Description: Recommend conference standards for pastoral support, establish base compensation, provide counsel and support to cabinet and local SPRC, maintain adequate arrearage policies to protect conference and pastors as well as establish minimum compensation level for clergy.

Upcoming focused priorities:  

1) The team will discuss and determine the percentage increase, based on 2022 COLA, historical percentage increases, and 2023 WOC budget constraints for clergy minimum compensation level.
2) Discuss and make budget WOC recommendation for 2023 Equitable Compensation

Desired Experiences/skills: An understanding of local church finance along with ability to travel and assess needs alongside District Superintendents.

Time commitment: One to two meetings, typically between November and February. 

Meetings:  One meeting scheduled for late January. The team conducts the meeting via a Zoom call for one and half hours.