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
Contact your District Administrative Assistance for a Zip file of the SPRC/Clergy Forms.
- Pastor’s Appointment Preference Form (PDF*)
- SPRC Appointment Preference Form (PDF*)
- Compensation and Personnel Expenses (PDF*)
– Clergy Compensation Form Instructions (PDF)
– Housing Allowance Resolution (MS Word)
– 2021 Minimum Salary Schedule (PDF)
– 2021 Health Insurance Premiums (Annual Costs) (PDF)
– Clergy Housing Policies and Standards (PDF)
– Clergy Housing Handbook (PDF)
- Pastor Self-Assessment Form (for Deacons, Elders, Licensed Local Pastors, and Lay Persons Assigned) (MS Word)
- SPRC Pastoral Assessment Form (for Deacons, Elders, Licensed Local Pastors, and Lay Persons Assigned) (MS Word)
- Declaration of Candidacy for Charge Conference Form (PDF)
- Report of Retired Clergy (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.
Charge Conference Forms and Reports (Due at Charge Conference)
Contact your District Administrative Assistance for a Zip file of all the other forms and reports.
- 2020 Membership Report to Annual Conference (MS Word) (¶247.15, 231)
- Lay Servant Annual Report (PDF*) (¶247.11, ¶268, ¶269)
- Lay Speaker Annual Report (PDF) (¶268.4.2)
- Certified Lay Minister Annual Report (PDF) (¶268.4.2)
Other Church Forms (Due Dates Vary)
- 2021 Equitable Compensation Application (PDF*) – Due November 1, 2020
- 2021 Mission Church Equitable Compensation Application (PDF*) – Due November 1, 2020
- 2021 Local Church Officer Form (Submitted Online) – Due December 15, 2020
- Minutes of the Charge/Church Conference (PDF*) – Due December 15, 2020
- Annual Report of the Trustees (PDF*) (¶2550) – Due December 15, 2020
- Annual Report of the Finance Committee (PDF*) (¶258.4C) – Due December 15, 2020
- Fund Balance Report (Annual Audit – PDF*) – Due January 31, 2021
- Report of Deacon (PDF) – Due Spring 2021
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