Ministerial Staff:

Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences

Rev. Brigit Stevens – Executive Conference Minister

Staff and financial oversight; Support of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Tri-Conference Ministries boards of directors; ecumenical and denominational connections and questions; National UCC and partner ministry relations; media requests; general questions or concerns from pastors and lay leaders in the Nebraska Conference; and Social Justice projects.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
515.277.6369
brigit@ucctcm.org
5609 Douglas Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310

Rev. Ellis Arnold – Associate Conference Minister

General support for Northwestern-IA, Northeast-IA, and Eastern Iowa-IA association churches and clergy; support for all Committees on Ministry (COM/CCAM/TAM/C&M); and general questions or concerns from pastors and lay leaders in the Iowa Conference.

Pronouns: they, them, theirs
515.612.7410
ellis@ucctcm.org

Rev. Samantha Houser – Associate Conference Minister

General support for South Dakota Conference churches and clergy; Support for churches in search for pastoral leadership in all South Dakota associations, Northwestern-IA, Northeast-IA, and Eastern Iowa-IA associations.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
605.338.8738
samantha@ucctcm.org
3500 S Phillips Ave, Ste 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Headshot of Associate Conference Minister Rev. Kendy Miller

Rev. Kendy Miller – Associate Conference Minister

General support for Southwest-IA, Southeast -IA, and Central-IA association churches and clergy; Support for clergy and pastoral leaders in the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota UCC Conferences to promote healthy growth and ministry in those leaders.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
515.669.5243
kendy@ucctcm.org

Headshot of ACM Rev. Sarah Rentzel Jones

Rev. Sarah Rentzel Jones – Associate Conference Minister

General support for Nebraska Conference churches and clergy; support for churches in search for pastoral leadership in the Nebraska UCC Conference and the SW-IA, Central-IA, and SE-IA Associations of the Iowa UCC Conference.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
808.631.2444
sarah@ucctcm.org

Ministerial Staff:

South Dakota Conference

Kerry Steever – Placerville Camp Director

Management of camp operations which include administration, promotion, booking, maintenance, camp program coordination, summer staff recruitment, cooking, and hospitality.

Pronouns: he, him, his
605.342.1390
uccplace@hotmail.com
Placerville Camp and Retreat Center
13801 W Hwy 44 Rapid City, SD 57702

Support Staff:

Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences

Aidan Spencer – Communications Specialist

Communication of the Conferences’ events, news, and mission through digital storytelling; website development and mantainence; event submission and social media management; newsletter creation and publication; photo and video production.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
aidan@ucctcm.org

Blaine Wilson – Ministry Support Staff

Provides administrative and clerical support to Associate Conference ministers in the search and call process; provides support and customer service to searching churches, ministers, lay leaders and ecumenical partners at the direction of the Associate Conference Ministers; manages data related to search and call; daily office operations.

Pronouns: he, him, his
605.338.8738
blaine@ucctcm.org
3500 S Phillips Ave, Ste 100, Sioux Falls, SD 57105