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									                                   Arkansas Conference
                                Pastor’s Consultation Form
                                           2011
The information requested below is an important part of the consultative process between the
local churches, pastors, bishop, and district superintendents. Appointments are made with
sensitivity to the needs of local churches, the gifts and graces of the pastors, and the mission of
the United Methodist Church.


           Pastor’s Name (Please Print)              Name of Church or Charge (Please Print)

Please provide the following statistics:
                                              2007          2008          2009          2010
  Worship Average
  Membership

  Professions of Faith
  Baptisms
  Volunteer in Missions

  Apportionment Pay-Out



1)    Have you had a wellness exam in the past twelve months?

2)    Have you had a vacation in the past twelve months?

3)    What have you done for spiritual renewal in the past twelve months?


4)    What have you done for continuing education in the past twelve months?


5)    Have you participated in Connected in Christ?                     When?

6)    What goals did you and your S/PRC establish for 2010:
7)   Describe your effectiveness in achieving these goals:




8)   Below are listed some of the responsibilities of a pastor as found in
     Paragraph 340 of the Book of Discipline. Indicate with an “X” the three (3)
     in which you feel you were most effective in 2010:
        Preach and lead worship and teach the Scriptures
        Engage the people in study and witness
        Teach the Christian Faith
        Lead in evangelistic outreach
        Counsel those with personal, ethical, or spiritual struggles
        Conduct marriage and funeral services and administer the sacraments
        Visit the homes of the church and community
        Encourage private and congregational use of the means of grace.
        Be the administrative officer of the church.
        Participate in connectional programs and training opportunities
        Lead the congregation in racial and ethnic inclusiveness
        Order the life of the congregation for discipleship
        Build up the church as a caring, giving community
        Extend the ministry of Christ
        Engage in community and ecumenical involvement
        Other (specify)


9)   Using the same list, indicate with an “X” the three (3) which are most
     important to this church(s) in the coming year, 2011:

        Preach and lead worship and teach the Scriptures
        Engage the people in study and witness
        Teach the Christian Faith
        Lead in evangelistic outreach
        Counsel those with personal, ethical, or spiritual struggles
        Conduct marriage and funeral services and administer the sacraments
        Visit the homes of the church and community
        Encourage private and congregational use of the means of grace.
        Be the administrative officer of the church.
        Participate in connectional programs and training opportunities
        Lead the congregation in racial and ethnic inclusiveness
        Order the life of the congregation for discipleship
        Build up the church as a caring, giving community
        Extend the ministry of Christ
        Engage in community and ecumenical involvement
        Other (specify)
Questions 8 & 9 were also asked of the S/PRC. Please familiarize yourself with
their responses so we can discuss your similarities and the differences.

10) How can the Superintendent help?



11) What other information do you believe the Cabinet needs to consider when
    making your appointment?



Following consultation with my District Superintendent, I ask that I:
      Be returned to my current appointment
      Would be open to being moved or returned
      Be moved to another appointment
      Receive a new relationship to the Annual Conference as follows
           .

Pastor’s Signature:      ____________                         Date:


DS Signature:                                                 Date:

								
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