Ministerial Updates for July 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 July 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

LM, Max Bade, SU, Saint John’s (Mantel) UCC, Washington, MO
U, David Bitler, P, Saint John Hill UCC, Boyertown, PA
OM, David Brumbaugh, DT, Calvary UCC, Barto, PA
OM, David Brumbaugh, DT, Pennsburg United Church of Christ, Pennsburg, PA
OM, Karen Bruno, IN, Old South Church UCC, Kirtland, OH
U, Jody Bures-Helton, OL, Zion UCC, Talmage, NE
OM, Wei-Jen Chen, OL, United Church of Hyde Park, Chicago, IL
LM, Linda Couture, P, Chatham Congregational, Chatham, NH
DS, Venord Cowan, P, Woodcrest UCC, Philadelphia, PA
OM, Laurie Crelly, SP, East Church, Grand Rapids, MI
OM, Scott Cunningham, P, First Congregational UCC, Rochester, MI
OM, Daniel Doty, IN, First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, Tallmadge, OH
OM, Justo González, DT, Spring Hill UCC, Spring Hill, FL
OM, Nancy Hamlin Soukup, IN, Amicable Congregational UCC, Tiverton, RI
U, Thomas James, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Millbury, OH
U, Mark Johnsen, P, United Church of Christ, Brookings, SD
U, Nancy Kahaian, IN, First Congregational Church, Kalamazoo, MI
U, John Kinnard, P, Immanuel UCC, Wright City, MO
LM, Randall Koppenhaver, AP, Bethlehem UCC, Kiel, WI
DS, Mark Mast, SP, Reformed Church of New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
OM, Matthew McCaffrey, IN, Gilead Congregational Church UCC, Hebron, CT
U, Keith McDevitt, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Lancaster, OH
OM, Billy McGhee, SP, First Congregational UCC, Berwyn, IL
OM, Fred Meade, IN, Chapel Street, Lincoln, RI
U, Jennifer Murray, AP, South Church in Andover, UCC, Andover, MA
U, Nick Nicholson, AP, Trinity UCC, Canton, OH
U, Mary O’Riley, P, Cromwell Congregational UCC, Cromwell, IA
OM, Barbara Peronteau, SU, Arlington Community UCC, Kensington, CA
LM, Michael Pope, DT, Emmanuel UCC, Weldon Spring, MO
OM, Eric Quinney-Burnard, IN, Plainfield Congregational Church UCC, Plainfield, IL
OM, Eric Quinney-Burnard, IN, Lake Fork UCC, Atwood, IL
MS, Carol Riddle, SP, Waialua United Church of Christ, Waialua, HI
OM, Leanne Rose, P, Emmanuel UCC, Oconomowoc, WI
OM, Daniel Sather, DT, Pilgrim Faith UCC, Oak Lawn, IL
OM, Steven Savage, AP, First Congregational UCC, South Portland, ME
OM, Micah Schlobohm, IN, United Church of Christ, Hancock, WI
U, Dong Shin, P, First Congregational UCC, Ionia, IA
U, Dong Shin, P, Congregational UCC, New Hampton, IA
OM, Charles Stark, IN, St. Peter’s Church of Coupland UCC, Coupland, TX
LM, Adam Thompson, DT, First Congregational UCC, Glencoe, MN
OM, Deborah Tyler, IN, New Horizon UCC, Farmington, WI
U, Case Van Kempen, P, Saint James UCC, Saline, MI
U, Uriah Williams, P, United Church of Christ (Cong), Osseo, WI
OM, Charlotte Wright, IN, Federated Church of Edgartown, Edgartown, MA

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.