Andrew Kauffman has been hired by Northern Ohio District to serve as interim camp executive director at Inspiration Hills, beginning Dec. 1. Kauffman will follow Shannon Kahler in the position, with four weeks of overlap before she retires at the end of December.
José Calleja Otero has resigned as executive minister for the Church of the Brethren’s Puerto Rico District, effective Dec. 6. He has served in leadership of the district for eight and a half years, since he began as the district’s first executive on July 12, 2015.
Kay Weaver has announced her retirement on Oct. 15 as director of stewardship for the Church of the Brethren’s Atlantic Northeast District. She has served in the position since 2003.
Jennifer (Jen) Houser has resigned as director of the Brethren Historical Library and Archives (BHLA) at the Church of the Brethren General Offices in Elgin, Ill. She concluded her work on Sept. 20, after serving two years in the position.
Bruce Holderreed has retired as district executive minister for the Church of the Brethren’s Idaho and Western Montana District, as of June 30. He served in the district leadership position for more than 10 years, since July 30, 2013.
Jan Fahs of North Manchester, Ind., has been elected to serve as chair of the Eder Financial board for the 2023-2024 year, which runs from August through next July. Elected as vice chair was Wayne Scott, who has served in that role for two years.
Richard Wehrle has been hired by the Church of the Brethren as program manager for Thriving in Ministry, a program of the Office of Ministry, starting Sept. 5. He is pastor of Midland (Va.) Church of the Brethren.
William Waugh is concluding his ministry as executive of the Church of the Brethren’s Southern Pennsylvania District, as of this fall. He has held the position for more than nine years, beginning Jan. 1, 2014.
Aida L. Sánchez has resigned from her position as coordinator of Spanish-Language Ministry Training Programs effective May 26. Sánchez began her work with the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership, a collaboration of the Church of the Brethren’s Office of Ministry and Bethany Theological Seminary, in March 2020.
Jennifer Jensen has resigned as the program manager for the Thriving in Ministry initiative for the Church of the Brethren’s Office of Ministry. She will conclude her work on July 5.