Ministerial Updates for November 2020

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 2020.

CC: Congregational Christian
CM: Commissioned Minister
DS: Dual Standing
LM: Licensed Minister

LMS: Lay Ministerial Standing
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, Allen Armstrong, P, First Congregational Church UCC, Verona, NJ
U, Robert Bauman, SP, Community Church, Congregational, Corona Del Mar, CA
OM, David Bell, MM, Seymour Congregational UCC, Seymour, CT
OM, Deborah Breault, DT, First Congregational Church UCC, Bristol, RI
LM, Jacob Brenton, SP, St. John UCC of Robinson, Robinson, TX
OM, Norma Brettell, DT, Trinity Congregational Church UCC, Gloucester, MA
OM, Gregory Briggs, IN, Peace United Church of Christ, Duluth, MN
LMS, Lois Carrigan, OL, New Covenant Community UCC, Baltimore, MD
OM, Lara Crutsinger-Perry, CP, The United Churches of Olympia, Olympia, WA
U, Michael Currier, CP, First United Church of Sioux Rapids, Sioux Rapids, IA
OM, Christopher Czarnecki, P, First United Protestant Church UCC, Hilo, HI
OM, Beverly Davis, IN, Congregational UCC, Mineral Point, WI
OM, Robin DeAngelis, P, Congregational UCC, Groveland, MA
OM, Curtiss Demars-Johnson, IN, Greenbelt Community Church, United Church of Christ, Greenbelt, MD
MS, Ronald DeVore, SP, Friedens UCC, Bern, KS
POC, Joyce Dugger, P, First Congregational Church of Rockaway Beach, Rockaway Beach, NY
OM, Rick Dykema, P, Ada Congregational UCC, Ada, MI
U, Charles Eastman, P, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Southborough, MA
OM, Vicki Engelmann, P, Church of Christ United, Winthrop, IA
OM, James Fung, IN, Kapaa United Church of Christ, Kapaa, HI
LM, Robert Gambrell, AP, Hawker United Church of Christ, Beavercreek, OH
OM, Jan Gregory-Charpentier, P, Kingston Congregational Church UCC, Kingston, RI
DS, Susan Hayes, SP, Church of the Master UCC, Florissant, MO
OM, James Hills, P, East Church, Grand Rapids, MI
OM, Teresa Howell-Smith, P, Plymouth UCC, Milwaukee, WI
U, Priscilla Hukki, P, Trinity United Methodist Church UCC, West Point, NE
U, Mike Kelemete, P, Vision of Grace Church, Las Vegas, NV
LM, Linda Kent, IN, Salem Stone UCC, Carlisle, PA
OM, James Koyama, P, First Congregational UCC, Montague, MA
OM, Lillian Lammers, AP, First Congregational UCC, Memphis, TN
OM, Dixie Laube, P, United Church of Christ, Osage, IA
OM, Peter Lovett, P, First Congregational UCC, Meredith, NH
MS, Dean Luther, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Ashland, PA
OM, Rennie Mau, P, Ewa Community Church UCC, Ewa Beach, HI
OM, William Maury-Holmes, IN, Highland Congregational UCC, Highland, CA
OM, James McKenzie, IN, Middleton Community Church UCC, Middleton, WI
OM, Arthur Naeole, P, Kalihi and Moanalua Church UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, Janice Ogoshi, P, Kaluaaha Congregational Church, Pukoo, HI
OM, Janice Ogoshi, SP, Hoolehua Congregational UCC, Hoolehua, HI
OM, Janice Ogoshi, P, Waialua Congregational Church, Waialua, HI
OM, Janice Ogoshi, P, Kalaiakamanu Hou Congregational Church UCC, Kalamaula, HI
U, Nelson Pierce, SP, Beloved Community Church, United Church of Christ, Cincinnati, OH
OM, William Porter, SP, Grace United Church of Christ, Jeannette, PA
U, Harold Rappold, P, Saint Paul’s UCC, Plattsmouth, NE
OM, Brigitta Remole, IN, Saint Paul’s United Church of Christ, Seattle, WA
U, Ben Ried, CP, First United Church of Sioux Rapids, Sioux Rapids, IA
U, Carmen Rodriguez, P, Iglesia Congregacional Cristiana UCC, Barstow, CA
OM, Mark Roeder, P, Grace Church United Church of Christ, Fort Wright, KY
OM, Henry Schoenfield, IN, Christ Church United UCC, Lowell, MA
DS, Patrick Schultz, P, Saint Mark’s UCC, Cleveland, WI
DS, Patrick Schultz, P, Saint James UCC, Newton, WI
OM, Peter Seiler, IN, Emmanuel UCC, Hanover, PA
OM, Michael Southcombe, SP, St. Stephen’s UCC, Merrill, WI
OM, Tammy Stampfli, CP, The United Churches of Olympia, Olympia, WA
U, Peggy Stott, P, St Luke UCC, Burlington, IA
OM, Robert Stoudt, DT, Saint John’s UCC, Shamokin, PA
OM, Jeannie Thompson, P, Nu’uanu Congregational Church UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, Ronald Verblaauw, IN, Cresskill Congregational UCC, Cresskill, NJ
OM, Susan Weier, P, St John’s United Church of Christ, Waverly, IA
MID, Edward Wilkinson, P, Bethany UCC, Winston-Salem, NC
OM, Choo Lak Yeow, IN, The First Chinese Church of Christ in Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

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.