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2012 Conference Journal

The 2012 Journal of the Annual Conference session is available below as a digital publication.

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Phone 573-441-1770

Missouri Annual Conference 2012 Journal

Covers Front and back cover, contact information


Forward Table of Contents  
  Mission 2
  Vision 3
  District Map 4
  District Superintendents 5
  Table of Contents 6
Section A Episcopal Leadership  
  2012 Cabinet A-2
  2012 Ordinands A-3
  2012 Missouri Conference Retirees A-4
Section B Leaders  
  Conference Officers B-2
  1 Council B-4
  2 Teams B-5
  3 Boards B-10
  4 Commissions B-15
  5 Committees B-16
  6 Task Forces B-23
  7 Conference Organizations B-24
  8 District Officers B-26
  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-182
  Lay Members of Annual Conference Directory C-188
  Certified Lay Speakers Directory C-222
Section D Sessions  
  Friday, June 3 - Opening Session D-2 
  Friday, June 3 - Afternoon Session D-3
  Saturday, June 4 - Morning Session D-4
  Sunday, June 5 - Afternoon Session D-6
  Monday, June 6 - Morning Session D-10
  The Business of The Annual Conference D-12
  Part I Organization and General Business D-12
  Part II Pertaining to Ordained Ministers and Local Pastors D-17
  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-13
  Heartland South E-15
  Mark Twain E-17
  Mid-State E-19
  Ozarks North E-22
  Ozarks South E-24
  Pony Express E-26
  Southeast E-29
  Southwest E-32
  Missouri Clergy Service Record E-34
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-17
  Legal Fee Reserve F-17
  Donations and Bequests F-17
  Clergy Support Team Policies and Procedures F-18
  Health Insurance F-18
  Policies and Procedures of the Council onf Finance and Administration F-23
  Council on Finance and Administration Internal Policies F-32
  Membership F-32
  The Conference Treasurer F-33
  Financial Procedures for the Missouri Conference F-33
  Conference Reserve Fund F-35
  Investment of Conference Funds F-36
  Other Policies F-36
  Moving Fund Report F-37
  2013 Moving Policy F-37
  Policy on Parsonages and Cash Housing Allowance F-38
  Standards and Guidelines for Church-Provided Residences F-41
Section G Reports  
  Clergy Support Team G-2
  Episcopacy and Episcopal Residence Committees G-7
  Missouri United Methodist Foundation G-8
  Reports that did not require approval by the Annual Conference are not printed here.  
  There is a permanent file kept in the Conference Office.  
Section H Historical  
  Memoirs of God's Faithful Servents H-2
  Missouri Conference H-2
  Mozambique Conference H-10
  The Unchanging Role of the Honored Dead H-11
Section I Administration/Statistics *  
  2013 Missouri Annual Conference Budget I-2
  Treasurer's Report I-9
  2011 Statistical Tables I-16

 * We inadvertently left lines 9a to 16 for Heartland Central out of the printed 2012 Journal.