Authorized Ministerial Updates for February 2016

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 February 2016.

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, Bruce Ashlock, IN, Mount Laurel UCC, Boswell, PA
OM, Charles Aurand, P, Community UCC, Red Lodge, MT
U, Sarah Bachenheimer, CE, First Church of Christ Congregational UCC, Bethany, CT
MID, Allison Baker, CP, Wellington Avenue UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Jeri Behringer, IN, Custer Community Church, UCC, Custer, SD
OM, Richard Behringer, IN, Custer Community Church, UCC, Custer, SD
OM, Lee Ann Betz, P, Whittier Congregational Church, Island Falls, ME
OM, Kayla Bonewell, P, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma City, OK
OM, Kayla Bonewell, P, Church of the Open Arms, Oklahoma City, OK
U, Jack Bowman, MM, Congregational Church of Salisbury UCC, Salisbury, CT
OM, Amy Carter, IN, University Congregational UCC, Missoula, MT
LM, Cynthia Christie, P, Rumford Point Congregational Church UCC, Rumford Point, ME
LM, Linda Couture, P, First Congregational of Andover UCC, Andover, ME
OM, Kenneth Crawford, P, St. Paul Evangelical & Reformed UCC, Dallas, TX
U, Jennifer Czarnota, P, Immanuel UCC, Neenah, WI
OM, Christina Del Piero, SU, First Congregational Church and Society of Shoreham, Shoreham, VT
LM, Anne Djokic, DT, Congregational United Church of Christ, Collbran, CO
U, Nancy Ducharme, MM, East Woodstock Congregational Church UCC, East Woodstock, CT
OM, Stephen Ericson, IN, Hill United Church of Christ, Lebanon, PA
OM, Robert Evans, P, Emerge ‘N See UCC, Sandpoint, WA
U, Sarah Fay, MM, First Congregational UCC, New Milford, CT
OM, Ann Few, IN, Friedens Reformed UCC, Sumneytown, PA
OM, Tyson Frey, AP, New Goshenhoppen Reformed UCC, East Greenville, PA
OM, Marlea Gilbert, IN, First Congregational Church of Genesee UCC, Inc., Genesee, WI
MID, Debra Girard, P, North Windham Union UCC, Windham, ME
OM, Ellen Green, IN, First Congregational UCC, Hillsboro, OR
OM, Michael Grinnals, DT, Plainville Christian Church, Plainville, NY
U, D Hall, IN, United Church of Christ of Kent, Kent, OH
DS, Sidney Hall, SP, Trinity Church of Austin, Austin, TX
U, Kweku Hammond-Donkoh, MM, First Church of Christ Congregational UCC, Bethany, CT
OM, George Harris, SP, First Church of Christ UCC, Simsbury, CT
LM, Carl Hines, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Louisville, KY
OM, Elizabeth Horton, DT, First Reformed UCC, Lexington, NC
MS, Deborah Jenks, IN, First Congregational UCC, Camden, ME
OM, Jamie Kepros, P, Lummi Island Congregational Church UCC, Lummi Island, WA
OM, Erik Koepnick, P, Calvary Memorial UCC, Wauwatosa, WI
OM, Audra Krise, P, Trinity UCC, Troutville, PA
OM, Audra Krise, P, Paradise Community UCC, Reynoldsville, PA
LM, Thad Lacasse, P, Moose River Congregational UCC, Jackman, ME
OM, Maurice Landry, DT, First Congregational Church of Pittsfield UCC, Pittsfield, ME
OM, William Long, IN, Saint Mark’s UCC, Lebanon, PA
U, Dawn Longley, CE, North Guilford Congregational Church UCC, North Guilford, CT
MS, Roger Lynn, P, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Helena, MT
U, Sherry Magnan, CE, East Woodstock Congregational Church UCC, East Woodstock, CT
POC, Daniel Maiden, P, First Congregational UCC, Montevideo, MN
POC, Daniel Maiden, P, United Church of Christ, Granite Falls, MN
OM, Estelle Margarones, IN, Centre Congregational UCC, Lynnfield, MA
U, Kathleen Marsh, Y, First Congregational Church UCC, Waterloo, IA
U, Cynthia Maybeck, IN, West Parish Church UCC, Andover, MA
OM, Robert McCann, IN, Saint Peter and Saint Paul UCC, Cincinnati, OH
OM, Beryl Melcher, IN, Congregational UCC, Mineral Point, WI
OM, Mary Etta Mest, OL, Falkner Swamp Reformed UCC, Gilbertsville, PA
U, Dawn Morin, CE, East Woodstock Congregational Church UCC, East Woodstock, CT
OM, Craig Mousin, AP, Wellington Avenue UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Susan Murtha, IN, First Church of Christ Congregational 1652, Farmington, CT
U, Calandra Nevenzel, OL, United Church of Christ, Portage, MI
OM, Gary Percesepe, P, The Church in the Gardens, Queens, NY
U, Thomas Powell, P, Congregational UCC, Cranberry Isles, ME
DS, Melinda Quivik, P, Portage Lake United Church, Houghton, MI
LM, Matthew Redrich, SP, San Dimas Community Church, San Dimas, CA
LM, Wiliam Rettig, IN, First Congregational UCC, Boscobel, WI
OM, Joshua Sander, P, First Congregational of Lincoln UCC, Lincoln, ME
OM, Jefferson Scott, P, Congregational UCC, West Lebanon, NH
OM, Keith Scott, IN, Wellington Avenue UCC, Chicago, IL
LM, Janet Sherman, AP, Faith United Church of Christ, New Braunfels, TX
U, Richard Silbereis, MM, First Congregational UCC, Watertown, CT
DS, Alexa Smith, P, Saint John’s UCC, Salisbury, PA
DS, Alexa Smith, P, Trinity Reformed UCC, Grantsville, MD
OM, Allison Smith, P, Second Congregational UCC, Newcastle, ME
POC, Gary Southerton, P, Broadview Community UCC, Seattle, WA
U, Peggy Stott, SU, Saint Luke UCC, Burlington, IA
LM, Heather Sylvester, P, Church of Christ, West Forks, ME
OM, Vance Taylor, DT, North Branford Congregational UCC, North Branford, CT
U, Wendell Thacker, P, Saint John’s UCC, Crown Point, IN
OM, John Tipton, P, Covenant UCC, Gasport, NY
OM, Tamara Toepke-Floyd, IN, First Congregational UCC, Redfield, SD
U, Andrew Tomkins, MM, East Woodstock Congregational Church UCC, East Woodstock, CT
OM, Robert Von Trebra, IN, Holladay UCC, Salt Lake City, UT
OM, Kurt Walker, SP, Chapel Street, Lincoln, RI
OM, Bernd Weishaupt, DT, First United Church of Christ, Sugarcreek, OH
MS, Steven Welker, IN, Bethany UCC, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
OM, Nancy White, P, First Congregational UCC, North Yarmouth, ME
U, Kathleen Wiggins, OL, Congregational Church of Salisbury UCC, Salisbury, CT

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.