Ministerial Updates for September 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 September 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, Brae Adams, P, United Congregational Church, Worcester, MA
U, Leo Allen, AP, Virginia-Highland Church, Atlanta, GA
OM, Joseph Amico, SP, Tabernacle UCC, Salem, MA
U, Kevin Anthony, IN, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Saint Louis, MO
U, Erica Avena, IN, Congregational Church in South Glastonbury UCC, South Glastonbury, CT
OM, Michael Baldonado, IN, Emanuel Reformed Church of Lincolnton Inc., Lincolnton, NC
U, Philip Balla, AP, Memorial UCC, Toledo, OH
OM, Carole Barner, IN, Saint Lucas UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, Terri Barringer, IN, First Congregational UCC, Asheboro, NC
U, Megan Berkowitz, OL, Wellesley Village Congregational Church UCC, Wellesley, MA
OM, Theresa Borchetta, CE, North Guilford Congregational Church UCC, North Guilford, CT
OM, Robert Bottoms, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Oak Harbor, OH
LMS, Julia Brown, P, Salem UCC, Dover, PA
OM, Gordon Crouch, P, Union Congregational Church UCC, East Bridgewater, MA
OM, Richard Danielson, DT, Lockport United Church of Christ, Lockport, NY
OM, Beverly Davis, IN, Saint Paul’s (Erin) UCC, Colgate, WI
OM, Cheri Dennis, IN, Holy Covenant UCC, Charlotte, NC
U, Jason Dillingham, IN, Lakeview United Church of Christ, Lakeview, MI
DS, Vicky Eastland, P, Brookville Reformed Church, Brookville, NY
OM, Yvette Eber, P, Second Congregational UCC, Grand Rapids, MI
OM, Jill Edens, CP, First Congregational Church, Wellesley Hills, MA
OM, John Edens, CP, First Congregational Church, Wellesley Hills, MA
OM, Jocelyn Emerson, P, Second Congregational Church, UCC, Manchester, CT
OM, Christina Fidanza, P, Church of the Redeemer UCC, Hershey, PA
OM, Savage Frieze, P, First Church of Winsted, UCC, Winsted, CT
LMS, Victor Greene, OL, Middle Collegiate Church, New York, NY
U, Gary Gumuchian, DT, Congregational Church of Christ, Leominster, MA
OM, Linda Hartley, IN, Slatersville Congregational Church, UCC, Slatersville, RI
U, Karen Haygood, DT, Trinity UCC, Northport, MI
U, Eric Hearst, OL, First Church of Christ in Hartford, UCC, Hartford, CT
U, Devon Herrell, AP, The Peoples Church of East Lansing, East Lansing, MI
U, Steve Hong, P, Chinese Congregational UCC, San Francisco, CA
U, Corey James, SP, Liberty Christian Center International UCC, Hartford, CT
OM, Carolyn Keilig, IN, First Congregational Church, Manchester, NH
U, Melvin Kiepe, IN, Emanuel UCC, Jackson, MO
LM, Amy Kinney, P, Saint John’s UCC, Fostoria, OH
DS, Anne Knighten, P, Union Congregational Church, Buffalo, WY
OM, Robert Lake, IN, Hampton Congregational Church, Hampton, CT
OM, Greg Larsen, IN, United Church, Big Rapids, MI
U, Jessie Lent, P, Mayflower Congregational UCC, Sioux City, IA
U, Jessie Lent, P, First Congregational UCC, Whiting, IA
OM, Christopher Lyman Waldron, IN, Allin Congregational UCC, Dedham, MA
OM, Richard Manny, IN, Hope United Church of Christ, Sturgeon Bay, WI
U, Gayle McGlauflin, OL, Union Congregational UCC, North Reading, MA
OM, Joseph Medlin, DT, First Congregational Christian Church UCC, Chesterfield, VA
U, Marcy Menard, OL, Elm Street Congregational UCC, Southbridge, MA
OM, Helen Nablo, P, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Harwich Port, MA
LM, Daniel Noennig, P, Saint Martin’s UCC, Fredonia, WI
U, Edwin Perez, P, Manantial De Gracia, West Hartford, CT
OM, Herbert Perkins, DT, First Congregational Church, Aitkin, MN
OM, Timothy Perkins, IN, Emanuel Church, Hales Corners, WI
OM, Denise Peterson, P, West Suffield Congregational Church, UCC, West Suffield, CT
U, Racquel Ray, AP, Barrington Congregational UCC, Barrington, RI
OM, Susan Remick, IN, First Church in Wenham Cong, Wenham, MA
OM, Karl Rist, IN, Trinity UCC, La Crosse, WI
OM, Christopher Ross, IN, Union-Congregational Church, Waupun, WI
OM, Cynthia Stasko, IN, United Churches of Durham UCC, Durham, CT
OM, Kathleen Stulce, P, Community Congregational UCC, Columbus, MT
OM, Nancy Swanson, DT, Mizpah United Church of Christ, Hopkins, MN
DS, Karen Thistlethwaite, AP, Ladera Community Church, Portola Valley, CA
OM, Susan Thomas, P, First Congregational of Harwich UCC, Harwich, MA
OM, Tammy Torelli, P, Wolcott Congregational Church, Wolcott, CT
OM, Michael Vanacore, DT, Pilgrim UCC, Wheaton, MD
OM, Laura Westby, P, Kensington Congregational Church, Kensington, CT
U, Robert Glen Wilson-Lyons, IN, 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.