Authorized Ministerial Updates for October 2015

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 October 2015.

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

OM, John Allen, SP, First Congregational Church of Milton, UCC, Milton, MA
OM, Lawrence Balleine, IN, Immanuel UCC, Darlington, WI
OM, Harvey Bartlett, P, East Corinth Congregational Church, East Corinth, VT
MID, Frank Basler, SU, Ridgebury Congregational UCC, Ridgefield, CT
OM, Jack Belsom, IN, Kailua Christian Church UCC, Kailua, HI
LM, Darlene Blocker, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Tatamy, PA
OM, Robin Blundon, IN, First Church of Christ Congregational UCC, Bethany, CT
OM, Robert Boutwell, OL, Grace Congregational UCC, Rutland, VT
POC, Wes Bowers, P, First Congregational UCC, Exeter, NE
POC, Wes Bowers, P, Congregational UCC, Friend, NE
LM, Michael Boy, P, Union Church, Ascutney, VT
OM, Janet Boyd, IN, Greenawalds UCC, Allentown, PA
OM, Ruth Bradshaw, P, Rosedale Congregational Church, Kansas City, KS
OM, Barbara Brakey, P, Washburn Memorial UCC, Sherman Mills, ME
MID, Deb Braun, AP, Congregational Church of Faribault UCC, Faribault, MN
MS, Jason Bricker-Thompson, P, Community Church of Chesterland UCC, Chesterland, OH
OM, Kenneth Briggs, SU, Congregational Christian UCC, Truro, IA
OM, Jeffery Brinks, SP, Saint John’s UCC, Nazareth, PA
MID, Rebecca Brown, CE, First Congregational Church UCC, Granby, CT
MID, Heather Coates, P, Saint John’s UCC, Baldwin City, KS
OM, Lawrence Corbett, IN, Church of the Red Rocks Cong UCC, Sedona, AZ
OM, Craig Cowing, P, Rocky Hill Congregational Church, UCC, Rocky Hill, CT
LM, Robert L. Cox, Jr, SU, Union Grove UCC, Henderson, NC
OM, Paul Cronin, P, Bern Reformed UCC, Leesport, PA
OM, Bianca Davis, AP, God Can Ministries, Ford Heights, IL
MS, Christy Dew, SU, Congregational Christian Church, Hope Mills, NC
OM, Kathryn Douglas, IN, First Congregational UCC, Appleton, WI
DS, Norma Drosky, P, Jamaica Community Church UCC, Jamaica, VT
POC, Kim Dunker, P, Congregational UCC, Belvidere, NE
OM, David Durkit, P, First United Church of Christ, Eastlake, OH
OM, Michael Ellard, DT, College Heights UCC, San Mateo, CA
OM, William Ellsworth, IN, Chestnut Hill UCC, Coopersburg, PA
DS, D. Fennell, P, Just Love Church, Houston, TX
OM, Emmajane Finney, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Coopersburg, PA
OM, James Firth, IN, First Congregational UCC, Menomonie, WI
LM, Sarah Fiske-Phillips, Y, Irvine United Congregational Church, Irvine, CA
OM, Timothy Gilbert, DT, Congregational Church of Union UCC, Union, CT
OM, Allyson Glass, P, Seymour Congregational UCC, Seymour, CT
MID, David Grim, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Wayne, IN
DS, George Grubb, IN, Salem/Belleman’s UCC, Mohrsville, PA
OM, Darryl Hamm, P, First Reformed United Church of Christ, Hamburg, PA
OM, Diane Harvey, IN, Alfred Parish Church, Alfred, ME
OM, Debra Hess, P, Trinity UCC, Bethlehem, PA
MID, Elizabeth Hoban, CE, Congregational Church of Birmingham UCC, Bloomfield Hills, MI
OM, Wayne Holsman, P, Community Church of Hancock and Granville, Hancock, VT
POC, Jeffrey Hood, OL, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
MID, Allen Hoyt, IN, First Congregational Church of Braintree, Braintree, MA
OM, Tracy Hughes, AP, United Congregational Church, Bridgeport, CT
OM, Sheena Hunter, IN, Union Community UCC, Valparaiso, IN
LM, Denise Johnson, P, First Congregational UCC, Grant, NE
MID, Guy Johnson, P, United Church of Christ, Keysville, MD
MID, Guy Johnson, P, Mount Pleasant Reformed UCC, Frederick, MD
OM, Ray Jordan, AP, Central Congregational UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Robin Junker, P, First Congregational Church in Thetford,Vermont, United Church of Christ, Thetford, VT
OM, Dawn Karlson, AP, South Congregational Church UCC, Granby, CT
OM, Nerice Kaufman, SP, United Church of Christ of Paradise Hills, San Diego, CA
U, Sheldon Keller, IN, Mashpee Congregational Church United Church of Christ, Mashpee, MA
OM, Rona Kinsley, IN, Greensboro United Church of Christ, Greensboro, VT
OM, Paul Kirker, DT, Good Shepherd Community Church, El Paso, IL
OM, Rachel Knuth, AP, Community UCC, Sebastopol, CA
OM, David Kraus, IN, First Congregational Church of Berlin UCC, Berlin, VT
OM, Carol Lange, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Gilman, IL
OM, Evelyn Lavelli, P, United Church of Hardwick Inc., Hardwick, VT
OM, Katelyn Macrae, P, Richmond Congregational UCC, Richmond, VT
OM, Jedidiah Mannis, P, Memorial Congregational UCC, Baldwinville, MA
LM, Maria Marquez, OL, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Bert Marshall, IN, Centre Congregational UCC, Brattleboro, VT
LM, Laura Martin, OL, Rock Spring Congregational UCC, Arlington, VA
OM, Kathryn Maver, P, Wells River Congregational Church UCC, Wells River, VT
OM, Howard Mayer, DT, First Congregational Church of Woodbury UCC, Woodbury, CT
OM, Philip Mayher, IN, Mittineague Congregational UCC, West Springfield, MA
OM, Kimberly McKerley, P, Bethany UCC, Randolph, VT
LM, Meagan McLeod, P, Living Water United Church of Christ, Philadelphia, PA
U, Ivy Merrill, P, Christ’s Church UCC, Saxtons River, VT
OM, Irvin Moore, SU, Saint John UCC, Fogelsville, PA
OM, David Moyer, IN, Congregational UCC, Mineral Point, WI
LM, Melissa O’Brien, P, Community UCC, Pawlet, VT
OM, Kevin Olsen, IN, First Congregational UCC, Pueblo, CO
OM, Kimra Perkins, AP, Sixth Avenue United Church UCC, Denver, CO
OM, Barbara Purinton, IN, Second Congregational UCC, Jeffersonville, VT
OM, Don Quayle, IN, New Creation, Easton, PA
OM, Eric Quinney-Burnard, P, First Congregational Church of Lockport UCC, Lockport, IL
LM, Matthew Redrich, OL, Irvine United Congregational Church, Irvine, CA
U, George Reed, IN, United Church of Christ, Polk Grove, OH
OM, Elmer Reinhold, SP, Saint Paul’s UCC, Pottstown, PA
DS, Heidi Reinker, P, Waterville Union Church, Waterville, VT
LM, Jan Remer-Osborn, OL, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Downers Grove, IL
U, Nancy Rethford, P, First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, West Chicago, IL
LM, Yinessa Romero, OL, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
OM, Anne Roundy, IN, Congregational Church of Bristol UCC, Bristol, ME
MS, Tanya Sadagopan, P, First Congregational UCC, Janesville, WI
U, Lavor Sanders, SP, Rehoboth Fellowship of Atlanta UCC, Atlanta, GA
LM, Michele Schenk, SU, Salem United Church of Christ, Doylestown, PA
MS, Hollie Schmidt, AP, First-Plymouth Congregational UCC, Lincoln, NE
LM, Eric Sconiers, OL, Pleasant Hill UCC, Raleigh, NC
OM, Keith Scott, AP, All About Jesus United Church of Christ (Ministries), Monee, IL
MID, Diane Seaborn, OL, Plymouth Congregational Church of Belmont UCC, Belmont, MA
OM, Jack Seville, IN, First Congregational UCC, Oshkosh, WI
OM, Dorothy Shelly, P, Solomon’s UCC, Bedminster, PA
MID, Prabhu Sigamani, P, Congregational United Church of Christ of Farmingville, Farmingville, NY
OM, Wendy Summers, IN, Congregational UCC, Conrath, WI
OM, Wendy Summers, IN, Congregational UCC, Ladysmith, WI
OM, Elizabeth Tigner, P, Los Altos UCC, Long Beach, CA
CM, Marcia Tolman, CE, Ebenezer UCC, West Seneca, NY
OM, Robert Treichel, SU, First Congregational UCC, Riceville, IA
MID, Christina Walker-Morin, DT, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, North Weymouth, MA
OM, Leanne Walt, IN, Congregational UCC, Norwell, MA
OM, Fred Walthour, IN, Trinity UCC, Glen Rock, PA
CM, Sara Weatherman, IN, Church in the Wildwood Community UCC, Green Mountain Falls, CO
OM, Susan Weier, IN, Cedar Falls United Church of Christ, Cedar Falls, IA
U, Nancy White, IN, First Congregational UCC, North Yarmouth, ME
LM, Lynn Wickberg, IN, The United Church of Strafford, Strafford, VT
MID, Gina Woods, AP, Fellowship Congregational UCC, Tulsa, OK
OM, Meghan Young, AP, First Congregational Church, Old Greenwich, CT

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.