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Covenant Presentation


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Covenant Presentation

  1. 1. Proposed Covenant of the UM4GI Parish
  2. 2. Multiple Charge Parish <ul><li>UMC Book of Discipline – ¶206.3 </li></ul><ul><li>An intentionally organized group of two or more pastoral charges in which each church continues to relate to its charge conference on the organizational level and also participates in a parish-wide council </li></ul><ul><li>The pastors are appointed or assigned to the charges and also to the parish, and a director or coordinator is appointed or assigned by the bishop </li></ul>
  3. 3. Larger Parish <ul><li>UMC Book of Discipline – ¶206.3 </li></ul><ul><li>A number of congregations working together using a parish-wide parish council and other committees and work groups as the parish may determine; providing representation on boards and committees from all churches; guided by a constitution or covenant; and served by a staff appointed or assigned to the parish and involving a director </li></ul>
  4. 4. Administrative Practices <ul><li>Pastoral Appointments </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed UM4GI Pastoral Responsibilities and Compensation </li></ul><ul><li>Program and Support Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Parish SPRC </li></ul><ul><li>UM4GI Parish Council </li></ul><ul><li>Local Church Councils </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pastoral Appointments <ul><li>All Pastors appointed to local charge and to parish </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To continue through 2011/2012 appointment years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parish will consider appointments to parish for 2013 appointment year </li></ul><ul><li>Compensation determined by Parish SPRC </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibilities assigned by Coordinating Pastor </li></ul>
  6. 6. Pastoral Responsibilities and Compensation <ul><li>Chad Boling </li></ul><ul><li>Primary pastor of First UMC </li></ul><ul><li>Parish missions committees and projects </li></ul><ul><li>Matt Fowler </li></ul><ul><li>Primary pastor of Faith UMC </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinating pastor of UM4GI </li></ul><ul><li>Confirmation, youth program, Awaken, small group development </li></ul>
  7. 7. Pastoral Responsibilities and Compensation <ul><li>Bob Rhodes </li></ul><ul><li>Associate pastor of Trinity UMC </li></ul><ul><li>Confirmation, youth program, Awaken, Stephen Ministries, social media development </li></ul><ul><li>Jay Vetter </li></ul><ul><li>Senior pastor of Trinity UMC </li></ul>
  8. 8. Proposed 2012 Pastoral Compensation $193,095 $68,194 $68,194 Congregation Trinity First Faith Contribution per $101,636.65 $81,750.68 $76,684.37 $69,411.15 Proposed for 2012 (Mileage, Continuing Education, & Prof. Reimbursement)   $6,000.00 $6,000.00 $6,000.00 $6,000.00 Professional   $95,636.65 $75,750.68 $70,684.37 $63,411.15 SUB TOTAL $11,713.65 $8,827.68 $9,761.37 $8,488.15 Combined Pension $14,923.00 $14,923.00 $14,923.00 $14,923.00 Health Flex $12,000.00 $12,000.00 Housing Allowance $57,000.00 $40,000.00 $46,000.00 $40,000.00 Gross Salary Jay Bob Matt Chad  
  9. 9. Program and Support Staff <ul><li>All staff associated with particular charges are employees of that charge </li></ul><ul><li>New staff positions developed will be either: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff of the Parish paid by the Parish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff of a charge with plans to expand the staff role into the Parish and community </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Parish SPRC <ul><li>Will be organized in January 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Will include three SPRC from each charge </li></ul><ul><li>Will recommend compensation </li></ul><ul><li>Will distribute compensation from common fund as approved by each charge </li></ul><ul><li>Will assume administrative responsibility for all staff in January 2013 </li></ul>
  11. 11. UM4GI Parish Council <ul><li>Composed of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three co-chairs (one from each charge) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pastors and program staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secretary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At least one representative from each charge </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Answers to respective All Church (Charge) Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Sets vision and establishes committees, work groups, and ministry </li></ul>
  12. 12. UM4GI Parish Council <ul><li>Charged with… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping leadership focused on vision and mission of UM4GI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinate and administer parish-wide ministries and staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication with Local Church Councils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development of cooperation between charges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oversee development of new ministries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop parish identity among charges </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Local Church Councils <ul><li>Some form of a church leadership council will continue in each congregation </li></ul>
  14. 14. Programming and Ministry Practices <ul><li>Parish Ministry Teams to be established when needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Participation from at least two charges required </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Initial Parish Ministry Teams will include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Missions, Stephen Ministry, Christian Education, Communication, Nuba Worship, Youth Ministry, Awaken </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Financial Practices <ul><li>Beginning in January 2012… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each charge to set and manage financial resources except pastoral salaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each charge to fund and administer local ministries, work groups, and ministry teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can be funded in a number of ways </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each charge responsible for its own Mission Shares </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Beyond 2012 a Parish Finance Committee may be developed </li></ul>
  16. 16. Trustees and Property Practices <ul><li>No immediate changes </li></ul><ul><li>Parish Council will seek out and recommend future methods of collaboration </li></ul>
  17. 17. Lay Leadership <ul><li>Pastors and Parish Council will seek out ways to invite, recruit, train, and commission lay leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Until these methods are found, local Lay Leadership Committees and pastors will continue to function </li></ul>
  18. 18. Questions <ul><li>This covenant will be presented to each All Church (Charge) Conference on December 11, 2011 at which time each Conference will vote on whether or not to approve this covenant </li></ul><ul><li>At this time, pastors and members of the committee who developed this covenant may answer questions for clarification </li></ul>