Staff and Volunteer Leaders

Rev. Patricia Battle

Rev. Patricia Battle was ordained by the CSEOA of the UCC in January 2010. She is a bi-vocational pastor also serving as the Manager of Pastoral Care for OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  Rev. Battle is a former Pastor, Associate Pastor, and also served as a Chaplain at the VA Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. …

Pastor Jill Glass

I have been a part of the staff of this Association going on 16 years and I have never been so excited! We have such great mission and ministry going on in our churches! Authorized Ministers and Lay Leaders are working together to find new innovative and exciting ways to associate – to do ministry together across the association!…

Rev. Scott Schieber

Rev. Scott Schieber has been the called pastor at Highwater Congregational UCC since October 2011.  Scott graduated from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio in May 2011 and was ordained in the United Church of Christ in November 2011.  He has served the Central Southeast Association as a member and later chairperson of the Department…

Joan Davidson

Joan Davidson, CSE Association Registrar will serve as the registrar of the association compiling year-end reports and fulfilling the traditional registrar duties of the association. Joan’s responsibilities will include, creating certificates for Ordination, Installation, Privilege of Call, Commissioned or Licensed Ministry, also keeping record of all Local Churches and Authorized Ministers in the Association. If…

Rev. Linda Meredith

Rev. Linda Meredith is a friend of Jesus Christ. Was educated at Penn State and Lancaster Theological Seminary and has 4 units of CPE. Has served 5 churches and 7 chaplain settings, has worked as volunteer and staff in manufacturing, firefighter EMT, test driving, sales, marketing, funeral directing, boards and committees, has attended many training…

Debbie Smetts

Debbie is also employed as the Office Administrator at Highwater Congregational United Church of Christ located in Newark Ohio. Debbie is Council Secretary and Co-chairs the Music and Worship Ministry at Highwater Church. Debbie is currently serving as a member on the DPAM Committee in the CSEOA Debbie enjoys spending time with family, reading, walking,…

Beverly Holt

Hi all……my name is Beverly (Bev) Holt and I will be the new Search and Call specialist. This a new venture for me and I’m looking forward to  learning and serving God through churches and Association. I am a member of First Congregational Church of Marysville. Mom of 3 grown kids whom I adore, a…

Dr. Cynthia Tyson

Minister of Christian Education Vice- Moderator CSEOA Council Representative, Ohio Conference Board of Directors Member of Department of Church and Authorized Ministry (DCAM) Cynthia A. Tyson, Ph.D. (Dr. C.) is a member of Move United Church. Through active participation her desire is to develop and give oversight to relevant, holistic and comprehensive faith formation for people…

Jim Clausing

One of the things I am called to do is assist churches and other ministry settings with communications, especially web and social media, so that is part of what I do here.

Tom Brownfield

I am retired from The Ohio Company/Fifth Third Bank where I was Senior Vice President of Information Systems & Chief Technology Officer. I currently serve as Commissioned Minister for Social Justice at First Congregational Church, UCC, of Columbus Ohio where I have attended since my parents joined in 1947. At First Congregational Church, I have…