Ministerial Staff

Rev. Brigit Stevens, Executive Conference Minister

Staff and financial oversight; Support of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Tri-Conference Ministries boards of directors; Ecumenical relations; National UCC and partner ministry relations; Media requests; and Social Justice projects.

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

Rev. Darrell Goodwin, Associate Conference Minister

General support for Nebraska Conference churches and clergy; Support for churches in search for pastoral leadership in all Nebraska associations, Southwestern-IA, Central-IA, and Southeastern-IA associations.

Pronouns: he, him, his
402.307.1107
darrell@ucctcm.org

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).

Pronouns: they, them, theirs
515.612.7410
ellis@ucctcm.org
1680 Viking Hills Rd, Decorah, IA 52101

Rev. Jonna Jensen, Associate Conference Minister

General support for Southwestern-IA, Central-IA, and Southeastern-IA associations; Support for creation of tri-conference wide culture of call, nurturing relationships and experiments that raise up our next generation of leaders.

Pronouns: she, her, hers
515.669.5243
jonna@ucctcm.org
3675 67th St, Baldwin, IA 52207

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
605.301.0418
samantha@ucctcm.org
3500 S Phillips Ave, Ste 100  Sioux Falls, SD 57105

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

Diane Leggett, Ministry Support Staff

Data entry and management for Conferences’ and national database; Committee on Ministry support for Ellis Arnold; transfer of ministerial standing requests; donation records for churches and individuals; daily office operations.

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

Jo Ordway, Ministry Support Staff

Assistant to the Executive Conference Minister; coordinates, sets up, and manages events; manages bill paying, banking coordination, and payroll; administrator for contracts; daily office operations.

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

Karen Peters, Ministry Support Staff

Search and Call support for Associate Conference Ministers; fundraising letters; thank you letters for Friends of the Conference (FOC); daily office operations.

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

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
563.419.7919
aidan@ucctcm.org