Recognition of 2020 and 2021 RetireesRev. Sheila Ahler, chair of the Board of Pension, led the recognition of 2020 and 2021 retirees. Financial ReportsDr. Christine Dodson, Conference Treasurer, introduced the financial reports from: –Anne Lloyd, Chairperson for the Council on Finance and AdministrationThe proposed 2023 budget (pg. 36 in the Conference Workbook) shows a reduction… Continue Reading→
Wespath wants to empower clergy and local church leaders to teach financial well-being skills to their congregations—and the wider community—so it is offering a pair of informational events about Saving Grace: A Guide to Financial Well-Being. A biblically-based, Wesleyan tool, Saving Grace can help group leaders and participants reach financial well-being goals. Each event provides an overview of the… Continue Reading→
This Annual Conference year initiates the sixth year of the North Carolina Conference’s commitment to assisting clergy with reducing seminary debt. With gratitude to the Council on Finance and Administration Committee establishing an endowment in 2015, the NCC Endowment Team continues to accept ordained elders and deacons into the program. Over the past five years,… Continue Reading→
Recordings are now available of this three-session series delivering the information clergy need for financial wellness throughout their ministry and as they make preparations for retirement. Visit our event webpage for the links and more details.
The Conference Connectional Table (CCT) met February 24 by Zoom to ready the 2023 budget proposal for presentation to the Council on Finance and Administration (CFA). After discussion, the budget submitted for vote totaled $11,840,262 in total Annual Conference requests, reflecting a $78,170 reduction (.51%) from the budget approved for 2022. Approved unanimously, it moved… Continue Reading→
Your United Methodist Personal Investment Plan (UMPIP)—A webinar series to help you achieve your retirement goals. This year Wespath is excited to host a year-long webinar series about UMPIP. Each webinar will provide detailed information that will help you understand how to save for retirement, invest your savings and manage your investments. Your UMPIP can be… Continue Reading→
You are invited to attend a free online workshop on Thursday, March 25, 2021, from 12:00 – 1:30 pm to review local church internal controls and audits. This workshop is specifically geared toward finance committee members and treasurers but all laity and pastors and invited and encouraged to attend. Register for the online event through… Continue Reading→
Registration is now open for the Virtual Clergy Benefits Webinars. This three-session series delivers safely and effectively the information clergy need for financial wellness throughout their ministry and as they make preparations for retirement. Visit our event webpage for more details and to register for the first webinar by March 11.
The Annual Audit Report is now ready for uploading your data for the calendar year 2020, which is due from all churches no later than August 1, 2021. You will find this report on the Conference’s Online Data Collection System. Once again, there is a series of questions you must answer to access one of three… Continue Reading→