Local Church Leadership & Committees

Visit the United Methodist Discipleship Ministries website for articles and recordings related to many local church leadership positions. 

Discipleship Ministries has also published Guidelines for local church committees and leadership positions. Visit Cokesbury to find Guidelines for Leading Your Congregation booklets which can be purchased as downloads, e-books, or booklets. Topics include  Church Council and Small Membership Church; the administrative areas of Finance and Trustees; Staff/Pastor Parish Relations; and ministry areas focused on nurture, outreach, and witness including Worship, Evangelism, Stewardship, Christian Education, age-level ministries, Communications, and more.

Keep an eye on the New England Leadership Training Opportunities webpage for workshops.