Non-Quadrennial Teams

Adult Discipleship Team

Description

The Adult Discipleship Team is composed of a Chairperson nominated by the Conference Nominations Team and elected by the Annual Conference. These leaders, along with Conference staff assigned to the Team, invite others to join this Team as it helps equip local churches to make disciples of Jesus Christ. 

Book of Discipline (2016)

¶630

Standing Rules

(none)

Selection

Self-selecting; Chairperson nominated by Conference Nominations Team and elected by Annual Conference

Composition

  • Chairperson
  • Designated members of General Board of Discipleship

Advocacy for Social Justice Team

Description

The Advocacy for Social Justice Ministries Team is composed of a Chairperson nominated by the Conference Nominations Team and elected by the Annual Conference. These leaders, along with Conference staff assigned to this team, invite others to join this team as it carries out the mission of encouraging prophetic ministries.

Book of Discipline (2016)

(none)

Standing Rules

(none)

Selection

Self-selecting; Chairperson nominated by Conference Nominations Team and elected by Annual Conference

Composition

  • Chairperson
  • Staff representative

Board of Superannuate Homes

Description

The Board of Superannuate Homes assists in providing housing for retired clergy and their spouses who meet eligibility requirements. The Board of Superannuate Homes is elected by the Annual Conference in accordance with their bylaws.

Book of Discipline (2016)

(none)

Standing Rules

(none)

Selection

Self-selecting

Composition

  • Chairperson
  • Vice-Chairperson
  • Secretary
  • Director of Administrative Services
  • Director of Community and Property Care
  • District Superintendents
  • Homes Representatives
  • ARMS Repreentative
  • District Trustees

Commission on Archives and History

Description

The Commission on Archives and History carries out the mission described in The 2012 Book of Discipline, ¶641, in cooperation with the General Commission on Archives and History.

Book of Discipline (2016)

¶641

Standing Rules

§3.2


Commission on the Status and Role of Women (COSROW)

Description

The Commission on the Status and Role of Women (COSROW) is composed of a Chairperson and other members in accordance with The 2016 Book of Discipline, ¶644.2, nominated by the Conference Nominations Team and elected by the Annual Conference. This Team carries out the mission described in The 2016 Book of Discipline, ¶644.

Book of Discipline (2016)

¶644

Standing Rules

(none)

Selection

Self-selecting; Chairperson nominated by Conference Nominations Team and elected by Annual Conference

Composition

  • Chairperson
  • Designated members of General Board of Discipleship

Committee on Petitions and Procedures

Description

The Committee on Petitions and Procedures is composed of a chair and five other members nominated by the Conference Nominations Team and elected by the Annual Conference. Total board voting membership will stand at eight including the Assistant to the Bishop and one Cabinet representative appointed by the Bishop. The Annual Conference Secretary is an ex-officio non-voting member. The Committee on Petitions and Procedures carries out the mission described in the North Alabama Conference Standing Rules, §2.5.

Book of Discipline (2016)

(none)

Standing Rules

§2.5

Selection

Assistant to the Bishop and Cabinet Representative plus Chair and five others nominated by Conference Nominations Team

Composition

  • Assistant to the Bishop
  • Cabinet Reprentative
  • Six additional members

Conference Trustees

Description

The Conference Board of Trustees is composed of 12 persons nominated by the Conference Nominations Team and elected by the Annual Conference to carry out the mission described in The 2012 Book of Discipline, ¶2512.1-8.

Book of Discipline (2016)

¶2512.1-8

  • Four classes, three members per class (12 total members)
  • Recommended 1/3 clergy, 1/3 laymen, 1/3 laywomen
  • Staggered terms of four years

Standing Rules

§1.3(f)

Selection

  • Entire team nominated by Conference Nominations Team

Disability Ministries Team

Description

The Disability Ministries Team is working toward an enhanced awareness of the needs of the disabled and how we might learn from each other in worship and ministry.

Book of Discipline (2016)

(none)

Standing Rules

(none)

Selection

Chairperson nominated by the Conference Nominations Team; representative from each district appointed by the District Superintendent

Composition

  • Chairperson
  • District Representatives

Ethnic Ministries Team

Description

The Ethnic Ministries Team, along with Conference staff assigned to this team, invites others to join this team to carry out the mission of strengthening ethnic minority local churches. There are currently, seventeen persons serving on the North Alabama Conference Ethnic Ministries Team. It is an ethnically diverse group of lay and clergy leaders. The team is responsible to shepherd the vision of growing a Conference that effectively reaches the diverse population groups of North Alabama. It guides the work of Ethnic Ministries, including oversight of Ethnic Ministries grant process and partnerships.

Book of Discipline (2016)

(none)

Standing Rules

(none)

Selection

Self-selecting

Composition

  • Executive Director
  • Director of Connectional Ministries
  • Membership

Missions Team

Description

The Missions Team is composed of a Chairperson and members nominated by the Conference Nominations Team and elected by the Annual Conference. These leaders, along with Conference staff assigned to this Team, invite others to join this Team as it carries out the mission of encouraging persons to be involved in servant ministries, as described in The 2012 Book of Discipline, ¶633. Anyone who serves on the General Board of Global Ministries is a member of the Conference Missions Team.

Book of Discipline (2016)

¶633

Standing Rules

§1.2(a)

Selection

Self-selecting; Chairperson nominated by Conference Nominations Team and elected by Annual Conference

Composition

  • Chairperson
  • Staff Representative
  • Member(s) of General Board of Global Ministries

Religion and Race Team

Description

The Religion and Race Team is nominated by the Conference Nominations Team and elected by the Annual Conference to carry out the work described in The 2016 Book of Discipline ¶643.

Book of Discipline (2016)

¶643

Standing Rules

(none)

Selection

Nominated by the Conference Nominations Team and elected by the Annual Conference

Composition

  • Chairperson
  • Membership (one clergy, one lay member from each district)

Stewardship Team

Description

The Stewardship Team is nominated by the Conference Nominations Team and elected by the Annual Conference. These leaders invite others to join this Team as it carries out the mission described in The 2016 Book of Discipline, ¶630.5.

Book of Discipline (2016)

¶630.5

Standing Rules

(none)

Selection

Nominated by the Nominations Team and elected by the Annual Conference

Composition

  • Chairperson
  • Spiritual Guide
  • Staff Representative
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