Administration |


Treasurers and trustees, business administrators and administrative or church council chairpersons, those serving on staff-pastor-parish relations committees and others involved in the "business" side of local church ministry will find answers and ideas here.

Custodian James Jimmerson disinfects pews to prevent any possible spread of the coronavirus at Belmont United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tenn., on Sunday, May 10, 2020, following online worship, which is recorded in the sanctuary. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNews

Responding to the coronavirus

'Go slow' when reopening church buildings

Churches quickly found innovative ways to do ministry when their buildings closed. Now, slow, careful planning is needed prior to reopening.

Courtesy General Commission on Religion and Race

Religion & Race

This is our story, this is our song

A small group study of cross-racial and cross-cultural ministry for congregations, each of six sessions includes theological reflections, personal experiences and discussion questions. It is designed for laity-led teams, including the staff-parish relations committee, administrative council, trustees, worship committee and other groups.

Read More

Administration and Planning

Finance and Trustee

Local Church and Staff Parish