The following appointments have been made by Bishop LaTrelle Easterling and the Cabinet of the Baltimore-Washington Conference. The appointments take effect July 1, 2017.
Rev. Richard Black, to Lincoln Park UMC in Washington, D.C., from Shiloh Community UMC in Newburg
Rev. Ken Fizer, to Ebenezer/William Watters Co-operative Parish in Fallston, from Shiloh UMC in Hagerstown
Pastor Walter Jackson, to Chase UMC in Chase, from St. Matthews-Orangeville UMC in Baltimore
Pastor Taysie Phillips, to Centenary UMC in Shady Side, from Emory UMC in Upperco
Pastor Daniel Breidendbaugh, to Bunker Hill UMC in Bunker Hill, W.Va.
Rev. Michael Cantley, to St. Lukes UMC in Martinsburg, W.Va, from Fork and Waugh UMCs in Fork
Pastor Alison DeLeo, to Community/Faith Cooperative Parish in Pasadena
Rev. Mark Johnson, to Towson UMC in Towson, from Mount Olive UMC in Randallstown
Pastor Kathleen “Katie" O ‘Hern, to John Wesley UMC in Hagerstown
Rev. Valerie Barnes, to Chews Memorial/Carter's UMCs in Owensville, from Beechfield UMC in Baltimore
Rev. Steve Cochran, to Mount Zion UMC in Lothian, from Extension Ministry
Rev. Carey James Jr., from Emory Fellowship UMC in Washington, D.C., to Sharp Street Memorial UMC in Baltimore
Pastor Monica Raines, to Christ UMC in Washington, D.C.
Rev. George Winkfield, to Loch Raven UMC in Baltimore from Emmarts UMC in Woodlawn
Rev. Kelly Grimes, to Mount Zion UMC in Baltimore, from Emmanuel-Trinity UMCs in Catonsville
Pastor Heather Olson, to Lisbon UMC in Lisbon, from Cowenton-Piney Grove UMCs in Baltimore
Rev. Wanda Duckett, to serve as Superintendent of the Baltimore-Metropolitan District, from Mt. Zion UMC in Baltimore
Pastors retiring this year include:
John M. Brooks
Marilyn Newhouse (Jan. 1, 2017)
L. Patrick Ricker
Arthur Thomas (March 1, 2017)