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Appointment Announcements on April 24

by | Apr 24, 2017 | Appointments, Communications, Not In USe

The Rev. Neil Leftwich, Superintendent of the West District, announced that Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata intends to appoint Pastor Don Benton as the part-time pastor of Sunrise United Methodist Church in Phoenix, AZ, effective July 1, 2017 per paragraph 318.2 of the 2016 Book of Discipline. Pastor Benton is currently serving at Scottsdale UMC in Scottsdale, AZ. Please pray for Pastor Benton, Sunrise UMC, and Scottsdale UMC during this transition.

 

 

The Rev. N. Susan Brims, Superintendent of the East District, announced that Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata intends to appoint Rev. Ann Thomas as the pastor of Scottsdale United Methodist Church in Scottsdale, Arizona effective July 1, 2017. Rev. Thomas is currently serving at Journey UMC in Las Vegas, Nevada. Please pray for Rev. Thomas, Scottsdale UMC, and Journey UMC during this time of transition.

 

 

The Rev. Dr. Dottie Escobedo-Frank, Superintendent of the South District, announced that Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata intends to appoint The Rev. Matt Ashley as the pastor of Sierra Vista United Methodist Church in Sierra Vista, Arizona, effective July 1, 2017.  Rev. Ashley is currently serving as pastor of Catalina United Methodist Church in Tucson, Arizona.   Please pray for Rev. Ashley, Sierra Vista UMC and Catalina UMC during this time of transition.

 

 

The Rev. Dr. Dottie Escobedo-Frank, Superintendent of the South District, announced that Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata intends to appoint Rev. Paul Cho to First United Methodist Church of Tucson in Tucson, Arizona, effective July 1, 2017, per paragraph 326.2 of the 2016 United Methodist Book of Discipline.  Pastor Cho will continue to lead Korean United Methodist Fellowship in a period of change and transition.  Please keep Pastor Cho and First UMC of Tucson in your prayers.

 

 

The Rev. Dr. Dottie Escobedo-Frank, Superintendent of the South District, announced that Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata intends to appoint The Rev. Richard Jones as the pastor of St. James United Methodist Church in Tucson, Arizona, effective July 1, 2017, per paragraph 346.2 of the 2016 United Methodist Book of Discipline.  Rev. Jones is currently serving as associate pastor of Catalina United Methodist Church in Tucson, AZ.  Please pray for Rev. Jones, St. James UMC and Catalina UMC during this transition.

 

The Rev. Dr. Dottie Escobedo-Frank, Superintendent of the South District, announced that Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata intends to appoint The Rev. Mary Dotson as the pastor of Duncan United Methodist Church in Duncan, Arizona and First United Methodist Church of Safford in Safford, Arizona, effective July 1, 2017, per paragraph 346.1 of the 2016 United Methodist Book of Discipline.  Rev. Mary Dotson is a member of the Susquehanna Annual Conference in Central Pennsylvania, currently serving as pastor of Calvary United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania.  Please pray for Rev. Dotson, Duncan UMC, First UMC of Safford and Calvary UMC during this transition.

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