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Appointment Express | April 26, 2021

We are announcing the following intended appointment this week for the Alaska, Oregon-Idaho and Pacific Northwest Conferences. Clear appointment openings, those open due to retirements and other changes, are updated regularly on the Greater Northwest Area website.

There are no appointments to announce this week for the Alaska Conference.

Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky intends to appoint Trista Wynne as pastor of Tillamook United Methodist Church in Oregon, beginning July 1, 2021.

Wynne, a certified candidate for ministry on the elder track who currently works as the director ministries at Gresham UMC, will serve the Tillamook church three-quarter time. Carol Brown has been serving as the interim pastor since the fall of 2020.

Rev. Kim Poole

Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Kim Poole as pastor of First United Methodist Church in Moscow, Idaho, beginning July 1, 2021.

Rev. Poole is an ordained elder from the Northwest Texas Annual Conference who has served in our conference since 2014. She is currently pastor at Methow Valley United Methodist Church in Twisp, Washington.
 

Rev. Ella DeDeaux

Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Ella DeDeaux as pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Ritzville, Washington, beginning May 1, 2021.

Rev. DeDeaux is an ordained elder from the Mississippi Annual Conference. She relocated to Odessa, Washington in 2019 with her husband James, an ordained deacon in The Episcopal Church.
 

Rev. Pam Brokaw

Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Pam Brokaw as pastor of Elma United Methodist Church and Montesano United Methodist Church – both in Washington State – beginning July 1, 2021.

Rev. Brokaw is currently serving the Rochester and Oakville United Methodist Churches, part of the South Sound Cooperative.
 

Rev. Carolyn Bowers

Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Carolyn Bowers as pastor of Colby United Methodist Church in Port Orchard, Washington, beginning July 1, 2021.

Rev. Bowers is an ordained elder from the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference where she pastored several churches in both states. She is currently serving as pastor of Oakland United Methodist Church in the Iowa Annual Conference.

 
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