John Bletsch, Elder on Loan. Currently serving Mont Clare: Otterbein (PT) to Mont Clare: Otterbein (FT)
Rev. Thomas Ebersole FT-Elder from Lafayette Hill: Messiah UMC (CE) to Wayne UMC (CE)
Rev. Jim Elliott, Malvern UMC
Larry Frank, Elder. Currently serving Harmony (FT) to Harmony (Retired, PT)
William Humes, Elder. Currently serving Pottstown: First (FT) to Coventryville (FT)
Rev. Louis Hornberger (Elder) from Orwigsburg: Salem to Douglassville: Hope
Rev. Allen Jenkins, St. Barnabas-Bethsaida UMC, Phila.
Rev. Shayla Johnson (Lay Supply Pastor) to Philadelphia: Mother African Zoar
Rev. Frank Johnston, Licensed Local Pastor (part-time), to Sanctuary UMC
Susan Ketterer (Elder) Currently serving Frackville: First (FT) in Northwest District to Bethel Hill (FT) in Central District
Rev. William Lentz, Jr. FT-Elder from Lancaster: First UMC (SW) to Lafayette Hill: Messiah UMC (CE)
Rev. Myra Maxwell (Lay Supply Pastor) from St. Luke’s Restoration Worship Center to St.Luke’s Restoration/St. Barnabas-Bethsaida
Coleen Painter, Elder. Currently serving Honey Brook (PT) to Elverson (FT)
Laurie Pfahler (to be licensed) to serve Pottstown: First UMC (1/2 time) and Pottstown: Salem UMC (1/4 time)
Rev. Laurie Pfahler (Part-time Local Pastor) to Pottstown: First and Pottstown: Salem
Willis Ray Voran, Jr. (FTLP) from Evangelical and New Holland (SW) to Honey Brook (CE) (Half Time) and New Holland (SW) (Half Time)
Rev. Valerie Willis (Lay Supply Pastor) to Reading: St. Matthews and Wyomissing: Calvary
The Rev. Gregory Holston (Full Elder) from Philadelphia: New Vision UMC to 3/4-time at Philadelphia: New Vision UMC and 1/4 time in extension ministry as President/CEO of the Opportunities Industrialization Center, or OIC of America, Inc. Effective Nov. 15th.
Rev. Thomas Brooks, elder, from 50% Phila.: FGM: Frankford Memorial and 50% Phila.: Somerton to 50% Phila.: Church of the Redeemer and 50% Phila.: Somerton
Rev. Robert G. Coombe (Elder) from Yardley UMC to Phila.: Germantown, First UMC
Ms. Debra Coulbourn, CSM, to Phila.: Roxborough, Ridge Avenue at half-time
Rev. Tracy A. Duncan (Elder) from Trevose: St. Matthew to 50% Cornwells Heights: Cornwells UMC and 50% Trevose: St. Matthew UMC
Rev. Mary Elum, St. Thomas UMC-Frankford Group Ministry, Phila
Rev. Dr. Thomas Hallam, retired elder, to Pipersville: Rolling Hills UMC, effective August 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016
Rev. Stacey Jones-Robinson, on-loan from African Methodist Episcopal Church, to Bristol: First at half-time
Rev. David C. Krause (Part-time Local Pastor) To Trevose UMC, half-time
The Rev. Coryn E. Peña (Elder) from Willistown UMC to 50% Phila.: FGM: Frankford Memorial UMC and 50% Phila.: Holmesburg UMC
The Rev. Cynthia E. Skripak (Elder) from Willow Grove UMC to Yardley UM
Rev. Timothy Stewart (Part-time Local Pastor) from Pottstown: Salem to Phila.: Wissinoming, 1/4-time.
Ms. Margaret Trice, Lay Supply Pastor, to Phila. Servants of Christ, 1/2-time.
The Rev. Lorelei K. Toombs (Elder) from Phila.: Germantown, First UMC to Willow Grove UMC
The Rev. John Cordes (Elder) from full-time at Philadelphia: Fox Chase UMC to 3/4-time at Philadelphia: Fox Chase UMC and 1/4-time at Croydon: Wilkinson Memorial UMC, effectiveJan.1.
The Rev. Thomas Chadwick (Retired Elder) completes his 1/2-time appointment at Croydon: Wilkinson Memorial UMC, effective Dec. 31.
The Rev. Herbert W. Phillips Sr. (Part-time Local Pastor) is appointed ¼-time as Associate Pastor of Christ UMC in Fairless Hills, effective November 10.
Rev. Nelson Alleman to Lebanon: Bethany from 3/4 time to full time.
Rev. Ed Bean, Retired Elder, to Lewistown Valley: Calvary Evangelical, 1/2 time interim
Don Carl, Lay Supply, to Barry Township: Salem, ½ time
Rev. Timothy Christman (Evangelical Congregational Elder, Supply) to Gordon: Simpson, ½ time
Rev. Jonathan Hall from Tobyhanna to Frackville: First.
Rev. Jeffrey Kapp, Licensed Local Pastor (part time), to Lebanon: Ebenezer, 3/4 time
Rev. Rodney Miller, Hebron UMC, Lebanon UMC
Rev. Joan Pacocha (Retired Elder) to St. Clair/Wade, ¼ time
Bradley Schutt, (Provisional Elder) from Pottsville: First UMC, 3/4 time, to Millville UMC, Pen-Del Conference, full time
Rev. Paul Steel (Retired American Baptist Elder) to Avon: Zion, ½ time.
Rev. John Wallace, Local Pastor, to Pottsville: Evangelical, 1/4 time, in addition to Pottsville: First, 3/4 time
Rev. John Wallace from Barry: Salem, 1/2 time, and Gordon: Simpson, 1/2 time, to Pottsville: First, 3/4 time.
Rev. Steward Warner from Perkasie to Orwigsburg: Salem.
Rev. Barbara Welsh, Ash Grove UMC, Paxinos
Rev. L. James Whitehouse, FE, to Lebanon: Hebron, effective July 1, 2015.Rev. Bonnie Yeager (Part-time Local Pastor) To Ash Grove UMC in Paxinos
Rev. Susan Wollyung (PT Local Pastor) from Landingville: Welcome, 1/4 time, to Ringtown: Aurand Memorial, 1/2 time.
Bonnie Yeager (Part-time Local Pastor) from Ringtown UMC, 1/2 time, to Ash Grove UMC, 1/2 time
The Rev. John C. Wheatley (Elder) from Ono UMC to Leave of Absence (Military) from June 1 to Sept. 30, 2015. Appointed to Extension Ministries as Family Support and Liaison Chaplain for Casualty and Mortuary Affairs, Dover Air Force Base, starting October 1, 2015.
The Rev. Eric S. Ritz (Retired Full Elder) from retirement to Ono UMC as retired, full-time interim supply pastor starting Nov. 1, 2015.
Rev. Sue Marie Baskette (Interim Part-time) – To: Hazleton: Diamond UMC (NE District) from March 29 – June 21, 2015
Rev. Christopher Hardy (Part-time Local Pastor) – To: Hazleton: Diamond UMC (NE District).
Rev. Angel Lopez (Elder) From full-time to half-time at Allentown: La Trinidad
Rev. Brunilda Martinez (Part-time) – From: Lancaster: El Redentor & LA: St. Paul’s UMCs To: Allentown: La Trinidad (NE District)
Rev. John T. Pfeil – From: West Willow UMC To: Pen Argyl: Grace UMC (NE District).
Rev. Eric Ritz, Grace UMC, Pen Argyl
Rev. Jessica Lynn Ross (Provisional Elder) from Philadelphia: Mother African Zoar (Central Dist.) to Tobyhanna
Ms. Cheryl Trent (Interim Lay Supply Pastor) To Conyngham UMC for Feb.15 – June 21, 2015
The Rev. Ed Van Arsdale (Part-time Local Pastor) – To: Richmond UMC.
Rev. Robert Booker,Wharton-Wesley UMC, Phila
Rev. Thomas Daniel from Mount Hope UMC (Aston) to Wilmington: Holly Oak Calvary (Peninsula Delaware Conference)
Rev. George Miller, Hamorton UMC, Kennett Square
Rev. Sharon Kaye Paul, from Retirement to Nantmeal UMC (part time), effective March 22, 2015.
Rev. Mollly Dee Rounsley to West Chester UMC, Associate Pastor (part time).
Rev. Julia Lynne Singleton, from Phila.: Church of the Redeemer to Middletown: Christ UMC
Rev. James H. Wilkin, from Phila.: Holmesburg UMC and Phila.: St. Phillip’s UMC to Willistown UMC
Rev. C. Douglas McCormick from Voluntary Leave of Absence to Extension Ministry: Navy Europe Southwest Asia Region Credo Office.
Rev. Amy Emmett-Rardin from Extension Ministry Full-time Chaplain, Crossroads Hospice to Extension Ministry Chaplain, Brookdale Senior Living (50%) and Spiritual Director in Private Practice (50%), effective September 24, 2015.
Rev. David Alderson (Part-Time Local Pastor) from Bellegrove (NW) to Strasburg: Wesley (SW)
Rev. Michael Alleman, Grandview UMC, Lancaster
Rev. Sharon Barley, Local Pastor, is appointed to Neffsville: Long Memorial as a half-time interim pastor, effective August 15
Rev. Jim Bamberger, St. Paul’s UMC, Terre Hill and Churchtown UMC, Narvon
Mr. Keith Blackwell, Lay Supply, is assigned to Narvon: Mt Zion at 25% time, beginning September 1
Rev. Andrea Brown (Provisional Elder) from Co-Senior Pastor at Lancaster: Grandview to Senior Pastor at Lancaster: Grandview
Rev. Elaine Miller Bortman (Elder) from Christiana and Georgetown-Mt. Pleasant (SW) to Bethesda UMC (SW)
Rev. Leonard Calhoun, Elder, Leaving Neffsville: Long Memorial and Brownstown: Emmanuel. He will move with his family to Perth, Australia, effective Aug. 15, to pursue full-time ministry there
Rev. Richard Conner (Retired Elder) to Mount Joy: Glossbrenner, as Interim Pastor, Sept. 1.
Rev. Joseph DiPaolo (elder) from Wayne UMC to Lancaster: First UMC
Rev. James Garner, (Dec. 2014) Columbia UMC
Mr. Derrick Gutierrez to Terre Hill: St. Paul’s, quarter time, as lay supply
Linda Harnish (to be licensed) to Christiana and Georgetown-Mt. Pleasant UMCs (SW)
Rev. Harry Kaufhold, Retired Elder, and his wife Nancy will be moving to Bluffton, SC, effective August 31, 2015
Rev. Thomas Kinter (Retired, Greater NJ Conference) and Mr. Robert Garvey (Lay Supply) to West Willow UMC
Rev. Larry Kipp, Local Pastor (part-time), from 1/4-time to 1/2-time at Brownstown: Emmanuel, effective Aug. 15
Mr. David Kling to Churchtown, quarter time, as lay supply
Rev. Marcia C. Lincoln-Heinz (Commissioned Toward Elder) from Bristol: First and Trevose (East) to Manheim: Salem (SW)
Rev. Angel M. Lopez (Elder) from Allentown: La Trinidad (NE) to Nueva Creacion (formerly Lancaster: El Redentor and St. Paul’s) (SW)
Rev. Mindy McKonly, Salem UMC, Manheim
Mr. Jeff Miller, Lay Supply Pastor, is assigned to Highville UMC, 25% time.
Lyle Neal (to be licensed) to Schoeneck: Wiest Memorial
Rev. Timothy Patterson (Elder) from Strasburg: Wesley to Extension Ministry, Clinical Pastoral Education Residency Program,Lancaster General Hospital, Lancaster, PA
Rev. Keith Price, Bethesda UMC, Holtwood
Rev. David T. Ryan from Hopeland UMC to First UMC and Christ UMC in Chestertown, Maryland (On loan to the Easton District of the Pen-Del Conference)
Rev. Jeffrey A. Snyder from Lancaster: Covenant (SW) to Hopeland (SW).
Rev. Quentin Wallace (Elder) from Reading: St. Matthews and Wyomissing: Calvary UMCs (Central) to Lancaster: Covenant (SW)
Rev. David T. Ryan from Hopeland to First UMC and Christ UMC in Chestertown, Maryland; Easton District of the Pen-Del Conference