Ministerial Updates for September 2017

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 September 2017.

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, Kathryn Bates, P, United Church of Christ, Clay Center, NE
MID, Charlotte Bell, P, Federated Church of Christ UCC, Brooklyn, CT
OM, Jill Bierwirth, DT, Salem (Hetzel’s) UCC, Pine Grove, PA
DS, David Blitch, P, Salem/Belleman’s UCC, Mohrsville, PA
LM, David Brown, P, Trinity UCC, Akron, OH
OM, Arthur Campbell, P, Zion’s Stone Church of West Penn Township, New Ringgold, PA
OM, Denise Clapsaddle, P, First Congregational Church of Plymouth, Plymouth, CT
OM, Allen Comstock, IN, First Congregational UCC, Montague, MA
OM, Rebecca David, IN, Edwards Congregational UCC, Davenport, IA
OM, Priscilla Denham, IN, Shenkel UCC, Pottstown, PA
U, Stephanie Dozois, OL, Memorial Congregational UCC, Sudbury, MA
OM, Wayne Earl, IN, Union Congregational UCC, East Walpole, MA
OM, Gretchen Elmendorf, P, East Weymouth Congregational Church UCC, East Weymouth, MA
U, Ernest Farrar, P, United Parish of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, MA
OM, Jon Fogle, IN, Zion Blue Mountain UCC, Bernville, PA
OM, Dean Frey, SU, Emmanuel UCC, Bowmanstown, PA
OM, Laura Friedman, SU, First Congregational UCC, Princeton, MA
OM, W. Froggatt, P, The United Church of Chester, Chester, CT
OM, Abby Gackenheimer, P, The First Congregational Church of Kent, Kent, CT
U, Lydia Gajdel, Y, Wilton Congregational Church, UCC, Wilton, CT
U, Zach Garrett, P, Friedens UCC, Farina, IL
U, Andrew Gorden, IN, Saint John’s UCC, Egg Harbor City, NJ
U, Joseph Hackett, P, Saint Peter’s UCC, Geneva, IA
OM, Selina Hamilton, P, Rosedale UCC, Laureldale, PA
OM, Frederick Hayes, IN, North Community Church, Marshfield, MA
OM, Patricia Higgins, SP, First Congregational Church of Benzonia UCC, Benzonia, MI
LM, Phil Hodson, P, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Wichita, KS
LM, Phil Hodson, P, Fairmount United Church of Christ (Congregational), Wichita, KS
OM, Margret Hofmeister, SP, First Church of Christ, New Britain, UCC, New Britain, CT
MS, Alexis Kassim, AP, Little River UCC, Annandale, VA
MID, Emily Kellar, DT, Congregational Church of South Dartmouth UCC, South Dartmouth, MA
OM, Paul Knupp, P, Peace United Church of Christ, Gladbrook, IA
OM, Irene Laudeman, IN, Community Congregational Church, Tiburon, CA
MID, Sloan Letman, P, Second Congregational UCC, Pittsfield, MA
DS, Jacqueline Lewis, SP, Middle Collegiate Church, New York, NY
OM, Leigh McCaffrey, SU, First Congregational UCC, Lake Helen, FL
OM, Pamela McGrath, SP, First Church of Christ Longmeadow, MA
DS, Richard McLeer, P, Congregational UCC, Mineral Point, WI
OM, David Milotta, P, Waipahu United Church of Christ, Waipahu, HI
LM, Mike Munz, OL, First Congregational UCC, Great Bend, KS
OM, Eric Ogi, OL, Wellesley Village Congregational Church UCC, Wellesley, MA
OM, James Painting, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Massillon, OH
OM, Mark Pitton, P, First Congregational UCC, Sharon, VT
OM, Judith Proctor, DT, First Church in Wenham Cong, Wenham, MA
OM, James Reid, IN, Peace United Church of Christ, Fredericksburg, IA
OM, Ernesto Reyes, SP, Las Vegas United Church of Christ, Las Vegas, NV
MID, Nancy Rottman, P, Centre Congregational UCC, Lynnfield, MA
OM, Homer Royer, IN, Church of the Good Shepherd UCC, Alburtis, PA
U, Sarah Schmidt-Lee, AP, First Congregational UCC, Kalamazoo, MI
OM, Nada Sellers, IN, First Congregational UCC, Ashfield, MA
OM, Daniel Shahan, DT, Zion’s United Church of Christ, Marietta, PA
OM, Rochelle Stackhouse, P, First Church of Christ in Hartford, UCC, Hartford, CT
OM, CB Stewart, AP, Greenpoint Reformed Church, Brooklyn, NY
OM, Howard Storm, P, Saint Mark UCC, Covington, KY
OM, Vernard Swett, AP First Church Congregational, UCC, Fairfield, CT
OM, Erica Thompson, SP, Asylum Hill Congregational UCC, Hartford, CT
OM, Tamara Torres McGovern, OL, Woodfords Congregational UCC, Portland, ME
OM, Margaret Vredeveld, IN, Congregational UCC, Clare, MI
U, Janet Wallace, IN, First Congregational of Marion, Marion, MA
OM, Burt Williams, P, Roberts Congregational UCC, Roberts, WI
OM, David Williamson, P, Hawker United Church of Christ, Beavercreek, OH
U, Karin Wright, P, United Church of Christ, Suffield, OH

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.