Conolly to Shepherd Cabinet
Bishop Hoshibata has announced that beginning July 1, 2011 Rev. Dr. Katherine “Kate” Conolly will serve as Dean of the Oregon-Idaho Cabinet. In her role as Dean Conolly will guide the work of the five Assistants to the Bishop and support the Bishop while she continues to provide leadership in the Western District. Also serving on the 2011-12 Cabinet will be Rev. Kim Fields, Snake River District; Rev. Lowell Greathouse, Metropolitan District; Rev. Steve Ross, Central District; and Rev. Gwen Drake, Southern District.
Rev. Conolly has served as Western District Superintendent/Assistant to the Bishop since 2004. Before that she served churches in Idaho Falls, Pleasant Home, Pendleton, Salem, and Lebanon. She has also served the church as a Delegate to General Conference and member of the General Council on Ministries. (Harvey Thomas Photo)