Ministerial Updates for February 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 February 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, David Beebe, IN, Zion UCC, Union, MO
OM, Paige Besse-Rankin, SP, First Parish Congregational UCC, Dover, NH
U, Robert Bibbee, P, Berkey Congregational Christian Church UCC, Berkey, OH
OM, Janet Boyd, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, South Bend, IN
OM, Nancy Brooks, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Summerfield, IL
U, Jimmy Buchanan, MM, Congregational UCC, Greensboro, NC
U, Mary Burkett, CE, First Congregational UCC, Menomonie, WI
OM, Lori Burns, P, Epiphany United Church of Christ, Clarence Center, NY
LM, Miguel Canete, P, Sunset Congregational Church UCC, Miami, FL
MID, Diane Cayemberg, P, Bethel United Church of Christ, Elkhart Lake, WI
OM, Jane Compton, SU, Zion Church, Herndon, PA
OM, John Condon, IN, Brookfield Congregational Church UCC, Brookfield, MA
MID, Laura Crow, IN, Orchard Ridge UCC, Madison, WI
OM, Jean Custer, P, Saint Peter UCC, Knauertown, PA
OM, Avery Danage, SP, Providence UCC, Chesapeake, VA
OM, Paul Davis, AP, Congregational UCC, Greensboro, NC
U, David Dethmers, IN, Casas Adobes Congregational UCC, Tucson, AZ
OM, Stella Dunbar, AP, City of Refuge UCC, Oakland, CA
OM, Vilius Dundzila, IN, Wellington Avenue UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Diane Ellis, P, First Congregational UCC of Phoenix, Phoenix, NY
OM, Joycelyn Emerson, DT, Saint Paul’s UCC, Rio Rancho, NM
OM, Elizabeth Felts, SP, Beneficent Congregational Church UCC, Providence, RI
LM, David Forsberg, OL, First Congregational UCC, Imlay City, MI
POC, Patricia Fox, P, West Stockbridge Congregational UCC, West Stockbridge, MA
OM, Paul Fraser, P, United Church of Christ, Sycamore, OH
MID, Kristina Geer, DT, First United Church of Christ, Milford, NJ
OM, Ervin Graves, IN, West Center Congregational UCC, Bronxville, NY
OM, Lisa Griffin, P, Saint John’s UCC, Evans City, PA
U, Vanessa Gronke, OL, Saint John’s UCC, Lyons, IL
OM, Paula Gustafson, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, West Seneca, NY
U, Sharon Harris-Ewing, AP, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
LM, Cory Hartz, SP, Saint Peter UCC, Red Bud, IL
U, Heidi Haskins, OL, Second Congregational Church, UCC, Greenwich, CT
U, Kassie Herman, OL, Saint John’s UCC, Lyons, IL
OM, Suzanne Hodges, IN, Arcade United Church of Christ Congregational, Arcade, NY
OM, Sandra Hooper, AP, Shinnsville UCC, Troutman, NC
U, Thomas Ingui, MM, Seymour Congregational UCC, Seymour, CT
OM, Leslie Jackson, SP, St. Peter UCC of Houston, Houston, TX
POC, Ann Jefferson, AP, City of Refuge UCC, Oakland, CA
OM, Susan Jepson, P, Bartlett Congregational Church, UCC, Bartlett, NH
OM, Elissa Johnk, P, First Congregational UCC, Burlington, VT
MID, Elizabeth Jones, P, Saint Luke’s Christian Community Church UCC, Morton Grove, IL
LM, Diane Kinley, P, Saint John’s UCC, Bellefonte, PA
OM, Nathaniel Klug, DT, Arlington Community UCC, Kensington, CA
OM, Laura Kolden, P, First United Church of Christ, Belleville, WI
OM, Philip Kunz, IN, First Congregational UCC, Wellington, OH
U, Louise Labbe-Fahy, CE, East Woodstock Congregational Church UCC, East Woodstock, CT
U, Allan Lane, P, Christ United Church, Olmsted Falls, OH
OM, Deborah Lawson, IN, Peace United Church of Christ, Jerseyville, IL
U, Mario Madden, P, Tulpehocken UCC, Richland, PA
OM, Holly MillerShank, IN, Olmsted Community Church UCC, Olmsted Falls, OH
U, Nicole Misko, CE, North Congregational Church, UCC, New Hartford, CT
U, Bruce Modeen, MM, First Church of Christ Congregational, UCC, Bethany, CT
OM, Terry Moore-Painter, AP, Congregational UCC, Greensboro, NC
OM, Amelia Nugent, P, Falmouth Congregational UCC, Falmouth, ME
OM, Julie Olmsted, IN, First Congregational Church, Westfield, MA
OM, Charity Omartian, SP, Webster United Church of Christ, Dexter, MI
OM, Monica Ouellette, P, Lynnhurst UCC, Louisville, KY
OM, Janet Parker, IN, First Congregational UCC, Portland, OR
MID, Elisabeth Patz, AP, Saint Paul UCC, Elgin, IL
CM, Susan Perry, SU, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
U, Jennifer Rankin, IN, First Parish, Lincoln, MA
OM, Patricia Raup, CP, Zion’s United Church of Christ, Taborton, NY
OM, Michael Safford-Kennedy, P, Saint John United Church of Christ, New Holstein, WI
LM, Thunder Silk, IN, Kenilworth UCC, Buffalo, NY
OM, Donna Smith-Pupillo, IN, United Church of Christ, Fieldon, IL
OM, Michael Southcombe, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Waterloo, IL
OM, Nancy Spier-Lee, IN, Trinity UCC, Belleville, IL
U, Paul Steel, P, Trinity UCC, Rehrersburg, PA
OM, Constance Tanis, SU, Bethany UCC, Berger, MO
POC, Jesse Todd, AP, Rivers of Living Water UCC, New York City, NY
OM, John Tschudy, SU, Faith United Church of Christ, International Falls, MN
OM, Susan Valiquette, AP, First Congregational UCC, Phoenix, AZ
OM, Torri Vande Zande, P, Union Congregational Church UCC, Hackensack, MN
OM, Sarah Verasco, SP, First Congregational UCC, Longmont, CO
OM, Louis Vetri, IN, Knob Prairie UCC, Enon, OH
LM, Michael Vollbrecht, P, Peace United Church of Christ, Alma, KS
OM, Jed Watson, SP, First Congregational UCC, Summit, IL
OM, Bernd Weishaupt, IN, Packanack Community Church, Wayne, NJ
OM, Kimberlee Whisler-Vasko, DT, Saint John’s UCC, Lyons, IL
OM, Benjamin Whitlock, P, New Emmanuel Congregational UCC, Charlotte, NC
OM, Sara Wilcox, P, Land of the Sky UCC, Asheville, NC
U, Anthony Williams, P, First Congregational UCC, Berwyn, IL
LM, Marion Williams, AP, Holly Springs United Church of Christ, Holly Springs, NC
U, Gary Wilner, IN, Our Shepherd UCC, Howards Grove, WI
OM, Andrew Wilson, P, Saint John’s UCC, Smithton, IL
POC, Eli Wilson, AP, Saint Alban’s Congregational Church, Queens, NY
OM, Lois Wilson, CP, Boehm’s United Church of Christ, Blue Bell, PA
MS, Richard Wing, DT, Congregational Church of the Valley UCC, Scottsdale, AZ
OM, Thad Winkle, P, Bethel-Bethany UCC, Milwaukee, WI
OM, Margaret Wise, AP, Emmanuel UCC, Abbottstown, PA

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.