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FAQs: Clergy Leadership

Who makes the decision of whether we can replace our pastor?

Is it the district superintendent, the bishop, or a special committee? Read More

Our pastor is being moved to another church.  How is this decision made?

There are several common misconceptions about the appointment process. Learn more here: Read More

Are the new pastoral appointments posted online?

The answer may depend on your annual conference. Read More

Does The United Methodist Church discourage pastors from having contact with their former members?

Is it true that The United Methodist Church discourages pastors from having contact with members of congregations that they previously served? Read More

Is the pastor a member of the PPR committee?

Learn how The Book of Discipline answers this question. Read More

Is the pastor a voting member of the board of trustees?

Learn how The Book of Discipline addresses this issue. Read More

What are the pastor’s voting privileges on committees?

The pastor is a member of most committees, but there are several exceptions. Read More

Can the pastor be the chairperson of a committee?

Learn how The Book of Discipline addresses this question. Read More