Clergy Transitions: February 2017

2/8/2017

The following ministerial changes were report to the Connecticut Conference in December 2016 & January 2017:
 
December:
Rev. Fredd Ward was Called as part time Associate Pastor to Naugatuck, Cong’l
Rev. Tomi Jacobs‐Ziobro was Called as Pastor to both Haddam, First & Higganum, Cong’l
Rev. Rachel Bahr was Installed as Associate Pastor at Southington, First
Rev. Fredd Ward was Ordained at Naugatuck, Congregational
Rev. Thomas Gregory Gray was Ordained at Danielson, Westfield
Rev. Cheryl Caronna began her term as Pastor at Canterbury, First
Rev. M. Ashley Grant began her term as Associate Pastor at Milford, First
Rev. Jerry Smith began his term as Interim Pastor at South Britain Cong’l
Rev. John Wilmarth ended his term as Pastor at Harwinton Congregational
Rev. Susan Pfeil ended her term as Pastor at Bridgeport, First United
Deceased: Rev. Robert B Fichter, retired pastor who served the CTUCC churches in South Killingly, Burlington, Scotland & as Pastor of Visitation in Columbia, died Nov. 25.
First United Church of Christ in Bridgeport closed Dec. 25.
 
January:
Rev. Ed Cornell was Called as Pastor to Saybrook, First
Rev. Christa Swenson was Installed as Associate Pastor at Mystic Congregational
Rev. Cheryl Caronna began her term as Pastor at Canterbury, First
Rev. Joseph Tobin ended his term as Bridge Pastor at Goshen Congregational
Rev. David Jarvis started his term as Interim Pastor at Harwinton Congregational
Rev. John Collins ended his term as Bridge Pastor at Oxford United
Rev. Sara Ofner‐Seals ended her term as Pastor at Norwich, Park
Rev. Doug Clark ended his term as Interim Pastor at Haddam, First and Higganum Congregational
Rev. Jenei Rossigg ended her term as Pastor at Meriden, Center
Rev. John Madsen‐Bibeau started his term as Bridge Pastor at Goshen Congregational
Rev. Tomi Jacobs‐Ziobro started her term as Shared Pastor at Haddam, First and Higganum Congregational
Rev. Jack Zappulla started his term as Bridge Pastor at Meriden, Center
Rev. John Collins started his term as Interim Associate Pastor at Asylum Hill, Hartford
Rev. Greg Gray ended his term as Designated Pastor at East Hartford, South
Rev. Larissa Forsythe started her term as Associate Pastor at South Glastonbury, Congregational
Rev. Donna Manocchio retired as Associate Pastor at Asylum Hill, Hartford
Rev. Douglas Clark retired from Interim Ministry
Rev. Evans Sealand Jr, retired, previously served as Pastor at Canton Center, First, died on Dec. 29