The FUMCC Church Council met on Thursday, December 1 for a gathering of discernment and holy conversation. The meeting was first convened as a Charge Conference for the purpose of receiving and acting on the 2017 Pastor Compensation recommendation from Staff Parish. The Church Council adopted the 2017 Pastors Compensation recommendation from Staff Parish. Click here for the 2017 Pastors Compensation.
The Church Council approved a 2017 budget of $2,972,932. This represents a $6,026 increase from our 2016 budget. The 2017 budget includes a 1.5% salary increase for the pastors and church staff. Please click here for the 2017 budget.
Mark Schneider, Lay Leader and representative of the SPPRC, proposed Corey Forrester as candidates for Ordained Ministry in the United Methodist Church. The SPRC unanimously recommends Corey after examination using the traditional John Wesley criteria for ministry set forth in The Discipline. Corey spoke of their call to Ministry at the Called Church Conference. The Called Church Conference unanimously approved the recommendation of Corey as a candidate for Ordained Ministry.
Following the Charge Conversation we had holy conversation with District Superintendent, Gray Southern. The Church Council then approved an updated covenant for the Church Council.
The Church Council will meet on Thursday, February 2, 2017 in room 200 at 7pm. All are welcome to attend.