The Staff Parish Relations Team

This group focuses on building relationships between the congregation and staff and the district superintendent. This group meets at least four times per year, and does many of the following:

  • Confer regularly with the pastor about personnel conditions affecting the church. 
  • Help the pastor and staff set job priorities.
  • Recommend staff positions to the Church Council and approve job descriptions.
  • Advise the bishop and the cabinet regarding appointment issues. 
  • Provide annual evaluations for the pastor and staff.
  • Recommend to the Charge Conference candidates for ordained ministry.
  • Recommends to Charge Conference clergy compensation.