Candidates Approved for Ordination, Commissioning, Consecration

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PORTLAND, OR (June 27, 2009) – Delegates to the 124th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church today approved the following candidates for ordination to word and sacrament, specialized ministry, and finalization of transfer of ordination, as well as commissioning and missionary service.

Ordination to Word and Sacrament

•    Yacid C. Cárdenas, Iglesia Del Pacto Evangelico Peniel, Chicago, Illinois
•    Gavin D. Dluehosh, Good Samaritan Community Covenant Church, Valley Springs, California
•    Donald C. Ebb, Maplewood Covenant Church, Maplewood, Minnesota
•    Benjamin J. Ecker, Faith Covenant Church, Manistee, Michigan
•    John W. Frye, Fellowship Evangelical Covenant Church, Hudsonville, Michigan
•    Andrew J. Goebel, Community Covenant Church, Clear Lake, Washington
•    Aaron M. Gonzenbach, Crossroads Covenant Church, Concord, California
•    Whitney L. Hall, Covenant Congregational Church, North Easton, Massachusetts
•    Garrick D. Hanger, Rolling Hills Covenant Church, Rolling Hills Estates, California
•    Gladys C. Haralu, New Life Covenant Church, Atlanta, Georgia
•    Mark O. Hjelmervik, Cascade Covenant Church, North Bend, Washington
•    Elizabeth M. Jensen, Venice Isles Evangelical Covenant Church, Venice, Florida
•    Aaron E. F. Johnson, Resurrection Covenant Church, Chicago, Illinois
•    James C. Kim, Queenswest Church, Flushing, New York
•    Michael R. King, Redeemer Covenant Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma
•    Terri Jo King, U. S. Army Chaplain
•    Leah McCann Klug, Quest Church, Seattle, Washington
•    John W. Konieczko, Pilgrim Covenant Church, Lunenburg, Massachusetts
•    Douglas H. Lee, Catalyst, An Evangelical Covenant Church, Westchester, California
•    Eugene Ki Young Lee, Cornerstone Church of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
•    John Lee, Lifehouse Covenant Church, San Francisco, California
•    Brenda Salter McNeil, Salter McNeil & Associates, Oak Park, Illinois
•    Gricel Medina, Rain Covenant Church, Carrollton, Texas
•    Mark L. Mohrweis, Redeemer Evangelical Covenant Church, Carrollton, TX
•    Alan M. Monson, Maywood Covenant Church, Foley, MN
•    Gregory P. Nealon, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, Boise, ID
•    Queen E. O’Neal, Faith Health Promotional Ministries NFP, Calumet Park, IL
•    Abel Orozco, Great Exchange Covenant Church, Santa Clara, CA
•    Joel W. Payne, Redeemer Covenant Church, Orangevale, CA
•    Deborah R. Penny, North Park Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL
•    Paul A. Peterson, Bellingham Covenant Church, Bellingham, WA
•    Mary B. Rowlands, Hillcrest Covenant Church, Prairie Village, KS
•    Sumit Sen, Evangelical Covenant Church of Portage, Portage, IN
•    Stephen C. Sharkey, Metro Community Church, Fort Lee, NJ
•    Andrew D. Stonina, Bethlehem Covenant Church and Lost Lake Covenant Church, Stephenson, MI
•    Erik M. Strom, Winnetka Covenant Church, Wilmette, IL
•    Daniel S. Teefey, Riverside Covenant Church, West Lafayette, IN
•    Aaron J. Thompson, Fisher’s Creek International Church, Frölunda, Sweden
•    Jocelyn C. Thornton, Emmanuel Covenant Church, Orland Park, IL
•    Christina M. Tinglof, Covenant Congregational Church, Boston, MA
•    Darwin W. Towle, Dawson Covenant Church, Dawson, MN
•    Brian S. Turnbow, Advent-St. Nicholas Church, Quito, Ecuador
•    Cameron S. Wu Cardona, Grace Covenant Church, South San Francisco, CA

Ordination to Specialized Ministry

•    Todd Gumbrecht, Peninsula Covenant Church, Redwood City, California
•    Joseph W. Handley, Asian Access, San Dimas, California
•    Elisa L. Holmlund, Montecito Covenant Church, Santa Barbara, California
•    James N. Holst, Bayside Covenant Church, Granite Bay, California
•    Holly L. Hovestol, Oak Hills Christian College, Bemidji, Minnesota
•    Anna Marie Peterson, The Navigators, Dallas, Texas
•    Peter C. Tullson, Trinity Covenant Church, Manchester, Connecticutt
•    Marva C. Watts, Gospel Way Covenant Church, Chicago, Illinois
•    Steven W. West, Hope Center Covenant Church, Pleasant Hill, California
•    Randall P. Wilkens, Bethany Covenant Church, Mount Vernon, Washington
•    Brian A. Wo, Grace Community Covenant Church, Palo Alto, California


•    Vernon D. Barnett, First Covenant Church, Youngstown, Ohio
•    Timothy J. Johnson, San Andreas Community Covenant Church, San Andreas, California
•    Mary L. Klug, Newport Covenant Church, Bellevue, Washington

Finalization of Transfer of Ordination

•    Ed Carey, Kingdom Covenant Ministries, Miami, Florida
•    Gregory R. Coates, U. S. Navy Chaplain
•    Andrew T. Fitzgerald, Great Exchange Covenant Church, Sunnyvale, California
•    Randy Wade Murphy, Trinity Community Church, Cincinnati, Ohio
•    Carver Nixon, Grace Community Covenant Church, Tucson, Arizona
•    Lyn Z. Nixon, Grace Community Covenant Church, Tucson, Arizona
•    William E. Nyerges, First Covenant Church, Willoughby Hills, Ohio

Consecration to Missionary Service

•    Lisandro Restrepo, Mexico
•    Patricia Restrepo, Mexico
•    Bob Y. Shim, Thailand
•    Grace H. Shim, Thailand

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