Sabbatical Team Duties

Our Executive Regional Minister, Rev. Dr. Nadine Burton, will be on sabbatical from June 1 – August 31. She will not be responding to emails or phone calls while she takes this time away to refuel. The region’s sabbatical team will be filling in for her while she is away, so feel free to reach out to them with any questions, concerns, and all matters going forward. Look down below to learn more about the duties of each team member.

Sabbatical Team Assignments
June 1, 2021-August 31, 2021

Rev. Dr. Ryan Pfeiffer
June 8-10, 2021 RCOM Interviews
July 17, 2021 – Anti Racism Story Sharing Experiences
August 21, 2021 – Boundary Training Event

John Johnson
Day-to-Day Administrative Duties – includes approving bi-monthly payables, check requests, reviewing deposits, and signing legal documents.

Rev. Miles Cook
Pastoral care duties include phone calls, prayer requests, counseling and follow-up with congregations, and search and call, chaplaincy, and seminary reference requests, disaster relief and response with Week of Compassion.

Rev. Dr. Bobbie Yellott
Provide leadership for bi-weekly clergy meetings, approving Currents Newsletter (which goes out on Fridays).

Teonicka Russell & Kristen Beach
Responsible for email coverage and distribution, phone calls, and providing support to the sabbatical team.

Andy Mangum
Back up Regional Minister for Misconduct, and any other matters that may be outside of the scope of the sabbatical team.