The Pastoral Ministry Licensing Team (PMLT) has been busy this year approving and granting ministerial licenses to United Brethren people. Here are 17 new licensees from 2018.
National Conference Licenses
- Brad North, appointed in April 2018 as senior pastor of South Scipio UB church (Harlan, Ind.).
- Philip Kandeh, from Mt. Zion United African Church (Philadelphia, Pa.).
- Jerald Jones, appointed in March 2018 as senior pastor of McCallum UB church (Delton, Mich.).
- Dan Reed, Family Pastor since August 2016 at Bethel UB church (Elmore, Ohio).
- Curtis Carnes, Pastor of Missional Discipleship at Renew Communities (Berea, Ohio).
- Matt McKeown, associate pastor of First UB (Holly Hill, Fla.).
- Josh McKeown, appointed in August 2017 as senior pastor of Faith UB (Port Orange, Fla.).
Specialized Ministry licenses
- Don Swartz, Executive Pastor at Dillman UB church (Warren, Ind.).
- Nik Walborn, Student Ministries pastor at New Hope Community Church (Bryan, Ohio).
- Brandon Groff, Student Ministry Pastor at Fowlerville UB church (Fowlerville, Mich.).
- Nickolas Balsiger, Associate Pastor of Discipleship & Student Ministries /Youth at The Well (Huntington, Ind.).
- Andrew Franks, Youth Pastor at New Hope UB church (Huntington, Ind.).
- Eric Griffon, Worship Pastor at Fowlerville UB church (Fowlerville, Mich.).
- Adam Keath, Director of Restoration and Recovery at King Street UB church (Chambersburg, Pa.).
- Lissa Litka, Spiritual Journey Director at Morning Star Church (Kokomo, Ind.).
- Julie Llewellyn, Pastor of Early Childhood Ministries at Emmanuel Community Church (Fort Wayne, Ind.).
- Jason Peterson, Children/Youth Pastor at Atlantic Avenue UB church (Franklin, Pa.).