Ecclesiastical Council Approves Three Candidates for Ordination

The Southeast Conference Commission on Ministry held an Ecclesiastical Council on August 27, 2016 at Virginia Highland Church for Heather Bardole,  Josh Kuipers, and Jodi Yarini.

Heather is a member at Kirkwood UCC and was presented by Kathy Carter. Josh is also a member at Kirkwood UCC and was presented by Jess Chancey. Jodi is a member of Decatur UCC where she is serving as licensed pastor and was presented by Ruth Gabriel.

Each candidate gave a brief statement and then answered questions from those gathered. When all had addressed the group, those assembled affirmed by consensus to approve each of them for ordination pending call.

Heather, Josh, Jodi
Heather, Josh, Jodi
Ecclesiastical Council 1
Valerie Coe Lowder beginning the meeting
Ecclesiastical Council 2
Heather speaking to the audience