Appointments effective July 1, except where noted.
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Pastor Richard Foland’s commitment to biblical preaching, teaching and evangelism, along with his commitment to work in community and children’s ministries, position him to help lead these congregations in further development of their mission.
We are a fellowship of believers, made in God's image and called as disciples of Christ to share the Good News with everyone through learning, listening, praying and working together actively to reach out to our communities. We are a place to believe, belong, and become!
The Coordinator of Clergy and Lay Leadership Excellence provides leadership in developing strategies for cultivating clergy and lay excellence throughout Western Pennsylvania. The coordinator works closely with district superintendents, pastors, boards of ministry, laity leadership teams, and others to identify gaps and develop programs that strengthen leadership throughout the Conference.
Among the functions of the coordinator are: developing a culture of learning and growth among clergy and lay leadership, developing and implementing a holistic continuing education plan in conjunction with The Board of Ministry, the Board of Laity and related agencies; Development of strategies to identify, recruit and develop gifted leaders; develop a conference-wide Clergy Peer Learning process; and development of ministry events focused on areas of vitality in the United Methodist Church, and continue to develop peer or clergy coaching networks.
Clint served as a youth pastor for three years and an associate pastor at Bethany United Methodist for two of those years. Since then he has served at Greensburg Trinity and Jeannette First Charge and Punxsutawney Cross Town Ministries. Clint is currently serving as the pastor at Mt Zion in DuBois, PA. Clint has also served on the Conference Young Adult Committee as well as Trustees, Building and Locations and Youth Committee Chair in the Indiana District. Clint is also a member of the Order of the Flame, in connection with World Methodist Evangelism.