Authorized Ministerial Updates for July 2015

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 July 2015.

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

LM, Jack Acri, P, First Federated Church UCC, North Jackson, OH
MID, Ava Adams-Morris, IN, First Congregational UCC, Fairmont, MN
LM, Nancy Azar, SU, Trinity UCC, Bethlehem, PA
U, Frances Ann Beck, OL, New England Congregational UCC, Stanton, NE
MID, Tommi Boeder, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Clarence, IA
LM, Charles Brown, P, United Church of Christ, Sheffield Lake, OH
OM, Paul Bryant-Smith, P, King Street UCC, Danbury, CT
LM, Christopher Cocca, AP, Zion Reformed UCC, Allentown, PA
DS, Harry Cross, P, United Church of Christ, Clay Center, NE
LM, Andrew DeGoyler, DT, Saint John’s UCC, Syracuse, NE
MID, Paula DeSeure, AP, Peace Christian Church, Kansas City, MO
MID, Mark Dibelka, P, Epiphany United Church of Christ, Clarence Center, NY
OM, Alan Fiene, P, Prairie Community Church UCC, Lester Prairie, MN
OM, Daniel Geslin, IN, First Congregational UCC, La Crosse, WI
U, Jacqueline Gilchrist, DT, North Stamford Congregational Church, Stamford, CT
U, Lisabeth Gustafson, P, First Church UCC, Winsted, CT
OM, Sheena Hunter, AP, Trinity United Church of Christ, Gary, IN
OM, Robert Jencks, IN, Knob Prairie UCC, Enon, OH
MS, Bill Johnson, P, First Congregational UCC, McPherson, KS
LM, Tamera Keller-Love, SU, First Congregational UCC, Naperville, IL
OM, Julie Kilmer, SP, Saint Matthew/Adair UCC, Casco, MI
OM, Jill Kirchner-Rose, SP, Redlands UCC, Redlands, CA
LM, Jeremy Kirk, IN, First Congregational UCC, Brattleboro, VT
OM, Thomas Lush, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, New Oxford, PA
LM, Eric Marsteller, P, Saint Mary’s UCC, Westminster, MD
MID, Scott Meyer, IN, Peace Church of Christ United – UCC, Bennett, IA
U, Kristina Mullen, P, United Church, Primghar, IA
OM, Nelson Murphy, IN, First & Saint Stephen’s UCC, Baltimore, MD
OM, Thomas Neilsen, IN, Linfield United Church of Christ, Linfield, PA
OM, Clairnel Nervik, P, Saint John’s UCC, Griswold, IA
LM, Pamela Oliveira, OL, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
OM, Ann-Therese Ortiz, AP, Chestnut Hill United Church, Philadelphia, PA
OM, Julia Rendon, P, Crossroads United Church of Christ, Indianola, IA
LM, Robert Robida, DT, Community Congregational UCC, New Port Richey, FL
LM, James Robinson, AP, First United Church of Christ, Shelby, OH
OM, Scott Rosenstein, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Cleveland, OH
LM, Randy Sanders, DT, Saint Peter’s UCC, Yutan, NE
OM, Daniel Sather, IN, Saint Peter’s UCC, Chicago, IL
U, Paul Schoffstall, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Auburn, PA
MID, Naomi Schulz, P, Congregation for Reconciliation UCC, Dayton, OH
LM, Mary Scott, P, Federated Church UCC, Sutton, NE
OM, David Shaw, SP, Union Congregational UCC, Montclair, NJ
OM, Deanna Shorb, Y, United Church of Christ Congregational, Grinnell, IA
MID, Scott Siciliano, MM, Colonial Park UCC, Harrisburg, PA
LM, Gerralynn Thomas, P, First Congregational UCC, Graceville, MN
LM, Gerralynn Thomas, P, Congregational UCC, Ortonville, MN
LM, Rebekah Thomas, P, Saint Peter’s/Lynnville UCC, New Tripoli, PA
LM, Gerry Tilton, OL, First Church of Christ UCC, North Conway, NH
OM, Debra Timmins, IN, Pennsburg United Church of Christ, Pennsburg, PA
LM, Jay Towell, P, First Congregational UCC, Franklin, NE
LM, Heidi Tyler, P, Immanuel UCC, Ontario, NY
OM, Bruce Van Blair, SP, Community Church Congregational, Corona Del Mar, CA
MID, Ronald Verblaauw, IN, Congregational UCC, Rutherford, NJ
OM, Elizabeth Voigt, IN, Olivet Congregational UCC, Columbus, WI
LM, Neal Washburn, OL, Pilgrim UCC, Carlsbad, CA
OM, Wesley Wassell, P, United Church of Christ, Rosendale, WI
MS, Christian Watkins, AP, First United Church of Christ Congregational, Milford, CT
OM, Laura Westby, AP, Congregational Church of New Canaan, New Canaan, CT
LM, Sean Weston, P, First Congregational UCC, Onaga, KS
U, Tom Williams, IN, Evangelical & Reformed UCC, Waukesha, WI
LM, Gary Wilner, IN, Ebenezer UCC, Stratford, WI
LM, Craig Wilson, P, Central Square Community Church, Central Square, NY
DS, Thomas Wray, SU, Carversville Christian Church UCC, Carversville, 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.