Agenda 2017

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Please note - all reports as amended by the Conference are available here

Agenda Volume 1 (Reports 1 - 26 as a single Pdf)

Agenda Volume 2 (Reports 27 - 60 as a single Pdf)

Agenda Volumes 1 and 2 combined in a single Pdf


Individual Reports from Agenda Vols 1 & 2

1 Election and Induction of the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference

2 First Report of the Conference Business Committee

3 Methodist Council Part 1

4 Report of the Presbyteral Session Business Committee

5 Conference Arrangements 

6 Trustees for the Bailiwick of Guernsey Methodist Church Purposes 

7 Trustees for Jersey Methodist Church Purposes

8 All We Can - Methodist Relief and Development 

9 Committee on Methodist Law and Polity Part 1 

10 Wesley House, Cambridge 

11 Methodist Forces Board 

12 Methodist Diaconal Order General Report  

13 Methodist Homes (MHA) 

14 Connexional Allowances Committee 

15 Joint Advisory Committee on the Ethics of Investment (JACEI)

16 Action for Children 

17 Methodist Ministers' Housing Society 

18 Methodist Ministers' Pension Scheme (MMPS)

19 Supervision Policy

20 3Generate 2016 

21 Appointment of the Assistant Secretary of the Conference 

22 Report of the Past Cases Review Implementation Group 

23 Connexional Central Services Budget for three years 

24 Connexional Central Services Budget District Allocations 

25 Stationing Committee 

26 Unified Statement of Connexional Finances 

27 Methodist Council Part 2

28 Ecumenical Report

29 Methodist Schools: The Wesley Trust

30 Methodist Independent Schools Trust (MIST)

31 Methodist Independent Schools Trust (MIST) Legal Structure

32 Covenants of Care - final report from Working Group

33 Safeguarding Committee

34 Proposed Supervision and Professional Development Model for District Safeguarding Officers

35 Calculating safeguarding time required for Districts

36 Faith and Order Committee Report

37 The Gift of Connexionalism in the 21st Century

38 Westminster College Oxford Trust Ltd

39 Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes (TMCP)

40 Managing Trustees of John Wesley's Chapel, the New Room, Bristol, and 4 & 5 Charles Street, Bristol

41 Relief and Extension Fund for Methodism in Scotland

42 Statistics for Mission

43 Summary of the Outcomes of the Training Review

44 Joint Covenant Advocacy and Monitoring Group

45 Central Finance Board

46 Authorisations Committee

47 Referred Memorials and Notices of Motion

48 Permissions to Serve

49 Committee on Methodist Law and Polity Part 2

50 Ministerial Candidates' and Probationers' Oversight Committee

51 Ministerial Candidates' and Probationers' Oversight Committee

52 Report to the Representative Session of business conducted by the Conference Diaconal Committee

53 Presbyteral Transfers and Reinstatements

54 Managing Trustees of the Methodist Central Hall, Westminster

55 Designations for Appointment of District Chairs

56 Committee Appointments

57 Appreciations

58 Presbyters and Deacons Becoming Supernumerary or Returning to the Active Work

59 Presbyters and Deacons from other Churches

60 Memorials to the Conference


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