2011 Conference Journal

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Missouri Annual Conference 2011 Journal

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Forward Table of Contents  
  Mission 2
  Vision 3
  District Map 4
  District Superintendents 5
  Table of Contents 6
  United Methodist Agencies Directory 12
Section A Episcopal Leadership  
  2011 Cabinet A-2
  2011 Ordinands A-3
  2011 Elected Delegates A-4
  2011 Missouri Conference Retirees A-5
Section B Leaders  
  Conference Officers B-2
  1 Council B-5
  2 Teams B-6
  3 Boards B-11
  4 Commissions B-17
  5 Committees B-17
  6 Task Forces B-24
  7 Conference Organizations B-25
  8 District Officers B-28
  8.1 District Boards of Church Location & Building B-28
  8.2 District Committees on Ordained Ministry B-33
  8.3 District Superintendecy Committees B-39
  9 Board of Colleges and Wesley Foundation B-44
  10 Related Institutions B-45
  11 Service Beyond the Missouri Conference B-46
Section C Directories  
  Church Directory C-2
  Pastoral Directory C-59
  Surviving Spouse Directory C-195
  Lay Members of Annual Conference Directory C-201
  Certified Lay Speakers Directory C-243
Section D Sessions  
  Friday, June 3 - Opening Session D-2 
  Friday, June 3 - Afternoon Session D-3
  Saturday, June 4 - Morning Session D-4
  Saturday, June 4 - Afternoon Session D-5
  Sunday, June 5 - Afternoon Session D-6
  Sunday, June 5 - Evening Session D-8
  Monday, June 6 - Morning Session D-9
  The Business of The Annual Conference D-11
  Part I Organization and General Business D-11
  Part II Pertaining to Ordained Ministers and Local Pastors D-16
  Part III Certification in Specialized and Certified Lay Ministry D-45
  Part IV Diaconal Ministries D-47
  Part V Appointments and Concluding Business D-49
Section E Appointments  
  Gateway Central E-2
  Gateway Regional E-6
  Heartland Central E-9
  Heartland North E-12
  Heartland South E-14
  Mark Twain E-16
  Mid-State E-18
  Ozarks North E-21
  Ozarks South E-23
  Pony Express E-25
  Southeast E-28
  Southwest E-31
Section F Rules & Policies  
  Missouri Annual Conference Standing Rules F-3
  100 Conference Structure F-3
  200 Annual Conference Membership and Session F-11
  300 Financial and Statistical Administration F-13
  400 Clergy Benefits F-14
  500 District Conference F-16
  Board of Trustees and Policies and Procedures F-16
  Abandoned Property F-16
  Conference Property F-16
  Insurance F-16
  Legal Fee Reserve F-17
  Donations and Bequests F-17
  Clergy Support Team Policies and Procedures F-17
  Health Insurance F-17
  Insurance Grants for Retirees F-20
  Resolutions Relating to Rental/Housing Allowance for Retired or Disabled Clergypersons F-21
  Moving Expense Reimbursement for Retirees F-22
  Death Benefit Payments F-22
  Equitable Compensation Minimum Salary F-22
  Equitable Compensation Grants F-22
  Special Grants F-23
  Council on Finance and Administration Policies & Procedures F-23
  I.   General Policies & Procedures F-23
  II.  Recommendations on General Church and Conference Support F-27
  III. Approved Special Offering F-29
  Council on Finance and Administration Internal Policies F-31
  Membership F-31
  The Conference Treasurer F-31
  Financial Procedures for the Missouri Conference F-32
  Conference Reserve Fund F-34
  Investment of Conference Funds F-34
  Other Policies F-35
  Moving Expense Fund F-35
  2010 Report F-35
  2012 Moving Policy F-36
  Policy on Parsonages and Cash Housing Allowance F-37
  Standards and Guidelines for Church-Provided Residences F-39
Section G Reports  
  Boston University School of Theology G-3
  Camp Galilee G-5
  Camp Jo-Ota G-6
  Wilderness Retreat and Development Center G-6
  Candler School of Theology G-7
  Central Methodist University G-8
  Children and Family Center of Northwest Missouri G-9
  Clergy Support Team G-10
  Commission on Archives and History G-15
  Conference Council on Youth Ministries G-16
  The Conference Episcopacy Committee G-16
  Core Practices Team G-17
  Creative Ministries Team G-17
  Della Lamb Community Service G-18
  Epworth G-20
  Gateway Board for Mission and Growth G-21
  The Golden Cross G-22
  Interserv G-22
  Kingdom House G-24
  Lay Ministry Team G-25
  Lydia PatterSon Institute G-26
  Missouri College Connection G-27
  Missouri United Methodist Foundation G-28
  Mount Sequoyah G-29
  The Mozambique Initiative G-30
  Newhouse G-32
  Old McKendree G-33
  Perkins School of Theology G-33
  reStart, Inc. G-34
  Saint Paul School of Theology G-36
  Shalom House G-37
  Southern Methodist University G-38
  Spofford G-39
  United Methodist Men G-40
  United Theological Seminary G-41
  The Values Team G-42
  Wesley Foundation of Maryville G-42
  Wesley Theological Seminary G-44
Section H Historical  
  Memoirs of God's Faithful Servents H-2
  Missouri Conference Clergy H-2
  Spouses H-8
  Mozambique Annual Conference H-16
  Clergy H-16
  Spouses H-16
  Unchanging Role of Honored Dead H-17
Section I Statistics  
  2012 Missouri Annual Conference Budget I-2
  Treasurer's Report I-11
  2010 Statistical Tables I-17
  Gateway Central I-17
  Gateway Regional I-44
  Heartland Central I-89
  Heartland North I-116
  Heartland South I-152
  Mark Twain I-188
  Mid-State I-233
  Ozarks North I-278
  Ozarks South I-314
  Pony Express I-341
  Southeast I-386
  Southwest I-440
  District Summary I-476