Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky announces the following appointment in the Oregon-Idaho Conference:

  •  Rev. Michele Holloway, to Baker City and Haines UMCs in northeast Oregon, effective August 1, 2020. Holloway is a retired licensed local pastor who has been serving Ranier UMC since 2014.

Sage District Superintendent Karen Hernandez announces the following assignment, scheduled to start July 13:

  • Ryan Atwood as the lay pastor assigned to Aberdeen, American Falls, and Chubbuck UMCs in Eastern Idaho (the Upper Snake River Cooperative) 3/4 time. Ryan is early in the candidacy process and has the support of his home congregation (Idaho Falls: Trinity UMC).  Pastor Davey Lefler served these congregations until his death in December 2019.  

A summary of appointment announcements can be found on the conference website at A list of clear openings for appointment can be found on the Greater NW area website.

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