February 29, 2016
Board of Higher Education
The board relates to United Methodist schools and campus ministries in the New England Conference. This Board works to equip local churches in their ministries with college students. It oversees grant requests for campus ministries located on a college campus and/or sponsored by local churches. The Board also oversees the United Methodist scholarship program.
Board of Trustees
The board oversees the property of the New England Conference.
Board of Pensions
(Laypersons especially needed). The board oversees the pension and health benefit programs of retired clergy, spouses, surviving spouses and lay employees of the NEAC. We are especially in need of individuals with experience and expertise in the areas of health benefits for those active and retired. Some experience dealing with pensions would also be helpful.
Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns (CUIC)
Works to promote interfaith dialogue and experiences.
Committee on Finance & Administration
(Laypersons especially needed). CF&A works with the finances of the Conference, including developing the budget. Members of CF&A need to see the “big picture of the mission work” of NEAC.
Commission on the Status and Role of Women
COSROW works to develop ways to inform and sensitize NEAC leadership and members on issues that affect women.
Commission on Religion and Race
Works to raise awareness and foster sensitivity in the area of racism within NEAC.
Prepares the Rules and Policies & Procedures that define the work of NEAC within the general guidelines of The Book of Discipline.