Ministerial Updates for November 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 November 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

U, Benna Bell, IN, Galewood Community UCC, Chicago, IL
U, Averill Blackburn, P, Center Congregational UCC, Torrington, CT
OM, Michael Bone, IN, Grace Church UCC, Uniontown, OH
OM, Vanessa Bradby, P, New Spirit United Church of Christ, Savage, MN
U, Syvoskia Bray Pope, P, Saint Stephen UCC, Louisville, KY
OM, Delisa Buckingham-Taylor, P, Brownhelm Congregational UCC, Vermilion, OH
OM, Stephen Camp, P, Immanuel Congregational Church UCC, Hartford, CT
OM, Quentin Chin, P, Congregational UCC, Richmond, MA
OM, Quentin Chin, P, Congregational UCC, Canaan, NY
OM, Jane Courtright, IN, Church of Peace United Church of Christ, Rock Island, IL
LM, Cynthia D’Andrea, P, South Newbury Union Church UCC, South Newbury, NH
OM, Brandon Duran, P, Kensington Community UCC, San Diego, CA
OM, Eric Elnes, IN, Niantic Community Church, Niantic, CT
OM, Katrina Forman, SP, Union Congregational UCC, Montclair, NJ
OM, Ryan Gackenheimer, P, First Congregational Church of Bethel, Bethel, CT
U, Jason Gottman, DT, United Church of Paducah, Paducah, KY
LM, Ronald Heagy, P, Trinity Roths UCC, Spring Grove, PA
U, Nicole Herda, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Kiel, WI
U, Bridget Hill, P, New Horizon UCC, Farmington, WI
OM, Genevieve Hosterman, AP, South Church in Andover, UCC, Andover, MA
LM, Bernard Ingram, SP, Pine Hill UCC, Siler City, NC
OM, Robin Keating, IN, Ursinus UCC, Rockwell, NC
OM, Todd Lippert, OL, Mayflower UCC, Minneapolis, MN
U, Steve Longley, AP, United Church of Dorset & East Rupert, Dorset, VT
LMS, Jane Matsinger, DT, Saint James UCC, Allentown, PA
OM, Debra Meyer, AP, First Congregational UCC, River Falls, WI
U, Ishida Motomu, P, Sycamore Congregational UCC, El Cerrito, CA
U, Jacob Nault, P, Union-Congregational Church, Waupun, WI
OM, Sheri Nelson, IN, Union Congregational UCC, Elk River, MN
OM, Jason Okrzynski, SP, United Protestant Church, Grayslake, IL
OM, Timothy Paroz, IN, Mount Olivet UCC, North Lima, OH
U, John Pohlman, P, Mt Adams Pilgrim Chapel UCC, Cincinnati, OH
U, Kenric Prescott, DT, United Congregational Church Torrington, Torrington, CT
OM, Don Quayle, SU, Church of the Manger UCC, Bethlehem, PA
OM, Sara Rossigg, P, Brandon Congregational Church, Brandon, VT
OM, Stephen Savides, P, First Congregational UCC, New London, WI
U, Joan Schaetzle, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, South Bend, IN
OM, Dan Smith, DT, Saint Peter’s UCC, New Haven, MO
OM, Craig Sparks, P, Zion UCC, Baltimore, MD
OM, Craig Sparks, DT, Zion Evangelical Lutheran UCC, Baltimore, MD
OM, Melissa Stephens, DT, Washington UCC, Cincinnati, OH
U, Keith Strain, IN, Community Church, Russellville, IN
LM, Christy Thomas, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Woodsfield, OH
U, Lorenzo Thomas, P, Plattsburg United Church of Christ, South Charleston, OH
OM, Ronald Verblaauw, AP, Union Congregational UCC, Montclair, NJ

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.