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
A copy of the form is given to the Bishop of the area in which you serve, if other than area of which you are a member. A copy of this report may be used to inform the Charge Conference(s) of which you are a member and an affiliate member in keeping with ¶316.1 and 344.3 a,b. A copy of this report should be used to inform the United Methodist Endorsing Agency, PO Box 340007, Nashville, TN 37203- 0007 in keeping with ¶344.1b.
New this year, the Cabinet asks that you also complete an Appointment to an Extension Ministry Employer Form which can be downloaded by clicking here.
This form can be emailed to Tim McCoy or a hard copy sent to him as indicated above.