June 5, 2017


It is Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky's intention to make the following appointment, effective July 1, 2017:

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  • The Rev. Amanda Gayle Reed to the Gooding United Methodist Church in Gooding, Idaho. Reed is an elder from the West Virginia Conference who will serve three-quarter time. Pastor Teresa Adams, who currently serves in Gooding, will be taking a position at a United Methodist Church in Durango, Colorado.
In addition, Columbia District Superintendent, Rev. Erin Martin has announced the intention to assign Gigi Siekkinen as a half-time Intern at The Dalles First United Methodist Church in The Dalles, Oregon. Siekkinen is currently a second year student at Claremont School of Theology in the Masters of Divinity degree program and will be pursuing licensing as a local pastor. It was previously announced that Alyssa Baker, who previously served as the Intern in The Dalles, will be assigned to the Open Door Churches partnership in Salem-Keizer, Oregon.

A summary of appointment announcements can be found on the conference website at

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