FRESNO -- The Fresno and Isleta United Methodist churches announce the assigning of Dan Eggan as the newly-appointed pastor, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

The appointment was made by Bishop John Hopkins and the Cabinet of the East Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church and was announced to the churches by the Rev. Dr. Brad Call, District Superintendent of the Three Rivers District.

Prior to this new appointment, Eggan served as pastor at Baltic United Methodist Church for five years.

Before going into ministry, Eggan taught science in the Ridgewood School District for 35 years retiring in 2010.

He and his wife, Kristi, reside in West Lafayette. They have two grown children and two granddaughters.