08 May Three Pastoral Changes
George Etling has been appointed senior pastor at Fifth Street Church (Staunton, Va.) effective May 1, 2012. Harry Moore, who supplied the pulpit for 16 years, retired on April 29. George and his wife, Cheri, had been part of the Jerusalem Chapel UB church in in Churchville, Va., where George received his local ministerial license.
Josh Good (right) has been appointed senior pastor at Homefront Church (Grandville, Mich.), effective May 1, 2012. He had been serving as Pastor of Discipleship and Youth at Banner of Christ UB (Byron Center, Mich.) since 2003. Before that, he served two years (1999-2001) as youth pastor at Heart O the Lakes UB (Brooklyn, Mich.).
Howard Beaver, senior pastor of Mt. Olivet Church (Chambersburg, Pa.) since July 2006, announced that he will retire on June 30, 2012. Prior to serving with the United Brethren church, Howard served with the Pennsylvania-Delaware Council of the Assemblies of God, in which he was ordained in the 1980s. The Mt. Olivet leadership and Bishop Phil Whipple will be seeking candidates for the Mt. Olivet Church. If you are interested, please complete a ministerial profile and send to the bishop’s office.