United Church of Christ New York Metropolitan Association
      2010 Metro Association Spring Meeting
 

   

Registrar Report to the Annual Meeting April 24, 2010
(For the period of 11/29/09 - 03/31/10

RECEIVED IN CARE
Alvin Bunis (Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, Brooklyn)

ECCLESIASTICAL COUNCILS
John Yesuratnam held on Jan. 6, 2010.  Approved for Ordination on Jan. 24, 2010

ORDINATIONS
Rev. John Yesuratnam, Jan. 24, 2010 at Christhava Tamil Koil UCC.  (Called as Assistant Pastor of the congregation.)

TRANSFER OF MINISTERIAL STANDING - IN
Rev. Rachel F. Small from Georgia S. Carolina Assoc. Southeast Conference to Metropolitan Association. (Called as Minister of Children and Families at Scarsdale Congregational Church.)

TRANSFER OF MINISTERIAL STANDING - OUT
Rev. Michael Caine to Philadelphia Assoc. S.E. Pennsylvania Conference. (Called as Pastor of Old First Reformed UCC in Philadelphia) 11-12-09

Rev. Nicholas Hodson to Eastern N. Carolina Assoc. Southern Conference, 12-12-09

Rev. Peter Dennebaum to Patomic Assoc. Central Atlantic Conference.  (Called as Pastor of First Congregational Church in Washington, DC) Jan. 11, 2010.

DUAL STANDING
Rev. J. Lee Hill (Alliance of Baptists) Feb. 18, 2010. (Called as Minister of Youth and Young Adults at Riverside Church)

PRIVILEGE OF CALL
Rev. Elizabeth (Beth) Perry (United Methodist Church)  January 21, 2010.

REPORTED DEATHS OF ASSOCIATION MINISTERS
Rev. Alan MacLean, Retired and Minister Emeritus at Victoria Congregational Church, Queens. Jan. 30, 2010.

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In-Care of the Association
 (As of March 31, 2010)

Christiana J. Alexis                                 Susan Julia
Gary R. Ahlskog                                     Ann M. Kamsfield
Roberta Arden                                        Cheri Kroon
Domique C. Atchison                              Anthony McFarlane
Alvin Bunis                                             Jeffrey Mansfield
Colleen Birchette                                     Walter W. Merna
Elizabeth Boisvert                                   Nigel A. Pearce
Patrick Bourne                                        Ian Rottenberg
Claudia De La Cruz                                 David I. Seiple
Arelis Figueora                                        Ruby Solomon
Ervin R. Graves                                       Prabhu Subramanyam
Paul C. Greiner                                        Asayo Thomas
Jennifer T. Heron                                     Justin E. Ward
Derrick Hodge
Geraldine Howard
Bruce Ill
  
REPORT OF PERSONS HOLDING MINISTERIAL STANDING AS OF MARCH 31, 2010
CALLED TO CONGREGATIONS
            Pastors (serving UCC cong.) - 38
            Pastors serving other churches) -14 
            Assoc./Asst. Pastors - 13
            Dual Standing - 6
                            Sub- Total - 71

 (There are a number of active and inactive congregations being served by ministers with no standing-number undetermined at present)

 

OTHER CALLS TO MINISTRY
             Conference/Denominational work - 3
             Ecumenical work - 11
             Chaplains - 17
             Pastoral Counselor - 6
             Campus Ministry - 1
             Missionary - 2
             Leave of Absence - 2
                           Sub-Total 42 

RETIRED - 56

STANDING UNDETERMINED
             Other Professions - 13
              Unclassified - 16
                           Sub-Total - 29 

TOTAL with active/inactive standing - 198

LICENSED MINISTERS - 5

Rev. David L. Tucker, Registrar