Ministerial Updates for November 2023

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 2023.

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

U, Alexander Aimette, IN, Trinity UCC, Reading, PA
MS, Heather Barfield, SP, Kaumakapili Church UCC, Honolulu,HI
OM, Carole Barner, IN, Kirkwood UCC, Kirkwood, MO
OM, Robert Bates, IN, Congregational UCC, Edgerton, WI
LM, Andris Berry, P, Federated Church of East Arlington, Arlington, VT
DS, Nikkeya Berryhill, P, Bethel-Bethany UCC, Milwaukee, WI
U, William Borror, P, First Congregational Church, Manchester, VT
OM, Merrimon Boyd, AP, Saint Lucas UCC, Saint Louis, MO
U, David Callands, SP, Sandhill UCC, Aberdeen, NC
OM, Kay Cox, P, First United Church of Christ, Fremont, OH
OM, Kay Cox, SU, First United Church of Christ, Fremont, OH
OM, Christopher Czarnecki, SP, Holy Covenant UCC, Charlotte, NC
U, Daniel DeMarco, Y, Howland Community UCC, Warren, OH
OM, Shannon Garrett-Doege, SP, Smithfield UCC, Pittsburgh, PA
LM, James Hill, P, Saint Luke’s UCC, Imperial, MO
OM, John Jones, DT, First Congregational Church in Worcester Inc, Worcester, MA
LM, Thomas Kagy, SU, Lyme Congregational UCC, Bellevue, OH
LMS, Victoria Kellner-Landers, P, Carthage United Community UCC, Carthage, NY
U, Jakob Kroener, AP, Peace United Church of Christ, Kewaskum, WI
OM, Kathleen Krostal, DT, First Congregational UCC, Elkhorn, WI
LM, Ann Larrabee, P, Grace United Church of Christ, Wausau, WI
LM, Jill Lovett, P, First United Church of Christ, New Philadelphia, OH
OM, Sally May, P, Second Congregational UCC, Jeffersonville, VT
OM, Norman Michaud, DT, First Congregational UCC, Millbury, MA
OM, Sharon Morris, SU, Saint John’s UCC, Fleetwood, PA
DS, Matthew Nelson-Rogalski, P, United Church of Bellow Falls, Inc. UCC, Bellows Falls, VT
LMS, Stephanie Niemela, SU, First Congregational UCC, Ypsilanti, MI
OM, Randolph Purinton, P, Charlemont Federated Church, Charlemont, MA
OM, Erin Reardon, P, Warren United Church, UCC, Warren, VT
LM, Millie Reynolds, P, First Congregational Church (UCC) of Brookfield, Brookfield, VT
DS, Brandan Robertson, P, Sunnyside Reformed Church, Queens, NY
OM, Andrew Sinnaduray, SP, Central Union Church UCC, Honolulu, HI
OM, Nancy Soukup, DT, First Congregational Church UCC, Bristol, RI
OM, Teresa Walton O’Bannon, CP, Agape Fellowship United Church of Christ, Louisville, KY
OM, John Weatherhogg, P, The Congregational Church UCC, North Bennington, VT
LM, William Whitford, IN, Emerald Grove UCC, Emerald Grove, WI
U, William Wright, DT, First Church UCC, Templeton, MA

The Center for Analytics, Research & Development, and Data (CARDD) 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.