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Rev. Bryon Bukovesky (Non-Alliance Assignment) transitioned to Senior Pastor at Concord Alliance Church (Painesville, OH) on 4/29/18.

Rev. Jim Trainer (Non-Alliance Assignment) went to retired status on 3/12/18.

Rev. Dean Lancaster (Flushing, OH) went to Unassigned on 5/1/18.

Pastor Brian Campbell (Unassigned) went to Non-Alliance Assignment (Hearts Wake Ministries) on 4/17/18.

Rev. Herb Spring (Retired) moved to the Ohio Valley District on 5/30/18.


Kaitlin Weidner joins the Refugee Impact Collaborative (RIC) (Cleveland, OH). Kaitlin interned in Bamako, Mali and graduated from Toccoa Falls College. (Picture not available)

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Tom Christ serves as Assistant Pastor at Westwood Alliance Church (Mansfield, OH). Tom attended Moody Bible Institute and has been in training at the church for the past two years.


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Matt Bohman (Jessica) serves in a Non-Alliance Assignment at Restoring Hope Ministries. Matt previously served in the Central District and the Mid-Atlantic District. He and Jessica have four children: MJ (5), Aaron (3), Genesis (2) and Michal (1) and reside in Buckhannon, WV.


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Jake Poole (Holland) serves as Worship Pastor at Freshwater Community Church (Wadsworth, OH).  He has worked in journalism and also served in worship and youth pastor roles. They have two children: Caden (3) and Aliyah (1).


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Matt Bazemore (Debra) serves as Senior Pastor at Living Hope Church (Medina, OH). Matt worked with Cru in several locations for a number of years and was on staff at an independent church in Medina County. They have three children: Emma (12), Madeline (9), and Kaelyn (8).



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Troy Krombholz (Susan) serves as Assistant Pastor at Freedom Alliance Church (Hambden, OH). He has served both overseas and here in the U.S. in various capacities.  Troy and Susan have two children: Tobijah (4) and Micaiah (1).



Community Bible Church (Mansfield, OH) became an accredited church with the C&MA on 4/22/18. Rev. Dan Richter (Erin) serves there as the Senior Pastor.

Rick and Candace Graumlich welcomed their first child, Will, on 5/16/18.

Rev. Luke Miller married Morgan Kennard on May 19, 2018.