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Appointments

Bishop Laurie Haller, resident bishop, Iowa Area  and interim bishop, Dakotas-Minnesota Area, serving the Dakotas Conference, announces the following appointments.  All appointments begin July 1, 2021 unless otherwise noted. The newest announcements are in bold text.

John Bergh (Retired Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to Oakes, Cogswell (Northeast District), less than fulltime (.25) from No Appointment or Assignment, effective January 1 – June 30, 2021.
Theta Miller (Full Elder) appointed to First Christian Church ( Disciples of Christ – Clarksville, TN), fulltime, from Family Leave, effective December 1, 2020.
David F. Motta (Full Elder) to Retired Status from Fargo:  Calvary (Northeast District), fulltime, effective July 1, 2021.
Richard D. Pittenger (Full Elder) to Retired Status from Milnor, Wyndmere, Sheldon (Northeast District), less than fulltime (.75), effective July 1, 2021.
Glen E. Sayler (Full Elder) to Retired Status from Leave of Absence, effective July 1, 2021.
Jeffrey Neuberger (Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to Extension Ministry:  Avera, St. Mary’s Hospital, Pierre, South Dakota (Southwest District), less than fulltime (.5) from Park River Federated, Fordville (Northeast District), less than fulltime (.75), effective November 10, 2020.
DeAnn Eidem (Full Elder) appointed as Interim Lead Pastor at Rapid City Canyon Lake (Southwest District), fulltime, from Family Leave, effective October 1, 2020.
Tia Felberg (Newly Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to De Smet, Iroquois (Southeast District), less than fulltime (.75) from assigned as Laity to De Smet Iroquois, less than fulltime (.75), effective October 1, 2020.
Mary Morgan (Newly Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to White, Sterling (Southeast District), less than fulltime (.5) from assigned as Laity to White, Sterling, less than fulltime (.5), effective October 1, 2020.
Kevin Kloster (Full Elder) appointed to Medical Leave of Absence from Rapid City Canyon Lake (Southwest District), fulltime, effective October 1, 2020.
Raenelle Sorenson (Retired Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to Larimore UMC, Arvilla PCUSA (Northeast District), less than fulltime (.5) from Larimore UMC, Arvilla and Emerado PCUSA (Northeast District), less than fulltime (.75), effective October 1, 2020.
Deann Eidem (Full Elder) appointed to Family Leave of Absence from Rapid City Canyon Lake (Southwest District), less than fulltime (.25), effective September 1, 2020.
Corey Enfield (Laity – Certified Candidate) to No Appointment or Assignment from Yankton First, Gayville-Volin (Southeast District), less than fulltime (.75), effective August 16, 2020.
Mark Ellingson (Full Elder) appointed to Extension Ministry:  LifeSource (Organ, Eye and Tissue Donation), Clinical Hospital Coordinator, (Northeast District), fulltime, from Extension Ministry:  Altru Health System (Northeast District), fulltime, effective August 31, 2020.
Denise VanMeter (Laity) assigned as Interim to Alexandria (Southeast District), less than fulltime (.25) from No Appointment or Assignment, effective August 1, 2020.
Jordan Louks (Provisional Elder) appointed to Ethan (Southeast District), less than fulltime (.5) from Alexandria, Ethan (Southeast District), fulltime, effective August 1, 2020.

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