The West Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church embraces a culture of lay and clergy leadership that is:
Hopeful, Innovative, Invitational and Generative.

Passionate Spiritual Leaders

Like Jesus’ disciples, we are intended to grow closer to God, always learning how our gifts can be developed and offered to lead others to experience God’s love.  
Like Jesus’ disciples, we are intended to grow closer to God, always learning how our gifts can be developed and offered to lead others to experience God’s love.  
Called to Serve

Cultivating a culture of call in the local church is essential for the health and vitality of our faith communities.
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Lay Leadership

The ministry of the laity flows from a commitment to Christ’s outreaching love. Lay members of The United Methodist Church are, by history and calling, active advocates of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
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Licensed and Ordained Ministry

God has called you to serve as a leader in the church of Jesus Christ. Perhaps you are sensing a call to pastoral leadership, the chaplaincy or a specialized ministry…
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Leadership Standards

By following these standards or practices for leadership, with grace-filled support from fellow leaders along the way, God is able to work within us to more fully transform us and those around us.

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Cultivating Disciples,
The 2400+

How do we grow as disciples of Jesus Christ?
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Spiritual Formation

Spiritual formation is a “process of being conformed to the image of Christ for the sake of others”
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Clergy Membership Change of Status

Applicants for associate, provisional, or full membership - click below for more information!

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Pastoral Transitions

When there is a change in an appointment it is important to have a strategy for transitioning well.  Tips and tools may be found by following this link.

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Policies and Guidelines related to Ministry

Conference approved rules and guidelines for all clergy: licensed and ordained.
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