Mark Self has been named senior pastor of Trinity UB church in Fostoria, Ohio. He graduated in 1994 from Kentucky Mountain Bible College with a degree in Pastoral Ministries. Since 1987, he has served as youth pastor, associate pastor, or pastor at five different churches. Most recently, he served 14 years, 2000-2014, as pastor of Christ’s Community Church in Navarre, Ohio. Mark and his wife, Debbie, have three grown children, ages 18-24.

Travis Ambrose (right) has been named lead pastor of New Hope Church in Camden, Mich. He will also continue in a part-time staff status at Hillsdale Church (Hillsdale, Mich.), where he has been Family Life Pastor since June 2011. Prior to that, Travis was associate pastor of Lake View UB church (Camden, Mich.).

David and Annette Souers

David and Annette Souers

David Souers was named senior pastor of New Horizons UB church (Rockford, Ohio) effective February 6, 2014. Since 2008, David had been lead pastor of Westwood Fellowship in Woodburn, Ind. (part of the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches denomination).

David grew up in UB churches in northeast Indiana, in the Huntington and Fort Wayne areas. He graduated in 2012 from Moody Bible Institute with a degree in biblical studies, and is currently working on his MDiv at Wesley Seminary.

David’s wife, Annette, graduated from Moody in 2005 with a degree in sports ministry, and in 2011 received a degree in nursing from Medtech College. She and David have one child.

Jeremiah and Elisa Ketchum

Jeremiah and Elisa Ketchum

Jeremiah Ketchum was appointed lead pastor of Brown Corners UB church (Clare, Mich.) effective January 26, 2014.

Jeremiah and his wife, Elisa, were married in 2000 and have four children ages 1-11. From 2003-2008, they served with New Tribes Mission, including a year of ministry in China.

Both Jeremiah and Elisa graduated from New Tribes Bible Institute (Jackson, Mich.) in 2005. Jeremiah went on to earn a Master’s in Religious Studies in 2006 from Southern California Seminary.

Victor Mojica (left) has been named senior pastor of Clearview UB church (Goshen, Ind.), effective January 1, 2014. He takes the place of Hubert Schmucker, who retired after 36 years of service in the United Brethren denomination.

Milt Herrold (right) has been appointed senior pastor of Macedonia UB church (Greencastle, Pa.), following the retirement of Gayle Ruble, Sr. Herrold previously pastored the UB church in Orrstown, Pa., 2004-2011. He then left to take a position in Vermont with Child Evangelism Fellowship.

Mike Mattox has been named senior pastor of New Life UB church (Chanute, Kansas). He holds a two-year diploma in Pastoral Studies from Rhema Bible Training Center. Mike and his wife, Linda, have five children.

Andy Stahl has been named senior pastor of Mount Hope UB church (Carson City, Mich.) effective November 1, 2013. He previously served two years as senior pastor of New Life Church (Chanute, Kansas). He has held a National Conference license since 2011. Andy graduated from Huntington University in 2007 with a degree in Bible and Religion. His wife, Jennifer, graduated from HU in 2006 with a degree in Recreation Management.

Paul and Carie Burrus

Paul and Carie Burrus

Paul Burrus has been appointed senior pastor of Corunna UB church (Corunna, Ind.) effective September 22, 2013. He holds degrees in Biology and Psychology from Manchester University (1980), a masters in Clinical Psychology from the University of St. Francis (1983), a Master of Divinity from Winebrenner Theological Seminary (1995), and a Doctor of Ministry from Grace Theological Seminary (2008).

Paul and his wife, Carie, have served in pastoral ministry since 1990. He was ordained in 1995 by the Church of God (Anderson, Ind.). He and Carie have two grown daughters.

Scott Graham has been named senior pastor of Good Shepherd UB church (Greenfield, Ohio), effective September 1, 2013. He has been granted a Provisional ministerial license. He and his wife, Amanda, have three children ages 14-29. Scott graduated in 1982 from Southwest Bible University (Bolivar, Mo.) with a degree in Religious Studies and Education, and in 1993 received a degree in Bible from Southeastern University of Lakeland, Fla. Amanda holds a degree in Human Ecology from Ohio State University (2007).

Scott accepted Christ as a child in VBS and sensed the call to ministry during college. He was licensed in 1981 through the Assemblies of God, and was ordained with them in 1987. Over the years he has served churches as a children’s pastor, church planter, and senior pastor.

He let his AOG credentials lapse in 1999, when he founded Excellent Meetings, a company which offers conference planning services (Scott secured all of the exhibitors for the 2013 US National Conference meeting in Fort Wayne, Ind.).