Ministerial Updates for March 2017

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 March 2017.

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 

U, Leo Abad, P, Philippine American Ecumenical Church, Ferndale, MI
U, Ken Adams, P, Emmanuel UCC, Hankinson, ND
OM, Audrey Alexander, P, Hope United Church of Christ, DeSoto, MO
OM, Catherine Allard, P, Meridian UCC, Wilsonville, OR
U, Callie Allen, Y, First Congregational UCC, Geneseo, IL
OM, Vincent Amlin, CP, Bethany UCC, Chicago, IL
U, Rebecca Anderson, CP, Bethany UCC, Chicago, IL
DS, Doyll Andrews, P, Congregational UCC, Armada, MI
DS, David Asel, SU, Yoked Parish UCC, Hartford, NY
OM, Dale Azevedo, SP, Barrington Congregational UCC, Barrington, RI
LM, Ray Banks, AP, Mount Zion Congregational UCC, Cleveland, OH
MID, Sara Bartlett, P, Alfred Parish Church, Alfred, ME
U, Valerie Beard, CE, Middlebury Congregational Church UCC, Middlebury, CT
OM, Howard Bell, IN, Community UCC, Saint Paul Park, MN
OM, Andrew Bierkan, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Newport, KY
OM, Daniel Bill, P, Congregational UCC, Radnor, OH
OM, Robert Bistline, IN, Zion United Church of Christ of New Providence, Strasburg, PA
OM, Jean Boese, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Eyota, MN
U, Jeanine Bonaventure, OL, Middlebury Congregational Church UCC, Middlebury, CT
MID, Jacquelyn Brown, P, New Covenant UCC, Buffalo, NY
LM, James Brown, P, Immanuel UCC, Clarksville, IA
U, Mary Brown, Y, Middlebury Congregational Church UCC, Middlebury, CT
CM, Thomas Brownfield, OL, First Congregational Church UCC of Columbus, Columbus, OH
OM, David Brumbaugh, P, United Church of Christ, Myerstown, PA
OM, Whitney Bruno, P, Saint Michael’s UCC, Baltimore, OH
OM, Lois Bryant, AP, Smithfield Avenue Congregational UCC, Pawtucket, RI
OM, David Bucey, P, Fort Myers Congregational UCC, Fort Myers, FL
OM, Micah Bucey, AP, Judson Memorial Church UCC, New York, NY
OM, Vicki Burtson, SP, Homer Congregational Church, Homer, NY
MID, Rosemary Captain, P, Saint John UCC, Fairview Heights, IL
DS, Peter Carman, P, Emmanuel Baptist Church & Friedens UCC, Schenectady, NY
U, Courtney Chandler, CE, Immanuel/Ferguson UCC, Ferguson, MO
OM, Alan Claassen, IN, Community Congregational Church, Tiburon, CA
LM, Elizabeth Coffey, P, Brownville Community Church UCC, Brownville, ME
MID, Chris Cornell, P, Congregational UCC, Sullivan, NH
OM, Scott Cunningham, AP, Saint Paul UCC, Oak Harbor, OH
OM, Brian Damrow, P, Peace United Church of Christ, Hartsburg, MO
OM, Andria Davis, AP, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
POC, Ivan Dean, CP, Nelson Community UCC, Nelson, NE
CM, Jackie Dean, OL, First Congregational Church UCC of Columbus, Columbus, OH
POC, Joyce Dean, CP, Nelson Community UCC, Nelson, NE
OM, Stephanie DeLong, SP, Saint Peter’s UCC, Owensville, MO
OM, Curtiss Demars-Johnson, IN, White Lake Congregational UCC, Whitehall, MI
U, Phyllis Dexter, OL, First Christian Church UCC, Coventry, RI
U, Michael Diaz, AP, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
MID, Chana Dixon, CE, First Congregational UCC, Huntington, WV
U, Gail Doering, IN, Danville Congregational Church, Danville, CA
OM, David Donner, P, First Congregational UCC Angola, Angola, NY
DS, Robert Edwards, III, P, Bayside Christian Church UCC, Virginia Beach, VA
OM, Scott Elliott, P, First Congregational UCC, Mount Vernon, OH
OM, Beth Faeth, AP, Plymouth Congregational, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Jennifer Fair, SP, Union United Church of Christ, Tekonsha, MI
LM, Jackie Falk, CE, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Duluth, MN
MID, Susan Fast, AP, First Congregational UCC Ithaca, Ithaca, NY
OM, Christina Fidanza, DT, Saint John’s UCC, Mc Knightstown, PA
OM, Christina Fidanza, DT, Trinity UCC, Cashtown, PA
OM, Anna Flowers, SP, United Church in Walpole, Walpole, MA
OM, Allen Fluent, IN, Saint Philips UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, David Fountain, IN, Bethany Congregational Church, Foxboro, MA
MID, Karen Fournier, P, First Congregational UCC, Oxford, MA
OM, Cynthia Garis, DT, Faith United Church of Christ, New Cumberland, PA
LM, Susan Garofalo, IN, First Congregational of Riga UCC, Churchville, NY
LM, Jeffrey Glandon, P, Evangelical UCC, Boonville, MO
OM, Beth Gleason, P, Christ Congregational UCC, Fort Morgan, CO
OM, E. Goodwin, IN, West Dennis Community UCC, West Dennis, MA
MID, Robert Grabill, AP, Church of Christ At Dartmouth UCC, Hanover, NH
OM, Sam Greening, IN, The United Church, Huntsville, AL
U, Lisa Gruttadauria, OL, Trumbull Congregational Church, Trumbull, CT
U, Ara Guekguezian, IN, First Congregational Church, Fresno, CA
OM, Theodore Haas, SU, Saint James UCC, Lovettsville, VA
OM, David Hammett, SP, Riverside Congregational UCC, East Providence, RI
OM, Glen Herrington-Hall, P, First Congregational UCC, Cannon Falls, MN
OM, James Hilker, SU, Zion United Church of Christ, Troy, MO
OM, Elizabeth Hoban, AP, Congregational Church of Birmingham UCC, Bloomfield Hills, MI
DS, Robert Hollis, SP, First Christian Church UCC, Coventry, RI
LM, Anne Marie Holloway, Y, Congregational UCC, Norwell, MA
OM, Jamie Howard, IN, Centre Congregational UCC, Lynnfield, MA
U, Brenda Hunt, IN, First Congregational UCC, Perris, CA
U, Ken Hunt, IN, First Congregational UCC, Pierre, SD
OM, Ernest Huntzinger, IN, Saron United Church of Christ, Sheboygan Falls, WI
OM, Richard Hyde, P, First Congregational UCC, Gray, ME
POC, Kathryn Iburg, P, Eternal Hope United Church of Christ, Fort Walton Beach, FL
OM, Leslie Jackson, AP, Cathedral of Hope Houston – UCC, Houston, TX
MID, Deborah Jeanblanc, P, Congregational UCC, Belpre, OH
OM, Adalphie Johnson, AP, The Community Church of Washington DC, Washington, DC
MS, Judith Johnson, OL, The United Church of Christ of St. Augustine, Inc, Saint Augustine, FL
LM, Jess Kacalski, SU, Saint John’s UCC, Strykersville, NY
OM, David Kaiser-Cross, OL, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
OM, Deborah Kaiser-Cross, OL, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
U, Allan Kakowski, MM, First Church of Bethlehem, UCC, Bethlehem, CT
LM, Agnes Kapuniai, P, Olaa First Hawaiian Church, Kurtistown, HI
U, Sheldon Keller, IN, United Parish, Carver, MA
OM, Laura Kent, IN, Medford Congregational UCC, Medford, OR
OM, Annmarie Kneebone, P, Plymouth United Church of Spring, Spring, TX
U, Carol Kogut, OL, Riverside Congregational UCC, East Providence, RI
MID, Mark Koyama, P, United Church of Jaffrey UCC, Jaffrey, NH
U, Jane Kramer, P, Hayden Congregational UCC, Hayden, CO
LM, Bruce Kreisher, P, Saint John’s UCC, Birdsboro, PA
U, Julie Kroah, CE, Saint John’s UCC, Newark, OH
U, Susan Kvietkus, OL, First Church of Bethlehem, UCC, Bethlehem, CT
OM, Robert Michael Lake, IN, Park Congregational UCC, Norwich, CT
OM, Christopher Lawrence, P, Church of the Living Hope, Manhattan, NY
OM, Andrew Lovins, P, Friedens UCC, Warrenton, MO
U, Michelle Madsen Bibeau, SP, Beneficent Congregational Church UCC, Providence, RI
U, Drew Manlove, OL, Riverside Congregational UCC, East Providence, RI
OM, David Martin, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Spring Grove, PA
OM, Michael Matheny, IN, Fleming Road United Church of Christ, Cincinnati, OH
OM, H. McClain, IN, Dryland UCC, Nazareth, PA
DS, Kenneth McKenzie, P, Federated Church of West Winfield, West Winfield, NY
OM, David Mears, P, Trinity UCC, Pittsburgh, PA
DS, Bradley Mellon, P, Saint Luke’s UCC, North Wales, PA
U, Cheri Metier, OL, University City United Church UCC, San Diego, CA
OM, Elizabeth Miller, P, Edgewood UCC, East Lansing, MI
OM, Robin Miller, MM, Sixth Avenue United Church UCC, Denver, CO
LM, Eric Moeller, AP, Saint Lucas UCC, Saint Louis, MO
LM, Michael Moorhead, OL, Neighborhood Church UCC, Palos Verdes Estates, CA
OM, Marvin Morgan, IN, Saint John Evangelical UCC, Collinsville, IL
OM, Cynthia Mueller, IN, The United Church of Mapleton, Mapleton, MN
MID, Jeff Mueller, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Marthasville, MO
OM, Robert Naylor, IN, Congregational Church of South Dartmouth UCC, South Dartmouth, MA
MID, Sheri Nelson, P, First Congregational UCC, New York Mills, MN
LM, Kim Newport, SU, First Congregational UCC, Romeo, MI
U, Viana Newton, OL, First Christian Church UCC, Coventry, RI
OM, James Nolan, IN, Trinity UCC, Wadsworth, OH
OM, Robert Nolan, AP, Woodridge Congregational UCC, Cranston, RI
MID, Lindsey Nye, AP, Union Congregational UCC, Montclair, NJ
U, Sarah Pamperin, CE, United Church of Christ, Ankeny, IA
U, Wayne Parrish, IN, United Church of Assonet, Assonet, MA
U, Diana Pelletier, AP, Fairmount Community UCC, Syracuse, NY
MID, Beth Peters-Ferrara, Y, Dryland UCC, Nazareth, PA
OM, Cynthia Reynolds, IN, Saint Paul’s Congregational UCC, Nutley, NJ
OM, Melodie Rezac, P, Zion Reformed United Church of Christ, Thornville, OH
U, Lee Ann Rice, OL, Congregational UCC, Armada, MI
OM, Rosemary Rocha, IN, Faith United Church, Ada, MN
OM, Elizabeth Rogers, AP, Peace United Church of Christ, Rochester, MN
MID, John Rogers, AP, First Congregational Church, Montclair, NJ
OM, Ann Rogers-Brigham, IN, Safe Harbor Family Church United Church of Christ, Flowood, MS
LM, John Sands, SU, First Congregational UCC of Corning, Corning, NY
DS, Kenneth Schaub, IN, First United Church of Christ, Belleville, WI
OM, Marlayna Schmidt, IN, Brookside Congregational Church UCC, Manchester, NH
OM, Joseph Schulte, P, Union Congregational United Church of Christ, Friona, TX
OM, Jennifer Shultz, SP, Community UCC, Raleigh, NC
MID, Wesley Snedecker, OL, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
U, David St. Aubin, P, Federated UCC, Centerburg, OH
OM, Carol Steinbrecher, IN, First Congregational Church UCC, Sharon, MA
U, Jennifer Strickland, CP, Claremont United Church of Christ, Claremont, CA
OM, Eric Stricklin, Y, Zion United Church of Christ, North Canton, OH
OM, Winfield Strout, SU, Trinity UCC, Thornville, OH
OM, Mark Stryjak, P, Brownback’s UCC, Spring City, PA
LM, Jason Stump, SU, Saint Peter’s UCC, Pine Grove, PA
OM, Anne Swallow Gillis, P, Falcon Heights United Church of Christ, Falcon Heights, MN
U, Ioane Teofilo, P, Ola Fou-New Life, Marina, CA
OM, George Terry, P, First Congregational UCC, Mountain Home, ID
U, Vicky Truitt, OL, Newtown Congregational UCC, Newtown, CT
U, Thomas Tsen, AP, First Chinese Church of Christ, Honolulu, HI
MS, Rebecca Turner, DT, Christ Church, UCC (Maplewood), Maplewood, MO
OM, Robert Van Ess, SP, Holy Trinity Community Church UCC, Memphis, TN
U, Arlen Vernava, IN, Zion’s United Church of Christ, Taborton, NY
OM, Kevin Weaver, IN, Saint John’s/Cappeln UCC, Foristell, MO
U, Signe Webb, CE, Pass-a-Grille Beach Community UCC, Saint Pete Beach, FL
U, Chad Weddle, SU, Jefferson UCC, Jefferson, MD
U, Paul Westcott, MM, Immanuel/Ferguson UCC, Ferguson, MO
U, Kathy Wieland, MM, Congregational UCC, Armada, MI
U, Dale Williams, MM, Pass-a-Grille Beach Community UCC, Saint Pete Beach, FL
LM, General Williams, AP, Burchette Chapel United Church of Christ, Manson, NC
OM, Mary Willis, P, Phelps Congregational UCC, Phelps, WI
OM, Mary Willis, P, Ely Memorial UCC, Land O Lakes, WI
U, Katie Wilsdorf, OL, Saint John’s UCC, Chesterfield, MO
LM, Barbara Zastrow, P, Saint John UCC, Chamois, MO

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.