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Plan UMC

  1. 1. Plan UMC
  2. 2. Plan UMCHeard a plea for a sensible plan thatunites us all.In light of The Call to Action research, thisplan moves The United Methodist Churchforward with vision and hope.
  3. 3. Plan UMC VisionFocuses on vital congregations that impact their communitiesSupports new connectional opportunities inAfrica, Asia, Europe, the Philippines, and theUnited States
  4. 4. Plan UMC BasicsEncourages Annual Conferences to benimble and adaptiveAllows each annual conference throughoutthe world to organize effectively for mission
  5. 5. Aligns general program agencies –All have global focusAll work together collaborativelyAll current functions are continued
  6. 6. General Conference continues to establish priorities and the quadrennial budget.Ultimate accountability remains with the General Conference.
  7. 7. GENERAL C ONFERENC E General Council for Strategy & Oversight
  8. 8. General Council for Strategy & OversightComprised of 45 members (including 34 votingmembers and 11 advisors) with fair representationWill replace the current Connectional Table
  9. 9. General Council for Strategy & OversightIncludes the five racial-ethnic caucuses:  Black Methodists for Church Renewal  Methodist Associated Representing the Cause of Hispanic Americans  Native American International Caucus  National Federation of Asian American Methodists  Pacific Islanders National Caucus
  10. 10. General Council for Strategy & OversightLeadership provided by Executive GeneralSecretaryCarries and implements the vision cast byGeneral Conference
  11. 11. General Council for Strategy & OversightCoordinates mission, ministries, and resourcesDirects focus toward developing and maintainingvital congregationsProvides accountability based on measurableresults
  12. 12. General Council for Strategy & OversightAmenable and accountable to General ConferenceElects its own officersProvides church-wide shared services housed inthe most effective locations
  13. 13. Committee on Inclusiveness
  14. 14. GENERAL C ONFERENC E General Council for Strategy & OversightCommittee onInclusiveness
  15. 15. GENERAL C ONFERENC E General Gen. Board of Council for Higher Ed. & Strategy & Ministry Oversight Gen. Board ofCommittee on GlobalInclusiveness Ministries Gen. Board of Church & Society Gen. Board of Discipleship
  16. 16. The General Board of Church & Society
  17. 17. The General Board of Discipleship
  18. 18. The General Board of Global Ministries
  19. 19. The General Board of Higher Education & Ministry
  20. 20. Program AgenciesAmenable and accountable to General ConferenceNominate their own general secretariesMaintain distributed liabilityEach retains assetsImplement disciplinary mandates and tasks
  21. 21. National PlansContinue to lead, empower and serveNational Plan for Hispanic/Latino MinistryKorean American National PlanNative American Comprehensive PlanStrengthening the Black Church for the 21st CenturyMissionAsian American Language Ministry
  22. 22. OtherConnectionalOrganizations
  23. 23. GENERAL C ONFERENC E General General Gen. Board of United Council for Council on Higher Ed. & Methodist Strategy & Finance & Ministry Communica- Oversight Administratio Gen. Board of tions nCommittee on GlobalInclusiveness Ministries Gen. Board of Church & Society Gen. Board of Discipleship
  24. 24. GENERAL C ONFERENC E General General Gen. Board of United Council for Council on Higher Ed. & Methodist Strategy & Finance & Ministry Communica- Oversight Administratio Gen. Board of tions nCommittee on Global General Board UnitedInclusiveness Ministries of Pension & Methodist Gen. Board of Health Publishing Church & Benefits House Society Gen. Board of Discipleship
  25. 25. GENERAL C ONFERENC E General General Gen. Board of United Council for Council on Higher Ed. & Methodist Strategy & Finance & Ministry Communica- Oversight Administratio Gen. Board of tions nCommittee on Global General Board UnitedInclusiveness Ministries of Pension & Methodist Gen. Board of Health Publishing Church & Benefits House Society United United Gen. Board of Methodist Methodist Discipleship Women Men
  26. 26. Representation Summary
  27. 27. Proposed 312 total directors vs. Current 634 members= Lower total cost due to reduction ofredundancy and greater effectiveness
  28. 28. Ag e nc y C urre nt P ropos e dGCSO 47 (CT) 34 + 11GCFA 43 21GBCS 63 30GBOD 58 30GBGM 90 32GBHEM 64 30Inclusiveness [91] -- COSROW 43 GCORR 48
  29. 29. Ag e nc y C urre nt P ropos e dUMCOM 28 35GBOPHB 32 32UMPH 43 25UMM 25 23UMW 50 25TOTALS: 634 328
  30. 30. “The world is my parish.”
  31. 31. GENERAL C ONFERENC E General General Gen. Board of United Council for Council on Higher Ed. & Methodist Strategy & Finance & Ministry Communica- Oversight Administratio Gen. Board of tions nCommittee on Global General Board UnitedInclusiveness Ministries of Pension & Methodist Gen. Board of Health Publishing Church & Benefits House Society United United Gen. Board of Methodist Methodist Discipleship Women Men

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