Carl Robinson


Rev. Carl E. Robinson was ordained on May 31, 1987, in his home town of Bremen, Indiana. He has served three congregations: Zion UCC, Junction City, Kansas; Christ Church UCC, Evansville, Indiana; and Shiloh Church UCC, Dayton Ohio. He served Shiloh from 2000 to 2017, before answering the call to become the SONKA Designated Association Minister, commencing on August 1, 2017. Carl has a genuine passion for the ministry of the United Church of Christ, where we are working together toward being actors in the process of shaping communities of justice and peace, because we cling to the promise of a just world for all.


James Hill


Jim is a member of St. Peter & St. Paul UCC, Cincinnati. In 2001, he retired from a 24 year career in human services with Kentucky state government. He has previously served as a licensed pastor in SONKA and now serves as chairperson of the Licensed and Commissioned Ministers’ Oversight Committee in SONKA. In his leisure time he enjoys travel, reading and following the Cincinnati Reds.


Troy Donnerberg


Troy has a background in marketing and has spent time working with various non-profit organizations in health care and education. He is a graduate of Wright State University where he earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing.

Here’s a list of job opportunities in the association or its members and partners


Pilgrim United Church of Christ (Bridgetown/Cincinnati) – Part-time Administrative Assistant
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Immanuel United Church of Christ (Bromley, KY) – Piano Accompanist   
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Pilgrim UCC – Part-Time Administrative Assistant
Pilgrim United Church of Christ, an Open and Affirming congregation located on the west side of Cincinnati, Ohio, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant (AA). The AA is responsible for running the church office, handling administrative tasks, and supporting the Pastor, church boards and committees. The right candidate will have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills; be flexible and comfortable managing a wide variety of duties; and be welcoming and personable in interacting with the general public, the membership of the small, welcoming, faith-filled congregation and Pilgrim’s award-winning Preschool. More detailed job responsibilities HERE  Part-time, hourly, avg. 20-25 hours weekly, combination of in person and remote, flexibility with days. Starting hourly rate range $14-$16 depending on experience. Please send resume, references, and cover letter to with the subject line “Church AA” no later than 3.25.2022. Cover letters should be addressed to the Personnel Committee. Position open until filled. Pilgrim UCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Trinity Communities of Greater Dayton – Part-Time Chaplain
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Choir Director For Fleming Road UCC
Wanted: A Choir director for Fleming Road UCC, a mid-size UCC congregation located in Springfield Township, OH.  Please submit inquires and resume to Fleming Road UCC, 691 Fleming Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231 (, Attn: Doreen Hays.

Washington UCC, Cincinnati – Director – Homework Club
Washington UCC, Cincinnati, has a part-time, paid job opening for director of its after-school tutoring program, Homework Club. Click here for more details.

St. John United Church of Christ (Reading, Ohio) – Secretary Part-time
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