Western District Conference

Ministerial/Credential Updates

Ministerial Leadership Commission Updates

Updates coming soon.

Ministerial Credential Updates

This contains updates from the past three months

8/1/2022 – Randy Smith – Began as Interim Pastor at First Mennonite Church, McPherson, KS; Retired credential changed to Active

7/1/2022 – Luann Yutzy – Began as Interim Pastor at Lindale Mennonite Church, Linville, VA; Active without charge changed to Active

6/30/2022 – Renee Epp Reimer – Ended as Associate Pastor at Bethel College Mennonite Church, North Newton, KS; Active credential changed to Active without charge

6/30/2022 – Scott Litwiller – Ended as Co-Pastor at Lorraine Avenue Mennonite Church, Wichita, KS; Active credential changed to Active without charge

6/19/2022 – Derrick Ramer – Ended as Pastor at New Creation Fellowship, Newton, KS; Active credential changed to Active without charge

6/13/2022 – Susan Jantzen – Began as Sabbatical coverage pastor at Hope Mennonite Church, Wichita, KS; Active without charge credential changed to Active

1/18/2022 – LaVerle Schrag – Withdrew her credential; Retired credential changed to Withdrawn

5/11/2022 – Luann Yutzy – Ended as Transitional Pastor at First Mennonite Church, McPherson, KS; Active credential changed to Active without charge

5/1/2022 – Lee Lever – Began as Transitional Pastor at Houston Mennonite Church, Houston, TX; Active without charge credential changed to Active

4/29/2022 – Luke Unruh – License Towards Ordination granted; He continues as Co-Pastor at First Mennonite Church, Newton, KS; Expired credential changed to Active

4/18/2022 – Luke Unruh – Began as Co-Pastor at First Mennonite Church, Newton, KS

4/5/2022 – Luke Unruh – Ended as Interim Pastor at Tabor Mennonite Church, Newton, KS; Active License for Specific Ministry credential changed to Expired

4/1/2022 – Rose Marie Zook Barber – Began as Interim Associate Pastor at Faith Mennonite Church, Newton, KS; Active without charge credential changed to Active

3/31/2022 – Susan Jantzen – Ended as Interim Pastor at First Mennonite Church, Newton, KS; Active credential changed to Active without charge

3/28/2022 – Rachel Ringenberg Miller – Began as Denominational Minister for Leadership Development for Mennonite Church USA; Active without charge credential changed to Active

3/18/2022 – Graciela Tijerina – Ordination as a pastor in WDC granted; Continues as pastor at Iglesia Menonita Casa Betania, Newton, KS; Active credential

3/13/2022 – Rachel Ringenberg Miller – Ended as pastor at Shalom Mennonite Church, Newton, KS; Active credential changed to Active without charge

3/6/2022 – Lawrence Hart – Passed away; formerly pastor of Koinonia Indian Mennonite Church in Clinton, OK; Retired credential changed to Deceased