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Pre-Conference Materials

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 

  1. Table of Contents
  2. 2014 Annual Conference Schedule
  3. Speaker Bios
  4. Guidelines for Holy Conferencing
  5. Rules and Guidelines for Clergy and Lay Leadership
  6. Conference Notes    

 

 

Conference Reports

 

A. Committee on Clergy & Lay Leadership................................................ (Distributed At Conference Site)

                                                                                                             

B. Advocacy Resource Team.....................................................................   B-1      

Committee on Native American Ministries....................................   B-3

               Salisbury Urban Ministries..........................................................   B-7

Neighborhood House, Inc...........................................................   B-8

Methodist Action Program..........................................................   B-10  

Disability Ministries...................................................................   B-11  

 

C. Christian Service Team

            Peter D. Weaver Congo Partnership Team.................................... C-1

            Disaster Recovery Team............................................................  C-4

            Volunteers in Mission................................................................  C-5

            Conference Appeals Coordinator Report....................................... C-10

            Africa University Report.............................................................  C-13

           

D. Evangelism and Outreach Committee...........................................  D-1

           Health Ministries Team.........................................................  D-2

 

E. Spiritual Formation Team.............................................................   E-1

           Spiritual Formation Prayer Request Form...............................   E-2

 

F. Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry.................  F-1

            Board of Ordained Ministry.........................................................  F-2

            Wesley College Chaplain’s Report..............................................  F-3

Care Team................................................................................  F-5

            Wesley Foundation: Delaware State University.............................  F-5

            Wesley Foundation: Salisbury University.....................................  F-7 

            Wesley Foundation: University of Maryland Eastern Shore............  F-10

            Wesley Foundation: University of Delaware..................................  F-11

 

G. Administrative Ministries

            Board of Pensions.....................................................................   G-1

            Commission on Equitable Compensation.....................................   G-7

            2013 Equitable Compensation Support.........................................  G-8

            Conference Board of Trustees......................................................  G-9      

            Conference Council on Finance and Administration........................  G-12

            The Philadelphia Area Committee on Episcopacy..........................  G-14

 

H. Vision Team...............................................................................   H-1

            Board of Lay Ministries........................................................   H-2

            Young People’s Ministries...................................................   H-3

            United Methodist Women....................................................   H-6

            Communications Commission..............................................   H-7

            Communications Office........................................................   H-8

            Congregational Development Corporation...............................   H-9

            Strengthening the Black Church...........................................   H-10

            Cross Racial Cross Cultural Report.......................................   H-11

            Pecometh Camping & Retreat Ministries...............................   H-12

           

I. Commission on Archives and History..............................................   I-1

 

J. Board of Childcare........................................................................    J-1

 

R. Resolutions

            Organizational and Procedural Motion........................................................   R-1

            Conference Rules of Order........................................................................ R-1a     

            Consent Calendar.................................................................................... R-2

            Higher Education Day Scholarships.......................................................... R-3

            Joint Committee on Clergy Medical Leave.................................................  R-4

            Mental Illness and Clergy Disability Benefits.............................................  R-5

            Amend Conference Advance Specials for 2013-2016..................................  R-6

            2015 Covenant Funding Plan...................................................................  R-7

            2014 Covenant Funding Plan Modification.................................................  R-8

            Technology Use and Privacy Policies.......................................................  R-9

            Technology Use Policy for United Methodist Church..................................  R-9a

            Technology Use and Privacy Policies.......................................................  R-9b

            Support Peace with Justice in the Middle East..........................................  R-10

            Endorse Task Force on Senior Adult Ministries.........................................  R-11

            Mobilize Faith Communities for Poverty Reduction....................................  R-12

            Inclusivity and Tolerance on the Issue of Human Sexuality.........................  R-14

            Year-Long Commemoration of our Journey toward Wholeness to Mark........  R-15

            Union Wesley Camp Resolution............................................................... R-16

 

T. Conference Treasurer’s Report........................................................  T-1

 

X.       Lay and Reserve Member List..........................................................   X-1

X.       Lay and Reserve Member Correction Form.........................................   X-2

X.       2014 Report of Students Attending Colleges or Universities..................   X-3

X.       Summer Worship Schedule (Barratt’s Chapel).....................................   X-4

 

Z.       New Lay Members Orientation.........................................................   Z-1

Z.       Laity Session 2014.......................................................................   Z-2

Z.       Juneteenth................................................................   Z-3

Z.       Director’s Leadership Week.............................................................   Z-4

Z.       MISSION-u