Spiritual Leadership

Staff, boards and committees work together to continually call, equip, assess and deploy excellent clergy and laity into all areas of vital ministry. This office is intentional about equipping the saints for the work for discipleship through ongoing theological and spiritual formation of clergy and laity in our conference. Additionally, this office helps sow the Core Value of apprenticeship deep in the soil of the conference. This office is led be the director of spiritual leadership and a new associate director of spiritual leadership. This office includes:

  • Board of Ordained Ministry
  • Committee on Equitable Compensation
  • Board of Higher Education
  • Board of Laity (Lay Servant Ministries, United Methodist Men representatives, United Methodist Women representatives and Council on Youth Ministries)
  • Collaborative Spiritual Leadership Steering Team made up of four board of ordained ministry members, four board of laity members and the director of the center for ministry are tasked with assessing, developing and evaluating spiritual leadership formation experiences for lay and clergy.