INDIANAPOLIS – In addition to the hundreds of new pastors who began new appointments in the Indiana Conference UMC July 1, the Rev. Dr. Cindy Reynolds, former Superintendent of the North District, began her responsibilities as Executive Assistant to Bishop Mike Coyner. She is based at the Indiana Conference Center in Indianapolis.

Also joining her in the Conference Center will be the Rev. David Neckers as the new Director of Church Development. He was an Associate Director of Church Development before being promoted to this position.

New District Superintendents in the Indiana Conference include the Rev. Christine Newman-Jacobs, Superintendent of the Northwest District based in Lafayette; the Rev. Beverly Perry, Superintendent of the Southeast District based in Columbus and the Rev. Larry Whitehead, Superintendent of the North District based in Valparaiso.

Contact information for all these new positions is available online at, click on About Us.