Clergy Transitions since last convention

Ordained as deacon

The Rev. Jason Oden; serving residency at St. Barnabas, Montgomery

Ordained as priest

The Rev. Charles Graves IV; serving residency at Church of the Advent, Walnut Hills (Cincinnati)
The Rev. Devin Rodgers; Rector-elect at St. Alban’s, Bexley (beginning January 2019)
The Rev. Emmanuel Tuyishime; serving residency at St. George’s, Dayton

New to Diocese

The Rev. Allison English; called as Rector of Calvary, Clifton (Cincinnati)
The Rev. Richard Rasner; Deacon serving at Christ Church Cathedral
The Rev. Seth Wymer; serving as Associate Priest at All Saints, New Albany
The Rev. Kathleen Murray; serving as Associate Priest at All Saints, Portsmouth
The Rev. E. Wayne Rollins; serving St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ironton
The Rev. David Kendall-Sperry; called as Rector of St. Peter’s, Delaware

New Licensed to Officiate

The Rev. Mitchell Bojarski; serving as Associate for Youth and Young Adults at Church of the Redeemer, Hyde Park (Cincinnati)
The Rev. Robert Clarke; serving as Transition Priest at St. John’s, Lancaster and St. Paul’s, Logan
The Rev. Nicholas Evancho; serving as Curate at Christ Church, Glendale
The Rev. Elizabeth Hoster; serving as Extended Supply Priest at St. Andrew’s Episcopal/Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Washington Court House.
The Rev. Canon Karen Montagno; serving as Canon Missioner at Christ Church Cathedral
The Rev. Gene Sheppard; serving as Transition Priest at St. Luke’s, Marietta
The Rev. Doris Westfall; serving as Transition Priest at St. Luke’s, Granville

New Ministry Settings & Resignations

The Rev. Canon Lynn Carter-Edmands; named Canon to the Ordinary on the bishop’s staff
The Rev. Nancy Hopkins-Greene; resigned as Associate Priest, Church of the Redeemer, Hyde Park (Cincinnati)
The Rev. Mary Laymon; serving as Priest-in-charge at St. Simon of Cyrene, Lincoln Heights
The Rev. Maggie Leidheiser-Stoddard; called as Rector of Christ Church, Springfield
The Rev. Joanna Leiserson; serving as Transition Priest at Christ Church, Xenia
The Rev. Canon Jason Leo; named Canon for Transitions and Congregational Vitality on the bishop’s staff
The Rev. Susan Rebecca Michelfelder; resigned as Rector of St. Stephen’s, Columbus
The Rev. Jennifer Oldstone-Moore; serving as Priest-in-charge at Christ Church, Xenia
The Rev. John Paddock; retired as Rector of Christ Church, Dayton, and is now serving as Priest-in-charge at St. Christopher’s, Fairborn
The Rev. Lee Anne Reat; resigned as Rector of St. John’s, Columbus, and was named Canon for Formation on the bishop’s staff.

Retired

The Rev. Jack Koepke, as Canon to the Ordinary
The Rev. G. William Pursley, as Rector of St. John’s, Lancaster, and Priest to St. Paul’s, Logan

Transferred out of diocese

The Rev. Alex Martin, to Diocese of Ohio

Clergy necrology

The Rev. Elizabeth Lilly  December 1, 2017
The Rev. William Gartig  March 6, 2018
The Rev. John Brandenburg  March 10, 2018
The Rev. Joan Maynard  April 23, 2018
The Rev. Sandra Kidd  May 27, 2018
The Rev. William E. Rathman  June 3, 2018