Conference boards, agencies, commissions, and committees provide tangible leadership opportunities for those who are interested in reflecting and sharing the mission of the North Carolina Annual Conference.
We are excited that you have considered serving the North Carolina Conference in its ministries and are grateful for your offering of your time and talents to the glory of God. This self-nomination process is a way of affirming your recognition of the spiritual gifts you have been given. Let us all be in prayerful discernment for the task of identifying those who will lead conference ministries in the next quadrennium.
As part of Annual Conference in 2023, we will nominate committee members to fill current openings to serve beginning July 1, 2023, through Annual Conference 2024. A listing of current openings can be found below on the Nominations Form and descriptions for those committees can be found under Ministry Descriptions. We ask that you review this listing and prayerfully consider where your gifts and passion lie. The ministries of the annual conference are strengthened by your passion and dedication and we look forward to working with you in ministry.
The current list of committee vacancies are as follows:
|Committee Vacancy||Committee Membership & Specific Considerations|
|Connectional Table||Two vacancies – by the Book of Discipline, one clergy and one laity|
|Evangelism & Discipleship||Five vacancies|
|Youth Operations Team||Five vacancies|
|Financial Discipleship Team||One vacancy|
|Board of Ordained Ministries||Appointed by Bishop|
|Council on Finance & Administration||Five vacancies – by the Book of Discipline, two clergy and three laity|
|Equitable Compensation||Two vacancies – by the Book of Discipline, two laity|
|Board of Pension||Two vacancies – by the Book of Discipline, two laity (one male and one female)|
|Insurance Committee||One vacancy – by the Book of Discipline, one laity (female)|
|Board of Trustees||One vacancy – by the Book of Discipline, one clergy|
If you are interested in serving on one of these committees, please complete the Nominations Form below. Applications will be accepted through March 24, 2023. Your information will be provided to the Committee on Nominations to consider for nomination to the 2023 Annual Conference. Thank you for the time and energy you give in leadership of the NC Conference!
Conference Leadership Positions
Conference Committee on Nominations
Our Conference Committee on Nominations is appointed by our Bishop and is comprised of conference leaders:
- Cabinet members – district superintendents plus the Executive Director of Connectional Ministries, Treasurer, Lay Leader, Assistant to the Bishop and New Faith Communities Director
- United Methodist Women President
- United Methodist Men President
- United Methodist Youth President
- Eight at-large members as appointed by the bishop
The committee reviews all self-nominations submitted, seeking people to lead and serve on Conference boards, agencies, commissions, and committees. Committee nominations reflect various ages, genders, and ethnic backgrounds and are approved by the Annual Conference.
In order to achieve balance or to adequately complete a board or committee, nominations may be received from the floor at the meeting of the Nominations Committee or the Annual Conference.