Ministerial Updates for June 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 June 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, Clifford Aerie, OL, First Congregational Church of Webster Groves UCC, Webster Groves, MO
U, Joseph Anaman, P, Community Church of Milton, Milton, NH
CM, Ben Anderson, AP, First Congregational UCC, Rapid City, SD
DS, Rebecca Anderson, P, United Church of Christ, Newport, WA
OM, Mary Avidano, P, Congregational UCC, Albion, NE
OM, Burton Bagby-Grose, SP, First Congregational Church UCC, Bristol, RI
LM, Dawn Balduf, AP, St. John’s UCC, Genoa, OH
OM, Jennifer Bannerman, IN, Saint Paul’s UCC, Kutztown, PA
U, Emily Bel, SP, Forgiving Heart, Columbus, GA
OM, Gilford Bisjak, SU, Saint John’s (Mantel) UCC, Washington, MO
OM, Joseph Blotz, P, First Church of Christ in Mansfield Congregational, Mansfield Center, CT
OM, Benjamin Broadbent, SP, Community UCC, Sebastopol, CA
U, John Byrne, SU, Saint John UCC, Melbourne, IA
OM, John Chaplin, SU, Saint John UCC, Melbourne, IA
U, William Chism, P, Congregational Church, Tewksbury, MA
OM, Douglas Clark, IN, The First Congregational Church of Guilford, Inc., Guilford, CT
OM, John Cofield, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Cedar Falls, IA
DS, Dixie Croxton, P, Saint Paul UCC, Fowler, IL
OM, Karen Curtis-Weakley, DT, Hope United Church of Christ, Rockledge, FL
OM, Joanna D’Agostino, P, Lakewood Congregational Church United Church of Christ, Lakewood, OH
MID, Thomas Emanuel, P, First Congregational UCC, Watertown, SD
U, Ethan Feistner, P, United Church of Christ, Clay Center, NE
OM, Shawn Fisher, DT, First Congregational Church in Bloomfield, Bloomfield, CT
OM, David Fountain, IN, Somers Congregational Church UCC, Somers, CT
OM, William Freeman, P, Congregational, Chatsworth, CA
OM, Dean Frey, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Lehighton, PA
OM, Walt Geiszler, P, United Church of Christ Cong, Springfield, SD
OM, Michael Gelsomini, P, United Church of Christ, North Hampton, NH
OM, Trisha Gilbertson, SP, Saint Luke UCC, Jeffersonville, IN
OM, Paul Grace-Neal, OL, The Community Church of Washington DC, Washington, DC
OM, Nikira Hernandez-Evans, P, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Des Moines, IA
MID, Pam Hodgson, OL, Ebenezer UCC, Sheboygan, WI
U, Jeffrey Hubers, P, First Congregational UCC, Saint Joseph, MI
U, Ronald Jesse, P, Steuben Congregational UCC, Steuben, OH
OM, Colin Jones, CP, Advent United Church of Christ, Columbus, OH
OM, Imani Jones, CP, Advent United Church of Christ, Columbus, OH
OM, Jack Kraaz, IN, Church of Peace UCC, Fond Du Lac, WI
OM, Michael Krewson, SP, Saint Philips UCC, Saint Louis, MO
LM, Tancrede LaMontagne, P, Community Church of Hudson UCC, Hudson, NH
OM, Merlyn Lawrence, SP, Immanuel UCC, Highland, IN
LM, Steven Lewis, P, Congregational UCC, Anita, IA
MS, Elizabeth Magill, IN, The Second Church in Newton UCC, Newton, MA
OM, Adam Marquette, P, Trinity UCC, Wadsworth, OH
OM, Lynn Martin, P, Immanuel UCC, Kaukauna, WI
OM, Lynn Martin, P, Saint John UCC, Appleton, WI
OM, Charles Maxfield, IN, Saint John Hill UCC, Boyertown, PA
OM, Christopher Mehlhoff, P, First Congregational UCC, Rhinelander, WI
DS, Kendra Miller, P, First Congregational UCC, Iowa Falls, IA
OM, Ute Molitor, P, First Congregational UCC, Camden, ME
OM, Dianna Niemann-Harris, SU, Immanuel UCC, Wright City, MO
OM, Erica Nierendorf, SU, Avon Congregational Church, Avon, CT
U, Joan Priest, IN, Groton Congregational Church UCC, Groton, CT
U, George Reed, IN, First Congregational UCC, Saginaw, MI
OM, James Roth, SU, Bern Reformed UCC, Leesport, PA
U, Matthew Schmidt, SP, St. Paul’s UCC, Grand Haven, MI
U, Deana Schroer, AP, Saint Paul UCC, New Bremen, OH
OM, Suzanne Schwarz-Green, P, Trinity Reformed UCC, Collegeville, PA
OM, Eric Sherlock, SP, Danville Congregational Church, Danville, CA
OM, Rachel Small Stokes, SP, Immanuel UCC, Louisville, KY
OM, Candace Thomas, IN, Christ Congregational UCC, Miami, FL
OM, Jim Thomas, P, Atkinson Congregational Church UCC, Atkinson, NH
OM, Rebekah Thomas, P, Emmanuel UCC, Allentown, PA
OM, Rebekah Thomas, P, Lower Saucon UCC, Hellertown, PA
LM, Pamela Wannie, MM, South Congregational Church of Barnstable UCC, Centerville, MA
OM, Stephen Welch, IN, First Congregational Church of Ripon UCC, Ripon, WI
U, Douglas Williamson, IN, Saint Paul’s UCC, Saint Marys, OH
LM, Barbara Zastrow, P, Ebenezer UCC of Ryors, Chamois, MO
OM, David Zaworski, IN, United Church of Christ, Forest Grove, OR

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.