Candidates Approved for Ordination, Commissioning

DETROIT, MI (June 29, 2013) – Delegates to the 128th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church this morning approved the following candidates for Ordination to Word and Sacrament, Ordination to Word and Service, and finalization of transfer of ordination, as well as consecration to missionary service.

Ordination to Word and Sacrament

  • Arnold, Richard C., Graham Evangelical Covenant Church in Graham, WA
  • Ashley, Jason L., Evangelical Covenant Church in Nelson, BC
  • Austin, Scott J., Artisan Church: An Evangelical Covenant Church in Rochester, NY
  • Bach, Matthew D., Grace Hills Bible Church in Angels Camp, CA
  • Baughman, Darren C., Pathways Hospice in Fort Collins, CO
  • Behm, Michael A., Real Life Covenant Church in Waseca, MN
  • Boggs, Derek C., Evangelical Covenant Church in Princeton, IL
  • Bower, Jeremy R., Salem Road Covenant Church in Rochester, MN
  • Bradley, Jason B., Good Shepherd Evangelical Covenant Church in Joliet, IL
  • Buchholtz, Grant R., Japan
  • Buchholtz, Miho O., Japan
  • Burdick, Jaron M., St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Franklin Park, IL
  • Collison, Daniel W., First Covenant Church in Minneapolis, MN
  • Delp, Joel B., Ecuador
  • Ettinger, Barbara A., InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Fantz, Jonna J., Crossroads Church in Woodbury, MN
  • Garcia-Soto, Ileana, Green Timbers Covenant Church in Surrey, BC
  • Hoden, Steven V., Palmyra Mission Covenant Church in Hector, MN
  • Hufschmid, Tracy L., Providence St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Portland, OR
  • Hughes, Isabel C., St. Luke’s Christian Community Church in Morton Grove, IL
  • Hwang, Joon Shik, New Life Covenant Church in Palatine, IL
  • Johnson, Devyn Chambers, Community Covenant Church in Springfield, VA
  • Johnston, Kelly Gillan, Evangelical Covenant Church in Wakefield, NE
  • Jost II, R. Lee, Christ The Servant Evangelical Covenant Church in Olathe, KS
  • Lewis, Nancy K., First Covenant Church in Oakland, CA
  • Lotzer, Machael L., Faith Covenant Church in Burnsville, MN
  • Lovig, Zachary W., Trinity Evangelical Covenant Church in Oak Lawn, IL
  • Mach, Jason A., North Park Evangelical Covenant Church in Machesney Park, IL
  • Madison, John T., Evangelical Covenant Church in Port Allegany, PA
  • Mathis, Mark H., Milwaukie Covenant Church in, Milwaukie, OR
  • McClain, Jeffrey J., Blackburn’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Todd, NC
  • McColl, Elizabeth D., Northwest Covenant Church in Mount Prospect, IL
  • Michael, Seth A., Gateway Covenant Church in Prince Albert, SK
  • Michael, Stacia P., Gateway Covenant Church in Prince Albert, SK
  • Oppenhuizen, Gregory S., Cornerstone Covenant Church in Turlock, CA
  • Ostercamp, David M., Linwood Covenant Church in Wyoming, MN
  • Pangborn, Pamela E., Ashland Theological Seminary in Southfield, MI
  • Park, Wayne W., Harvest Community Church in Houston, TX
  • Peterson, Glenn S., Lighthouse Covenant Church in Sarnia, ON
  • Peterson, Mary E., Highland Covenant Church in Bellevue, WA
  • Poor, Rebecca L., Saranac Community Church in Saranac, MI
  • Przybylski, Michael S., New Harvest Christian Church in Oregon, OH
  • Robinson, Sarah R., Community Covenant Church in Clear Lake, WA
  • Rohlfing, Bethann S., St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO
  • Rorem, Kelsey C.H., Seattle Pacific University in Seattle, WA
  • Sakai, Perry K., New Hope Covenant Church in Oakland, CA
  • Sjoblom, Peter D., Central Conference in Chicago, IL
  • Slimak, Jesse M., Odyssey Hospice in Southfield, MI
  • Smith, P. Glen, Journey Covenant Church in Liberty, MO
  • Song, Min W., New Life Covenant Church in Palatine, IL
  • Swenson, Joshua B., Ecuador
  • Swenson, Margaret E., World Mission in Chicago, IL
  • Van de Klashorst, Olaf C., Moses Cone Health System in Greensboro, NC
  • Vanover, Andrew D., Thornapple Evangelical Covenant Church in Grand Rapids, MI
  • Villa, Kyliah A., re-entering call process

Ordination to Word and Service

  • Marks, Theresa D., Ordered Ministry in Chicago, IL
  • Solberg, Dale W., Alaska Christian College in Soldotna, AK

Transfer of Ordination

  • Diedrich, F. Remy, Cedarbrook Church in Menomonie, WI
  • Lach, Thomas P., Community Covenant Church in Menominee, MI
  • Shupe, Jeffrey T., Bethany Covenant Church in Bedford, NH
  • Tredoux, Johan J., Community Evangelical Covenant Church in Lenexa, KS

Consecrated to Missionary Service

  • Baker, Hannah M., Belgium
  • Delp, Kimberly, Ecuador
  • Christy, East Asia
  • Christopher, East Asia
  • Diane, East Asia




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