Christian Unity in East District

Conference Superintendent: Rev. Russ Abel

 Conference Christian Unity Coordinator: Rev. Dan Gangler

District Christian Unity Coordinator: Not yet assigned


These are the known ecumenical organizations of the East District. If you have more information about another association or ecumenical organization, please contact Dan Gangler.

Connersville, IN, Fayette County Ministerial Association

Connersville, IN, Fayette County Ministerial Association

(765) 760-2042

Connersville First UMC 729 N Central Ave Connersville 47331-2013

Rev. Don Zlaty is the only UMC pastor among Baptist churches. The association has a Wesleyan pastor as well.  This is a group in transition, much like the community it serves.  They plan prayer events. For more information, contact Rev. Don Zlaty.

Hartford City

Hartford City – Trinity and Grace UMCs have disaffiliated in Hartford City

Blackford County Ministerial Association

Blackford County Ministerial Association

Lutheran Church, 308 S Monro St., Hartford City, 47348 Sharilyn Wendt, Pastor; Church Office: 765-348-3157


Muncie Mission A faith-based ministry providing men’s, women’s and family services. Housing & Homeless Shelter at 1725 S. Liberty St., Muncie, IN 47302

(765) 288-9122, Website:

The Christian Ministries is a charitable organization providing support for indigent and homeless in Delaware Co. Mission: As a witness of Jesus Christ, and as God provides resources, Christian Ministries of Delaware County seeks to serve and care for the spiritual and physical needs of all people, to speak out in word and deed on issues of social justice and Christian morality, and to express the oneness Christians are given through Jesus Christ’s life, death and resurrection while respecting the rich diversity of our many traditions. Contact:

Christian Ministries of Delaware County, Inc.
401 E. Main Street, Muncie, IN 47305

Phone: (765) 288-0601


Rev. Teri Crouse of Muncie High Street UMC, 219 S High St, Muncie 47305- Phone (765) 747-8500

Rev. Crouse reported: To the best of my knowledge, there are no formal ministerial associations in Delaware County. There is a monthly lunch gathering of pastors associated or affiliated with the Muncie Mission and to which one MUST be invited. It has a once-a-year (February) community fundraising event called “Walk-a-Mile”. High Street has traditionally participated in it over the years, along with most of the community.

New Castle

New Castle – Henry County Ministerial Association, is no longer in existence, according to Pastor Michelle White of New Castle First UMC, 1324 Church St., New Castle 47362, Phone (765) 529-0105,


There is no Richmond or Wayne County ministerial association listed on a website search.