Ministerial Updates for December 2018

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 December 2018.

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, Mary Avidano, P, Congregational UCC, Albion, NE
LM, George Bashian, OL, Garden City Community Church UCC, Garden City, NY
OM, Jeffrey Campbell, MM, Saint John’s UCC, Dayton, OH
DS, Mary Carlin, IN, First Congregational UCC, South Milwaukee, WI
OM, Virginia Child, IN, First Congregational UCC, Wareham, MA
LM, Todd Christensen, P, First Congregational Church & Society, Rushville, NY
OM, Bruce Comiskey, P, First Congregational UCC, Lyndonville, VT
OM, Bruce Comiskey, P, East Burke Congregational Church UCC, East Burke, VT
OM, Scott Couper, P, Centre Congregational UCC, Brattleboro, VT
U, Donovan Crist, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Troy, OH
LM, Christopher Dieguez, Y, Garden City Community Church UCC, Garden City, NY
MID, Elyse Everhart, AP, Saint John’s UCC, Tiffin, OH
OM, Marta Fioriti, SP, Black Forest Community UCC, Colorado Springs, CO
OM, Michael Fritz, IN, First Congregational UCC, Alexandria, MN
LM, Jerry Greene, SP, Hollis Avenue Congregational, Queens, NY
OM, Duan Hale, AP, Advocate UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Donald Hammond, IN, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport, ME
MID, Eunice Hearn, P, Jacob’s United Church of Christ, Weissport, PA
LM, Teresa Hockenberry, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Aaronsburg, PA
LM, Teresa Hockenberry, P, Salem (Spring Mills) UCC, Spring Mills, PA
OM, Robert Jencks, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Mansfield, OH
U, LyAnna Johnson, SP, Worcester Fellowship, Inc, Worcester, MA
LM, LyAnna Johnson, CP, Worcester Fellowship, Inc, Worcester, MA
U, Zach Kerzee, CP, Worcester Fellowship, Inc, Worcester, MA
U, Zach Kingery, P, United Parish of Alpena UCC, Alpena, SD
OM, Robert Knuepfer, AP, Union Church of Hinsdale, Hinsdale, IL
MID, Meghan Link, AP, The United Church of Granville, Granville, OH
OM, Kathy McCallie, P, Enid Faith Ways Church, Enid, OK
OM, Geoffrey Parker, P, The Foreside Community Church, Falmouth, ME
OM, Kent Poindexter, IN, Bryn Mawr Community UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Barbara Purinton, IN, Congregational Church of Vergennes UCC, Vergennes, VT
OM, Melinda Quellhorst, P, Vermilion UCC, Vermilion, OH
OM, Susan Remick, IN, The Congregational Church of Westborough, UCC, Westborough, MA
OM, Marion Rossitter, P, United Churches Fellowship UCC, Nogales, AZ
OM, Renee Rouse, P, Congregational UCC, Northwood, NH
U, Wayne Santos, IN, United Church, Warner, NH
OM, Katherine Schofield, AP, Old South Church UCC, Boston, MA
OM, Kurt Shaffert, IN, First Congregational UCC, Springfield, VT
OM, John Shillingburg, SU, Saint John’s UCC, Sabillasville, MD
OM, Rebecca Shillingburg, SU, Saint John’s UCC, Sabillasville, MD
OM, Lisa Stedman, IN, Deerfield Community Church, UCC, Deerfield, NH
OM, Joseph Stinson, IN, First Congregational Church UCC, Walpole, NH
MID, Miriam Theodore, OL, First Congregational UCC, Whitman, MA
U, John Thornton, AP, United Church of Christ, Polk Grove, OH
OM, Robert Vodra, P, First Congregational Church of Dunbarton UCC, Dunbarton, NH
OM, Alberta Wallace, IN, First Congregational of Wakefield, N.H., UCC, Wakefield, NH
LM, Marjorie Watrobski, Y, Garden City Community Church UCC, Garden City, NY
OM, Heike Werder, DT, Park Avenue Congregational UCC, Arlington, MA
OM, Jenny Whitcher, OL, Sixth Avenue United Church UCC, Denver, CO
OM, Gregory Young, P, Our Saviour’s UCC, Germantown, WI
MS, David Zerby, IN, First Congregational UCC, Twinsburg, 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.