Ministerial Updates for August 2021

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 2021.

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, Manda Adams, SU, First Community UCC, Dallas, TX
U, Annie Allen, P, Congregational UCC, Rutherford, NJ
U, Lauri Allen, P, Mayfield Congregational UCC, Sycamore, IL
DS, Robert Azzarito, P, Sierra Vista Community Church UCC PCUSA, Sacramento, CA
OM, Philip Barbier, P, United Church of Christ, Saint Jacob, IL
OM, Tonya Barnette, Y, Church of the Savior UCC, Knoxville, TN
OM, Lois Buchholz, P, United Church of Christ, Mukwonago, WI
OM, Kathryn Douglas, IN, Immanuel UCC, Plymouth, WI
OM, Beth Firme, P, Apples UCC, Thurmont, MD
U, Diane Flickinger, OL, Grace United Church of Christ, Keysville, MD
OM, Laura Folkwein, DT, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Bozeman, MT
OM, David Fraccaro, P, Rollo Congregational Church UCC, Earlville, IL
U, Antoinette Gatewood-Sykes, AP, New Covenant Community UCC, Baltimore, MD
U, Teri Gayer, P, United Church of Christ, Isabel, SD
MS, Amy Grogan, OL, Touchstone Community Church, Boerne, TX
U, Abraham Han, P, Manoa Valley Church, Honolulu, HI
U, Patricia Handley, SP, First Congregational UCC, Genoa City, WI
OM, Bruce Havens, P, Coral Isles UCC, Tavernier, FL
OM, Laura Hawkins, IN, Community Church, Elkhart Lake, WI
OM, James Hills, P, First Parish UCC, Westwood, MA
OM, Olive Hinnant, IN, UCC Parker Hilltop, Parker, CO
U, Wendy Holland, P, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Paso Robles, CA
U, Kayla Hurst, CP, United Church of Christ, Medfield, MA
U, Jeffery Jackson, IN, St John’s UCC, Dover, OH
OM, Ray Jordan, SP, First Community UCC, Dallas, TX
OM, Cheryl Kerr, P, United Parish UCC, Auburndale, MA
U, Julia Khan, P, Charlemont Federated Church, Charlemont, MA
LMS, William Ladd, DT, First Congregational UCC, Saugus, MA
OM, Susan Langner, AP, Westerville Community United Church of Christ, Westerville, OH
U, Howard Law, P, First Congregational UCC, Sterling, IL
OM, Janis Loomis, P, United Church of Christ, Pleasant Hill, OH
OM, Leo Lynch, P, Congregational, Chatsworth, CA
OM, Beth Lyon, IN, Saint Andrew’s UCC, Perkasie, PA
OM, Christie Mandas, SP, United Church of Christ (Congregational), Delavan, WI
OM, Judith Martowska, CE, Central Congregational UCC, Providence, RI
OM, Michael McGowan, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Northampton, PA
OM, Donna Muise, IN, First Congregational Church of Wolfeboro UCC, Wolfeboro, NH
LM, Mike Munz, P, Immanuel UCC, Ellinwood, KS
OM, Penny Phillips, AP, First Congregational Church UCC, San Jose, CA
DS, Thomas Robinson, IN, Salem United Church of Christ, Verona, WI
U, Arturo Rodriguez, CP, United Church of Christ, Medfield, MA
U, Mark Roeda, P, First United Church of Christ, Bremen, IN
OM, Judith Scott, IN, Bethel UCC, Kansas City, MO
OM, David Sheridan, P, Spring Creek United Church of Christ, Rockford, IL
U, Niel Shoffner, P, First Congregational UCC, Rock Falls, IL
U, Shawn Stapleton, P, Congregational UCC, Brodhead, WI
OM, John Sterrett, P, Saint Mark’s UCC, New Albany, IN
OM, Donald Stevenson, IN, Trinity Reformed UCC, Boonsboro, MD
U, Jennie Strauch, SU, Saint John’s UCC, Saint Clair, PA
OM, Paul Tellstrom, P, Altadena Community Church UCC, Altadena, CA
U, Antonio Torrence, P, Federated Church of Livingston, Livingston, NJ
LM, Debra Tracy, P, Christ Evangelical Church, Cape Girardeau, MO
MS, William Wassner, IN, Immanuel UCC, Indianapolis, IN
OM, Clara Young, IN, Christ Reformed UCC, Middletown, MD
OM, Michael Young, P, Leslie Congregational UCC, Leslie, MI
MS, Robert Ziehmer, DT, New Bethel Union Church UCC, Kempton, PA

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.