Ministerial Updates for January 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 January 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, Jayme Babczak, AP, First Parish Congregational, Yarmouth, ME
LM, Kimberly Bachman, SU, United Church of Christ, Saint Onge, SD
OM, Becky Beckwith, P, Trinity Great Swamp UCC, Spinnerstown, PA
OM, Steven Berry, P, Congregational Church of Rupert, Rupert, VT
OM, Martha Blevins, DT, First United Church of Christ of Orlando Inc, Orlando, FL
OM, Jennifer Bloesch, IN, Middleton Community Church UCC, Middleton, WI
U, Dallas Bradel, IN, First Church of Christ, Longmeadow, MA
MID, Holly Brauner, P, First Congregational UCC, Georgetown, MA
OM, Erika Breddin, SU, Ripley United Church of Christ, Traer, IA
LM, Peter Carlson, P, Jamaica Community Church UCC, Jamaica, VT
OM, Carla Cheatham, IN, Faith United Church of Christ, New Braunfels, TX
OM, Elizabeth Clement, IN, Congregational UCC, Belmont, CA
U, Avril Cochran, P, United Church UCC, Irasburg, VT
OM, Stephen Davis, IN, Congregational UCC, Sparta, WI
OM, Carla Dietz, DT, United Congregational Church, Worcester, MA
POC, Sean Dunker-Bendigo, AP, South Congregational UCC, Concord, NH
OM, Eric Dupee, P, First Parish Church, York, Maine, York, ME
OM, Lisa Durkee, P, First Congregational UCC, Blue Hill, ME
MID, Beth Eustis, SU, Saint James UCC, Limerick, PA
POC, John Fairless, IN, Pleasant Hill Community Church UCC, Pleasant Hill, TN
U, Craig Ford, IN, Friedens UCC, Seward, NE
LM, Walter Frisch, DT, Ebenezer UCC, New Tripoli, PA
OM, Kelly Gallagher, IN, First Congregational Church and Society UCC, Rindge, NH
OM, Thomas Gerstenlauer, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Richmond, VA
OM, Paula Gile, IN, Sanbornton Congregational UCC, Sanbornton, NH
OM, David Hammett, P, Congregational Church in Killingworth, UCC, Killingworth, CT
OM, Thomas Hathaway, SP, Hillside Community Church, formerly North Prospect Union UCC, Medford, MA
OM, Peter Heinrichs, IN, Congregational Church UCC, Norwich, VT
OM, Kurt Herber, IN, United Community Church, UCC, St. Johnsbury, VT
U, Patti Hoyt, P, Trinity UCC, Quakertown, PA
MID, Jean Jeffress, AP, Foothills Congregational UCC, Los Altos, CA
OM, Jeffrey Johnson, P, Saint John’s UCC, Orwigsburg, PA
OM, Jeffrey Kistler, P, Zion Reformed UCC, Allentown, PA
OM, Benjamin Konecny, P, First Congregational UCC, Greeley, CO
U, Brad Kramer, IN, Japanese Church of Christ UCC, Salt Lake City, UT
MID, Terrilyn Krueger, P, First Congregational of Wakefield, N.H., UCC, Wakefield, NH
OM, Jeffrey Larsen, P, Union Congregational Church UCC, York Beach, ME
OM, Winner Laws, AP, Promise United Church of Christ, Dallas, TX
MID, Andrea Lazicki, AP, Trinity Great Swamp UCC, Spinnerstown, PA
U, James LeVan, P, Saint John’s UCC, Slatington, PA
OM, G. Jeffrey MacDonald, IN, Nahant Village Church UCC, Nahant, MA
OM, G. Jeffrey MacDonald, IN, First Congregational Church of Kensington UCC, Kensington, NH
OM, Estelle Margarones, P, First Parish UCC, Brunswick, ME
U, Reid Martin, IN, First Congregational UCC, Onekama, MI
OM, Loren McGrail, IN, Irondequoit UCC, Rochester, NY
U, Katherine McKinsey, AP, The Dover Church, Dover, MA
OM, Scott McLeod, P, First Congregational Church UCC, Port Washington, WI
U, Ivy Merrill, P, Christ’s Church UCC, Saxtons River, VT
U, Joshua Noah, P, Open Table United Church of Christ, Mobile, AL
OM, Mary Jane Norville, P, Christ’s Reformed UCC, Hagerstown, MD
OM, Karen Nuscher-Creasy, P, Trinity UCC, Rehrersburg, PA
U, Melissa O’Brien, P, Peru Congregational UCC, Peru, VT
MID, Katherine Omberg, IN, First Congregational UCC, Saugus, MA
OM, Deborah Pallatto-Fontaine, P, Storrs Congregational Church UCC, Storrs, CT
MID, Karen Pepmeier, P, Bethel United Church of Christ, Cahokia, IL
OM, Suzanne Personette, IN, Westbrook Congregational Church, UCC, Westbrook, CT
DS, Larry Pickens, P, Ziegel United Church of Christ, Breinigsville, PA
OM, Shelli Poe, P, Safe Harbor Family Church United Church of Christ, Clinton, MS
OM, R. Pruitt, P, West Newbury Congregation Church UCC, West Newbury, VT
OM, Jan Remer-Osborn, SU, Trinity UCC, Rock Glen, PA
OM, Jan Remer-Osborn, SU, Saint Peter’s/Shumans UCC, Bloomsburg, PA
OM, Kent Rhodehamel, DT, Ben Salem UCC, Lehighton, PA
OM, Ann Rogers-Brigham, P, First Congregational Church of West Brookfield, West Brookfield, MA
U, Barbara Rowlett, P, Dille Parish UCC, Le Raysville, PA
OM, Gregory Schmidt, IN, Townsend Congregational Church UCC, Townsend, MA
OM, Joseph Schulte, P, Hammond Street Congregational UCC, Bangor, ME
OM, Jeffrey Shultz, P, Saint John UCC, Bolivar, OH
MID, Andrea Simmonds, Y, Parkway UCC, Winston Salem, NC
U, Jonathan Singer, P, Mashpee Congregational Church United Church of Christ, Mashpee, MA
OM, Jay Terbush, IN, First Congregational UCC, Lee, MA
OM, Katharine Toledano, P, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Chattanooga, TN
OM, Susan Townsley, P, South Congregational Church UCC, Kennebunkport, ME
OM, Cydney Van Dyke, AP, The First Congregational Church of Greenwich, Old Greenwich, CT
U, William Wasdin, P, First Congregational UCC, Whitman, MA
U, Tracy Weatherhogg, P, Community UCC, Pawlet, VT
OM, Lucas Williams, SP, New Horizon UCC, Farmington, WI
MID, Bella Winters, IN, Saint John UCC, Saint Charles, MO
U, Ian Wrisley, P, Gunnison Congregational Church-UCC Gunnison, CO, Gunnison, CO

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.