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Note: All appointments are effective July 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.

March 31

  • Rev. Richard Jewell, from South Cumberland Charge, to the newly formed South Cumberland-Ridgely Charge, which includes Emmanuel and Trinity UMCs in Cumberland and Calvary UMC in Ridgely, W.Va.
  • Rev. Rodney Smothers, from St. Paul UMC in Oxon Hill, to Liberty Grove UMC in Burtonsville.
  • Rev. Thomas Young, Jr., from the former Ridgely Charge (Holy Cross and Calvary UMCs), to  the newly formed Blue Bridge Cooperative Parish, which includes Centre Street UMC in Cumberland and Holy Cross UMC, in Ridgely, W.Va.

March 24

  • Rev. Michael Beiber, from Cheltenham UMC in Cheltenham, to Mt. Zion UMC in Myersville.
  • Rev. Thomas “Jay” Blake, from Ames UMC in Bel Air,  to Eastern UMC in Baltimore.
  • Rev. Robert Brennan, from Garfield/Salem Cooperative Parish in Smithsburg, to Calvary UMC in Martinsburg, W.Va.
  • Rev. Dennis Jackman, from Morgan charge in Berkley Springs, W.Va., to  Hedgesville UMC in Hedgesville, W.Va.
  • Rev. Linda Motter, from associate pastor at Damascus UMC in Damascus, to Olivet UMC in Lusby.
  • Rev. Paul Papp, from the Jefferson(Jefferson-Doubs) Charge in Frederick, to  Texas Charge in Timonium.
  • Rev. Jacob Young, from Bixlers/Millers charge in Manchester, to Emmanuel UMC in Beltsville.

March 17

  • Rev. MyungHa Baek, from South Damascus Charge in Damascus, to Mountain View/Pleasant Grove Charge in Damascus.
  • Rev. Emily Berkowitz, from Buckeystown UMC in Buckeystown , to Ashton UMC in Ashton.
  • Rev. Andrew Cooney, from First UMC in Berkeley Spring, W.Va., to Bethany/Emory Cooperative Parish in Ellicott City.
  • Rev. Mark Gorman, who is graduating from Duke Seminary, to  Centre UMC in Forest Hill.
  • Rev. Andrew Greenwood, from Emory UMC in Upperco, to Pine Grove UMC in Parkton.
  • Rev. Selena Johnson, from Ryland-Epworth UMC in Washington, D.C., to Community UMC in Laurel.
  • Rev. EunJoung Joo, from Galesville UMC in Galesville, to Washington Grove UMC in Washington Grove.
  • Rev. Sarah Schlieckert, from Calvary/Centennial Memorial Cooperative Parish in Frederick,  to Arden UMC in Martinsburg, W.Va.
  • Rev. Art Thomas, from Concord-St. Andrews UMC in Bethesda,  to Millers/Bixlers Charge in Manchester.

March 10

  • Rev. Michael Armstrong, from campus ministry at Howard University in D.C.,  to Colesville UMC in Silver Spring.
  • Rev. Jeff Jones,  from Liberty Grove UMC in Burtonsville, to North Bethesda UMC in Bethesda.
  • Rev. Wade Martin, from Montgomery UMC in Damascus, to Brook Hill UMC in Frederick.
  • Rev. Martha Meredith, from associate pastor at Severna Park UMC in Severna Park,  to Rockville UMC in Rockville.
  • Rev. Carol Pazdersky, from associate pastor at Bel Air UMC in Bel Air, to St John/Idelwylde charge in Baltimore.
  • Rev. David Shank, from Grace/St. Johns charge in Baltimore, to part-time youth and young adult guide for the Baltimore Region and pastor of Mount Vernon Place UMC in Baltimore.

March 3

  • Rev. Jenny Cannon, from Ashton UMC in Ashton, to Bethesda UMC in Bethesda.
  • Rev. Lena Dennis, from Eastern UMC in Baltimore, to John Wesley UMC in Glen Burnie.
  • Rev. Daniel Mejia, from Emmanuel UMC in Beltsville, to St. Matthew’s UMC in Bowie.
  • Rev. Michelle Thorne-Mejia, from Community UMC in Laurel, to Eastport UMC in Annapolis.

February 24

  • Rev. Phil Ayers, from St. John-Idlewylde charge in Baltimore, to Howard Chapel-Ridgeville UMC in Mt. Airy.
  • Rev. Ken Walker, from Brook Hill UMC in Frederick, to Trinity UMC in Martinsburg, W.Va.
  • Rev.  Mamie Williams, from John Wesley UMC in Glen Burnie, to Trinity UMC in Germantown.

February 17

  • Rev. Robert Hunter, III, from Centre UMC in Forest Hill, to Thurmont UMC in Thurmont.
  • Rev. Faith Lewis, from Olivet UMC in Lusby, to Mt. Harmony-Lower Marlboro UMC in Owings.
  • Rev. Frankie Revell, from Cokesbury UMC in Abingdon, to LaVale UMC in Lavale.

February 10

  • Rev. Ginger Gaines-Cirelli, from St. Matthews UMC in Bowie, to Lead Pastor, Foundry UMC, Washington, D.C.
  • Rev. Ron Foster, from Bethesda UMC in Bethesda, to Severna Park UMC in Severna Park.
  • Rev. James Miller, from Trinity UMC in Germantown, to Grace UMC in Gaithersburg.
  • Rev. Deborah Scott, from North Bethesda UMC in Bethesda, to Mill Creek Parish in Derwood.

2014 Retirees

(Retirements are effective June 30, 2014, unless otherwise noted.)

  • Maria Andita H. Barcelo
  • Harry L. Burchell, Jr.
  • Linda J. Glassbrook
  • Margaret H. “Peggy” Click
  • Albert L. Clipp
  • Mark A. Derby
  • Vicki M.  Dotterer
  • George G. Earle, Jr.
  • James H. Farmer
  • Leonard R. Felton
  • Bruce C. Frame
  • Sandra M. Greene
  • Mae Etta Harrison (Dec. 1, 2013)
  • Elza M. Hurst
  • George Lambros
  • Janice E. Leith
  • Lloyd B.  McCanna
  • J. David Roberts
  • Bernadette M.  Ross
  • Victor E.  Sawyer
  • Laura L. Schultz
  • Gary Sieglein
  • Mary Jo Sims (Aug. 31, 2013)
  • Dean  J. Snyder
  • Kathy J. Spitzer
  • Stella S. Tay
  • Sandra Taylor (Dec. 1, 2013)
  • William H. Warehime, Jr.  (Jan. 1, 2014)
  • Mary K. Worrel
  • Daniel L. Wright