Appointment Announcements 2021


By WV UMC Admin

It is the intention of Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball to appoint (or assign) the following persons effective July 1, 2021, unless otherwise noted.

AppointmentStatusChargeDistrictFromSucceedingTransitionAnnouncementEffective
David L. Hall, JrFEMcMechen-Benwood/Mt. OlivetNOValley Chapel/Benton FerryKeith D. ForkeyRetiringMarch 28July 1
Jonathan M. AcordLPWVWC Director of Religious and Spiritual Life (Chaplain)WLHoyes-McHenryCaitlin Waregoing to seminaryMarch 21July 1
Teresa AdamsLPDallas/Sand HillNOFirst BarboursvilleLisa M. FoxReedsvilleMarch 21July 1
James W. BurroughFEGassaway / MorrisonWLNorth ViewJames R. MalickDuff St.March 21July 1
David L. MerrymanLPChrist (Sutton) / FlatwoodsWLMarlingtonInterimMarch 21July 1
Edward A CraftFESouth ParkersburgLKWhite Sulphur Shared MinistriesJames A. PlyburnLavalette & Mays ChapelMarch 14July 1
James R. MalickFE-RDuff StreetWLGassaway/MorrisonInterimMarch 7July 1
James A. PlyburnFELavalette & Mays ChapelWTSouth ParkersburgRaymond D. StonestreetMorris MemorialMarch 7July 1
Timothy P. EdinFENorth Preston Charge (realignment)MVGatewayInterim – Bruceton Mills; Grace Langenstein, Brandonville March 7July 1
Lisa M. FoxFEReedsvilleMVDallas/Sand Hill
Robert A. Sisler
RetiringFebruary 28July 1
J. Michael LantzLP-RFirst – OtterveinPHRetirementInterimFebruary 28July 1
Nancy Henderson WhiteFDMilton / Bethesda ChargeWTEastern Cabell Shared MinistriesBronson ClarkLeavingFebruary 21April 1
Raymond D StonestreetFEMorris MemorialMSLavalette & Mays ChapelRobert W. Kirby IIIUM TempleFebruary 14July 1
Bart R. ThompsonFESpruce StreetMVWarwood – ShortcreekNeil A LeftwichNorthern Area DSFebruary 14July 1
Robert W. Kirby IIIFE-R TIIMUM Temple, BeckleySOMorris Memorial, InterimSteven B. HamrickCalvary, RipleyFebruary 7July 1
Christopher W. “Chip” BennettFESouthern District SuperintendentSOBellemeadJoe KenastonForrest BurdetteFebruary 7July 1
Joseph B. A. HillFEMidland South & Western District SuperintendentMS
WT
Midland South District SuperintendentOkey HarlessRetiringFebruary 7July 1
Martha S. OgnibeneFEWesley, MorgantownMVNorthern District SuperintendentRandall F. FlanaganRetiringJanuary 31July 1
Joseph S. KenastonFEForrest Burdette MemorialMSSouthern District SuperintendentEdward L. GrantRetiringJanuary 31July 1
Steven B. HamrickFECalvary, RipleyLKUM TempleRod Kelley, InterimReturning to MOJanuary 31July 1
Neil A. LeftwichFEDistrict SuperintendentNDSpruce Street UMCMartha OgnibeneJanuary 10July 1