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West Michigan Conference OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Forty-Third Session Calvin College Grand Rapids, Michigan June 1-4, 2011 Volume 2


JONATHAN D. KEATON PRESIDING BISHOP


MINUTES of the

WEST MICHIGAN ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH FORTY - THIRD SESSION

Calvin College Grand Rapids, Michigan June 1 – June 4, 2011

Bishop Jonathan D. Keaton, Presiding Bishop William W. Chu, Annual Conference Secretary

OFFICIAL RECORD VOLUME 49

NUMBER 2-B


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STATISTICAL INFORMATION MAPS INDEX

ORDINANDS PHOTOS

MEMOIRS PLAN OF ORGANIZATION RULES OF ORDER CHURCH PASTORIAL HISTORIES AUDITOR’S REPORT

ADDRESSES

OFFICE DIRECTORY ORGANIZATION PERSONNEL BUSINESS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE DAILY PROCEEDINGS REPORTS LEGISLATION

TABLE OF CONTENTS Officers of the Conference ................................................................................................. 4 Conference Center and Staff ............................................................................................... 6 Camps, Wesley Foundations, Other Institutions ..................................................................7 Conference Organizations and Related Personnel: A. Standing Committees ...................................................................................................10 B. Conference Ministries 1. Conference Council on Ministries....................................................................... 11 2. Agencies Amenable to the Conference Council on Ministries: Conference Ministries ........................................................... 12 3. Agencies Amenable to the Conference Council on Ministries: Communications and Records Ministries ............................. 17 4. Agencies Amenable to the Conference Council on Ministries: District and Local Church Ministries ................................... 18 C. Finance and Property Ministries................................................................................. 18 D. Human Resources Ministries ...................................................................................... 19 E. Other Conference Organizational Units ..................................................................... 21 F. District Committees .................................................................................................... 24 G. Wesley Foundation Boards......................................................................................... 26 H. Officers of Conference Organizations and Association ............................................. 27 I. Cabinet Representatives on Conference Organizations ............................................. 29 J. General and Jurisdictional Conference Personnel ...................................................... 30 K. Lay Members of Conference ...................................................................................... 32 L. Equalization of Lay and Clergy Membership ............................................................ 46 V. Business of the Annual Conference .................................................................................. 48 VI. Daily Proceedings: Minutes from the West Michigan Annual Conference...................... 70 VII. Appointments A. Appointments by District............................................................................................ 94 B. Appointments To Extension Ministries (2010) .........................................................124 C. Salaries of Persons in Extension Ministries (2010) ................................................. 127 VIII. Reports A. Director of Connectional Ministry Report ............................................................... 129 B. District Superintendents’ Report .............................................................................. 134 C. Treasurer’s Report .................................................................................................... 138 IX. Legislative Action A. Legislative Action Index .......................................................................................... 142 B. Annual Conference Petitions .................................................................................... 144 Conference Budget ............................................................................................ 196 C. Other Legislation and New Business ....................................................................... 219 E. Policies, Procedures and Rules ..................................................................................224 X. Memoirs ........................................................................................................................... 252 XI. Roll of the Dead............................................................................................................... 256 XII. Historical Sessions of the Annual Conference ................................................................ 258 XIII. Plan of Organization ........................................................................................................ 259 XIV. Rules of Order ................................................................................................................. 295 XV. Addresses: A. Missionaries Supported by West Michigan Conference .......................................... 312 B. Deaconesses .............................................................................................................. 315 C. Surviving Spouses’ Mailing Addresses .................................................................... 316 D. Addresses of Elected Lay Persons............................................................................ 319 XVI. Pastoral Service Record ................................................................................................... 326 XVII. A. Clergy on Honorable and Administrative Location Service Record ....................... 384 B. DSA Service Record................................................................................................. 388 XVIII. Diaconal Ministers’ Service Record ................................................................................ 392 XIX. Retired Local Pastors Record and Local Pastors Without Appointment ........................ 394 XX. Pastoral Photos................................................................................................................. 398 XXI A. Local Churches ......................................................................................................... 416 B. District Superintendents............................................................................................ 460 XXII. Auditor’s Report .............................................................................................................. 462 XXIII. Statistician’s and Treasurer’s Reports ............................................................................. 492 XXIV. Ordination Photos ............................................................................................................ 620 XXV. Maps .................................................................................................................................... 622 XXVI. Index ................................................................................................................................ 632

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I. OFFICERS OF THE CONFERENCE RESIDENT BISHOP Jonathan D. Keaton Michigan Area, United Methodist Church 2164 University Park, Suite 250, Okemos 48864 Phone: 517-347-4030 Fax: 517-347-4003 Email: bishopsoffice@miareaumc.org EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE BISHOP Diane E. Allarding Email: dallarding@miareaumc.org CLERGY ASSISTANT TO THE BISHOP Rev. William D. Dobbs Email: bdobbs@miareaumc.org EXECUTIVE ADMIN. ASSISTANT TO CLERGY ASSISTANT TO THE BISHOP Vicki M. Gibbs Email: vgibbs@miareaumc.org ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE AND DATABASE MANAGER Stuart Hallgren Email: shallgren@miareaumc.org DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENTS ALBION:

Tamara S. Williams Administrative Assistant: Sarah Gillette 600 E. Michigan Ave., Albion 49224 Phone: 517-629-8150; Fax: 517-629-8230

GRAND RAPIDS:

Laurie A. Haller GRsupt@wmcumc.org Administrative Assistant: Elizabeth M. Bode GRdistrict@wmcumc.org 11 Fuller, S.E., P.O. Box 6247, Grand Rapids 49516-6247 Phone: 616-459-4503; Toll Free: 888-217-1905; Fax: 616-459-0242

GRAND TRAVERSE:

Anita K. Hahn Administrative Assistant: Jill Haney 1249 Three Mile Rd., Traverse City 49696 Phone: 231-947-5281; Fax: 231-947-0181

HEARTLAND:

David F. Hills Administrative Assistant: Melanie Zalewski 1400 S. Washington St., Mt. Pleasant 48858 Phone: 989-773-5140; Fax: 989-775-6599

KALAMAZOO:

Cornelius (Neil) N. Davis ndavis@kazoodistumc.org Administrative Assistant: Mandana Nordbrock office@kazoodistumc.org 810 W. Kilgore, Lower Level, Suite 3, Kalamazoo 49008 Phone: 269-372-7525; (800) 596-0739; Fax: 269-372-7644

dstamara@albiondistrict.org office@albiondistrict.org

dsanitah@tcchrist.com gtdistrictoffice@tcchrist.com

dsdave@umcheartland.org office@umcheartland.org


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Robert L. Hundley lansingdistrict@miareaumc.org Administrative Assistant: Sus’ann Busley 2164 University Park Dr., Suite 240, Okemos 48864 Phone: 517-347-4173; Fax: 517-347-4798 CONFERENCE SECRETARY William W. Chu 733 Orchard Dr., Williamston 48895 Phone: 517 996-2207; Email: wmwchu@gmail.com JOURNAL EDITOR Don Hiler 3123 Waterford NE, Grand Rapids 49505-3244 Phone: 616-363-6130; Email: dchiler@sbcglobal.net

ASSISTANT SECRETARIES Nate Blunt, Pat Brook, Emma Corinne, Blair Cutler, Julia Deemer, Joe DeLany, Katie Dibiase, Julie Greyerbiehl, Megan Higdon, Pat Hiler, Andrew Stange, Arthur Turner, Jennifer Wheeler CONFERENCE TREASURER Prospero Tumonong P.O. Box 6247, Grand Rapids 49516-6247 Phone: 616-459-4503; Fax: 616-459-0191; Email: treas@wmcumc.org CONFERENCE STATISTICIAN Thomas Fox 105 E Adams Street, Homer 49245 Phone: (517) 568-4001; Email: preacher1947@yahoo.com ASSISTANT STATISTICIAN Victor Charnley CONFERENCE CHANCELLOR Andrew Vorbrich 151 S. Rose Street Ste 900, Kalamazoo 49007-4719 Phone: 269-381-8844; Email: AVorbrich@earlylennon.com CONFERENCE LAY LEADER Laurie Dahlman 1228 Southern, Kalamazoo 49001 Phone: 269-343-1490; Email: laddmsu@att.net ASSOCIATE LAY LEADER Raymond Marshall 216 S. Nottawa Rd, Mendon 49072 Phone: 269-496-7993; Email: rayandrosanne@frontier.net CO-FACILITATORS Joyce Showerman, 600 S Main St, Eaton Rapids 48827 Phone: 517-663-3524; Email: jshowerman@fumer.org Laura Witkowski, 5023 Vernor Ave, NE, Grand Rapids 49525 Phone: 616-540-3795; Email: lbwitkowski@gmail.com

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DISASTER RESPONSE COORDINATOR Don Tippin, 320 W. Elizabeth St., Stockbridge 49285-9791 Phone: 517-851-7008; Email: dtippin@yahoo.com II. CONFERENCE CENTER STAFF Note: Names of laypersons are underlined 11 Fuller SE, PO Box 6247, Grand Rapids 49516-6247 TELEPHONE 616-459-4503 TOLL FREE: 1-888-217-1905 FAX: 616-459-0191 DIRECTOR OF CONNECTIONAL MINISTRIES

Benton R. Heisler

Benton@wmcumc.org MINISTRY CONSULTANT

Iris Naomi García

naomi@wmcumc.org DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Mark Doyal

markd@wmcumc.org

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Valerie Mossman-Celestin, Office Manager Kathy Hippensteel Pamela Stewart Kiri Salazar Betsy Weems

valeriem@wmcumc.org kathy@wmcumc.org pstewart@wmcumc.org reception@wmcumc.org reception@wmcumc.org

CONFERENCE WEB ADMINISTRATOR

James Searls

jrs@macatawa.org

CONFERENCE TREASURER’S OFFICE Prospero Tumonong, Treasurer John Kosten Russ Geske Ann Buck Betsy Weems, Director David Bell

treas@wmcumc.org johnk@wmcumc.org rgeske@wmcumc.org abuck@wmcumc.org

MICHIGAN AREA RESOURCE CENTER (MARC) marc@wmcumc.org

UNITED METHODIST FOUNDATION OF MICHIGAN President and Executive Director david@umfmichigan.org 840 W. Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 38116 Phone: 888-451-1929

Marian Coles

Operations Manager

Kay Yoder

Director of Accounting Services

marian@umfmichigan.org kay@umfmichigan.org


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III. CAMPS, COLLEGES, WESLEY FOUNDATIONS AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS UNITED METHODIST CAMPS: Albright Park: Dennis Dull, Director 3156 – 190th Avenue, Reed City 49677 www.albrightcamp.org

albright.campground@yahoo.com 231-832-9094 Fax: 231-832-3856

Crystal Springs:

Jeff Parsons, Director 33774 Crystal Springs Street, Dowagiac 49047 www.crystalspringscamp.com

Lake Louise:

Vaughn Maatman, Executive Director lakelouise@lakelouisecommunity.org 11037 Thumb Lake Road, Boyne Falls 49713 231-549-2728 www.lakelouisecommunity.org Fax: 231-549-2729

Lake Michigan:

Tobin Powers, Director 5807 N. Ridge Road, Pentwater 49449 www.LakeMichiganCamp.org

Lakeview:

Deb Steed, Interim Director 5300 Culter Road, Lakeview 48850 www.lakeviewcamp.org

Wesley Woods:

Kenneth Brown, Director 1700 Clear Lake, Dowling 49050 www.wesleywoodscamp.com

crystal@locallink.net 269-683-8918 Fax: 269-782-7167

tobin@lakemichigancamp.org 231-869-5317 Fax: 231-869-4890 lakeview.campground@yahoo.com 800-985-2267 Fax: 989-352-6038

UNITED METHODIST-RELATED COLLEGES Adrian College: Rev. Dr. Christopher Momany, Chaplain Valade Hall 133, 110 S. Madison St., Adrian 49221

wwumcamp@aol.com 888.992-2267 Fax: 616-721-8291 cmomany@adrian.edu 517-265-5161, ext. 4211

www.adrian.edu Albion College:

Rev. Daniel McQuown, Chaplain Ferguson Hall 103, 611 E. Porter St., Albion 49224 www.albion.edu

DMcQuown@albion.edu 517-629-0492

WESLEY FOUNDATIONS Central Michigan University Rev. Charles Farnum director@cmuwesley.net 1400 S. Washington, Mt. Pleasant 48858 989-400-7214 www.cmuwesley.net Ferris State University Christine Berke ferris.wesley.house@gmail.com Wesley House, 628 S. Warren, Big Rapids 49307 231-796-8315 www.ferriswesleyhouse.blogspot.com Grand Valley State University Wesley Fellowship @ GVSU gvumsf_@hotmail.com 4539 Luce St., Jennison 49428 616-895-2235 www.wesley-gvsu.org

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Kalamazoo Lisa Batten 2101 Wilbur, Kalamazoo 49006-5610 www.wesleyofkalamazoo.org Michigan State University Bill Chu 1118 S. Harrison Rd., East Lansing 48823 www.MSUwesley.com HEALTH AND WELFARE INSTITUTIONS Bronson Health Care Group Rev. Bob Persenaire Pastoral Care Dept. Box 48 Bronson Methodist Hospital 601 John Street, Kalamazoo 49007 Clark Retirement Community: Timothy T. Tuthill, Director of Pastoral Care 1551 Franklin SE, Grand Rapids 49506-3331 United Methodist Community House: Richard Clanton, Chief Executive Officer 904 Sheldon SE, Grand Rapids 49507 www.umchousegr.org

lisa.m.batten@wmich.edu 269-344-4076 wmwchu@gmail.com 517-332-0861

persenar@bronsonhg.org 269-341-6171 timt@clarkretirement.org 616-452-1568 rclanton@umchousegr.org 616-452-3226


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IV. CONFERENCE ORGANIZATIONS AND RELATED PERSONNEL -- Date following name indicates year of election. -- Boldfaced to show CNC nominations. -- Names of laypersons are underlined. -- Parentheses ( ) indicate elected by action of Annual Conference in 2011. -- Two asterisks ** by name indicate chairperson. ORGANIZATION PERSONNEL

ACRONYMS

CCOYM: Conference Council on Youth Ministries CCUIC: Commission on Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns CFA: Council on Finance and Administration CNC: Conference Nominating Committee COSROW: Commission on the Status and Role of Women

FUMMWA: Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and WorshipArts IWC: Area Indian Workers Conference NCJ: North Central Jurisdiction RELC: Racial Ethnic Local Church Committee UMC: United Methodist Church UMW: United Methodist Women UMM: United Methodist Men

A. STANDING COMMITTEES COMMITTEE ON AGENDA Conference Facilitators: Laura Witkowski & Joyce Showerman Chairperson, Rules of Order Committee: Judy Coffee Chairperson, Annual Conference Program Committee: Nichea VerVeer Guy Chairperson, Committee on Reference: Laurie Dahlman Representative, Conference Worship Committee: Steve Place Director of Connectional Ministries: Benton R. Heisler COMMITTEE ON JOURNAL Members-at-Large (6) (2 clergy; 2 laywomen; 2 laymen): Sheila Baker 07 **Kathy Cadarette 09 Mandana Nordbrock 09 (Sus’ann Busley 11)

Merna Francis 09 (Jim Myers 11)

COMMITTEE ON MEMOIRS Beverly Lawton 10

George Lawton 10

**Edrye Maurer 10

ANNUAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM COMMITTEE The Bishop: Jonathan D. Keaton Clergy Assistant to the Bishop: William D. Dobbs Host: Julie Dix Conference Secretary: William Chu Conference Lay Leader or Associate Conference Lay Leader: Laurie Dahlman 04 Conference United Methodist Women President: Ruth Whaley 08 Conference United Methodist Men President: Mike Bremer 05 Conference Council on Youth Ministries representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Director of Connectional Ministries: Benton R. Heisler Rules of Order Chair: Judy Coffee Conference Facilitator: Laura Witkowski & Joyce Showerman Representative of Host Institution: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Worship Liaison: Steve Place Child Care Liaison: Mary Jo DeLany 99 District Superintendent (for information only): Neil Davis Board of Ordained Ministry representative: Lynn Grimes


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Members at Large: (**Nichea VerVeer Guy 11) Scott Manning 05 Mark Thompson 10 David Wiltse 08 Physical Limitations Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Veroneze Strader 05 Sue Stickle 10

Conference Lay Leader or Associate Conference Lay Leader: Laurie Dahlman Chair, Annual Conference Program Committee: Nichea VerVeer Guy Conference Facilitators: Laura Witkowski & Joyce Showerman Director of Connectional Ministries: Benton R. Heisler Conference Secretary: William Chu Chair, Rules of Order Committee: Judy Coffee COMMITTEE ON RULES OF ORDER Members at Large (9) (elected annually): (Lou-Ellen Briggs) (Gregory Buchner) (**Judy Coffey) (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) (Karin Orr) (Ward Pierce) (Paul Quigley) (Ruth Breyfogle) (Donald Williams) Ex-Officio: Conference Facilitators: Laura Witkowski & Joyce Showerman Director of Connectional Ministries: Benton R. Heisler District Superintendent (for information only): Robert L. Hundley B. CONFERENCE MINISTRIES 1. LEADERSHIP TEAM Clergy/ Position Person Gender /Lay Race District VOTING: Twelve to fourteen Voting Members, at least one of whom shall be a voting member of the Commission on Religion and Race (¶643.5): 1. Lay Leader Laurie Dahlman Female Lay Caucasian KZ 2. DCM **Benton Heisler Male Clergy Caucasian GR 3. DS Robert Hundley Male Clergy Caucasian LN 4. CFA Dale Kimball Male Lay Caucasian AL 5. At Large ‘08 Rick Blunt Male Clergy Caucasian GR 6. At Large ‘08 Kennetha Female Clergy African/American KZ Bigham-Tsai 7. At Large ’09 Anne Soles Female Lay Caucasian GT 8. At Large ‘09 Iain Charnley Male Lay Caucasian GR 9. At Large ‘10 Andy Croel Male Clergy Caucasian HT 10. At Large ‘10 Len Schoenherr Male Clergy Caucasian AL 11. At Large ‘11 Glen Kinder Male Lay Caucasian LN 12. At Large ‘11 Devon Herrell Female Clergy Caucasian GT 13. Bishop Bishop Keaton Male Clergy African/American NA 14. Communications Mark Doyal Male Lay Caucasian LN 15. Treasurer Pros Tumonong Male Lay Asian GR 16. At Large (annual) Mike Johnson Male Lay Caucasian AL 17. At Large (annual) Patty Harpole Female Clergy Caucasian KZ Representing Religion and Race 18. Any person residing within the bounds of the annual conference with membership on the Connectional Table. None at this Time

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2. AGENCIES AMENABLE TO THE LEADERSHIP TEAM: CONFERENCE MINISTRIES

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BOARD OF CHRISTIAN CAMPING MEMBERS AT LARGE (11): (George Ayoub 11) Mary Jo DeLany 09 Claire Hills 10 (Michelle Hills 11) Minette Himes 09 Heather Humm 04 (Sue Norton 11) (Bill Polzin 11) Fredrick Sidmore 07 Don Tubergen 08 **Jeremy Williams 04 EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): Representative from each Local Camp Committee (5) (selected by each Committee): ALBRIGHT: Mark Posey LAKEVIEW: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ CRYSTAL SPRINGS: Larry Priest WESLEY WOODS: Dan McMillen LAKE MICHIGAN: Mike Johnson Lake Louise Christian Community Board Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ District Directors* of Camping (or that person’s designee): ALBION: *Jeremy Williams 11 GRAND TRAVERSE: *_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ HEARTLAND: *_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ KALAMAZOO: *Pam Cowgill 10 GRAND RAPIDS: *Gary Liu 07 LANSING: *Lewis Tibbits 10 Conference Staff: Iris Naomi García District Superintendent (for information only): Anita K. Hahn BOARD OF CHURCH AND SOCIETY MEMBERS AT LARGE (15): Brad Brillhart 08 Thom Davenport 07 Constance Heffelfinger 10 John McNaughton 05 (Joel Rodriguez 11)

Dan Brubaker 05 Rebecca Farnum 08 Vern Jones 10 Steve Neubauer 06 Stephen Small 10

**Ellen Brubaker 06 (John Fisher 11) Molly Kaser 10 Karin Orr 10 (Karen Wheat 11)

EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): Mission Coordinator of Social Action, Conference United Methodist Women: Clarice McKenzie 08 Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Chairperson of Homeless Ministries (CNC nomination): Karen Wheat 06 Conference Staff: Valerie Mossman-Celestin Conference Peace With Justice Coordinator: Ellen Brubaker District Superintendent (for information only): Anita K. Hahn BOARD OF DISCIPLESHIP MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (14): Gary Bondarenko 08 **Ron Hansen 08 Clara Molby 10 Joe Spackman 09 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11)

Catherine Christman 09 Mark Johnson 10 Janet Pool 04 Caryl Snider 07 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11)

Jessica Clarke 05 Steve Lindeman 08 Nancy Powers 04 Ed Snook 09

EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): Two Youth elected by the Conference Council on Youth Ministries: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Coordinator of Youth Ministries: John Holland, Joy Mills Mission Coordinator of Spiritual Growth, Conference United Methodist Women: Gerry Tibbits 10 GBOD Division on Ministries w/ Young People: Jana Lynn Almeida, Rebecca Farnum, Rebecca Farrester Wieringa Christian Educators’ Fellowship Representative: Norma Scrivnor 96 Forum of Adults in Youth Ministry Representative: Sue Daniels Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts (FUMMWA): Sandy Mast 10 Stewardship Ministries Representative: Davis S. Bell 11 Conference Coordinators of Children’s Ministries: Glenys Nellist 09

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Conference Coordinator of Family Life Ministries: Mary Lou Fassett 08 Conference Coordinator of Older Adult Ministries: (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) Conference Coordinator of Single Adult Ministries: Mary Beth Rhine 10 Conference Coordinator of Young Adult Ministries: Rebecca Farrester Wieringa 09 EX-OFFICIO (VOICE WITHOUT VOTE): Conference Staff: Iris Naomi García District Superintendent (for information only): Robert L. Hundley

CONFERENCE COORDINATOR: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ DISTRICT COORDINATORS: ALBION: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ GRAND TRAVERSE: Lois Matteson HEARTLAND: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ KALAMAZOO: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ GRAND RAPIDS: John Morse LANSING: David Dekker MEMBERS-AT-LARGE: Wendy Clark Lorraine Lancaster Gordon Schleicher Louise Thomas Clark Retirement Community: Anna Goddard Conference Staff: Iris Naomi García Representative, North Central Jurisdictional Committee on Older Adult Ministries: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ BOARD OF EVANGELISM DISTRICT SECRETARIES OF EVANGELISM: ALBION: Ed Ross 11 GRAND TRAVERSE: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ HEARTLAND: Jon VanDop 10 KALAMAZOO: David Meister 11 GRAND RAPIDS: Kevin Guetschow 11 LANSING: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ MEMBERS AT LARGE (7): Chuck Hill 09 John Moore 06 Cheryl Mulligan 07 David Nellist 09 **Ed Ross 05 Kay Welsch 06 Nelson Hall 10 EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): Conference Staff: Iris Naomi García General Church Agency: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ EX-OFFICIO (VOICE ONLY): Regional Director of the Foundation for Evangelism: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ District Superintendent (for information only): Anita K. Hahn BOARD OF GLOBAL MINISTRIES MEMBERS AT LARGE (10): Julia Deemer 08 James Mort 09 Don Tippin 08 (Susan Emmons 11)

Robert Eckert 05 **Barry Petrucci 04 Michael Windover 08

DISTRICT MISSION SECRETARIES (6) ALBION: John Williams 06 HEARTLAND: Kathy Shepard 11 GRAND RAPIDS: Mary Lou Fassett 10

(Kathy Kursch 11) Vipin Singh 07 (Connie Zerlaut 11)

GRAND TRAVERSE: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ KALAMAZOO: Delberta Troutman 10 LANSING: Robert Freysinger 09

Conference Secretary of Global Ministries (nominated by the Bishop): (Jon Pohl 09) Conference UMCOR/Hunger Coordinator (CNC nomination): Lynn and Kay DeMoss 09 Conference Coordinator of Cooperative Ministries: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Mission Coordinator of Education & Interpretation, Conference United Methodist Women: Mary Lou Vinson 08 Coordinator of Bible Distribution: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ General Board of Global Ministries, Women’s Division: Nichea VerVeer Guy 08

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Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Staff: Benton R. Heisler District Superintendent (for information only): Anita K. Hahn Volunteer in Mission Coordinator (CNC nomination): Dave Morton 06 Chairperson of Hispanic Ministry: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Refugee Ministries Coordinator: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Health and Welfare Ministries Coordinator: Wendy Clark 06 Urban Network Representative: Julie Dix 10 Town and Country Representative: Carl Litchfield BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND CAMPUS MINISTRY MEMBERS AT LARGE (12): Letisha Bowman 10 (John Geiser 11) (Zach Oaster 11) (Jane Schuiteman 11)

Mike Conklin 10 Kip Grimes 06 (**Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald 11) (Steven Snyder 11)

(Nagnon Diarrassouba 11) Rob McPherson 07 Maria Rutland 09 Alice Townley 08

EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): Chairperson or Representative of Wesley Foundation Boards of Directors: Central Michigan University: Les Keeper Ferris State University: Laura Dix Michigan State University: Amber Schultz Western Michigan University: Lisa Batten Chairperson or Representative from Albion College: John Baker-Streevy Chairperson or Representative from Adrian College: Chairperson or representative of Wesley Fellowship at Grand Valley State University: Terry Merriman College student (1) (selected by each local Wesley Foundation Board and church-related college): Albion College: student Adrian College: student Central Michigan University: student Ferris State University: student Western Michigan University: student Grand Valley State University: student General Board of Higher Education and Ministry: Laurie Haller Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Staff: Iris Naomi GarcĂ­a District Superintendent (for information only): Tamara S. Williams COMMISSION ON CHRISTIAN UNITY AND INTERRELIGIOUS CONCERNS CHAIRPERSON (CNC nomination, may be selected from 6 members): **Lyne Stull-Lipps 10 MEMBERS AT LARGE (6) (1 from each district chosen by district conferences): ALBION DISTRICT: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ GRAND TRAVERSE DISTRICT: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ HEARTLAND DISTRICT: Darryl Miller 11 KALAMAZOO DISTRICT: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT: Joy Murphy 07 LANSING DISTRICT: Russell McReynolds 11 EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): Member of General Commission on Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns: ________ Member of Governing Board of National Council of Churches of Christ: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Any persons who have been official United Methodist Delegates to most recent World Council of Churches Assembly: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Staff: Benton R. Heisler District Superintendent (for information only): Cornelius N. Davis


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COMMISSION ON RELIGION AND RACE RACIAL/ETHNIC PERSONS (8): African American (4): (Michelle Diarrassouba 11) Steve Lee 05 James Richie 09 Native American (2): Scott Manning 07 Hispanic American (1): Lea Tobar 05 Asian American (1): Sanh Van Tran 08 MEMBERS AT LARGE (4): (Isaac Aduda 11) **Patricia Bromberek 07 (Jane Knapp 11)

Alice Richie 08

Patricia Harpole 08

NOTE: Out of all the above members each district shall be represented. General Commission Member (if any): Jerome R. DeVine Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Staff: Benton R. Heisler District Superintendent (for information only): Cornelius N. Davis COMMISSION ON THE STATUS AND ROLE OF WOMEN MEMBERS AT LARGE (11) (majority of whom shall be women; the chairperson shall be a woman): Lou-Ellen Briggs 08 Judy Coffey 05 Billie Dalton 08 John Fisher 04 Mary Hoiles 08 (Judy Krchmar 11) Amy Latimer 09 **Kathryn Leydorf 05 (Lindsay Oaster 11) (Kathryn Strouse 11) Sue Yoder 08 Mission Coordinator of Membership Nurture and Outreach, Conference United Methodist Women (1): Sue Emmons 10 General Commission Member (if not in members-at-large): _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Staff: Iris Naomi García District Superintendent (for information only): Tamara S. Williams COMMITTEE ON DISABILITY CONCERNS Members-at-Large (10): Mark Babb 10 Carol Bunn 07 John Huizing 07 Pamela Mathieu 08 (John Moore 11) Gayla Phillips 10 (Julie Lester 11) Conference Staff: Iris Naomi García

**Fran Courser 07 Darryl Miller 09 (Caryl Snider 11)

DISASTER RESPONSE TEAM Conference Disaster Response Coordinator (appointed by the Bishop): Don Tippin 08 District Coordinators (6) (selected by district conferences): ALBION DISTRICT: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ GRAND TRAVERSE DISTRICT: Ron Worley 09 HEARTLAND DISTRICT: Mary Johnson 11 KALAMAZOO DISTRICT: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT: David Salisbury 07 LANSING DISTRICT: Jer emy Wicks 09 Volunteer In Mission Coordinator: David Morton 06 Board of Global Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ District Superintendent (for information only): Tamara S. Williams Director of Communications: Mark Doyal COMMITTEE ON HISPANIC / LATINO MINISTRIES MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (10): (Tamara Brubaker 11) (Billie R Dalton 11 ) (**Fran Grabowski 11) (Rosie Rodriquez 11)

(**Stacy Caballero 11) (Patsy Coffman 11) (Samuel Figuereo-Garcia 11) (Robert K Lynch 11) (Ingrid Portillo 11) (Lea Tobar 11)

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CO-OPTED MEMBERS (maximum of 4; may be asked to fill the following positions such as but not limited to): Training Coordinator: Jorge Rodriguez Grant Application Coordinator: Immigration Advisor: EX-OFFICIO: District Superintendent: Conference Treasurer: Prospero Tumonong Director of Connectional Ministries: Benton Heisler Staff employed by the Conference Leadership Team and assigned to the Committee on Hispanic/Latino Ministry: NEW CHURCH ESTABLISHMENT AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (12) (3 of these shall be from congregations chartered within the last 10 years): Tom Arthur 10 Jean Bina 10 **Kathy Brown 05 (Louis Grettenberger 11) (Bill Haggard 11) Brad Kalajainen 09 Rodney Kalajainen 07 Mara Marsman 04 Jim Noggle 09 Carolyn “Carrie” Otis 07 Greg Wood 07 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Staff: Benton R. Heisler Director: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [to remain vacant for a year] District Superintendent (for information only): Laurie A. Haller COMMITTEE ON PRISON MINISTRY AND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE CONCERNS MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (9) (including at least 1 from each district): Victor Asbury 10 Nancy Bitterling 10 Marvin Jewell 10 Mary Jane Jewell 09 Richard Moore 10 Dennis O’Neill 10 (Gary Peterson 11) James Stilwell 10 **Molly Tate 04 Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Staff: Valerie Celestin-Mossman Conference Adjunct Staff for Prison and Restorative Justice Ministries: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ District Superintendent (for information only): David F. Hills RACIAL ETHNIC LOCAL CHURCH COMMITTEE MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (11) (nominated by CNC): Barbara Brechting 07 Carolyn Davis 08 Daniel Davis 10 Mary Lou Fassett 08 Jennifer Jue 10 **Geri Litchfield 05 (Mildred Mallard 11) (Robert Nystrom 11) Simmie Proctor 07 Terry Stickley 07 Sanh Van Tran 09 Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Staff: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ District Superintendent (for information only): Cornelius N. Davis MICHIGAN AREA INDIAN WORKERS CONFERENCE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: CHAIRPERSON: Thomas John VICE-CHAIRPERSON: Norm Pigeon SECRETARY: Valerie Maidens TREASURER: Judy Johnson WEST MICHIGAN CONFERENCE REPRESENTATIVE: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ DETROIT CONFERENCE REPRESENTATIVE: Carmen Misener YOUTH REPRESENTATIVE: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (2 persons elected by each Native American United Methodist congregation; the pastor may be a delegate or alternate, as determined by the church): WEST MICHIGAN CONFERENCE DETROIT CONFERENCE Bradley Indian Mission UMC Oscoda UMC


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EX-OFFICIO (voice but not vote; on because of category): Conference Staff: Benton R. Heisler Bishop: Jonathan D. Keaton Cabinet: David F. Hills UMCOR / HUNGER COMMITTEE Chairperson (CNC nomination): **Kay and Lynn DeMoss 09 Haiti Task Force representative: Dave Morton Conference Disaster Response Coordinator: Don Tippin 08 MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (8 or less) (named by the committee): Wayne Disegna Dale Golden Nicki Holland Linda Tafolla Melodye Surgeon Rider Nichea VerVeer Guy Michelle Wisdom-Long District Superintendent (for information only): Tamara S. Williams 3. AGENCIES AMENABLE TO THE LEADERSHIP TEAM: COMMUNICATIONS AND RECORDS MINISTRIES COMMISSION ON COMMUNICATIONS MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (7): (**Carole Armstrong 11) Joseph DeLany 10 Tracy Farnsworth 10 Eric Burton-Krieger 10 Karin Orr 10 O’Ryan Rickard 10 John Warnock 10 ) DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES: ALBION: Heidi Harris 10 GRAND TRAVERSE: Michael A. Smith 00 HEARTLAND: Dale Golden 08 KALAMAZOO: Ed Mohr 10 GRAND RAPIDS: John Warnock 07 LANSING: William Haggard 10 EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ EX-OFFICIO (VOICE BUT WITHOUT VOTE): Editor, Michigan Christian Advocate: Tom Ferguson, editor Editor, Michigan Area Reporter: R.J. Walters, editor Any Conference Staff persons employed in communications or media tasks: Betsy Weems Director of Communications: Mark Doyal Conference Webmaster: Jim Searls District Superintendent (for information only): Laurie A. Haller COMMISSION ON ARCHIVES AND HISTORY MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (7): Lois Baumer 09 David Crawford 08 **Kenneth Gackler 05 (Don Hiler 11) (Emmett Kadwell 11) Maria Rutland 10 Betty Uithoven 10 HISTORIAN: Dan Yakes ARCHIVAL CONSULTANT: Lawrence Hall EX-OFFICO (WITH VOICE AND VOTE): Archivist: Stephanie Frederick Conference Council on Youth Ministries representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Staff: Benton R. Heisler

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Chippewa Indian UMC Saganing Native American Mission UMC Salem Indian Mission UMC Zeba Indian Mission UMC Greensky Hill Indian Mission UMC Kewadin Indian Mission UMC Northport Indian Mission UMC PaWaTing MaGedwin Kikaajik (Native American Elders Program)


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4. AGENCIES AMENABLE TO THE LEADERSHIP TEAM: DISTRICT MINISTRIES DISTRICT COUNCILS ON MINISTRIES or the equivalent Each district shall select/elect its own manner of organization as a District Council on Ministries to accomplish program ministries within the several districts. One person from each district shall be designated to work with those from other districts as needed. C. FINANCE AND PROPERTY MINISTRIES ORGANIZATION PERSONNEL

CONFERENCE COUNCIL ON FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (15) majority of 15 to be laity; 5 from congregations of less than 200 members): Kathleen Anderson 09 (Phillip Bickel 11) Susan Cobb 10 Diane Gordon 04 (Chris Hawkins11) Nolan Hudson 07 Joseph Huston 05 **Dale Kimball 04 David Lundquist 06 Susan MacGregor 08 Georgia Marsh 09 Russell McReynolds 09 Patrick Tiedt 08 Tom Vogeler 05 Patricia Watson 06 EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): General Council on Finance and Administration Member: Prospero Tumonong EX-OFFICIO (VOICE BUT WITHOUT VOTE): Bishop: Jonathan D. Keaton Clergy Assistant to the Bishop: William D. Dobbs Conference Treasurer: Prospero Tumonong Director of Connectional Ministries: Benton R. Heisler United Methodist Foundation of Michigan Director: David S. Bell District Superintendent: Robert L. Hundley Conference Council on Youth Ministries Representative: David F. Hills TRUSTEES OF WEST MICHIGAN CONFERENCE MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (12): (elect their own chair) (Lyle Ball 11) (Michael Belt 11) (David Bloss 11) **Kip Brunson 05 (Jerry Bukoski 11) William Gehman 08 Judy Leach 09 Jody Pratt 04 Cliff Radtke 09 James Richie 04 (John Scott 11) Charles VanLente 05 District Superintendent (for information only): Tamara S. Williams Conference Treasurer: Prospero Tumonong BOARD OF PENSION AND HEALTH BENEFITS MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (12): **Michael Anthes 02* Peggy Boltz 08 David Dekker 08 Deborah Fennel 10 Jennifer Loding 10 Robert Richards 08 Anthony Shumaker 05 Molly Turner 04 * Tenure extended for 2 years for missional reasons. General Board of Pensions: Bill Neuert District Superintendent (for information only): Laurie A. Haller Conference Treasurer: Prospero Tumonong Advisor (Voice but no vote): Sue Graybill

(Wendy Clark 11) Louis Grettenberger 09 David Selleck 05 (Norm Kohns 11)

COMMISSION ON EQUITABLE COMPENSATION MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (12) (equal number of laypersons and clergy; at least 3 racial/ethnic representatives; 1 layperson and 1 clergypeson from congregations of fewer than 200 members): Nancy Bitterling 08 Leslie Lynch 07 Linda Powrie 07 (Gail Dorstewitz 11)

Lance Goodlock 04 Kay Pardonnett 09 John Schwetz 05 (Rich Moore 11)

(Patty Kozminski 11) **Nancy Patera 08 Connie Swinger 10 (Geraldine Wright 11)


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D. HUMAN RESOURCES MINISTRIES ABUSE PREVENTION TEAM (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) **Joyce Gackler 05 Joleen Golden 10 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) Conference Staff: Iris Naomi GarcĂ­a

Benita Fyan 08 Nona Spackman 06

COMMITTEE ON EPISCOPACY Conference Lay Leader or Associate Conference Lay Leader: Laurie Dahlman Members at Large (7) (4 of 10 shall be clergy; representation of racial/ethnic persons included): Jennifer Browne 08 (Tom Clement 11) Paula Jane Duffey 06 Jay Hook 10 (Mary Jo Nye 11) (Dale Ostema 11) Jody Pratt 09 Selected by the Bishop (2): (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) Ex-Officio - Members of Jurisdictional Committee on Episcopacy: Laurie Dahlman Benton Heisler BOARD OF LAY MINISTRIES MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (2) (1 shall be a clergyperson): Mary Gardner 08 (Pat Catellier 11) Conference United Methodist Women representative: Jenny Kroeze 08 Conference United Methodist Men representative: Mike Bremer 05 Coordinator of Scouting: Keith Anderson 10 Conference Council on Youth Ministries representative: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Conference Director of Lay Speaking: (Sheila Baker 11) District Lay Leaders: ALBION: Max Waagner 11 HEARTLAND: Larry Wyman Sr. 07 GRAND RAPIDS: Annette Erbes 08 GRAND TRAVERSE: Mary Stark 01 KALAMAZOO: Sandy Lash 07 LANSING: Deb Fennell 11 Conference Lay Leader (chairperson): **Laurie Dahlman 04 Associate Conference Lay Leader: Raymond Marshall 06 Conference Staff: Benton R. Heisler District Superintendent (for information only): Robert L. Hundley CONFERENCE AND DISTRICT DIRECTORS OF LAY SPEAKING CONFERENCE DIRECTOR: Sheila Baker ALBION DISTRICT: Raymond Marshall HEARTLAND DISTRICT: Carole Baker GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT: Jody Pratt

GRAND TRAVERSE DISTRICT: Jodie Flessner KALAMAZOO DISTRICT: Sheila Baker LANSING DISTRICT: Irene Vittoz

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EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): District Superintendent: David F. Hills EX-OFFICIO (VOICE BUT WITHOUT VOTE): Treasurer or Assistant Treasurer: Prospero Tumonong Conference Staff: Benton R. Heisler


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BOARD OF ORDAINED MINISTRY (Nominated by the Bishop) (term up to 3 quadrennium/12 years)

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CLERGY: (Melanie Baker 11) Gordon Barry 01 (Sandra Douglas 11) Kennetha Bigham-Tsai 09 John Boley 06 John Conklin 09 Martin Culver 08 Julie Dix 08 Lillian French 08 Joseph Graybill 10 Lynn Grimes 08 Devon Herrell 08 Daniel Hofmann 04 (James Hodge 11) Deborah Johnson 10 Jane Ellen Johnson 08 Mona Joslyn 03 M. Christopher Lane 10 Robert Lynch 04 Richard Morrison 04 Wade Panse 09 Dean Prentiss 08 James Richie 08 (Jennifer Jue 11) Cynthia Skutar 06 Carolyn Spragg 08 Gary Step 09 (Jeff Reese 11) Keith Treman 04 Glenn Wagner 08 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _11) (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _11) (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _11) (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _11) (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _11) LAITY: Rebecca Black 09 Barbara Brechting 04 Allen Horstman 09 Phyllis Jackson 10 Charles Lillis 10 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) Carrie Morton 04 Sharon Purdy 06 Charles Rockhold 10 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _11) EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE) Cabinet Representative: David F. Hills General Board of Higher Education and Ministry member: Laurie A. Haller * Denotes diaconal minister, deacon or former member of the Board of Diaconal Ministry. CABINET BISHOP: **Jonathan D. Keaton CLERGY ASSISTANT TO THE BISHOP: William D. Dobbs DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENTS: ALBION DISTRICT: Tamara S. Williams HEARTLAND DISTRICT: David F. Hills GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT: Laurie A. Haller

GRAND TRAVERSE DISTRICT: Anita K. Hahn KALAMAZOO DISTRICT: Cornelius N. Davis LANSING DISTRICT: Robert L. Hundley

FULL CABINET (includes the above plus the following) Director of Connectional Ministries: Benton R. Heisler Director of Communications: Mark Doyal Conference Treasurer: Prospero Tumonong Conference Lay Leader: Laurie Dahlman COMMITTEE ON LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (8) (nominated by the Cabinet): (**_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) Cynthia Greene 01 Jessica Landon 06 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) Conference Staff: Iris Naomi GarcĂ­a Youth representative (named by CCOYM):

Brad Kalajainen 06 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11)

CONFERENCE NOMINATING COMMITTEE (CNC) MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (12) (nominated by the Cabinet): (Melissa Claxton 11) Laurie Dahlman 08 **Gary Haller 10 Virginia Heller 10 (Mike Riegler 11) (Mary Stark 11) Ellen Zienert 10 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): President, United Methodist Women: Ruth Whaley 08 President, United Methodist Men: Mike Bremer 05 Conference Secretary: William Chu

Mary Lou Fassett 06 (Harris Hoekwater 11) Mark Thompson 06 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11)


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Conference Lay Leader or Associate Conference Lay Leader: Raymond Marshall Youth (3) (named by CCOYM): _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Volunteer Adult Worker with Youth (named by CCOYM): _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ EX-OFFICIO (VOICE BUT WITHOUT VOTE): Director of Connectional Ministries: Benton R. Heisler

MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (9): Eric Beck 09 **Karen Grettenberger 05 Georgia Marsh 10

Bufford Coe 09 (Joan Hook 11) Mike Riegler 09

Diane Eddy 08 (Lonnie Lowery 11) Ellen Zienert 10

EX-OFFICIO (WITH VOICE AND VOTE): Bishop or Clergy Assistant to the Bishop: Jonathan D. Keaton, William D. Dobbs Director of Connectional Ministries: Benton R. Heisler District Superintendent: Cornelius N. Davis JOINT COMMITTEE ON INCAPACITY (Âś 652 in 2008 Book of Discipline) Representative from Board of Pensions: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Representative from Board of Ministry: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Cabinet Representative: Cornelius N. Davis E. OTHER CONFERENCE ORGANIZATIONAL UNITS TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE Donald Boysen 06 Lyle Heaton 04 Chris Mason 09

Patricia Grauer 07 Helen Lystra 06 (Ed Mohr 11)

Conference Lay Leader: Raymond Marshall United Methodist Women President: Ruth Whaley Representative from Commission on Communications: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Director of Communications: Mark Doyal District Superintendent (for information only): _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Consultant: Mike MacLaren 09 TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN AREA ENDOWMENT LOAN FUND and MISSIONS AND CHURCH EXTENSION TRUST FUND [TENURE: Bylaw terms are limited to 9 years.] Sheila Aleshire 07 Nancy Craig 10 George House 09 David Nelson 05

George Fleming 10 Marsha Wilcox 08

Church Extension Staff Person: Davis S. Bell AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY Chairperson of West Michigan Commission on Archives and History: Ken Gackler 08 Elected by Commission on Archives and History: David Crawford 10 Ken Gackler 08 Wilbur Scrivnor Dan Yakes 08 Merna Francis 08 EX-OFFICIO (VOICE AND VOTE): Archivist: Stephanie Frederick

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TRUSTEES OF CLARK RETIREMENT COMMUNITY [TENURE: Bylaw terms are limited to 9 years.] Mike Anthes 10 Catherine Brady 04 Charles Burpee 08 Mark Erbes 09 (David Gombert 11) Marcia Haas 08 (Paul Hillman 11) **Ethel Stears 07 William Van PortFleet 10 TRUSTEES OF ALBION COLLEGE ORGANIZATION PERSONNEL

[TENURE: Bylaw terms are limited to 12 years.] [Stephen MG Charnley 07] [_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11] Area Bishop: Jonathan D. Keaton [ ] Indicate names submitted for election of two by College in coordination with Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry. TRUSTEES OF ADRIAN COLLEGE [TENURE: Bylaw terms are limited to 9 years.] [Linda Depta 00*] Bonnie S. Garbrecht 08

Russell McReynolds 06

Area Bishop: Jonathan D. Keaton [ ] Indicate names submitted for election of two by College in coordination with Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry. * Term extended by request of the Trustees of Adrian College. METHODIST CHILDREN’S HOME SOCIETY DIRECTORS [TENURE: Bylaw terms are limited to 10 years.] William Amundsen 08 (David Bennett 11) [Steve Dosca 00*] Steven Lett 07

[Steve Lyon 11] Ruth Whaley 10

[ ] Names submitted for election of two by Children’s Home. * Term extended by decision of Directors TRUSTEES OF LAKE LOUISE ASSOCIATION [TENURE: Bylaw terms are limited to 9 years. Elect their own chair.] Phil Friedrick 10 **Deborah Johnson 05 Jeff Parsons 04 Inge Whittemore 09 Members at Large: Eric Babbitt 10

Jan Sabin 03

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Donald Merrill MICHIGAN INTERFAITH COUNCIL ON ALCOHOL PROBLEMS REPRESENTATIVES

**William Amundsen Richard Braun Dennis Bryde Nolan Hudson S. Douglas Leffler Russell F. McReynolds William A. Miller John L. Moore Acting Executive Director: Thomas E. Woods, Esq.

Dale E. Brown Robert Kersten

TRUSTEE OF METHODIST THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL IN OHIO (MTSO) (Jim Gysel 11) TRUSTEES OF BRONSON HEALTHCARE GROUP 2008 Floyd Parks


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Directors (12) (6 from each Conference, elected by the Foundation): Class of 2012 Class of 2013 Class of 2014 Bob Stover (WM) Terry Groesser (WM) Deb Marcus (WM) Sue Woodard (WM) Gary Haller (WM) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (WM) Class of 2011 Class of 2012 Class of 2013 Kathy Snedeker (D) Joy Barrett (D) Lauren Frey (D) Chuck Veenstra (D) Howard Burdett (D) Jill Warren (D) Ex-Officio (without vote): Bishop: Jonathan D. Keaton Executive Director: David S. Bell Vice-President: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ West Michigan Conference Treasurer: Prospero Tumonong Detroit Conference Treasurer: Anna Morford COMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATION OF A CLERGY MEMBER Richard Erickson 03 Ed Passenger 00 Lay Observers: (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) Reserves: Cathi Huvaere 02 Reserve Lay Observer: Sharon McDonald 03

James Mitchum 01 Karen Wheat 10

Joy Moore 01 (Len Schoenherr 11)

(_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) Ed Ross 03

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COMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATION OF A DIACONAL MINISTER Jane Case 96

(_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW COMMITTEE

Phil Friedrick 03 Glenn Litchfield 02 Jane Lippert 04 Reserves: James Richie 10 Robert Stark 02

(Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald 11)

MISSION PERSONNEL COMMITTEE (Appointed by the Bishop) MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (4): **Lynn & Kay DeMoss 09 Susan Hansen 01 Deborah Miller 02 (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 11) General Board of Global Ministries member: NicheaVerVeer Guy 08 Conference Secretary of Global Ministries: Jon Pohl 09 United Methodist Women President: Ruth Whaley 08 Haiti Task Force representative: Dave Morton Conference Staff: Benton R. Heisler OFFICERS OF THE CONFERENCE CHANCELLOR Andrew Vorbrich 10

CO-FACILITATORS (Laura Witkowski 11) (Joyce Showerman 11)

CONFERENCE LAY LEADER Laurie Dahlman 04

CONFERENCE TREASURER (Nominated by CFA) Prospero Tumonong 96

ASSOCIATE LAY LEADER Raymond Marshall 06

DIRECTOR OF CONNECTIONAL MINISTRIES Benton R. Heisler 09

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS Mark Doyal 09

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CONFERENCE SECRETARY

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Secretary: William Chu 09 Assistants to the Secretary (appointed annually): (Nate Blunt) (Pat Brook) (Blair Cutler) (Joe DeLany) (Julie Greyerbiehl) (Megan Higdon) (Andrew Stange) (Arthur Turner) Journal Secretary (appointed annually): (Don Hiler)

(Emma Corinne) (Katie Dibiase) (Pat Hiler) (Jennifer Wheeler)

STATISTICIANS Statistician: Tom Fox 10 Assistant to the Statistician (appointed annually): (Victor Charnley) F. DISTRICT COMMITTEES DISTRICT BOARDS OF CHURCH LOCATION AND BUILDING (Nominated by D.S. - elected annually by Annual Conference) Albion District -Mark Crawford 05 Rob Hughes 10 Larry Rizor 89

Nelson Hall 10 **Martin Overheiser 08

Jeff Hart 10 Elaine Rice 10

Heartland District -**Jim Baker 07 Larry Brown 07 David Hills 10 Lois Sandbrook 93

Lyle Ball 03 Steve Pung 04 Randall Roose 05 Mike Simon 05

Susan Brockschmidt 08 James Miller 93

Grand Rapids District -David Apol 09 Roger Howard 04 (Dave Turner 11)

Mike Conklin 05 Steve Meredith 09 Inge Whittemore 08

Grand Traverse District: (Eugene Baughan 11) **Madeleine Mathieu 81

Tom Bowman 02 (Lyle Matteson 11)

William Maguire 03 Walter Urick 06

Kalamazoo District -Wayne Babcock 09 Ron Hansen 05 Gene Lewis 10

William Breyfogle 07 Carl Hausermann 02 Charles McNary 00

**Jay Brown 92 Bob Jorgensen 03 Jeff Reese 09

Lansing District -Norm Austin 06 (Barb Flory 11) Jim LeBaron 06

Mark Baker 06 Joseph Huston 10 Verne Summers 06

Michael Belt 10 Dave Jessop 04 **Glenn Wagner 07

**Mary Whittaker Duncan 05 Sue Norton 06

DISTRICT COMMITTEES ON DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENCY (* Denotes District Superintendent’s Appointment) Albion District -District Lay Leader: Max Waagner 11 Members at Large: Linda Autterson 04 **Susan Babb 07 James Gysel 01 Chuck Lillis 06 John Touse 01 (Max Waagner 11) (Steven Young 11) Heartland District -District Lay Leader: Larry Wyman Sr 07


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Members at Large: Imogene Beck 92 Greg Buchner 10 Linda Darrow 07 **Arlene Dunham 07* Carolyn Peacock 10 Anne Riegler 10 Lori Sykes 08 Bill Willison 06 Grand Rapids District -District Lay Leader: Annette Erbes 08 Members at Large: (Jack Bengtson 11) Bill Bills 09 Jeff Bowman 10 Bill Cansfield 10 (Janet Carter 11) Marcia Elders 10 Joe Kohley 10 **Aileen Leipprandt 09 Jayne Thomas 10 Grand Traverse District -District Lay Leader: Mary Stark 01 Members at Large: Debra Hagerty 08 Harris Hoekwater 08 ** Jerry Jaquish 05 (Carl Litchfield 11) Valerie Maidens 05 Tim Matchett 02 Luanne Reed 05 Kalamazoo District -District Lay Leader: Sandy Lash 07 Members at Large: (Peggy Boltz 11) (David Haase 11) Tracey Hatch 08 Barry Petrucci 07 Wayne Price 08 James Richie 10 Joe Shaler 07 Frank Sheldon 06 (Burke Webb 11) Wendy Wheeler 07 Lansing District -District Lay Leader: Deb Fennell 11 Members at Large: Eric Beck 10 Bryce Feighner 08 Jerry Granger 08 **Charles Grauer 06 (Marilyn Rothert 11) Joyce Showerman 06

(Deb Fennell 11) Russell McReynolds 10

DISTRICT COMMITTEES ON ORDAINED MINISTRY (Nominated by D.S., approved by Annual Conference) Albion District -Ordained Ministry Representative: Rock Rockhold 10 District Superintendent: Tamara S. Williams 09 Pat Brook 10) Richard Kelley 03 Edrye Maurer 10 **David Morton 86 Nancy Powers 10 Rock Rockhold 10 Barb Vallieu 10 Heartland District -Ordained Ministry Representative: Cynthia Skutar 11 District Superintendent: David F. Hills 10 Ken Bremer 07 Dennis Bromley 08 (Randall Roose 11) (**Cynthia Skutar 11) (Ned Weller 11)

Bruce Kintigh 09 Ward Pierce 03 Len Schoenherr 09

Kathy Kursch 08 Dominic Tommy 08

Grand Rapids District -Ordained Ministry Representative: Bob Lynch 08 District Superintendent: Laurie A. Haller 06 Marian Coles 10 (Dan Davis 11) (Kim DeLong 11) Mark Erbes 07 Randall R. Hansen 05 **Tom Pier-Fitzgerald 07

Don DeFoe 10 Diane Gordon 10 Mark Thompson 09

Grand Traverse District -Ordained Ministry Representative: Mike McDonald 09 District Superintendent: Anita K. Hahn 11 Tom Ball 08 (Greg Culver 11) Joe Graybill 03 Charlene Heim 09 Jane Lippert 09 Janilyn McConnell 97 **Dale Ostema 96 (Gary Step 11)

(Barbara Fay 11) Ronald Houk 98 Mike McDonald 09 Ann Sutherland 05

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Kalamazoo District -Ordained Ministry Representative: Gordon Barry 10 District Superintendent: Cornelius N. Davis 08 **Gordon Barry 09 Mary Blashill 08 Carl Hausermann 09 James Kraus, Jr 04 Russell Logston 08 Rob McPherson 10 Joseph Spackman 01 Sherri Swanson 08

Ron Hansen 06 Sandy Lash 06 Jeff Melvin 07

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Lansing District -Ordained Ministry Representative: Dwayne Bagley 03, Jane Ellen Johnson 08 District Superintendent: Robert L. Hundley 09 Carole Armstrong 05 **Dwayne Bagley 10 Melanie Baker 07 Marty DeBow 07 Kathy Dobie 07 Lyle Heaton 10 Lonnie Lowery 08 Jane Ellen Johnson 07 (Kathleen Smith 11) Colleen Treman 10 Molly Turner 03 REPORT SUBMITTED BY CONFERENCE NOMINATING COMMITTEE Gary Haller, Chair Julia Deemer Virginia Heller Raymond Marshall Ellen Zienert

Mike Bremer Mary Lou Fassett Benton Heisler Ed Ross

William Chu Don Fry Emmett Kadwell Mark Thompson

Laurie Dahlman Ron Hansen Steve Lett Ruth Whaley

G. WESLEY FOUNDATION BOARDS CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY WESLEY FOUNDATION BOARD Director: Charles Farnum, 1400 S Washington St, Mt Pleasant 48858, (989) 545-1761 Heartland District Superintendent: David Hills Chair Conference BHEM: Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald Conference Staff: Iris Naomi GarcĂ­a Student E-Board President: Kaitlyn Buzalski Student E-Board Treasurer: Emily Whittier Members at Large: Sherry Anderson Linda Darrow Cindy Hales Curt Jensen Les Keepper (chair) Bill Zehnder FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY WESLEY FOUNDATION BOARD Director: _Christine Berke, 628 S. Warren, Big Rapids, MI 49307, (231) 796-8315 Board of Directors: 2012 Dan Adsmond (06) Ryan Bennett (07) Pat Little (04) Mike Reigler (06) 2013 Timothy Brotherton (10) Amy Jo Felty (10) Mike Simon (10) ________ 2014 Christy Baker (05) Laura Dix (05) Parker Liu (11) ________ Officers of Board: President: Laura Dix (05) Vice-President: Dan Adsmond (06) Secretary: ________ Treasurer: Patricia Little (04) KALAMAZOO WESLEY FOUNDATION BOARD Director: Lisa Batten, 2101 Wilbur, Kalamazoo, MI 49006, (269) 344-4076 Representatives at Large: 2012 Don Weaver John Ross Paul VanWestrienen 2013 Gail Secord Joyce Thompson Dennis VandenBrink 2014 Larry Oppliger Jill Ferris 2015 Sheila Baker Tracy Farnsworth Eli Lake Wesley Foundation Students: Five (5) students Blair Cutler, Derek Andree, Katie Diabiase, Tricha Germinder


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Ex-Officio Membership: Wesley Foundation Director: Lisa Batten Associate Director: Julie Kline Wesley Foundation Office Manager: Sarah Hercula Kalamazoo District Superintendent: Neil Davis Conference Staff: Iris Naomi García Senior Pastor, Kalamazoo First: John Boley United Methodist Women, Kalamazoo First: Barb VanWestrienen Bishop Jonathan D. Keaton Officers: July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012 President: Sheila Baker Vice-President: Gail Secord Secretary: Jennifer Wheeler Treasurer: Tracy Farnsworth Personnel: Eli Lake MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY WESLEY FOUNDATION Director: William Chu, 1118 S. Harrison Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823, (517) 332-0861 Officers of Wesley Foundation Board of Directors: Chair: Amber Schultz Development: Jack Calhoun, Judith Vinson Finance: Grovenor (Kip) Grimes Building: Rick Erickson, Darby Harris Secretary: Jack Calhoun Personnel: Deb Fennell Representative of Lansing District UMW: Rhonda Crackel Ex-Officio: District Superintendent: Robert Hundley University UMC Pastor (only 1) H. OFFICERS OF CONFERENCE ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS 2011-2012 BOARD OF ORDAINED MINISTRY OFFICERS *Chairperson John W. Boley First UMC, 212 S Park St, Kalamazoo 49007 (269) 381-6340 *Vice-Chair/Conference Relations (Changes in Clergy Status) Wade Panse First UMC, 3003 Leco Ct, St. Joseph 49085-2329 (269) 983-3929 *Registrar Full Membership – Elder’s & Deacon’s Orders; Ordination Dean N. Prentiss Wesley Park UMC, 1150 32nd St SW, Wyoming 49509 (616) 534-4411 *Registrar Provisional Membership – Elder’s & Deacon’s Orders; Commissioning Lillian T. French 4151 Lancashire Dr, Jackson 49203 (517) 990-0395 *Registrar Local Pastors, Associate Members, and Extension Ministries Martin H. Culver 511 Landsdowne Ave, Portage 49001 (269) 327-3520 *Registrar Certified Candidates, DCOM, Certification, Diaconal TBS *Support and Development Chair Robert K. Lynch N Muskegon Community, 1614 Ruddiman, North Muskegon 49445 (231) 744-4491 *Enlistment and Mentoring Chair Jane Ellen Johnson Grace UMC, 1900 Boston Blvd, Lansing 48910 (517) 482-5750 *Secretary Carolin S. Spragg Fremont UMC, 351 Butterfield St, Fremont, 49412 (231) 924-0030 *Treasurer/Loan Officer Barb Brechting 5092 Southglow Ct SE, Kentwood, 49508-4714 (616) 261-4814 *Order of Elders Chair Lynn E. Grimes 71 Ferguson St, Grand Ledge, 48837 (517) 627-7071 *Order of Deacon Chair Sandra V. Douglas 2021 March St, Kalamazoo, 49001-3957 (269) 369-8803 *Cabinet Representative David F. Hills Heartland District Office, 1400 S Washington St Ste #A, 48858 (989) 773-5140

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OTHER IMPORTANT BOARD CONTACTS

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Counseling Funds Sharon Purdy 2895 College Rd, Holt, 48842 (517) 393-8783 Grants Continuing Education, Renewal Leaves, Sabbatical Leaves, and Spiritual Formation Retreats B. Gordon Barry Stevensville UMC, 5506 Ridge Rd, Stevensville 49127 (269) 429-5911 Honorable Location and Leave of Absence Keith R. Treman Portland UMC, 310 E Bridge St, Portland 48875 (517) 647-4649 John Wesley Society Representative Martin H. Culver 511 Landsdowne Ave, Portage 49002 (269) 327-3520 Mentoring Groups for Commissioned Candidates Devon Herrell Lake Ann UMC, 6583 First St, Lake Ann 49650 (231) 275-7236 Mary Ivanov Cedar Springs UMC, PO Box K, Cedar Springs 49319 (616) 696-1140 Ordination Service Deborah M. Johnson Sturgis UMC, 200 Pleasant Ave, Sturgis 49091 (269) 651-5990 *Denotes Executive Committee JOHN WESLEY ASSOCIATION President: Vice-President: Secretary/Treasurer: Cabinet Representative:

Mike Riegler George Lawton Nancy Patera Tamara S. Williams

UNITED METHODIST MEN CONFERENCE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE President: Vice-President: Secretary: Treasurer: Resident Bishop (honorary president): Conference Lay Leader or representative: Prayer Advocate: Hunger Advocate: Albion District President: Heartland District President: Grand Rapids District President: Grand Traverse District President: Kalamazoo District President: Lansing District President: North Central Jurisdiction President: Conference Staff: Cabinet representative:

Mike Bremer Delbert Bassett Mike Bremer John Huizing Bishop Jonathan D. Keaton Laurie Dahlman ________ ________ ________ Mark Hann ________ John Huizing Delbert Bassett ________ Lee Donley _________ Robert L. Hundley

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN CONFERENCE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE President: Vice-President: Secretary: Treasurer: Secretary of Program Resources: Spiritual Growth Coord: Education and Interpretation Coord: Social Action Coord: Membership Nurture and Outreach Coord: Communications Coord/Highlights Editor: Committee on Nominations Chair: Nominations Members:

Ruth Whaley Jenny Kroeze Linda Luce Shirley Behrman Ruth Jones Gerry Tibbits Mary Lou Vinson Clarice McKenzie Sue Emmons Linda Darrow Pat Mentzer Janet Berg, Leta Guild, Pat Mentzer, Adele Paxson, Bonnie Worley


CONFERENCE ORGANIZATIONS

Albion District President: Heartland District President: Grand Rapids District President: Grand Traverse District President: Kalamazoo District President: Lansing District President: GBGM Women’s Division: NCJ Leadership Team representative: Bishop: Cabinet Representative: Conference Mission Secretary: School of Christian Mission Dean: Conference Staff:

Sharon Burkart Christy Baker Bev Gassdorf Beverly Armstrong Simmie Proctor Sue Balderson Nichea VerVeer Guy Phyllis Jackson Jonathan D. Keaton Laurie A. Haller Jon Pohl John Williams Iris Naomi García

I. WEST MICHIGAN CABINET SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES 2011 – 2012

Cabinet President of the Cabinet ...............................................................Bishop Jonathan D. Keaton Dean of the Cabinet .................................................................................................Neil Davis Secretary of the Cabinet .............................................................................Robert L. Hundley Secretary of Strings............................................................................................ David F. Hills Secretary of Status & Audit ............................................................................Laurie A. Haller Secretary of Inquiries ................................................................................Tamara S. Williams Cabinet Prayer Concerns Coordinator .............................................................. Anita K. Hahn Cabinet Representatives on Conference Organizations Leadership Team .................................... Bishop Jonathan D. Keaton, Robert L. Hundley **Annual Conference Program ...............................................................................Neil Davis Area School for Pastoral Ministry..........................................................Robert L. Hundley **Christian Camping ........................................................................................ Anita K. Hahn **Council on Finance and Administration ........................................................ David F. Hills Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns.......................................................Neil Davis Church and Society ...................................................................................... Anita K. Hahn Communications ................................................................ Laurie A. Haller Discipleship Robert L. Hundley Emergency Preparedness ......................................................................Tamara S. Williams **Equitable Compensation ................................................................................ David F. Hills Evangelism ................................................................................................... Anita K. Hahn Global Ministries .......................................................................................... Anita K. Hahn **Higher Education and Campus Ministries ............................................Tamara S. Williams Indian Workers Conference........................................................................... David F. Hills John Wesley Association......................................................................Tamara S. Williams Joint Committee on Incapacity............................................................................Neil Davis Lay Ministries.........................................................................................Robert L. Hundley **New Church Establishment & Development .............................................Laurie A. Haller **New Pastors Orientation ................................................ Anita K. Hahn/Robert L. Hundley **Ordained Ministry .......................................................................................... David F. Hills **Pensions ......................................................................................................Laurie A. Haller **Personnel ..............................................................................................................Neil Davis Prison Ministries and Concerns..................................................................... David F. Hills Racial Ethnic Local Church ................................................................................Neil Davis Religion and Race ...............................................................................................Neil Davis Rules of Order ........................................................................................Robert L. Hundley Status and Role of Women...................................................................Tamara S. Williams **Trustees .................................................................................................Tamara S. Williams United Methodist Men............................................................................Robert L. Hundley UMCOR ...............................................................................................Tamara S. Williams United Methodist Women ..........................................................................Laurie A. Haller *Requires Two Superintendents ** Denotes committee of primary importance for DS attendance

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J. GENERAL AND JURISDICTIONAL CONFERENCE PERSONNEL 2012 DELEGATES TO GENERAL CONFERENCE (Elected in 2011)

ORGANIZATION PERSONNEL

CLERGY Kennetha Bigham-Tsai 3919 Portage Road Kalamazoo, MI 49001

(269) 381-6720

LAY Laurie Dahlman (269) 343-1490 1228 Southern Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Laurie Haller (616) 459-4503 Grand Rapids District Office 11 Fuller Ave SE, PO Box 6247 Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1633

Nichea VerVeer Guy (616) 451-7058 125 Baynton NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Benton Heisler (616) 459-4503 United Methodist Center 11 Fuller Ave SE, PO Box 6247 Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1633

Valerie Mossman-Celestin (616) 459-4503 United Methodist Center 11 Fuller Ave SE, PO Box 6247 Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1633

2012 DELEGATES TO JURISDICTIONAL CONFERENCE (Elected in 2011; also Reserve Delegates to General Conference)

CLERGY John Boley 212 S Park St Kalamazoo, MI 49007

(269) 381-6340

LAY Diane Allarding (866) 862-2732 MI Area Episcopal Office 2164 University Park Dr Ste 250 Okemos, MI 48864-3960

Neil Davis (269) 372-7525 Kalamazoo District Office 810 West Kilgore Road Ste 3 Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Steven Lett (517) 372-4204 9417 W Scenic Lake Dr Laingsburg, MI 48848-9749

Mary Ivanov 140 S Main St PO Box K Cedar Springs, MI 49319

Ryan Minier 342 S. State Reed City, MI 49677

(616) 696-1140

(231) 832-9566

2012 RESERVE DELEGATES TO JURISDICTIONAL CONFERENCE CLERGY Sandra Douglas (269) 369-8803 2021 March St Kalamazoo, MI 49001-3957

LAY Simmie Proctor (269) 637-6053 73486 8th Ave South Haven, MI 49090

Bradley Kalajainen 1675 84th Street SE Caledonia, MI 49316

Patrick Tiedt 9859 River Road Evart, MI 49631

(616) 698-3170

(231) 734-2932


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ORGANIZATION PERSONNEL

Albion First UMC – Sally Ammerman, 826 Jupiter, P O Box 128, Albion, MI 49224. (517) 629-9334 Athens UMC – Sandra Belmore, 65 Jennings Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49015 .................. (269) 965-1930 Augusta Fellowship UMC – Sandy Hall, PO Box 337, Augusta, MI 49012 ................. (269) 731-2810 BC Baseline UMC – Ruth Rugg, 10 N 23rd Street, Battle Creek, MI 49015 ................ (269) 964-6597 Bellevue UMC – Coby Heller, 523 Sherwood Rd, Bellevue, MI 49021........................ (269) 763-3201 BC Birchwood UMC – Nona Spangler, 611 E. Roosevelt Ave., Battle Creek, MI 49017....................... (269) 962-9023 BC Chapel Hill UMC – Linda Autterson, 243 S 21st St, Battle Creek, MI 49015 ........ (269) 965-5968 BC Christ UMC – Diane Garfield, 163 Coldwater Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49037 ... (269) 963-3685 BC Convis Union UMC – John C Denning, 16625 13 Mile Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49014 ........................... (269) 965-7914 BC First UMC – Stacy Caballero, 141 Kimball Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49014 ............. (269) 964-4652 BC Maple UMC – Richard Strader, 178 Feld, Battle Creek, MI 49037 ........................ (269) 963-6830 BC Sonoma / Newton UMCs – Sue Ratliff, 6577 K Drive S, Burlington, MI 49029 .... (269) 979-9171 BC Trinity UMC – Paula Kintigh, 7 26th Street N, Battle Creek, MI 49015 ................ (269) 968-8504 BC Washington Heights UMC – Shirley McKinney, 112 Bowen, Battle Creek, MI 49037 ................................... (269) 964-6884 Bronson UMC – Faith Ludwick, 664 W Chicago Rd, Bronson, MI 49028 ................... (517) 369-1507 Camden / Montgomery / Stokes Chapel UMCs Montgomery UMC – Jim Reese, 7721 Topinabee Dr, Montgomery, MI 49255 ....... (517) 296-4348 Montgomery UMC – Linda Shiffler, 105 E Wales St, Camden, MI 49232 ............... (517) 368-5222 Center Park UMC – Arlene Thompson, 1134 Orchard Dr., Three Rivers, MI 49093 ... (269) 273-2829 Centreville UMC – Barbara Bungart, 20751 M-86, Centreville, MI 49032................... (269) 467-6278 Climax / Scotts UMCs – Sandi Walters, 10797 East T Ave, , Scotts, MI 49088........... (269) 626-8583 Coldwater UMC – Diane Godfrey, 64 E Pearl St, Coldwater, MI 49036 ...................... (517) 617-1746 Colon / Burr Oak UMCs – Beverly Calloway, 1264 Shawtown Rd, Burr Oak, MI 49030 ........................... (269) 489-5163 Concord UMC – Melissa Templeton, 10064 Watson Rd, Hanover, MI 49241 ............. (517) 524-8974 Constantine / White Pigeon UMCs Constantine UMC – Mary Ann Grile, 925 Canaris, Constantine, MI 49042 ............. (269) 435-7245 White Pigeon UMC – Hazel Klaiber, 69483 S River Rd, White Pigeon, MI 49099 . (269) 483-9030 Delton Faith UMC – Dolores Mohn, 10295 Brickyard Rd, Delton, MI 49046.............. (269) 623-2601 Frontier / Osseo UMCs – Jim Swider, 3285 Zona Dr, Osseo, MI 49266 ....................... (517) 523-3931 Galesburg UMC – Susan Jefferson, 60 Center, PO Box 301, Galesburg, MI 49053 ..... (269) 665-9338 Grass Lake UMC – Larry Embury, PO Box 86, Grass Lake, MI 49240........................ (517) 206-2952 Hillsdale First UMC – Chris Deller, 2894 Lake Ave., Osseo, MI 49266.................................................. Hillside / Somerset Center UMCs – Debbie Beck, 2948 White Rd, Cement City, MI 49233 ..................................... (517) 881-2912 Homer / Lyon Lake UMCs – Kathleen Fox, 105 E Adams St, Homer, MI 49245 ........ (517) 568-4160 Jackson Brookside UMC – Rob Ulrich, 7392 Hollyhock Ln, Manitou Beach, MI 49253 ............................. (517) 547-3673 Jackson Calvary UMC – Marie Raber, 9331 Roberta Lane, Rives Junction, MI 49277 (517) 569-3699 Jackson First UMC – Terri Reynolds, 703 S. Webster St, Jackson, MI 49203 .............. (517) 784-7507 Jackson First UMC – Pamela Waagner, 928 Sunburst Rd, Jackson, MI 49203............. (517) 787-2924 Jackson Trinity / Parma UMCs – Pat Byler, 2202 Forest Park Dr, Jackson, MI 49201 (517) 789-3006 Jonesville / Allen UMC – Nancy Johnson, 6371 Weston Rd, Allen, MI 49227 ............ (517) 869-2530 Lee Center UMC – Connie Lack, 22386 24 Mile Rd, Olivet, MI 49076 ....................... (517) 857-3447


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Marengo UMC – Harold Oswald, 221 Chapel Hill Dr N, Battle Creek, MI 49015 ....... (269) 962-2858 Marshall UMC – Georgia Marsh, 740 N Kalamazoo, Marshall, MI 49068 ................... (269) 781-2501 Mendon / West Mendon UMCs – Raymond Marshall, 216 S Nottawa Rd, Mendon, MI 49072 ............................. (269) 496-7993 Napoleon UMC – Jane Case, 113 West, PO Box 146, Napoleon, MI 49261 ................ (517) 536-8781 Napoleon UMC – Leonard Mackie, 11611 Norell Lake Rd, Brooklyn, MI 49230........ (517) 536-0251 North Adams / Jerome UMCs – Eric Moor, PO Box 205, North Adams, Mi 49262 .... (517) 287-4045 Nottawa UMC – Victoria Fisher, 201 McKee St, Sturgis, MI 49091 ............................ (269) 651-8496 Pleasant Lake / Jackson Zion UMCs – Eleanor Smith, 1220 E Territorial Rd, Rives Junction, MI 49277...................... (517) 589-9297 Pope UMC – Mike McDonald, 12353 Clinton, Onondaga, MI 49264........................... (517) 569-2211 Reading UMC – Louise Rutledge, PO Box 65, Reading, MI 49274 .............................. (517) 283-2233 Sturgis UMC – Linda Harrington, 209 Merryview, Sturgis, MI 49091 ......................... (269) 651-4047 Sturgis UMC – Marcia Harrington, 209 Merryview, Sturgis, MI 49091 ....................... (269) 651-4047 Three Rivers Ninth Street / Schoolcraft Pleasant Valley UMCs Three Rivers Ninth Street UMC – Connie Luegge, 10658 M 216, Marcellus, MI 49067 .................... Schoolcraft Pleasant Valley UMC – Wanda Stuck, 16101 South 2nd St, Schoolcraft, MI 49087 ............................... (269) 679-5722 Union City UMC – Gerry Belden, 1188 Day Rd, Union City, MI 49094...................... (517) 741-9306 ALBION DISTRICT MEMBERS AT LARGE Griffith UMC – Sue Barkway, 14431 Town Rd, Springport, MI 49284 ........................ (517) 857-3515 Hillsdale First UMC – Marla Bowen, 405 W Fayette Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242 ....... (517) 439-4698 Centreville UMC – Michelle Brokaw, 60890 Anthony Dr, Centreville, MI 49032 ....... (269) 467-7289 Bellevue UMC – Sharon Burkart, 9519 Elwood Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49014 ............... (269) 660-8881 BC First UMC – Shirley Carr, 131 Shellenberger Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49017 .......... (269) 965-8649 Hillside UMC – Beverly Clark, PO Box 355, Hanover, MI 49241 ................................ (517) 563-8966 Litchfield UMC – Jessica Cobb, 969 Adams St, Litchfield, MI 49252.......................... (517) 542-3775 Osseo UMC – Ginny Delauter, 6515 Morgan Rd., Osseo, MI 49266 ............................ (517) 523-3636 Hillsdale First UMC – Dick Deller, 2894 Lake Ave., Osseo, MI 49266 .................................................. Grass Lake UMC – Larry Embury, PO Box 86, Grass Lake, MI 49240........................ (517) 206-2952 Center Park UMC – Janet Hagelgans, 15415 S. 22nd St., Vicksburg, MI 49097 .......... (269) 649-2299 BC First UMC – Gentry Hammon, 59 N McKinley St, Battle Creek, MI 49017 .......... (269) 753-1261 North Adams UMC – Julie Hane, 220 W Main, North Adams, MI 49262 .................... (517) 287-5100 Scotts UMC – Jane Knapp, 16998 E ON Ave, Climax, MI 49034 ................................ (269) 746-4915 Hillside UMC – Timothy Koughn, 6094 Folks Rd, Horton, MI 49246 ......................... (517) 563-2835 Lee Center UMC – Bruce Lack, 22386 24 Mile Rd, Olivet, MI 49076 ......................... (517) 857-3447 Bronson UMC – Emily Ludwick, 664 W Chicago Rd, Bronson, MI 49028.................. (517) 369-1507 Springport UMC – Suzi Merritt, 23512 27 Mile Rd, Springport, MI 49284.................. (517) 857-3645 BC Chapel Hill UMC – Carrie Morton, 4285 E Kirby Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49017 ..... (269) 964-7098 Marshall UMC – Martin Overhiser, 215 N Marshall Ave, Marshall, MI 49068............ (269) 781-4676 Centreville UMC – Barbara Parker, 320 E Market, PO Box 423, Centreville, MI 49032 ................. (269) 467-8882 BC Newton UMC – Pat Pebley, 1600 Beachside, Battle Creek, MI 49014 ................... (269) 660-8408 Concord UMC – Willard Pool, 305 Hanover St, Concord, MI 49237 ...................................................... Union City UMC – Cheryl Proctor, 104 Tuttle Park Dr, Sherwood, MI 49089 ............ (517) 741-3125 Quincy UMC – Heidi Rawson, 260 E. Garfield Lot 7, Coldwater, MI 49036 ............... (517) 781-4694 BC First UMC – Madeline Stagner, 74 Orchard Pl, Battle Creek, MI 49017 ................ (269) 963-5711 TR Ninth Street UMC – Pamela Stilwell, 700 Ninth St, Three Rivers, MI 49093 ........ (269) 858-3541 Bellevue UMC – Wayne Willer, 315 Joe Stone Dr, Battle Creek, MI 49017 ................ (269) 964-8870

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Alto / Bowne Center UMCs Bowne Center UMC – Dick Hawkins, Sr, 9966 100th St SE, Alto, MI 49302 ......... (616) 891-1531 Alto UMC – Lois Heffron, 6724 Beechwood Dr, Saranac, MI 48881 ....................... (616) 868-6257 Byron Center UMC – Trisha Schepers, ..................................................................................................... Caledonia UMC – Thom Kohl, 8563 Deer Forest Meadows, Caledonia, MI 49316 ..... (616) 891-7747 Caledonia UMC – Joan Pierce, 10089 Crossroads Circle, Caledonia, MI 49316 .......... (616) 826-3817 Carlisle UMC – Jim Haase, 4781 10th Street, Wayland, MI 49348................................ (616) 877-4604 Cedar Springs UMC – Carolyn Davis, 16655 Simmons, Cedar Springs, MI 49319...... (616) 696-1939 Courtland-Oakfield UMC – Megan Harding, 7505 11 Mile Road, Rockford, MI 49341................................ (616) 874-1306 East Nelson UMC – Linda Harry, 8555 Mowry, PO Box 124, Sand Lake, MI 49343 .. (616) 636-8779 Fremont UMC – Sherri Pickering, Apt. 2-C, 1043 State Street, Fremont, MI 49412 .... (231) 924-8590 Georgetown UMC – Cyndi Hartley, 4066 Prairie Street, Grandville, MI 49418 ........... (616) 261-1941 Grand Haven Church of the Dunes – Donald Defoe, 17263 Beach Ridge Way, West Olive, MI 49460 ...................... (616) 607-8735 GR Aldersgate UMC – Issac Aduda, c/o Aldersgate UMC, 4301 Ambrose Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 ............................................. (616) 929-2886 GR Aldersgate UMC – Linda Powrie, 4566 Bonanza Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 ........................ (616) 363-2534 GR Cornerstone UMC – Mara Marsman, 1675 84th St SE, Caledonia, MI 49316 ....... (616) 890-1810 GR Cornerstone UMC – Ken Watkins, 7087 Summit Hill Ct., Caledonia, MI 49316 .. (616) 656-2858 GR CrossWind Community UMC – Corky Overmyer, .................................................. (616) 681-0073 GR Faith UMC – Carol Smith, 4320 Royal Glen Dr NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321 .. (616) 647-2155 GR First UMC – Nagnon Diarrassouba, 1844 Wilmont Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508 ............ (616) 827-8389 GR First UMC – Emily Uebbing, 2060 College Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 ..... (616) 855-6247 GR First UMC – Carol Ann Youells, 1600 Plymouth Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 ............ (616) 243-3759 GR Genesis UMC – Sue Groesser, 5408 Hall St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 ............ (616) 942-9139 GR Iglesia Metodista Unida La Nueva Esperanza – Pedro Bonilla, ........................................................ GR Northlawn UMC – Sally Wesorick, 6710 Peterson Ridge, Rockford, MI 49341 .... (616) 866-2540 GR St Paul’s UMC – Rosetta Oosta, 2315 Edington Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508 (616) 245-7591 GR South UMC – Shirley Meyers, 824 Edge Creek Dr, Wayland, MI 49348 ......................................... GR Trinity UMC – Stephanie Wiltse, 1046 San Juan SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 .... (616) 243-3729 GR Trinity UMC – John Mutchler, 1260 Suncrest Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 ... (616) 464-6072 Grand Rapids Vietnamese UMC – Tri Nham N. Tran,.................................................... (616) 406-1592 Hesperia / Ferry UMCs – Randy Ackley, 515 E. South Ave., Hesperia, MI 49421 ...... (231) 854-0075 Holland First UMC – Ginny Kelley, 1964 Lake Street, Holland, MI 49424 ................. (616) 335-4193 Holland First UMC – Fred Kelley, 1964 Lake Street, Holland, MI 49424 .................... (616) 335-4193 Holton UMC – Dave Wisniewski, 8908 Holton, Holton, MI 49425 .............................. (231) 821-2682 Leighton UMC – Keith Pratt, 56 Nancy SE, Kentwood, MI 49548 ............................... (616) 406-3809 Lowell UMC – Bunny Rice, 310 King St, Lowell, MI 49331........................................ (616) 897-0314 Marne UMC – Tom Strack, 1340 Franklin, Marne, MI 49435 ...................................... (616) 677-3461 Martin / Shelbyville UMCs – Ruth Schrier, 2150 Wildfield Dr. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 ....................... (616) 363-6741 Middleville / Snow UMCs Middleville UMC – Shirley Mayhew, PO Box 121, Middleville, MI 49333 ............. (269) 795-3773 Snow UMC – Ted Johnson, 818 Sarasota, SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.................. (616) 940-0094 Montague UMC – Dan Yakes, 409 Mill Pond Road, Whitehall, MI 49461 .................. (231) 894-9279 Muskegon Central UMC – Nancy Crandall, 3981 Norton Hills Rd, Muskegon, MI 49441 .......................... (231) 780-2450 Muskegon Hts Temple UMC – Dan Long, 1729 Winchester, Muskegon, MI 49441.... (231) 963-3546 Muskegon Lake Harbor UMC – Ron Benkert, 17 Ronda, , Nunica, MI 49448 ............. (616) 846-9829 Muskegon Lakeside / Crestwood UMCs – James Keating, 3462 Algonquin, Muskegon, MI 49441....... Muskegon Wolf Lake UMC – Nita Smith, 1482 S. Hilton Park Rd., Muskegon, MI 49442 .............................. 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Parmelee UMC – Jackie Willson, 10292 Whitneyville, Alto, MI 49316 ....................... (616) 891-1690 Parmelee UMC – Patricia Cooper, ............................................................................................................ Parmelee UMC – Christine Schad, Box 206, Middleville, MI 49333 ............................ (269) 795-9283 Ravenna UMC – Hillary Nienhouse, 12132 Apple Ave, Ravenna, MI 49451.......................................... Rockford UMC – Lionel Hurd, 4840 Maple Shade Ct., Rockford, MI 49341 ............... (616) 866-0362 Salem / Bradley Indian Missions Salem Indian Mission – Norm Pigeon, 224 N Maple St, Hopkins, MI 49328 ........... (269) 793-7769 Bradley Indian Mission – D.K. Sprague, 1624 Parker Ave., Wayland, MI 49348 .... (616) 795-1246 Saugatuck UMC – Carol Huyser, 5756 Old Allegan Rd, Hamilton, MI 49419 ............. (269) 751-5986 Shelby UMC – Anita Anderson, 37 S. 112th Ave., Hart, MI 49420 .............................. (231) 873-3034 Sitka UMC – Robin Zerlaut, 10360 Dickinson Road, Holton, MI 49425 ...................... (231) 821-2998 Sparta UMC – Kelly Potes, 150 Ida Red, Sparta, MI 49345 .......................................... (616) 887-7288 Twin Lake UMC – Benita Fyan, 6460 Middle Lake Rd, Twin Lake, MI 49457 ........... (231) 828-4029 Wayland UMC – Gwyn Meisenbach, 107 Apollo Place, Wayland, MI 49348 .............. (269) 792-6320 White Cloud UMC – Marvin Cruzan, 1532 E Pine Hill Avenue, White Cloud, MI 49349.................. (231) 689-0401 White Pines UMC – Randy Boadway, 7050 Sovereign Dr., Comstock Park, MI 49321 (616) 784-5548 Wyoming Park UMC – June Harrington, 2217 Clarion SW, Wyoming, MI 49509 ...... (616) 532-6237 Wyoming Wesley Park UMC – Barbara Brechting, 5092 Southglow Ct SE, Kentwood, MI 49508 .................... (616) 261-4814 South Wyoming UMC – Luann Hoffman, 4136 Honeyvale SW, Grandville, MI 49418 (616) 531-5360 GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT MEMBERS AT LARGE GR Genesis UMC – Lisa Aldrich, 2427 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, Mi 49519............ (616) 257-8625 Alto UMC – Janet Bailey, 3782 Murray Lake Ave, Lowell, MI 49331 ......................... (616) 691-8011 Bowne Center UMC – Janet Bailey, 3782 Murray Lake Ave, Lowell, MI 49331 ......... (616) 691-8011 Lowell UMC – Nate Blunt, 640 Shepard Dr., Lowell, MI 49331 .................................. (616) 897-8267 White Pines UMC – Randy Boadway, 7050 Sovereign Dr., Comstock Park, MI 49321 (616) 784-5548 Lowell UMC – Elena Brubaker, 523 Lincoln Lk, Lowell, MI 49331 ............................ (616) 897-6357 Cedar Springs UMC – Daniel Davis, 16655 Simmons, Cedar Springs, MI 49319 ........ (616) 696-1939 Holland First UMC – Doug Dinkins, 1289 Oakhampton Road, Holland, MI 49424..... (616) 399-8956 Wyoming Park UMC – Robert Eckert, 1300 Benjamin SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 . (616) 245-7108 Muskegon Lake Harbor UMC – Matt Erbes, 1322 Clayton Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441 ......................... Whitehall UMC – Ron Farmer, 1637 Crystal Lake Rd., Whitehall, MI 49461 ............. (231) 893-6305 GR St Paul’s UMC – Mary Lou Fassett, 1551 Franklin SE Apt 2024, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 ........ (616) 285-4795 Grand Rapids District – Amber Hendrick, GVSU Wesley House, 4539 Luce St., Jenison, MI 49428 .... (231) 388-0960 Cydney M. Idsinga, 102 N Maple St, Apt #1, Wilmore, KY 40390 ............................................. Fremont UMC – Joseph Jennings, 3072 Ramshore Dr., Fremont, MI 49412 ................ (231) 519-2127 GR Trinity UMC – Valerie Mossman-Celestin, 300 Alten Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 ........ (616) 459-6604 Georgetown UMC – Zach Oaster, 4455 13 Mile Road NE, Rockford, MI 49341 ......... (616) 856-2204 GR CrossWind Community UMC – Carrie Otis, 4380 Tracy Trail, Dorr, MI 49323 ... (616) 681-0283 Middleville UMC – Jody Pratt, 2984 5th St, Shelbyville, MI 49344 ............................. (269) 792-0481 GR Aldersgate UMC – Andria Bremer Savara, 3329 Coit Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525............... (616) 308-0257 Holland First UMC – James Searls, Jr, 53 East Central, Zeeland, MI 49464 ................ (616) 772-4306 Grand Rapids District – Jason Squires, 921 Hancock SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 .... (616) 350-8155 GR St Paul’s UMC – David Stafford, 3400 Poinsettia SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508 ... (616) 247-8295 Salem Indian Mission of the UMC – Terry L Stickley, 2742 144th Ave, Dorr, MI 49323 ........................................... (616) 896-9608 Newaygo UMC – Amelia Stine, 9560 Catalpa, Newaygo, MI 49337 ............................ (231) 225-1011 GR First UMC – Lea Tobar, 2430 Highridge Ln SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 ........... (616) 940-0406 GR First UMC – John Warnock, 1830 Linson Ct SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546 .......... (616) 942-8445 Wyoming Park UMC – Donald Williams, 5226 Forest View Ct, Hudsonville, MI 49426 ...................... (616) 669-9086 GR Aldersgate UMC – Laura Witkowski, 5023 Vernor Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 ................... (616) 540-3795

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Alden / Central Lake UMCs – Gary Sage, PO Box 607, Central Lake, MI 49622........ (231) 544-6314 Baldwin Covenant Community / Luther UMCs – Judy Watz, 2110 Wilderness Way, Baldwin, MI 49304 ..................................... (231) 745-8745 Barnard / E Jordan / Norwood UMCs – Luanne Reed, 402 3rd St, PO Box 1339, East Jordan, MI 49727 ...................... (231) 536-0273 Bear Lake / Arcadia UMCs – Joanne Schroeder, PO Box 424, Bear Lake, MI 49614.. (231) 864-2314 Bellaire Community UMC – Bob Ayala, PO Box 583, Bellaire, MI 49615 .................. (231) 533-8973 Boyne City / Boyne Falls UMCs – Helen Deming, 208 N Lake St, Boyne City, MI 49712 ...................................... (231) 582-6278 Brethren Epworth / Grant UMC Brethren Epworth UMC – Walt Briggs, 13537 Yates Rd, Copemish, MI 49626 ...... (231) 409-4774 Grant UMC – Jeff Kretzschmer, 2094 Lakes Dr., Interlochen, MI 49643 ................. (231) 276-9832 Cadillac UMC – Don Rennie, 1804 Cherry Ridge St., Cadillac, MI 49601.................... (231) 775-4260 Charlevoix UMC – Jill Picha, 122 Belvedere, Charlevoix, MI 49720 ...................................................... Crystal Valley / Walkerville UMCs – Cheryl Abson, 8652 E Monroe Rd, Walkerville, MI 49459 ........ Empire UMC – Carole Merillat, 9659 Voice Rd, PO Box 92, Empire, MI 49630 ........ (231) 326-5809 Epsilon / New Hope UMCs – Roger Fate, 10049 E. Mitchell, Petoskey, MI 49770 ..... (231) 347-3468 Fife Lake-Boardmans Parish – Debora Sieting, 5661 Quarter Line Rd SW, South Boardman, MI 49680 ......... (231) 369-2966 Fountain / Free Soil UMCs Free Soil UMC – Fran Holcombe, PO Box 74, Free Soil, MI 49411 ........................ (231) 464-5025 Fountain UMC – Sonja Argue, 109 Scott St., Scottville, MI 49454 .......................... (231) 757-2455 Frankfort / Elberta UMCs – Trudi Hook, PO Box 122, Beulah, MI 49617 ................... (231) 882-1392 Grawn UMC – Autie Lamb, 2369 West Ave., Interlochen, MI 49643 ..................................................... Harbor Springs / Alanson UMCs – Amy Peters, 5550 Lake Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740 ..................................... (231) 526-0493 Hart UMC – Maureen Huizing, 40 N. Plum St., Hart, MI 49420 .................................. (231) 873-0418 Horton Bay / Greensky Hill UMCs – Judy Caldecott, 5481 West Rd., Boyne City, MI 49712 ..................................... (231) 582-6048 Indian River UMC – Mark Fielder, 2010 Mac-A-Vista, Indian River, MI 49749 ......... (231) 238-4751 Kalkaska UMC – Floyd Weaver, 12168 Moorestown Rd. SE, Fife Lake, MI 49633 .... (231) 229-4557 Keswick UMC – Colleen Finch, 6872 S. Lake Leelanau Dr., Traverse City, MI 49684 (231) 946-5448 Kewadin / Northport Indian Missions Kewadin Indian Mission UMC – Phyllis John, 13735 Indian Rd, Kewadin, MI 49648 .......................................... (231) 264-0527 Northport Indian Mission UMC – Charlene John, 9465 N. Carlson Rd., Northport, MI 49670........... Kingsley UMC – Colleen A. Wierman, 8658 Hency Rd, Kingsley, MI 49649 ............. (231) 263-4145 Lake Ann UMC – Leonard Sheridan, 5277 Birchview Ct., Lake Ann, MI 49650......... (231) 993-6773 Lake City UMC – Jane Tinsley, 1269 S. Audrey Lane, Lake City, MI 49651 .............. (231) 839-2885 Leland UMC – Joan Hook, 2230 W. Nemeskal Road, Maple City, MI 49664 .............. (231) 228-6250 Ludington St Paul UMC – Larry Gustafson, 5737 Iris Rd, Ludington, MI 49431 ................................... Ludington United UMC – Al Bouda, 7530 S. Harbor Dr., Pentwater, MI 49449.......... (231) 869-5481 Mancelona / Alba UMCs – Beth McKaig, 4426 Eaglett Dr., Bellaire, MI 49615 ......... (231) 533-6314 Manistee UMC – Joyce (Paco) Theisen, 905 High Street, Manistee, MI 49660............ (231) 887-4246 Manton UMC – Cheryl Peterson, 515 W. Main St., PO Box 93, Manton, MI 49663 ... (231) 824-3119 Marion / Cadillac South UMCs Marion UMC – Sondra Baughan, 11750 W. Long Lk Rd., Marion, Mi 49665 ......... (231) 743-6272 Cadillac South Community UMC – Dorothy George, 9401 E. M 115, Cadillac, MI 49601 ....................................... (231) 775-5940


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Mears UMC – Marc DeMaat, 9468 W. Sandy Dr., Mears, MI 49436 ........................... (231) 873-5945 Mesick / Harrietta UMCs – Tracy Cinco, 128 Timber Lane Trl., Buckley, MI 49620 .. (231) 269-3036 NE Missaukee Parish: Merritt-Butterfield UMC – Rosemary Storey, 5816 E Falmouth Rd, Falmouth, MI 49632 .......................... (231) 826-0006 Old Mission Peninsula UMC – Marge Long, 139 Mathison, Traverse City, MI 49686 (231) 941-8657 Pentwater Centenary UMC – Susan MacGregor, PO Box 914, Pentwater, MI 49449 .. (231) 869-4364 Petoskey UMC – Amy Scott, 1105 Tall Pines Court, Petoskey, MI 49770 .............................................. Traverse Bay UMC – Rebecca Aubin, 2900 Arborview Dr #22, Traverse City, MI 49685 ..................... TC Central UMC – Alline Beutler, 553 Highland Park Dr., Traverse City, MI 49686 ............................ TC Central UMC – Allen Horstman, 1750 Outer Drive West, Traverse City, MI 49685 .................. (231) 946-9314 TC City Christ UMC – Ron Kovacs, 236 Cross Country Trail, Traverse City, MI 49686 ...................... (231) 933-6141 Williamsburg UMC – Larry Everts, 735 S. Broomhead Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686 . (231) 369-2941 GRAND TRAVERSE DISTRICT MEMBERS AT LARGE Cadillac UMC – Jacob Ball, 114 Barbara St, Cadillac, MI 49601 ................................. (231) 775-1851 Manton UMC – Kendra Baty, PO Box 93, 515 W Main Street, Manton, MI 49663..... (231) 824-3119 Empire UMC – Marilyn Bratt, 7179 S. Dune Hwy, Empire, MI 49630 ........................ (231) 334-3611 Lake Ann UMC – Kathy Breithaupt, 18829 Lakewood Circle, Lake Ann, MI 49650 ............................. Grawn UMC – Irene Carboneau, 390 S. Long Lake Rd., Traverse City, MI 49684................................. Petoskey UMC – Deborah Sue Cole, 394 Hillview Dr, Petoskey, MI 49770 ................ (231) 348-3460 Manistee UMC – Lemuel O Granada, 351 Second St, Manistee, MI 49660 ................. (231) 723-2763 Merritt-Butterfield – Denise Hall, 2941 E. Houghton Lake Rd., Lake City, MI 49651 (231) 328-4727 Ludington United UMC – Dave Hamman, 701 W Tinkham Ave, Ludington, MI 49431 ............................ (231) 845-0174 East Jordan UMC – Richard Hartrick, 4790 Old Point Ridge, East Jordan, MI 49727 ............................ Leland UMC – Jay Hook, 2230 W Nemeskal Rd, Maple City, MI 49664 .................... (231) 228-6250 Hart UMC – John Huizing, 40 N. Plum Street, Hart, MI 49420 .................................... (231) 873-0418 Traverse Bay – Nancy LeValley, 2961 Crescent Shores Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684 . (231) 929-3155 Empire UMC – Sandra Mallory, 5171 Revnell Rd., Beulah, MI 49617 ........................ (231) 882-0440 Harbor Springs UMC – Jim Myers, 592 1/2 E. Main St., Harbor Springs, MI 49740 ... (231) 838-8041 Cadillac UMC – Josh Pant, 401 Powell Drive, Cadillac, MI 49601 .............................. (231) 779-2999 East Jordan UMC – Karen Posnik, PO Box 238, East Jordan, MI 49727 ................................................. Greensky Hill UMC – Carol Tunison, 309 Mason St, Charlevoix, MI 49720 ............... (231) 547-5009 Kingsley UMC – Sherry Wild, 5696 Hilltop, Grawn, MI 49637 .............................................................. Traverse Bay – Michael Windover, 11612 N Long Lake Rd, Traverse City, MI 49684 (231) 275-7483 Petoskey UMC – BJ Wirgau, 917 W. Sheridan, Petoskey, MI 49770 ........................... (231) 347-5463 Petoskey UMC – Susan Wirgau, 917 W. Sheridan, Petoskey, MI 49770 ...................... (231) 347-5463 Horton Bay UMC – Paula C Wright, 4979 Boyne City Rd, Boyne City, MI 49712 ..... (231) 582-9441

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Alma UMC – Gary Shirely, 1325 Euclid, Alma, MI 48801 ........................................... (989) 576-0896 Amble UMC – Delores Barringer, 20564 One Mile, PO Box 193, Morley, MI 49336 . (231) 856-7091 Ashley / Bannister / Greenbush UMCs– Fred Gibbs, Avondale / North Evart UMCs – Peggy Meyer, 8927 80th Ave, Evart, MI 49631 ....... (231) 734-5975 Big Rapids First UMC – Barbara Ross, 16809 125th Ave, Rodney, MI 49342 ............ (231) 867-3631 Breckenridge UMC – Karen Rohn, 619 Cedar Street, Breckenridge, MI 48615 ........... (989) 842-5503 Brooks Corners / Barryton Faith / Sears UMCs – Patrick Tiedt, 9859 River Road, Evart, MI 49631 .............................................. (231) 734-2932 Carson City UMC – Aaron Esch, 2576 S. Bollinger Rd, Carson City, MI 48811 ......... (989) 235-1200 Chase-Barton / Grant Center UMCs – Laura Dix, 17110 Youngs Lake Rd, Big Rapids, MI 49307 .............................. (231) 592-5717 Clare UMC – Mike Blouin, 209 W. 7th Street, , Clare, MI 48617 ................................ (989) 386-2371 Edmore Faith UMC – Elaine Leak, 430 S. First Street, Edmore, MI 48829 .................. (989) 427-3202 Elsie UMC – Elsie Loynes, Evart UMC – Ken White, 12996 Hersey Rd, , Hersey, MI 49639 ................................. (231) 832-5991 Farwell UMC – Dianne Sweet, 680 E Michigan, Farwell, MI 48622 ............................ (989) 588-2684 Fenwick / Palo / Vickeryville UMCs – Louise Belyou, 175 E Fenwick Road, Fenwick, MI 48834 ................................ (989) 248-3349 Greenville First UMC – Steve Lindeman, 500 W Grove St, Greenville, MI 48838 ...... (616) 754-1727 Harrison: The Gathering – John Mostiller, 550 Ridge Rd, Harrison, MI 48625 ............ (989) 539-8582 Heritage UMC – Dana Kinney, 161 Rasmussen, Trufant, MI 49347............................. (616) 984-5761 Hersey UMC – Jesse Tatum, 3693 170th Ave., Hersey, MI 49639 ............................... (231) 832-3931 Ionia Parish: LeValley / Berlin Center – Dick Simington, 6350 Nash Highway, Saranac, MI 48881 ................................ (616) 642-9833 Ionia Zion UMC – Vicky Burrows, 2732 Woods Road, Ionia, MI 48846 ..................... (616) 527-0367 Ithaca / Beebe UMCs Ithaca UMC – Ned Weller, 95 Meadow Lane, Ithaca, MI 48847 ................................(989) 875-4202 Ithaca UMC – Roger Silverthorn, 725 Westwind Lane, Ithaca, MI 48847 ................ (989) 875-4821 Lincoln Road UMC – Clara Molby, 4527 Arcada Dr, Alma, MI 48801........................ (989) 833-7598 Mecosta New Hope UMC – Dan Houts, 8338 W. Ridge Blvd., Canadian Lakes, MI 49346 ...................... (231) 972-8944 Mt Pleasant Trinity / Countryside / Leaton UMCs – Dale Haton, New Life UMC – Sara Hill, 17235 Seneca Dr., Howard City, MI 49329 ..................... (231) 519-2590 Ovid: United Church – Janell Kebler, 2156 N. Hollister, Ovid, MI 48866.................... (989) 834-1420 Pompeii / Perrinton / Middleton / North Star UMCs Pompeii UMC – William (Bill) Troub, 3491 W. Garfield Rd., Perrinton, MI. 48871 (989) 236-5023 North Star UMC ��� Karen Rozen, 118 Webster St, Ithaca, MI 48847 ........................ (989) 875-2517 Reed City UMC – Bonnie Dalman, 1800 N Ironwood Dr, Apache Junction, AZ 85220............. (231) 832-5493 Rosebush UMC – Donna Anderson, 3077 S Nottawa Road, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 .. (989) 772-1635 St Johns First UMC – Beth Garcia, 410 E Railroad St, St Johns, MI 48879 ................. (989) 224-2059 St Johns Pilgrim UMC – Chris Cornell, 1802 W Maple Rapids, St Johns, MI 48879 .. (989) 224-9226 St Louis UMC – Linda Johnson, 112 E State Street, St Louis, MI 48880 ..................... (989) 681-5340 Salem / Lowe / Maple Rapids UMCs Lowe UMC – Joyce Shinabery, 1741 W. Gratiot Co. Line Rd., St. Johns, MI 48879 (989) 224-3190 Salem UMC – Joyce Shinabery, 1741 E Gratiot County Line Rd, St Johns, MI 48879 ........ (989) 224-3190 Maple Rapids UMC – Joyce Shinabery, 1741 W. Gratiot Co. Line Rd., St. Johns, MI 48879 ............


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Sand Lake / South Ensley UMCs – Mary Johnson, 505 21 Mile Rd NE, Cedar Springs, MI 49319.......................... Shepardsville UMC – Kay Watson, 7667 E Walker Rd, Ovid, MI 48866 ..................... Shepherd UMC – Jean Thrush, 9250 S Chippewa Road, St Louis, MI 48880 .............. Third Avenue / Paris / Rodney UMCs – David Rhodes, Lot A-3, 606 Bjornson, Big Rapids, MI 49307.......................... Turk Lake UMC – Dale Kluzak, 472 Burgess Lake Road, Greenville, MI 48838 ........ Weidman UMC – Glenda Pohl, 1575 W Jordan, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858......................

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HEARTLAND DISTRICT MEMBERS AT LARGE New Life UMC – Linda Andersen, 8741 Six Lakes Rd, Six Lakes, MI 48886 ............. (989) 365-3307 Salem UMC – Imogene Beck, 2238 E Maple Rapids Rd, St Johns, MI 48879 ............. (989) 224-2076 Big Rapids First UMC – Christine Berke, 15705 Clear Lake Dr, Big Rapids, MI 49307 .......................... (231) 796-0591 Breckenridge UMC – David Briggs, 7375 Woodbridge Road, Wheeler, MI 48662...... (989) 842-3843 Ovid: United Church – AnnMarie Buchner, 141 W. Front Street, Ovid, MI 48866 ...... (989) 834-2044 Clare UMC – Jean Burrows, 3090 Lake of the Pines, Lake, MI 48632 ......................... (989) 588-3171 Greenville First UMC – Jorgen Chapin, 6975 S Grow Rd, Greenville, MI 48838 ........ (616) 754-9456 Greenville First UMC – Ron Chapin, 6975 S Grow Rd, Greenville, MI 48838 ............ (616) 754-9456 Mt Pleasant First UMC – Kendall Jean Farnum, 1160 Glen Ave, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858 ......................... (989) 854-0343 Breckenridge UMC – Joleen Golden, 230 Sixth Street, Breckenridge, MI 48615.................................... Heartland District – Claire Hills, 3510 Mineral Springs Trail, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858 (989) 317-0081 Weidman UMC – Nicki Holland, 4350 W Beal City Rd, Weidman, MI 48893 ............ (989) 644-5578 LeValley UMC – Judy Huynh, 2101 Clarksville Road, Portland, MI 48875................. (616) 374-4764 St Johns First UMC – Amy Latimer, 305 N Prospect St, St Johns, MI 48879 .............. (989) 224-2293 Edmore Faith UMC – Nick Main, 7269 N. Deja Rd., Edmore, MI 48829 .................... (989) 427-5737 Lincoln Road UMC – Clara Molby, 4527 Arcada Dr, Alma, MI 48801........................ (989) 833-7598 Greenville First UMC – Kirk Perry, 906 Evergreen, Greenville, MI 48838 .................. (616) 754-6045 Salem UMC – Gayla Phillips, 116 W. Gratiot County Line Road, St. Johns, MI 48879........... (989) 838-2613 Sand Lake UMC – John Rau, 17900 Simmons Avenue, Sand Lake, MI 49343 ............ (616) 696-1863 Shepherd UMC – Kathy Shepard, 7575 S Leaton Rd, Shepherd, MI 48883 ................. (989) 828-6486 Amble UMC – Tim Smith, 23488 Tadpole Dr., Newaygo, MI 49337 ........................... (231) 937-7190 Heartland District – Rachel Vert, Apt. 16, 1205 W Campus Dr., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 ...................... Ovid: United Church – Alene Ward, 775 S Coventry Ave, Owosso, MI 48867............ (517) 449-7145 Ithaca UMC – Ned Weller, 95 Meadow Lane, Ithaca, MI 48847 ................................... (989) 875-4202 Farwell UMC – Dennis Wissinger, 2797 Lone Pine, Farwell, MI 48622 ...................... (989) 386-8900

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Allegan UMC – Hanford Brink, 2532 30th. Street, Allegan, MI 49010 ........................ (269) 673-6031 Almena UMC – Janet Swigart, 29441 42nd Avenue, Paw Paw, MI 49079 ................... (269) 657-7741 Bangor Simpson UMC – Marty Maurer, 45611 28th Ave, Bangor, MI 49013.............. (269) 427-8340 Berrien Springs UMC – Cynda Carson, PO Box 251, Lawrence, MI 49064 ................. (269) 674-3507 Bloomingdale UMC – James Robertson, 55130 Co Rd 384, Grand Junction, MI 49056....................... (269) 434-6499 Buchanan Faith / Morris UMCs – Derek Kaiser, 2945 W. Chicago Rd., Niles, MI 49120 ...................... Buchanan First UMC – Martha Shreve, 4035 Chicago Road, Niles, MI 49120 ............ (269) 695-5867 Burnips / Monterey Center UMCs Burnips UMC – Eric Buckleitner, 4280 30th St, PO Box 34, Burnips, MI 49314 .... (616) 896-7799 Monterey Center UMC – Woodrow Gibson, 1660 Creston Drive, Dorr, MI 49323.. (616) 299-5248 Cassopolis UMC – Dawn Atkinson, 61148 Cass Rd, Cassopolis, MI 49031 ................ (269) 445-2789 Coloma / Watervliet UMC – Pam Walker, 5016 N Watervliet Rd, PO Box 22, Watervliet, MI 49098...................................... Dowagiac First UMC – Frank Maley, 54348 Twin Lakes Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047 (269) 782-7840 Edwardsburg Hope UMC – Martha Bartels, 68459 Scott St, Edwardsburg, MI 49112 . (269) 699-5304 Fennville / Pearl UMCs – David Babbitt, 6464 119th Ave., Fennville, MI 49408 ........ (269) 543-4272 Galien / Olive Branch UMCs – Mary Kutemeier, 1823 Ontario Rd, Niles, MI 49210.. (269) 362-1837 Ganges / Glenn UMCs – Carol Louderback, P. O. Box 262, Glenn, MI 49416 ....................................... Gobles / Kendall UMCs – Dee Clement, 35524 Mill Lake Rd., Gobles, MI 49055 ....... (269) 628-4663 Gull Lake UMC – Theresa Meinert, 9156 Weathervane Trail, Galesburg, MI 49053 .............................. Hartford UMC – Jan Hansen, 143 Paras Hill Drive, Hartford, MI 49057....................... (269) 621-3796 Hinchman / Oronoko UMCs – Chris Sunday, 515 E. Snow Rd., Baroda, MI 49101 ............................... Hopkins / South Monterey UMCs – Judy Kraft, 2741 16th St., Hopkins, MI 49328 .... (269) 793-3842 Kalamazoo First UMC – Fred Douglas, 5138 Old Colony, Portage, MI 49024 ............ (269) 373-6838 Kalamazoo First UMC – Molly Williams, 2716 North 9th St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 . (269) 375-4867 Kalamazoo Milwood UMC – Ruth Breyfogle, 157 Fairview, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 .. (269) 349-1258 Kalamazoo Stockbridge Avenue UMC – Carol Best-Nyland, 908 S. Rose St., Kalamazoo, MI 49006 .............................. (269) 762-4407 Kalamazoo Sunnyside UMC – Donna Meninga, 5326 Percy, Kalamazoo, MI 49048 .. (269) 388-5837 Kalamazoo Westwood UMC – Phil Bowman, 6456 Terrington Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 ............................... (269) 375-9580 Lacota UMC – D.K. Sprague, 1624 Parker Ave., Wayland, MI 49348 ......................... (616) 795-1246 Lacota UMC – Joy Dee, 04903 County Rd 687, South Haven, MI 49090 ..................... (269) 637-4565 Lakeside UMC – A. Thomas Smith, PO Box 234, Lakeside, MI 49116 ....................... (269) 469-1262 Lawrence UMC – Susan McGowan, Lawton St Paul’s UMC – Louise Cammire, 60313 Lakeshore Dr, Lawrence, MI 49064............................ (269) 674-3814 Marcellus / Wakelee UMCs – Nancy Goodrich, 56582 Territorial Rd W, Decatur, MI 49045 .......................... (269) 423-7547 Niles Wesley UMC – Don Severeid, 1803 Bell Rd, Niles, MI 49120 ............................ (269) 684-1988 Oshtemo UMC – Colleen Hill, 7214 West N Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 ................... (269) 375-0223 Otsego UMC – Donna Church, 1294 Hill Road, Otsego, MI ......................................... (269) 694-6492 Parchment UMC – Fran Grabowski, 130 E. Candlewyck Apt 503, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 ............. (269) 349-7857 Paw Paw UMC – Marilyn Doyle, 58895 Hill Drive, Lake Cora, Lawrence, MI 49064 (269) 674-8038 Plainwell First UMC – Rex Bell, 6549 Hollison Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 ............ (269) 375-2128 Pokagon UMC – Donna Shaffer, 9553 Smith Road, Berrien Center, MI 49102 ........... (269) 684-5613 Portage Chapel Hill UMC – Daryl Perkins, 1935 Bloomfield, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 . (269) 373-5793 Portage Prairie / Arden UMCs – Ruth Anne Vite, 2750 Redbud Trl S, Niles, MI 49120 ...................................... (269) 695-7772 Riverside UMC – Candy Evett, 4391 Greenwood, Benton Harbor, MI 49022 .............. (269) 849-0469 St Joseph First UMC – Keith Foote, 2882 Oak St., Stevensville, MI 49085 ................. (269) 556-0686


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St Joseph First UMC – Michael Dumke, 2535 Old Lakeshore Rd., St. Joseph, MI 49085 ..................... (269) 983-0439 Schoolcraft UMC – Kymm Carlin, 224 Lovell, Schoolcraft, MI 49087 ........................ (269) 679-3038 Scottdale / Bridgman Faith UMCs – Dawn Oldenburg, 9862 Vineyard St, Bridgman, MI 49106 ............................... (269) 465-3514 Silver Creek / Keeler UMCs – Betty Kusterer, 68060 Territorial Rd, Watervilet, MI 49098.............................. (269) 463-3336 Sodus Chapel Hill UMC – Wally Bennett, 3643 Hillandale Rd, Eau Claire, MI 49111 (269) 944-1961 South Haven UMC – Mary Blashill, 07909 M 43, South Haven, MI 49090 ................. (269) 639-9675 Stevensville UMC – Lona Vogie, 3372 W. Valley View Dr., St. Joseph, MI 49127 .... (269) 428-1765 Three Oaks UMC – Alexis Renbarger, 407 Cherry Street, Three Oaks, MI 49128 ....... (269) 756-5611 Townline UMC – Aaron Leedy, 60 Lynn Lane, Paw Paw, MI 49079 ........................... (269) 998-9041 Trowbridge UMC – Joyce Josey, 1249 M 222 Lot #29, Martin, MI 49070 ............................................. Vicksburg UMC – Rachel Freeman, 303 South Main Street, Vicksburg, MI 49097 ..... (269) 649-3537 KALAMAZOO DISTRICT MEMBERS AT LARGE Kalamazoo District – Derek Andree, 2101 Wilbur Ave, Wesley Foundation, Kalamazoo, MI 49006 .... Northwest UMC – Gene Clem, 4162 N 2nd St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 ........................ (269) 375-5981 Vicksburg UMC – Lisa Coe, 4104 Waterview Dr, Vicksburg, MI 49097 ..................... (269) 649-0602 Lawrence UMC – Annette Crandall, PO Box 622, Lawrence, MI 49064 ...................... (269) 655-5181 Kalamazoo First UMC – Susan Daniels, 118 Mariette St, Plainwell, MI 49080 ........... (269) 806-9222 Gull Lake UMC – Merna Francis, 2924 N 33rd St, Galesburg, MI 49053 .................... (269) 665-9430 Otsego UMC – Minette Himes, 116 E Morrell St, Otsego, MI 49078 ........................... (269) 694-6474 Otsego UMC – Sandy Lash, 175 Allegan St, Plainwell, MI 49080 ............................... (269) 290-8123 Plainwell First UMC – John Mahan, 403 Walnut Woods Ct., Plainwell, MI 49080 ..... (269) 685-6142 Trowbridge UMC – Bill Menck, 2324 104th Avenue, Otsego, MI 49078..................... (269) 694-4335 Wakelee UMC – Ellen Messner, 224 Davis St, Marcellus, MI 49067 ........................... (269) 646-7791 Wakelee UMC – Sally Messner, 224 Davis St, Marcellus, MI 49067 ........................... (269) 646-7791 Kalamazoo District – Ryan Minier, 2101 Wilbur Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49006 .................................. Edwardsburg Hope UMC – Bonnie Morgan, 71348 Ebersole Road, Edwardsburg, MI 49112 ...................... (269) 699-5279 Townline UMC – Mandana Nordbrock, 240 N. Sage St. #6, Kalamazoo, MI 49006.... (269) 720-6152 Berrien Springs UMC – Jeff Parsons, Crystal Springs UM Camp, 33774 Crystal Springs St, Dowagiac, MI 49047 ................................................. (269) 683-8918 Pearl UMC – Reba Peterson, 687 W Fennville St, Fennville, MI 49408 ....................... (269) 561-2537 Fennville UMC – Reba Peterson, 687 W Fennville St, Fennville, MI 49408 ................ (269) 561-2537 Portage First UMC – Steve Piorkowski, 1405 Royal Oak, Portage, MI 49024 ............. (269) 321-9712 Kalamazoo Westwood UMC – Margaret Predum, 9050 Almena Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 .............................. (269) 324-8150 South Haven UMC – Simmie Proctor, 73486 8th Ave, South Haven, MI 49090 .......... (269) 637-6053 Kalamazoo First UMC – Deborah Search-Willoughby, 1410 Turwill Lane, Kalamazoo, MI 49006......... (269) 349-9311 Pokagon UMC – Molly Shaffer, 33053 Crystal Springs St, Dowagiac, MI 49047........ (269) 684-6347 Marcellus UMC – Sue Stickle, 10970 Dutch Settlement Rd, Marcellus, MI 49067 ...... (269) 646-9425 Otsego UMC – Cyndi Trobeck, 218 S. Kalamazoo St, Otsego, MI 49078 .................... (269) 694-5365 Hartford UMC – Delberta Troutman, 108 Austin Dr, Hartford, MI 49057.................... (269) 621-3663 Kalamazoo First UMC – Amber Walker, 3130 Stonebridge Ct Apt 10, Portage, MI 49024...................... (269) 321-0538 Watervliet UMC – Pam Walker, 5016 N Watervliet Rd, PO Box 22, Watervliet, MI 49098 .................. Portage First UMC – Wendy Wheeler, 7535 Timbercreek Ct #2, Portage, MI 49024 .. (269) 324-9574 Stevensville UMC – Jackie Witt, 4569 Donna Dr, Bridgman, MI 49106 ...................... (269) 465-3296 Kendall UMC – Gil Wood, 22181 Baseline Rd, Otsego, MI 49078 .............................. (269) 694-4637 Kalamazoo Westwood UMC – Jane Wright, 6864 Countryview Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 ................................ (269) 544-2390

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Bath / Gunnisonville UMCs – Jane Sansote, 13575 Center Rd, Bath, MI 48808 .......... (517) 641-6041 Brookfield Eaton UMC – Janice Hisler, 9280 Brookfield Rd, Charlotte, MI 48813 ................................ Country Chapel UMC – Andrew Hovanec, 13220 Banfield Rd, Battle Creek, MI 49017 ........................ (269) 721-8123 Delta Mills UMC – Judy Byington, 1007 Eddie Dr, Lansing, MI 48917 ...................... (517) 323-7692 DeWitt Redeemer UMC – Paul Blankenship, 11494 W River Dr, Dewitt, MI 48820 .. (517) 669-7383 Dimondale / Grovenburg UMCs – Robin Towsley, 6473 McCue Rd, Holt, MI 48842 (517) 646-0664 EL Chapel Hill UMC – Richard Silky, 1414 Tonawanda Dr, Haslett, MI 48840.......... (517) 339-2034 EL University UMC – Jon Stahl, 321 Clarendon, East Lansing, MI 48823 .................. (517) 332-6912 EL University UMC – Barbara Burke, 922 Huntington Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823 .. (517) 332-6274 Eaton Rapids First UMC – Sue Woodard, 3815 Delano Dr, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 . (517) 628-2628 Grand Ledge First UMC – Donna Hurst, 8600 Hearth Stone, Grand Ledge, MI 48837 (517) 627-6156 Grand Ledge First UMC – Linda Kimball, 6911 Springrree Lane, Lansing, MI 48917 (517) 321-3473 Hastings First UMC – Gerry Longstreet, 526 W. Prairie, Hastings, MI 49058 ............. (269) 948-2198 Hastings Hope UMC – Jim Frederick, 4857 Hathaway Ct, Hastings, MI 49058........... (269) 948-1979 Holt UMC – Randy Coller, ....................................................................................................................... Kalamo UMC – Jerry Bukoski, 1069 S Ionia Rd, Vermontville, MI 49096 .................. (517) 726-1031 Lake Odessa Central UMC – John Gentner, 545 Lake Dr, Lake Odessa, MI 48849 ..... (616) 374-7126 Lansing Asbury UMC – Dave Mongson, 219 Banberry N, Lansing, MI 48906............ (517) 374-6599 Lansing Central UMC – Patricia Bell, 2500 Clifton Ave, Lansing, MI 48910 .............. (517) 482-4098 Lansing Faith & South Lansing Ministries – Merlee Anderson, 5895 Rothesay Rd, Lansing, MI 48911................................. (517) 882-2240 Lansing First UMC – David Baur, 5105 Deanna Dr, Lansing, MI 48917 ..................... (517) 321-3070 Lansing Grace UMC – Holly Dickinson, 1029 Woodbine Ave., Lansing, MI 48910 ... (517) 214-5551 Lansing Korean UMC – Eun Il Lee, 3539 Stagecoach, Okemos, MI 48864 ................. (517) 349-4459 Lansing Mt Hope UMC – Judy Lott, 2512 Arbor Forest Dr, Lansing, MI 48910 ......... (517) 882-8150 Lansing Sycamore Creek UMC – Mark Aupperlee, Suite D, 5127 Aurelius Road, Lansing, MI 48911 . Leslie / Felt Plains UMCs – Esther Jackson, 560 E. Kinneville Road, Leslie, MI 49251 ............................... (517) 589-9625 Mason First UMC – Glenn Darling, 1111 Barnes Rd, Mason, MI 48854...................... (517) 676-2154 Millville UMC – Gary Wilcox, 3685 Iosco Rd, Dansville, MI 48819 ........................... (517) 521-4101 Mulligen / Eagle UMCs – Ann Barclay, PO Box 61, Eagle, MI 48822 ......................... (517) 627-3693 Nashville UMC – Sarah Carpenter, 854 Linden St., Vermontville, MI 49096 .............. (517) 726-1391 Perry / Shaftsburg UMCs – Janice Luft, 1138 Ellsworth Rd., Perry, MI 48872 ............ (517) 625-3643 Portland UMC – Eric Alderman, 972 Marshall St, Portland, MI 48875 ........................ (517) 647-7403 Potterville UMC – Kathy Dobie, 15248 Jones Rd, Eagle, MI 48822............................. (517) 627-1351 Quimby UMC – Barbara Thornburgh, 6105 S Charlton Park Rd, Hastings, MI 49058 (269) 945-9343 Stockbridge UMC – Jeff Wilson, 303 S Center St, Stockbridge, MI 49285 .................. (517) 851-8714 Sunfield / Sebewa Center UMCs – Gerald Gilbert, 2443 E Tupper Lake Rd, Lake Odessa, MI 48849 .................... (517) 566-8566 Vermontville / Gresham UMCs – Tom Raymond, 6315 Mulliken Rd, Charlotte, MI 48813................................... (517) 543-3754 Wacousta UMC – Jackie Salisbury, 8950 W. Herbison Rd., Eagle, MI 48822 ............. (517) 626-6193 Waterloo Village / First UMCs – MaryAnn Walz, 12370 Waterloo Munith Rd, Munith, MI 49259 ...................... (517) 596-2238 Webberville UMC – Lynn Sampson, 1835 Linn Rd, Williamston, MI 48895............... (517) 655-2860 Welcome Corners / Freeport / Peace UMCs – Arlene Stanton, 3813 Baldwin Rd, Hastings, MI 49058..................................... (269) 948-8816 Wheatfield UMC – Neva Curtis, 1409 S Zimmer Rd, Williamston, MI 48895 ............. (517) 655-1484


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Williamston UMC – Nancy Ham, 1917 Maple Shade Dr, Williamston, MI 48895 ...... (517) 655-2754 Woodland UMC – Barbara Heise, 4267 N Martin Rd, Woodland, MI 48897 ..........................................

Lansing Asbury UMC – Carole Armstrong, 1216 Downer Ave, Lansing, MI 48912 ... (517) 485-9813 East Lansing Chapel Hill UMC – Mark Baker, 1710 Rolfe Rd, Mason, MI 48854 ...... (517) 676-4790 Welcome Corners UMC – Sue Balderson, 68 Culbert Dr, Hastings, MI 49058 ............ (269) 948-9029 Lansing Trinity UMC – Barbara Beachy, 6203 Windcharme, Lansing, MI 48917 ....... (517) 703-0873 Holt UMC – Michael Belt, 3800 Lone Pine #7, Holt, MI 48842 ................................... (517) 699-1636 Holt UMC – Sus’ann Busley, 555 S Williamston Rd, Williamston, MI 48819 ............. (517) 623-6239 Grand Ledge First UMC – Michele Childs, 11797 Oneida Rd, Grand Ledge, MI 48837 ............................. (517) 627-8121 Lake Odessa Lakewood UMC – Fran Courser, PO Box 179, Sunfield, MI 48890........ (517) 566-8682 Kalamo UMC – Nancy Fancher, 1317 W Saginaw St, Lansing, MI 48915 ................... (517) 371-3311 Robbins UMC – Richard J. Foster, 9750 S Clinton Trail, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 ................................ Nashville UMC – Carole Garlinger, 312 Center Ct, Nashville, MI 49073 .................... (269) 838-6171 Lake Odessa Central UMC – Andrea Gentner, 545 Lake Dr, Lake Odessa, MI 48849 (616) 374-7126 Lansing Faith & South Lansing Ministries – Marrissa Gibbs, 1576 Tuscany Lane, Holt, MI 48842 ........................................ (517) 889-5073 Lansing Grace UMC – Leta Guild, 3822 S Deerfield Ave, Lansing, MI 48911 ............ (517) 882-5008 Mason First UMC – Cheryl Howe, 232 N College Rd, Mason, MI 48854 .................... (517) 676-4689 Mason First UMC – Gary Howe, 232 N College Rd, Mason, MI 48854 ....................... (517) 676-4689 Lansing First UMC – Rachel Krahulik, 8729 W St Joe Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917........ (517) 627-8299 Lansing Christ UMC – Steven T Lett, 9417 W Scenic Lake Dr, Laingsburg, MI 48848 ......................... East Lansing University UMC – Lonnie Lowery, 4618 Manitou Dr, Okemos, MI 48864 ..................................... (517) 381-1322 Lansing Asbury UMC – James McCartney, 1725 N Fairview, Lansing, MI 48912 ...... (517) 372-2872 Potterville UMC – Ed Milam, 4115 Scenic View Ct, Potterville, MI 48876 ................. (517) 645-4526 Lansing District – Allegra Smith, 29740 Pine Tree Dr, New Hudson, MI 48165 .................................... Williamston UMC – Mary A. Sweet, 1090 N Jamestown Rd Apt F, Decatur, GA 30033 .................. (517) 993-7315 Mason First UMC – Gerry Tibbits, 7285 Kennedy Rd, Munith, MI 49259................... (517) 596-3404 Mason First UMC – Lewis Tibbits, 7285 Kennedy, Munith, MI 49259 ........................ (517) 596-3404 Williamston Crossroads UMC – Jeremy Wicks, 3100 Noble Rd, Williamston, MI 48895 .................................... (517) 980-6855

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Cedar Springs UMC – Kathy Anderson, 12127 Edgerton Dr, Cedar Springs, MI 49319 ....................... (616) 696-1589 Church of the Dunes – Michael O Anthes, 13698 Meadowbrook Ln, Grand Haven 49417 ................... (616) 846-8769 Lansing Asbury UMC – Carole Armstrong, 1216 Downer Ave, Lansing, MI 48912 ... (517) 485-9813 Big Rapids First UMC – Christine Berke, 15705 Clear Lake Drive, Big Rapids, MI 49307 ..................... (231) 796-0591 Lowell UMC – Nate Blunt, 640 Shepard Dr., Lowell, MI 49331 .................................. (616) 897-8267 Middleville UMC – Michael Bremer, 506 Grand Rapids St, Middleville, MI 49333.... (269) 795-3075 Kalamazoo Milwood UMC – Ruth Breyfogle, 157 Fairview, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 .. (269) 349-1258 West Mendon UMC – Lou Ellen Briggs, 234 Franklin, PO Box 425, Colon, MI 49040 ....................... (269) 432-2673 GH Church of the Dunes – Kip Brunson, 740 Fall Street, Spring Lake, MI 49456 ...... (616) 846-6356 Sodus Chapel Hill UMC – Eric Burton-Krieger, 2114 Portland Ave., Nashville, TN 37212........................ (269) 449-9440 Napoleon UMC – Jane Case, 113 West, PO Box 146, Napoleon, MI 49261 ................ (517) 536-8781 GR First UMC – Susan Cobb, 9092 Deer Point Dr, Newaygo, MI 49337 .................... (231) 652-7010 Cadillac UMC – Judy Coffey, 128 Forest Lawn Dr, Cadillac, MI 49601 ...................... (231) 775-6095 Lake Odessa Lakewood UMC – Fran Courser, PO Box 179, Sunfield, MI 48890........ (517) 566-8682 Schoolcraft Pleasant Valley UMC – Blair Cutler, 8722 Newhouse St, Portage, MI 49024 ..................... Kalamazoo Milwood UMC – Laurie Dahlman, 1228 Southern, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 (269) 343-1490 Lake Ann UMC – Julia Deemer, 16671 Fewins Road, Interlochen, MI 49643 ............. (231) 275-7954 Holt UMC – Joseph DeLany, 1805 Enfield Dr, Holt, MI 48842.................................... (517) 268-6699 Holt UMC – Mary-Jo DeLany, 1805 Enfield Dr, Holt, MI 48842 ................................. (517) 268-6699 EL University UMC – Mark Doyal, 525 University Drive, East Lansing, MI 48823 ... (517) 333-4203 Muskegon Lake Harbor UMC – Annette Erbes, 1322 Clayton Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441 .................................. (231) 780-3951 EL University UMC – Rebecca Farnum, 2901 Staten # 16, Lansing, MI 48910 ........... (269) 719-0442 Parma UMC – Lois Fennimore, PO Box 10, Parma, MI 49269 ..................................... (517) 531-5203 GR Plainfield UMC – Kenneth Gackler, 410 Johnson St., Caledonia, MI 49316 ......... (616) 891-5682 GR First UMC – Iris Naomi Garcia, PO Box 6247, Grand Rapids, MI 49516 ..............(616) 459-4503 Sparta UMC – Karen Grettenberger, 46 E Division St, Sparta, MI 49345 .................... (616) 887-0783 GR District – Heather Grubaugh Holt, 199 W 10th St, Holland, MI 49423 ............................................. GR Trinity UMC – Nichea VerVeer Guy, 125 Baynton NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 (616) 451-7058 GR First UMC – Donald Hiler, 3123 Waterford NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505............ (616) 363-6130 GR First UMC – Pat Hiler, 3123 Waterford NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 .................. (616) 363-6130 GR First UMC – Helene Hill, 266 Merrimon Ave Apt D, Asheville, NC 28801 .......... (705) 255-8065 Weidman UMC – John Holland, 4350 W Beal City Rd, Weidman, MI 48893 ............. (989) 644-5578 Peace UMC – Nolan Hudson, 6355 Bivens Rd, Nashville, MI 49073 ........................... (517) 852-1821 BC Chapel Hill UMC – Michael Johnson, 84 E Kingman, Battle Creek, MI 49014 ..... (269) 962-6401 Holt UMC – Matthew Keck, 5746 Cartago Dr, Lansing, MI 48911 .............................. (517) 394-2076 BC First UMC – Dale Kimball, 118 Buckingham Lane, Battle Creek, MI 49017 ........ (269) 565-0569 Otsego UMC – Sandy Lash, 175 Allegan St, Plainwell, MI 49080 ............................... (269) 290-8123 Kalamazoo First UMC – C David Lundquist, 5920 Wood Valley Rd, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 .................. (269) 372-2044 Pentwater Centenary UMC – Susan MacGregor, PO Box 914, Pentwater, MI 49449 .. (231) 869-4364 Marshall UMC – Georgia Marsh, 740 N Kalamazoo, Marshall, MI 49068 ................... (269) 781-2501 Mendon UMC – Raymond Marshall, 216 S Nottawa Rd, Mendon, MI 49072.............. (269) 496-7993 Gull Lake UMC – Joy Mills, 1014 Barton Street, Otsego, MI 49078 ............................ (269) 929-4954


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GR Trinity UMC – Glenys Nellist, 1507 Lenox Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 ....... Middleville UMC – Jody Pratt, 2984 5th St, Shelbyville, MI 49344 ............................. Lake Odessa Lakewood UMC – Paul Quigley, 5915 Woodland Rd, Woodland, MI 48897 .................................. Eaton Rapids First UMC – Joyce Showerman, 600 S Main St, Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 ............................. Pentwater Centenary UMC – Anne Soles, 217 Old State Rd, PO Box 467, Pentwater, MI 49449 ................... Wyoming Park UMC – Andrew Stange, 4409 Clayborn Dr. #203, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 ..................... Manton UMC – Mary Beth Stark, 11649 E 14 1/2 Road, Manton, MI 49663 ............... Marcellus UMC – Sue Stickle, 10970 Dutch Settlement Rd, Marcellus, MI 49067 ...... BC Maple UMC – Veroneze Strader, 178 Feld Drive, Battle Creek, MI 49037............ New Hope UMC of Emmett County – Stephan Szpiech, 13230 Pierce Rd, Stanwood, MI 49346 .................................. Greensky Hill UMC – Molly Tate, 308 W. Garfield, Charlevoix, MI 49720 ................ Barryton Faith UMC – Patrick Tiedt, 9859 River Road, Evart, MI 49631 .................... Millville UMC – Don Tippin, 320 West Elizabeth St, Stockbridge, MI 49285 ............. GR Church of All Nations – Prospero Tumonong, 6247 Meadowlark Dr NE, Rockford, MI 49341 .............. Gull Lake UMC – Tom Vogeler, 234 Deer Run, Plainwell, MI 49080 ......................... Kalamazoo First UMC – Andrew Vorbrich, 1914 Waite Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 . Jackson First UMC – Max Waagner, 928 Sunburst Rd, Jackson, MI 49203 ................. GR St Paul’s UMC – Betsy Weems, 846 72nd St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508 ......... Ashley UMC – Ruth Whaley, 4682 E Cleveland Rd, Ashley, MI 48806 ...................... Grandville UMC – Rebecca L Wieringa, 3162 Wilson Avenue SW, Grandville, MI 49418 ............ Wyoming Park UMC – Donald Williams, 5226 Forest View Court, Hudsonville, MI 49426 ................. GR Aldersgate UMC – David A Wiltse, 7056 Northland Drive NE, Rockford, MI 49341 ..................... GR Aldersgate UMC – Laura Witkowski, 5023 Vernor Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525 .................. Clare UMC – Larry Wyman Sr, 480 Witbeck Dr, Clare, MI 48617 ..............................

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Clergy Total Clergy Numbers (Rules of Order, Rule 8, C, 1.) 564 (2008 Annual Conference Disciplinary Question #59a) Pastoral Charges Entitled to Elect Lay Members (2008 Annual Conference Disciplinary Question #59a) Additional Laity for Co-Pastor, Associate Pastors and Appointed Ordained Deacons Albion Grand Rapids Grand Traverse Jackson First Grand Rapids First – 3 Indian River Sturgis Grand Rapids Cornerstone Ludington United Hesperia/Ferry Traverse City Central Holland First Muskegon Central Heartland

Kalamazoo Kalamazoo First Kalamazoo Sunny Side Portage Chapel Hill Portage First St. Joseph First

Categories per Rule 8, C 1. General Boards and Agencies Global Ministries, Women’s Division: N.V. Guy Division on Ministry with Young People: J.L. Almeida; R. Forrester Council on Finance and Administration: P. Tumonong Commission on Religion and Race: J. DeVine Board of Ministry and Higher Education: L. Haller Jurisdictional Boards and Agencies Missions Council: J. Boley and E. Krieger 2. Chairpersons of West Michigan Conference Boards Global Ministries: B. Petrucci Trustees: K. Brunson Higher Education and Campus Ministries: E.A. Soles Pensions and Health Benefits: M. Anthes Christian Camping: J. Williams Church and Society: E. Brubaker Discipleship: W. Haggard Evangelism: E. Ross Lay Ministries: (L. Dahlman) 3. Conference Treasurer: (P. Tumonong) 4. Co-Conference Facilitators: L. Witkowski, J. Showerman

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Lay Members per Constitution (2008 Book of Discipline, ¶32 Article I & ¶602.4) Conference Lay Leader: L. Dahlman District Lay Leaders: Albion: M. Waagner Grand Rapids: A. Erbes Grand Traverse: M. Stark Heartland: L. Wyman, Sr. Kalamazoo: S. Lash Lansing: D. Fennell President, United Methodist Women: R. Whaley President, United Methodist Men: M. Bremer President, United Methodist Youth: None (Executive Advisory Bd): S. Szpiech Coordinator Young Adult Ministries: R. Wieringa Coordinator Scouting: K. Anderson Conference Director of Lay Speaking: K. Brunson Conference Secretaries of Global Ministries: Jon Pohl Chairperson of Annual Conference College Student Organization: None One (1) youth from each District between the ages of 12-17 One (1) young person from each District between the ages of 18-30 Consecrated Diaconal Ministers: J. Case; D. Flegal; M.L. Foster; H.R. Hill; Number of additional Lay Members needed for equalization:

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5. District Council on Ministries (or equivalent) 1 Albion: M. Johnson Heartland: (J.L. Almeida) Grand Rapids: R. Blunt Kalamazoo: J. Shaler Grand Traverse: R. Stark Lansing: E. Beck 6. Council on Finance and Administration: 9 D. Lundquist; S. Cobb; N. Hudson; D. Kimball; P. Watson; T. Vogeler I; [P. Tiedt]; S. MacGregor; G. Marsh 7. Conference Council on Ministries Chairperson: (M. Johnson) 8. Conference Secretary and Lay Assistants: 8 W.W. Chu; P. Hiler; D. Hiler; N. Hudson; J. Deemer; J. DeLaney; A. Stange; B. Cutler; K. Dibiase 9. Conference Statistician: T. Fox 10. Director of Communications: M. Doyal 1 11. Director of the Michigan Area Resource Center: B. Weems 1 12. Lay Members of the Annual Conference Program Committee: S. Stickle; V. Strader; D. Wiltse 3 13. Lay Directors of Campus Ministries: C. Berkes; H. Holt 2 14. Chairpersons of Annual Conference Commissions: 1 Status and Role of Women: K. Leydurf Religion and Race: S. Manning Archives and History: K. Gackler Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns: L. Stull-Lipps Equitable Compensation: N. Petera Communications: Carole Armstrong 15. Chairperson of Annual Conference Committees: 3 Nominations: G. Haller Leadership Development: None listed Emergency Preparedness: D. Tippin Episcopacy: J. Pratt (Vice-Chair) Indian Workers Conference: T. John Program: W. Johnson General and Jurisdictional Delegates for the two Annual Conferences following General Conference (2012 and 2013): Rules of Order W. Pierce UMCOR/Hunger: K. DeMoss; L. DeMoss Prison Ministries and Restorative Justice Concerns: M. Tate Homeless Ministries: K. Wheat New Church Establishment and Development: K. Brown Racial/Ethnic Local Church: G. Litchfield Disability Concerns: F. Courser 16. Chairpersons of Permanent Committees of the Council on Ministries 1 Nominations: None listed Personnel: K. Grettenberger 17. Conference Ministry Consultants: I.N. Garcia 1 18. Associate Lay Leader: (R. Marshall) 19. Physical Limitations Representatives: None listed 20. Chairpersons Abuse Prevention Team: J. Gackler 21. Conference Council on Youth Ministries Coordinators: J. Mills; J. Holland 2 22. All Lay Members of Rules of Order Committee: M. Keck; D. Williams; (P. Quigley); 6 J. Coffey; L. Briggs; R. Breyfogle _____ Total provided by Rule 8 Lay Members left to be elected by Districts

Number of Lay Members to be Elected by the Districts: Albion: ......................... 26 Grand Rapids:...............26 Heartland:.....................25 Kalamazoo:...................26

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Also, each District is to elect two (2) alternates AND one (1) youth between the ages of 12-17, and one young person between the ages of 18-30 and one (1) reserve member for the age group of 12-17 and one (1) reserve member for the age group of 18-30. (The youth may be elected by either the District Conference or the District Youth Council.) _____ _____ Totals: CLERGY: 564 LAY: 564 _________ Denotes Lay Person ( ) Denotes in a previous category [ ] Denotes Lay Member of Local Church ([ ]) Denotes District Lay Member

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THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH THE BUSINESS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE The Minutes of theWest Michigan Annual Conference Held in Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan From (date) 1 June 2011through 4 June 2011 Bishop Jonathon KeatonPresiding Date When Organized Number of This Session Forty-Three

PART I – ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL BUSINESS

BUSINESS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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Who are elected for the quadrennium (¶¶603.7, 618): Secretary? William W. Chu Mailing Address: 733 Orchard Street, Williamston, Michigan, 48895 Telephone: 517-351-7030 Statistician? Thomas Fox Mailing Address: 105 E. Adams Street, Homer, Michigan 49245 Telephone: 517-381-8844 Treasurer? Prospero Tumonong Mailing Address: 11 Fuller SE, PO BOX 6247, Grand Rapids 49516-6247 Telephone: 616-459-4503

2.

Is the Annual Conference incorporated (¶603.1)?

3.

Bonding and auditing: What officers handling funds of the conference have been bonded, and in what amounts (¶¶618, 2511)?

Yes

Annual Conference Treasurer and staff, President of Conference Board of Trustees and President of Conference council on Finance and Administration are covered with a commercial blanket fidelity bond with a limit per casualty or evens of $1,000,000. Have the books of said officers or persons been audited (¶¶617, 2511)? (See report, page ____ of Journal.) 4.

Yes

What agencies have been appointed or elected? a) Answer Yes or No for each of the councils, boards, commissions, or committees listed: (1) Board of Ordained Ministry (¶635)? Yes (2) Board of Pensions (¶639)? Yes (3) Board of Trustees of the Annual Conference (¶2512)? Yes (4) Committee on Episcopacy (¶637)? Yes (5) Committees on Investigation (¶2703.2, .3)? Yes (6) Administrative Review Committee (¶636)? Yes b) Indicate the name of the agency (or agencies) in your annual conference which is (are) responsible for the functions related to each of the following general church agencies (¶610.1): (1) General Council on Finance and Administration? Council on Finance and Administration (2) General Board of Church and Society? Board of Church and Society (3) General Board of Discipleship? Board of Discipleship (4) General Board of Global Ministries? Board of Global Ministries (5) Higher Education and Campus Ministry? Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry (6) General Commission on Archives and History? Commission on Archives and History (7) General Commission on Christian Unity and Inter-religious Concerns? Commission on Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns (8) General Commission on Religion and Race? Commission on Religion and Race (9) General Commission on the Status and Role of Women? Commission on the Status and Role of Women (10) United Methodist Communications? Commission on Communications c)

Indicate the conference agencies which have responsibilities for the following functions: (1) Criminal Justice and Mercy Ministries (¶655)? Committee on Prison Ministry and Restorative Justice Concerns


d)

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(2) Disability Concerns (¶653)? Committee on Disability Concerns (3) Equitable Compensation (¶625)? Commission on Equitable Compensation (4) Laity (¶631)? Board of Lay Ministries (5) Native American Ministry (¶654)? Michigan Area Indian Workers Conference (6) Small Membership Church (¶645)? Town and Country Rural Fellowship Answer Yes or No for each of the following conference or district organizations: (1) Conference United Methodist Women (¶647)? Yes (2) Conference United Methodist Men (¶648)? Yes (3) Conference Council on Youth Ministry (¶649)? Yes (4) Conference Council on Young Adult Ministry (¶650)? Yes (5) District Boards of Church Location & Building (¶2518)? Yes (6) Committees on District Superintendency (¶668)? Yes (7) District Committees on Ordained Ministry (¶665)? Yes What other councils, boards, commissions, or committees have been appointed or elected in the annual conference? Conference Council on Ministries Abuse Prevention Team Trustees of Michigan Area Endowment Load Fund Trustees of Clark Retirement Community Trustees of Albion College Trustees of Adrian College Trustees of Lake Louise Association Trustees of MTSO United Methodist Foundation of Michigan Wesley Foundation Boards Area Historical Society Emergency Preparedness Committee Committee on Leadership Development Congregational Transformation Committee Board of Evangelism Annual Conference Program Committeel Conference Nominating Committee UMCOR/Hunger Committee Racial Ethnic Local Church Committee Trustees of Michigan Christian Advocate Missions and Church Extension Trust Fund Methodist Children’s Home Society Directors Michigan Interfaith Council on Alcohol Problems Trustees of Bronson Healthcare Group Mission Personnel Committee Board of Christian Camping Committee on Agenda Committee on Memoirs Committee on Rules of Order Conference Personnel Committee New Church Establishment and Development Committee Committee on Journa Committee on Reference Older Adult Ministries Committee

5.

Have the secretaries, treasurers, and statisticians kept their respective records according to the prescribed forms (¶606.8)? Yes

6.

What is the report of the statistician? (See report, page 493 of Journal.)

7.

What is the report of the treasurer?

8.

What are the reports of the district superintendents as to the status of the work within their districts? (See report, page 134 of Journal.)

(See report, page 138 of Journal.)

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What is the schedule of minimum base compensation for pastors for the ensuing year (¶¶342, 625.3)? 2012 Minimum Salary Schedule Full Time Local Pastor

Years Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 YOS

Associate Member Provisional Member

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2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012 32,134 32,616 * * 35,859 36,397 32,456 32,943 * * 36,217 36,760 32,777 33,269 * * 36,576 37,125 33,099 33,595 * * 36,934 37,488 33,421 33,922 34,928 35,452 37,292 37,851 33,743 34,249 35,275 35,804 37,650 38,215 34,064 34,575 35,622 36,156 38,009 38,579 34,386 34,902 35,973 36,513 38,367 38,943 34,708 35,229 37,512 36,872 38,725 39,306 35,030 35,555 37,512 38,075 39,084 39,670 350 356 375 381 391 397 $200 shall be added to the Minimum for a 2-Point Charge $350 shall be added to the Minimum for a 3-Point Charge

Full Member 2011 ** ** ** 38,653 39,040 39,430 39,773 40,200 40,587 40,974 410

2012 ** ** ** 39,233 39,626 40,021 40,370 40,803 41,196 41,589 416

10.

What amount has been apportioned to the pastoral charges within the conference to be raised for the support of the district superintendents for the ensuing year (¶614.1a)? $446,940

11.

a) b)

What amount has been apportioned to the pastoral charges within the conference to be raised for the support of the pension and benefit programs of the conference for the ensuing year (¶¶614.1d, 1507)? What are the apportionments to this conference for the ensuing year: (1) For the World Service Fund? $ 928,799 (2) For the Ministerial Education Fund? $ 313,771 (3) For the Black College Fund? $ 125,158 (4) For the Africa University Fund? $ 28.011 (5) For the Episcopal Fund? $ 260,677 (6) For the General Administration Fund? $ 101,351 (7) For the Interdenominational Cooperation Fund? $ 24,450

12.

If the annual conference apportions to the local church a fund that combines two or more general apportioned funds with one another, or that combines one or more general apportioned funds with funds other than a general apportioned fund, list below for each combined fund: a) the name and amount of each general fund included in the apportionment; b) the percentage of the combined fund total that corresponds to each general fund apportionment (¶¶614.3d, 615.4). N/A

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Conference and district lay leaders (¶¶603.9, 659): a) Conference lay leader: Name: Laurie Dahlman Mailing Address: 1228 Southern Ave., Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49001 b) Associate conference lay leaders: Raymond Marshall c) District and associate district lay leaders: Albion: Barbara Parker Heartland: Larry Wyman, Sr. Grand Rapids: Annette Erbes Kalamazoo: Sandy Lash Grand Traverse: Mary Stark Lansing: Joyce Showerman

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What local churches have been (Indicate district): a) Organized or Chartered? (1) New Church Start (¶259.2,.3) (2) Mission Congregation (¶259.1a) (3) Chartered Local Church (¶259.5) (List only churches chartered this year.) b) Merged (¶¶2545, 2546)? (1) United Methodist with United Methodist Name of 1st church Name of 2nd church Name of merged church Williamsburg Elk Rapids Williamsburg (2) Other mergers


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Name of 1st church Name of 2nd church Name of merged church Discontinued or abandoned (¶¶229, 341.2, 2548)? (State which for each church listed. Indicate district) (1) New Church Start (¶259.2,.3) Windward (2) Mission Congregation (¶259.1a) (3) Chartered Local Church (¶259.5) Relocated and to what address? Changed name of church? (Example: “First” to “Trinity”) Former Name New Name Address Transferred this year into this conference from other United Methodist conference(s) and with what membership (¶¶41, 260)? Name Membership Conference from which transferred What other changes have taken place in the list of churches?

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Are there Ecumenical Shared Ministries in the conference? (¶208) a) Federated church Name of church District Other Denomination(s) b) Union Church Name of church District Other Denomination(s) c) Merged Church Name of church District Other Denomination(s) d) Yoked Parish Name of church District Other Denomination(s)

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What changes have been made in district and charge lines?

PART II – PERTAINING TO ORDAINED MINISTERS AND LOCAL PASTORS (Note: A (v) notation following a question in this section signifies that the action or election requires a majority vote of the clergy session of the annual conference. If an action requires more than a simple majority, the notation (v 2/3) or (v 3/4) signifies that a two-thirds or three-fourths majority vote is required. Indicate credential of persons in Part II: FD, FE, PD, PE, and AM when requested.) 17.

Are all the clergy members of the conference blameless in their life and official administration (¶¶604.4, 605.6)? Yes, to the best of our knowledge.

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Who constitute: a) The Committee on Investigation (¶2703.2)? (v) Clergy In Full Connection: _______________ James P. Mitchum, 01 Joy J. Moore, 01 Leonard R. Schoenherr, 11 Professing Members: _______________ _______________ _______________ Alternate Clergy In Full Connection: Cathi M. Huvaere, 02 David G. Knapp, 95 Edward C. Ross, 03 Karen S. Wheat, 99 Alternate Professing Members: Sharon McDonald, 03 ___________________ ___________________ b) The Administrative Review Committee (¶636)? (v) Clergy In Full Connection: Phillip J. Friedrick, 03 Glenn C. Litchfield, 02

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___________________ Alternates: Seung Ho Baek, 01 Robert W. Stark, 02 19.

Who are the certified candidates (¶¶311, 312)?

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Who have been certified as candidates for ordained or licensed ministry since the last session of the annual conference? (List the names of all those who have been certified since the last session of the annual conference, including those who are also listed in questions 20 and 21.) Albion: Cori L. Cypret, 2010 Cynthia L. Veilleux, 2010 Grand Rapids: Carleton R. Black, 2011 Hannah K. Rogers, 2010 Grand Traverse: Richard Reineke, 2011 Heartland: Sara M. Hill, 2011 Daniel J. Quick, 2011 Ryan L. Wenburg, 2011 Kalamazoo: Samuel C. Gordy, 2010 Scott B. Smith, 2010 Lansing: Richard J. Foster, 2010 Charles “Ed” Edward Milam, 2010

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Who are continued as certified candidates for ordained or licensed ministry? (Do not list as continued those licensed as local pastors in Question 21 or those listed as provisional members in question 28.) Albion: Erin L. (Brodhagen) Fitzgerald, 2009 Grand Rapids: Cydney M. Idsinga, 2010 Ginny K. Mikita, 2008 Cheryl A. Mulligan, 2008 April I. Ruth, 2010 Grand Traverse: Sherry Wild, 2010 Heartland: Carol J. Holeman, 2009 Stephen F. Lindeman, 2007 Kalamazoo: Eric M. Burton-Krieger, 2010 Sara L. Carlson, 2009 Daniel R. Colthorp, 2008 Stephen K. Kadwell, 2002 Lansing: Barbara L. Beachy, 2007 Michele D. Childs, 2006 Wendy S. Walz, 2009 Danielle M. (Farnsworth) Williams, 2008

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None Heartland: Susan E. Poynter, 2007, Detroit Annual Conference Kalamazoo: None Lansing: None Who have been discontinued as certified candidates for licensed or ordained ministry? Albion: Shane M. Chellis Thomas R. Reaume Catherine H. Shively Grand Rapids: None Grand Traverse: None Heartland: Owen L. White-Pigeon Kalamazoo: None Lansing: None

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Who have completed the studies for the license as a local pastor, are approved, but are not now appointed? (¶315 —Indicate for each person the year the license was approved.): Albion: None Grand Rapids: Deborah Reid-Miller, 1992 Grand Traverse: Lemuel O. Granada, 2002 Jan L. O’Brien, 2001 Rebecca K. Scott, 2003 Heartland: None Kalamazoo: Stephen K. Kadwell, 2002 Everett L. Harpole, 2009 Lansing: Michele D. Childs, 2006 Nancy V. Fancher, 2005

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Who are approved and appointed as: (Indicate for each person the first year the license was awarded. Indicate what progress each has made in the course of study or the name of the seminary in which they are enrolled. Indicate with an asterisk those who have completed the five year course of study or the M.Div. (¶319.4)? (v) a) Full-time local pastors? (¶318.1) Albion: *Emily K. (Slavicek) Beachy 2010 Seminary Grad *Scott M. Bouldrey 2011 Seminary Grad *Donald J. Graham 2001 Completed *Sueann K. Hagan 2003 Seminary Grad Craig A. Pahl 2000 2 1/2 Years Chad M. Parmalee 2005 Seminary, MTSO James W. Stilwell 2005 Seminary, GETS Grand Rapids: *Gayle Sue Berntsen 2001 Completed *Jeffrey J. Bowman 1995 Completed Terri L. Cummins 2010 Licensed Kevin K. Guetschow 2010 Licensed *Paul E. Hane 2003 Completed Jan Marie Johnson 2010 Licensed (Mercy Health Partners, Chaplain)

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*Lawrence A. Nichols 1979 Completed Steven C. Place 2011 Licensed *Jorge Rodriguez 2009 Completed (Desert Southwest) Grand Traverse: *Brian R. Bunch 1993 Seminary Grad *Roberta W. Cabot 2001 Seminary Grad *Thomas H. John, Sr. 1998 Completed Mona L. Kindel 2009 1 Year *Wayne E. McKenney 1995 Seminary Grad Melody Lane Olin 2006 3 Years *Jon L. Pohl 2006 Completed Ralph A. Posnik, Jr. 2009 1 Year Todd W. Shafer 2010 Licensed *Mary A. Sweet 2011 Seminary Grad Heartland: Clifford L. Allen 2007 1 1/2 Years Joseph L. Beavan 2010 1/2 Year *Terri L. Bentley 2002 Completed *Connie R. Bongard 1992 Completed Mona J. Dye 2007 1 3/4 Years Clare Walter Huyck 2007 2 1/2 Years Kathryn L. Leydorf 2007 2 1/2 Years *Mark E. Mitchell 1995 Seminary Grad David Michael Palmer 2010 Licensed David A. Price 2006 3 Years *Mary Beth Rhine 2004 Seminary Grad *Michael A. Riegler 2005 Completed *Edwin D. Snook 2002 Completed Kalamazoo: Lisa M. Batten 2009 Seminary, GETS (Wesley Foundation) *Peggy Ann Boltz 1995 Completed *Linda J. Burton 2002 Seminary Grad Richard A. Fritz 2008 2 Years Christopher A. Kruchkow 2004 Seminary, AMBS *Heather A. McDougall 2011 Seminary Grad John D. Messner 2008 3 1/2 Years Edward L. Mohr 2004 1 1/2 Years Gary L. Peterson 2008 2 1/2 Years Clifford L. Radtke 2006 3 1/2 Years Lansing: *Nancy J. Bitterling 2002 Seminary Grad *Paul A. Damkoehler 2008 Seminary Grad *Jeffrey J. Schrock 2000 Seminary Grad *Kathleen Smith 2002 Completed Part-time local pastors? (¶318.2) (fraction of full-time in one-quarter increments) Albion: Stacy M. Caballero 2011 Seminary, United 1/4 Time *Martin H. Culver 1991 Completed, Ret ¶320.5 1/4 Time *Nelson L. Hall 1999 Completed 2/4 Time *J. Robert Keim 1999 Completed 2/4 Time Trevor J. McDermont 2009 1/4 Year 3/4 Time *Charlene A. Minger 1991 Completed, Ret ¶320.5 1/4 Time *Timothy R. Puckett 2011 Seminary Grad 1/4 Time Cynthia L. Veilleux 2011 Licensed 3/4 Time Grand Rapids: Robert Eckert 2001 2 1/4 Years 3/4 Time *Joyce F. Gackler 2005 Seminary Grad 2/4 Time *Dale A. Hotelling 1996 Completed 2/4 Time D. John Huenink (Wisconsin) 2011 4 Years, Ret 1/4 Time (July 1-Aug 31) Mary K. Loring 2010 Seminary, United 2/4 Time Michael J. Ramsey 2010 Licensed 3/4 Time


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*Sandra Kay VandenBrink 2001 Seminary Grad 3/4 Time Herbert J. VanderBilt 2004 3 3/4 Years 2/4 Time Grand Traverse: *Dianne Doten Morrison 1996 Completed 1/4 Time Colleen A. Wierman 2011 Licensed 1/4 Time Ronald L. Worley 2004 1 3/4 Years 2/4 Time Heartland: Lyle J. Ball 2010 1/4 Year 3/4 Time *William F. Dye 2003 Completed 1/4 Time Darryl L. Miller 2007 Licensed 1/4 Time Nancy J. Patera 2007 3 Years 2/4 Time Anne W. Riegler 2009 1 1/2 Years 3/4 Time *Connie E. Shatz 1999 Completed 1/4 Time Michael J. Simon 2006 1 3/4 Years 2/4 Time (+2/4 Time DAC) Lawrence H. Wonsey 2010 Licensed 2/4 Time Kalamazoo: *Sheila F. Baker 2004 Completed 1/4 Time Jack E. Balgenorth 2009 Seminary, AMBS 2/4 Time David L. Haase 2008 2 1/2 Years 2/4 Time Donna Jean Keyte 2003 4 Years 2/4 Time *George W. Lawton 1999 Completed, Ret ¶320.5 1/4 Time Michael A. Pinto 2007 Licensed 1/4 Time *Anthony C. Shumaker 2002 Completed 3/4 Time Ronald D. Slager 2010 1/2 Year 1/4 Time Lansing: *Paulette G. Cheyne 1992 Completed, Ret ¶320.5 1/4 Time *Georgiana M. Dack 2000 Completed 1/4 Time Jeanne M. Laimon 2007 1 1/2 Years 1/4 Time *Gary L. Simmons 2011 Seminary Grad 2/4 Time Irene L. Vittoz 2005 4 Years 1/4 Time Students from other annual conferences or denominations serving as local pastors and enrolled in a school of theology listed by the University Senate (¶318.4)? Marshall Murphy (Detroit) 2011 Seminary, GETS 1/4 Time Persons serving as local pastors while seeking readmission to conference membership (¶¶365.4, 366, 368.3)? (If not in this conference indicate name of conference where serving.) None

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Who have been discontinued as local pastors (¶320.1)? Shane M. Chellis, 2009 Thomas R. Reaume, 2004 Owen L. White-Pigeon, 1993

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Who have been reinstated as local pastors (¶320.4)?

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24. What ordained ministers or provisional members from other Annual Conferences or Methodist denominations are approved for appointment in the Annual Conference while retaining their conference or denominational membership (¶¶331.8, 346.1)? (List alphabetically; indicate Annual Conference or denomination where membership is held. Indicate credential.) a) Annual Conferences Bo Rin Cho, OE Minnesota 2004 Michael P. Comer, OE North Central New York 1982 Linda Farmer-Lewis, OE Wisconsin 2011 Melody H. Johnson, OE Detroit 2002 Sanh Van Tran, OE (3/4 Time) Central Texas 2008 Ronald D. VanLente (3/4 Time) West North Carolina 2011 Ryan B. Wieland, OE (3/4 Time) Iowa 2011 b) Other Methodist Denominations David Nellist, OE British Methodist 2000 Vaughn W. Thurston-Cox, OE Free Methodist 2008 25.

What clergy in good standing in other Christian denominations have been approved to serve appointments or

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ecumenical ministries within the bounds of the Annual Conference while retaining their denominational affiliation (¶¶331.8, 346.2)? (v) (Designate with an asterisk those who have been accorded voting rights within the annual conference. Indicate credential.) Marcia L. Elders, OF Reformed Church of America Part-time Forrest B. Nelson, OF Presbyterian Church USA Part-time Maria L. Rutland, OF Presbyterian Church USA Full-time Mack C. Strange, OF Southern Baptist Church Full-time 26.

Who are Affiliate Members: (List alphabetically; indicate annual conference or denomination where membership is held.) a) With vote (¶586.4 [v])? None b) Without vote (¶¶334.5, 344.4)? (v 2/3) George H. Ayoub Eastern Pennsylvania David S. Bell East Ohio Carol B. Cooley West Ohio Charles R. Ellinwood North Indiana Allen B. Rice, II Detroit

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Who are elected as associate members? ¶322 (v) (List alphabetically-see note preceding Question 27): None

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Who are elected as provisional members and what seminary are they attending, if in school? (Under ¶¶322, 324, 325) a) Provisional Deacons: (1) Under the provisions of ¶¶ 324.4a, c? (v) None (2) Under the provisions of ¶324.5? (v) None b) Provisional Elders: (1) Under the provisions of ¶¶ 324.4a, b? (v) Letisha M. Bowman Melissa J. Claxton Patricia A. Haas Beth A. Reum Rebecca L. Wieringa (2) Under the provisions of ¶324.6? (v) None (3) Under the provisions of ¶322.4? (v 3/4) None

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Who are continued as provisional members, in what year were they admitted to provisional membership, and what seminary are they attending, if in school (¶326)? a) In preparation for ordination as a deacon? (PD) (¶326.1) Martha S. Beals 2009 (LOA 11/20/09) Patricia L. Catellier 2010 Kimberly A. DeLong 2009 Janice T. Lancaster 2010 Christina L. Wright 2009 (Attend School, University of West Georgia, 08/01/09) b) In preparation for ordination as an elder? (PE) (¶326.2) Thomas F. Arthur 2009 Matthew J. Bistayi 2007 James Tommy Boutell 2010 Catherine M. Christman 2009 Martin T. Cobb 2007 DeAnn J. Dobbs 2009 Bryce E. Feighner 2007 Julie A. Greyerbiehl 2009 Amee A. (Miller) Paparella 2009 (Attend School, Michigan State University, 07/01/11) O’Ryan Rickard 2005 Karen J. Sorden 2007 Linda K. Stull-Lipps 2007


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Who have been received from other Christian denominations (¶347.3): (List alphabetically—see note preceding Question 27): a) As provisional members (¶347.3a,b)? (v) (date received) None b) As local pastors (¶347.3a)? (v) (date received) None

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Who are elected as members in full connection? (List alphabetically-see note preceding Question 27. Anyone appearing on this question must also be listed somewhere in questions 32-33 or 35, unless the clergy’s orders from another denomination were recognized on question 39 in a previous year.): a) Deacons Sandra V. Douglas Cara Beth Ann Weiler b) Elders Dale A. Golden Scott E. Manning Susan Dell Olsen

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Who are elected for ordination as deacons in full connection and what seminary did they attend: (List alphabeticallysee note preceding Question 27) a) After provisional membership (¶330)? (v 2/3) Sandra V. Douglas, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Cara Beth Ann Weiler, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary b) Transfer from elder in full connection (¶309.3)? (v 2/3) None

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Who are elected for ordination as elders and what seminary did they attend? a) After provisional membership? (¶335) (v 2/3) Dale A. Golden, Methodist Theological School in Ohio Scott E. Manning, Wesley Theological Seminary Susan Dell Olsen, GETS COS School and Emory Advanced COS School b) Transfer from deacon in full connection? (¶309.3) (v 2/3) None

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What provisional members, previously discontinued, are readmitted (¶364)? (v)

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Who are readmitted (¶¶365–367 [v], ¶368 [v 2/3]): a) As associate members? None b) As members in full connection? None

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Who are returned to the effective relationship after voluntary retirement (¶358.7): (v) a) As associate members? None b) As provisional members? (Indicate credential) None c) As members in full connection? (Indicate credential) None

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Who have been received by transfer from other annual conferences of The United Methodist Church (¶¶347.1, 416.5, 635.2m)? (List alphabetically. Indicate credential. See note preceding Question 27.) Name Conference Date Thomas A. Davenport, FE Detroit 07/01/2011

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Who are transferred in from other Methodist denominations (¶347.2)? (List alphabetically. Indicate credential.) Name Denomination Date None

39.

What clergy, coming from other Christian denominations, have had their orders recognized (¶348): (v)

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Who have been ordained as a courtesy to other conferences, after election by the other conference? (See note preceding Question 27. Such courtesy elections or ordinations do not require transfer of conference membership.) a) Deacons in full connection? None b) Elders in full connection? None

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Who have been transferred out to other annual conferences of The United Methodist Church (¶416.5)? (List alphabetically. Indicate credential. See note preceding Question 27.) Name Conference Date None

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Who are discontinued as provisional members (¶327.6)? (Indicate credential) (v).

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Who are on location? a) Who has been granted honorable location (¶359.1)? (Give date when this action became effective. Record Charge Conference where membership is held. Indicate credential and year of most recent report.): (1) This year? (v) Michelle Wisdom-Long, FE 07/01/11 Kalamazoo: First UMC (2) Previously? Name Date Entered Charge Conference Last Report Thomas A. Crossman, FE 07/01/91 St. Paul/St. Andrew UMC, NY, NY 2009 Bruce W. Dempsey, FE 07/01/93 Montague UMC, Montague, MI 2011 C. David Hainer, FE 07/01/96 Riverside UMC, Moline, IL 2011 Michael Edward Long, FE 07/01/98 ___________________________ 2011 Terry L. MacArthur, FE 06/15/85 Chapel Hill UMC, Portage, MI 2011 Clinton McKinven-Copus, FE 07/01/07 Ludington United UMC, Ludington, 2011 Laurie J. McKinven-Copus, FE 04/02/05 Ludington United UMC, Ludington, 2011 Eugene B. Moore, FE 06/72 Paw Paw UMC, Paw Paw, MI 2011 Allen C. Myers, FE 06/16/80 Trinity UMC, Grand Rapids, MI 2011 Edward F. Otto, FE 10/01/78 First UMC, Chicago, IL 2011 David E. Small, FE 1 2/08/98 Nooksack Valley UMC, Everson, WA 2011 b) Who on honorable location are appointed ad interim as local pastors? (¶359.2) (Indicate date and appointment.) David E. Small, FE 07/01/08 Nooksack Valley UMC, Everson, WA (Pac-NW) Eugene B. Moore, FE 01/01/09 Bloomingdale UMC, Kalamazoo District c) Who has been placed on administrative location (¶363.1? (Give date when this action became effective. Record Charge Conference where membership is held. Indicate credential.): (1) This year? (v) None (2) Previously? Valerie M. Hill, FE 1999 Greenville UMC Vinh Q. Tran, FE 03/22/05 ______________

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Who have been granted the status of honorable location–retired (¶359.3)? (Record Charge Conference where membership is held. Indicate credential.): a) This year? (v) J. Chris Schroeder, FE Sunfield UMC, Sunfield, MI b) Previously? Dwight M. Benner, FE First UMC, Birmingham, MI William Dale Carr, FE Allegan UMC, Allegan, MI David L. Draggoo, FE Central UMC, Lansing, MI James E. Leach, FE Memorial UMC, Lake Placid, FL Charles D. McNary, FE Bangor Simpson UMC, Bangor, MI Thurlan E. Meredith, FE Northlawn UMC, Grand Rapids, MI Daniel E. Miles, FE State Street UMC, Saginaw, MI Paul K. Scheiber, FE Good Shepherd of the North UMC, Roscommon, MI Wilbur L. Silvernail, FE Calvary UMC, Jackson, MI Dale Duane Spoor, FE Central UMC, Lansing, MI Phillip P. Steele, FE Milwood UMC, Kalamazoo, MI Robert E. Tomlinson, FE Chapel Hill UMC, Battle Creek, MI Bertram W. Vermeulen, FE Fremont UMC, Fremont, MI Robert Wayne Wellfare, FE University Carillion, Oveido, FL

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Who have had their status as honorably located and their orders terminated (¶359.2)? (v) (Give date when this action became effective. Indicate credential.) None

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Who have had their conference membership terminated? (Give date when this action became effective. Indicate credential.) a) By withdrawal to unite with another denomination (¶360.1, .4)? (v) Bryan Schneider-Thomas, FE 03/07/2011 Peace Lutheran Church (ELCA) b) By withdrawal from the ordained ministerial office (¶360.2, .4)? (v) Rhonda L. Prater, PE 07/01/2011 c) By withdrawal under complaints or charges (¶¶360.3, .4; 2719.2)? (v) Zawdie K. Abiade, RE 7/04/2010 d) By termination of orders under recommendation of the Board of Ordained Ministry (¶635.2k(8) )? (v) None e) By trial (¶2713)? (v) delete None

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Who have been suspended under the provisions of ¶361.1c, ¶2704.2c or ¶2711.3? (Give effective dates. Indicate credential.) None

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Deceased (List alphabetically in the spaces provided) a) What associate members have died during the year? Effective: Name Date of Birth Date of Death None Retired: Name Date of Birth Date of Death None b) What provisional members have died during the year? (Indicate credential.) Effective: Name Date of Birth Date of Death None Retired: Name Date of Birth Date of Death None c) What elders in full connection have died during the year? Effective: Name Date of Birth Date of Death None Retired: Name Date of Birth Date of Death R. Paul Doherty 06/02/1938 07/26/2010 Donald D. McLellan 09/27/1925 12/12/2010 Howard A. Lyman 08/17/1920 10/24/2010 David S. Yoh 04/28/1931 12/08/2010 Frank S. Frick 04/02/1938 06/19/2011 d)

What deacons in full connection have died during the year? Effective: Name Date of Birth Date of Death None Retired: Name Date of Birth Date of Death None

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What local pastors have died during the year? Active: Name Date of Birth Date of Death None Retired: Name Date of Birth Date of Death Bernard W. Griner 04/20/1914 01/02/2010 Joseph Sprague, Sr. 09/25/1923 06/01/2011

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What provisional or ordained members (elders and deacons) have received appointments in other Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church while retaining their membership in this Annual Conference (¶¶331.8, 346.1)? (List alphabetically; indicate annual conference where appointed. Indicate credential.) Name Conference Date Seung Ho Baek, FE West Ohio/Capitol Area N/Columbus Korean 07/01/10 Catherine M. Christman, PE Detroit/Saginaw Bay/Midland First (Assoc) 07/01/10 Emilie Forward, AM Rocky Mountain (1/4 Time)/Sunshine/Avondale 01/01/08 Todd J. Query, FD Virginia/Peninsula/Williamsburg 07/01/06 Robert H. Roth, Jr., FE Detroit/Ann Arbor/ Ann Arbor First (2/4)/UM Wesley (2/4) 07/01/09 Sandra Lee Spahr, RM (Ret) ¶358.6 Rocky Mountain (3/4 Time)/Sunshine/Monte Vista/Bowen 07/01/10

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Who are the provisional or ordained members on leave of absence and for what number of years consecutively has each held this relation (¶354)? (Indicate credential. Record Charge Conference where membership is held.) Name Number of Years Charge Conference a) Voluntary? (v; v 2/3 after 5 years) (1) Personal (¶354.2a) Martha S. Beals, PD 11/20/09 2 Years GR: First Linda J. Burson, FE 07/01/09 2 Years AL: Albion First Merlin H. Pratt, AM 07/01/11 Until 09/01/11 _________________ Karen A. Thompkins, FE 01/01/07 4 Years LN: EL University Charles A. Williams, FE 07/01/11 0 Years GT: Traverse Bay Melanie S. Young, FE 07/01/09 2 Years LN: Williamston 2/3 Vote Allen J. Duyck, PE 09/22/03 8 Years MQ: Lakeview New Life Susan J. Arnold Trowbridge, FE 03/15/05 6 Years LN: Nashville (2) Family (¶354.2b) Brian F. Rafferty, FE 07/01/10 1 Year ___________________ (3) Transitional (¶354.2c) None b) Involuntary? (v 2/3) None c) Who have been placed on leave of absence since the last session of the annual conference (ad interim)?: Name Effective Date Charge Conference (1) Voluntary? (v) (i) Personal None (ii) Family None (iii) Transitional None (2) Involuntary? (v 2/3) d) Who on leave of absence have had their leaves terminated since the last session of the annual conference (ad interim)? Name Effective Date None

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Who are granted sabbatical leave (¶352)? (v) (Give date when this relation became effective; indicate credential.) None

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What actions have been taken concerning disabled members (¶357)? (Indicate credential.) a) Who were granted incapacity leave since the last annual conference session (¶357.2)? (Give effective dates) None b) Who have had their incapacity leave terminated since the last conference session (¶357.3)? (Give effective dates of terminations): Robert G. Woodring, FL

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Donald R. Ferris, FE Constance L. Heffelfinger, FE Pamela J. Mathieu, FD Timothy J. Miller, FE Sharyn K. Osmund, FL Theresa Little Eagle Sayles, FE Robert E. Smith, PL What members in full connection have been retired (¶358): (List alphabetically giving full name—first, middle, last—in that order. If retiring in the interim between conference sessions (¶358.2d), indicate the effective date of retirement.) (Under ¶358.1, no vote required; under ¶358.2, v; under ¶358.3, v 2/3) Deacons a) This year? None b) Previously? Dorothy M. Blakey Rae L. Franke Joyce Ann Norman Hanlon

Janet A. Lee Janilyn McConnell Dorothy D. Mercer

Elders a) This year? Zawdie K. Abiade (07/04/2010) Wayne C. Barrett Patricia L. Bromberek William V. Clegg, Jr. James A. Dibbet Barbara J. Flory Lillian T. French (09/01/2010) Joseph M. Graybill

James M. Gysel Ronald W. Hansen Emmett H. Kadwell, Jr. Ben B. Lester Daniel J. Minor Charles W. Smith John Ross Thompson (12/31/2010) Lee F. Zachman (12/01/2010)

b)

Previously? Craig L. Adams Pegg Ainslie William J. Amundsen Francis F. Anderson J. Leon Andrews Wayne H. Babcock Dean I. Bailey Paul F. Bailey Theron E. Bailey Michael P. Baker-Streevy James Ward Barney Marilyn B. Barney Jack M. Bartholomew Birt A. Beers Kenneth W. Benson Joseph James Bistayi James W. Boehm Keith A. Bovee J. Melvin Bricker Dale Donald Brown Ellen A. Brubaker Ray W. Burgess Dennis G. Buwalda John E. Cermak George W. Chaffee David A. Cheyne Kathryn M. Coombs

Wilbur Courter David L. Crawford H. Forest Crum Reva Hawke Daniel Lynn A. DeMoss Isabell M. Deppe Vance M. Dimmick, Jr. William H. Doubblestein David L. Dryer Paula Jane Duffey Eldon K. Eldred Joe D. Elenbaas John W. Ellinger Richard R. Erickson Elmer J. Faust Raymond D. Field Harold F. Filbrandt Frederick H. Fischer George W. Fleming Carolyn Floyd James E. Fox John L. Francis Albert W. Frevert Charles Earl Fry Donald R. Fry Charles W. Fullmer Charles F. Garrod

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James C. Grant George R. Grettenberger A. Ray Grienke Lynn E. Grimes Gerald F. Hagans Susan J. Hagans Frederick G. Hamlin Joan K. Hamlin Claudette I. Kerns Haney Lloyd R. Hansen Carl L. Hausermann Geoffrey L. Hayes Stanley L. Hayes Leonard B. Haynes Keith W. Heifner William A. Hertel Robert L. Hinklin Lawrence E. Hodge Ronald A. Houk Laurence E. Hubley James R. Hulett Joseph D. Huston James L. Hynes Andrew Jackson Curtis E. Jensen David L. Johnston Margaret Zee Jones


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Robert E. Jones, Jr. Ron L. Keller Robert L. Kersten David G. Knapp Norman C. Kohns Jack Gordan Kraklan Richard Kuhn Sally J. LaFrance D. Keith Laidler Eugene A. Lewis Kendall A. Lewis Kenneth A. O. Lindland David L. Litchfield John D. Lover Paul E. Lowley Carole S. Lyman Frank W. Lyman, Jr. Gary V. Lyons Charles William Martin Richard L. Matson Paul D. Mazur Kenneth D. McCaw Allen D. McCreedy Sandra B. Hoffman McNary John W. McNaughton Russell F. McReynolds Donald H. Merrill David L. Miles David H. Minger John L. Moore Richard A. Morrison David L. Morton Arthur R. Murphy

John S. Myette David B. Nelson R. Ivan Niswender Carlos Campbell Page Edward L. Passenger Paul E. Patterson William V. Payne Douglas L. Pedersen A. Edward Perkins Keith I. Pohl Gerald A. Pohly Robert L. Pumfrey Blaine B. Rader Wayne G. Reece Kenneth C. Reeves Charles Richards Beatrice K. Robinson Marvin R. Rosa Hoover Rupert Donald A. Russell William P. Sanders Ward N. Scovel Richard A. Selleck Jane B. Shapley Charles M. Sheilds Larry R. Shrout Stephen C. Small Betty A. Smith Garth D. Smith Robert C. Smith Sandra Lee Spahr Gordon E. Spalenka Robert W. Stark

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Carl W. Staser Ethel Z. Stears Verne Carl Summers Royal J. Synwolt Harold M. Taber Milton J. TenHave J. Todd Thompson R. John Thompson Ronald J. Thompson William James Torrey Gerald L. Toshalis Raymond J. Townsend Arthur R. Turner Dia (Diane) E. Vale Lloyd R. VanLente Kenneth R. Vaught Oscar Ventura Douglas W. Vernon Donald Vuurens Lynn W. Wagner Lowell F. Walsworth Maurice E. Walworth, Jr. Glenn R. Wegner Gerald L. Welsh Robert L. Wessman Bobby Dale Whitlock Myron K. Williams Richard K. Williams Margaret Halls Wilson Richard D. Wilson Douglas E. Wingeier David W. Yingling Richard A. Youell

54. What associate members have been retired (¶358): (List alphabetically giving full name-first, middle, last-in that order. If retiring in the interim between conference sessions (¶358.2d), indicate the effective date of retirement.) (Under ¶358.1, no vote required; under ¶358.2, v; under ¶358.3, v 2/3) a) This year? None b) Previously? Altha M. Barnes Eugene L. Baughan Elaine M. Buker John T. Charter Jane A. Crabtree Jean Arthur Crabtree Mary E. Curtis Stanley A. Finkbeiner Dale F. Jaquette Clyde E. Miller

Ward D. Pierce Bernard R. Randolph Randall E. Roose Mary (Schippers-DeMunter) Soderholm Brian K. Sheen Harold R. Simon Wesley E. Smith Charles R. VanLente Nolan R. Williams


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55.

What provisional members have been retired (¶358): (Indicate credential. If retiring in the interim between conference sessions (¶358.2d), indicate the effective date of retirement.) (Under ¶358.1, no vote required; under ¶358.2, v; under ¶358.3, v 2/3) a) This year? None b) Previously? Carol Lynn Bourns, RP

56.

Who have been recognized as retired local pastors (¶320.6): a)

b)

This year? Martin H. Culver Edna M. Fleming Sandra J. Gastian (01/01/2011)

Carl E. Greene Suzanne P. Kornowski Carolyn A. Robinson-Fisher

Previously? Rex Bean Leo “Bud” Elwood Bennett Nancy L. Boelens Lewis “Bud” Arthur Buchner D. Gunnar Carlson Linda J. Carlson Paulette G. Cheyne Marshall R. Collins Esther Cox Merlin Delo Judy K. Downing Richard J. Duffey Susan J. Gay George W. Lawton

Doris L. Lyon Vernon L. Michael Charlene A. Minger Richard Muessig Larry W. Nalett Carol A. Newman Judith A. Nielsen John F. Ritter John R. Sternaman Diane E. Stone Kenneth E. Tabor Donald R. Wendell Donald Woolum David L. Youngs

57. Changes in clergy membership: What is the number of ordained ministers: (NOTE: The numbers in parenthesis following each category listing are the question numbers in this report form where ministers in that category are listed. The number reported below should agree with the number of names listed in the corresponding questions.) a) Elected as associate members? (27) 0 b) Elected as provisional members? (28a, b) 5 c) Elected as deacons in full connection? (32a) 2 d) Elected as elders in full connection? (31b) 3 e) Readmitted? (34, 35a, b) 0 f) Retired made effective? (36a, b, c) 0 g) Transferred in? (30a, 37, 38) 1 h) Transferred out? (41) 0 i) Discontinued as provisional members? (42) 0 j) Honorably located this year? (43a1) 1 k) Administratively located this year? (43c1) 0 l) Withdrawn? (46a, b, c) 3 m) Termination of orders? (46d) 0 n) Terminated by trial? (46e) 0 o) Deceased? (48a, b, c, d) 5

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What is the number of: a) Pastoral charges? 317 b) Local churches? 406 (Single Points = 242, Two-Points [62] = 124, Three-Points [12] = 36, Four-Points [1] = 4 59.

What is the number of clergy members of the Annual Conference: a) By appointment category and conference relationship?

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Catagories

Deacons in Full Connection

Elders in Full Connection

Probationary Deacons

Probationary Elders

Associate Members & Affiliate Members

Fulltime Local Pastors

Parttime Local Pastors

Pastors and deacons whose primary appointment is to a Local Church (¶¶331.1c, 339)

3

156

2

19

9

51

40

Deacons (in full connection and probationary) serving Beyond the Local Church (¶331.1a, b) (81a, b)

6

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

1

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

Appointments to Extension Ministries (¶316.1; 344.1a, c) (80a)

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

15

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

0

0

1

0

Appointments to Extension Ministries (¶316.1; 344.1b, c) (80b)

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

11

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

0

0

0

0

Appointments to Extension Ministries (¶316.1; 344.1d) (80c)

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

3

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

0

1

1

0

Appointment to Attend School (82)

0

1

1

1

0

Appointment to Other Annual Conference (49)

1

2

0

1

1

On Leave of Absence or (50a, 50b)

0

4

1

1

1

On Family Leave (50a2, c2)

0

2

0

0

0

On Sabbatical Leave (51)

0

0

0

0

0

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

On Incapacity Leave (52c)

1

5

0

0

0

1

1

On Transitional Leave (50a3, 50c1iii)

0

0

0

0

0

xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx

Retired (53, 54, 55)

6

195

0

1

19

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

Total Number, Clergy Members

17

394

5

22

31

54

41

Grand Total, All Conference Clergy Members

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(NOTES: (1) Where applicable, the question numbers on this report form corresponding to each category have been placed in parenthesis following the category title. Where these question numbers appear, the number reported in that category should agree with the number of names listed in the corresponding questions. (2) For the three categories of Appointments to Extension Ministries, report as follows: ¶344.1a, c): the number of clergy members appointed within United Methodist connectional structures, including district superintendents, or to an ecumenical agency. ¶344.1b, c): the number of clergy members appointed to extension ministries, under endorsement by the Division of Chaplains and Related Ministries of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. ¶344.1d): the number of clergy members appointed to other valid ministries, confirmed by a two-thirds vote of the Annual Conference. See the Discipline paragraphs indicated for more detailed description of these appointment categories.) (Licensed Local Pastors not currently under appointment should not be counted as clergy members of the conference) b) By gender and racial/ethnic identification? (NOTE: See the instruction for item 59 for guidelines to assist in the racial/ethnic identification count.)

Catagories

Deacons Elders Probain Full in Full tionary Connection Connection Deacons

Probationary Elders

Associate Members & Affiliate Members with Vote

Fulltime Local Pastors

Parttime Local Pastors

Asian

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

African American / Black

0

2

1

0

0

0

0

Hispanic

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Native American

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

Pacific Islander

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

White

12

83

5

14

11

21

17

Multi-Racial

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total Number, FemaleClergy Members*

13

87

5

14

11

21

17

Probationary Elders

Associate Members & Affiliate Members with Vote

Fulltime Local Pastors

Parttime Local Pastors

Grand Total, All Conference Female Clergy Members*

168

MALE CLERGY MEMBERS Catagories

Deacons Elders Probain Full in Full tionary Connection Connection Deacons

Asian

0

3

0

0

0

0

0

African American / Black

0

5

0

0

0

0

1

Hispanic

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

Native American

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

Pacific Islander

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

White

4

296

0

9

20

31

23

Multi-Racial

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

Total Number, MaleClergy Members*

4

307

0

9

20

33

24

Grand Total, All Conference Male Clergy Members*

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*The totals entered in these spaces should agree with the comparable totals in the bottom two lines of question 65a).

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PART III – CERTIFICATION IN SPECIALIZED AND CERTIFIED LAY MINISTRY (¶635.2u, v, The Book of Discipline) Note: Indicate credential of persons in Part III: FD, FE, PD, PE, AM, FL, PL, and LM.

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Who are the candidates in process for certification in specialized ministry? Kimberly A. DeLong, PD Nancy F. Fancher, Lay Sandra V. Douglas, FD Jennifer J. Jue, FE

61.

Who is certified in specialized ministry? (List the areas of specialized ministry. Indicate by an asterisk those certified this year.) Ministry of Christian Education M. Kay DeMoss, FD Colleen Treman, FD Director of Christian Education Daphna Flegal, Lay Iris Naomi Garcia, Lay Minister of Music Mark Babb, FD Janet A. Lee, RD Christian Communications M. Kay DeMoss, FD Spiritual Formation *Sueann K. Hagan, FL Randall R. Hansen, FE Nancy LeValley, Lay

62.

Who are transferred in as a certified person in specialized ministry?

None

63.

Who are transferred out as a certified person in specialized ministry?

None

64.

Who have been removed as a certified person in specialized ministry? None

65.

Who are certified as lay ministers (¶ 271, 635.2v, and 665.10)? (List alphabetically giving full name—first, middle, last—in that order, by district) Albion: Lois Fennimore, 2011 Grand Rapids: None Grand Traverse: Deborah Sue Cole, 2009 Nancy LeValley, 2011 Donna Stone, 2009 Joyce “Paco” Theisen, 2011 Heartland: Judith Ann Hazle, 2011 Russell Morgan, 2011 Kalamazoo: Caryl Snider, 2010 Lansing: None

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(Paragraph numbers in questions 67-75 refer to The 1992 Book of Discipline) 66.

Who constitute the Committee on Investigation (¶2703.3)? (v)

67.

Who are reinstated as diaconal ministers (¶313.3c)? (v)

68.

Who are transferred in as diaconal ministers (¶312)? Name Conference Date None

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69.

Who are transferred out as diaconal ministers (¶312)? Name Conference Date None

70.

Who have had their conference relationship as diaconal ministers terminated by Annual Conference action (¶313.3)? (Under ¶313.3a, no vote; under ¶313.3b, v 2/3) None

71.

What diaconal ministers have died during the year? a) Effective: Name Date of Birth Date of Death None b) Retired: Name Date of Birth Date of Death None

72.

What diaconal ministers have been granted leaves of absence under ¶313.1a, c, d) (disability, study/sabbatical, or personal leave): (v) a) Since the last session of the Annual Conference? (Give effective date of each): None b) At this session of the Annual Conference? (Include names of persons listed in Question 72a, if their leaves of absence are continuing): None

73.

What diaconal ministers have been granted an extended leave (¶313.1e): a) Since the last session of the Annual Conference? (Give effective date of each): None b) At this session of the Annual Conference? (Include names of persons listed in Question 73a, if their leaves of absence are continuing): None

74.

Who have returned to active status: a) From disability, study/sabbatical, or personal leave of absence (¶313.1a, c, d)? None b) From extended leave (¶313.1e)? (v) None

75.

Who have taken the retired relationship to the Annual Conference as diaconal ministers (¶313.2): (Under ¶313.2b, v 2/3) a) This year? Jane Case b)

Previously? Margaret L. Foster Helene R. Hill

PART V – APPOINTMENTS AND CONCLUDING BUSINESS 76.

Who are approved for less than full-time service? a) What associate members and elders are approved for appointment to less than full-time service, what is the total number of years for which such approval has been granted to each, and for what fraction of full-time service (in one-quarter increments) is approval granted (for purposes of equitable compensation claim and pension credit) ¶¶338.2, 342.2, 1506.4b)? (v 3/4): Jana Lynn Almeida, FE 07/01/10 1 Year 3/4 Time Gilbert R. Boersma, FE 07/01/09 2 Years 1/4 Time Patricia L. Bromberek, FE 02/01/11 0 Year 3/4 Time (Until 06/30/11) Donald L. Buege, FE 01/15/06 5 Years 3/4 Time Bryce E. Feighner, PE 07/01/07 4 Years 2/4 Time Emilie Forward, AM 01/01/08 3 Years 1/4 Time O. Jay Kendall, FE 07/01/07 4 Years 1/4 Time Jane D. Logston, FE 07/01/06 5 Years 2/4 Time Kenneth J. Nash, FE 07/01/11 0 Year 1/4 Time Cynthia M. Parsons, FE 07/01/06 5 Years 2/4 Time Larry W. Rubingh, FE 10/15/10 0 Year 1/4 Time Linda D. Stoddard, FE 07/01/00 12 Years 1/4 Time Sanh Van Tran, OE 06/01/08 2 Years 3/4 Time

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What deacons in full connection and provisional deacons are approved for appointment to less than full-time service (¶331.7)? Patricia L. Catellier, PD 07/01/10 1 Year 2/4 Time Kimberly A. DeLong, PD 07/01/09 2 Years 2/4 Time Julie Dix, FD 07/01/10 1 Year 3/4 Time M. Kay DeMoss, FD 07/01/09 2 Years 2/4 Time Sandra V. Douglas, FD 07/01/11 0 Year 3/4 Time Janice T. Lancaster, PD 07/01/10 1 Year 1/4 Time (¶331.6.d) Gregory W. Lawton, FD 07/01/11 0 Year 3/4 Time Colleen T. Treman, FD 07/01/08 3 Years 2/4 Time Cara Beth Ann Weiler, FD 07/01/09 3 Years 3/4 Time

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77.

Who have been appointed as interim pastors under the provisions of ¶338.3 since the last session of the annual conference, and for what period of time? Gregory W. Lawton, FD, 2/4 Time, Wesley Foundation at MSU, December 5, 2010 to July 1, 2011.

78.

What changes have been made in appointments since the last annual conference session? (Attach a list. Include and identify Appointments Beyond the Local Church (Deacons) and Appointments to Extension Ministries (Elders). Give effective dates of all changes.)

79.

What elders (full connection and provisional), associate members, and local pastors are appointed to ministry to the local church and where are they appointed for the ensuing year? (Attach a list.)

80.

What elders (full connection and provisional), associate members, and local pastors are appointed to extension ministries for the ensuing year? (Attach a list.) a) Within the connectional structures of United Methodism (¶344.1a, c)? Lisa Batten, FL, Director, Wesley Foundation of Kalamazoo William W. Chu, FE, (LTFT 2/4), Director, Wesley Foundation at MSU, East Lansing Cornelius Davis, FE, District Superintendent, Kalamazoo District Jerome R. DeVine, FE, Director of Connectional Ministries, Detroit Annual Conference William D. Dobbs, FE, Area Clergy Assistant to the Bishop Charles D. Farnum, FE, Executive Director, Wesley Foundation at CMU, Mt. Pleasant Anita Hahn, FE, District Superintendent, Grand Traverse District Laurie A. Haller, FE, District Superintendent, Grand Rapids District Benton R. Heisler, FE, Director of Connectional Ministries David F. Hills, FE, District Superintendent, Heartland District Robert L. Hundley, FE, District Superintendent, Lansing District Christopher P. Momany, FE, Chaplain/Director of Church Relations, Adrian College Joy J. Moore, FE, Associate Dean Black Church Studies and Church Relations, Duke Divinity School, NC Jon R. Powers, FE, Chaplain, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH Robert H. Roth, Jr., FE, (LTFT 2/4) Director, Wesley Foundation University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Timothy T. Tuthill, FE, Director, Pastoral Care, Clark Retirement Community, Grand Rapids Tamara S.M. Williams, FE, District Superintendent, Albion District b)

To ministries endorsed by the Board of Higher Education and Ministry (¶344.1b, c)? Herbert Lee Griffin Jr., FE, Chaplain, U.S. Navy Jung Kee Lee, FE, Instructor, Seoul Theological University, Seoul, Korea Jayme L. Kendall, FE, Chaplain, U.S. Air Force Leicester R. Longden, FE, Associate Professor of Evangelism and Discipleship, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA J. Patrick McCoy, FE, Director of Chaplaincy, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Norwich, VT Stacy R. Minger, FE, Assistant Professor of Preaching, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY Robert S. Moore-Jumonville, FE, Associate Professor of Religion, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI Matthew R. Schlimm, FE, Assistant Professor of Old Testament, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA Barbara L. Smith-Jang, FE, Pastoral Counselor, Taejon Christian International School, Taejon, S Korea Kathryn M. Steen, Chaplain, FE, Munson Medical Center, Traverse City, MI Roy G. Testolin, FE, Pastoral Counselor, Heritage Interfaith Counseling Center, Battle Creek, MI

c)

To other valid ministries under the provisions of ¶344.1d? (v 2/3) Valerie Fons, FE, Bread and Water and L.A.U.N.C.H., Wisconsin Conference Ronald B. Grant, FE, Limited Licensed Psychologist, New Directions Counseling, Kalamazoo, MI Jan Marie Johnson, FL, Mercy Health Partners, Chaplain, Grand Rapids, MI


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Merlin H. Pratt, AM, Jamaica District of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and The Americas (Beginning 09/01/11) D. Kay Pratt, AM, PAPA’s (Pastor’s and Priest’s Available for Service) Ministries Alice Fleming Townley, FE, (¶345) Parish Associate, Okemos Presbyterian Church, Okemos

82.

Who are appointed as deacons (full connection and provisional) for the ensuing year? (Attach a list.) a) Through non-United Methodist agencies and settings beyond the local church (¶331.1a)? Mark R. Babb, FD, (LTFT 2/4) Adjunct Online Instructor; (LTFT 1/4) Adult Choir Director and Spiritual Formation Coordinator, Westminster Presbyterian Church Janet S. Carter, FD, Chaplain, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, Grand Rapids Patricia L. Catellier, PD, (LTFT 2/4) Chaplain, Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo Gregory W. Lawton, FD, 3/4 Time, Interim Director of Campus Ministry, Grand Valley State University, July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 Cara Beth Ann Weiler, FD, (LTFT 2/4) Southwest Michigan Children’s Trauma Center, Kalamazoo b)

Through United Methodist Church-related agencies and schools within the connectional structures of The United Methodist Church (¶331.1b)? Julie Dix, FD, (LTFT 3/4) Executive Director of United Methodist Metropolitan Ministry of Greater Grand Rapids Sandra V. Douglas, FD, (LTFT 3/4) Executive Director of Harbor Harvest Urban Ministries, Benton Harbor

c)

Within a local congregation, charge, or cooperative parish (¶331.1c)? Kimberly A. DeLong, PD, (LTFT 2/4) Grand Rapids: First M. Kay DeMoss, FD, (LTFT 2/4) Muskegon: Central Julie Dix, FD, (LTFT 1/4) Grand Rapids: Trinity Sandra V. Douglas, FD, (LTFT 1/4) Kalamazoo: Westwood James W. Kraus, Jr., FD, St. Joseph First Janice T. Lancaster, PD (LTFT 1/4) Holland: First Todd J. Query, FD, Virginia Conference, Williamsburg Colleen T. Treman, FD, (LTFT 2/4) Lansing: Mt. Hope Cara Beth Ann Weiler, FD, (LTFT 1/4) Kalamazoo: Sunnyside

Who are appointed to attend school (¶416.6)? (List alphabetically all those whose prime appointment is to attend school.) Associate Members: None Provisional Members: Amee A. (Miller) Paparella, PE, 2009 Christina L. Wright, PD, 2009 Members in Full Connection: Nathaniel W. Johnson, FE, 07/01/2010

83.

Where are the diaconal ministers appointed for the ensuing year (¶310) [1992 Discipline]? (Attach a list.)

84.

What other personal notations should be made? (Include such matters as changes in pension credit (¶1506.6), corrections or additions to matters reported in the “Business of the Annual Conference” form in previous years, and legal name changes of clergy members and diaconal ministers.)

85.

Where and when shall the next Conference Session be held (¶603.2, 3)? June 5-9, 2012

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VI. DAILY PROCEEDINGS

of the West Michigan Annual Conference WEDNESDAY MORNING — EXECUTIVE CLERGY SESSION Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 8:30 AM Call to Order was at 8:29 a.m. by Bishop Jonathon D. Keaton. Motion: Move that Diane Allarding, Vicki Gibbs, Sus’ann Busley, Katie Dibiase, Jennifer Wheeler, Nate Blunt, and Kelly Wasnich are able to be in Clergy Session. Motion carried. Motion: Dorothy Smith be given permission to accompany her husband. Motion carried. Laurie Haller went through Ministry Study Commission. She highlighted the principle, challenge, vision, and recommendation for a Culture of Call, vocational discernment, preparation for authorization, commissioning and ordination, orders of ministry, local pastors, sacramental authority, and appointive process. Laurie Haller led clergy members in the practicing of “We Are Called” which will be sung during ordination. Lynn Grimes highlighted the document titled “Clergy Effectiveness — and Warning Signs of Ineffectiveness;” she asked all clergy members to read the document which lays out the standards of effectiveness. Grimes also stated that the Book of Discipline was the main book used to produce this document. This document can be used to evaluate effectiveness.

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Lou Grettenberger talked about the wellness and health program. He highlighted the primary goal of good health among the clergy members, and secondly, making sure clergy members have a good health care plan. Lou also stated that we failed on our primary goal because our clergy members are not healthy and are taking a good amount of prescription drugs. He also highlighted different ways clergy members should think about their health and take control of their health. Lou also stated that he is confident about our health care plan and stated it is top notch. He also stated that whether or not you are a part of our insurance coverage clergy members can be a part of our wellness plan. Lou encouraged clergy members to think about their health and to become a member of the wellness club. Clergy members were led in the hymn “And are we yet Alive,” read the opening prayer together, and was led in a Litany of Penitence. Clergy members were led in a moment of silence and prayed before singing ‘Here I am, Lord.’ Marty Culver welcomed the members who are celebrating the beginning of ministry. Culver highlighted Question 19a, b, c, and d is for information only. Culver presented Question 20 for information only. Culver presented Question 22 for information only. Culver presented Question 21a-d – Question carried. Culver identified 94 members serving as full-time or part-time among 100 churches. Culver motioned for a one year extensions for Craig Pahl – Motion carried. John Boley presented Question 24 for information only. Boley presented Question 76b for information only. Boley presented Question 77 for information only. Boley presented Question 25 – Question carried.


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Boley presented Question 26 – Question carried. Boley presented Question 76a – Question carried. Lillian French highlighted Question 28b of members being elected as Provisional (probationary) Elders. French brought before the members Letisha M. Bowman, Melissa J. Claxton, Patricia A. Haas, Beth A. Reum, and Rebecca F. Wieringa to be approved as Provisional (probationary) Elders. Each person was represented by two sponsors who spoke on their behalf, and all members were approved by a show of hands by voting clergy members. French also highlighted that Question 29 is information only. Sandra V. Douglas and Cara Beth Ann Weiler were elected as members in Full Connection as Deacons. Dale A. Golden, Scott E. Manning and Susan Dell Olsen were elected as members in Full Connection as Elders. Dean Prentiss presented Questions 31, 32, and 33. Sandra V. Douglas and Cara Ann Weiler were elected as members in Full Connection and approved for Ordination as Deacons. Dale A. Golden, Scott E. Manning, and Susan Olsen were elected as Member in Full Connection and approved for Ordination as Elders. The new clergy members in Full Connection were greeted by Bishop Keaton. Thomas A. Davenport was received by transfer from Detroit Conference. Clergy members sang “The Summons.” Boley presented Question 43a(1) – Question carried. Boley presented Questions 43a(2), 43b, and 43c for information only. Boley presented Question 44a – Question carried. Boley presented Questions 44b, 49, 80a, and 80b for information only. Boley presented Questions 81a, 81b, 81c, and 82 for information only. A prayer for all these clergy members in ministry was given by Boley. French presented Questions 60, 61, and 65 for information only. French presented Question 75a – Question carried. John Boley presented Question 46a – Question carried. Boley presented Question 46b – Question carried. Boley presented Question 46c – Question carried. Boley presented Question 50a – Question carried. Questions 50a – Leave of Absence Extension approved by 2/3 vote. Boley presented Question 52b for information only. Boley presented Question 52c – Question carried. A moment of silence was taken to remember colleagues no longer in active service. Clergy members sang “Jesus, United by thy Grace.” John Boley presented Question 53a – Question carried. John Boley presented Question 56a for information only. John Boley presented Questions 48c and 48e which was acknowledged by a candle being lit and a prayer from the Bishop followed. Clergy members sang “Come and Fill Our Hearts.”

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Clergy members shared needs, concerns, joys, and celebrations from the community. Sandra Douglas prayed after the sharing was complete. Lynn Grimes was elected Chair of the Order of Elders and Sandra Douglas was elected Chair of the Order of Deacons. Bill Beachy presented the entire report for approval. Motion carried. Bill Chu explained the balloting process for General and Jurisdictional Conference Delegates. Added were the following numbers for new clergy members: 407 – Sandra Douglas; 408 – Dale Golden; 409 – Scott Manning; 410 – Susan Olsen; 411 – Cara Weiler; and 412 – Thomas Davenport. Ballot 1 closed at 11:29 a.m. by Bishop Keaton. Ward Pierce said he was thankful because after 47 years he was able to cast his first ballot. Clergy members sung “We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations.” Closing blessing was given by Bishop Keaton and Clergy Session was closed at 11:33 AM. FIRST DAY — LAITY SESSION Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 9:30 AM Stephanie Wiltse led the laity in song. Ray Marshall, Associate Lay Leader, gave the opening prayer. Laurie Dahlman, Conference Lay Leader, welcomed those that were new to the Conference. District lay leaders and facilitators were introduced. DAILY PROCEEDINGS

Michael Clark, Detroit Conference Lay Leader, brought greetings from the Detroit Annual Conference. Pros Tumonong, Conference Treasurer, came forward to encourage support for clergy to utilize the Wellness Program offered by the Conference. He discussed the financial and health benefits for congregations. Tumonong also discussed the importance of stewardship within congregations in order for the Wellness Program to be effective. Dahlman explained the color system for the badges and stressed the importance of wearing the badge at all times. Colored stickers were identified. Dahlman gave the locations and times of the general meals. She also gave instructions for parking and information regarding the golf carts and how to arrange for a ride were given. The First Aid and Health area was identified. Dahlman discussed the importance of completing the evaluation after Conference, which is only available on-line. Instructions and suggestions for reporting to the local church after Annual Conference were given. Dahlman asked that Books A, B, C and D be carried at all times. She explained what is contained in each of the books and how to find the information that may needed during the Conference. Book A is the Schedule of the Conference with maps of the campus and other general information. Book C is the Organization of Conference. During Legislation, Books B and D will be used to view the petitions and responses to those petitions. Information on voting during legislation were given, including the use of the screens during the process. Book B was brought out and Dahlman stated that Petitions #2, #3, #5, #11 and #12 are to be


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voted on as a group. Instructions were given on how to separate a petition from this group and the deadline to do so. Marking Sacred Time will take place Wednesday at the Chapel. Twenty-four Clergy will be retiring. The Memorial Service will take place Thursday night at the Chapel. The Ordination Service will take place Friday night at the Fine Arts Center. Saturday will be “Miracle Saturday” starting at 10:30 am. The Ministry Fair will open at 9:30 am and be open through 4:30 pm. The Cokesbury Store is open in the top level of the Arena. A daily news report will be printed each morning, highlighting the events of the previous day. Stephanie Wiltse led the Laity in “Guide My Feet.” Petitions for General Conference were identified. Information on the voting process for these petitions was given. Information regarding General Conference and its order was given. Information about Jurisdictional Conference was given with election instructions provided. Individuals up for election to General Conference were introduced. Each gave some information about themselves. Session was adjoined by Dahlman at 10:30 am.

FIRST DAY — OPENING WORSHIP The Conference Band opened worship by singing Look What You’ve Done at 1:01 pm. The congregation then joined in singing Gather Us In. Bishop Keaton opened the session at 1:08 pm. The Conference Band sang Everybody Look What’s Going Down. A video skit played regarding taking ownership of societal problems. Steve Place led the Call to Worship. The Conference Band followed by leading the congregation in singing Beautiful One and When I Survey the Wondrous Cross. Connie Luegge read Deuteronomy 15: 7-11. Bill Dobbs emphasized the importance of offering prior to the collection to support the growth of Free Stores throughout West Michigan. After the offering, Bill Dobbs prepared the congregation for the sermon by reading Matthew 2:1. Bishop Keaton began his sermon “Bethlehem Revisited” as an opening to this year’s Annual Conference theme “Engaging in Ministry with the Poor.” He discussed not only physical hunger but also spiritual hunger. He spoke about the many ways in which men and women become less wealthy and discussed how poverty is a cycle. “Is your church a house of bread?” was the final point of the Bishop’s sermon. He emphasized that John Wesley was able to see poverty, thus we should be able to see it as well. The Bishop and Dobbs challenged the congregation to “see” the problems. Dobbs and Bishop Keaton led the congregation in a Prayer of Confession before the congregation passed the peace to one another. Holy Communion was shared while the Conference Band played Amazing Grace. The Conference Choir led Jesus Messiah. Bishop Keaton closed the worship in prayer at 2:34 pm. FIRST DAY — AFTERNOON SESSION Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 2:45 PM Bishop Keaton opened the first afternoon session at 2:45 p.m.

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Motion: Bill Johnson moved that the limits of the floor to be the main floor of the arena; upper level sections are for visitors. Motion carried. Motion: Johnson moved for the adoption of the Agenda for the 2011 Annual Conference as printed in Program Book A with changes as necessary. Motion carried. Motion: Johnson moved for Diane Allarding, Executive Administrative Assistant to the Bishop, Vicki Gibbs, Bill Dobbs’ Administrative Assistant; RJ Walters, Editor of the Michigan Area UM Reporter; and Tom Furgeson (or his designee), Editor of the MCA; Rev. Rudy Rasmus, Dr. Phillip Amerson, President of Garrett Evangelical Seminary; Cynthia Fierro Harvey; James Salley; Thomas Kemper; Bill Mefford; Walter Lii; and Eric Mulanda to sit within the main floor of the arena and have voice, but no vote. Motion carried. Bill Chu, Conference Secretary, extended regrets from clergy unable to attend. Greetings from Calvin College were given by Michael Wildschut. Motion: Benton Heisler moved to adopt Volume 1 Reports as printed on the Conference Website. Motion carried. Julie Dix talked about what Annual Conference is about and who we are called to be. Motion: Pierce moved the adoption of the Rules of Order for the Conference, as printed on pages 323-337. Motion carried. Motion: Pierce moved that Item #15 be adopted with the change effective immediately. Motion carried. Pierce said that Item #16 was not before us because the Committee on Rules of Order voted non-concurrence. David Lundquist moved consideration of Item #16. Motion failed. Motion: Pierce moved Item #17 be adopted. Motion carried. Motion: Pierce moved Item #18-R be adopted. DAILY PROCEEDINGS

Motion: David Lundquist moved to amend Item #18-R to include “and clergy” on Lines 20 and 22, and change “only by” to “only with” on Line 21. Motion to amend carried. Motion: Kennetha Bigham-Tsai moved to amend Item #18-R by striking “and/or printed in the Conference Journal.” Rob McPherson stated a point of clarification regarding the Conference Journal being printed on the Conference Website. Motion: Greg Buchner moved to call all that was before the Conference on Item #18. Motion to call the question carried. Motion to amend Item #18-R as moved by Bigham-Tsai failed. Item #18-R as amended failed. Lundquist sought clarification as to whether a simple majority vote was needed to adopt an amendment or a ! vote. The Bishop said it was a simple majority. He called for another vote. Item #18-R as amended failed. Item #18 carried. Laurie Dahlman, Conference Lay Leader, asked the laity and the Bishop to stand and be recognized. She introduced Michael Clark, Detroit Annual Conference Lay Leader. She spoke of the notion that laity is called into their positions to serve. She spoke of Jessica Arnold, the 17- year-old who collected textbooks to send to Liberia. Currently, she has nine pallets that are ready to send. Dahlman discussed Laurie Haller and a small group of pastors who visited Africa University to determine where a retreat center could be built. During the visit, a young boy came and wanted to preach to the individuals on the trip. His name was Gift. He was delivering a message from God to those individuals. Dalhman discussed a meeting that took place last January which she, Heisler and Bishop Keaton attended. She spoke of a Bishop who


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had a stole in the colors of the Lithuanian flag. This bishop spoke of the 70 years in which Lithuanians were not allowed to worship publicly due to the communism that had taken over the country. During this 70-year period, the church was kept alive due to the laity passing the Biblical stories through the generations. This is the importance of the laity. Chu called for the first laity ballot for General Conference. Laurie Haller, Grand Rapids District Superindent, was called forward to pray before the voting session. Bishop Keaton declared the first lay ballot closed. Dale Kimball of Council on Finanace and Administration gave the Preliminary Report of 2011. He thanked the Conference for their shared mission and ministries. He went on to describe the history of generous giving and showed the percentage of Ministry Shares Received and their use within the ministries of the Conference. Kimball discussed the budgeting process and how the final budget is determined. The goals and vision of the budget was shared. Kimball stated that the budget will have a 3% loss from the previous year. He described what a disciple is and what they are called to be. The Conference was thanked for its contributions. Pros Tumunong was called forward to present the 100% giving plaque to Bishop Keaton on behalf of the Annual Conference. Motion: Haller requested the CF&A Powerpoint be posted on the website. Motion carried.

Motion: Thompson moved to amend the budget as follows: “The 2012 Conference Budget shall be increased by 20% for the Board of Christian Camping, the Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry and the Board of Global Ministries, increasing Christian Camping from $162,000 to $194,00, increasing Higher Education and Campus Ministry from $305,00 to $366,000, and increasing Global Ministries from $305,000 to $366,000. This will create a total of 2012 Conference Budget of $6,150,763, a slight decrease from the 2011 Conference Budget of $6,159,550.� There were 3 speeches for and 3 speeches against. Motion failed. Gary Haller, Chair of the Conference Nominating Committee, gave the deadline to nominate individuals for committees. Motion: Haller moved to elect Laura Witkowski and Joyce Showerman as conference facilitators effective immediately. Motion carried. Haller recognized Wayne Barrett, Kip Brunson, Bill Haggart, Bill Johnson, Scott Manning, Dianne Morrison, Lois Mosely and Ann Soules for their years of dedication and service. Heisler introduced the Holy Conferencing groups and invited Julie Dix to speak about the Holy Conferencing process. She discussed the importance of listening to one another without the pressure to respond or debate. Dix gave instructions on how to get to the locations of the Holy Conferencing Groups. Joy Mills, District Youth Coordinator, spoke about the youth feeling disenfranchised due to Annual Conference occurring in the middle of exams and graduations. She asked for the Conference to keep this in their minds. A video was shown demonstrating the use of the Youth Funds throughout the world. A youth spoke about the Love Links Program and its efforts to be a greener program. Johnson gave a few announcements. David Hills, Heartland District Superintendent, came forward to adjourn the Conference in prayer.

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SECOND DAY — MORNING SESSION Thursday, June 2, 2011, 8:00 AM Laity Ballot: Number of ballots cast: 371; Number of valid ballots: 343; Number needed for election: 172. William Chu presented the results of Laity Ballot #1: Laurie Dahlman was elected with 179 votes. Other results: Nichea Verveer Guy: 115; Valerie Mossman-Celestin: 93; David Lundquist: 93; Steve Lett: 85; Diane Allarding: 83; Ryan Minier: 81; Simmie Proctor: 81; Andrew Stange: 58; Patrick Tiedt: 46; James Searls: 33; Lea Tobar: 33; Pamela Stewart: 19; Caryl Snider: 18; Eva Richardson: 12 Clergy Ballot #2: Number of ballots cast: 269; Number of valid ballots: 258; Number needed for election: 130. There was no election. Results were: Laurie Haller: 124; Benton Heisler: 66; John Boley: 61; Bradley Kalajainen: 54; Kennetha Bigham-Tsai: 49; Cornelius Davis: 37; Joy Moore: 29; Jeffrey Reese: 29; Sandra Douglas: 26; Scott Manning: 17; Mary Ivanov: 16; Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald: 16; Gary Step: 12; Julie Dix: 11; Jerome Devine: 10; William Dobbs: 8; Leicester Longden: 8; Tamara Williams: 7; David Hills: 6; Susan Hagan: 6; Wade Panse: 6; Melany Chalker: 5; Gary Bondarenko: 4; William Beachy: 4; Rodney Kalajainen: 4; Dale Golden: 4; Barry Petrucci: 3; Thomas Davenport: 3; Kenneth Nash: 3; Louis Grettenberger: 3; William Bills: 3; Jana Almeida: 3; Gary Haller: 3; Douglas Vernon: 3; Stephan Weinberger: 3 Sandra Douglas led prayer. Chu instructed Laity on Ballot #2. Bishop Keaton closed Ballot #2 for Laity at 8:17 AM. William Chu instructed Clergy on Ballot #2. Bishop Keaton closed Ballot #2 for Clergy at 8:25 AM. Ward Pierce presented Item #19. Item #19 carried. DAILY PROCEEDINGS

Pierce presented Rule #9. Rule #9 carried. Pierce then presented Rule #9 as amended for a !’s vote. Rule #9 as amended carried. Pierce presented Item #20 in three parts. Item #20-I carried. Item #20-II carried. Item #20III carried. Item #20 as a whole then carried. Motion: David Lundquist moved consideration of Item #21. Motion to consider carried. David Lundquist said that Item #21 proposes that every four years the annual conference would look at which proposal’s would be sent to the General Conference after review by experienced people. Item #21 failed. Pierce presented Rule 8c1. Rule 8c1 adopted. Pierce presented Rule 33F. Rule 33F adopted. Pierce stated this concluded the Rules of Order Legislation. Laurie Dahlman presented Item #7. Ellen Brubaker said this proposal would assure that we have someone from every church as the point person who could be contacted for Church and Society. Jodie Flessner ask whether this could include the outreach person Brubaker responded yes, as long as it is clear that the person is responsible for Church and Society information. There were 2 speeches for Item #7.


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Motion: Jodie Flessner moved to amend Item #7 adding “or Outreach Chairperson” after “a church and society coordinator.” Motion: DeAnne Dobbs moved to amend the amendment from “or outreach chairperson” to “or its equilvalent” Billie Dalton spoke against the amendment to the amendment. Bishop Keaton noted the conference was as the Order of the Day and asked for a motion to table Item #7 and its amendments. Motion carried.

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The New Valley Church Music Team opened worship at 9:00 am by paying “Our God” followed by “Life’s Noise”: A quote by Jane Knuth was read followed by a prayer to help us “listen.” The band then played Sound of Silence. “A Voice Behind Me” by Anne Zimmerman was read. Ryan Minier read Matthew 4:13-23. Lisa Batten’s sermon reminded the congregation that, “before any of us engage in ministry, we must come from a place of compassion,” and that we “must know that our God is a God of blessings.” Ryan Minier then read a selection from “The Orthodox Heretic.” Following Ryan’s reading, Lisa Batten told the story “Stone Soup.” She explained that the true miracle of the feeding of the 5,000 is the transformation of greedy people into self-less people. She reminded the congregation that miracles did not stop happening when Jesus died; that we all have the opportunity to continue miracles. Lisa Batten offered the congregation the opportunity to listen to God during a time of silence and to then share with others how we felt God wanted us to engage in ministry with the poor. The Conference Choir followed by singing “Prayer of the Children”. Bill Dobbs noted the importance of Wesley Foundations before taking an offering. The band closed worship by playing “What You Have Done” and “Did You Feel the Mountains Tremble”. The Bishop asked Devon Herrell and Mary Ivanov to join Lisa Batten. Lynn Grimes prayed for them and they were thanked. Worship ended at 10:20 am. SECOND DAY — MORNING SESSION Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 10:15 AM Stephanie Wiltse led the Conference in singing. Conference Secretary William Chu presented General Conference Clergy Ballot #2 results: Number of ballots cast: 255; Number of valid ballots: 218; Number needed for election: 110. Laurie Haller was elected with 126 votes. Other results: Benton Heisler: 88; John Boley: 68; Kennetha Bigham-Tsai: 63; Bradley Kalajainen: 63; Joy Moore: 35; Jeffrey Reese: 31; Cornelius Davis: 30; Sandra Douglas: 14; Mary Ivanov: 12; Tamara Williams: 8; J Lynn PierFitzgerald: 7; Gary Step: 7; Scott Manning: 6; Wade Panse: 4; Jodie Flessner: 3; William Beachy: 3; Stephan Weinberger: 3; Julie Dix: 3; Devon Herrell: 3; William Dobbs: 3; James Mitchum: 3 Chu presented General Conference Laity Ballot #2 results.

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Number of ballots case: 377; Number of valid ballots: 324; Number needed for election: 163. There were no elections. Results were: Nichea Guy: 112; Steve Lett: 82; Valerie MossmanCelestin: 81; Ryan Minier: 67; David Lundquist: 66; Diane Allarding: 66; Simmie Proctor: 45; Patrick Tiedt: 36; Andrew Stange: 32; Lea Tobar: 18; James Searls: 14; Pamela Stewart: 14; Eva Richardson: 11; Caryl Snider: 4 Chu called for the third laity ballot. Nichea VerVeer Guy was called forward to pray before the voting session. The third laity ballot was taken. Bishop Keaton declared the third laity ballot closed at 10:48 a.m. Chu called for the third clergy ballot. Bishop Keaton declared the third clergy ballot closed at 10:52 a.m. Bill Beachy presented the report of the Board of Ordained Ministry. Beachy highlighted the members who are entering ordained ministry and approved for ordination into ministry. He also expressed how Ward Pierce stated he voted for the first time for a delegate to General Conference. Chu gave a report of the offerings taken yesterday: Clergy Session $1,196.88 for gifts to the ordinands; Opening Worship $3,531.51 for Free Stores. Glenn Wagner was called forward to give an update on Sus’ann Busley’s son. Paul was in an accident and fractured his neck. He is moving his hands and feet and has a neck brace. Item #7 was lifted from the table. Billie Dalton withdrew his opposition to Item #7 as amended. Scott Maler gave a speech in opposition. The amendment to the amendment for Item #7 failed. Robert Roth spoke in opposition to the Flessner amendment to Item #7. DAILY PROCEEDINGS

Jodie Flessner clarified the rationale for the Amendment. Wade Panse sought clarification regarding when Item #7 would take place. Ellen Brubaker stated Item #7 should begin immediately in order for the Conference Church and Society Committee to send materials to the designed person at the local church. Amendment to Item #7 failed. Item #7 carried. Rick Blunt gave an overview of Item #1. Blunt highlighted why we need to talk about plan organization. He also explained changes could lessen the perceived distance between the local church and district, conference and general church. Blunt explained some of the significant changes by stating a 56 person Conference Council on Ministries becomes a 14-18 person Leadership Team. Membership on the Leadership Team is determined by gifts and skills more than by any office held, and the conference budget is developed collaboratively by the Leadership Team. Blunt suggests that people read page 204-205, 210-212, 224 and 402-405 of response petitions, chart of organization, and page 19 of the Nominations Report. Benton Heisler, Director of Connectional Ministries, presented the CCOM Report. Heisler highlighted the attendance decline, and he stated our goal is to reach more people. He elaborated on leadership excellence, vital church initiative, and fruits of vital ministries. Matt Bistayi from Valley Church updated the conference on what is happening among the Valley Church congregation. The following churches are being closed: Jones, Grand Rapids Olivet, and Eagle-Lansing. Jerome DeVine brought greetings from the Detroit Conference and encouraged congregations to “join the boat,” referring to Jesus crossing to the other side in a boat.


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Bill Johnson gave announcements. Russ McReynolds closed the session in Prayer at 12:05 p.m. SECOND DAY — AFTERNOON SESSION Thursday, June 02, 2011 1:30 PM Stephanie Wiltse led the Conference in song. Motion: Kathy Cadarette moved that Daily Proceedings of Wednesday, June 01, 2011 be approved. Motion carried.

Chu gave the laity ballot report. Number of ballots cast: 391; Number of valid ballots: 378; Number of ballots needed for election: 190. No one was elected. Results were: Nichea Guy: 164; Valerie Mossman-Celestin: 111; Steve Lett: 106; Ryan Minier: 84; Diane Allarding: 78; David Lundquist: 64; Patrick Tiedt: 40; Simmie Proctor: 39; Andrew Stange: 25; James Searls: 14; Pamela Stewart: 12; Lea Tobar: 11; Eva Richardson: 4; Caryl Snider: 4. Pam Mathieu came forward to offer a prayer prior to the ballot vote. Chu called for the fourth clergy ballot. The Bishop declared the fourth clergy ballot closed at 1:46 p.m. Chu called for the fourth laity ballot. The Bishop declared the fourth laity ballot closed at 1:50 p.m. Bill Dobbs, Clergy Assistant to the Bishop, introduced Andrew Vorbrich, the Conference Chancellor, to provide information regarding what the Conference Chancellor does for the Conference. Lynn Demoss introduced Cynthia Ferrio-Harvey, UMCOR Deputy General Secretary,. who reported on the state of giving for the West Michigan Conference which was $1.6 million, 700,000 for Haiti alone in 2010. She updated the Conference on UMCOR’s response to the Spring Storms that have devastated many areas of the country. Ferrio-Harvey discussed the four areas of focus (combating diseases of poverty, ministry with the poor, creating new spaces for new faces and developing principled Christian Leaders) the denomination was charged with at the 2008 General Conference, and spoke about the ways in which UMCOR is working to complete those goals. Scott Manning and Jan Lancaster spoke about what it means to have the highest per member giving ($25.06) for the United Methodist Church. Laurie Dahlman was called forward to lead the Conference in legislation. The Bishop reminded the Conference of the rules regarding the time limits of statements in

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William Chu, Conference Secretary, gave the clergy ballot report. Number of ballots cast: 265; Number of valid ballots: 248; Number of ballots needed for election: 125. No one was elected. Results were: Benton Heisler: 98; Kennetha Bigham-Tsai: 97; John Boley: 91; Bradley Kalajainen: 69; Cornelius Davis: 23; Joy Moore: 21; Jeffrey Reese: 17; Mary Ivanov: 9; Sandra Douglas: 8; Jodie Flessner: 6; Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald: 5; Gary Step: 5; Tamara Williams: 3; Julie Dix: 3; Scott Manning: 3; Kenneth Benson: 2; William Chu: 2; Harris Hoekwater: 2; Robert Hundley: 2; William Dobbs: 2; Gary Bondarenko: 2; Lynn Grimes: 2; James Mitchum: 2; Wade Panse: 2; James Brillhart: 1; William Beachy: 1; Charles Grauer: 1; Keith Bovee: 1; Joseph Shaler: 1; Arthur Murphy: 1; Louis Grettenberger: 1; Eric Beck: 1; Susan Hagans: 1; David Hills: 1; John Cermak: 1; William Clegg: 1; Thomas Pier-Fitzgerald: 1; Charles Farnum: 1; James Boehm: 1; Devon Herrell: 1; Mark Babb: 1; Gregory Wolfe: 1; Rodney Kalajainen: 1; Dean Prentiss: 1.


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support and opposition of petitions. Greg Buchner offered a prayer to open the legislative session. Dahlman reported that Item #12 had been lifted from the Decision Calendar for the consideration of the body. Dahlman presented the Decision Calendar of Items #2, #3, #10, and #11. Decision Calendar carried. Dahlman presented Item #8. Item #8 carried. Dahlman presented Item #9. Mary Patera, Chair of the Commission Equitable Compensation Committee, spoke . Item #9 carried. Dahlman presented Item #12. Naomi Garcia moved to amend Item #12 by deleting “Bishop’s Initiative on Children and Poverty,” found on Line 8, as it is no longer in use. Pros Tumonong spoke about Item #12. Amendment carried. Item #12 as amended carried. Dahlman presented Item #4. Motion carried. Dahlman presented Item #5. Two speeches were made against Item #5. Motion: Len Schoenherr moved to amend Item #5 to include a place on the form to report what the health insurance cost to the church would be if they participated. Three speeches were made for the amendment. Laurie Haller sought clarification as to when Item #5 would become effective. Motion: Charlie Farnum moved to refer Item #5 to the committee. Motion carried. Bill Johnson asked for a Point of Personal Privilege to recognize Dr. Bob Smith for his leadership which has been instrumental in putting the West Michigan Conference where it is, especially regarding missions. DAILY PROCEEDINGS

Dahlman presented Item #6 – Reimbursement of Clergy Travel Expense for Conference Business. Two speeches in favor, two speeches against were given. Lisa Batten sought clarification of where the funding would coming from. Motion: Bob Jones moved to refer Item #6 to CF&A. Two speeches were in favor, one speech against. Motion to refer failed. Motion: Justin Brophy moved to call the question on all that is before the Conference. Motion to call the question carried. Item # 6 carried. The Bishop noted that before Item #5 was referred, the maker had been denied the chance to comment. After John Fischer declined, motion to refer. Item #5. Motion Carried. Stephanie Wiltse led the conference in singing “They Will Know We Are Christians.” Bishop Keaton asked Vietnam missionaries Ut To and Karen Vo-To to come forward and share their experience of the United Methodist Church in Vietnam. They spoke about the growth and development they have seen in the country. Chu gave the fourth laity ballot report. Number of ballots cast: 402; Number of valid ballots: 385; Number of ballots needed for election: 193. Nichea Guy was elected with 206 votes. Other results were: Valerie Mossman-Celestin: 152; Steve Lett: 120; Ryan Minier: 86; Diane Allarding: 75; David Lundquist: 37; Patrick Tiedt: 32; Simmie Proctor: 19; Andrew Stange: 16; Pamela Stewart: 8; Lea Tobar: 6; James Searls: 6; Caryl Snider: 4; Eva Richardson: 3. Chu gave the fourth clergy ballot report. Number of ballots cast: 233; Number of valid ballots: 229; Number of ballots needed for election: 115. No one was elected. Results were: Benton


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Heisler: 106; Kennetha Bigham-Tsai: 104; John Boley: 89; Bradley Kalajainen: 66; Cornelius Davis: 18; Joy Moore: 8; Jeffrey Reese: 8; Mary Ivanov: 6; Jodie Flessner: 5; Lynn PierFitzgerald: 3; Sandra Douglas: 3; Tamara Williams: 3; Gary Step: 3; William Chu: 2; William Dobbs: 2; James Boehm: 2; Scott Manning: 2; Devon Herrell: 2; William Clegg: 2; Richard Morrison: 1; Leonard Schoenherr: 1; Deborah Johnson -1; James Gysel: 1; James Ritchie: 1; William Beachy: 1; Craig Adams: 1; Albert Frevert: 1; Rodney Kalajainen: 1; Kenneth Benson: 1; Susan Hagens: 1; Julie Dix: 1; Matt Bistayi: 1; Lee Zachman: 1; Mark Babb: 1; David Cheyne: 1; Jerome Devine: 1; Gary Bondarenko: 1; Leonard Haynes: 1; Leicester Longden: 1; James Mitchum: 1; Raymond Sundell: 1. Chu called for the fifth laity ballot. The Bishop declared the fifth laity ballot closed at 3:30 p.m. Chu called for the fifth clergy ballot. The Bishop declared the fifth clergy ballot closed at 3:33pm Motion: Patrick Tiedt moved to suspend the rules. Motion to suspend the rules carried. Motion: Tiedt moved that a two-thirds vote be required to approve all General Conference petitions. Three speeches were given for and seven given against the motion. The question was called. Motion to call the question carried. The Tiedt motion failed. Dalhman introduced the General Conference petitions and invited Ellen Brubaker forward to present Item #GC101. Motion: Ward Pierce moved suspension of the rules to consider two motions pertaining to General Conference petitions. Motion to suspend carried.

Motion: Justin Brophy called the question. Motion to call the question carried. Pierce motion failed. Motion: Pierce moved that no amendments be made to General Conference petitions. Pierce said corrections of wording and style are taken care of a General Conference. One speech was given in favor. Motion carried. Item #GC101 was before the Conference for discussion and debate. Five speeches for and nine speeches against were given. Motion: Greg Buchner called the question. Motion to call the question carried. Item #GC101 failed. Michael Conklin asked whether the Conference would decide on Response Petitions to General Conference Petitions. The Bishop said these would be considered amendments and would not be in order. Dalhman introduced Item #GC102. Ellen Brubaker spoke on the item. Item #GC102 passed. Chu gave the results of the fifth laity ballot report. Number of ballots cast: 390; Number of valid ballots: 367; Number of ballots needed for election: 184; No one was elected. The results were Valerie Mossman-Celestin: 147; Steve Lett: 111; Ryan Minier: 61; David Lundquist: 13; Diane Allarding: 12; Patrick Tiedt: 9; Simmie Proctor: 5; Andrew Stange: 3; Pamela Stewart: 2; Lea Tobar: 1; Caryl Snider: 1 Chu gave the fifth clergy ballot report on which two persons were elected: Benton Heisler with 111 votes and Kenneta Bigham-Tsai with 118 votes. Number of ballots cast: 221; Number of valid ballots: 217; Number of ballots needed for election: 109. John Boley: 99;

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Bradley Kalajainen: 71; Cornelius Davis: 12; Joy Moore: 3; Jodie Flessner: 2;Jeffrey Reese: 2; Deborah Johnson: 1; William Chu: 1; Gary Step: 1; David Hills: 1; Sandra Douglas: 1; Barry Petrucci: 1; Rodney Kalajainen: 1; Scott Manning: 1; James Boehm: 1; Gerald Hagens: 1; James Ritchie: 1; Devon Herrell: 1; Mary Ivanov: 1; Diane Gordon: 1; Leonard Haynes: 1; Joseph Bistayi: 1 Eric Burton-Krieger prayed for the upcoming ballot. Chu called for the sixth laity ballot.The Bishop declared the sixth laity ballot closed at 4:46 p.m. Chu called for the sixth clergy ballot, on which clergy are electing three Jurisdictional delegates. The Bishop declared the sixth clergy ballot closed at 4:52. Chu gave the total for the Morning Worship Offering: $5,900.41 was given benefiting the Wesley Foundations of the Conference. Scott Manning was called forward to give the Monitoring Report. He shared that West Michigan Conference has made progress toward diversity and continues to be a leader with this important goal. Bill Johnson gave the evening announcements. John Ross Thompson adjourned the afternoon session in prayer at 5:07 p.m. SECOND DAY — MEMORIAL SERVICE Thursday, June 2, 2011, 7:30 PM

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The memorial service started in the chapel with a call to worship by singing “Holy Spirit, Come to Us.” Dan Brook read Psalm 139:1-12. The congregation sang “Lord, Jesus Christ.” Steve Place led the congregation in prayer and the congregation sang “Bless the Lord, My Soul.” Robert J. Mayo said a prayer and led the congregation into a portion of “He Touched Me.” Mayo highlighted a remembrance of John 11 when it states that everyone in Jesus will live even after death. He also talked about how Jesus talked about a promise. Mayo gave some idea of what a spiritual body could look like; he stated that people need to use their imagination. He also elaborated on the sacrificial lifestyle people face when they choose to accept the call into full-time ministry. Mayo ended with this thought: remember Jesus is living life, a new beginning, remembrance before God, Mercy and Grace, comforter, real relief, he is complete forgiveness, healer, and he is the full embrace of God. Mayo also stated we must rise up and remember Him. Mayo led the congregation in one verse of “Shall We Remember Him” and closed in prayer. William Chu read the Litany of Remembrance of the names of the clergy, spouses, children and laity who died since last annual conference. As Chu read the names, there were pauses as the congregation sang “Jesus, Remember Me.” Chu led the congregation in prayer. The congregation sang “In the Lord, I’ll Be Ever Thankful.” Mayo closed in prayer and gifts were given to each family.


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THIRD DAY — MORNING WORSHIP Friday, June 3, 2011 at 8:00 AM Worship began in the Calvin College Van Noord Arena with Steve Place welcoming the congregation and Dave Morton encouraged the people on how to stretch. The Wesley Foundation of Kalamazoo band led the congregation into Praise and Worship. Bishop Keaton introduced Rudy Rasmus. Before Rudy Rasmus spoke a video played; he highlighted on Love. Rasmus stated does it matter if we are going to love or not love and he stated we needed to demonstrate who love is and what it does. He also stated we have a choice if we are going to be together or use our energy to define another. Rasmus ended by say we need to have mustardology.. Bill Dobs offered offering for Community house and prayed. Rasmus closed with a ‘Love is as Love does’ and the Wesley band finished with a song. THIRD DAY — MORNING SESSION Friday, June 3, 2011 at 9:15 AM

Chu read the results of the General Conference Ballot #6 for Laity. Number of ballots cast: 392; Number of valid ballots: 377; number needed for election: 189. The results from the ballot with no one getting elected: Valerie Mossman-Celestin: 180, Steve Lett: 109, and Ryan Minier: 54. The Laity voted for one candidate for the General Conference Ballot #7. Bishop Keaton closed voting at 9:58 a.m. The clergy voted for two candidates for Jurisdictional Conference on Ballot #7. Bishop Keaton closed voting at 10:01 a.m. David Lundquist called a point of order for Item 6 which was voted on before it went to finance committee. Bishop Keaton agreed the item should have been reviewed first, and said conference would vote on it after CF&A can report on its effects Rick Blunt questioned whether he should have sent it to finance committee. Otherwise, why didn’t CF&A review. Benton Heisler stated that to his best knowledge finance did not look at Item #6. Laurie Dahlman apologized to conference, saying she was suppose to send it to finance committee. Ray Marshall prayed before legislation resumed. Dahlman presented Item #1-R Motion: Benton Heisler moved for the adoption of Item #R1. Item #R1 carried. Motion: Heisler moved to adopt Item #1R2. Item #1R2 carried. Heisler made one editorial change under G. Other Conference Organizational Units: 4)g United Methodist Community House, should be linked to United Methodist Women/Women’s Division, not the Board of Global Ministries.

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William Chu gave the ballot report on clergy Ballot #6. Number of ballots cast: 222, Number of valid ballots: 209, Number needed for election: 105. John W. Boley received 125 votes and was elected to Jurisdictional Conference. Chu continued to read the rest of the results: Cornelius N Davis: 85, Bradley Kalajainen: 79, Mary Ivanov: 46, Joy Moore: 41, Jeffrey Reese: 41, Julie Dix: 32, Sandra Douglas: 21, J. Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald: 16, Scott Manning: 11, William Dobbs: 11, and Gary Step: 11.


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Motion: Heisler moved to amend Item #1,G(3)b from “six members, one from each District,” to “12 members at large.” Motion carried. Motion: David Lundquist moved Item #1-R3. At his suggestion, conference worked on the 5 parts individually. Motion: Frank Pagasy moved to change “handicapping conditions” to “special needs.” in Item #1-R3 (1). Item #1-R3 (1) as amended carried. Motion: Lundquist moved to accept Item #1-R3 (2). Item #1-R3 (2) with editorial change of “special needs” carried. Motion: Ward Pierce moved that “religions” be deleted from Item #1-R3 (2). Motion: Lundquist moved to accept Item #1-R3 (4). Much discussion followed, with three speeches for and four against. Motion: Greg Buchner called the question on the petition on hand. Motion to call the question carried. Item #1-R3 (4) failed. Lundquist noted that with the failure of Item #1-R3 (4), language in (3) and (5) were moot. However he said conference did need to amend “chairperson” to “president” of CCF&A. Motion: Scott Manning moved to amend Item #1-R3 (3), add “and the Commission on Religion and Race.” Motion carried. Motion: Buchner called the question on everything before us. Motion to call the question carried. The Bishop called for a vote Item #1-R3 as a whole. DAILY PROCEEDINGS

Motion to accept Item #1-R3 as before us with amendments. Item #1-R3 failed. Pierce questioned whether the conference should have voted on each part before Item #1R-3 was voted on as a whole. Bishop Keaton said he believed the vote was in order as he called it. Bishop Keaton stated that we voted on Item #1-R3. Motion: Buchner moved for a suspension of the rules. Motion carried. Motion: Buchner moved to reconsider Item #1-R3. Motion carried. Motion: Heisler moved to divide Item #1-R3 into five parts. Motion carried. Motion: Heisler moved Item 1-R3 (1) with words changed to “special needs” not “handicapping condition.” Item #1-R3 (1) as amended with “special needs” instead of “handicapping conditions.” carried. Motion: Heisler moved Item #1-R3 (2). Item #1-R3 (2) as amended carried. Motion: Heisler moved Item #1-R3 (3) with line 4 stating President; line 21, delete leadership team, in consultation with the and add back ‘in consultation with; line 25 add back DCM so chooses and take out chosen; adding in line 23 and Commission of Religion and Race. Item #1R3 (3) as amended carried. Marry Jo Delaney asked a question on clarification. Janet Poley spoke against Item #1-R3 (4). Motion: Heisler moved Item #1-R3 (4). Item #1-R3 (4) failed. Motion: Heisler moved Item #1-R3 (5). Item #1-R3 (5) failed.


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Item #1-R3 as amended carried. Motion: Bill Dobbs moved to amend by deleting “The Board of Ordained Ministry” from G-3C (1), and adding it under G-3C (2). Item #1 as amended carried. Motion: Suspension of the rules. Motion failed. Due to some confusion, the Bishop asked for a show of hands on Item #1 as amended again. Item #1 amended carried. A recess was called at 11 a.m. BLACK COLLEGE FUND INTERN GREETING Walter Lee, a senior at Clafin University studying Middle School Education, addressed the conference on behalf of the Black College Fund. He discussed how his first year of college without heavy financial stresswas difficult until he gained support from the Black College Fund. The Fund, supported by the United Methodist Church, helps 16,000 students receive funding for higher education. He thanked the West Michigan Conference and closed by singing “If it had not been for the Lord on my side, where would I be?” Dr. Phillip Emerson of Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary discussed a growing trend in young adults seeking education in Theology and Ministry. He also reported that the church is going to receive “the gift of talented young people with burning hearts.”

Bill Johnson prayed from the Sprague family and others in need before the noon recess was called at 12:17 a.m. THIRD DAY — AFTERNOON SESSION Friday, June 3, 2011, 1:30 PM Motion: Sheila Baker moved that the Daily Proceedings from Thursday, June 2, 2011 be approved. Motion carried. The Conference sang “On Christ’s Solid Rock I Stand” and “How Great Thou Art” Rudy Rasmus began his address by introducing his family. He talked about TOUCH, with T standing for truth. “Pastors live in a tricky situation...the tension between truth telling and budget balancing.” – Rasmus said . We need to decide what matters. Church has lost its place of influence. The church has lost its primary mission to the margins, and its excitement! Everyone allows participation, except the church. Pastors spend an average of 5 years in a church and leave because of 7 people. “The great truth of the church is the truth of loss” – Dr. Walter Bruggeman. Rasmus had the conference take the “TOUCH Test” as to who they would keep out of their hearts. The conference was led in singing “Wade In The Water”. Conference Secretary William Chu presented the General Conference Laity Ballot #7 results: Number of ballots cast: 411; Number of valid ballots: 399; Number needed for election: 200. Valerie Mossman-Celestin was elected with 202 votes. Other results: Steve Lett: 107; Ryan Minier: 45; Diane Allarding: 12; David Lundquist: 10; Simmie Proctor: 9; Patrick Tiedt: 7; Andrew Stange: 2; Pamela Stewart: 2; Lea Tobar: 1; Eva Richardson: 1; Caryl Snider: 1.

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Chu presented the Jurisdictional Conference Clergy Ballot #7 results. Number of ballots cast: 228; Number of valid ballots: 215; Number needed for election: 108. Cornelius Davis was elected with 111 votes. Other results: Bradley Kalajainen: 80; Mary Ivanov: 63; Joy Moore: 42; Jeffrey Reese: 29; Julie Dix: 20; Sandra Douglas: 18; Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald: 8; William Dobbs: 7; Gary Step: 6; Scott Manning: 5; William Chu: 3; Glenn Wagner: 2; Devon Herrell: 2; Isabell Deppe: 2; Gregory Lawton: 2; William Beachy: 2; Tamara Williams: 2; Jennifer Browne: 1; John Scott: 1; David McBride: 1; Jodie Flessner: 1; Dwayne Bagley: 1; Todd Query: 1; Wade Panse: 1; Stephan Charnley: 1; David Flagel: 1; Gregory Buchner: 1; Cynthia Greene: 1; Matthew Stole: 1; William Bills: 1; Robert Lynch: 1; Dennis Slattery: 1; David Hills: 1; Gordon Berry: 1; Richard Erikson: 1; Dean Prentiss: 1; Rodney Kalajainen: 1; Melanie Baker: 1; William Doubblestein: 1; Jane Johnson: 1; Mark Babb: 1; Diane Gordon: 1; Richard Blunt -1. Valerie Mossman-Celestin was asked to pray prior to the next balloting session. Chu called for the eighth laity ballot. Bishop Keaton declared the laity ballot closed at 2:59 p.m. Chu gave information regarding the reserve members elected to General and Jurisdictional Conference, then called for the eighth clergy ballot. Bishop Keaton declared the clergy ballot closed. David Hills, Heartland District Superintindent asked Laurie Dahlman to pray over the change in the Conference Organization that was passed during the morning session. Motion: Susan Wirgau moved to suspend the rules. Motion to suspend carried. Motion: Wirgau moved to limit three speeches for and three speeches against and a time limit of 2 minutes for remaining speeches. There was one speech given for and two speeches against the motion. Motion: David Lundquist moved to amend by addition that no motions to limit the debate be allowed until all speeches are met. Motion as amended carried. DAILY PROCEEDINGS

Motion: Michael Baker-Streevy moved to suspend the rules to reconsider Item #1. Motion to suspend failed. Motion: Lundquist moved to consider Items on lines 19 – 36 on page 418 to be grouped together and voted on as a group. There was 1 speech given for and 5 speeches given against. Motion failed. Dalhman presented Item #5 and its amendment. Lou Grettenberger spoke to Item #5, saying that the Board of Persons and Health would like to review it and report back next year. Motion: John Fisher moved to refer Item #5 to Board of Pensions. Motion to refer carried. Dahlman presented #GC104, adding that the Committee on Rules of Order non-concurrence. There were three speeches given for and three speeches against. #GC104 failed. Laurie Haller called a Point of Order to ask what would occur if the petitions were not voted on. Motion: Melanie Surgeon-Rider requested a standing count for #GC104. The results were 249 stood for and 309 stood against. #GC104 failed. “This Is The Day The Lord Hath Made” and “Jesus Loves Me” was sung while the the vote was counted. Motion: Susan Wirgau moved to suspend the Rules of Order to consider an alternate way of voting on the Items as a whole. Motion failed. Motion: To move the order of legislation. Motion failed. Dahlman presented Item #GC105. Three speeches were given for and three speeches were


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given against. A standing count was taken: 301 voted for , 306 voted against. Item #GC105 failed. Bill Johnson gave a few announcements during the voting tally. Motion: Greg Buchner moved to do the remaining general conference in numerical order. Motion carried. Dahlman present Item #GC103, which was voted nonconcurrence due to a committee split. Three speeches were given for the motion. Item #GC103 carried. Dahlman presented Item #GC106, which the Rule Committee voted nonconcurrence due to a committee split. David Lundquist spoke on this item. Motion: Greg Conklin moved to suspend the rules to table #GC106. Motion to suspend failed. Scott Manning asked a question concerning a Point of Order as to whether a motion to suspend is needed or simply a motion to table. The Bishop agreed it was not. Motion: Greg Conklin moved to table Item #GC106 to allow time for holy conferencing. Motion to table failed.

Scott Manning introduced the Rev. Pat Bromberek to give the Monitoring Report. Average attendance on the floor was 660 persons: 39% clergy, 61% laity. Persons speaking on the floor: 60% clergy, 40% laity, and 15% were youth and young adults. 85% of persons speaking were over 35 years old, 89% were essentially white, 11% were ethnic. 55% of the men spoke and 45% women spoke. Discussion and debate was very respectful. This morning’s band was very loud. Lou Dibbets asked for a point of clarification regarding the Monitoring report and the discrepancy between the voting body on petitions. Chu presented the Jurisdictional Conference Clergy Ballot #8 results. Number of ballots cast: 212; Number of valid ballots: 203; Number needed for election: 102. There was no election. Results: Mary Ivanov: 98; Bradley Kalajainen: 62; Sandra Douglas: 9; Julie Dix: 7; Joy Moore: 6; Jeffrey Reese: 4; Rodney Kalajainen: 2; Dwayne Bagley: 2; Louis Grettenberger: 1; Dorothy Blakey: 1; Gregory Lawton: 1; Melany Chalker: 1; James Hulett: 1; Gary Step: 1; Billie Dalton: 1; William Chu: 1; Robert Moore-Jumonville: 1; Wade Panse: 1; Edward Passenger: 1; Ronald Brooks: 1; Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald: 1. Chu presented the General Conference Laity Ballot #8 results: Number of ballots cast: 370; Number of valid ballots: 346; Number needed for election: 174. There were two elections: Steve Lett: 185; Ryan Minier: 182; Other results: Diane Allarding: 127; Simmie Proctor: 124; David Lundquist: 119; Patrick Tiedt: 104; Andrew Stange: 65; Jim Searls: 40; Lea Tobar: 30; Pamela Stewart: 26; Eva Richardson: 18; Caryl Snider: 18. Chu led the conference in a prayer before the next ballot session. Chu called for the ninth laity ballot. Bishop Keaton declared the laity ballot closed at 5:00p.m. Chu gave information regarding the reserve members elected to General and Jurisdictional Conference. Chu called for the ninth clergy ballot. Bishop Keaton declared the ninth clergy ballot closed at 5 p.m. Dennis Bromley expressed concern over the insensitivity of commenting about earplugs in regards to those who feel the music is too loud.

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Gary Haller introduced Jim Salley from Africa University and gave the conference a brief background on him. Salley presented Bishop Keaton with a poster from Africa University. Salley thanked Bishop Keaton and the West Michigan Conference for all the giving. There are 687 graduates of Africa University back home. Salley showed the conference a video of our investment into Africa University. Eric Mulanda gave greetings from Africa University and spoke his experiences being a college student and the type of education that he received. Another individual spoke about the current state of Africa University and what is needed for Africa University to become a leader in global education. Haller discussed the many positive aspects of Africa University and asked the conference to imagine how they could make a difference for Africa University. Haller reported that $268,000 has been raised in the Grand Rapids District to help fund the construction of a new building. Haller urged the conference to pledge or make an offering to Africa University. Mulanda presented Bishop Keaton with a gift on behalf of Africa University. Chu reported for offerings, the Conference gave $4, 814.60 to Community House and $1,137.37 for the hospitality volunteers expenses. Chu presented the Jurisdictional Conference Clergy Ballot #9 results. Number of ballots cast: 204; Number of valid ballots: 200; Number needed for election: 101. Mary Ivanov was elected with 110 votes. Other Results: ; Bradley Kalajainen: 62; Sandra Douglas: 8; Joy Moore: 5; Julie Dix: 3; Rodney Kalajainen: 2; Jeffrey Reese: 2; Richard Erickson: 1; Wayne Babcock: 1; Dale Ostema: 1; Gary Step: 1; Jodie Flessner: 1; Elmer Faust: 1; Dwayne Bagley: 1; Harris Hoekwater: 1. By Conference Rules, Kalajainen and Douglas are reserve members. Chu presented the General Conference Laity Ballot #9 results: Number of ballots cast: 372; Number of valid ballots: 363; Number needed for election: 182. There was no election. Diane Allarding: 128; Simmie Proctor: 101; David Lundquist: 51; Patick Tiedt: 35; Andrew Stange: 25; Jim Searls: 7; Eva Richardson: 5; Caryl Snider: 4; Pamela Stewart: 4; Lea Tobar: 3. DAILY PROCEEDINGS

Bill Johnson reminded the house that the conference reconvenes at 8 am Saturday. Bill Dobbs to gave the closing prayer to adjourn the conference for the day. THIRD DAY — COMMISSIONING, AND THE ORDINATION OF DEACONS AND ELDERS Friday, June 3, 2011, 7:30 PM The prelude began at 7:27 PM, with Kathy Cary playing on the organ. The clergy processed into the Covenant Fine Arts Center at 7:33 PM, singing “All Praise to Thee, for Thou, O King Divine” as they prepared to receive new deacons and elders into the West Michigan Conference. The bishop called on all those being ordained and commissioned, as well as all those in attendance, to “remember and affirm” their baptism and “common ministry,” as he began the service with a prayer. Laurie Dahlman (lay leader) and William Beachy (member of the Board of Ordained Ministry) approved the commissioning candidates. Lillian French (member of the Board of Ordained Ministry) presented the following probationary members for commissioning: Letisha M. Bowman, Melissa Jo Claxton, Patricia A. Haas, Beth Ann Reum, and Rebecca A. Wiereng. Dahlman and Beachy approved the elder and deacon candidates. French presented those being ordained as deacons: Sandra Virginia Douglas, and Cara Beth Ann Weiler. Dean Prentiss (member of the Board of Ordained Ministry) announced those being ordained as elders: Dale Alan Golden, Susan Dell Olsen, and Scott Ernest Manning. An offering was taken to support students preparing for seminary, as the clergy stood and sang


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“The Voice of God is Calling.” William Dobbs read the scripture lesson from Philippians 2:1-11. Bishop Keaton delivered a sermon entitled Do You Still Want To Go?, in which he examined “the competing claims in which we are called.” He discussed the challenges of ministry, as well as recounting his own call story and faith journey. He posed the question, “how do you know when God is calling?” Following his sermon, Bishop Keaton examined the candidates for commissioning. A prayer of commissioning was offered. Bishop Keaton then commissioned each candidate by name, through the laying on of hands. The clergy and congregation stood and joined in singing “The Servant Song.” Bishop Keaton then examined and prayed for the deacon candidates, ordaining them by the laying on of hands. Bishop Keaton then offered a prayer for the elder candidates. The clergy choir stood and sang the anthem, “We Are Called,” as a blessing to the newly commissioned and ordained. Hands were then laid upon each candidate as they were ordained as elders. Those commissioned and ordained then served Communion, as Kathy Cary accompanied on the organ and the clergy and congregation joined in with impromptu singing. After the sacrament of Holy Communion, Bishop Keaton extended an invitation to all who might have been feeling God’s call on their lives. As the conference sang “Here I Am, Lord,” a number of people came forward to be met by clergy and members of the Board of Ordained Ministry, who prayed with them. The clergy recessed and the service concluded with the singing of “Marching to Zion.” The ordination ceremony closed at 9:30 PM.

Bishop Keaton opened the session by instructing visitors of the conference to seating availability. Mike Bremer of the United Methodist Men gave devotions from the “Strength for Service” booklet, and presented Bishop Keaton with a plaque thanking the West Michigan Annual Conference for its support of UMM. Bishop Keaton welcomed those who traveled to Grand Rapids for Miracle Saturday. He recited the schedule of the day. Conference Secretary William Chu called for Laity Ballot #10. “This Is The Day” was sung while the ballots were collected. The voting was closed at 8:17 a.m. Bishop Keaton greeted Cokesbury representative Scott Spradley who spoke about the resources available from the store. He thanked the conference and encouraged members to come visit their store. Chu reminded the conference that the floor of the arena is reserved for voting members to the conference. CORPORATE SESSION Kip Brunson, Chair of the Trustees of West Michigan Conference, called the corporate session to order. Motion: Laurie Haller moved to discontinue Grand Rapids: Olivet United Methodist Church. Haller said the church closed on Dec. 12, 2010, and is now an urban ministries building. Motion carried.

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Motion: Tamara Williams presented Item #14, moving to discontinue Jones United Methodist Church effective June 30, 2011. Item #14 carried. Bob Hundly requested that a motion to close Eagle United Methodist Church be withdrawn. The motion was written with the expectation of a buyer for the property; Hundly had just learned that the prospective buyer had withdrawn its bid. Corporate session closed at 8:33 a.m. Bishop Keaton reconvened the Annual Conference. Laurie Haller began the Cabinet Dean’s Report by juggling. Haller spoke about juggling things in our lives. Haller shared four ideas about juggling as it pertains to ministry: juggling is a faithful act, juggling is a creative act, juggling is a hopeful act, and juggling is a foolish act. Haller presented “The Clown of God” to Bishop Keaton and encouraged him to learn how to juggle. Haller thanked Bishop Keaton for his work of “juggling” with the West Michigan Conference. Bishop Keaton then moved to the business of fixing appointments for 2011-12, beginning with appointments to extension ministries. The Bishop reappointed Bill Dobbs as Area Clergy Assistant to the Bishop and the district superintendents for one year. This included Anita Hahn as the new district superintendent of the Grand Traverse District effective July 1. The Bishop also thanked Robert Mayo for his work and service as the district superintendent for 6 years, and presented him with a Bible for his new journey. Neil Davis will serve as Dean of the Cabinet for the coming year. Bishop Keaton prayed over the appointments for the next year. He then fixed all the appointments for the coming year.

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Laurie Haller introduced the new dean from the Detroit Conference Joanne Bartelt. Bartelt brought greetings from the Detroit conference and noted that although we have may differences, we also have similarities that bring us together as conferences. Bishop Keaton invited the Conference Youth to come forward and give their report. Ellen Messner, the Youth Service Fund Chair, gave the Love Links results. More than $9,200 was raised, with Heartland District in first place with more than $4,600. Messner spoke about the Youth Service Fund which helps fund mission trips to around the world for Youth Groups. Emily Ludwick shared with the conference about her experiences with the Youth Council and encouraged the conference to embrace the youth of their church. Ryan Minier shared about the youth’s trip this past summer to Germany. Three hundred youth from around the world gathered for this experience. The Youth Council thanked the conference for its offering last year that helped to support them. Nate Blunt recognized Heather Grubaugh Holt for her 11 years of service in the conference at the GVSU Wesley. Blunt wished Holt well as she moves on to a new career in Social Work. Motion: Bill Bills moved that a special order of the day be set following the youth report to consider all General Conference Items. Bills spoke to this motion. There were five speeches given for and three against the motion. Motion: Scot Manning moved to amend the motion by adding that Conference would not be adjourned until after discussion and vote on all General Conference petitions. Motion: Charlie Farnum called the question on all before the conference. Motion to call the question carried. David Lundquist asked whether the three speeches for/three against rule was in effect that had been approved on General Conference petitions. Motion to amend failed. Bills was allowed a final speech in favor of his motion. Motion failed.


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Motion: Duane Bagley moved to suspend the rules to consider General Conference petitions. Motion to suspend the rules failed. Laurie Dalhman presented Item #6 and Dale Kimball spoke to the item. He said Finance and Administration was concerned about how this change regarding travel would affect committees in the coming year because their budgets were already set. Motion: Kimball moved to amend Item #6 by adding the sentence, “This policy will take effect for the 2013 budget year.” Motion carried. Item #6 as amended carried. Dalhman presented Item #13 and Item #13-R. Kimball spoke to the budget as presented for next year. Motion: Ryan Minier moved to delay the vote on Item #13 until votes are taken on the General Conference Petitions. Three speeches were given for and three speeches were given against the motion. Motion to delay failed. Item #13-R carried. Item #13 as amended carried. Bishop Keaton called the Conference of Nominations forward to give their report. Gary Haller noted some corrections to the report first presented to conference. Nominations report as amended carried. Lundquist noted that more than half of the Leadership Team was now comprised by men and Caucasians. Motion: Bill Johnson moved to suspend the rules to allow a 10 minute extension to continue discussing and voting on General Conference petitions. Motion to suspend carried.

Lay member Breckner raised concern regarding the current bar of the floor prohibited some people from being able to sit comfortably because of the chairs used on the floors. The Bishop asked for a show of hands if Conference would allow those needing to sit on the bleachers to still be allowed to vote; conference agreed. Item #GC107 failed. Josh Merchant from Albion College offered greetings and spoke of his church upbringing and his experience at Albion College. He encouraged prayers for Albion College and thanked the conference for their time. Chris Momany from Adrian College gave greetings and expressed that all of conference is about love. Bishop Keaton called a recess at 10:50 a.m. until worship for the special Miracle Saturday. FOURTH DAY — WORSHIP Saturday, June 4, 2011, 11:00 AM Worship was opened with a greeting from Steve Place, Conference Worship Liaison. Place discussed each theme that was seen throughout the week and how they relate to the theme of Engaging in Ministry with the Poor. Bill Johnson welcomed all to “Miracle Saturday”. Johnson reported that 838 people from 300 different churches had come to experience this day. He shared the work that had been done throughout the week by the conference and talked about many of the highlights from the week. Clark Retirement Community was thanked for their contribution of the colored booklets that

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will guide participates throughout the day. Bishop Jonathan Keaton was introduced and he welcomed all to “Miracle Saturday.” Bishop Keaton shared some of Rudy Ramus’s story and introduced him to the conference. The Worship Band led the conference in “You Are Good”, “Holy, Holy, Holy”, “Revelation Song” and “Blessed Redeemer.” Lisa Aldrich gave a prayer for worship. Liturgist led the conference assembly through a centering moment. The Conference Choir sang “Prayer of Being” Liturgist read Deuteronomy 15:7-11 from The Message and introduced Rudy Rasmus. Rasmus thanked Bishop Keaton for allowing him to come to Annual Conference to share his message. Rasmus talked about loving one another and embracing the differences that each one of us has. The Conference Youth presented Ramus with Krispy Kreme Donuts. Bill Dobbs shared that an offering would be taken for Africa University to help off-set the costs of building a new structure on the campus. “Hands” was sung as the offering was taken and a pictures of Africa University was shown. Liturgist gave a reading. The Worship Band led the conference in “The Stand”. The service was closed in prayer at 12:42 p.m. Bill Johnson gave a few announcements and asked that all be back in the arena by 1:30 p.m. Johnson thanked several individuals that made this conference possible throughout the week. Nicha Ver Guy provided instructions for lunch. DAILY PROCEEDINGS

Johnson offered a prayer and the session was adjourned until 1:30 p.m.

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CERTIFICATE OF ORDINATION AND COMMISSIONING This is to certify that on Friday, June 3, 2011, at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan I commissioned as provisional elders of the United Methodist Church: Letisha M. Bowman, Melissa Jo Claxton, Patricia A. Haas, Beth Ann Reum, and Rebecca A. Wiereng. I ordained as a deacon of the United Methodist Church: Sandra Virginia Douglas, and Cara Beth Ann Weiler

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I ordained as elders of the United Methodist Church: Dale Alan Golden, Susan Dell Olsen, and Scott Ernest Manning


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VII. APPOINTMENTS

ALBION DISTRICT 94 2011


PASTOR Linda D. Stoddard Nancy G. Powers Bruce R. Kintigh Marshall Murphy Cynthia L. Veilleux Trevor J. McDermont

Martin H. Culver Karin K. Orr Glenn C. Litchfield Steven R. Young Donald J. Graham Melany A. Chalker Scott E. Manning Gary L. Bekofske

CHARGE

Battle Creek Maple

Battle Creek Sonoma Battle Creek Newton

Battle Creek Trinity

Battle Creek Washington Heights

Bronson

Camden Montgomery Stokes Chapel

Center Park

Centreville

Climax Scotts

Coldwater

Colon Burr Oak

Concord

Constantine White Pigeon

Delton Faith

ALBION DISTRICT

342 Capital Ave. NE, Battle Creek 49017 *99 Mowerson Dr, Battle Creek 49017 10975 4 1/2 Mile Road, Battle Creek 49015 8804 F Drive South, Ceresco 49033 *4495 B Drive South, Battle Creek 49015 10 W. Bidwell, Battle Creek 49015 *7 26th Street N, Battle Creek 49015-1743 153 North Woods St., Battle Creek 49037 *26 W Roosevelt, Battle Creek 49037 312 E. Chicago St., Bronson 49028 *330 Corey St, Bronson 49028 PO Box 155, 201 S Main St, Camden 49232 PO Box 155, 201 S Main St, Camden 49232 PO Box 155, 201 S. Main St., Camden 49232 *PO Box 155, 201 S Main St, Camden 49232 18662 Moorepark Rd., Three Rivers 49093 *511 Landsdowne Ave, Portage 49002 305 E Main Street, Centreville 49032 *304 E Market St, Centreville 49032 PO Box 125, 133 East Maple, Climax 49034-0125 PO Box 112, 8458 Wallene, Scotts 49088 *331 Prairie Dr, Climax 49034 26 Marshall St, Coldwater 49036 *20 Parsons Ct, Coldwater 49036 PO Box 646, 224 N. Blackstone, Colon 49040 PO Box 91, 105 S. Fourth St., Burr Oak 49030 *PO Box 65, 403 Maple, Colon 49040 PO Box 366, Concord 49237 *PO Box 392, 229 W. Center St, Concord 49237 285 White Pigeon St., Constantine 49042 PO Box 518, White Pigeon 49099 *265 White Pigeon St, Constantine 49042 PO Box 467, Delton 49046-0467 *146 Bush St, Delton 49046

ADDRESS

(269) 623-5400

(269) 435-8151 (269) 483-9054

(517) 524-6156

(269) 432-2783 (269) 489-2985

(517) 279-8402

(269) 746-4023 (269) 626-9757

(269) 467-8645

(269) 279-9109

(517) 368-5406 (517) 269-4232 (517) 368-5406

(517) 369-6555

(269) 968-8773

(269) 962-4900

(269) 979-1000 (269) 979-2779

(269) 964-1252

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(269) 623-5335

(269) 435-4885 (269) 435-4885

(517) 524-6111

(269) 432-3754 (269) 432-3754

(517) 278-2854

(269) 746-8728 (269) 746-8728

(269) 467-7715

(269) 615-1360

(517) 368-4973 (517) 368-4973 (517) 368-4973

(517) 858-1022

(269) 660-0921

(269) 968-8504

(269) 979-0916 (269) 979-0916

(269) 965-1671

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2011 95


Esther Barton Charlene A. Minger Patricia L. Brook E. Jeanne Koughn Thomas P. Fox Chad M. Parmalee Edrye A. Eastman Maurer Edward C. Ross

Grass Lake

Griffith

Hillsdale First

Hillside Somerset Center

Homer Lyon Lake

Jackson Brookside

Jackson Calvary

Jackson First

Melodye Surgeon-Rider Craig A. Pahl

Jackson Trinity Parma

Jonesville Allen

Mark R. Babb

Emily K. Beachy

Girard

Deacon

Sally Harrington

Galesburg

Susan J. Babb

Timothy R. Puckett

Frontier

Associate

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PO Box 120, Frontier 49239 *10445 Folks Rd, Hanover 49241 PO Box 518, 111 W. Battle Creek St., Galesburg 49053 *5919 Woodsong Way, Kalamazoo 49009 990 Marshall Rd., Coldwater 49036 *992 Marshall Rd, Coldwater 49036 449 E. Michigan Ave., Grass Lake 49240 *6094 Folks Road, Horton 49246 9537 S Clinton Trail, Eaton Rapids 48827 *806 Emmaus, Eaton Rapids 48827 45 N. Manning, Hillsdale 49242 *1079 Markris Dr, Hillsdale 49242 6100 Folks Rd., Horton 49246 PO Box 277, 12095 E. Chicago Rd., Somerset Center 49282 *6094 Folks Rd, Horton 49246 PO Box 175, Homer 49245-0175 PO Box 175, Homer 49245-0175 *105 E Adams St, Homer 49245 4000 Francis, Jackson 49203 *217 Mohawk, Jackson 49203 925 Backus St, Jackson 49202 *3639 Sweetgum Dr, Jackson 49201-9029 275 W Michigan, Jackson 49201 *5976 McCain Rd, Jackson 49201 275 W Michigan, Jackson 49201 *2440 Smiley Way, Jackson 49203 275 W Michigan, Jackson 49201 *2440 Smiley Way, Jackson 49203-3625 1508 Greenwood Ave, Jackson 49203-4048 PO Box 100, 100 E. Main St., Parma 49269 *3920 Allston Dr, Jackson 49201 203 Concord Rd., Jonesville 49250 167 W Chicago Rd., P.O. Box 103, Allen 49227 *194 Washington St, Litchfield 49250

ADDRESS

ALBION DISTRICT

(517) 849-9565 (517) 869-2013

(517) 782-7937 (517) 250-1879

(517) 787-6460

(517) 787-6460

(517) 787-6460

(517) 782-0543

(517) 782-5167

(517) 568-4001 (269) 789-0017

(517) 563-2835 (517) 688-4330

(517) 437-3681

(517) 663-6262

(517) 522-8040

(517) 279-9418

(269) 665-7952

(517) 254-4561

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(517) 542-2536 (517) 542-2536

(517) 750-2258 (517) 750-2258

(517) 783-3803

(517) 783-3803

(517) 750-3987

(517) 962-2237

(517) 782-2706

(269) 921-5812 (269) 921-5812

(517) 563-8920 (517) 563-8920

(517) 437-2392

(517) 663-5978

(517) 563-8920

(517) 279-0123

(269) 743-7636

(517) 936-5835

96 W. MICHIGAN ANNUAL CONFERENCE

2011


PASTOR Irene L. Vittoz Martin T. Cobb Gerry Retzloff Leonard R. Schoenherr Ward D. Pierce (RA) Jennifer J. Jue Kimberly A. Metzger

Melissa J. Claxton Alexander (Sandy) Miller Stacy M. Caballero David H. Minger (RE) Robert S. Moore-Jumonville DeAnn J. Dobbs

CHARGE

Lee Center

Litchfield Quincy

Marengo

Marshall

Mendon West Mendon

Napoleon

North Adams Jerome Osseo

North Parma Springport

Nottawa

Outland (new church start)

Pleasant Lake Jackson Zion

Pope

Reading

22392 24 Mile Road, Olivet 49076-9533 *5503 Long Hwy, Eaton Rapids 48827 PO Box 472, 160 Marshall St, Litchfield 49252-0472 32 W. Chicago St., Quincy 49082 *969 Adams St, Litchfield 49252 221 N. Chapel Hill Dr., Battle Creek 49015 *29 Wolfe, Battle Creek 49017 14711 US Highway 27 N., Marshall 49068 *762 N Kalamazoo Ave, Marshall 49068-1071 PO Box 308, Mendon 49072-0308 PO Box 308, Mendon 49072 *PO Box 308, 52952 Lakehead Dr, Mendon 49072 PO Box 337, 210 Nottawa Sepee, Napoleon 49261 *10014 Sunset Dr, Jackson 49201 PO Box 62, 228 E Main St, North Adams 49262 8768 Jerome Rd N, Jerome 49249 1611 Osseo Rd S, Osseo 49266 *220 W Main St, North Adams 49262 PO Box 25, Parma 49269 PO Box E, Springport 49284-1004 *223 S Union, Parma 49269 PO Box 27, 25838 M-86, Nottawa 49075 *61616 Filmore Rd, Sturgis 49091-9318 Box 5-B, 5420 Beckley Rd, Battle Creek 49015 *141 Kimball Ave, Battle Creek 49014-5829 PO Box 83, 4815 E Territorial Rd, Pleasant Lake 49272 7498 Cooper Rd, Jackson 49201 *806 Emmaus, Eaton Rapids 48827 PO Box 228, Springport 49284-0228 *21 Dickens Street, Spring Arbor 49283 PO Box 457, 312 East Michigan St, Reading 49274 *317 First St, Reading 49274 (517) 283-2443

(517) 857-3655

(517) 769-2570

(269) 979-7507

(269) 467-7134

(517) 531-4619 (517) 857-2777

(517) 287-5190 (517) 287-5190 (517) 523-3316

(517) 536-8609

(269) 496-4295 (269) 496-7364

(269) 781-5107

(517) 542-3366 (517) 639-5035

CHURCH

(517) 283-2775

(517) 524-6818

(517) 663-5978 (517) 663-5978

(269) 964-4652

(269) 467-7134

(517) 531-4740 (517) 531-4740

(517) 287-5100 (517) 287-5100 (517) 287-5100

(517) 536-4903

(269) 496-8070 (269) 496-8070

(269) 781-3444

(269) 660-0141

(517) 542-3775 (517) 542-3775

(517) 543-5361

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APPOINTMENTS

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2011 97


Maria L. Rutland James W. Stilwell Robert M. Hughes

POSITION

Three Rivers First

Three Rivers Ninth Street Schoolcraft Pleasant Valley

Union City

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ADDRESS

200 Pleasant Ave., Sturgis 49091 *1332 Rolling Ridge Ln, Sturgis 49091 200 Pleasant Ave., Sturgis 49091 *25495 Ironwood Dr, Sturgis 49091 215 N. Main, Three Rivers 49093 *1101 Elm St, Three Rivers 49093 700 Ninth St, Three Rivers 49093 PO Box 517, 9300 West XY Ave, Schoolcraft 49087-0517 *700 Ninth St, Three Rivers 49093 PO Box 95, Union City 49094-0095 *635 Walnut Lane, Union City 49094-1075

ADDRESS

Adult Choir Director and Spiritual Formation Director, Westminster Presbyterian Church Associate Professor of Religion, Spring Arbor University 106 East Main Street, Spring Arbor 49283 Pastoral Counselor, Heritage Interfaith Counseling Center 9 Heritage Oak Lane Ste 3, Battle Creek 49015 District Superintendent, Albion District Office 505 E Columbia Ave, Battle Creek 49014

(269) 962-7760

(269) 979-5180

(517) 750-6693

OFFICE

(517) 741-7028

(269) 273-2065 (269) 679-5352

(269) 278-4722

(269) 651-5990

(269) 651-5990

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(517) 629-6531

(269) 964-1699

(517) 524-6818

(517) 783-3803

HOME

(517) 741-9041

(269) 279-9267 (269) 279-9267

(269) 278-5565

(269) 467-7541

(269) 651-6087

W. MICHIGAN ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Tamara S. Williams (FE)

Roy G. Testolin (FE)

Mark R. Babb (FD) Robert S. Moore-Jumonville (FE)

APPOINTMENTS TO EXTENSION MINISTRIES LOCATED IN THE ALBION DISTRICT: (further information at end of appointment section)

J. Robert Keim

Deborah M. Johnson

Sturgis

Associate

PASTOR

CHARGE

ALBION DISTRICT 98 2011


Lawrence A. Nichols James E. Hodge Michael J. Ramsey Mary Letta-Bement Ivanov John D. Morse Robert Eckert Herbert J. VanderBilt Carolin S. Spragg William C. Bills

Byron Center

Caledonia

Carlisle

Cedar Springs

Coopersville

Courtland-Oakfield

East Nelson

Fremont

Georgetown

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Grand Rapids Church of All Nations Steven C. Place

Gregory J. Martin

3782 Murray Lake Ave, Lowell 49331 3782 Murray Lake Ave, Lowell 49331 *3782 Murray Lake Ave, Lowell 49331 2490 Prescott SW, Byron Center 49315-8960 *8650 Meadow Haven Dr, Byron Center 49315 250 Vine St, Caledonia 49316 *260 Vine St, Caledonia 49316 1084 76th St SW, Byron Center 49315 *8649 Shore Way Dr, Byron Center 49315 PO Box K, 140 S Main St, Cedar Springs 49319 *128 E Muskegon St, Cedar Springs 49319 105 68th Ave N, Coopersville 49404-9704 *14879 Cross Lane, Spring Lake 49456 10295 Myers Lake Ave NE, Rockford 49341-9511 *9777 Myers Lake Ave NE, Rockford 49341-9508 9024 18 Mile Rd NE, Cedar Springs 49319-9217 *2204 Gee Dr, Lowell 49331 351 Butterfield St., Fremont 49412 *352 Butterfield St, Fremont 49412 2766 Baldwin St, Jenison 49428 *2032 Pinewood Street, Jenison 49428 717 Sheldon Road, Grand Haven 49417-1860 *PO Box 341, 633 Hillcock Ct, Grand Haven 49417-0341 4301 Ambrose Avenue NE, Grand Rapids 49525-6122 *4380 Braeburn Dr SE, Grand Rapids 49546 4275 Shaffer Ave SE, Kentwood 49512 *1663 Gentian Dr SE, Kentwood 49508

ADDRESS

11 Fuller Ave, SE, Grand Rapids 49506 Mail to: PO Box 6247, Grand Rapids 49516-6247 DS Email: grsupt@wmcumc.org; Office Email: grdistrict@wmcumc.org

(616) 554-4969

(616) 363-3446

(616) 842-7980

(616) 669-0730

(231) 924-0030

(616) 696-0661

(616) 866-4298

(616) 997-9225

(616) 696-1140

(616) 878-1836

(616) 891-8669

(616) 878-1618

HOME

(616) 281-2355

(616) 464-2557

(616) 842-3586

(616) 719-3769

(231) 924-2456

(616) 897-8642

(616) 884-5047

(616) 844-0841

(616) 263-9081

(616) 878-9165

(616) 534-3990

(616) 878-9739

(616) 691-8011 (616) 691-8011

TELEPHONE (616) 868-7306

CHURCH

Office Phone: (616) 459-4503 Home Phone: (616) 246-5813 Fax: (616) 459-0242

APPOINTMENTS

GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT

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Dean I. Bailey (RE)

Alto Bowne Center

Grand Rapids Aldersgate

PASTOR

CHARGE

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Elizabeth M. Bode

Administrative Assistant

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Grand Haven Church of the Dunes Daniel M. Duncan

Laurie A Haller

District Superintendent

GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT

2011 99


Cathi M. Huvaere Mack C. Strange David Nellist

Grand Rapids St Paul’s

Grand Rapids South

Grand Rapids Trinity

Sanh Van Tran

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1933 Buchanan SW, Grand Rapids 49507 *324 Griswold SE, Grand Rapids 49507 1157 Northlawn NE, Grand Rapids 49505 *1141 Northlawn NE, Grand Rapids 49505 214 Spencer St. NE, Grand Rapids 49505 *410 Johnson St, Caledonia 49316 3334 Breton Rd. SE, Grand Rapids 49512-2798 *4049 Woodland Creek Dr Apt #202, Kentwood 49512 4500 S. Division Ave., Grand Rapids 49548 *5103 Marlowe SE, Grand Rapids 49508 1100 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids 49506-1538 *1507 Lenox Dr SE, Grand Rapids 49506 1100 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids 49506-1538 *1857 Mayberry St SE, Grand Rapids 49508 212 Bellevue St. SE, Wyoming 49548 *5649 Sugarberry Dr SE, Kentwood 49512

4380 Tracy Tr, Dorr 49323 *4380 Tracy Tr, Dorr 49323 2600 Seventh St. NW, Grand Rapids 49504 *1018 Charlotte Street, Grand Rapids 49504 227 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids 49503-3236 *2320 Elmwood SE, Grand Rapids 49506 227 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids 49503-3236 *3358 Oak Hollow Drive SE, Grand Rapids 49546 227 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids 49503-3236 *4934 Brownstone Dr NE, Rockford 49341 1601 Galbraith Ave. SE Ste. 304, Grand Rapids 49546-6479 *1881 Forest Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids 49546

1675 84th Street SE, Caledonia 49316 *7810 Golf Meadows Dr SE, Caledonia 49316-8462 1675 84th Street SE, Caledonia 49316 *6760 Airfield Ct SW, Byron Center 49315

ADDRESS

(616) 534-4948

(616) 456-7168

(616) 456-7168

(616) 534-8931

(616) 949-0880

(616) 454-7625

(616) 361-8503

(616) 514-1327

(616) 974-0400

(616) 451-2879

(616) 451-2879

(616) 451-2879

(616) 453-0693

(616) 681-0302

(616) 698-3170

(616) 698-3170

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(616) 698-0316

(616) 299-0115

(269) 903-8560

(616) 532-9226

(616) 550-2570

(616) 891-5682

(616) 361-2321

(616) 248-1770

(616) 551-1208

(616) 866-3191

(616) 260-2994

(616) 246-5813

(616) 453-4519

(616) 681-0302

(616) 534-2074

(616) 891-8443

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Grand Rapids Vietnamese

Julie Dix

Joyce F. Gackler

Grand Rapids Plainfield

Associate

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James C. Noggle

Grand Rapids Northlawn PL7

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Grand Rapids Iglesia Metodista Unida La Nueva Esperanza Jorge Rodriguez

Susan M. Petro

Kimberly A. DeLong

Deacon

Grand Rapids Genesis

Letisha M. Bowman

Gary Haller

Grand Rapids First

Associate

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Mark E. Thompson

Grand Rapids Faith FE19

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Grand Rapids CrossWind Community Scott K. Otis

Kenneth J. Nash

Bradley P. Kalajainen

Grand Rapids Cornerstone

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PASTOR

CHARGE

GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT 100 2011


J. Lynn Pier-Fitzgerald

Holland First

David L. McBride Richard W. Blunt James Thomas Boutell David A. Selleck Michael T. Conklin Randall R. Hansen Diane Gordon

Leighton

Lowell

Marne

Martin Shelbyville

Middleville Snow

Montague

Muskegon Central

Robert Cook Mark R. Erbes

Muskegon Hts Temple

Muskegon Lake Harbor

Mariel Kay DeMoss

Kevin K. Guetschow

Kent City Chapel Hill

Deacon

Gerald L. Selleck

Holton

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3140 S Wilson, Grandville 49418 *83 West 18th St, Holland 49423 187 E. South Ave., Hesperia 49421 187 E. South Ave., Hesperia 49421 *231 E South Ave, Hesperia 49421 57 West 10th St, Holland 49423 *83 West 18th St, Holland 49423 57 West 10th St, Holland 49423 *173 Lake Forest Dr, Holland 49424 9530 Holton-Duck Lake Rd., Holton 49425 *8670 Ward St, Holton 49425 14591 Fruit Ridge Ave NW, Kent City 49330 *14555 Fruit Ridge Ave, Kent City 49330 4180 Second St, Caledonia 49316-9627 *4180 Second St, Caledonia 49316 621 E Main St, Lowell 49331 *640 Shepard Dr, Lowell 49331 PO Box 85, 14861 Washington, Marne 49435 *14861 Washington St, Marne 49435 PO Box 154, 969 E. Allegan, Martin 49070 PO Box 154, Martin 49070 *PO Box 86, 948 Lee St, Martin 49070 PO Box 400, 111 Church St, Middleville 49333 3189 Snow Ave. SE, Lowell 49331 *1015 Edna SE, Grand Rapids 49507 8555 Cook St, Montague 49437 *5181 Hancock St, Montague 49437 1011 Second St., Muskegon 49440 *1707 Ritter Drive, Muskegon 49441 1011 Second St., Muskegon 49440 *2006 Mills Ave, North Muskegon 49445 2500 Jefferson, Muskegon 49444 *1205 Yorkshire Dr, Muskegon 49441 4861 Henry St, Muskegon 49441-4536 *1322 Clayton Ave, Muskegon 49441

ADDRESS

(231) 798-2181

(231) 733-1065

(231) 722-6545

(231) 722-6545

(231) 894-5789

(269) 795-9266 (616) 897-9863

(269) 672-7097 (269) 672-5927

(616) 677-3957

(616) 897-5936

(616) 891-8028

(616) 675-7184

(231) 821-2323

(616) 396-5205

(616) 396-5205

(231) 854-5345 (231) 854-5345

(616) 538-3070

CHURCH

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(231) 780-3951

(231) 798-9309

(231) 744-0336

(231) 780-3084

(231) 894-4625

(616) 204-8125 (616) 204-8125

(269) 254-7172 (269) 254-7172

(616) 677-3991

(616) 897-8267

(616) 891-1646

(616) 675-7241

(231) 821-0374

(616) 399-5815

(616) 393-6242

(231) 854-6132 (231) 854-6132

(616) 393-6242

APPOINTMENTS

GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT

Paul E. Hane

Hesperia Ferry

Janice T. Lancaster

Thomas M. Pier-Fitzgerald

Grandville

Deacon

PASTOR

CHARGE

2011 101


Stephan Weinberger Gilbert R. Boersma Bobby Dale Whitlock (RE) Kathleen Groff Robert K. Lynch Vance M. Dimmick, Jr. (RE) Carleton R. Black Richard M. Riley Sandra Kay VandenBrink D. John Huenink (July-Aug.) Emmett H. Kadwell, Jr. (RE) (Sept. 1) Terri L. Cummins Gerald F. Hagans (RE) Louis W. Grettenberger Mary K. Loring

Muskegon Lakeside Muskegon Crestwood

Muskegon Unity

Muskegon Wolf Lake

Newaygo

North Muskegon Community

Parmelee

Ravenna

Rockford

Salem Indian Mission Bradley Indian Mission

Saugatuck

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6240 Timber Dr, Allendale 49401 *6240 Timber Dr, Allendale 49401

2160 Crozier Ave, Muskegon 49441 1220 Creston, Muskegon 49442 *1510 Calvin Ave, Muskegon 49442-4115 1600 North Getty St, Muskegon 49445 *3364 Davis Rd, Muskegon 49441-4102 370 Vista Terrace, Muskegon 49442 *4512 S Quarterline, Muskegon 49444 PO Box 366, 101 W. State Road, Newaygo 49337 *PO Box 366, 104 State Road, Newaygo 49337 1614 Ruddiman, North Muskegon 49445 *2317 Marquard St, Muskegon 49445 PO Box 237, 9266 W Parmelee Rd, Middleville 49333 *944 Grindle Dr, Lowell 49331 PO Box 191, 12348 Stafford St, Ravenna 49451 *3482 Lo-Al Drive, Ravenna 49451-9405 159 Maple St, Rockford 49341 *4305 Rezen Ct, Rockford 49341 PO Box 54, 3644 28th St, Hopkins 49328 695 128th Ave, Shelbyville 49344-9500 *3933 Kerri Ct, Holland 49424 PO Box 647, Mason & Griffith St, Saugatuck 49453 *6014 River Ridge Dr, Hamilton 49419 PO Box 647, Mason & Griffith St, Saugatuck 49453 *2794 6th Street, Shelbyville 49344 68 E. Third St., Shelby 49455 *89 E 4th St, Shelby 49455 9606 S. Dickinson Rd., Holton 49425 *1491 Lakeshore Dr, Muskegon 49441 54 E. Division St., Sparta 49345 *46 E Division St, Sparta 49345 PO Box 352, 5940 S Main St, Twin Lake 49457-0352 *3055 Deli Dr NE, Grand Rapids 49525

ADDRESS

(269) 501-8602

(231) 828-4083

(616) 887-8255

(231) 755-1767

(231) 861-2020

(269) 857-2295

(269) 857-2295

(616) 738-9030 (616) 738-9030

(616) 866-9515

(231) 853-6688

(269) 795-8816

(231) 744-4491

(231) 652-6581

(231) 788-3663

(231) 744-1972

(231) 759-7850 (231) 773-9696

CHURCH

HOME

(616) 892-6240

(616) 363-0480

(616) 887-0783

(231) 755-1767

(231) 861-4331

(262) 903-8764

(616) 738-9030 (616) 738-9030

(616) 866-0522

(231) 853-6111

(616) 897-5326

(231) 744-1443

(231) 652-5272

(231) 457-4705

(231) 557-5640

(231) 747-6842 (231) 747-6842

W. MICHIGAN ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Valley Church (Allendale new church start) Matthew J. Bistayi

Shelby

Saugatuck

PASTOR

CHARGE

GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT 102 2011


Matthew T. Stoll Gary D. Bondarenko Jeffrey J. Bowman Dale A. Hotelling Gayle Sue Berntsen William C. Johnson Dean N. Prentiss Marcia L. Elders

Vergennes

Wayland

White Cloud

White Pines (new church start)

Whitehall Claybanks

Wyoming Park

Wyoming Wesley Park

South Wyoming

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10411 Bailey Dr. NE, Lowell 49331 *110 Tia Trail, Lowell 49331 200 Church St., Wayland 49348 *220 Church Street, Wayland 49348 PO Box 188, 1125 Newell St., White Cloud 49349 *718 Pine Hill, White Cloud 49349 PO Box 276, Belmont 49306 *3256 Dorais Dr NE, Grand Rapids 49525 117 S. Division, Whitehall 49461 117 S Division, Whitehall 49461 *117 Pinecrest, Whitehall 49461 2244 Porter St. SW, Wyoming 49519 *4390 Summerlane NE, Grand Rapids 49525 1150 32nd St SW, Wyoming 49509 *2664 Borglum NE, Grand Rapids 49505 2730 56th St SW, Wyoming 49418 *3246 Wayburn Ave SW, Grandville 49418-1913

ADDRESS

HOME

(616) 292-6712

(616) 514-7124

(616) 361-0024

(231) 894-5495 (231) 894-5495

(616) 361-1583

(231) 689-6774

(269) 792-1152

(616) 987-3194

(616) 299-0115 (616) 246-5813 (616) 974-9152 (231) 722-0409 (616) 949-8185 (269) 317-7183 (517) 676-5234

(616) 456-7133 (616) 459-4503 (616) 459-4503 (231) 672-2000 (616) 949-4975 (616) 895-2235 (616) 452-1568

(616) 281-6363 ext_2117 (616) 260-9604

(616) 532-0131

(616) 534-4411

(616) 532-7624

(231) 893-2315 (231) 893-2315

(616) 970-0354

(231) 689-5911

(269) 792-2208

(616) 897-6141

CHURCH

APPOINTMENTS

GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT

APPOINTMENTS TO EXTENSION MINISTRIES LOCATED IN THE GRAND RAPIDS DISTRICT: (further information at end of appointment section) Janet S. Carter (FD) Chaplain, Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services 300 68th St SE, Grand Rapids 49508 Julie Dix (FD) Executive Director, United Methodist Metropolitan Ministry of Greater Grand Rapids 1100 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids 49506 Laurie A. Haller (FE) District Superintendent, Grand Rapids District Office PO Box 6247, Grand Rapids 49516-6247 Benton R. Heisler (FE) Director of Connectional Ministries, West Michigan Conference – United Methodist Church PO Box 6247, Grand Rapids 49516-6247 Jan Marie Johnson (FL) Chaplain, Mercy Health Partners PO Box 358, 1500 E Sherman Blvd, Muskegon 49443 Melody Pierce Hurley Johnson (OE) Chaplain, Porter Hills Presbyterian Retirement Community 4450 Cascade Rd SE Ste 200, Grand Rapids 49546-8330 Gregory W. Lawton (FD) Interim Director, Grand Valley State University Campus Ministry 4539 Luce St., Wesley Fellowship @ GVSU, Jenison 49428 Timothy T. Tuthill (FE) Chaplain/Director of Pastoral Care, Clark Retirement Community 1551 Franklin SE, Grand Rapids 49506-3331

PASTOR

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2011 103


Anita K. Hahn Jill Haney PASTOR Daniel W. Biteman Karen J. Sorden Ralph A. Posnik, Jr.

Roberta W. Cabot Carl Q. Litchfield Wayne E. McKenney Colleen A. Wierman Thomas E. Ball Gregory P. Culver Ronald L. Worley

District Superintendent

Administrative Assistant

CHARGE

Alden Central Lake

Baldwin Covenant Community Luther

Barnard East Jordan Norwood

Bear Lake Arcadia

Bellaire Community

Boyne City Boyne Falls

Brethren Epworth

Cadillac

Charlevoix

Crystal Valley Walkerville

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PO Box 130, 9015 Helena, Alden 49612-0130 PO Box 213, Central Lake 49622 *PO Box 157, 9022 Franklin, Alden 49612-0157 PO Box 250, 5330 S M-37, Baldwin 49304 PO Box 175, 315 State St, Luther 49656 *2386 W 44th St, Baldwin 49304-8603 PO Box 878, East Jordan 49727-0878 PO Box 878, East Jordan 49727-0878 PO Box 878, East Jordan 49727-0878 *305 Esterly, PO Box 238, East Jordan 49727 PO Box 157, 7871 Main St, Bear Lake 49614-0157 PO Box 136, 3378 Division, Arcadia 49613 *PO Box 157, 12318 Smith St, Bear Lake 49614 PO Box 235, 401 N Bridge St, Bellaire 49615-0235 *8890 M-72 E, Williamsburg 49690 324 S. Park St., Boyne City 49712 324 S Park St, Boyne City 49712 *00842 S M 75, Boyne City 49712 PO Box 177, 3939 High Bridge Rd, Brethren 49619 *8658 Hency Rd, Kingsley 49649 PO Box 37, 1020 E. Division St., Cadillac 49601 *114 Barbara St, Cadillac 49601 104 State St, Charlevoix 49720 *1206 State St, Charlevoix 49720 PO Box 127, Walkerville 49459 PO Box 127, Walkerville 49459 *PO Box 254, 76 W Muskegon St NW, Kent City 49330

ADDRESS

1249 Three Mile Rd., Traverse City 49696 Email: dsanitah@tcchrist.com Office: gtdistrictoffice@tcchrist.com

GRAND TRAVERSE DISTRICT

GRAND TRAVERSE DISTRICT

(231) 873-5422

(231) 547-2654

(231) 775-5362

(231) 477-5486

(231) 582-9776 (231) 582-9776

(231) 533-8133

(231) 864-3680 (231) 864-3680

(231) 547-5269 (231) 536-2161

(231) 745-3232 (231) 797-0073

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(616) 678-5387 (616) 678-5387

(231) 547-5168

(231) 775-1851

(231) 263-4145

(231) 582-1351 (231) 582-1351

(231) 267-3133

(231) 864-3785 (231) 864-3785

(231) 536-7596 (231) 536-7596 (231) 536-7596

(231) 745-2522 (231) 745-2522

(231) 331-6762 (231) 331-6762

TELEPHONE (231) 331-4132

CHURCH

Office Phone: (231) 947-5281 Home Phone: (231) xxx-xxxx Fax: (231) 947-0181

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Mary S. Brown Mary A. Sweet Rebecca L. Wieringa Timothy B. Wright Gary G. Step

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Harbor Springs Alanson

Hart

Horton Bay Greensky Hill

Indian River

Kalkaska

Gregory R. Wolfe

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PO Box 69, Fife Lake 49633 PO Box 69, Fife Lake 49633 PO Box 69, 5488 Dagle St, Fife Lake 49633 *3932 Deater Dr. NW, Rapid City 49676 PO Box 33, Fountain 49410 1895 W. Hansen Rd., Scottville 49454 *905 High St, Manistee 49660 PO Box 1010, 537 Crystal Ave, Frankfort 49635 PO Box 1010, Frankfort 49635 *320 Maple Ave, Frankfort 49635 PO Box 145, Buckley 49620 *11649 E. 14 1/2 Rd, Manton 49663 1260 S West Silver Lake Rd, Traverse City 49685 *1222 S West Silver Lake Rd, Traverse City 49685 343 East Main St., Harbor Springs 49740 343 E Main St, Harbor Springs 49740 *700 Washington Street, Harbor Springs 49740 308 State St., Hart 49420 *3818 Melody Lane, Hart 49420 4961 Boyne City Rd, Boyne City 49712-9217 8484 Green Sky Hill Rd, Charlevoix 49720-9686 *4979 Boyne City Rd, Boyne City 49712 PO Box 457, Indian River 49749 *1301 Chippewa Beach Rd, Indian River 49749 PO Box 457, Indian River 49749 *PO Box 2038, 3300 M 68 Hwy, Indian River 49749-2038 2525 Beebe Rd, Kalkaska 49646 *2301 Shawn Rd, Kalkaska 49646

PO Box 261, 10050 W. Michigan St., Empire 49630 *PO Box 261, 10205 Aylsworth Road, Empire 49630 8251 E. Mitchell Rd., Petoskey 49770 PO Box 72, 4516 N US 31, Levering 49755 *8204 E Mitchell Rd, Petoskey 49770-8831

ADDRESS

(231) 258-2820

(231) 238-7764

(231) 238-7764

(231) 582-9262 (231) 547-2028

(231) 873-3516

(231) 526-2414 (231) 548-5709

(231) 943-8353

(231) 269-3981

(231) 352-7427 (231) 352-7427

(231) 463-6221

(231) 879-4270 (231) 879-4270 (231) 879-4270

(231) 347-6608 (231) 537-2000

(231) 326-5510

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(231) 258-5995

(231) 238-0816

(231) 238-0585

(231) 582-9441 (231) 582-9441

(231) 873-4766

(231) 357-4506

(231) 824-3294

(231) 352-4724 (231) 352-4724

(231) 887-4246 (231) 887-4246

(231) 331-6867 (231) 331-6867 (231) 331-6867

(231) 347-5382 (231) 347-5382

(231) 326-6098

APPOINTMENTS

GRAND TRAVERSE DISTRICT

Robert W. Stark (RE)

Grant

O. Jay Kendall

Barbara Jo Fay

Frankfort Elberta

Associate

Joyce A. Theisen (LM)

Fountain Free Soil

Howard Seaver

Brenda E. Gordon

Empire

Fife Lake-Boardmans Parish: East Boardman Fife Lake South Boardman

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PASTOR Patricia Ann Haas Thomas H. John, Sr. Eugene L. Baughan (RA) Gary S. Wales Devon R. Herrell Jean M. Smith Linda J. Farmer-Lewis Jon L. Pohl Thomas J. Evans Todd W. Shafer Jerry L. Jaquish Beth A. Reum James J. Mort Kenneth D. Vanderlaan Mona L. Kindel

CHARGE

Keswick

Kewadin Indian Mission Northport Indian Mission

Kewadin

Kingsley

Lake Ann

Lake City

Leland

Ludington St Paul

Ludington United

Mancelona Alba

Manistee

Manton

Marion Cadillac South Community

Mears

Mesick Harrietta

3376 S Center Hwy, Suttons Bay 49682 *3400 S Center Hwy, Suttons Bay 49682 PO Box 227, Kewadin 49648 PO Box 401, Northport 49670 *13735 Indian Rd, Kewadin 49648 PO Box 277, Kewadin 49648 *400 Heartland Dr, Traverse City 49684 PO Box 395, 113 Blair Street, Kingsley 49649 *P O Box 337, Kingsley 49649 6583 First St, Lake Ann 49650 *6596 First Street, Lake Ann 49650 PO Box - Drawer P, Lake City 49651 *133 N Park St, Lake City 49651 PO Box 602, 106 N 4th St, Leland 49654 *PO Box 602, Leland 49654 3212 W. Kinney Rd., Ludington 49431 *3257 W. Kinney Road, Ludington 49431 5810 Bryant Road, Ludington 49431-1504 *914 Seminole, Ludington 49431 PO Box 301, Mancelona 49659 PO Box 301, Mancelona 49659 *406 Sunnyside St, Mancelona 49659 387 First St, Manistee 49660 *819 Elm Street, Manistee 49660 PO Box B, Manton 49663-0902 *PO Box 291, 106 N Michigan, Manton 49663-0291 PO Box C, 216 W Main St, Marion 49665 PO Box C, Marion 49665 *205 Flemming St, Marion 49665 PO Box 100, 1990 N. Joy St., Mears 49436 *3417 Butler, Muskegon 49441 PO Box 337, Mesick 49668 PO Box 13, 116 N. Davis Street, Harrietta 49638 *3851 N 15 Rd, Mesick 49668 (231) 885-1699 (231) 389-0267

(231) 873-0875

(231) 743-2834 (231) 775-3067

(231) 824-3593

(231) 723-6219

(231) 587-8461 (231) 587-8461

(231) 843-8340

(231) 843-3275

(231) 256-9161

(231) 839-2123

(231) 275-7236

(231) 263-5278

(231) 264-9640

(231) 632-4920 (231) 941-2360

(231) 271-3755

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(231) 885-1179 (231) 885-1179

(231) 742-0152

(231) 743-0062 (231) 743-0062

(231) 824-6354

(231) 723-3304

(231) 587-9446 (231) 587-9446

(231) 843-1089

(231) 843-8470

(231) 256-9255

(231) 839-7542

(231) 649-2302

(231) 263-5999

(231) 943-0354

(231) 264-0527 (231) 264-0527

(231) 271-4117

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Melody Lane Olin Harris J. Hoekwater James P. Mitchum Jodie R. Flessner John J. Conklin Jane R. Lippert Dale P. Ostema

Old Mission Peninsula

Pentwater Centenary

Petoskey

Pine River Parish: LeRoy Ashton

Scottville

Traverse Bay

Traverse City Central

Geraldine M. Litchfield

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Williamsburg

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PO Box 38, LeRoy 49655-0038 PO Box 38, LeRoy 49655-0038 *PO Box 38, LeRoy 49655-0038 114 W State St, Scottville 49454 *301 W Maple Ave, Scottville 49454 1200 Ramsdell St., Traverse City 49684-1451 *10160 E Pickwick Ct, Traverse City 49684 222 Cass St., Traverse City 49684 *1713 Indian Woods Drive, Traverse City 49686 222 Cass St., Traverse City 49684 *10160 E Pickwick Ct, Traverse City 49684 1249 Three Mile Rd. S, Traverse City 49696 *7750 S West Bayshore Dr, Traverse City 49684 PO Box 40, Williamsburg 49690 *8890 M-72 E, Williamsburg 49690

428 S Merritt Rd, Merritt 49667 4509 E Moorestown Rd, Lake City 49651 *7037 E Houghton Lake Rd, Merritt 49667 16426 Center Rd, Traverse City 49686-9775 *11432 Peninsula Dr, Traverse City 49686 PO Box 111, 82 S Hancock, Pentwater 49449 *124 N. Rutledge, Pentwater 49449 1804 E. Mitchell Rd., Petoskey 49770-9686 *900 Jennings, Petoskey 49770

ADDRESS

GRAND TRAVERSE DISTRICT

(231) 947-5281 (231) 935-7163

OFFICE

(231) 267-5792

(231) 946-3048

(231) 946-5191

(231) 946-5191

(231) 946-5323

(231) 757-3567

(231) 768-4972

(231) 347-2733

(231) 869-5900

(231) 223-4393

(231) 328-4598 (231) 328-4598

CHURCH

(231) 421-8397 (231) 421-5138

HOME

(231) 267-3133

(231) 944-5704

(231) 947-5594

(231) 933-4026

(231) 947-5594

(231) 757-4781

(231) 768-4512 (231) 768-4512

(231) 374-4747

(231) 869-6881

(231) 223-4141

(231) 328-2039 (231) 328-2039

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APPOINTMENTS

APPOINTMENTS TO EXTENSION MINISTRIES LOCATED IN THE GRAND TRAVERSE DISTRICT: (further information at end of appointment section) Anita K. Hahn (FE) District Superintendent, Grand Traverse District Office 1249 Three Mile Rd S, Traverse City 49696 Kathryn M. Steen (FE) Chaplain, Munson Medical Center 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City 49684

Dianne Doten Morrison

Traverse City Christ

M. Christopher Lane

Brian R. Bunch

NE Missaukee Parish: Merritt-Butterfield Moorestown-Stittsville

Associate

PASTOR

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2011 107


David F. Hills Melanie Zalewski PASTOR Phillip J. Friedrick Anne W. Riegler Mona J. Dye

Russell Morgan (LM) Connie E. Shatz Rebecca K. Morrison Dale A. Golden Joseph L. Beavan

Andrew L. Croel Lyle J. Ball

District Superintendent

Administrative Assistant

CHARGE

Alma

Amble

Ashley Bannister Greenbush

Avondale North Evart

Belding

Big Rapids First

Breckenridge

Brooks Corners Barryton Faith Sears

Carson City

Chase-Barton Grant Center

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501 Gratiot Ave, Alma 48801 *627 Woodworth Ave, Alma 48801 PO Box 392, Howard City 49329 *320 S Maple St, Edmore 48829 PO Box 7, Ashley 48806 PO Box 22, Bannister 48807 PO Box 7, Ashley 48806 *PO Box 7, 307 N. Farr St., Ashley 48806 8927 80th Ave, Evart 49631 8927 80th Ave, Evart 49631 *1048 Cordoba Lane, Lake Isabella 48893 301 South Pleasant, Belding 48809 *11448 Heintzelman NE, Rockford 49341 304 Elm Street, Big Rapids 49307 *14090 Wildwood Dr, Big Rapids 49307 PO Box 248, Breckenridge 48615 *230 Sixth St, Breckenridge 48615 5951 30th Avenue, Sears 49679 5951 30th Ave., Sears 48679 5951 30th Avenue, Sears 49679 *5951 30th Avenue, Sears 49679 119 E Elm Street, PO Box 298, Carson City 48811 *121 S Abbot St, Carson City 48811 PO Box 104, 6957 S Depot Street, Chase 49623 15260 21 Mile Road, Big Rapids 49307 *6874 5 Mile Rd, Blanchard 49310

ADDRESS

1400 S. Washington, Suite A, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48858 DS Email: dsdave@umcheartland.org Office Email: office@umcheartland.org

HEARTLAND DISTRICT

HEARTLAND DISTRICT

(231) 832-5069 (231) 796-8006

(989) 584-3797

(231) 734-2733 (989) 382-5431 (231) 734-2733

(989) 842-3632

(231) 796-7771

(616) 794-1244

(989) 862-4392 (989) 862-4392 (989) 862-4392

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(231) 972-7335 (231) 972-7335

(989) 584-3366

(231) 734-2733 (231) 734-2733 (231) 734-2733

(989) 842-3477

(231) 796-5311

(616) 754-8023

(989) 644-3214 (989) 644-3214

(989) 847-2305 (989) 847-2305 (989) 847-2305

(989) 427-3289

(989) 463-1485

TELEPHONE

(989) 463-4305

CHURCH

Office Phone: (989) 773-5140 Home Phone: (989) 772-5835 Fax: (989) 775-6599

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(989) 866-2440 (989) 866-2440 (989) 866-2440 (989) 386-7683 (989) 427-3289 (989) 862-5780 (231) 734-2003 (989) 588-9620 (989) 847-2305 (989) 847-2305 (989) 847-2305 (616) 225-3176 (231) 349-1914 (231) 937-4748 (231) 832-5675 (616) 642-0966 (616) 527-4654

(989) 386-2591 (989) 427-5575 (989) 862-5239 (231) 734-2130 (989) 588-2931 (989) 291-5547 (989) 291-5547 (989) 291-5547 (616) 754-8532 (989) 539-1445 (231) 937-4310 (231) 832-5168 (616) 527-6529 (616) 527-1860

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(989) 561-5250 (989) 561-5250 (989) 561-5250

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APPOINTMENTS

HEARTLAND DISTRICT

7655 W Blanchard Rd, Blanchard 49310 7655 W. Blanchard Rd., Blanchard 49310 8187 S. Winn Road, Mt. Pleasant 48858 *PO Box 366, 8135 Mill St, Winn 48896 Clare Dennis B. Bromley AM9 105 E. Seventh Street, Clare 48617 *714 Rainbow Drive, Clare 48617 Edmore Faith Michael A. Riegler FL1 833 S First Street, Edmore 48829 *320 S. Maple St, Edmore 48829 Elsie Edwin D. Snook FL7 PO Box 189, 160 W Main St, Elsie 48831-0189 *PO Box 189, 156 W Main St, Elsie 48831-0189 Evart Mark E. Mitchell FL4 PO Box 425, Evart 49631 *8543 Seven Mile Rd, Evart 49631 Farwell Connie R. Bongard FL5 PO Box 709, 281 E. Ohio Street, Farwell 48622 *551 N Superior Street, Farwell 48622 Fenwick William F. Dye PL1 PO Box 241, Sheridan 48884 Palo PO Box 241, Sheridan 48884 Vickeryville PO Box 241, Sheridan 48884 *PO Box 7, 307 N. Farr Street, Ashley 48806 Greenville First Stephen MG Charnley FE4 204 W. Cass Street, Greenville 48838 *527 W Cass St, Greenville 48838 Harrison: The Gathering (mission congregation) (Wagarville – Saginaw Bay Dist., Detroit Conf.) Michael J. Simon PL2 7425 N Clare Ave, Harrison 48625 *417 N Lake St, Harrison 48625 Heritage James Bradley Brillhart FE5 19931 W. Kendaville Rd, Pierson 49339 *18985 W Coral Rd, Howard City 49329 Hersey Mary Beth Rhine FL2 PO Box 85, 200 W. Second Street, Hersey 49639 *64 Wood St, Hersey 49639 Ionia Easton Nancy J. Patera PL5 4970 Potters Rd, Ionia 48846 *6256 Sunset Beach, Lake Odessa 48849 Ionia First Lawrence P. Brown FE6 105 E. Main Street, Ionia 48846 *119 E Main Street, Ionia 48846

Christian Community of Fellowship: Blanchard-Pine River Lawrence H. Wonsey Coomer Winn

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2011 109


PASTOR Dennis E. Slattery Clifford L. Allen Cynthia SL Greene Jana Lynn Almeida Forest Bertran Nelson Victor D. Charnley Owen L. White-Pigeon Cynthia Skutar David Michael Palmer

John A. Scott Gregory L. Buchner Clare Walter Huyck

Kathryn S. Cadarette

CHARGE

Ionia Parish: LeValley Berlin Center

Ionia Zion

Ithaca Beebe

Lincoln Road

Lyons-Muir Church

Mecosta New Hope

Mt Pleasant Chippewa Indian

Mt Pleasant First

Mt Pleasant Trinity Countryside Leaton

New Life

Ovid: United Church

Pompeii Perrinton Middleton North Star

Reed City

4018 Kelsey Highway, Ionia 48846 4018 Kelsey Hwy, Ionia 48846 *1461 E David Hwy, Ionia 48846 423 W. Washington Street, Ionia 48846 *620 N Rich St, Ionia 48846 327 E. Center, Ithaca 48847 327 E. Center Street, Ithaca 48847 *601 N Union Street, Ithaca 48847 PO Box 100, Riverdale 48877 *9437 W Lincoln Rd, Riverdale 48877 1074 Olmstead Road, Muir 48860 *1074 Olmstead Road, Muir 48860 7296 9 Mile Road, Mecosta 49332-9722 *3955 Nine Mile Rd, Remus 49340 3490 S. Leaton, Mt Pleasant 48858 *3490 S Leaton Rd, Mt Pleasant 48858 400 S. Main Street, Mt Pleasant 48858 *1109 Glenwood Dr, Mt Pleasant 48858 202 S Elizabeth Street, Mt Pleasant 48858 202 S Elizabeth Street, Mt Pleasant 48858 6890 E Beal City Road, Mt Pleasant 48858 *259 S Crawford Rd, Mt Pleasant 48858 6584 M 46, Six Lakes 48886 *8544 M 46, Lakeview 48850 PO Box 106, 131 W. Front Street, Ovid 48866 *141 W Front St, Ovid 48866-9601 PO Box 125, Pompeii 48874 PO Box 125, Pompeii 48874 PO Box 43, 320 S Newton St, Middleton 48856-0043 PO Box 125, Pompeii 48874 *PO Box 133, 128 E Fulton St, Pompeii 48874 503 S. Chestnut, Reed City 49677 *219 S State St, Reed City 49677 (231) 832-9441

(989) 838-4159 (989) 236-5398

(989) 834-5958

(989) 352-7788

(989) 772-5690 (989) 773-0359 (989) 773-3838

(989) 773-6934

(231) 972-2838

(989) 855-2247

(989) 463-5704

(989) 875-4313

(616) 527-1910

(616) 527-1480 (616) 527-1480

CHURCH

(231) 832-5467

(989) 838-4126 (989) 838-4126 (989) 838-4126 (989) 838-4126

(989) 834-2044

(989) 352-6728

(989) 772-3725 (989) 772-3725 (989) 772-3725

(989) 773-7136

(989) 772-5521

(989) 967-8801

(616) 891-8918

(989) 466-2979

(989) 875-3086 (989) 875-3086

(616) 527-2025

(616) 527-9656 (616) 527-9656

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PASTOR Jonathan D. Van Dop Lori J. Sykes Kenneth J. Bremer Terri L. Bentley Kathryn L. Leydorf

Darryl L. Miller Judith Hazle (LM) Kathleen S. Kursch Dominic A. Tommy Patrick Robinson Charles Edward “Ed” Milam

Kay Welsch David A. Price

CHARGE

Rosebush

St Johns First

St Johns Pilgrim

St Louis

Salem Lowe Maple Rapids

Sand Lake South Ensley

Shepardsville

Shepherd

Stanwood Northland

Sylvan

Third Avenue Paris Rodney

Turk Lake

Weidman

PO Box 187, 3805 School Street, Rosebush 48878-0187 *3272 E Weidman Rd, Rosebush 48878 200 E. State Street, St. Johns 48879 *1006 Hampshire Drive, St Johns 48879 2965 W Parks Road, St. Johns 48879 *2917 W Parks Rd, St Johns 48879 116 S. Franklin Street, St. Louis 48880 *116 N East Street, St Louis 48880 2307 W Maple Rapids Rd, St. Johns 48879 5485 W Lowe Rd, St Johns 48879 330 Maple St, Maple Rapids 48853 *2065 E. South County Line Rd., St. Johns 48879 PO Box 97, Sand Lake 49343 PO Box 97, Sand Lake 49343 *1568 Solon Rd, Cedar Springs 49319 6990 East Winfield Road, Ovid 48866 *1795 W Centerline Rd, St Johns 48879 PO Box 309, 107 W Wright Ave, Shepherd 48883 *175 North Drive, Shepherd 48883 PO Box 26, 6842 Northland Dr., Stanwood 49346-0026 *18835 Fillmore Rd, Stanwood 49346 12617 50th Ave., Evart 49631 *12617 50th Avenue, Evart 49631 222 N Third Ave, Big Rapids 49307 222 N. Third Avenue, Big Rapids 49307 PO Box 14, Rodney 49342 *222 N Third Ave, Big Rapids 49307 8900 W. Colby Road, Greenville 48838 *8880 W Colby Road, Greenville 48838 PO Box 98, 3200 N. Woodruff Rd., Weidman 48893 *5765 W Lindy Lane, Weidman 48893

ADDRESS

(989) 644-3148

(616) 754-3718

(231) 796-4157 (231) 796-4157 (231) 796-4157

(231) 629-4590

(989) 828-5866

(989) 834-5104

(616) 636-5673 (616) 636-5659

(989) 224-8811 (989) 224-8811 (989) 224-8811

(989) 681-3320

(989) 224-6865

(989) 224-6859

(989) 433-2957

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(989) 644-3441

(616) 754-6184

(231) 796-1061 (231) 796-1061 (231) 796-1061

(231) 734-5245

(231) 823-2514

(989) 828-5700

(989) 224-4260

(616) 696-4057 (616) 696-4057

(989) 224-6166 (989) 224-6166 (989) 224-6166

(989) 681-2486

(989) 224-4423

(989) 224-2415

(989) 433-5509

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ADDRESS

David F. Hills (FE)

Charles D. Farnum (FE)

George H. Ayoub (AF)

Chaplain/Director, Masonic Pathways Senior Living Services 6252 West Walker Road, St Johns 48879 Director, Wesley Foundation - Central Michigan University 1400 S Washington St, Mt Pleasant 48858 District Superintendent, Heartland District Office 1400 S Washington Street Ste A, Mt. Pleasant 48858

APPOINTMENTS TO EXTENSION MINISTRIES LOCATED IN THE HEARTLAND DISTRICT: (further information at end of appointment section)

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(989) 773-5140

(989) 545-1761

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(989) 317-0081

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District Superintendent

Administrative Assistant

CHARGE

Allegan

Almena

Bangor Simpson

Berrien Springs

Bloomingdale

Breedsville

Buchanan Faith Buchanan Morris Chapel

Buchanan First

Burnips Monterey Center

Casco

Cassopolis

Coloma Watervliet

(269) 468-6062 (269) 463-6361

(269) 445-3107

(269) 227-3328

(616) 896-8410 (616) 896-8410

(269) 695-3282

(269) 695-3261 (269) 684-5194

(269) 806-1804

(269) 521-3323

(269) 471-7220

(269) 427-7725

(269) 668-2811

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(269) 468-4905 (269) 468-4905

(269) 445-8474

(269) 227-3914

(616) 371-7051 (616) 371-7051

(269) 695-3896

(269) 695-3539 (269) 695-3539

(269) 463-3536

(269) 567-6445

(269) 683-8918

(269) 353-9711

(269) 329-1560

(269) 673-2512

TELEPHONE (269) 673-4236

CHURCH

Office Phone: (269) 372-7525, (800) 596-0739 Home Phone: (269) 365-0784 Fax: (269) 372-7644

409 Trowbridge St., Allegan 49010 *1310 South M 40, Allegan 49010 27503 County Rd 375, Paw Paw 49079 *7632 Sandyridge St, Portage 49024 507 Joy St., Bangor 49013-1123 *1852 S 9th St, Kalamazoo 49009-7907 310 West Mars, Berrien Springs 49103 *33774 Crystal Springs St, Dowagiac 49047 PO Box 9, Bloomingdale 49026 *33250 Berniece Ave, Paw Paw 49079 PO Box 21, 113 W Main Street, Breedsville 49027 *211 W St Joseph St, Watervliet 49098 728 North Detroit Street, Buchanan 49107 728 North Detroit Street, Buchanan 49107 *445 Moccasin Dr, Buchanan 49107 132 S. Oak Street, Buchanan 49107 *205 Moccasin St, Buchanan 49107 PO Box 30, Burnips 49314 PO Box 30, Burnips 49314 *4290 Summer Creek Dr, Dorr 49323 880 66th Street, South Haven 49090 *870 66th St, South Haven 49090 PO Box 175, 209 South Rowland Street, Cassopolis 49031-0175 *61165 Quinnesec Rd, Cassopolis 49031-4952 PO Box 670, 144 South Church St, Coloma 49038 PO Box 216, 122 Church Street, Watervliet 49098 *331 Tannery Drive, Coloma 49038

ADDRESS

810 W Kilgore Rd, Lower Level, Suite 3, Kalamazoo 49008 DS Email: ndavis@kazoodistumc.org Office Email: office@kazoodistumc.org

APPOINTMENTS

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John G. Kasper Jeffrey L. Reese Gary L. Peterson [PASTOR TO BE SUPPLIED]

Dowagiac First

Edwardsburg Hope

Fennville Pearl

Galien Olive Branch Ganges Glenn

Jeffrey C. Williams Jane D. Logston Linda J. Burton John W. Boley Kennetha J. Bigham-Tsai Ronald D. Slager John Matthew Weiler

Hartford

Hinchman Oronoko

Hopkins South Monterey

Kalamazoo First

Kalamazoo Milwood

Kalamazoo Stockbridge Avenue

Kalamazoo Sunnyside Cara Weiler

Mona K. Joslyn

Gull Lake

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PO Box 393, 326 N Lowe, Dowagiac 49047 *504 Sunnyside Dr, Dowagiac 49047 PO Box 624, 69941 Elkhart Rd., Edwardsburg 49112 *PO Box 444, Edwardsburg 49112 PO Box 407, 5840 124th Ave, Fennville 49408 PO Box 407, Fennville 49408 *687 W Fennville St, Fennville 49408 PO Box 266, 208 N. Cleveland Ave., Galien 49113 PO Box 266, Galien 49113 PO Box 511, 2218 68th Street, Fennville 49408 PO Box 46, Glenn 49416 *5169 Heathrow Ave, Kalamazoo 49009 PO Box 57, 210 E. Exchange St., Gobles 49055 PO Box 57, Gobles 49055 *31880 Jefferson St, Gobles 49055-9659 8640 Gull Rd, Richland 49083 *13091 M 89, Augusta 49012 425 East Main Street, Hartford 49057 *143 Paras Hill Drive, Hartford 49057 8154 Church St, Berrien Springs 49103 8154 Church St, Berrien Springs 49103 *201 N Cleveland, Galien 49113 PO Box 356, Hopkins 49328 PO Box 356, Hopkins 49328 *PO Box 94, 216 Elm, Hopkins 49328-0312 212 S Park St, Kalamazoo 49007 *2717 Frederick Ave, Kalamazoo 49008 3919 Portage Road, Kalamazoo 49001 *6830 Cypress St, Portage 49024 1009 E Stockbridge Ave, Kalamazoo 49001 *6481 East S Ave, Scotts 49088 2800 Gull Road, Kalamazoo 49048-1384 *3279 Cardinal Hills Trail, Kalamazoo 49004 2800 Gull Road, Kalamazoo 49048-1384 *3279 Cardinal Hills Trail, Kalamazoo 49004

ADDRESS

(269) 349-3047

(269) 349-3047

(269) 385-8919

(269) 381-6720

(269) 381-6340

(269) 793-7323 (269) 793-7323

(269) 471-5492 (269) 471-5492

(269) 621-4103

(269) 629-5137

(269) 628-2263 (269) 628-2263

(269) 545-2275 (269) 545-2275 (269) 543-3581 (269) 227-3930

(269) 561-5048 (269) 561-5048

(269) 663-5321

(269) 782-5167

CHURCH

(269) 323-9279

(269) 323-9279

(269) 327-8291

(269) 327-3520

(269) 216-3012

(269) 793-7110 (269) 793-7110

(269) 545-8074 (269) 545-8074

(269) 621-3796

(269) 731-5829

(269) 628-5930 (269) 628-5930

(269) 372-8001 (269) 372-8001

(269) 561-2537 (269) 561-2537

(269) 358-6115

(269) 782-2444

HOME

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Edward L. Mohr

Gobles Kendall

Jack E. Balgenorth

PASTOR

CHARGE

KALAMAZOO DISTRICT 114 2011


Michael A. Pinto George W. Lawton Clifford L. Radtke Douglas W. Vernon (RE) Patricia A. Harpole John D. Messner Bradley S. Bartelmay Anthony J. Tomasino Edward H. Slate Sheila F. Baker Peggy Ann Boltz Joseph D. Shaler Michael J. Tupper Joseph L. Spackman Kathy E. Brown

Lacota

Lakeside

Lawrence

Lawton St Paul’s

LifeSpring (new church start)

Marcellus Wakelee

New Buffalo First

Niles Grace

Niles Wesley

Northwest

Oshtemo

Otsego

Parchment

Paw Paw

Plainwell First

Sandra V. Douglas

Wayne A. Price

Kalamazoo Westwood

Deacon

PASTOR

CHARGE

KALAMAZOO DISTRICT

538 Nichols Road, Kalamazoo 49006-2994 *1003 Greenway Terrace, Kalamazoo 49006-2616 538 Nichols Road, Kalamazoo 49006-2994 *2021 March St, Kalamazoo 49001-3957 PO Box 7, 01160 CR 681, Lacota 49063 *2321 Tamarack, Kalamazoo 49006 PO Box 102, 14970 Lakeside Rd., Lakeside 49116 *8000 Warren Woods Rd #79, Three Oaks 49128-8519 PO Box 276, 122 S Exchange St, Lawrence 49064 *115 E James St, Lawrence 49064 PO Box 456, 117 S Franklin St, Lawton 49065 *3643 Woodcliff Dr, Kalamazoo 49008-2513 6931 West Q Ave, Kalamazoo 49009 *16 Heron Ct, Plainwell 49080 PO Box 396, 197 W Main St, Marcellus 49067 15921 Dutch Settlement, Marcellus 49067-9530 *224 Davis St, Marcellus 49067 24 S. Whittaker, New Buffalo 49117 *19603 Oak Dr, New Buffalo 49117 501 Grant St, Niles 49120 *2729 Congress St, Niles 49120 302 Cedar Street, Niles 49120 *1502 Broadway, Niles 49120 3140 N 3rd Street, Kalamazoo 49009 *27399 22nd Avenue, Gobles 49055 PO Box 12, 6574 Stadium Dr, Oshtemo 49077-0012 *510 Orchard St, Lawton 49065 PO Box 443, 223 E. Allegan St., Otsego 49078-0443 *411 Walden Dr, Otsego 49078-9652 225 Glendale Blvd, Parchment 49004 *45554 West Street, Lawrence 49064 420 W. Michigan Ave., Paw Paw 49079 *52333 Ackley Terrace, Paw Paw 49079 PO Box 85, 200 Park St., Plainwell 49080 *714 E Gun River Dr, Plainwell 49080

ADDRESS

(269) 685-5113

(269) 657-7727

(269) 344-0125

(269) 694-2939

(269) 375-5656

(269) 375-2700

(269) 683-7250

(269) 683-8770

(269) 469-1250

(269) 646-5801 (269) 646-2049

(269) 353-1303

(269) 624-1050

(269) 674-8381

(269) 586-4058

(269) 253-4382

(269) 344-7165

(269) 344-7165

CHURCH

HOME

(269) 312-1378

(269) 657-4506

(269) 806-9087

(269) 299-0048

(269) 628-4882

(269) 684-3413

(269) 684-3454

(269) 469-4488

(269) 646-7791 (269) 646-7791

(269) 544-2683

(269) 674-8386

(269) 469-8468

(269) 342-2747

(269) 369-8803

(269) 762-4787

APPOINTMENTS

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Barry T. Petrucci Virginia L. Heller Gregory B. Wood

Portage Chapel Hill

Associate

Portage First

Wade S. Panse

St Joseph First

Karen S. Wheat Terrill Schneider Heather A. McDougall Russell K. Logston John W. Fisher B. Gordon Barry Sherri L. Swanson

Schoolcraft

Scottdale Bridgman Faith

Silver Creek Keeler

Sodus Chapel Hill

South Haven

Stevensville

Three Oaks

James W. Kraus Jr.

Stephen C. Small (RE)

Riverside

Deacon

O’Ryan Rickard

Portage Prairie Arden

John L. Moore (RE)

Sean K. Kidd

Pokagon

Associate

PASTOR

CHARGE

8740 S Westnedge Ave, Portage 49002 *8731 Newhouse, Portage 49024 8740 S Westnedge Ave, Portage 49002 *2924 Vanderbilt Ave, Portage 49024 2450 Orange Road, Niles 49120 6891 M 139, Berrien Springs 49103 *3310 Chicago Road, Niles 49120 PO Box 152, Riverside 49084 *9658 Allen Court, South Haven 49090 3003 Leco Ct., St. Joseph 49085-2329 *1218 Riverwood Terrace, St Joseph 49085 3003 Leco Ct., St. Joseph 49085-2329 *2820 Willa Dr, St Joseph 49085-2555 PO Box 336, 342 N Grand Ave, Schoolcraft 49087 *318 Willow Ct, Schoolcraft 49087 4276 Scottdale Rd., St. Joseph 49085-9366 PO Box 414, 9156 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman 49106 *4276 Scottdale Rd, St Joseph 49085-9366 31994 Middle Crossing Rd, Dowagiac 49047 31994 Middle Crossing Rd, Dowagiac 49047 *53441 Garrett Rd, Dowagiac 49047 4071 Naomi Road, Sodus 49126 *4071 Naomi Rd, Sodus 49126 429 Michigan, South Haven 49090-1333 *12320 76th St, South Haven 49090 5506 Ridge Rd., Stevensville 49127 *5846 Ponderosa Dr, Stevensville 49127 2 East Sycamore Street, Three Oaks 49128 *19603 Oak Dr, New Buffalo 49117

31393 Kansas St, Dowagiac 49047-9708 *1459 Ridgewood Dr, Jenison 49428 7028 Oakland Dr., Portage 49024 *5300 Bronson Blvd, Portage 49024 7028 Oakland Dr., Portage 49024

ADDRESS

(269) 756-2053

(269) 429-5911

(269) 637-2502

(269) 927-3454

(269) 782-7061 (269) 782-7061

(269) 429-7270 (269) 465-3696

(269) 679-4845

(269) 983-3929

(269) 983-3929

(269) 849-1131

(269) 695-6708 (269) 429-4931

(269) 327-6761

(269) 327-6761

(269) 327-6643

(269) 327-6643

(269) 683-8515

CHURCH

HOME

(269) 469-4488

(269) 429-5749

(269) 637-4803

(269) 925-4528

(269) 352-4857 (269) 352-4857

(269) 556-9869 (269) 556-9869

(269) 679-4501

(269) 983-5798

(269) 982-2920

(269) 637-1692

(269) 695-9822 (269) 695-9822

(269) 327-1243

(269) 327-0410

(269) 276-0482

(616) 457-3151

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KALAMAZOO DISTRICT

(269) 372-0961 (269) 341-6340

(269) 375-0321 (616) 682-1210 (269) 323-9279

(269) 369-8803

APPOINTMENTS

Nathaniel W. Johnson (FE) Cara Weiler (FD)

Ronald B. Grant (FE)

(269) 926-4214 Ext.13

(269) 370-2800

Sandra V. Douglas (FD)

Director, Wesley Foundation of Kalamazoo 2101 Wilbur Ave, Kalamazoo 49006 Chaplain, Borgess Medical Center Kalamazoo, MI District Superintendent, Kalamazoo District Office 810 W Kilgore Ste 3, Kalamazoo 49008 Executive Director, Harbor Harvest Urban Ministries 275 Pipestone St, Benton Harbor 49023-1042 Limited License Psychologist, New Directions Counseling 5380 Holiday Terrace, Kalamazoo 49009 CPE, Bronson Methodist Hospital 601 John St, Pastoral Care Dept Box 48, Kalamazoo 49007 Southwest Michigan Childen’s Trauma Assessment Center

HOME

(269) 649-0602

(269) 694-5244

(269) 372-7525

(269) 649-2343

HOME (269) 463-3536

(269) 496-7033 (269) 382-0708

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(269) 521-4559

CHURCH

(269) 344-4076

Bufford W. Coe

Vicksburg

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41470 24th Ave., Bloomingdale 49026 *211 W St Joseph St, Watervliet 49098 355 26th Street, Otsego 49078-9621 *1497 120th Ave, Hopkins 49328 217 S. Main Street, Vicksburg 49097 *4104 Waterview Dr, Vicksburg 49097

ADDRESS

Lisa M. Batten (FL) Patricia L. Catellier (PD) Cornelius N. Davis (FE)

Anthony C. Shumaker

Trowbridge

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OFFICE

David L. Haase

Townline

NAME POSITION ADDRESS APPOINTMENTS TO EXTENSION MINISTRIES LOCATED IN THE KALAMAZOO DISTRICT: (further information at end of appointment section)

PASTOR

CHARGE

2011 117


PASTOR Mark G. Johnson Irene L. Vittoz Terry Fisher Ryan B. Wieland Jeremy Wicks Paulette G. Cheyne Rodney J. Kalajainen Joseph D. Huston (RE) [PASTOR TO BE SUPPLIED] Ellen K. Zienert Harry H. Johnson Jennifer Browne

CHARGE

Bath Gunnisonville

Brookfield Eaton

Charlotte Lawrence Avenue

Country Chapel

Dansville

Delta Mills

DeWitt Redeemer

Dimondale Grovenburg

Eagle

East Lansing Chapel Hill

East Lansing Peoples Church

East Lansing University William W. Chu

Sus’ann M. Busley

Administrative Assistant

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7501 Coleman Rd, East Lansing 48823-9479 *1710 Rolfe Rd, Mason 48854 200 W Grand River Ave, East Lansing 48823-4212 *6660 White Clover Dr., East Lansing 48823 1120 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing 48823-5201 *2532 Marmon Ct, East Lansing 48823 1120 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing 48823-5201 *733 Orchard Dr, Williamston 48895

PO Box 308, Bath 48808-0308 2031 E Clark Rd, Bath 48808-9413 *13505 Webster Road, Bath 48808 PO Box 430, Charlotte 48813-0430 *5503 Long Hwy, Eaton Rapids 48827 PO Box 36, 210 E. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte 48813-0036 *210 E. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte 48813 PO Box 26, Dowling 49050-0026 *3400 Lacey Rd, Dowling 49050 PO Box 175, Dansville 48819-0175 *PO Box 48, 945 Grove St, Dansville 48819 6809 Delta River Dr, Lansing 48906-9002 *3041 E. Frost Rd., Williamston 48895 13980 Schavey Rd, DeWitt 48820-9013 *2155 Longwoods Dr, DeWitt 48820 6801 Creyts Rd., Dimondale 48821-9410 1368 Grovenburg Rd, Holt 48842-8628 *6747 Creyts Rd, Dimondale 48821 PO Box 38, Eagle 48822-0038

ADDRESS

2164 University Park Dr, Suite 240 – Okemos 48864 Email: lansingdistrict@miareaumc.org

(517) 351-7030

(517) 351-7030

(517) 332-5073

(517) 339-1409

(517) 627-6376

(517) 646-0641 (517) 694-7683

(517) 669-3430

(517) 321-8100

(517) 623-6591

(269) 721-8077

(517) 543-4670

(517) 543-4225

HOME

(517) 992-5038

(517) 898-4575

(517) 339-2755

(517) 676-4790

(517) 646-6530 (517) 646-6530

(517) 669-9140

(517) 896-3787

(517) 623-6594

(269) 758-3400

(517) 543-4407

(517) 543-5361

(517) 641-6436 (517) 641-6436

TELEPHONE (517) 641-6551 (517) 482-7987

CHURCH

Office Phone: (517) 347-4173 Home Phone: (517) 349-3635 Fax: (517) 347-4798

W. MICHIGAN ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Associate

Robert L. Hundley

District Superintendent

LANSING DISTRICT

LANSING DISTRICT 118 2011


LANSING DISTRICT

4301 S. Waverly Rd., Lansing 48911-2560 *1721 Dover Place, Lansing 48910 3827 Delta River Dr, Lansing 48906-3477 *P.O. Box 80144, Lansing 48908 1900 Boston Blvd, Lansing 48910-2456 *2915 S Cambridge Rd, Lansing 48911 2400 E Lake Lansing Rd, East Lansing 48823-9712 *12900 Chartreuse Dr, DeWitt 48820 501 E Mt Hope Ave, Lansing 48910-9136 *5523 Bennington Dr, Lansing 48917 501 E Mt Hope Ave, Lansing 48910-9136 *309 Grape, Portland 48875

600 S Main St, Eaton Rapids 48827-1426 *702 State St, Eaton Rapids 48827 411 Harrison St, Grand Ledge 48837-1575 *912 E Scott St, Grand Ledge 48837 209 W. Green St., Hastings 49058-2229 *935 N Taffee Dr, Hastings 49058 PO Box 410, Hastings 49058-0410 *121 W North St, Hastings 49058 PO Box 168, Holt 48842-0168 *1951 Heatherton, Holt 48842 PO Box 374, Vermontville 49096-0374 *220 N Chester Rd, Charlotte 48813 PO Box 485, Lake Odessa 48849-0485 *455 Sixth Ave-PO Box 485, Lake Odessa 48849 10265 E Brown Rd, Lake Odessa 48849-9207 *10121 E Brown Rd, Lake Odessa 48849 2200 Lake Lansing Rd, Lansing 48912-3614 *2412 Post Oak Ln, Lansing 48912 215 N Capitol Ave, Lansing 48933-1372 *5525 Saddlewood Dr, Holt 48842-9794 517 W Jolly Rd, Lansing 48910-6609 *11442 East River Dr, DeWitt 48820

ADDRESS

(517) 482-1549

(517) 482-1549

(517) 333-3633

(517) 482-5750

(517) 321-5187

(517) 882-0661

(517) 394-2727

(517) 485-9477

(517) 484-5794

(269) 367-4800

(616) 374-8861

Pastor (517) 652-1580

(517) 694-8168

(269) 945-4995

(269) 945-9574

(517) 627-3256

(517) 663-3524

CHURCH

HOME

(517) 647-6460

(517) 505-0138

(517) 669-1275

(517) 484-0227

(517) 204-5870

(517) 977-1556

(517) 669-3483

(517) 694-7709

(517) 484-3306

(269) 367-4161

(616) 374-8294

(517) 541-9605

(517) 694-8277

(269) 945-3397

(269) 945-2343

(517) 627-7347

(517) 663-8256

APPOINTMENTS

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Colleen T. Treman

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Deacon

Charles D. Grauer

Lansing Christ

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William E. Haggard

Ronald K. Brooks

Lansing Central

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Lansing Mt Hope

Martin M. DeBow

Lansing Asbury

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Bo Rin Cho

David L. Flagel

Lake Odessa Lakewood

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Lansing Korean

Eric S. Beck

Lake Odessa Central

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Jane Ellen Johnson

Bryce E. Feighner

Kalamo

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Lansing Grace

Glenn M. Wagner

Holt

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Richard D. Moore

Hastings Hope

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Melanie J. Baker

Donald E. Spachman

Hastings First

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Lansing First

Molly C. Turner

Grand Ledge First

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Daniel B. Hofmann

Eaton Rapids First

Lansing Faith & South Lansing Ministries Russell F. McReynolds (RE)

PASTOR

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2011 119


PASTOR Thomas F. Arthur William M. Beachy Donald L. Buege Dwayne E. Bagley Robert J. Freysinger Gary L. Simmons Larry W. Rubingh Nancy J. Bitterling Jeanne M. Randels Raymond R. Sundell Keith R. Treman Linda “Lyne” K. Stull-Lipps Bryce E. Feighner Mark R. Payne Robert J. Freysinger

CHARGE

Lansing Sycamore Creek

Lansing Trinity

Leslie Felt Plains

Mason First

Millville

Mulliken

Munith

Nashville

Okemos Community Church

Perry Shaftsburg

Portland

Potterville

Quimby

Robbins

Stockbridge

5127 Aurelius Rd Ste D, Lansing 48911-4177 *5058 Glendurgan Ct, Holt 48842-9438 7533 W. St. Joe Hwy, Lansing 48917-9647 *6203 Windcharme Ave, Lansing 48917-1280 405 S Main St, Leslie 49251-9402 405 S Main St, Leslie 49251-9402 *2368 Coy Rd, Mason 48854 201 E. Ash St., Mason 48854-1775 *616 Hall Blvd, Mason 48854-1704 1932 N M 52, Stockbridge 49285-9625 *1956 N M 52, Stockbridge 49285 400 Charlotte St, Mulliken 48861-9772 *1137 DeGroff St, Grand Ledge 48837 PO Box 189, Munith 49259-0189 *4280 N Portage, Jackson 49201 PO Box 370, Nashville 49073-0370 *540 Chapel Dr, Nashville 49073 PO Box 680, Okemos 48805-0680 *3786 Yosemite Dr, Okemos 48864 PO Box 15, Perry 48872-0015 PO Box 161, Shaftsburg 48882-0161 *PO Box 142, 121 S Madison, Perry 48872 310 E Bridge St, Portland 48875-1439 *309 Grape, Portland 48875 PO Box 458, Potterville 48876-0458 *4115 Scenic View Ct, Potterville 48876-8600 PO Box 374, Vermontville 49096 *220 N Chester Rd, Charlotte 48813 6419 Bunker Rd, Eaton Rapids 48827-9108 *872 S Waverly Rd, Eaton Rapids 48827 219 E Elizabeth St, Stockbridge 49285-9790 *1956 N M 52, Stockbridge 49285 (517) 851-7676

(517) 663-5226

(269) 945-9392

(517) 645-7701

(517) 647-4649

(517) 675-1567

(517) 349-4220

(517) 852-2043

(517) 596-2441

(517) 649-8382

(517) 851-7853

(517) 676-9449

(517) 589-9211

(517) 627-8388

(517) 394-6100

CHURCH

(517) 851-8040

(517) 663-8417

(517) 541-9605

(517) 645-4526

(517) 647-6460

(517) 625-3444 (517) 625-3444

(517) 349-3595

(517) 852-0685

(517) 812-6636

(517) 622-2286

(517) 851-8040

(517) 244-0456

(517) 969-9167 (517) 969-9167

(517) 703-0873

(517) 889-5540

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ADDRESS

LANSING DISTRICT 120 2011


PASTOR Jeffrey J. Schrock Kathleen Smith Lyle D. Heaton Georgiana M. Dack Paul A. Damkoehler Susan D. Olsen

Jeanne M. Laimon Ellen K. Zienert Julie A. Greyerbiehl Gary L. Simmons

CHARGE

Sunfield Sebewa Center

Vermontville Gresham

Wacousta

Waterloo Village Waterloo First

Webberville

Welcome Corners Freeport Peace

Wheatfield

Williamston Crossroads

Williamston

Woodland

PO Box 25, Sunfield 48890-0025 PO Box 25, Sunfield 48890-0025 *PO Box 22, 235 Dunham St, Sunfield 48890 PO Box 186, Vermontville 49096-0186 PO Box 186, Vermontville 49096-0186 *PO Box 1, 202 Spring St, Vermontville 49096-0001 9180 Herbison Rd, Eagle 48822-9718 *4747 W. Stoll Road, Lansing 48906 111 E Fitchburg Rd, Leslie 49251 111 E Fitchburg Rd, Leslie 49251 *111 E Fitchburg Rd, Leslie 49251-9757 4215 E. Holt Rd, Webberville 48892-8208 *120 E Beech St, Webberville 48892 3185 N M 43 Hwy, Hastings 49058-7944 PO Box 142, Freeport 49325-0142 6043 E M-79 Hwy, Nashville 49073 *175 Cherry St, Freeport 49325 520 E. Holt Rd, Williamston 48895-9463 *6701 Hawkins Rd, Jackson 49201 5491 N. Zimmer Rd., Williamston 48895-9181 *1710 Rolfe Rd, Mason 48854 211 S Putnam St, Williamston 48895-1309 *733 Orchard Dr, Williamston 48895 203 N. Main St., Woodland 48897-9638 *1137 DeGroff St, Grand Ledge 48837

ADDRESS

(269) 367-4061

(517) 655-2430

(517) 655-1466

(517) 655-4278

(269) 945-2654 (616) 765-5316 (517) 852-1993

(517) 521-3631

(734) 475-1171 (517) 851-7287

(517) 626-6623

(517) 726-0526 (517) 726-0526

(517) 566-8448

CHURCH

HOME

(517) 622-2286

(517) 992-5038

(517) 676-4790

(517) 769-6570

(616) 765-3838 (616) 765-3838 (616) 765-3838

(517) 521-3434

(517) 589-9067 (517) 589-9067

(517) 580-5058

(517) 726-1165 (517) 726-1165

(517) 566-2066 (517) 566-2066

APPOINTMENTS

LANSING DISTRICT

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Editor of Children’s Publications, General Board of Discipleship

POSITION

201 Eighth Ave, S, Nashville, TN 37202

ADDRESS OFFICE

Alice Fleming Townley (FE)

Amee A. Paparella (PE)

Robert L. Hundley (FE)

William D. Dobbs (FE)

Michael P. Comer (OE)

William W. Chu (FE)

Parish Associate, Okemos Presbyterian Church 2258 Bennett Rd, Okemos 48823

Director, Wesley Foundation – Michigan State University 1118 S. Harrison, East Lansing 48823 Police Psychologist, Michigan State Police Lansing, MI Clergy Assistant to the Bishop, Michigan Area Episcopal Office 2164 University Park Dr Ste 250, Okemos 48864-3960 District Superintendent, Lansing District Office 2164 University Park Dr Ste 240, Okemos 48864-3960 Michigan State University

APPOINTMENTS TO EXTENSION MINISTRIES LOCATED IN THE LANSING DISTRICT: (further information at end of appointment section)

Daphna L Flegal

DIACONAL MINISTERS:

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LANSING DISTRICT

(517) 507-5117

(517) 347-4173

(517) 347-4030

(517) 663-1571

(517) 332-0861

(615) 749-6818

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(517) 324-5432

(517) 349-3635 (517) 694-1985

(989) 775-7920

(517) 992-5038

(615) 885-6621

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5899 Cleveland Ave, Columbus 43231

WEST OHIO CONFERENCE Columbus Korean UMC

(614) 882-5819

(757) 229-1771 ext.257

(719) 947-3163 (719) 852-2853

(989) 835-6797 (734) 662-4536

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(757) 208-0207

(719) 568-5858

(989) 486-1925 (734) 369-8068

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APPOINTMENTS

APPOINTMENTS TO OTHER MINSTRIES

Seung Ho (Andy) Baek (FE)

500 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg 23185

VIRGINIA CONFERENCE Williamsburg First UMC (VA) Todd J. Query (FD)

315 W Larkin St Box 466, Midland 48640 120 S. State, Ann Arbor 48104

ADDRESS

PO Box 237, 250 E US Highway 50, Avondale 81022 215 Washington Street, Monte Vista 81144

Catherine M. Christman (PE) Robert H. Roth, Jr. (FE)

PASTOR

ROCKY MOUNTAIN CONFERENCE Avondale UMC Emilie Forward (AM) Monte Vista / Bowen UMCs Sandra Lee Spahr (RE)

DETROIT CONFERENCE Midland First UMC Ann Arbor First UMC

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(Paragraph 346.1, Book of Discipline)

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B. 2010 APPOINTMENTS TO EXTENSION MINISTRIES Appointments within the Connectional Structures of United Methodism (¶344.1a, ¶331.1b, ¶316 The Book of Discipline 2008) Annuity Credit Waynce C. Barrett, President and Executive Director, Agency Served United Methodist Foundation of Michigan — Charge Conference: Grand Rapids: First C.C. PO Box 6247, 11 Fuller SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6247, (616) 459-4503, Fax: (616) 459-0191 Lisa Batten, Director, Agency Served Wesley Foundation of Kalamazoo — Charge Conference: 2101 Wilbur Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49006, (269) 344-4076, Fax: (269) 344-8697 Cornelius N. Davis, District Superintendent, Annual Conference Kalamazoo District Office — Charge Conference: 810 W Kilgore Ste 3, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, (269) 372-7525, Fax: (269) 372-7644 Jerome R. DeVine, Director of Connectional Ministries, Annual Conference Detroit Conference — Charge Conference: 1309 Ballenger Hwy Ste 1, Flint, MI 48504-7519, (810) 233-5500, Fax: (810) 233-5700 William D. Dobbs, Clergy Assistant to the Bishop, Annual Conference Michigan Area Episcopal Office — Charge Conference: 2164 University Park Dr Ste 250, MI Area Episcopal Office, Okemos, MI 48864-3960 (517) 347-4030, Fax: (517) 347-4003 Charles D. Farnum, Director, Agency Served Wesley Foundation - Central Michigan University — Charge Conference: Mt. Pleasant: First C.C. 1400 S Washington St, Mt Pleasant, MI 48858, (989) 400-7214 Barbara J. Flory, Director, Agency Served New Church Development — Charge Conference: 4517 Weswilmar Dr, Holt, MI 48842, (517) 694-7114 Laurie A. Haller, District Superintendent, Annual Conference Grand Rapids District Office — Charge Conference: Grand Rapids First C.C. PO Box 6247, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6247, (616) 459-4503, Fax: (616) 459-0242 Benton R. Heisler, Director of Connectional Ministries, Annual Conference West Michigan Conference – United Methodist Church — Charge Conference: Okemos Community C.C. PO Box 2647, 11 Fuller Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6247, (616) 459-4503, Fax: (616) 459-0191 David F. Hills, District Superintendent, Annual Conference Heartland District Office — Charge Conference: 1400 S Washington Street Ste A, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858, (989) 773-5140, Fax: (989) 775-6599 Robert L. Hundley, District Superintendent, Annual Conference Lansing District Office — Charge Conference: 2164 University Park Dr Ste 240, Okemos, MI 48864-3960, (517) 347-4173, Fax: (517) 347-4798 Robert J. Mayo, District Superintendent, Annual Conference Grand Traverse District Office — Charge Conference: 1249 Three Mile Rd S, Traverse City, MI 49686, (231) 947-5281, Fax: (231) 947-0181 Christopher P. Momany, Chaplain/Director of Church Relations, Agency Served Adrian College — Charge Conference: Adrian First C.C. 110 S Madison Street, Adrian College Valade Hall 133, Adrian, MI 49221-2575 (517) 265-5161 ext4211 Joy J. Moore, Associate Dean for Black Church Studies and Church Relations, Agency Served Duke Divinity School — Charge Conference: Lansing: Trinity C.C. Box 90966, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, (919) 660-3439, Fax: (919) 660-3575 Jon R. Powers, Chaplain, Agency Served Ohio Wesleyan University — Charge Conference: Grand Rapids: Trinity C.C. 40 Rowland Ave, Delaware, OH 43015, (614) 368-3082 Robert H. Roth Jr., Director, Agency Served Wesley Foundation - University of Michigan — Charge Conference: 120 S State Street, c/o First UMC, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, (734) 662-4536

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Tamara S. Williams, District Superintendent, Annual Conference Albion District Office — Charge Conference: 505 E Columbia Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49014, (269) 962-7760, Fax: (269) 962-0392 Appointments from Other Conferences (¶344.1 The Book of Discipline 2008) DETROIT CONFERENCE Melody H. Johnson, Chaplain, Agency Served Porter Hills Presbyterian Retirement Community — Charge Conference: Birmingham: First C.C., Detroit Conf 4450 Cascade Rd SE Ste 200, Grand Rapids, MI 49546-8330, (616) 949-4975 EAST OHIO CONFERENCE David S. Bell, Vice-President of Stewardship, Agency Served United Methodist Foundation of Michigan — Charge Conference: Brighton: First C.C. 840 W Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI 48116, (810) 534-3001 EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA CONFERENCE George H. Ayoub, Chaplain/Director, Agency Served Masonic Pathways Senior Living Services — Charge Conference: Downington C.C., Eastern Pennsylvania 6252 West Walker Road, St Johns, MI 48879, (517) 466-3808 NORTH CENTRAL NEW YORK CONFERENCE Michael P. Comer, Police Psychologist, Agency Served Michigan State Police — Charge Conference: Battle Creek: Chapel Hill C.C. Lansing, MI Appointments to Extension Ministries (¶344.1b, c, ¶331.1 The Book of Discipline 2008) Janet S. Carter, Chaplain, Agency Served Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services — Charge Conference: Grand Rapids: First C.C. 300 68th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49508, (616) 281-6363 ext_2117 Herbert L. Griffin Jr., Regimental Chaplain, Agency Served US Navy — Charge Conference: Battle Creek: Washington Heights C.C. 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, ATTN: Regimental Chaplain, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055 Jayme L. (Kendall) Allen, Chaplain, Agency Served United States Air Force, Kirtland Air Force Base — Charge Conference: Kirtland Air Force Base, 1950 Second St., SE, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM 87117-5606, (505) 846-5691 Jung Kee Lee, Instructor, Agency Served Seoul Theological University — Charge Conference: 101, Sosa Bon2-Dong, Seoul Theological University, Bucheon City 422-742, South Korea Leicester Longden, Associate Professor of Evangelism and Discipleship, Agency Served University of Dubuque Theological Seminary — Charge Conference: Lansing: Trinity C.C. 2000 University Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001, (563) 589-3109 J. Patrick McCoy, Director of Chaplaincy, Agency Served Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center — Charge Conference: Three Rivers: First C.C. 1 Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001, (603) 650-7939 Stacy R. Minger, Assistant Professor of Preaching, Agency Served Asbury Theological Seminary — Charge Conference: Girard C.C. 204 N Lexington Ave, Wilmore, KY 40390, (859) 858-2000 Robert S. Moore-Jumonville, Associate Professor of Religion, Agency Served Spring Arbor University — Charge Conference: Jackson: First C.C. 106 East Main Street, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI 49283, (517) 750-6693 Matthew R. Schlimm, Associate Professor of Old Testament, Agency Served University of Dubuque Theological Seminary — Charge Conference: 2000 University Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001, (563) 589-3109 Kathryn M. Steen, Chaplain, Agency Served Munson Medical Center — Charge Conference: 1105 Sixth Street, Traverse City, MI 49684, (231) 935-7163

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Roy G. Testolin, Pastoral Counselor, Agency Served Heritage Interfaith Counseling Center — Charge Conference: Battle Creek: First C.C. 9 Heritage Oak Lane Ste 3, Battle Creek, MI 49015, (269) 979-5180 Timothy T. Tuthill, Chaplain/Director of Pastoral Care, Agency Served Clark Retirement Community — Charge Conference: East Lansing: University C.C. 1551 Franklin SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-3331, (616) 452-1568 Appointments to Other Valid Ministries (¶344.1d, 331.6 The Book of Discipline 2008) Annuity Credit Mark R. Babb, Adult Choir Director and Spiritual Formation Director, Agency Served Westminster Presbyterian Church — Charge Conference: Jackson: First C.C. Patricia L. Catellier, Chaplain, Agency Served Borgess Medical Center — Charge Conference: Portage: Chapel Hill C.C. Kalamazoo, MI Julie Dix, Executive Director, Agency Served United Methodist Metropolitan Ministry of Greater Grand Rapids — Charge Conference: Grand Rapids: First C.C. 227 E Fulton St Ste 3102, UM Metropolitan Ministry, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3236, (616) 245-6512, Fax: (616) 245-6593 Sandra V. Douglas, Executive Director, Agency Served Harbor Harvest Urban Ministries — Charge Conference: Benton Harbor: Peace Temple C.C. 275 Pipestone St, Benton Harbor, MI 49023-1042, (269) 926-4214 Ext.13 Valerie Fons, Agency Served Bread and Water, LLC and L.A.U.N.C.H., Wisconsin Conference — Charge Conference: 1275 Main Rd, Washington Island, WI 54246, (920) 847-2400 Ronald B. Grant, Limited License Psychologist, Agency Served New Directions Counseling — Charge Conference: Kalamazoo: First C.C. 5380 Holiday Terrace, Kalamazoo, MI 49009, (269) 372-0961, Fax: (269) 372-1612 Gregory W. Lawton, Agency Served Resolution Services Center of Central Michigan — Charge Conference: Grand Ledge: First C.C. 229 N Pine St, Lansing, MI 48933, (517) 485-2274 Bryan Schneider-Thomas, Pastor, Agency Served Peace Lutheran Church — Charge Conference: 1225 12 Mile Rd NW, Sparta, MI 49330, (616) 877-9417, Fax: (616) 877-5970 Barbara L. Smith-Jang, Pastoral Counsellor, Agency Served Taejon Christian School — Charge Conference: East Lansing: University C.C. Yusong-gu- No-eun-dong 520-1, Yeolmea Apt 802-901, Taejon City, South Korea 305-325, (042) 829-7029 Alice Fleming Townley, Parish Associate, Agency Served Okemos Presbyterian Church — Charge Conference: East Lansing: University C.C. 2258 Bennett Rd, Okemos, MI 48823, (517) 507-5117 Kara Weiler Agency Served Southwest Michigan Childen’s Trauma Assessment Center — Charge Conference: Kalamazoo: Sunnyside C.C. Appointments to Attend School (¶416.6 The Book of Discipline 2008) Nathaniel W. Johnson, CPE, Bronson Methodist Hospital — Charge Conference: 601 John St, Pastoral Care Dept Box 48, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, (269) 341-6340 Christina L. Wright, University of West Georgia — Charge Conference:

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C. 2010 SALARIES OF PERSONS WITH APPOINTMENTS TO EXTENSION MINISTRIES

Appointments within the Connectional Structures of United Methodism Other – 18,000 – – – 500.00 – – – – – – – 5300

Appointments from Other Conferences Ayoub, George H Bell, David S. Comer, Michael P Johnson, Melody H Moore-Jumonville, Robert S Six, Jay K.

(¶344.1, The Book of Discipline 2008) 49,925 1,500 14,000 – – – 82,000 – – 62,000 4,200 – 60,853 – 31,656 57,972 – 18,000

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– – – – – – 660 500 – – Voucher 1,200 – – – – – – 1,000 –

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– 1,500 – – 2,515

Appointments to Extension Ministries

(¶344.1b, c and ¶331.1 The Book of Discipline 2008) Beals, Martha S 8,060 – – Boersma, Gilbert R 58,053 600 – Catellier, Patricia L. – – – Carter, Janet S. 25,000 – 15,000 Griffin Jr, Herbert L – – – Jones, Margaret Zee – – – Kendall, Jayme L 38,500 Voucher 900 Lawton, Greg 24,940 – 6,000 Lee, Jung Kee – – – Longden, Leicester R 74,900 – – McCoy, J Patrick 82,600 Voucher 12,000 Minger, Stacy R 44,500 – – Momany, Christopher P. 60,000 – – Moore, Joy Jittaun 85,000 5,000 – Rafferty, Cathy L 44,740.80 – 15,641.60 Schlimm, Matthew 65,400 – – Steen, Kathryn M. 44,063 – – Testolin, Roy G 95.00 per session – 30,000 Weiler, Cara 20.00/hr _ – Wright, Christina 10,000 _ –

Appointments to Other Valid Ministries Babb, Mark R DeMoss, M Kay Grant, Ronald B Smith-Jang, Barbara L Taylor-Kunst, Tracey

(¶344.1d, ¶331.6 The Book of Discipline 2008) 9,200/10,800 – – – 12,000 53,000 – – – – – 17,590 500.00 12,020

APPOINTMENTS TO EXTENSION MINISTRIES

Almeida, Jana Lynn Barrett, Wayne C Davis, Neil DeVine, Jerome R Dobbs, William D Farnum Charlie Freeman, Catherine M. Haller, Laurie A Heisler, Benton R Mayo, Robert J Momany, Christopher P Powers, Jon R Tuthill, Timothy Thurston-Cox, Vaughn Williams, Tamara Susan

(¶344.1a, ¶331.1b; ¶316 The Book of Discipline 2008) Housing & Health Salary Travel Utilities Insurance 27,340 Voucher – Yes 81,840 Voucher 32,286 – – Voucher – Yes 74,114 Voucher 20,000 Yes 68,648 Voucher – Yes 18,240 2,000 4,000 12,446 – 12,466 – 68,648 Voucher – Yes 73,182 5,000 Parsonage Yes 66,327 – – – 60,000 – – – – – – – 42,500 – 16,900 – – – – – 73,182 6,688 10,000 –


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“On your feet now – applaud God! Bring a gift of laughter, sing yourselves into his presence. Know this: God is God, and God, God. He made us; we didn’t make him. We’re his people, his well-tended sheep. Enter with this password: “Thank you!” Make yourselves at home, talking praise. Thank him. Worship him. For God is sheer beauty, all generous in love, loyal always and ever. Psalm 100, The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language Copyright (C) 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002. Used by Permission of NavPress publishing Group.

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