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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.

Paul Lint (Full Elder) appointed to Valley City Epworth (Northwest District) as interim pastor fulltime, from Extension Ministry: Wesley Acres Camp Director (Northwest District) fulltime, effective 1-1-2022.

Dayne Zachrison (Full Elder) appointed to Medical Leave, from Valley City Epworth (Northwest District) fulltime, effective January 1, 2022.

John Madvig (Other Denomination – Evangelical Covenant) appointed to Madison (Southeast District) as interim pastor less than fulltime (.75), from no appointment, effective December 1, 2021.

Becky Holten (Retired Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to Fargo Faith (Northeast District) as pulpit supply during Ray Baker’s short-term leave, from no appointment, effective January 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022.

Bobby Postal (newly Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to Clark/Garden City/Henry/Kellerton (Northeast District) less than fulltime (.25), from no appointment, effective November 1, 2021.

Mark Ehrmantraut (Full Elder) appointed to Minot Vincent (Northwest District) fulltime, from Leave of Absence, effective November 1, 2021.

Chuck Belzer (Other Local Pastor) appointed to Lisbon/Enderlin (Northeast District) less than fulltime (.50), from no appointment, effective November 15, 2021.

Randy Harwood (Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to Casselton & Arthur (Northeast District) less than fulltime (.50) from Casselton (Northeast District) less than fulltime (.50), effective November 1, 2021.

Cory Thrall (Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to Washburn/Center (Northwest District) less than fulltime (.25) and Extension Ministries: New Bismarck Church Plant (Northwest District) less than fulltime (.50) from Washburn/Center (Northwest District) less than fulltime (.25), effective October 1, 2021.

Matthew Scherbenske (Licensed Local Pastor) to no appointment (discontinued), from Minot Vincent (Northwest District) fulltime, effective October 15, 2021.

Kay Asche (Qualified Laity) assigned to Hazen (Northwest District) fulltime, from no assignment, effective September 1, 2021.

Randy Hedge (Licensed Local Pastor) to discontinued/not certified from Madison (Southeast District) fulltime, effective November 1, 2021.

Julie Gregg (Provisional Elder) appointed to Garretson United Parish less than fulltime (.25) and to Extension Ministries Spiritual Direction less than fulltime (.50) (Southeast District), from Garretson United Parish (Southeast District) less than fulltime (.25), effective September 15, 2021.

Seth Duncan (Newly Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to Cresbard/Tolstoy (Southwest District), less than fulltime (.75) from same appointment as Qualified Laity, effective September 1, 2021.

Annie Carlson (Newly Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to Washburn/Center (Northwest District) less than fulltime (.75), from same appointment as Qualified Laity, effective September 1, 2021.

Steve Wynkoop (Qualified Laity) to no assignment from Cavalier Trinity (Northeast District) fulltime, effective August 1, 2021.

Cory Thrall (Licensed Local Pastor) appointed to Washburn/Center (Northwest District) less than fulltime (.25), from no appointment, effective September 1, 2021.

Jerry Bottger (Qualified Laity) assigned to Lyman County Parish (Southwest District) less than fulltime (.25), from no assignment, effective September 1, 2021.

 

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