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2016 Conference Journal

The 2016 Journal of the Annual Conference session is available below in a downloadable PDF format.

If you did not order a copy of the Journal, either on paper, or CD, contact:

Missouri Annual Conference
Phone 573-441-1770

Missouri Annual Conference 2016 Journal

Covers Front and back cover


Forward Introductory Information  
  Introduction i
  Table of Contents ii
  Contact Info for Conference Offices and Staff v
  Conference Theme vii
  Five Expectations and Five Practices viii
  Offerings x
  District Superintendents xi
Section A Episcopal Leadership  
  Missouri Bishops and Surviving Spouses A-2
  2016 Extended Cabinet A-3
  2016 Ordinands A-4
Section B Leaders  
  Conference Officers B-2
  1 Councils B-3
  2 Teams  B-3
  3 Boards B-5
  4 Committees B-5
  5 District Officers B-7
  6 Service Beyond the Missouri Conference B-24
Section C Directories  
  2016 Retirees C-2
  Clergy Directory C-5
  Church Directory C-178
  Lay Members of the Annual Conference C-223
  District At-Large and Charge Lay Members C-224
  Missouri Conference Surviving Spouses C-235
Section D Sessions  
  Friday, June 3 - Session Minutes D-2 
  Saturday, June 4 - Session Minutes D-5
  Monday, June 6 - Session Minutes D-9
  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-19
  Part III Certification in Specialized Ministry D-44
  Part IV Certified Lay Ministry D-46
  Part V Diaconal Ministry D-46
  Part VI Appointments and Concluding Business D-47
Section E Appointments  
  Gateway Central E-3
  Gateway Regional E-6
  Heartland E-8
  Mark Twain E-11
  Mid-State E-13
  Northwest E-16
  Ozarks E-19
  Southeast E-22
  Southwest E-24
  Missouri Clergy Service Record E-26
Section F Rules & Policies   
  Missouri Annual Conference Standing Rules F-2
  Board of Trustees and Policies and Procedures F-13
  Clergy Support Team Policies and Procedures F-15
  Health Insurance F-15
  Policy on Parsonages and Cash Housing Allowance F-23
  2016 Comprehensive Benefit Funding Plan Summary F-27
  Council on Finance and Administration 2016 Policies and Procedures F-31
  Council on Finance and Administration 2016 Internal Policies F-38
Section G Reports  
  Clergy Support Team G-2
  Episcopacy and Episcopal Residence Committees Report G-4
  Reports from Affiliate Educational Institutions Not Requiring Vote G-5
  Boston University School of Theology G-5
  Candler School of Theology G-7
  Iliff School of Theology G-8
  Mount Sequoyah Center G-9
  Perkins School of Theology G-10
  Saint Paul School of Theology G-11
  Southern Methodist University G-12
  Wesley Theological Seminary G-13
Section H Historical  
  Memoirs of God's Faithful Servents H-2
  Missouri Conference H-2
  Clergy Spouses H-5
  Mozambique Conference: Clergy and Spouses H-7
  The Unchanging Role of the Honored Dead H-8
Section I Administration  
  Missouri Annual Conference Budget I-2
  Treasurer's Report I-6
  2015 Statistical Tables I-11
  Gateway Central I-11
  Gateway Regional I-22
  Heartland I-44
  Mark Twain I-66
  Mid-State I-86
  Northwest I-106
  Ozarks I-126
  Southeast I-146
  Southwest I-166
  Missouri Conference Totals I-186