Appointments

New Mexico & NWTX Appointments for 2019

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Joshua Stueve (FE)
Appointed To: Dalhart, Central UMC
Appointed From: Alpine, FUMC/Marfa, FUMC
Former Appointee: Steve Patterson
Announce Date: 3-17-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Clovis
Clergy: Kelly McCuaig (OE) 
Appointed To: Alamogordo, Grace UMC
Appointed From: Mankato, Hilltop UMC (Minnesota Conf.)
Former Appointee: Dustin Wilhite
Announce Date: 3-17-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: El Paso
Clergy: Francisco Escalera (FE)
Appointed To: Odessa, Highland UMC
Appointed From: Brownfield, FUMC
Former Appointee: Mark Alexander (Interim)
Announce Date: 3-17-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: El Paso
Clergy: Mark Alexander (FE)
Appointed To: Odessa, Highland UMC – Part-time Interim Senior Pastor
Former Appointee: America Rojas
Effective Date: 3-17-19

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Mark Welshimer (OE)
Appointed To: Amarillo, Polk Street UMC
Appointed From: Magnolia UMC (Texas Conf.)
Former Appointee: Terry Tamplen
Announce Date: 12-17-18
Effective Date: 3-1-19

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Terry Tamplen (RE)
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Polk Street UMC – Interim Senior Pastor
Effective Date: 3-1-19

District: Lubbock
Clergy: David Ceballos (FE)
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Transitional Leave – GBGM
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Lubbock
Clergy: Janet Edwards (FL)
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Abernathy, FUMC
Effective Date: 2-1-19

District: El Paso
Clergy: Jared Secret (FL)
Appointed To: Silver City, FUMC
Appointed From: Crane, FUMC/Grandfalls Union Church
Former Appointee: Michael Brunk
Announce Date: 3-10-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Abilene
Clergy: Dustin Wilhite (FE)
Appointed To: Abilene, Aldersgate UMC
Appointed From: Alamagordo, Grace UMC
Former Appointee: Gary Boles
Announce Date: 3-10-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Clovis
Clergy: Manish Shirley (FE)
Appointed To: Carlsbad, Epworth UMC
Appointed From: Amarillo, Trinity UMC
Former Appointee: Phil Huston
Announce Date: 3-10-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Lubbock
Clergy: Russ Panzer (PE)
Appointed To: Tulia, FUMC
Appointed From: No Appointment
Former Appointee: Karan Carlton
Announce Date: 3-10-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Abilene
Clergy: Steve Patterson (AM)
Appointed To: Abilene, St. Paul UMC
Appointed From: Dalhart, Central UMC
Former Appointee: Felicia Hopkins
Announce Date: 3-10-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: John Nash (FE)
Appointed To: Los Alamos, FUMC
Appointed From: Albuquerque, Mesa View UMC
Former Appointee: Steve Trout
Announce Date: 3-10-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Lubbock
Clergy: Gary Boles (FE)
Appointed To: Floydada, FUMC
Appointed From: Abilene, Aldersgate UMC
Former Appointee: Ken Peterson
Announce Date: 3-10-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Amarillo
Clergy: Felicia Hopkins (FE)
Appointed To: Amarillo District Superintendent
Appointed From: Abilene, St. Paul UMC
Former Appointee: Paul Bauernfeind
Announce Date: 1-6-19
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Lubbock
Clergy: Karan Carlton (FE)
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Tulia, FUMC
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Lubbock
Clergy: Neely Landrum (FE)
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Olton, FUMC/Spade UMC
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Albuquerque
Clergy: Steve Trout (FE)
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Los Alamos, FUMC
Effective Date: 7-1-19

District: Lubbock
Clergy: Ken Peterson (FE)
Appointed To: Retired
Appointed From: Floydada, FUMC
Effective Date: 7-1-19