The Mississippi Conference Board of Pension is pleased to present a two-day educational session where we plan to assist clergy in modeling and teaching the United Methodist commitment to fully utilizing their time, talents, gifts, service, and witness.
The academy will provide an opportunity to explore clergy benefits, financial planning, stewardship education, couple housing, personal savings and wespath services,and connectionalism as the participant leads the denomination in Mississippi and to accomplish the mission of The United Methodist Church: The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Local churches provide the most significant arena through which disciple-making occurs.
3-L Academy will be August 19-20, 2019. Register through Eventbrite or click here for more information and a form to mail.
$60 for the first person from a church and $10 for each additional person from the same church covers breakfast, lunch and snacks for both days. For hotel reservations at the site of the 3 “L” Academy, contact the Hilton Jackson at 1-888-263-0524. Ask for a room in the United Methodist Church block and use the block code UMCC3L. The hotel is located at 1001 East County Line Road, Jackson, Mississippi.
Register through Eventbrite for upcoming sessions in 2019 or click here for more information and a form to mail.
Sept. 14, 2019 Burton Memorial - Gulfport, Seashore District
Oct. 12, 2019 Batesville FUMC - Senatobia District
Nov. 16, 2019 New Albany FUMC - New Albany District
Dec. 14, 2019 Madison UMC, East Jackson District
The financial leadership training provides counsel and guidance to strengthen the administrative and financial abilities of the local church treasurer, financial secretary, finance committee members, church business administrators and church Trustees.. Successful completion of the training session and assignments will result in a Mississippi Conference recognized church "Administry." Topics covered are human resources, treasurer and pastor parish issues, statistical reporting,connectional giving, finance committee responsibilities, budget preparation, financial secretary duties and hints, treasurer responsibilities and reporting, internal controls /disciplinary requirement, auditing requirements and changes, and trustees responsibilities of the legal body as well as required work of it.
Training cost covers meals, snacks and resources for the complete day. The cost is $60 for the first person from a church
and $10 for each additional person from the same church.