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Clergy Ministry Review

  •  Clergy Appointed or Assigned to a Local Church - Elders, Deacons, Local Pastors, DS Supply Pastors
  • Staff Parish Relations Committee
    • Submitting this form (Clergy Ministry Review-SPRCis the last step of the review process. It is the result of the following collaboration of the clergy and SPRC using the clergy’s self-review, individual SPRC member reviews, and conversation between the clergy and SPRC. Prepare your answers using the SPRC Worksheet.
    • Deadline May 13, 2024
      • Step 1
        SPRC answers Part 1 without the clergy person present.
        • Collate the data of all of the worksheets to create a consensus score for each area and offer useful comments.
        • Print the SPRC Worksheet and distribute it to each SPRC member (at least 5 people) to complete. 
      • Step 2
        SPRC & Clergy answers Part 2 together.
        • The pastor joins the staff parish where the committee will share their results and the pastor will share their reflections.
        • Together, the SPRC and pastor will write a brief summary, determine pastoral strengths, pastoral areas of growth, and congregational/pastoral goals for the coming year.
      • Step 3 - Submission
    • If you have questions, please contact your District Administrative Assistant.
  • Appointed to Ministry beyond the Local Church

 

Consultation Forms - Due Dec. 1, 2024 (for 2025 Appointments)

Continuing Education Grants

 

Transitions Workshop Resources

Other Resources

2021 Boundary Training

General Conference 2019 Pension Considerations

  • Click here Wespath's summary sheet highlighting approved Wespath petitions and pension considerations for UMC clergy, churches, and conferences after the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference.

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