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Bishop Hee-Soo Jung makes formal announcement of appointments set within the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church. United Methodist Clergy are appointed on a year-to-year basis; usually from July 1st until June 30th. Appointments are effective July 1, 2012 unless otherwise noted.
2011 Appointment Announcements
Agustin Morado, Jr. (Assigned) Chicago: Lawn 9/1
Katherine Brinkmeier (346.2) Florence/Van Brocklin 9/15
Martin Lopez (Assigned) Nueva Vida 8/1
Steve Granadosin (PTLP) Glenview: Assoc. 9/1
Jin Yang Kim (346.1) Stewart/Creston 12/1
Cheryl Magrini (Deacon Chicago: Temple) President, Bipolar Support Alliance Chgo. Loop Chapter 8/1
Gladys King-Lucas (Provisional Deacon) Marcy-Newberry
Kimberly Neace (Provisional Deacon) Wheatland Salem
Pamala Lightsey (Elder, GETS) Boston University, School of Theology, Associate Dean
2012 Appointment Announcements
Refugio Gonzalez (Assigned) 1/1
Byongill Park (346.1) 1/1
Brittany Isaac (Local Pastor) Urban Village: Andersonville ¾ time 1/1
Joy Bulla (Elder, Incapacity) Retirement
Greg Dell (Elder, Incapacity) Retirement
Emily Haight (Elder, Extension) Retirement
Thomas Harmon (Elder, Incapacity) Retirement
Judith Kelsey-Powell (Elder, Incapacity) Retirement
Tom Babler (Elder, Sandwich) Retirement
Jonathan Singleton (Elder, Freeport: Embury) Sandwich
Ann Spurgeon (Elder, Channahon) Retirement
Steve Good (Elder, Sugar Grove) Channahon
Richard Young (Retired Elder, Crete) Return to Retirement
Fritz Bartels (Elder, East Jordan/Polo: Emmanuel) Crete
Lora Zink (Elder, Homewood: St. Andrew) Retirement
Danita Anderson (Elder, Glen Ellyn: St. Thomas) Homewood: St. Andrew
Nick Nicholas (Deacon, Downers Grove: First) Transitional Leave 1/1
Elizabeth Bowes (Deacon, Schaumburg: Our Redeemers) Glen Ellyn: First 1/15
Virginia Rainey (Deacon, Transitional Leave) Lombard: First 1/10
Margaret Gramley (Elder; Buffalo Grove Kingswood) Retirement
James Preston (Elder; Chicago Northwestern District Superintendent) Buffalo Grove: Kingswood
Zaki Zaki (Elder; Chicago: Eastside) Chicago Northwestern District Superintendent
Jonathan Hayag (Deacon, Roscoe) Transitional Leave 2/1
Larry Pickens (Elder, 346.1) Leave of Absence 2/1
Felicia Howell LaBoy (Elder, Chicago: Maple Park) United Theological Seminary
Robert Biekman (Elder: Southlawn) Chicago: Maple Park
Eric Blachford (Provisional Elder, Upon the Rock Co-op ) NFC Rockford
Kevin Clark (346.2) NFC Rockford
Doug Bowden (Elder, Upon this Rock Co-op) Retirement
Doug Carroll (Provisional Elder, McConnell/Pearl City: First) Beth Eden/Evans Co-Pastor
Cheryl Carroll (Local Pastor, Elizabeth) Beth Eden/Evans Co-Pastor
Deborah Fisher (Elder, Lake Bluff: Grace) Retirement
David Aslesen (Elder, Rockford: Grace) Lake Bluff: Grace
Victoria Hadaway (Elder, Chicago: Irving Park) Sugar Grove.
Kelly Beard (Elder, Kingston/Campus Ministry) Franklin Park
Pam Rossmiller (Elder, Kirkland) Rockford: Grace
Gary Waters(Elder, McHenry: First/Mt. Hope) St. Thomas
Tom Moe (Elder, Prophetstown) Incapacity Leave 3/1.
Young Min Paik (Glenbrook Korean) Leave of Absence, 5/12.
James Galuhn (Elder, Lindenhurst: Trinity) Chicago: East Side.
Ayla Samson Zaki (Assigned) Chicago: G2G (PT).
Larry Pickens (Elder, Leave of Absence) Chicago: Southlawn.
Sung-Ja-Lee Moon (Elder, Des Plaines: First) McHenry: First/Mt. Hope.
Katherine Paisley (Elder, Freeport: First) Chicago: Irving Park.
Sherry Lowly (Elder, Chicago: Berry Memorial) Itasca: Bethany (PT).
Julie Bunt (Elder, Freeport: Trinity/Cederville) Freeport: Trinity/Embury.
Kyeong-Ah Woo (Elder, Burlington) Kirkland.
Larry Thomson (Elder, Savanna: First) Retirement.
Se Joon Jang (Provisional Elder) Savanna: First.
Larry Thomson (Elder, Savanna: First) Retirement
Sung Kown Oh (Elder, Blue Island: Grace/Hazel Crest: Community) Lindenhurst: Trinity.
Duk Kyu Kwon (Elder: Woodstock: First) Downers Grove: Faith.
Kurt Gamlin (Elder, Wheaton: Aldersgate) Woodstock: First
Tedd Steele (Elder, Arlington Heights: First Assoc.) Wheaton: Aldersgate.
Will Green (Provisional Elder, Chicago: Grandville Ave.) Arlington Heights: First Assoc.
Romir Esguerra (Elder, Villa Park: Calvary) Chicago: Berry Memorial.
Charlette Hoffman (Elder, River Forest) Villa Park: Calvary.
Doo Soo Lee (Provisional Elder) McConnell/Pearl City.
Jason Hill (Provisional Deacon, Mt. Vernon Place, Washington DC) Transitional Leave, June 1.
Mariam Castro-Rodriguez (Deacon, The Total Health Awareness Team) Transitional Leave, March 1.
Scott Himel (Provisional Elder) Appt. to Attend School – Duke University Hospital, CPE.
Bradford Wilson (Downers Grove: Faith) Des Plaines: First
Ron Green (Elder, North Prairie/Winthrop Harbor) River Forest.
Kwang-Sung Lim (Elder, Itasca: Bethany) North Prairie
Jin-Hee Kang (Provisional Elder) Winthrop Harbor.
David Jungnickel (LP Coleta) East Jordan/Coleta.
Jaclyn Wills (LP Herbert) Kingston/Herbert.
Cheri Stewart (LP Earlville) Prophetstown.
Michael Stoner (Elder, Batavia) Sabbatical Leave.
David Newhouse (Elder, Elgin: Epworth) Batavia.
Linny Hartzell (Provisional Elder) Blue Island/Hazel Crest:Community.
Becky Nicol (Provisional Elder) Burlington.
Young Eun Choi (Elder, 346.1) Glenbrook Korean.
Mariam Castro-Rodriguez (Deacon, Transitional Leave) Rochelle.
Soon Sun Lee (Elder, Sabbatical) Hebron.
Bromleigh McCleneghan (Elder, St. Charles:Baker) Leave of Absence.
Karli Pidgeon (Elder, 346.1) Transfer to Louisiana.
Kim Chapman (LP Chana/Lighthouse) NIUE Campus Ministry.
Tom Rawlison (LP) Glenview, Assoc.
Julie Fleurinor (LP) Resurrection.
Casey Fiut (346.2) Chicago: Redeemer of Calvary and Polish Ministry (NFC)
Don Dexheimer (358.6) Harlem.
Kim Fisher (LP) Chicago: Granville, 8/1/12.
Becky Nicol (Provisional Elder) Burlington.
Linda Thomas (LP, Green Garden/Peotone) Earlville.
Mark Jacobs (Elder, Naperville: Community) Elgin: Epworth.
Grace Imathiu (346.1) Naperville: Community.
Javier Martinez (LP) Chana/Lighthouse.
Tom Rawlinson (LP) Glenview, Assoc.
James Best (Provisional Deacon) St. Charles: Baker
Lucas Pepper (Provisional Deacon) Buffalo Grove: Kingswood.
Bonnie Roth (Provisional Deacon) Evanston: First ½ time.
Tammy Biltgen (Deacon) Bolingbrook: Friendship ¼ time.