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PAUMCS - NIC

Professional Administrators of the United Methodist Connectional Structure - 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 1988 General Conference officially adopted the following legislation: The General Council on Finance and Administration shall have the authority and responsibility to provide guidance and consultation for continuing education of church secretaries, including establishment of training and certification programs, and to provide assistance to the Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries. (2016  Book of Discipline, ¶ 807.18)  Visit their website paumcs.org.

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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Prayers for Aurora

Following the tragic Feb. 15 workplace shooting at the Henry Pratt manufacturing business in Aurora, Ill., local Northern Illinois Conference churches and ministries offered prayers and vigils. Five people w…

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2018 Apportionments Paid

As we close the books for 2018, we want to take a moment to thank the 183 churches who paid 100% of their apportionments. We even had an amazing 27 churches pay over 100%.  

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Clergy Conversations Podcast

On this podcast, Rev. Jacques Conway, Chicago Southern District Superintendent who was interviewed in the Surviving R. Kelly six-part documentary on Lifetime as a police expert and Becky Posey Will…

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Apply for Spring Grants

The first round of the new Conference grant process is complete with six churches receiving a total of $14,445. Second round for the Spring Grant process is open and applications are due March 15.

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