United Church of Christ

Clergy Deaths reported between April 11 - May 10, 2019

PRISCILLA R. ALDRICH, 03/27/2019
DONALD R. CHANSLOR, 04/28/2019
MARJORIE H. DAVIS, 02/24/2019
ROBERT L. FITZGERALD, 03/28/2019
RONNIE D. FRUTH, 04/08/2019
LOY B. HAMILTON, 02/28/2019
LOLA HAMM, 04/13/2019
ROBERT F. HARDINA, 03/29/2019
FREDERICK J. NEWENHUYSE, 04/23/2019
RICHARD R. NOYES, 03/23/2019
GLENDA W. PRINS, 04/07/2019
WILLIAM H. RADER, 03/17/2019
KENNETH W. SEIFFERTT, 03/21/2019
ROYAL F. SHEPARD, 04/09/2019
MICHAEL E. WATSON, 03/23/2019
NORMA G. YOAK, 04/19/2019
DON R. YUNGCLAS, 4/15/2019

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for April 2019

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 April 2019.

STANDING CODES
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
POSITION CODES
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, Ruth Batausa, P, Ecumenical Living Gospel UCC, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
OM, Robert Coons, P, Zion United Church of Christ, Owensboro, KY
U, John Copas, P, Congregational UCC, Boynton Beach, FL
U, Gabby Cudjoe-Wilkes, P, Double Love Experience, Brooklyn, NY
OM, Kathleen Dalton, SP, First Parish Congregational, Yarmouth, ME
U, Sharon Eckhardt, IN, Federated Church of Edgartown, Edgartown, MA
OM, Daniel England, SU, Olivet Congregational Church UCC, Bridgeport, CT
OM, Joseph Feldmann, P, Saint John UCC, Batesville, IN
OM, Brian Fertig, SU, Altamonte Chapel Community UCC, Altamonte Springs, FL
OM, Nancy Fitzgerald, AP, Bethel UCC, Arlington, VA
OM, Doreen Forde, AP, Corona Congregational UCC, Corona, NY
U, Miles Goff, OL, Christ Church United UCC, Lowell, MA
OM, Robyn Gray, P, The First Congregational Church of Washington, UCC, Washington, CT
OM, Sam Greening, P, Pilgrim Christian Church, Chardon, OH
OM, Gary Grimes, P, First Congregational UCC, Chicopee, MA
U, Lisabeth Gustafson, P, Harwinton Congregational Church UCC, Harwinton, CT
LM, Andrew Hinman, P, Faith United Church, Oswego, NY
OM, Darrin Holub, SP, St. John's UCC of Burton, Burton, TX
OM, E. Carl Howard, P, First Congregational Church of West Haven, UCC, West Haven, CT
DS, Barbara Hulsing, P, Pembroke Community Church, Corfu, NY
U, John Kurtz, SP, Emanuel UCC, Manchester, MI
OM, David Loar, IN, Ridge Road UCC, Parma, OH
LM, Yadi Martinez, Y, The New Church, dba New Church - Chiesa Nuova, UCC, Dallas, TX
OM, Leah McCullough, SU, Trinity-Saint Mark's UCC, Detroit, MI
MS, Karen Moore, IN, Bethlehem UCC, Evansville, IN
OM, John Nelson, DT, Congregational Church of Salisbury UCC, Salisbury, CT
U, Ekepati Panama, P, First Samoan Congregational Christian, Harbor City, CA
MID, Brian Saxe, DT, Bainbridge Community UCC, Chagrin Falls, OH
OM, Susan Schneider-Adams, IN, Maquoketa United Church of Christ, Maquoketa, IA
OM, Megan Snell, P, Nahant Village Church UCC, Nahant, MA
U, Selauiata Toilolo, SP, First Samoan Full Gospel Outreach, Compton, CA
OM, Laura Westby, IN, Kensington Congregational Church, Kensington, CT
U, Andrew Wilkes, P, Double Love Experience, Brooklyn, NY
U, Elizabeth Windsor, AP, The Eliot Church of Newton, Newton, MA
LM, Elizabeth Yoho, P, Congregational Church of New Fairfield, New Fairfield, 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.


Clergy Deaths reported between March 12 - April 10, 2019

VERNON H. BAUM, 3/7/2019
HERBERT J. BEECKEN, 2/28/2019
PAUL J. BINDER, 3/29/2019
DAVID C. BROWN, 3/11/2019
CURTIS R. CLARE, 3/3/2019
JAMES W. ERRANT, 1/14/2019
RICHARD A. FISHER, 3/13/2019
JUDITH GERALD, 3/9/2019
WILLIAM N. HEROLD, 12/5/2018
HAROLD W. HOLSTE, 1/23/2019
DANIEL W. JONES JR., 3/8/2019
HERBERT O. KELSEY, 12/10/2017
WILLETTA P. KNEPPER, 2/22/2019
CLIFFORD M. LANDES, 2/27/2019
ELWOOD C. MEHLE, 3/1/2019
AUDREY A. MILLER, 3/6/2019
WILLIAM L. NAGY, 2/11/2019
HARLEY C. TRETOW, 3/15/2019
WALLACE W. ANDERSON, 3/11/2019
RALPH L. YOUNG, 2/6/2019
GEORGE H. ZILLIAC, 3/9/2019

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for March 2019

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 March 2019.

STANDING CODES
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
POSITION CODES
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, Shannon Abbott, OL, First Congregational UCC, Indianapolis, IN
U, Lori Alexander, OL, Saint John's UCC, Boonville, IN
U, Karn Anderson, OL, Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Bridget Anthony, AP, Fort Washington Collegiate, New York, NY
OM, Dianne Arakawa, IN, First Congregational of Harwich UCC, Harwich, MA
U, Sean Baker, OL, First Congregational UCC, Indianapolis, IN
OM, William Bartholomew, P, Brandon Congregational Church, Brandon, VT
OM, Tim Bauer, IN, Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ, Fargo, ND
OM, Michael Blackwood, SP, First United Church of Arvada UCC, Arvada, CO
OM, Donene Blair, OL, Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC, Seattle, WA
OM, Cindy Bovee-Kemper, AP, Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Greenville, SC
U, Julie Brandt, SU, Congregational UCC, Baxter, IA
OM, Barbarann Breland, P, Destiny Temple of Faith, Alexandria, VA
OM, F. Busch-Rae, IN, Saint Stephen UCC, Louisville, KY
POC, Michael Cleland, IN, First Congregational UCC, Hendersonville, NC
POC, Michael Cleland, SP, Peace Congregational Church, Clemson, SC
LM, Christopher Cocca, P, Christ's Church At Lowhill UCC, New Tripoli, PA
OM, Doretta Colburn, P, Waterford Congregational Church, Waterford, ME
OM, Jennifer Collins, SU, United Church of Cloverdale, Cloverdale, CA
OM, William Comfort, IN, UCC Congregational of the Dalles, The Dalles, OR
OM, Robert L. Cox, Jr, SP, First Congregational UCC, Dudley, NC
U, Vaughn CroweTipton, SP, Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Greenville, SC
LM, Jack Cuffari, IN, First Congregational UCC, Haworth, NJ
U, Michael Davis, MM, Hollis Avenue Congregational, Queens, NY
OM, Rachel Ditch, P, Christ Community Church of Cortland, Cortland, NY
OM, Veronica Don, P, Congregational UCC, Mason, NH
OM, Lisa Drysdale, P, Amherst Community Church, Snyder, NY
OM, Dale Emery, P, United Parish/United Methodist/United Church of Christ, Hillsboro, ND
OM, Theodore Engelsdorfer, P, Union Congregational UCC, Somonauk, IL
U, Mindy Eschedor, MM, Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Richard Evitts, P, Saint John's Center UCC, East Earl, PA
LM, Terry Farmer, P, Saint Paul's United Church of Christ German Township, Evansville, IN
OM, Amy Feldman, AP, The Union Church in Waban, Newton, MA
U, Karen Finnegan, SP, Faith United Church, Ada, MN
U, Rebekah Forni, P, Middlefield Federated Church, Middlefield, CT
OM, Jeanette Graham, AP, Saint Paul UCC, Franklin, VA
OM, W. Grahe, SU, Trinity UCC, Glen Rock, PA
LM, Bethany Haberstroh, P, Emmaus UCC, Carson, ND
LM, Bethany Haberstroh, P, United Church of Christ, Flasher, ND
OM, Heather Haginduff, P, First Congregational UCC, Colorado Springs, CO
U, Amy Harlow, CE, First Congregational Church of Haddam, UCC, Haddam, CT
OM, Daniel Harrison, SP, Church of the Covenant UCC, Lynchburg, VA
OM, Stephen Hastings, DT, Dover - Foxcroft Congregational UCC, Dover-Foxcroft, ME
OM, Virginia Heimer, P, Saint Peter's/Mantzville UCC, Tamaqua, PA
U, Allen Henden, OL, Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
OM, Jennifer Heron, AP, Saint Alban's Congregational Church, St. Albans, NY
LM, John Heumann, IN, Zoar United Church of Christ, Evansville, IN
U, Carol Hill, SP, Park Ridge Community Church, Park Ridge, IL
OM, Philip Hobson, P, Mt. Sinai Congregational Church UCC, Mount Sinai, NY
U, Julie Houston, OL, First Congregational UCC, Indianapolis, IN
OM, William Howell, Y, Countryside Community Church UCC, Omaha, NE
OM, Julius Jefferson, IN, Heritage UCC, Baltimore, MD
OM, Collette Jones, IN, Peace UCC, Hartsburg, MO
U, Gordon Jones, P, Zoar (Campbell Twp) UCC, Elberfeld, IN
U, Deborah Kapp, IN, First United Church of Oak Park, Oak Park, IL
OM, Janice Kemp, AP, Nashville United Church of Christ, West Milton, OH
OM, Judith Kennedy, P, Congregational UCC, Pekin, IL
LM, Gail Kinney, AP, Meriden Congregational Church, Meriden, NH
OM, Kathleen Kinney, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Shamokin, PA
OM, Heather Kirk-Davidoff, AP, Journey United Church of Christ, Albany, NY
OM, Joshua Knappenberger, AP, Zion Reformed UCC, Allentown, PA
OM, Diane Krumm, P, Congregational United Church of Christ, Mayville, ND
U, Jonathan Lawrence, SP, Saint Peter's UCC, North Tonawanda, NY
OM, Johnnie Lengel, IN, Grace United Church of Christ, Lebanon, PA
MS, Sarah Lund, SP, First Congregational UCC, Indianapolis, IN
OM, Robert Macfarlane, IN, Saint Paul's Dubs UCC, Hanover, PA
OM, Julie Maddalena, IN, First Congregational UCC, Georgetown, MA
U, Michelle Madsen-Bibeau, P, First Congregational Church of Haddam, UCC, Haddam, CT
U, Michelle Madsen-Bibeau, P, Higganum Congregational Church, Higganum, CT
OM, Jeffrey Mansfield, IN, Broadway UCC, New York, NY
U, Jon Marburger, P, United Church, Grand Meadow, MN
U, Warren Maxted, P, Union Congregational Church, Medora, ND
OM, Jeffrey McCarn, P, Evangelical UCC, Tell City, IN
LM, Marcia Meabon, SU, Emanuel UCC, Manchester, MI
MS, Cheri Metier, SP, First Congregational UCC, Perris, CA
OM, Norman Michaud, P, Northglenn United Church of Christ, Northglenn, CO
MID, Jeff Mignerone, P, Saint John's UCC, Chesterfield, MO
OM, Donna Morton, SP, White Lake Congregational UCC, Whitehall, MI
OM, Cynthia Mueller, SP, St Paul's UCC, Saint Paul, MN
MID, Simone Nathan, OL, Emmanuel UCC, Oconomowoc, WI
OM, William Nirote, IN, David's UCC, Canal Winchester, OH
DS, Yonghwan Noh, IN, First Korean UCC, Cranston, RI
DS, Peter Norland, P, Portage Lake United Church, Houghton, MI
U, James Owens, P, Saint John's UCC, Walnut Creek, OH
OM, Kerri Parker, OL, Orchard Ridge UCC, Madison, WI
U, Trevisa "Tree" Perkins, SU, Puritan Cong-Christian United Church of Christ, Drummond, OK
OM, Denise Peterson, CP, Broadview Community UCC, Hartford, CT
U, Peace Phan, MM, Spirit of Peace UCC, Sammamish, WA
OM, Richard Poole, DT, Zion United Church of Christ, Waterloo, IL
OM, David Quinn, AP, St John's United Church of Christ Fullerton, Whitehall/Fullerton, PA
OM, Kent Rhodehamel, P, Ziegel United Church of Christ, Breinigsville, PA
OM, Ruth Richards, CE, Acton Congregational Church UCC, Acton, MA
OM, Lisa Robinson, P, Ridgeview Congregational UCC, White Plains, NY
U, Elizabeth Ross, SP, Community of Reconciliation UCC, Pittsburgh, PA
OM, Harry Royer, SU, First Reformed Church, Lancaster, PA
OM, Faith Schaut, IN, Good Shepherd Community of Faith, Buffalo, NY
LM, Michele Schenk, AP, United Christian Church, Levittown, PA
LM, Kurt Schultz, P, First Congregational UCC, Boscobel, WI
OM, S. Sencabaugh, P, First Congregational of Lebanon, UCC, Lebanon, CT
OM, Kurt Shaffert, IN, United Church of Bellow Falls, Inc. UCC, Bellows Falls, VT
U, Michele Sherman, Y, St. John's Evangelical Church, Kenton, OH
U, January Simpson, OL, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Wayne, IN
OM, Janis Sloka, P, First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Garrison, ND
U, W. inchell St. Fleur, MM, Hollis Avenue Congregational, Queens, NY
OM, Richard Steele, P, Congregational UCC, Minot, ND
OM, David Stewart, P, New Hope (Fissel's), Glen Rock, PA
OM, Sheryl Stewart, IN, Gaines Congregational Church UCC, Albion, NY
OM, George Terry, P, Oro Valley UCC, Oro Valley, AZ
POC, Mahogany Thomas, CE, First Church in Middletown, UCC, Middletown, CT
U, Adrian Tierson, P, Heidelberg UCC, Schwenksville, PA
U, Judith Tobias, P, Saint John's UCC, Larimer, PA
U, Eric Trudel, MM, First Congregational Church of Watertown, UCC, Watertown, CT
OM, Ronald Verblaauw, P, Congregational UCC, Rutherford, NJ
OM, William VerDuin, DT, Evangelical UCC, Highland, IL
CM, William Vibert, CE, First Church of Christ, New Britain, UCC, New Britain, CT
OM, Rebecca Voelkel, P, Lyndale Congregational UCC, Minneapolis, MN
U, Ryton Wanton, SP, East View UCC, Shaker Heights, OH
OM, Mary Watson, CP, Stratford Street United Church, West Roxbury, MA
OM, Paula Wells, CP, Second Reformed United Church of Christ, Lexington, NC
OM, Peter Wells, P, South Congregational UCC, Springfield, MA
OM, Heike Werder, IN, First Congregational UCC, Saugus, MA
POC, Lewis Worthington, IN, Congregational United Church of Christ, Dearborn, MI
MID, Brandon Yaghjian-Tison, OL, First Congregational Church UCC, Bristol, RI
U, Melanie Young, SP, United Church of Ovid, Ovid, MI

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.

 


Clergy Deaths reported between February 11 - March 11, 2019

GENEVIEVE H. COWLISHAW, 01/13/2019
LYMAN G. FARRAR, 12/05/2018
ELSA L. MYERS, 01/26/2019
GORDON C. JOHNSON, 02/25/2019
LEONA BARROWS, 12/02/2018
RICHARD N. RINKER, 02/23/2019
SAMUEL N. SLIE, 02/12/2019
DONALD C. VOGEL, 01/21/2019
WAYNE G. BOULTON, 02/01/2019
WARREN G. BEEMAN, 02/01/2019
ANGUS H. GELSTON, 02/03/2019
WARREN H. JOHNSON, 02/12/2019
NORMAN B. BUCHER, 02/09/2019
FRANK LINN DEMMY, 02/07/2019
NANCY LONGSDORF, 02/12/2019
JAMES D. MILLER, 02/13/2019
HARRY C. APPLEWHITE, 02/04/2019
JAMES MITCHELL, 12/28/2018
JOHN H. ANWYL, 01/08/2019
DONALD A. STORM, 01/31/2019
GENE L. MCCORNACK, 02/12/2019
GLEN R. DULIN, 01/25/2019
KEVIN E. WEAVER, 02/06/2019
ROBERT R. BRAUNINGER, 02/17/2019
ELIZABETH J. YOUNG, 12/15/2018

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for February 2019

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 February 2019.

STANDING CODES
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
POSITION CODES
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, David Beebe, IN, Zion UCC, Union, MO
OM, Paige Besse-Rankin, SP, First Parish Congregational UCC, Dover, NH
U, Robert Bibbee, P, Berkey Congregational Christian Church UCC, Berkey, OH
OM, Janet Boyd, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, South Bend, IN
OM, Nancy Brooks, IN, Saint John's UCC, Summerfield, IL
U, Jimmy Buchanan, MM, Congregational UCC, Greensboro, NC
U, Mary Burkett, CE, First Congregational UCC, Menomonie, WI
OM, Lori Burns, P, Epiphany United Church of Christ, Clarence Center, NY
LM, Miguel Canete, P, Sunset Congregational Church UCC, Miami, FL
MID, Diane Cayemberg, P, Bethel United Church of Christ, Elkhart Lake, WI
OM, Jane Compton, SU, Zion Church, Herndon, PA
OM, John Condon, IN, Brookfield Congregational Church UCC, Brookfield, MA
MID, Laura Crow, IN, Orchard Ridge UCC, Madison, WI
OM, Jean Custer, P, Saint Peter UCC, Knauertown, PA
OM, Avery Danage, SP, Providence UCC, Chesapeake, VA
OM, Paul Davis, AP, Congregational UCC, Greensboro, NC
U, David Dethmers, IN, Casas Adobes Congregational UCC, Tucson, AZ
OM, Stella Dunbar, AP, City of Refuge UCC, Oakland, CA
OM, Vilius Dundzila, IN, Wellington Avenue UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Diane Ellis, P, First Congregational UCC of Phoenix, Phoenix, NY
OM, Joycelyn Emerson, DT, Saint Paul's UCC, Rio Rancho, NM
OM, Elizabeth Felts, SP, Beneficent Congregational Church UCC, Providence, RI
LM, David Forsberg, OL, First Congregational UCC, Imlay City, MI
POC, Patricia Fox, P, West Stockbridge Congregational UCC, West Stockbridge, MA
OM, Paul Fraser, P, United Church of Christ, Sycamore, OH
MID, Kristina Geer, DT, First United Church of Christ, Milford, NJ
OM, Ervin Graves, IN, West Center Congregational UCC, Bronxville, NY
OM, Lisa Griffin, P, Saint John's UCC, Evans City, PA
U, Vanessa Gronke, OL, Saint John's UCC, Lyons, IL
OM, Paula Gustafson, P, Saint Peter's UCC, West Seneca, NY
U, Sharon Harris-Ewing, AP, Naples United Church of Christ, Naples, FL
LM, Cory Hartz, SP, Saint Peter UCC, Red Bud, IL
U, Heidi Haskins, OL, Second Congregational Church, UCC, Greenwich, CT
U, Kassie Herman, OL, Saint John's UCC, Lyons, IL
OM, Suzanne Hodges, IN, Arcade United Church of Christ Congregational, Arcade, NY
OM, Sandra Hooper, AP, Shinnsville UCC, Troutman, NC
U, Thomas Ingui, MM, Seymour Congregational UCC, Seymour, CT
OM, Leslie Jackson, SP, St. Peter UCC of Houston, Houston, TX
POC, Ann Jefferson, AP, City of Refuge UCC, Oakland, CA
OM, Susan Jepson, P, Bartlett Congregational Church, UCC, Bartlett, NH
OM, Elissa Johnk, P, First Congregational UCC, Burlington, VT
MID, Elizabeth Jones, P, Saint Luke's Christian Community Church UCC, Morton Grove, IL
LM, Diane Kinley, P, Saint John's UCC, Bellefonte, PA
OM, Nathaniel Klug, DT, Arlington Community UCC, Kensington, CA
OM, Laura Kolden, P, First United Church of Christ, Belleville, WI
OM, Philip Kunz, IN, First Congregational UCC, Wellington, OH
U, Louise Labbe-Fahy, CE, East Woodstock Congregational Church UCC, East Woodstock, CT
U, Allan Lane, P, Christ United Church, Olmsted Falls, OH
OM, Deborah Lawson, IN, Peace United Church of Christ, Jerseyville, IL
U, Mario Madden, P, Tulpehocken UCC, Richland, PA
OM, Holly MillerShank, IN, Olmsted Community Church UCC, Olmsted Falls, OH
U, Nicole Misko, CE, North Congregational Church, UCC, New Hartford, CT
U, Bruce Modeen, MM, First Church of Christ Congregational, UCC, Bethany, CT
OM, Terry Moore-Painter, AP, Congregational UCC, Greensboro, NC
OM, Amelia Nugent, P, Falmouth Congregational UCC, Falmouth, ME
OM, Julie Olmsted, IN, First Congregational Church, Westfield, MA
OM, Charity Omartian, SP, Webster United Church of Christ, Dexter, MI
OM, Monica Ouellette, P, Lynnhurst UCC, Louisville, KY
OM, Janet Parker, IN, First Congregational UCC, Portland, OR
MID, Elisabeth Patz, AP, Saint Paul UCC, Elgin, IL
CM, Susan Perry, SU, Cathedral of Hope UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
U, Jennifer Rankin, IN, First Parish, Lincoln, MA
OM, Patricia Raup, CP, Zion's United Church of Christ, Taborton, NY
OM, Michael Safford-Kennedy, P, Saint John United Church of Christ, New Holstein, WI
LM, Thunder Silk, IN, Kenilworth UCC, Buffalo, NY
OM, Donna Smith-Pupillo, IN, United Church of Christ, Fieldon, IL
OM, Michael Southcombe, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Waterloo, IL
OM, Nancy Spier-Lee, IN, Trinity UCC, Belleville, IL
U, Paul Steel, P, Trinity UCC, Rehrersburg, PA
OM, Constance Tanis, SU, Bethany UCC, Berger, MO
POC, Jesse Todd, AP, Rivers of Living Water UCC, New York City, NY
OM, John Tschudy, SU, Faith United Church of Christ, International Falls, MN
OM, Susan Valiquette, AP, First Congregational UCC, Phoenix, AZ
OM, Torri Vande Zande, P, Union Congregational Church UCC, Hackensack, MN
OM, Sarah Verasco, SP, First Congregational UCC, Longmont, CO
OM, Louis Vetri, IN, Knob Prairie UCC, Enon, OH
LM, Michael Vollbrecht, P, Peace United Church of Christ, Alma, KS
OM, Jed Watson, SP, First Congregational UCC, Summit, IL
OM, Bernd Weishaupt, IN, Packanack Community Church, Wayne, NJ
OM, Kimberlee Whisler-Vasko, DT, Saint John's UCC, Lyons, IL
OM, Benjamin Whitlock, P, New Emmanuel Congregational UCC, Charlotte, NC
OM, Sara Wilcox, P, Land of the Sky UCC, Asheville, NC
U, Anthony Williams, P, First Congregational UCC, Berwyn, IL
LM, Marion Williams, AP, Holly Springs United Church of Christ, Holly Springs, NC
U, Gary Wilner, IN, Our Shepherd UCC, Howards Grove, WI
OM, Andrew Wilson, P, Saint John's UCC, Smithton, IL
POC, Eli Wilson, AP, Saint Alban's Congregational Church, Queens, NY
OM, Lois Wilson, CP, Boehm's United Church of Christ, Blue Bell, PA
MS, Richard Wing, DT, Congregational Church of the Valley UCC, Scottsdale, AZ
OM, Thad Winkle, P, Bethel-Bethany UCC, Milwaukee, WI
OM, Margaret Wise, AP, Emmanuel UCC, Abbottstown, 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.


Clergy Deaths reported between January 11 - February 10, 2019

FREDERICK ROBIE, 1/18/2019
DOWNING T. BOWLER, 1/15/2019
CHARLES P. BLAKNEY, 12/18/2018
KENT D. ESTLER, 1/2/2019
JAMES L. KNAPPENBERGER, 1/18/2019
JEFFREY A. WELSH, 1/25/2019
DEAN M. BOBB, 12/28/2018
SETH P. STAPLES, 1/18/2019
CHARLES A. ROTA, 1/31/2019
VIRGINIA M. DALTON, 2/2/2019
WILLIAM C. ZINN, 1/2/2019
ALICE M. PEGRAM, 1/26/2019
MARION K. MORRIS, 1/10/2019
MARILYN L. STAVENGER, 1/30/2019
CLARE M. WALTER, 1/26/2019
DELBERT J. SCHRAG, 11/28/2018
PHYLLIS J. PAWSON LEETH, 12/29/2018
SARLA J. PRASAD, 12/3/2018
RICHARD J. BAILAR, 1/13/2019
PATSY SHAFFER, 1/13/2019
CHARLOTTE H. WHITING, 11/27/2018
JEAN PAUL RICHTER, 12/25/2018
HAROLD JOW, 1/13/2019

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for January 2019

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 January 2019.

STANDING CODES
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
POSITION CODES
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, Joseph Amico, P, Tabernacle UCC, Salem, MA
MID, Alyssa Anten, AP, First Congregational Church UCC, Lowell, MI
OM, Diane Banasiak Vego, P, Chapel Hill United Church of Christ, Louisville, KY
OM, Rachel Bauman, P, Saint John's UCC, La Pointe, WI
U, Charles Bigelow, SP, Saint Andrew's UCC, Dexter, MI
OM, Joel Biggers, IN, Holmdel Community UCC, Holmdel, NJ
OM, Cristian Bitter, OL, Saint John's UCC, Mokena, IL
OM, Thomas Bower, IN, St. Paul's UCC of Monee, Monee, IL
POC, Randolph Calvo, P, First Congregational Church – UCC, Hatfield, MA
OM, Thomas Caruso, IN, Church of the Redeemer UCC, Hershey, PA
U, Lynette Cole, P, Schroon Lake Community Church, Schroon Lake, NY
MID, Marilyn Collins, SU, The First Church in Hartland, Congregational, East Hartland, CT
OM, Kim Cran, P, Bethany UCC, Cuyahoga Falls, OH
OM, Cara Davis, DT, First Congregational UCC, Great Barrington, MA
MID, Abigail Diehl-Noble, SU, Weybridge Congregational UCC, Weybridge, VT
OM, Karen Dorshimer-Chaplin, SU, Chaffin Congregational UCC, Holden, MA
OM, Neil Ellingson, P, The United Church of Mapleton, Mapleton, MN
OM, David Ellis, P, Tinicum United Church of Christ, Pipersville, PA
OM, Christopher Eng, IN, Kailua Christian Church UCC, Kailua, HI
OM, Robert Evans, P, Monroe Community Church UCC, Monroe, ME
OM, A. Evenson, SP, Holladay UCC, Salt Lake City, UT
LM, William Fale, P, Cup of Freedom UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, John Gage, P, The Congregational Church of Needham, Needham, MA
LM, Barbara Gaisser, IN, Immanuel UCC, Mount Vernon, IN
OM, Stephen Gifford, IN, Saint Pauls UCC, Menomonee Falls, WI
OM, Stephen Gifford, IN, Calvary Memorial UCC, Wauwatosa, WI
U, Johan Green, P, The Congregational Church of Temple, Temple, NH
U, Brian Gregg, CP, United Church, Garretson, SD
U, Julie Gregg, CP, United Church, Garretson, SD
U, Joseph Hackett, P, Peace United Church of Christ, Gladbrook, IA
MID, Jessica Hainley, P, Quentin United Church of Christ, Quentin, PA
U, Merianna Harrelson, P, Garden of Grace UCC, Columbia, SC
OM, Ruth Harvey, P, United Church of Christ, Toms River, NJ
OM, Stephanie Haskins, P, Niantic Community Church, Niantic, CT
OM, Frederick Hayes, IN, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, North Weymouth, MA
OM, David Hughes, IN, Congregational UCC, Wells, ME
DS, Jonathan Jensen, P, Saint Paul's Community Church, Chicora, PA
OM, Janice Johnson, IN, First Congregational UCC, Decatur, IL
U, Brenda King, P, United Church of Christ, Marietta, MN
OM, Terry Krouskoupf, IN, Immanuel UCC, Peotone, IL
LM, Robert Kruel, SU, Saint John's Harrold Reformed UCC, Greensburg, PA
MID, Kristen Leverton, OL, Sylvania United Church of Christ, Sylvania, OH
OM, Kenneth Makuakane, SP, Kawaiaha'o Church UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, Donna Manocchio, SU, First Congregational Church of Granby, UCC, Granby, CT
OM, Estelle Margarones, IN, First Parish Church, York, Maine, York, ME
OM, Lynn Marino, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Henderson, KY
OM, Christopher Marlin-Warfield, P, First Congregational UCC, DeWitt, IA
U, Patrick McCorkle, IN, Bethany Congregational UCC, Quincy, MA
OM, Nancy McHugh, P, Dennis Union Church, Dennis, MA
OM, Francis McKenzie, IN, First Evangelical Cong UCC, Uxbridge, MA
LM, Daniel Montejo, P, IUC Ministerios Rios de Agua Viva (Joy Like A River, UCC), Wyoming, MI
OM, Cheryl Moore, SU, Wyomissing UCC, Gouglersville, PA
MS, Timothy Murphy, SP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Fort Wayne, IN
OM, Gary Percesepe, P, Church in the Highlands UCC, White Plains, NY
LM, Jesse Pettengill, P, Christ Church Congregational UCC, Fort Kent, ME
U, Michael Price, DT, Chapel On the Hill Inc UCC, Seminole, FL
U, Jonathan Rehmus, IN, Charlemont Federated Church, Charlemont, MA
U, Richard Reifsnyder, DT, Falls Village Congregational Church, Falls Village, CT
OM, Sheila Rubdi, IN, First Congregational UCC, Wellfleet, MA
LM, John Russell, P, Trinity Evangelical & Reformed UCC, Huntingdon, PA
MID, Suzanne Schaeffer, P, Emmanuel UCC, Nuremberg, PA
OM, Herbert Schafale, OL, Saint Paul UCC, Belleville, IL
OM, John Shonle, DT, Bethany United Church of Christ, Lebanon, OH
OM, Bryan Sirchio, P, United Church of Christ, Mc Farland, WI
MID, Wesley Snedeker, OL, Fort Myers Congregational UCC, Fort Myers, FL
OM, Roshan Soans, P, Trinity Reformed UCC, Holland, PA
U, Jamie Spriggs, IN, Pilgrim Church of Dorchester UCC, Dorchester, MA
OM, Lisa Stedman, IN, Deerfield Community Church, UCC, Deerfield, NH
OM, Susan Stonestreet, IN, Federated Church in Thomaston UCC, Thomaston, ME
LM, Kenneth Tack, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Knox, PA
OM, Jennifer Tiernan, P, Congregational Christian UCC, Freehold, NY
OM, Kyle Timmons, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Grant Park, IL
DS, Jeff Vedders, AP, Hudsonville Congregational UCC, Hudsonville, MI
OM, Sarah Verasco, P, First Congregational UCC, Loveland, CO
OM, Mary Waters, OL, United Church of Christ Congregational, Boxborough, MA
OM, Thomas Webster, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Henderson, KY
OM, William Wildman, DT, Halifax Congregational Church UCC, Halifax, MA
MID, Christine Wilke, IN, New Horizon UCC, Farmington, WI
OM, Kimberly Wood, IN, Saint John's UCC, Mokena, IL

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.


Clergy Deaths for December 10, 2018 through January 10, 2019

H. ALFRED ALLENBY, 11/11/2018
FREDA B. DOBLER, 12/8/2018
DERRIL E. PEABODY, 12/3/2018
DONALD J. STUMP, 12/14/2018
JAMES L. WIGGINS, 9/9/2018
GUY L. LEWIS, 7/21/2018
RUTH L. BEHLE, 12/4/2018
BILL L. SHOOK, 12/19/2018
ROSALIA M. CAMACHO, 12/13/2018
LYNNE N. BISSON, 1/3/2019
JOHN R. LACKEY, 11/16/2018
NORMA S. MENGEL, 12/4/2018
RICHARD T. STUART, 11/30/2018
JAMES W. CERNOHLAVEK, 12/20/2018
J. WILLIAM HAWK, 12/8/2018
EDNA SHIRE, 12/12/2018
FUMIKO SHIMODA, 10/20/2018

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for December 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 December 2018.

STANDING CODES
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
POSITION CODES
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, Mary Avidano, P, Congregational UCC, Albion, NE
LM, George Bashian, OL, Garden City Community Church UCC, Garden City, NY
OM, Jeffrey Campbell, MM, Saint John's UCC, Dayton, OH
DS, Mary Carlin, IN, First Congregational UCC, South Milwaukee, WI
OM, Virginia Child, IN, First Congregational UCC, Wareham, MA
LM, Todd Christensen, P, First Congregational Church & Society, Rushville, NY
OM, Bruce Comiskey, P, First Congregational UCC, Lyndonville, VT
OM, Bruce Comiskey, P, East Burke Congregational Church UCC, East Burke, VT
OM, Scott Couper, P, Centre Congregational UCC, Brattleboro, VT
U, Donovan Crist, IN, Saint John's UCC, Troy, OH
LM, Christopher Dieguez, Y, Garden City Community Church UCC, Garden City, NY
MID, Elyse Everhart, AP, Saint John's UCC, Tiffin, OH
OM, Marta Fioriti, SP, Black Forest Community UCC, Colorado Springs, CO
OM, Michael Fritz, IN, First Congregational UCC, Alexandria, MN
LM, Jerry Greene, SP, Hollis Avenue Congregational, Queens, NY
OM, Duan Hale, AP, Advocate UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Donald Hammond, IN, South Congregational Church, Kennebunkport, ME
MID, Eunice Hearn, P, Jacob's United Church of Christ, Weissport, PA
LM, Teresa Hockenberry, P, Saint Peter's UCC, Aaronsburg, PA
LM, Teresa Hockenberry, P, Salem (Spring Mills) UCC, Spring Mills, PA
OM, Robert Jencks, IN, Saint John's UCC, Mansfield, OH
U, LyAnna Johnson, SP, Worcester Fellowship, Inc, Worcester, MA
LM, LyAnna Johnson, CP, Worcester Fellowship, Inc, Worcester, MA
U, Zach Kerzee, CP, Worcester Fellowship, Inc, Worcester, MA
U, Zach Kingery, P, United Parish of Alpena UCC, Alpena, SD
OM, Robert Knuepfer, AP, Union Church of Hinsdale, Hinsdale, IL
MID, Meghan Link, AP, The United Church of Granville, Granville, OH
OM, Kathy McCallie, P, Enid Faith Ways Church, Enid, OK
OM, Geoffrey Parker, P, The Foreside Community Church, Falmouth, ME
OM, Kent Poindexter, IN, Bryn Mawr Community UCC, Chicago, IL
OM, Barbara Purinton, IN, Congregational Church of Vergennes UCC, Vergennes, VT
OM, Melinda Quellhorst, P, Vermilion UCC, Vermilion, OH
OM, Susan Remick, IN, The Congregational Church of Westborough, UCC, Westborough, MA
OM, Marion Rossitter, P, United Churches Fellowship UCC, Nogales, AZ
OM, Renee Rouse, P, Congregational UCC, Northwood, NH
U, Wayne Santos, IN, United Church, Warner, NH
OM, Katherine Schofield, AP, Old South Church UCC, Boston, MA
OM, Kurt Shaffert, IN, First Congregational UCC, Springfield, VT
OM, John Shillingburg, SU, Saint John's UCC, Sabillasville, MD
OM, Rebecca Shillingburg, SU, Saint John's UCC, Sabillasville, MD
OM, Lisa Stedman, IN, Deerfield Community Church, UCC, Deerfield, NH
OM, Joseph Stinson, IN, First Congregational Church UCC, Walpole, NH
MID, Miriam Theodore, OL, First Congregational UCC, Whitman, MA
U, John Thornton, AP, United Church of Christ, Polk Grove, OH
OM, Robert Vodra, P, First Congregational Church of Dunbarton UCC, Dunbarton, NH
OM, Alberta Wallace, IN, First Congregational of Wakefield, N.H., UCC, Wakefield, NH
LM, Marjorie Watrobski, Y, Garden City Community Church UCC, Garden City, NY
OM, Heike Werder, DT, Park Avenue Congregational UCC, Arlington, MA
OM, Jenny Whitcher, OL, Sixth Avenue United Church UCC, Denver, CO
OM, Gregory Young, P, Our Saviour's UCC, Germantown, WI
MS, David Zerby, IN, First Congregational UCC, Twinsburg, 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.