Local Church Relationship: All clergy appointed in extension ministries shall establish membership in a charge conference in their home annual conference in consultation with the pastor in charge and with approval of the district superintendent and the bishop. (¶ 3443.1 of the 2016 Book of Discipline)
Appointment to Extension Ministries Form: Those appointed to an extension ministry shall submit annually to the bishop, the district superintendent, and the Board of Ordained Ministry a written report on the official Appointment to an Extension Ministry form developed by the GCFA. This completed form serves as the basis for their evaluation in light of the missional needs of the Church and the fulfillment of their licensing or ordination responsibilities. (¶ 344.2.a of the 2016 Book of Discipline).
Online Form: The form can be completed electronically or it can be downloaded by clicking here.
Form Submittal: You may submit your completed form to the bishop by emailing it as an attachment to tmccoy [at] wocumc.org or you can submit a hard copy to the bishop by mailing it to:
West Ohio Conference
32 Wesley Blvd., Worthington, OH 43085
Once received, a copy will be given to the Board of Ordained Ministry and the conference secretary. The original will be stored in your file maintained by the Episcopal Office.
Please Note: If you are serving outside The West Ohio Annual Conference a copy of this form is to be sent to the bishop of the area in which you serve. You may also send a copy of this form to the Charge Conference(s) of which you are a member and an affiliate member in keeping with ¶316.1 and 344.3 a,b.
The Cabinet asks that you also complete an Appointment to an Extension Ministry Employer Form which can be downloaded by clicking here.