Offices


Congregational Excellence

The Center for Congregational Excellence is responsible for new church starts, congregational transformation (HCI/SCI), collaborative congregational-based learning, coaching, urban and rural missional contexts, small membership church initiatives,  Congregational Development team, Congregational Excellence fellowship and simplified structure.

Pastoral Excellence

The Center for Pastoral Excellence is responsible for vocational call and discernment, clergy recruitment, pastoral training and continuing education, clergy peer learning, Board of Ordained Ministry, mentors, coaching, Pastoral Excellence fellowship and Cole scholars.

Connectional Ministries

The Office of Connectional Ministries is responsible for Annual Conference, boundaries, communications, adult discipleship, Safe Sanctuaries, Lay Servant Ministries, Leadership Development, Nominations Committee, Rules and Procedures, Mission Council, Archives and History, Sessions team, Core Practices team and United Methodist Women.

Finance and Administration

The Office of Treasurer and Financial Ministries is responsible for financial systems, insurance, general administrative issues, apportionments, clergy benefits, legal or tax-related issues, Council on Finance and Administration, Board of Trustees, Board of Pensions, Commission on Equitable Compensation and Clergy Support team.

Mission, Service and Justice Ministries

The office of Mission, Service and Justice Ministries is responsible for poverty initiatives, ethnic and racial concerns, Mozambique Initiative, Haiti Water Plus, Disaster Response, Global Connect (VIM), missionaries, Values team, MSJ team and Festival of Sharing.

Next Generation Ministries

The Office of Next Generation Ministries is responsible for children and youth discipleship ministries, camping, campus-based ministries, Next Generation Ministries team, Crossroads college-age internships, youth ministry, youth leadership team and United Methodist Men.