Ministerial Updates for August 2019

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 August 2019.

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
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, Thomas Adil, IN, Good Shepherd/Tuckerton UCC, Reading, PA
OM, Elizabeth Aho, SP, Haslett Community UCC, Haslett, MI
OM, Aqueelah As-Salaam, P, The Shalom Center: A teaching ministry of the United Church of Christ, Snellville, GA
OM, Becky Darlene Avery, SP, Church in the Wildwood Community UCC, Green Mountain Falls, CO
OM, Diann Bailey, SP, First Church of Christ Congregational, UCC, Suffield, CT
U, Penny Bonsell, P, United Church of Christ Cong, Sandstone, MN
OM, Ted Brelsford, P, Faith United Church of Christ, Boston, NY
OM, Samuel Buehrer, P, St. Paul UCC, Wapakoneta, OH
OM, Felix Carrion, P, St. John’s UCC of Rosenberg, Rosenberg, TX
OM, Caroline Dean, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Lawrence, KS
LMS, Julia DiFiore, SU, Saint Paul’s UCC, Erie, PA
U, Lauren Dube, CE, First Church of Christ Congregational in West Hartford, UCC, West Hartford, CT
MID, Elyse Everhart, P, Trinity UCC, Mc Cutchenville, OH
OM, Tony Fields, P, Christ Church United Church of Christ, Annville, PA
OM, Jocelyn Gardner Spencer, SP, United Church On the Green UCC, New Haven, CT
U, Caroline Garman, P, St Paul’s UCC, Lewiston, MN
U, Cathy George, AP, Spirit of the Cross, Huntsville, AL
U, Rhonda Hainer, SU, Saint Paul’s UCC, Saint Marys, OH
OM, Ralph Hart, IN, Sylvania United Church of Christ, Sylvania, OH
U, Lisa Haupt, CE, First Congregational Church of Woodstock, UCC, Woodstock, CT
OM, Carolyn Held, SU, Trinity UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, Trudy Irving, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Sellersville, PA
U, Teri Johnson, SU, United Church of Christ, Brookings, SD
OM, Joshua Lawrence, DT, Immanuel United Church of Christ of Spring, Spring, TX
OM, Susan Lester, P, Congregational Church of Faribault UCC, Faribault, MN
MID, Antigone Lowery, AP, First Congregational Church of Akron, Akron, OH
MID, Teresa Mack, P, Union Congregational UCC, Hancock, ME
OM, Rhonda Macleod, IN, West Congregational Church Inc UCC, Concord, NH
OM, Carl Monroe, P, Heidelberg UCC, Thomasville, NC
OM, Susan Murtha, IN, United Church of Christ, Southbury, Southbury, CT
OM, Terry Ogawa, SP, Congregational Church, Pinehurst, NC
U, Sharon Patton, P, Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ, Hoyleton, IL
OM, Joshua Pittman, IN, Eden United Church of Christ, Affton, MO
LM, Tiffany Pittman, P, Good Shepherd UCC, Saint Charles, MO
LM, Tiffany Pittman, P, Emmanuel UCC, Weldon Spring, MO
U, Kenric Prescott, IN, First Church of Winsted, UCC, Winsted, CT
LMS, Glenn Rarick, SU, Faith Reformed UCC, Landingville, PA
LM, Kerry Richardson, SP, Second Congregational Church, Wilton, NH
OM, Eric Rummel, SU, Trinity UCC, Mc Cutchenville, OH
OM, Barbara Seamon, P, West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church, Gloucester, MA
LM, Ryan Shields, P, Trinity UCC, Elliston, OH
DS, Emily Slade, P, Bethlehem UCC, Evansville, IN
U, Alanna Smith, CE, Congregational UCC, Neenah, WI
OM, Shelly Snow, P, First Congregational UCC, North Berwick, ME
U, Linda Snyder, IN, Community Congregational Church, UCC, Greenland, NH
OM, Martin Stiffler, SU, Lyme Congregational UCC, Bellevue, OH
OM, Stacy Thomas, P, UCC in Simi Valley, Simi Valley, CA
MS, Jean Vandergrift, IN, Roslindale Congregational Church, Roslindale, MA
OM, Kelly Volk, P, Washington Reformation UCC, Monticello, WI
U, Rachel Wirrig, P, Saint Mark UCC, Covington, KY
OM, Timothy Wright, AP, Trinity United Church of Christ, Gary, IN
U, Matthew Zuehlke, DT, United Church of Christ, Sycamore, OH

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.