22nd Annual Conference Session | May 24-25, 2021

Annual Conference is a yearly session for clergy and lay members to worship, learn about programs and conduct the business of the United Methodists of Greater New Jersey. All were welcome to the participate in this event, May 24-25 via live stream. Registration opens April 27.

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Agenda for Monday, May 24

9:00 a.m. Episcopal Address
9:20 a.m. Organizing the Conference
9:30 a.m. Legislation | Nominations p.14, Trustees Enabling Resolution p.17, Conference Advanced Specials p.19, Equitable Compensation Recommendation for 2022 p.21, Greater New Jersey Conference Arrearage Policy for Clergy Salaries p.22, Standards for Parsonages p.23, Pension and Health Benefits p.27, 2021 Insurance Guidelines p.29
10:30 a.m. Service of Remembrance
11:30 a.m. Leadership Report | Lay Leader, A Journey of Hope: Ending Sin of Racism, Financial Overview, Leadership and Congregational Development
12:15 p.m. Miracles Everywhere Offering
12:30 p.m. Adjourn

Agenda for Tuesday, May 25

8:30 a.m. Service of Passage
Reading of Appointments
9:00 a.m. Legislation | GNJ Designation Fund Policies p.35, Journey of Hope Legislation Modification p.44, Church Closures p.44, Intersectional Peace with Justice p.45, Making the Educational Society of the GNJAC a subcommittee of the Board of Higher Education and Ministry p.46, Itemized Shared Ministries Statements and Remittance Forms p.47, Presenting Recommendations – Rule III 19 p.48, Inclusive Nomination Process to the General and Jurisdictional Conference p.49
10:30 a.m. Ordination Service
12:30 p.m. Adjournment