On the Move in the Central District

Personnel Changes

Rev. Hunter Goon (Riverside Alliance Church, Akron, OH) to Refugee Impact Collaborative, 8/1/17.

Rev. Delroy Simpson (Stow Alliance Church, Stow, OH) to Western PA District, 9/3/17.

Rev. John Brake (NEO-HCN, Cleveland, OH) to Filipino American Bible Fellowship, 9/1/17.


Rev. Mike Greenlief (Jody) comes back to our district as the Pastor at Edgewood Alliance Church (North Kingsville, OH). Mike most recently served in the Mid-Atlantic District, but he formerly served at Edgewood as Youth Pastor. They have three children: Raymeir (7), Annabella (3), and Mia (1).

We also welcome Pastor Phil Chapman (Andrea) as Assistant Pastor at Stow Alliance Fellowship (Stow, OH). Phil has most recently been serving in chaplain positions, both in Ohio and Virginia. They have four children: Caleb (11), Luke (10), Ezekiel (5), and Thomas (2).

Also new to our district is Pastor Erin Bell (Amissha), serving as a Chaplain in Cleveland, OH.   Erin currently serves at the Cuyahoga Hills Juvenile Correctional Facility, and served previously at the VA Medical Center in Cleveland.


Rick and Candace Graumlich (Fredericktown, OH) were married on 7/1/17.   

Jordy and Kayla Vickrey (Grace Church, Cleveland, OH), were married on 8/4/17.

Harvest Community Church (Martinsburg, WV) celebrated its 10th anniversary on 9/30/17.

Mansfield Alliance Church (Mansfield, OH) celebrated its 100th anniversary on 10/1/17.

Joe and Amanda Dixon (Signs of Grace, Cleveland, OH) welcomed new twins, Catherine and Christopher, on 9/6/17.

Jim and Ciara Pavkov (Grace Church, Cleveland, OH) welcomed Josiah James on 9/23/17.