Available November 2008 'The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Local churches provide the most significant arena through which disciple-making occurs' ( The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church, 2008 , AAp120. Finance The goal of the ministry of finance is to fund ministries that nurture persons in their faith. The finance system in the congregation will raise, manage, and disperse the funds of the congregation that help realize the mission and vision of the church. Look for this and more: A biblical/theological basis for the ministry of finance Understanding the finance system of the church The membership and function of the committee on finance Key roles in the financial ministry'financial secretary, treasurer, church business administrator, and annual audit The twenty-six Guidelines cover church leadership areas including Church Council and Small Membership Church ; the administrative areas of Finance and Trustees ; and ministry areas focused on nurture, outreach, and witness including Worship, Evangelism, Stewardship, and Christian Education , age-level ministries, Communications , and more. Church Council Pastor Pastor Parish Relations Finance Stewardship Trustees Lay Leader/ Lay Member Leader Selection a Development Small Group Ministries Small Membership Church Christian Education Adult Ministries Children's Ministries Family Ministries Youth Ministries Evangelism Worship Advocates for Inclusiveness Church and Society Church Historian Communications Higher Education a Campus Ministry Mission Men's Ministries Women's Ministries Scouting a Civic Youth-Serving MinistryLocal churches provide the most significant arena through which disciple-making occursAc ( The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church, 2008 , AAp120.
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