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PAUMCS - NIC

Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries - Northern Illinois Chapter


What Happens in the Church Office Matters to the Life of the Church!
 

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PAUMCS is…
a professional support and networking association through which The United Methodist Church nurtures the ministry of its church office administration. The General Council on Finance and Administration is charged “To provide guidance and consultation for continuing education of church secretaries, including the establishment of training and certification programs, and to provide assistance to the Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries.” (Book of Discipline 2008, ¶ 807.19).

We are…

  • United Methodist Church secretaries, administrative assistants, support staff, personal secretaries, office managers, receptionists
  • Paid and volunteer, currently working and retired
  • Serving local churches, districts, agencies, and annual conferences.


Contact

For more information, please contact:
Betsy Smith, bsmith@umcnic.org; 815.561.8285
Debbie Rogers, drogers@umcnic.org; 312.346.9766 Ext. 732

News & Announcements

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Bishops clarify statement on Commission on a Way Forward recommendation

The Council of Bishops is issuing the following statement, written by the bishops who served on the Commission on a Way Forward and approved by the Execut…

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Constitutional amendment to be revisited

The Secretary of the General Conference has announced that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently fa…

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Bishop's Pastoral Letter to the Northern Illinois Conference

The Council received the report from the Commission on the Way Forward (COTWF) and discerned our recommendation to the called session of the General Conference in Fe…

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United Methodist Bishops Recommend a Way Forward

United Methodist bishops, meeting in Chicago, engaged in a prayerful process to discern a way forward. Having received and considered the extensive work of the Commission on a W…