Ministerial Updates for March 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 March 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 

U, Shannon Abbott, OL, First Congregational UCC, Indianapolis, IN
U, Lori Alexander, OL, Saint John’s UCC, Boonville, IN
U, Karn Anderson, OL, Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Bridget Anthony, AP, Fort Washington Collegiate, New York, NY
OM, Dianne Arakawa, IN, First Congregational of Harwich UCC, Harwich, MA
U, Sean Baker, OL, First Congregational UCC, Indianapolis, IN
OM, William Bartholomew, P, Brandon Congregational Church, Brandon, VT
OM, Tim Bauer, IN, Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, Fargo, ND
OM, Michael Blackwood, SP, First United Church of Arvada UCC, Arvada, CO
OM, Donene Blair, OL, Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC, Seattle, WA
OM, Cindy Bovee-Kemper, AP, Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Greenville, SC
U, Julie Brandt, SU, Congregational UCC, Baxter, IA
OM, Barbarann Breland, P, Destiny Temple of Faith, Alexandria, VA
OM, F. Busch-Rae, IN, Saint Stephen UCC, Louisville, KY
POC, Michael Cleland, IN, First Congregational UCC, Hendersonville, NC
POC, Michael Cleland, SP, Peace Congregational Church, Clemson, SC
LM, Christopher Cocca, P, Christ’s Church At Lowhill UCC, New Tripoli, PA
OM, Doretta Colburn, P, Waterford Congregational Church, Waterford, ME
OM, Jennifer Collins, SU, United Church of Cloverdale, Cloverdale, CA
OM, William Comfort, IN, UCC Congregational of the Dalles, The Dalles, OR
OM, Robert L. Cox, Jr, SP, First Congregational UCC, Dudley, NC
U, Vaughn CroweTipton, SP, Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Greenville, SC
LM, Jack Cuffari, IN, First Congregational UCC, Haworth, NJ
U, Michael Davis, MM, Hollis Avenue Congregational, Queens, NY
OM, Rachel Ditch, P, Christ Community Church of Cortland, Cortland, NY
OM, Veronica Don, P, Congregational UCC, Mason, NH
OM, Lisa Drysdale, P, Amherst Community Church, Snyder, NY
OM, Dale Emery, P, United Parish/United Methodist/United Church of Christ, Hillsboro, ND
OM, Theodore Engelsdorfer, P, Union Congregational UCC, Somonauk, IL
U, Mindy Eschedor, MM, Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Richard Evitts, P, Saint John’s Center UCC, East Earl, PA
LM, Terry Farmer, P, Saint Paul’s United Church of Christ German Township, Evansville, IN
OM, Amy Feldman, AP, The Union Church in Waban, Newton, MA
U, Karen Finnegan, SP, Faith United Church, Ada, MN
U, Rebekah Forni, P, Middlefield Federated Church, Middlefield, CT
OM, Jeanette Graham, AP, Saint Paul UCC, Franklin, VA
OM, W. Grahe, SU, Trinity UCC, Glen Rock, PA
LM, Bethany Haberstroh, P, Emmaus UCC, Carson, ND
LM, Bethany Haberstroh, P, United Church of Christ, Flasher, ND
OM, Heather Haginduff, P, First Congregational UCC, Colorado Springs, CO
U, Amy Harlow, CE, First Congregational Church of Haddam, UCC, Haddam, CT
OM, Daniel Harrison, SP, Church of the Covenant UCC, Lynchburg, VA
OM, Stephen Hastings, DT, Dover – Foxcroft Congregational UCC, Dover-Foxcroft, ME
OM, Virginia Heimer, P, Saint Peter’s/Mantzville UCC, Tamaqua, PA
U, Allen Henden, OL, Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Jennifer Heron, AP, Saint Alban’s Congregational Church, St. Albans, NY
LM, John Heumann, IN, Zoar United Church of Christ, Evansville, IN
U, Carol Hill, SP, Park Ridge Community Church, Park Ridge, IL
OM, Philip Hobson, P, Mt. Sinai Congregational Church UCC, Mount Sinai, NY
U, Julie Houston, OL, First Congregational UCC, Indianapolis, IN
OM, William Howell, Y, Countryside Community Church UCC, Omaha, NE
OM, Julius Jefferson, IN, Heritage UCC, Baltimore, MD
OM, Collette Jones, IN, Peace UCC, Hartsburg, MO
U, Gordon Jones, P, Zoar (Campbell Twp) UCC, Elberfeld, IN
U, Deborah Kapp, IN, First United Church of Oak Park, Oak Park, IL
OM, Janice Kemp, AP, Nashville United Church of Christ, West Milton, OH
OM, Judith Kennedy, P, Congregational UCC, Pekin, IL
LM, Gail Kinney, AP, Meriden Congregational Church, Meriden, NH
OM, Kathleen Kinney, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Shamokin, PA
OM, Heather Kirk-Davidoff, AP, Journey United Church of Christ, Albany, NY
OM, Joshua Knappenberger, AP, Zion Reformed UCC, Allentown, PA
OM, Diane Krumm, P, Congregational United Church of Christ, Mayville, ND
U, Jonathan Lawrence, SP, Saint Peter’s UCC, North Tonawanda, NY
OM, Johnnie Lengel, IN, Grace United Church of Christ, Lebanon, PA
MS, Sarah Lund, SP, First Congregational UCC, Indianapolis, IN
OM, Robert Macfarlane, IN, Saint Paul’s Dubs UCC, Hanover, PA
OM, Julie Maddalena, IN, First Congregational UCC, Georgetown, MA
U, Michelle Madsen-Bibeau, P, First Congregational Church of Haddam, UCC, Haddam, CT
U, Michelle Madsen-Bibeau, P, Higganum Congregational Church, Higganum, CT
OM, Jeffrey Mansfield, IN, Broadway UCC, New York, NY
U, Jon Marburger, P, United Church, Grand Meadow, MN
U, Warren Maxted, P, Union Congregational Church, Medora, ND
OM, Jeffrey McCarn, P, Evangelical UCC, Tell City, IN
LM, Marcia Meabon, SU, Emanuel UCC, Manchester, MI
MS, Cheri Metier, SP, First Congregational UCC, Perris, CA
OM, Norman Michaud, P, Northglenn United Church of Christ, Northglenn, CO
MID, Jeff Mignerone, P, Saint John’s UCC, Chesterfield, MO
OM, Donna Morton, SP, White Lake Congregational UCC, Whitehall, MI
OM, Cynthia Mueller, SP, St Paul’s UCC, Saint Paul, MN
MID, Simone Nathan, OL, Emmanuel UCC, Oconomowoc, WI
OM, William Nirote, IN, David’s UCC, Canal Winchester, OH
DS, Yonghwan Noh, IN, First Korean UCC, Cranston, RI
DS, Peter Norland, P, Portage Lake United Church, Houghton, MI
U, James Owens, P, Saint John’s UCC, Walnut Creek, OH
OM, Kerri Parker, OL, Orchard Ridge UCC, Madison, WI
U, Trevisa “Tree” Perkins, SU, Puritan Cong-Christian United Church of Christ, Drummond, OK
OM, Denise Peterson, CP, Broadview Community UCC, Hartford, CT
U, Peace Phan, MM, Spirit of Peace UCC, Sammamish, WA
OM, Richard Poole, DT, Zion United Church of Christ, Waterloo, IL
OM, David Quinn, AP, St John’s United Church of Christ Fullerton, Whitehall/Fullerton, PA
OM, Kent Rhodehamel, P, Ziegel United Church of Christ, Breinigsville, PA
OM, Ruth Richards, CE, Acton Congregational Church UCC, Acton, MA
OM, Lisa Robinson, P, Ridgeview Congregational UCC, White Plains, NY
U, Elizabeth Ross, SP, Community of Reconciliation UCC, Pittsburgh, PA
OM, Harry Royer, SU, First Reformed Church, Lancaster, PA
OM, Faith Schaut, IN, Good Shepherd Community of Faith, Buffalo, NY
LM, Michele Schenk, AP, United Christian Church, Levittown, PA
LM, Kurt Schultz, P, First Congregational UCC, Boscobel, WI
OM, S. Sencabaugh, P, First Congregational of Lebanon, UCC, Lebanon, CT
OM, Kurt Shaffert, IN, United Church of Bellow Falls, Inc. UCC, Bellows Falls, VT
U, Michele Sherman, Y, St. John’s Evangelical Church, Kenton, OH
U, January Simpson, OL, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Wayne, IN
OM, Janis Sloka, P, First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Garrison, ND
U, W. inchell St. Fleur, MM, Hollis Avenue Congregational, Queens, NY
OM, Richard Steele, P, Congregational UCC, Minot, ND
OM, David Stewart, P, New Hope (Fissel’s), Glen Rock, PA
OM, Sheryl Stewart, IN, Gaines Congregational Church UCC, Albion, NY
OM, George Terry, P, Oro Valley UCC, Oro Valley, AZ
POC, Mahogany Thomas, CE, First Church in Middletown, UCC, Middletown, CT
U, Adrian Tierson, P, Heidelberg UCC, Schwenksville, PA
U, Judith Tobias, P, Saint John’s UCC, Larimer, PA
U, Eric Trudel, MM, First Congregational Church of Watertown, UCC, Watertown, CT
OM, Ronald Verblaauw, P, Congregational UCC, Rutherford, NJ
OM, William VerDuin, DT, Evangelical UCC, Highland, IL
CM, William Vibert, CE, First Church of Christ, New Britain, UCC, New Britain, CT
OM, Rebecca Voelkel, P, Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
U, Ryton Wanton, SP, East View UCC, Shaker Heights, OH
OM, Mary Watson, CP, Stratford Street United Church, West Roxbury, MA
OM, Paula Wells, CP, Second Reformed United Church of Christ, Lexington, NC
OM, Peter Wells, P, South Congregational UCC, Springfield, MA
OM, Heike Werder, IN, First Congregational UCC, Saugus, MA
POC, Lewis Worthington, IN, Congregational United Church of Christ, Dearborn, MI
MID, Brandon Yaghjian-Tison, OL, First Congregational Church UCC, Bristol, RI
U, Melanie Young, SP, United Church of Ovid, Ovid, MI

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.