Appointments


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Brett A. Reith

From: Certified
To: Mt. Olivet Charge
From District: Ozarks
To District: Mark Twain
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Candace Fowler

From: Certified
To: First (Sedalia) - Part-Time - Associate
From District: Heartland
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Chris Sams

From: North Cross - Associate
To: Adrian/Passaic
From District: Northwest
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Daniel Shanks

From: Living Word (Wildwood) - Associate
To: Arlington (Bridgeton)
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 11/01/2019

David Fitzmaurice

From: Ohio Street (Butler)
To: Belgrade
From District: Southwest
To District: Gateway Regional
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Jayne D. Markin

From: Certified
To: Bernie/Sadlers Chapel
From District: Ozarks
To District: Southeast
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Jess Horsley

From: Kirkwood - Director of Youth and Family Ministries
To: Kirkwood - Leadership Excellence Fellow
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Judith (Judy) Slimmer

From: Grandview - Part-Time
To: North Star - Part-Time - Associate
From District: Heartland
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Kim Hoover

From: Granby/Bethel (Carthage) - Part-time
To: Trinity (Moberly) - Full-time
From District: Southwest
To District: Mid-State
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Michael (Mike) Lee Hargraves

From: Marble Hill
To: Grace Community/First (Buffalo)
From District: Southeast
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Poese Vatikani

From: Certified
To: Archie
From District: Heartland
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Steven Koerner

From: New Salem (Daisy) - Part-time
To: Trinity (Bloomfield)
From District: Southeast
To District: Southeast
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Steven R. Mitchell

From: Morning Star (O'Fallon) - Associate
To: Cassidy (Nixa)
From District: Gateway Regional
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 04/16/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Amy Beth Turner

From: Conway/St. Mark's (Niangua)
To: New Hope (Owensville)/Woollam
From District: Ozarks
To District: Gateway Regional
Date Announced: 04/09/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Amy Jo Cornelius

From: Certified
To: First (Rolla) - Part-Time - Associate
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 04/09/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Brad Reed

From: Clinton
To: Disability
From District: Heartland
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 04/09/2019
Date of Move: 05/31/2019

Charlene F. Dart

From: Cassidy
To: Aurora
From District: Ozarks
To District: Southwest
Date Announced: 04/09/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

David Fowler

From: Bernie/Sadler's Chapel
To: First (Carthage)
From District: Southeast
To District: Southwest
Date Announced: 04/09/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Fred D. Royer

From: Fordland
To: Retired
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 04/09/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Kristopher (Kris) Keller

From: King's Way (Springfield) - Associate
To: First (Blue Springs)
From District: Ozarks
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 04/09/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Linda Wansing

From: Buckner - Part-Time
To: Keystone/Revolution - Part-Time - Associate
From District: Heartland
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 04/09/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Scott Griffin

From: First (Sedalia) - Associate
To: Zion (Gordonville)
From District: Heartland
To District: Southeast
Date Announced: 04/09/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Tracey L. Wolff

From: North Hills (St. Louis)/St. Andrew (Florissant) - Associate
To: Campus Ministry - Springfield
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 04/09/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Alice Fowler

From: Trinity (Bloomfield)
To: Southwest District Superintendent
From District: Southeast
To District: Southwest
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Barb Hagerla

From: Clark County Parish
To: Unionville
From District: Mark Twain
To District: Mark Twain
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Bob Seaman

From: Park (Hannibal)
To: Bethel (Wildwood)
From District: Mark Twain
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Cathy Myers

From: Adrian/Passaic
To: Richmond
From District: Heartland
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Dan Brown

From: Bethel (Wildwood)
To: Cameron
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Danny Lybarger

From: The Gathering (St. Louis) - Associate
To: Church of the Shepherd (St. Charles) - Associate
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Gateway Regional
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Elsie Quintanilla-Perez

From: La Trinidad (St. Louis)
To: New Covenant/Zion (St. Louis/Lemay) - Part-Time
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Jeff Fugitt

From: Schweitzer - Director of Adult Discipleship
To: Cassville
From District: Ozarks
To District: Southwest
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Jeremy Blevins

From: Richmond
To: Honorable Location
From District: Northwest
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Jose Marino Chacon Mayorga

From: La Trinidad (St. Louis County) - Associate Pastor
To: La Trinidad (St. Louis County) - Full-Time
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Karen K. Hayden

From: Director, Center for Leadership Excellence
To: King's Way (Springfield)
From District: Mid-State
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Kathy Osiel

From: Aurora
To: First (Lebanon)
From District: Southwest
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Katie Nix

From: Trinity (Moberly)
To: Grace (St. Louis)
From District: Mid-State
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Kimberly (Kim) Mitchell

From: Marquand/Rhodes Chapel/Glen Allen
To: First (Maryville)
From District: Southeast
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Larry G. Lawman

From: Forsyth
To: First (Dexter)
From District: Ozarks
To District: Southeast
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Mark Statler

From: Southwest District Superintendent
To: Director, Center for Leadership Excellence
From District: Southwest
To District: Mid-State
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Mary Ann Cieslak

From: Lewis Memorial Chapel (Crescent) - Interim
To: North Hills (St. Louis)/Lewis Memorial Chapel (Crescent) - Part-Time
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Sally Haynes

From: First (Blue Springs)
To: Central
From District: Heartland
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Suzanne Nicholson

From: Eureka - Executive Pastor Part-Time
To: First (Bourbon) - Interim Pastor Part-Time
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 04/02/2019
Date of Move: 04/04/2019

Cody Oshel

From: Ashland - intern
To: Weston
From District: Northwest
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 03/31/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Fabian Gomez Gonzalez

From: Liberty - Director of Young Adult Ministry
To: Good Shepherd-Platte County campus (Kansas City)
From District:
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 03/31/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Jacob Schneider

From: Platte Woods - Associate
To: Ozark
From District: Northwest
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 03/31/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Peter Norton

From: First (St. Charles)
To: First (Warrensburg)
From District: Gateway Regional
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 03/31/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Adam Lauman

From: Church of the Shepherd - Associate
To: Church of the Shepherd - Congregational Excellence Fellow
From District: Gateway Regional
To District: Gateway Regional
Date Announced: 03/29/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

David (Dave) Hackett

From: Retired
To: Woods Chapel - Part Time Associate
From District: Heartland
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 03/26/2019
Date of Move: 04/01/2019

Jim King

From: Asbury Theological Seminary
To: Gilman City/Dockery Chapel
From District: Gateway Regional
To District: Mark Twain
Date Announced: 03/26/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Laura L. Murphy

From: King's Way (Springfield)
To: Leave of Absence
From District: Ozarks
To District:
Date Announced: 03/26/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Ronald (Ron) Beaton

From: First (Dexter)
To: Memorial (Farmington)
From District: Southeast
To District: Gateway Regional
Date Announced: 03/26/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Steven (Steve) Blacksher

From: Ozark
To: Clinton
From District: Ozarks
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 03/26/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Trevor Dancer

From: Central (Kansas City)
To: First (Jefferson City)
From District: Heartland
To District: Mid-State
Date Announced: 03/26/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Kobey Puls

From: Gilman City
To: Cameron - Associate
From District: Northwest
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 03/24/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Andy Lambel

From: Cassville
To: West Plains
From District: Southwest
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 03/19/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Jeffery (Jeff) J. Jaekley

From: Grace Community (Buffalo)
To: Wesley (St. Joseph)
From District: Ozarks
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 03/19/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Jessica B. Foster

From: Ava/Mansfield
To: Park/First (Hannibal)
From District: Ozarks
To District: Mark Twain
Date Announced: 03/19/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Louis (Louie) Lowe

From: First (Warrensburg)
To: Kimberling City
From District: Heartland
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 03/19/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Mark Harvey

From: New Covenant (St. Louis)/Zion (Lemay)
To: Retired
From District: Gateway Central
To District:
Date Announced: 03/19/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Daniel Hilty

From: First (Jefferson City)
To: Campbell (Springfield)
From District: Mid-State
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 03/17/2019
Date of Move: 07/02/2019

Naftal Oliveira Massela

From: Student
To: Brunswick, Keytesville/Dalton-Immanuel
From District: Northwest
To District: Mid-State
Date Announced: 03/17/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Barbara Phifer

From: Arlington (Bridgeton)
To: Retired
From District: Gateway Central
To District:
Date Announced: 03/12/2019
Date of Move: 10/31/2019

David Owsley

From: Pleasant Hill
To: First Odessa/Wellington
From District: Heartland
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 03/12/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Glen Connoley

From: Bellefontaine (Bellefontaine Neighbors)
To: Bellefontaine (Bellefontaine Neighbors) Part-Time/St. Andrew (Florissant)-Associate
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 03/12/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

James Stanfield-Myers

From: Peculiar
To: Pleasant Hill
From District: Heartland
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 03/12/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Wendy Minshall

From: First Odessa/Wellington
To: Peculiar
From District: Heartland
To District: Heartland
Date Announced: 03/12/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Adam Mustoe

From: Good Shepherd-Platte County campus (Kansas City)
To: First (Kearney)
From District: Northwest
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 03/05/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Randy DeMasters

From: Smith Chapel (Napton)
To: Retired
From District: Mid-State
To District: Mid-State
Date Announced: 03/05/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Dawn Gerard

From: Jonesburg/Pendleton/Wellsville UMC's
To: Immanuel (Canton)
From District: Gateway Regional
To District: Mark Twain
Date Announced: 03/04/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Jan Dillard

From: Belgrade
To: Retired
From District: Gateway Regional
To District: Gateway Regional
Date Announced: 03/03/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Barry Winders

From: Centenary (Cape Girardeau)
To: Retired
From District: Southeast
To District: Southeast
Date Announced: 02/26/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Joel Kidwell

From: Zion (Gordonville)
To: Trinity (Brookfield)
From District: Southeast
To District: Mark Twain
Date Announced: 02/26/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Spencer Smith

From: First (Kearney)
To: Schweitzer (Springfield)
From District: Northwest
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 02/26/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Cynthia Royce

From: Seneca
To: Retired
From District: Southwest
To District:
Date Announced: 02/19/2019
Date of Move: 01/31/2019

James Lee

From: First (Carthage)
To: Retired
From District: Southwest
To District:
Date Announced: 02/19/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Jeff Welker Johnson

From: Retired
To: Mercy Hospital Chaplain (Lebanon)
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 02/19/2019
Date of Move: 02/20/2019

Jon L. Thompson

From: First (West Plains)
To: Ozarks District Superintendent
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 02/19/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Marilyn O'Brien

From: Retired
To: Seneca - Interim
From District: Southwest
To District: Southwest
Date Announced: 02/19/2019
Date of Move: 02/01/2019

Robin Roderick Bell

From: Grace (St. Louis)
To: Gateway Central District Superintendent
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 02/19/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Kathleen Schmidtke

From: Weston
To: Retired
From District: Northwest
To District:
Date Announced: 02/17/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Doyle Carroll

From: Branson - Associate
To: Oklahoma Conference (Ochelata)
From District: Ozarks
To District:
Date Announced: 02/12/2019
Date of Move: 02/03/2019

Robert Andrew (Andy) Bryan

From: Campbell (Springfield)
To: Manchester
From District: Ozarks
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 02/12/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Homer Poor

From: Unionville
To: Retired
From District: Mark Twain
To District:
Date Announced: 02/05/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Sara J. Chaney

From: First (Lebanon)
To: Retired
From District: Ozarks
To District:
Date Announced: 02/05/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Tom Sullenger

From: Trinity (Brookfield)
To: Retired
From District: Mark Twain
To District:
Date Announced: 02/05/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Lynn Dyke

From: Ozarks District Superintendent
To: Retired
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 01/29/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Geoff Posegate

From: Saint Paul's (Joplin)
To: Retired
From District: Southwest
To District:
Date Announced: 01/23/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Scott D. Hall

From: Memorial (Farmington)
To: Retired
From District: Gateway Regional
To District:
Date Announced: 01/23/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

J. Brent Mustoe

From: Medical Leave
To: Retired
From District: Northwest
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 01/19/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Londia Granger Wright

From: District Superintendent
To: Leave/Retired (8/23/2019)
From District: Gateway Central
To District: Gateway Central
Date Announced: 01/15/2019
Date of Move: 08/23/2019

Clif Crockett

From: Kimberling City
To: Retired
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 01/13/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Greg Weeks

From: Manchester
To: Retired
From District: Gateway Central
To District:
Date Announced: 01/13/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Robert (Bob) L. Casady

From: Schweitzer (Springfield) - lead pastor
To: Retired
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 01/13/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Mark J. Mildren

From: Retired
To: First (Buffalo)
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 01/08/2019
Date of Move: 01/15/2019

Harry (H.R.) Rogers

From: Lancaster
To: Lancaster/Faith (Kirksville)
From District: Mark Twain
To District: Mark Twain
Date Announced: 01/06/2019
Date of Move: 01/13/2019

Jim Barnett

From: Wesley (St. Joseph)
To: Retired
From District: Northwest
To District:
Date Announced: 01/06/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Rick Adams

From: Cameron
To: Retired
From District: Northwest
To District:
Date Announced: 01/06/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Scott Moon

From: First (Maryville)
To: Retired
From District: Northwest
To District:
Date Announced: 01/06/2019
Date of Move: 06/30/2019

Fred Burgard

From: Not Assigned
To: Hobbs Chapel (Cape Girardeau) - Part-Time
From District: Southeast
To District: Southeast
Date Announced: 12/16/2018
Date of Move: 12/31/2018

Stanley Hargis

From: Hobbs Chapel (Cape Girardeau) - Part-Time
To: Ellington - Part-Time
From District: Southeast
To District: Southeast
Date Announced: 12/16/2018
Date of Move: 12/31/2018

Joe Crews

From: Retired
To: Ash Grove United Methodist Presbyterian
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 12/09/2018
Date of Move: 01/15/2019

Chuck Kralik

From: Saint Paul's (Joplin) - Part-Time
To: Byers Ave (Joplin) - Part-Time
From District: Southwest
To District: Southwest
Date Announced: 12/07/2018
Date of Move: 01/01/2019

Gerald Powley

From: Byers Ave UMC (Joplin) - Part-Time
To: Local Pastor (not assigned)
From District: Southwest
To District:
Date Announced: 12/07/2018
Date of Move: 01/01/2019

Jennifer Essary

From: Ash Grove United Methodist Prebyterian Church
To: Linn Memorial (Fayette)
From District: Ozarks
To District: Mid-State
Date Announced: 12/01/2018
Date of Move: 01/01/2019

Joan Keiser

From: Rogersville - Part-Time
To: Retired
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 11/25/2018
Date of Move: 12/31/2018

H. Allen Howell

From: Retired
To: St. Luke (Webster County)
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 11/18/2018
Date of Move: 12/02/2018

Lisa Morris

From: Hamilton UMC - Full-Time
To: Hamilton UMC - Part-Time, Pleasant Grove/Liberty (Chillicothe) - Part-Time
From District: Northwest
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 11/18/2018
Date of Move: 12/02/2018

Sarah Fotopulos

From: Aldersgate (Nixa) - Part-Time
To: Aldersgate (Nixa) - Full-Time
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 11/18/2018
Date of Move: 01/01/2019

James (Jim) F. Mason

From: Schweitzer (Springfield) - Full-Time
To: Schweitzer (Springfield) - Part-Time
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 11/12/2018
Date of Move: 01/01/2019

Krista Rosenbaum

From: Certified Candidate
To: Schweitzer (Springfield) - Associate
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 11/12/2018
Date of Move: 01/01/2019

H. Allen Howell

From: First (Buffalo) - Part-Time
To: Retired
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 11/11/2018
Date of Move: 11/15/2018

Austin (Hawk) Coleman

From: St. Luke (Webster County)/Mt. Pisgah (Springfield)
To: Mt. Pisgah (Springfield)
From District: Ozarks
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 11/04/2018
Date of Move: 11/30/2018

Cody Oshel

From: Faith UMC (Kirksville)
To: Ashland UMC (St. Joseph) - Interim
From District: Mark Twain
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 11/04/2018
Date of Move: 11/15/2018

Joel Hendren

From: Retired
To: Turney - Part-Time
From District:
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 11/01/2018
Date of Move: 11/01/2018

Kenneth Rosenauer

From: Amazonia - Part-Time
To: Amazonia/Helena - Part-Time
From District: Northwest
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 09/24/2018
Date of Move: 11/04/2018

Linda Zych

From: Retired
To: First (Puxico)/Fairview
From District:
To District: Southeast
Date Announced: 09/01/2018
Date of Move: 09/01/2018

Lindsay Walters

From: New Hope (Owensville)/Woolam
To: Waynesville
From District: Gateway Regional
To District: Ozarks
Date Announced: 08/30/2018
Date of Move: 10/15/2018

Charles Rogers

From: Supply
To: New Hampton/Mitchelville - Part-Time
From District:
To District: Northwest
Date Announced: 08/12/2018
Date of Move: 08/12/2018