Pacific Northwest Conference appoints executive minister

Massanari Massanari

Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference of Mennonite Church USA has announced Eric Massanari will begin as executive conference minister Nov. 1. He replaces Katherine Jameson Pitts, who retired after serving 10 years.

Massanari and his spouse, Yolanda Kauffman, served as camp host and caretaker at Drift Creek Camp in Oregon from 1994 to 1996, before Massanari was lead pastor for 14 years at Shalom Mennonite Church in Newton, Kan. For the past nine years he has been chaplain at Kidron Bethel Village in North Newton, Kan.

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