April 9, 2018


It is Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky's intention to make the following appointment, effective July 1, 2018:

Jim Hardenbrook
  • Rev. James Hardenbrook to First United Methodist Church in Payette, Idaho. Hardenbrook is ordained in the Church of the Brethren and will serve the Payette community quarter-time while continuing to serve serve the United Methodist Church in Fruitland, Idaho half-time.

Jayde Rasband

In Addition, District Superintendent Erin Martin has announced the intention to assign Jayde Rasband to the South East Portland Parish effective July 1, 2018 as a half-time associate pastor.

Rashband is graduating with a Masters of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology in Atlanta Georgia. She is a certified candidate for ministry in the Alabama-West Florida Conference.

South East Portland Parish is cooperative of Trinity United Methodist Church and the Sellwood Faith Community. Rashband will join Rev. Eilidh Lowery in the ministry.

A summary of appointment announcements can be found on the conference website at A list of churches that are open for appointment can be found on the Greater NW Area website.

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