Clergy Transitions: August & September 2019

10/3/2019

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in August 2019:

Rev. Stephanie Haskins was installed as Pastor at Niantic.
Rev. Marcia Cox began her term as Designated Pastor at New Hartford North.
Rev. Mike Lake began his term as Interim Bridge Pastor at Columbia.
Rev. Abby Gackenheimer ended her term as Transitional Pastor at Kent.
Rev. Dawn Karlson ended her term as Associate Pastor at Granby South.
Rev. Diann Bailed ended her term as Associate Minister at First Suffield.
Rev. Diann Bailey began her term as Acting Senior Minister at First Suffield.
Rev. Jocelyn Gardner Spencer began her term as Senior Pastor at United New Haven.
Rev. Lori Peach-Filban ended her term as Pastor at Stonington United.
Rev. Denise Peterson ended her term as Pastor at Broadview.
Rev. Susan Murtha ended her term as Bridge Pastor at Center Meriden.
Rev. Rebecca Brown ended here term as Associate Pastor at Granby First.
Rev. Lunda Huff ended her term as Pastor at Broadview.

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in September 2019:

Brian Baeder granted Lay Ministerial Standing for ministry at Stafford Second.
Rev. Barry McCarthy began his term as Interim Minister at Columbia.
Rev. Brad Bergfalk began his term as Interim Pastor at Bethel First.
Rev. Elliott Munn ended his term as Associate Pastor at West Hartford First.
Rev. Heather Arcovitch called as Pastor at North Madison.
Rev. Jake Joseph began his term as Minister of Faith Formation at Guilford First.
Rev. Jennifer Campbell called as Senior Minister at Orange.
Rev. John Heeckt called as Pastor at Kent First.
Rev. Lisabeth Gustafson installed as Pastor at Harwinton.
Rev. Ruth Nye began her term as Associate Pastor at Tolland United.
Rev. Susan Murtha began her term as Interim Senior Pastor at Southbury.
Rose Nilson granted Lay Ministerial Standing for ministry at Andover.
Rose Nilson began her term as Designated Term Minister at Andover.
Rev. Peter Hammond retied from Bridgewater.
Rev. Edwin Ayala died September 23, 2019.