06 Jul Five Ministerial Licenses Granted at Conference
During the Thursday morning business session during the 2013 US National Conference (June 27), Bishop Phil Whipple presented ministerial licenses to several persons.
Provisional ministerial licenses were granted to:
- Zachary Kennedy, associate pastor since 2009 of Olive Branch UB church in Lakeville, Ind. He holds a degree in Christian Ministry from Bethel College (Mishawaka, Ind.).
- Mike Rowley, from College Park church in Huntington, Ind.
- Courtney Kennedy, wife of Zachary Kennedy. She, too, is a graduate of Bethel College, with a degree in Elementary Education. (Courtney was participating in the conference women’s track during the business session.)
National Conference ministerial licenses were granted to:
- Chris Kuntz, Worship Leader and Director of Men’s Ministries at Emmanuel Community Church in Fort Wayne, Ind.
- Elmer Long, senior pastor of Hillsdale UB church in St. Mary’s, Ohio. He has served there since 2006.
- Kendal Sheen, Youth and Worship Pastor at Kilpatrick UB church in Woodland, Mich.