Appointments

New Mexico & NWTX Conference 2017 Appointments

Bishop W. Earl Bledsoe and members of his Appointive Cabinet have made several new appointments. This page of the Conference website will continue to post appointments as they are made.  The appointments are entered in the order they are announced.

 

District: Amarillo
Clergy: William G. “Billy” Holland (SY) 25%
Appointed To: Mobeetie UMC
Appointed From: No Appointment
Former Appointee: Doug Boyd
Announce Date: 5-21-17
Effective Date: 5-21-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Mike Evans (SY) 25%
Appointed To: Amarillo, Buchanan Street UMC
Appointed From: No Appointment
Former Appointee:  TBS
Announce Date: 5-21-17
Effective Date: 5-28-17

District: El Paso
Clergy:  Xavier Torres (SY) 25%
Appointed To: Truth or Consequences, FUMC
Appointed From: No Appointment
Former Appointee: Victor Colton
Announce Date: 5-21-17
Effective Date: 6-25-17

District: El Paso
Clergy:  Tom Anderson (SY) 25%
Appointed To: Anthony, FUMC
Appointed From: No Appointment
Former Appointee: Sharon (Missy) Scott
Announce Date: 5-21-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Clovis
Clergy: Sherrie Goff (LM) 25%
Appointed To: Roswell, Aldersgate UMC
Appointed From: No Appointment
Former Appointee: James Bignell
Announce Date: 5-21-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Steve Ulrey (RE) 50%
Appointed To: Borger, St. Andrew UMC
Appointed From: Retired
Former Appointee: TBS
Announce Date: 5-14-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Big Spring
Clergy: Gil Cherry (LM) 75%
Appointed To: Sweetwater, Highland Heights UMC
Appointed From: No Appointment
Former Appointee: Jake Wade
Announce Date: 5-14-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Big Spring
Clergy: Shane Carter (SY) 25%
Appointed To: Coahoma UMC
Appointed From: Ira, FUMC
Former Appointee:  Raul Garcia
Announce Date: 5-7-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Clovis
Clergy: Victor Colton (SY) 50%
Appointed To: Melrose, FUMC
Appointed From: Truth or Consequences, FUMC
Former Appointee: Jim Herriott
Announce Date: 5-7-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: Will Steinsiek (HR) 25%
Appointed To: Bernalillo UMC
Appointed From: Retired
Former Appointee: Mark Conkling
Effective date: 7-1-17

District: El Paso
Clergy: Steve McElroy (RE)
Appointed To: El Paso, St. Mark’s UMC (Intentional Interim Pastor)
Appointed From: Retired
Former Appointee: Jon Moore
Announce Date: 5-7-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Clovis
Clergy: Mark Anderson (OF)
Appointed To: Fort Sumner, FUMC (Para. 346.2 – Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod)
Appointed From: Missouri Synod Lutheran Pastor, Houston, TX
Former Appointee: Mike Stahl
Announce Date: 5-7-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Big Spring
Clergy: Layloni Drake (FE)
Appointed To: Snyder, Trinity UMC/Union UMC/Ira UMC
Appointed From: Medical Leave of Absence
Former Appointee: Quita Jones/Quita Jones/Shane Carter
Announce Date: 5-7-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Quita Jones (FL)
Appointed To: Panhandle, FUMC
Appointed From: Snyder, Trinity UMC/Union UMC
Former Appointee: Randy Thomas
Announce Date: 4-30-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: El Paso
Clergy: Randy Thomas (FE)
Appointed To: Fort Stockton, FUMC
Appointed From: Panhandle, FUMC
Former Appointee: Neely Landrum
Announce Date: 4-30-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: Mike Stahl (FE)
Appointed To: Aztec UMC
Appointed From: Fort Sumner, FUMC
Former Appointee: Jeff Symonds
Announce Date: 4-30-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Judi Brandt (FE)
Appointed To: Stinnett, FUMC/Borger, Wesley UMC (Para. 346.1 – North Texas Conference)
Appointed From: Oak Park UMC, Paris, Texas (North Texas Conference)
Former Appointee: Donald Ward
Announce Date: 4-30-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: Jon Moore (FE)
Appointed To: Albuquerque, FUMC
Appointed From: El Paso, St. Mark’s UMC
Former Appointee: Doug Mills
Announce Date: 4-30-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Clovis
Clergy: America Rojas (PE) 
Appointed To: Clovis, Kingswood UMC – Associate
Appointed From: El Paso, Vista-Ysleta UMC/Ekklesia UMC
Former Appointee: New Position
Announce Date: 4-23-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Big Spring
Clergy: Yong-Sub Sim (FE)
Appointed To: Midland, St. Mark’s UMC (Para. 346.1 – New Mexico Conference)
Appointed From: El Paso, Korean UMC
Former Appointee: Gilbert Bela
Announce Date: 4-23-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Roy Keith (OF)
Appointed To: Miami, FUMC
Appointed From: Lamesa, Northridge UMC
Former Appointee: Anthony Inman
Announce Date: 4-23-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Lubbock
Clergy: Neely Landrum (FE)
Appointed To: Olton, FUMC/Spade UMC
Appointed From: Fort Stockton, FUMC
Former Appointee: Tom Carter/Pat Boone-Rodriguez
Announce Date: 4-23-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Abilene
Clergy: Curtis Schrader (FL)
Appointed To: Aspermont, FUMC
Appointed From: New Home UMC (Part-time)
Former Appointee: TBS (Part-time)
Announce Date: 4-23-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: North Central – North Texas Conference
Clergy: Jeff Lust (FE)
Appointed To: Stonebridge UMC, McKinney, TX
Appointed From: University Chaplain and Director of Religious Life, McMurry University
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Lubbock
Clergy: Tom Carter (AM)
Appointed To: Muleshoe, FUMC/Earth UMC
Appointed From: Olton, FUMC
Former Appointee: Mindy McLanahan/Pat Boone-Rodriguez
Announce Date: 4-9-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: El Paso
Clergy: Ross Whiteaker (FE)
Appointed To: Las Cruces, Morning Star UMC
Appointed From: Abilene, The Branch
Former Appointee: Travis Bennett
Announce Date: 4-9-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District:  Big Spring
Clergy: Donald Ward (FL)
Appointed To: Colorado City, FUMC
Appointed From: Stinnett, FUMC/Borger, Wesley UMC
Former Appointee: Larry Bass
Announce Date: 4-9-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Abilene
Clergy: Gilbert Bela (FL)
Appointed To: Abilene, FUMC
Appointed From: Midland, St. Mark’s UMC
Former Appointee: Jeff Zirkle
Announce Date: 4-9-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District:  Amarillo
Clergy: Larry Bass (AM)
Appointed To: Canadian, FUMC
Appointed From: Colorado City, FUMC
Former Appointee: Danny Sanders
Announce Date: 4-9-17

Effective Date: 7-1-17: Big Spring
Clergy: Raul Garcia (OE)
Appointed To: Midland, St. Luke’s UMC – Associate (Para. 346.1 – Methodist Church of Mexico)
Appointed From: Coahoma UMC
Former Appointee: New Position
Announce Date: 4-2-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: Doug Mills (FE)
Appointed To: Albuquerque, Mountainside UMC
Appointed From: Albuquerque, FUMC
Former Appointee: John Rech
Announce Date: 4-2-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Anthony Inman (PE)
Appointed To: Dumas FUMC
Appointed From: Miami FUMC
Former Appointee: John Sanders (FE)
Announce Date: 4-2-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: David Snyman (FE)
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Medical Leave of Absence
Announce Date: 4-2-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17
District: Big Spring

Clergy: John Sanders (FE)
Appointed To: Levelland FUMC
Appointed From: Dumas FUMC
Former Appointee: Rusty Dickerson (FE)
Announce Date: 3-26-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: Eileen Utton (FE)
Appointed To: Bloomfield FUMC
Appointed From: Leave of Absence
Former Appointee: Kathleen Potter
Announce Date: 3-26-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Abilene
Clergy: Rusty Dickerson (FE)
Appointed To: Vernon FUMC
Appointed From: Levelland FUMC
Former Appointee: Tom Long
Announce Date: 3-26-17
Effective Date 7-1-17

District: Lubbock
Clergy: Danny Sanders (FE)
Appointed To: Littlefield FUMC
Appointed From: Canadian FUMC
Former Appointee: Gary Boles
Announce Date: 3-26-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Abilene
Clergy: Gary Boles (FE)
Appointed To: Abilene, Aldersgate UMC
Appointed From: Littlefield, FUMC
Former Appointee: Steve Brooks
Announce Date: 3-26-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Big Spring
Clergy: Tom Long (FE)
Appointed To: Midland, St. Luke’s UMC
Appointed From: Vernon, FUMC
Former Appointee: Kathryn Boren
Announce Date: 3-19-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Damon Stalvey (PE)
Appointed To: Stratford, FUMC
Appointed From: Crowell, FUMC/Margaret UMC
Former Appointee: Steve Ulrey
Announce Date: 3-19-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: John Rech (FE)
Appointed To: Albuquerque, St. Stephen’s UMC
Appointed From: Albuquerque, Mountainside UMC
Former Appointee: Todd Salzwedel
Announce Date: 3-19-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Big Spring
Clergy: Kathryn Boren (FE)
Appointed To: Big Spring District Superintendent
Appointed From: Midland, St. Luke’s UMC
Former Appointee: Derrell Patterson
Announce Date: 3-19-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Travis Bennett (FE)
Appointed To: Amarillo, Saint Stephen UMC
Appointed From: Las Cruces, Morning Star UMC
Former Appointee: Stan Cosby
Announce Date: 3-19-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Big Spring
Clergy: Derrell Patterson (FE)
Appointed To: Big Spring, FUMC
Appointed From: Big Spring District Superintendent
Former Appointee: Bill Ivins
Announce Date: 3-19-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Lubbock
Clergy: Kay Reed (FE) 
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Brenham, FUMC – Associate (Para. 346.1 – Texas Conf.)
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Big Spring
Clergy: Steve Brooks (FE)
Appointed To: Midland, FUMC
Appointed From: Abilene, Aldersgate UMC
Former Appointee: Tim Walker
Announce Date: 3-12-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Bill Ivins (FE)
Appointed To: Amarillo, Saint Paul UMC
Appointed From: Big Spring, FUMC
Former Appointee: Steve Stephens
Announce Date: 3-12-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: El Paso
Clergy: Todd Salzwedel (FE)
Appointed To: Odessa, FUMC
Appointed From: Albuquerque, St. Stephen’s UMC
Former Appointee: Terry Tamplen
Announce Date: 3-12-17
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: Nancy Bowen (FE) 
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Earlham School of Religion (Para. 344.1d)
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Steve Stephens (FE)  
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Amarillo, Saint Paul UMC
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Stan Cosby (FE) 
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Amarillo, Saint Stephen UMC
Effective Date: 7-1-17
District: Amarillo
Clergy: Steve Ulrey (FE) 
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Stratford, FUMC
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: Kathleen Potter (FE) 
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Bloomfield, FUMC
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: El Paso
Clergy: Moo Keun Ham (FE) 
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Immanuel UMC (Para. 346.1 – Cal-Pac)
Effective Date: 7-1-17
District: Abilene
Clergy: Jeff Zirkle (FE)
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Abilene, FUMC
Effective Date: 7-1-17

District: El Paso
Clergy: Terry Tamplen (FE) 
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Odessa, FUMC
Effective Date: 6-1-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: Ann Madden (FE) 
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: VNA Hospice of Southern California (Para. 344.1d)
Effective Date: 4-1-17

District: Big Spring
Clergy: Tim Walker (FE)
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Midland, FUMC
Effective Date: 3-31-17

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: Melissa Madara (FE)
Appointed To: Albuquerque, St. John’s UMC – Associate Pastor
Appointed From: Leave of Absence
Former Appointee: None
Effective Date: 2-1-17