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2016 Class of Ordinands

 

Kimberly D. Arbaugh

Kimberly Arbaugh

Rev. Kimberly D. Arbaugh is in her second year serving as pastor at Carrollton First UMC, (Ohio Valley District).  

Arbaugh has a Bachelor’s degree of Specialized Studies from The Ohio State University and a Master’s of Divinity from Ashland Theological Seminary.   


J. Paige Boyer

Paige Boyer

Rev. J. Paige Boyer is in her first year serving as pastor at Avon Lake: Lake Shore/Cove UMCs (North Coast District).

Boyer has a Bachelor’s degree of Public Communications from Ashand University and a Master’s of Divinity from Garrett Evangelical.   


Jonathan D. George

Jonathan George

Rev. Jonathan D. George is in his third year serving as pastor at Canal Fulton UMC (Tuscarawas District).  He previously served Rogers and Trinity Springfield UMCs.

George has a Bachelor’s degree of Human Services Specialized Studies and a Master’s of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.   


Jeffery R. Harrison

Jeffery Harrison

Rev. Jeffery R. Harrison will be appointed to West Austintown UMC (Mahoning Valley District).

Harrison has a Bachelor’s degree of Arts in Religion from Ashland University and a Master’s of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary.   


Laura L. Hottle

Laura Hottle

Rev. Laura L. Hottle is in her sixth year serving as chaplain at Genesis Health Care System. She previously served Rochester and Brighton UMCs.

Hottle has a Bachelor’s degree from the Ohio State University and a Master’s of Divinity from Ashland Theological Seminary.   

Lisa L. Kropinak

Lisa Kropinak

Rev. Lisa L. Kropinak is serving her second year as pastor at York UMC (Canal District).  She previously served Nelson and Windham UMCs.

Kropinak has a Bachelor’s degree of Biology from Allegheny College and a Master’s of Divinity from Ashland Theological Seminary.   


Karol Lewis

Karol Lewis

Rev. Karol Lewis is serving her third year as an associate pastor at First Cuyahoga Falls UMC (Canal District).  

Lewis has a Bachelor’s degree from Florida Southern College and a Master’s of Divinity from United Theological Seminary.   


T. Christopher Liberati

Christopher Liberati

Rev. Christopher Liberati is serving his third year as an associate pastor at Strongsville UMC (North Coast District).  He previously served Adario UMC.

Liberati has a Bachelor’s degree from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a Master’s of Divinity from Ashland Theological Seminary.   


Matthew W. Merriman

Rev. Matthew W. Merriman is in his third year serving as pastor at Columbia UMC (North Coast District).  

Merriman has a Bachelor’s degree of History from North Carolina State University, a J.D from the University of North Carolina School of Law and a Master’s of Divinity from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio.  

Timothy M. Monteith

Tim Monteith

Rev. Timothy M. Monteith is in his fifth year serving as pastor at E. Canton Mt. Tabor UM (Tuscarawas District).  

Monteith has a Bachelor’s degree of Political Science from Ashland University and a Master’s of Divinity from the Ashland Theolgical Seminary.


Elizabeth M. Ortiz

Elizabeth Ortiz

Rev. Elizabeth M. Ortiz is in her first year serving as pastor at Kilbourne UMC (Mid-Ohio District).  

Ortiz has a Bachelor’s degree of History from Youngstown State and a Master’s of Divinity from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio.   


Amy E. Price

Amy Price

Rev. Amy E. Price is in her first year serving as an associate pastor at Crosspoint (Tuscarawas District). She previously served Montrose Zion UMC, Malone University, and Bowling Green First UMC.

Price has a Bachelor’s degree of Youth Ministry from Malone University and a Master’s of Divinity from Ashland Theological Seminary.  


Paul R. Turner

Paul Turner

Rev. Paul R. Turner is in his second year serving as pastor at Cardinton UMC (Mid-Ohio District). He previously served Lakeland Parish UMCs.

Turne has a Bachelor’s degree of History from Youngstown State University and a Master’s of Divinity from The Methodist Theological School in Ohio.   


Rebecca L. Weamer

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Rev. Rebecca L. Weamer is serving her third year as pastor at Crestline First UMC (Mid-Ohio District).  

Weamer has a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Michigan College and a Master’s of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary.