When
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 to Saturday, June 23, 2018
FAQs
No, clergy members from other annual conferences may not vote in the California-Nevada Annual Conference. ¶346.1 of The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church 2016 states that “upon recommendation of the Board of Ordained Ministry, clergy ...

Local pastors are not ordained. They are licensed. In the United Methodist Church, all persons not ordained as elders who are appointed to preach and conduct divine worship and perform the duties of a pastor have a license for pastoral ministry. ...

Yes. 

Alternates have voice only if they are seated for the lay member.

The formula is found in the standing rules. Each church shall be allotted one lay member.

The meetings for 2018 through 2020 have been approved to be held in Modesto.

Report to the registration desk. You will be helped to get appropriate credentials.

It may. Each session of annual conference votes on the minimum salary. One annual conference session cannot bind another.

¶605.7 states, “The annual conference shall make inquiry into the moral and official conduct of its ordained ministers and local pastors. In response to the inquiry whether all such persons are blameless in their life and official administration, the...

Clergy should write to the Bishop and copy the DS and the Conference Secretary.

The standing rules are printed in the journal and adopted by the annual conference to cover those administrative and business procedures that are not covered in The Book of Discipline, the articles of incorporation, or the bylaws. They must not ...

Associate clergy members are clergy who have been local pastors, reached age forty, served four years as a full-time local pastor, have completed certain additional educational requirements, been recommended by a three-fourths majority vote of the ...

Elders are persons ordained to a lifetime ministry of Word, Sacrament, Order, and Service. By the authority given in their ordination, they are authorized to preach and teach the Word of God, to provide pastoral care and counsel, to administer the ...

When it is believed that a lay or clergy member of The United Methodist Church has committed any of the chargeable offenses listed in The Book of Discipline (see ¶2702 of The Book of Discipline 2016) that person may be “charged.” The process begins ...

Registration must be done online by June 1, 2018. Those who have registered online can pick up their badges on Tuesday evening or Wednesday morning in the DoubleTree lobby area.    

You may go to https://www.cokesbury.com and use the drop down list under UMC, click on Official Resources, then click on the image of The Book of Discipline. There is also a link to a free online, but not downloadable version.

Checks should be made out to California-Nevada Conference and the offering for which they are designated should be written in the memo field (i.e. Puerto Rico Offering).

Clergy are to be of “unquestionable moral character.” Annual conferences began as gatherings of clergy, and membership into the annual conference was determined by the clergy. The clergy then, as now, inquired into the moral character of those ...

No.

No. We do not have sufficient staff to provide this service. A summary of legislative actions is planned for release a week after annual conference.

No.