Global Ministries
Leadership Team

This team oversees the work of the Global Ministries Office (which handles all of the mission-related activities of the US National Conference). This includes policy setting, vision casting for future direction and accountability for the Global Ministries staff.

Kurt Uhen

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.

Todd Fetters

Todd Fetters. As bishop, Todd is an ex officio member.

Dave Datema

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

John Hetrick

John Hetrick, a project director with IBM, is a member of the missions team at King Street UB church in Chambersburg, Pa.

Mark Wallace

Mark Wallace 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.

Ruth Ralph

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

Canadian Representatives

Brian Magnus

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

Matt Robertshaw

Paul Plato is the chairperson of Canada’s Global Outreach Leadership Team.

Advisory Members

Jeff Bleijerveld

Jeff Bleijerveld is the director of Global Ministries.

David Kline

David Kline is an associate director of Global Ministries.

Frank Y

Frank Y is an associate director of Global Ministries.

Michelle Harris

Michelle Harris is an associate director of Global Ministries.