2016 Retirements

Bishop Peggy A. Johnson announces the following 2016 retirements, effective July 1, 2016 unless otherwise noted. Some individuals may continue serving at their current appointments in retired status.

  • Warren Cederholm (Elder) from Honorary Location
  • John E. Charnock (Elder) from Extension Ministry (October 1, 2015)
  • John B.(“Skip”) Davis, II (Elder), from Elizabethtown: St. Paul’s UMC
  • Clifford Flick (Elder) from EPA Leave of Absence
  • Denise Founds (Full Time Local Pastor) from Campbelltown UMC
  • Nancy A Gehres (Part Time Local Pastor) from Llewellyn UMC
  • James A. Goudie (Elder) from Colemanville UMC
  • Lester M. Groves (Elder) from Morgantown UMC and from Goodwill UMC
  • Dennis G. Keen (Elder) from Spring City UMC
  • Craig D. Laubach (Part Time Local Pastor) from Statedale: Salem UMC (January 1, 2016)
  • Jong-Soo Lee (Elder) from Port Carbon: Grace UMC
  • Larry R. Mark (Elder) from Reeders UMC
  • Steven T. McComas (Elder) from Hatboro: Lehman Memorial UMC
  • Deborah McLean (Part Time Local Pastor) from Palmerton: Salem UMC (January 1, 2016)
  • BonnieKaren Mullen-Holtz (Elder) from On Loan to Peninsula-Delaware Conference
  • Kathryn J. Painter (Elder) from Cleona: Immanuel UMC
  • Margret Marie Powell (Elder) from Phila.: Solid Rock UMC
  • Gerald (Jerry) Reifsnyder (Part Time Local Pastor) from Washington Boro UMC
  • Rev. Charles Rothermel (Elder) from Extension Ministry, Crossways Counseling
  • Nancy Haigh Ross (Elder) from Palmerton: Salem UMC and from Slatedale: Salem UMC
  • Albert N. Schell Jr. (Part Time Local Pastor) from Trevorton UMC
  • Kathryn Anne Wieder (Deacon) from Medical Leave
  • Joseph L. Wenrich (Elder) from Geigertown: St,. Paul’s UMC
  • John C. Wheatley (Elder) from Extension Ministry (October 1, 2016)
  • Bronwyn Yocum (Elder) from Grove UMC