Many Waters Annual Reports and Schedules

 

 

2022 CHURCH CONFERENCE WORSHIP GUIDE AND SCRIPT  - The church conference format is one of Holy Conferencing where the business agenda is blended into worshipful work. Please prepare a worship guide for each attendee. 

The Leader's Worship Guide is for the pastor and presiding leader and includes instructions for preparation and for the conference.

             2022 Leader's  Worship Guide -  .docx format (editing version) 

             2022 Leader's  Worship  Guide - .pdf format (recommended for Mac users)

             2022 Participant's Worship Guide - .docx format (editing version)

             2022 Participant's Worship Guide - .pdf format (recommended for Mac users)

             2022 Business Agenda - .pdf (these items correspond with the printable checklists above)

             2022 Booklet Cover - Envisioning the Beloved Community

             2022 PowerPoint Worship

 

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SUBMIT FORMS to the MANY WATERS DISTRICT OFFICE via Email or US Mail

Click on linked report name to access/download form.

additional resources at bottom of page 

FORMS

Click on linked report name to access form.

SOURCE RESPONSIBILITY OF: RETURN TO: DATE SENT

APPLICATIONS DUE in NOVEMBER – Prior DS REVIEW REQUIRED

Mission Share Relief Application

Due November 20

District Website

Pastor/Finance Com.

District Office

 

Equitable Comp. Grant Initial Application

There are 3 pieces to the application

Due November 15

District Website

Pastor/Finance Com.

District Office

 

DUE TWO WEEKS PRIOR SPRC MEETING WITH DS FOR CHURCH CONFERENCE or no later than November 23

2023 Pastoral Compensation Report (new format) Send unsigned copy 2 weeks prior to church conference. Send signed copy immediately after church conference approval. (See instructions for church conferences held after Dec. 1.)​

 

SPRC and Pastor

DUE TWO WEEKS BEFORE THE CHURCH CONFERENCE or no later than November 23

Report of Pastor

Pastor
(narrative)

Pastor

District Office

 

2023 Pastoral Compensation Guide

 for minimum salary and other important compensation/benefit figures for 2023

2023 Examples of How to Calculate Pension

2023 Health Insurance Blended Rate

NEC Treasurer

 

(Resource)

 
Go to Pension Calculation website: benefits for a pension calculator and additional pension and health insurance information/examples Benefits Office   (Resource)  

Housing Allowance/Exclusion  

Housing Allowance Q&A's

District Website

Pastor

District Office

 

Church Leadership for election and/or continuance 

to be voted on at church conference and also attached to meeting minutes 1 week after church conference.

Local Church Leadership Report contact info for chairpersons. 

a list with Contact Information of chairpersons is due 1 week after church conference

Pastor & Leadership Team Pastor

District Office

 

Certified Lay Servant Annual Report

Certified Lay Speaker Annual Report

Certified Lay Minister Annual Report

District Website

Lay Servant

District Office

 

**A Parsonage Inspection  (Resource: New England Conference Parsonage Guidelines)

NEW: 

Accessibility Audit

According to The Book of Discipline, churches are to complete the Annual Accessibility Audit and include it with their charge conference forms. The Baltimore-Washington Conference has produced a brief training video for how to complete the audit form. Click here to view.

Energy Audit (Not Mandatory)

The 2022 New England Annual Conference passed a resolution encouraging all churches to report in and celebrate what they are doing to care for creation and fight climate change at their Church Conferences (RS-22-222). 

District Website

Pastor, SPRC,Trustees

District Office

 

DUE ONE WEEK FOLLOWING THE CHURCH CONFERENCE

Minutes of Church Conference 

Include: church leadership that was voted on.

Local Church

Rec. Secretary/ Pastor

District Office

 

Annual Report of Deacon

Annual Report of Extension Ministry 

District Website

Deacon

Minister

District Office  

FORMS DUE ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 23 FOR MANY WATERS District

Pastoral Appointment Update 

District Website

Pastor

District Office

 

Church Appointment Update 

District Website

SPRC Chair

District Office

 

PROFILES  MUST BE REVIEWED YEARLY AND UPDATED AS NEEDED - DUE NOVEMBER 23 FOR MANY WATERS DISTRICT

Clergy Profile for Mission and Ministry

District Website

Pastor

District Office

 

Local Church Profile for Mission and Ministry

District Website

SPRC

District Office

 

REPORTS DUE DECEMBER 15

GCFA Annual Report on the Committee on Finance

District Website

Church Treasurer

District Office

 

REPORTS DUE JANUARY 31

Certification of Payment Form (due Jan 31 and with midyear change of pastor)

District Website

Treasurer/Pastor/ SPRC Chair

District Office

 
UMW Local Unit Annual Report District Website UMW President District Office & UMW Pres  
UMW Local Unit Officers Report District Website UMW President District Office & UMW Pres  

REPORTS DUE FEBRUARY 14

Coming Soon: Statistical Reports

Online

Pastor

Joy Mueller

 

REPORTS DUE MARCH 31

Annual Audit (Fund Balance) 

(GCFA) Local Church Audit Guidelines 

District Website

Auditor

District Office

 

Trustees Report

District Website

Trustee Chair

District Office

 

DUE August 31 FOR MANY WATERS DISTRICT

NEW

2022 Pastoral Conversation in WORD

Ministry Plan  

District Website

Pastor 

SPRC/Pastor

District Office  

Clergy Continuing Education (CEU) Record

District Website Pastor District Office  

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

The Point of Appointments

2021 Pastoral Transition Workshop Packet: Managing the Change of Pastor with Grace, Gratitude and Hope.

Maine Mandatory Training and Reporting

Fred C. Church Background Check Application

  • The New England Conference account number with Church Mutual is 0261250.

Audit Guidelines 

Financial Retention Guidelines (local church finance trustees)

New England Conference Archives

Parsonage Guidelines (SPRC-Trustees-Clergy)

 Local Church Treasurer's Handbook

501C3 Group Ruling Church Application