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Global Ministries Leadership Team


This team oversees the work of Global Ministries.

KURT UHEN, CHAIRMAN

Kurt Uhen became chairman of the Global Ministries Leadership Team in March 2011. He is a member of Emmanuel UB church in Fort Wayne, Ind., chairperson of Emmanuel’s mission leadership team, and a Perspectives coordinator for the Fort Wayne area.

Kurt Uhen
Dave Datema

Dave Datema

Dave is an endorsed United Brethren missionary serving with the US Center for World Mission in Pasadena, Calif.

Todd Fetters

Todd Fetters

Todd is Interim Bishop of the US National Conference.

John Hetrick

John Hetrick

John, an IBM project director, is a member of King Street UB church in Chambersburg, Pa.

Brian Magnus

Brian Magnus

Brian is Bishop of the United Brethren Church in Canada. He also pastors the Parkwood Gardens UB church in Guelph, Ontario.

Darrel Bosworth

Darrel Bosworth

Darrel resigned in 2016 as pastor of Kilpatrick UB church in Woodland, Mich.

Ruth Ralph

Ruth Ralph

Ruth is a pastor’s wife. Her husband, Mark, pastors Mt. Zion UB church in Wayne, Ohio.

Mark Wallace

Mark Wallace

Mark is executive director of Christian Horizons Global. He is a licensed UB minister in Canada, and is a member of the Mill Crossing UB church in Cambridge, Ontario.

Advisory Members


Jeff Bleijerveld

Jeff Bleijerveld

Director of Global Ministries

David Kline

David Kline

Associate director of
Global Ministries

Frank Y

Frank Y

Associate director of
Global Ministries

Marci Hammel

Marci Hammel

Director of Finance
US National Conference