Rev. Todd Froehlich (Non-Alliance Assignment/Leave of Absence) retired on 3/1/18.
Rev. Chris Durbin (Heartland Church, Lexington, OH) went to Unassigned on 3/25/18.
Rev. Roy Baker (Morgantown Alliance Church, Morgantown, WV) transitioned from Assistant Pastor to Senior Pastor on 3/25/18.
Rev. Steve Andrews (Living Hope Church, Medina, OH) went to Unassigned on 3/31/18.
Mike & Jodi Greenlief welcomed Braelynn Joy on 2/17/18, who joins her three older siblings.
Joining the district is Shawn Dahlheimer (Penny), serving as Pastor at Grace Baptist Chapel (West Union, WV) as a Non-Alliance Assignment. Shawn had served in the Central District in both Ohio and West Virginia in the past. He and Penny have four adult children.
The district also welcomes Erik Hansen (Jaynie), who serves as Pastor of Technical Arts at Grace Church (Middleburg Hts, OH). He is a graduate of Malone University and has worked at Grace since his graduation.
Now an Official Worker, Becky Carter (Todd) will continue her work as Associate Director for Emerging Leaders for the Central District, as she progresses through the C&MA consecration process. Becky currently leads Thrive, a women’s leadership development program, and attends Freshwater Community Church. They have five children: Luke (11), Caleb (10), Madeleine (8), Jacob (5), and Samuel (3).
Roger Abe (Teresita) joins the district, serving as Pastor at Filipino American Bible Fellowship (Austintown, OH). They moved here in 2017 from the Philippines and are working with John Brake (Yolly) in planting this church among the Filipino American community. They have an adult son, Nathan.
We also welcome David Washington (Toya), Youth Pastor at Hope Alliance Bible Church (Maple Hts, OH). David has degrees from both University of Toledo and Liberty University Theological Seminary. They have three children: David (6), Gabrielle (5), and Victoria (1).
Mike Rose (Melissa) joins the district, serving as Pastor at Peoples Church (Geneva, OH). Mike recently served at a church in Hong Kong for over 10 years. They have three children: Isabella (12), Isaiah (9), and Eliza (8).
Also new to the district is Chris Miletti (Amy), Youth Pastor at Stow Alliance Fellowship (Stow, OH). Chris is enrolled in the LEAD program and will graduate in June. They have four children: Jacob (10), Hannah (7), Emma (4), and Julian (2).