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Bishop Ough


Bishop Bruce R. Ough, resident bishop, Dakotas-Minnesota Area announces the following appointments.  All appointments begin July 1, 2019 unless otherwise noted. The newest announcements are in bold text.

Dean Trapp (Full Elder) appointed to Voluntary Leave of Absence (Southeast District) from Huron Riverview, Virgil (Southeast District), fulltime, effective September 1, 2019.


Roy Caudill (Retired Elder) appointed as Interim Pastor to Huron Riverview (Southeast District), less than fulltime (.5) from No Appointment or Assignment, effective September 1, 2019.


Kevin Kloster (Full Elder) appointed to Canyon Lake (Southwest District), fulltime from Extension Ministries:  Southwest District Superintendent and Canyon Lake, effective September 1, 2019.


Joel Higgins (Full Elder) APPOINTED to Extension Ministries:  Sioux Falls Air National Guard Chaplain (Southeast District), fulltime, effective August 4, 2019.

Joel Higgins (Full Elder) APPOINTED to Transitional Leave of Absence from Brandon Celebration (Southeast District), effective July 1, 2019.

Paul Kimball (Licensed Local Pastor) APPOINTED to Extension Ministry:  Platte Community Youth Group (Southeast District), fulltime, from Watertown Cornerstone (Northeast District), less than fulltime (.75), effective June 1, 2019.




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