM, Jonathan Bradner, P, Immanuel UCC, Cincinnati, OH
LMS, Lesa Branham, P, First Congregational UCC, Springfield, IL
OM, Jamall Calloway, OL, Community Congregational UCC, Chula Vista, CA
OM, Phyllis Coachman, AP, Safe Haven UCC, Ridgewood, NY
OM, Jason Coulter, SP, First Congregational Church, Evanston, IL
OM, Sheldon Culver, IN, St Paul United Church of Christ, Columbia, IL
OM, Donald Epps, DT, Linfield UCC, Linfield, PA
LMS, Beth Eustis, P, Saint James UCC, Limerick, PA
OM, Kevin Fruchtl, P, Saint John’s UCC, Schuylkill Haven, PA
OM, Elaine Gaetani, P, South Acton Congregational Church UCC, Acton, MA
OM, Daniel Haas, IN, Japanese Church of Christ UCC, Salt Lake City, UT
OM, Sarah Harrison, IN, Fort Myers Congregational UCC, Fort Myers, FL
DS, Jonathan Holtmeier, P, Congregational Church UCC, Excelsior, MN
OM, Mark Johnson, P, Saint John’s (Hain’s) UCC, Wernersville, PA
OM, Rachel Kirk, AP, Saint John UCC, Freeport, IL
OM, Robert Koepcke, IN, Grace United Church, Fort Atkinson, WI
OM, Jack Kraaz, IN, First Church of Monson UCC, Monson, MA
OM, Lance Lackore, IN, First Congregational UCC, Lake Mills, WI
LM, Dennis Landaw, P, St Paul UCC, Navarre, OH
U, Allan Lane, IN, Richfield United Church of Christ, Richfield, OH
OM, Emily McGaughy, SU, First Congregational Church, UCC, South Haven, MI
OM, Christopher Mereschuk, SU, First Congregational Church UCC Amherst, Amherst, MA
OM, Sharon Morris, DT, Saint John’s UCC, Fleetwood, PA
OM, Rhonda Myers, IN, Grace Congregational UCC, Rutland, VT
OM, Kent Poindexter, IN, Trinity Community UCC, Berwyn, IL
OM, Kyle Powderly, SP, Christ Reformed UCC, Middletown, MD
OM, Rebecca Pridmore, AP, Broadway UCC, New York, NY
LMS, Hope Schwartz, SU, Epiphany United Church of Christ, Clarence Center, NY
OM, Ruth Shaffer, AP, Safe Haven UCC, Ridgewood, NY
OM, Rocky Sheneman, P, Saint John’s UCC, Mokena, IL
OM, Tara Tetzlaff, P, First Congregational UCC, Great Barrington, MA
OM, Stephanie Anne Thompson, P, Saint Luke’s UCC, Ottsville, PA
LMS, Kelly Tyrrell, DT, First Congregational UCC, Crete, NE
DS, Dale Vallejo-Sanderson, SP, Kailua Christian Church UCC, Kailua, HI
LMS, Rachel Ward, OL, Faith United Church of Christ, State College, PA
U, Gary Wilner, IN, United Church of Christ, Neillsville, WI
OM, Richard Wolf, IN, Congregational UCC, Mattapoisett, MA
OM, Stanley Youngberg, IN, First Church of Christ Congregational, UCC, Bethany, CT

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.