United Church of Christ

Clergy Deaths reported between October 11 - November 10, 2019

Mark W. Andes, 11/11/2019
Dora L. Atlas, 10/14/2019
Evelyn J. Aurand, 07/23/2019
Margaret M. Baillie, 09/27/2019
Edward P. Beck, 10/16/2019
Mary Alice Butkofsky, 10/20/2019
Norman A. Conklin, 10/15/2019
Charlene E. Dale, 09/12/2019
Gail F. Day, 09/21/2019
Betty L. Derby, 10/01/2019
Jerry A. Flueckiger, 10/06/2019
H. Daehler Hayes, 09/27/2019
Hugo J. Hollerorth, 09/22/2019
Mary L. Howson, 10/13/2019
David Jordan-Haas, 07/18/2019
Mediador V. Jumawan, 09/22/2019
Aileen Myers, 10/11/2019
John A. Noonan, Jr., 10/12/2019
Ruth Lorraine Penn, 10/15/2019
Gary A. Reed, 10/13/2019
H. D. Stille, 10/01/2019
Helen D. Thomas, 10/10/2019
James C. Thompson, 09/30/2019
Joseph W. Venable, 09/24/2019
George J. Waggoner, 10/09/2019
Bruce S. Walthour, 10/07/2019
Dana R. Welch, 10/24/2019
Ricardo J. Wilberg, 10/10/2019
Norma L. Wulff, 10/05/2019
Philip A. Yeager, 09/28/2019
Lowell E. Zechiel, 10/14/2019

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for October 2019

STANDING CODES
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
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, Ginger Bakos, CE, The Bath Church UCC, Akron, OH
OM, Lilja Behr, CP, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Staples, MN
OM, Howard Bell, OL, Mayflower UCC, Minneapolis, MN
OM, James Brinn, P, Hope United Church of Christ, Sturgeon Bay, WI
MID, Mary Buchanan, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Des Moines, IA
U, Rachel Burns, CE, Lakewood Congregational Church United Church of Christ, Lakewood, OH
OM, Jennifer Campbell, SP, Orange Congregational Church, Orange, CT
U, Bob Colerick, IN, Friedens UCC, Bern, KS
MID, Marilyn Collins, P, The First Church in Hartland, Congregational, East Hartland, CT
OM, Brian Damrow, P, Penbrook UCC, Harrisburg, PA
U, Scott DeBlock, IN, State Street Congregational UCC, Portland, ME
DS, Scott Dennis, IN, First United Church of Christ, Mount Pleasant, PA
U, Reynaldo Desenganio, P, United Church of Christ Fremont, Fremont, CA
MID, Abigail Diehl-Noble, P, Congregational UCC, New Haven, VT
U, Anne Dilenschneider, IN, First Congregational UCC, Sioux City, IA
U, Violet Eastman, P, First Congregational Church of Fryeburg UCC, Fryeburg, ME
OM, Richard Eick, OL, Congregational Church UCC, Rochester, MN
OM, Daniel England, IN, Bridgewater Congregational Church UCC, Bridgewater, CT
OM, Margaret Ernst, AP, Chestnut Hill United Church, Philadelphia, PA
OM, Stephen Finlan, P, The First Church UCC, West Bridgewater, MA
OM, David Flaherty, IN, Messiah UCC, Baltimore, MD
LM, Belle Fox-Martin, P, Second Congregational Church, Williamstown, MA
LM, Amielia Giguere, AP, First Church of Christ Congregational in West Hartford, UCC, West Hartford, CT
OM, Rebecca Girash, P, Pilgrim Congregational Church UCC, Lexington, MA
U, Nestor Gomez, P, The First Congregational Church of Stamford, Stamford, CT
OM, Sonny Graves, P, New Spirit United Church of Christ, Savage, MN
OM, Gale Grayson, P, First Church of Christ, Congregational in East Haddam, East Haddam, CT
LM, Pamela Hahn, P, United Church of Christ Cong, Litchfield, OH
OM, Janet Hansen, IN, Somesville Union Meeting House, Mount Desert, ME
OM, John Heeckt, P, The First Congregational Church of Kent, Kent, CT
OM, Megan Huesgen, P, Immanuel UCC, Shillington, PA
MID, Ann-Marie Illsley, P, Christ Congregational UCC, Brockton, MA
LM, Earl Johnson, CP, Greater Grace Christian Church UCC, Youngsville, NC
OM, Samuel Kinsman, AP, West End Collegiate, New York, NY
MID, Kerry Kirtley, P, Touchstone Community Church, Boerne, TX
U, Doug Klinsing, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Greenville, OH
OM, Lanny Kuester, P, Union Congregational UCC, Saint Louis Park, MN
OM, Lance Lackore, P, Hope United Church of Christ, Fremont, WI
LM, Dorothy Lester, SP, Lanai Union UCC, Lanai City, HI
U, Caleb Lines, P, University Christian Church UCC/DOC, San Diego, CA
OM, Jennifer Macy, AP, First Congregational UCC, Somerville, MA
MID, Amie McCarthy, P, First Congregational UCC, Spencer, MA
POC, James McKenzie, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Milwaukee, WI
U, James Miller, AP, First-Plymouth Congregational UCC, Lincoln, NE
OM, Wendell Miller, SP, Lincoln Memorial Congregational UCC, Los Angeles, CA
U, Kristen Nelson, IN, Chapel Hills Church of Edina UCC, Edina, MN
LM, Gary O'Gorman, IN, First Congregational UCC, Saint Albans, VT
U, Jarrod Oltmann, SU, First Congregational UCC, Brewer, ME
U, Iese Opetaia, SP, Epenesa Fou Congregational Christian Samoan Church, Honolulu, HI
OM, Jeffrey Palmer, OL, Faith United Church, Ada, MN
OM, Leslie Parmenter, P, Congregational UCC, Halsey, NE
OM, Leslie Parmenter, P, First Congregational UCC, Thedford, NE
OM, Leslie Parmenter, P, First Congregational UCC, Seneca, NE
MS, Sharon Patton, P, Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ, Hoyleton, IL
OM, Cynthia Priem, IN, North Saco Congregational Christian Church, North Saco, ME
U, Vicki Reeser, P, Deer Isle/Sunset Congregational Church, Deer Isle, ME
U, Nathan Richards, P, South Parish Congregational UCC, Augusta, ME
OM, Laura Robinson, SP, Bethel Congregational UCC, White Salmon, WA
OM, Patricia Rowe-Jones, IN, Riverside Congregational UCC, Vassalboro, ME
OM, Bryan Simon, P, First Congregational UCC, Tomah, WI
OM, Kelly Sprinkle, IN, Carthage United Community UCC, Carthage, NY
OM, Kelly Sprinkle, IN, Pulaski Congregational Church, Pulaski, NY
OM, Kelly Sprinkle, IN, Pulaski Congregational Church, Pulaski, NY
OM, Carl Sunday-Winters, P, Greensboro United Church of Christ, Greensboro, VT
OM, Anne Swallow Gillis, IN, First Congregational UCC, Grand Marais, MN
OM, Vance Taylor, P, North Branford Congregational UCC, North Branford, CT
OM, Devon Thomas, P, Waterville Union Church, Waterville, VT
U, Pausa Thompson, P, Dominguez Samoan Congregational Christian, Compton, CA
LMS, Marcia Tolman, P, Phoenix UCC, Amherst, NY
OM, Steven Wilson, IN, Central Congregational UCC of Dallas, Dallas, TX
LM, Joel Zimmerman, P, Namekagon Congregational UCC, Earl (Springbrook), WI

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 September 6 - October 10, 2019

Edwin O. Ayala, 9/23/2019
Clifford Bollenbacher, 8/10/2019
Paul C. Clayton, 9/23/2019
John R. Crowe, 9/15/2019
David R. Crowle, 9/9/2019
David W. Cutting, 9/2/2019
Robert W. Edgarton, 9/12/2019
John R. Flotron, 9/18/2019
T.W. Foster, 9/3/2019
Royal Bricker Gibson, 9/1/2019
Daniel E. Hinckley, 9/21/2019
Paul N. Marsteller, 8/31/2019
Gary W. Meade, 7/13/2019
Olga A. Myers, 9/28/2019
Glenn A. Nowack, 9/21/2019
James W. Rabb, 9/17/2019
John A. Rawlings, 9/5/2019
Kenneth E. Roach, 9/10/2019
Harold L. Rucker, 9/3/2019
H.A. Tadgell, 7/23/2019
Catherine Rees Vincent, 9/6/2019
Alton L. Wagner, 8/31/2019
Henry G. Wyman, 9/21/2019

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for September 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 September 2019.

STANDING CODES
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
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, Judith Ahles, P, Amherst/Aurora Congregational UCC, Amherst, ME
OM, Steven Alspach, P, Sandy Point Congregational Church, Stockton Springs, ME
CM, Rebecca Anton, OL, First Congregational Church of Alameda, Alameda, CA
MID, Kelly Archer, AP, Saint Lucas UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, S. Derek Austin, IN, Pilgrim Congregational Church United Church of Christ, Leominster, MA
OM, Sarah Averette-Phillips, P, Brea Congregational UCC, Brea, CA
OM, Marie Bacchiocchi, P, Stanley Congregational UCC, Chatham, NJ
OM, Daniel Baker, P, First Congregational UCC, Haverhill, NH
OM, Tracy Barnowe, SP, First Congregational of Ramona UCC, Ramona, CA
OM, Christian Briones, AP, Mayflower UCC, Minneapolis, MN
MS, Jonathan Cahill, P, Archwood United Church of Christ, Cleveland, OH
DS, Mary Carlin, IN, Saint John UCC, Germantown, WI
OM, Lauren Davis, P, First United Church of Christ, Northfield, MN
OM, Rebecca Delzell, P, Williston-Immanuel United Church, Portland, ME
OM, Diane Ellis, P, United Church of Warsaw, Warsaw, NY
OM, Shawn Fiedler, AP, Old South Church UCC, Boston, MA
OM, Cynthia Garis, SP, Colonial Park UCC, Harrisburg, PA
OM, David Grishaw-Jones, P, Community Church of Durham, UCC, Durham, NH
OM, Linda Hirst, P, First Parish Federated Church, South Berwick, ME
OM, Robin Hoffman, P, Rossmoor Community Church, Monroe Township, NJ
U, Martin Holman, P, Chaffin Congregational UCC, Holden, MA
MID, Adam Isbitsky, IN, Church of Covenant Federated, Boston, MA
DS, Marian Johnson, P, Saint James UCC, Sheppton, PA
OM, Regina Kinney, IN, Stratham Community Church UCC, Stratham, NH
OM, John Kirkpatrick, P, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Aberdeen, SD
OM, Robert Lake, IN, Columbia Congregational Church UCC, Columbia, CT
OM, William Main, IN, Federated Church, Norfolk, MA
LM, Francesco Marshall, AP, First Parish UCC, Brunswick, ME
OM, Barry McCarthy, IN, Columbia Congregational Church UCC, Columbia, CT
U, Becky McNeil, P, Park Congregational UCC, Elgin, NE
U, Becky McNeil, P, First Congregational UCC, Neligh, NE
OM, Gregory Milton, SP, Antioch UCC, Bayboro, NC
U, Janis Montgomery, CP, Christ United Church, Olmsted Falls, OH
U, Joel Montgomery, CP, Christ United Church, Olmsted Falls, OH
OM, Robert Munnis, P, United Church of Christ Fremont, Fremont, CA
MID, Reamogetje Ngoepe, OL, Old South Church UCC, Boston, MA
MID, Rose Nilson, DT, First Congregational, UCC, Andover, CT
OM, Sally Norris, P, South Freeport Congregational Church UCC, South Freeport, ME
U, Marton Novak, P, Congregational UCC, Halsey, NE
OM, M. Ruth Nye, AP, United Congregational Church of Tolland UCC, Tolland, CT
OM, Terry Ogawa, SP, Congregational Church, Pinehurst, NC
OM, Christopher Owen, IN, Nelson Congregational Church, Nelson, NH
LMS, Matthew Peacock, P, Chewelah United Church of Christ, Chewelah, WA
OM, Katherine Penick, IN, Zion Reformed UCC, Hagerstown, MD
LM, Harold Perry, SP, Saints Delight United Church of Christ, Louisburg, NC
OM, Alice Rauch, P, Saint John's UCC, Lewisburg, PA
LM, Timothy Reed, P, Trinity UCC, Belleville, IL
U, Penny Schulz, P, Presbyterian UCC, Aurora, NE
OM, Jennifer Shultz-Thomas, SP, First Plymouth Congregational UCC, Englewood, CO
OM, Elizabeth Simmons, DT, Washington Congregational Church, Washington, NH
OM, Allison Smith, SP, Congregational Church in Cumberland UCC, Cumberland Center, ME
OM, Karen Smith, AP, Edwards UCC, Framingham, MA
U, Roger Spinney, IN, First Congregational Church of Hanover, Etna, NH
OM, Susan Stonestreet, P, Federated Church in Thomaston UCC, Thomaston, ME
MID, Jessica Tingley, CE, Spring Glen Church UCC, Hamden, CT
U, Cynthia Tolin, CE, The Congregational Church of Naugatuck, Naugatuck, CT
OM, Michael Vanacore, AP, Fort Washington Collegiate, New York, NY
OM, Richard Waters, IN, Congregational UCC, Medford, MN
POC, Raymond Watkins, SP, Mount Calvary UCC, Durham, NC
MS, Dana Worsham, SP, St. Paul United Church of Christ of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX

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 August 11 - September 5, 2019

Gerald V. Raedeke, 05/13/2019
Donald E. Ellerman, 07/09/2019
Frederick R. Anderson, 07/09/2019
Tadao Ogawa, 07/14/2019
Barbara J. Greene, 07/19/2019
Robert S. Elkin, 07/19/2019
David B. Nelson, 07/22/2019
Charles N. Gross, 07/30/2019
Donald J. Sevetson, 07/31/2019
Arthur R. Orth, 08/02/2019
Richard B. Hill, 08/06/2019
Maynard E. Beemer, 08/06/2019
George Nelson, 08/09/2019
Berton D. Connerly, 08/14/2019
Ronald D. Gerber, 08/19/2019
Dale L. Bartels, 08/22/2019
Allen A. Kolmer, 08/26/2019

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for August 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 August 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, Thomas Adil, IN, Good Shepherd/Tuckerton UCC, Reading, PA
OM, Elizabeth Aho, SP, Haslett Community UCC, Haslett, MI
OM, Aqueelah As-Salaam, P, The Shalom Center: A teaching ministry of the United Church of Christ, Snellville, GA
OM, Becky Darlene Avery, SP, Church in the Wildwood Community UCC, Green Mountain Falls, CO
OM, Diann Bailey, SP, First Church of Christ Congregational, UCC, Suffield, CT
U, Penny Bonsell, P, United Church of Christ Cong, Sandstone, MN
OM, Ted Brelsford, P, Faith United Church of Christ, Boston, NY
OM, Samuel Buehrer, P, St. Paul UCC, Wapakoneta, OH
OM, Felix Carrion, P, St. John's UCC of Rosenberg, Rosenberg, TX
OM, Caroline Dean, AP, Plymouth Congregational UCC, Lawrence, KS
LMS, Julia DiFiore, SU, Saint Paul's UCC, Erie, PA
U, Lauren Dube, CE, First Church of Christ Congregational in West Hartford, UCC, West Hartford, CT
MID, Elyse Everhart, P, Trinity UCC, Mc Cutchenville, OH
OM, Tony Fields, P, Christ Church United Church of Christ, Annville, PA
OM, Jocelyn Gardner Spencer, SP, United Church On the Green UCC, New Haven, CT
U, Caroline Garman, P, St Paul's UCC, Lewiston, MN
U, Cathy George, AP, Spirit of the Cross, Huntsville, AL
U, Rhonda Hainer, SU, Saint Paul's UCC, Saint Marys, OH
OM, Ralph Hart, IN, Sylvania United Church of Christ, Sylvania, OH
U, Lisa Haupt, CE, First Congregational Church of Woodstock, UCC, Woodstock, CT
OM, Carolyn Held, SU, Trinity UCC, Saint Louis, MO
OM, Trudy Irving, P, Saint Paul's UCC, Sellersville, PA
U, Teri Johnson, SU, United Church of Christ, Brookings, SD
OM, Joshua Lawrence, DT, Immanuel United Church of Christ of Spring, Spring, TX
OM, Susan Lester, P, Congregational Church of Faribault UCC, Faribault, MN
MID, Antigone Lowery, AP, First Congregational Church of Akron, Akron, OH
MID, Teresa Mack, P, Union Congregational UCC, Hancock, ME
OM, Rhonda Macleod, IN, West Congregational Church Inc UCC, Concord, NH
OM, Carl Monroe, P, Heidelberg UCC, Thomasville, NC
OM, Susan Murtha, IN, United Church of Christ, Southbury, Southbury, CT
OM, Terry Ogawa, SP, Congregational Church, Pinehurst, NC
U, Sharon Patton, P, Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ, Hoyleton, IL
OM, Joshua Pittman, IN, Eden United Church of Christ, Affton, MO
LM, Tiffany Pittman, P, Good Shepherd UCC, Saint Charles, MO
LM, Tiffany Pittman, P, Emmanuel UCC, Weldon Spring, MO
U, Kenric Prescott, IN, First Church of Winsted, UCC, Winsted, CT
LMS, Glenn Rarick, SU, Faith Reformed UCC, Landingville, PA
LM, Kerry Richardson, SP, Second Congregational Church, Wilton, NH
OM, Eric Rummel, SU, Trinity UCC, Mc Cutchenville, OH
OM, Barbara Seamon, P, West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church, Gloucester, MA
LM, Ryan Shields, P, Trinity UCC, Elliston, OH
DS, Emily Slade, P, Bethlehem UCC, Evansville, IN
U, Alanna Smith, CE, Congregational UCC, Neenah, WI
OM, Shelly Snow, P, First Congregational UCC, North Berwick, ME
U, Linda Snyder, IN, Community Congregational Church, UCC, Greenland, NH
OM, Martin Stiffler, SU, Lyme Congregational UCC, Bellevue, OH
OM, Stacy Thomas, P, UCC in Simi Valley, Simi Valley, CA
MS, Jean Vandergrift, IN, Roslindale Congregational Church, Roslindale, MA
OM, Kelly Volk, P, Washington Reformation UCC, Monticello, WI
U, Rachel Wirrig, P, Saint Mark UCC, Covington, KY
OM, Timothy Wright, AP, Trinity United Church of Christ, Gary, IN
U, Matthew Zuehlke, DT, United Church of Christ, Sycamore, 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.


Clergy Deaths reported between July 11 - August 10, 2019

Robert L. Barber, 06/04/2019
Cynthia N. Lepley, 06/07/2019
David E. Stephens, 06/21/2019
Edwin G. Remaly, 06/23/2019
John B. Muir, 06/26/2019
Thomas L. Caton, 06/29/2019
James D. Berry, 07/06/2019
James T. Egbert, 07/10/2019
S. Daniel Rosemergy, 07/10/2019
John F. Pamperin, 07/13/2019
Michael H. Carman, 07/15/2019
Lynda L. Jones, 07/15/2019
Frederick E. Kurkowski, 07/15/2019
John S. Queen, 07/16/2019
Verne A. Robinson, 07/17/2019
Samuel G. Sawitski, 07/18/2019
Irvin S. Moore, 07/20/2019
Steven E. Wardwell, 07/29/2019
Vernon K. Madison, 07/30/2019

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for July 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 July 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, Beth Abbott, P, First Congregational UCC, South Milwaukee, WI
DS, Katja Albrecht, P, The United Church Washington, DC
MID, Emelia Attridge, DT, First Congregational UCC, Reading, MA
U, Brian Baeder, IN, Second Congregational Church of Stafford, UCC, Stafford Springs, CT
OM, Mary Barber, IN, Union Congregational UCC, Hebron, NH
OM, Laura Barnes, IN, United Christian Church, Austin, TX
OM, Brian Beu, IN, First Congregational of Ramona UCC, Ramona, CA
OM, Kim Blocher, IN, Trinity UCC, Hanover, PA
LM, Allyssa Boyer, OL, Saint Paul's UCC, Mechanicsburg, PA
LM, Sherian Buller, P, United Church of Christ, Deltona, FL
U, Richard Carter, IN, Monadnock Congregational Church, Colebrook, NH
OM, Jane Courtright, P, First Congregational UCC, Eagle River, WI
OM, Rosemary Dawson, IN, Congregational UCC, Athol, MA
OM, Thomas Dean, P, Berlin Congregational Church, Berlin, CT
U, Justin Dryden, P, United Congregational UCC, Butte, MT
OM, Wayne Earl, IN, Allin Congregational UCC, Dedham, MA
U, Don Erickson, IN, Saint Paul's UCC, Middletown, OH
OM, Evan Farrar, IN, Congregational UCC, Sarasota, FL
OM, Allen Fluent, IN, Saint Paul UCC, Cincinnati, OH
U, James Goodenberger, IN, Saint John's UCC, Council Bluffs, IA
OM, James Gorman, IN, Saint Pauls UCC, Menomonee Falls, WI
MID, Lisa Griffith Tierney, DT, Edwards Congregational UCC, Davenport, IA
MS, Emily Hall, P, Hope United Church of Christ, Wind Gap, PA
OM, Lisa Hart, IN, Church of the Master UCC, Florissant, MO
U, Bruce Hauswirth, P, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Lake View, IA
OM, Kathleen Henry, P, Congregational Church of Putnam UCC, Putnam, CT
MS, Heather Hunnicutt, P, Salem United Church of Christ, Pocono Pines, PA
OM, Jake Joseph, AP, The First Congregational Church of Guilford, Inc., Guilford, CT
OM, Nicole Lamarche, SP, Community UCC, Boulder, CO
OM, Marisa Laviola, IN, Old Meeting House, East Montpelier, VT
OM, Emily Livingston, P, Saint John's UCC, Allentown, PA
OM, William Long, DT, Saint Paul UCC, Manheim, PA
OM, Charles Mackley, IN, Christ Reformed UCC, Cavetown, MD
OM, James Matarazzo, AP, First Congregational UCC, Shrewsbury, MA
LM, Julie McCarty, CP, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, Benson, MN
MID, David McLean Jones, P, First Congregational UCC, Ashfield, MA
OM, Laura Miller-Purrenhage, SP, First Congregational Church, Grand Ledge, MI
U, Randall Moe, DT, United Church of Christ, Granite Falls, MN
U, Iese Opetaia, SP, Epenesa Fou Congregational Christian Samoan Church, Honolulu, HI
OM, David Pattee, IN, Irvine United Congregational Church, Irvine, CA
POC, Harry Peterson-Brandt, P, Cherokee Park United Church, Saint Paul, MN
MID, Lindsay Popperson, AP, First Church of Christ, Marblehead, MA
U, Aaron Pratt Shepherd, P, Union Congregational UCC, East Walpole, MA
U, George Reed, IN, Ada Congregational UCC, Ada, MI
OM, Joel Reif, IN, First Congregational UCC, Fort Pierce, FL
MID, Rebecca Sausser, P, New Bethel Union Church UCC, Kempton, PA
U, Nancy Spittell, SU, Grace Trinity UCC, Frederick, MD
OM, Debra Timmins, DT, Trinity Great Swamp UCC, Spinnerstown, PA
OM, Paul Veldman, IN, United Church of Christ, Elcho, WI
OM, Paul Veldman, IN, United Church of Christ, Kempster, WI
OM, Robert Von Trebra, IN, First Congregational UCC, Boise, ID
OM, Jed Watson, SP, Peace Memorial UCC, Palos Park, IL
OM, James Williams, IN, First Congregational UCC, Saginaw, MI
U, Kevin Williams, OL, Westfield Congregational Church UCC, Danielson, CT
MID, Kathy Youzwak, P, Hampstead Congregational Church UCC, Hampstead, 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.


Clergy Deaths reported between June 11 - July 10, 2019

Herbert J. Beecken, 02/28/2019
Lorene V. Ellerbrake, 06/12/2019
Vincent R. Eshelman, 06/19/2019
Jean L. Getchell-Forbes, 06/09/2019
Harley A. Krieger, 06/05/2019
J. Thomas Leamon, 05/30/2019
Bradley T. Lines, 06/10/2019
Gerald W. Montgomery, 06/13/2019
William B. Oliver, 04/22/2019
Lois M. Ostermayer, 05/28/2019
Elsa Patt, 06/18/2019
Winifred Spencer, 07/02/2019
Jane N. Spragg, 06/01/2019
Hunter S. Straughter, 06/17/2019
Barbara F. Van Ess, 06/08/2019
Patricia Worthman, 06/10/2019

Clergy death information is provided by The Pension Boards.


Ministerial Updates for June 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 June 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 

POC, Scott Adams, P, Heritage UCC, Baltimore, MD
POC, Duane Bartz, SP, First Congregational UCC, Big Timber, MT
OM, Laura Biddle, IN, Brookside Congregational Church UCC, Manchester, NH
OM, Lisa Bodenheim, P, United Church of Christ, Prescott, WI
OM, David Boogerd, P, United Church of Christ Cong, Belmond, IA
OM, David Boogerd, P, Immanuel Reformed UCC, Klemme, IA
OM, Ann Britton, IN, Union Congregational Church UCC, East Bridgewater, MA
OM, Amy Carter, SP, Mayflower Congregational UCC, Billings, MT
OM, Richard Chrisman, IN, The Eliot Church of Newton, Newton, MA
OM, Brian Clary, P, Christ Memorial UCC , Blue Island, IL
OM, Walter Coy, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Steubenville, OH
OM, Dale Davis, DT, Wentz's United Church of Christ, Worcester, PA
LM, John Dehmer, SP, Friedens Church of Washington, UCC, Washington, TX
MID, Kimberly Deitrick, CE, United Church of Christ of Kent, Kent, OH
U, Anne Dilenschneider, IN, First Congregational UCC, Sioux City, IA
OM, John Douglas, P, Church of the Foothills UCC, Ventura, CA
OM, Melinda Feller, P, Saint Paul UCC, Malone, WI
OM, Christina Fidanza, P, Freysville Emmanuel UCC, Red Lion, PA
OM, Laura Friedman, SU, Ashburnham Community Church UCC, Ashburnham, MA
OM, Dennis Frische-Mouri, IN, Pilgrim UCC, Cincinnati, OH
OM, Elizabeth Gleich, AP, Middlebury Congregational UCC, Middlebury, VT
CM, Barbara Gulick, OL, First Congregational UCC, Billings, MT
MID, Andrew Harris, AP, Acton Congregational Church UCC, Acton, MA
OM, Mary Herbig, AP, Central Union Church UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, David Inglis, SP, Saint John's UCC, Union, IL
U, David Johnson, SP, First Congregational UCC, Pembroke, NH
OM, Katheryn Keene, DT, Federated Church of Ashland, Ashland, MA
OM, Joshua Kuipers, SP, Congregational UCC, Saint Charles, IL
U, Allan Lane, IN, Brecksville United Church of Christ, Brecksville, OH
OM, Cheryl Lindsay, P, First Congregational UCC, Wellington, OH
MID, Ryan Lucas, CP, First United Church of Christ, Ebensburg, PA
MID, Ryan Lucas, CP, South Ebensburg United Church of Christ, Portage, PA
MID, Trista Lucas, CP, First United Church of Christ, Ebensburg, PA
MID, Trista Lucas, CP, South Ebensburg United Church of Christ, Portage, PA
OM, Christopher Lyman Waldron, IN, United Parish UCC, Auburndale, MA
OM, Kathleen McCann, DT, Pilgrim Congregational UCC, North Weymouth, MA
OM, Peter McQueen, IN, Congregational UCC, Lacon, IL
U, William Meyer, IN, Saint John's UCC, Powhatan Point, OH
OM, Gail Miller, AP, Trinitarian Congregational UCC, Concord, MA
OM, David Moffett-Moore, IN, Zion United Church of Christ, Baroda, MI
OM, Donald Morgan, P, Haydenville Congregational Church UCC, Haydenville, MA
OM, Elliott Munn, IN, United Church of Christ, Waitsfield, VT
OM, David Nutt, P, The First Congregational Church of Coventry, UCC, Coventry, CT
OM, Robert Peiffer, DT, Christ United Church of Christ, Barnesville, PA
OM, Robert Peiffer, DT, Saint Peter's UCC, Barnesville, PA
OM, Robert Peiffer, DT, Faith United Church of Christ, Delano, PA
OM, John Peterson, SU, Saint John UCC, New Buffalo, MI
MS, Heather Robertson, AP, United Church of Christ, Honolulu, HI
OM, Nancy Rosas, P, Pilgrim-St Luke's UCC, Buffalo, NY
OM, Thomas Schroeder, IN, Our Shepherd UCC, Howards Grove, WI
LM, William Scott, P, Harold O. Davis Church UCC, Philadelphia, PA
OM, Jeffrey Shultz, P, United Church of Christ, Zoar, OH
LM, Robert Shy, SP, Bethlehem Congregational UCC, Worden, MT
U, David Sorrel, P, Peace United Church, Long Prairie, MN
LM, Jason Stitt, P, Saint Paul UCC, Parma, OH
OM, Eric Stricklin, SP, Saint Paul UCC, Chelsea, MI
OM, Sarah Sund-Lussier, AP, Hadwen Park Congregational, Worcester, MA
OM, Alexander Tychkin, SP, Lihue United Church, Lihue, HI
OM, Oscar Varnadoe, SP, Wide Awake UCC, Benton Harbor, MI
OM, Donna Vuilleumier, P, Smith Memorial UCC, Hillsboro, NH
OM, Stephen Welch, IN, Plymouth UCC, Milwaukee, WI
U, Melanie Wilkinson, P, Christ's Promise, Auburndale, FL
OM, Douglas Wooten, SP, Kaumakapili Church UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, Jennifer Yocum, SP, University Congregational UCC, Missoula, MT
MID, Michael Young, SU, Leslie Congregational UCC, Leslie, MI

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