STAUNTON — Clergy appointments for United Methodist Churches in the Highlands, as approved in June by the Virginia United Methodist Conference.
The appointments went into effect on Wednesday, July 1.
Alleghany: Shannon P. Cox, eighth year; lay supply assigned by the district superintendent.
Callaghan: Nancy A. Palmer, fifth year, full-time; Fletcher Chapel, Hoke Chapel.
Epworth-Mountain Valley: Jonathan S. Greer, third year, full-time; Epworth, Mountain Valley.
Iron Gate: Joseph Rose, second year, licensed lay minister; Iron Gate, Longdale, Walton Memorial.
Mount Pleasant-South Covington: Yun Goo Kang, fourth year, elder member; Mount Pleasant, South Covington.
Potts Valley: David C. Brown, 19th year, full-time; Humphrey’s, Persinger Memorial, Pinnell.
Bath: Sangjung Lee, first year, elder member; Burnsville, Eden, Starr-Bolar, Virginia Chapel.
Hot Springs: Namseok “Andrew” Baek, third year, elder member; Ashwood, Emory.
Central: Marion R. Sortore, first year, full-time.
Christ’s Cooperative Parish: J. Gregory Kropff, first year, full-time; Christ, Parrish Court.
Granbery Memorial: Sung Woon Yoo, second year, full-time.
Mount Carmel: Douglas E. Hollenbeck, 19th year, full-time.