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Quick and Easyguide to United Methodist Polity.

by Anne L Burkholder; THOMAS W Elliott Jr; Thomas Edward Frank

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Convenient, reliable guide   (2018-06-19)


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by kathyarmistead52

250+ entries, containing:

  • an important quote from John Wesley or other notable Methodist;
  • a definition and how the entry relates to pastors and leaders;
  • brief notes on historical/theological roots;
  • related Discipline paragraph numbers;
  • other essentials.

United Methodist polity is about ordering the life of the church for the mission of God in the world. This book anchors our understanding of how God is calling us to be covenant with each other and provides a comprehensive, annotated guide to the Discipline for pastors and church leaders, even district superintendents, bishops, agency staff, and others beyond the local church who need a quick reference guide to issues that arise in ministry settings.


Find answers questions to like these: Can United Methodist pastors vote in local church decisions? Is the pastor always present at PPR/SPR meetings? What forms do pastors need for Charge Conference? Who has what authority for hiring and firing staff? Where should a person go to learn about the candidacy process? What is the process for buying additional church property?

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