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The World Methodist Council is seeking a General Secretary to serve as the Chief Executive Officer for a five-year term commencing in August 2024.

The General Secretary and the Council President are the Principal Officers of the Council.

The General Secretary will promote the Vision and Mission of the World Methodist Council and maintain a focus for the Council in fulfilling its purposes as described in the Constitution; to encourage new initiatives and, with the Officers of the Council, to provide strong and effective leadership of the Methodist Council’s activities.

Applicants may be Lay or Ordained and will be a member in good standing with their respective Church, which is a member Church of the Council.

It is envisioned that the General Secretary will work from an office established in the Conference and/or Church where they currently reside.

To request a copy of the Job Description, please e-mail