Authorized Ministerial Updates October 2014

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 2014.

CC: Congregational Christian
CM: Commissioned Minister
DS: Dual Standing
LM: Licensed Minister
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
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
PE: Pastor Emeritus
CE: Director of Christian Education

OM, Kimberly R. Stryjak, SU, Saint Paul UCC, Okawville, IL
OM, Arik Borstad, P, First Congregational UCC, North Ridgeville, OH
OM, David Bateman, IN, United Church of Byron, Byron, IL
OM, Rayla Hogue, SP, Saint John UCC, Chamois, MO
OM, Emily T. Zebarth, P, United Church of Christ, Sherrill, IA
OM, Duke T. Gray, IN, Congregational Church, Chester, NH
OM, William J. Donoghue, IN, Canterbury United Community Church, Canterbury, NH
OM, Diann Bailey, AP, First Church of Christ UCC, Simsbury, CT
OM, Heather  Mabrouk, P, Saint James UCC, Hamburg, NY
LM, Ron Buford, P, Congregational Community Church of Sunnyvale, UCC, Sunnyvale, CA
OM, Sally Maxwell, IN, Trinity UCC, State Line, PA
OM, Kathleen Chesnut, SU, Plainville Christian Church, Plainville, NY
OM, Tracy Colleen Barnowe, P, First Congregational UCC, San Rafael, CA
MID, Jim Alexander, MM, Church of the Palms UCC, Sun City, AZ
OM, Fred Hayes, SP, Wollaston Congregational UCC, Quincy, MA
OM, Linda M. Myren, IN, Immanuel UCC, Clarksville, IA
OM, Micaela Wood, SP, First Congregational UCC, Manhattan, KS
OM, Laurie E. Crelly, P, Saint John’s UCC, Brighton, IL
OM, Rev. Scott A. Spence, P, St. John UCC of Robinson, Robinson, TX
OM, Sandra L Mineau, P, Woodside Congregational UCC, Rockford, IL
OM, Katherine A. Schofield, SP, First Congregational UCC, Wareham, MA
OM, Judith Proctor, AP, Union Congregational UCC, North Reading, MA
DS, Peter Carman, SP, Emmanuel Baptist Church & Friedens UCC, Schenectady, NY
POC, Justo Gonzalez, CP, Pilgrim-St Luke’s UCC, Buffalo, NY
LM, Mike Collins, AP, First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, Tallmadge, OH
MID, DiAnn L. Baxley, P, David’s UCC, Herndon, PA
OM, Rev. Blair Hull, P, Congregational Church of Campbell UCC, Campbell, CA
OM, Janet B. Weidler, IN, First Reformed Church, Lancaster, PA
OM, Susan B. D’Heedene, P, Shiloh United Church of Christ, York, PA
OM, Judith K. Clark, IN, Saint Paul’s UCC, New Oxford, PA
OM, Clare F. Twomey, OL, Broadmoor Community Church, Manitou Springs, CO
OM, Rev. Dr. Scott D. Lovaas, IN, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Houston, TX
OM, Judith P. Doll, IN, Saint James Salem UCC, Francesville, IN
OM, Todd C. Peterson, P, Lakeview UCC, Maineville, OH
OM, Leonard F. Zecchini, IN, Deering Community Church UCC, Deering, NH
U, Mike Sassanella, P, Community UCC, Fort Seneca, OH
MID, Emily Otto, CE, Presbyterian/New England Cong, Saratoga Springs, NY
OM, Ian Robert Lynch, SP, Old South Church UCC, Kirtland, OH
OM, William H. Smith, P, First United Church of Christ, Findlay, OH
OM, Donald G. Wester, SP, Faith United Church of Christ, Little Rock, AR
MID, Christina Williams, IN, First Parish Church United, Westford, MA
OM, Bruce Van Blair, OL, Countryside Community CUCC, Omaha, NE
OM, Lisa Anne Hadler, P, Congregational UCC, Brule, NE
OM, Galen E. Russell III, SP, Christ Church UCC, Elizabethtown, PA
LM, Debra Wilcox, P, Saint Matthew’s UCC, Westminster, MD
U, Christopher Deacon, P, United Parish UCC, Bowie, MD
OM, Lauran L. Heidenreich, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Attica, NY
MID, Jayne Helgevold, P, St. John’s UCC, Random Lake, WI
OM, Tamara Franks, P, High Country UCC, Vilas, NC
LM, Don Fenestre-Marek, IN, Dover United Church of Christ, Dover, PA
OM, Stephen E. Ericson, SU, Grace Evangelical & Reformed UCC, Richland, PA
MS, Steven L. Welker, IN, Saint Peter UCC, Lake Zurich, IL
OM, Katherine L. Harding, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Peru, IL
DS, David Paul, P, First Congregational UCC, Fremont, NE
LM, Liza Knapp, SP, Congregational Church in Belchertown UCC, Belchertown, MA
OM, Lisa Anne Hadler, P, First Congregational UCC, Ogallala, NE
LM, Thomas Kagy, P, United Church of Christ, Bloomville, OH
OM, Dixie L. Laube, P, Saint Paul UCC, Kahoka, MO
LM, Jay Scott, SU, Emanuel UCC, Upper Sandusky, OH
POC, Larry Covin, P, Trinity UCC, York, PA
LM, Miguel Morales, P, Maui Evangelical Church UCC, Kahului, HI
LM, Jan Custer, P, Incarnation UCC, Newport, PA
U, Amy Butler, SP, The Riverside Church UCC, Manhattan, NY
U, Tim Peoples, IN, Congregational Church of New Canaan, New Canaan, CT
OM, Dawn M. Meier, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Aaronsburg, PA
DS, Ralph Wagner, IN, Christian Temple-First Congregational, Wellsville, NY
LM, Clark Jenkinson, P, Peace UCC, Norfolk, NE
OM, William L. Switzer, IN, Bethel UCC, Nebraska City, NE
LM, Barbara Toll, P, Community Congregational Church of Clinton Heights UCC, Rensselaer, NY
OM, Marilyn Smith Heishman, P, Saint Luke’s UCC, Timberville, VA
OM, Joseph Amico, IN, Tabernacle UCC, Salem, MA
LM, Ray Bush, IN, First Reformed UCC, Sunbury, PA
LM, Aaron Newell, P, Christ UCC, Baltimore, MD
OM, Dwight E Borden, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Minier, IL
OM, Carla P. Gregg, SP, Good Shepherd UCC, Cary, NC
OM, Michael W Beynon, P, Saint John’s UCC, Kutztown, PA
OM, Ronal K. F. Nicholas, SU, Saint John’s Reformed UCC, Staunton, VA
OM, Melanie Weiner, Y, Ladera Community Church, Portola Valley, CA
OM, Melanie Weiner, CE, Ladera Community Church, Portola Valley, CA
U, Kathry A. Palen, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Des Moines, IA
OM, David R. Ruhe, P, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Des Moines, IA
LM, Dawn Adams, IN, First Congregational UCC, Brimfield, MA
OM, Robert M. Bistline, IN, Saint Peter’s (Lischey’s) UCC, Spring Grove, PA
U, Jane Wilson, IN, First Congregational UCC, Milford, MA
OM, Bill Schiller, SU, Chapel Hill UCC, Camp Hill, PA
OM, Michelle R. Dyar, CE, Saint Paul UCC, Wapakoneta, OH
OM, William Lee Bartholomew, IN, Congregational Church, Brandon, VT
OM, Diane G. Ryder, P, First Congregational UCC, Geneva, NE
OM, Les Parmenter, CP, United Methodist CUCC, Wisner, NE
MID, Todd Christensen, IN, Union Congregational UCC, Hall, NY
OM, Ryan Lambert, P, Kirkland Congregational Church United Church of Christ, Kirkland, WA
OM, Ann Ameling, AP, City of Refuge Community Church, Oakland, CA
U, Sandra Gruell, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Osgood, IN
LM, Tammy Ebensberger, P, Community Congregational UCC, Clinton, IA
OM, Dawn M. Meier, P, Salem (Spring Mills) UCC, Spring Mills, PA
OM, Les Parmenter, CP, Trinity United Methodist CUCC, West Point, NE
DS, Tom Garrison, IN, Hawker United Church of Christ, Dayton, OH
LM, Sherm Korn, P, Koloa Marshallese Ministry, Hanapepe, HI

The Center for Analytics, Research and Data (CARD) 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.

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