Ministerial Updates for November 2016

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 November 2016.

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, Dylan Ackley, CE, The First Congregational Church of Litchfield, UCC, Litchfield, CT
OM, Beverly Bammel, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Amherst, OH
OM, Katherine Beckett, P, Saint John’s UCC, Minier, IL
OM, Phillip Bennett, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Smithboro, IL
OM, Leah Bilinski, SP, Fauntleroy UCC, Seattle, WA
OM, Mark Binder, P, Bethlehem UCC, Sutter, IL
OM, Dwight Borden, DT, Bethel Memorial UCC, Creve Coeur, IL
OM, Shawn Bracebridge, P, Dummerston Congregational Church, UCC, East Dummerston, VT
OM, Brian Burke, IN, Congregational UCC, Amherst, OH
OM, Brian Byrne, P, Saint Paul UCC, Pekin, IL
POC, Marty Carney, IN, Congregational UCC, Neenah, WI
MS, Robin Colerick, P, Trinity United Christian Church, Cheney, KS
U, Julian Cook, P, Saint Mark Congregational/Roxbury UCC, Boston, MA
OM, Kathleen Cunliffe, SP, First Congregational Church, Wallingford, Wallingford, CT
OM, Stephen Davis, IN, First Congregational UCC, Redgranite, WI
OM, Stephen Dexter, DT, First Congregational UCC, Springfield, IL
MS, Daniel Doty, SP, The Bath Church UCC, Akron, OH
OM, William Dunlap, SU, United Church of Christ, Deltona, FL
DS, John Dyce, SU, United Church of Christ, Ballantine, MT
OM, Kenneth Frey, P, Union Congregational UCC, Tavares, FL
OM, Camille Gianaris, DT, Trinity Congregational UCC, Winter Haven, FL
OM, James Gorman, IN, Saint Pauls UCC, Menomonee Falls, WI
U, Paul Hackett, P, Church of the Savior, Alpharetta, GA
OM, Katherine Harding, IN, Hope United Church of Christ, Moline, IL
MS, William Harrold, P, United Church of Christ, Clay Center, NE
OM, J Hinton, CP, Mount Hope UCC, Whitsett, NC
OM, Deborah Howland, IN, United Church of Christ (Congregational), Delavan, WI
LM, Bonnie Jacque, IN, First Congregational UCC, Plymouth, WI
U, Linda Johnson, AP, United Church UCC, Marco Island, FL
OM, Misti Johnson-Arce, CE, Union Congregational UCC, West Palm Beach, FL
MID, Nicholas Knoblauch, DT, Powder River Congregational UCC, Broadus, MT
OM, Keith Koebel, CP, Saint Paul UCC, Saline, MI
OM, Pamela Koebel, CP, Saint Paul UCC, Saline, MI
LM, Thomas Lippert, MM, SouthShore United Church of Christ, Sun City Center, FL
POC, Emily Livingston, AP, Living Water United Church of Christ, Philadelphia, PA
OM, Ellen Marsey, IN, Congregational UCC, Fort Myers, FL
U, Ron Martin-Dent, P, Union Congregational UCC, Froid, MT
U, Ron Martin-Dent, P, Union Congregational UCC, Medicine Lake, MT
OM, Sara Martz, CE, Community Church UCC, Vero Beach, FL
POC, Shannah McAleer, P, St. Paul UCC, Eudora, KS
OM, Laura McLeod, P, Brookfield Congregational Church UCC, Brookfield, WI
POC, Patrick Messer, AP, First-Plymouth Congregational UCC, Lincoln, NE
OM, Katie Miller, AP, First Central Congregational Church UCC, Omaha, NE
OM, Robert Miller, SU, Union Congregational Church, Buffalo, WY
LM, Mary Norville, DT, Grace UCC, Mount Jackson, VA
OM, Jessica Palys, P, First Congregational UCC, Hastings, NE
U, Dohn Ratliff, SU, First United Church of Christ, Hardin, MT
U, Dohn Ratliff, SU, Congregational Church, Custer, MT
OM, Susan Remick, IN, Acton Congregational Church UCC, Acton, MA
LM, Jeff Richter, SP, St. Paul’s UCC of Gerald, Elm Mott, TX
OM, William Rishel, IN, Saint John United Church of Christ, New Holstein, WI
OM, Mark Roberts, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Fort Washington, PA
OM, James Robertson, AP, First Congregational Church of Watertown, UCC, Watertown, CT
MS, Laureen Roe, DT, Saint John’s UCC, Germantown, OH
LM, John Sampson, P, Keene Valley Congregational Church UCC, Keene Valley, NY
U, Jennifer Sanders, P, Beloved Community, Birmingham, AL
OM, Kathryn Schreiber, IN, First Congregational Church UCC, Martinez, CA
DS, Karen Schuder, SP, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Duluth, MN
OM, Sameerah Shareef, SP, Saint Stephen’s Community UCC, Lansing, MI
OM, Robert Sherwood, P, Union-Congregational Church, Waupun, WI
OM, Jean Simpson, IN, Congregational UCC, Fort Myers, FL
OM, Peter St Martin, P, First Congregational UCC, Hartland, WI
OM, Peter St Martin, P, First Congregational Church of Genesee UCC, Inc., Genesee, WI
OM, John Steitz, IN, Saint Paul’s UCC, Sellersville, PA
OM, Karin Stork-Whitson, IN, Penbrook UCC, Harrisburg, PA
OM, Sandra Summers, CE, Memorial Congregational UCC, Sudbury, MA
U, Nancy Sykes, IN, The First Church of Deerfield, Deerfield, MA
U, Rick Sykes, IN, First Congregational Church, Sheridan, WY
OM, Casey Tinnin, P, Loomis Basin Congregational UCC, Loomis, CA
OM, Alvin Van Kuiken, SP, Community Congregational UCC, Pullman, WA
POC, Karl Watkins, P, United Church of Christ, Crofton, NE
OM, Judith West, AP, Mayflower Congregational UCC, Detroit, MI
U, Janis Whiteman, P, First United Church UCC, Belvidere, TN
POC, Seung Yang, AP, Federated Church, Columbus, NE
OM, James Yoder, IN, Church of the Redeemer UCC, Hershey, 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.