Bishop Lanette Plambeck, resident bishop for the Dakotas-Minnesota Area of The United Methodist Church, announces the following appointments. All appointments begin July 1, 2024 unless otherwise noted. The newest announcements are in bold text.
Arlyn Coalter (Retired Elder) withdrawn from UMC, from serving Olivet (formerly Southeast District) until their disaffiliation on July 1, 2023, effective August 22, 2023.
Rick Andrus (Certified Candidate from Southeast District) withdrawn from UMC, effective August 23, 2023.
Marvin Winstryg (Retired Associate Member) withdrawn from UMC, from serving Kindred Calvary and Walcott Zion – no longer UMC as of 8-31-23 (formerly Northeast District), effective August 24, 2023.
Mark Britton (Full Elder) withdrawn from UMC, from Marion Grace and Dickey – no longer UMC (formerly Northwest District), effective August 31, 2023.
Elmo Herman (Full Elder) to retirement, from Gregory (Southwest District) fulltime, effective August 1, 2023.
Sandee Prouty-Cole (Provisional Deacon) appointed to Attend School (secondary: The Sanctuary Online Church Start) (Northeast District) fulltime, from Transitional Leave, effective August 15, 2023.
Rob Salmonson (Full Elder) appointed to Clark (Northeast District) fulltime, from Clark/Garden City (Northeast District) fulltime, effective August 16, 2023.
Molly Leger (Licensed Local Pastor) to no appointment (discontinued), from Webster/Bristol-Butler (Northeast District) fulltime, effective August 1, 2023.
Justin Trent (Certified Lay Minister- in licensing process) assigned to Wall/Wasta (Southwest District) fulltime, from no assignment, effective July 15,2023.