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Recent Appointments

The following is a list of the recent appointments as set by Bishop Gregory V. Palmer and his Appointive Cabinet after annual conference. If you have any questions please nriley [at] wocumc.org (email Nancy Riley), Executive Secretary to the Bishop.

February 2018:
  • Melissa Hart to Rising Sun & Kansas (1/2) in MWD effective February 1, 2018
  • Brian Law to Christ Kettering in MIV effective July 1, 2018
  • Melissa Steinecker to Defiance St Paul (Interim) in NWP effective February 1, 2018
January 2018:
  • Michael Adkins to The KUP Charge (1/2) in FTH effective January 1, 2018
  • Kevin Chambers to Harrisburg (Interim) in CAS effective January 1, 2018
  • Brian Dunham to Madison  Mills & New Holland in effective CAS effective February 1, 2018
  • Donald Heckman to Religion News Foundation Religion News Service in an extension ministry effective January 1, 2018
  • Marvin Jones to California (1/4) in ORV effective January 1, 2018
  • Rick Garrison to Center/Spring Grove Charge (1/4) in SHV effective January 1, 2018
  • Zachary Hollar to Sulphur Grove (1/4) in MIV effective December 1, 2017
  • William Luckeydoo to Centenary (Gallia) (1/4) in FTH effective November 1, 2017
  • David Sayer to Cedar Hill Calvary in CAS effective January 15, 2018
  • Kirsten Schrom-Rhoades to Manidokan Camp (Primary); Grandview (Secondary) effective December 1, 2017
December 2017:
  • Kevin Chambers to Harrisburg (Interim) in CAS (with Horizon) effective December 31, 2017
  • Larry Fisher to Racine/East Letart in FTH effective February 4, 2018
  • Nico Kinner to Williams Center Charge in NWP effective January 1, 2018
  • Jackie Litchfield Apted to Eden Chapel in ORV effective August 15, 2017
  • Keith Smallenbarger to Bradford in MIV effective December 1, 2017
  • Kimberly Wisecup to Summit in CAN effective January 14, 2018
November 2017:
  • Patty Anderson-Cook to The Gathering in ORV effective January 1, 2018
  • Brian Hedden to Beaver Faith (1/4) in SHV effective October 15, 2017
  • Michael Liming to Zaleski (1/4) in FTH effective October 1, 2017
  • Jane Madden to Ohio Living - Chaplain in EXT effective November 15, 2017
  • Richard Newlon to Rolling Plains Associate in FTH effective December 1, 2017
  • Rosalind Porter to Columbus Lee Ave in CAN effective November 1, 2017
  • Vernagaye Sullivan to Bradner  in MWD effective November 1, 2017
  • William Thomas to Rushville (1/4) in FTH effective November 1, 2017
October 2017
  • Gay Blau to Zanesville Euclid Ave (Interim with Crooksville) in FTH effective October 15, 2017
  • Brian Harkness to Hebron New Life/Cox in CAS effective October 1, 2017
  • Garry Hogue to Chester Hill (Interim) in FTH effective July 1, 2017
  • Brandon Hughes to Londonderry (1/4) in SHV effective October 15, 2017
  • Carrie Jena to Cheviot in ORV effective January 1, 2018
  • Kelly Lewis to Claiborne (1/4) in CAN effective November 1, 2017
  • Harry Mullins to New Plymouth in FTH effective October 1, 2017
  • Harry Mullins to Ebenezer in FTH effective October 1, 2017
  • Kate Smith to Hyde Park Community in ORV effective October 15, 2017
  • Mary Sullivan to Friendly Center (1/4) (With Toledo St Paul's 3/4) in EXT effective October 15, 2017
  • Kerry Wood to Mt Moriah in ORV effective January 1, 2018
September 2017:
  • David Charles to Findlay St Mark's in NWP effective August 15, 2017
  • Kevin Dotts to Antioch Church on the Rock (CA/NV Conf) in SHV effective July 1, 2017
  • Janette Elliott to Crouse Chapel (1/4) in SHV effective August 1, 2017
  • Stacy Evans to White Chapel in CAS effective September 15, 2017
  • Mike Fogle to Oakland & Waldo in CAN effective September 1, 2017
  • Jerry Frazee to Oakland & Waldo in CAN effective September 1, 2017
  • Raymond Gauge to Circleville Calvary (1/4) in CAS effective September 1, 2017
  • Caleb Henry to Friendship (Associate) (1/2) in ORV effective July 1, 2017
  • Joseph Jung to Good See UMC (Pacific NW Conf) in ORV effective September 1, 2017
  • Suzanne Hopkins to Rarden (1/4) in SHV effective October 8, 2017
  • Bruce Kent to LaPointe (1/4) in MWD effective August 15, 2017
  • Amy Kuhlman to Riverpoint (3/4) in MWD effective October 15, 2017
  • Sharon Kunselman to Dayton Community in MIV effective September 15, 2017
  • Meredith McDougle to Columbus Epworth in CAN effective September 15, 2017
  • Timothy Rash Jr. to Carroll Salem (1/4) in CAS effective July 1, 2017
  • Mark Reed to William St in CAN effective September 15, 2017
  • Rick Seiter to Pisgah (1/4) in FTH effective October 1, 2017
  • Terry Sharp to Fletcher (1/2) (With Sidney First) in MIV effective September 15, 2017
  • Diane Turner Sharazz to Camden (1/4) in MIV effective September 1, 2017
  • James Wade to Chillicothe Trinity (Associate, with Springbrook) in SHV effective September 1, 2017
June 2017:
  • Robert Adams to Cedarville in MIV effective July 1, 2017
  • Cynthia Atwater to Springfield Faith in MIV effective July 1, 2017
  • Rick Barnett to Edgerton/Hicksville Grace in NWP effective August 1, 2017
  • Jack Berry to Bidwell (with Gallipolis Christ) in FTH effective May 15, 2017
  • Dwight Bowers to Farmer/Ney in NWP effective July 1, 2017
  • Kevin Chambers to New Horizon (Interim) in CAS effective July 1, 2017
  • Chester Chaney to Dumontville in CAS effective July 1, 2017
  • Donald Clinger to Alger First in NWP effective August 15, 2017
  • Vaughn Cook to Brice in CAS effective July 1, 2017
  • Kima Cunningham to Troy Richards Chapel in MIV effective July 1, 2017
  • John Dean to Cincinnati Brecon in ORV effective July 1, 2017
  • Seth Evans to District for Missional/Community Development/New Church Start in MIV effective July 1, 2017
  • Alyssa Graves to Trinity/Central City in CAN effective July 1, 2017
  • Joe Graves to Trinity/Central City in CAN effective July 1, 2017
  • John Guliano to Cornerstone Counseling & Consulting Services in Extension Ministry effective July 1, 2017
  • James Hall to Brushy Fork/Toboso in CAS effective July 1, 2017
  • Peter Hamm to Norwood Grace in ORV effective July 1, 2017
  • Wendy Hanson Smith to New Life Community (With North Broadway Associate) in Extension Ministry effective June 1, 2017  
  • Caleb Henry to Friendship (Associate) in ORV effective July 1, 2017
  • Cheri Holdridge to Heartland Hospice of Fremont in Extension Ministry effective April 15, 2017
  • Scott Hottinger to Cox in CAS effective July 1, 2017
  • David Hubbard to Cutler's Chapel (with Belpre St Mark's) in FTH effective July 1, 2017
  • Kevin Jobe to Water's Edge in ORV effective July 1, 2017
  • Rick Jones to District for Missional/Community Development in MIV effective July 1, 2017
  • Timothy Krug to Ginghamsburg in MIV effective July 1, 2017
  • Shawn Morris to Chaplain, Nationwide Hospital in Extension Ministry effective June 1, 2017
  • Don Mundy to New Faith/Taylor's Chapel in SHV effective July 1, 2017
  • Heather Nordgren to New Life Community (With North Broadway Associate) in Extension Ministry effective June 1, 2017   
  • Alexandra Petrey to Brookville First/New Lebanon in MIV effective July 1, 2017
  • Travis Qualls to Gordon/Pitsburg Grace/Lutheran in MIV effective July 1, 2017
  • Mike Rhoades to Mt Carmel (With Concord) in SHV effective August 1, 2017
  • Betty Jo Sommerville to Rainsboro/Marshall in SHV effective July 9, 2017
  • Melissa Steinecker to Rising Sun St Paul's/Kansas/ Regional Missional Specialist in MWD/NWP effective July 1, 2017
  • Andy Wagner to Church of the Savior (Associate) in ORV effective July 1, 2017
  • Latoya Warren to Brandt/Sulphur Grove in MIV effective July 1, 2017
  • Bridget Wetherspoon to United Theological Seminary (With Germantown) in Extension Ministry effective July 1, 2017
  • Carol Williams Young to Whitehouse Zion in MWD effective July 1, 2017
  • Kent Winkler to Woodville in MWD effective August 15, 2017