Pastoral Placement

Northern Ohio District Church of the Brethren

Pastoral Placement





Congregations actively in the search process:

Ashland First – Search Committee has completed the congregational profile.   Tina Hunt bringing a message weekly via Facebook Live.

Reading Call vote scheduled for 01/24/2021.  Brian Layman serving as interim. 


Congregations that have not yet begun the Search Process or have chosen not to seek at this time:

Bristolville – Church leadership arranging pulpit supply.  Fred Keener completed 34 years of ministry at Bristolville on 01/17/2021.

Jonah’s People – Jerry Copeland serving as interim pastor.   

Lakewood – Gene Wyse serving as interim and beginning the credentialing process.

Mansfield First – Tom Michaels serving as transitional pastor. 

New Philadelphia – David Hobbs serving as interim. 

Painesville – John Ballinger serving as transitional pastor. 


Updated 01/20/2021