Western District Conference

Ministerial/Credential Updates

Ministerial Leadership Commission Updates

Updates coming soon.

Ministerial Credential Updates

This contains updates from the past three months

11/30/22 – Graciela Tijerina – Ended as Pastor at Iglesia Menonita Casa Betania, Newton, KS; Active credential changed to Retired

11/27/22 – Todd Schlosser – Began as Pastor at Tabor Mennonite Church, Newton, KS; Active without charge credential changed to Active

11/26/22 – Todd Schlosser – Ended as Interim Pastor at Bethel College Mennonite Church, North Newton, KS; Active credential changed to Active without Charge

11/19/22 – LaTayna Purnell – Ended as Associate Pastor at Houston Mennonite Church, Houston, TX; License for Specific Ministry Active credential changed to Expired

11/13/22 – Dianne Garcia – Ended as Pastor of Family at San Antonio Mennonite Church, San Antonio, TX; License Towards Ordination Active credential changed to Expired

10/31/22 – Peter Emery ended as interim pastor at First Mennonite Church of Christian, Moundridge, and began 11/1/22 as Pastor at First Mennonite Church of Christian, Moundridge, KS; credential continues as Active 

01/18/22 – Willis Hallman – Passed away; He lived in Kansas City, MO; Retired credential changed to Deceased

10/12/22 – LaTayna Purnell – License for Specific Ministry granted; She continues as Associate Pastor at Houston Mennonite Church where she began on 7/1/22; Active credential

09/02/22 – Karen Mascho – Ended as Chaplain at Cross Timbers Senior Mental Health, Midwest City, OK; She continues as Spiritual Director at Kairos Outside Ministry, Oklahoma City, OK; Credential continues as Active

10/06/22 – Luann Yutzy – Began as Interim Pastor at Shalom Mennonite Church, Newton, KS; Active without charge credential changed to Active

10/03/22 – Eric Massanari – Ended as Chaplain at Kidron Bethel Village, North Newton, KS; Active credential changed to Active without charge

10/02/22 – Hope Mennonite Church, Wichita, KS installed Randy Quinn, a credentialed minister in the United Methodist Church, as Interim Pastor

9/30/22 – Luann Yutzy – Ended as Interim Pastor at Lindale Mennonite Church, Linville, VA; Active credential changed to Active without charge

9/23/22 – Stephen Conrad – Ended as Chaplain at Valley Hope Addiction Treatment & Recovery, Moundridge, KS; License for Specific Ministry Active credential changed to Expired

9/18/22 – Susan Jantzen – Ended as Sabbatical Coverage Pastor at Hope Mennonite Church, Wichita, KS; Active credential changed to Active without charge

9/4/22 – Dave Stevens – Passed away; He was the Lead Pastor at Hope Mennonite Church, Wichita, KS; Active credential changed to Deceased

9/1/22 – Josh Janzen – License Toward Ordination granted; Began as pastor at First Mennonite Church, Beatrice, NE on 9/1/22; Credential is Active

9/1/22 – Linda Lewis – License Toward Ordination withdrawn; Active credential changed to withdrawn