The final 2019 Appointments are here!

 

2019 Appointment Changes


District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Joe Marshall (PL)

Appointed To: St. Paul, Socorro

Appointed From: n/a

Former Appointee: Kelly Giese

Announce Date: 6-9-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Lourdes Calderon (FE)

Appointed To: El Buen Samaritano UMC, Albuquerque

Appointed From: Transitional Leave

Former Appointee: Dustin Burrow

Announce Date: 6-2-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Kelly Giese (OE)

Appointed To: St. John’s UMC, Albuquerque - Associate (346.1 - North Carolina Conference)

Appointed From: St. Paul UMC, Socorro

Former Appointee: Melissa Madara

Announce Date: 6-2-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Rusty Early (PL)

Appointed To: Mobeetie UMC

Former Appointee: Rusty Early (LM)

Announce Date: 6-2-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Santiago Heredia (OA)

Appointed To: La Mesa UMC/Mesquite, Del Valle

Appointed From: Mesquite, Del Valle

Former Appointee: Rick Snow

Announce Date: 6-2-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Dustin Burrow (FE)

Appointed To: Christ UMC, Albuquerque

Appointed From: El Buen Samaritano UMC, Albuquerque

Former Appointee: Kim Kinsey

Announce Date: 5-26-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Kim Kinsey (FE)

Appointed To: Western Hills UMC, El Paso

Appointed From: Christ UMC, Albuquerque

Former Appointee: John Schwarting

Announce Date: 5-19-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Gene Hudgins (SY)

Appointed To: FUMC, Miami

Appointed From: No Appointment

Former Appointee: Roy Keith

Announce Date: 5-19-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: David Madara (FE)

Appointed To: Chaplain Resident, CPE Program, WellSpan York Hospital, York, PA (Ext. Min., 346.1 - Susquehanna Conference)

Appointed From: Peralta Memorial UMC

Announce Date: 5-19-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Melissa Madara (FE)

Appointed To: South Mountain Charge - Bendersville and Wenksville, PA  (346.1 - Susquehanna Conference)

Appointed From: St. John’s UMC, Albuquerque  (Associate)

Announce Date: 5-19-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Clovis

Clergy: Phil Huston (FE)

Appointed To: Director, Carlsbad Lifehouse, Inc. (Ext. Min.)

Appointed From: Epworth UMC, Carlsbad

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Abilene

Clergy: Charles Casey (SY)

Appointed to: Hamby UMC

Former Appointee: Cameron Kirkland

Announce date: 5-12-19

Effective Date: 7/1/19

 

District: Big Spring

Clergy: Cameron Kirkland (FL)

Appointed To: Plains, FUMC/Brownfield, FUMC

Appointed From: Hamby UMC

Former Appointees: Wesley Holland/Francisco Escalera

Announce Date: 4-28-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Big Spring

Clergy: Ken Peterson (RE)

Appointed To: Coahoma, FUMC

Former Appointee: Linda Bequette

Announce Date: 4-28-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Rick Snow (SY)

Appointed To: El Paso, Vista Ysleta Ekklesia UMC

Appointed From: La Mesa UMC

Former Appointee: Joe Barthlow

Announce Date: 4-28-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Wesley Holland (FE)

Appointed To: Spearman, FUMC

Appointed From: Plains, FUMC

Former Appointee: Jay Gage

Announce Date: 4-14-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Jay Gage (FE)

Appointed To: Leave of Absence

Appointed From: Spearman, FUMC

Announce Date: 3-24-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Gerald Powley

Appointed To: Espanola, Valley View UMC

Appointed From: No Appointment

Former Appointee: Harry Riser

Announce Date: 4-14-19

Effective Date: 6-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: John Schwarting (RE)

Appointed To: El Paso, Western Hills UMC - Interim Senior Pastor

Appointed From: Retired

Former Appointee: Robert Pelfrey

Announce Date: 4-14-19

Effective Date: 4-14-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Robert Pelfrey (FE)

Appointed To: Medical Leave of Absence

Appointed From: El Paso, Western Hills UMC

Announce Date: 4-7-19

Effective Date: 4-4-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Jennifer Hughes (SY)

Appointed To: Grants, First UMC

Appointed From: No Appointment

Former Appointee: Al Staggs (SY)

Announce Date: 4-14-19

Effective Date: 5-25-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Reuben Thomas (RL)

Appointed To: Rio Rancho, High Desert UMC

Appointed From: Rio Rancho, High Desert UMC

Former Appointee: Reuben Thomas (PL)

Announce Date: 4-14-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Reuben Thomas (PL)

Appointed To: Retired

Appointed From: Rio Rancho, High Desert UMC

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Eileen Utton (FE)

Appointed To: Bloomfield, First UMC

Appointed From: Bloomfield, FUMC

Former Appointee: Eileen Utton

Announce Date: 4-14-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: David Wilcox (PL)

Appointed To: Albuquerque, Grace UMC

Appointed From: Albuquerque, Grace UMC

Former Appointee: David Wilcox (SY)

Announce Date: 4-14-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Amy Wilson-Feltz (FE)

Appointed To: El Paso, St. Paul UMC

Appointed From: Abilene, Aldersgate UMC - Associate

Former Appointee: Daniel Armstrong

Announce Date: 4-7-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Lubbock

Clergy: Sammy Espinosa (FL)

Appointed To: Olton, FUMC/Spade UMC

Appointed From: Lubbock, St. Matthew UMC/Lubbock, La Trinidad UMC

Former Appointee: Neely Landrum

Announce Date: 4-7-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Heath Gaines (PL)

Appointed To: Amarillo, Trinity UMC

Appointed From: Amarillo Covenant Fellowship Church - Associate

Former Appointee: Manish Shirley

Announce Date: 4-7-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Jeff Matsler (FE)

Appointed To:  Clinical Ethicist (Bioethicist) - WellStar Health System, Atlanta, GA - (Ext. Min. - 344.1b)

Appointed From: Bioethicist for US Army - Walter Reed Medical Center and School, Bethesda, MD

Effective Date: 3-19-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Paul Bauernfeind (FE)

Appointed To: Retired

Appointed From: Amarillo District Superintendent

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Clovis

Clergy: Margot Thompson (FE)

Appointed To: Retired

Appointed From: Cornelius UMC/Banks Community UMC (346.1 - Oregon-Idaho)

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: America Rojas (PE)

Appointed To: Leave of Absence

Appointed From: Odessa, Highland UMC

Effective Date: 3-1-19

 

District: Abilene

Clergy: Gene McPeak

Appointed To: Abilene, Elmwood West UMC

Appointed From: Mimbres UMC - Part-time

Former Appointee: Dare Stevens

Announce Date: 3-31-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Daniel Armstrong (FE)

Appointed To: Peralta Memorial UMC

Appointed From: El Paso, St. Paul UMC

Former Appointee: David Madara

Announce Date: 3-31-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Beth Cole Simpson (SY)

Appointed To: Silver City, FUMC - Part-time Interim Pastor

Appointed From: No Appointment

Former Appointee: Michael Brunk

Announce Date: 3-24-19

Effective Date: 4-1-19 thru 6-23-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Young Hoon Kang (PE)

Appointed To: Alpine, FUMC/Marfa, FUMC

Appointed From: No Appointment

Former Appointee: Joshua Stueve

Announce Date: 3-24-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Big Spring

Clergy: Kendall Meek (PE)

Appointed To: Lamesa, FUMC

Appointed From: Amarillo, Saint Stephen UMC (Associate Pastor)

Former Appointee: Scott Seymour

Announce Date: 3-24-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Abilene

Clergy: Scott Seymour (FE)

Appointed To: Abilene, FUMC

Appointed From: Lamesa, FUMC

Former Appointee: Gilbert Bela

Announce Date: 3-24-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Josh Kouri (FE)

Appointed To: Albuquerque, Mesa View UMC

Appointed From: El Paso, The Ridge

Former Appointee: John Nash

Announce Date: 3-24-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Dare Stevens (FE)

Appointed To: Crane, FUMC/Grandfalls Union Church

Appointed From: Abilene, Elmwood West UMC

Former Appointee: Jared Secret

Announce Date: 3-24-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Joshua Stueve (FE)

Appointed To: Dalhart, Central UMC

Appointed From: Alpine, FUMC/Marfa, FUMC

Former Appointee: Steve Patterson

Announce Date: 3-17-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Clovis

Clergy: Kelly McCuaig (OE)

Appointed To: Alamogordo, Grace UMC

Appointed From: Mankato, Hilltop UMC (Minnesota Conf.)

Former Appointee: Dustin Wilhite

Announce Date: 3-17-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Francisco Escalera (FE)

Appointed To: Odessa, Highland UMC

Appointed From: Brownfield, FUMC

Former Appointee: Mark Alexander (Interim)

Announce Date: 3-17-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Mark Alexander (FE)

Appointed To: Odessa, Highland UMC - Part-time Interim Senior Pastor

Former Appointee: America Rojas

Effective Date: 3-17-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Mark Welshimer (OE)

Appointed To: Amarillo, Polk Street UMC

Appointed From: Magnolia UMC (Texas Conf.)

Former Appointee: Terry Tamplen

Announce Date: 12-17-18

Effective Date: 3-1-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Terry Tamplen (RE)

Appointed To: Retired

Appointed From: Polk Street UMC - Interim Senior Pastor

Effective Date: 3-1-19

 

District: Lubbock

Clergy: David Ceballos (FE)

Appointed To: Retired

Appointed From: Transitional Leave - GBGM

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Lubbock

Clergy: Janet Edwards (FL)

Appointed To: Retired

Appointed From: Abernathy, FUMC

Effective Date: 2-1-19

 

District: El Paso

Clergy: Jared Secret (FL)

Appointed To: Silver City, FUMC

Appointed From: Crane, FUMC/Grandfalls Union Church

Former Appointee: Michael Brunk

Announce Date: 3-10-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Abilene

Clergy: Dustin Wilhite (FE)

Appointed To: Abilene, Aldersgate UMC

Appointed From: Alamagordo, Grace UMC

Former Appointee: Gary Boles

Announce Date: 3-10-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Clovis

Clergy: Manish Shirley (FE)

Appointed To: Carlsbad, Epworth UMC

Appointed From: Amarillo, Trinity UMC

Former Appointee: Phil Huston

Announce Date: 3-10-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Lubbock

Clergy: Russ Panzer (PE)

Appointed To: Tulia, FUMC

Appointed From: No Appointment

Former Appointee: Karan Carlton

Announce Date: 3-10-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Abilene

Clergy: Steve Patterson (AM)

Appointed To: Abilene, St. Paul UMC

Appointed From: Dalhart, Central UMC

Former Appointee: Felicia Hopkins

Announce Date: 3-10-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: John Nash (FE)

Appointed To: Los Alamos, FUMC

Appointed From: Albuquerque, Mesa View UMC

Former Appointee: Steve Trout

Announce Date: 3-10-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Lubbock

Clergy: Gary Boles (FE)

Appointed To: Floydada, FUMC

Appointed From: Abilene, Aldersgate UMC

Former Appointee: Ken Peterson

Announce Date: 3-10-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Amarillo

Clergy: Felicia Hopkins (FE)

Appointed To: Amarillo District Superintendent

Appointed From: Abilene, St. Paul UMC

Former Appointee: Paul Bauernfeind

Announce Date: 1-6-19

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Lubbock

Clergy: Karan Carlton (FE)

Appointed To: Retired

Appointed From: Tulia, FUMC

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Lubbock

Clergy: Neely Landrum (FE)

Appointed To: Retired

Appointed From: Olton, FUMC/Spade UMC

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Albuquerque

Clergy: Steve Trout (FE)

Appointed To: Retired

Appointed From: Los Alamos, FUMC

Effective Date: 7-1-19

 

District: Lubbock

Clergy: Ken Peterson (FE)

Appointed To: Retired

Appointed From: Floydada, FUMC

Effective Date: 7-1-19