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2017 Foothills Appointment Announcements

It is the intention of Bishop Gregory V. Palmer to appoint the following clergy to the Foothills District:

  • Rodney Brower to Belpre Heights/Little Hocking, effective February 15, 2017
  • James Marshall to The Southern Charge, effective March 1, 2017
  • Jack Berry to Gallipolis Christ/Bidwell, effective May 15, 2017
  • Thomas Burrows to Brownsville & Macedonia, effective May 15, 2017
  • James Holman to Kanauga-Fairhaven, effective May 15, 2017
  • Matthew Blau to Pleasantville, effective July 1, 2017
  • Alethea Botts to Zanesville Rolling Plains, effective July 1, 2017
  • Daniel Fuchs to The Plains, effective July 1, 2017
  • Lauren Fuchs to Central Avenue, effective July 1, 2017
  • Ray Kane to Gallipolis Grace, effective July 1, 2017
  • Gerald Mershimer to Amanda/Hopewell Fairfield, effective July 1, 2017
  • Elizabeth Reed to Malta, effective July 1, 2017
  • Philip Thomas to Coolville/Hockingport, effective July 1, 2017
  • Linda Ward to Bremen First, effective August 1, 2017

Our clergy appointed to a new district:

  • Allyssa Graves to Central City (CAN), effective July 1, 2017
  • Joseph Graves from Athens Central Avenue to Central City (CAN), effective July 1, 2017
  • Doug Flinn from The Plains to Walnut Grove (NWP), effective July 1, 2017
  • Timothy Lehman from Amanda/Hopewell to Miller Memorial/Croton (CAS), effective July 1, 2017
  • William Thomas from Gallipolis Grace to Convoy (NWP), effective July 1, 2017
  • Vera Welker from Pleasantville to Waynesfield/Perry (NWP), effective July 1, 2017

Our clergy moving to another conference:

  • Nancy Amos from Rolling Plains to St. Pauls UMC, Idaho Falls, Idaho, effective July 1, 2017

Our clergy retiring:

  • Earl James from Cutler Chapel
  • Katherine Riley from Coolville/Hockingport
  • Maryann Tomlinson from Malta

Information for Pastor Moving to New Appointments:

  • June 18, 2017 - Last Sunday of current appointment
  • June 21/22, 2017 – Move-out/Move-in Dates
  • June 25, 2017 - First Sunday with new congregation