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2017 Conference Journal

The 2017 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

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Covers Front and back cover


Forward Introductory Information  
  Introduction ii
  Table of Contents iii
  Contact Info for Conference Offices and Staff vi
  Conference Theme viii
  Annual Conference Workshops ix
  Offerings xi
  District Superintendents xii
Section A Episcopal Leadership  
  Missouri Bishops and Surviving Spouses A-2
  2017 Extended Cabinet A-3
  2017 Ordinands A-4
Section B Leaders  
  Conference Officers B-2
  Boards B-3
  Committees B-3
  Councils B-5
  Teams B-5
  District Officers B-7
  Service Beyond the Missouri Conference B-24
Section C Directories  
  2017 Retirees C-2
  Lay Members of the Annual Conference C-3
  Lay Members Representing a District, Church or Charge C-3
  Missouri Conference Surviving Spouses C-13
Section D Sessions   
  Friday, June 2 - Session Minutes D-2 
  Saturday, June 3 - Session Minutes D-6
  Monday, June 4 - Session Minutes D-10
  Proposed Constitutional Amendments D-13
  The Business of the Annual Conference D-16
  Part I Organization and General Business D-16
  Part II Pertaining to Ordained Ministers and Local Pastors D-22
  Part III Certification in Specialized Ministry D-44
  Part IV Certified Lay Ministry D-45
  Part V Diaconal Ministry D-46
  Part VI Appointments and Concluding Business D-46
Section E Appointments   
  Conference Clergy Relationship Codes E-2
  Gateway Central E-3
  Gateway Regional E-5
  Heartland E-6
  Mark Twain E-8
  Mid-State E-9
  Northwest E-11
  Ozarks E-13
  Southeast E-15
  Southwest E-16
  Missouri Clergy Service Record E-17
Section F Rules & Policies   
  Missouri Annual Conference Standing Rules F-2
  Board of Trustees and Policies and Procedures F-12
  Clergy Support Team Policies and Procedures F-14
  Council on Finance and Administration 2017 Policies and Procedures F-31
  Council on Finance and Administration 2016 Internal Policies F-36
  2017 Moving Policy PDF
Section G Reports  
  Clergy Support Team G-2
  Episcopacy Report G-7
  Reports from Affiliate Educational Institutions Not Requiring Vote G-8
  Africa University G-8
  Boston University School of Theology G-9
  Candler School of Theology G-10
  Perkins School of Theology G-11
  Southern Methodist University G-12
  United School of Theology G-13
  Wesley Theological Seminary G-14
Section H Historical  
  Memoirs of God's Faithful Servents H-2
  Missouri Conference Clergy H-2
  Diaconal Ministers H-4
  Clergy Spouses H-4
  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-11
  2017 Statistical Tables I-15
  Gateway Central I-15
  Gateway Regional I-26
  Heartland I-34
  Mark Twain I-40
  Mid-State I-46
  Northwest I-52
  Ozarks I-57
  Southeast I-63
  Southwest I-70
  Missouri Conference Totals I-78