2021-2022 Appointment Season

It is the intention of Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton to set the appointments below as of July 1, 2021.* 

 

Announced June 10, 2021 
 

Rev. Ebenezer Aduku appointed to:
Freeport United Methodist Church (effective as of August 1, 2021)
46 Pine Street
Freeport, NY 11520

Rev. Sheila M. Beckford appointed to:
John Wesley United Methodist Church (effective as of August 1, 2021)
260 Quincy Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216

Pastor Kihun Choi appointed to:
Walden United Methodist Church
1206 Route 52
Walden, NY 12586
        and
Bullville United Methodist Church
2857 Route 17K
Bullville, NY 10915
        and
Maybrook United Methodist Church
313 Homestead Avenue
Maybrook, NY 12543
 
Pastor Susan Cirillo appointed to: 
Bayville United Methodist Church
9 Mountain Avenue
Bayville, NY 11709

Greater Harlem Parish Pastors (Rev. Richard HayesRev. Dorlimar Lebrón MalavéRev. Marvin A. Moss)
appointed to:
Grace United Methodist Church
125 West 104th Street
New York, NY 10025

Rev. Gia Lynne Hall appointed to:
Bakerville United Methodist Church
1087 Litchfield Turnpike
New Hartford, CT 06057

Rev. Lydia H. Han appointed to:
Bellport United Methodist Church
185 South Country Road
Bellport, NY 11713

Pastor Fern Blair Hart appointed to:
Jesse Lee United Methodist Church
25 Flat Rock Road
Easton, CT 06612

Pastor Cleaven Johnson appointed to:
Long Hill United Methodist Church
6358 Main Street
Trumbull, CT 06611

Rev. Suhee Kim appointed to:
Stratford United Methodist Church
2600 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06614

Rev. Sun Joo Lee appointed to:
Torrington United Methodist Church
21 Fern Dr
Torrington, CT 06790

Rev. Sun Yong Lee appointed to:
Sharon United Methodist Church
112 Upper Main Street
Sharon, CT 06069

Rev. Halley Low appointed to:
Riverhead United Methodist Church
204 East Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901

Pastor Ken McQuiller appointed to:
Hampton Bays United Methodist Church
158 West Montauk Highway
Hampton Bays, NY 11946

Rev. Herbert Miller appointed to:
First United Methodist Church
188 Rocky Rest Road
Shelton, CT 06484

Rev. Beverly Mary Morris appointed to:
Hanson Place United Methodist Church
144 St. Felix Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Rev. Morris will continue to serve Grace United Methodist Church in Brooklyn, NY. 

Rev. Jeremiah J. Paul appointed to:
Hamden Plains United Methodist Church
15 Church St
Hamden, CT 06514

Rev. Valerie Paul-Greenaway appointed as Co-Pastor to:
Cornwall United Methodist Church
198 Main Street
Cornwall, NY 12518
        and
Hudson Highlands United Methodist Church
770 Route 9W
Fort Montgomery, NY 10922
        and
Highland Mills United Methodist Church
654 Route 32
Highland Mills, NY 10930
        and 
Mountainville United Methodist Church
615 Angola Road
Mountainville, NY 10953

Rev. Barbara Schaffer appointed to: 
Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church
93 River Road
Pleasant Valley, CT 06063

Pastor Chuck Schif appointed to:
Monroe United Methodist Church
515 Cutlers Farm Road
Monroe, CT 06468

Rev. Thomas Stubbs appointed as Associate Pastor to:
Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church
207 Main Street
Ridgefield, CT 06877

Rev. Chinma Uche appointed to:
East Berlin United Methodist Church
139 Main Street
East Berlin, CT 06023

Rev. Marva Usher-Kerr
Saugerties United Methodist Church (effective as of August 1, 2021)
67 Washington Ave
Saugerties, NY 12477

Pastor Joy Veronesi appointed to:
Lakeville United Methodist Church
319 Main Street
Lakeville, CT 06039

Rev. Katarina von Kühn Murray appointed to:
South Meriden Trinity United Methodist Church
145 Main St
South Meriden, CT 06451

 

Announced May 27, 2021 (#2)
 

Rev. Daeho Noah Choi appointed to:
United Methodist Church of Westville
34 Harrison Street
New Haven, CT 06515

Rev. Young Choi appointed to:
Fairfield-Grace United Methodist Church
1089 Fairfield Woods Road
Fairfield, CT 06825

Rev. Edward Dayton appointed to:
New Milford United Methodist Church
68 Danbury Road
New Milford, CT 06776

Rev. John A. Thomason appointed to:
Wethersfield United Methodist Church
150 Prospect Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109

Rev. HyoungDock Yoo appointed to:
Great Hill United Methodist Church
225 Great Hill Road
Seymour, CT 06483

 

Announced May 27, 2021 (#1)
 

Pastor Kenneth Bohler appointed to:
North Fork United Methodist Church
43960 CR 48
Southold, NY 11971

Rev. Melvin Boone appointed to:
Vanderveer Park United Methodist Church
3114 Glenwood Road
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Rev. John Capen appointed to:
Shady United Methodist Church
Church Road
Shady, NY 12409

Rev. Sejin Cha appointed to:
Bayport United Methodist Church
482 Middle Road
Bayport, NY 11705

Pastor Calvin Collins appointed to:
Ardsley United Methodist Church
525 Ashford Avenue
Ardsley, NY 10502

Rev. Matthew Curry appointed to:
United Methodist Church of New Canaan
165 South Avenue
New Canaan, CT 06840

Rev. Wesley Daniel appointed to:
Woodycrest United Methodist Church
89 West 166th Street
Bronx, NY 10452
Rev. Daniel will continue to serve Calvary United Methodist Church in Bronx, NY.

Rev. Karina Feliz appointed to:
Trinity-Boscobel United Methodist Church
275 Church Street
Buchanan, NY 10511

Rev. Kamil M. Halambiec appointed to:
Church of the Redeemer
112 Meserole Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Rev. Lillian Hertel appointed to:
Bellmore United Methodist Church
2640 Royle Street
Bellmore, NY 11710

Rev. Dr. Gye Ho Thomas Kim appointed to:
North Shore United Methodist Church
260 Route 25A
Wading River, NY 11792
              and
First United Methodist Church
603 Main Street
Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Rev. Margaret Laemmel appointed to:
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
7558 Amboy Road
Staten Island, NY 10307

Rev. Samuel Jaesam Lee appointed to:
East Quogue United Methodist Church
574 Montauk Highway
East Quogue, NY 11942
Rev. Lee will continue to serve Westhampton United Methodist Church in Westhampton, NY.

Pastor Tracy J. Moore appointed to:
Center Moriches United Methodist Church
464 Main Street
Center Moriches, NY 11934
Pastor Moore will continue to serve Trinity United Methodist Church of Coram in Coram, NY.

Pastor Melanie Ollett appointed to:
United Methodist Church of Huntington-Cold Spring Harbor
180 West Neck Road
Huntington, NY 11743
Pastor Ollett will continue to serve West Hills United Methodist Church in Huntington Station, NY.

Rev. Wendy Paul Paige appointed to:
Kings Highway United Methodist Church
1387 East 37th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Rev. Daehyun (Daniel) Park appointed to:
Bethelship Norwegian United Methodist Church
413 56th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11220

Pastor Sharon Pizzo appointed to:
Christ United Methodist Church
545 Old Town Road
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

Rev. Annette Rodriguez appointed to:
United Methodist Church of Hempstead
40 Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

Rev. Wilfredo Tangunan appointed to:
Monroe United Methodist Church
47 Maple Ave
Monroe, NY 10950
              and
Central Valley United Methodist Church
12 Smith Clove Road
Central Valley, NY 10917
              and
United Methodist Church of Harriman
13 Church Street
Harriman, NY 10926
              and
Sloatsburg United Methodist Church
93 Orange Turnpike
Sloatsburg, NY 10974

Rev. Heidi N. Thomas appointed to:
United Methodist Parish in Bushwick
1139 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11221
Rev. Thomas will continue to serve Bethel United Methodist Church in Brooklyn, NY. 

Pastor Lucie Tshama Wa Mbiya appointed to:
Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist
732 Donlon Place
West Hempstead, NY 11552

Rev. Cynthia Waugh-Litchmore appointed to:
Sheepshead Bay United Methodist Church
3087 Ocean Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Rev. Barbara Whitlow appointed to:
Hauppauge United Methodist Church
473 Town Line Road
Hauppauge, NY 11788
              and
First United Methodist Church
51 Wheeler Road
Central Islip, NY 11722

Pastor Hyemin (Mina) Yoo appointed to:
Catskill United Methodist Church
40 Woodland Avenue
Catskill, NY 12414
              and
Simpson Memorial United Methodist Church
691 Route 32A
Palenville, NY 12463
              and
Quarryville United Methodist Church
14 Stay Road
Saugerties, NY 12477

Rev. Sue Hyosuk Yun appointed to:
Aldersgate United Methodist Church
600 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522


Announced April 21, 2021
 

Rev. David Czeisel appointed to:
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
270 Main Street
Northport, NY 11768

Rev. John Joon Woo Lee appointed to:
Mountain View United Methodist Church
3641 State Route 52
Walker Valley, NY 12588

Rev. HyoungKyu Park appointed to:
Simpson United Methodist Church
30 Locust Ave
Amityville, NY 11701
         and
Grace United Methodist Church
515 South Wellwood Avenue
Lindenhurst, NY 11757

Rev. Catherine Schuyler appointed to:
The United Ministry of Delhi
1 Church Street
Delhi, NY 13753

Rev. Andrea Smith appointed to:
Uniondale United Methodist Church
720 Uniondale Avenue
Uniondale, NY 11553
Rev. Smith will continue to serve First United Methodist Church in Roosevelt, NY.

 

Announced March 23, 2021
 

Rev. Kun Sam Cho appointed to:
Asbury United Methodist Church
90 Church Avenue
Forestville, CT 06010

Rev. Michael Cobb appointed to:
Woodbury United Methodist Church
4 Church Street
Woodbury, CT 06798

Rev. Laura Galbraith appointed to:
Darien United Methodist Church
345 Middlesex Road
Darien, CT 06820

Rev. Roger Jackson appointed to:
Fenimore Street United Methodist Church
276 Fenimore Street
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Rev. Matthew Schaeffer appointed to:
Bay Ridge United Methodist Church
7420 Fourth Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11209

Rev. Bette Sohm appointed to:
Bethel United Methodist Church
7033 Amboy Road
Staten Island, NY 10307


*Other effective dates are noted as necessary.