Clergy Transitions: December 2017
The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in November 2017:
Rev. Lauren Lorincz installed as Pastor, Colchester Federated.
Rev. Gary Morello installed as Associate Pastor and ordained at Darien First.
Rev. David Colton ended his term as Member, State Committee on Ministry.
Rev. Ginger Brasher-Cunningham began her term as Member, State Committee on Ministry.
Rev. John Madsen-Bibeau ended his term as Bridge Pastor at Goshen, and began his term as Interim Pastor at New Hartford North.
Rev. Matt Laney began his term as Bridge Minister at Avon.
Rev. Sara Krhla began her term as Pastor at Goshen.
Rev. Ruth Nye ended her term as Interim Associate Pastor at Tolland.
Rev. Jill Olds began her term as Associate Pastor at Tolland.
Rev. Virnette Hamilton ended her term as Chair, State Committee on Ministry.
Rev. Elizabeth Allen began her term as Chair, State Committee on Ministry.
Rev. David Buchan ended his term as Interim Minister at Middlebury.
Rev. Daniel England began his term as Bridge Interim Senior Pastor at Ridgefield First.
Ms. Katrina Manzi began her term as Pastor at Middlebury.
Rev. Dr. Charles Hambrick-Stowe retired as Senior Pastor, Ridgefield First.
Rev. Hugh Penney, retired Pastor Emeritus – New Britain South, died November 11.
Rev. Betsy Blomfield, retired Pastor – Calvin Synod Bridgeport, died November 13.
Mr. Ed Corfey, retired Licensed Lay Minister – Newtown, died November 13.