The PDFs marked with an asterisk should be completed on a computer and then printed out. Some of the forms below are optional, so please refer to the instructions sent to each church for details. If you have questions about the forms, please contact your District office. We suggest downloading the forms to your computer, and then opening them with Adobe Acrobat Reader (see “Can’t find your downloads?” and “Mac user?” below for additional tips).
Staff Parish Relations Committee and Clergy Forms
- Pastor’s Appointment Preference Form (PDF*)
- SPRC Appointment Preference Form (PDF*)
- Compensation and Personnel Expenses (PDF*)
– Instructions to complete Clergy Compensation Form (PDF)
– Sample Housing Allowance Resolution (MSWord)
– 2019 Minimum Clergy Compensation Schedule (PDF)
– 2019 Health Insurance Premiums (Annual Costs) (PDF)
– 2019 Health Insurance Premiums (Monthly Costs) (PDF)
– Clergy Housing Policies and Standards (PDF)
- Pastoral Ministry Review (MSWord)
- Deacon Ministry Review Form (MSWord)
- Report of Deacon (PDF)
- Retired Clergy Annual Report (PDF*) To be completed annually by all retired clergy not appointed.
- Retired Clergy Charge Conference Form (PDF*) To be completed by retired clergy upon declaring or changing a charge conference or to report address changes.
Church Conference Forms and Reports (Due at Church Conference)
- Local Church Officer Form (submitted online, https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DDVGY5D)
- Report of the Pastor (PDF*)
- Report of the Trustees (PDF*)
- Report of the Finance Committee (PDF*)
- Certified Lay Servant Annual Report (PDF*)
- Lay Speaker Annual Report (PDF)
- Certified Lay Minister Annual Report (PDF)
Other Church Conference Forms (Due Dates Vary)
- 2019 Equitable Compensation Application (PDF*) – Due November 1, 2018
- Minutes of the Charge/Church Conference (PDF*) – Due December 31, 2018
- Fund Balance Report (Annual Audit – PDF*) – Due January 31, 2019
- Annual Accessibility Audit for United Methodist Churches (PDF*) – Due January 31, 2019
Additional forms and information from the General Council on Finance and Administration are available at www.gcfa.org/forms-and-resources.
For forms from the General Board of Higher Education & Ministry: www.gbhem.org/forms-library