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Bishop Ough


Bishop Bruce R. Ough, resident bishop, Dakotas-Minnesota Area announces the following appointments.  All appointments begin July 1, 2018 unless otherwise noted. The newest announcements are in bold text.


Abednego Thomas (Part-time Local Pastor) to No Appointment from Fargo First African UMC (Northeast District), less than fulltime (.5), effective January 15, 2019.


Kori Lehrkamp (Full Elder) to Extension Ministries:  Regional Health, Rapid City (Southwest District), less than fulltime (.5) from The Bridge (Southwest District), less than fulltime (.5), effective February 1, 2019.


Jason Mehring (Newly Licensed Local Pastor) APPOINTED to Fargo New Church Plant (Northeast District), fulltime, effective January 1, 2019. Jason has been serving New Ulm:  Oakwood (Southern Prairie District), as a fulltime Licensed Local Pastor in the Minnesota Annual Conference.


Christine Cappetta (Newly Licensed Local Pastor) APPOINTED to North Sioux City Ark (Southeast District), .5time, effective October 1, 2018. Christine has been serving North Sioux City Ark in a Lay Supply Assignment.


Melissa Gall (Provisional Deacon) to Primary —Milbank School District, Secondary — Milbank Parkview UMC (Northeast District), fulltime from Transitional Leave, effective August 1, 2018.

Reynaldo Colon (Newly Licensed Local Pastor) to Huron First (Southeast District) as Associate Pastor, .75 time, effective July 15, 2018.