Ministerial Updates for October 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 October 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

U, Shannon Abbott, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Indianapolis, IN
U, Domenik Ackerman, AP, West Parish Church UCC, Andover, MA
OM, Grace Anderson, P, First Congregational UCC, Cannon Falls, MN
OM, Dianne Arakawa, IN, Church of the Pilgrimage UCC, Plymouth, MA
OM, Alexandra Boudreaux, AP, First Church in Cambridge Congregational UCC, Cambridge, MA
OM, James Brinn, P, The Park Church UCC, Elmira, NY
U, David Buco, P, St Paul’s UCC, Lewiston, MN
U, Robert Carey, IN, First Congregational UCC, Port Saint Lucie, FL
OM, Jennifer Castle, AP, Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC, Seattle, WA
U, Micah Clouse, P, Salem United Church of Christ, Martinsburg, PA
U, Eva Cudmore, IN, Middlefield Federated Church, Middlefield, CT
OM, Michael Daly, P, First Congregational UCC, Geneva, IL
U, Randy Datsko, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Johnstown, PA
OM, Steven Davis, SP, St John’s United Church of Christ Fullerton, Whitehall/Fullerton, PA
OM, Thomas Dean, P, Berlin Congregational Church, Berlin, CT
OM, Richard DenUyl, DT, First Church of Christ in New Haven, UCC, New Haven, CT
U, Janice Eifealdt, P, United Church of Christ, Marietta, MN
U, Lotu Elisara, P, First Samoan Congregational Church of Mesa Margarita, Oceanside, CA
OM, Beth Firme, SU, Trinity UCC, Thurmont, MD
U, Carly Gaeth, P, New Hope UCC, Jackson, WI
MS, Eric Gates, SP, Faith United Church of Christ of Bryan, Bryan, TX
OM, Robert Gross, IN, Grace Congregational UCC, Two Rivers, WI
U, Daniel Hammons, P, First Congregational Church in New London, UCC, New London, CT
U, Al Holtzinger, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Altoona, PA
U, Michelle Huey, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Punxsutawney, PA
U, Andrew Jones, P, South Ebensburg United Church of Christ, Portage, PA
U, Andrew Jones, P, First United Church of Christ, Ebensburg, PA
U, Linda Kibler, P, United Church UCC, Schellsburg, PA
OM, Donna Kone, SU, Chapel Hill United Church of Christ, Louisville, KY
OM, Dean Kucera, SU, Zwingli UCC, Paoli, WI
LM, Kimberly LaRose, P, United Church of Craftsbury, Craftsbury Common, VT
OM, Emma Loane, AP, Saint Andrew UCC, Louisville, KY
U, Todd Marino, P, Salem United Church of Christ, Yatesboro, PA
LM, Sam Masilamoney, P, Lanakila Congregational Church UCC, Kainaliu, HI
OM, Paula “Diane” McGehee, SP, Bering Church, Houston, TX
LM, Mitch Nelson, P, United Protestant Church, Duluth, MN
OM, Nels Nordstrom, IN, Congregational UCC, Edgerton, WI
OM, Sara Ofner-Seals, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Wayne, IN
OM, Jill Olds, P, Woodmont United Church of Christ, Milford, CT
OM, Lori Ortiz, P, First Congregational Church UCC, Martinez, CA
OM, Herbert Perkins, P, First Congregational UCC, Montevideo, MN
OM, Elizabeth Polglase, OL, First Church of Christ Congregational, Glastonbury, Glastonbury, CT
OM, Lori Powell, P, Zwingli UCC Mt. Vernon, Mount Vernon, WI
OM, Marcelino Rivera, P, Union United Church of Christ, Windermere, FL
U, Dakota Roberts, AP, Saint Peter’s UCC, Carmel, IN
U, Frank Sapp, P, Saint Paul’s Community Church, Chicora, PA
U, Chris Skidmore, P, Zion UCC, Frostburg, MD
U, Alan Small, P, Old Union UCC, Edinburgh, IN
U, Peter Strobel, OL, Peace UCC, Hartsburg, MO
OM, Jill Terpstra, P, First Church UCC, Lombard, IL
OM, Wendy Vander Hart, IN, The Union Church in Waban, Newton, MA
U, Ed Walters, P, Saint Luke’s UCC, Kittanning, PA
OM, Matthew Wooster, SP, Plymouth Church UCC, Shaker Heights, OH
OM, Korte Yeo, OL, West Parish Church UCC, Andover, MA
OM, Alison Young, P, First Congregational Church of Berlin UCC, Berlin, VT
OM, Ann-Marie Zanzal, AP, Brookmeade Congregational UCC, Nashville, TN

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.