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Chicago trinity apportionment presentation

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Chicago trinity apportionment presentation

  1. 1. “At present, however, I am going to Jerusalem in ministry tothe saints; for Macedonia and Achaia have been pleased toshare their resources with the poor among the saints inJerusalem. They were pleased to do this, for if [they] havecome to share the spiritual blessings, they ought also to be ofservice to them in material things.” Romans 15:25-27 (NRSV)
  2. 2. United Methodists believe that each of us is called to participate in the ministry of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
  3. 3. • Day-to-day witness and outreach from over 45,000 clergy members and 1,200 deacons, and 11.5 million lay members in 100 different countries! 2008 General Minutes
  4. 4. • 225 retirement homes and long-term care facilities• 50 children’s homes
  5. 5. • 70 hospitals and health-care facilities• 113 colleges, universities and seminaries
  6. 6. Support for Mission & Strength- Ordained Evangelism ening the Fund # 2 Fund # 3Fund # 1 Leadership Connection
  7. 7. - Based on clergy related expenses, includingSupport for Ordained salary, benefits, housing allowances etc. - Provides support to clergy, thru District offices and DistrictLeadership Superintendents, moving costs, equitable compensation, and scholarships to attend seminary.
  8. 8. - Based on expenses for other staff members, deacons, programs, admin istration, and all other operationalEvangelism costs.Mission & - Supports New Church development, Programming, vital mission and ministries at all levels of the church.
  9. 9. - Based on the total operation budget of the local church (excluding capitalStrengthening the and debt expenditures). - Strengthens the connection at allConnection levels of the Church thru General and Annual Conference sessions, and NIC, NJC, UMC administrative costs.
  10. 10. • 6 District Superintendents• 3 District Administrators• District Training Events• Clergy Moving Costs• Equitable Compensation• Emergency Support for local churches
  11. 11. • New Church Development• Church Redevelopment• Outdoor & Retreat Ministries• Campus ministry• Conference Programming• Outreach & Advocacy
  12. 12. • Annual Conference Sessions• Episcopal Office• Treasurer’s Office• Conference Communication• Conference Administration

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