Ministerial Updates for November 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 November 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 

U, Allyson Abrams, P, Empowerment Liberation Cathedral, Washington, DC
MS, Stephen Bentley, SP, Saint John’s UCC, Coshocton, OH
OM, Patricia Bjorling, OL, Central Congregational UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Michael Bone, P, Christ United Church of Christ, Orrville, OH
OM, Steven Boorsma, SP, Saint John’s UCC, Vincennes, IN
OM, Norma Brettell, IN, First Parish UCC Somersworth, NH
OM, Susan Burgess, IN, First Congregational of Lincoln UCC, Lincoln, ME
CC, Richard Carter, IN, Bartlett Congregational Church, UCC, Bartlett, NH
OM, Ira Chace, IN, Crossroads Community UCC, Melbourne, FL
OM, Richard Chrisman, DT, The Congregational Church of Needham, Needham, MA
OM, Daniel Clark, AP, St John’s Evang/Protestant UCC, Columbus, OH
LM, Russell Cobb, P, Salem United Church of Christ, McGirk, MO
LM, Russell Cobb, P, California UCC, California, MO
U, Robert Cook, SU, United Church of Christ, Westside, IA
OM, Hannah Cranbury, IN, First Congregational UCC, Riverside, CA
U, Lacette Cross, P, Restoration Fellowship RVA, Richmond, VA
U, Brenda Dowell, CP, United Church in Tallahassee UCC, Tallahassee, FL
U, Mark Dowell, CP, United Church in Tallahassee UCC, Tallahassee, FL
OM, Don Fenestre-Marek, P, Grace Union Church UCC, Wilbraham, MA
OM, Paulo Franca, SP, Acton Congregational Church UCC, Acton, MA
OM, Maureen Frescott, SP, Congregational Church of Amherst UCC, Amherst, NH
OM, Jonathan Goodell, IN, First Parish Congregational UCC, Dover, NH
OM, Robert Gormbley, IN, First Congregational of Shelburne UCC, Shelburne, MA
OM, Susan Grant Rosen, IN, The United Church of Winchester UCC, Winchester, NH
OM, Gale Grayson, IN, First Church of Christ, Congregational in East Haddam, East Haddam, CT
OM, Linda Hey, IN, New Castle Congregational Church UCC, New Castle, NH
OM, Randall Hyvonen, DT, First Congregational Church, Westfield, MA
OM, Tomi Jacobs-Ziobro, IN, The Federated Church of Orleans, East Orleans, MA
OM, Guy Johnson, IN, Glade UCC, Walkersville, MD
OM, Carolyn Keilig, IN, Smith Memorial UCC, Hillsboro, NH
MID, Michael Lonergan, P, Church of the Painted Hills UCC, Tucson, AZ
OM, Richard Luciotti, IN, United Church of Christ, Myerstown, PA
OM, Rebecca Maccini, DT, Christian-Congregational Church UCC, Franklin, NH
OM, Rhonda Macleod, IN, Bethany Chapel Community UCC, Manchester, NH
MS, Elizabeth Magill, DT, Ashburnham Community Church UCC, Ashburnham, MA
LM, Karen Marshall, P, Malden Road UCC, Mattydale, NY
U, Buzz Matthews, P, Saint John’s/Cappeln UCC, Foristell, MO
OM, Barry McCarthy, P, The First Congregational Church of Coventry, UCC, Coventry, CT
OM, Christopher Mereschuk, DT, Faith United Church, Springfield, MA
OM, Bonnie Moore, IN, First Congregational Church of Pelham UCC, Pelham, NH
OM, Teri Motley, IN, West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church, Gloucester, MA
OM, Shirley Musick, P, Trinity UCC, Greensburg, PA
CM, Sheila Naismith, SP, First Congregational Church, Sheridan, WY
DS, Jason Okrzynski, AP, First Congregational UCC, Wilmette, IL
OM, Christopher Owen, IN, First Congregational Church of Dunbarton UCC, Dunbarton, NH
DS, Larry Pickens, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Seemsville, PA
OM, Lori Powell, P, Congregational UCC, Edgerton, WI
OM, Peter Preble, IN, First Congregational UCC, Salem, NH
LM, James Ritters, SU, Saint Paul UCC, West Burlington, IA
OM, Michael Robinson, IN, Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Port Charlotte, FL
OM, Seth Robinson, AP, First Congregational Church in Billerica, Billerica, MA
MID, Kate Rogers, AP, Congregational Church of Amherst UCC, Amherst, NH
OM, Valerie Ross, DT, Nazarene Congregational UCC, Brooklyn, NY
OM, Sara Rossigg, IN, Canterbury United Community Church, Canterbury, NH
OM, Aaron Saari, IN, Washington UCC, Cincinnati, OH
OM, Dennis Schappell, P, Trinity UCC, Bethlehem, PA
U, Elaine Schoepf, DT, Seaside Community UCC, Torrance, CA
OM, Nada Sellers, CE, First Church of Christ in Hartford, UCC, Hartford, CT
OM, Robert Smitley, P, United Church of Christ, Polk Grove, OH
U, Genise Stern, P, Union Evangelical UCC, Greenville, ME
U, Genise Stern, P, Rockwood Community Church UCC, Rockwood, ME
OM, Susan Tarolli, IN, Congregational UCC, Henniker, NH
OM, Ryan Travis, SP, New Goshenhoppen Reformed UCC, East Greenville, PA
MID, Cathryn Turrentine, IN, First Congregational UCC, Meredith, NH
OM, Arthur Urie, IN, First Congregational UCC, Pembroke, NH
OM, James Watson, SP, The First Congregational Church of Ridgefield, Ridgefield, CT
MID, Jason Wilson, AP, University Church, Chicago, IL
OM, Neil Wilson, SP, Congregational Church of Laconia, UCC, Laconia, NH

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.