Ministerial Updates for May 2023

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 May 2023.

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, Tadd Allman-Morton, P, Granby Congregational Church, UCC, Granby, CT
OM, Mark Anthony, P, St. John’s UCC, Germantown, OH
OM, Mark Barclay, SP, Avalon Park Community Church UCC, Chicago, IL
U, Douglas Bixby, P, First Church of Christ, Longmeadow, MA
U, Janet Brown, P, United Church of Christ, Feeding Hills, MA
U, Brian Carr, P, Journey Community Church, Cincinnati, OH
MS, Michael Clemons, IN, Sheldon Street Church, Providence, RI
OM, Susan Clinkenbeard, P, Community UCC, Fitzwilliam, NH
OM, Henry Distler, SU, Bethel Congregational UCC, Slatington, PA
OM, Donald Epps, DT, First United Church of Christ, Spring City, PA
OM, Donald Epps, DT, East Vincent UCC, Spring City, PA
OM, David Frey, P, First Congregational Church, UCC, South Haven, MI
LM, Thomas Gardner, P, First Parish UCC, Somersworth, NH
U, Christopher Green, P, First Congregational Church of Hanover, Etna, NH
OM, David Green, SP, Foothills Congregational UCC, Los Altos, CA
OM, Karen Griswold, P, United Church of Christ, West Liberty, OH
OM, Linda Hanson, P, St John United Church of Christ, Melbourne, IA
U, Joshua Harper, SP, Christ the King United Church of Christ, Florissant, MO
U, Nathan Hill, SP, Church of the Foothills UCC, Santa Ana, CA
OM, John Hughes, IN, Conway Village Congregational UCC, Conway, NH
OM, Teresa Hughes-Martin, P, Trinity Great Swamp UCC, Spinnerstown, PA
OM, Peter Ilgenfritz, IN, First Congregational UCC, Littleton, NH
U, David Johnson, P, First Congregational UCC, Pembroke, NH
U, Eldon Kahn, P, Everett Marshallese United Church of Christ JRD, Everett, WA
OM, David Keller, IN, West Congregational Church Inc UCC, Concord, NH
OM, Lance Lackore, P, First Congregational UCC, Lake Mills, WI
U, Rukeyia Laibat, OL, Everett Marshallese United Church of Christ JRD, Everett, WA
U, Daniel Ledwith, DT, Armenian Memorial Church UCC, Watertown, MA
U, Thomas Lokot, OL, Everett Marshallese United Church of Christ JRD, Everett, WA
OM, S.C. Lovett, IN, Congregational Church of Laconia, UCC, Laconia, NH
U, Sarah Lusche, CP, Hyde Park Union UCC, Chicago, IL
MS, Elizabeth Magill, P, First Congregational Church and Society UCC, Rindge, NH
U, David Maleham, P, Union Congregational Church UCC, Union, NH
OM, Stephen Miller, P, The First Church in Jaffrey UCC, Jaffrey, NH
OM, Donald Morgan, P, Saint John’s United Church of Christ, Council Bluffs, IA
LM, Kelsey Renk, AP, First Congregational Church UCC, Anoka, MN
OM, Kent Rhodehamel, IN, South Congregational Church, UCC, East Hartford, CT
OM, Elizabeth Simmons, P, First Congregational of Hancock, UCC, Hancock, NH
OM, Bryan Simon, P, United Church of Ovid, Ovid, MI
OM, Kimberly Stryjak, P, Saint Peter’s/Wilshire UCC, Reading, PA
OM, Jason Stump, SP, Oakland Christian UCC, Suffolk, VA
OM, Amanda Swoyer, P, Congregational UCC, West Lebanon, NH
MS, Robert Tulloch, P, First Congregational UCC, Boise, ID
OM, Michael Tupper, P, First Congregational UCC, Coloma, MI
OM, Rona Tyndall, P, West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church, Gloucester, MA
U, Larson Typhoon, OL, Everett Marshallese United Church of Christ JRD, Everett, WA
U, Robert Glen Wilson-Lyons, P, First Congregational Church of Milton, UCC, Milton, 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.