Retirees

 

Judith Wismar Claycomb

Judy Wismar Claycomb served Brunswick, Fairview Grace, Epworth Euclid, Oberlin First, York, Medina County Hospice, Westlake, Firelands District Superintendent and Church of the Saviour.  Highlights of ministry include building community and nurturing individual’s faith formation.

Will be living in Medina, OH and retirement plans include piano, drawing and painting, community theater, travel, little league baseball, gardening and cooking.


Paul Farren

Paul A. Farren served Gnadenhutten, Barberton St. Paul’s, Oak Chapel and Dalton UMCs. Highlights of ministry include serving on district and conference committees.

Will be living in Wooster, OH and retirement plans include time with family, travel and volunteer work.


Hester G. Hudson

Hester G. Hudson served Jewett and New Rumley UMCs. Highlights of ministry include working with children and youth, outreach to communities, worship and coordinating a five church food pantry.

Will be living in Bloomingdale, OH and retirement plans include mission work, travel, time with family, writing and reading.


Jane Jacques

Jane Jacques served Ashland First, All God’s Children UMCs and Ashland Theological Seminary. Highlights of ministry include teaching children and teens, and Prayer Room ministry. 

Will be living in Ashland, OH and retirement plans include travel, camping and continuing to share love with children.


 

Don W. Kraps

Don W. Kraps served Church of the Saviour, Tiffin Ebenezer, Granger, Aurora, East Palestine Centenary, Struthers and Ohltown Charge, Bucyrus Epworth, Bucyrus First and Grace, Uhrichsville First and Dennison Good Shepherd UMCs.  Highlights of ministry include encouraging others call to ministry, mission and outreach, pastoral care and worship.

Retirement plans include travel, volunteering, community bands and choirs and sports.


William D. Lawson

William D. Lawson served Asbury Greater Parish, Hannibal Clarington Parish, Cadiz Scott Memorial and Shreve UMCs. Highlights of ministry include seeing lives transformed, mission work in Cuba, police chaplaincy and church building projects.

Will be living in Taylorsville, KY and retirement plans include building a house, mission work and police chaplaincy.


Curtis A. Miller

Curtis A. Miller served Ellsworth, Mineral Ridge, and New Hope UMCs. Highlights of ministry include church mergers. 

Will be living in Niles, OH and retirement plans include travel, relaxing and enjoying family.


Raymond Miller

Raymond R. Miller served Elkton/Roger’s/ Negley, Canton Bethany, and Alliance Beeechwood UMCs.  Highlights of ministry include chaplain to fire departments and volunteering in communities.
Will be living in Rogers, OH and retirement plans include staying active in the community serving a congregation.


Stephen A. Modranski lll
served McConnelsville Grace/ McKendree/Pisgah, Steubenville Calvary Fifth and Sycamore Tree UMCs.

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Pamela Monteith

Pamela S. Monteith served Uniontown UMC and the Conference Council on Ministries.  Highlights of ministry include Christian education programming and leading workshops.

Will be living in Uniontown, OH and retirement plans include travel, reading and volunteering.


Linda E. Morrow

Linda E. Morrow served Pleasant Grove Muskingham UMC.  Highlights of ministry include membership growth, small groups, partnership with local school, community VBS and lay involvement in the church.

Will be living in New Concord, OH and retirement plans include family time, and writing.


Thomas L. Snodgrass

Thomas L Snodgrass served East Springfield Church of the Cross and Cadiz Scott Memorial UMCs.

Will be living in East Springfield, OH and retirement plans include writing, preaching, teaching and evangelizing.


Christopher B. Statz

Christopher B. Statz served Strongsville, Kinsman, Lorain Delaware Ave., Fairview Grace, Rocky River, Independence/Seven Hills and Oak Chapel UMCs. Highlights of ministry include working with youth, small group ministries and helping people discover their spiritual gifts.


JAnet Zimmerman

Janet E Zimmerman
served Medina UMC, Canton Church of the Savior and Church of the Lakes UMC.  Highlights of ministry include Bible study groups, children’s ministry, afterschool programs and serving on conference committees.

Will be living in Canton, OH and retirement plans include part-time ministry and time with family.