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JOURNAL 2013


Journal of the Forty-Fifth Session

Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference The United Methodist Church held at the Riverside Hotel Conference Center Boise, Idaho June 20-22, 2013

Bishop Grant Hagiya, Presiding Laura Jaquith Bartlett, Secretary


THANK YOU In this my first year of editing the Conference Journal, I am humbled by the excellent work of my predecessors in this position, most immediately Laura Jaquith Bartlett, who set a standard which I have tried to meet, but at which I have surely failed this first year. Laura had created an organized system into which I just had to step and, in most cases, replace last year’s reports with this year’s. I can’t imagine trying to do this without that framework and her very gracious support as I learned on the job. Editing the Conference Journal requires one to read the Journal in a complete and in-depth way, instead of just searching for the information needed in a particular moment. This book is an amazing compendium of information – historical, administrative, legislative, financial, and yes, even inspirational in spots! The information in the Journal is collected by many persons throughout the Annual Conference, some Conference Staff and some clergy and lay persons who take on these crucial tasks in addition to their regular callings. The editor of the Journal is dependent upon the work of many others. This year those persons included Ted Wimer, Bill Mullette-Bauer, Sandra Reinemer, Warren Light, Jeanne Knepper, Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen, Gay Jeffery, Kay Burdick, Barbara Collins, Charlotte Hartman, Greg Nelson, Jamie Kienzle, Becky DeLurey, Lisa Pronovost, and, of course, Laura Jaquith Bartlett as Conference Secretary. I want to express my deepest appreciation for your work, as well as your encouragement and support. Editorial decisions are made in the hopes of providing you with a reference book that is currently useful, but also creating an historical document which will provide information for generations yet to come about who we are now as United Methodists in Oregon and Idaho. As a current reference, this print Journal is best used in partnership with the Annual Conference website: www.umoi.org and in consultation with the district offices. Membership of boards and agencies can change between Annual Conference Sessions, as can individual’s contact information. The website and your district office can provide you with the most up-to-date information. As editor, I take responsibility for any errors. Please let me hear from you with any suggestions or corrections. To update information in the directories, please contact your district office. Linda Grund-Clampit, editor

This Journal is established by the Annual Conference as its official record for 2013. Photo Credits: Greg Nelson and Jamie Kienzle Cover Art: Patrick Scriven Printed by Eagle Web Press, Salem, Oregon


Table Of Contents Conference Staff............................................................................................................................4 Structure of the Annual Conference...............................................................................................9 Boards and Agencies.....................................................................................................................11 Conference Policies......................................................................................................................22 Clergy Directory...........................................................................................................................43 Laity Directory..............................................................................................................................68 Institutions Directory....................................................................................................................86 Appointment List..........................................................................................................................97 Salary Schedules..........................................................................................................................107 Daily Proceedings........................................................................................................................115 Ordination....................................................................................................................................127 Roster of Attendance at Annual Conference................................................................................129 Legislative Action (including Table of Contents)........................................................................131 Standing Resolutions (including Table of Contents)...................................................................136 Business of the Annual Conference (Disciplinary Questions).....................................................151 Reports (including Table of Contents).........................................................................................167 Jason Lee & Bishop’s Awards......................................................................................................207 Conference Rules (including Table of Contents).........................................................................209 Memoirs, List of Honored Dead, Memorial Gifts.......................................................................227 History of Oregon-Idaho..............................................................................................................243 History of OR-ID Annual Conference Sessions..........................................................................247 History of District Superintendent Appointments........................................................................253 History of Local Church Appointments.......................................................................................254 General/Jurisdictional Conference Delegates (current & historical)...........................................271 Roster of Lay Members...............................................................................................................272 Clergy Service Records................................................................................................................275 Roster of Certified Persons, Certified Candidates, Mentors........................................................302 Roster of Certified Lay Speakers.................................................................................................303 Persons in Mission.......................................................................................................................305 Table of Contents for Financial/Statistical Informaton................................................................308 Conference Budget.......................................................................................................................309 Financial Reports.........................................................................................................................315 Report of the Audit.......................................................................................................................327 Financial and Statistical Tables....................................................................................................336


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Bishop Grant Hagiya Greater Northwest Area The United Methodist Church 1505 SW 18th Avenue Portland, OR 97201 503-226-1530, ext. 530 800-593-7539, ext. 530 FAX: 503-228-3189 bishop@umoi.org

BISHOP’S OFFICE STAFF

Kim Fields Assistant to the Bishop (503-226-1530) kim@umoi.org Areas of responsibility: • Maintain the presence of the Bishop’s office in his absence • Supervise Conference staff • Dean of Cabinet • Vice Chair of Ministry Leadership Team

Becky Delurey Administrative Assistant to the Bishop (503-226-1530) becky@umoi.org Fax: 503-228-3189 M-F 9:00am-3:30pm


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Biography of Bishop Grant Hagiya Bishop Grant Hagiya is currently serving as the Resident Bishop of the new “Greater Northwest Area” (Encompassing the Alaska, Oregon-Idaho, and Pacific Northwest Annual Conferences). He currently chairs the Ministry Study Commission for the 2012-2016 quadrennial. He is leading the new Task Force for the Council of Bishops that is designing and implementing the Residential Bishops Learning Retreat for learning and leadership. His national assignment is to the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. Bishop Hagiya is a graduate of the Claremont School of Theology, where he received his M.A., M.Div., and D.Min. degrees. He graduated with an Educational Doctorate in Organizational Leadership at Pepperdine University in 2012. His dissertation was on the traits, qualities and characteristics of highly effective UMC clergy. Abingdon has publishing a book based on this research entitled “Leadership Kaizen: How To Become a Better Church Leader.” His research area is in applying secular leadership theory, practice and change management to the structures and future development of the Christian Church. He recently completed a Harvard-Kennedy School course on Adaptive Leadership with Marty Linsky and Ron Heifetz. Bishop Hagiya has served as a full time Professor at the Claremont School of Theology, teaching in the area of Religion and Society and Urban Ministries. He has remained as an Adjunct Professor at Claremont for the last 25 years. Bishop Hagiya currently serves as the Executive Director of the new Bishop Jack and Marjorie Tuell Center of Leadership Excellence. The Tuell Center will provide leadership development for the Greater Northwest Area, with the hope to expand its services to the entire Western Jurisdiction, and global church. Prior to his election to the episcopacy, he served as the Sr. Pastor at churches in Berkeley, Gardena, and Los Angeles, California as well as the Los Angeles District Superintendent and Dean of the Appointed Cabinet of the California Pacific Annual Conference. His most recent pre-Episcopal appointment was as the Executive Director of the Center for Leadership Excellence, a joint position between the California-Pacific Annual Conference and the Claremont School of Theology, where he served as the Director of Leadership for the annual conference and a faculty member at the Claremont School of Theology. Bishop Hagiya has served as a General and Jurisdictional Conference delegate since 1996, and was the head of his annual conference delegation to General Conference in 2000. He is a trained mediator, receiving most of his training through the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center. Grant is married to Janet, a high school librarian, and has three children, Lexie, working in education at the University of Southern California; Jamie, a professional basketball player who recently opened up her own Cross fit gym with her sister; and Trent, a student at California State University, Dominguez. He enjoys all forms of sports, and holds a Sandan (third degree black belt) in Kenpo Karate, having studied martial arts from his elementary school days.


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District SUPERINTENDENTS

Cascadia: Margaret Lofsvold Administrative Assistant: Linda Grund-Clampit 680 State St., Salem, OR 97301 (503) 581-3969; FAX: (503) 480-7599 cascadia@umoi.org

Crater Lake: Gwen Drake Administrative Assistant: Kay Burdick 440 Maxwell Road, Eugene, OR 97404 (541) 689-3725; FAX: (541) 689-4612 craterlake@umoi.org

Columbia: Lowell Greathouse Administrative Assistant: Barbara Collins 1505 SW 18th Ave., Portland, OR 97201-2524 (503) 249-1851; FAX: (503) 226-4158 columbia@umoi.org

Sage: Kim Fields Administrative Assistant: Charlotte Hartman P.O. Box 188, Bend, OR 97709 (541) 389-1047; FAX: (541) 389-1225 sage@umoi.org

DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS

From left to right: Kay Burdick, Barbara Collins, Charlotte Hartman, Linda Grund-Clampit

DISTRICT LAY LEADERS Cascadia: Lisa Radford 1000 NW Summit Dr., Bend, OR 97701-5401 Columbia: Lisa Nelson 68748 Wheatland Ln., Lexington, OR 97839-4258 Deb Payne PO Box 220012, Milwaukie, OR 97269-0012 Sage: Ron Halverson 431 S. Curtis Rd, Boise, ID 83705 Crater Lake: David Armstrong 1135 2nd St., Florence, OR 97439-9357


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OFFICERS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE Conference Secretary Laura Jaquith Bartlett 32865 SE Highway 211 Eagle Creek, OR 97022 503-637-5140 RevLauraJBartlett@gmail.com

Conference Statistician Ted Wimer P.O. Box 17 Kuna, ID 83634-1267 (208) 922-9617 teddy6w@peoplepc.com

Conference Treasurer Bill Mullette-Bauer 1505 SW 18th Avenue Portland, OR 97201 503-802-9222 bill@umoi.org Conference Lay Leader Mary Foote 3298 SE Bentley Rd. Hillsboro, OR 97123 marycfoote@yahoo.com

Director of Connectional Ministries Lowell Greathouse 1505 SW 18th Avenue Portland, OR 97201 (503) 249-1851 lowell@umoi.org

THE OREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE CENTER 1505 SW 18th Avenue Portland, Oregon 97201 (503) 226-7931 (800) 593-7539 toll free www.umoi.org

CONFERENCE CENTER STAFF ANNUAL CONFERENCE STAFF

Greg Nelson Director of Communications (503-802-9205) greg@umoi.org M-F 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Areas of responsibility: • Conference Publications and Website • Media relations • Communications training • Annual Conference and General Church information

Stephan Ross Director of Vital Church Project (503-802-9204) steve@umoi.org Areas of responsibility: • New faith community starts: major projects, micro grants, training • Renewal of congregations: Congregational Leadership Development (CLD), consultations, peer mentoring • Leadership training and support

Sally Blanchard Conference Administrative Assistant (503-802-9206) sally@umoi.org M-F 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Areas of responsibility: • Support for Communications and Finance • Meeting arrangements and Conference Calendar • Annual Conference Registrar • Conference Center Operations


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CAMP AND RETREAT MINISTRIES STAFF Lisa Jean Hoefner Executive Director (503-802-9211) lisajean@umoi.org M-F; 10am-6pm Areas of responsibility: • Overall supervision of camp and retreat ministries sites, personnel, outreach • Leadership and ministry development • Support for Camp and Retreat Ministry Board and its Divisions

Eric Conklin Camping Assistant (503-802-9212) eric@umoi.org M/W/F 10:00am-4:30pm Areas of responsibility: • Camp Donations • Time to Grow Donations • General Camp assistance • Camp & Retreat website • Camp & Retreat E-News

Geneva Cook Camp Registrar (503-802-9213) geneva@umoi.org M-F 9am-4:30pm Areas of responsibility: • General Camp Contact & Questions • Camp Registrations • Camp Payments • Scholarships Left to rt: Jennifer Aldrich, Lisa Jean Hoefner, Eric Conklin, Geneva Cook

STEWARDSHIP AND FINANCE STAFF Bill Mullette-Bauer Director of Stewardship and Finance (503-802-9222) bill@umoi.org M-F; 8am-4pm Areas of responsibility: • Overall responsibility for the Office of Stewardship and Finance • Stewardship and giving • Questions re: annual and capital campaigns, apportionments, planned giving, endowment funds, insurance, property matters Sandra Reinemer Assistant Treasurer/Controller (503-802-9223) sandra@umoi.org M-F; 9am-4:30pm Areas of responsibility: • Accounting • Questions re: apportionment calculation, payroll issues, year-end reports

Jennifer Aldrich Assistant Treasurer, Camp and Retreat Ministries (503-802-9217) jennifer@umoi.org M-F; 9 am - 1 pm Areas of responsibility: • Accounting related to Camp and Retreat Ministries • Camping check requests, deposits, payroll and related financial matters Jerryn Johnston Bookkeeper (503-802-9221) jerryn@umoi.org M-F; 9am-3:30pm Areas of responsibility: • Accounts Payable • Accounts Receivable • Church Apportionment Remittance • Questions re: remittance reports, fund numbers, moving expenses Lisa Pronovost Human Resources Manager (503-8029224) lisa@umoi.org M-F; 8:00am-3:30pm Areas of responsibility: • Benefits Administration: Health and Pension • Payroll • Questions re: health and pension benefits and billing

Left to right: Sandra Reinemer, Bill Mullette-Bauer, Jerryn Johnston, Lisa Pronovost


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Definition of Terms In order to live out our mission and vision as an annual conference, we are proposing the use of an accountable leadership model designed around functional rather than traditional structures. The goal of this framework is to increase effectiveness, move from complexity to simplicity, and create a system of clear accountability throughout the annual conference. The following terms will help explain the model: Ministry is accomplished by the local ministry settings of the conference. 1) ministry is continuing the work of Jesus in the world and 2) it is caring for one another in the church. This is the primary setting in which the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world is carried out. Management is the role of the conference staff (including DS’s) and primarily is equipping and coordinating ministry. The MLT (made up of the Director of Stewardship and Finance, the Communications Director, the Director of Camp and Retreat Ministries, the Vital Church Project Initiative Director, and the four District Superintendents) is the main venue in which the Bishop, in consultation with the Lay Leader (who is also part of the MLT), provide direction to the staff and hold them accountable. Leadership is the function of the Bishop in consultation with the conference Lay Leader. The role of the Leaders is to provide vision, direction and teaching in order to achieve the church’s mission. Governance is the role of the Annual Conference (which meets annually)

Design Criteria for the Leadership Model The underlying objectives we are trying to achieve in the design of the OR-ID Conference Leadership Model 1. Effective decision-making: supports faithful, timely, and well-reasoned decision-making that is consistent with the mission of the United Methodist Church and the vision of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. 2. Clear lines of communication: promotes excellent communication with congregations, between committees/boards and with the broader United Methodist Church. 3. Transparency: supports clear, timely and transparent communication of goals, decisions, rationale and performance. 4. Accountability: supports clear lines of accountability, authority to make decisions and performance management.


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Conference Structure 5. Allowed by the United Methodist Discipline: supports the requirements of the UMC Discipline and its underlying intentions. 6. Built with the current organization in mind: leverages the current OR-ID Annual Conference structure, people and processes in a practical way that enables implementation, enables increased organizational effectiveness and achieves the objectives above (effective decision-making, clear communication, transparency and accountability).

Annual Conference Management of Ministry

Bishop

Positions, Functions and Assignments of Ministry Leadership Team Members

Function: ¶403.1 - The role of the bishop is to lead the annual conference in claiming its mission. Management:

Sessions Committee Committee on Episcopacy Episcopal Residence Committee

Ministry Leadership Team Chair Vital Church Project Director

Conference Lay Leader Function: ¶607 - Consult with the Bishop in providing leadership to the annual conference and represent the voice of the laity on the Ministry Leadership Team. Management:

Board of Lay Ministry

Director of Stewardship and Finance Function: ¶619 - Oversee matters related to the stewardship and management of conference finances and property. Management: Council on Finance and Administration Board of Pensions Trustees United Methodist Retirement Fund Equitable Compensation Director of Communications Function: ¶609 - Focus and guide the communications ministry of the annual conference. Management:

Work with the MLT to coordinate communications.

Director of Camp and Retreat Ministries Function: Manage the camp and retreat assets to maximize lifelong faith formation and leadership development. Management:

Camp and Retreat Ministries Support of other ministries as assigned by Bishop

Director of the Vital Church Project Initiative Function: Provide for the work of the Vital Church Project Teams. Management:

VCP Teams

District Superintendents (4) Function: ¶419-424 - Oversee the ministry of the churches and clergy of their districts and assist the Bishop in providing overall leadership to the annual conference. Management:

District Lay Leaders District Committees On Superintendency District Committees on Ordained Ministry District Boards of Church and Location Serve as liaison to other boards as assigned by the Bishop.

Disciplinary requirements for linkage will be fulfilled by the assignment by the Bishop of cabinet members and other conference staff as is appropriate.


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Conference Nominations Committee Report 2012-2016 as amended by the 2013 Annual Conference Session

Clergy names are underlined (year,district,gender,ethnicity) Note: an * denotes the chair or team leader

For up-to-date information about specific organizations within the annual conference, check the website (www.umoi.org) or contact your district office. Annual Conference Oversight Board was discontinued by vote of the 2013 Annual Conference Session Conference Sessions Committee *Bishop Grant Hagiya District Superintendent Kim Fields Conference Operations Manager Greg Nelson Conference Lay Leader Mary Foote (12,Cas,F,W) Director of Stewardship and Finance Bill Mullette-Bauer Conference Secretary Laura Jaquith Bartlett Conference Journal Editor Linda Grund-Clampit Statistician Ted Wimer (12,S,M,W) Head Teller Karen Hernandez (12,S,F,W) Plenary Agenda Coordinator Wendy Woodworth Legislative Coordinators (2) Warren Light (12,CL,M,W) Jeanne Knepper (12,Col,F,W) Floor Manager Laura Beville District Administrative Assistant Linda Grund-Clampit Conference Administrative Assistant Becky Delurey Director of Communications Greg Nelson Worship Coordinator Ruth Marsh (13,CL,F,W) Committee on the Episcopacy - Âś637 Lay Men Jack Lorts (10,Cas,M,W) Vincent Myers (12,Cas,M,W) Dick Kaiser (13,S,M,W) Lay Women Cesie Delve Scheuerman(12,Cas,F,W) Elizabeth Swenson (08,Cas,F,W) Cheryl Bittle (12,Col,F,W) Clergy Donna Pritchard(12,Col,F,W) Mike Gregor (07,CL,M,W) Karen Hernandez (12,S,F,W) Conference Lay Leader *Mary Foote (12,Cas,F,W) Jurisdictional Conf. Episcopacy Lay Jan Nelson(12,Cas,F,W) Jurisdictional Conf. Episcopacy Clergy Laura Jaquith Bartlett (12,Cas,F,W) Conference Nominating Committee District Superintendents Gwen Drake (CL) *Peg Lofsvold (Cas) Lowell Greathouse (Col) Kim Fields (S) Clergy Cascadia Rand Sargent (07,Cas,M,W) Columbia ____________ Crater Lake Gary Powell (13,CL,M,W) Sage Christina Thompson (13,S,F,W)


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Laity Cascadia Sally Jones (08,Cas,F,W) Columbia Deb Payne (12, Col, F, W) Crater Lake Sage Dixie Jacky (08,S,F,W) Lay Leaders Cascadia Lisa Radford (12,Cas,F,W) Columbia Deb Payne (12,Col,F,W) Lisa Nelson (12,Col,F,W) Crater Lake David Armstrong (12,CL,M,W) Sage Ron Halverson (12,S,M,W) Rules Committee (Rule 6.010) Laity Jim Murch (08,Cas,M,W) Colleen Todd (08,CL,F,W) Clergy Marcie Collins (12,Cas,F,W) Carolyn Bowers (11,S,F,W) *Warren Light (08,CL,M,W) Conference Board of Global Ministries *Conference Secretary for Global Ministries - ¶633 Jim Frisbie (11,Col,M,W) UMVIM Coordinator Liberia Partnership Coordinator Beverly Walker (04,Col,F,W) Conf. Coord. of Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns - ¶642 Barbara Nixon (12,S,F,W) Disaster Coordinator - ¶633.22 Daniel Moseler (13,Col,M,W) Conference Board of Church and Society *Coordinator of Church and Society Ministries - ¶629 Steve Sprecher (12,Col,M,W) Conference Peace with Justice Coordinator - ¶629 Claudia Jean Roberts (11,Col,F,W) Conf. Coord., Committee on Religion and Race - ¶643 John Go (08,Col,M,A) Native American Ministries Coordinator Eva Johnson (12,Cas,F,NA) Hispanic Ministries Coordinator Jorge Rodriguez (12,S,M,H) Ethnic Minority Local Church Coordinator - ¶632 John Go (12,Col,M,A) Conf. Coord., Comm. on the Status and Role of Women - ¶644 Lynda Montgomery (08,S,F,W) Joint Committee on Clergy Medical Leave (formerly Incapacity) - ¶652 Board of Ordained Ministry Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen(12,Cas,M,W) Joanne Dobrinski (09,Col,F,W) Board of Pensions Paul Darling (09,Col,M,W) Clen Atchley (12,S,M,W) Director of Stewardship and Finance Bill Mullette-Bauer Administrative Review Committee - ¶636 Clergy Membership Jim Parr Philipson (13,CL,M,W) Lee Hunefeld (13,Cas,M,W) Brett Strobel (13,Col,M,W) Alternates Steve Wolff (09,S,M,W) Debbi Pitney (09,CL,F,W) Committee on Investigation - ¶2703 (ceased to exist Jan 1, 2013) Diaconal Committee on Investigation - ¶2703.3 Lay Members Jane Hill (01,Cas,F,W) Clergy Larry Abell (04,S,M,W


Boards & Agencies Commission on Archives and History - ¶641 *Nancie Fadeley (04,CL,F,W) Idaho Archivist Linda Tewksbury(04,S,F,W) Oregon Archivists Shirley Manning Knepp (04,Cas,F,W) Don Knepp (04,Cas,M,W) Campus Ministries - ¶634 Laity Dick Stroh (12,S,M,W) Courtney Nelson (11,Col,F,W) Linda Grund-Clampit (08,Cas,F,W) Clergy Craig Strobel (09,S,M,W) Dann Houghton (05,CL,M,W) *Joanne Tilton Rannells (11,Col,F,W) Board of Lay Ministry - ¶631 Conference Lay Leader *Mary Foote (12,Cas,F,W) District Lay Leaders David Armstrong (10,CL,M,W) Lisa Radford (12,Cas,F,W) Ron Halverson (12,S,M,W) Deb Payne (12,Col,F,W) Lisa Nelson (12,Col,F,W) Conference United Methodist Women President - ¶647 Dixie Jacky (11,S,F,W) Conference United Methodist Men President - ¶648 Dean Hollomon (12,Col,M,W) Conference Adult Coordinator - ¶651 Jane Hill (00,Cas,F,W) Conference Young Adult Coordinator - ¶650 Courtney Nelson (13,S,F,W) Youth Ministries Coordinator Conference Lay Servant Director - ¶631.6 Emilie Kroen (13,Cas,F,W) District Lay Speaker (Servant) Directors Lydia Henry (12,Col,F,W) Carole Sullivan (12,S,F,W) Nadine Wiles (08,CL,F,W) Jean Neely (13,Cas,F,W) District Superintendent Lowell Greathouse(11,Col,M,W) Council on Finance and Administration Laity Norm Dyer (12,Col,M,W) Marshall Beville (10,CL,M,W) Alva Mitchell (07,S,M,W) Sandra Tatti (12,S,F,W) Rick Beadnell (12,Cas,M,W) Clergy Elaine Steele (10,CL,F,W) Kathy Abend (12,S,F,W) *Wendy Woodworth (04,Cas,F,W) Dan Benson (12,Cas, M,W) Scott Allen (09,Col,M,W) Young person Joshua Bynum (11,S,M,W) Director of Stewardship and Finance Bill Mullette-Bauer District Superintendent Peg Lofsvold

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Board of Trustees - ¶640 Class of 2014 Nia Fleck (06,CL,F,W) Greg Tollefson (06,S,M,W) Larry Abell (11,S,M,W) Class of 2015 _______________ Tom Wogaman (11,CL,M,W) Carol Thompson (09,S,F,W) Class of 2016 Jim Waters (12,S,M,W) Shirley Peterson (12,CL,F,W) Jeffrey Rickman (12,S,M,W) Class of 2017 *Larry McClure (11,Cas,M,W) Jim Walker (11,Col, M,W) Jerry Steele (10,CL,M,W) Director of Stewardship and Finance Bill Mullette-Bauer District Superintendent Peg Lofsvold Commission on Equitable Compensation Laity Janice Gratton (06,Col,F,W) Bill Gilley (08,S,M,W) Jim Lamb (06,Col,M,W) Bob Richmond (06,S,M,W) Clergy John Mars (08,S,M,W) Sandra Kimbrow (12,Col,F,W) *Ruth Marsh (06,CL,F,W) Director of Stewardship and Finance Bill Mullette-Bauer District Superintendent Peg Lofsvold Board of Pensions - ¶639 Class of 2016 Laity Clen Atchley (08,S,M,W) Karen Wood (08,Col,F,W) Jean Neely (11,Cas,F,W) Clergy Paul Darling (08,Col,M,W) Lura Kidner Miesen (08,Cas,F,W) Jack Bynum (09,S,M,W) Class of 2020 Laity Paige Sipes-Metzler (12,Col,F,W) George Chesney (13,S,M,W) Clergy Danna Drum (12,Col,F,W) Steve Mitchell (12,CL,M,W) Arvin Luchs (12,Col,M,W) Conference Pensions Officer Bill Mullette-Bauer District Superintendent Peg Lofsvold


Boards & Agencies United Methodist Retirement Fund (Committee nominated, Conference ratified) Class of 2014 Laity Harvey Carruth (11,Col,M,W) Clergy Tom Rannells (11,Col,M,W) Dan Pitney (11,Cas,M,W) Class of 2015 Laity Betty Foster (12,Col,F,W) Ed Luckman (12,Cas,M,W) Frank McNamara (12,Col,M,W) Clergy Bill Mullette-Bauer (12,Col,M,W) Class of 2016 Laity Terry Connell (10,Col,M.W) Steve Huson (10,Cas,M,W) Clergy Tom Whitehead (10,Col,M,W) Arvin Luchs (10,Col,M,W) Dan Wilson-Fey (10,Col,M,W) Investment adviser Director of Stewardship and Finance

Rob Closs (12,Col,M,W) Bill Mullette-Bauer

Camp and Retreat Ministries Board Chair *Karen Nelson (08,Cas,F,W) Vice Chair Nancy Cummings (09,S,F,W) Secretary Mike Gregor (12,CL,M,W) Treasurer Bill Mullette-Bauer Program Chair Karen Benson (11,Cas,F,W) Marketing and Research Chair Jeremy Smith (13,Col,M,W) Finance Chair/Council of Advocates Bill Cummins (13,Cas,M,W) Facilities and Properties Chair Jim Fellers (08,Col,M,W) Episcopal Partnership Representative Judy Cato At Large John Go (13,Col,M,A) Director of each site (for information only) Director Alton L. Collins Todd Bartlett (08,Col,M,W) Directors Wallowa Lake Camp David Lovegren (03,S,M,W) Peggy Lovegren (03,S,F,W) Directors Latgawa Eva LaBonty (03,CL,F,W) Greg Clensy (03,CL,M,W) Director Magruder Steve Rumage (08,Cas,M,W) Director Sawtooth Dave Hargreaves (99,S,M,W) Directors Suttle Lake Camp Daniel Petke (01,Cas,M,W) Jane Petke (01,Cas,F,W) Executive Director of Camp and Retreat Ministries

Lisa Jean Hoefner

Conference Youth Ministries Team - Âś649.1 Chair *Zackerie Moffitt (11,CL,M,W) Conference Youth Coordinators ____________ Youth Cascadia Jennifer Young (11,Cas,F,W) Chante Gustafson (09,Cas,F,W) Columbia Lillian (HyeNa) Oh (09,Col,F,A) Joshua Hauser (11,Col,M,W) Crater Lake Zach Moffit (11,CL,M,W) ____________ Sage ____________ ____________ Adults

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Board of Ordained Ministry ¶635 (Nominated by Bishop, ratified by Conference) Chair *Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen (08,Cas,M,W) Chair-elect Linda Quanstrom (12,Cas,F,W) District Superintendent Gwen Drake (12,CL,F,W) Associate Member Registrar Jeff Lowery (13,Col,M,W) Candidacy Registrar Brian Shimer(05,Col,M,W) Conference Relations Registrar Dan Wilson-Fey(12,Col,M,W) Deacon and Elder Registrar Jeff Lowery (13,Col,M,W) Extension Ministry Registrar Joe Stroud (08,Col,M,W) Fellowship of Local Pastors Liaison Phil Airhart (13,Col,M,W) Order of Deacons Co-Chair Joyce Sluss (10,Col,F,W) Order of Elders Co-Chair ___________ Secretary Gay Jeffery (13,S,F,W) Treasurer Ron Jones (09,S,M,W) Cascadia DCOM Liaison ___________ Columbia DCOM Liaison Joanne Dobrinski (05,Col,F,W) Crater Lake DCOM Liaison ___________ Sage DCOM Liaison Carole Sullivan (13,S,,F,W) Assoc. Registrar for Provisional Members Brian Shimer (05,Col,M,W) Candidacy Process Brian Shimer (05,Col,M,W) Honorable Location Registrar Scott Harkness (13,CL,M,W) Local Pastor Registrar Scott Harkness (13,CL,M,W) Liaisons to Joint Committee on Incapacity Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen (12,Cas,M,W) Joanne Dobrinski (05,Col,F,W) Psychological Assessment Amy Overton-Harris (04,Cas,F,W) Recruitment Coordinator Courtney McHill (13,Cas,F,W) Certification Coordinator ____________ Arrangement Facilitators Joanne Dobrinski (05,Col,F,W) Retirement Coordinator ____________ Mentor Coordinator Gay Jeffery (05,S,F,W) Ministerial Education Fund Clay Andrew (12,Cas,M,W) Ministers of Other Denominations Erin Martin (12,CL,F,W) BOM Archivist ____________ Voluntary Leave of Absence Contact ____________ Continuing Education Clay Andrew (12,Cas,M,W) Clergy Sexual Ethics Coordinator Joyce Sluss (12,Col,F,W) New Ministers Orientation Joyce Sluss (12,Col,F,W) RIM Coordinator John Tucker (08,CL,M,W) Web Information Systems Dan Wilson-Fey (07,Col,M,W) Members at Large Barbara Nixon (13,S,F,W) Jane Hill (13,Cas,F,W) Mark Bateman (12,Cas,M,W) Retired Member Gary Ross (13,S,M,W) District Lay Leaders - ¶659 Cascadia Lisa Radford (12,Cas,F,W) Columbia Deb Payne (12,Col,F,W) Lisa Nelson (12,Col,F,W) Crater Lake David Armstrong (12,CL,M,W) Sage Ron Halverson (12,S,M,W)


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District Committees on Ordained Ministry - Âś665 Cascadia District District Lay Leader Lisa Radford (12,Cas,F,W) Board of Ordained Ministry Liaison __________ Clergy *Jody Felton (12,Cas,F,W) Tom Truby (08,Cas,M,W) Charlie Wallace (13,Cas,M,W) Thom Larson (13,Cas,M,W) Karen Shimer (13,Cas,F,W) Laity Celia Lorts (12,Cas,F,W) District Superintendent Peg Lofsvold Columbia District District Lay Leader. Deb Payne (12,Col,F,W) Board of Ordained Ministry Liaison Joanne Dobrinski (12,Col,F,W) Clergy *Janine DeLauney (12,Col,M,W) Registrar Robin Yim (12,Col,M,W) Arvin Luchs (12,Col,M,W) Brett Strobel (12,Col,M,W) Laity Janice Stevens (12,Col,F,W) Norm Dyer (12,Col,M,W) District Superintendent Lowell Greathouse Crater Lake District District Lay Leader David Armstrong (10,CL,M,W) Board of Ordained Ministry Liaison Clergy *Bonnie Parr Philipson (12,CL,F,W) Registrar Debbie Pitney (09,CL,F,W) Warren Light (08,CL,M,W) Linda Tucker (08,CL,F,W) Roberta Egli (13,CL,F,W) Ardis Letey (13,CL,F,W) Laity Marlene Leith (12,CL,F,W) Charlie Collier (13,CL,M,W) Bob Rose (12,CL,M,W) District Superintendent Gwen Drake Sage District District Lay Leader Ron Halverson (12,S,M,W) Board of Ordained Ministry Liaison Carole Sullivan (12,S,F,W) Clergy Mike Holloman (12,S,M,W) John Grimsted (12,S,M,W) Davey L Lefler (12,S,M,W) Bill Hays (12,S,M,W) Steve Wolff (13,S,M,W) Gary Ross (13,S,M,W) Kathy Raines (13,S,F,W) Laity *Bonnie McComber(12,S,F,W) Registrar Vera Kenyon(12,S,F,W) District Superintendent Kim Fields


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District Committees on Superintendency ¶668 Cascadia District District Lay Leader Lisa Radford (12,Cas,F,W) Lay Women Tami Manning (13,Cas,F,W) Cesie Delve Scheuermann (13,Cas,F,W) Lay Men Louis Jones (08,Cas,M,W) Clergy Dan Pitney (13,Cas,M,W) Jane Shaffer (13,Cas,F,W) Michael Benischek (13,Cas,M,W) Karen Nelson (13,Cas,F,W) Dale Harris (13,Cas,M,W) At Large DS appointment District Superintendent Peg Lofsvold Columbia District District Lay Leaders Deb Payne (12,Col,F,W) Lisa Nelson (12,Col,F,W) Lay Women Lay Men David Yarber (12,Col,M,W) Clergy *Ted Myers (12,Col,M,W) Kathy Boyes (12,Col,M,W) At Large Steve Sprecher (12,Col,M,W) Kwang Oh (12,Col,M,A) DS appointment District Superintendent Lowell Greathouse Crater Lake District District Lay Leader David Armstrong (12,CL,M,W) Lay Women Chris Gann (12,CL,F,W) Carolyn Pennington (12,CL,F,W) Lay Men Scott Schmidt (12,CL,M,W) Clergy *Tim Stover, (12,CL,M,W) At Large DS appointment Kate Conolly (12,CL,F,W) District Superintendent Gwen Drake Sage District District Lay Leader Ron Halverson (12,S,M,W) Lay Women Jeanette Olund (12,S,F,W) Lay Men Ron Jones (12,S,M,W) Clergy Steve Wolff (12,S,M,W) Kathy Abend (13,S,F,W) At Large Christina Thompson (12,S,F,W) Lisa Payton (12,S,F,W) DS appointment Ric Shewell (12,S,M,A) *David Thompson (12,S,M,W) District Superintendent Kim Fields District Boards of Church Location and Building - ¶2518 Cascadia District Clergy Jonathan Enz (13,Cas,M,W) Lay Men Royal Tartar (08,Cas,M,W) Bob Severson (12,Cas,M,W) Charles Hudkins (12,Cas,M,W) Douglas Forncrook (12,Cas,M,W) Lay Women Joyce Colling (12,Cas,F,W) District Superintendent Peg Lofsvold


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Columbia District Clergy Jim Fellers (12,Col,M,W) Al Rieke (12,Col,M,W) Scott Allen (13,Col,M,W) Lay Men *Ernest Tsukuda (12,Col,M,A) *Norm Dyer (12,Col,M,W) Bruce Rogers (12,Col,M,W) Stan Clayville (12,Col,M,W) Norm White (12,Col,M,W) Lay Women Pam Gates (12,Col,F,W) Christy Dirren (12,Col,F,W) District Superintendent Lowell Greathouse Crater Lake District Clergy *Ruth Marsh (12,CL,F,W) Gary Powell (12,CL,M,W) John Tucker (12,CL,M,W) Elaine Steele (12,CL,F,W) Jerry Steele (12,CL,M,W) Allen Trachsel (13,CL,M,W) Lay Men Dewey Hobson (12,CL,M,W) Ken Stahl (12,CL,M,W) Lynn Egli (12,CL,M,W) Lay Women District Superintendent Gwen Drake Sage District Clergy Gary Ross (12,S,M,W) Lisa Payton(12,S,F,W) Lay Men Bryan Bruns(12,S,M,W) Bill Merritt (12,S,M,W) Jim Waters (12,S,M,W) Lay Women Joni Pace (12,S,F,W) District Superintendent Kim Fields Annual Conference Equalization Lay Members Ethnic Equalization Cascadia Duane Medicine Crow (13,Cas,M,NA) Krystonia Katoa (13,Cas,F,PI) Columbia Suliasi Laulaupea’alu (09,Col,PI) Ayric Payton (13,Col,M,B) Crater Lake Mike Cay (11,CL,M,multi-racial) ____________ Sage Soane (Lolo) Raass (13,S,M,PI) ______________ Young Adult Equalization Cascadia Patrick Miesen (13,Cas,M,W) Alicia Webb (08,Cas,F,W) Columbia Anna Allen (13,Col,F,W) Sarah Allen (12,Col,F,W) Crater Lake Kevin Raines (12,CL,M,W) ____________ Sage Joshua Bynum (11,S,M,W)

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College Student Equalization Cascadia Rachel Nelson (13,Cas,F,W) Columbia Lillian Oh (13,Col,F,A) Crater Lake Soteria Moli ( 12,CL,F,PI) Sage Rachael Williams (13,S,F,W) Youth Equalization Cascadia Sandy Childress (12,Cas,F,W) Noah Wilson-Fey (13,Cas,M,W) Columbia Jae Eun Hwang (13,Col,F,A) Josh Hauser (12,Col,M,W) Crater Lake Will Worley (13,CL,M,W) Benjamin Scranage (12,CL,M,W) Sage Kinsey Walt (13,S,F,W) Tiffany Mattson (12,S,F,W) \

General and Jurisdictional Conference Positions General and Jurisdictional Conference Delegates General: Clergy *Laura Jaquith Bartlett Laity Jan Nelson Jurisdictional: Clergy Laura Jaquith Bartlett Clay Andrew Donna Pritchard April Hall Cutting Laity Jan Nelson David Armstrong Bonnie McOmber Vincent Myers Jurisdictional Reserves: Clergy Scott Harkness John Go Laity Mark Bateman Norm Dyer General Board Assignments United Methodist Publishing House Janine DeLaunay Division on Ministries with Young People Lisa Jean Hoefner Jurisdictional Board Assignments Committee on the Episcopacy

Laura Jaquith Bartlett

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Nominating Committee Clay Andrew David Armstrong Leadership Team Chair Donna Pritchard Committee on Appeals Warren Light Alternate Bonnie McOmber Committee on Investigation Dan Wilson-Fey Alternate Dean Yamamoto Credentials Norm Dyer Jeanne Knepper CF&A Mark Bateman Dave Childress Program & Arrangements Karen Nelson Committee on Rules Ann Bateman Vincent Myers WJC Leadership Team Donna Pritchard John Go


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Directory of Non-Elected Ministry Positions Ministry Leadership Team Bishop Grant Hagiya Conference Lay Leader Mary Foote Cascadia District Superintendent Peg Lofsvold Columbia District Superintendent Lowell Greathouse Crater Lake District Superintendent Gwen Drake Sage District Superintendent Kim Fields Director of Stewardship and Finance Bill Mullette-Bauer Director of Communications Greg Nelson Executive Director of Camp and Retreat Ministries Lisa Jean Hoefner Director of the Vital Church Project Steve Ross Development/Stewardship/Grant Writing Consultant Cesie Delve Scheuermann Vital Church Project Initiatives Director Âś630 Steve Ross Vital Church Project Team VCP Director Steve Ross NSI Coordinator Lynn Egli HVCI Coordinator Leland Hunefeld Lifelong Learning Initiative Coordinator Laura Jaquith Bartlett Conf Treasurer Bill Mullette-Bauer New Start Initiative Team VCP Director Steve Ross NSI Coordinator Lynn Egli Micro Grant Chair Demographics Administrator Other persons with specific responsibilities in the ministry Duane Anders Kathy Boyes Lisa Payton Steven Tollefson Healthy Vital Church Initiative Team VCP Director Steve Ross HVCI Coordinator Leland Hunefeld Coach Coordinator Gwen Drake Other persons with specific responsibilities in the ministry Scott Harkness Mary Foote David Armstrong Conference Task Force on Hunger Co-Chairs Gayle Woods Jonathan Enz District Coordinators Carrie Barton (Sage) Janice Stevens (Columbia) Cathy Davis (Crater Lake) Gerry & Dottie Edy (Cascadia) Members at Large Sharon Thornberry Kathy Raines Gary Powell Joanne Dempsey

For up-to-date information about specific organizations within the annual conference, check the website (www.umoi.org) or contact your district office.


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Policies of the Annual Conference SCHOLARSHIP POLICIES BOARD OF ORDAINED MINISTRY OREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE Limited scholarship aid is available from the Ministerial Fund to qualified persons who submit a letter to the Scholarship Officer of the Board of Ordained Ministry stating the course to be taken, goal or other purpose being sought, the tuition costs, plans for financing, and dates of the event. The Scholarship Officer will act on your request if it is within the guidelines listed below. A report will be made to the Board at each meeting concerning the scholarships that have been granted since the last meeting. The Scholarship Officer may, at any time, pass a scholarship request on to either the Executive Committee of the Board, or to the entire Board for action. Scholarship Officer: Clay Andrew 168 NE 8th Ave. Hillsboro, Oregon 97124-3205 clay@hillsboroumc.org I. Members in full connection, provisional members, Diaconal Ministers, or associate members of the Oregon- Idaho Annual Conference and under appointment, may apply for financial assistance for continuing education, or study /travel leave.

A. Continuing Education

1. Scholarship aid for short-term programs (3-5 day duration) will be limited to $275 per event. Longer programs (6-10 days) will receive $525. If lengthy travel is involved, an additional $250 may be granted.

2. Scholarship aid for more intensive course work, equivalent to a six-week credit course, will be given. Aid may range from $650-$750.

3. Scholarship aid for advanced degree programs beyond the basic seminary degree will be granted on a yearly basis. Aid may range from $1000-1500.

4. Scholarship aid for multiple years Academies may be granted on a yearly basis. Maximum grant: $1500 per year.

Maximum Funding for the above four categories over each quadrennium is based on the applicant’s base salary in the year of the application. The average conference salary for that year shall be that computed by the Conference Board of Pensions. Maximum Funding per Quadrennium: Salary is less than average conference salary (ACS) Salary not more than $3,000 over ACS Salary is more than $3,000 over ACS

$2,800 $2,400 $2,000

Seminars and other group educational events, such as Pastor’s School, are very helpful in providing quality continuing education for clergy in our conference. Consequently groups which are hosting seminars or other group educational events for pastors may apply for grants for as much as 50% of the cost of the event, with the maximum grant not to exceed $1,500 for anyone event.

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B. Study /Travel Leave Ordained clergy who have been serving a full time appointment for six consecutive years from being received in full connection, or for eight years from the time of their reception into associate membership, are eligible to apply for a study/travel leave, not to exceed three months, one of which shall be considered the clergyperson’s vacation. The purpose of the study/travel leave is to benefit the clergyperson’s ministry. Deacons in Full Connection who meet the above criteria will be eligible for study/travel leave. (Mission trips to third world countries for immersion experiences may qualify under this category). The full salary of the candidate for the three-month period shall be paid by the local church or institution being served. MEF funds shall provide the candidate a stipend for tuition or travel in the amount of $1,250. MEF funds may also pay the cost of supplying an interim minister in the clergyperson’s absence, up to a maximum of $1250 per month for two months, based on the local need. The third month is considered vacation and the responsibility of the local church. The selection of an interim minister and housing is the responsibility of the clergyperson, local congregation and the District Superintendent. (The Board of Ordained Ministry has guidelines for the use of the parsonage or the pastor’s own home.)

To Apply:

1. Make written application to BOM through its Scholarship Officer, which includes a description of the study or travel program and your goals. Grants will be made on a first come first served basis.

2. Obtain written approval of the Cabinet through the candidate’s Superintendent. Also obtain written approval of the local church through action by the Church Council.

3. The education and renewal value of the programs and years of service in the Oregon- Idaho Annual Conference will be considered in approving applications. Higher priority will be given to applicants who have not previously received MEF assistance.

II. Theological Students

A. Seminary Scholarships

1. For Full Time Study

Certified candidates for ministry who have been accepted by a University Senate approved seminary for work toward an M.Div., or other equivalent seminary degree, or who are currently enrolled in such a program, or who are completing requirements for ordination may apply for MEF aid. This aid shall not exceed a maximum of $4500 or more than $1500 in one academic year. It may be granted in one, two or three academic year increments. Grants are not made for study beyond the basic seminary degree. These studies are considered continuing education and are found above under that heading.

2. For Less than Full Time Study

Certified candidates for ministry who have been accepted by a University Senate approved seminary, but are/will be engaged in study less than full time may apply for MEF aid. Aid shall be pro-rated with up to $500 available for each nine semester units taken. Total scholarship eligibility during less than full time study shall be $3000.

For both full time and less than full time study the applicant shall

1. Be a certified candidate for ministry of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference.

2. Complete and submit an application form and personal financial statement provided by the BOM through its scholarship officer.


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3. Provide a written recommendation from the superintendent of the district where the candidate resides/is licensed/is serving a charge.

4. Arrange for three completed recommendation forms to be submitted. At least one shall be from a college/university/seminary faculty person knowledgeable about the applicant’s academic performance and at least one shall be from an individual with knowledge of the applicant’s leadership experience in the local church. These evaluation forms are to be sent directly to the Scholarship Officer.

If a scholarship is granted, the recipient agrees to the following:

1. A full-time academic load as defined by the seminary shall be carried while in a traditional seminary setting.

2. No less than 3 units per year shall be completed while taking courses in a less than full time program.

3. Upon completion of the academic training, the recipient shall serve under appointment in some annual conference of The United Methodist Church for a minimum of two years.

4. If the candidate fails to meet either or both of these conditions, any amount advanced shall be considered a loan, unless repaid within five years. It shall be repayable with an interest rate and on such terms as the conference BOM shall determine.

5. Scholarship grants shall be paid directly to the seminary.

B. Candidates for Deacon in Full Connection Certified Candidates for Deacon, who do not pursue full time theological study, will be eligible for assistance in completing Foundational Studies with grant being prorated on the basis of a $1,000 grant depending on the course load taken (e.g. $500 per semester, $340 per quarter). Total grant eligibility shall be $3,000. To be eligible for a grant, Deacon candidates must be certified as a candidate through the appropriate District Committee on Ordained Ministry. C. Special Scholarship Awards

1. Edward Coe Memorial Scholarship

Annually, the Board of Ordained Ministry may award to an outstanding candidate for ordained ministry the Edward Coe Memorial Ministerial Scholarship. Those eligible for the award shall be enrolled in seminary and shall have demonstrated outstanding competence in seminary and show unusual promise for the ministry. The award is made on the basis of nominations submitted by the clergy members of the Annual Conference. If an insufficient number of nominations are made, the Board of Ordained Ministry will select a recipient. The amount of the scholarship varies according to the number of recipients chosen and the Coe Scholarship account balance.

A candidate shall be eligible for the award only once and will be asked to repay it without interest should the candidate fail to complete seminary and not enter the ministry. Nominations for the award shall be submitted to the Scholarship Officer of the Board by April 1st, and the award will be announced at Annual Conference.

This scholarship has been established by monies from the former Idaho Conference designated for scholarship aid in memory of Edward Coe. The trust fund is administered by the Conference Board of Trustees pursuant to para. 2512.3 of The Book of Discipline, 1996.

2. Jasa Scholarship Awards

Two or more Jasa awards may be presented each year. Applications are available through the Board of Ordained Ministry’s Registrar for MEF Scholarships. Unlike the Coe Scholarship, certified candidates for Deacon in Full Connection are encouraged to apply for Jasa awards.


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3. Luella M. Odell Memorial Scholarship

A $1,000 award granted annually to a seminary student who is a candidate for ordained ministry of the United Methodist Church. For information contact:

The Luella M. Odell Memorial Scholarship c/ o Wesley United Methodist Church 1385 Oakway Road Eugene, OR 97401 Each year, unused earnings for Coe/Jasa Funds will be reinvested in the principle of the respective fund, and/ or set aside to be used for scholarships in the coming years. How much is carried over as scholarship money and how much is reinvested each year is at the discretion of the Board at the recommendation of the Scholarship Officer.

III. Local Pastors

A. Certified licensing school candidates and Local Pastors enrolled in the Ministerial Course of Study shall be eligible to receive board and tuition for licensing school and for the five years of the course of study.

B. Local Pastors who have completed the required course of study may apply for assistance for advanced studies. After the “Course of Study and Licensing School Registration Form” has been shared with the District Committee on Ministry and signed by the District Superintendent, send the form to the Local Pastor Registrar for her/his signature and funding.

Updated: January 2008

SAFE SANCTUARIES ABUSE PREVENTION POLICY

For Conference & District Events of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church INTRODUCTION Our hope and belief today is that the church is a place where all people will find the unconditional love and care they so desperately need to grow and thrive. But, we know that abuse occurs in churches, large and small, urban and rural. It is a problem, which cuts across all economic, cultural, and racial lines. In April 1996, the General Conference of The United Methodist Church adopted a resolution aimed at reducing the risk of abuse of children, youth, and vulnerable adults in the church. It was renewed by the 2004 General Conference (Resolution 65, “Reducing the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse in Churches, pg. 201, 2004 Book of Resolutions). As Christians we must take our responsibilities to our children, youth, and vulnerable adults very seriously. While we may not be able to completely prevent abuse in every situation, it is possible for us to greatly reduce the risk by following a policy of prevention. We are responsible to create an environment of safe sanctuary for children, youth and vulnerable adults, and those who work with them. Thus we establish this Abuse Prevention Policy to demonstrate our absolute and unwavering commitment to the safety of all our children, youth, and vulnerable adults. PURPOSE It is the purpose of this policy to 1) protect from abuse the children, youth, and vulnerable adults that participate in church activities, and 2) protect our staff, both paid and volunteer, from unfounded and/or malicious allegations of abuse through a comprehensive plan that includes: screening, training, supervision, reporting procedures, and a response plan. SCOPE This policy shall be applicable to all Conference and District activities or events involving children, youth, and vulnerable adults within ministry settings of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference.


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• Abuse: Intentional negligent or reckless treatment by a volunteer or staff person that is harmful, injurious, or offensive. Child Abuse – an act committed by a parent, care giver or person in a position of trust which is not accidental and which harms or threatens a child’s physical or mental health or a child’s welfare. Physical Abuse – When an adult injures a child other by accident, including, assault, shaking, slapping, burning, scalding, kicking, and strangling. Sexual Abuse – Sexual contact between an adult or other significantly older, more powerful person and a child, youth, and vulnerable adult. Includes behavior such as inappropriate verbal stimulation, taking or showing sexually explicit photos of or to a child, or exposing a child to pornography or adult sexual activity. Emotional Abuse – verbal assault or emotional cruelty that effects a child’s self esteem. • Adult: a person 18 years old or older. • Activities: any activity or programs in which children, youth, or vulnerable adults are under supervision of staff persons or volunteers. • Background Checks: Researching references and records for indications of past or potential abusive and/or criminal activity. • Child: person from birth until they turn 12 years old. • Conference: The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. • District: The level of church organization between the Conference and the local church. There are five Districts in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference; Central, Eastern, Metropolitan, Southern, and Western. • Ministry setting: (To be defined) • Person-in-Charge (PIC): Staff person or volunteer who is the person responsible for the event or activity. • Staff person: any person employed by the Conference or District that is responsible for activities involving children, youth, or vulnerable adults. • Volunteer: a person who assists in conducting activities under the supervision of person(s) in charge. • Vulnerable Adults: any person 18 years of age or older with diminished physical, mental, or emotional capacities. • We: The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. • Youth: any person 12 years old to his/her 18th birthday.

SCREENING PROCEDURES Careful screening can be important to the prevention of abuse. It provides some assurance that the most reliable, committed and experienced staff and volunteers are in place for every program that involves children, youth, and vulnerable adults. The following are the MINIMUM standards: 1. All adults, volunteer or staff persons, who have regular and direct contact with children, youth, and vulnerable adults shall be required to complete the “Voluntary Disclosure” form. 2. Minimum background screenings shall include: a) Reference checks from Voluntary Disclosure form. b) Review of the Oregon and Idaho lists of sexual offenders or State or National criminal background checks. 3. The policy shall be implemented in the following manner: a) All staff persons and volunteers, who have regular and direct contact with children, youth, and vulnerable adults will submit to the screening procedures.


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b) The screening procedure shall be repeated every five years. c) The person in charge of the event and/or their designee is responsible for review and approving each application before a person’s service begins. d) All records are confidential and will be maintained for a period of at least five years. SUPERVISION Competent and trained staff and volunteers are important to any event. The procedures described below are designed to reduce the possibility of abuse to children, youth and vulnerable adults, and to protect staff persons and volunteers from unfounded accusations. The following are MINIMUM standards and each event may adopt more stringent requirements if necessary. 1. Training is required for all persons having direct contact with children, youth, and vulnerable adults. Training shall include an annual orientation that includes information about this Policy, supervision of children, youth, and vulnerable adults, and identification and reporting of abuse. 2. All children, youth, and vulnerable adults will be supervised by adults. No adult will be alone with any one child, youth or vulnerable adult out of sight of others. 3. No person shall supervise any group of children or youth unless he/she is AT LEAST 5 years older than the children or youth. REPORTING Once an incident of abuse is recognized, it is crucial that it be dealt with speedily and in a clearly outlined manner. The adult who observes or hears of an alleged abuse shall: 1. Assure the safety of the victim. Take whatever the victim says very seriously. Make sure that the victim is in a safe place and watched over. Do not confront the accused abuser with anger or hostility but immediately remove him/ her from further involvement with children and youth until the matter can be investigated. Notify the proper authorities. 2. If there is a situation of immediate risk call the police at 911, otherwise follow the procedure as listed below: a) Report the incident immediately to the Person-in-Charge (PIC) of the event or activity in which the incident occurred. b) The PIC shall: i) Ascertain the details needed to make an accurate report. This report must be made within 24 hours. The report should include the following information if obtainable: • The name, address, age and sex of the alleged victim; • The name and address of the alleged victim’s parents or other person responsible for his/her care; • The nature and extent of the alleged abuse or neglect; • Any evidence of previously known or suspected abuse or neglect of the alleged victim or their siblings; • The name, address and relationship, if known, of the person who is alleged to have perpetrated the abuse or neglect; and • Any other information known to the person making the report that would be helpful to the investigation of the alleged abuse. ii) Contact the appropriate State or law enforcement agency as soon as possible to file the abuse report and provide the aforementioned information and follow the instructions of the agency. iii) Notify one of those trained and designated by the Conference to respond to reports of abuse as listed in the Crisis Communications Plan. The alleged perpetrators of the abuse will be required to refrain from all events involving children, youth and vulnerable adults until the incident report is resolved. In any removal of a person from any activities, care must be taken to handle this in a discreet manner, recognizing that an investigation is being conducted.


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A quick, compassionate and unified response to an alleged incident of abuse is expected. All allegations will be taken seriously. In all cases of reported or observed abuse in an activity, the entire staff of that activity shall be at the service of all official investigating agencies. Follow the procedures outlined in the Crisis Communications Plan, When a Crisis Strikes…Are You Ready? Pastoral support shall be available and offered to all persons involved with the incident.

TRAINING The Conference shall develop and implement training and orientation procedures for persons in leadership who work with children, youth, and vulnerable adults in local ministry settings within the Annual Conference. Training shall include but is not limited to this policy and its related procedures. POLICY REVIEW All abuse prevention policies will be reviewed annually. CONCLUSION In all of our ministries we are committed to demonstrating the love of Jesus Christ so that each child, youth, and vulnerable adult is “surrounded by steadfast love…established in the faith, and confirmed and strengthened in the way that leads to life eternal” (Baptismal Covenant II, United Methodist Hymnal, pg 44). This policy and associated procedures are effective as of July 1, 2008. The policy will be reviewed on an annual basis in a manner determined by the Conference Leadership Team. Modifications will be made subject to the approval of the Conference Leadership Team. All such modifications will be promptly conveyed in writing to all persons affected by the modification. Adopted June 2008

SAFE SANCTUARIES ABUSE PREVENTION POLICY Minimum Standards for Abuse Prevention Policies of Local Ministry Settings INTRODUCTION Our hope and belief today is that the church is a place where all people will find the unconditional love and care they so desperately need to grow and thrive. But, we know that abuse occurs in churches, large and small, urban and rural. It is a problem, which cuts across all economic, cultural, and racial lines In 2008 the General Conference of The United Methodist Church renewed a resolution (Resolution 3084, “Reducing the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse in the Church, pg. 245, 2008 Book of Resolutions) aimed at reducing the risk of abuse of children, youth, and vulnerable adults in the church. As Christians, we must take our responsibilities to our children, youth, and vulnerable adults very seriously. While we may not be able to completely prevent abuse in every situation, it is possible for us to greatly reduce the risk by following a policy of prevention. We are responsible to create an environment of safe sanctuary for children, youth and vulnerable adults, and those who work with them. Thus the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference has established for its local ministry settings these minimum standards for abuse prevention to demonstrate our concern for and commitment to the safety of all our children, youth, and vulnerable adults.


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POLICY All local ministry settings of the annual conference shall have an Abuse Prevention (aka “Safe Sanctuaries”) Policy. All employees and volunteers covered by the policy are to be trained on the policy. The policy shall be reviewed annually by the appropriate body and revised as necessary. Update trainings are necessary for all employees and volunteers following any revisions to the policy. Paid staff who are required to attend these trainings should be compensated for their time. PURPOSE The purpose of these minimum standards is to establish a basic level of abuse prevention in ministry settings across the annual conference, regardless of size, location, or average age of membership. In many cases, higher standards for abuse prevention can be instituted and should be. But these minimum standards are expected of all local ministry settings as they develop their own abuse prevention policies that will: 1) protect from abuse the children, youth, and vulnerable adults that participate in church activities, and 2) protect staff, both paid and volunteer, from unfounded and/or malicious allegations of abuse through a comprehensive plan that includes: screening, training, supervision, reporting procedures, and a response plan. SCOPE These minimum standards for abuse prevention shall be applicable to all ministry settings within the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference that involve children, youth, and vulnerable adults. In general, the term “ministry settings” refers to chartered local churches, unchartered fellowships, cooperative parishes, campus ministries and campsites. DEFINITIONS

• Abuse: Intentional negligent or reckless treatment by a volunteer or staff person that is harmful, injurious, or offensive. Child Abuse – an act committed by a parent, caregiver, or person in a position of trust, which is not accidental and which harms or threatens a child’s physical or mental health or a child’s welfare. Physical Abuse – when an adult injures a child other than by accident; including assault, shaking, slapping, burning, scalding, kicking and strangling. Sexual Abuse - sexual contact between an adult or other significantly older, more powerful person and a child, youth, or vulnerable adult. It includes behavior such as inappropriate verbal stimulation, taking or showing sexually explicit photos of or to a child, or exposing a child to pornography or adult sexual activity. Emotional Abuse – verbal assault or emotional cruelty that affects a child’s self esteem. • Adult: a person 18 years old or older. • Activities: any activity or programs in which children, youth, or vulnerable adults are under supervision of staff persons or volunteers. • Background Checks: Researching references and records for indications of past or potential abusive and/or criminal activity. • Child: person from birth until they turn 12 years old. • Conference: The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. • Person-in-Charge (PIC): Staff person or volunteer who is the person responsible for the event or activity. • Staff person: any person employed by the local ministry setting that is responsible for activities involving children, youth, or vulnerable adults. • Volunteer: a person who assists in conducting activities under the supervision of person(s) in charge. • Vulnerable Adults: any persons over the age of 18 who possesses a physical or mental disability or dysfunction that impairs the individual’s ability to provide adequately for the individual’s


30 Conference Policies own care without assistance, including but not limited to: a) the inability to independently or effectively communicate, and/or b) the inability to independently remove oneself from a situation, location or another’s presence, and/or c) the inability to comprehend initiation or perpetration of abusive sexual behavior or physical mistreatment upon the individual’s person by another, and/ or d) because of the dysfunction or infirmity, the individual has an impaired ability to protect the individual’s self from maltreatment.1 • We: The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. • Youth: any person 12 years old to his/her 18th birthday. MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR ABUSE AWARENESS Abuse comes in many forms and occurs in many ways and in many places. Prevention of emotional, physical, verbal and sexual abuse is vitally important to us as United Methodists. Children, youth and adults hear about abuse and abuse prevention in school and in public media. It is important for all to know that their church is vitally concerned with their well being as children of God. Abuse Prevention Month is observed nationally in April and could be an appropriate time for a faith focus on abuse as well. The following are the MINIMUM standards for raising awareness about abuse: 1. Each local church ministry setting shall annually designate one Sunday on which abuse awareness and abuse prevention are incorporated into the worship experience. 2. Each local ministry setting shall annually offer an educational opportunity for children, youth and/ or adults on abuse prevention. MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR SCREENING PROCEDURES Careful screening can be important to the prevention of abuse. It provides some assurance that the most reliable, committed and experienced staff and volunteers are in place for every program that involves children, youth, and vulnerable adults. The following are the MINIMUM standards for screening procedures to be incorporated into ministry setting abuse prevention policies: 1. All adults, volunteer or staff persons, who have regular and direct contact with children, youth, and vulnerable adults shall be required to complete an application including voluntary disclosure of information including legal name and other names previously used, date of birth, and voluntary disclosure of any convictions of abusive behavior. 2. Minimum background screenings shall include: a) Reference checks from application form. b) Completion of a State or National criminal background check. 3. At minimum, ministry setting abuse prevention policies shall incorporate the followingr a) All staff persons and volunteers, who have regular and direct contact with children, youth, and vulnerable adults will submit to the screening procedures. b) Reviewing bodies shall be established (ex: Pastor/Staff Parish Relations Committee, Education or Nurture Committee, or other organized body). c) The reviewing body is responsible for review and approval of each application before a person’s service begins. d) The screening procedure for each individual shall be repeated every five years. e) All records are confidential and will be maintained for a period of at least five years. f) The ministry setting will not knowingly hire anyone with a history of committing sexual abuse on any child, youth or vulnerable adult. g) The ministry setting shall communicate its abuse prevention policies to outside groups/ organizations using the ministry setting’s facilities and receive written receipt signed by the key contact with the outside group acknowledging receipt of the policy and accepting 1 To the extent that these minimum standards provide for the safety and protection of visitors, congregational members and staff, the ministry setting must be prepared to take additional measures to provide for the safety needs of vulnerable adults. The ministry setting must be prepared to reasonably balance these safety needs and the needs of disabled persons to have equal access to employment and all the ministries of the Church. A person’s vulnerability will depend on their circumstances and environment, and each case must be considered individually.


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responsibility to communicate the policy to members of the outside group/organization. h) The ministry setting shall require outside groups using the ministry setting’s facilities to sign a waiver and release stating the local ministry setting accepts no liability resulting from any incident of child abuse of sexual misconduct/sexual abuse which takes place under the auspices of an outside organization/group using the local ministry setting facilities. MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR SUPERVISION Competent and trained staff and volunteers are important to any activity or program in the local church or ministry setting. The procedures described below are designed to reduce the possibility of abuse to children, youth and vulnerable adults, and to protect staff persons and volunteers from unfounded accusations. The following are MINIMUM standards for supervision to be incorporated into ministry setting policies: 1. Required training for all persons having direct contact with children, youth, and vulnerable adults. Training shall include an annual orientation that includes information about the local ministry setting abuse prevention policy. 2. Our standard practice is that adults will supervise all children, youth, and vulnerable adults. Our standard practice is that no adult will be alone with any one child, youth, or vulnerable adult out of sight of others. The minimum standard is an open space (open door, window, etc) such that activities can be observed. In addition, an adult is assigned to periodically observe the activities. 3. No person shall supervise any age group of children or youth unless he/she is AT LEAST 5 years older than the children or youth MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR REPORTING AND RESPONSE Once an incident of abuse is recognized, it is crucial that it be dealt with speedily and in a clearly outlined manner. A quick, compassionate and unified response to an alleged incident of abuse is expected. All allegations will be taken seriously. In all cases of reported or observed abuse in a program or activity, all persons involved in the program or activity shall be at the service of all official investigating agencies. Pastoral support shall be available and offered to persons involved in the incident. The following are the MINIMUM standards for reporting and responding to potential abuse to be incorporated into ministry setting policies: 1. The adult who observes or hears of an alleged abuse shall: a. Assure the safety of the victim. i) Whatever the victim says is to be taken very seriously. ii) Make sure that the victim is in a safe place and watched over. iii) Do not confront the accused abuser with anger or hostility but immediately remove him/ her from further involvement with children and youth until the matter can be investigated. b. If there is a situation of immediate risk, call the police at 911. Otherwise report the incident immediately to the pastor and/or other persons designated by the ministry setting. 2. The pastor or designee shall: a. Ascertain the details needed to make an accurate report. b. Within 24 hours, write an incident report. The report should include the following information, if obtainable: (1) The name, address, age and sex of the alleged victim; (2) The name and address of the alleged victim’s parents or other person responsible for his/her care; (3) The nature and extent of the alleged abuse or neglect; (4) Any evidence of previously known or suspected abuse or neglect of the alleged victim or their siblings; (5) The name, address and relationship, if known, of the person who is alleged to have perpetrated the abuse or neglect; and


32 Conference Policies (6) Any other information known to the person making the report that would be helpful to the investigation of the alleged abuse. c. Contact the appropriate State or law enforcement agency as soon as possible to file the abuse report and provide the aforementioned information and follow the instructions of the agency. d. Report the suspected child abuse to the child’s family and any agencies required by law. e. Report the suspected abuse to District Superintendent of the Annual Conference within 24 hours of the initial report. 3. The alleged perpetrators of the abuse are to be excluded from future events involving children, youth and vulnerable adults until the incident report is resolved. In any removal of a person from any activities, care must be taken to handle this in a discreet manner, recognizing that an investigation is being conducted. MINIMUM STANDARD FOR TRAINING The MINIMUM standard for training to be incorporated into ministry setting policies is that each local church or ministry setting shall implement or participate in training and orientation procedures for persons in leadership who work with children, youth, and vulnerable adults. Training shall include but is not limited to the local ministry setting’s abuse prevention policy and its related procedures. MINIMUM STANDARD FOR POLICY REVIEW The MINIMUM standard for policy review to be incorporated into ministry setting policies is that the abuse prevention policy in each ministry setting shall be reviewed annually at the charge or church conference. CONCLUSION In all of our ministries we are committed to demonstrating the love of Jesus Christ so that each child, youth, and vulnerable adult is “surrounded by steadfast love…established in the faith, and confirmed and strengthened in the way that leads to life eternal” (Baptismal Covenant II, United Methodist Hymnal, pg 44). The minimum standards for abuse prevention policies of ministry settings are effective as of July 1, 2008. They will be reviewed on an annual basis in a manner determined by the conference Ministry Leadership Team. Modifications will be made subject to the approval of the Ministry Leadership Team. All such modifications will be promptly conveyed in writing to all persons affected by the modification. FOR ASSISTANCE For assistance with establishing and implementing a ministry setting policy, consider the following recommended resources: 1) Safe Sanctuaries: Reducing the Risk of Child Abuse in the Church by Joy Thornburg Melton 2) The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference “Crisis Communication” booklet 3) Voluntary Disclosure Form posted on www.umoi.org website 4) Background Check Services: For questions or information about Trak 1, a background check service that holds an agreement with United Methodist Insurance, go to www. umoi.org/safesanctuaries. 5) The Oregon Idaho Annual Conference Abuse Prevention Webpages at www.umoi.org/ safesanctuaries Adopted June 2008, revised June 2010, revised June 2012


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Sexual Ethics Policy For Clergy1 of the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. Statement of Policy: Clergy and employees of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church shall not engage in sexual misconduct, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment. Theological Foundation2 The 2004 Book of Discipline states in ¶161(G) the following. “We recognize that sexuality is God’s good gift to all persons. We believe persons may be fully human only when that gift is acknowledged and affirmed by themselves, the church, and society. We call all persons to the disciplined, responsible fulfillment of themselves, others, and society in the stewardship of this gift. We reject all sexual expressions that damage or destroy the humanity God has given us as birthright, and we affirm only that sexual expression that enhances that same humanity. We believe that sexual relations where one or both partners are exploitive, abusive, or promiscuous are beyond the parameters of acceptable Christian behavior and are ultimately destructive to individuals, families, and the social order.” Sexual misconduct involves a misuse of the gift of sexuality. Acts that should signify the intimacy of a committed relationship between equal partners instead are tainted with ambivalence, confusion, guilt and sometimes fear. Secrecy, which often accompanies such acts, only reinforces these feelings and further signals that there is something “wrong” with the relationship. Sexual misconduct within a ministerial relationship leaves the victim bearing a burden of trauma attached to their expression of sexuality. Victims are thus robbed of the joyous celebration of the sacredness and dignity of their sexuality. God entrusts the workers in the church with the responsibilities of sharing both Holy love and the Divine Word. Our sexual behavior, like any of our behaviors, must comply with the highest standards of a Christ-like life. We in the church are expected to live in covenant with each other and hold each other to those standards. By being speakers of the Truth, persons are offered freedom and redemption and God’s Grace can be employed for restoration of right relationships and alternative paths. Definitions Clergy: Clergy membership of the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference consists of Deacons and Elders in full connection, probationary members, associate members, affiliate members, local pastors and retired members within the meaning of ¶602.1 of the 2004 Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church. Clergy Relationship - A clergy relationship exists between a clergy person and any other person

(i) when the other person is a parishioner of a congregation to which that clergy person was previously or is currently appointed,

(ii) when the other person is supervised by, is a colleague with or receives ministry from a clergy person serving in any function for which he or she was ordained, licensed, hired or approved by the Annual Conference or its representatives,

(iii) when a clergy person uses the authority of the clergy office or role in establishing a relationship with the other person, and (iv) when the other person is a member of a community which recognizes the authority of the clergy person as a person in ministry (i.e. appointments beyond the local church and honorable location, retirement, leaves of absence and other situations in which a clergy person serves a community other than a local congregation). Clergy Sexual Misconduct: Clergy sexual misconduct occurs whenever a clergy person initiates or allows any sexual contact or behavior with a person with whom he or she has a clergy relationship and includes, but is not limited to, sexual abuse and sexual harassment. This includes the chargeable offenses listed in ¶2702 of the 2004 Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church.


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Clergy sexual misconduct must be understood primarily as an issue of the abuse of the power, trust, and status inherently present in any clergy relationship rather than an issue of the sexual morality of an individual clergy person. An inherent imbalance of power exists in any clergy relationship simply through the clergy role and totally separate from the clergy person’s character, personality and style of ministry. A similar imbalance of power can also exist when one clergy supervises another clergy. The same sacred trust inherent in ordination, consecration and licensing that makes effective ministry possible leaves persons in clergy relationships open and vulnerable. This predisposes those persons to believe that clergy shall act only in ways that will contribute to their well-being. The only appropriate and acceptable clergy response to the trust and power given to clergy through their role is ministry to the emotional, spiritual and temporal needs of those who come to them for help.

A single clergy person may be involved in a romantic relationship within the parameters discussed in the following section.

Clergy Sexual Misconduct In Context of Single Clergy Romantic Relationship- A single clergy person engaging in a romantic relationship with a single person with whom he or she has a clergy relationship does not necessarily commit sexual misconduct. The clergy person must be aware of the inherent imbalance of power that he or she has in this type of clergy relationship and take full responsibility for the related potential for harm. A single clergy person entering into this type of relationship bears the burden of demonstrating that there has been no exploitation in the relationship, in light of all relevant factors, including the personal history and mental status of the other person and the likelihood of an adverse impact on the person or on others. A clergy person should refrain from entering into a romantic relationship with a person with whom he or she currently has a pastoral counseling relationship. Should a pastoral counseling need arise for a person with whom the clergy person is romantically involved, that clergy person would make recommendations of two or three choices for pastoral or other professional counselors. Neither shall a single clergy person enter into a romantic relationship with a person whom he or she has had a pastoral counseling relationship for at least two years after cessation or termination of the pastoral counseling (consistent with the American Psychological Association Code of Ethics of 1992). The clergy person who engages in such activity after the two years following cessation or termination of the pastoral counseling relationship bears the burden of demonstration that there has been no exploitation, in light of all relevant factors, including the amount of time that has passed since the pastoral counseling relationship terminated, the nature and duration of the pastoral counseling, the circumstances of termination, the personal history of the counselee and others and any statements or actions made by the clergy person during the course of the pastoral counseling suggesting or inviting the possibility of a post-termination romantic relationship with the counselee. Sexual Abuse: The laws of both the States of Idaho and Oregon contain definitions of Sexual Abuse. These legal descriptions constitute the primary definitions of Sexual Abuse used in this policy. (See ORS 163 & Idaho Statues 18-1506). In Summary, Sexual Abuse is an actual or attempted sexual invasion of the body by force and without full consent. Sexual abuse is any of, but not limited to, the following: rape, sexual assault (a forced sexual act against one’s will), incest, indecent exposure, statutory rape, involuntary, voluntary, or deviant sexual intercourse with a child, promotion of prostitution, pornography with children, indecent assault, and aggravated indecent assault. “Sexual abuse” as used in this policy is not limited to those matters that are defined as crimes by the states of Idaho and Oregon, nor are any of the specific elements that make certain activities crimes under the criminal codes of the states of Idaho and Oregon necessary to prove sexual abuse for the purposes of this policy. Sexual Harassment: Sexual harassment is any sexually related behavior that is unwanted, offensive or which fails to respect the rights of others. This behavior includes any unwelcome sexual advance, request for sexual favor or relationship and other verbal, nonverbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment and/ or which is based on gender discrimination and/or perceived by the recipient as demeaning, intimidating or coercive.

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pervasive acts. There are many possible scenarios in sexual harassment situations. Each situation must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Types of unwanted conduct that constitute sexual harassment as listed by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission include (but are not limited to): 1. Unsolicited and unnecessary touching, pinching, patting or closeness. 2. Sexist remarks about a person’s body or clothing. 3. Sexually degrading words to describe a person. 4. Repeated propositions or explicit demands for sexual activity. 5. Sexually suggestive pictures or objects in the work place or gathering place for the group or activity. 6. Judging a person by looks or body instead of ability. 7. Unsolicited suggestive looks or leers. 8. Unsolicited attempt to fondle or kiss. 9. Unsolicited sexual comments, teasing or telling of jokes with sexual context. 10. Unsolicited letters, calls or materials of a sexual nature. 11. Offer to use influence in return for sexual favor.

Pastoral Counseling - Pastoral counseling is the special dimension of ministry in which a clergy person utilizes a variety of counseling perspectives and techniques to help people handle their problems and crises and thus work toward healing. A pastoral counseling relationship begins at the point that the clergy person and the person or persons seeking pastoral counseling explicitly agree to enter into a relationship wherein is understood that the clergy person shall apply special skills to assist the other person or persons in resolution of problems or crises. NOTE:

The above definitions are provided solely for the purpose of this Sexual Ethics Policy. The definitions do not create any chargeable offenses pursuant to The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church. This policy does not sanction any conduct, which may constitute a chargeable offense pursuant to The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church.

Implementation Of Policy The Oregon/Idaho Annual Conference commits itself to fast and expedient investigation of any charge of sexual misconduct within its churches and act in compliance with the current Book of Discipline. The Clergy Sexual Ethics policy is to be made available for all Clergy, church employees, and local churches of the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference by annual publication in the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference Journal. Healthy Boundary workshops will be offered along with annual online tests and training events by the Board of Ordained Ministry. Clergy members are responsible for completing at least one training annually, including one Healthy Boundary workshop each quadrennium. Application for exemption from participating in an annual training event shall be made in writing to the Bishop. Letters of approval for exemption shall be kept on file in the Bishop’s office. District Superintendents inform the Pastor/Staff Relation Committee members and members of the conference personnel committees of the Clergy Sexual Ethics policy. Knowledge or information about clergy sexual misconduct should be reported to a district superintendent or the bishop. When allegations of clergy sexual misconduct are made, every attempt shall be made to have two District Superintendents (preferably one male and one female) investigate the matter by meeting first with the accusing party, then with the accused. Where required, further information shall be gathered and a full report made to the Cabinet. The Bishop and the Cabinet shall make every effort to resolve allegations, complaints or charges in a timely manner and within the requirements of the current Book of Discipline. Further procedural recommendations are found in the appendix of this policy.


36 Conference Policies Making a Complaint A complaint about any clergy person in violation of this policy may be made to any District Superintendent, or the Bishop. A complaint against a clergy person that involves a child may also need to be reported to the proper authorities, but there are also laws that may prevent disclosure of information obtained during a confidential discussion between a clergy person and another person seeking spiritual guidance from the clergy person. All complaints shall be dealt with promptly and in confidence according to ¶362 of the 2004 Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church. Persons who report misconduct or file a complaint must not be subject to retaliation. Persons who have knowledge of alleged misconduct are expected to come forward. Persons who knowingly give false information or reports shall be disciplined. All investigations of clergy shall be conducted according to ¶¶2701-2706 of the 2004 Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church. APPENDICES TO SEXUAL ETHICS POLICY FOR CLERGY of the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church Suggested Methods of Dealing with Allegations of a Clergy Sexual Misconduct I. Incidents Involving Children under 18 Years Old (For the purposes of this section, sexual misconduct includes all forms of sexual misconduct except sexual harassment.) A. If any incident of sexual misconduct is known or suspected to have occurred involving clergy and a person under the age of 18, the nearest agency or authority charged with child protection must be contacted immediately and a report given. This report is mandatory as outlined by the Idaho Code § 16-1619(a), (c) (Supp. 1998) and Or. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 419B.010(1) & Or. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 419B.005(3)(h). However, there are also laws that may prevent disclosure of information obtained during a confidential discussion between a clergy person and another person seeking spiritual guidance from the clergy person. B. Do not confront or discuss the incident with the alleged perpetrator. C. Contact the District Superintendent or other church authority to inform them of the report that you have made. II. Clergy Sexual Misconduct Against Persons 18 Years Old or Older (For purposes of this section, sexual misconduct includes all forms of sexual misconduct except sexual harassment.) A. If a clergy commits an act of sexual misconduct against you: 1. Contact the Bishop or a district superintendent who shall act according to his/her responsibility as outlined in ¶362.1 of the 2004 Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church. In addition, the bishop or district superintendent may include third parties for mediation and consultation. 2. It is advisable to keep a journal which documents all incidents in question, including conversation and contacts with the person, dates, times, witnesses and descriptions of the incidents. 3. When the alleged conduct constitutes a criminal act, report it to the police. B. If you are accused of sexual misconduct: 1. Listen objectively when confronted with behaviors that have caused discomfort or harm to another, whether intended or not, and be open to ways that your behavior can change. 2. It is advisable to keep a journal which documents all incidents in question, including conversations and contacts with the person, dates, times, witnesses and descriptions of all incidents. C. If sexual misconduct is reported by complainant to you as Clergy, Christian Education Director, Diaconal Minister, Staff-Parish Relations Committee Chairperson:


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1. Listen objectively and take it seriously with due consideration and sensitivity given to the safety and emotional needs of the complainant. 2. Make certain the complainant is aware of the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference’s Sexual Ethics Policy and his or her option to report the incident. Affirm with the complainant the decision to participate in reporting the incident(s) is in the hands of the complainant. The person hearing the report should resist making decisions for or attempting to influence the complainant. 3. Alleged sexual misconduct is reported to the district superintendent. If the alleged perpetrator is the district superintendent, contact the bishop. If it is the bishop, contact the Council of Bishops. III. Sexual Harassment A. If you are sexually harassed by a clergy: 1. It is advisable to keep a journal which documents all incidents of sexual or gender harassment including dates, times, witnesses and descriptions of the incidents. If you receive any written letters, cards, or memos of a suggestive nature from the harasser, it is advisable to keep them, noting the date received and how received (mailed to your home, left on your desk, etc.) 2. If you choose, confront the alleged harasser before taking official action. a. Tell the alleged harasser firmly and clearly what behavior is not acceptable to you. If you choose, take another person with you for support. Be as specific as possible. This action, in many cases, will be sufficient or b. Contact the alleged harasser in writing. Clearly state what behavior(s) and action(s) are not acceptable to you, or c. Contact another pastor or supervisor and ask them to talk with the alleged harasser. Clearly state what behavior(s) and action(s) are not acceptable to you. 3. If you choose not to confront the alleged harasser, contact a district superintendent. B. If you are accused of sexual harassment: 1. Listen objectively when confronted with behaviors that have caused discomfort or harm to another, whether intended or not, and be open to ways your behavior can change. 2. It is advisable to keep a journal which documents all incidents in question, including conversations and contacts with the person who confronts your behavior, dates, times, witnesses and descriptions of the incidents. 3. If there is no one-on-one resolution you may contact a district superintendent. C. If acts of sexual harassment harassment are reported by complainant to you as Pastor, Deacon, Christian Education Director, Diaconal Minister, Staff-Parish Relations Committee Chairperson: 1. Listen objectively and take it seriously with due consideration given to the safely and emotional needs of the complainant. 2. Give complainant the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference’s Sexual Ethics Policy and review with her or him the option to report the incident to the district superintendent. Statute of Limitations: Limitations of claims for sexual misconduct apply only to the extent that the behavior in question was one listed in The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church in effect at the time the behavior took place. A person may be charged with an offense only if it was a chargeable offense in The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church in effect at the time the action was committed. The applicable limitation periods for sexual misconduct and sexual or gender harassment may be found in ¶¶ 362.1.d, 2702.4, and 2704 of the 2004 Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church.


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CLERGY HOUSING STANDARDS AND POLICY Responsibility for housing to be used by clergy of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. A. The primary responsibility for clergy housing resides with the Administrative Board. One of the responsibilities, as defined by the 1984 Discipline, ¶256.c(f), is the “Review the recommendation of the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee regarding the provision of adequate housing for the pastor(s), with attention to Annual Conference parsonage standards, and report the same to the Charge Conference for approval. It is the responsibility of the Administrative Board ot provide adequate housing for the pastor(s). Housing shall not be considered as part of compensation or remuneration, but shall be considered as a means provided for the local church, and for the convenience of the local church, to enable its ministry and the itinerant ministry of the Annual Conference.” See II below for church-owned parsonage standards, and III below for housing allowance standards. B. The Administrative Board may delegate administrative responsibility for clergy housing to the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee or to a Parsonage Committee. However, it is understood that ultimate responsibility resides with the Administrative Board. C. If a housing allowance is provided in lieu of a parsonage, it shall be reviewed annually prior to the adoption of the clergy salary package for the coming year by the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee. Provision shall be made for an adequate allowance. See III below. D. If a Parsonage Committee is established, membership is to be nominated by the Committee on Nominations and elected by the Charge Conference, or appointed by the Administrative Board. It is suggested that its membership include the following: One trustee selected by the Board of Trustees, one member of the Pastor-Parish Relationsh Committee, three members at large, the minister, the minister’s spouse. This committee, which should inspect the parsonage in April to determine if these housing recommendations are being maintained and refer to the Board of Trustees any recommendation for improvement, should meet at least annually, and should report to the Charge Conference. (Discipline, ¶267.2f, (4)) E. Parsonage recommendations and the definition of an adequate housing allowance (See IIIA) should apply to all ministers under appointment to a local church regardless of marital status or family size. F. If a church or charge does not have a parsonage, and no provision has been made to provide for a housing allowance, the church should either 1. Develop a plan to acquire a suitable parsonage with sufficient funding for the purchase, or 2. Provide for an adequate housing allowance for the minister(s). (See IIIA) G. During the annual Charge Conference the District Superintendent may ask if the housing allowance provided by the local church is in compliance with Conference standards. Each local church is to be provided with a copy of the Clergy Housing Standards and Policy.


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RECOMMENDATIONS AND POLICY II. Church-owned Parsonage Recommendations

A. The House 1. Ownership and Privacy. It should be recognized that a minister occupying a churchowned parsonage is in a relationship similar to that of a renter, with the church being understood as the landlord. The Discipline, ¶267.2f(4) says, “The parsonage is to be mutually respected by the pastor’s family as the property of the church and by the church as a place of privacy for the pastor’s family.” 2. Suggested minimum number of rooms: 3 bedrooms, dining area, kitchen, one and onehalf (preferably two) baths, with adequate closet space in each, linen storage, garage and/or carport for a minimum of two automobiles, and storage for lawn equipment. 3. Additional desirable features: family room, extra bedroom or study space, bookshelves, fireplace with glass door and tools (alternative: modern wood-burning stove and accessories). 4. Energy Efficiency: adequate heating plant with annual maintenance and modifications for current technology. Insulated windows and adequate insulation in walls and ceiling are essential. Air conditioning should be provided in any locality where the climate requires it. An energy audit should be made, and recommendations referred to the Board of Trustees. 5. Additional Essential Features a. All church-owned furnishings and equipment should be in good condition with regard to appearance and useability b. Adequate electrical outlets should be provided, including those for refrigeratorfreezer facilities, air conditioning, television, and other devices. c. All windows should have blinds and/or draperies in good condition. d. Windows should provide adequate ventilation, and those which open should have accompanying screens. e. Floor covering in all areas should be in good condition and up-to-date. Consideration should be given to ease of maintenance. f. Fencing should be installed an maintained where necessary to provide protection, containment, and ample area for activities for small children. g. Dead-bolt locks, television antenna or cable installation, smoke alarm(s), and working doorbells should be provided. B. Furnishings and Equipment to be Provided 1. Kitchen, electric or gas range, refrigerator with minimum of 17 to 21 cubic feet of space, with a freezing compartment or a separate freezer; adequate cupboard space; adequate counter space with good finish. A dishwasher and disposal are highly recommended. Outlet and space for a microwave oven should be provided. 2. Laundry Area: current models of automatic washer and dry, in good operating condition. 3. Yard Care: power lawn mower, garden hoses and sprinklers, garden tools and equipment. 4. Telephone: two telephones should be provided. The telephone deposit and connection should be maintained by the church to prevent interruption between pastorates. 5. Consideration should be given to providing floor lamps in parsonages that have no overhead lights. 6. Condition: when furnishings and equipment are no longer in good condition with regard to appearance and usability, then should be removed and replace as soon as practical. Outof-date items or the discards of others should not be placed in the parsonage. Decisions in this regard should reside with the Parsonage Committee and pastor. 7. Inventory: an up-to-date list of all parsonage furnishings, including dates of purchase, serial numbers, and related data should be kept, with copies to be filed with the Parsonage Committee, church office, and the District Superintendent. C. Care of Property 1. Insurance: coverage is normally provided by the church for all fire and casualty losses, including public liability, including the replacement cost of the parsonage and church-owned furnishings and equipment. Clergy are responsible for insuring personal property, including furniture.


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2. Repairs: an amount shall be provided in the local church budget for repairs and maintenance of the parsonage. (An amount equivalent to two percent [2%] of the value of the parsonage is recommended. This can be achieved by paying one-twelfth [1/12th] of the yearly amount each month into a special reserve, which should be cumulative.) 3. Interior and exterior painting should be provided as required to keep the house in good condition and appearance. 4. Operating Procedures: a. A formal agreement between the pastor and the church shall be instituted. The agreement shall clarify the expectations of both the church and the pastor with regard to the matters listed in this policy statement. A review upon the arrival of the incoming pastor and two weeks before the departure of the outgoing pastor is in order to conform to the agreement. (see revised sample form below) The clergy shall make a security/cleaning deposit to cover damage and cleaning costs for the parsonage. The deposit will be obtained via payroll deduction during the first 6 months of the clergy use of the parsonage. The church will place the deposit in trust to be refunded at the end of the clergy appointment if the parsonage is in reasonable condition considering normal wear and tear. Any cleaning and damage costs incurred by the church for the parsonage would be deducted from the deposit. b. The Pastor-Parish Relations Committee/Parsonage Committee in cooperation with the Board of Trustees shall be responsible for seeing that all necessary work is done to keep the parsonage up to these recommendations. c. An annual review should be made of the agreement, involving the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee/Parsonage Committee and Board of Trustees, with the pastor’s family. d. The parsonage family should be consulted in the selection of applicances and furnishings, and their taste considered in determining color and plans for interior decorating. Neutral colors for drapes and carpets are recommended so as to fit with whatever color décor of furnishings the parsonage family may bring into the parsonage. e. A parsonage history should be kept in the church files, providing age of the building, its assessed evaluation, dates and types of improvement, including purchases of appliances and a list of church-owned furnishings. Photos are desirable. f. The following information should be supplied to the minister by the Parsonage Committee in the form of a regular Parsonage Reference Manual containing: (1) Location of water shut-off valves and outside faucets including instructions on “winterizing” outside plumbing. (2) Locations and drawing for all electrical disconnect panels with appropriate labels on breakers/fuses. (3) Instructions on all appliances including lighting pilot lights in furnaces, water heaters and stoves. (4) Directions on the use of all power equipment including lawn mowers and other power tools belonging to the parsonage. (5) Instruction booklets for appliances. (6) Suggested list for service personnel and service providers (volunteers) within the church. (7) Schedule of regular maintenance to be carried out with the parsonage committee. (8) Any other information specific to the parsonage and grounds. 5. Prior to moving out of a parsonage, the parsonage family shall clean, or arrange and pay for the cleaning of the house, including carpets and rugs. If this is not done, the Parsonage Committee shall have the option of hiring the work done and deducting the expenses from the security/cleaning deposit before refunding the deposit to the outgoing pastor.


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D. General Suggestions 1. Ministers are encouraged to live in the parsonage(s) provided by the local church where the parsonage(s) is adequate according to these guidelines. Consultation between the church, District Superintendent, and the pastor should occur if the parsonage is not appropriate. 2. The parsonage is the home of the pastor and family and their rights and privacy should always be respected by members of the congregation. With rights comes responsibilities for the appearance and condition of the parsonage. The minister’s family and the Parsonage Committee should work together to exercise good care of tall parsonage property. (See IIA and IIC4 above.) 3. When the pastor moves, the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee/Parsonage Committee should see that the lights, telephone, and water are left connected. The deposit for public utilities should be provided by the church. 4. If a gift of furniture or furnishings is made, the donor should designate specifically if it is to remain in the parsonage or is a personal gift to the pastor.

III. Housing Allowance Standards

A. An adequate housing allowance may be defined as an amount sufficient to rent a house in the community that would meet the standards of a church-owned parsonage and its furnishings and equipment (as defined by IIB).

B. Churches are encourage to be attentive and responsive to the individual needs of minister with regard to housing.

C. In the event that a church and its pastor are considering a change from a parsonage to a housing allowance, this is to be done in consultation with the District Superintendent and the District Committee on Church Location and Building. Thorough attention should be given to the advantages and disadvantages of such a change. A church should be prepared, through careful preservation of adequate assets, giving attention to market values and trends, to provide future housing which meet Conference standards. (Discipline, par. 2537 and 2538)

D. Where the housing allowance is provided and in order to allow the minister maximum benefits allowed by the Internal Revenue Service, the following guidelines are suggested: 1. For churches reporting to the Charge Conference and the District Superintendent, the amount designated for Housing Allowance should be the amount required to rent a house in the community that would meet the standards for a church-owned parsonage. Other amounts designated for housing allowance may be mutually agreed upon between the pastor and the church with the consent of the District Superintendent. Consideration should be given to costs of maintenance and repair that would otherwise be paid by the church to maintain a parsonage. The housing allowance is in addition to any amount designated for utilities. 2. For Federal Income Tax purposes, it is recommended that the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee make a separate allocation of total compensation including housing allowance as established by the Charge Conference in order to reflect the actual cost of providing a home. This designation should be made in a letter to the pastor in advance of the effective date.

IV. Cabinet Policy Regarding the Sale of Parsonage See Conference Rule 12.062


42 Conference Policies PASTOR-PARISH RELATIONS COMMITTEE/PARSONAGE COMMITTEE AGREEMENT (Sample Form for Optional Use)

1. It is the responsibility of the incoming pastor to note the condition and cleanliness of the parsonage. A written inventory is recommended.

2. It is the responsibility of the pastor to maintain the parsonage ground—keeping it presentable at all times: e.g., mowing and watering lawn, trimming and maintaining shrubs, removing leaves, shoveling snow in winter, etc.

3. The pastor will be responsible to replace or pay for broken and/or misused items.

4. It is the responsibility of the local church to maintain and replace for normal wear and usage all parsonage furnishings and equipment.

5. The costs of damage to the parsonage resulting from the activity of pets should be the responsibility of the parsonage family.

6. A meeting of the pastor and Pastor-Parish Relations Committee/Parsonage Committee should be held annually for review of the condition of the parsonage. It is the responsibility of the out-going pastor to see that the parsonage is thoroughly cleaned for his/her successor.

Signatures: _________________________________ ______________________________ Pastor PPR/PC

_________________________________ _______________________________ Date Date

Adopted June 1986; revised June 1996, revised June 2011.


For privacy reasons, pages 43 to 86, the Clergy and Laity Directories, are not included in the online version of the Conference Journal. You can find a clergy and church directory online at www.umoi.org, or you can find these pages in the print version of the 2013 Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference Journal.


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A listing of United Methodist institutions within the bounds of the Oregon-Idaho Conference. Note that when two addresses are listed, the second is the building location and should NOT be used as the mailing address. Churches are listed alphabetically by name, rather than by city. Corrections should be directed to the appropriate district office.

Albany First UMC 1115 28th Ave SW Albany, OR 97321-3406 (541) 928-3505 Fax:(541) 924-9830 patricia@albanymethodist.org albanymethodist.org Aloha UMC 2270 SW 198th Ave Aloha, OR 97006-2531 (503) 649-9133 office@alohaumc.org alohaumc.org Alton L. Collins Retreat Center 32867 SE Highway 211 Eagle Creek, OR 97022 (503) 637-6411 ALCRC@relianceconnects.com collinsretreatcenter.org American Falls UMC 710 Fort Hall Ave American Falls, ID 83211-1449 (208) 226-2365 Amity UMC PO Box 305 Amity, OR 97101-0305 203 Nursery St. Amity, OR 97101 (503) 835-2422 AmityOr.UMC@gmail.com Archives, UM (Oregon) 680 State Street Salem, OR 97301 (503) 540-0793 Archives@umoi.org

Arlington UMC PO Box 417 Arlington, OR 97812-0417 150 Hemlock Arlington, OR 97812 (541) 454-2709 arlwasumc@gmail.com Asbury UMC 1090 Berntzen Rd Eugene, OR 97402-1827 (541) 688-9271 asburyeugene@gmail.com Asbury UMC 1140 Tucker Rd Hood River, OR 97031 616 State Street Hood River, OR 97031 (541) 386-2578 office@hraumc.org hraumc.org Ashland First UMC 175 N Main St Ashland, OR 97520-1729 (541) 482-3647 Fax:(541) 488-3019 offmgr@ashlandmethodist.org ashlandmethodist.org Ashton Community UMC PO Box 366 Ashton, ID 83420-0366 175 N Main St Ashton, ID 83420 (208) 652-7356 Fax:(208) 652-7356 ashtnumc@myidahomail.com Astoria First UMC 1076 Franklin Ave Astoria, OR 97103-4608 (503) 325-5454 office@astoriafumc.org astoriafumc.org Baker UMC 1919 2nd St Baker City, OR 97814-3310 (541) 523-4201 bakerumc@thegeo.net

Banks Community UMC 42451 NW Depot Street Banks, OR 97106 (503) 324-7711 Our-Church@bcumc.net bcumc.net Bay City UMC PO Box 3135 Bay City, OR 97107-3135 5695 D Street Bay City, OR 97107 (503) 377-2679 baycityumc@embarqmail.com Beaverton First UMC 12555 SW 4th St Beaverton, OR 97005-0555 (503) 646-7107 Fax:(503) 641-2021 office@beavertonumc.org beavertonumc.org Beaverton Hispanic Resource Center 4800 SW Griffith Drive Suite 250 Beaverton, OR 97005 (503) 270-0272 Fax:(503) 213-1628 office@beavertonhrc.org beavertonhrc.orgindex.php Bend First UMC 680 NW Bond St Bend, OR 97701-3274 (541) 382-1672 Fax:(541) 388-4491 firstchurch@bendumc.org bendumc.org Bennett Chapel UMC 13047 SE Ramona St Portland, OR 97236-4110 (503) 761-3290 jggornick@q.com bennettchapelumc.org

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Aberdeen UMC 710 Fort Hall Ave American Falls, ID 83211-1449 3rd W and Washington St Aberdeen, ID 83210 (208) 226-2365


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Boise First UMC 717 N 11th St Boise, ID 83702-5365 (208) 343-7511 Fax:(208) 343-0000 cathedralinfo@boisefumc.org cathedraloftherockies.org

Canby UMC 1520 N Holly St Canby, OR 97013-2203 (503) 263-6419 Fax:(503) 266-8103 canbyumc@canby.com canby.comcanbyumc

Christ UMC 12755 NW Dogwood St Portland, OR 97229-5550 (503) 646-1598 Fax:(503) 646-1598 office@cumcpdx.org cumcpdx.org

Buhl UMC 908 Maple St Buhl, ID 83316-1240 (208) 543-5498 Fax:(208) 543-5498 buhlumc@pmt.org

Canyonville UMC PO Box 143 Canyonville, OR 97417-0143 130 Pine St Canyonville, OR 97417 (541) 863-4257 moli5129@yahoo.com canyonvilleumc.org

Christ's Church - Methodist & Presbyterian United 412 Clay St W Monmouth, OR 97361-1911 (503) 838-1724 ccmpunited@gmail.com christschurchm-p.org

Burley UMC PO Box 447 Burley, ID 83318-0447 450 E 27th Burley, ID 83318 (208) 678-2184 Fax:(208) 678-2184 burleyumc@yahoo.com burleyumc.org

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Caldwell UMC 824 E Logan St Caldwell, ID 83605-4925 (208) 459-7435 Fax:(208) 459-7436 caldwellumc@hotmail.com Camas Valley UMC PO Box 43 Camas Valley, OR 97416-0043 18470 Hwy 42 Camas Valley, OR 97416 auralee@jeffnet.org

Capitol Hill UMC 2401 SW Taylors Ferry Rd Portland, OR 97219 (503) 246-4343 capitolhillumchurch.org Carus UMC 22765 S Highway 213 Oregon City, OR 97045-9183 (503) 632-4186 Fax:(503) 829-5508 rev-rand@ipns.com Cascadia District Office 680 State Street, Suite 200 Salem, OR 97301 (503) 581-3969 Fax:(503) 480-7549 Cascadia@umoi.org umoi.org/Cascadia

Camp Latgawa 13250 S. Fork Little Butte Ck Rd Eagle Point, OR 97524 (541) 826-9699 camplatgawa@hotmail.com gocamping.orgsitescamp-latgawa

Castleford UMC PO Box 667 Castleford, ID 83321-0667 303 Elm Castleford, ID 83321 (208) 543-5498 castlefordumc@hotmail.com

Camp Magruder 17450 Old Pacific Hwy Rockaway, OR 97136 (503) 355-2310 director@campmagruder.org campmagruder.org

Cherry Park UMC 1736 SE 106th Ave Portland, OR 97216-2934 (503) 253-2386 cherryparkumc@hotmail.com cherryparkumc.org

Camp Sawtooth PO Box 68 Fairfield, ID 83327 (208) 459-1901 winter sawtooth@gocamping.org gocamping.orgsitessawtooth-camp

Chiloquin UMC PO Box 485 Chiloquin, OR 97624-0485 211 E 3rd St Chiloquin, OR 97624 chiloquinumc@yahoo.com

Chubbuck UMC 5147 Whitaker Rd Chubbuck, ID 83202-1619 (208) 237-5742 Clarkes UMC 17294 S Windy City Rd Mulino, OR 97042-8779 (503) 632-7778 tomtruby@comcast.net Clatskanie UMC PO Box 676 Clatskanie, OR 97016-0676 290 South Nehalem Clatskanie, OR 97016 (503) 728-3318 clatskanieumc@gmail.com gbgm-umc.orgclatskanieumc Clear Lake UMC 7920 Wheatland Rd N Keizer, OR 97303-3463 (503) 393-2402 Fax:(503) 393-2402 office@kclumc.org kclumc.org Coburg UMC PO Box 8128 Coburg, OR 97408-1304 91193 W Willamette Coburg, OR 97408 (541) 683-1466 coburgumc@qwestoffice.net College UMC PO Box 670 Philomath, OR 97370-0670 1123 Main St Philomath, OR 0 (541) 929-2412 collegeumc@gmail.com gbgm-umc.org/collegeumc


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Columbia District Office 1505 SW 18th Ave Portland, OR 97201-2524 (503) 249-1851 Fax:(503) 226-4158 columbia@umoi.org Conference Office 1505 SW 18th Avenue Portland, OR 97201 (503) 226-7931 Fax:(503) 226-4158 umoi.org Coos Bay UMC 123 Ocean Blvd SE Coos Bay, OR 97420-1872 (541) 267-4410 Fax:(541) 269-1968 officemanager@coosbayumc.org coosbayumc.org Cornelius UMC PO Box 466 Cornelius, OR 97113-0466 1095 S. Beech Ave. Cornelius, OR 97113 (503) 357-6350 corneliusumc@gmail.com Corvallis First UMC 1165 NW Monroe Ave Corvallis, OR 97330-6045 (541) 752-2491 Fax:(541) 752-3636 fumc@corvallisfumc.org corvallisfumc.org Cottage Grove UMC 334 Washington Ave Cottage Grove, OR 97424-2049 (541) 942-3033 office@cottagegroveumc.org Cove Community UMC 1708 Jasper St Cove, OR 97824 1800 Jasper Cove, OR 97824 (541) 962-7832

Covenant UMC 3520 Frontage Rd Reedsport, OR 97467-1738 (541) 271-3771 pastorjim@pcinw.com webpages.charter.net/pastor Crater Lake District Office 440 Maxwell Rd Eugene, OR 97404 (541) 689-3725 Fax:(541) 689-4612 southerndistrict@qwestoffice.net umoi.org/districts/detail5 Crossroads UMC PO Box 326 Kimberly, ID 83341-0326 131 Syringa Ave Kimberly, ID 83341 (208) 423-4311 Fax:(208) 423-6772 crossroadsumc@qwestoffice.net crossrdsumc.org Dallas UMC 565 SE Lacreole Dr Dallas, OR 97338-1641 (503) 623-2481 Fax:(503) 623-3038 dallasumc@qwestoffice.net sites.google.com/site/dallasumc/ home Dillard-Winston UMC PO Box 277 Dillard, OR 97432-0277 131 4th St Dillard, OR 97432 (541) 679-7651 Dufur UMC PO Box 16 Dufur, OR 97021-0016 320 NE 2nd St Dufur, OR 97021 (541) 467-2554 jerry_dale_holland@yahoo.com Dundee UMC PO Box 66 Dundee, OR 97115-0066 11TH St. & Hwy 99W Dundee, OR 97115 (503) 538-6043 pastorgary@dundeeumchurch.org sites.google.com/site/ dundeeumchurch

Eagle UMC 651 N Eagle Rd Eagle, ID 83616-5007 (208) 939-0108 Fax:(208) 938-7754 office@eagleumc.com eagleumc.com Ebbert Memorial UMC 532 C St Springfield, OR 97477-4653 (541) 746-3513 Fax:(541) 747-3013 ebbert2@comcast.net Echo UMC PO Box 247 Echo, OR 97826-0247 21 N. Bonanza Echo, OR 97826 (541) 376-8108 echocommunity@centurytel.net Elgin UMC PO Box 7 Elgin, OR 97827-0007 1875 7th St Elgin, OR 97827 (541) 437-8111 ghopkins@eoni.com Emmett UMC 1500 E Locust St Emmett, ID 83617-2721 (208) 365-3242 Fax:(208) 398-8650 emmettsweetumc@gmail.com emmettsweetumc.org Englewood UMC 1110 17th St NE Salem, OR 97301-1476 (503) 364-4555 Fax:(503) 364-4155 ewoodumc@comcast.net Epworth UMC 1333 SE 28th Ave Portland, OR 97214-2937 (503) 232-5253 epworthumc@hotmail.com Eugene First UMC 1376 Olive St Eugene, OR 97401-3960 (541) 345-8764 Fax:(541) 485-5025 eugenefumc@eugenefumc.org eugenefumc.org

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Collister UMC 4444 W Taft St Boise, ID 83703-4148 (208) 344-0051 Fax:(208) 344-0051 collumc@clearwire.net gbgm-umc.org/collister

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Faith UMC 27400 SE Stark St Troutdale, OR 97060-9409 (503) 661-4520 troutdalefaith@frontier.com troutdalefaithumc.org Falls City UMC 412 Clay St W Monmouth, OR 97361-1911 242 N Main St. Falls City, OR 97334 fallscityumc.org Filer First UMC PO Box 50 Filer, ID 83328-0050 5th & Union Filer, ID 83328 (208) 326-5424 Fax:(208) 326-5424 Florence UMC 333 Kingwood St Florence, OR 97439-9360 (541) 997-6025 florenceumc@florenceunitedmethodist.org

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Forest Grove UMC 1726 Cedar St Forest Grove, OR 97116-2434 (503) 357-2689 Fax:(503) 357-8410 fgumc@teleport.com forestgroveumc.org Fort Klamath UMC PO Box 444 Fort Klamath, OR 97626-0444 Second Street Fort Klamath, OR 97626 (541) 533-2595 Fossil UMC PO Box 426 Fossil, OR 97830-0426 1004 Main Street Fossil, OR 97830 (541) 763-4476 ursamajor@centurytel.net Fremont UMC 2620 NE Fremont St Portland, OR 97212-2540 (503) 284-4647 Fax:(503) 284-2234 office@fremontumc.org fremontumc.org

Fruitland First UMC PO Box 353 Fruitland, ID 83619-0353 2nd and Nebraska Fruitland, ID 83619 (208) 452-3260 Fruitland.First.UMC@gmail.com fruitlandfirstumc.org Glenns Ferry First UMC PO Box 276 Glenns Ferry, ID 83623-0276 205 Ada St Glenns Ferry, ID 83623 Gold Hill UMC PO Box 316 Gold Hill, OR 97525-0316 416 4th St Gold Hill, OR 97525 (541) 855-7224 graunketb@aol.com Gooding UMC 805 Main St Gooding, ID 83330-1622 (208) 934-4633 highdesertcoop@gmail.com Grace Korean UMC 12555 SW 4th St Beaverton, OR 97005-0555 (503) 737-8106 umc2147@gmail.com Grand Ronde UMC CO Rev. Robert A. Ledden 2900 NE Evans St, Apt 3 McMinnville, OR 97128-8271 8735 Grand Ronde Rd. Grand Ronde, OR 97347 (503) 474-0120 Fax:(503) 474-0750 raledden@frontier.com Gresham First UMC 620 NW 8th St Gresham, OR 97030-6935 (503) 665-1192 Fax:(503) 667-1630 office.gumc@frontier.com greshamumc.com Hagerman UMC PO Box 486 Hagerman, ID 83332-0486 Fourth and Salmon Hagerman, ID 83332 (208) 539-1515

Haines UMC 1106 B Ave La Grande, OR 97850 4th and Roberts Haines, OR 97833 (541) 963-6991 sally.wiens@gmail.com Halsey UMC PO Box 36 Halsey, OR 97348-0036 3rd and F Streets Halsey, OR 97348 (541) 369-2322 peaceuofo@yahoo.com Harrisburg UMC PO Box 74 Harrisburg, OR 97446-0074 710 Smith St Harrisburg, OR 0 (541) 995-6656 christinewebbhumc@gmail.com Heppner UMC PO Box 733 Heppner, OR 97836-0685 175 Church Street Heppner, OR 97836 (541) 676-9224 Hermiston First UMC 191 E Gladys Ave Hermiston, OR 97838-1825 (541) 567-3002 Fax:(541) 667-8712 herfumc@eotnet.net gbgm-umc.org/hermistonfumc Hillsboro First UMC 168 NE 8th Ave Hillsboro, OR 97124-3205 (503) 640-1775 office@hillsboroumc.org hillsboroumc.org Hillview UMC 8525 W Ustick Rd Boise, ID 83704-5676 (208) 375-0392 Fax:(208) 373-7960 churchoffice@hillviewmethodist. org hillviewmethodist.org

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Institutions Directory John Day UMC 126 NW Canton St John Day, OR 97845-1143 (541) 575-1326 johndayumc@gmail.com jdumc.com

Hughes Memorial UMC 111 NE Failing St Portland, OR 97212-1013 (503) 281-2332 Fax:(503) 284-4570 robinyancey@msn.com

Jordan Valley UMC PO Box 8 Jordan Valley, OR 97910-0008 407 Blackaby Jordan Valley, OR 97910 (541) 586-7701 sully@bigskytel.com

Immanuel UMC PO Box 314 Cave Junction, OR 97523-0314 200 W Watkins St Cave Junction, OR 0 (541) 592-3876 rev_chase@peoplepc.com

Joseph UMC PO Box 81 Joseph, OR 97846-0081 301 S Lake Joseph, OR 97846 (541) 432-3102 jumc@eoni.com

Jason Lee Manor 1551 Center St. NE Salem, OR 97301 (503) 585-6511 unitedmethodistretirementcenter. org/jason-lee-manor.html

Junction City UMC 750 W 10th Ave Junction City, OR 97448-1216 (541) 998-2633 Fax:(541) 998-8948 jcityumc@peak.org gbgm-umc.org/junctioncity

Jason Lee Memorial UMC 168 S University Ave Blackfoot, ID 83221-2947 (208) 785-3611 Fax:(208) 785-2818 office@jlmumc.org jlmumc.org

Klamath Falls First UMC 230 N 10th St Klamath Falls, OR 97601-2817 (541) 884-4053 Klamathfumc@gmail.com klamathfallsumc.org

Jason Lee UMC 820 Jefferson St NE Salem, OR 97301-7177 (503) 364-2844 jasonleeumc@comcast.net

Korean UMC 18788 Pilkington Rd Lake Oswego, OR 97035-8126 (503) 684-7070 ohkwangseog@hotmail.com

Jefferson UMC PO Box 76 Jefferson, OR 97352-0076 310 N Second St. Jefferson, OR 97352 (503) 798-3567 gbgm-umc.org/jeffumc

Kuna UMC PO Box 17 Kuna, ID 83634-0017 260 W Fourth St Kuna, ID 83634 (208) 922-4745 Fax:(208) 922-4745 kunaumc@gmail.com kunaumc.org

Jerome UMC PO Box 90 Jerome, ID 83338-0090 211 South Buchanan Jerome, ID 83338 (208) 324-2981 jeromeumc@cableone.net myweb.cableone.net/jeromeumc

La Grande UMC 1612 4th St La Grande, OR 97850-2506 (541) 963-2498 lgumc@eoni.com

Lake Oswego UMC 1855 South Shore Blvd Lake Oswego, OR 97034-4653 (503) 636-8423 Fax:(503) 636-4682 Loumc@lakeoswegoumc.org lakeoswegoumc.org Lakeview UMC PO Box 1345 Lakeview, OR 97630 15 S H Street Lakeview, OR 97630 (541) 947-3804 Lebanon First UMC 1890 S 2nd St Lebanon, OR 97355-2559 (541) 451-1170 lebanonumc@centurytel.net Lee Mission Cemetery P.O. Box 2011 Salem, OR 97308 2104 "D" St. Salem, OR 97308 (503) 871-5639 leemissioncemetery@comcast.net oregonpioneers.com/marion/ LeeCem.htm Lents Tongan Fellowship 4600 SE 97th Ave Portland, OR 97266-2644 (503) 760-6395 Fax:(503) 760-6397 Lentstonganfellowship@gmail. com Lincoln Street UMC 5145 SE Lincoln St Portland, OR 97215-3931 (503) 231-1930 lincolnstreet@gmail.com lincolnstreet.org Madras UMC 49 NE 12th St Madras, OR 97741-1828 (541) 475-2150 Fax:(541) 475-1254 madrasumc@crestviewcable.com madrasumc.org Marquam UMC 36971 S Highway 213 Mount Angel, OR 97362-9601 (503) 829-5061 rev-rand@ipns.com

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Hope UMC PO Box 307 Drain, OR 97435-0307 131 West A Street Drain, OR 97435 (541) 836-2462 drayonumc@yahoo.com

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McCabe Chapel UMC PO Box 1530 McMinnville, OR 97128-1530 13150 SW McCabe Chapel Road McMinnville, OR 97128 mccabechapelumc.org McMinnville UMC 544 NE 2nd St McMinnville, OR 97128-4611 (503) 472-5622 Fax:(503) 472-2011 jennebrewer@gmail.com mac-coop.org Medford First UMC 607 W Main St Medford, OR 97501-2741 (541) 773-3691 Fax:(541) 773-3692 ChurchOffice@medfordumchurch. org MedfordUMChurch.org

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Media Center PO Box 13650 Des Moines, WA 98198 816 South 216th #2 Des Moines, WA 98198 (800) 755-7710 ext.313 media@regionalmediacenter.org pnwumc.org Meridian UMC 235 E Pine Ave Meridian, ID 83642-2332 (208) 888-2245 Fax:(208) 888-5741 office@meridianumc.com meridianumc.com Metanoia Peace Community 2116 NE 18th Ave Portland, OR 97212-4609 (503) 281-3697 Fax:(503) 282-8985 metanoia@metanoiaumc.org metanoiaumc.org Middleton UMC PO Box 387 Middleton, ID 83644-0387 104 E Main St Middleton, ID 83644 (208) 585-6621 Fax:(208) 585-6621 rainesdave@msn.com

Molalla UMC PO Box 286 Molalla, OR 97038-0286 111 Mathias Road Molalla, OR 97038 (503) 829-8076 mumc@molalla.net gbgm-umc.org/molallaumc Monroe UMC 648 Orchard St Monroe, OR 97456-9411 (541) 847-5525 monroe.umc1910@gmail.com monroeoregonumc.com Montavilla UMC 232 SE 80th Ave Portland, OR 97215-1524 (503) 254-5529 montavillaumc@msn.com montavillaumc.org Morningside UMC PO Box 3076 Salem, OR 97302-0076 3674 12th Street SE Salem, OR 97302 (503) 364-5013 Fax:(503) 371-2083 morningside2@msn.com morningsideumc.net Mountain Home UMC PO Box 1497 Sherwood, OR 97140-1497 23905 SW Wunderli Canyon Rd. Sherwood, OR 97140 (503) 628-2064 mthomeumc@gmail.com gbgm-umc.org/mthomeumc Myrtle Creek UMC PO Box 653 Myrtle Creek, OR 97457-0104 437 NW 2nd Myrtle Creek, OR 97457 (541) 863-4257 moli5129@yahoo.com Nampa First UMC 2717 12th Ave Rd Nampa, ID 83686-6382 (208) 467-1151 Fax:(208) 456-4821 nampaumc@gmail.com nampaumc.org

Nampa Southside Blvd UMC 5420 Southside Blvd Nampa, ID 83686-8946 (208) 467-1087 Fax:(208) 467-1087 office@southsidebumc.org southsidebumc.org Nehalem Bay UMC PO Box 156 Nehalem, OR 97131-0156 36050 10th St. Nehalem, OR 97131 (503) 368-5612 nehalembayumc@gmail.com gbgm-umc.org/nehalembayumc New Meadows UMC PO Box 189 New Meadows, ID 83654-0189 201 N Heigho St New Meadows, ID 83654 (208) 347-2427 admin@newmeadowsumc.org Newberg First UMC 1205 Deborah Rd Newberg, OR 97132-2004 (503) 538-5404 Fax:(503) 537-0440 newbergfumc@frontier.com newbergfumc.org Newman UMC 132 NE B St Grants Pass, OR 97526-2114 (541) 479-5369 Fax:(541) 479-5360 newmanumc@aol.com newmanumc.net North Bend First UMC P.O. Box 132 North Bend, OR 97459 1611 Virginia Ste #138 North Bend, OR 97459 (541) 756-6959 northbendumc@frontier.com northbendumc.org North Powder Community UMC PO Box 458 Union, OR 97883-0458 4th and E St North Powder, OR 97459 (541) 898-2146 Fax:(541) 898-2814 northpowderumc@gmail.com


Institutions Directory Parkrose UMC 11111 NE Knott St Portland, OR 97220-1702 (503) 253-7567 Welcome@parkroseumc.org parkroseumc.org

Nyssa First UMC 617 Emison Ave Nyssa, OR 97913-3957 (541) 372-2245

Paul UMC PO Box 35 Paul, ID 83347-0035 127 West Clark St Paul, ID 83347 (208) 438-5530 pumc2330@cableone.net

Oak Grove UMC PO Box 68238 Oak Grove, OR 97268-0238 14700 S E Rupert Dr Oak Grove, OR 97267 (503) 654-3161 Fax:(503) 654-3163 ogumc@comcast.net OakGroveUnitedMethodist.com Oakridge UMC PO Box 405 Oakridge, OR 97463-0405 48137 E 1st Oakridge, OR 974673 (541) 782-3647 13lainecee@gmail.com Ontario First UMC 312 NW 2nd St Ontario, OR 97914-2418 (541) 889-6601 Oregon City First UMC 18955 S. South End Rd Oregon City, OR 97045-9750 (503) 656-3433 Fax:(503) 657-1811 office@oregoncityumc.com oregoncityumc.com Oregon-Idaho UM Center 1505 SW 18th Ave Portland, OR 97201 (503) 226-7931 umoi.org Paisley UMC PO Box 115 Paisley, OR 97636-0115 504 Mill Street Paisley, OR 97636 (541) 419-4013

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Payette First UMC 502 N 11th St Payette, ID 83661-2440 (208) 642-2475 payetteumc@yahoo.com payetteumc.org Pendleton First UMC 352 SE 2nd St Pendleton, OR 97801-2225 (541) 276-2616 skimbrowp@aol.com pendletonunited methodist.org Pine Grove-Odell UMC PO Box 172 Odell, OR 97044-0172 3422 Odell Hwy. Odell, OR 97044 (541) 354-1063 christymatson@embarqmail.com Pioneer UMC 180 N Baxter St Coquille, OR 97423-1825 (541) 396-4645 Fax:(541) 396-4645 pioneermethodist@frontier.com Pioneer UMC 7528 N Charleston Ave Portland, OR 97203-3709 (503) 286-0312 Fax:(503) 247-9063 pioneerportland@msn.com gbgm-umc.org/pioneerumcportland Pleasant Home UMC 31632 SE Bluff Rd Gresham, OR 97080-8842 (503) 663-5654 office@pleasanthomeumchurch.org

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Pocatello First UMC PO Box 4015 Pocatello, ID 83205-4015 200 North 15th Ave Pocatello, ID 83201 (208) 232-1353 Fax:(208) 232-1355 office@pocatelloumc.org pocatelloumc.org Portland First UMC 1838 SW Jefferson St Portland, OR 97201-2463 (503) 228-3195 Fax:(503) 273-8711 office@fumcpdx.org fumcpdx.org Rainier UMC PO Box 188 Rainier, OR 97048-0188 101 C St East Rainier, OR 0 (503) 556-3440 randshpastor@gmail.com gbgm-umc.org/rainierumc Richfield Community UMC 805 Main St Gooding, ID 83330-1622 480 South Main St. Richfield, ID 83349 (208) 934-4633 highdesertcoop@gmail.com Richland UMC PO Box 378 Richland, OR 97870-0378 224 2nd St Richland, OR 97870 (541) 742-4412 shields@pinetel.com Rockwood UMC 17805 SE Stark St Portland, OR 97233-4823 (503) 665-8764 rockwoodumc@msn.com rockwoodumc.org Rose City Park UMC 5830 NE Alameda St Portland, OR 97213-3426 (503) 281-1229 Fax:(503) 281-1104 office@rcpumc.org rcpumc.org

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Northwest UM Foundation 203 Mission Ave. Suite 204 Cashmere, WA 98815 (800) 488-4179 staff@nwumf.org nwumf.org

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Roseburg First UMC 1771 W Harvard Ave Roseburg, OR 97471-2716 (541) 672-1629 Fax:(541) 672-1620 admin@fumcroseburg.org fumcroseburg.org Rupert First UMC PO Box 804 Rupert, ID 83350-0804 605 H St Rupert, ID 83350 (208) 436-3354 Fax:(208) 436-3807 umcluvu@pmt.org Sage District Office PO Box 188 Bend, OR 97709 680 NW Bond Street Bend, OR 97701 (541) 389-1047 Fax:(541) 389-1225 sage@umoi.org umoi.org/districts/detail/1

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Salem First UMC 600 State St Salem, OR 97301-3848 (503) 364-6709 Fax:(503) 364-7268 salem1st@wvi.com salemfirstumc.org Seaside UMC 241 N Holladay Dr Seaside, OR 97138-6831 (503) 738-7562 seasideumc@hotmail.com seasideoregonumc.org Sellwood New Faith Community 1535 SE Tacoma St Portland, OR 97202 (541) 654-1876 pastoreilidh@gmail.com Shelley Community UMC PO Box 546 Shelley, ID 83274-0546 190 South Holmes Ave Shelley, ID 83274 (208) 357-3633 pastordavey@msn.com Sheridan UMC PO Box 305 Sheridan, OR 97378 234 N. Bridge St. Sheridan, OR 97378 (503) 843-2776 sheridanorumc@gmail.com

Sherwood UMC PO Box 127 Sherwood, OR 97140-0127 22280 SW Washington St Sherwood, OR 0 (503) 625-7115 hollysherwoodumc@gmail.com sherwoodumc.org Shoshone UMC PO Box 357 Shoshone, ID 83352-0357 201 C St Shoshone, ID 83352 (208) 934-4633 highdesertcoop@gmail.com Silverton UMC 203 W Main St Silverton, OR 97381-2020 (503) 873-6517 Fax:(503) 873-6517 sumcoffice1@wavecable.com silvertonumc.org St. Helens First UMC 560 Columbia Blvd Saint Helens, OR 97051-1912 (503) 397-0061 office@st-helens-firstumc.org st-helens-firstumc.org St. Paul Center UMC PO Box 332 Springfield, OR 97477-0043 332 N 58th St Springfield, OR 0 (541) 747-3921 juneafothergill@gmail.com St. Paul's UMC 11631 SE Linwood Ave Milwaukie, OR 97222-2754 (503) 654-1705 office@stpaulsumc.us stpaulsumc.us St. Paul's UMC 1730 Saint Clair Rd Idaho Falls, ID 83404-6304 (208) 522-9076 stpaul@ida.net st-paulsumc.net Stayton First UMC 1450 Fern Ridge Rd SE Stayton, OR 97383-1366 (503) 769-5700 fumcs@wvi.com staytonumc.org

Sunnyside Centenary 3520 SE Yamhill St Portland, OR 97214-4349 (503) 235-8726 Fax:(503) 238-4663 office@sunnysidepdx.org sunnysidepdx.org Sutherlin UMC 181 E Second Ave Sutherlin, OR 97479-9666 (541) 459-2948 Fax:(541) 459-2948 glentclark@juno.com Suttle Lake Camp 29551 Suttle Lake Road Sisters, OR 97663 (541) 595-6663 Fax:(541) 595-2818 suttle@gocamping.org Sweet Home UMC 845 6th Ave Sweet Home, OR 97386-2026 (541) 367-3073 sweethomeumc@peak.org Sweet UMC 1500 E Locust St Emmett, ID 83617-2721 7200 Sweet-Ola Highway Sweet, ID 83670 (208) 365-3242 Fax:(208) 398-8650 emmettsweetumc@gmail.com emmettsweetumc.org Tabor Heights UMC 6161 SE Stark St Portland, OR 97215-1935 (503) 232-8500 Fax:(503) 231-4979 church@taborheightschurch.org taborheightschurch.org Talent UMC PO Box 297 Talent, OR 97540-0297 206 W Wagner Talent, OR 97540 (541) 535-9014 weme27@charter.net Tenmile Community UMC PO Box 48 Tenmile, OR 97481-0048 2119 Tenmile Valley Rd Tenmile, OR 97481 (541) 679-3826 lpjane@tenmilecommunityumc.org


Institutions Directory Tualatin UMC 20200 SW Martinazzi Ave Tualatin, OR 97062-9369 (503) 692-1820 Fax:(503) 885-8461 admin@tualatinumc.org tualatinumc.org

Tigard UMC 9845 SW Walnut Pl Tigard, OR 97223-5090 (503) 639-3181 Fax:(503) 639-5141 info@tigardumc.com tigardumc.com

Twin Falls First UMC 360 Shoshone St E Twin Falls, ID 83301-6106 (208) 733-5872 Fax:(208) 733-2905 tffumc@gmail.com

Tillamook UMC 3808 12th St Tillamook, OR 97141-2611 (503) 842-2224 Fax:(503) 842-6323 tumc@centurylink.net

Tygh Valley UMC PO Box 16 Dufur, OR 97021-0016 57627 Leonard St Tygh Valley, OR 97063 (541) 467-2609 jerry_dale_holland@yahoo.com

thedallesfirstunitedmethodistchurch.com

gbgmchurches.gbgm-umc.org/tillamook

Trinity UMC (Idaho Falls) 237 N Water Ave Idaho Falls, ID 83402-4003 (208) 522-7921 Fax:(208) 522-7921 office@tumcif.org tumcif.org Trinity UMC (Portland) 3915 SE Steele St Portland, OR 97202-4263 (503) 777-3901 officetrinityumc@gmail.com TUMCpdx.org Trinity UMC (Eugene) 440 Maxwell Rd Eugene, OR 97404-2355 (541) 688-3269 eugenetrinity@yahoo.com trinityumceugene.org Trinity UMC (Salem) 590 Elma Ave SE Salem, OR 97317-5621 (503) 585-8851 Fax:(503) 585-4319 tumc@qwestoffice.net trinityumcsalem.org Trinity UMC (Toledo) PO Box 447 Toledo, OR 97391-0447 383 NE Beech St Toledo, OR 0 (541) 336-2450 Fax:(541) 336-2450 toledoumc@oregonfast.net

Union UMC PO Box 476 Union, OR 97883-0476 667 N. Main St Union, OR 97883 (541) 562-5848 United Methodist Retirement Center 1625 Center St. NE Salem, OR 97301 (503) 585-6511 cathyp@umrcsalem.org umrcsalem.org University Park UMC 4775 N Lombard St Portland, OR 97203-4544 (503) 289-7843 rev@chuckcurrie.com Upper Rogue UMC PO Box 931 Shady Cove, OR 97539-0931 18977 Hwy 62 Shady Cove, OR 97539 (541) 878-2793 jriker3@centurylink.net Vale UMC 263 Cottage St S Vale, OR 97918 (541) 473-4109

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Valley UMC PO Box 337 Veneta, OR 97487-0337 25133 E Broadway Veneta, OR 97487 (541) 935-1614 Fax:(541) 935-1617 vumchurch@qwestoffice.net valleychurchveneta.org Vermont Hills UMC 6053 SW 55th Dr Portland, OR 97221-1602 (503) 246-1213 Fax:(503) 245-7331 humchur@qwestoffice.net vermonthillsumc.org Wallowa Lake Camp 84522 Church Lane Joesph, OR 97846 (541) 432-1271 wallowa@gocamping.org Wallowa UMC PO Box 53 Wallowa, OR 97885-0053 679 S W Main Wallowa, OR 97885 (541) 886-6444 jumc@eoni.com Warrenton UMC PO Box 296 Warrenton, OR 97146-0296 679 W Main St. Warrenton, OR 97146 (503) 861-0825 Wasco UMC PO Box 43 Wasco, OR 97065-0043 910 Wilson Street Wasco, OR 97065 (541) 442-5250 arlwasumc@gmail.com Washington County Hispanic Ministry New Start c/o Hillsboro First United Methodist 168 NE 8th Ave Hillsboro, OR 97124-3205 Wendell UMC PO Box 96 Wendell, ID 83355-0096 175 East Main Wendell, ID 83355 (208) 539-1515

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The Dalles First UMC 305 E 11th St The Dalles, OR 97058-2303 (541) 296-4675 Fax:(541) 296-2134 tdumc@gorge.net

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Wesley Foundation Boise State 1411 Joyce Street Boise, ID 83706 bsuums@cableone.net Wesley Foundation Eastern Oregon 1612 4th Street LaGrande, OR 97850-3326 Wesley Foundation Idaho State 836 E. Carter St. Pocatello, ID 83201-5321 (208) 221-5380 wesleyfoundidaho@yahoo.com Wesley Foundation Oregon State University 101 NW 23rd Corvallis, OR 97330 (541) 753-2242 westminsterhouse@comcast.net osuwestm.wordpress.com Wesley Foundation Portland State 633 SW Montgomery Portland, OR 97201

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Wesley Foundation University of Oregon 1236 Kincaid Street Eugene, OR 97401 (541) 346-4694 peaceuofo@yahoo.com uowesleycenter.blogspot.com Wesley Foundation Western Oregon University Western Compass PO Box 367 Monmouth, OR 97361 (503) 816-9549 westerncompass10@gmail.com facebook.com/westerncompass Wesley UMC 1385 Oakway Rd Eugene, OR 97401-5416 (541) 343-3665 Fax:(541) 343-8639 wesleyeugene@yahoo.com wesleyeugene.org Wesley UMC 816 S Main St Milton Freewater, OR 97862-1530 (541) 938-5760 wesleyumcmiltonfreewater@ yahoo.com

West Portland UMC 4729 SW Taylors Ferry Rd Portland, OR 97219-5262 (503) 246-4343 westportlandumc@qwestoffice.net westportlandumc.com West Salem UMC 1219 3rd St NW Salem, OR 97304-4011 (503) 363-3035 Fax:(503) 363-3035 NHBarley58@gmail.com Weston UMC 816 S Main St Milton Freewater, OR 97862-1530 E Main and Araman Street Weston, OR 97886 (541) 938-5760 westonumcwestonor@yahoo.com Westside UMC 13420 SW Butner Rd Beaverton, OR 97005-0847 (503) 643-8070 bshimer@westsideumc.org westsideumc.org Whitney UMC 3315 Overland Rd Boise, ID 83705-3049 (208) 343-2892 Fax:(208) 343-9907 3315whitneychurch@gmail.com whitneychurch.org Wilbur UMC PO Box 613 Wilbur, OR 97494-0613 757 North Bank Rd Wilbur, OR 97494 (541) 459-2948 Fax:(541) 459-2948 glentclark@juno.com Wilder Hispanic Ministry 623 Prince Ave Wilder, ID 83676 Fourth and B St Wilder, ID 83676 (208) 880-8751 jorgerdzfl@gmail.com Wilder UMC PO Box 223 Wilder, ID 83676 Fourth and B St Wilder, ID 83676 (208) 880-8751 rainesdave@msn.com

Wilderville Community UMC PO Box 645 Wilderville, OR 97543-0645 7970 Old Redwood Hwy Wilderville, OR 97543 (541) 479-1644 rev_chase@peoplepc.com wildervilleumc.com Willamette UMC 1683 Willamette Falls Dr West Linn, OR 97068-4544 (503) 656-9580 Fax:(503) 656-9580 willametteumc@gmail.com willametteumc.org Willamette University Office of the Chaplain 900 State Street Salem, OR 97301-3931 (503) 370-6213 chaplain@willamette.edu willamette.edudeptchaplain Wilshire UMC 3917 NE Shaver St Portland, OR 97212-1961 (503) 287-6526 wilshirenaf@gmail.com Wilshirenaf.org Wilsonville UMC 7355 SW Wilsonville Rd Wilsonville, OR 97070-7758 (503) 682-0987 wilsonvilleumc@frontier.com Woodburn UMC 700 N Cascade Dr Woodburn, OR 97071-3145 (503) 982-2891 Fax:(503) 981-4534 office@woodburn-umc.org woodburn-umc.org Woodlawn UMC 1425 NE Dekum St Portland, OR 97211-4121 (503) 289-0284 info@woodlawnumc.us gbgm-umc.org/woodlawn Yamhill UMC PO Box 201 Yamhill, OR 97148-0201 195 S. Laurel Yamhill, OR 97148 (503) 662-3209


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Appointments

CLERGY CODES: AM--Associate Member PL--Part-Time Local Pastor DM--Diaconal Minister RA--Retired Associate Member DN--Deaconess RD--Retired Deacon FD--Deacon in Full Connection RE--Retired Elder FE--Elder in Full Connection RL--Retired Local Pastor FL--Full-time Local Pastor SY--Lay Person Assigned OE--Elder Member of Other Annual Conference TBS – To Be Supplied OF--Full Member of Other Denomination PD--Provisional Deacon (*) – Less than Full-time PE--Provisional Elder NOTE: A raised figure following the name of the clergyperson indicates the number of churches in the appointment, if more than one. Senior pastors are listed first for churches with multiple clergy.

Other Ministry Setting Categories – 2012 Book of Discipline ¶ 109 ¶ 316 ¶ 316 ¶ 331.4 ¶ 331.8 ¶ 344.1 A1 ¶ 344.1 A2 ¶ 344.1 A3 ¶ 344.1 B ¶ 344.1 C ¶ 344.1 D ¶ 346.1 ¶ 416.6 ¶ 1314

Diaconal Ministers (1992 BOD) Local Pastors Appointed Beyond the Local Church: With Pension & Benefits Claim Local Pastors Appointed Beyond the Local Church: With Pension & Benefits Claim Deacons Appointed Beyond the Local Church in Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference Deacons Appointed Beyond Local Church Across Conference Lines Appointments within the Connectional Structure: 1. With Pension & Benefits Claim Upon this Conference Appointments within the Connectional Structure: 2. To a General Agency Appointments within the Connectional Structure: 3. To a United Methodist Institution or Related Ministry Extension Ministries of Persons Under Endorsement by the Division of Chaplains and Related Ministries of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry In Service under the General Board of Global Ministries Other Appointments which are a True Extension of Christian Ministry of the Church/Annual Conference Appointments Across Conference Lines Appointed to Attend School Deaconess CASCADIA DISTRICT Margaret Lofsvold (FE), Superintendent (2)

Amity

* Ken Johnson (SY)2

3

Astoria

* Carol Prichard (SY)

2

Astoria, OR

Banks Community Margot Thompson (OE)3

2

Banks, OR

Bay City

13 Bay City, OR

* David Hurd (PE)

Amity, OR

APPOINTMENTS

OREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE effective July 1, 2013 Grant Hagiya, Presiding Bishop Greater Northwest Episcopal Area The United Methodist Church 1505 SW Eighteenth Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97201


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Bend Thom Larson (FE)

9

Bend, OR

Canby Karen Shimer (FE)

4

Canby, OR

Carus Rand Sargent (FE)2

11 Oregon City, OR

Clarkes

* Tom Truby (FE)

8

Mulino, OR

Clatskanie

* Louis Jones (SY)

1

Clatskanie, OR

Cornelius Margot Thompson (OE)

2

Cornelius, OR

Dallas Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen (FE)

8

Dallas, OR

Dundee

9

Dundee, OR

Falls City David Bean (FE)2

1

Falls City, OR

Forest Grove Daniel Thompson-Aue (FE)

1

Forest Grove, OR

Fossil

* Pearl Whistler (PL)

6

Fossil, OR

Grand Ronde

* Robert Ledden (RE)

6

Grand Ronde, OR

3

Hillsboro, OR

APPOINTMENTS

3

* Gary Langenwalter (PE)

Hillsboro First Clay Andrew (FE)

Jefferson TBS

Jefferson, OR

John Day Marcie Collins (FE)

5

John Day, OR

Keizer: Clear Lake Karen Nelson (FE)

1

Keizer, OR

Madras Daniel Benson (FE)

2

Madras, OR

Marquam Rand Sargent (FE)2

11 Mt. Angel, OR

McCabe (beg. 9/1/13)

1

McMinnville, OR

4

McMinnville, OR

* Don Inlay (OR)

McMinnville Courtney McHill (FE)

1

Molalla, OR

Monmouth: Christ’s Church David Bean (FE)2 Methodist and Presbyterian United

* Jonathan Enz (FE)

1

Monmouth, OR

Mountain Home Steve Ingram (OE)2

2

Sherwood, OR

Nehalem Bay Jody Felton (FE)

3

Nehalem Bay, OR

Newberg First Robert Flaherty (FE)

4

Newberg, OR

Molalla

2

Oregon City First Michael Benischek (OE) * Jon Langenwalter (FE)2

Salem: Englewood

Salem: First Dan Pitney (FE)

1

Oregon City, OR

4

Salem, OR

5

Salem, OR

2

Salem, OR

Salem: Morningside Wendy Woodworth (FE)

1

Salem, OR

Salem: Trinity Janet Burkhart (FE)

11 Salem, OR

* Jon Langenwalter (FE)2

Salem: Jason Lee

Seaside John Tindell (OE)

5

Seaside, OR

* Ken Johnson (SY)2

3

Sheridan, OR

Sherwood Steve Ingram (OE)2

2

Sherwood, OR

Silverton Linda Quanstrom (AM)

6

Silverton, OR

Stayton First Lura Kidner-Miesen (FE)

11 Stayton, OR

Tigard Lee Hunefeld (FE)

7

Tigard, OR

Tillamook

3

Tillamook, OR

Sheridan

* Jerry Jefferies (OF)

Tualatin Amy Overton-Harris (FE)

3

Tualatin, OR

Washington County Hispanic Jorge Ramon Rodriguez (SY)

1

Hillsboro, OR

3

Warrenton, OR

Ministry Warrenton

* Jane Hill (SY)


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99

Cascadia District, continued West Salem

* Norm Barley (RE)

8

Salem, OR

Willamette Jonathan Enz (FE)

1

West Linn, OR

Wilsonville

3

Wilsonville, OR

Woodburn Martha (Marty) Williams (OE)

1

Woodburn, OR

Yamhill

3

Yamhill, OR

1

Yamhill, OR

2

* Lois Wagner (PL) * Dexter Danielson (PD)

Yamhill Margot Thompson (OE) 3

* Laura Jaquith Bartlett (FD) ¶ 331.4 Primary Appt.: Program Dir., Alton L. Collins Retreat Center, Eagle Creek, OR Secondary Appt.: Eagle Creek Presbyterian Church Charge Conference: Oregon City UMC * Carol Brown (PD) ¶ 331.4 Primary Appt.: Chaplain, Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office, Tillamook, OR Secondary Appt.: Tillamook United Methodist Church Craig Hall Cutting (FE) ¶ 344.1 D

Chaplain, Oregon Youth Authority, MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility, Woodburn, OR

Dexter Danielson (PD) ¶ 331.4 Primary Appt.: Chaplain, Forest Grove Police & Fire Dept, Forest Grove, OR Secondary Appt.: Yamhill United Methodist Church

4 4

5 4 7

2 2

* Judi Day (DN) ¶ 1314

Director of Outreach and Nurture; Elementary Afterschool YouthConnect Jefferson UMC 4

* Jane Hill (DM) ¶ 109

Mediation Services Provider, Sunset Empire Resolution Service Astoria, OR

14

* Shirley Knepp (DN) ¶ 1314 Conference Archivist, Oregon-Idaho Annual Conf., Salem, OR

2

Peggy Luckman (FE)

2

Medical Leave (cc: Hillsboro First UMC)

Lynn Rabenstein (FD) ¶ 331.8 Primary Appt.: Chaplain, Hospice of the Northwest, Mount Vernon, WA Secondary Appt.: Mount Vernon First UMC, Mount Vernon, WA Charge Conference: Salem First UMC Kelly Raths (FL) ¶ 316

Chaplain, Oregon Department of Corrections, Salem, OR

Michael Runyon (FE) Hospice Chaplain, Lovejoy Hospice, Grants Pass, OR ¶ 344.1 B

5

6 2

R. Kevin Seckel (FE) ¶ 344.1

Pastor, New Hope UM Fellowship, Migrant Ministries, 25 Germany Central Conference (Service with General Board of Global Ministries)

* Charles J Wallace, Jr. (FE) ¶ 344.1 A3

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Willamette University, 29 Salem, OR

Marshall Wattman-Turner (FE) ¶ 344.1 B Chaplain, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, Tualatin, OR Kevin T. Witt (FE) ¶ 344.1 A2

National Staff Camp & Retreat Ministries General Board of Discipleship, Nashville, TN

1 18

COLUMBIA DISTRICT Lowell Greathouse (FE), Superintendent (4) Church Clergy

Years Church Location

Aloha

* Janine DeLaunay (FE)

2

Arlington

* Bob Reasoner (PL)2

14 Arlington , OR

Aloha, OR

APPOINTMENTS

Appointments to Other Ministry Settings:


APPOINTMENTS

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Appointments

Beaverton: First Kathy Boyes (FE)

3

Beaverton, OR

Beaverton: Westside Brian Shimer (FE)

5

Beaverton, OR

Dufur

* Jerry Holland (PL)

16 Dufur, OR

Echo

* Ervin Williams (SY)

2

3

Echo, OR

Gresham First James Fellers (RE)

4

Gresham, OR

Heppner Elke Sharme (FE)

1

Heppner, OR

Hermiston First Scott Allen (FE)

3

Hermiston, OR

Hood River: Asbury

3

Hood River, OR

Lake Oswego Daniel Wilson-Fey (FE)

1

Lake Oswego, OR

Lake Oswego: Korean

10 Lake Oswego, OR

* Andrew Wendle (OF) * Kwang Seog Oh (FE)

Milton-Freewater: Wesley Quinton Kimbrow (FE)2

10 Milton-Freewater, OR

Milwaukie: St. Paul’s Daryl Blanksma (FE)

3

Milwaukie, OR

Oak Grove James Frisbie (FE)

6

Oak Grove, OR

Pendleton First Sandra Kimbrow (FE)

10 Pendleton, OR

Pine Grove-Odell

* Christy Matson (SY)

4

Pleasant Home

* Bill Taylor (OF)

4

Gresham , OR

Portland: Bennett Chapel

* Tui’nauvai Fuapau (PL)2

2

Portland, OR

Portland: Capitol Hill Eilidh Lowery (FE)2

1

Portland, OR

Portland: Cherry Park Thomas (Ted) Meyers (FE)2

1

Portland, OR

Portland: Christ Brett Strobel (FE)

8

Portland, OR

Portland: Epworth Robin Yim (FE)

4

Portland, OR

Portland: First Donna Pritchard (FE)

3

Portland, OR

Portland: First Jeremy Smith (OE)

2

Portland, OR

Portland: First

2

Portland, OR

Portland: Fremont (7/1/13 - 8/11/13) Steve Sprecher (RE)

1

Portland, OR

Portland: Fremont (8/12/13 - 12/31/13) Phil Airhart (RA)

1

Portland, OR

Portland: Fremont (beg. 1/1/2014) Manohar (Mantu) Joshi (OE)

1

Portland, OR

Portland: Grace Korean

* Sin Hee Hwang (OF)

9

Portland, OR

Portland: Hughes Memorial

* Robin Franklin (PE)

4

Portland, OR

* Richard (Dick) Storment (OE)

Portland: Lents Tongan Fellowship * Tui’nauvai Fuapau (PL)2 Portland: Lincoln Street

* Tim Winslea (OF)2

Odell, OR

10 Portland, OR 14 Portland, OR

Portland: Lincoln Street Elizabeth Winslea (OF)2

10 Portland, OR

Portland: Metanoia Peace Cmty John Schwiebert (RE)

28 Portland, OR

Portland: Montavilla Elizabeth Winslea (OF)2

2

Portland, OR

Portland: Montavilla

* Tim Winslea (OF)2

2

Portland, OR

Portland: Montavilla

* Juan Camacena (SY)

2

Portland, OR

Portland: Parkrose

* William Gates (FE)

12 Portland, OR

Portland: Pioneer

* Christy Dirren (SY)

Portland: Rockwood Thomas (Ted) Myers (FE)2

1

Portland, OR

4

Portland, OR

Portland: Rose City Park James Simmons (FE)

1

Portland, OR

Portland: Sellwood New Faith Cmty Eilidh Lowery (FE)2

1

Portland, OR

Portland: Sunnyside Centenary Chuck Currie (OF)2

2

Portland, OR

Portland: Tabor Heights John Go (FE)

2

Portland, OR

Portland: Trinity Sandy Storment (OR)

2

Portland, OR


Appointments

101

Columbia District, continued Portland: University Park Chuck Currie (OF)2

2

Portland, OR

Portland: Vermont Hills Tim Overton-Harris (FE)

10 Portland, OR

Portland: Wilshire/ Native American Fellowship

* Gloria Marple (SY) * Norma Trimble (SY)

3 1

Portland: Woodlawn

* Eric Conklin (SY)

1

Portland, OR

Rainier Rinya Frisbie (FE)2

1

Rainier, OR

Saint Helens Rinya Frisbie (FE)2

1

St. Helens, OR

The Dalles First Drew Frisbie (SY)

1

The Dalles, OR Troutdale, OR

Troutdale: Faith

* Sandi MacFadden (SY)

1

Tygh Valley

* Jerry Holland (PL)2

16 Tygh Valley, OR

Wasco

* Bob Reasoner (PL)2

14 Wasco, OR

West Portland Kalina Malua-Katoa (SY)

1

Weston Quinton Kimbrow (FE)

10 Weston, OR

2

Portland, OR

Appointments to Other Ministry Settings: Todd Bartlett (FE) ¶ 344.1 A1

Director, Alton L. Collins Retreat Center, Eagle Creek, OR

6

Sydney Bell (FE)

Voluntary Personal Leave of Absence (c.c. Pendleton)

3

Barbara Bellus (FE)

Medical Leave (c.c. Portland: Christ)

7

* Roger Carlson (FE) ¶ 344.1 B

Pastoral Counselor, Private practice, Portland, OR

5

Myoung Sub Cho (FE) ¶ 344.1 B

Chaplain, United States Army

3

Danna K. Drum (FD) ¶ 331.4 Primary Appt.: Interim Accreditation and Performance Manager Secondary Appt.: Lake Oswego United Methodist Church

4 4

Evelyn Erbele (FE) ¶ 344.1 C

Co-Pastor, Ketchikan United Methodist Church Community Developer Alaska United Methodist Conference (Service with General Board of Global Ministries)

25

W. Terence Erbele (FE) ¶ 344.1 C

Co-Pastor, Ketchikan United Methodist Church, Alaska United Methodist Conference (Service with General Board of Global Ministries)

25

* Beth Estock (FE) ¶ 344.1 A3

Coaching Consultant, Epicenter Group, Washington D.C.,

2

Kenneth Haftorson (FE) ¶ 344.1 B

Chaplain, United States Army

17

Matthew Henry (FE)

Voluntary Personal Leave of Absence (c.c. Pendleton)

2

Lisa Jean Hoefner (FE) Executive Director, Camp & Retreat Ministry, Portland, OR ¶ 344.1 A1 * Jeff Lowery (FD) ¶ 331.4 Primary Appt.: Program Director, Learning and Serving Together (LAST) Secondary Appt.: Sellwood New Faith Community

15 3 1

* Gloria Marple (DN) ¶ 1314 Mental Health Counselor, Washington County Jail, Hillsboro, OR 2

APPOINTMENTS

Portland, OR Portland, OR


102

Appointments

APPOINTMENTS

Columbia District, continued Bill Mullette-Bauer (OE) ¶ 344.1 A1

Director of Stewardship and Finance, Oregon-Idaho Annual Conf. 6

Samuel EunSoo Park (FE) ¶ 344.1 D

Director, Oregon Korean Community Center, Beaverton, OR

12

Steve Ross (FE) ¶ 344.1 A1 Vital Church Project Director, Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference

2

Dean Yamamoto (FE) ¶ 344.1 B

12

Hospice Chaplain, Portland Providence Hospital, Portland, OR

CRATER LAKE DISTRICT Gwen Drake (FE), Superintendent (3) Church Clergy

Years Church Location

Albany: First Kate Simmons Conolly (FE)

2

Albany, OR

Ashland: First Pamela Nelson-Munson (FE)

4

Ashland, OR

Ashland: First Dorita Betts Borgerson (FD)

4

Ashland, OR

Camas Valley

* Aura Lee Jabs (RE)

6

Camas Valley, OR

Camas Valley

* Edward Jabs (RL)

6

Camas Valley, OR

Canyonville

* Tauileata Moli (FL)

3

Canyonville, OR

Cave Junction: Immanuel

* Charles Chase (RE)2

8

Cave Junction, OR

Chiloquin

* Richard Christensen (OF)

13 Chiloquin, OR

Coburg

* Gary Powell (FE)

11 Coburg, OR

2

2

Coos Bay Laura Ann Beville (FE)

4

Coos Bay, OR

Coquille: Pioneer

* Matthew Crandall (SY)

1

Coquille, OR

Corvallis First Bonnie Parr Philipson (FE)

4

Corvallis, OR

Corvallis First James Parr Philipson (FE)

4

Corvallis, OR

Cottage Grove Jerry Steele (FE)

1

Cottage Grove, OR

Dillard-Winston

2

Dillard, OR

Drain: Hope Jerry Steele (FE)2

1

Drain, OR

Eugene: Asbury

2

Eugene, OR

2

* Doreen Barlow (SY) * Fred Lydum (RE)

Eugene: First Debbie Pitney (FE)

15 Eugene, OR

Eugene: First

15 Eugene, OR

* John Pitney (FE)

Eugene: Trinity Roberta Egli (FE)

4

Eugene, OR

Eugene: Wesley Erin Martin (FE)

5

Eugene, OR

Florence Ruth Marsh (FE)

8

Florence, OR

Fort Klamath

* Bob Adams (OF)

15 Fort Klamath, OR

Gold Hill

* Terry Graunke (OF)

2

Gold Hill, OR

Grants Pass: Newman Rich Fuss (FE)

3

Grants Pass, OR

Halsey Warren Light (FL)

1

Halsey, OR

Harrisburg

1

Harrisburg, OR

* Christine Webb (SY)

Junction City Catherine Davis (OE)

3

Junction City, OR

Klamath Falls First Allen Trachsel (FE)2

2

Klamath Falls, OR

Lakeview TBS

1

Lakeview, OR

Lebanon First Teresa Salyer (FL)

2

Lebanon, OR


Appointments

103

Medford First John Tucker (FE)

6

Medford, OR

Medford First

6

Medford, OR

1

Monroe, OR

* Linda Tucker (FE)

Monroe TBS Myrtle Creek Tauileata Moli (FL)

3

Myrtle Creek, OR

North Bend First Laura Ann Beville (FE)2

1

North Bend, OR

2

Oakridge

1

Oakridge, OR

Paisley Allen Trachsel (FE)2

* Elaine Steele (PL)

2

Paisley, OR

Philomath: College William Seagren (FE)

13 Philomath, OR

Reedsport: Covenant

12 Reedsport, OR

* James Ives (RL)

Roseburg Scott Harkness (FE)

3

Roseburg, OR

Springfield: Ebbert Memorial June Fothergill (FE)2

2

Springfield, OR

Springfield: St. Paul Center June Fothergill (FE)2

2

Springfield, OR

Sutherlin Glen Clark (FE)2

10 Sutherlin, OR

Sweet Home

* Joseph Medley (OF)

1

Sweet Home, OR

Talent

* William Hare (RE)

6

Talent, OR

Tenmile Community

* Jane Davis (SY)

5

Tenmile, OR

Toledo: Trinity

* Sharon Tuck (RE)

7

Toledo, OR

Toledo: Trinity

* Ardis Letey (FD)

14 Toledo, OR

Upper Rogue

* Joseph Riker (SY)

1

Shady Grove, OR

Veneta: Valley Michael Gregor (FE)

1

Veneta, OR

Wilbur Glen Clark (FE)2

10 Wilbur, OR

Wilderville Community

* Charles Chase (RE)2

8

Wilderville, OR

Appointments to Other Ministry Settings: April Hall Cutting (FE) ¶ 354.2a

Voluntary Personal Leave of Absence (cc: Corvallis FUMC)

1

* Leslie Hall (FE) ¶ 344.1 D

Pastor, McKenzie Valley Presbyterian Church, Walterville, OR

6

Melissa Harkness Haugen (FE) ¶ 354.2b Voluntary Family Leave of Absence (c.c. Medford) * Warren Light (FL) ¶ 316

Director/Campus Minister, Wesley Foundation, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Patricia Meyers (FD) ¶ 331.8 Primary Appt.: Professor of Christian Education, Pfeiffer Univ., Charlotte, NC Secondary Appt.: First UMC, Salisbury, NC. Charge Conference: Toledo: Trinity UMC Steve Mitchell (FE) Voluntary Personal Leave of Absence (c.c. Klamath Falls) ¶ 354.2a Brian Nelson-Munson (FE) Medical Leave (c.c. Ashland) ¶ 357

2 8

13 2 5

Carol Ann Seckel (FE) ¶ 344.1 C

Coordinator: Language & Migrant Ministries Germany Central Conference (Service with General Board of Global Ministries)

25

Timothy Stover (FE) ¶ 344.1 A1

Director of Wesley Foundation, United Campus Ministry Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

17

Brenda Wills (FE) ¶ 344.1 B Chaplain, Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital, Newport, OR 7

APPOINTMENTS

Crater Lake District, continued


104

Appointments SAGE DISTRICT Kim Fields (FE),Superintendent (4)

APPOINTMENTS

Church Clergy

Years Church Location

Aberdeen (Snake River Coop.) Davey Lefler (FL)4

5

Aberdeen, ID

American Falls (Snake River Coop.) Davey Lefler (FL)4

5

American Falls, ID

Ashton Community Greg Lindsay (FE)

5

Ashton, ID

Baker

* Ralph Lawrence (RE)

2

Baker, OR

Blackfoot: Jason Lee Memorial Carolyn Bowers (FE)

1

Blackfoot, ID

Boise: Collister Fred Hoadley (FE)

2

Boise, ID

Boise: First Duane Anders (OE)

2

Boise, ID

Boise: Hillview Barbara Nixon (FE)

5

Boise, ID

Boise: Whitney Christina Thompson (FE)

5

Boise, ID

Buhl (UM Magic Valley Ministries) Dave Childress (FE)6

1

Buhl, ID

Burley Kathy Abend (FE)

3

Burley, ID

Caldwell Katherine Raines (FE)

2

Caldwell, ID

Castleford

5

Castleford, ID

* Jana Blick (SY)

Chubbuck (Snake River Coop.) Davey Lefler (FL)

5

Chubbuck, ID

Cove Community (NE OR Circuit) * John Shukle (SY)

1

Cove, OR

Crossroads Gary Ross (RE)

5

Kimberly, ID

Eagle John Grimsted (FE)

21 Eagle, ID

Elgin (NE Oregon Circuit)

* Gerald Hopkins (SY)

5

Elgin (NE Oregon Circuit)

* Rebecca Scott (SY)

5

Elgin, OR

2

Emmett, ID

1

Filer, ID

4

Emmett David Thompson (FE)2 Filer: First (UM Magic Valley Min.) Dave Childress (FE)6

Elgin, OR

Fruitland First Christa Klosterman (OF)

2

Fruitland, ID

Glenns Ferry First/ Martin Geisel (OF) King Hill Presbyterian

3

Glenns Ferry, ID

Hagerman (UM Magic Valley Min.) Michael Hollomon (FE)6

13 Hagerman, ID

2

Haines

* Sally Wiens (SY)

18 Haines, OR

High Desert Cooperative: Gooding Jeffery Rickman (FL)3

3

Gooding, ID

High Desert Cooperative: Richfield Jeffery Rickman (FL)

3

Richfield, ID

High Desert Cooperative: Shoshone Jeffery Rickman (FL)3

3

Shoshone, ID

Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s Richard Shewell (FL)

1

Idaho Falls, ID

Idaho Falls: Trinity Brenda Bettinger (FE)

9

Idaho Falls, ID

Jerome (UM Magic Valley Min.) Michael Hollomon (FE)

1

Jerome, ID

Jordan Valley

4

Jordan Valley, OR

5

Joseph, OR

3

6

* Carole Sullivan (SY)

Joseph Kaye Garver (SY)2 Kuna Karen Puckett Hernandez (FE)

3

Kuna, ID

La Grande (NE Oregon Circuit) Steven Wolff (FE)2

3

La Grande, OR

Meridian John Mars (FE)

7

Meridian, ID

2

Middleton, ID

Nampa: First John Watts (FE)

4

Nampa, ID

Nampa Southside Blvd Jack Bynum (FE)

7

Nampa, ID

New Meadows Jim Hardenbrook (SY)

1

New Meadows, ID

Middleton

* David Raines (FE)2


Appointments

105

Sage District, continued North Powder Community (NE Oregon Circuit) Circuit Supply

1

North Powder, OR

Nyssa: First

1

Nyssa, OR

Ontario: First Christa Klosterman (OF)

2

Ontario, OR

Paul Pamela Meese (FE)2

3

Paul, ID

Payette First William Hays (FE)

4

Payette, OR

Pocatello Craig Pesti-Strobel (FE)

5

Pocatello, ID

2

Richland

* William E. Shields (OF)

Rupert: First Pamela Meese (FE)2

25 Richland, OR 3

Rupert, ID

5

Shelley, ID

2

Emmett, ID

Dave Childress (FE)6

1

Twin Falls, ID

Union (NE Oregon Circuit)

APPOINTMENTS

* Rochelle Killet (SY)

Shelley Community (Snake River Cooperative) Davey Lefler (FL)4 Sweet David Thompson (FE) 2

Twin Falls First (UM Magic Valley Ministries) 2

Union, OR

Vale Andrew Williams (OE)

* Susan Peeples (SY)

2

Vale, OR

Wallowa Kaye Garver (SY)2

15 Wallowa, OR

Wendell (UM Magic Valley Min.) Michael Hollomon (FE)6

13 Wendell, ID

* David Raines (FE)

Wilder

2

1

Wilder, ID

Appointments to Other Ministry Settings: Larry Abell (FD) ¶ 354.2c

Transitional Leave of Absence (cc: Baker City UMC)

2

Kim Fields (FE) ¶ 344.1 A1 Assistant to the Bishop, Annual Conference Office, Portland, OR 2 * Frederick E. Hoadley (FE) ¶ 344.1 B

Staff Counselor, Montgomery Center for Faith Based Counseling Nampa, ID

8

Phillip Kearse (FE) ¶ 357

Medical Leave Leave (c.c. Payette)

3

Jorge A. Rodriguez (FE) ¶ 344.1C

Pastor, Lower Snake River Hispanic Ministries, Wilder, ID

8

Bruce Wenigmann (FE) ¶ 344.1 B

Chaplain, Idaho Correctional Alternative Placement Program Kuna, Idaho

1

District Superintendents and Lay Leaders at Memorial Service: from lft to rt -- Lowell Greathouse, Kim Fields, Ron Halverson, Gwen Drake, David Armstrong, Peg Lofsvold, Lisa Radford


106

Appointments

CLERGY IN LEAVE STATUS WITHOUT OR-ID CHARGE CONFERENCE: Jeremy Landau (FE) ¶ 357

Medical Leave

3

APPOINTMENTS

HONORABLE LOCATION ¶359, The 2008 Book of Discipline

Mark Anderson Robert Andrews-Bryant Kristan Burkert Donavan Burkert-Kerr Edward T. Cobo Sandra Daniels Eugene Groves Janice Haftorson Don Hanna Patricia Hetrick Fred Kane Michael Kennedy Thomas Kirk Joseph Pritchard Susan Staley

c.c. Portland: Metanoia Peace Community c.c. Boise: First c.c. Portland: First c.c. Portland: First c.c. Milwaukie: St. Paul’s c.c. Good Samaritan, Cupertino, CA c.c. Turnagain, Anchorage, AK c.c. Portland: Capitol Hill c.c. Baker c.c. Wilder c.c. Corvallis: First c.c. Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s c.c. Bend: First c.c. Monmouth: Christ’s Church c.c. Paradise Valley, AZ

Scenes from the Ordination Service Sat. evening: upper lft - Bishop Bickerton preaching; upper rt - mass choir sings; lower lft - Bishop Hagiya gives a blessing to Josh Bynum and his fiance; lower rt -- the Bishop’s Cross


Salary Schedules 107

Salary Schedules Cascadia District Salary Schedule as of January 1, 2013 Salary & Utility Allowances District Superintendent Amity Astoria Banks Bay City Bend-First Canby Clatskanie Corneilus Dallas Dundee Falls City Forest Grove Fossil Grande Ronde Hillsboro Jefferson John Day Keizer: Clear Lake Madras McCabe McMinnville Molalla Monmouth Marquam Clarkes Nehalem Bay Newberg Carus Oregon City Salem: Englewood First Jason Lee Memorial Morningside Trinity West Seaside Sheridian Mt. Home Sherwood Silverton Stayton Tigard Tillamook Tualatin Warrenton Willamette Wilsonville Woodburn Yamhill

74,100 10,850 20,800 18,500 27,440 53,135 46,400 12,580 18,500 39,219 6,900 9,150 49,170 17,100 46,112 6,476 37,000 45,600 38,330 13,799 39,513 33,182 18,350 20,560 20,716 41,200 41,927 20,560 46,448 9,250 51,220 9,250 51,725 49,910 11,619 42,200 10,850 19,800 19,800 39,137 51,456 54,483 27,093 48,780 2,400 20,716 18,100 46,900 10,850

Conference Support

4,625

1,500

Housing included 0 3,000 parsonage 6,000 16,068 0 parsonage parsonage 17,280 4,800 parsonage 12,000 parsonage 4,042 16,788 9,025 parsonage 12,000 parsonage 9,600 13,300 9,000 parsonage parsonage 7,000 parsonage 22,200 parsonage 14,000 3,000 19,860 3,000 15,600 9,155 0 parsonage 0 parsonage parsonage 15,060 12,000 12,600 parsonage 10,200 0 7,000 6,000 parsonage 2,713

GRAND TOTAL 74,100 10,850 23,800 18,500 33,440 69,203 46,400 12,580 18,500 56,499 11,700 9,150 61,170 17,100 4,042 62,900 15,501 37,000 57,600 38,330 23,399 52,813 42,182 22,975 20,560 27,716 41,200 64,127 20,560 60,448 12,250 71,080 12,250 67,325 59,065 11,619 42,200 10,850 19,800 19,800 54,197 63,456 67,083 27,093 58,980 2,400 27,716 24,100 48,400 13,563


108 Salary Schedules

Columbia District Salary Schedule as of January 1, 2013 Salary & Utility Allowances District Superintedent Aloha Arlington Beaverton First Westside Dufur Echo Gresham Pleasant Home Heppner Hermiston Hood River Lake Oswego Milton-Freewater Milwaukie St. Pauls Oak Grove Pine-Grove Odell Pendelton Portland: Bennett Chapel Capitol Hill Cherry Park Christ Church Epworth First Associate Associate Fremont Grace Korean Hughes Memorial Korean Lents Tongan Lincoln Street Associate Metanoia Peace Comm Metzger Montavilla Associate Parkrose Pioneer Pioneer Rockwood Rose City Park Sunnyside Tabor Heights Trinity University Park Vermont Hills

74,100 27,500 19,900 45,000 41,244 7,850 48,173 33,903 37,000 46,000 10,000 62,935 30,000 41,047 47,797 14,040 36,300 8,100 20,200 37,000 63,208 33,100 64,144 38,954 16,630 47,200 17,250 5,580 15,600 8,275 8,766 13,290 4,200 32,471 32,471 23,697 34,800 39,150 42,034 14,700 37,000 48,385 14,700 50,472

West Portland

20,200

Wilshire

12,384

Woodlawn

1,500

Conference Support

2,187

2,500

1,000 4,000

1,500

3,500

Housing included 10,500 0 12,000 20,544 0 0 15,165 10,500 parsonage parsonage 17,500 20,911 0 15,500 12,000 0 14,500 6,000 13,000 29,500 18,300 26,000 16,800 0 14,000 6,500 6,095 14,400 parsonage 18,000 0 0 0 0 0 18,000 12,750 0 14,400 19,200 10,600 14,000 0 10,600 12,000

GRAND TOTAL 74,100 38,000 19,900 57,000 61,788 7,850 0 63,338 44,403 37,000 46,000 27,500 83,846 30,000 56,547 59,797 14,040 50,800 8,100 26,200 50,000 92,708 51,400 90,144 55,754 16,630 61,200 23,750 11,675 30,000 8,275 26,766 13,290 0 4,200 32,471 32,471 41,697 12,750 34,800 53,550 61,234 25,300 51,000 48,385 25,300 62,472

6,000

26,200

0

12,384

0

1,500

. . . Continued


Salary Schedules 109

Columbia District Salary Schedule as of January 1, 2013, cont. Salary & Utility Allowances Rainier Saint Helens The Dalles First Troutdale Faith Tygh Valley Wasco Weston

24,420 28,920 16,176 19,000 7,850 12,300 10,000

District Superintendent Albany First Ashland Associate Camas Valley Canyonville Cave Junction Chiliquin Coburg Coos Bay Coquille Corvallis Associate Cottage Grove Dillard-Winston Hope Eugene: Asbury First Associate Trinity Wesley Florence Fort Klamath Gold Hill Grants Pass Newman Halsey Harrisburg Junction City Klamath Falls Lebanon Meford Associate Monroe Myrtle Creek North Bend Oakridge Philomath Covenant Roseburg Upper Rogue Springfield: Ebbert Memorial St Paul Center Sutherlin

74,100 38,562 37,496 35,057 5,156 9,780 26,289 7,224 23,100 37,500 25,500 38,077 38,077

Conference Support

500

Housing parsonage 16,440 0 10,500 0 0 0

24,420 45,360 16,176 29,500 7,850 12,300 10,000

included 23,000 27,600 9,500 4,844 parsonage parsonage 6,076 6,500 parsonage 4,800 7,788 7,788 18,000 0 9,000 4,800 12,540 parsonage 13,000 17,940 parsonage 4,900 12,900 parsonage 2,040 2,040 parsonage parsonage 12,000 parsonage parsonage parsonage parsonage 12,000 0 parsonage 0 11,436 14,000 9,000 3,000 parsonage

74,100 67,562 65,096 44,557 10,000 9,780 26,289 16,300 29,600 37,500 30,300 45,865 45,865 18,000 10,000 9,000 8,400 67,781 30,550 49,700 62,237 42,125 9,800 15,900 45,889 8,367 8,367 26,400 49,443 44,700 53,445 22,050 17,600 14,670 50,325 1,440 47,815 11,000 65,216 18,700 37,763 12,588 9,850

Crater Lake District Salary Schedule as of January 1, 2013 6,000

3,000

10,000 3,600 55,241 30,550 36,700 44,297 37,500 4,900 3,000 45,889 6,327 6,327 26,400 45,151 32,700 53,445 22,050 17,600 14,670 38,325 1,440 47,815 11,000 53,780 4,700 28,763 9,588 9,850

4,625

4,292

GRAND TOTAL

. . . Continued


110 Salary Schedules

Crater Lake District Salary Schedule as of January 1, 2013, cont. Salary & Utility Allowances

Sweet Home Talen Tenmile Trinity Veneta: Valley Wilbur Wilderville

Conference Support

15,766 9,096 5,000 37,139 36,100 28,688 11,811

Housing 4,800 0 0 parsonage parsonage parsonage parsonage

GRAND TOTAL 20,566 9,096 5,000 37,139 36,100 28,688 11,811

Sage District Salary Schedule as of January 1, 2013 District Superintendent Aberdeen American Falls Ashton Baker City Jason Lee Memorial Boise: Amity Collister First Hillview Whitney Buhl Burley Caldwell Castleford Chubbuck Eagle Elgin Emmett Sweet Filer Fruitland Firs Glenns Ferry Gooding Hagerman Haines Idaho Falls: St Paul Trinity Jerome Jordan Valley Joseph Kimberly Crossroads Kuna La Grande Meridian Middleton Nampa: First Southside New Meadows North Powder Ontario First Paul Payette

74,100 4,008 7,348 38,000 26,600 40,868 36,676 1 71,225 44,500 42,281 20,400 42,000 41,500 1,750 12,358 40,050 28,653 7,163 12,333 25,655 13,594 24,375 18,500 7,386 52,061 51,073 24,667 36,600 48,100 40,888 37,000 50,892 27,282 41,072 36,000 10,438 10,995 9,150 36,233

0

8,500

0

included 1,440 2,640 Parsonage 0 Parsonage 12,324 12,899 31,949 16,800 Parsonage 0 Parsonage Parsonage 0 4,440 24,000 0 13,000 0 Parsonage Parsonage 3,750 Parsonage Parsonage 0 Parsonage Parsonage Parsonage 0 0 11,700 Parsonage 12,000 20,400 0 20,100 8,400 14,912 0 0 Parsonage 14,140

74,100 5,448 9,988 38,000 26,600 40,868 49,000 12,900 103,174 61,300 42,281 20,400 42,000 41,500 1,750 16,798 64,050 0 41,653 7,163 12,333 25,655 17,344 24,375 18,500 7,386 52,061 51,073 24,667 0 36,600 59,800 40,888 49,000 71,292 27,282 61,172 44,400 25,350 0 10,995 9,150 50,373

. . . Continued


Salary Schedules 111

Sage District Salary Schedule as of January 1, 2013, cont. Salary & Utility Allowances Pocatello Richfield Richland Rupert Shelley Shoshone Twin Falls

Union Vale Wallowa Wendell Wilder

42,702 4,062 12,612 35,728 9,686 4,062 46,900

10,800 36,000 4,800 18,500 9,188

Conference Support

Housing 10,740 0 0 Parsonage 3,480 0 Parsonage

0 Parsonage 0

Parsonage 0

Dove Window at Boise First United Methodist Church

GRAND TOTAL 53,442 4,062 12,612 35,728 13,166 4,062 46,900

10,800 36,000 4,800 18,500 9,188


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SALARY SCHEDULE ELDERS & LOCAL PASTORS APPOINTED TO EXTENSION MINISTRIES Bartlett, Todd

$30,400

housing provided; utilities and housing allowance $3,000; pension and health insurance; medical reimbursement account $2,500.

Carlson, Roger

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salary based on sliding scale

Cho, Myoung Sub

not reported

Cutting, Craig Hall

$43,200

Erbele, Evelyn

not reported

Erbele, W. Terence

not reported

Estock, Beth Ann

$0

Haftorson, Ken

not reported

Hall, Leslie

not reported

Hoadley, Frederick

not reported

Hoefner, Lisa Jean

$71,864

Light, Warren

not reported

Park, Eunsoo

not reported

Raths, Kelly

not reported

Rodriguez, Jorge

not reported

Ross, Stephan

not reported

Runyon, Dale Michael

not reported

Seckel, Carol Ann

$28,460

rent, water, and 15% of heat provided; travel reimbursed

Seckel, Kevin

$28,000

parking, rent, water, and 15% of heat provided; travel reimbursed

Stover, Timothy

$26,200

housing $20,200

Wallace, Charles

$43,448

Wattman-Turner, Marshall

not reported

Wills, Brenda

$35,545

housing & utilities $23,400

Witt, Kevin

$64,750

housing allowance $19,000

Yamamoto, Dean

$66,378

utilities and housing $12,000 (portion of cash salary); travel allowance approximately $1,000

utilities and housing included; travel and other cash allowances $12,000


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Daily Proceedings 2013 Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference Session Living the Connection #1 Thursday, June 20, 2013 1:15 pm OPENING WORSHIP Ruth Marsh, worship coordinator for this year’s annual conference session, led us in opening worship, assisted by the Disciples in Denim band from Boise First United Methodist Church. Bishop Hagiya preached an inspirational sermon challenging the annual conference members to stop worrying about dying and go forth to live in Christ’s name! WELCOME TO BISHOP HAGIYA Donna Pritchard, chair of the conference committee on the episcopacy, gave the official welcome to Bishop Grant Hagiya. Assisted by Mary Foote and Laura Jaquith Bartlett, Donna presented the bishop with a very special six-pack of “Mountain Do.” Each bottle was labeled with a photo of a different mountain in Oregon or Southern Idaho. He also received a special Oregon-Idaho pen. CALL TO ORDER AND OPENING WORSHIP Bishop Grant Hagiya called the 45th session of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference to order at 2:35. ORGANIZATIONAL MOTIONS Laura Jaquith Bartlett, the conference secretary presented these Organizational Motions: 1. The printed conference program is hereby adopted as the official agenda with such changes as will be proposed from time to time by the Agenda chair. 2. The pre-conference reports are hereby accepted for changes and perfections as determined by annual conference actions. 3. The bar of the conference shall be established as the seats at the tables in the meeting room, excluding the hospitality table, the floor manager’s table and the tech booth. 4. The conference staff, interpreters, readers, mentors, technicians, and pages who do not hold voting privileges are allowed the privilege of working within the bar of the conference. 5. Clergy members of other annual conferences currently serving within the bounds of the OregonIdaho Annual Conference under par. 346.1 of the Book of Discipline shall be allowed seats within the bar of the conference, with voice but no vote. 6. The minutes of each Living the Connection session will be posted on the conference website each day. Corrections should be given to the Conference Secretary. Motions passed. CELEBRATING OUR CONNECTIONS IN THE GREATER NORTHWEST AREA Mary Huycke was introduced; she is here representing the Pacific Northwest AC. Mary is the outgoing district superintendent of the Seven Rivers District. David Beckett will be here tomorrow as the representative from the Alaska Conference. Tom Tucker was also introduced; he is a clergy member of the PNW conference. NOMINATIONS REPORT Peg Lofsvold presented the Nominations report, and instructed the body how to make corrections to the report before we vote on it Friday. COUNCIL ON FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION Wendy Woodworth, president of CFA, started the report with a look at stewardship. Wendy shared a personal story of her own stewardship journey. Then she invited us to spend time in small groups sharing our own stewardship stories. Each person was given a quarter to take as a reminder of this question: “How am I called to grow in my giving?” Wendy challenged us to figure out how these quarters are going to grow!


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BREAK CHURCH CLOSURE Lowell Greathouse, Columbia District Superintendent, brought an important matter before the body. Lowell gave some history of the Tygh Valley United Methodist Church. On May 20, 2013, the Tygh Valley charge conference voted to close the church, effective September 8, 2013. The proper Disciplinary channels are being followed, but before the annual conference is asked to vote, Pastor Jerry Holland shared the story behind this painful decision. Jerry noted the good news that the Tygh Valley congregation will become part of the Dufur UMC! Lowell moved that the Tygh Valley United Methodist Church be discontinued effective September 8, 2013, and that the real and personal, the tangible and intangible property shall be transferred to the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference Board of Trustees (according to paragraph 2548 of the Book of Discipline). Passed. LEGISLATIVE ACTION Warren Light, co-coordinator of our legislative process, asked for a moment of personal privilege when he came to the podium, to point out his hair style: a buzz cut with “UMC� cut into the back of his hair. This was a result of a Wesley Foundation fundraiser! Warren explained the Consent Calendar system, and directed our attention to the 2013 Oregon-Idaho Consent Calendar. On behalf of the Legislative Assembly, Warren moved the adoption of the Consent Calendar #1 (majority vote): AR-15 and AR-17 Vincent Myers moved to remove AR-15 from the Consent Calendar. Seconded. There were not 40 votes, so it remains on the Calendar. Voting moved to the motion for Consent Calendar #1. Passed. On behalf of the Legislative Assembly, Warren moved the adoption of the Consent Calendar #2 (Rules, two-thirds): AR5, AR9, AR11, AR13 Passed. On behalf of the Legislative Assembly, Warren moved the adoption of the Consent Calendar #3 (Standing Resolutions, two-thirds): SR7, SR9, SR11, SR13, SR15, SR21, SR23, SR25, SR27, SR29, SR31. Passed. On behalf of the Legislative Assembly, Warren moved the adoption of the Consent Calendar #4 (defeat proposed Standing Resolution): SR 05. Dave Bean moved to lift SR05 from the Consent Calendar. Seconded. There were at least 40 votes, so it was removed. Michael Hollomon moved the adoption of AR7. Jan Nelson moved a substitute motion for AR7. It is too long to read on the floor, but printed copies are available to distribute. The bishop asked the body to agree to the distribution. The pages began the distribution. Jeanne moved to table the substitute motion until Friday, so that the AC members have time to read the motion to be prepared for a vote. Seconded. Passed. Deb Payne moved the adoption of AR19. Passed.


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Warren Light moved the adoption of SR19. Passed. Karen Hernandez moved the adoption of SR35. Passed. Michael Hollomon moved the adoption of SR17. Passed. Sandy Kimbrow moved the adoption of SR33. The standing vote was 198-84. Passed. COUNCIL ON FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION PREVIEW! Dan Benson gave us a “teaser” about tomorrow’s CF&A presentation. Dan warned us that he will be asking us some questions about the budget tomorrow, so the AC members need to make sure they spend some time this evening reviewing the budget in order to be ready! PERSONAL PRIVILEGE Jim Frisbie asked for time to affirm that we as United Methodists support the recent decision of the Boy Scouts of America, and asked permission to make a motion. Jim moved that the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference applaud the decision of the Boy Scouts of America to accept openly gay Scouts and reaffirm our longstanding support and sponsorship of Boy Scout troops. Seconded. Bert Allen moved to amend by adding this sentence: “Any troops disenfranchised because of the choice they have made we would encourage the Methodist churches in the conference to take them in.” Seconded. Warren Light moved to table the amendment and the original motion until tomorrow so we could see the written amendment on the screen. Seconded. Passed. PERSONAL PRIVILEGE Greg Nelson introduced Sophia Agtarap from United Methodist Communications, here in Oregon-Idaho as a resource for us during our annual conference session. EQUITABLE COMPENSATION REPORT Ruth Marsh, chair of the Equitable Compensation Commission, presented this year’s report. Ruth moved the adoption of the Equitable Compensation Commission’s report, as follows: We recommend that minimum salary packages for 2014 be set as follows: $36,750 (for elders in full connection), $35,000 (for provisional members), and $33,050 (for local pastors). We strongly urge local churches to put at least $4,500 of that money in parsonage/utilities allowance (more if possible). In addition, the minimum cash salary should be increased by $100 per year of service in the United Methodist Church, capped at a maximum of ten years or $1,000. The Commission also recommends, but cannot require, that business and professional expenses be set at no less than $3,000 per year. This is the same amount as last year. Passed. TRUSTEES REPORT Larry McClure, chair of the Conference Board of Trustees, offered an official statement on behalf of the annual conference, to update conference members on two ongoing lawsuits. No trial dates have been set.


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Bishop Hagiya led the body in prayer at the end of Larry’s statement. ANNOUNCEMENTS PERSONAL PRIVILEGE Joan Collison noted that hospitality workers are often among the lowest paid workers, and she observed that it would be a wonderful gift if hotel employees were to find $20 bills on the tables or beds when we depart our conference session. David Bean lifted up the family of Duke Morton, a former member of conference and the High Desert Cooperative; Duke recently died. Ron Blakeley noted that yesterday was the 50th wedding anniversary of his marriage. Kathleen Johnson asked for prayers for Linda Sloan, who has been a lay member to AC from Morningside UMC; Linda’s husband died this past Monday. Joanne Love lifted up Joe Walker, a clergy member of Oregon-Idaho, who is in hospice care. Ben Scranage, an Eagle Scout, requested prayers for the Boy Scouts of America. Mary Foote, conference lay leader, offered a closing prayer before the dinner break. After dinner, the conference members participated in the annual Memorial/Communion service of worship at Boise First UMC. The service was planned by the Rev. Karen Hernandez, with Bishop Hagiya preaching and presiding at communion.

Living the Connection #2 Friday, June 21, 2013 8:30 am PRAYER AND PRAISE “It is well with my soul!” The annual conference members reconvened by singing this old hymn together, accompanied by David King at the keyboard. Ben Scranage and Ruth Marsh led in prayer. GREETING FROM BISHOP CAL McCONNELL Bishop Hagiya read a portion of a letter of greeting from our beloved retired bishop Cal McConnell. CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP PRESENTATION Kim Fields began with a reprise of the infamous “herding cats” video from a few years back. He noted that the feeling of chaos that accompanies a major cultural shift is not temporary! Experiments, adaptations, confusion, re-boots—these are all part of normal life now. Stephan Ross, director of the Vital Church Project, introduced some of the “experimentation” that has been going on in our annual conference. Sixty-one churches in the conference (over 400 leaders) have engaged in the Congregational Leadership Development (CLD) program. A video presentation highlighted the Pioneer Legacy New Start, the new Northeast Oregon cooperative circuit, the new church start in the Sellwood area of Portland, faith development work in the Hispanic community in Oregon’s Washington County, and the new Boise First UMC merger with Amity UMC (“We can do more together then we can apart.”—Duane Anders). Steve asked the members, “How are you going to be involved in this?” CONFERENCE LAY LEADER ADDRESS Mary Foote began with a personal story that gave witness to her belief in God’s abiding presence. She challenged all of us to spread that witness to all the people in our communities who do not yet have the comfort and strength of knowing God’s presence in their lives. She closed with a prayer that God would give us each the courage to spread that message!


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TIME TO GROW REPORT Todd Bartlett, the director of the Alton L. Collins Retreat Center, reported on the current status of the Time to Grow campaign, which is raising funds to support the facilities at our six camping ministry sites around the annual conference. We have received about $2.5 million so far on the campaign! Todd thanked the annual conference for these gifts, as well as for gifts of time and prayers. He showed photos of the many completed projects that have already come to fruition through the Time to Grow campaign. Todd pointed out the stellar reputation Oregon-Idaho has around the denomination for our excellent camping ministry. He also outlined the substantial grants we have received from a number of charitable foundations over the past year. The conference members were invited to continue to help this amazing ministry: make a gift or pledge (or make an additional gift); volunteer to help at the sites or with administrative support; visit the ministry sites to get more information or see your gifts at work. BOARD OF PENSION AND HEALTH BENEFITS Lura Kidner-Miesen, chair of the Board of Pensions, began her report with “Alleluia!” Lura moved the adoption of items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 on pages 14-15 of the pre-conference reports under the heading of “Health Insurance Plan.” (found on page XX of this Journal) Passed. Lura moved the adoption of items 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 on page 15 of the pre-conference reports under the heading of “Pension and Welfare Plan.” (found on page XX of this Journal) Passed. Lura directed attention to those who are being retired this year, as well as those who are approved for Medical Leave. She offered prayer for all these persons. She then asked the conference members to thank the conference office staff who provide so much support. COUNCIL ON FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION Dan Benson and Kathy Abend led a time of lively and spontaneous sharing about items in the budget that are real-life examples of vital ministry. Wendy Woodworth offered an overview of some of the changes in the budget, which reflects a 3% increase over the current budget. Wendy believes the proposed budget represents “a lot of bang for the buck!” She introduced all the members of CF&A, and encouraged folks with questions to seek them out. BREAK LEGISLATIVE ACTION Warren Light returned to the podium to lead us through the remaining legislative items. Michael Hollomon brought AR7 back to the floor, along with the substitute motion submitted by Jan Nelson. Voting moved to the Nelson substitute motion for AR7. Passed. Alicia Webb moved the question and all that is before us. Seconded. Passed. Voting moved to the main motion, AR7 as substituted. Passed. Joshua Bynum moved the adoption of SR5. Jeanne Knepper moved an amendment that we keep the first paragraph, that we eliminate the second and third paragraphs in their entirety, and keep the fourth paragraph. Seconded. Passed.


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Voting moved to the main motion, SR5 as amended. Passed. Warren thanked his co-chair, Jeanne Knepper, as we concluded our legislative work! CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS FROM GENERAL CONFERENCE 2012 Laura Jaquith Bartlett directed the full members of the conference in voting on four amendments to the constitution from the 2012 General Conference. These ballots were collected by the tellers, and the tally will be reported by the conference secretary to the Council of Bishops. The results will be reported by the Council when all the conferences throughout the denomination have completed their voting. The amendments must be ratified by an aggregate two-thirds of all conference members voting in order to be approved. HISTORIC WESLEYAN QUESTIONS FOR ORDINANDS Bishop Hagiya asked the historic questions of ordinands Kathy Abend and Karen Shimer, as well as James Simmons, whose orders were recognized as he was elected into full membership by the clergy session. The bishop led a prayer for Eilidh Lowery, her father and the rest of her family; Eilidh was not present to answer the questions because of the serious illness of John Shaffer, her father. Bishop Hagiya planned to ask Eilidh the questions by telephone later in the day. READING OF APPOINTMENTS: COLUMBIA AND CASCADIA DISTRICTS Peg Lofsvold (assisted by Lay Leader Lisa Radford) joined Bishop Hagiya in reading all the appointments and assignments for the Cascadia District. Lowell Greathouse (assisted by Lay Leaders Deb Payne and Lisa Nelson) joined Bishop Hagiya in reading all the appointments and assignments for the Columbia District. PERSONAL PRIVILEGE John Watts was asked to share the news of the death of Tim Novak, a retired local pastor in our conference. John led us in prayer. Shirley Manning Knepp lifted up the 125th birthday of the office of deaconess in the United Methodist Church. We have three deaconesses in Oregon-Idaho: Shirley, Gloria Marple, and Judi Day. Shirley has available the full history of deaconesses in our conference. Jim Frisbie announced that Bishop Thomas Bickerton has now arrived. The conference members gave him a warm welcome. Joshua Bynum announced the new name of campus ministry at Boise State University: The Refuge. Continue to support campus ministry!! David White commended the “Women of Wonder”—this ministry has a booth at the Ministry Marketplace. Lisa Nelson recognized her father, who this year celebrated 60 years of being an elder in the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference. GRACE FOR LUNCH Gloria Marple, one of our deaconesses, offered the blessing for our lunch. The body was adjourned for lunch. IMAGINE NO MALARIA WORSHIP Bishop Bickerton and the band and handbell choir from Eagle UMC led in a time of worship that inspired the entire conference to be “doers of the Word” by stepping up and finishing the denomination’s goal of raising $75 million to eradicate malaria. We have not yet completed our goal of wiping out this completely preventable disease that kills so many people every year.


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RECOGNITION OF RETIREES A video presentation shared highlights from today’s luncheon, which honored this year’s retirees. The conference members gave them a standing ovation in gratitude for the combined years of service in Christ’s name. CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP PRESENTATION Mary Foote, a.k.a. “Mary Trebek,” facilitated the playing of “Disciple Jeopardy.” Conference members could ask a question of the bishop in a particular category, by donating a dollar amount to Imagine No Malaria. Here is a record of the Jeopardy players: Mary Foote: $50 (Inquiring Minds Want to Know) Deb Payne: $200 (Greater Northwest Region) Emily Kroen: $100 (Mission and Vision) Mark and Ann Bateman: $500 (for their own original question!) Cesie Delve Scheuermann: $100 (Inquiring Minds Want to Know) Melba Hauser: $1000 (Greater Northwest Region) Joshua Bynum: $50 (Mission and Vision) Cathy Poppino: $200 (Mission and Vision) The Jeopardy game raised $2,200 for Imagine No Malaria! NOMINATING REPORT Peg Lofsvold directed attention to the sheet of corrections/changes to the Nominating Report. The Order of Deacons was asked to try to address the challenge of finding deacons to serve on the district committees on ordained ministry. Peg moved the adoption of the report as corrected. Passed. PERSONAL PRIVILEGE Deborah Maria, on behalf of Reconciling United Methodists, thanked Bishop Hagiya for his support of full inclusion of all God’s children. She offered the RUMs’ solidarity with him for his personal support of marriage equality, and presented him with his own rainbow stole. Bishop Hagiya thanked her, and also noted that United Methodism is “a big tent,” and his desire is that his actions would not cause harm to any others in that tent. BREAK PERSONAL PRIVILEGE Steve Ross mentioned the “What are you about to begin?” response card that was distributed during the Conference Leadership presentation. That can go to the onsite conference office, or mail it to the Portland conference office. Dixie Jacky, conference president of United Methodist Women, thanked the members of the conference for the “amazing and awesome” response to the Undie Sunday drive the UMW have conducted during this session. Every district is a winner! The Change Hunger Fast donations total $2,626.49. Last night’s offering for the Idaho Food Bank was $1,506.65. COUNCIL ON FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION Wendy moved the adoption of the conference budget, pages R-3 through R-8. (Journal, page XX) Passed. Wendy moved the adoption of the CFA Annual Recommendations, in the pre-conference reports, page 10, line 47, items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. (Journal, page XX) Passed.


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BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA MOTIONS We returned to discussion of the “Boy Scouts” motion and amendment from yesterday’s session. Jim Frisbie explained that, after consultation with Bert Allen (maker of the motion to amend), the decision is that Jim’s motion and the amendment from yesterday’s session will be presented to the body today as two separate motions, each somewhat altered from the original. Jim moved the following: “We the United Methodists of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference applaud the decision of the Boy Scouts of America to accept openly gay scouts and re-affirm our long-standing support and sponsorship of Boy Scouts of America troops.” Seconded. Passed. Bert Allen moved the following: “I move that we encourage the churches of the Oregon-Idaho conference to open their doors to any Boy Scouts of America troops that are disenfranchised due to their movement toward social justice and inclusion (which is to say, their recent acceptance of gay youth within their ranks), and to offer those troops sponsorship.” Seconded. A motion was offered to substitute the word “units” for “troops.” Seconded. Passed. Voting moved to the main motion as amended. Passed. READING OF APPOINTMENTS: CRATER LAKE AND SAGE DISTRICTS Gwen Drake (assisted by Lay Leader David Armstrong) joined Bishop Hagiya in reading all the appointments and assignments for the Crater Lake District. Kim Fields (assisted by Lay Leader Ron Halverson) joined Bishop Hagiya in reading all the appointments and assignments for the Sage District. RECOGNITION OF PAGES Bishop Hagiya called the pages onstage to receive the appreciation of the conference: Jacob Choe, Nicole Oh, Dawn Strobel, and Megan Bartlett (Aurora Zantham was not able to be present for the full session). The conference members were then invited to fill a water glass on each table with an offering to help the pages with their conference expenses, which they have to pay themselves. APPRECIATION Wendy Woodworth and the bishop joined in expressing thanks to all the many persons who worked behind the scenes to care for the logistical details of running the annual conference session. PERSONAL PRIVILEGE Lee Hunefeld shared a story of transformation, as Metzger and Tigard UMCs have merged and formed a new ministry: Bethlehem House of Bread. Bill Mullette-Bauer introduced Tom Wilson, the executive director of our United Methodist Foundation. Barbara Nixon presented Bishop Hagiya with “Flat Jesus,” a children’s project of Hillview UMC, which has grown to become an adult project as well. Vincent Myers shared the story of his development as a youth (and now young adult) leader in this annual conference, and asked for help in crafting a request to the Council on Finance & Administration to return a paid staff youth ministry position to the conference budget. Bishop Hagiya suggested that we work on collaborating with the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference in their annual youth event. Patty Meyers reported that her ministry setting, Pfeiffer University, produces more youth leaders than any other United Methodist institution of higher education. If you’re interested in youth ministry, talk with Patty!


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Jeffrey Rickman thanked the entire annual conference for the $2000 grant his church received from the Eliminate Hunger task force, which has now been used to start a fabulous community garden. They also serve a community meal and will be conducting food classes with the fruits of the garden. Thom Larson will join a team of 16 people to travel to Kenya on July 16, working in mission with Jim Monroe and Sue Owen. Thom asked for prayers for the team, and presented the bishop with an official Kenya mission team t-shirt. Lisa Radford, Cascadia District Lay Leader, and Peg Lofsvold, Cascadia District Superintendent, invited the conference members to return to Salem for the 45th Annual Conference session, June 12-14, 2014. The bishop asked the body to vote on this. Passed. PERSONAL PRIVILEGE Melba Hauser noted that she and her husband will celebrate their 58th wedding anniversary when we are together for annual conference next year! GENERAL CONFERENCE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDEMENT TALLY Laura Jaquith Bartlett read the tally of Oregon-Idaho votes. These will be forwarded to the Council of Bishops to be tallied with the votes of all the other conference members from around the denomination. Amendment I: yes-313; no-1 Amendment II: yes-309; no-5 Amendment III: yes-296; no-18 Amendment IV: yes-301; no-10 ANNOUNCEMENTS BLESSING FOR DINNER Steve Sprecher, newly retired elder, offered a grace for our evening meal, a Boise Barbecue outside in the Rose Garden Gazebo. District awards were given at the Barbecue, and the Bishop’s Award was presented to Dave Hargreaves, director of our United Methodist camp at Sawtooth. Saturday’s Day of Learning featured Phyllis Tickle, followed by two hours devoted to the Ministry Marketplace. In the evening, Boise First UMC hosted the service of ordination; Kathy Abend, Eilidh Lowery, and Karen Shimer were ordained elders, and James Simmons-Cox had his ordination recognized and was welcomed as an elder in The United Methodist Church. Bishop Bickerton was the preacher. A mass conference choir sang under the direction of Dr. Paul Aitken. ADJOURNMENT Laura Jaquith Bartlett, conference secretary, moved that the 45th session of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference be adjourned sine die following ordination Saturday evening; and that the daily proceedings of this Annual Conference be printed as the official minutes in the Journal, with such editorial corrections as are necessary. Seconded. Passed.

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Clergy Session Thursday, June 20, 2013, 9:00 am Boise First United Methodist Church Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen called the Clergy Session to order at 9:05 am. He introduced those at the head platform: Bishop Grant Hagiya; Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen, BOM chair; Linda Quanstrom, BOM chairelect; Amy Overton-Harris, BOM deacons/elders registrar; Dan Wilson-Fey, BOM conference relations registrar; Laura Jaquith Bartlett, conference secretary. Jeremy led an opening prayer. Those gathered sang “Be Glorified” together. Bishop Hagiya made some very brief introductory remarks—including a plea for grace as he continues to learn names and put them together with faces. Dan made these opening motions: Move that ministers of other denominations be allowed to be present without voice or vote; an individual minister of another denomination may be allowed voice upon approval by a 2/3 vote of the session; that clergy members of other annual conferences, who are currently serving within the bounds of OR-ID (under par. 346.1) be allowed in clergy session, with voice but no vote; that the administrative assistant to the Bishop be allowed to be present at the clergy session without voice or vote. Passed. The bishop asked this historic question of the members and superintendent of each district: Q 17. Are all the clergy members of the conference blameless in their life and official administration? Cascadia: yes with one exception Columbia: yes Crater Lake: yes Sage: yes The candidates for full membership were introduced to the clergy session. Each one made a presentation. Jeremy explained that Eilidh Lowery, who is being recommended for full membership and ordination as elder, has returned to Portland to be with her family upon her father’s sudden diagnosis of leukemia. The BOM encouraged her to remain with her family during this time, so the vote on her will be in absentia. Q. 32 and 34 Motion: that Katherine Rose Abend be elected as a member in full connection and ordained elder. Passed. Motion: that Eilidh Elizabeth Lowery be elected as a member in full connection and ordained elder. Passed. Motion: that Karen Sue Shimer be elected as a member in full connection and ordained elder. Passed. Q. 32 Motion: that James Barrett Simmons-Cox be elected as a member in full connection. Passed. Sharon Tuck offered a prayer for the newly elected full members. Q. 53 Elders to retire: Karen Little (effective 09/01/2012), David Weekley (effective 01/14/2013), James R. Fellers (effective 04/01/2013), Charles W. Chase, Sidney S. Harris, Gerald Hill, Gay Jeffery , Michael Powell, Gary Lee Ross, Steve Sprecher, Tom Tate, Carol Thompson Passed.


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Q. 54 Associate Member to retire: Philip Airhart Passed. Brian Shimer offered a prayer for all these newly retired servants. Q. 18 Administrative Review Committee Members: Leland Hunefeld, James Parr Philipson, Brett Strobel Alternates: Deborah Pitney, Steve Wolff Passed. Q. 21a Fulltime Licensed Local Pastors (see BAC for list) Passed. Q. 21b Part-time Licensed Local Pastors (see BAC for list) Passed. Q. 24 Ministers of Other Denominations approved for appointments in Oregon-Idaho (see BAC for list). Passed. Q. 26b Affiliate member without vote: Douglas McGaughey Passed. Q. 42 Discontinued provisional members: Pam Gurley (retiring as local pastor) Passed. Amy Pearson Passed. Lois Wagner Passed. Q. 48a Associate Members deceased: H. Lee Baker Q. 48c Elders deceased: Nevitt Brenton Smith; Lloyd Gustav Uecker; Philip S. Hanni; Robert Lewis Benefiel. Q. 48e Local Pastors deceased: Tim Novak, Noel Morfin Bishop Hagiya offered a prayer. Q. 50a1) Q. 50a3)

Voluntary Personal Leave of Absence. See BAC for list. Passed. Family Leave. Melissa Harkness Haugen. Passed.

Lura Kidner-Miesen, the chair of the Joint Committee on Medical Leave, contacted each person on Medical Leave to ask if they would be willing to share an update, which she then read. Q. 54 Medical Leave. See BAC for complete list. Passed. Q. 64 Committee on Investigation. See BAC for complete list. Passed. Q. 73 Approved for less than fulltime service. See BAC for complete list. Passed. Q. 77c Approve ministry settings for those serving in extension ministry, Category D. See BAC for complete list. Passed. Order of Deacons Report Joyce Sluss, co-chair of the Order (Jeff Lowery is the other co-chair), offered an overview of the diversity


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of ministries of the deacons in Oregon-Idaho. She encouraged members of the clergy session to be alert for persons in their congregation who might be “deacons in the making.” Order of Elders Report April Hall Cutting and Ruth Marsh, co-chairs of the Order of Elders, addressed the clergy session, and reminded those gathered of the purpose of both Orders. Both chairs will be resigning in the coming weeks, and a process is in place to nominate and elect new co-chairs of the Order. Conference Clergy Emergency Fund John Watts made the annual report for the CCEF. A brochure was distributed to those at the clergy session. John offered his personal story about why he decided to be part of the CCEF. Board of Pension and Health Benefits Lura Kidner-Miesen lifted up changes to the benefit formula, approved by the 2012 General Conference. As a result of these changes, now contributions to the UMPIP will be matched by the annual conference. This is important information, and Lura wants to make sure all active clergy are aware of this change. Credentialing Our Future Leadership Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen and Mark Bateman made a presentation about the evolving BOM process and standards for candidates to be recommended for provisional membership or full membership by the BOM. Closing Remarks by Bishop Hagiya The bishop issued a personal challenge to each member of the clergy session: take one young person and mentor that person into ministry—either ordained ministry or some other kind of ministry. Bishop Hagiya offered a closing blessing at 11:35 am. Following some final announcements, the session was adjourned for lunch.

Gloria Marple and Shirley Knepp, deaconesses, lifting up the 125th anniversary of the office of deaconess

Candidates for ordination and reception as full members answering Wesley’s historic questions. From left to rt: Bishop Hagiya, Kathy Abend, Karen Shimer, James Simmons-Cox


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This is to certify that Bishop Grant Hagiya of The United Methodist Church ordained the following persons at the ordination service of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference held at Boise First United Methodist Church Boise, Idaho June 22, 2013 Ordained Elder and received into full connection:

Katherine Rose Abend Eilidh Elizabeth Lowery Karen Sue Shimer Orders recognized and received into full connection as an elder in The United Methodist Church:

James Barrett Simmons-Cox

Grant Hagiya Presiding Bishop

Laura Jaquith Bartlett Conference Secretary


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Bishop Grant Hagiya with this year’s ordinands (L to R): Kathy Abend, Eilidh Lowery, and Karen Shimer, along with James Simmons-Cox, whose orders were recognized.

Bishop Grant Hagiya and Bishop Thomas Bickerton, assisted by deacon Rhoda Pittman Markus, offer a prayer of blessing to the ordinands as they are examined in front of the congregation.


Roster of Attendance

Roster of Attendance: Annual Conference Session 2013 Oregon-Idaho Conference Members Abell, LArry Abend, Kathy Airhart, Philip J. Allen, D. Scott Allen, Bert Allen, Sarah Allen, Anna Anderson, Bonnie Anderson, Mary Jo Andrew, Clay Armstrong, David Atchley, Clen Atkinson, Joy Ayers, Arnold Barlow, Doreen Bartlett, Laura Jaquith Bartlett, Todd Bateman, Ann Bateman, Mark Bean, Dave Beatty, Bud Beckum, Martha L Belliston, Richard Benneth, Cathy Benson, Daniel Beville, Laura Beville, Marshall Biggs, Linda Blakeley, Ronald Blanksma, Daryl Blick, Jana Bolding, Miriam Bowers, Carolyn Boyes, Kathleen Braudt, Marcia Brown, Jon Brown, Arleen Brown, Kris Brown, A. William Bruce, Carlton Brudevold, Keith Burkhart, Janet Bynum, Jack Bynum, Joshua Canine, Cindi Carey, Rebecca Carr, Marilyn Carroll, Christina Cay, Michael Chamberlin, Ruth Chambers, Sue Chase, Charles Childress, David Childress, Sandy Christianson, Penny Clark, Glen Clarkson, Linda Coe, Samuel

Coe, Karen Colling, Joyce Collins, Marcie Collison, D. Joan Collison, Brooke Conolly, Katherine Conrad, Virginia Cooper, Lura Cornell, Jack Cornilles, Jerry Costello, Vickie Cox, Donna Crandall, Matthew Crawford, Curtiss Cross, Maralee Cutting, April Hall Dahl, Elizabeth Danielson, Dexter Danielson, Nancy Davis, Margie Davis, Kim Dawson, James Dawson, Lisa Day, Judi DeLaunay, Janine Dirren, Christy Dobbs, John Dodge, Charles Drake, Gwendolyn Dyer, Toni Dyer, Norman Edwards, Patricia Eggleston, Babs Egli, Roberta Elder, Paula Enz, Jonathan Eriksen, Frances Farrell, Saundra Fellers, James Felton, Jody Fernandez, Arturo Fields, Kim Fields, Darlene Flanagan, Emily Flanagin, Richard Fletcher, Kalle Foote, Mary Ford, Val Ford, Janet Ford, Harold Fothergill, June Franklin, Robin Frisbie, Rinya Frisbie, James Fuapau, Ana Fuapau, Tuinauvai Gammel, Connie Garver, Kaye Gates, Bill Gillette, Dolores Gilmore, Edson Gilmore, Nadine

Go, John Golden, Margaret Graven, Kay Graves, Joyce Greathouse, Lowell Griffin-Henderson, Jordan Grimsted, John Grindle, David A. Gulbranson, Peggy Z. Gunn, Mary Frances Hagiya, Grant Haines, Donna Hajdu-Paulen, Jeremy Halse, Alice Halverson, Ron Harkness, Scott Hauer, Marcia Hauser, Joshua Hauser, Melba Hawks, David Hawks, Victoria Hays, William Henry, Lydia Hernandez, Karen Hernandez Trejo, Yajaira Hesselman, Nancy Hildreth, Gail Hill, Jane L. Hoadley, Frederick Hodges, Penny Holland, Jerry Hollins, Ann Hollomon, Michael Hollomon, Dean Hunefeld, Leland Hunter-Ripper, Coyote Marie Hurd, David Hwang, Jae Eun Inouye, Alyson Jabs, AuraLee Jabs, Edward Jacky, Dixie James, Joan Jeffery, Gay Jensen, Shannon Jensen, Stacey Johnson, Judith Johnson, Ken Johnson, Kathleen J R Jones, Azzie Jones, Louie Kan, Irene Keefe, Rich Kenyon, Vera Kerner, Brenda Kidner, Everett Kidner-Miesen, Lura Killett, Rochelle Kimbrow, Sandra King, David King, JoAnn

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Nelson, Karen Nelson, Rachel Nelson, Jan Nelson, Lisa Nelson, Greg Nixon, Barbara Oh, Kwang Seog Oh, Lillian Olivas, Marian Olund, Jeanette Osborne, Sheryl Overton-Harris, Timothy Overton-Harris, Amy Park, Samuel Eunsoo Park, Edward Park, Charlotte Parr Philipson, Jim Parr Philipson, Bonnie Payne, Debra Payton, Lisa Pesti-Strobel, Craig Pitney, Debbie Pitney, Daniel Plant, Gary Poindexter, David Poppino, Catherine Potterf, Margaret Poujade, Doral Powell, Michael Powell, Gary Pritchard, Donna Quanstrom, Linda Rabenstein, Lynn Radford, Lisa Raines, Kathy Raines, Dave Raines, Kevin Rankin, Patricia Reasoner, Bob Remaley, Renea Remaley, Renea Rickman, Jeffrey Roberts, Claudia Robertson, Jere Rodgers, Jana Rodriguez, Jorge Ross, Stephan Ross, Gary Ross, Cheri Rowton, Linda Rudie, Holly Ryan, Richard Salyer, Teresa Sanders, Pam Sargent, Rand Scheuermann, Cesie Delve Schmidt, Scott Schumann, Julia Schwiebert, John Scott, Joanne Scranage, Benjamin Scranage, Karen Seagren, William Sene, Brenda

Sharma, Elke Shimer, Brian Shimer, Karen Shinkle, Sandie Siegel, Constance Silfies, Jeri Simmons-Cox, James Simpson, LoErna Sluss, Joyce Smith, Sharon Spears, Carol Sprecher, Steven St. Clair, Brenda Stark, Anne Steele, Jerry Steele, Elaine Stepp, Ree Ann Stevens, Janice Storment, Sandy Stover, Timothy Strobel, Brett Sullivan, John Kent Sullivan, Carole Sutton, Lee Tanner, Greg Tate, Thomas Tate, Corinne Tatti, Sandra Terdal, Leif Terdal, Marjorie Tewksbury, Linda Thayer, Leatha Thompson, Christina Thompson, Carol Thompson, David Thompson-Aue, Daniel Tieszen, Vicki Tollefson, Steve Trachsel, Allen Truby, Tom Tsukuda, Ernest Tuck, Sharon Tuck, Julian Tucker, Linda Tucker, John Wagner, Lois Walker, Jim Walker, Beverly J. Walt, Kinsey Walt, James Waltman, Glenn Wardenaar, Suzanne Watanabe, Teri Watkins, Janine M. Watts, John Webb, Christine Webb, Alicia Wells, Laurel Wenigmann, Bruce Whistler, Pearl Whitcomb, Leona White, David White, Kevin White, Sr., Gerald

Wiles, Nadine Williams, Rachael Lousie Wilson-Fey, Dan Wilson-Fey, Noah Wimer, Ted Wolff, Steven Woods, Gayle Woodworth, Wendy Woody, Judy Worley, William Yarber, David Yim, Robin Yoss, Margaret

Clergy From Other Annual Conferences and Other Denominations Seated Within the Bar Anders, Duane Benischek, William Currie, Chuck Davis, Catherine Geisel, Martin Hwang, Sin Hee Klosterman, Christa Mullette-Bauer, William Satta, (Andy) Maurizio Smith, Jeremy Storment, Dick Thompson, Margot Tindell, John Williams, Andrew Winslea, Timothy Winslea, Elizabeth

Clergy Members With Excused Absence (excluding retired members) Borgerson, Dorita Betts Brown, Carol Carlson, Roger Cutting, Craig Hall Drum, Danna Egli, Roberta Erbele, Evelyn Erbele, W. Terence Estock, Beth Flaherty, Bob Freund, Linda Fuss, Richard Greg, Michael Hall, Leslie Haugen, Melissa Kimbrow,Quinton Luckman, Peggy Nelson-Munson, Pamela Pitney, John Reasoner, Bob Seckel, Carol Seckel, Kevin Steele, Jerry Wagner, Lois Wallace, Charles Wattman-Turner, Marshall Wills, Brenda Witt, Kevin Yamamoto, Dean


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Legislative Action Table of Contents Action Requests: AR#5 Rules Changes Concerning Legislative Process.................................................... 132 AR#7 Promoting Justice and Peace in the Holy Land...................................................... 133 AR#9 Update Conference Rule #4.014: Conference Sessions Minutes........................... 133 AR#11 Update Conference Rule #4.051: Conference Journal Editor ............................. 133 AR#13 Update Conference Rule #4.062: Service Records (Journal)............................... 133 AR#15 ACOB Resolution................................................................................................. 134 AR#17 Hearing the Stories - Bringing the Healing.......................................................... 134 AR#19 Include Half-time and Three-Quarter time Clergy in CRSP................................ 134 Standing Resolutions: A report of each of the petitions for Standing Resolutions at the 2013 Annual Conference Session can be found on page 135.


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Annual Conference Actions and Resolutions Jeanne Knepper, section editor Conference Actions

Recorded below is the text of each petition as passed by the 2013 Annual Conference, along with the titles of petitions that were defeated or referred. For the text of Standing Resolutions, see the next section, beginning on page 136 AR#5 Rules Changes Concerning Legislative Process Sponsor: OR-ID Conference Sessions Committee Responsible Parties: Sessions Committee, Legislative Coordinators, Communications Director Adopted. Amend Rules 2.023, 2.024, 2.034, 2.040 and add Rules 2.041 and 2.042 to enhance the legislative process. Proposed changes to the rules: 2.023 The Conference Sessions Team shall provide for such study sections, legislative committees, small group meetings, or task groups or Legislative Assembly as necessary for the adequate consideration of the Annual Conference proposals and actions. The Annual Conference in Plenary Session shall make the final determination of all action. 2.024 If the Legislative Committees or Legislative Assembly are constituted in such a way that their membership is representative of the Annual Conference membership, there shall be a Consent Calendar which will include any Action Requests, General Conference Petitions, or Reports approved or disapproved by 90% or more of the members of the Legislative Committee or Legislative Assembly present and voting except for Mandated Reports, New Standing Resolutions, and actions including budgetary requests. Items will be lifted from the Consent Calendar for debate in the plenary session by a motion made at the time the Consent Calendar is first presented to the conference if the motion is supported by 40 or more votes. 2.034 Pre-Conference Reports shall be mailed to all Conference members posted to the Conference website not less than 30 days before the Annual Conference Session. If members of the Annual Conference request and pay for paper or hard copies of the Reports, they shall be mailed no less than 15 days before Annual Conference. Limited numbers of printed copies shall be made available at Annual Conference. 2.040 All Action Requests must be in the Conference Office no later than 60 submitted electronically to the Legislative Coordinators no less than 75 days before the Annual Conference Session is to convene. All Action Requests thus submitted shall be reviewed by the Legislative Coordinators, and entered into standardized computer format for uniformity. Any changes deemed necessary by the Legislative Coordinators shall be made only in consultation with the sponsor of the Action Request. All Action Requests thus submitted shall be printed and distributed in the Pre-Conference mailing. posted to the Conference website and mailed to members of the Legislative Assembly. Emergency action requests arriving later than the 60 day deadline will be assigned to a Legislative Committee and will appear before the full membership only as directed by the Legislative Committee. 2.041 The Legislative Assembly shall convene to consider the Action Requests no less than 45 days before Annual Conference will convene. Recommendations of the Legislative Assembly shall be posted to the Conference website no less than 30 days before the Annual Conference is to convene. Limited numbers of printed copies of the recommendations of the Legislative Assembly shall be available at the Annual Conference site. 2.042 Action Requests arriving later than 75 days before Annual Conference will be assigned to the Legislative Assembly, possibly without prior posting to the website or mailing to Legislative Assembly members. If they arrive after the Legislative Assembly has dispersed, the Sessions Committee and the Legislative Coordinators may reconvene the Legislative Assembly immediately before Annual Conference at the Annual Conference site to deal with this legislation. These action requests will appear before the full membership only as recommended by the Legislative Assembly.


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Promoting Justice and Peace in the Holy Land Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Responsible Parties: Ministry Leadership Team will establish a Holy Land Task Force, which is responsible for the follow-up. Adopted as substituted. We request that an Oregon-Idaho Holy Land Task Force be established by the Ministry Leadership Team who will select a chair, and the chair will then be empowered to recruit members for the Holy Land Task Force. This OR-ID Holy Land Task Force will work toward identifying appropriate actions to support Christian Palestinians in 2 ways: 1. Base our work on tools of non-violence as requested by our fellow Palestinian Christians in the Holy Land. [Kairos Palestine Document, December 11, 2009, #6.3 and 7 at: http://www.oikoumene. org/fileadmin/files/wcc-main/2009pdfs/Kairos%20Palestine_Enpdf], and 2. Base our work on UM Resolution ¶ 6111, Opposition to Israeli Settlements in Palestinian Land, pg 813, 2012 General Conference, calling “on all nations to prohibit any financial support by individuals or organizations for the construction and maintenance of settlements; and also to prohibit the import of products made by companies in Israeli settlements on Palestinian land.” The Holy Land Task Force, from 2013 to 2016 and beyond, will: • Study national and international companies identified as affecting the Palestinian people in the Occupied Territory in harmful ways, using reliable resources including the UM New England Conference Divestment report and others. • Develop several concise ‘Holy Land Info Sheets’ on Companies’ (and individuals) that invest in and support settlements, that make products within Israeli settlements, and that use Palestinian objects and materials growing on or occurring in Palestinian Territory land, water and sea, all actions which are harmful to Palestinian Christians and other faiths living in Palestinian Territory. • Share the ‘Holy Land Info Sheets’ with UM individuals, local congregations and districts, and encourage study and discussion. AR#9

Update Conference Rule #4.014: Conference Sessions Minutes Sponsor: Annual Conference Sessions Committee Responsible Parties: Rules Committee, Conference Secretary, Communications Director Adopted. Amend Conference Rule #4.014 so that it reads in its entirety: “The Minutes of Conference Sessions shall be duplicated and distributed posted on the conference website daily by the secretary.” AR#11

Update Conference Rule #4.051: Conference Journal Editor Sponsor: Annual Conference Sessions Committee Responsible Parties:Sessions Committee, Conference Secretary, Journal Editor Adopted. Amend Conference Rule #4.051 so that it reads in its entirety: The production of the Conference Journal is the responsibility of the Conference Secretary. The Conference Sessions Committee shall, in consultation with the Conference Secretary, provide for an editor of the Conference Journal. Reports submitted to the Conference Journal may be condensed or edited. AR#13

Update Conference Rule #4.062: Service Records (Journal) Sponsor: Rev. Jeffrey Gordon Responsible Parties: Conference Sessions Committee, Journal Editor, Conference Secretary Adopted. Amend Conference Rule #4.062 so that it reads in its entirety: 1. The Service Records of all clergy members shall be published in the Conference Journal each year in the following categories: Full, Associate, Probationary Provisional, Retired Full, Retired Associate, Full-Time Local Pastors, Part-Time Local Pastors, Student Local Pastors, Honorably Located Clergy, Honorably Located Clergy-Retired, and Retired Local Pastors, and retired Local Elders, and a list of


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each clergy whose active relationship with the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference has ended during that conference year, the new status (retirement, location, transfer, etc.), and, in the case of transfers, the annual conference or denomination to which the clergy has transferred. 2. The Service Records of all Diaconal Ministers, Deaconesses, Home Missioners, and Lay Persons Assigned for Pastoral Ministry shall be published in the Conference Journal. AR#15

ACOB Resolution Sponsor: Annual Conference Oversight Board (ACOB) Responsible Parties: Conference Rules Committee Adopted. Amend Annual Conference Rules to disband the Annual Conference Oversight Board (ACOB), delete all references to the ACOB in the Rules and Annual Conference Journal, and renumber the Conference Rules for coherence, as follows: [Chapter 6] 6.002 The structures of the annual conference will be organized into two parts The Ministry Leadership Team and Ministry Teams. Every effort shall be made to ensure that leadership of the annual conference shall reflect the diversity of the annual conference. 6.003 There will be a Ministry Leadership Team chaired by the Bishop and charged with the connecting and aligning of the ministries and resources of the annual conference with its mission and vision, and providing for connections with the agencies of the General Church. (See chapter 9 of the Conference Rules.) 6.004 There will be ministry teams for the purpose of carrying out the ministries and activities of the annual conference and districts. These shall be empowered, connected and aligned through the Ministry Leadership Team. AR#17

Hearing the Stories - Bringing the Healing Sponsor: Wilshire Native American Fellowship Study Group Responsible Parties: District Superintendents, CONAM Adopted. The General Conference of the United Methodist Church in 2008 and 2012 embarked on a pathway leading to an Act of Repentance toward “Healing Relationships With Indigenous Persons”. With the understanding that the search for healing is a long-term process, we propose that local churches in the conference be provided with resources for beginning the journey toward study, reflection and knowledge necessary for a genuine understanding of this process of healing. These resources would include connecting with local Native organizations and persons so that those who have become “invisible” can become seen, heard and the important stories told. We propose that local churches be given the opportunity and encouraged to purchase copies of “On This Spirit Walk - The Voices of Native American and Indigenous Peoples” by Henrietta Mann and Anita Phillips, so that study groups could be formed. Native persons could be invited and provided with transportation and a possible stipend to provide the authentic voices necessary for building the reciprocal relationships important for healing. We also propose that at the Annual Conference in Boise in June, 2013 a general announcement be made regarding the Act of Repentance and the availability of “On This Spirit Walk.” AR#19

Include Half-time and Three-Quarter time Clergy in CRSP Sponsor: Annual Conference Board of Pensions Responsible Parties: Board of Pensions and Office of Stewardship & Finance Adopted. Effective January 1, 2014 all clergy appointed half-time or more shall be enrolled in the Clergy Retirement Security Program (CRSP). Furthermore, for all clergy appointed one quarter-time, the Board of Pensions strongly recommends that the District Superintendent be in negotiation with the appointed clergy and local church to provide for pension contributions for the clergyperson.


Actions & Resolutions ACTION REQUESTS FOR STANDING RESOLUTIONS Note that the text of Standing Resolutions that were adopted can be found with all the Oregon-Idaho Standing Resolutions, beginning on page 136. SR#5

Oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Free Trade Agreement Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Adopted as amended.

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Community-Based Corrections Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Adopted.

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Lift the Cuba Embargo Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Adopted.

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Comprehensive Nuclear Weapons Free World Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Adopted.

SR#13 Call to Civility Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Adopted. SR#15 Support Comprehensive Immigration Reform Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Adopted. SR#17

Seeking Peace and Justice in the Holy Land Sponsor: MFSA & Active for Peace & Justice group at Corvallis 1st UMC Adopted.

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Call To Support Labeling of GMO Foods and “Food Products� Sponsor: Pat Bath, UMW President for Newman UMC in Grants Pass, OR Adopted.

SR#21 National Health Care Reform Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Adopted. SR#23 Open Membership Sponsor: University Park United Methodist Church Adopted. SR#25 We Will Not Discriminate Sponsor: Sweet Home United Methodist Church Council of Stewards Adopted. SR#27 Confronting Heterosexism Sponsor: OR-ID Reconciling United Methodists and MFSA Adopted. SR#29 Children of Same-Gender Relationships Sponsor: OR-ID Reconciling United Methodists and MFSA Adopted. SR#31 Response to General Conference Sponsor: Michael Hollomon Adopted. SR#33 Bring U.S. Government Drone Missile Strikes Under Congressional Oversight Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Adopted. SR#35 Oppose Gun Violence for the Protection of All, Especially Children & Youth Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Adopted.

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Standing Resolutions We commend these issues to local churches for continued and further study and action. The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference recognizes that sincere and dedicated Christians can differ on matters of proper Christian ethics and actions. These resolutions are the expression of the belief of the majority of those gathered in the Annual Conference Session. They are commended to the membership for their prayerful study and individual consideration.

Table of Contents for Standing Resolutions 1. Ban on Torture.............................................................................................................. 137 2. Bring U.S. Government Missile Drones Under Congressional Oversight................... 137 3. Call to Civility.............................................................................................................. 137 4. Call to Support Labeling of GMO Foods and “Food Products�................................... 137 5. Capital Punishment....................................................................................................... 138 6. Children of Same-Gender Relationships...................................................................... 138 7. Close School of Americas............................................................................................. 138 8. Community Based Corrections..................................................................................... 139 9. Comprehensive Nuclear Weapons Free World............................................................. 139 10. Confronting Heterosexism.......................................................................................... 139 11. Consumer Rights in Health Care................................................................................ 140 12. Cuba Embargo............................................................................................................ 140 13. Eliminate Hunger: Endorse Idaho Interfaith Roundtable Against Hunger and Oregon Faith Roundtable Against Hunger................................................................. 140 14. Embracing the Immigrant........................................................................................... 140 15. Engaging the Occupy Movement................................................................................ 140 16. Global Warming/Climate Change............................................................................... 141 17. Living Within The Discipline While Moving Forward With Ministry: The Sense Of The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference, Paragraph 304.3.................... 142 18. Living Within The Discipline While Moving Forward With Ministry: The Sense Of The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference, Paragraph 2702.1(B)............ 142 19. Middle East Conflicts.................................................................................................. 142 20. National Fair Trade Policy.......................................................................................... 143 21. National Health Care Reform..................................................................................... 143 22. Open Membership....................................................................................................... 143 23. Oppose Gun Violence for the Protection of All, Especially Children & Youth.......... 143 24. Oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Free Trade Agreement.......................... 144 25. Planetary Stewardship................................................................................................. 145 26. Pre-Emptive Nuclear Strikes....................................................................................... 145 27. Rejection of War as Foreign Policy............................................................................ 145 28. Response to General Conference 2012....................................................................... 146 29. Seeking Peace and Justice in the Holy Land.............................................................. 146 30. A Statement of Conviction.......................................................................................... 147 31. Strengthening Relationship with Native Americans and Alaskan Natives................. 148 32. Support Comprehensive Immigration Reform............................................................ 148 33. Support the Abolition of Human Trafficking.............................................................. 149 34. United Nations Suppport............................................................................................. 149 35. We Will Not Discriminate........................................................................................... 150 36. World Actions For Justice And Dignity...................................................................... 150


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1. BAN ON TORTURE (2008, 2011) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action We support a ban on torture in any form by the U.S. government, its agencies, agents, military or the use of non-U.S. government entities to torture on its behalf. 2. BRING U.S. GOVERNMENT DRONE MISSILE STRIKES UNDER CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT (2013) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action All people of faith in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference who follow Jesus’ teachings are called upon to: 1. Oppose killing of other people, whoever they are and by whatever means, because it violates Jesus’ teachings; and oppose all drone strikes to kill suspected terrorists (and innocent civilians) in countries where war is not declared. Drone killings run counter to our UMC statement: “We believe all human life is sacred and created by God and therefore we must see all human life as significant and valuable” [Social Principles 164:G, p 619]. 2. Insist our President, Senators and Representatives to follow the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 11, that declares that “everyone charged with a penal offense has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defense.” Our U.S. Bill of Rights, Amendments 4 to 8 uphold similar statements. Every person deserves justice and should be presumed innocent until being proved guilty. 3. Insist the Executive Branch adhere to Congressional oversight, including but not limited to rules and justifications governing the U.S. drone program; also that the Executive Branch provide information on attack results, whenever legal drone strikes are undertaken. 4. Urge our government to help formulate an international treaty that would agree to placing restraints on drone usage, similar to a nuclear weapons ban treaty. 3. CALL TO CIVILITY (2010, renewed 2013) Sponsor: Methodist Federation For Social Action “Civility is more than a rule for polite conduct. It is a way of life formed around values that unite rather than divide.” These words of Will Rogers are no less true today than when he said them during the Great Depression. In today’s highly polarized cultural environment, incivility has become systemic, spreading corrosively like a cancer in our communities, our nation and the body politic. As Persons of faith it is our individual as well as corporate responsibility to call for and to embody the civility reflective of the gospel values that unite us. Therefore, we call upon all United Methodists, clergy, and laity, to act as agents of peace, tolerance and mutual respect of all persons in all areas of our lives and in all venues. Further, every United Methodist is called upon to challenge with civility those persons and media who promote hate, fear, misinformation and lies. Civility is the currency of civilization and of community. Civility is not an issue of ideology or political affiliation, it is an issue at the core of our gospel faith. 4. CALL TO SUPPORT LABELING OF GMO FOODS AND “FOOD PRODUCTS” (2013) Sponsor: Pat Bath, UMW President for Newman UMC in Grants Pass, OR Many foods and food products are altered genetically. The American people should be able to choose whether they want to be able to eat GMO’s (genetically modified organisms) or not. Without appropriate labeling, we do not know what we are eating; we are uninformed about what is being put in our bodies. All European countries ban or label GMO foods. However, in the United States, individuals and families are not being given a choice because we are refused access to know which products are GMO’s. We, the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference, support labeling GMO’s. We urge companies to label their GMO products so that consumers can make informed choices. Finally, we urge our political leaders to enact rules requiring the labeling of GMO’s.


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5. CAPITAL PUNISHMENT (1980, 1982, Revised 1986, 1989, 1990, 1993, Revised 1996, 1999,2002, Revised 2005, 2008, revised 2011) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference, continuing its witness since 1980 and in harmony with the historic position of our United Methodist Church, reaffirms its opposition to the death penalty, and urges all members of the Conference to actively oppose capital punishment in the states of Oregon and Idaho. Our position is based on our understanding of justice in the teachings of Jesus, and is supported by studies indicating that the death penalty is not a deterrent to murder, and that the penalty is imposed almost entirely on those unable to pay for an adequate defense. We regard the deliberate taking of life as profoundly incompatible with the Gospel’s core teaching of love, mercy and forgiveness. As United Methodists, who have long preached and practiced a social gospel, we are deeply troubled by the fact that the death penalty is imposed disproportionately often on the poor and on members of minority groups. We also believe the unacceptably high error rates in death penalty cases demonstrate that the state is making God-like decisions without God-like powers. Our faith persuades us that there is an image of God in everyone, that each of us is better than the worst thing we have ever done, and that repentance and rehabilitation is always possible. We encourage action for alternatives to the death penalty, such as those proposed in Oregon by “Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty,” www.oadp.org; PO Box 361, Portland, OR 972070361). In Idaho information can be obtained from the Oregon website or from www.deathpenaltyinfo. org. 6. CHILDREN OF SAME-GENDER RELATIONSHIPS (2007, 2010, 2013) Sponsor: University Park UMC, Morningside UMC, Oregon-Idaho Reconciling United Methodists; MFSA The 2000 Census established that same-gender couples are raising children in 96% of all counties in The United States. Children of same-gender parents often experience economic, legal, and familial insecurity when their bonds to non-biological parents are not legally recognized. Moreover, legal recognition of same-gender relationships increases the ability of adult couples to provide and care for one another and fosters a nurturing and secure environment for their children. Because scientific data overwhelmingly demonstrates that there is no relationship between the sexual orientation of parents and any measure of children’s emotional, psychosocial, and behavioral adjustment [Pediatrics, July 2006]; and because The United Methodist Church believes “the family to be the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity” [Paragraph 161A, page 99, 2004 Discipline]; and because The United Methodist Church “encourage[s] social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families” [Paragraph 161A, page 99, 2004 Discipline]; we conclude that civil marriage, civil unions, and legally recognized domestic partnerships are beneficial to children, regardless of the gender of the parents, because they strengthen families and help foster financial and legal security, psychological and social stability, and an enhanced sense of societal acceptance and support. We support efforts to legally recognize same-gender relationships and claim that laws which ban the legal recognition of same-gender relationships actively harm the health and well-being of children all over the nation. 7. CLOSE SCHOOL OF THE AMERICAS (Revised 2003, Renewed 2006, 2009, Revised 2012) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action Continue to support the endeavor to close the Western Hemispheric Institute for Security Cooperation (formerly School of the Americas or SOA) located on the U.S. Army Base at Fort Benning, Georgia. The SOA trains Latin American personnel in inhumane, oppressive tactics such as torture, assassination and kidnapping, to control their populations. This resolution is consistent with the Social Principles P164(A), which clearly oppose the kinds of actions taken by graduates of the Western Hemispheric Institute for Security Cooperation (WHISC). Congregations and individuals are encouraged to bring this matter to the attention of the entire conference membership through appropriate action(s), including publicizing the issue in conference,


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district and local newsletters, conducting education events and especially expressing their will to the President and Members of Congress. 8. COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS (1982, 1986, 1989, 1992, Revised 1995, 1998, 2001, Revised 2004, Revised 2007, 2010, 2013) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action As Christians we believe in the redemptive potential of all people. As United Methodists, “we urge the creation of a genuinely new system of care and restoration of victims, survivors, and their loved ones, as well as offenders, criminal justice officials, and the community as a whole.” (Social Principles, ¶164H, 2012) Therefore, we urge members of the churches within the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference to join with others of like mind in helping the correction systems of Oregon and Idaho in the use of communitybased restitution, work programs, and other alternatives aimed at rehabilitation of those who have been convicted of crimes. We further encourage members, when appropriate, to actively seek to change regulations which impede or restrict development and placement of such facilities or programs. Remembering the words of Jesus, “I was in prison and you visited me,” (Matt. 25:36) we encourage pastors and lay persons in our congregations to visit and/or minister to persons in correctional institutions, and where possible, upon their release from prison, to assist them in their re-entry into local communities, by helping them secure jobs and housing and inviting them into the fellowship of the church. We also urge congregations to identify and support families of these who have or have had members incarcerated in correctional institutions. We commend the work of organizations such as the Center for Dispute Resolution of the Willamette University College of Law, the Victim Offender Reconciliation Program/Community Mediation Service and the Alternatives to Violence Project, Safe Place Ministries in Idaho and other programs which work with offenders and victims to move toward restoration. We encourage our churches to seek out ways to actively support and/or establish community-based correction services in their communities 9. COMPREHENSIVE NUCLEAR WEAPONS FREE WORLD (1993, Revised 1994, Revised 1997, Revised 2000, Revised 2004, Revised 2007, Revised 2010, 2013) Be it resolved: That the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference call upon its United Methodist members to affirm the ratification of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) which went into effect on January 26, 2011, and to contact members of the U.S. Senate and urge them to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) which has been on their agenda since 1996. The United Nations will convene a Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference in 2015. We affirm the prophetic position of our bishops in their 2009 foundation document and statement in God’s Renewed Creation: Call to Hope and Action: “We persist in demanding that the major nuclear powers reduce their arsenals, step by verifiable step, making a way to a more secure world totally disarmed for nuclear weapons.” 10. CONFRONTING HETEROSEXISM (2010, 2013) Sponsor: Oregon-Idaho Reconciling United Methodists In communities of transition, the local church shall be regarded as a principal base of mission from which unjust structures of society shall be confronted, evangelization shall occur, and a principal witness to the changing community shall be realized. [Paragraph 212.2] Many of our local churches and the communities they serve are facing transition and have a need to be open to change. Churches that discriminate against gay men, lesbians, bisexual & transgender people repel many youth/young adults, limiting the evangelistic ministry of churches in transitional communities. Each local church is called to confront unjust heterosexist structures, and to embrace people long told they are not welcome at church. Together we witness God’s inclusive love for all people.


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11. CONSUMER RIGHTS IN HEALTH CARE (1996, Revised 1999, 2002, Revised 2005, Revised 2008, revised 2011) Sponsor: 2011 Revision sponsored by Methodist Federation for Social Action The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference, in harmony with the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church, believes in health care as a basic human right. We believe it is the responsibility of individuals to live healthy life-styles and the shared responsibility of society to ensure affordable access to health care for all persons. We believe that health care must be accessible to every person, inclusive of every person, affordable to every person, and of the highest possible quality. We support the work of organizations at the state and national levels to achieve these goals. We encourage all members of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference to become educated about these issues and organizations: - General Board of Church and Society (Health Care): http://www.umc-gbcs.org - Faithful Reform in Health Care: http://www.faithfulreform.org - Families USA: http://www.familiesusa.org - Universal Health Care Action Network: http://www.uhcan.org - Idaho Community Action Network: http://www.idahocan.org - Oregon Health Action Campaign: http://www.ohac.org 12. CUBA EMBARGO (1995, Revised 1998, 2001, Revised 2004, Updated and Rewritten 2007, 2010, 2013) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action We continue to call for our Government to lift the 50 year old Cuban embargo and seek to resume better diplomatic relations with Cuba, and we encourage individual members of all churches within the conference to urge their U.S. Congressional Representatives to work for legislation to lift this embargo. This resolution is consistent with General Resolution 6069 in the Book of Resolutions that was passed in 2008. 13. ELIMINATE HUNGER: ENDORSE IDAHO INTERFAITH ROUNDTABLE AGAINST HUNGER AND OREGON FAITH ROUNDTABLE AGAINST HUNGER (2012) Sponsor: Bishop’s Task Force on the Elimination of Hunger We endorse the work of the Idaho Interfaith Roundtable Against Hunger and the Oregon Faith Roundtable Against Hunger. 14. EMBRACING THE IMMIGRANT (2012) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action When immigrants live in your land with you, you must not cheat them. Any immigrant who lives with you must be treated as if they were one of your citizens. You must love them as yourself, because you were immigrants in the land of Egypt; I am the LORD your God. Lev.19: 33-34. (Common English Version) Rights of Immigrants – We recognize, embrace, and affirm all persons, regardless of country of origin, as members of the family of God. We affirm the right of all persons to equal opportunities for employment, access to housing, health care, education, and freedom from social discrimination. We urge the Church and society to recognize the gifts, contributions, and struggles of those who are immigrants and to advocate for justice for all. Social Principles of The United Methodist Church 2009-2012. ¶ 162. We propose that the Oregon-Idaho Conference and its congregations intentionally seek relationships with and stand in solidarity with immigrant sisters and brothers in our midst; call upon local, state, and federal government bodies to enact comprehensive immigration reform so policies protect the rights and well being of all immigrants; and promote educational resources in local churches to empower members to advocate for the same. 15. ENGAGING THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT (2012) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action; Barbara Nixon As followers of Jesus we are called to not only show compassion for those who struggle, but to address


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the policies and practices that perpetuate these struggles. If Jesus walked the earth today, he would be standing with and offering support to those who struggle with economic injustice. This means he would be confronting the powers that promote excessive military spending and the policies that create tax breaks for corporations and the extremely wealthy. He would be concerned with a broken safety net that is intended to protect the most vulnerable in society and he would stand with workers (employed and unemployed) for fair wages and policies. This task is daunting. Still, the call upon us as Christians and our history as United Methodists challenges us to do what we can. People from all walks of life, all around the globe in more than 82 countries have joined the Occupy movement in order to do grass roots organizing to address these concerns. Occupy participants in the U.S. and elsewhere have practiced a common non-violent approach and an acceptance of people from all walks of life. Keeping in mind the challenge from John Wesley: “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can,” we call upon churches of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference: to explore the work of the Occupy movement at the local level; to see if there are ways in which the journey for justice is a shared one; to resource the Occupy Movement by sharing core United Methodist Social Principles of non-violence and gender and racial equity; and, in conjunction with any and all persons of good will, to continue the work needed to change policies and practices that prevent fairness and justice for all. We further encourage United Methodists in our conference to engage in discussions regarding the Occupy movement, and the interactions accomplished and envisioned between people of faith and the Occupy people. News articles and on-line discussions are valuable, especially those telling occupiers’ personal stories and concerns, and those discussing theological insights and actions from people of faith. Current resources and links for Engaging The Occupy Movement will be updated frequently on our UMOI website: www.UMOI.org, under the tabs Ministries, then Peace With Justice by the Peace with Justice Coordinator. Recent informative examples of news articles and Open Forum discussion are: (1) Occupy ‘astonishing opportunity for clergy,’ by Sandy Brands, UMC Communications, Nov 18, 2011, http://www.umc.org/site/apps/nlnet/content3.aspx?c=lwL4KnN1LtH&b=5259669&ct=11516025 (2) Editorial: To Occupy or Not to Occupy, Magic Valley News, Twin Falls, Idaho, Jan 30, 2012, at: http://magicvalley.com/news/opinion/editorial/editorial-to-occupy-or-not-to-occupy/article_c94c4f884a2b-11e1-9157-001871e3ce6c.html (3) United Methodist Church Unofficial Layman’s Open Forum, at: http://umc-unofficiallaymanopenforum.ning.com/forum/topics/occupy-wall-street-ows-what-s-it-about Occupy Wall Street--What’s It All About, an open forum by Rich Buckley for UMC laity 16. GLOBAL WARMING/CLIMATE CHANGE (2005, revised 2008, revised 2011) 2011 Revision Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action We resolve to take positive action to curb emissions which may contribute to global warming. As stewards of God’s creation we acknowledge our way of living, specifically our use of energy, creates emissions that warm the planet and threaten all life. We resolve to support the creation of laws and policies that will lead to decreases in the dangerous emissions that threaten our planet. We encourage members to take simple steps to reduce greenhouse gas emission by driving conscientiously by conserving energy in homes and workplaces and by using alternative energy sources whenever possible. We recognize that the global climate is already changing, and stand ready to participate in the church’s response to the likely increase in weather-related disasters. We urge local ministry settings and members to be better stewards of the world’s resources by conserving energy. More information and resources are available from the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, the National Council of Churches, and Oregon PeaceWorks to assist us in conversation and provide us with information for action


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17. LIVING WITHIN THE DISCIPLINE WHILE MOVING FORWARD WITH MINISTRY: THE SENSE OF THE OREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE, PARAGRAPH 304.3 (2011) Sponsor: Oregon-Idaho Reconciling United Methodists; OR-ID MFSA; Jeanne Knepper Whereas the Constitution of The United Methodist Church reserves to the clergy members of each Annual conference the exclusive right to vote “on all matters relating to the character and conference relations of its clergy members,” [The Constitution, ¶33, 2008 Book of Discipline, p. 31]; And whereas The Book of Discipline establishes among the laws of the Church that “… self-avowed practicing homosexuals are not to certified as candidates, ordained as ministers, or appointed to serve in The United Methodist Church” [2008 Book of Discipline, ¶ 2702.1(b), p. 754] And whereas the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference has adopted resolutions that are specifically welcoming of people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity; Be it hereby resolved that the sense of the Oregon Idaho-Annual Conference is that if any clergy member of the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference who is a member of a district committee on ministry, The Conference Board of Ordained Ministry or a member of the appointive cabinet be charged with certifying a self avowed practicing homosexual as a candidate, or recommending that a self avowed practicing homosexual be ordained, and after due Disciplinary process is tried and convicted of such an offense, that an appropriate penalty to assign would be the suspension of said convicted minister from the exercise of pastoral office [2008 Book of Discipline, ¶2711.3, p. 773] for a period of 24 consecutive hours. 18. LIVING WITHIN THE DISCIPLINE WHILE MOVING FORWARD WITH MINISTRY: THE SENSE OF THE OREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE, PARAGRAPH 2702.1(B) (2011) Sponsor: Oregon-Idaho Reconciling United Methodists; Oregon-Idaho MFSA; Dave Bean Whereas the Constitution of The United Methodist Church reserves to the clergy members of each Annual conference the exclusive right to vote “on all matters relating to the character and conference relations of its clergy members,” [The Constitution, ¶33, 2008 Book of Discipline, p. 31]; And whereas The Book of Discipline establishes among the laws of the Church that “ a bishop, clergy members of the annual conference, local pastor, clergy on honorable or administrative location or diaconal minister may be tried when charged” with “practices declared by The United Methodist Church to be incompatible with Christian teachings, including but not limited to: being a self-avowed practicing homosexual; or conducting ceremonies which celebrate homosexual unions; or performing same-sex wedding ceremonies” [2008 Book of Discipline, ¶ 2702.1(b), p. 754] And whereas the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference has adopted resolutions that are specifically welcoming of people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity; Be it hereby resolved that the sense of the Oregon Idaho-Annual Conference is that if any clergy member of the Oregon Idaho Annual Conference be charged with any of the above mentioned offenses, and after due Disciplinary process is tried and convicted of such an offense, an appropriate penalty to assign would be the suspension of said convicted minister from the exercise of pastoral office [2008 Book of Discipline, ¶2711.3, p. 773] for a period of 24 consecutive hours. 19. MIDDLE EAST CONFLICTS (2007, revised 2009, renewed 2012) Sponsor: OR-ID 2012 Legislative Assembly The Oregon-Idaho Annual conference resolves to: Pray for all those affected by the conflicts in the Middle East, including Iraq, Afghanistan and Gaza, and for a swift end to the destructions and violence that war rages within this area of the world. Support withdrawal of all troops and bases from the Middle East. Support the call for the United nations to appoint a peace Envoy to encourage and cooperate in talks to explore a political settlement to all Middle East conflicts, and Call for multinational support for regionally generated plans to rebuild the Middle East, including, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Gaza area as well as other Middle Eastern nations.


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Urge the churches in our conference to study the causes of war and the causes of Biblical and just peacemaking. Links to curricula will be made available on the conference web-site. Encourage persons to spend time in prayer and meditation, to discover ways to be peacemakers and to discover ways to help bring peace and reconciliation to the nations of Iraq and Afghanistan and throughout the Middle East. We would also urge our churches to seek ways to advocate for peace in Iraq and Afghanistan with our national leaders, and to help our nation bring our troops home at the earliest time possible. 20. NATIONAL FAIR TRADE POLICY (2009, renewed 2012) Sponsor: Methdoist Federation for Social Action We propose that the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church support a national policy of “Fair Trade” with foreign nations for all trade agreements. Further, we support the renegotiation of all existing “Free Trade” agreements to reflect Fair Trade practices and principles. Accordingly, we call for the Conference Peace with Justice Coordinator to annually notify each Oregon and Idaho United States Congressperson of our support of this action and that the Bishop be invited to be a signatory of this annual notification. Further, by this statement, we once again encourage church members and ministries to choose to purchase items certified “Fair Trade.” 21. NATIONAL HEALTH CARE REFORM (2010, 2013) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action The health care system in the United States is predominantly provided through for-profit insurance companies whose annual rates rise dramatically, whose incentive is to provide the least care for the maximum profit, and who leave a staggering number of persons without health care. According to widely published reports, our health care system costs each person nearly twice as much as any other nation while delivering lower quality outcomes. Accordingly our current health care delivery system is incompatible with United Methodist understanding of the Gospel as expressed in our Social Principles. Paragraph 162V (of the 2008 Book of Discipline) declares that health care is a “basic human right” and that the “government has a responsibility to provide all citizens with health care.” Therefore, the OR-ID Annual Conference supports healthcare being available to all persons of all ages to provide comprehensive care (including mental health, vision and dental). Such a system is inclusive, effective, and affordable, equitable and secure and reflects our UM Social Principles. 22. OPEN MEMBERSHIP (2007, 2010, 2013) Sponsor: University Park United Methodist Church The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference expects and encourages its congregations and clergy to abide by the principle: Membership in any local church in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference shall not be denied on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, economic condition, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical ability, or any other status. 23. OPPOSE GUN VIOLENCE FOR THE PROTECTION OF ALL, ESPECIALLY CHILDREN & YOUTH (2001, 2004, Revised 2007, Revised 2010, Revised 2013) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference stands in public witness against all gun violence in towns, cities and rural areas in Oregon and Idaho and across the United States, especially gun violence which kills and injures children and youth. Although law-abiding citizens should be able to buy and keep firearms, there are sensible gun laws that we insist upon when it comes to gun ownership and ending gun violence. With ownership of guns comes responsibility. Thus we call upon our churches and individuals to join national, state and local commitments against gun violence in America, consistent with actions in Resolution 3426, ‘Gun Violence’ in the Book of Resolutions of the United Methodist Church 2012, pages 490-493. The United Methodist Church must respond to this growing tragedy of thousands of American deaths by guns each year and discuss what role the church should take in facilitating dialogue to address and stop this situation, while acknowledging and educating people that gun violence occurs in all age categories and in mass shootings, gang attacks, suicides, and accidental shootings. The following actions should be taken: • “Educate the United Methodist community including parents, children, youth, and the elderly on


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Three such organizations include: Ceasefire Oregon (www.ceasefireoregon.org ) with programs encouraging voluntary gun take-back and buy-back days, and the ASK national campaign (Asking Saves Kids) that urges parents to ask other parents if there’s a gun in their home where the children go to play, since guns can be found in 40% of Oregon homes; Moms Demand Action on Gun Sense in America (www.momsdemandaction.org ) with Oregon chapters in Portland, Mid-Willamette Valley, and Southern Oregon, while other chapters can be organized in OR and ID communities; and Brady Campaign to Stop Gun Violence, Portland & Eugene/Lane County chapters, (www.bradycampaign.org/ ). Brady State Scorecard for Oregon gun laws was 15 points and for Idaho 2 points out of 100, indicating our communities have weak gun laws which can allow gun violence. • “Develop advocacy groups within local and regional congregations for the reduction of availability of guns in society, including handguns, assault weapons, automatic weapons and conversion kits, large capacity ammunition magazines, and guns that cannot be detected by traditional metaldetection devices. These advocacy groups can be linked to community-based, state and national organizations working on gun and violence issues.” [2012 Resolution 3426, Gun Violence] • “Support federal legislation in the US Congress to regulate the importation, manufacturing, sale, and possession of guns and ammunition by the general public. Such legislation should include provisions for the registration and licensing of gun purchasers and owners, appropriate background investigation and waiting periods prior to gun purchase, and regulation of subsequent sale.” [2012 Resolution 3426, Gun Violence] • “Call upon the federal and state governments to provide significant assistance to victims of gun violence and their families.” (2012 Resolution 3426, Gun Violence) 24. OPPOSE THE TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP (TPP) FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (2013) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action We urge churches and members of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church to oppose the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Free Trade Agreement being negotiated among Pacific Rim nations including the United States. Standing Resolution #19 National Fair Trade Policy (2009, renewed 2012) makes clear our Annual Conference support for Fair Trade and states that “we support the renegotiation of all existing `Free Trade’ agreements to reflect Fair Trade practices and principles.” As people of faith, we believe that international trade and investment systems should respect and promote the dignity of the human person, ensure the development and well-being of people in all nations, foster gender and racial equality, and lead to environmental sustainability.


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25. PLANETARY STEWARDSHIP (2011) Sponsor: Planet Church Committee Members at Portland First United Methodist Church Whereas, our planet with its life-nourishing balance of water, air, nutrients and climate is a precious gift and sacred trust from our Creator and whereas climate scientists continue to warn with increasing urgency that we humans are inflicting dangerous damage to this gift, - being virtually unanimous in their peer reviewed reports saying that continuing growth of green house gas emissions is pushing our planet toward catastrophic climate change; Whereas, the human produced emissions are coming mainly from the developed countries and wealthier peoples, while it is the less developed countries and peoples living in poverty who are least able to cope with resulting droughts, floods, growing food shortages, rising sea levels and other extreme weather events; Whereas, in many places population growth itself continues to stress our planet as a driver of climate change, food shortages and rapid species loss, while it is widely forecast that business as usual during the next 40 years will add another 2 billion people to our planet; Therefore, be it resolved that, as people of faith living in one of the world’s wealthiest nations, our responsibilities include answering the call to planetary stewardship by; • Adopting science based lifestyle changes and policies that will reduce human produced greenhouse gases; • Promoting policies that reduce human population growth to sustainable levels; • Assisting the globe’s most vulnerable populations to adapt to climate change. So may we move toward humanity’s reconciliation with this awesome God-given life-sustaining place called earth. Action resources are available on the internet: www.emoregon.org/environmental_ ministries; www.populationmedia.org; www.nccecojustice.org; www.interfaithpowerandlight.org; and www.earth-policy.org 26. PRE-EMPTIVE NUCLEAR STRIKES -- OPPOSITION TO (2003, revised 2006, revised 2009, renewed 2012) Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, for God will speak peace . . .Psalm 85 The United Methodist Church has continually reaffirmed its unequivocal stand against the use of nuclear weapons and has affirmed the Council of Bishops’ statement (in their document In Defense of Creation, The Nuclear Crisis and a Just Peace, “We say a clear and unconditional NO to nuclear war and to any use of nuclear weapons. We conclude that nuclear deterrence is a position that cannot receive the church’s blessing.” The United Methodist Church in the 2008 Book of Resolutions affirms its stand against “first strike policy” in the following resolution: “We call upon all nations that possess nuclear weapons to renounce these vile instruments of mass destruction and to move expeditiously to dismantle all nuclear warheads and delivery vehicles. As a first step, we support all movement to ban the ‘first strike’ policy from all North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) doctrine.” As members of The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, we affirm and commit ourselves to actively support the efforts of the Council of Bishops of the United Methodist Church as well as the denomination’s general boards and agencies and other organizations and individuals within both religious and secular communities who are speaking in opposition to the use of preemptive nuclear strikes. We call on all political leaders throughout the world to work with the international community, especially the United Nations, to end the prospect of the use of preemptive nuclear strikes for any reason by any nation state in the world. 27. REJECTION OF WAR AS FOREIGN POLICY (2005, revised 2008, revised 2011) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action, OR-ID Chapter WHEREAS, the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church (para. 165c) declare, “We believe war is incompatible with the teachings and example of Christ. We therefore reject war as an instrument of foreign policy, to be employed only as a last resort in the prevention of such evils as genocide, brutal suppression of human rights and unprovoked international aggression. We insist that the first moral duty of all nations is to resolve by peaceful means every dispute that arises among them…”


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THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Oregon-Idaho Conference of the United Methodist Church affirms its commitment to paragraph 165c of the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church, declaring the policy of using the military might of the United States as an instrument of foreign policy to be incompatible with the Social Principles, calling on the current administration to cease and to desist from this policy, to exercise restraint in its disputes with other nations and “to seek to resolve by peaceful means every dispute that arises…” BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that we call upon the laity and clergy of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference to be actively involved in efforts for peace through the local church and in the connectional life of the United Methodist Church, by being in touch with their Representatives and Senators, through public venues such as newspapers, periodicals and the venues offered by the internet, by praying daily for peace in our world, and through other opportunities as they arise. 28. RESPONSE TO GENERAL CONFERENCE 2012 (2012, revised 2013) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action, OR-ID Chapter It is the sense of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, following the General Church Conference in April-May 2012, that our denomination continues to promote teaching that is incompatible with the inclusive gospel of Jesus in its exclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex persons. We concur with the statement of retired Bishop Melvin Talbert who has said: “I declare to you that the derogatory language and restrictive laws in the Book of Discipline are immoral and unjust and no longer deserve our loyalty and obedience.” We will work toward the day when our church will take appropriate steps of repentance and reform its teaching to more fully reflect the inclusive gospel of Jesus Christ. 29. SEEKING PEACE AND JUSTICE IN THE HOLY LAND (2007, Revised 2010, 2013) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action; Active for Peace and Justice (Corvallis First UMC) What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8 Truly I tell you, just as you did it to the least of these who are the members of my family you did it to me. Matthew 25:40. We affirm Israel’s right to exist within permanent, recognized and secure borders, and we affirm Palestinians’ rights to self-determination and formation of a viable state with secure borders and air space, water rights, and passage rights to the land in their state, whether it is through a one-state or twostate solution. The General Conference in 2004, 2008, and 2012 resolved that, “The United Methodist Church opposes continued military occupation of the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, the confiscation of Palestinian land and water resources, the destruction of Palestinian homes, the continued building of illegal Jewish settlements, and any vision of a ‘Greater Israel’ that includes the occupied territories and the whole of Jerusalem and its surroundings.” [Book of Resolutions, 2012, Para. 6111, pg 812]. We are called to support members of Christ’s church around the world, including Palestinian Christians who are being forced to leave the Holy Land due to Israel’s confiscation of their property and the severe hardships of living under occupation. The illegal destruction of Palestinian homes and economy, the confiscation of Palestinian land, and the loss of Palestinian lives, primarily innocent children and civilians, are made possible by the use of armored bulldozers, helicopters, gunships, tanks and other equipment supplied to Israel; while destruction of Israeli property, violence, and loss of innocent Israeli lives are made possible by the use of mortars, guns and bombs supplied to Palestinians. This creates personal harm on both sides and simply increases profits for national and multinational corporations using such deadly activities. The Kairos Palestine Document was issued by 16 Palestinian Christian leaders in Bethlehem on December 11, 2009 (and now signed by over 1200 Palestinian Christians) and calls on churches of the world: “to take a position of truth with regard to Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land. …We see boycott and disinvestment as tools of non-violence for justice, peace and security for all. ... We repeat


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once again that this is not revenge but rather a serious action in order to reach a just and definitive peace that will put an end to Israeli occupation of Palestinian and other Arab territories and will guarantee security and peace for all.” Kairos Palestine Document, December 11, 2009, #6.3 and 7, at [http://www. oikoumene.org/fileadmin/files/wcc-main/2009pdfs/Kairos%20Palestine_Enpdf]. The United Methodist Church should not profit from the illegal Israeli occupation of Palestinian land or the destruction of Palestinian homes, orchards, and lives. Our church is committed to ensuring that our Church’s finances are used in a manner consistent with Christ’s teaching, our beliefs, and international law. The Investment Ethics resolution states our policy on Avoidance by Divestment: “This policy prohibits investment in enterprises that have policies or practices that are so morally reprehensible that investment in these companies is not tolerated by the church. …Historically many church investors have refused to invest in major military contractors, companies with nuclear weapons contracts, or companies when they were doing business in South Africa under apartheid, [Book of Resolutions, 2008, Para. 4071, p 592]. We affirm the 2012 statements calling “on all nations to prohibit any financial support by individuals or organizations for the construction and maintenance of settlements; and also to prohibit the import of products made by companies in Israeli settlements on Palestinian land.” [Book of Resolutions, 2012, Para. 6111, p 813]. We encourage Oregon-Idaho members of the United Methodist Church to call on our U.S. government, the government of Israel, and the elected Palestinian leadership to reject all acts of aggression and violence, to respect the equality and dignity of all the region’s people, and to forge solutions based on the principles of international law and human rights. 30. A STATEMENT OF CONVICTION (2011) Sponsor: OR-ID Reconciling United Methodists; OR-ID MFSA; Marcia Hauer; Administrative Council of University Park United Methodist Church Out of concern for the welfare of all God’s people, and out of special concern for the people of The United Methodist Church, we, the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference, believe The United Methodist Church should remove the following statement from The Book of Discipline (2008): “…The practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching. Therefore self-avowed practicing homosexuals are not to be certified as candidates, ordained as ministers, or appointed to serve in The United Methodist Church.” ¶304.3 Our lives and ministries over the years have included prayerful, thoughtful consideration of our Holy Bible, our Wesleyan heritage, reflection on our experience of the church and world, and our conviction of God’s intention for a world transformed. With this statement of conviction and counsel we seek: • To affirm that the historic tests of “gifts and evidence of God’s grace” for ordained ministry override any past or present temporal restrictions such as race, gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. • To urge the Church, ecumenical and denominational, to change the manner in which it relates to gay, lesbian and transgendered persons in official statements, judicial proceedings, and in congregational life. • To declare our conviction that the current disciplinary position of The United Methodist Church, a part of our historical development, need not, and should not, be embraced as the faithful position for the future. • To make known our conviction on this matter and to encourage other church conferences to do the same. With increasing frequency we observe and experience the following disturbing realities and know them to be detrimental to the mission of a Church of Jesus Christ: • Laity and clergy, gay and straight, withdrawing membership or absenting themselves from the support of congregational and denominational Church life in order to maintain personal integrity. • Young adults, especially, embarrassed to invite friends and expressing dismay at the unwillingness of our United Methodist Church to alter an exclusionary stance adopted in 1972, long before we came to know of the gifts and graces of lesbian and gay laity and clergy.


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• Closeted pastors, currently called and ordained in our church, living divided lives while offering effective appreciated ministry. • Bishops being drained of energy by upholding Church Discipline while regarding it as contrary to their convictions. • Bishops caught between care for the Church by reappointing an effective gay or lesbian pastor and care for the Discipline by charging them under current legislation. • Seminary leaders desiring greater flexibility and openness from the church in order to advance their mission of identifying, recruiting, enrolling, educating and spiritually forming Christian leaders. • Christian gay men and lesbian women understanding themselves called of God to seek ministry opportunities within their United Methodist family Church home, but having to decide between: o leaving to go to accepting denominations, or o staying and praying for change, or o challenging Church law and accepting punitive actions. Our United Methodist Church, ashamed and repentant in the past, ended official and unofficial restrictions on candidacy, ordination and appointment for reason of race, gender and ethnicity. We believe the God we know in Jesus is leading us to issue this counsel and call – a call to transform our church life and our world. 31. STRENGTHENING RELATIONSHIPS WITH NATIVE AMERICANS AND ALASKA NATIVES (2011) Sponsor: Council on Native American Ministries Whereas The United Methodist Church adopted Resolution 3322 (Confession to Native Americans) in 1992 and readopted the same in 2004 and 2008 recognizing the worth and dignity of all persons and respecting the Native American people, culture and religious practices, and Whereas The United Methodist Church adopted Resolution #121 (Healing Relationships with Indigenous Persons) in 2000, readopted as Resolution 133 in 2004, and revised and readopted as Resolution 3323 in 2008 that recognized that the history of Christianity’ s spread across the world often accompanied by actions which damaged the culture, life, ways and spirituality of indigenous persons, and Whereas Resolution 3323 directs the 2012 General Conference of the The United Methodist Church to hold an Act of Repentance Service for Healing of Relationships with Indigenous Persons which would launch study, dialogue, and acts of repentance in all conferences over the following quadrennium Therefore, Native American Ministries will begin the conversation in the Oregon Idaho Conference in 2011-2012 by providing guidance and partnering with congregations, conference history and archives and United Methodist Women in study and dialogue regarding Native American issues and actions to involve Native Americans in spiritual journeys within the conference. 32. SUPPORT COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM (2010, revised 2013) Sponsor: MFSA and Conference Hispanic Ministries Council 1) The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference supports comprehensive immigration reform by the U.S. Congress consistent with the Council of Bishops “Statement on the U.S. Immigration Situation” (May 2009) that would: • Provide a pathway to citizenship for immigrants • Unite, instead of divide, immigrant families • Increase the number of visas for short-term workers • Extend legal protection and human rights to all workers including immigrants •Eliminate privately operated detention facilities not regulated by federal or state governments • End all indiscriminate raids. 2) Churches are encouraged to engage in ministries of mercy and justice with immigrants such as Bible studies and worship in their languages, pastoral care for immigrants, sanctuary for undocumented immigrants, English as a Second Language classes, and other forms of education that help immigrants experience abundant life. .


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33. SUPPORT THE ABOLITION OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING (2009; revised 2012) Sponsor: MFSA & Active for Peace & Justice Group at Corvallis 1st United Methodist The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor. Luke 4:18-19 The plight of human trafficking is not only one of the world’s most prevalent forms of criminal activity but arguably the most degrading, preying on the most vulnerable members of society. Human trafficking is defined by the United Nations as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of people, either by threat, abduction, deception or abuse of power for the purpose of sexual or labor-related exploitation. According to the U.S. Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2010, the number of adults and children worldwide currently in forced labor, bonded labor and forced prostitution was 12.3 million people, with more people being victims of labor trafficking than of commercial sex trafficking. However, women and children represent 80 percent of those affected. The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church supports the abolition of the modern slave trade, or human trafficking as it is called now, that is happening worldwide, in the U.S. and in Oregon and Idaho. Because our two states have major interstate highways intersecting north-south (I-5) and east-west (I-84) with access to Pacific coastline ports, and need many agricultural and service laborers, we are among the states highest in human trafficking. The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church strongly urges all local churches to participate in the 2009-2012 quadrennium study of “Abolition of Sex Trafficking,” as approved and recorded in the General Conference 2008 Book of Resolutions (Resolution 6023, p 733). Within Methodism, both United Methodist Women/UMW and United Methodist Committee on Relief/UMCOR have vibrant programs and projects that serve people in the U.S. and overseas who’ve survived human trafficking. We continue to call all local churches in our Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference to help end human trafficking here and around the world: (1) by studying the excellent, free, 30 page pdf UMW resource packet, “Human Trafficking: Preventing, Protecting, Prosecuting” (http://new.gbgm-umc.org/umw/act/ ) click ‘Human Trafficking’; (2) by inviting UMW members to present this information on Human Trafficking to your congregation or several congregations jointly; and (3) by supporting UMW and UMCOR in their important work with human trafficking victims (UMCOR link: (http://new.gbgm-umc.org/UMCOR/search/index.cfm?keywords=Human) 34. UNITED NATIONS SUPPORT (1993, Revised 1997, Revised 2000, Revised 2003, 2006, 2009, Renewed 2012) Sponsor: Methodist Federation for Social Action In concert with the statements of the General Church (see ¶165D, 2008 Book of Discipline), we the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference believe that our Christian faith compels us to work for justice and peace throughout our global community, recognizing the inherent dignity of all God’s people. We support the unprecedented cooperation of the vast majority of the countries of the world to solve international problems of health, education, and the welfare of people through the United Nations and its specialized agencies. Therefore, the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church reaffirms its commitment to the United Nations as an instrument of peace in the building and maintaining of a just and stable world. We affirm our support for our United Methodist presence in programs of the United Nations (including UNICEF). We support the active participation of United Methodists in the NGO (Non Governmental Organizations) network uniquely afforded through the United Methodist Office for the United Nations, located across the street from the United Nations. We urge the U.S. government to become current in paying its dues. We encourage local churches to observe United Nations Sunday in our local churches and to become more involved in the programs of the United Nations such as the United Methodist Seminars on National and International Affairs.


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35. WE WILL NOT DISCRIMINATE (2010, 2013) Sponsor: Sweet Home United Methodist Church Adult Sunday School When our predecessors framed The United Methodist Church (Article IV), they built the characteristic of Inclusiveness into our church constitution. Later General Conferences specified that “Inclusiveness means openness, acceptance, and support that enables all persons to participate in the life of the church, the community and the world; therefore, inclusiveness denies every semblance of discrimination,” and adding that “the mark of an inclusive society is one in which all persons are open, welcoming, fully accepting, and supportive of all other persons, enabling them to participate fully in the life of the church, the community and the world.” [Paragraph 140, 2012 Discipline] There are those in our worldwide church who have argued that non-heterosexuals should be excluded. Some people have promoted legislation that gay men and lesbians should be imprisoned or killed for loving each other. We must continue to speak out, before God, the church and the world, to insist that this is wrong. We therefore admonish members and clergy of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference to safeguard the constitutional requirement of inclusiveness, avoiding “every semblance of discrimination” as we represent the church and administer its business. We can do no less. 36. WORLD ACTIONS FOR JUSTICE AND DIGNITY (2012) Sponsor: 2012 OR-ID Legislative Assembly Since 2010 a massive, popular movement of revolution, uprisings and change has continued to spread around the globe with people overthrowing their harsh, wealthy dictators or ineffective governments with failing economies and claiming their right to human dignity and justice. Generally the people have been governed by a select few having massive wealth while most people experience crushing poverty. This first started in Tunisia in late 2010 and quickly spread to Egypt and Libya. Other parts of the world have been experiencing uprisings also, with thousands of Spanish young adults gathering in Madrid’s main square starting May 2011 and thousands of French and Greek citizens advocating in their cities. All Many are protesting unemployment and unbridled capitalism, and the collapse of their economy. The U.S. Occupy Wall Street movement began in September 2011 with similar concerns for equality and justice in the face of the challenging economic downturn. Many, if not most, protesters around the world are using non-violent methods of action for changing the stifling status quo because of cruel leaders failed leaders and/or a failing economic system that has created a great divide between the wealthy few and the masses in poverty. Most importantly, people realize that war and violence are not the answer to these problems, and they are striving for justice, fairness and human dignity. Jesus spoke out about these same concerns and used non-violent methods to help create change for the betterment of people. We urge our churches to seek ways to advocate for: peace around the world with our national leaders; and to help our nation and bring our troops, mercenaries, and both Pentagon and State Department military contractors home from Afghanistan at the earliest time possible.


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The Minutes of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference Held at Salem Conference Center in Salem, Oregon, from June 20 through June 22, 2013 Bishop Grant Hagiya, Presiding Date When Organized: 1969 Number of This Session: 45 PART I ORGANIZATION AND GENERAL BUSINESS 1.

Who are elected for the quadrennium (¶¶603.7, 618): Secretary? Laura Jaquith Bartlett Mailing Address: 32865 SE Highway 211, Eagle Creek, OR 97022 Telephone: 503-637-5140 Statistician? Ted Wimer Mailing Address: P.O. Box 17, Kuna, ID 83634-1267 Telephone: (208) 922-9617 Treasurer? William Mullette-Bauer Mailing Address: 1505 SW 18th, Portland, OR 97201 Telephone: 503-802-9220

2.

Is the Annual Conference incorporated (¶603.1)? Yes.

3.

Bonding and auditing: What officers handling funds of the conference have been bonded, and in what amounts (¶¶618, 2511)? William Mullette-Bauer, Director of Stewardship and Finance, $100,000. Have the books of said officers or persons been audited (¶¶617, 2511)? Yes (page xx of Journal.)

4.

What agencies have been appointed or elected? a)

Who have been elected chairpersons for the mandated structures listed? Council on Finance and Administration (¶611) Wendy Woodworth, P.O. Box 3076, Salem, OR 97302-0076, (503) 364-5013 pastorwendymumc@gmail.com Board of Ordained Ministry (¶635) Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen, (503) 364-5013, Dallas, OR 97338-1641, (503) 302-6034 jeremyhp@gmail.com Board of Pensions (¶639) Lura Kidner-Miesen, 1450 Fern Ridge Rd SE, Stayton, OR 97383-1366, (503) 769-5700 pastor@wvi.com Board of Trustees of the Annual Conference (¶2512) Larry McClure, 17760 SW Cheyenne Way, Tualatin, OR 97062-8473, (503) 692-5489 larry.mcclure@gmail.com Committee on Episcopacy (¶637) Donna Pritchard, 1838 SW Jefferson St, Portland, OR 97201-2463, (503) 228-3195 x226 dpritchard@fumcpdx.org Administrative Review Committee (¶636) James Parr Philipson, 1165 NW Monroe, Corvallis, OR 97330-6045, (541) 752-2491 revparrson@gmail.com

b) Indicate the name of the agency (or agencies) and the chairperson(s) in your annual conference which is (are) responsible for the functions related to each of the following general church agencies (¶610.1): General Board of Church and Society: Conference Board of Church and Society Steven Sprecher, 61 Tanglewood Dr, Lake Oswego, OR 97035-1441, (503)744-0616 revsprech@gmail.com General Board of Discipleship: Vital Church Project Stephan Ross, 1505 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97202, (503) 226-7931 steve@umoi.org


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General Board of Global Ministries: Conference Board of Global Ministries James Frisbie, PO Box 68238, Oak Grove, OR 97268-0238, (503) 654-3161 jamesfrisbie@comcast.net Higher Education and Campus Ministry: Campus Ministries Joanne Tilton Rannells, 2545 SW Terwilliger Blvd Apt 1004, Portland, OR 97201-6311 (503) 299-1004; revrans@aol.com General Commission on Archives & History: Conference Commission on Archives & History Nancie Peacocke Fadeley, 260 Sunset Dr, Eugene, OR 97403-2121, (541) 343-6908 nfade@uoregon.edu General CCUIC: Conference Commission on Christian Unity and Inter-religious Concerns Barbara Nixon, 8525 W Ustick Rd, Boise, ID 83704-5676, (208) 375-0392 revbabs2000@gmail.com General Commission on Religion and Race: Conference Commission on Religion and Race John Go, 6161 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97215, (503) 481-3211 pastorjohngo@gmail.com General COSROW: Conference Commission on the Status and Role of Women Lynda Montgomery, P.O. Box 4015, Pocatello, ID, 83205-4015, (208) 233-3229 dynomont_3@msn.com United Methodist Communications: Conference Director of Communications Greg Nelson, 1505 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97201, 503-802-9205 greg@umoi.org

c) Indicate the conference agencies and chairpersons which have responsibilities for the following functions: Criminal Justice and Mercy Ministries (¶657): Conference Board of Church & Society Steven Sprecher, 61 Tanglewood Dr, Lake Oswego, OR 97035-1441, (503)744-0616 revsprech@gmail.com Disability Concerns (¶653): Joint Committee on Clergy Medical Leave William Mullette-Bauer, 1505 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97201, 503-802-9222 bill@umoi.org Equitable Compensation (¶625): Commission on Equitable Compensation Ruth Marsh, 333 Kingwood St, Florence, OR 97439-9360, (541) 997-6025 revruthmarsh@gmail.com Laity (¶631): Conference Board of Lay Ministry Mary Foote, 3298 SE Bentley Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97123-7731, (503) 648-3072 marycfoote@yahoo.com Native American Ministry (¶654): Native American Ministry Council Eva Johnson, 280 25th St NE, Salem, OR 97301-4508, (503) 378-7730 evajohnson@q.com Small Membership Church (¶645): Vital Church Project Stephan Ross, 1505 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97201, (503) 226-7931 steve@umoi.org d)

Indicate the president or equivalent for the following organizations: Conference United Methodist Women (¶647) Dixie Jacky, 128 W 210 N, Blackfoot, ID 83221-5812, (208) 785-1093 dixiejacky@gmail.com Conference United Methodist Men (¶648) Dean Hollomon, 26 SE 61st Ave, Portland, OR 97215-1233, (503) 236-0316 deanhollomon@gmail.com Conference Council on Youth Ministry (¶649): Conference Youth Ministries Team Zach Moffitt, 1552 NE Newton Creek Rd, Roseburg, OR 97470, (541) 957-8498 love4sharks1@yahoo.com Conference Council on Young Adult Ministry (¶650): Young Adult Coordinator Courtney Nelson, 3412 NE 66th Ave Apt A2, Vancouver, WA 98661-7293 (541) 989-8148, cor.mac.nel@gmail.com


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Have persons been elected for the following district boards and committees? Answer yes or no. District Boards of Church Location & Building (¶2518)? Yes. Committees on District Superintendency (¶669)? Yes. District Committees on Ordained Ministry (¶666)? Yes.

f) What other councils, boards, commissions, or committees have been appointed or elected in the annual conference? Conference Sessions Committee: Greg Nelson, 1505 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97201 503-802-9205, greg@umoi.org Conference Nominating Committee: Margaret Lofsvold, 680 State St, Ste 200, Salem, OR 97301, 503-581-3969, cascadia@umoi.org United Methodist Retirement Fund: Betty Foster, 10430 SW 55th Ave, Portland, OR 97219 (503) 246-2866, bettyfos@msn.com Camp & Retreat Ministries Board: Karen Nelson, 7920 Wheatland Rd N, Keizer, OR 97303 (503) 393-2402, pastorkaren@gknelson.net 5.

Have the secretaries, treasurers, and statisticians kept and reported their respective data in accordance to the prescribed formats? (¶606.8)? Yes

6.

What is the report of the statistician? (See report, page xx of Journal.)

7.

What is the report of the treasurer? (See report, page xx of Journal.)

8.

What are the reports of the district superintendents as to the status of the work within their districts? (See reports, page xx of Journal.)

9. What is the schedule of minimum base compensation for pastors for the ensuing year (¶¶342, 625.3)? Elders: $36,750; Provisional Members: $35,000; Local Pastors: $33,050 (For details, see Equitable Compensation Report, page xx of this Journal.) 10. What amount has been apportioned to the pastoral charges within the conference to be raised for the support of the district superintendents for the ensuing year (¶614.1a)? $797,158 11. a) What amount has been apportioned to the pastoral charges within the conference to be raised for the support of the pension and benefit programs of the conference for the ensuing year (¶¶614.1d, 1507)? $350,000 b).

What are the apportionments to this conference for the ensuing year: (1) For the World Service Fund? $374,953 (2) For the Ministerial Education Fund? $128,727 (3) For the Black College Fund? $51,346 (4) For the Africa University Fund? $11,490 (5) For the Episcopal Fund? $109,486 (6) For the General Administration Fund? $45,250 (7) For the Interdenominational Cooperation Fund? $10,063

12. What are the findings of the annual audit of the conference treasuries? (See page xx of Journal) 13. Conference and district lay leaders (¶¶603.9, 659): a)

Conference lay leader: Name: Mailing Address:

Mary Foote 3298 SE Bentley Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97123-7731

b)

Associate conference lay leaders:

None.

c)

District and associate district lay leaders: Cascadia: Lisa Radford; Columbia: Deb Payne & Lisa Nelson; Crater Lake: David Armstrong; Sage: Ron Halverson

14. List local churches that have been: a) Organized or continued as New Church Starts or Mission Congregations (¶259,1-4, continue to list congregations here until listed in questions 14.c, d, or e) Lents Tongan Fellowship Columbia District Founded 2003 4600 SE 97th Ave, Portland, OR 97266; 503-760-6395


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Wilshire Native American Fellowship Columbia District Founded 2004 3917 NE Shaver St, Portland, OR 97212; 503-287-6526 Lower Snake River Hispanic Ministries Sage District Founded 2006 (formerly known as Amistad Y Fe Hispanic Fellowship) 623 Prince Ave, Wilder, ID 83676; 208-989-7508 Sellwood New Faith Community Columbia District Founded 2013 no contact information available yet Washington County Hispanic Ministry Cascadia District Founded 2013 no contact information available yet Pioneer Legacy New Start Columbia District Founded 2013 7528 N Charleston Ave, Portland, OR 97203-3709; 503-286-0312 Networked House Church New Start Columbia District Founded 2013 xx b)

Satellite congregations (¶259.5-10, continue to list here until listed in questions 14.c, d, or e)

c) Chartered d)

Merged (¶¶2546, 2547)

(1) United Methodist with United Methodist Tigard UMC with Metzger UMC; new name is Tigard UMC, effective 07/01/2013 Boise First UMC with Amity UMC; new name is Boise First UMC, effective 06/01/2013

(2) Other mergers (indicate denomination)

e) Discontinued or abandoned (¶¶229, 341.2, 2549) (State which for each church listed.)

(1) New Church Start (¶259.2,3)

(2) Mission Congregation (¶259.1a)

(3) Satellite Congregation

(4) Chartered Local Church (¶259.5): Tygh Valley UMC, discontinued, effective 09/08/2013

f)

Relocated and to what address

g)

Changed name of church? (Example: “First” to “Trinity”)

h)

Transferred this year into this conference from other United Methodist conference(s) and with what membership (¶¶41, 260)?

i) What cooperative parishes in structured forms have been established? (¶206.b) High Desert Cooperative: Gooding, Shoshone, Richfield UMCs Sage District; three pastoral charges, one pastor Snake River Cooperative: Aberdeen, American Falls, Chubbuck, Shelley UMCs Sage District; four pastoral charges, one pastor NEO (North East Oregon) Circuit: LaGrande, Cove, Elgin, Union, North Powder UMCs Sage District; five pastoral charges, one coordinating elder with five laity Magic Valley Ministries: Buhl, Filer, Hagerman, Jerome, Twin Falls, Wendell UMCs Sage District: one pastoral charge, two elders and one lay supply j)

What other changes have taken place in the list of churches?

15. Are there Ecumenical Shared Ministries in the conference? (¶208)

a)

Federated church: McMinnville Cooperative Ministry, Cascadia District, ELCA

b)

Union Church: Christ’s Church Monmouth, Cascadia District, Presbyterian Church USA

c)

Merged Church: None.

d) Yoked Parish: Hood River: Asbury UMC and Our Redeemer Church, Columbia District, ELCA Vale UMC and Grace Lutheran Church, Sage District ELCA 16. What changes have been made in district and charge lines? Rainier UMC moved from Cascadia District to Columbia District as of 07/01/2013.


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(Note: A (v) notation following a question signifies that the action or election requires a majority vote of the clergy session of the annual conference. If an action requires more than a simple majority, the notation (v 2/3) or (v 3/4) signifies that a two-thirds or three-fourths majority vote is required.) 17. Are all the clergy members of the conference blameless in their life and official administration (¶¶604.4, 605.6)? Yes, with one exception in Cascadia District. 18. Who constitute: a) The Administrative Review Committee (¶636)? (v) Members: James Parr Philipson, Brett Strobel Alternates: Deborah Pitney, Steve Wolff b)

The Conference Relations Committee of the Board of Ordained Ministry (¶635.1d)? Mark Bateman, Jane Hill, Ron Jones, Erin Martin, Dan Wilson-Fey

19. Who are the certified candidates (¶ ¶310, 313, 314) a)

Who are currently certified as candidates for ordained or licensed ministry? Name District Date Certified Janessa Chastain Sage 03/10/2010 Eric Conklin Cascadia 04/28/2010 Mira Conklin Cascadia 01/18/2011 Nancy Miller Columbia 05/29/2003* Jill Plant Cascadia 04/28/2010 Soane “Lolo” Raass Sage 03/10/2010 Rebecca Rudawitz Columbia 03/29/2012 Richard Shewell Sage 05/21/2013 Donna Sperry Cascadia 06/14/2008 *Originally certified on 05/29/2003; discontinued in 2006 and reinstated on 05/17/2011.

b)

Who have had their candidacy for ordained or licensed ministry accepted by a District Committee on Ordained Ministry in another annual conference? (Include name of accepting conference.) Candidate’s Receiving Date Originally Date Accepted Name Conference Certified by District in Other AC Peter Geoffrion Virginia 09/14/2009 04/09/2013

c)

Who have been discontinued as certified candidates for licensed or ordained ministry? None.

d)

Who are certified candidates in this conference serving in other conferences? None.

20. Who have completed the studies for the license as a local pastor, are approved, but are not now appointed? (¶315 —Indicate for each person the year the license was approved.): None. 21. Who are approved and appointed as: (Indicate for each person the first year the license was awarded. Indicate what progress each has made in the course of study or the name of the seminary in which they are enrolled. Indicate with an asterisk those who have completed the five year course of study or the M.Div. (¶319.4)? PLEASE NOTE: Persons on this list must receive an episcopal appointment. (v) a)

Full-time local pastors (¶318.1)? Name First Year License Awarded Davey Lefler* 2006 Warren Light* 2006 Tauileata Moli* 2011 Kelly Raths* 2008 Jeffery Rickman* 2011 Teresa Salyer 2010 Richard Shewell 2013

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b) Part-time local pastors ? (¶318.2) (fraction of full-time in one-quarter increments) : Name First Year License Awarded Educ. Progress fraction of full-time Doreen Barlow 2013 licensing school .25 Tui’nauvai Fuapau* 2005 completed .50 Jerry Holland* 2000 completed .50 James Ives* 2003 completed .25 Edward Jabs 1997 (retired) .25 Robert Reasoner* 2000 completed .75 Elaine Steele 2006 3.5 years .50 Lois Wagner* 1998 completed .50 Pearl Whistler 2008 .5 year .50 c)

Students from other annual conferences or denominations serving as local pastors and enrolled in a school of theology listed by the University Senate (¶318.3, .4)? None.

d)

Students who have been certified as candidates in your annual conference and are serving as local pastors in another annual conference while enrolled in a school of theology listed by the University Senate (¶318.3)? None.

e)

Persons serving as local pastors while seeking readmission to conference membership (¶¶366.4, 367, 369.3)? (If not in this conference indicate name of conference where serving.). None. 22. Who have been discontinued as local pastors (¶320.1)? Name Date Discontinued Donna Sperry 06-06-2013 23. Who have been reinstated as local pastors (¶320.4)? None. 24. What ordained ministers or provisional members from other Annual Conferences or Methodist denominations are approved for appointment in the Annual Conference while retaining their conference or denominational membership (¶¶331.8, 346.1)? (List alphabetically; indicate Annual Conference or denomination where membership is held. Indicate credential.)

a) Annual Conference. Name Annual Conference Credential Years Duane Anders West Ohio FE 2 Michael Benischek Nebraska FE 2 Catherine Davis Western North Carolina FE 3 Steve Ingram Memphis FE 2 Manohar Joshi (effective 1/1/14) California-Nevada FE 2 William Mullette-Bauer Yellowstone FE 6 Jeremy Smith Oklahoma FE 2 Margot Thompson New Mexico FE 2 Martha Williams Wisconsin PE 1

b) Other Methodist Denominations Name Denomination Credential Years Sin Hee Hwang Korean Methodist Church FE 8 Andrew Williams British Methodist Church FE 2

25. What clergy in good standing in other Christian denominations have been approved to serve appointments or ecumenical ministries within the bounds of the Annual Conference while retaining their denominational affiliation (¶¶331.8, 346.2)? (v) (Designate with an asterisk those who have been accorded voting rights within the annual conference. Indicate credential.) Name Denomination Clergy Status Bob Adams Episcopal Church Retired Priest Tyler Beane* ELCA Ordained Rich Christensen* Presbyterian Church USA Ordained Charles Stephen Currie, Jr. United Church of Christ Ordained


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Martin J.B. Geisel Presbyterian Church USA Retired Minister Terry Graunke* ELCA Ordained Jerry Jefferies* ELCA Ordained Christa Klosterman Church of the Nazarene Elder Joseph Medley* ELCA Ordained Carol Prichard Presbyterian Church USA Ordained William Shields* Presbyterian Church USA Ordained William E. Taylor* Presbyterian Church USA Retired Minister Andy Wendle* ELCA Ordained Elizabeth Winslea* Presbyterian Church USA Ordained Tim Winslea* Presbyterian Church USA Ordained

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26. Who are affiliate members: (List alphabetically; indicate annual conference or denomination where membership is held.) a)

With vote (¶586.4 [v])? None

b)

Without vote (¶¶334.5, 344.4)? (v 2/3) Name Member Conference/Denomination First Year of Affiliation Douglas McGaughey Upper New York Annual Conference 1989

NOTE: If your conference has admitted or ordained persons as a courtesy to another conference, list these persons in Question 40 only. If persons have been admitted or ordained by another annual conference as a courtesy to your conference, list these persons in Questions 27-39, whichever are appropriate, giving the date and name of the accommodating conference.

27. Who are elected as associate members? ¶322 (v) (List alphabetically-see note preceding Question 27): None. 28. Who are elected as provisional members and what seminary are they attending, if in school? (under ¶¶322.4, 324, 325) a)

Provisional Deacons under the provisions of ¶¶ 324.4a, c or ¶324.5? (v) None.

b)

Provisional Elders under the provisions of ¶¶324.4a, b or ¶324.6 (v)); ¶322.4 (v 3/4) None.

29. Who are continued as provisional members, in what year were they admitted to provisional membership, and what seminary are they attending, if in school (¶326)? a) In preparation for ordination as a deacon or elder? (¶326) Name Clergy Status Date Seminary Carol L. Brown PD 2009 Seattle University Dexter Danielson PD 2012 Asbury Robin Franklin PE 2009 MTSO David Hurd PE 2012 Candler Gary Langenwalter PE 2011 (PD 2009) BUSTh b)

Provisional deacons who became provisional elders? None.

c)

Provisional elders who became provisional deacons? None.

d)

Provisional members who transferred from other conferences or denominations? (¶347.1) None.

30. What ordained clergy, coming from other Christian denominations, have had their orders recognized (¶348): (v) A person’s orders may be recognized when they are transferring their membership into your annual conference from another Christian denomination. A person who is listed in Q. 30 must also be listed in either Q. 31 a or b, depending on the transfer status. None. 31. What ordained clergy have been received from other Christian denominations (¶347.3): (List alphabetically—see note preceding Question 27): a)

As provisional members (¶347.3a,b)? (v) None.

b)

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32. Who are elected as members in full connection? (List alphabetically-see note preceding Question 27. Anyone appearing on this question must also be listed somewhere in questions 32-33 or 35, unless the clergy’s orders from another denomination were recognized on question 39 in a previous year.) (v 2/3): a) Deacons None. b) Elders Katherine Rose Abend Eilidh Elizabeth Lowery Karen Sue Shimer James Barrett Simmons-Cox (orders recognized 2010) 33. Who are ordained as deacons and what seminary awarded their degree? Or, if their master’s degree is not from a seminary, at what seminary did they complete the basic graduate theological studies?: (List alphabetically-see note preceding Question 27) a)

After provisional membership (¶330)? (v 2/3) None.

b)

Transfer from elder (¶309.3)? (v 2/3) None.

34. Who are ordained as elders and what seminary awarded their degree? a) After provisional membership (¶335)? (v 2/3) Katherine Rose Abend, GETS Eilidh Elizabeth Lowery, GETS Karen Sue Shimer, Asbury b)

Transfer from deacon (¶309.3)? (v 2/3) None.

35. What provisional members, previously discontinued, are readmitted (¶365)? (v) None. 36. Who are readmitted (¶¶366-368 [v], ¶369 [v 2/3]): a)

As associate members? None

b)

As members in full connection? None

37. Who are returned to the effective relationship after voluntary retirement (¶358.7) (v): None. 38. Who have been received by transfer from other annual conferences of The United Methodist Church (¶¶347.1, 416.5, 635.2m)? (List alphabetically. Indicate credential. See note preceding Question 27.) None. 39. Who are transferred in from other Methodist denominations (¶347.2)? (List alphabetically. Indicate credential.) None. 40. Who have been ordained as a courtesy to other conferences, after election by the other conference? (See note preceding Question 27. Such courtesy elections or ordinations do not require transfer of conference membership.) a)

Deacons? None

b)

Elders? None

41. Who have been transferred out to other annual conferences of The United Methodist Church (¶416.5)? (List alphabetically. Indicate credential. See note preceding Question 27.) None. 42. Who are discontinued as provisional members (¶327)? (v). a)

By expiration of eight-year time limit (¶327) None.

b) By voluntary discontinuance (¶327.6) (v) Pam Gurley, PE (retiring as local pastor), effective 07/01/2013 Amy Pearson, PE, effective 06/20/2013 Lois Wagner, PE, effective 07/01/2013


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c)

By involuntary discontinuance (¶327.6) (v) None.

d)

By reaching Mandatory Retirement Age after December 31, 2012 (¶ 327.7) None.

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43. Who are on location? a)

Who has been granted honorable location (¶359.1)? (1) This year? (v) None. (2) Previously? Name Yr Originally Granted Mark Anderson 2004 Robert Andrews-Bryant 2007 Kristan Burkert 2001 Donavan Burkert-Kerr 1992 Edward T. Cobo 1977 Sandra Daniels 1999 L. Eugene Groves 1984 Janice K. Haftorson 2008 Don Hanna 1999 Patricia Hetrick 1996 Fredrick C. Kane 2008 Michael Kennedy 2006 Thomas Kirk 2010 Joseph Pritchard 1997 Susan Staley 2007

Charge Conference Yr of Most Recent Report Portland: Metanoia 2012 Emmett 2012 Portland: First 2011 Portland: First 2011 Milwaukie: St. Paul 2012 Cupertino, CA:Good Samaritan 2012 Turnagain, AK, Anchorage 2012 Portland: Capitol Hill 2012 Baker 2012 Wilder 2012 Corvallis: First 2012 Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s 2012 Bend 2012 Monmouth 2012 Paradise Valley, AZ 2012

b) Who on honorable location are appointed ad interim as local pastors? (¶359.2) None c) Who has been placed on administrative location (¶360)? (1) This year? (v) None (2) Previously? None 44. Who have been granted the status of honorable location–retired (¶359.3)? (Record Charge Conference where membership is held. Indicate credential.): a) This year? (v) None. b) Previously? Name Bruce Andrews Richard Burdon Stanley W. Day Edward Liebman, Jr. John F. Luebke James McCobb Milton L. Nelson John Page

Yr HL Granted 2010 1997 2000 1998 1996 1998 1996 1999

Charge Conference Corvallis: First Portland: University Park Portland: Christ Portland: Rose City Park Gainesville, TX Tigard Medford St. John (Anchorage, AK)

45. Who have had their status as honorably located and their orders terminated (¶359.2)? (v) None. 46. Who have had their conference membership terminated? a)

By withdrawal to unite with another denomination (¶360.1, .4)? (v) None.

b)

By withdrawal from the ordained ministerial office (¶360.2, .4)? (v) None.

c)

By withdrawal under complaints or charges (¶¶360.3, .4; 2719.2)? (v) None.

d)

By termination of orders under recommendation of the Board of Ordained Ministry (¶354.12)? (v) None.

e)

By trial (¶2713)? None.


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47. Who have been suspended under the provisions of ¶363.1d, ¶2704.2c or ¶2711.3? (Give effective dates. Indicate credential.) None. 48. Deceased (List alphabetically in the spaces provided) a) What associate members have died during the year? Effective: None. Retired: Name H. Lee Baker

Date of Birth 07/21/1924

Date of Death 05/08/2013

b) What provisional members have died during the year? (Indicate credential.) None c)

What elders in full connection have died during the year? Effective: None.

Retired: Name Nevitt Brenton Smith Lloyd Gustav Uecker Philip S. Hanni Robert Lewis Benefiel d)

Date of Birth 12/13/1925 04/29/1919 04/28/1932 05/01/1920

Date of Death 12/14/2012 12/30/2012 03/21/2013 03/29/2013

What deacons in full connection have died during the year? None.

e) What local pastors have died during the year? Active: None. Retired: Name Noel Morfin Timothy Herbert Novak

Date of Birth 03/13/1936 12/11/1943

Date of Death 11/25/2012 06/18/2013

49. What provisional or ordained members (elders and deacons) have received appointments in other Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church while retaining their membership in this Annual Conference (¶¶331.8, 346.1)? Name Clergy Status Conf. Where Appointed Appointment Susan Boegli FE Alaska Aldersgate UMC Linda Freund FD Rocky Mountain Erie UMC David King FE Rocky Mountain James Mem. UMC Joyce Sluss FD Pacific Northwest The Crossing Brenda Wingfield FD Wisconsin Bashford UMC 50. Who are the provisional, ordained members or associate members on leave of absence and for what number of years consecutively has each held this relation (¶354)? (Indicate credential. Record Charge Conference where membership is held.) a) Voluntary?

(1) Personal, less than 5 years (¶354.2a 3) (v) Name Clergy Status Date Effective Charge Conference Sydney Bell FE 07/01/2011 Pendleton April Hall Cutting FE 07/01/2013 Corvallis Matthew Henry FE 07/01/2011 Pendleton Steve Mitchell FE 07/01/2012 Klamath Falls Lisa Payton FE 06/01/2013 Eagle (2) Personal, 5 years or more (¶354.2a 3) (v 2/3) None. (3) Family, less than 5 years (¶354.2b 3) (v) Name Clergy Status Melissa Harkness Haugen FE

Date Effective 07/01/2012

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(4) Family, 5 years or more (¶354.2b 3) (v 2/3) None. (5) Transitional (¶354.2c) Name Larry Abell b)

Clergy Status FD

Date Effective 08/22/2012

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Involuntary (¶355)? (v 2/3) None.

51. Who are granted sabbatical leave (¶352)? (v) None. 52. Who have been granted medical leave due to medical or disabling conditions (¶357)? (v) Name Clergy Status Date Effective Charge Conference Barbara Bellus FE 04/01/2007 Portland-Christ Phillip Kearse FE 07/01/2010 Tillamook Jeremy Landau FE 07/01/1996 Peggy Luckman FE 12/01/2011 Hillsboro Brian Nelson-Munson FE 10/29/2008 Ashland 53. What members in full connection have been retired (¶358): (List alphabetically giving full name— first, middle, last—in that order. If retiring in the interim between conference sessions (¶358.2d), indicate the effective date of retirement.) (Under ¶358.1, no vote required; under ¶358.2, v; under ¶358.3, v 2/3) Deacons a) This year? None. b) Previously? Linda Baker, Ann C. Bateman, Judith Fiske, Marianne Gallagher, Mary Ann Googins, Annis Rae Henson, Glenn W. Jaquith, Rhoda Pittman Markus, Barbara Shultz, Carol Heir Thomason, Janine Watkins. Elders a) This year? Karen L. Little (09/01/2012), David E. Weekley (01/14/2013), James R. Fellers (04/01/2013), Charles W. Chase, Sidney S. Harris, Gerald Wayne Hill, Gay Jeffery, Michael Dale Powell, Gary Lee Ross, Steven J. Sprecher, Thomas H. Tate, Carol J. Thompson. b) Previously? Elam J. Anderson, William Apel, Norman Barley, Donald G. Barnhart, Earnest R. Bell, Linda Biggs, Ron D. Borden, Fred Brooks, Jon Brown, Dana Brown, Keith J. Brudevold, Ralph Cairns, Penelope Christianson, Donald E. Colburn, Jack Freeman Cornell, Michael Cowan, James Cox, Ronald J. Crandall, Karen Eleice Crooch, Glen Davidson, Margie (Mai) Davis, Paul Darling, John L. Dawson, Jr., Robert L. Deal, Howard L. DeVore, Grace E. Drake, Clark Enz, Gerry Etchison, Janet Farrell, Arturo Fernandez, James A. Fiske, William S. Flanery, Charles Foster, Thomas W. Foster, Edson Gilmore, Meredith R. Groves, Vernon Groves, Flora B. Hall, James A. Hand, Phil Harder, William E. Hare, Dale Harris, Marcia Hauer, Robert Hefty, C.M. Kempton Hewitt, Ray Hinton, Daniel O. Houghton, Joseph Housh, Ted Hulbert, James Hulett, Aura Lee Jabs, Perry L. Jackman, Judith Johnson, Charles C. Kerr, Robert G. Kingsbury, David Kinman, Jeanne Knepper, Alice Knotts, Kjell C. Knutsen, Eugene V. Lamb, George Larsen, Paul V. Larue, Denis Lawrence, Ralph A. Lawrence, Linda Layne, Robert Ledden, William Lineberry, Laurence A. Loftus, Arvin R. Luchs, Betty N. Luginbill, Fred F. Lydum, Charles L. McCarthy, Bruce E. McConnell, Gerald McCray, Willam E. McDonald, Lane C. McGaughy, Robert D. McNeil, Gary M. Miller, James V. Miller, Ross Miller, Verle L. Mitchell, Lawrence E. Monk, W. Gregg Monroe, James P. Monroe, Bruce Montgomery, Herbert E. Morris, Dennis Mullins, Gerald C. Nelson, Robert Newberg, Jr., George Douglas Nicoll, Orville N. Nilsen, Willard D. Norman, Sue Owen, Benjamin L. Owre, Robert N. Peters, Donald Piercy, Paul H. Pike, Kenneth Plummer, David Poindexter, E. John Powers, Joanne Tilton Rannells, Tom Rannells, Ronald Ray, Delbert A. Rice, Earl W. Riddle, Allyn C. Rieke, Lorenz Schultz, John T. Schweibert, Herbert M. Scott, Virden Seybold, Jane Shaffer, Achsah Clark Shand, Stuart R. Shaw, Rebecca Shields, Ruth Shirley, Emmett Shortreed, Barbara Eicher Shumar, John D. Skien, Karen Slotta, Ernest Irving Smith XXVII, Howard A. Smith II, James H. Smith, Judith E. Smith, Edmund B. Stanton, William James Stuart, Luther Sturtevant, Wesley Taylor, Roberta Thomas,


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James S. Thompson, Raymond A. Thompson, Milo Thornberry, Steven Tollefson, Sharon Tuck, Fred C. Venable, Joe W. Walker, Eugene H. Walters, Glenn A. Waltman, Anne Weld-Martin, T. Wayne Weld-Martin, Robert J. Wetzel, Boone L. White, David G. White, Thomas Whitehead, David B. Williams, Keith Wise.

54. What associate members have been retired (¶358): (List alphabetically giving full name—first, middle, last—in that order. If retiring in the interim between conference sessions (¶358.2d), indicate the effective date of retirement.) (Under ¶358.1, no vote required; under ¶358.2, v; under ¶358.3, v 2/3) a)

This year?

Phil Airhart.

b) Previously? Letha Essinger, Stacy Hance, Albert Hanson, Shirley A. Knight, Elliot L. Nichols, Jeannie Stoppel, Donald West. 55. What provisional members have been retired before January 1, 2013 (¶358, 2008 Book of Discipline): (Indicate credential. If retiring in the interim between conference sessions (¶358.2d), indicate the effective date of retirement.) (Under ¶358.1, no vote required; under ¶358.2, v; under ¶358.3, v 2/3) a)

This year? None

b)

Previously? None

56. Who have been recognized as retired local pastors (¶320.5): a)

This year? Pamela Len Gurley.

b) Previously? Juanita Bergacker, Joyce M. Cann-Caspell, George Cobb, Margaret Anne Golden, David Goodrich, Mary Ellen Hare, Delores Hodney, Jim Ives, Ed Jabs, Donald Knepp, Shirley Manning Knepp, Lavonne Lacey, Martha Oldham, Robert L. Reynolds, Richard Titus. 57. What is the number of clergy members of the Annual Conference:

a)

By appointment category and conference relationship?

(NOTES: (1) Where applicable, the question numbers on this report form corresponding to each category have been placed in parenthesis following the category title. Where these question numbers appear, the number reported in that category should agree with the number of names listed in the corresponding questions.

(2) For the three categories of Appointments to Extension Ministries, report as follows: ¶344.1a, c): the number of clergy members appointed within United Methodist connectional structures, including district superintendents, or to an ecumenical agency. ¶344.1b): the number of clergy members appointed to extension ministries, under endorsement by the Division of Chaplains and Related Ministries of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. ¶344.1d): the number of clergy members appointed to other valid ministries, confirmed by a twothirds vote of the Annual Conference. Note: Report those in extension ministry in one category only.

See the Discipline paragraphs indicated for more detailed description of these appointment categories.)

Note: Those approved to serve as a local pastor, but not currently under appointment, are not counted as clergy members of the conference.


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Categories

Deacons Elders Provisional in Full in Full Deacons Connection Connection

Provisional Elders

163

Associate Members & Full–time Part–time Affiliate Local Local Members Pastors Pastors With Vote

Pastors and deacons whose primary appointment is to a Local Church (¶¶331.1c, 339) (76, 78c)

2

84

0

3

1

5

9

Deacons (in full connection and provisional) serving Beyond the Local Church (¶331.1a, b) (78a,b)

5

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

2

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

Appointments to Extension Ministries (¶316.1; 344.1a, c) (77a)

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

16

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

0

0

1

0

Appointments to Extension Ministries (¶316.1; 344.1b) (77b)

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

9

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

0

0

0

0

Appointments to Extension Ministries (¶316.1; 344.1d) (77c)

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

3

xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx

0

0

1

0

Appointments to Attend School (¶331.3) (79)

0

0

0

0

0

xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx

Appointed to Other Annual Conferences (49)

3

2

0

0

0

xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx

On Leave of Absence (50a1, a2)

0

5

0

0

0

xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx

On Family Leave (50a3, a4)

0

1

0

0

0

xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx

On Sabbatical Leave (51)

0

0

0

0

0

xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx

On Medical Leave (52)

0

5

0

0

0

0

0

On Transitional Leave (50a5)

1

0

0

0

0

xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx

Retired (53, 54, 55)

11

157

0

0

8

xxxxx xxxxx

xxxxx xxxxx

Total Number, Clergy Members

22

282

2

3

9

7

9

Grand Total, All Conference Clergy Members

334

Note: Information on clergy by race and gender in the annual conference is available through the General Council on Finance and Administration at www.gcfa.org.


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PART III CERTIFICATION IN SPECIALIZED MINISTRY Note: Indicate credential of persons in Part III: FD, FE, PD, PE, AM, FL, PL, and LM.

58. Who are the candidates in process for certification in specialized ministry? Name Clergy/Lay Status Specialized Ministry Miranda Lovegren LM Toyomi Yoshida LM 59. Who is certified in specialized ministry? (List the areas of specialized ministry. Indicate by an asterisk those certified this year.) Name Clergy/Lay Status Specialized Ministry Lisa Jean Hoefner FE Camping and Retreat Ministries Patricia Meyers FD Christian Education and Music Jane Petke LM Camping and Retreat Ministries Joanne Scott LM Music Kevin Witt FE Camping and Retreat Ministries 60. Who are transferred in as a certified person in specialized ministry? None 61. Who are transferred out as a certified person in specialized ministry? None 62. Who have been removed as a certified person in specialized ministry? None PART IV CERTIFIED LAY MINISTRY (¶¶ 271, and 666.10 The Book of Discipline) 63. Who are certified as lay ministers (¶ 271 and 666.10)? (List alphabetically giving full name—first, middle, last—in that order, by district) None. PART V DIACONAL MINISTERS (Paragraph numbers in questions 65-72 refer to The 1992 Book of Discipline) 64. Who constitute the Committee on Investigation (¶2703.3)? (v) Jane Hill and three to be nominated by the bishop; Alternate: Larry Abell 65. Who are transferred in as diaconal ministers (¶312)? None 66. Who are transferred out as diaconal ministers (¶312)? None 67. Who have had their conference relationship as diaconal ministers terminated by Annual Conference action (¶313.3)? (Under ¶313.3a, no vote; under ¶313.3b, v 2/3) None 68. What diaconal ministers have died during the year? a)

Effective: None

b)

Retired: None.

69. What diaconal ministers have been granted leaves of absence under ¶313.1a, c, d) (disability, study/ sabbatical, or personal leave): (v) None. 70. What diaconal ministers have been granted an extended leave (¶313.1e): None. 71. Who have returned to active status from extended leave (¶313.1e)? (v) None. 72. Who have taken the retired relationship to the Annual Conference as diaconal ministers (¶313.2): (Under ¶313.2b, v 2/3) a)

This year? None

b)

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73. Who are approved for less than full-time service?

a)

What associate members, provisional, or full elders are approved for appointment to less than full-time service, what is the total number of years for which such approval has been granted to each, and for what fraction of full-time service (in one-quarter increments) is approval granted (for purposes of equitable compensation claim and pension credit) ¶¶338.2, 342.2, 1506)? (v 2/3, after 8 years v 3/4):: Name Credential Appointment Total Years Fraction Roger Carlson FE Pastoral Counselor 11 .50 Janine DeLaunay FE Aloha 2 .75 Jonathan Enz FE Willamette & Mollala 1 .50 Robin Franklin PE Portland: Hughes Mem. 4 .25 Bill Gates FE Parkrose 2 .75 Leslie Hall FE Walterville Presbyterian 6 .50 David Hurd PE Bay City 2 .50 Gary Langenwalter PE Dundee 5 .25 Jon Langenwalter FE Salem: Englewood & Jason Lee 4 .50 Kwang Seog Oh FE Portland: Korean 4 .50 Gary Powell FE Coburg 11 .50 John Pitney FE Eugene: First Assoc. 14 .75 David Raines FE Wilder & Middleton 3 .75 Tom Truby FE Clarkes 1 .50 Linda Tucker FE Medford: First Assoc. 5 .50 Charles Wallace FE Willamette University 2 .50

b)

What deacons in full connection and provisional deacons are approved for appointment to less than full-time service (¶331.7)? Name Credential Appointment Fraction Carol Brown PD .50 Laura Jaquith Bartlett FD .25 Dexter Danielson PD .75 Linda Freund FD .75 Ardis Letey FD .50 Jeffery Lowery FD .50 Lynn Rabenstein FD .25 Joyce Sluss FD .50 Brenda Wingfield FD .50

74. Who have been appointed as interim pastors under the provisions of ¶338.3 since the last session of the annual conference, and for what period of time? None. 75. What changes have been made in appointments since the last annual conference session? (Attach list. Include and identify Appointments Beyond the Local Church (Deacons) and Appointments to Extension Ministries (Elders). Give effective dates of all changes.)

Sandy Storment (OA, retired, Yellowstone) to Portland-Trinity, 10/01/2012. Andrew Williams (OE, British Methodist Church) to Vale, 11/04/2012. Beth Estock (FE), added “House Church Organizer” to her appointment, 12/01/2012. Edson Gilmore (RE), from Salem-Jason Lee to Retirement, 12/31/2012. Jon Langenwalter (FE), from Salem-Englewood to Englewood and Salem-Jason Lee, 01/01/2013

76. What elders (full connection and provisional), associate members, and local pastors are appointed to ministry to the local church and where are they appointed for the ensuing year? (Attach a list.) See Appointment List on page XX of this Journal. 77. What elders (full connection and provisional), associate members, and local pastors are appointed to extension ministries for the ensuing year? (Attach a list) See List page xx.


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a)

Within the connectional structures of United Methodism (¶344.1a, c)?

b)

To ministries endorsed by the Board of Higher Education and Ministry (¶344.1b, c)?

c)

To other valid ministries under the provisions of ¶344.1d? (v 2/3)

78. Who are appointed as deacons (full connection and provisional) for the ensuing year? (Attach a list.) See Appointment List page xx.

a) Through non-United Methodist agencies and settings beyond the local church (¶331.1a)?

b) Through United Methodist Church-related agencies and schools within the connectional structures of The United Methodist Church (¶331.1b)?

c) Within a local congregation, charge, or cooperative parish (¶331.1c)?

79. Who are appointed to attend school (¶416.6)? (List alphabetically all those whose prime appointment is to attend school.) Associate Members: None. Provisional Members: None. Members in Full Connection: None. 80. Where are the diaconal ministers appointed for the ensuing year (¶310) [1992 Discipline]? Jane Hill Mediation Services Provider, Sunset Empire Resolution Services 81. What other personal notations should be made? (Include such matters as changes in pension credit (¶1506.6), corrections or additions to matters reported in the “Business of the Annual Conference” form in previous years, and legal name changes of clergy members and diaconal ministers.)

Achsah Clark (RE) has changed her name to Achsah Clark Shand. Brenda Sene (FE) has changed her name to Brenda Bettinger. Danna Drum Hastings (FD) has changed her name back to Danna Drum. James Simmons (FE) is now listed as James Barrett Simmons-Cox.

82. Where and when shall the next Conference Session be held (¶603.2, 3)? June 12-14, 2014, in Salem, Oregon. .

Living the Connection, Session 1

Bishop Hagiya giving his opening address

Warren Light speaking from the floor


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NOTE: Members and leaders of each team are listed in the Boards and Agencies section of the Journal beginning on page 11 of Volume I. Conference Boards and Agencies: Committee on the Episcopacy.......................................................................................... 168 Rules Committee............................................................................................................... 168 Outreach Team.................................................................................................................. 169 Commission on Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns.......................................... 169 Peace with Justice............................................................................................................. 170 Commission on Religion and Race................................................................................... 171 Committee on Native American Ministries...................................................................... 171 Commission on the Status and Role of Women................................................................ 171 Commission on Archives and History.............................................................................. 172 Campus Ministry Higher Education Team........................................................................ 173 Conference Lay Leader/Board of Lay Ministry................................................................ 174 United Methodist Women................................................................................................. 174 Council on Finance & Administration.............................................................................. 176 CF&A Annual Recommendations..................................................................................... 176 Board of Trustees.............................................................................................................. 177 Equitable Compensation Commission.............................................................................. 178 Board of Pension and Health Benefits.............................................................................. 179 United Methodist Ministers’ Retirement Fund................................................................. 189 Camp and Retreat Ministries Team................................................................................... 189 Board of Ordained Ministry.............................................................................................. 190 Vital Church Project.......................................................................................................... 190 Communications............................................................................................................... 191 Bishop’s Task Force on the Elimination of Hunger.......................................................... 192 Statistician’s Report.......................................................................................................... 193 Office of Stewardship & Finance...................................................................................... 194 District Reports: Cascadia District............................................................................................................... 195 Columbia District.............................................................................................................. 196 Crater Lake District........................................................................................................... 196 Sage District...................................................................................................................... 197 Universities and Seminaries: Africa University.............................................................................................................. 198 Boston University School of Theology............................................................................. 199 Candler School of Theology............................................................................................. 199 Drew University Theological School................................................................................ 200 Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary....................................................................... 202 Rust College...................................................................................................................... 203 United Theological Seminary........................................................................................... 204 Wesley Theological Seminary.......................................................................................... 204


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2013 Pre-Conference Reports Boards & Agencies of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference The United Methodist Church Committee on the Episcopacy Donna Pritchard, Chair

The Oregon-Idaho Conference Committee on Episcopacy organized in late summer, 2012 and elected the following officers: Chairperson, Donna Pritchard; Vice Chairperson, Mary Foote; Secretary, Laura Jaquith Bartlett. In addition to that meeting, we met as a full committee in the fall, working closely with Bishop Grant Hagiya to support his work in our annual conference. The Conference committee is also collaborating with the Pacific Northwest and Alaska Conference Episcopacy Committees, as we recognize the huge geography and unique challenges facing our bishop in the Greater Northwest Episcopal Area. In January a small subcommittee met with the Bishop’s Administrative Assistant, Becky Delurey, to support her in the changes to her job necessitated by a non-resident bishop. Among other things, the Committee advocated for Becky to attend a recent General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) training for Episcopal Administrative Assistants. In March of 2013 the full committee met with the Pacific Northwest Episcopacy Committee, and with one representative of the Alaska committee. This followed a GCFA quadrennial training which chairpersons from both Oregon-Idaho and PNW Episcopacy committees attended. We are pleased to report that all three annual conferences are deeply committed to our common mission to make disciples for Jesus Christ and to transform the world – and that we seek to support, encourage, and evaluate our bishop in this work as well. The Portland area Episcopal residence has been sold, and plans are in the beginning stages to provide some sort of housing for Bishop Hagiya during the week each month he spends in the Portland area. Episcopacy Committee will be working alongside the Conference Board of Trustees and the Director of Stewardship and Finance in this matter. Evaluation of our bishop will occur on an annual basis through the Conference Committee on Episcopacy. We look forward to receiving evaluation forms and suggested procedures from the Western Jurisdiction Committee on the Episcopacy, which has overall responsibility for evaluation of the Western College of Bishops.

Rules Committee Warren Light, Chair In 2012-2013, the Rules Committee helped to shape several pieces of legislation. Some of this work involved changing legislation to conform with current rules. Other Action Requests consisted of rule changes, requiring correct numbering, conformation with other current rules, and coherence. This work has been done in preparation for the 2013 Annual Conference in Boise. Looking ahead, we can anticipate further legislation in 2014, requiring checking with existing rules. There will also be a need to re-write a current rule made archaic by legislation passed in a prior year [2012]. Lastly, this year we are asking members of the Annual Conference to submit any ideas regarding rules changes over the summer of 2013, so that we can work with you to write legislation far in advance of Legislative Assembly 2014. Thank you for your collective efforts in this ministry.


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Outreach Team, Conference Board of Global Ministries Jim Frisbie, Conference Secretary of Global Ministries

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As Annual Conference Mission Secretary I coordinate our efforts in the areas of Missions, Mission Itineration, Disaster Preparedness, Volunteers in Mission, Hispanic Ministries, Refugee Response, Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns, and our Task Force for our Partnership with Liberia. As there is no standing committee in our Annual Conference structure and only five people listed under the Conference Board of Global Ministries, I have had to pick and choose areas of effort and facilitate as best I could the efforts of those involved in various areas of mission in our Conference. This has been particularly troublesome in regard to missionary itineration, as we have no designated coordinators at either the Conference or District level. I have had to recruit coordinators on a case-by-case basis, which creates difficulties for our missionaries and those places which wish to have them speak. I was able to help facilitate the Mission Connexions Banquet featuring Thomas Kemper and Paul Jeffrey in Vancouver, WA in cooperation with our sister conference (PNW). Greg Nelson, Emilie Kroen and I participated in the national “Day on the Hill” where 103 United Methodists from across the country lobbied Congress for continued funding for the international efforts to end deaths from malaria in SubSaharan Africa. I also serve as the Western Jurisdiction representative on the Advance Committee for the General Board of Global Ministries, which meets twice a year. This year we are pleased to have Bishop Thomas Bickerton as our guest speaker at this year’s session of Annual Conference. This is an important part of our participation in the world-wide Imagine No Malaria campaign. Lowell Greathouse, Dan Moseler, and I have been working on establishing a Disaster Response Network and readily available information for churches and communities. This is an area of concern that needs to be addressed. My greatest concern and deep desire is that we can rebuild the Outreach team within the conference structure so that we have functional connections for the various areas of interest. I am working with conference leadership to address this. We need Conference and District coordinators in these areas; Disaster Preparedness, Volunteers in Mission, Mission Itineration. We need designated team leaders listed for the Liberia Partnership, Hispanic Ministries, and Refugee Response. Where these areas of concern are now functioning, there is not effective coordination through our Outreach Network. Whether or not we have regular meetings, these diverse areas of ministry need to be in communication and coordination.

Commission on Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns Barbara Nixon, Chair The Conference Commission on Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns (CCCUIC) is in a very early stage of renewing and clarifying its role in the Oregon-Idaho Conference. The commission is newly reformed and is actively looking for interested laity and clergy. If you are interested or know someone who might be, please contact Barbara Nixon. The first effort of the commission is the offering of a Laity Session Workshop at this year’s Annual Conference in Boise. The workshop is entitled “Creating Meaningful Interfaith Relationships” and the intention is to engage those present in a hands-on experience of interfaith prayer and reflection, followed by an opportunity to learn how to create these experiences in one’s own communities. We believe this satisfies part of our responsibility as the CCCUIC to work towards establishing and strengthening interfaith relationships. (Book of Discipline Paragraph 1902).


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Peace with Justice Claudia Roberts, Peace With Justice Coordinator

The past year has been an active one for the Peace with Justice Program in the Oregon-Idaho Conference. The Peace with Justice Program is a part of the General Board of Church and Society. As of July 1, 2012, Reverend Steven Sprecher has been the chair of the conference Church and Society activities. He has a lifetime of commitment to justice and equity issues and previously served on the Board of Directors for the General Board of Church and Society. His breadth and depth of ministry in this area have been invaluable in our moving forward this year. There were two Peace with Justice grants awarded this year. The first went to help provide a United Methodist presence at the premiere Wild Goose Festival West held in Corvallis over Labor Day weekend. Reverend Jeremy Smith from Portland First UMC organized the participation of both the Pacific Northwest Conference and the Oregon-Idaho Conference at this event. He was able to obtain a ministry table that was decorated with the Conference Peace with Justice Banner and a banner that said “Keep Jesus Weird.� There was information at the table about United Methodist Social Principles and brochures from Reconciling Ministries. The event is a progressive evangelical event that featured nationally known speakers, musicians and poets. There were four or five events going on at the same time so it was hard to choose which event to attend. Sunshine prevailed and everyone had a wild, crazy and uplifting time. The second grant was given to Imagine Peace. This is an ecumenical organization in Newport, Oregon that holds a series of events in the month of September to help their community focus on creating a world of peace, one person at a time. They had poetry reading, a Taize service, song and prayer service and new this year, a justice panel that spoke on a variety of topics including immigrant rights and human trafficking. The grant money was used to purchase a portable sound system so that the speakers would be heard. Retired Rev Ernie Bell initiated that application. In September, Rev. Steve Sprecher and I attended a training event in Washington, DC for PWJ Coordinators and Church and Society committee chairs. We had a crash course on team building by Kristin Kumpf and were able to network with people from around the country. Our attendance for this event was paid for by the General Board of Church and Society. Steve and I came away from this training with a renewed commitment to reactivate the Peace with Justice Program in the Oregon-Idaho Conference. We put together a list of people we knew have a passion for justice work and have been contacting them asking them to join a team to help promote the program. Our efforts have been slowed by other priorities that encroached on our time but we have a start. I have had the opportunity to talk about Peace with Justice from the pulpit of several churches in the Portland area as a certified lay speaker. I am open to traveling to other districts to take my message there. I also plan to make better use of our conference website, newsletter and Facebook page to share the work of peace with justice that is happening in our conference. In early April, I returned to Washington DC for some training specific to Peace with Justice Coordinators and extended my stay to attend the 13th annual Ecumenical Advocacy Days. My attendance at these events was also paid by the General Board of Church and Society, except for my airfare that came out of conference Peace with Justice funds. As United Methodists, we deserve to be rightly proud of the Social Principles that have guided our church policy of Peace with Justice. And I am praying for the day when our church embraces the full inclusion of all people everywhere.


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Commission on Religious and Race John Go, Chair

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Facing a new quadrennium, the General Commission on Religion and Race is challenging us to respond to the church and its leadership, being engaging and relevant to the world in diversity. So, our mission is to inform and educate about the love and ministry in Christ Jesus who was the neighbor to all. The Commission on Religion and Race has continually offered Cross-Cultural Competency training for the clergy and also for laity in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. In the year of 2013, we have been working on two introductory workshops (February-Portland, June-Boise) and another workshop in the fall. Our goal is to keep up with the work of the latest racial justice needs and concerns as a partner of the local churches and their leadership throughout the Conference.

Committee on Native American Ministries Eva Johnson, Treasurer This year CONAM received a $15,000 grant from the General Board of Global Ministries to continue the work of the Act of Repentance held at the General Conference of 2012. The General Conference called on all conferences to start the work of healing relationships between indigenous people and the Methodist church. CONAM’s goal is to Educate with accurate information on church history and Native relationships; Build bridges with communication and trust through a presence in the Native community; and Support connections with invitations to church activities and cultural family camps. CONAM’s expected outcome is congregations will be better informed about historical and generational trauma and current issues in the Native communities. CONAM can be a resource for churches who want to do their own follow-up with the Act of Repentance. CONAM wants to inform Native people about the work of the United Methodist Church and share the message that they no longer have to choose between their cultural beliefs or being a Christian; that both worlds are compatible. Contact Eva Johnson or Gloria Marple (see the Conference Journal for contact information) for information about CONAM.  Information about the Act of Repentance can be found at GCCUIC

Commission on the Status and Role of Women Lynda Montgomery, Chair There is new leadership for GCSRW: we have a new General Secretary, Dawn Wiggins. She is a former Alabama circuit court judge. She has served on the UM General Board of Pension and Health Benefits and the Alabama West Florida Annual Conference delegation to both General and Jurisdictional conferences. Erin Kane, Director of Research and Monitoring, is completing work on a master’s degree in social justice and community development at Loyola University Chicago. Susan Keaton, Director of Communications, is an experienced reporter and editor, most recently at the Chicago Tribune. Audrey Krumbach is the new Director of Gender Justice and Education. She was educated by United Methodists at Huntingdon College and Garrett-Evangelical Theological School. She served with the Reconciling Ministries Network, and as a community organizer with inner-city education, fair trade, labor, interfaith, and environmental movements. This quadrennium represents significant challenges for the United Methodist Church, and a crucial moment to celebrate women’s leadership, challenge lingering sexism, learn from women of all ethnicities, and grow vital ministries with strong women across our United Methodist connection.


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Over the next several months, there will be new Toolkits for Action for annual conference committees. These will include identifying the areas for growth in our Annual Conference, strategic assessment of opportunities, crafting advocacy and education opportunities, communicating with members and churches in our annual conference, developing women’s leadership, and building a church which includes men and women at every level. The need for the Conference Commission is affirmed in The Book of Discipline. The tasks of the Conference Commission are: 1. To be informed about the status and role of women in the total life of the church. 2. To work cooperatively with United Methodist Women to achieve full participation of women in the decision-making structures. 3. To develop ways to inform and sensitize the leadership within the conference on issues that affect women and 4. To focus on major issues to women which may include, but are not limited to, sexual harassment policies and procedures.

Commission on Archives and History Nancie Fadeley, Chairperson Linda Tewksbury, Idaho Archivist Shirley Manning Knepp, Oregon Archivist Don Knepp, Archivist This has been a busy year in the Conference Archives. Several retired ministers have donated books and other publications to the collection in the Oregon archives.  The archivists have had an increase in research projects this year.  Some of them are requests from churches about former ministers, some from family members researching ancestors, some from scholars working on publications, some for Willamette University students working on the Japanese internment, and others from Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference staff. A very historical book, Beside the Beautiful Willamette by John Parsons, was donated to the Archives in March.  This book belonged, at one time, to Daniel Lee’s son.  He had written in the book about events of his life. The Commission on Archives and History would like to receive notices of church anniversaries or other historic celebrations. The Archivists try to attend as many events as possible. They also are requesting that the churches send two copies of the anniversary materials; special programs, bulletins or newsletters that pertain to the celebration to the archives   The Oregon and Idaho archivists attended the Western Jurisdiction Commission on Archives and History meeting in Pasadena, California on April 11-14, 2013.  The Idaho Archivist, Linda Tewksbury, will attend the 100th anniversary celebration of Southside Boulevard UMC in Nampa. The Oregon Archivists attended the Nehalem Bay United Methodist Church’s 100th anniversary celebration. This year the archivists have become especially aware of the importance of preserving hard copies of the minutes from all conference boards, agencies, committees or commissions. These should be sent to the archives on a regular basis.  If possible, those minutes should be copied on acid free paper. It is recommended that secretaries, when recording the minutes of the meeting, list the full names of the persons present and head each page of the minutes with the name of the group, the date, and the page number. This way the pages of the reports can be identified if separated or needed for a legal investigation where it is vital to have identification on each page.   


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Realizing the importance of having insurance information from each church in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference and from conference trustees, the Commission on Archives and History is requesting that each church and conference agency send a copy of their insurance company content page to the archives to be place in their file.  

Please review the following from the Oregon-Idaho Conference Rules: CHAPTER 7. RULES RELATING TO ARCHIVES AND HISTORY 7.010 At the first charge or church conference of a new quadrenniumm, each District Superintendent shall include in the required reports of the local church a copy of the historical reporting form provided by the Conference Commission on Archives and History. Each District Superintendent shall send these gathered reports to the chair of the Conference Commission on Archives and History. 7.020 Each charge shall file with the Commission on Archives and History a copy of its history. At the beginning of each new decade each charge shall file a supplementary history covering the previous ten years. 7.030 All Boards, Commissions, Committees, Councils, etc. of the Annual Conference shall file copies of their minutes, soon after each meeting, with the Commission on Archives and History except for the minutes of the Board of Ordained Ministry, and other minutes deemed to be confidential, which minutes shall be filed with the office of the Bishop.

Campus Ministry Higher Education Team Joanne Tilton Rannells, Chair Truly the “calling” to serve the young adults/students of this conference, at institutions of higher learning, is greater than any assigned responsibility carried out with financial support. Again, to remind you, the budget of the Oregon-Idaho Conference does not include campus ministry support. Yet, individuals of this conference have pledged time, talents, gifts and service on behalf of the church in ways that enrich and develop the spirits and lives of students and leaders in higher education. The Mission Statements of our Universities tell so much. Willamette University’s Office of the Chaplains “offers a wide variety of opportunities that foster spiritual growth and understanding as well as religious commitment and action.” Western Oregon’s Western Compass serves with “Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors.” The Wesley Foundation at U of O is a community, in the midst of learning, encouraging faith, love and justice. All students and young adults, regardless of denomination or religious background are welcome to attend.” Oregon State’s Westminster House, “West M,” provides the OSU community through “Spiritual Wellness Week” an opportunity to explore, seek, serve, love and live. This was done in 2012-2013, through conversation around creation care. The Wesley Foundation at Idaho State is an active student organization that finds hospitality to all, the mission which allows seeking answers to life’s questions and nourishing body and soul to be their mission. Wesley Foundation at Boise State lives out the mission of Open Hearts, Open Minds and Open Doors as a place for all [including those with handicapping conditions] to participate in Bible Study, fellowship and meals. Eastern Oregon’s Koinonia House has new vitality and mission through the joining of five denominations that oversee the feeding of the community in spirit, food, song and outreach opportunities. Portland State’s Christian Campus Ministry states as its mission: “To engage university students in the exploration of Christian faith, community and service.” The Wesley Foundation at Southern Oregon University is “on sabbatical” this year as they experiment and try new models which will keep campus ministry vital. The Values expressed by Portland Campus Christian Ministry speak well of Oregon-Idaho Campus Ministries: to be safe and non-judgmental; to be Christian, cooperative and ecumenical; to be practical and life-applicable; to be theologically progressive; to be open and affirming of personal and cultural differences.


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What is needed is you, each of you! You come from every corner and place of worship in all of Oregon and Southern Idaho. Please, please refer to the campus ministry of appropriate universities the names of those students who have traveled from their home to be part of the learning environment. Programs are vital, especially for the young adult seekers. It is the students who are the heart and souls of our campus ministry outreach. Contact information for each campus ministry setting is available in the Conference Journal as well as on the conference website. SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT FUNDS: In 2012 we awarded six scholarships: one Conference Merit Scholarship; one Ethnic Minority Leadership Scholarship; four undergraduate Leadership Awards; four Board Development Grants for individual campus ministries. The Conference Scholarship Information can be found on the conference website; click “Resources” in the top red banner, and then “scholarships” in the left-hand menu. The deadline for folks to apply for the next Conference Scholarships is April of 2014.

Conference Lay Leader Report/Board of Lay Ministry Mary Foote, Conference Lay Leader Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received. 1 Peter 4:10 The OR-ID Annual Conference is richly blessed! As directed in 1 Peter, we see our gifts stretching from our sanctuaries into our neighborhoods. Elementary school children carry food for the weekend home in backpacks provided by the local UMC. Twelve-step groups are being welcomed as brothers and sisters in Christ, not just using space in UMC buildings. We have congregations welcoming all neighbors for weekly meals–nutritious food for the body and rich, agape love for the soul. We serve one another with our gifts and are filled with blessings. During the past year, our relationship with the Pacific Northwest and Alaska conferences has expanded. More workshops, and more workshop leaders, are available–on-line and in person–to any interested person in any of the three conferences. Contacts with others serving in similar roles are easy to make and the wisdom gained through the experiences of others provides greater gains while exhausting fewer resources. Our lives and our awareness of the manifold grace of God have grown as we’ve expanded our boundaries. The OR-ID Annual Conference has a history of gifted leadership. Our current Bishop, MLT and Lay Leaders are no exception. Developing and expanding solid leadership skills continues to be a welcomed priority. While our districts present powerful leadership events, we’ve also seen increased numbers of congregations participating in the Congregational Leadership Development program. Through CLD participation, gifts of individuals and congregational groups are frequently identified. Congregational groups often find the focus and commitment needed to complete the CLD training opens new avenues into faith-based service. Through the work of the Spirit, CLD work, service to our communities and each other, laity and clergy are learning new definitions for “church.” We are seeing the words in 1 Peter alive in our lives. We are good stewards of all God’s graces when we use our gifts in service!

United Methodist Women Dixie Jacky, Conference President During General Conference 2012, the United Methodist Women became an agency of the United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women of the OR-ID Conference excitedly welcomed the adoption of this major change to the organization. Formerly, United Methodist Women was under the supervision of, and was known as, Women’s Division of the General Board of Global Ministries.


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Now, our official title is United Methodist Women, Inc., or UMW, and we are an agency of the United Methodist Church, such as other agencies like Church and Society or General Board of Discipleship.

In keeping with the new structure and beginning in 2013, Schools of Christian Mission will be known as Mission u! In 2012, two schools were held in Newberg, OR, and in Boise, ID, with 160 participants attending. The general theme was “That All May Have Life, “ with the three studies being: Immigration in the Bible; Haiti: Challenges and Hope; and Poverty. The women of the Oregon-Idaho Conference proudly hosted the 2012 Western Jurisdiction Quadrennial Meeting in June. Over 440 participants, voting delegates, and all eight Bishops of the Western Jurisdiction attended, electing the United Methodist Women Directors for the next quadrennial. Harriet Jane Olson, General Secretary of the United Methodist Women, was the keynote speaker. Sherri Willard Argyres, Dominique Willard Argyres and Alicia Porter represented Oregon-Idaho United Methodist Women at “LIMITLESS: Redefine Tomorrow,” held at Duke Divinity School in August of 2012. The goal of this event was: “to equip young women of faith, to transcend barriers and to do justice in our communities by putting faith, hope and love into action.” These three women are now sharing their knowledge with units around the Conference. We presented Charter for Racial Justice Awards to three recipients this year. Rev. Al Traschal of Caldwell UMC and Rev. June Fothergill of Wilder UMC were both honored for their work with the Upper Snake Hispanic Ministries. We also honored the Rockwood UMC for their work with the Centro De Milagros congregation. We were pleased to offer Dr. Gertrude Boyd Crane scholarships to Kalina Seluvaia Malua-Katoa, Janessa Chastain, Jill Plant, and Donna Sperry, all women from the Oregon-Idaho Conference studying for advanced degrees in a church-related vocation. United Methodist Women pledged and sent over $168,000 to the national organization of United Methodist Women for mission work around the nation and the world. We also raised enough money to purchase more than 60 Flood Bucket Kits for UMCOR. A $2000 Zimmerman grant was awarded to Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon to hire an Environmental Justice Intern. Legislative Advocacy Days were held at the capitols of both Oregon and Idaho with over 100 women learning about and participating in the legislative process. United Methodist Women expanded their knowledge of the issues facing women, children and youth through the UMW Reading Program. We had 151 readers, including five children reading over 1450 books. The United Methodist Women responded to a challenge from Bishop Hoshibata and organized “Sock it to U.M. in Salem,” a mission outreach project at Annual Conference. There was an overwhelming response and over 9,000 pairs of socks were received. These were distributed not only in the Salem area but also to Portland and Boise areas under the capable leadership of an OR-ID Deaconess, Shirley Knepp. Next year we hope to report just as an amazing result with our “Undie Sunday” drive throughout the Conference. The United Methodist Women of the Oregon-Idaho Conference are striving to turn Faith, Hope, and Love into Action on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.


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Council on Finance and Administration Wendy Joy Woodworth, President

At CF&A, we are about more than numbers. The numbers are important, but only as they relate to doing ministry in a healthy and vital conference through healthy and vital congregations. The budget figures are important, but only as they relate to faithful stewardship and being in connection with one another as United Methodists in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. We took considerable time at our fall CF&A meeting on stewardship. We shared with each other our personal journeys of stewardship. We wrestled with what stewardship from a congregational or community perspective looks like. We discussed the question, “What is your church’s understanding of stewardship?” At Annual Conference this year you will get the chance to do the same; you have time to start reflecting now in preparation. We continue to ask the question of how we are part of empowering healthy, vital congregations. Last year we passed the conference budget for 2013 that reduced apportionments for most churches. Our hope was to free up funds for the ministries of our local churches, but also to enable more churches to increase their stewardship to our Annual Conference. We celebrate and are grateful for the many churches that either pay 100% of the Shared Ministries or are growing in their giving. We pray for these churches and the congregations that are struggling. We celebrate the good news that in 2012 we kept our conference expenses within the spending plan that was based on anticipated apportionment receipts and other income. We were able to increase our General Reserve Fund, which is now getting very close to our desired 3-4 months of operational expenses. This news reflects faithful stewardship on the part of the Annual Conference. Unlike 2013, we will not be able to have another reduction in the conference budget for 2014. As we seek new models for doing ministry and continue to make adjustments in the operations of our Annual Conference, there are some areas we need to support for the health and vitality of our local churches and Annual Conference alike. You will see additional funds for Clergy and Laity Leadership Development and a new line item for “Conference Strategic Re-Alignment.” The second item is anticipating the need to relieve the workload for our current conference staff, including District Superintendents, in 2014. This will be done with a strategic outlook to current needs and future development of our goal to support local churches in their ministries along with our annual conference. The Ministerial Leadership Team also sees a great need to support leadership development throughout our conference to strengthen our ministries. The total increase to the apportioned budget will be approximately 2.9%. Our work is about ministry. Our work is about empowering congregations to share the love of God and grace of Christ Jesus. Our work is about faithful stewardship. Our work is about you, your local church and our Annual Conference. May God’s Spirit be in the midst of all of our work.

ANNUAL RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COUNCIL ON FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION 1.

Between sessions of the Annual Conference, the Council on Finance and Administration shall implement a spending plan based upon anticipated receipts and projected expenses. This plan shall be determined by the Council after consultation with the Bishop, the Ministry Leadership Team and the Director of Stewardship and Finance.

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The first 200 miles to the Annual Conference session will be exempted from mileage reimbursement.

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Lay Members entitled to reimbursement under Conference Rule 1.030 will be reimbursed for housing and meals while attending the session; the maximum amount of reimbursement is set at $330 for 2013.


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The Oregon-Idaho Conference Council on Finance and Administration is authorized to borrow up to $500,000 on an open line of credit to cover essential and authorized expenditures during intervals dictated by cash flow needs. Interest on such borrowed funds will be paid from the “Contingency” line item in the budget.

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The General Fund is maintained and administered by the Council on Finance and Administration. The General Fund reserve (balance) provides working capital (cash flow) for the operation of the Conference, emergencies and unexpected needs that arise from time to time. The annual net operating results in the budget funds not otherwise designated will provide the basis for the General Fund. The General Fund reserve needs to be large enough ($1.5 million) to support several months of operating expenses for the Conference – to act as a cash flow.

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The following organizations are given permission to solicit funds among the churches of the Conference without quota: a. Willamette University b. Pacific School of Religion c. Alaska Pacific University d. Rust College e. United Methodist Campus Ministries of the Conference f. Willamette View Foundation g. United Methodist Retirement Center, Salem h. Clergy-mates Emergency Fund i. Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon j. Northwest United Methodist Foundation k. Oregon-Idaho United Methodist Minister’s Retirement Fund l. Partnership with Liberia Annual Conference

Conference Board of Trustees Larry McClure, President The Oregon-Idaho Conference Board of Trustees held two face-to-face meetings since the June, 2012 Annual Conference as well as email votes on official matters as needed. In between meetings, members of the Trustees carried out subcommittee tasks as required by the Discipline. The president attended the February, 2013 quadrennial training event in Albuquerque, NM, sponsored by the General Council on Finance and Administration. A Sacred Trust While local churches are typically incorporated, according to United Methodist polity, the Annual Conference (through the Board of Trustees) holds in trust all church properties, including land, buildings, equipment as well as bequests and donations that may come to it. For these reasons, the 12 members of the Trustees draw on skills in real estate, law, insurance, finance, property management and church ministries. By Discipline, 1/3 of the members are laywomen, 1/3 laymen and 1/3 are clergy. A separate Investment Committee stewards all funds invested by the Annual Conference. A local church decision to discontinue and abandon its building comes after long and careful study and prayer and always includes consultation with the District Superintendent. The final decision rests with the Annual Conference. At the June, 2013 session the following closure requests will be made: Metanoia Peace Community United Methodist Church (Columbia District) Tygh Valley United Methodist Church (Columbia District) During the past year, Trustees have worked on pending sales of buildings and parsonages formerly used by the Prairie City, Laurelwood and Sellwood congregations. The Portland episcopal residence used for the past 24 years until September 2012 was put on the market in November and sold in April.


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Based on Annual Conference Rule 8.030, funds from sales of churches are distributed this way: 65% to the Annual Conference Vital Church Project; 20% to the District Church Extension Society of the district in which the church existed; and 15% to be retained by the Conference Board of Trustees to be used for expenses incurred in the disposition of properties for which there is a net cost in the disposition of the property. Given the demands on time and expertise in dealing with real estate matters, the Trustees plan to identify a part-time paid consultant or contractor to serve as property manager responsible for coordinating the care and sale of Conference-owned facilities. Oregon-Idaho Conference Center The Conference Treasurer oversees operation and maintenance of the Center. Over a period of months, several office moves and some modifications have been made. The building was constructed in 1974 and is located on two lots, one owned by the Conference and one owned by First United Methodist Church in Portland. Trustees are grateful for the shared parking and other neighborly benefits of being adjacent to one of our conference churches. Protection of Denominational Assets Trustees are vitally concerned that properties across the Conference are protected against damages of all kinds. We urge local church trustees to look more closely at the adequacy of their insurance policies. The destructive fire at North Bend United Methodist Church is a stark reminder that unexpected events occur regularly in our own denomination. Making sure churches have Safe Sanctuary Policies in place must also be backed up by appropriate insurance coverages. Sexual misconduct lawsuits are in the news regularly. Health and safety checkups of local church property should also be a high priority. One church invites its youth group to use kids’ cell phones or digital cameras to do an audio/visual inventory of each church room and its equipment so there will be a good record in case of loss. Any church operating a 15-passenger van is also inviting serious problems. A set of guidelines for local church risk management is available from the Conference Treasurer. Conference Litigation Related to risk management, the Trustees through the Conference Chancellor and Conference Treasurer are currently involved in two clergy sexual misconduct lawsuits. The alleged incidents occurred many years ago. One lesson from these cases is the importance of local churches maintaining records of paidup insurance coverages through official charge conference reports and administrative council minutes. The Conference Committee on Archives and History will need these documents as well. Use of United Methodist Name and Logo The cross and flame insignia is a registered copyright of our denomination. Guidelines for it proper uses are spelled out in a document available by emailing legal@gcfa.org. The familiar logo was created in a very precise way and we all share a responsibility for protecting our United Methodist name and image.

Equitable Compensation Commission Ruth Marsh, Chair Every year our Commission establishes a minimum salary package for clergy. We carefully consider that the salary package has to reflect what the church can afford, but at the same time it needs, as the Discipline says, to enable clergy “to devote all your time to the work of God.� In addition, we are one of the conferences with the lowest minimum salary package in the country. Pastors and churches need to be aware that what the Equitable Compensation Commission sets is a minimum salary package. Once that package is established, the church and pastor are free to move the money into categories that would be of the greatest benefit to them. Moving money out of salary and into either: (A) parsonage/utilities allowance or, if possible, (B) housing allowance can be very beneficial to pastors. We recommend that you place the appropriate amounts in these funds. Last year we had recommended a 1% increase for 2013, a figure less than the increase of social security. We recommend that minimum salary packages for 2014 be set as follows: $36,750 (for elders in full


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connection), $35,000 (for provisional members), and $33,050 (for local pastors). We strongly urge local churches to put at least $4,500 of that money in parsonage/utilities allowance (more if possible). In addition, the minimum cash salary should be increased by $100 per year of service in the United Methodist Church, capped at a maximum of ten years or $1,000.

The Commission also recommends, but cannot require, that business and professional expenses be set at no less than $3,000 per year. This is the same amount as last year. Housing is to be considered as part of the ministerial compensation package. Our recommendation for 2014 is as follows: 1.

That for our purposes, every parsonage will be considered as meeting the minimum salary package. This is true whether the clergyperson is working full-time or part-time.

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That a percentage of housing allowance be paid to each pastor that is commensurate to the percentage they work (e.g. one quarter-time receives one quarter the housing allowance, one half-time receives one half the housing allowance, etc.).

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In lieu of a parsonage, churches will pay a minimum housing allowance as part of the total compensation package. A two-tier formula will be applied consisting of $12,000 for most areas and $14,000 for churches in areas with unusually high housing costs (so far this means only Portland). Tier designations will be determined by the Equitable Compensation Commission. These two tiers will be reviewed every two years. Appeals may be made to the Commission.

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Churches and pastors may apply for an exemption to housing allowances under certain conditions (for example, a pastor already has a home in the area, etc.). If the Commission does not grant an exemption, then churches must pay the housing portion of the ministerial compensation package.

The Commission has requested that the Council on Finance and Administration set our budget for 2014 at $60,000, including $1,000 for the administrative costs of the Commission. This is the same amount as last year.

Board of Pension and Health Benefits Lura Kidner-Miesen, Chair Before joining the Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits, I assumed the purpose of the wellness programs was to save money on our health insurance. Of course, there is nothing wrong with saving money so we can use it for ministry. However, at my first General Board of Pension and Health Benefits training event, one of the leaders spoke to us about something else. This lay person talked about how much they valued the clergy and cared about our health. Since then I have found that “Caring For Those Who Serve� is not just a slogan; it represents the personal feelings of many people at the General Board and Conference level. Why was I blind to this human caring and quick to ignore it with references to saving money? Maybe it was some sort of false humility that denied I am valued as a pastor. Maybe I thought I was being practical and realistic. I don’t know. I do know that while money and our stewardship of financial resources are important, wellness is at least as important for vital congregations. Over the last three decades, clergy in the U.S. have gone from one of the healthiest groups to one of the least healthy. United Methodist clergy have higher risks than comparable U.S. adults for problems related to such things as weight and depression. This could be just more bad news making us feel even worse, except it is not the final word about us. Our hope is in Jesus Christ. We follow the God of shalom, the Creator who seeks the peace and wholeness of creation. With the power of the Holy Spirit and help of our brothers and sisters in Christ, may we take steps toward wholeness as individuals, as spiritual communities, and as an Annual Conference.


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HealthFlex: The 2014 blended active participant HealthFlex premium rate is recommended to be $1,250 per month, a ten-dollar monthly increase. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the federal health care reform law enacted in 2010. It will significantly overhaul the national health insurance market in 2014. The General Board of Pension and Health Benefits is working with other denominations to seek favorable rulings on matters pertaining to church plans. The General Board is also working to supply information and help to Conference Boards and staff. There are many questions that cannot be answered at this time, but we do know our Annual Conference will be in HealthFlex in 2014. Current Pension Program (Clergy Retirement Security Program-CRSP) Clergy participants in the United Methodist pension program are now participating in the pension plan called the Clergy Retirement Security Program. Changes approved by the 2012 General Conference have reduced the benefit formula and will result in a smaller benefit for clergy. To help offset this reduction, clergy contributions into their UMPIP (United Methodist Personal Investment Plan) account will be matched, up to 1% of the clergyperson’s compensation. If at all possible, clergy in local churches are strongly encouraged to start or increase contributions into UMPIP as the match will double the contribution. Funding for the CRSP pension program will come from billings to local congregations. For 2014 local congregations will continue to pay 13% of the pastor’s compensation, which should now pay the full cost of CRSP. CPP The Comprehensive Protection Plan (CPP) provides clergy death benefits, survivor children benefits, minimum surviving spouse benefits, disability benefits, and pension supplements to CRSP accounts. Starting in 2013, CPP funding was removed from apportionments and came from a direct billing to the local churches or to the appropriate salary-paying unit. The 2012 General Conference made changes to the clergy disability plan. This includes an enhanced Return-to-Work program and incentives for returning to work. The 2012 General Conference created the Voluntary Transition Program. This provides some assistance to qualified clergy who want to leave ordained ministry. Pre-1982 Pension Plan: This is the 10th year we have been able to report that our pre-1982 pension obligation is fully funded. As required by the 2012 General Conference, the General Board approved our comprehensive funding plan, which includes this obligation. The BOP recommends raising the 2014 Past Service Rate for the Pre-82 plan to $557 per service year. This is 1% of the Conference Average Compensation (CAC). Your Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits presents the following recommendations for your consideration and action. The Recommendations and the Pension and Welfare Plans below require Annual Conference vote.

RECOMMENDATIONS Health Insurance Plan The Conference will continue to participate in the HealthFlex Program offered through the General Board of Pensions and Health Benefits. 1. That the Conference Board of Pensions, in consultation with the Council on Finance and Administration, is authorized to adjust the Conference Budget for Health Insurance Premiums and the monthly billed amount between sessions of the Annual Conference, if necessary, due to the receipt of new premium rate information from the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits. 2. That the Conference Board of Pensions is authorized to adopt new eligibility policies as required by the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits for the HealthFlex Program. These policies may


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include procedures for the cancellation of coverage due to various circumstances. The effective date of these policies will be determined as required by the General Board. 3. That 100% of the Health Care Insurance Premiums be billed to local churches. Fifty dollars will be billed to the participant for coverage other than the participant.

4. That the active HealthFlex plan be either choice (1) PPO B1000 (P2)—prescription Percentage co-pay OR choice (2) the Consumer Driven Health Plan—(CDHP P2). 5. That the Retiree health insurance plan be a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) stipend based on the number of years of service in the Oregon-Idaho and Alaska Conferences. Details can be found on page 186 of the 2012 Journal. (Note: We thank Bill Mullette-Bauer, Director of Stewardship and Finance, and Lisa Ponovost, Human Resource Manager, for providing our retirees with training sessions and one-on-one conversations concerning the stipend program. We also appreciate our retirees as they take part in this program for the first time.) 6. That the following Health Insurance policies be continued: a. No premium subsidy or stipend will be granted to participants retiring prior to the age of their Medicare eligibility. They shall be responsible for the full payment of their health insurance premium. Those who are eligible to retire under the forty-year rule, (¶359.2) will be granted an exception to receive the retired subsidy or stipend for their health care premium. Upon reaching the age for Medicare eligibility, and enrolling in the Medicare program, the clergy member shall be eligible for conference subsidy or stipend based on the then current schedule as approved by the annual conference b. The conference shall pay 100% of the premium payment for those persons eligible for benefits under CPP or BPP Disability programs. After one year the conference will pay the premium for the participant and 50% of the premium for the spouse and/or family. Pension and Welfare Plans 1. That effective January 1, 2014, the Pre-82 (MRPF) past service rate for ordained and local pastors shall be $557.00 per service year, with 70% continuing payment to surviving spouse, and that Addendum A of the Clergy Retirement Security Program be so amended. 2. That concerning the Clergy Retirement Security Program (CRSP): The Conference Treasurer will bill each local church for CRSP at the rate of 13% of the pastor’s compensation (including cash salary plus utilities and housing allowance [25% of cash salary if a parsonage is provided], plus any tax deferred annuity and/or contribution towards Social Security) for eligible clergy. Local churches served by retired clergy are exempt from this billing. 3. The Conference Treasurer will bill each local church (with a pastor appointed at ¾ time or full time) at a rate of 3.2% of the pastor’s plan compensation for the Comprehensive Protection Plan (CPP) for eligible clergy. 4. Up to 100% of the year 2014 payments to retirees and disabled clergypersons be designated as housing allowance in accordance with the “Resolutions Relating to Rental/Housing Allowances for Retired, Disabled or Former Clergypersons of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference” as stated in the attached Addendum C. 5. That the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference meeting in Boise, Idaho, June 20-22, 2013 approves the 2014 Comprehensive Benefit Funding Plan for the Oregon-Idaho Conference, as submitted by the Conference Board of Pensions and approved by the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits.


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The Board of Pensions recognizes the following persons: For Retirement at the 2013 Annual Conference Philip Airhart Charles Chase James Fellers Sidney Harris Gerald Hill Gay Jeffery Karen Little (effective 9/1/2012) Michael Powell Gary Ross Steven Sprecher Thomas Tate Carol Thompson David Weekley Susan Delaney (Camp and Retreat Ministries) The following clergy are on Medical (formerly Incapacity) Leave With Benefits Barbara Bellus Phillip Kearse Brian Nelson-Munson Peggy Luckman The following clergy are on Medical (formerly Incapacity) Leave Without Benefits Jeremy Landau

2013 Annual Conference Retirees at Board of Pensions Retirement Luncheon, from left to right: Philip Airhart, Carol Thompson, Gary Ross, Gay Jeffery, Charles Chase, Steven Sprecher, James Fellers, , Thomas Tate, Michael Powell


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Resolutions Relating to Rental/Housing Allowances for Retired, Disabled, or Former Clergypersons of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference (the “Conference”) adopts the following resolutions relating to rental/housing allowances for active, retired, terminated, or disabled clergypersons of the Conference: WHEREAS, the religious denomination known as The United Methodist Church (the “Church”), of which this Conference is a part, has in the past functioned and continues to function through ministers of the gospel (within the meaning of Internal Revenue Code section 107) who were or are duly ordained, commissioned, or licensed ministers of the Church (“Clergypersons”); and WHEREAS, the practice of the Church and of this Conference was and is to provide active Clergypersons with a parsonage or a rental/housing allowance as part of their gross compensation; and WHEREAS, pensions or other amounts paid to active, retired, terminated, and disabled Clergypersons are considered to be deferred compensation and are paid to active, retired, terminated, and disabled Clergypersons in consideration of previous active service; and WHEREAS, the Internal Revenue Service has recognized the Conference (or its predecessors) as an appropriate organization to designate a rental/housing allowance for Clergypersons who are or were members of this Conference and are eligible to receive such deferred compensation; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED: THAT an amount equal to 100% of the pension, severance, or disability payments received from plans authorized under The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church (the “Discipline”), which includes all such payments from the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (“GBOPHB”), during the period January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014, by each active, retired, terminated, or disabled Clergyperson who is or was a member of the Conference, or its predecessors, be and hereby is designated as a rental/housing allowance for each such Clergyperson; and THAT the pension, severance, or disability payments to which this rental/housing allowance designation applies will be any pension, severance, or disability payments from plans, annuities, or funds authorized under the Discipline, including such payments from the GBOPHB and from a commercial annuity company that provides an annuity arising from benefits accrued under a GBOPHB plan, annuity, or fund authorized under the Discipline, that result from any service a Clergyperson rendered to this Conference or that an active, a retired, a terminated, or a disabled Clergyperson of this Conference rendered to any local church, annual conference of the Church, general agency of the Church, other institution of the Church, former denomination that is now a part of the Church, or any other employer that employed the Clergyperson to perform services related to the ministry of the Church, or its predecessors, and that elected to make contributions to, or accrue a benefit under, such a plan, annuity, or fund for such an active, a retired, a terminated, or a disabled Clergyperson’s pension, severance, or disability plan benefit as part of his or her gross compensation. NOTE: The rental/housing allowance that may be excluded from a Clergyperson’s gross income in any year for federal (and, in most cases, state) income tax purposes is limited under Internal Revenue Code section 107(2), and regulations thereunder, to the least of: (a) the amount of the rental/housing allowance designated by the Clergyperson’s employer or other appropriate body of the Church (such as this Conference in the foregoing resolutions) for such year; (b) the amount actually expended by the Clergyperson to rent or provide a home in such year; or (c) the fair rental value of the home, including furnishings and appurtenances (such as a garage), plus the cost of utilities in such year. Each clergyperson or former clergyperson is urged to consult with his or her own tax advisor to determine what deferred compensation is eligible to be claimed as a housing allowance exclusion.


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BOARD OF PENSIONS INFORMATIONAL DATA

Denominational Average Salary (DAC) 1993 - $31,520 1994 - $33,017 1995 - $34,832 1996 - $36,602 1997 - $37,084 1998 - $38,298 1999 - $39,700 2000 - $40,805 2001 - $42,233 2002 - $42,930 2003 - $45,717 2004 - $49,325 2005 - $50,931 2006 - $52,394 2007 - $54,081 2008 - $56,044 2009 - $58,226 2010 - $60,341 2011 - $61,716 2012 - $62,781 2013 - $63,867 2014 - $65,186

Conference Average Salary (CAC) 1993 - $24,665 1994 - $25,639 1995 - $26,788 1996 - $28,005 1997 - $28,685 1998 - $29,298 1999 - $31,275 2000 - $32,672 2001 - $33,990 2002 - $34,689 2003 - $37,196 2004 - $43,536 2005 - $43,983 2006 - $45,287 2007 - $46,616 2008 - $48,824 2009 - $49,931 2010 - $51,153 2011 - $52,409 2012 - $53,534 2013 - $54,376 2014 - $55,674

Past Service Rate 1992 - $269.45 1993 - $281.50 1994 - $293.00 1995 - $302.00 1996 - $311.00 1997 - $321.00 1998 - $331.00 1999 - $341.00 2000 - $352.00 2001 - $363.00 2002 - $375.00 2003 - $387.00 2004 - $398.50 2005 - $411.00 2006 - $425.00 2007 - $451.00 2008 - $488.00 2010 - $514.00 2011 - $524.00 2012 - $536.00 2013 - $544.00 2014 - $557.00

Health Insurance Apportionment For Local Church Pastors 1992 - 70% 1993 - 70% 1994 - 70% 1995 - 70% 1996 - 70% 1997 - 70% 1998 – 70% 1999 – 60% 2000 – 50% 2001 – 40% 2002 – 30% 2003 – 20% 2004 – 10% 2005 – 10% 2006 – 10% 2007 – none* * Beginning in 2007, the health insurance premium for active clergy is billed directly to the local congregations.


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Over one hundred years ago, a group of Methodist men deposited a small amount of money to establish a fund that would be used to help and assist the retired clergy of the conference.  Articles of Incorporation were filed with the State of Oregon.   The United Methodist Ministers’ Fund Board of Directors oversees the investment portfolio, encourages gifting, and distributes 5 per cent of the three-year average ending balance of our funds to the Conference Board of Pensions. This year that amount is $91,400.   This gift is used to pay the pension contribution for current clergy, reducing the amount billed to each local church by roughly 5%.   The UMMRF committee asks that you elect the members of our Board of Directors that we have placed into nomination.

Board of Camp and Retreat Ministries Karen Nelson, Chair Camps are important. They have a tremendous impact on the people who attend them. Camps offer a place for growth, for renewal, for community building, for defining and redefining one’s relationship with God and with other people. The mission of Camp and Retreat Ministries is to create quality environments of Christian hospitality and learning. We nurture persons so that they may grow in wisdom and healthy self-esteem; develop lifestyles of loving interdependence with each other and all of creation; and affirm and expand their faith in God and their service as Christian disciples within God’s world. This mission informs all that we do. Our camp and retreat programs are designed to enhance and develop spiritual practices in campers of all ages. Passionate worship, intentional faith development, and radical hospitality are among those practices taught and practiced by staff and campers. We offer more than 100 events that intentionally engage leadership development, spiritual nurture, just community, and pathways of healing. Our sites are also places of radical hospitality for other non-profit groups from around the area and beyond. This year we have worked to strengthen the single board governance model used by our board so that we might continue to offer strong programs and be a vital partner with our local congregations and communities. We continue to look for ways to increase that partnership and to help congregations sustain and support their vitality. Over the past few years we have sought ways to address the cultural shifts in our communities. Our camp registration material is now easily accessed on the web, as well as being available in print format for churches and other groups to use. YouTube videos are also available for use in promoting our camping programs. Events for all ages, including many family and intergenerational camps, are offered at our sites. Our partnership with the Episcopal Diocese continues to grow as Episcopal-led camps become a integral part of our programming. Funding our missional work with an eye on sustainability has required a constant vigilance of policy and opportunity. We continue to work toward efficiency in scheduling and equity in fee structuring with the faithfulness of our mission in mind. The Time to Grow campaign has made possible a number of improvements including the completion of a new Welcome Center at Wallowa Lake, and the Nellie Watts Welcome Center at Suttle Lake. Work on a Welcome Center at Sawtooth will begin in the next few months. Camp Magruder renovated both Beutler and Sherlock Lodges, installed a new boat dock and made a number of other improvements around camp. All of our sites work carefully to stay on top of repairs and upkeep so that things continue to run well and we are ready to provide hospitality to all.


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Board of Ordained Ministry Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen, Chair

The Board of Ordained Ministry’s focus for the 2012-16 quadrennium is recruiting, nurturing, preparing, and credentialing excellent and outstanding clergy people from the initial stages of candidacy through the first five years of ministry after licensing or ordination. This is ambitious! And yet, it is our expectation that by the end of 2016, we will have made significant progress in all the facets of this focus statement. Despite the many Disciplinary responsibilities of the Board, we are being as intentional as possible in prioritizing our work so that we get the result we want: excellent and outstanding clergy people sent out to do transformative ministry in the name of Jesus Christ. There are three specific ways we are currently addressing this primary focus. Over the last three years, we have been in a process of significantly changing the way we interact with candidates applying for both provisional and full membership. We have incorporated a group interaction component to the January interviews. This allows a larger segment of the Board to have a common, direct experience of each candidate. It also provides the Board with an opportunity to get a sense of how each candidate interacts with others in a group setting. We continue to have an ongoing conversation about what we need to be looking for in the candidates that come before us, and that conversation has influenced the outcome of our discernment on candidates. In addition to these changes, the way we evaluate the work of current provisional members is changing, too. We are reviewing provisional members’ annual reports more closely and, if necessary, meeting with them to discuss their submitted work and their performance in their current ministry setting. In addition, we now meet with provisional members at annual conference to stay well-informed about what is happening in their ministry setting. (As I write this, we are developing a presentation to be given at both the clergy and laity sessions at Annual Conference to more fully explain the changes touched on here.) Another way we addressed our 2012-16 focus this year was by organizing a District Committee on Ordained Ministry (dCOM) training held in April. The Rev. Meg Lassiat from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry traveled from Tennessee to conduct the training. Every Oregon-Idaho district was represented by at least four members and, in some cases, the whole dCOM attended. Three out of four District Superintendents attended as well as seven Board of Ordained Ministry members not also serving on a dCOM. Our hope is that this training will allow the dCOMs and the Board to work more effectively together to get the results we want. In coming years, the Board will continue to address this quadrennial focus by revamping our mentoring program and possibly moving to the group mentoring model recommended by the General Conference; implementing the new required Orientation to Ministry event; continuing to refine and strengthen the Residence in Ministry program for provisional members; recruiting candidates with outstanding promise into the candidacy process; and, along with the Order of Elders and Order of Deacons, identifying and implementing ways to better support clergy in the five years following licensing or ordination. In future reports, we hope to share exciting news about progress in all of these areas. As we all know, this is a time of transition and change within the church. Excellent and outstanding clergy leadership is essential to meeting and embracing the challenges ahead. The Board of Ordained Ministry will work with integrity, accountability, honesty, and grace to do its part to make this possible.

Vital Church Project Stephan W. Ross, Director The Vital Church Project (VCP) is in its second year of existence. As of July 2013, the VCP has full time staff support in the position of the VCP Director. I am privileged to serve as the first person to hold this position on behalf of our Conference. The VCP Director serves as a member of the appointive cabinet as well as the Ministry Leadership Team. The focus of the VCP and of the Director is to develop, support


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and manage conference initiatives in three areas: revitalization of existing congregations, establishment of new faith communities, and ongoing leadership development for our local churches and extension ministries. In the 2012-13 Conference year, the specific ministry programs of the VCP include: •

Six Congregational Leadership Development courses in which 17 congregations and 124 congregational leaders were trained in revitalization leadership;

Three weekend consultations (Roseburg, Corvallis and Madras), resulting in reports to these congregations including specific recommendations for strategies leading to increased vitality and mission effectiveness;

Mini-Consultations (ongoing) with five congregations that completed the CLD, but are not engaged in the weekend consultation process;

Governance, Vision, or Worship Workshops with more than 10 congregations who requested specific assistance in these areas;

Support for three new starts of faith communities (as of April 1, 2013), with three more new start proposals in development;

Along with Camp and Retreat Ministries, support of a youth leadership camp for Hispanic youth;

Leadership of the Transitions Retreat (along with the cabinet and MLT) for clergy entering new appointments;

Participation in the Bishop’s task force to strengthen and align our continuing education and leadership development; and

Coaching and resource support for numerous congregational leaders who contacted the VCP office for assistance.

More than 40 highly skilled and committed volunteer leaders support this work serving as CLD facilitators, coaches, team leaders, workshop leaders and consultants. The work of revitalization and new church development relies deeply on partnerships. We are especially grateful for the opportunity to work with our Conference Camp and Retreat Ministries, with the Board of Ordained Ministry, and with colleagues in the PNW Conference to encourage excellent and innovative leadership throughout our mission field. We also continue to develop new workshops and other events to support congregational leaders as they seek to empower congregations in vital mission and ministry. In the coming year we look forward to even greater coordination of our efforts with others in the Conference, especially with our District Extension and Mission Societies.

Communications Greg Nelson, Director of Communications As the leadership of the Annual Conference seeks ways to assist local churches in growing as healthy vital congregations and finding new ways to reach out to new populations, communications is more and more seen as one of the key elements to success. The Director of Communications oversees the web site, annual conference session planning, public relations and crisis communications, weekly UM Connector, and serves on the Ministry Leadership Team. With a multitude of messages coming from television, phones, text, twitter, Facebook, etc, etc; reaching those who are already in our connection and those for whom we want to offer the good news of Christ is more and more difficult. While it is easy to focus on the technology of communication, the key to effective communication is the strategy of communication. Key questions about who the audience is, what the core message should be,


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and how is the shared message being supported by the actions of the conference are essential to effective communication. As a member of the Ministry Leadership Team, the Director of Communications raises these questions to other leaders and guides the strategy for the conference. Communications in the Oregon-Idaho Conference is provided by many leaders, but coordinated by the Director of Communications. Currently the conference communicates via: ~ Six different weekly or monthly email newsletters; ~ Blog postings by the Bishop, Director of Vital Church Project, and others; ~ Facebook: www.facebook.com/UMOrId; ~ Twitter: @UMOI; ~ Conference Website: www.umoi.org; ~ Episcopal Area Website: www.greaternw.org; ~ Video production for annual conference session and episcopal messages In the past year (Apr-Apr) the conference website has hosted nearly 300,000 page views by over 30,000 unique visitors. The conference website functions primarily to support conference churches, not as an outreach or evangelism tool. Statistics show usage is primarily as a source for local churches to get information, forms and tools for the local church, and for supporting the relationship between churches and the conference. The leading use by non-church members is to find information on local churches. The conference website also provides a registration system for annual conference session, district events, and other workshops and training opportunities. In addition to www.umoi.org, the Board of Camp and Retreat Ministry maintains the www.gocamping.org website. Each week the UM Connector is delivered via email to over 4,000 leaders in the conference. The opening rate of over 50% is considered high in email newsletter performance standards. The UM Connector seeks to provide both information and resources for local churches and church leaders. Strengthening the sense of connection between United Methodists, churches, the conference and the world wide church is an overarching goal of the publication. Combining all email senders, since January 2011, 1,200 group emails have sent over 932,000 messages to nearly 9,000 distinct recipients. The element that is missing from these statistics is direct one-on-one support for local churches. Limited staffing curtails the ability to provide communication support for local church web ministry, social media, email messaging or other marketing. It is hoped that in the near future, possibly with grant funding, a web training team can be created to help churches focus on web ministry as their new front door.

Bishop’s Task Force on the Elimination of Hunger Jonathan Enz and Gayle Woods, Co-Chairs The work of discipleship continues to expand throughout our Annual Conference as new hunger ministries are begun and long-term ministries expand. Congregations that have received grants from the Hunger Task Force have responded with comments such as: •

I did not realize that by feeding children, I would be feeding myself and my relationship to God.

Our congregation hears and knows that we are making a difference and the church is motivated to further ministry.

As our congregation continues its involvement in this ministry, we are transformed in our own discipleship. In this important outreach of service and love, our congregation has grown more vital and less insular.

Your support in our endeavors has excited our congregation to continue our plans of making [our church] a positive presence in the lives of the community at large and individuals who come to share in our stewardship of God’s creation in our back yard.


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These grants are making a difference in congregations and communities. We received requests for far more grant funding that we were able to provide due to very limited funds this year. Grants are made possible through contributions to the Change Hunger Fast offering so it is vital that each congregation participate in this in the weeks leading up to Annual Conference.

While grants are an important part of our work, they only constitute a portion of our effort. Thanks to the addition of four new members, we have a sense of revitalization and are excited to move in some new directions. Much of the focus in the past years has been on direct service – feeding people through pantries, meals, backpack programs, and gardens. In the coming year, expect to see more emphasis on advocacy – addressing the root causes of hunger and the justice issues that surround it. You will also be hearing about the importance of community food systems and community food security. We hope to implement a series of trainings or workshops around these issues, particularly in the more rural areas of our two states. By training members of our United Methodist congregations, these churches will then be equipped to become leaders in initiating dialogue that can lead to community-wide solutions. We also hope to create an online resource “manual” that will link congregations considering a new ministry with others that have created successful models for addressing that particular need. We on the Hunger Task Force see our role as one of facilitation, providing your congregation with the tools you need to reach out in ministry. If you have suggestions for ways in which we can more effectively do this, we would be happy to hear from you. Contact information is on the conference website.

Statistician’s Report Ted Wimer, Conference Statistician The 2012 total Professing Membership in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference was 27,903; down from 28,258 in 2011. This continues a downward trend of 1% - 2% over the past several years. At the same time the number of Constituents of the churches rose from 15,103 in 2011 to 15,700 in 2012; an increase of 4%. In the narrative that follows we will look at some other interesting year-end statistics. The statistics we keep are similar to those that were required by John Wesley of all of the early Methodist Churches. As a man of methodology he saw value in knowing what was coming in, going out and the Christian Disciple formation as a result of the operations in each congregation. We keep these records of what is going on in all of our congregations for many reasons. One of the most important is for the local church itself. We can see trends for how effective our local ministries and missions are. On a broader view, we can see how we are doing in areas of growth or shrinkage in our Districts, and in our overall Annual Conference. The GCFA collects these numbers from all of the Annual Conferences and compiles the data for the General boards and agencies; to see trends and to plan ahead. One note of caution is required: These numbers are only useful if all of the local churches take the time to be sure (1) they are correct; (2) the numbers are entered into the correct lines of the reports and (3) the interpretation of the values we put into each line number are consistent year-to-year. Like all statistics – we start with data and try to draw conclusions from trends and values to create useful information. But if the data is not accurate we draw inaccurate conclusions. The number of persons baptized this year rose 4% from 365 in 2011 to 380 in 2012; and the number of persons enrolled in confirmation classes has increased by 45%. While weekly attendance at Sunday School and VBS have decreased, the number of Christian Formation Groups and Other Small Group Ministries increased 19% for the Children’s groups; +9% for Young Adults groups; and +4% for Other Adult groups. Overall these small groups increased by 6%. That is great. This could be an indicator that our overall emphasis on church vitality is starting to produce new discipleship groups! The Number of Households giving to the local church increased by 2% to 14,587, and the Total Income received for operations of the local churches increased by 2% to end 2012 at 26,222,778! Both of these areas increased even though overall membership declined. Fewer people are doing more: Vital churches have committed disciples.


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The membership in the UMW increased by 1% to 3821; while the amount they paid for local church and community work increased 4% to 250,072. The UMM membership decreased by 5%; while the amount they paid for local church and community work increased by 5%. The number of UMVIM Teams sent increased from 16 to 17; however the number of churches involved with sending specific team members went down by 13%. In the Financial area there were some inconsistencies in the data. Many local churches didn’t put values in for the Market Value of their property (buildings, land & equipment) or for the other church owned assets (bank accounts, securities, etc.). I know these areas confused me in the past and I too, left some of these areas blank, not knowing exactly what number to use. Most people who file this information use the insurance value for their property value and simply add up the bank statements at the end of the year for other church owned assets. The report for 2012 shows an increase in both values: Market value of property increased 3% to 375,771,260; and market value of other assets increased by 12%. (The latter is probably more due to people like me who finally figured out what to enter here; rather than such a large increase in value.) While there was 15% decrease in the debt secured by church physical assets, there was an 18% increase in “other debt.” Another area where there seems to be year-to-year inconsistencies is the amount paid for local church program expenses and the amount paid for local church operating expenses. Each year we should try to use the same list of accounts that we put into each area. The 2013 Statistics Tables have slight changes (improvements). As the clock rolls into December, please start thinking about gathering the correct information for your local church so we can get our data more consistent; and thus more valuable to use in measuring how we are doing in each local church and across our Annual Conference.

Office of Stewardship & Finance Bill Mullette-Bauer, Director I believe we are finally seeing evidence of recovery from the 2008-2009 economic collapse. While we have not yet attained our goal of 100% receipts of Shared Ministry Apportionments, we have stabilized and are beginning to see improvement. In 2012, 101 of our churches paid 100% compared to 93 which paid 100% in 2011. Maybe more significantly, in 2012 the giving of 153 of our churches equaled or exceeded their giving in 2011. Unfortunately, the number of churches paying zero increased from 5 to 7. While we are seeking to improve support for Shared Ministries Apportionments, our Council on Finance and Administration has been responsive to the financial pressures local congregations are experiencing. Since 2008 the apportioned budget has decreased by nearly $1 million. At the same time, we have aligned our budget with our mission, focusing our resources on the health and vitality of local congregations. One of the huge issues we’ve been confronting is the liability for post-retirement health care. In 2008 that liability was some $20 million. Through the changes we have made in the benefit we’re providing, we’ve cut that liability dramatically, and hope to have past service benefits fully funded shortly. At the same time, we’ve moved closer to making the pension and health benefit plans for active clergy funded entirely by current contributions. The change in the pension plan for active clergy that becomes effective in 2014 will move us very close to that goal. At the urging of our auditors, as of 1/1/2013 we have separated the books of Camp & Retreat Ministries from those of the annual conference. We have also adopted new accounting software, which integrates the work of the three different software systems we have been using. The software conversion will increase our efficiency. We completed our on-line handbook for local church treasurers this year. Our hope is to grow in the ways we provide training and resources to treasurers and finance committees in local congregations.


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Our work in the area of stewardship continues through our weekly stewardship e-mail based on the upcoming lectionary readings as well as preaching, leading stewardship campaigns, and consulting with congregations and committees.

It is a joy to serve the Oregon-Idaho Conference as the Director of Stewardship & Finance. I am grateful for the opportunity to work with a fine staff of dedicated individuals in this area, including Sandra Reinemer, Assistant Treasurer & Controller; Lisa Pronovost, Assistant Benefits Officer & Payroll; Jerryn Johnston, Accounts Receivable & Payable; and Sally Blanchard, Administrative Assistant.

Cascadia District Peg Lofsvold, District Superintendent I want you to get out there and walk—better yet, run!—on the road God called you to travel. Ephesisans 4:2, The Message This is the first report from the field in the new and beautiful Cascadia District. I’d like to share some “snapshots” from the road: foggy north coast to warm valley vineyards, capital city streets to rich farmland to high desert. Here are just some of the beautiful and hopeful people, churches, and ministries you’ll find on the District. Warrenton members are working with the folks who attend AA there to remodel their historic church, making it completely accessible. In Tillamook, the United Methodist Church joins hands with three other congregations to worship together and serve over 600 meals a month at their community suppers. McMinnville Co-op recently launched Bread and Wine, a table-church worship experience for young adults, many new to church. Tigard and Metzger voted in February to become one church, and to launch a new ministry in the Metzger building: Bethlehem, House of Bread--Sharing Abundance. Keizer Clear Lake purchased a house across the street to open a community center for church and neighborhood. Jefferson is growing a Sunday School, launched by relationships built through partnerships with community service organizations. Silverton hosts experiences especially for children and their families every First Friday, a city-wide event. Bend is ready for a new vision for ministry after completing the prescriptions from the consultation through the Healthy Vital Church project. And Madras just adopted their consultation prescriptions by 97%! Four more congregations (Dallas, Dundee, Morningside, and Stayton) completed Congregational Leadership Development training this spring. Fossil, in a town of 400, is exploring ways to establish a hospice system for their county. Camps Magruder and Suttle Lake host innovative ministry all year ‘round, for all generations, thanks to great leadership from their directors, staff and countless volunteers. Cascadia District people are running the road God is calling us to travel. It is a privilege and a joy to serve with the clergy and lay leaders, and committed congregations, of this District. I give special thanks for Linda Grund-Clampit, administrative assistant extraordinaire! This was a year of getting acquainted, and I look forward all God has in store for us, and through us, in the coming year.


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Columbia District Lowell Greathouse, District Superintendent Deb Payne (Oak Grove) and Lisa Nelson (Heppner), District Lay Leaders

“And they went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord worked with them, and confirmed the word by the signs that followed.” (Mark 16: 20) There are many signs among us that indicate that the word is being confirmed in our midst. Most of these signs take place within the life of our local churches, as the hungry are fed, children receive backpacks with needed supplies and food, community gardens are planted, new experiments take place within worship, ecumenical and community partnerships are forged, volunteers engage in mission beyond the walls of our church buildings, Vacation Bible Schools are held, individuals study various aspects of their faith, and we continue to grow as disciples in new ways. Indeed, the work of our district is a reflection of the vital ministry taking place within the approximately 50 local churches that make up our region from Portland to the eastern end of the Columbia River. But when you look at the district as a whole, there are many additional signs of health and vitality, which reflect the common practices that we are involved in together. 18 of our churches have already participated in the Congregational Leadership Development training. Beginning in January, we started the weekly practice of Praying for One Another, as we shared ministry stories about our congregations. In April, after raising nearly $40,000 of the $75,000 needed, we began our United Methodist Habitat for Humanity Build. Our initiatives around the Village Support Network in East Multnomah County, a house church presence in various locations in the area, and the development of a more cohesive Hispanic Ministry in Washington County all gained momentum in recent months. 44 of our churches either paid 100% of their apportionments or increased their giving over 2011, meaning that our district-wide giving went up from 75% to 83% in one year. I’m convinced that we can reach 88%, or a 5% increase, in 2013! This combination of signs indicates that we are a praying, serving, giving body of believers that continues to find new ways to live out our faith in these challenging times. And many of our lay and clergy leaders either attended one of the adaptive leadership sessions in the fall or the larger training event held at Gresham UMC in April. We still need to adapt to our times, but we are learning together as we go, and this in itself is a very good sign. In 2012, we saw two of our local churches discontinue—Sellwood and Laurelwood. Yet, both locations are being repurposed as the Mt. Scott Learning Center continues to be housed at Laurelwood, and a new faith community will be birthed out of the Sellwood parsonage in 2013. This coming year, both Metanoia Peace Community/UMC and Tygh Valley UMC will be discontinued as well, reminding us that our ministry together is always a work in progress. Let us pray that together we will continue to embody and confirm the word through a variety of signs taking place among us.

Crater Lake District Gwen Drake, District Superintendent Kay Burdick, District Administrative Assistant David Armstrong, District Lay Leader At the 2012 Annual Conference we became a new district with a new name--Crater Lake District. We are a district of 47 churches between Albany and Ashland, the coast and Lakeview. In August 2012 one of our churches, North Bend United Methodist Church, had a fire resulting in a total loss of their building. This started a slow process of decision-making and vision for the congregation. They quickly found a place to worship at the Pony Village Mall as they began discerning what is next for them. We are in the third year of the Vital Church Project. In October 2012, two Congregational Leadership


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Development classes started, one in Florence and one in Grants Pass. Nine teams from nine congregations took part in this intense learning and strategic planning time: Junction City, Veneta, Florence, Coos Bay, North Bend, Coquille, Grants Pass, Medford, and Roseburg. This year’s facilitators were Roberta and Lynn Egli, Rich Fuss, Eilidh Lowery, and Linda Tucker.

Two weekend consultations were conducted at two churches in the Crater Lake District last Fall-Corvallis UMC and Roseburg UMC. The prescriptions were accepted and both congregations are well on their way to working through them with a coach–an 18-month process. In February, Bishop Grant Hagiya and the Rev. Curtis Brown, Director of New Faith Communities in PNW Conference led our annual Enrichment Event in Roseburg. About 150 people attended and were inspired by their presentations about change: what is needed to change, why we need to change, and what change might look like. My summer goal was to check in with every pastor through a half-hour phone conversation. Only a few missed out because of vacation times. In the fall, I decided to preside at the Fall Church/Charge Conferences to continue the work of setting goals, checking in, and inspiring the leadership. I have traveled to places in Oregon I have never been before. We continue to face the challenges of being church in a culture and environment where church is no longer the center of people’s lives and hasn’t been for a long time. Church has looked the same for the last 50 or more years; we don’t know what church is going to look like in the next 20 years. We are in the midst of a shift and this is both exciting and scary. It will involve selling some buildings, right-sizing ministry, working together with other mainline denominations, meeting in coffee shops, getting outside our walls to build significant relationships, going to where the people are. It will also require being intentional about our own discipleship-making process inside our walls. What does being a disciple look like in our current culture? How do we find, develop, and grow new disciples? Again, I have many people I am grateful for in my work, especially all of the leaders, clergy and lay, in my district and Kay Burdick, the Administrative Assistant who is the voice of encouragement and grace in the district office.

Sage District Kim Fields, District Superintendent “Behold! I am making all things new.” Rev. 21:5 This has been a year of new things in the Sage District. For starters, the district itself is new. As the conference went from 5 to 4 districts, the old Snake River District was combined with a portion of the old Oregon Trail District to form a new district. This new district has 56 churches, 2 church camps, and 3 campus ministries. It is 570 miles and nearly 10 hours driving from corner to corner. It has the largest church in the Western Jurisdiction and one of the few that still boasts an outhouse. It is graced by God with some of the most beautiful scenery in all of creation. As a new district we needed a new name and so at Annual Conference last year we voted to name it the Sage District. Why Sage? Sage encapsulates the history of who we are as a people. We are a collection of communities that were broken out of the sagebrush of the deserts, mountains, and valleys of Eastern Oregon and Southern Idaho. Sagebrush is what my great grandparents grubbed off their homesteads. It is what they burned to heat their homes. It covered the range where they ran their cows and hunted grouse for dinner. Theirs was a history of living alongside and fighting with sage. And despite the best efforts of ranchers and farmers to stamp it out sage is still everywhere. Like God’s Spirit its seed blows on the wind and it springs up where it is least expected. I find hope for Christ’s church in that. Like the sage, for which our district has been named, I see hope springing up in many new and surprising places. Not only are we a new district, we have a new Bishop. Grant Hagyia was assigned to be not only our


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bishop, but also serves as the bishop of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest in what is now called the Greater Northwest Episcopal Area. Most importantly, in a culture where the old ways of being church are being questioned, we are experimenting with new ways of living out our mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. In North Eastern Oregon five small churches (most of which were led by lay persons assigned) came together to share programming and resources under the leadership of an elder in La Grande in an exciting new cooperative ministry. Something similar will be starting up in the Magic Valley in July (except with three clergy and six congregations, making it the third largest worshipping United Methodist body in our conference). Amity voted to merge with Boise First to form a new, twocampus church enabling both to reach out in ways they could not before. Yes, in spite of the struggles in many of our communities and churches, new ways of carrying out our mission seem to be springing up in surprising ways and places all around the district. Perhaps that is why we elected to name ourselves the Sage District.

United Methodist-Related Colleges, Universities, and Seminaries Africa University James H. Salley, Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement In 2012, twenty-seven annual conferences invested in Africa University at the level of 100% of their general church asking for the Africa University Fund (AUF). Other annual conferences increased their support and the overall effort pushed giving to the AUF to a new record of 93.35%. Africa University relies on the church’s ongoing investment in the AUF to provide for the day-to-day and operational expenses of the institution. The university is deeply grateful to the Oregon-Idaho Conference for investing 74% of its asking to the AUF. The conference fell short of a 100% investment in the AUF by $3,011—which is equivalent to a year’s tuition and basic fees for one student. Congregations in the Oregon-Idaho Conference are doing a great job of closing the gap. Giving to the AUF has increased by 14% over what it was in 2010. This year, please set a goal of giving 100% of the asking to the Africa University Fund. Encourage your church to give generously. Demand for an Africa University education is growing. More than 1,200 qualified applicants sought admission in August 2012. The university had space for only about 400 freshmen. Currently, women account for 52% of the total enrollment, which stands at 1,386 students. In addition, 25 African nations are represented in the student body. Scholarships and financial aid grants are vital to access. More than 90% of the students at Africa University need assistance—scholarships, financial aid grants and work study—in order to pay their tuition and other fees. For the vast majority, a direct or endowed scholarship award made possible by your generosity is their only means of attending university. Throughout 2012, the 20th anniversary celebrations highlighted the crucial role that Africa University is already playing in the life of our global church. The Rev. Dr. Laishi Bwalya, for example, is superintendent of the Zambia Provisional Conference and a member of the Connectional Table of The United Methodist Church for 2013-2016. Across Africa, our graduates are helping to eradicate hunger, poverty, disease, conflict and hopelessness. For its third decade of ministry, Africa University is focusing on accessibility and impact. Increasing the availability of scholarships for students and developing online distance learning programs are the university’s highest priorities as it seeks to equip more Africans to change lives and transform communities.


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Your ongoing contributions to the AUF keep the lights on and ensure that Africa University has dedicated faculty to inspire, train and nurture a generation of new leaders. By giving, you provide scholarships for needy students, vital teaching tools and a great learning environment. We thank the Oregon-Idaho Conference for believing in, praying for and investing in Africa University, a ministry that uplifts communities and grows the church.

Africa University: Changing Africa: Learning here. Living here. Leading here. Serving God. All the time. Everywhere.

Boston University School of Theology Mary Elizabeth Moore, Dean and Professor of Theology and Education What a Year! I am dazzled by the achievements of our faculty, students and staff here at Boston University School of Theology in 2012. This has been a year of deep reflection as we underwent the BU Academic Program Review and the United Methodist University Senate Review. Both reviews went very well and revealed vital strength in our faculty, students, and administrative staff. This has been a year for celebration – our largest ever incoming class, excellence in teaching and learning, and a vibrant community life. Some highlights from the previous year were: • Reaching into the greater community through service days, “vocations vacation,” seminary singers tour to Florida, and contextual internships. • Building up intentional living communities for students: Theology House, Green House, and Mason Terrace. • Enhancing spiritual life through weekly worship, reading retreats, winter retreat, daily morning prayer, and small groups. • Creating a “greener” school with: 26 green offices, Carbon Rally Challenge, expanding programs for composting and recycling, and now a 2013 renovation to create a green community center. • Hosting Lowell Lecture Series on “Restoring Civil Discourse,” featuring Dr. Virginia Sapiro, Bishop Melvin Talbert, Bishop Hee-Soo Jung, and Chief Justice Barbara Smith (Chickasaw Nation). • Traveling with seminar groups to Ephesus (Turkey) and to Israel and Palestine. • Advancing communication through a new website, the launching of STH Connect, and production of webinars and video resources. This has been a year for strengthening master’s education and reviewing doctoral programs. It has also been a year for deepening relations with faith communities, service agencies, and global research initiatives, as we seek to intensify STH’s contributions to our fragile world. Thank you for being a friend of Boston University! We welcome your stories, suggestions, and support for us. STH is on a mission, and we especially covet your prayers for our people and our work. We are praying for you!

Candler School of Theology Jan Love, Dean and Professor of Christianity and World Politics Candler School of Theology prepares real people to make a real difference in the real world. Our commitment to authentic discipleship and relevant ministry enables us to develop uniquely well-rounded leaders who are challenged academically, encouraged spiritually, and immersed in Christian service from the first day they arrive on campus. As one of the 13 official seminaries of The United Methodist Church, Candler is grounded in the Christian faith and shaped by the Wesleyan tradition. As one of seven graduate professional schools


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of Emory University, Candler provides a rich context for learning and formation supported by the extensive resources of a top-tier research university. As a school located in the metropolitan area of Atlanta, Candler offers a learning environment that reflects the highly diverse communities of our 21st century world. There is no better place for ministry preparation that addresses our major denominational priorities: developing leaders, starting and growing churches, ministry with the poor, and improving global health. Candler’s student body continues to reflect the diversity and breadth of the Christian faithful. Our enrollment stands at 478, with 365 seeking the Master of Divinity, 50 the Master of Theological Studies, 30 the Master of Theology, 18 the Doctor of Theology, and 15 enrolled as Special, Non-Degree students. The student population is 32 percent U.S. ethnic minority, 10 percent international, and 50 percent women. Half of MDiv students are United Methodist, with forty-three denominations represented in all programs. The median age of our entering class of MDiv students is 27, with 58 percent under thirty. Candler remains steadfastly committed to making theological education financially feasible, dedicating nearly $5 million to financial aid. Eighty percent of eligible students received Candler-based financial aid, with the average award covering 66 percent of tuition. Construction preparations for the second phase of Candler’s new building got underway at the end of 2012 thanks to an extraordinary gift of $15 million from the O. Wayne Rollins Foundation. The new building, which will house Pitts Theology Library, community space, additional classrooms and offices, group study areas, and the Wesley Teaching Chapel, will be completed in late spring of 2014 in time for Candler’s Centennial Celebration. Candler’s phase one building was named in memory of Rita Anne Rollins, the first grandchild of the foundation’s namesake, in honor of its generous financial gift. Candler had an excellent presence at the 2012 General Conference in Tampa. In addition to my attendance, Associate Dean Anne Burkholder took a class of 20 students so they could learn firsthand about United Methodist governance. Assistant Dean Mathew Pinson and Dr. Alice Rogers attended as delegates, and the Candler Singers, directed by Barbara Day Miller, performed at the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry reception and the plenary session. We continue to emphasize preparing our students for leadership in an increasingly global context, and now offer 19 academic exchanges with theology schools across five continents and 15 countries, including many related to The United Methodist Church. In addition to our ongoing summer internship program with the Methodist Church in the Bahamas, this year’s travel seminars included the Middle East and World Methodist Evangelism Institute evangelism seminars to Zimbabwe, Peru, and Israel. Our public events supported our commitment to strengthen the church by offering opportunities for clergy and lay people to hear fresh, new voices. Last fall we hosted Christian activist and bestselling author Shane Claiborne for two major addresses, “Jesus for President” and “Resurrecting Church,” with nearly 1,000 in attendance. Our Spring Conference, “The Singing Church,” gathered experts to lead an exploration of the best practices and emerging trends of congregational song. Candler draws considerable strength and inspiration from its relationship with The United Methodist Church. Our ability to fulfill our mission of educating faithful and creative leaders for the church’s ministries in the world depends upon your support, gifts, and prayers. Thank you for the countless ways you advance this vital ministry in the life of our denomination. Visit us in person in Atlanta or online at candler.emory.edu to see firsthand how Candler prepares real people to make a real difference in the real world.

Drew University Theological School Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan, Dean Drew Theological School, deeply rooted in its United Methodist heritage, is a place that empowers its students to conceive and implement dynamic ministries. Drew offers the MDiv, MA, MAM, STM,


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DMin, and PhD degrees, as well as certifications in Camp and Retreat Ministry, and Spiritual Formation. Academically rigorous and spiritually engaging, Drew develops religious leadership prepared for these ever-changing times. Drew welcomes people of all faiths, but we are particularly interested in building up the United Methodist ethos that is part of our historic Wesleyan heritage. Drew offers 100% tuition scholarships to all United Methodists who meet all admissions requirements and have a 3.2 undergraduate GPA or higher.

In June 2012 we hosted the first annual conference on Theological Education and Clergy Health cosponsored by the Center for Clergy and Congregational Health and Wholeness at Drew and the Center for Health of the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits. This three-day conference addressed issues of the current poor state of clergy health in relationship to Theological Education in order to begin to understand the impact of seminaries on students’ health. It was also my pleasure to host the September 2012 Theological Conference at Drew entitled, The Future of Christian Spirituality and Interreligious Interaction in honor of Dr. Pyun, Sun Hwan. Over the course of the three days, an array of speakers from the U.S., Korea, and other countries engaged attendees and one another on topics such as “Interreligious Dialogue Versus Interreligious Theology,” “The Future of Comparative Theology,” and “Interreligious Theology, Liberation, and the Church.” Creative, cutting-edge, inclusive, multi-cultural, social justice ministry is part of the legacy of Drew, and I am proud to be associated with it! Below are just a few other ministries that make me proud to be associated with Drew. I have enjoyed meeting Bishops and many Boards of Ordained Ministry to convey our desire at Drew to be a resource to the entire denomination. I am particularly pleased that Drew is hosting a January Term class taught by UM Bishops. This past January, Bishop Peggy Johnson taught a class entitled, Topics in Pastoral Care: Disabilities and the Church. Her class led worship recently in chapel and shared just how important this course was in forming a compassionate, inclusive and prophetic vision for the church. In January of 2014, Bishop Jane Middleton will teach a class on Ministry and Health. The Rev. Jeff Markay continues to work with our UM students by introducing them to the leaders and resources within our denomination. He helps them navigate the process toward commissioning and ordination as well as with issues of discernment. We have monthly UM Lunches to meet with bishops, and leaders of the general agencies, conferences and connection. We are also grateful to have the Rev. Susan Worrell as the Deacon Liaison on campus who shares resources and wisdom with those hearing a call to the Ministry of the Deacon in the UMC. It was with great joy and excitement that I announced the appointment of Retired Bishop Ernest S. Lyght as the Bishop-in-Residence at the Theological School beginning March 1, 2013. I anticipate this appointment to continue until 2015. In this position, Bishop Lyght will teach and mentor students and be a presence on campus. Communities of Shalom, now in its 6th year at Drew, completed its curricular redevelopment of ShalomZone Training, which is now available through a cadre of certified national and regional trainers under the leadership of national director, the Rev. Dr. Michael Christensen. In October 2012 Dean Ginny Samuel made a presentation to members of the AUMTS (Deans and Presidents of the 13 United Methodist Seminaries) about the state of clergy health. She was accompanied by a staff person from the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits, Anne Borish, and together they invited AUMTS members to participate in the longitudinal study. While there was a unanimous support for this study, thus far Drew and Duke Divinity School are the two participating seminaries. We expect that more seminaries will join the study in the coming years. This collaborative effort will support efforts to make needed changes in the structures and programs of an MDiv degree to encourage and support students’ attention to their own health and well being. For more information about Drew, please visit us at: www.drew.edu.


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Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary Philip A. Amerson, President

In 2013, Garrett-Evangelical celebrates 160 years of creating skilled, bold, and articulate leaders for the church, the academy, and the world. We remain committed to our core purpose: to know God in Christ and, through preparing spiritual leaders, help others know God in Christ. Garrett-Evangelical is the result of the interweaving of three institutions: • Garrett Biblical Institute, the first Methodist seminary in the Midwest, was established in 1853 by largely the same church people who founded Northwestern University. • Chicago Training School, established in 1885, was an important force for women in ministry and for developing service agencies throughout Chicago. Chicago Training School merged with Garrett Biblical Institute in 1934. • Evangelical Theological Seminary, located in Naperville and founded as a seminary of the Evangelical Church (later the Evangelical United Brethren) in 1873, joined with Garrett Theological Seminary in 1974 to form Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Last fall the seminary welcomed 107 new students, raising total fall enrollment to 390—the third consecutive year of increase. The average age of the entering Master of Divinity student is 31. Fifty-one percent are women. The ethnic/racial profile is 52% white; 20% black; 5% Asian; 3% Hispanic/Latino. Thirteen percent of the students are international. More than 30 religious traditions, four continents, 12 countries and 32 states are represented in the student body. Two hundred twenty-four students are United Methodist. Thirty-four additional students come from other Pan-Methodist denominations. Garrett-Evangelical’s commitment to making seminary education affordable is reflected in the awarding of more than $2 million in institutional financial aid to students each year. The seminary as created the Linked in Ministry Scholarship program. This 100 percent scholarship is awarded to the first student admitted to Garrett-Evangelical from his/her United Methodist annual conference who maintains a 3.3 GPA or above and who is a registered candidate for UMC ministry. In January, Garrett-Evangelical completed a successful campaign to fund the Rueben P. Job Endowed Chair in Spiritual Formation. One of the first chairs in spiritual formation among Protestant seminaries, the award is named in honor of Garrett-Evangelical’s distinguished alumnus Rueben P. Job, retired bishop of The United Methodist Church. The position is a legacy to Bishop Job’s lifelong work and will ensure that Garrett-Evangelical continues to prepare well-formed spiritual leaders for many generations. Garrett-Evangelical has long been at the forefront of Protestant seminaries in this area. The seminary proposed the curriculum structure for United Methodist certification in spiritual formation, formally adopted by the denomination in 2000. Since the, Garrett-Evangelical has adopted a specialized master of arts degree in spiritual formation and evangelism as well as a Doctor of Ministry in Spiritual Direction. Funds now are being received to permanently endow the Rueben Job Institute in Spiritual Formation. Information about the Institute can be found at <http://ruebenjobinstitute.org>. Dr. Dwight Judy, Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Formation, retired at the end of 2012. He continues to serve the seminary and church through his work as Director of the Institute. Several initiatives to support clergy and lay education are under way. During the spring semester, fifteen academic classes were offered in an online format, some with a continuing education option. During the next several months, new programs—online, on campus, and in congregational settings will begin. Plus is a first-of-its-kind cooperative executive education program of Garrett-Evangelical and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. The two-year leadership certification program for seminary graduates and other professionals in ministry includes eight days of seminars led by experts in non-profit leadership.


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Intersection is an innovative continuing education opportunity incorporating readings, online presentations by seminary faculty, and reflection on contemporary issues of life and ministry, providing an intersection of academic studies with the concern for practical ministry. Topics range from theology, biblical interpretation, and church history to ethics and the church in society. Continuing education credit is available. Additional information is available at http://www.garrett.edu/intersection. The expanded Doctor of Ministry program offers four tracks of study: Congregational Leadership, African American Congregational Leadership, Spiritual Direction, and Mission in the Contemporary United States. The Garrett-Evangelical DMin program is also a portal to the Association of Chicago Theological School’s (ACTS) DMin program in preaching. Garrett-Evangelical serves over 550 students in degree-related courses, certificate programs and the summer Course of Study School. We encourage you to visit our website, www.garrett.edu, and to visit us on campus. We are grateful to serve The United Methodist Church and the church at large.

Rust College David L. Beckley, President Established in 1866 by the Freedmen’s Aid Society of the Methodist Church on a former slave auction site, Rust College is the oldest one of 11 Historically Black Colleges and Universities established after the Civil War by the Methodist Church still in existence today serving more than 1,000 students annually from Mississippi, 27 states and several foreign countries. Rust’s Mission continues to be in tune with the church’s overall philosophy – doing no harm, doing good and staying in love with Jesus Christ as we serve the young people who look to Rust as their bridge to a better tomorrow through education. Highlights for 2012-2013 year include: § Three Rust College Social Work students spent part of their summer in India working at three different homes in Kottayam, assisting children of prisoners and troubled youths, as part of their Social Work internship credit. These students were accompanied by Social Work professor Dr. Gemma Beckley, Chair of the Department of Social Work at Rust College. Dr. Beckley spent time researching the effects of incarceration on the children of prisoners. § The College ended the 2011-2012 fiscal year with a balanced budget for the 44th consecutive year. § Rust College expanded its online learning opportunities to include the educational needs of all students. This initiative is specifically targeting non-traditional, off-campus adult learners. Registration is open for online courses at Rust College in each of its major divisions: Education, Business, Humanities, Science & Mathematics and Social Science. § The Rust College Division of Education, under the Leadership of Dr. Leon Howard, chair, scored high marks during the Annual Process and Performance Review, which was completed in July. The Teacher Education Report indicated Rust College met all process and performance standards, as required by the Mississippi Department of Education. § Dr. Kenneth E. Jones has been named Chair of the First Year Experience (FYE)/COPE Center, with supervisory responsibility for the office of Student Support Services. He also has been asked to serve as Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan, an aspect of the College’s preparation for reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). § English majors, Naomi Rahn and Joshua Stampley Gardner, participated in the Mid-South Undergraduate Research Conference October 12 and 13 at Southern Arkansas University. The papers dealt with “Considering the Ethics of Slavery Today” and “The Range of Genealogical Materials Available on the Internets.” § Rust College Division of Social Sciences Chair and Professor of Political Science, Dr. A. J. Stovall, has been named the 2012 Mississippi Humanities Faculty of the Year for Rust College.


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As you, our friends of the United Methodist Church, continue to uphold your promise of educational opportunity established many years ago, we, the members of the Rust College family, will uphold the promise made by our founder, Rev. A. C. McDonald in 1866, “to do not hothouse work” but will work to build men and women morally, spiritually and academically sound. We are thankful to you for your prayers and financial support. Without it we would not have been able to sustain quality academic programs or offer scholarship assistance to needy students. Again, thank you for your commitment to “our” legacy established 147 years ago. Your continued support is essential as we endeavor to build a stronger legacy for this generation and those in years to come who will look to Rust and our great church for higher educational opportunities. The College expresses thanks for the dedication and leadership of the following Trustees from the Oregon-Idaho Conference: Bishop Grant J. Hagiya.

United Theological Seminary Wendy J. Deichmann, President Is God calling you or someone you know to the ministry of Jesus Christ? If so, we invite you to explore how United can assist you in fulfilling God’s purposes for your life and how you can help others in this journey. Come and check us out in person or online at www.united.edu! United is one of the fastest growing, accredited seminaries in North America. Why are Christian disciples and leaders signing up for our traditional and online programs? They are doing so because United is committed to teaching the Bible and the historic Christian faith, cultivating spiritual formation for personal and social holiness, and renewing the Church for the mission of Jesus Christ in the world. What could be more important or exciting? In addition to expanding our service in the Midwestern US, United will continue to enhance its use of technology to deliver theological education in underserved regions in North America and beyond. United’s hybrid/online UMC FLEX Master of Divinity degree was designed specifically to meet the requirements of the UMC for ordination and it is accessible anywhere with good Internet service. Our hybrid/online UM Course of Study is expanding each semester, along with UM Certification offerings. What’s new at United? Three new professors joined our excellent team of faculty in 2012 and a search is underway for yet another. United and Aldersgate Renewal Ministries have developed a new partnership, and we have piloted a new certification program focused upon ministries with persons with disabilities. Each year, United’s doctoral program adds new mentors and focus groups for advanced ministry study. Please let us know if you have questions about how we can best assist you or, if you would like to help make it possible for an American or international student to study at United. Enrollment at United continues to grow, and we invite you to call or visit soon! For more information, please contact admissions@united.edu. Thank you for your prayers, partnership, service and support in the ministry of Jesus Christ!

Wesley Theological Seminary Rev. Dr. David McAllister-Wilson, President As a new residence hall rises on the home campus, Wesley is building an institution that fosters vital churches for the next generation. We have developed a vision for what the church of the future should be, and have become a new kind of seminary. More than a good graduate school, we have become like a research university dedicated to serving the church.


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The Lewis Center for Church Leadership continues to expand its programs and the readership of the premier online resource for churches: Leading Ideas. Through the Center, we are administering three new programs funded by grants from the Lilly Endowment. One enables us to continue our Lewis Fellows program, an intensive post-seminary leadership training initiative for young clergy. Another will reach pastors, five to ten years beyond seminary. They will engage with thought leaders in Washington, D.C. on the subjects of courage, doing good well, generosity and well-being to help expand their field of vision and lead their churches to engage more effectively in their communities. The third program takes a hard look at the economic challenges facing future ministers. We will conduct research into our graduates’ debt, analyze information about current compensation packages, and review the consequences of debt on the well-being of graduates. We will review our own economic and funding strategies and improve institutional practices while creating educational programs that better prepare future pastoral leaders as managers of personal and congregational finance. Our extension campus in downtown Washington, D.C. at Mount Vernon Square is developing as a center for missional churches as we help churches turn inside out in mission evangelism, community transformation and public theology. Our work there is spiritually and physically centered on an intentional living community of students and of faculty and church partners ministering in the shadow of Capitol Hill. We are engaging in hands-on learning/serving experiences in urban communities through our Urban Fellows and Missional Fellows programs. The biggest new development is the Heal the Sick Initiative (HTS) developed in partnership with three hospital systems and the White House Office of Faith-Based Initiatives. In HTS, Wesley will be the catalyst and educational partner in the development of a pilot program of parish-based health care in the Baltimore-Washington-Northern Virginia Region modeled after several successful programs nationwide. The HTS will prepare ministry leaders to support their congregations in the development of health ministries which include care and support for their members’ overall well-being, as well as care for their neighbors, particularly the poor. Wesley is actively recruiting the kind of students who want to be Disciples of Jesus Christ and transform the world at all levels of ordained and lay ministry. We have continued to increase financial aid while holding down the cost of tuition. We launched a new 36-hour Master of Arts degree in the fall which uses a flexible curriculum to enable students to acquire a basic theological education. Wesley has entered into two dynamic partnerships this year. The first is with the Center for Discipleship at Southwestern College in Winfield, KS, and makes unique lay study courses developed by Wesley in its Wesley Ministry Network available to the public on a large scale. And, Wesley is now partnered with Pfeiffer University and Union Presbyterian Seminary to make it possible for United Methodist students to complete their Master of Divinity degrees at Union Presbyterian Seminary’s Charlotte, NC campus. Meanwhile, Wesley has become a truly global seminary so that we may serve the church where it is growing the most and that we might benefit from the spiritual vision and vitality of global Christianity. We completed the final two class terms of a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program for 14 West African leaders engaged in educating persons for pastoral ministry in Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Cameroon. And we began our sixth Global Asian D.Min. track. In addition, there are currently 22 international students from around the globe studying in Master’s degree programs. And, we have established new relationships in China and India. The coming year will bring more exciting changes to Wesley as we continue our efforts to develop strong and dynamic leaders for the church and the world. Meet us at www.wesleyseminary.edu


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JASON LEE AWARD Jason Lee’s frontiers were geographic and religious. The frontiers of our honorees are electronic, the printing press, the camera. They cover the ethical spiritual spectrum. With them we share our legacy, the spirit of Jason Lee. Believing that the Christian mission today ranks high among human endeavors for good and, at its best, constitutes divine action in meeting human needs; and Believing that prompt and skillful presentation through the mass media is essential for optimum impact of the work of Christ, in this fast moving age;

The Jason Lee Award was instituted by the Public Relations Commission (now the Communications Committee) of the Oregon Annual Conference (of which the Oregon-Idaho Conference is the successor), and was given to persons cited for “excellence through work in or use of media that reaches beyond the local church.” Although the award was discontinued in 2007, it continues to be recorded here for historical purposes. Miss Gloria Chandler 1967 Miss Ruth Peterson 1966 Mr. Watford Reed 1967 Mr. Robert Arnott 1968 The Reverend Ira Gillett 1969 Mr. Jim Sawyer 1970 The Reverend George Trobough 1971 Mr. Drury Brown 1971 Mr. Alden Munson 1972 Mrs. Wayne Wagler 1973 Mr. Earle Jester 1974 Mayor Dick Eardley 1975 The Rev. Herbert E. Richards 1975 Elbert Hawkins 1976 The Rev. Earl W. Riddle 1977 The Rev. Eric Robinson 1978 Loisfaye Griffith 1979 The Rev. Asa Mundell 1980 The Rev. Myron “Mike” Halll 1981 Lois Marcey Richards 1982 Erma Easley 1983 The Rev. Judith Smith 1984 John Grund 1985 Gladys Colburn 1986 Linda Woods 1987 Brian Sludder 1987

Paul Nickell 1988 Kris Tucker 1989 Arvin Luchs 1990 Patricia Ann Meyers 1991 Joe and Barbara Myers 1991 Ardis Letey 1992 First UMC, Nampa, Idaho 1993 Thom Larson, Pastor Rochelle Killett, Lay Member Vi McIndoo, Lay Member Barbara Sawyer 1994 Marvin Fourier 1995 Ann Bateman 1996 Beverly Walker 1997 Loisfaye Griffith (posthumously) 1998 Chris Kester, Marcey Balcomb, and 1999 Christy Dirren Laura Jaquith Bartlett 2000 Gary L. Ross 2001 Marvin Jones 2002 Jim Monroe 2003 Rupert UMC (Idaho) 2004 Rose City Park UMC Computer Ministry 2005 Larry McDowell, Jack Ball, & Dick Moser Rod Fielder 2006


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Bishop’s Award 2005 Marilyn Outslay Ervin Williams 2006 Jerry Beeson (awarded posthumously) Bonnie McOmber Gregory Paul Nelson 2007 D. Joan Collison Maribeth Wilson Collins

Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata

2008 Tom Wogaman Jo Japs

2009 Paul Cosgrove 2010 Gerry and Dottie Edy Kathy Campbell-Barton 2011 Ted Wimer Ruth Walton Cesie Delve Scheuermann 2012 The Collins Family Foundation George Azumano Vera Kenyon Gayle Woods Turella Woods

In June of 2005, Bishop Robert Hoshibata instituted a new honor in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. Titled the Bishop’s Award, this recognition is bestowed upon lay persons who have demonstrated exemplary service to the Annual Conference. Bishop Grant Hagiya continued this award in 2013 by honoring David Hargreaves, Camp Sawtooth Director.

Bishop Grant Hagiya, David Hargreaves, Conference Lay Leader Mary Foote


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David Armstrong, Section Editor Chapter 1: Rules Relating to Membership........................................................................................... 209 Chapter 2: Rules Relating to Procedure in Conference Sessions.........................................................211 Chapter 3: Rules Relating to Districts and Superintendents................................................................ 214 Chapter 4: Rules Relating to Officers, Minutes, and Journal.............................................................. 215 Chapter 5: Rules Relating to Conference Finance............................................................................... 216 Chapter 6: Rules Relating to Organization of the Annual Conference................................................ 219 Chapter 7: Rules Relating to Archives and History............................................................................. 220 Chapter 8: Rules Relating to Property................................................................................................. 220 Chapter 9: Rules Relating to the Ministry Leadership Team............................................................... 221 Chapter 10: Rules Relating to Ordained Ministerial Membership...................................................... 222 Chapter 11: Rules Relating to Diaconal Ministerial Relationship....................................................... 223 Chapter 12: Rules Relating to Procedure by Local Churches.............................................................. 224 Chapter 13: Rules Relating to Conference Nominations and Elections.............................................. 224 CHAPTER 1. RULES RELATING TO MEMBERSHIP IN THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE 1.000

Lay Members. Each charge within the Conference shall at the Charge Conference succeeding each General Conference elect for four-year terms one lay member to the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference and two reserve lay members (œœ32, 249.5).

1.001

A charge served by more than one clergy shall be entitled to as many lay members as there are clergy members. The number of lay members chosen under this provision, however, shall not exceed the number of churches on a circuit unless the number of clergy serving that circuit exceeds the number of churches.

1.002

A charge consisting of more than one church shall be entitled to elect one lay member from each church on the circuit. Each church shall be represented by a lay member before any church on the circuit is entitled to representation by a second lay member.

1.006

Lay and clergy membership in the Annual Conference shall be equalized quadrennially on the basis of information provided in the last printed Annual Conference Journal of each Quadrennium. The Conference Secretary shall certify the number of lay members to be elected (if any) and identify churches entitled to elect additional lay members.

1.007

The number of additional lay members to be elected under provisions of rule 1.006 (if any) shall be allocated, one per church, starting with the largest church, and continuing in descending order according to membership, until the required number is provided.

1.010

Lay members of the Annual Conference to be elected by districts (Rule 1.012) and District Lay Leaders (Rule 1.014) shall be nominated by the District Committee on Nominations and elected at a District Conference or a district caucus at the Annual Conference session next succeeding the adjournment of the regular session of the General Conference. Should a vacancy occur during a quadrennium the replacement shall be named by the District Nominating Committee.

1.011

Each District Youth Ministry Team annually shall name two youth as members.


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1.012

Each district shall elect as lay members two young adults who shall be at least 19 and not more than 30 years of age at the time of election and one student enrolled at a college or university at the time of election.

1.013

Two lay persons from ethnic minority groups (Asian American, Black American, Hispanic American, Native American, or Pacific Islanders) from each district, selected in accordance with procedures determined by the Racial/Ethnic Ministries Coordinating Team and in consultation with the chair of the Nominating Committee, shall be members.

1.014

District Lay Leaders shall be lay members (if not already) (¶602.4).

1.015

District Presidents of United Methodist Women shall be lay members (if not already).

1.016

District Presidents of United Methodist Men shall be lay members (if not already).

1.017

The Conference Adult Coordinator shall be a lay member (if not already).

1.018

The Conference Older Adult Coordinator shall be a lay member (if not already).

1.019

The Conference Young Adult Coordinator shall be a lay member if not already).

1.020

The Conference Secretary, Treasurer, and Statistician shall be members of the Annual Conference (if not already).

1.021

Elected lay chairpersons of conference ministry teams shall be lay members of the annual conference (if not already). The Ministry Leadership Team, in consultation with the Conference Secretary, will review and approve a list of conference ministry teams to which this rule shall apply. Ministry teams having co-chairpersons shall determine in advance which is to serve as the voting member of the annual conference. The other may be seated with a voice but without a vote.

1.022

The chair of the Conference Rules Committee shall be a member (if not already).

1.023

Persons having Conference membership by Rules 1.017, 1.018 and 1.019 shall not be compensated for expenses by the Annual Conference.

1.024

Lay Delegates to Jurisdictional Conference shall be lay members (if not already).

1.025

Lay persons who are elected as members of General Boards, Jurisdictional Boards or Commissions shall be seated at Annual Conference as equalization members.

1.026

The Idaho Archivist and the Oregon Archivist shall be lay members (if not already).

1.027

Lay persons who are Conference Executive Staff shall be lay members (if not already) by virtue of their position, provided they hold membership in a United Methodist congregation.

1.028

The Conference Youth Coordinator shall be a member (if not already). If unable to attend the CYMT shall designate an alternate adult who is also a member of CYMT.

1.029

The Conference Director of Lay Speaking Ministries and the District Directors of Lay Speaking Ministries shall be members of Annual Conference (if not already) without Annual Conference Compensation.

1.030

Persons elected as lay members of the Annual Conference under Rules 1.011, 1.012, 1.013, 1.014, 1.015 and 1.016, may submit expense vouchers for room and board to the Conference Treasurer for payment.

1.031

The lay members of the Ministry Leadership Team shall be lay members of the annual conference (if not already).

1.032 The Conference Peace with Justice Coordinator shall be a member (if not already). 1.033

A lay person assigned to serve as the pastor of a local church within the annual conference shall become a lay member of the conference as of the date he/she begins the assignment and shall continue in membership as long as his/her assignment is active. The membership of the lay pastor assigned does not replace that of the local church’s elected lay member of annual conference.

1.200

The clergy membership of the Conference shall consist of deacons and elders in full connection, probationary members, associate members, affiliate members and local pastors under full-time and part-time appointment to a pastoral charge (¶¶602.1, 368.1, 316.6, 321.1, 329.2, 334.1, 586.4d)

1.202.

Missionaries may be given Affiliate Membership in the Annual Conference (¶¶344.4, 602.9)


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1.305

Every person under Episcopal appointment whose salary paying unit is a local church within this Conference, or the Annual Conference itself, is entitled to 30 days of vacation at regular pay during the Conference year. All other vacations are subject to written agreements or negotiation between the parties involved. A person in his or her first year under appointment in the Annual Conference may take up to 15 days of the yearly vacation during the first six months in the new appointment.

1.310

Pastoral Appointments, unless otherwise terminated in writing, shall terminate the last day of June.

1.311

Parsonage Possession. Unless otherwise agreed upon by the incoming and outgoing clergy, the Chairs of the Pastor-Parish Relations Committees, and the District Superintendent, a clergy moving from a parsonage shall fully vacate it of his or her personal property, furnishings, and effects not later than 12 noon on the last Wednesday before the first Sunday in July.

1.320

The Conference Board of Pensions shall provide for and administer a conference group hospitalization and medical expense program. CHAPTER 2. RULES RELATING TO PROCEDURE IN THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE SESSIONS (See also Rules 5.004, 5.006, 10.040)

2.010

All expenses of the Annual Conference session shall be assumed by the Annual Conference.

2.011

The Conference shall assist with travel expenses to and from the seat of the Conference, exempting the first 200 round trip miles, on an equitable basis for all members of the Conference. (For members appointed outside the boundary of the Conference, the maximum reimbursement shall be $600.00).

2.012

All members (lay and clergy) shall attend the sessions of the Annual Conference. Attendance may be excused by the appropriate superintendent. Persons unable to attend shall request by letter to the appropriate superintendent, setting forth the reason for absence.

The names of ordained clergy in the effective relationship and full-time local pastors who are absent from the Annual Conference session without satisfactory reason shall be submitted to the Board of Ordained Ministry by the Conference Secretary.

The names of Diaconal ministers absent from the Annual Conference Session without satisfactory reason shall be submitted to the Board of Ordained Ministry, Division of Deacons by the Conference Secretary.

2.014

All members of the Conference shall register upon arrival. This registration may constitute a roll call at the discretion of the Conference Secretary.

2.016

Child and dependent care information and scholarships will be provided, as requested, for each session of the annual conference. The Sessions Committee will continue to study the need and options for child and dependent care.

2.020

There shall be a Conference Sessions Team and a Conference Arrangements Team. The Conference agenda shall be set in accordance with procedures established by the Conference. (See the Conference Sessions Report to the 1987 Annual Conference).

2.021

The printed program, as prepared by the Conference Sessions Team (2.020) subject to such changes as they recommend shall be the official program.

2.022

A Memorial Service shall be provided at each session of the Annual Conference for members who have died during the year.

2.023

The Conference Sessions Team shall provide for such study sections, legislative committees, small group meetings, task groups or Legislative Assembly as necessary for the adequate consideration of the Annual Conference proposals and actions. The Annual Conference in Plenary Session shall make the final determination of all action.

2.024

If the Legislative Committees or Legislative Assembly are constituted in such a way that their membership is representative of the Annual Conference membership, there shall be a Consent Calendar which will include any Action Requests, General Conference Petitions, or Reports approved or disapproved by 90% or more of the members of the Legislative Committee or Legislative Assembly present and voting except for Mandated Reports, New Standing


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2.026

No material shall be distributed to members in study sections or plenary sessions without the express authorization of the Conference Sessions Team.

2.030

Pre-Conference Reports shall be submitted to the Conference office not less than 60 days before the Annual Conference Session.

2.032

Pre-Conference Reports shall be duplicated with lines numbered at the left of the page.

2.034

Pre-Conference Reports shall be posted to the Conference website not less than 30 days before the Annual Conference Session. If members of the Annual Conference request and pay for paper or hard copies of the Reports, they shall be mailed no less than 15 days before Annual Conference. Limited numbers of printed copies shall be made available at Annual Conference.

2.039

An action request is in the nature of a petition. It is a request for Annual Conference deliberation and adoption which has been submitted by an individual member of the UMC within this Conference; or a group of such members; or agencies of the annual conference or of a local church.

2.040

All Action Requests must be submitted electronically to the Legislative Coordinators no less than 75 days before the Annual Conference Session is to convene. All Action Requests thus submitted shall be reviewed by the Legislative Coordinators, and entered into standardized computer format for uniformity. Any changes deemed necessary by the Legislative Coordinators shall be made only in consultation with the sponsor of the Action Request. All Action Requests thus submitted shall be posted to the Conference website and mailed to members of the Legislative Assembly.

2.041

The Legislative Assembly shall convene to consider the Action Requests no less than 45 days before Annual Conference will convene. Recommendations of the Legislative Assembly shall be posted to the Conference website no less than 30 days before the Annual Conference is to convene. Limited numbers of printed copies of the recommendations of the Legislative Assembly shall be available at the Annual Conference site.

2.042

Action Requests arriving later than 75 days before Annual Conference will be assigne to the Legislative Assembly, possibly without prior posting to the website or mailing to Legislative Assembly members. If they arrive after the Legislative Assembly has dispersed, the Sessions Committee and the Legislative Coordinators may reconvene the Legislative Assembly immediately before Annual Conference at the Annual Conference site to deal with this legislation. These action requests will appear before the full membership only as recommended by the Legislative Assembly.

2.050

All Reports to Annual Conference Sessions shall be reproduced with lines numbered at the left of the page; each duplicated page shall be given a separate number.

2.052

All Reports shall be in the hands of Conference members in duplicated form not less than three hours before their presentation. Publication in the Pre-Conference Reports automatically fulfills this requirement.

2.054

In accordance with Discipline ¶613.2, any actions with budgetary implications which have not previously been considered by the Conference Council on Finance and Administration shall be referred to them for a report and recommendation at the next regularly scheduled plenary session.

2.056

Any person who makes a motion which directs that the Secretary shall take a particular action (such as write a letter) shall provide in writing the information necessary for completing the task (complete name, address, draft of letter with all pertinent information regarding the issue to be addressed) before the close of the Conference Session.

2.100

The Rules of Order of the preceding General Conference shall be authoritative on all questions not referred to or fully treated in these Conference Rules.

2.101

When a matter is under debate, the presiding officer shall encourage alternation between lay and clergy speakers.

2.102

Upon request by three members of the Conference, a vote shall be recorded in the following three categories: “Yes,” “No,” “Abstain.”


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2.104

A member may vote only when within the bar of the Conference.

2.106

Any member of the United Methodist Church, though not a member of the Annual Conference, may be given the privilege of the floor, but shall not have the privilege of voting.

2.120

No system of balloting for persons for any office, agency membership, or delegation by the Annual Conference or any of its agencies or institutions shall be used which requires voting for some eligible persons in a manner different from that used to vote for the total of those eligible.

2.200

The election of General and Jurisdictional Conference Delegates:

1. Clergy and lay ballots shall be taken separately.

2. The Secretary shall appoint tellers for the Clergy Ballot and tellers for the Lay Ballot. The tellers shall distribute the ballots, collect them, count them, and report at once in a sealed envelope the result of each ballot to the Conference Secretary and to no one else.

3. For the first ballot 3 minute nominating speeches may be allowed. There shall be no seconding speeches. The names of those nominated shall be posted in alphabetical order, together with their initials, district, and local church.

4. Before each ballot, the presiding officer shall announce the number of candidates that ballot may elect.

5. A ballot to be effective must include the exact number of names that the ballot may elect. All other ballots are defective and shall not be counted.

6. When the ballots have been distributed and sufficient time has elapsed to mark them, the Bishop shall call upon all the clergy members in full connection or all the lay members (or reserves), according to the ballot being taken, to stand and remain standing until their ballot has been collected. As soon as a member has thus voted he or she shall be seated.

7. In counting the ballots, the intent of the voter shall be allowed regardless of mistakes in spelling, omission or mistakes in Christian name or initial, etc. If the tellers are not able to agree unanimous on the intent, the vote for that name only shall not be counted.

8. When the whole number of regular delegates has been elected, a separate ballot shall be taken for the reserve delegates.

9. In each ballot a majority of all the effective ballots shall be necessary for election.

10. Members may write in on their ballots names of persons who have not been nominated.

2.210

The procedure for nomination of Clergy delegates to General and Jurisdictional Conference shall be as follows:

1.In January of the year for which delegates are to be elected, a mailing will be sent by the Conference Secretary to all clergy members in full connection asking them to nominate five clergy and/or self nominate to be considered for General and Jurisdictional Conference delegates, and encouraging nominations to be inclusive as well as representative of the Annual Conference.

2. Clergy who receive 10 or more nominations and/or self nominate will be sent a form inviting them to respond to three of the following questions (no more than 200 words for the total of all responses):

a. “What is the most important issue facing the UMC today and how would you address it?”

b. “What does the UMC need most in order to experience revitalization?”

c. “What gifts and graces would you bring as a participant around the General Church table?”

d. “Name an Oregon-Idaho strength or concern which you would carry to General or Jurisdictional Conference?”

3. Responses will be mailed to all clergy in pre-conference packets.

4. Voting at Annual Conference shall proceed as outlined in Rule 2.200.

2.250

Names of Ordained Elders who are members in full connection of an Annual Conference may be submitted to the session of Annual Conference preceding Jurisdictional Conference for the purpose of consideration for nomination to the Episcopacy by the following process:


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1. The names of ordained elders who are member in full connection of an Annual Conference may be placed before the session of the Annual Conference preceding Jurisdictional Conference by submitting to the secretary of the Annual Conference session a petition on behalf of the named elder containing the signatures of at least 25 persons who are members, lay or clergy, of the Annual Conference. Petitions are due to the Annual Conference Secretary by May 1.

2. The names of all persons so qualified shall be presented during a plenary session of the Annual Conference session preceding the Jurisdictional Conference. Any number of persons may be nominated for Episcopal election by the Annual Conference. Written ballots shall be taken seriatim on all names submitted. Each individual receiving at least a 2/3 majority of the vote taken shall be nominated for Episcopal election.

2.300

In accordance with the intent of the Idaho and Oregon Merger Report (p. 62, 1968 Idaho Conference Journal), once each quadrennium the Annual Conference Session will be held within the boundary of the former Idaho Annual Conference.

2.400

Only members of the Conference shall be permitted to sit in Closed Sessions. (Rule 10.040 for Clergy Session). CHAPTER 3. RULES RELATING TO DISTRICTS AND SUPERINTENDENTS (See also rules 1.010, 1.030, 1.041, 1.311, 1.330, 2.012, 5.600, 8.020, 12.062 and 12.066)

3.000

There shall be five districts in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference.

3.010

Each District Superintendent shall report the supplementary salaries received by any clergy members from any church-related source by January 15 to the Conference Treasurer for inclusion in the Pre-Conference Reports and Journal. This shall include all General, Conference, and District Missionary Funds, promotion funds, minimum salary support, etc.

3.020

Each District Superintendent shall file with the Board of Ordained Ministry, not less than 10 days prior to the scheduled interviews, statements relative to the character, fitness, training and effectiveness of all Local Pastors, Probationary Members, Associate Members in the course of study, and any other person related to his or her district who will be appearing before the Board.

3.025

Each District Superintendent shall report to the Director of Stewardship and Finance by July 15 the name, appointment and amount of the Pension Plan Compensation for every clergy member in their district appointed for the first time in the conference. The Director of Stewardship and Finance shall, in turn, notify the Board of Pensions. The District Superintendents are also responsible for such notifications regardingfirst-time appointed clergy between sessions of the annual conference.

3.030

Each District Superintendent shall send the names and addresses of the local church chair of Records and History to the Commission on Archives and History annually.

3.031

Each District Superintendent shall file with the Commission on Archives and History all records of local congregations which have been discontinued.

3.040

Each District Superintendent shall file with the Conference Secretary a list of persons known to have a valid License as a Local Pastor for listing in the Journal.

3.050

In advising the Bishop with respect to the making of pastoral appointments, the superintendents shall observe the following procedures, except in emergencies:

1. There shall be a joint consultation between the superintendent, pastor, and Pastor(Staff)Parish Relations Committee to consider together the needs and mission of the local church (or churches) involved before the superintendent makes any final recommendation regarding a change in appointment.

2. When a change of pastors is advisable the superintendent shall consult with the Pastor(Staff)-Parish Relations Committee, in the light of the needs and mission of the local church, regarding possible successors. In such consultation the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee shall follow the process set forth in the Discipline, ¶¶430 through 434.

3.060

The names of all persons excused from attendance at Annual Conference under Rule 2.012 shall be submitted by the superintendent(s) to the Secretary for printing annually in the Conference Journal.


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CHAPTER 4. RULES RELATING TO OFFICERS, MINUTES AND JOURNAL (See also Rules 1.006, 1.041, 2.012, 2.014, 2.056, 2.200, 3.010, 3.040, 3.060, 5.500, and 6.001) 4.010

The Conference Secretary shall be nominated and elected at the Annual Conference session next succeeding the adjournment of the regular session of the General Conference and shall serve beginning January 1 for the succeeding quadrennium.

4.012

The Conference Secretary shall keep a record of all the proceedings of all sessions, and when approved, the minutes shall be the official record of the Conference.

4.013

The Conference Secretary may require any motion, resolution or other offering from the floor of the Conference to be furnished in writing at the time of presentation.

4.014

The Minutes of Conference Sessions shall be posted on the conference website daily by the secretary.

4.015

The Conference Secretary shall be responsible for the care and security of current Conference papers, documents and records. All such records and papers no longer in current use shall be filed by him or her with the Commission on Archives and History.

4.020

The Conference Statistician shall be nominated and elected at the Annual Conference session next succeeding the adjournment of the regular session of the General Conference and shall serve beginning January 1 for the succeeding quadrennium.

4.030

The Conference Treasurer shall be nominated quadrennially by the Conference Council on Finance and Administration and elected by the Annual Conference. (¶619).

4.040

Assistants to the Secretary, Treasurer and Statistician shall be subject to the approval of the Annual Conference.

4.050

Materials to be printed in the Journal shall be typed and delivered to the Secretary in digital format before the end of the Annual Conference Session, unless other specific arrangements are made with the Conference Secretary.

4.051

The production of the Conference Journal is the responsibility of the Conference Secretary. The Conference Sessions Committee shall, in consultation with the Conference Secretary, provide for an editor of the Conference Journal. Reports submitted to the Conference Journal may be condensed or edited.

4.052

All Members of the Annual Conference shall be entitled to receive at no charge a copy of the Annual Conference Journal within three months of the adjournment of the Annual Conference session. General distribution of the Journal to the membership may be in digital form with the option to substitute a printed copy by request.

4.053

Each local ministry setting of the Annual Conference shall be entitled to receive at no charge two printed copies of the Conference Journal within three months of the adjournment of the Annual Conference session. A ministry setting may purchase additional print Journals at a price to be established by the Conference Secretary and relative to the cost of production. Orders for such additional Journals shall be placed with the Conference Secretary not later than thirty days following the adjournment of the Annual Conference session.

4.060

The Conference Journal shall include:

1. names and addresses of Conference officers; a Directory (Rule 4.061); 2. the names of all Registered Ministerial Students and Candidates for the Ministry; 3. all assessments, shared ministries, percentages and grade figures upon charges; 4. the Conference budget as adopted; 5. the Treasurer’s and Statistician’s reports for each charge; 6. essential sections of all reports made to the Annual Conference; 7. minutes of the daily proceedings; all errata in the previous Journal reported by the close of Annual Conference Session; 8. The Organizational Structure of the Annual Conference. 9. The Boards, Councils, Commissions, Committees and Ministry Teams of the Annual Conference including the ex-officio members of each group. 10. The Conference Secretary shall publish annually in the Journal a list of organizations in which the Annual Conference holds membership and/or with which the Annual Conference is formally affiliated.


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4.061

All members of Conference Bodies, including Annual Conference, shall be listed in the Conference Journal Directory by name, address, phone number, and church.

4.062

Service Records:

1. The Service Records of all clergy members shall be published in the Conference Journal each year in the following categories: Full, Associate, Provisional, Retired Full, Retired Associate, Full-Time Local Pastors, Part-Time Local Pastors, Student Local Pastors, Honorably Located Clergy, Honorably Located Clergy-Retired, and Retired Local Pastors.

2. The Service Records of all Diaconal Ministers, Deaconesses, Home Missioners, and Lay Persons Assigned for Pastoral Ministry shall be published in the Conference Journal.

4.063

Salary, utility allowances, travel expense, housing allowance, and other compensation given to pastors shall be listed separately in the Conference Journal precisely as designated. (¶¶344.1, 344.2, 627, 628, 807.9).

4.070

Standing Resolutions. The Annual Conference has established a category of “Standing Resolutions” that states the position of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference on social issues. They shall be printed each year in the Conference Journal and carry with them notations of the year(s) approved and the group that submitted them.

1. New Standing Resolutions may not be passed on the consent calendar (Rule 2.024), but must be voted on individually by the Annual Conference. Standing Resolutions must be adopted by a 2/3 majority of those present and voting. Standing Resolutions receiving a majority vote but less than a 2/3 majority shall be printed as an Annual Conference Action.

2. Any specific action required of the Annual Conference by a Standing Resolution must specify how the action is to be undertaken and by whom. If a letter is to be written or a statement to be made by the Annual Conference, the text of said letter or statement shall be part of the Standing Resolution. If there is a specified recipient of a letter of statement, contact information must be provided to the person or group sending the information on behalf of the Annual Conference.

3. A Standing Resolution shall expire after the third anniversary of its adoption or continuation, and shall be removed by the Conference Secretary from the list of Standing Resolutions unless it is reintroduced to the Annual Conference session for revision and/or renewal. The process outlined above shall apply.

4. Any Standing Resolution may be removed for debate or challenged at any Annual Conference session by submission of an Action Request to delete a Resolution.

5. The following introductory statement shall precede any listing of the Standing Resolutions:

We commend these issues to local churches for continued and further study and action. The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference recognizes that sincere and dedicated Christians can differ on matters of proper Christian ethics and actions. These resolutions are the expression of the belief of the majority of those gathered in the Annual Conference Session. They are commended to the membership for their prayerful study and individual consideration. CHAPTER 5. RULES RELATING TO CONFERENCE FINANCE (See also Rules 2.054, 4.030, and 9.035)

5.000

The Conference Fiscal Year shall begin January 1 and end December 31.

5.002

All persons handling Conference Funds shall annually file a copy of their audit report with the Conference Treasurer.

5.004

Budgeted travel and facilities cost of holding Annual Conference Sessions shall be pro-rated over a 4 year period on an equal basis annually including the amount of extra funding required when sessions are held within the bounds of the former Idaho Annual Conference. Funds are to be accrued at interest.

5.006

Expenses for meetings or programs planned during Annual Conference will be paid by the Conference only if the Annual Conference has made provision for funds to meet those expenses.

5.010

Budget requests from all boards and agencies responsible to the Ministry Leadership Team (MLT) shall be submitted to the MLT not less than 120 days before the opening of Annual Conference.


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5.012

Budget requests from all Conference agencies shall be submitted to the Conference Council on Finance (CCF&A) and Administration not less than 90 days before the opening of Annual Conference.

5.020

A Recommended Budget shall be published in the Pre-Conference Reports, together with other required information, by the CCF&A.

5.021

Any budget item with a 30% or greater increase or decrease shall have a written explanation included as a part of the Pre-Conference Reports.

5.030

The Conference Budget shall be as established by vote of the Conference.

5.032

Expenses for committees formed by action of Annual Conference will be paid by the Conference only if Annual Conference has made provision for funds to meet those expenses.

5.033

Petitions for programs adopted by the Annual Conference which require funding not already included in the budget line items shall be referred to the appropriate program agency for implementation in so far as possible and for inclusion in the proposals submitted to the CCF&A for the following year.

5.140

All financial shared ministries shall be apportioned to the local congregations based on a Grade Figure. The Grade Figure shall be computed and distributed by the Conference Treasurer not less than 30 days before the Annual Conference session and shall be effective on January 1 . of the following year concurrent with the budget. st

5.141

The Grade Figure formula shall be calculated as follows: 75% based on the current expenses as reported on the latest year’s Local Church Report to the Annual Conference. These include Pastor’s and Associate pastor’s salaries, housing and parsonage allowances and business and professional expenses, other allowances and benefit expenses, staff salaries, program expenses, and other current expenses. 25% based on the average of the last two year’s current expenses as indicated above.

5.142

All financial shared ministries to the charges shall be based on grade figures. If the total apportionments as calculated by the grade figure would increase more than 15% in any one year, the increase shall be limited to 15%, except as follows:

1. If required by Rule 5.143.

2. If required by vote of the Annual Conference Session.

3. If a charge shall have benefited for two consecutive years from the 15% limitation in this Rule, its apportionments shall thereafter rise at whatever rate is necessary to bring them to the full amount indicated by its grade figure in four additional years. (i.e., six years from the time the 15% limitation took effect.)

5.143

Shared Ministries for newly organized congregations shall be calculated on the basis of 1/3 of a normal full apportionment during the second year of existence; 2/3 during 3rd year; and full shared ministries after the 4th year.

5.144

The shared ministries for charges merged during a fiscal year shall be the sum of those of the previous separate charges.

5.145

Payment by Charges on shared ministries, including benevolences, shall be remitted to the Conference Treasurer in equal monthly amounts so far as possible.

5.148

The Conference Treasurer shall communicate to the Annual Conference Session the churches which paid 5/12 of all apportionments by May 31 of each year.

5.200

Necessary Expenses for travel, meals, appropriate arrangements for children and dependent in connection with interim meetings of Conference Boards and Agencies shall be reimbursed at a rate established by the CCF&A.

5.205

Conference agencies receiving funds from the budget shall not use them for any other purposes than those designated, without the previous consent of CCF&A. Conference agencies may transfer funds between line items within each agency’s budget without the previous consent of CCF&A. Conference agencies receiving funds from the budget may not exceed their agency’s budget without the previous consent of CCF&A.

5.206

All Conference Agencies receiving funds from the budget shall send a copy of their adjusted budget to the Conference Treasurer not later than thirty days after the adjournment of Conference.


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MOVING POLICY

1. Moving Expenses: Expenses for moving clergy and their families and lay professional staff of the Annual Conference shall be administered under the following policies. These policies apply to the amount of reimbursement that will be paid by the Conference and the maximum amount required of the local congregation.

a. The moving fund shall assist in paying the moving expenses for household goods, office furniture, and equipment of itinerant clergy appointed to a pastoral charge, a conference staff position, or as district superintendent. Clergy included in this provision shall include full members, probationary members, associate members, local pastors, seminary students appointed to a local charge, a retiring clergy person to his/her retirement residence, and those under disability leave. If a clergy person receives payment for a retirement move and later is appointed to serve a local charge, additional retirement moves will not be paid.

b. This policy shall also cover the following personnel:

1.) Lay persons hired as professional staff of the Conference.

2.) The moving expenses for the first move for divorced spouses from the parsonage shall be paid by the Conference within the provisions of this policy. The District Superintendent shall notify the Conference Treasurer when this provision becomes applicable.

3.) Surviving spouses and/or dependents of clergy who die while under appointment to local charge, conference staff position, or a district superintendent may have their moving expenses paid by the Conference within the provisions of this policy. The District Superintendent in consultation with the Conference Treasurer shall determine the total amount paid.

c. Clergy leaving an appointment in Oregon-Idaho for leave of absence, honorable location, or transfer to another conference or denomination will not be eligible for moving expense payments.

d. Clergy members of the Conference returning from special appointment, sabbatical leave, leave of absence, or school appointment beyond the M. Div. degree and retired clergy members of other conferences or denominations moving into or out of the Conference for any reason are not eligible to receive reimbursement from the Fund.

e. Clergy moving to Oregon Idaho from outside the boundary of the Conference are eligible to participate in the reimbursement fund as indicated in section 2.

2. Expense Payment Parameters: The following parameters shall apply to the payment of moving expenses:

a. The total allowance for packing materials shall be $400. Clergy couples shall be allowed $500. No conference reimbursement is authorized for actual packing or unpacking.

b. One extra stop charge at the points of origin and destination will be allowed for each move. Clergy couples shall be given an additional stop allowance of up to $500 provided the move is to a multiple point charge.

c. The cost of appliance hook-ups shall be the responsibility of the person being moved.

d. The Conference shall not pay for “extra carry” charges, storage or delays, unless approved before the move.

e. Charges for vehicles, motorcycles, canoes, firewood, lumber, potters clay, kilns, and other oversize or overweight items shall be the responsibility of the person being moved.

f. The cost of motel, meals, and mileage during the actual days of the move are not reimbursed by the Conference.

3. Reimbursements:

a. The receiving church or charge is responsible for payment of the entire moving bill. The Conference Treasurer shall reimburse the church or charge 50% of the moving charges within the parameters described herein and upon receipt of the following: 1) an invoice; 2) a bill of lading signed by the person being moved or an authorized family member. b. The maximum amount the Fund will reimburse to any one church or charge for any one move will be equal to 10% of the current year’s Conference Minimum Cash Salary as established in the report of the Equitable Compensation Commission.


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c. The maximum amount the local church will be required to pay will be equal to 13% of the current year’s Conference Minimum Cash Salary as established in the report of the Equitable Compensation Commission.

d. Any amount over the sum of 3b & 3c will be the responsibility of the individual. .

e. The Fund shall reimburse each retiring clergy member, lay member of the professional staff, disabled member, or surviving spouse up to 12.5% of the Conference Minimum Cash Salary to help with his or her moving expenses provided the move is made within 24 months following retirement or change of status.

f. The maximum amount the Fund will reimburse to a divorced spouse shall be 10% of the Conference Minimum Cash Salary.

g. At the end of the previous fiscal year, any unexpended funds will be retained in the Moving Fund Reserve.

4. Self-Moves: Self-moves may be made by the individual. In addition to items in section 2, reimbursement shall include the charges for truck & trailer, fuel for the trucks used in the move and insurance. The contents of all property in a self-move shall be insured for the full replacement value up to a maximum of $50,000 with a $500 deductible. If the goods being moved have a value higher than the maximum, the clergy may buy additional insurance at his/ her own expense. In order for the local church to receive reimbursement under this policy, proof of insurance on household goods must be provided along with the rental agreement, fuel slips, and receipts for packing materials.

5. Exceptions: Exceptions to any of the above may be approved or denied by the Conference Treasurer after consultation with the District Superintendent, if appropriate. Appeals of any decision by the Conference Treasurer may be directed to the Conference Council on Finance and Administration (CFA). CFA shall have the final authority to interpret the moving policy and make decisions regarding its implementation.

6. Procedures: The Conference Treasurer shall establish and administer all procedures for implementing the moving policy contained herein.

5.500

Any organization operating within the Conference and under the name of the United Methodist Church in Oregon and/or Idaho shall submit a complete financial statement to the Conference Treasurer each year for publication in the Journal.

5.600

Approval is given to the district church extension societies to or their equivalents to raise funds with the specific district (¶658.4). 1. Approval for the expenditure of the funds will be given by the district extension society members as designated in the individual districts. CHAPTER 6. RULES RELATING TO THE ORGANIZATION OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE (See also Rules 5.010 and 7.030)

6.001

The annual conference shall be organized, based on an accountable leadership model, to fulfill its expressed purpose of “making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world” by equipping local ministry settings for ministry and providing a connection for ministry beyond the local setting, all to the glory of God. (¶ 601). The Annual Conference structure shall provide for the connectional relationship of the local church, district, and conference with the general agencies.

6.002

The structures of the annual conference will be organized into two parts The Ministry Leadership Team and Ministry Teams. Every effort shall be made to ensure that leadership of the annual conference shall reflect the diversity of the annual conference.

6.003

There will be a Ministry Leadership Team chaired by the Bishop and charged with the connecting and aligning of the ministries and resources of the annual conference with its mission and vision, and providing for connections with the agencies of the General Church. (See chapter 9 of the Conference Rules.)

6.004

There will be ministry teams for the purpose of carrying out the ministries and activities of the annual conference and districts. These shall be empowered, connected and aligned through the Ministry Leadership Team.


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The Bishop will designate a Conference Personnel Committee to assure that there are adequate and just employment policies for conference support staff.

6.010

There shall be a Conference Rules Committee. It shall codify, condense, phrase, and include within these rules all actions of the Conference designed as permanent regulations. The committee shall harmonize the rules with such Disciplinary changes as are made from time to time. It shall secure the removal of obsolete rules by proper Conference action.

6.011

At the organizational session of the Conference the Rules Committee shall be prepared to submit such session rules as may facilitate the organization and work of the Conference.

6.012

A Conference Rule may be suspended or amended by action of the Conference at any regular session by a two-thirds majority, except as may be otherwise provided in specific rules.

6.013

Changes, amendments, or new rules may originate in any of the following ways:

1. by Board, Council, or Committee resolution or recommendation; 2. by the Rules Committee; 3. by the lay sections; 4. by the clergy section; or 5. from the floor, provided that when originating from the floor the resolution shall carry the signatures of at least five members, and provided that no change, amendment, or new rule may be submitted to the conference without a copy being submitted to the Rules Committee 24 hours in advance.

6.014

There shall be a Conference Board of Pensions auxiliary to the General Board of Pensions. It shall have charge of the interests and work of providing for the support of conference claimants, except as otherwise provided for by the General Board of Pensions.

1. The Conference Board of Pensions shall be composed of not less than twelve members qualified as provided in the 2008 Book of Discipline ¶639.2, the membership to be made up of clergy and lay persons in the proportion of 1/3 clergy, 1/3 lay women and 1/3 lay men.

2. Members shall be elected for a term of eight years, one half of the membership to be elected quadrennially; provided, for the purpose of properly instituting the first new Board, there shall be nominated and elected one-half of the membership for the period of four years only.

6.090

The Annual Conference shall not hold membership in nor affiliate with any organization except by action of the Annual Conference. The means of selecting the representation to that organization shall be stated in the enabling legislation. CHAPTER 7. RULES RELATING TO ARCHIVES AND HISTORY (See also Rules 3.030, 3.031, 4.015)

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At the first charge or church conference of a new quadrennium (i.e.: 1984, 1988, etc.), each District Superintendent shall include in the required reports of the local church a copy of the historical reporting form provided by the Conference Commission on Archives and History. Each District Superintendent shall send these gathered reports to the chair of the Conference Commission on Archives and History.

7.020

Each charge shall file with the Commission on Archives and History a copy of its history. At the beginning of each new decade (i.e.: 1980, 1990, etc.) each charge shall file a supplementary history covering the previous ten years.

7.030

All Boards, Commissions, Committees, Councils, etc. of the Annual Conference shall file copies of their minutes, soon after each meeting, with the Commission on Archives and History except for the minutes of the Board of Ordained Ministry, and other minutes deemed to be confidential, which minutes shall be filed with the office of the Bishop. CHAPTER 8. RULES RELATING TO CONFERENCE PROPERTY

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All equipment or other personal property for which $10 or more has been paid, purchased in whole or in part from Conference Funds, shall be the property of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference and title, taken in the name of the Oregon-Idaho Conference Trustees. An annual inventory, noting additions and deletions, shall be taken of such property and submitted in writing to the Conference Trustees. It shall be the duty of the Oregon-Idaho Annual


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Conference Trustees to obtain such inventories and include the same in the Trustees’ annual report to the Conference. 8.020

Abandoned Church property. When a District Superintendent has decided to request the Annual Conference to declare a certain property abandoned, he or she shall first record the individual trustees of the Annual Conference as the elected trustees of the church property in such a way as to make them the trustees of said property.

8.030

When properties are sold by the Conference Trustees from the discontinuation or abandonment of a congregation, any net proceeds of the sale will be divided as follows: 65% going to the Annual Conference Vital Church Project; 20% going to the District Church Extension Society of the district in which the church existed; and 15% to be retained by the Conference Board of Trustees to be used for expenses incurred in the disposition of properties for which there is a net cost in the disposition of the property. All funds shall be disbursed in compliance with the Discipline and as part of an overall strategy of church development and redevelopment in the conference. CHAPTER 9. RULES RELATING TO THE MINISTRY LEADERSHIP TEAM (See also Rules 1.330, 4.070, 5.010, 5.012, 5.200, 5.400, 6.001, 6.030, 6.035)

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There will be a Ministry Leadership Team chaired by the Bishop and charged with connecting and aligning the ministries and resources of the annual conference with its mission and vision, and providing for connections with the agencies of the General Church. The Ministry Leadership Team shall consist of: The Bishop (chair) The Conference Lay Leader District Superintendents Director of Stewardship and Finance Director of Camp and Retreat Ministries And no more than 7 others serving in leadership positions identified by the bishop as essential for effective management of the conference mission. 1. The office of the Bishop will be accountable for connection and alignment of ministries related to: a. Conference Sessions Committee b. Committee on the Episcopacy (¶ 637) c. Episcopal Residence Committee (¶ 638) d. Conference Nominating Committee e. Rules Committee f. Conference Board of Global Ministries (¶ 633) g. Conference Board of Church and Society (¶ 629) h. Vital Church Project (which will care for connections with the GBoD ¶ 630) i. Joint Committee on Incapacity (¶ 652) j. Administrative Review Committee (¶ 636) k. Committees on Investigation (¶ 2703) l. Commission on Archives and History (¶ 641) m. Campus Ministries (¶ 634) n. Conference Youth Ministries (¶ 649.1) o. Board of Ordained Ministry (¶ 635) 2. The Conference Lay Leader will be accountable for connection and alignment of ministries related to: a. The Board of Lay Ministry (¶ 631) 3. The Director of Stewardship and Finance will be accountable for connection and alignment of ministries related to: a. Conference Council on Finance and Administration (¶ 611) b. Conference Board of Trustees (¶ 640)


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9.020

The Ministry Leadership Team may authorize Conference Ministry Teams as needed to fulfill the mission and vision of the conference. Conference Ministry Teams will have: 1. a mission aligned with the Conferences mission, vision and values, 2. a mission plan including an identified mission field, method and specific measurable achievable goals, and

3. a team leader accountable to the Ministry Leadership Team.

9.030

The Ministry Leadership Team shall consult with CCF&A in the creation of the Annual Conference Budget.

CHAPTER 10. RULES RELATING TO ORDAINED MINISTERIAL MEMBERSHIP (See Rules 2.012, 3.020 and 7.030) 10.010 The minimum requirements for Clergy orders in this Conference shall be those established by the current Book of Discipline. The Board of Ordained Ministry may, at its discretion, establish procedures for candidates to follow, and shall enforce such additional requirements as the Conference may authorize. 10.011

The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference shall require psychological testing and evaluation of all who desire to be certified as candidates for licensed or ordained ministry, local pastors, candidates seeking associate membership, candidates seeking to be ordained as elders or deacons.

The cost of testing for a person applying for certified candidacy shall be shared as follows: $200 paid by the candidate, $200 paid by the recommending charge conference, the balance paid by the Board of Ordained Ministry.

10.012 A candidate for Associate Membership shall have served for two years as a Full Time Local Pastor in this Annual Conference before being admitted to Associate Membership. 10.015 Clergy who transfer in as Probationary Members to this Annual Conference shall serve at least two full years of Probationary Membership under full time appointment in this Conference before being received into full connection. 10.018 Clergy coming from other denominations shall serve as Probationary Members under the supervision of a District Superintendent in this Conference at least two years and fulfill all other disciplinary requirements before admission into full connection. 10.024 Continuing Education. All active clergy members (Rule 1.200) shall maintain a program of study leading to professional growth. The minimal quadrennial requirement for active members in full-time appointments, or its equivalent, shall be 100 contact hours with a minimum of 15 contact hours annually. Active members in less than full-time appointments shall be required to complete a proportioned number of hours equal to their appointments (i.e. a person appointed half-time would be required to complete 50 contact hours per quadrennium with a minimum of 7.5 hours annually). In most cases the clergy member’s continuing education program should allow for study at least one week per year, and at least one month during one year each quadrennium.


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10.040 There shall be a Clergy Session.

1. All clergy members of the Annual Conference deacons and elders in full connection, probationary members, associate members, affiliate members, and local pastors under fulltime or part-time appointment to a pastoral charge and the elected lay members of the Board of Ordained Ministry may attend and shall have voice in the Clergy Session. (¶605.6). The secretary of the presiding bishop may attend the clergy session, without voice or vote. Others may be admitted by the express action of the Clergy Session but shall not have vote, nor unless specifically granted by the Clergy Session, shall have voice.

2. The Clergy Session shall meet as prescribed by the orders of the day to consider questions relating to matters of ordination, character and conference relations of clergy. (¶605.6)

3. The clergy session may grant all clergy members the right to vote on certain matters, however only members in full connection shall have the right to vote on matters of ordination, character and conference relations of clergy. (¶605.6)

4. When a clergy member makes a request of the Board of Ordained Ministry for a “Leave of Absence”, the Board will share the reasons for such a request (as stated by the clergy in his/her request). Information on Leave of Absence will be given in the year the leave is first granted, or the year the leave is terminated. (Business of the Annual Conference Questions 50).

5. When the Board of Ordained Ministry recommends to discontinue a Probationary Member, the Board will make a statement regarding which qualifications were not met by the member. (Business of the Annual Conference Questions 42)

6. When a clergy member withdraws “under complaint” or “under charges,” the Board of Ordained Ministry will make a statement including all relevant factual information, summarizing the complaint or charges pending against the member. (Business of the Annual Conference Questions 46c).

7. When a clergy member has his/her membership terminated, the Board of Ordained ministry will make a presentation including all relevant factual information to the Clergy Session, regarding the conclusions of the review process together with a supporting statement of why the BOM recommends termination. (Business of the Annual Conference Questions 46d)

8. When a clergy member has his/her membership terminated by administrative location, the Administrative Review Committee automatically will conduct a review and the Board of Ordained ministry will make a presentation including all relevant factual information to the Clergy Session, regarding the conclusions of the review process together with a supporting statement of why the BOM recommends termination. (Business of the Annual Conference Questions 43c).

9. When a clergy member is suspended under the provisions of The Book of Discipline ¶2704.2, no report will be made by the Board of Ordained Ministry or the Cabinet until after the matter has been resolved. (Business of the Annual Conference Questions 47)

10. The Joint Committee on Disability will make a report on the status of each clergy member who is on disability. (Business of the Annual Conference Questions 52)

11. Record of the final actions taken in Clergy Sessions relative to each personnel case shall be included in the minutes of that day’s proceedings.

12. Any change in this rule shall be permitted only by a two-thirds vote of Annual Conference members present and voting.

10.042 Recommendations by the Board of Ordained Ministry to the clergy session pertaining to the election of persons to associate membership, probationary membership, or full membership, shall require a two-thirds vote of the members present and voting in a duly called session of the Board of Ordained Ministry. CHAPTER 11. RULES RELATING TO DIACONAL MINISTERIAL RELATIONSHIP (See also Rules 2.012, 4.062 and 7.030) 11.011

Continuing Education. All Diaconal ministers shall maintain a program of study leading to professional growth. The minimal quadrennial requirement shall be 70 contact hours plus 3 continuing education units (CEUs) with a minimum of 15 contact hours annually. This program shall include at least one extended, organized educational activity during the quadrennium.


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12.050 The salary(ies) paid by the local church(es) to the pastor(s) shall be at least equal to the provisions of the Equitable Salaries Report as printed in the current Journal. It is required that both housing and adequate health insurance be provided in addition to equitable salary. 12.061 Parsonages shall be furnished, a minimum, with a kitchen range, refrigerator, automatic washer, automatic dryer, living and dining room carpet (floor covering), curtains, draperies, shades, TV antenna or cable installation, fireplace equipment (if needed), lawn and garden tools and equipment. 12.062 The sale of a parsonage shall be carried out according to the Book of Discipline in current use. In addition, the Cabinet must vote its approval of such sale except when the sale is for the purpose of purchasing another parsonage. If the Cabinet does agree that it is ap¬propriate to authorize the sale of a parsonage, the following procedure shall be followed by the local church: The amount realized from the sale of the parsonage shall be invested in a prudent and wise manner so as to realize earnings consistent with the interest market at the time. No part of the corpus shall be used for any other purpose than the future purchase of a parsonage. In addition to the original corpus, interest amounting to at least half the amount earned annually shall be compounded and added to the amount to be held in trust for a future parsonage purchase. Up to one-half of the interest earned may be utilized by the church in providing a housing allowance for the pastor. Variations in this stated policy may be approved by a 2/3 majority vote of the Cabinet. If after five years following the sale of a parsonage and the investment of the proceeds, a congregation still wishes to pay a housing allowance in lieu of providing a parsonage, with the approval of the Cabinet 100% of the interest earned may be used for providing a housing allowance. If after eight (8) years the congregation still wants to continue pay¬ing a housing allowance instead of providing a parsonage, the congregation may, with the approval of the Cabinet and the decision of a duly called Charge Conference, use all or any part of the corpus of the investment for any capital improve¬ment or construction of any building owned by the congregation.. 12.064 Each local church shall conduct a well-planned and comprehensive stewardship campaign annually which contacts each member. 12.066 Any church receiving Equitable or Supplemental salary support from the conference shall be required to conduct an annual planned giving program (Loyalty Sunday, Every Member Visitation, Circuit Rider, etc.) approved by the District Superintendent. 12.070 Clergy Salaries. In the event of a change in appointment, all clergy remuneration paid by the local church shall be paid to the out-going clergy through June 30, unless other arrangements are made in writing to the satisfaction of the superintendents, church and clergy involved. 12.071 All clergy remuneration paid by the local church for a pastor transferred between Conference sessions, unless otherwise agreed upon in writing, shall begin when the pastor assumes his or her responsibilities. Moving costs (Rule 5.310) shall be paid in addition. 12.080 Local Church Reports to Annual Conference (statistical and financial) shall be submitted annually from each pastoral charge to their respective District Superintendent not later than January 31. CHAPTER 13. RULES RELATING TO CONFERENCE NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS 13.000 There shall be a Conference Nominating Committee.

1. This committee shall be composed of two persons, one lay and one ordained, from each District. They shall be elected by District Conferences or district caucuses of Annual Conference members at the seat and time of the Annual Conference session next succeeding the adjournment of the regular session of the General Conference.

2. Ex-officio members of the Conference Nominating Committee shall include the District Superintendents, District Lay Leaders, one youth designated by the Conference Youth Ministries Team, and one ethnic representative named by the Conference Commission On Religion and Race.

3. The chair of the Conference Nominating Committee shall be designated by the Ministry Cabinet and may be either clergy or lay. The Director of Connectional Ministries shall serve as a consultant to the committee.


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4. An Executive Committee from the Conference Nominating Committee shall be composed of the Chairperson, the Director of Connectional Ministries, one District Superintendent and two others. The total membership shall include at least two lay persons and two clergy persons.

13.010 The Conference Nominating Committee

1. Shall nominate and the Conference elect such bodies and officers as are required by the current Discipline, by these rules, and by the Structure Plan as revised and published in the current Journal. In addition the following shall be nominated and elected by the same process: appropriate representatives to ecumenical agencies within Oregon and Idaho; Board of Directors, the Lee Mission Cemetery; [and Directors of the Oregon-Idaho United Methodist Foundation]. The nomination report shall include nominations made by other persons or groups for election by the Annual Conference.

2. Election for service on quadrennial Councils, Boards, Commissions and Committees shall be at the Annual Conference session next succeeding the adjournment of the regular session of the General Conference. The term of service is to begin with the adjournment of the Annual Conference session.

3. Between Annual Conference Sessions the Executive Committee of the Conference Nominating Committee may act to fill any vacancies on an Ad Interim basis, subject to election at the next session of the Annual Conference. The Executive Committee shall report all actions to the Conference Secretary.

4. At the beginning of the quadrennium the total membership of all the divisions and each board shall be balanced by having no fewer than 15% from each district. The nominations whenever possible shall be inclusive of laywomen and men, clergy women and men, racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with handicapping conditions. (For the purpose of this rule, “clergy” is defined by Rule 1.200.)

5. Persons elected to a board or division shall serve for the quadrennium, even if they should move to another district in the Annual Conference, unless they are district coordinators, in which case replacements shall be elected.

6. The Conference Nominating Committee shall make its report not later than the first full day of a Conference session.

7. Any person related to and/or living in the same household as a full or part-time Conference Staff Person will not be allowed to serve on the Conference Personnel Committee.

13.020 The Conference Boards, Councils and Committees shall be under two general heads: Disciplinary and Annual Conference. Under each of these headings they shall be grouped as Quadrennial, Term, and Annual. 13.030 Service on Boards and Committees. No person shall serve on any one Board, Council or Committee of the Annual Conference, or on any district board or committee whose members are elected by the Annual Conference, more than eight consecutive years, with the following exceptions and provisions:

1. One or two years’ service to fill a vacancy on a quadrennial Board, Council or Committee shall not be counted for the purpose of applying this rule.

2. In the case of Committees or Boards elected in three-year or other term classes, the maximum service shall be three terms, with the provision that a one-year appointment to fill a vacancy prior to the first term shall not be counted for the purpose of applying this rule.

3. Persons who are members of a Board ex-officio shall not be affected by this rule, except that non-salaried Conference or Board officers, such as Conference Secretary and Statistician, and Conference and District Lay Leaders and Associate Lay Leaders, shall be limited to eight consecutive years in any one of these Boards, Councils and Committees.

4. The Board of Trustees of the Annual Conference, and the Board of Conference Claimants, Inc., are requested to follow the above-stated limitations of this section in nominating persons as trustees of said corporations.

5. No member of the Conference shall serve simultaneously on more than one Ministry Team or Council unless in an ex-officio capacity, by disciplinary requirement or otherwise provided for in these rules. Division members who are thereby members of a Board are recognized as serving only on a single Board/Division and are in compliance with this rule.

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7. If a member of any program board, division or committee of the Annual Conference is absent from two consecutive regularly stated meetings without cause, that body may, after notice to the individual, request the MLT to declare the position vacant. The MLT will then declare such vacancy to the Conference Nominating Committee.

8. Any changes in committee membership between sessions of the Annual Conference must receive the approval of the Executive Committee of Conference Nominating Committee before becoming effective.

9. An elected member of the Board of Ordained Ministry may serve a maximum of three consecutive four-year terms (¶635.1a).

13.040 Rules for the organization of Boards, Commissions and Committees:

1. Conference Boards and Agencies whose chairs are elected by the Annual Conference: The newly elected chair shall within 30 days of the end of the Annual Conference Session notify all elected members of the newly elected Board or Agency. The chair shall designate one of the persons as head of the nominating committee.

2. Conference Boards and Agencies who elect their own chair: The person who has been serving as the Chair, whether or not he or she is eligible for re-election to the same group and whether or not he or she is eligible for re-election as its chair, shall schedule a meeting during the Conference Session for the new Board or Agency to organize, and shall appoint a nominating committee of not less than 3 persons from the membership of the newly elected Board or Agency. The chair shall designate one of the persons as head of the nominating committee thus formed.

3. The nominating committee appointed in 1) above shall meet at a time and place convenient to them on call of the head of the committee and nominate at least two persons for each position (normally vice-chair and secretary), securing if possible the consent of each to serve if elected. Whenever the Discipline allows, both clergy and lay persons shall be represented among the nominees.

4. The nominating committee appointed in 2) above shall meet promptly at a time and place convenient to them on call of the head of the committee and nominate at least two persons for each position (normally chair, vice-chair and secretary), securing if possible the consent of each to serve if elected. Whenever the Discipline allows, both clergy and laypersons shall be represented among the nominees.

5. All voting shall be done by secret ballot for each position individually. (Rules Committee note: Under Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised Ed. 1970, p. 348 “this requirement cannot be suspended even by a unanimous vote. . . It is out of order. . . to move that one person . . . cast the ballot. . .”)

6. Ad hoc committees shall be convened and organized in the manner specified in the resolution establishing them. If no other method is specified the group shall be convened by the first named person at a time and place determined by the Bishop and shall, without nominations of any sort, elect officers by secret ballot.

7. Those elected by the Annual Conference or district caucuses (or equivalent) shall be notified by mail of their election by either the Conference or district nominating committee. The letter will include information contained in Rule 13.030(7).

13.050 The Conference Lay Leader shall be elected quadrennially by the lay members in attendance at a Laity Session at the Annual Conference succeeding the adjournment of the regular session of the General Conference. The Board of Lay Ministry shall nominate at least one candidate. Biographical information on the Board of Lay Ministry nominee(s) will be provided in the PreConference Reports. Nominations will be accepted from the floor of the session. All nominees will be informed of the nature of responsibilities of the elected Conference Lay Leader and give their consent to be nominated. Any vacancy which may occur shall be filled by the Nominations Committee from the membership of the Board of Lay Ministry to serve through the quadrennium. 13.060 The Conference Lay Leader may nominate a professing member of a United Methodist Church within the annual conference to serve as Associate Conference Lay Leader. This nomination will be subject to ratification by the Board of Lay Ministry and the Ministry Cabinet. At the request of the Conference Lay Leader, the Associate Conference Lay Leader is authorized to serve in the place of the Conference Lay Leader.


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MEMOIRS

In Memory The following have died in the faith during the past Conference year. May the merciful God receive them into eternal life. Clergy Members H. Lee Baker Robert Benefiel Philip Stanton Hanni Nevitt B. Smith Lloyd Uecker Retired Local Pastors Noel Morfin Herbert Timothy Novak

Former Conference Lay Leader William Cook Spouses of Retired Clergy Donita Brudevold Judith Crandall Caren Jackman Bonnie Knutson Shaw

Spouses of Deceased Clergy Frances Bray Mildred Finch G. Jean Stanley We also remember with love and gratitude all of the faithful members of our local churches who have died this past year.

Scenes from the Memorial Service, Thursday, June 20: above lft - Memorial Candles, above rt - David Armstrong and Ellie Hill, ctr - Patty Meyers and Bishop Hagiya preside at The Lordâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Supper.


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CLERGY: H. Lee Baker

July 21, 1924 – May 8, 2013 Retired Associate Member H. Lee Baker, died May 8, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Frances; daughters, Kathleen Grumbein and Kristine Baker; son, Keith Baker; six grandchildren and five great – grandchildren. Pastor and Mrs. Baker served Victorville in the California-Pacific Conference; Middleton and Lake View First in the Oregon-Idaho Conference, before retiring in 1993. Lee was born in Akron, Ohio July 21, 1924 to Howard and Hazel Baker and had a sister Harriet-Ann. When Lee was 12 and the depression was going strong he got his first job selling magazine subscriptions from his wagon to help support his family. He graduated from East High School and then joined the Army where he served two years during World War II. His military time was spent in the Philippines and he served in Japan assisting with the clean up after the drop of the A Bomb. When he was discharged from the Army, February 20, 1946 he attended Kent State University. While attending Kent State he worked at B.F. Goodrich and soon met the love of his life Frances Mary Jackson. They were married on August 19, 1949. After the children were pretty well grown, Lee was called to the ministry. While he served as a Pastor in the church he was very active with the Walk to Emmaus Community and also served as Chaplin for St. Luke’s Hospital in Boise, Idaho as well as Chaplin for the Idaho State Police. When Pastor Lee “retired” from the ministry he remained active in the First United Methodist Church in Pocatello teaching a Sunday school class. He loved serving the Lord and helping people above all else. He will be greatly missed by all those that knew him as a man of passion, compassion and boundless love. The family suggests gifts be directed to the camping program at Pocatello United Methodist Church.

Robert Benefiel

May 1, 1920 – March 29, 2013 Retired Pastor Robert Benefiel, died March 29, 2013. He is survived by his sons, Robert Lewis Benefiel Jr. and Carl Benefiel; daughters, Jennifer Randall ,Diane Walker, Rebecca Nicoli and Martha Harrison; eleven grandchildren; five great – grandchildren. Robert was preceded in death by his wife Elma. Pastor and Mrs. Benefiel served Southwick, Lowell Fellowship and Belchertown in the New England Conference; Sacramento Pacific, Albany, Los Gatos and Roseville in the California-Nevada Conference; Portland Trinity, Idaho Falls Trinity, Klamath Falls Indian Mission, Klamath Falls, Beaverton, and Silverton in the Oregon-Idaho Conference, before retiring in 1985

Philip Stanton Hanni

April 28, 1932 - March 21, 2013 Philip Hanni - known to one and all as Phil - lived a large and complex life. Marrying his passions for social justice, pacifism and equal rights to his dual careers of the ministry and education through his work in the campus ministry, he was fortunate enough to have the best of both worlds. He died in Salem on March 21 at age 80, after being ill for the last year and a half.


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Raised in Washington, Kansas, by a Swiss immigrant father and a mid-western mother, he was, in his own words, “raised with books and newspapers,” and seems to have known that he wanted to enter the ministry by the time he graduated from high school. After three years at Baker University in Baldwin, KS, he graduated from the University of Kansas in Lawrence in 1955 with a BA in Sociology. He went on to study at the Theological School of Drew University in Madison, NJ (where he met his future wife, Erin, on a bike ride for new students), Kenyon College/Bexley Hall in Gambier, OH, Yale in New Haven, CT, and the Chicago Theological Seminary at the Univ. of Chicago. He earned several additional degrees along the way, including a Bachelor of Divinity from Kenyon in 1961, a Master of Sacred Theology from Yale in 1963, and a Doctorate of Religion from Chicago in 1971. He served several United Methodist churches in Kansas, Pennsylvania, Ohio before moving to Georgia in 1963 and joining the campus ministry. Phil and his family first moved to Oregon in 1964, when he became the campus minister at Oregon College of Education (now WOU) in Monmouth. He went on to serve as Campus Minister and assistant professor in Ellensburg, WA, and, most notably, as the Chaplain at Willamette University in Salem from 1973 until 1985. He also served as an assistant professor and Director of Church-University Relations at Willamette, as well as the Chairman of the Atkinson Speaker Committee. After leaving Willamette he served churches in Milton-Freewater and Weston, OR, Caldwell, ID and Lebanon, OR until his retirement in 1997. Phil and Erin Turner were married August 26, 1956, in Macon, GA (on a day so hot the candles in the church melted), and they were life partners for 56 years. They had three sons: Carl, David and Douglas. Phil and Erin survived and thrived through numerous ups and downs over several decades, including the premature and unexpected deaths of David and Douglas. They also fought the good fights for civil rights and the end to the Vietnam war, and dedicated themselves to working on behalf of minorities and numerous social causes. Phil was generally at the center of one cause or another, including working with conscientious objectors in the 1960s and 70s; and he was instrumental in bringing several outstanding speakers to Willamette University, including Alan Paton, Eli Wiesel, Margaret Mead, Alan Watts and numerous others. He and Erin made several trips to the U.K. in the 1990s, and a treasured trip to Switzerland in 1996 to meet his relatives there. After retirement they remained very active in the Salem area, especially with the Institute for Continued Learning at Willamette, local music and arts events, and at the First United Methodist Church, particularly the Social Concerns Committee. Phil is survived by his wife Erin (Salem) and son Carl (Tucson, AZ); and a niece, Carol Delnegro (Alexandria, VA) and nephew, Gary Hanni (Salt Lake City, UT). He is also survived by a wide network of friends and associates who will remember him for his good works and buoyant personality, and, in retirement, his signature red beret and braid. Memorial donations may be made to the Jason Lee Food Bank, c/o Salem First United Methodist Church, or to a charity of choice

Nevitt Brenton Smith

December 13, 1925 – December 14, 2012 Reverend Nevitt Brenton Smith of Ashland, Ore. passed away December 14, 2012, one day after his 87th birthday, following an extended battle with Parkinson’s Disease. The son of Methodist missionaries, he was born in Lucknow, India, where his father, Dr. S. Raynor Smith, served as District Superintendent. He graduated Salem High School in 1943 and continued on to receive a bachelor’s degree from Willamette University, and a master of divinity from Boston University. He married Lilly Ellen Lee Simmonds and together they had two children,


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Brenton and Ellen. Following the death of Lee in a traffic accident in 1961, Nevitt married Beverly O’Dwyer November 18, 1962. They remained together until Beverly’s death in 2002. Reverend Smith was a long-time pastor in the Methodist Church, obtaining his license to preach in 1943, at the age of 18. He served several Oregon parishes including Turner and West Salem-Summit while in college. During his seminary studies he was pastor of several parishes in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Nevitt returned to Oregon in 1954 and served churches in Sellwood (Portland), Tigard, Forest Grove, and Jason Lee (Salem.) In 1982, he was appointed to the First United Methodist church of Ashland, where he worked until his official retirement in 1991. Nevitt’s ministry continued for many years after retirement, and at the time of his death he was Pastor Emeritus of the Ashland UMC, a relationship in which he took great pride. Nevitt was very active in the Ashland community. A long-time member of Kiwanis International, he served for many years as the club’s newsletter editor. During his years in Ashland, Reverend Smith also worked as a Red Coat for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; as a docent for the Pacific Northwest Museum of Natural History; and as a lecturer at Southern Oregon University where he taught a course in comparative religion. Nevitt loved music and was active in the Siskiyou Singers. He also loved to travel and organized many overseas tours including several to the holy lands. Those interested in making a memorial gift are encouraged to support the Kiwanis International Foundation, kif.kiwanis.org or Ashland Community Hospital Hospice,www.achfoundation.org.

Lloyd Uecker

April 29, 1919 – December 30, 2012 Lloyd was born on a farm near Norfolk, Nebraska to Rudolph and Martha (Jahn) Uecker. He attended elementary school in a one-room country school house. Before then, he spoke only German. He went to high school away from home at Doctor Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota, graduating in 1936 in the midst of the Great Depression. That summer, he moved to California to live with his uncle and to find work. After jobs ranging from ditch digger to bar tender, he secured employment building military aircraft at Consolidated Vultee in San Diego, where he remained through the War. During that time, he studied for the ministry at LaVerne College. After the War, Lloyd was appointed pastor of the First United Brethren Church in Spokane, where he graduated from Whitworth College. In 1947, he was appointed to the Englewood Evangelical United Brethren (EUB) Church in Salem. After his ordination in 1948, he pursued advanced studies at Willamette University and the University of Oslo, Norway. It was in Salem where he met and married his wife, Mary Jo (Hall) Uecker in 1952 and where their two sons were born. The family moved to Portland in 1963. There, Lloyd merged three small EUB congregations, dedicating the new Tabor Heights Church in 1967. Lloyd served as Conference Secretary for four years in the mid1970’s. In 1978, Lloyd and Mary Jo moved to Medford, where Lloyd served the First United Methodist Church (UMC). In 1981, they relocated to Forest Grove where he retired from the First UMC in 1986. Highlighting Lloyd’s retirement was the decade he organized the annual Forest Grove Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, which hosted various nationally-known inspirational speakers. During his career, Lloyd participated in three overseas ministries. In 1962, he established a mission church in the village of Yufuin, Japan. He took part in a pulpit exchange in Plymouth, England, in 1973. And, in 1977, he was a Methodist Conference speaker in Gujarat, India. Last October, Lloyd and Mary Jo celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Lloyd had a contagious enthusiasm for life and ministry. He is survived by his wife; his sons, Jeffry (Cindy) of Hillsboro and Joel of Gresham; two granddaughters, Maren of New York City and Heidi of Hillsboro; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Reuben, Edgar, Victor, and Leo; and sister Irene.


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RETIRED LOCAL PASTORS: Noel Morfin

March 13, 1936 – November 23, 2012 Noel was born on March 13, 1936 in San Antonio Texas to Isaac and Beatrice Morfin and the family moved to La Mesa, New Mexico shortly after. The Morfins moved to Idaho when Noel was nine. His father pastored Spanish-speaking Assembly of God congregations in the Treasure Valley and the entire family worked as migrants in that area, just to make ends meet. Noel had never spoken English until a caring 3rd grade teacher taught him to speak, read and to write in his 2nd language. His appreciation for education and teachers was life-long. Noel joined the Army reserves in 1958 and was stationed at Fort Ord near the Monterey Peninsula. This began his life-long love of the California coast, Carmel in particular. He was a successful businessman in the San Francisco area and Orange Country. He moved with his young family to Rupert, Idaho in 1982. Here he became a wonderful coach and life mentor to many young people and started the Babe Ruth baseball program in that area. He was a community minded man and social justice issues were his passion. He lost his wife Jean to cancer in 1986 and became both father and mother to his youngest children. Following in his father’s footsteps, he became involved in ministry as a rural chaplain and as a missionary to the Hispanic people through the Methodist church. Noel met his wife Dana Morfin in 1999 and the two became life-long friends and partners in ministry and education. He was commissioned as a Missionary for the Hispanic people in the Oregon Idaho Conference in 1999 working predominantly in the Magic Valley with a central ministry in Rupert, Idaho. Later he worked through the Twin Falls United Methodist Church to do Hispanic Outreach. He provided Day Camps and After School Programs and together we began the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Pageant for young women in 2002. He gave seminars to help others begin to do Hispanic outreach in their churches and for Camp and Retreat Ministry. He was the pastor of the Filer United Methodist Church from 2002-2007 and so enjoyed that ministry taking them through their 100-year celebration. Noel was a man who longed for peace but understood deeply that peace comes hand in hand with justice. We should remember that as well.. His family asks that you donate to your favorite causes for social justice and education in his honor.

Herbert Timothy Novak

December 11, 1943 – June 18, 2013 Retired Local Pastor Timothy Novak died June 18, 2013. He is survived by his wife Nancy and sons, Tony and Brian Novak; six grandchildren; and one great- grandchild. Pastor and Mrs. Novak served Fossil in the Oregon-Idaho Conference, before retiring in 2006. He also served Echo United Methodist in retirement. The family suggests memorial gifts be directed to STEPS Ministries, PO Box 133, Monument, OR 97864


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FORMER CONFERENCE LAY LEADER: William Burford Cook, Jr. March 22, 1931 - November 22, 2012

Born in Oakland, CA to William and Margaret Spilker Cook, Bill spent his childhood in Ogden,Utah and graduated from Ogden HS in 1948. He graduated from Claremont Men’s College in1952 and earned a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations from University of California, Berkeley in 1956. Bill served in the Army during the Korean War and met his wife, Beatrice (Bea) Dodge while stationed at Fort Ord, California; they were married June 19, 1954. Bill is survived by his wife of 58 years, Bea; children William B. Cook III (wife Jody), Thomas Cook (wife Geneva) and Jennifer Loney (husband Doug) and 8 grandchildren. Bill worked for US Steel Supply for 30 years, but said his life really started when he retired in 1989. He began his retirement as a consultant to a steel company in India and then became very active in Christ United Methodist Church, Kiwanis, Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Mt. Hood Kiwani’s Camp, Loaves & Fishes, and Square Dancing. Bill was the Conference Lay Leader for 8 years and was the Lay Member to General Conference multiple times as well as on many conference boards and committees. Bill also served on many national and international boards including The World Methodist Council, and The Methodist Board of Discipleship. Bill will be remembered for his service to others, his quick wit and his love of family.

SPOUSES OF RETIRED CLERGY: Donita Brudevold

December 25, 1963 – December 28, 2012 Donita Brudevold, wife of retired pastor, Keith Brudevold, died December 28, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Keith; many step-children, and step-grandchildren. Pastor and Mrs. Brudevold served Heppner United Methodist Church in the Oregon-Idaho Conference, before retiring in 2008

Judith Miner Crandall

February 3, 1939 – October 9, 2012 Judy, the daughter of William Howard Miner and Julia Helen Sanborn Miner, was born in Boston on February 3, 1939. She grew up in the Boston Area. She was an avid swimmer at an early age, and that became her passion, as swimming and scuba diving was a regular activity, when she was not teaching Biology and Earth Science to middle school students. After High School, she got married and had two children, Dianna and Scott. When her marriage ended in divorce, she went back to school in Massachusetts and Florida earning her teaching certificate in both states and later her Master’s Degree in Biology. She loved her students and they loved her, and while teaching for several years in Florida, she earned the Teacher of the Year Award. Forced by Multiple Sclerosis, she had to give up teaching. After coming close to death, her Doctor advised


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her to find a cooler climate to escape the heat of Florida. Her Multiple Sclerosis had made living in that heat impossible. She chose to move to Portland in 1997 and in 1999, she met Ronald J. Crandall on the website, “Match.com.” Judy and Ron were married on September 27, 1999. She moved with Ron from Portland to the church at Nehalem, Oregon, where he served as pastor of the Nehalem Bay UMC. When Ron retired, they moved to Seaside, Oregon, where Ron continues to live, today. She loved traveling to exotic places like Galapagos Islands and Iceland, among others. She died just after completing her dream of publishing a book on her experiences with Multiple Sclerosis in June of 2012. She died in the Meridian Park Legacy Hospital in Tualatin, Oregon, after a battle with acute pancreatitis, on October 9, 2012. Besides Ron’s relatives, she is survived by a sister and a brother, two children, 5 grandchildren, and 1 great grandson.

Caren Ann Jackman

September 16, 1944 – March 22, 2013 Caren was born to Cecil and Ann Smith. Her siblings are James (deceased) and Alice Jean. Gradeschool years were at Metzger and Willamina; highschool years at Tigard, graduating in 1962. She chose as a career to work in law offices. She began in Portland, moved to Morristown, N.J., then back to Oregon in Sherman and Jefferson counties, returning again to Portland where she was employed by Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt for 29 years. Caren deftly balanced her legal career along with all that goes with being a pastor’s wife. She devoted many hours serving in United Methodist churches alongside her husband, the Rev. Perry L. Jackman. Pastor and Mrs. Jackman served, Wasco, Arlington, Fossil, Madras, Pioneer, Gresham, Tualatin and Rockwood in the Oregon-Idaho Conference, before Rev. Jackman’s retirement in 2004 She passed away after a brave year-long battle with lymphoma. Among her survivors are sister, Alice Jean Smith; husband, Perry Jackman; son, Jeff and daughter-in-law, Shelly and their son, Owen; son, James and his partner, Woody Clarke. Caren’s favorite charity has been Snow Cap at P.O. Box 160, Fairview, OR 97024.

Bonnie Knutson Shaw

May 6, 1941 – November 15, 2012 Bonnie was born in Tacoma, Washington, and died in Salem after a three and a half year struggle with cancer. Her parents were Ruby Weston and Stanley Knutson. She graduated from Federal Way High School in 1959, and attended George Fox College in 1959-60. In 1987 she earned an Associate in Arts degree in creative writing from Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, Oregon. Bonnie married Charles Newkirk in 1961. To them were born two children, Melissa and Michele. They divorced in 1983. In 1984 she married Rev. Stuart Shaw and served with him in ministry for fourteen years at United Methodist churches in North Bend and Klamath Falls, Oregon. Bonnie worked in sales for many years before earning her real estate agent license in 1988. After retiring in 1998 and moving to Salem, she enjoyed going on tours of homes and drew hundreds of house floor plans as a hobby. She was an outstanding cook. While living in Monmouth she made cinnamon rolls that were sold in a local eatery and affectionately called “Bonnie’s Buns.” She cooked a wide variety of foods for church dinners. Her favorite dish was “Fresh Tomato Pie” enjoyed by guests in her home and various dinner groups.


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Bonnie was a faithful follower of the teachings of Jesus Christ and a member of First United Methodist Church of Salem. Along the way she taught Sunday school, was an officer in women’s groups, was active in clown ministry as “Little Red” telling children’s stories in worship and making balloon animals for children in hospital wards, trained and served as a Stephen Minister Leader, helping with communion and doing counseling, and taught exercise classes and knitting classes. As a skilled knitter she made caps for premie babies and cancer patients. Bonnie had a genuine gift for friendship and a facility for remembering the names of the hundreds of folks she connected with along the way, especially in the church and in the water aerobics class she attended at Courthouse Athletic Club. While dealing with cancer she flew by herself to South Carolina and Michigan three consecutive years to get together with three high school women classmates. She also loved to travel with her husband making trips to Scotland, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and Italy. She was preceded in death by her parents, her step father Julius Templeton, and her brothers-in-law Donald Bean and Marlin Smith. She is survived by her husband Stuart, her sisters Pamela Bean and Karen Smith, her daughters Melissa (Blake) Sargent and Michele (Jack) Wallace, her step children Stanley (Vangie) Shaw, Eric Shaw, LaRae Shaw-Meadows, and Andre’ Shaw, and five grandchildren Sarah and Aaron Wallace, Anna Sargent, and Lukas and Jacqueline Shaw. Direct gifts in Bonnie’s memory to Jason Lee Community Food Bank, c/o First United Methodist Church.

SPOUSES OF DECEASED CLERGY: Frances Bray December 13, 1915 - January 23, 2013

Frances Bray, widow of Pastor William Bray, died January 23, 2013. Mrs. Bray was born Frances Norine Hutchison on December 13, 1915 in Haverstraw, New York. Her father was a theological student and went on to serve as a Methodist minister. The family moved about central Ohio in Mrs. Bray’s youth. In her senior year of high school, she won a chemistry scholarship for $60, which helped pay for her first year at Ohio State University, from which she graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in September of 1936. She then entered Oberlin Graduate School of Theology, and in 1937 earned a master’s degree in religious education. Her master’s thesis was on the need for more women’s emphasis and female role models in the Sunday school curriculum for high school girls. In 1939, Mrs. Bray attended the First World Christian Youth Conference in Amsterdam, Holland. During this trip, she cycled in England and Europe, returning to the United States just 2 days before World War II was declared. In 1942, she graduated from Western Reserve University with a degree in library science and began work as the librarian of the National Training School for Christian Workers in Kansas City, Missouri. During this time, she received a local pastor’s license at the Grand Avenue Temple Methodist Church. Through a mutual friend, she was introduced to William Davenport Bray, who was in training to be an Army chaplain. After a short courtship, they were married in Kansas City. When asked by his future wife how he could be so sure she was the right one in such a short time, Mr. Bray responded, “You only have to see Crater Lake once to know you like it.” Thus began a relationship and partnership that lasted 59 years. The couple had a brief honeymoon at the Oregon Annual Conference before Mr. Bray was deployed to Saipan and Iwo Jima for 22 months. When he returned, they moved to St. Helens, Oregon, where he was appointed minister. In 1952, the Brays volunteered to be missionaries with the Methodist Church and sailed for Japan, launching a 28-year career and life dedicated to service in Japan. While Mr. Bray taught theology at Kwansei Gakuin University, Mrs. Bray taught English Bible classes, gave chapel talks and taught English at Seiwa College, all while raising their 3 children. Together, they started 2 churches that are thriving today. The Brays are remembered to this day by their many Japanese students and friends, as teachers and as friends who always opened their home to others. Among other


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activities, they served as foster parents for several young Japanese children in the process of being adopted by American families. Mrs. Bray returned to her first love, library work, when the Kwansei Gakuin University library needed assistance in publishing a catalog of their English titles. The university quickly realized she had valuable skills and enlisted her to do research on the founder of the university, Bishop Walter Lambuth. Her extensive research entailed visiting China and many archives in the United States, culminating in her presentation of the Founder’s Day Lecture on the occasion of the 90th anniversary celebration of the university. In 1980, Mr. and Mrs. Bray retired from their work in Japan and returned to the family home in Medford, Oregon. In 1982, they moved to Claremont and became Pilgrims at Pilgrim Place. During their retirement, they often traveled back to Japan and to other places around the world, visiting friends they made over the years. In 2005, Kwansei Gakuin invited Mrs. Bray back to Japan to give a talk at the 150th anniversary of the founder Bishop Lambuth. Mrs. Bray was passionate about communicating and reaching out to friends. When email became available, she switched from pen and paper to computer with ease. She learned all the tricks of looking up people and took great delight in finding long-lost friends and resuming contact. She was also reputedly one of the oldest active Facebook participants. Mrs. Bray is survived by her son, Jim, of Santa Rosa, California; by her daughter, Maggie, of Albany, Oregon; by her son, Tom, of Wickenburg, Arizona; by 6 grandchildren and by 9 great-grandchildren. The family requests that donations be made in Frances Bray’s name to the Pilgrim Place Residents’ Health and Support Program (RHSP) fund, 625 Mayflower Rd., Claremont, CA 91711.

Mildred Finch

August 16, 1910 – March 18, 2013 Mildred Finch, widow of retired Pastor Roy Finch, died March 18, 2013 at the age of 102. She was born in Clay County, Kansas and adopted by John and Bess Tidyman. Mildred held a degree in Nursing from Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. She worked as a Registered Nurse in colorado and Wyoming until her retirement. She married Lester Edgett July 27, 1931 who preceded her in death in 1987. She married Roy Finch in February of 1989 in Eugene, Oregon. She is survived by her five children, daughter, Joan Doering; sons, Lester Edgett and John Edgett; daughter, Ruth Reinhart; and son, Richard Edgett; seventeen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren Memorial contributions can be sent to Eugene First United Methodist Church.

G. Jean Stanley

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OUR HONORED DEAD

Clergy Members of the Conference

Refer to previous Journals for the list of Our Honored Dead prior to the 1969 creation of the Oregon-Idaho Conference. NAME DECEASED Charles M. Donaldson 1968 Gustav A. Storaker 1968 Earl B. Horsell 1968 Walter F. Dodge 1968 P.M. Blenkinsop 1968 James H. Royer 1968 H. Guy Goodsell 1968 Earl W. Terry 1968 John Place 1968 John W. Warrell 1968 Robert M. Gatke 1968 David C. Brooks 1969 Olney L. Kendall 1969 J. Palmer Sorlien 1969 Milton H. Greenlee 1969 Virgil Bolen 1970 A.E. Davis 1970 Noah E. Hershey 1970 Frank A. Lenz 1970 Emory M. Petticord 1970 Glen Randall Phillips 1970 (Bishop Portland Area 1967-68) Albert E. Place 1970 Neal Raymond Van Loon 1970 Andrew Langendorf 1971 Everett W. Palmer 1971 (Bishop Portland Area 1968-71) Claud H. Cowdy 1971 William W. Parker 1971 P. Malcolm Hammond 1971 Cecil G. Hannan 1972 Louis C. Kirby 1972 Alfred T. Hanson 1972 Jane B. “Josie” Horine 1972 Donald A. Martin 1972 Clark M. Smith 1972 Edward E. Dixon 1973 Jacob C. Johannes 1973 Miss Leila Luckey 1973 Leonard J. Ruff 1973 S. Raynor Smith, Sr. 1973 Edward Martindale Woods 1973 Milton A. Marcy 1973 Lennox Grove Weaver 1973 Jouette P. Bray 1974 Harold Nathan Nye 1974 Robert McIlvenna 1974 Thomas Hilson 1974 Joda L. Buck 1974 Aaron J. Neufeld 1974 Joseph Pope 1974 Rinke A. Feenstra 1975 Walter W. Appleyard 1975

Edward A. Bawden Edward J. Aschenbrenner John B. Sims O.A. Jewell Oscar V. Luchs Elmer R. Burkey Joyce S. Kendall John H. McDonald Charles Whelchel Harley A. Zeller Christian W. Bauman Ralph Monroe Logsdon Stanley Dallas McNeil James J. Fleming Henry J. Gernhardt, Sr. Marion C. Smith Roy W. Knight Eugene V. Hamblen Walter Warner Thomas O. Hill Joseph H. Coulter Alfred L. Lonsberry Ralph H. Richardson Gertrude Boyd Crane Herman G. Hermann Meredith A. Groves Gerald H. Kennedy (Bishop Portland Area 1949-52) John Ginter, Sr. Masaji Goto Ethel Williams Paul Means Wayne Forbes Stanford Moore Cloyd V. Gustavson Wilmer A. Briggs Samuel D. Johnson Floyd S. Magsig Audree M. Thomas George F. Gordon William N. Byars Cyril Dorsett Sidney Smith Laurain M. Wahlquist Woodrow D. Harris Fenton G. Roscoe Wendell L. Coe I.L. Shaver Collis C. Blair Ralph E. Smith Violet L. Bolliger Edward J. Stubbs Michael L. Collins Fremont Faul Revelle E. Roach Harold S. Shellhart Merle W. Burres John L. Cross Howard A. Seymour John Shepherd Wood Jasper M. Ricker

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Ralph Doughton Ohling 2006 Robert Francis Dowrey 2006 Charles Wilson Easley 2006 Grace Weaver 2006 Eric Robinson 2006 Raymond Otto 2006 Hillis Slaymaker 2006 Harry Haines 2007 Don Ian Smith 2007 Silas Raynor Smith, Jr. 2007 Kline F. Dickerson 2007 Ramiro T. Cruz-Ahedo 2007 Herbert E. Richards, Jr. 2007 James Asa Mundell 2008 Henry N. Easley 2008 Edgar A. Raynis 2008 Billy Lee Craig 2008 Allen R. Reesor 2008 Melvin Wilbur Dixon 2008 John Wood 2009 Ac Chester Wischmeier 2009 Robert C. Harvey 2009 Phyllis D. Stelson 2009 John Wallace 2009 Gertrude Sorlien 2009 Thomas R. Fletcher 2009 Stanley Andrews 2009 J. Ross Knotts 2010 Wayne F. Kildall 2010 Paul D. Walker 2010 Elwyn M. Williams 2010 William W. Dew, Jr. 2010 (Bishop, Portland Area, 1988-96) Darwin E. Secord 2010 William H. Lavely 2010 James Airey 2010 William Frank 2010 Delbert Remaley 2010 Larry Ward 2011 Marvin Jones 2011 Jerry Peters 2011 George Allen 2011 Adele Hustis 2011 Henry Haines 2011 Donferd “Glen” Hughes 2011 Robert W. Burtner 2011 Wayne L. Hill 2011 Ralph Wilde 2011 Austin Harper Richardson 2012 Edward W. Paup 2012 (Bishop, Portland Area, 1996-2004) Susan Nelson 2012 Raymond E. Balcomb 2012 Nevitt Brenton Smith 2012 Lloyd Gustav Uecker 2012 Philip S. Hanni 2013 Robert Lewis Benefiel 2013 H. Lee Baker 2013


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Widows And Widowers Of Full And Associate Members Andrews, Patsy (Stanley) Baker, Frances (H. Lee) Balcomb, Hazel (Raymond) Bove, Margaret (Luis) Burtnery, Cleo (Robert) Coe, Janet (Wendell) Corl, Lois (Sydney) Curtis, Dwight (Virginia) Cummings, Elsa (Hugh) Dowrey, Catherine (Robert) Easley, Mary (Charles) Echlin, Elinor D. (Charles) Fedje, Joan (Earl) Fletcher, Rena Doris (Thomas) Fothergill, Mary Jane (Ralph) Gaither, Mary (Sydney) Garrabrandt, Doris (John) Hall, Katherine (Herschel) Hall, Jeanne (Myron [Mike]) Hall, Elizabeth (Wesley) Hanni, Erin (Philip) Hashimoto, Rayko (Hideo) Hill, Betty (Wayne) Hines, Lucile (Walter) Hohnbaum, Richard (Lavernae) Jenkins, Betty (James) Jewell, Ardie (Paul) Kildall, Lorraine (Wayne) Kitts, Darlene Keller (Delbert) Knotts, Marge (Ross) Lavely, Doris (William) Loomis, Mary (Dayton) Maxwell, Barbara (Keith) McNabb, Doris (Robert) Moles, Gloria (Everett) Ohling, Maxine (Ralph) Rademacher, Norma (Paul) Raynis, Lois (Edgar) Reid, Susie (Mark) Richards, Lois (Herbert) Richardson, Yowko Ichioka (A. Harper) Robinson, Margaret (Eric) Roscoe, Eleanor (Fenton) Secord, Jeanne (Darwin) Smith, Alice (David) Smith, Jeanette (Sidney) Stanley, Jean (Cecil) Stelson, Jim (Phyllis) Stubbs, Mickey (Edward) Thomas, Dorothy (Warren) Thompson, Hope (Hardy) Townsen, Joan (Dwight)

Turner, Mary Margaret (Wesley) Uecker, Mary Jo (Lloyd) Williams, Ann Smith (Elwyn) Wilson, Jean (James) Wood, Dorothy (John) Youngbird-Holt, John (Carol)

Widows Of Local Pastors Craig, Janie (Billie) Lockard, Pat (Murray) Ward, Donna (Larry)

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Memorial Gifts

Any person who contributes the sum of $500 or more to the United Methodist Ministersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Retirement Fund of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference may designate a relative or friend in whose name the gift shall be held as a memorial. Churches or Sunday Schools contributing a like amount may have the same privilege. The name thus honored shall appear year by year on the special pages that follow in the Journal. Legacies and gifts are solicited from all who would honor a dear one, and perpetuate his or her name and influence through the years.

For information: The Rev. Bill Mullette-Bauer 1505 SW 18th Ave Portland, OR 97201 503-802-9222 bill@umoi.org


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IN EVERLASTING REMEMBRANCE IN HONOR OF OUR RETIRED MINISTERS

Servants of God who went about doing good — Dr. and Mrs. L. F. Belknap

IN MEMORY OF EDWIN J. PEARSON

He rejoiced in being a friend of man — His brother, Arthur Pearson

IN MEMORY OF OUR PARENTS

Some work begun, some deed of kindness done — Mr. and Mrs. Steven Moss

A MEMORIAL TO ALEXANDER R. MacLEAN

He laid the foundation on which others are now building — Mr. and Mrs. H.L. German

IN MEMORY OF THE REV. HIRAM GOULD

He loved to tell the story of Jesus and His Love Mrs. V. V. Gould and Mrs. Aedene Gould

A MEMORIAL TO MILON and JENNIE VAN GILDER

Their daughter, Mrs. Sargent

IN MEMORY OF DR. CLARENCE TRUE WILSON

Inspiring leader in the cause of Temperance. — Mr. and Mrs. Truman Collins

IN MEMORY OF DR. FRANK L. WEMETT

A good minister of Jesus Christ - The First Methodist Church of Klamath Falls

IN HONOR OF TWO DECEASED MEMBERS

Faithful followers of Him who went about doing good The First Methodist Church of McMinnville

IN MEMORY OF DR. and MRS. HENRY D. KIMBALL

Western Pioneers in Theological Education — Kimball School of Theology

IN MEMORY OF BRUCE R. BAXTER

Educator, Friend of Youth, Bishop Beloved Members of the Oregon Annual Conference

IN MEMORY OF DR. and MRS. GEORGE C. CASPER

Miss Philippa Hogan and friends — First Methodist Church of Klamath Falls

IN MEMORY OF MR. and MRS. M. S. HERRING

Former members of Rose City Park Church of Portland

IN MEMORY OF ROBERT K. KELLER

For many years a faithful member of First Methodist Church of Portland

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MR. and MRS. HENRY L. GERMAN

Mr. German served faithfully as treasurer of the Methodist Ministers’ Retirment Fund Given by members of Sellwood Church

IN LOVING MEMORY OF FAMILIES OF HADLEY AND OF HARTFORD

By Reverend William C. and Sara H. Hartford

IN LOVING MEMORY OF PAUL LUDLOW

A dedicated teacher and minister who in his compassionate concern for persons was courageous in speaking out and working for Christian causes. By his wife, Frances Ludlow, Family and Friends

IN LOVING MEMORY OF FLORIS CROSS HARTFORD

By William Christian Hartford

IN MEMORY OF JODA LEONARD BUCK

One person ... One Lifetime ... So many beautiful memories His family and many friends whose lives he touched in fifty-two years in the ministry. Mrs. Floy O. Buck

IN LOVING MEMORY OF REV. STANLEY DALLAS McNEIL

By his wife, Florence G. McNeil; son, Stanley Dallas, and wife, Mary Anne McNeil; and grandsons, John Dallas and Jason Paul McNeil

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THE ATKINSON FOUNDATION IN MEMORY OF REV. F. A. SCHUMANN

A gifted public speaker and a successful worker in the Kingdom By his wife, Mrs. Maria D. Schumann

IN MEMORY OF OUR FRIENDS

Whom we have loved and lost awhile in the churches we were given to serve Rev. and Mrs. Joseph Pope

IN MEMORY OF MRS. VIOLA FROMONG

Charter member, consistent and sacrificial worker in The Methodist Community Church, Willamette, Oregon

IN HONOR OF THE LATE WILLIAM CHALMERS LAWRENCE

A faithful member of Sellwood Methodist Church — By his wife, Minnie E. W. Lawrence

IN LOVING MEMORY OF M. EVELYN LAWRENCE

A staunch Christian character who gave happiness to many By her mother, Nommie E. W. Lawrence

IN MEMORY OF JENNIE DOROTHY McGILVRA

“Her children rise up and call her blessed.” — By Clarence T. McGilvra

IN MEMORY OF Z. FRANK SUTTON

Whom we loved — By Mrs. Z. Frank Sutton and family

IN MEMORY OF MR. and MRS. S. C. TURNER AND MISS ELLA POWELL

For many years active members of the First Methodist Church of Astoria

IN MEMORY OF THE REV. EDGAR L. WHITE

Faithful pastor of the Idaho Conference — By his wife, Winnifred F. White

IN MEMORY OF BISHOP and MRS. A. RAYMOND GRANT

Given by Jean Grant Salman and Ruth Peterson

IN MEMORY OF REV. HENRY PRYER AND MRS. MARY JANE PRYER

Who served faithfully in the Idaho Conference Given by their daughter, Mrs. Winifred White

IN MEMORY OF DAVID O. and JULIA B. LEAR

Always active Christians and life-long Methodists Given by their son and his wife, Dwight and Margaret Lear

IN MEMORY OF REV. GEORGE WILLIS BARNES, D.D.

A long-time pastor, Presiding Elder, and District Superintendent of the former Idaho Conference — Given by his daughter, Marion Barnes

IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE REV. DR. CARL HEINMILLER

Leader and supporter of Missions around the world — Given by his wife, Ruth Heinmiller

IN MEMORY OF HAROLD and LUCILLE ROSE

Servant leaders at Pioneer United Methodist Church, St. John (Portland)

IN MEMORY OF THE REV. ROBERT (BOB) CAGLE

First Director/Manager at Suttle Lake Camp National staff person for Camp and Retreat Ministries Encouraged a generation of leaders to strengthen churches through camping ministries In gratitude--Rev. Lisa Jean Hoefner

IN MEMORY OF HOWARD SOMERS

A leader of UMMRF who lived his vision. Given by the estate of Howard Somers.


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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE OREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE Organized Christianity began in the Oregon Territory in 1834 when Jason Lee, a Methodist minister from New England, responded to a call seeking a preacher to fulfill a request by Native Americans who had visited St. Louis. The exact reason for their visit is uncertain, but it was widely reported in church circles at the time that these Indians were seeking religious instruction for their people about “the white man’s Book of Heaven” they had heard about from white fur traders and trappers. The report of their visit fired the imagination of many people in the churches. The Methodist Board of Missions was the first to react by sending Lee over the Oregon Trail as head of a party consisting of his nephew and three lay persons. Their purpose was to establish a missionary effort aimed at converting the indigenous Native Americans and teaching them the arts of civilization. On the way to Oregon, near the present town of Blackfoot, Idaho, Lee preached to a gathering of trappers in a service that is regarded as the first formal Protestant sermon in the West. The party reached Fort Vancouver, according to Lee, “after a long and fatiguing journey, replete with mercies, deprivations, toil, and prosperity” and received a warm welcome by John McLoughlin of the Hudson’s Bay Co. McLoughlin advised Lee to establish his mission in the Willamette Valley. The first station was about ten miles north of the present Salem where Lee organized a Class, the normal 19th century way for Methodism to begin a local church. Almost immediately they began caring for several orphaned Indian children. They moved later to a place they called by an Indian name, Chemeketa, on a site which is now Willamette University. They wasted no time in putting up buildings and establishing gardens for food. Soon Lee saw the need for more personnel. In 1837 a physician, a blacksmith, a carpenter, four unmarried female teachers and two more ordained ministers arrived to reinforce the mission. Then in 1838 Jason Lee set out on the long journey east to recruit more missionaries and to raise money for the Oregon Mission. On this same trip he also delivered a petition to Congress urging them to make Oregon a territory of the United States. Lee and his associates were not notably successful at converting Indians, although they believed they were preaching the pure Gospel. One of the early reinforcements of clergy to the mission, Gustavus Hines, described their preaching in this way: “We preached to them the Gospel as well as we could... giving them an account of the creation of the world, the fall of man, the advent, sufferings, death, and resurrection, ascension and intercession of Christ to save mankind from sin, death, and hell.” The lack of response by the Indians was due in part to the heavy losses among the Indian people to various whiteborn diseases for which they had no immunities. By 1840 there were stations fixed at Nisqually, Clatsop, Umpqua (Wilbur), Wascopam (The Dalles), Willamette (Chemeketa—now Salem), and Willamette Falls (Oregon City). (The Nisqually mission at the southern end of Puget Sound, was the first U.S. settlement north of the Columbia River and West of the Cascades.) What started out as a foreign mission to the Indians in the Oregon Territory, soon became a ministry to the increasing number of white American settlers coming by wagon train over the Oregon Trail and by ship around the Horn. To meet this unexpected need, Lee helped found the white-settler oriented churches in Salem and Oregon City. Lee’s tenure as head of the mission ended, however, when the Methodist Episcopal Board of Missions judged (from unclear evidence) that the mission operations were becoming a secular rather than a spiritual mission. Taking action unknown to Lee at the time, they recalled him and appointed George Gary to de-secularize the Oregon Mission. Gary followed orders but soon resigned to be replaced in 1847 by William Roberts, a friend of Lee’s who shared Lee’s missionary zeal to both Indians and whites. In 1849 William Roberts formally organized the Oregon and California Mission Conference that included the present states of Oregon, Idaho, Washington, California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and part of Montana! Though this vast territory included many Methodist “preaching places” most of the churches were in the Willamette Valley — Salem Circuit, Oregon City, Portland, Yamhill Circuit, Marys River Circuit and Astoria and Clatsop, a few in northern California, and one in Santa Fe. The gold rush to California soon changed everything as more preaching places arose in California than in all the rest of the Conference combined. It also caused a huge migration of men out of the Willamette Valley. In 1852 the Oregon and California Mission Conference was divided; the northern part became The Oregon Conference. At its first session in 1853 there were twenty-one traveling preachers who along with


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Superintendent William Roberts and Bishop Edward Ames organized the conference. Gold was discovered in the Boise Basin in 1860, swelling the population to nearly 15,000 persons, most of whom rushed from one “strike” to another. These soldiers of fortune seemed like a “different breed” from the pioneer farmers of the Willamette Valley; they were much harder to evangelize, as ministers sent by the Oregon Conference soon realized. C. S. Kingsley, a retired Methodist preacher living in Idaho City, comments on this in a letter he wrote to a friend: “It is a hard soil to cultivate. People forget God up here, except to profane his name. You can hardly appreciate our difficulties, if you have never been in a mining camp.” Idaho City was one of the richest gold camps and rife with corruption and lawless behavior (“sheriffs were bandits, bankers were thieves, and drifters, gamblers, whores, pimps, and other social leaches pretty well ran the city”). In 1863 a miner who had been converted to Methodism in the gold fields of California arrived in Idaho City before any Methodist circuit riders. Within a week of his arrival, he canvassed the town and discovered four Methodists. He organized them into a Class. Three months later C. S. Kingsley organized a Society and within a year a building was built. In 1864 the General Conference designated the Boundaries of the Oregon Annual Conference to include only the State of Oregon and the Washington Territory. Idaho was not included, though in 1865 William Roberts, then Presiding Elder of the Willamette District, was appointed by the Missionary Society as the superintendent of Methodist work in Idaho with the expectation that a new Conference would soon be organized. It was not until 1873, however, that the Oregon Annual Conference was divided along the crest of the Cascades, creating two conferences, one of which included eastern Oregon, eastern Washington Territory, and Idaho Territory. Then in 1884 a Conference was formed that included only eastern Oregon and Idaho Territory. Two of the new conference’s most famous pioneer preachers were “Brother Van” Orsdell from Montana, and Thomas Iliff from Utah. The United Brethren Church had a number of members who migrated to Oregon. In 1849 a German American farmer, George Bethers, who lived on a land claim near Corvallis, wrote a letter to a United Brethren periodical asking for a preacher to be sent to Oregon. It took four years to raise enough money to send Rev. Thomas Jefferson Connor who established the first Class at the Union School house in Benton County in 1854. In 1867, Rev. Connor organized Philomath College with a starting enrollment of 100 students. In addition to the United Brethren, the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, began work in Oregon in 1858, establishing their first Class at the McFarland School House (between present day Corvallis and Monroe). The Class established in Corvallis later on bought the buildings and grounds of a bankrupt school called Corvallis College. The church made it a very successful school that ultimately was designated as the Agricultural College of Oregon. The Methodist Church, South, however, in a few years gave up its part of the school, which then became Oregon Agricultural College (later, Oregon State University). The work of these early pastors and circuit riders was not for the faint of heart. One early preacher records that “we [he and his wife] have slept many times in barns with the horses and cattle, sometimes in the wagon, or on the ground under the trees of the forest: in weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst.” He adds, “But we are richer today for these experiences, and would gladly spend another life in the same way.” Camp Meetings were the primary tool for recruiting church members in Methodism up until about 1900. In 1843 Jason Lee conducted the first camp meeting for white people ever held in Oregon. A pioneer describes a camp meeting held in the Willamette Valley about 1855: “Perhaps a thousand people were gathered. They had come in their ox wagons...many had traveled fifty miles...to renew here the experiences and rekindle the emotions of the old life beyond the Rocky Mountains...One of the older missionaries preached at 8 o’clock...At 11:00 the Presiding Elder of the Willamette District ascended the stand and delivered one of his great religious orations. At 2:00 p.m. one of the younger men who had entered the work...was the preacher. At night a still younger man...was put on the stand.” Camp Meetings gradually declined as preachers moved toward large revival meetings sponsored by local churches in their communities. Both provided a working model for the Sunday morning worship services in early northwest Methodist churches. One of the most urgent concerns of the Oregon Mission was to establish schools, at first for Indians and later for white children. This task was originally delegated to Cyrus Shepherd, a trained teacher with experience in New England schools. Lee was proud of what Shepherd was doing in what


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became known as the Indian Mission Manual Labor School. The school didn’t survive Lee’s replacement who sold the building to the Oregon Mission, which had formed a school for white children, The Oregon Institute, of which Willamette University was the direct outgrowth and successor. During the early years of the Mission, there were no public schools, but there was intense interest in children receiving an education. Methodist clergy often led moves to develop facilities and instruction either sponsored by the church or the community. From 1858 to 1865 there were five Methodist preachers who were county superintendents of common schools. In addition, the church started several schools of its own: The Portland Academy, Santiam Academy, Umpqua (or Wilbur) Academy, Oregon City Academy and Female Seminary, Sheridan Academy, Ashland College, Drain Academy and the aforementioned Corvallis College of the M.E. Church, South. Membership in the Oregon Conference showed both periods of growth and periods of decline beginning from the 1850s. By 1970 the membership was 67,215. However, this figure is the result of the 1969 merger of the Oregon and Idaho Conferences and does not reflect the time when membership in both conferences was declining. This decline continued down to 1997 when the membership was reported as 39,129. A number of mergers have enriched and pluralized Methodism in Oregon since 1900. Oregon members of the Pacific German Conference (which was organized in 1905) were merged with the Oregon Conference in 1928. Nationally, three Methodist bodies—Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and Methodist Protestant Church—in 1939 agreed, as one church historian wrote, “to kiss and make peace.” This merger created The Methodist Church and involved the merger of several Oregon congregations and conferences. A Japanese Provisional Conference had been established in 1940 on the west coast but then the members in Oregon merged with the Oregon Conference in 1964. In 1968 the Evangelical United Brethren Church nationally merged with the Methodist Church, creating The United Methodist Church. Most EUB churches in Oregon chose to form a new denomination, though a few congregations merged with the Oregon Conference. In 1969 negotiations were completed for the merger of the Idaho Conference with the Oregon Conference to form the present Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. Currently, in Oregon Methodism the fastest growing ethnic group has been the establishment and growth of Korean Methodist congregations. Two new Korean congregations have been established within the bounds of the conference. Women preachers have been an important part of Oregon and Idaho Methodism. Some revivalist preachers were women and over the years the conference (and its predecessors) have had many women who were “supply” pastors serving local congregations, some of whom had what was termed a “local ordination.” The Idaho conference received its first woman, Grace Weaver, into full connection in 1958. The Oregon conference received its first woman, Ernestine Hitchcock, into full connection in 1960. In 1997 the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference was among the top 11 conferences with the highest percentage of women clergy (21.3% compared with the national average of 15.2%.). The style and content of preaching in Methodist churches in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference has evolved in many forms. The circuit riders and itinerant preachers preached a message aimed at the sinner to repent and be converted. Thomas Pearne, the longtime editor of the Pacific Christian Advocate wrote in his memoirs that Methodist preaching in Oregon stressed the guilt and danger of sinners. Humor and sentiment were common in preaching. It was said that a Methodist preacher judged his (there were no ordained women among the circuit riders) sermon by the number of people weeping and thus ready to seek a new life. It took the pragmatism of an Oregon preacher, however, to remind his readers that it is not best to keep penitent people kneeling too long because they might “forget the sorrow of a broken heart by feeling the tortures of painful knees.” The style and content of Methodist preaching gradually evolved from preaching for a conversion and preaching the moral and good life, to preaching toward problems and issues facing the lives of people. Many preachers today use the Revised Common Lectionary as the basis for sermons. Issues that the Oregon-Idaho Conference has dealt with have varied from how to keep the many schools and academies afloat financially, how to increase membership in the conference, how to increase the life of the Spirit among Methodists, and how best to organize themselves for effective ministry. Over the years, the Conference recognized the importance of camping experiences for young people. A camping program using several camp and retreat sites in both states has been developed that is currently one of the finest in United Methodism. Many social issues have concerned the conference through the years. The internment of Japanese-


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Americans on the west coast at the outset of World War II was denounced by several Methodist clergy who brought the issue to the conference. A couple of them paid a severe price for their advocacy of justice for the Japanese-American people. Various forms of pacifism were advocated in conference debates during World War II, culminating in official censure of Willamette University for its acceptance of an Air R.O.T.C. training program on the campus. At the end of the twentieth century, the liveliest debates were on issues surrounding homosexuality. Two preachers from this Annual Conference have been elected to the episcopacy. The first was Bruce R. Baxter, who was president of Willamette University when he was elected in 1940. The second person was Minerva Carcaño, who was serving as the superintendent of the Metropolitan District when she was elected by the Jurisdictional Conference in 2004. What of the future? According to Shakespeare, “the past is prologue.” But prologue to what? It is not given to us to know. Perhaps what we can be most sure of was summed up by an historian of Oregon Methodism, Robert Peters (a retired member of the Conference): This conference has had to think of the plodding task, the often disappointed task of seeing that we’re not living in the glory days. Our glory, as a matter of fact, is not in spectacular achievement. It is rather in being faithful to the witness, to the word of hope. ... God called us to this place when it was a rustic frontier to remind each Indian, each settler, that God cared what happened here, how we live with our lives and how we built our society. And that God does not leave us alone ever, wherever we may be in seeking to be faithful. That’s our task. It’s ever been our task, and it shall be our task on into our future. © Raymond E. Balcomb and Robert W. Burtner [Editor’s Note: This short history was written in 1999 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the formation of the Oregon and California Mission Conference by the Rev. William Roberts (it was updated slightly in 2005). The authors, the Rev. Raymond E. Balcomb and the Rev. Robert W. Burtner, have both joined the company of saints. Their essay has become part of the history of their ministry, a legacy to the OregonIdaho Annual Conference, which they each served long and well.]

Rev. Robert W. Burtner

Rev. Raymond E. Balcomb


CONFERENCE SESSIONS The General Conference of 1849 authorized the formation of “the Oregon and California Mission Conference” with two districts, “the Oregon District,” and “the California District.” With this impossible geographical spread it is not surprising that the two never met together as one conference. The Oregon District met four times on its own from 1849 to 1852 with William Roberts presiding. The 1852 General Conference faced the inevitable transportation problem by authorizing the formation of two annual conferences: Oregon and California. The Oregon Annual Conference was organized in 1853 with 13 pastoral charges and a few educational institutions to which clergy were appointed. The list below begins with that first Oregon conference in 1853. The Idaho conference began as a separate conference in 1884 and is included in the list. The merger of these two conferences took place in 1969 to form the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. This list does not include the Methodist Church, South, which merged in 1939. Nor does it include the Northwest Annual Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church that merged with the Oregon Conference in 1968. (The listing of its conference sessions can be found in the 1971 PNW (E) Journal.) Note: James H. Wilbur (1885), E. C. Benson (1886), and C. S. Kingsley (1861 and 1869) are listed as presiding over the Oregon Conference but were not bishops. Date

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1849 - 1852 Oregon District: Salem (1849), Oregon City (1850), Salem (1851), and Portland (1852). March 17, 1853 Salem March 16, 1854 Belknap Settlement August 1, 1855 Oregon City Sept. 18, 1856 Portland August 13, 1857 Corvallis August 11, 1858 Salem August 10, 1859 Albany August 22, 1860 Portland August 7, 1861 Eugene City August 6, 1862 Vancouver, Washington August 12, 1863 Lebanon August 18, 1864 Salem August 10, 1865 Olympia, Washington August 8, 1866 Albany August 7, 1867 Portland

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Presiding Bishop Levi Scott C.S. Kingsley E.R. Ames E.S. Janes R.S. Foster J.T. Peck S.M. Merrill J.T. Peck William L. Harris Thomas Bowman E.G. Andrews Gilbert Haven I.W. Wiley William L. Harris J.F. Hurst H.W. Warren Charles H. Fowler J.M. Walden William L. Harris R.S. Foster W.X. Ninde Thomas Bowman J.P. Newman (OR) J.H.Vincent (ID) J.N.Fitzgerald (OR) Thomas Bowman (ID) J.M. Walden D.A. Goodsell Isaac W. Joyce Thomas Bowman Earl Cranston Cyrus D. Foss C.C. McCabe John H. Vincent E.G. Andrews

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Date (OR) Location (OR) Date (ID) Location (ID) August 13, 1868 Salem August 5, 1869 Eugene City August 25, 1870 Vancouver, Washington Territory August 9, 1871 Portland (First Church) August 29, 1872 Salem September 3, 1873 Olympia, Washington August 12, 1874 Portland (First Church) August 11, 1875 Salem August 23, 1876 Albany August 29, 1877 Seattle, Washington August 28, 1878 Salem August 20, 1879 Portland (First Church) August 19, 1880 Eugene August 18, 1881 East Portland August 23, 1882 Albany August 22, 1883 Vancouver, Washington August 27, 1884 Salem Sept. 17, 1884 Boise, ID August 26, 1885 Roseburg July 30, 1885 Canyon City, OR August 26, 1886 Forest Grove July 29, 1886 Union, OR August 31, 1887 Portland (Grace Church) Sept. 21, 1887 Baker City, OR August 30, 1888 Eugene City Sept. 27, 1888 Boise, ID August 28, 1889 Portland (First Church) Sept. 25, 1889 LaGrande, OR August 21, 1890 Grants Pass Aug. 21, 1890 Union, OR August 19, 1891 Salem Aug. 12, 1891 Boise, ID August 25, 1892 Portland (Centenary Church) Aug. 11, 1892 Payette, ID August 23, 1893 Albany Aug. 9, 1893 Baker City, OR September 19, 1894 Eugene City Aug. 16, 1894 Boise, ID September 25, 1895 Portland (First Church) Aug. 21, 1895 Union, OR September 23, 1896 Roseburg Aug. 19, 1896 Blackfoot, ID September 9, 1897 Corvallis Aug. 19, 1897 Caldwell, ID September 14, 1898 McMinnville Aug. 25, 1898 Idaho Falls, ID September 20, 1899 Salem Aug. 31, 1899 Boise, ID September 19, 1900 Ashland Aug. 30, 1900 Baker City, OR


Location (ID) Pocatello, ID Caldwell, ID Boise, ID Hailey, ID Baker City, OR Idaho Falls, ID Boise, ID Weiser, ID Blackfoot, ID Joseph, OR Caldwell, ID Twin Falls, ID LaGrande, OR Payette, ID Boise, ID Gooding, ID Emmett, ID Idaho Falls, ID Weiser, ID Canyon City, OR Twin Falls, ID Caldwell, ID Baker, OR Gooding, ID Cascade, ID Union, OR Burley, ID Boise, ID Twin Falls, ID Weiser, ID Buhl, ID Nampa, ID Rupert, ID

Presiding Bishop (OR) W.F. Mallalieu Earl Cranston J.W. Hamilton Henry Spellmeyer W.F. McDowell H.W. Warren David H. Moore (OR) Edwin H. Hughes C. W. Smith (OR) Charles W. Smith Charles W. Smith R.J. Cooke (OR) R.J. Cooke (OR) R.J. Cooke (OR) R.J. Cooke (OR) Matt S. Hughes (OR) Matt S. Hughes (OR) Wm. O. Shepard Matt S. Hughes (OR) Wm. O Shepard (OR) Wm. O. Shepard (OR) Wm. O. Shepard (OR) Wm. O. Shepard (OR) E.S. Johnson (OR) Wm. O. Shepard (OR) A.W. Leonard (OR) Wm. O. Shepard (OR) Titus Lowe (OR) Titus Lowe (OR) H. Lester Smith (OR) Edgar Blake (OR) Titus Lowe Titus Lowe

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Date (ID) Aug. 29, 1901 Aug. 28, 1902 Aug. 27, 1903 Aug. 24, 1904 Aug. 17, 1905 Aug. 23, 1906 Aug. 20, 1907 Aug. 20, 1908 Aug. 12, 1909 Aug 18, 1910 Aug. 17, 1911 Aug. 28, 1912 Aug. 27, 1913 Sept. 16, 1914 Sept. 15, 1915 Sept. 13, 1916 Aug. 29, 1917 Aug. 28, 1918 Aug. 27, 1919 Sept. 8, 1920 Aug. 31, 1921 Sept. 6, 1922 Sept. 5, 1923 Sept. 3, 1924 Sept. 23, 1925 Sept. 1, 1926 Aug. 31, 1927 Aug. 29, 1928 Sept. 4, 1929 Aug. 20, 1930 Aug 19, 1931 Aug. 31, 1932 Aug. 30, 1933

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Date (OR) Location (OR) September 25, 1901 Hillsboro September 25, 1902 Grants Pass September 30, 1903 Salem September 28, 1904 Eugene September 20, 1905 Albany September 26, 1906 Portland (Sunnyside Church) September 25, 1907 Portland (Grace Church) September 23, 1908 Salem (First Church) September 15, 1909 Cottage Grove September 21, 1910 Hillsboro September 20, 1911 Salem September 18, 1912 Ashland September 24, 1913 Eugene September 23, 1914 Portland (Centenary Church) September 22, 1915 Roseburg September 27, 1916 Lebanon September 26, 1917 Springfield September 25, 1918 Portland (First Church) October 1, 1919 Salem (First Church) September 24, 1920 McMinnville October 5, 1921 Forest Grove September 6, 1922 Salem (First Church) September 12, 1923 Portland (First Church) September 17, 1924 Medford September 30, 1925 Eugene September 22, 1926 Corvallis September 21, 1927 Salem (First Church) September 18, 1928 Hood River September 24, 1929 Portland (Centenary-Wilbur) June 24, 1930 Astoria June 23, 1931 Eugene June 21, 1932 Portland (Centenary-Wilbur) June 20, 1933 Portland (Sunnyside Church)


Date (ID) Sept. 4, 1934 Aug. 27, 1935 Aug. 26, 1936 Aug. 24, 1937 Aug. 16, 1938 Sept. 5, 1939 May 29, 1940 June 4, 1941 June 3, 1942 June 2, 1943 June 6, 1944 June 7, 1945 June 4, 1946 June 3, 1947 June 1, 1948 May 24, 1949 May 30, 1950 May 29, 1951 June 3, 1952 June 2, 1953 May 25, 1954 May 24, 1955 May 22, 1956 May 21, 1957 May 20, 1958 May 20, 1959 May 23, 1960 May 23, 1961 May 29, 1962 May 28, 1963 June 2, 1964 May 24, 1965 May 23, 1966

Location (ID) Boise, ID LaGrande, OR Pocatello, ID Caldwell, ID Idaho Falls, ID Baker, OR Boise, ID Twin Falls, ID Nampa, ID Buhl, ID Caldwell, ID Burley, ID Boise, ID Idaho Falls, ID Nampa, ID Twin Falls, ID Caldwell, ID Pocatello, ID LaGrande, OR Gooding, ID Boise, ID Idaho Falls, ID Ontario, OR Twin Falls, ID Nampa, ID Salmon, ID Caldwell, ID Boise, ID LaGrande, OR Rupert, ID Payette, ID Burley, ID Ontario, OR

Presiding Bishop (OR) E.L. Waldorf (OR) Titus Lowe Titus Lowe Titus Lowe W. E. Brown (OR) Wallace E. Brown Wm. C. Martin (OR) Bruce R. Baxter Bruce R. Baxter Bruce R. Baxter Bruce R. Baxter Bruce R. Baxter Bruce R. Baxter Bruce R. Baxter Francis J. McConnell Gerald H. Kennedy Gerald H. Kennedy Gerald H. Kennedy Gerald H. Kennedy (OR) A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant A. Raymond Grant

Presiding Bishop (ID) James C. Baker (ID)

J. Ralph Magee (ID) J. H. Straughn (ID)

Donald H. Tippett (ID)

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Location (OR) Portland (First Church) Salem (First Church) Corvallis Klamath Falls The Dalles Forest Grove Portland (First Church) Eugene Portland (First Church) Portland (First Church) Portland (First Church) Salem (First Church) Seaside Portland (First Church) Portland (Centenary-Wilbur) Ashland Portland (Sunnyside Church) Willamette University, Salem Portland (Rose City Park) Salem (First Church) Portland (First Church) Eugene (First Church) Portland (First Church) Corvallis Portland (First Church) Medford Portland (Rose City Park) Portland (First Church) Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem

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Date (OR) June 19, 1934 June 25, 1935 June 23, 1936 June 22, 1937 June 21, 1938 June 21, 1939 June 19, 1940 June 18, 1941 June 17, 1942 June 16, 1943 June 22, 1944 June 21, 1945 June 19, 1946 June 18, 1947 June 15, 1948 June 19, 1949 June 13, 1950 June 12, 1951 June 17, 1952 June 16, 1953 June 15, 1954 June 21, 1955 May 29, 1956 June 11, 1957 June 17, 1958 May 27, 1959 May 30, 1960 May 30, 1961 June 5, 1962 June 4, 1963 June 9, 1964 June 8, 1965 June 7, 1966


Date June 3, 1969 June 17, 1970 May 31, 1971 June 6, 1972 June 4, 1973 June 4, 1974 June 3, 1975 June7, 1976 June 15, 1977 June 6, 1978 June 19, 1979 June 10, 1980 June 2, 1981 June 8, 1982 June 6, 1983 June 5, 1984 June 10, 1985 June 9, 1986 June 15, 1987 June 13, 1988 June 12, 1989 June 11, 1990 June 17, 1991 June 8, 1992 June 9, 1993 June 15, 1994 June 14, 1995 June 12, 1996

Presiding Bishop Everett W. Palmer Everett W. Palmer W. Maynard Sparks W. Maynard Sparks Jack M. Tuell Jack M. Tuell Jack M. Tuell Jack M. Tuell Jack M. Tuell Jack M. Tuell Jack M. Tuell Jack M. Tuell Calvin D. McConnell Calvin D. McConnell Calvin D. McConnell Calvin D. McConnell Calvin D. McConnell Calvin D. McConnell Calvin D. McConnell Calvin D. McConnell William W. Dew, Jr. William W. Dew, Jr. William W. Dew, Jr. William W. Dew, Jr. William W. Dew, Jr. William W. Dew, Jr. William W. Dew, Jr. William W. Dew, Jr.

Location Willamette University, Salem Northwest Nazarene College, Nampa Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Boise State University, Boise Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Eastern Oregon State College, LaGrande Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Idaho State University, Pocatello Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Boise State University, Boise Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Boise State University, Boise Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Boise State University, Boise Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem

Presiding Bishop (ID) R. Marvin Stuart (ID)

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Date (OR) Location (OR) Date (ID) Location (ID) June 6, 1967 Willamette University, Salem May 22, 1967 Boise, ID June 4, 1968 Willamette University, Salem June 11, 1968 Idaho Falls, ID [Concluding sessions of both the Oregon and Idaho Annual Conferences]


Presiding Bishop Edward W. Paup Edward W. Paup Edward W. Paup Edward W. Paup Edward W. Paup Edward W. Paup Edward W. Paup Edward W. Paup Robert T. Hoshibata Robert T. Hoshibata Robert T. Hoshibata Robert T. Hoshibata Robert T. Hoshibata Robert T. Hoshibata Robert T. Hoshibata Robert T. Hoshibata Grant Hagiya

Historical Note In 1784 at the organizing conference of the Methodist Church in America it was noted in the minutes that “following the counsel of Mr. Wesley, who recommended the Episcopal mode of Church government, we thought it best to become an Episcopal Church, making the Episcopal office elective, and the elect superintendent or bishop amenable to the body of ministers and preachers.” It was Wesley’s strong advice to designate Asbury and Coke as general superintendents of the new church (Wesley refused to use the word “bishop.”). This advice was followed with the exception that these two were designated as “bishops.” As the church grew and more bishops were elected, there were debates about the office of bishop. One lingering issue was whether or not a bishop should be “localized,” that is assigned to a given annual conference. Before 1939 the prevailing practice was to consider the bishop as a general superintendent over the whole church and not assigned to any one annual conference. Up until 1939 all bishops were elected by the General Conference. There were designated cities in which they were asked to reside but the actual assignments of bishops to preside at each annual conference were made by the bishops themselves, hence the many different bishops found on our roster. The merger of Methodist denominations in 1939 brought about a new system of electing and assigning bishops to annual conferences. Instead of the General Conference electing bishops, each geographical jurisdictional conference elects its own bishop, and each bishop is assigned to specific episcopal area within that jurisdiction. In 2012 the Western Jurisdictional Conference created a new episcopal area: the Greater Northwest Area, made up of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference, the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference, and the Alaska Conference.

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Location Willamette University, Salem Boise State University, Boise Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Boise State University & First UMC, Boise Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Willamette University, Salem Salem Conference Center, Salem Salem Conference Center, Salem Salem Conference Center, Salem Boise Riverside Hotel, Boise

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Date June 12, 1997 June 11, 1998 June 9, 1999 June 14, 2000 June 13, 2001 June 12, 2002 June 9, 2003 June 9, 2004 June 8, 2005 June 7, 2006 June 12, 2007 June 18, 2008 June 12, 2009 June 10, 2010 June 13, 2011 June 14, 2012 June 20, 2013


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District Superintendent Appointment History Note: The present configuration of districts was created in 2012, replacing five districts whose boundaries were established in 1973. See the bottom of the page for the history of the districts from 1969 (the first year of the Oregon-Idaho merger) until 1973. Cascadia Margaret Lofsvold 2012. Columbia Lowell Greathouse 2012. Crater Lake Gwen Drake 2012. Sage Kim Fields 2012.

District Superintendents 1973-2012:

Metropolitan Henry L. Haines 1973-1976; William O. Walker 1976-1982; Raymond E. Balcomb 1982-1988; James Wenger-Monroe 1988-1993; Steve Sprecher 1993-2000; Sue Owen 2000-2001; Minerva Carcaño 20012004; Bonnie Parr Philipson 2004-2010; Lowell Greathouse 2010-2012. Oregon Trail (was titled Central District from 1973-2011) T. Askew Crumbley 1973-1978; Clark S. Enz 1978-1984; Joe W. Walker 1984-1988; Dennis Mullins 1988-1994; Sue Owen Bofferding 1994-1997; Sue Owen 1997-1999; Jim Monroe 1999-2003; John Watts 2003-2010; Stephan Ross 2010-2012. Snake River (was titled Eastern District from 1973-2010) C. Keith Mills 1973-1974; Thomas Whitehead 1974-1978; A.C. Wischmeier 1978-1981; Ralph A. Lawrence 1981-1987; Arvin Luchs 1987-1991; Debbie Pitney 1991-1999; James Fellers 1999-2006; Robert Flaherty 2006-2010; Kim Fields 2010-2012. Southern Ralph G. Kleen 1973-1975; Bruce McConnell 1975-1981; Charles L. McCarthy 1981-1986; Robert Burtner 1986-1992; Thomas M. Whitehead 1992-1997; Gary Oba 1997-2003; Donna Pritchard 20032011; Gwen Drake 2011-2012. Western Cyril Dorsett 1973-1975; Carl B. Mason 1975-1980; Dale C. Harris 1980-1986; Carol Seckel 1986-1988; Priscilla “Dee-Dee” Buffington 1988-1992; Arturo Fernandez 1992-1998; Karen Crooch 1998-2002; James Monroe 2003-2004; Katherine Simmons Conolly 2004-2012.

District Superintendents 1969-1973:

Portland-East C. Gene Albertson 1969; George Emerson 1970-1973. Snake River C. Keith Mills 1969-1973. Portland-West George Emerson 1969-1970; Henry Haines 1970-1973. Eugene-South Ralph G. Kleen 1969-1973. Salem-Central Cyril Dorsett 1969-1973.


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A History of Local Church Appointments Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference, 1966-2013

ABERDEEN: 1967 Edward A. Bawden; 1970 Edward J. Stubbs; 1974 Grace M. Weaver; 1977 Robert A. Ledden; 1980 Daniel Pitney; 1985 Marvin Jones; 1986 Robert F. Dowrey; 1989 Glen T. Clark; 1992 Kim Fields; 1998 Donald Boyce; 2001 Linda S. Biggs; 2005 Marcie Collins; 2009 Davey Lefler. ALBANY: 1968 Orville Coats; 1969 Assoc: Edson Gilmore; 1971 Assoc: Wesley Taylor; 1974 Herbert E. Morris, Assoc: Willard D. Norman; 1978 Meredith R. Groves; 1983 Assoc: Curtis Torp; 1987 Gary Miller; 1991 Pamela Nelson-Munson, Assoc: Brian Nelson-Munson, Darrell James (DM); 1998 Donna Pritchard; 2001 Assoc: Barbara Nixon; 2003 Craig Hall Cutting; 2004-07 Laura Jaquith Bartlett (FD); 5/1/07 Gregg Monroe; 2007 Rich Fuss; 2011 Rinya Frisbie; 2012 Katherine Simmons Conolly. ALOHA: 1972 Eugene Walter; 1981 Norman J. Brown; 1984 James O. Burch; 1989 Daniel Thompson; 1/1/92 Donald Barnhart; 1997 Beth Estock; 2001 Patricia Meyers (FD); 2004 Angela Horton Gapay; 2/1/07 Laura Truby; 2007 Michael Cowan; 2012 Janine DeLaunay. ALSEA: 1962 D. Glen Hughes; 1970 Wesley Hall; 1975 Elam J. Anderson; 1979 David R. Kinman; 1985 Stephan Ross; 1988 Elliot L. Nichols; 1990 Warren Sherk; 1991 George Trobaugh; 1993 Ruth Perrill; 2001 Discontinued. AMERICAN FALLS: 1967 Edward A. Bawden; 1970 Edward Stubbs; 1974 Grace M. Weaver; 1977 Robert A. Ledden; 1980 Daniel Pitney; 1985 Marvin Jones; 1986 Robert F. Dowrey; 1989 Glen T. Clark; 1992 Kim Fields; 1998 Donald Boyce; 2001 Linda S. Biggs; 2005 Marcie Collins; 2009 Davey Lefler. AMITY (OR): 1967 Wesley Hall; 1970 Ralph Ohling; 1977 Willard Norman; 1986 Karen Little; 1990 William Hare; 1994 Sandra Daniels; 1995 Mark Anderson; 1999 Ruth Marsh; 2003 Margaret Golden; 2008 Carol Swanson; 2010 Melanie Marcus; 2011 Ken Johnson. ARLINGTON: 1968 Robert Dowrey; 1971 Perry Jackman; 1973 Luther Sturtevant; 1977 David T. Rieck; 1980 Daniel Nichols; 1982 Hardy L. Thompson; 1984 Daniel Secord; 1987 Mark Johnson; 1989 Supplied; 1990 Norman Barley; 1994 David G. White; 1998 Jerry Gilmer; 2000 Bob Reasoner. ASHLAND: 1966 Warren Thomas; 1979 James L. Cox; 1981 Nevitt B. Smith; 1991 Sue OwenBofferding; 1994 Michael Powell; 2007 Thomas Myers; 2010 Pamela Nelson-Munson; 2011 Dorita Betts Borgerson (deacon). ASHTON COMMUNITY: 1964 Woodrow Harris; 1969 Allen Lambert; 1972 Harold W. Black; 1975 Emmett Shortreed; 1978 Mark H. Rolfsema; 1981 Grace Drake; 1986 Kent Stangland; 1988 Robin Yim; 1992 Judith Johnson; 2000 Denny Diezel; 2002 Martha Oldham; 2004 Janice Barber; 2005 Barbara Bunsold; 2009 Greg Lindsay. ASTORIA: 1969 W. Harry Monroe; 1973 S. Raynor Smith Jr.; 1976 Dennis L. Mullins; 1981 Edwin Bayly; 1982 Assoc: Susan West; 1984 Robert Kingsbury; 1988 Sue Owen-Bofferding; 1991 Steven L. Mitchell; 1992 Jane Hill (DM); 1999 David R. Kinman; 2005 Judith Johnson; 2011 Jennifer Mercer; 2012 Carol Prichard. BAKER: 1967 Robert McNeil; 1972 Gerald C. Nelson; 1982 Gregory L. Eicher; 1988 Gregory M. Lindsay; 1993 Karen Slotta; 1998 Lura Kidner-Miesen; 2003 Jack Bynum; 2007 Juanita Bergacker; 2012 Ralph Lawrence. BANKS COMMUNITY: 1967 Robert Hayes; 1975 William A. Hulet; 1982 George Cobb; 1984 John Freeman; 1985 David R. Kinman; 1994 Brian Shimer; 2010 Dan Benson; 2012 Margot Thompson. BAY CITY: 1963 Wesley Hall; 1965 Roger De Francisco; 1967 Ronald J. Crandall; 1970 William Rademacher; 1972 Terry Edin; 1976 Kenneth Coggon; 1978 Wendell L. Coe; 1982 David Thompson; 1987 Penny Christianson; 1990 Daniel O. Houghton; 1996 Patty Hale; 1999 Joyce Cann; 2002 David Hurd. BEATTY: 1969 Merle G. Benson; 1971 John Lubke; 1975 Gerald McCray Sr.; 1978 Carol Seckel & Kevin Seckel; 1982 Gregory J. Johanson; 1986 Patricia Davidson; 1988 Deanna Self-Price; 1995 Discontinued.


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BEAVERTON: 1969 Bruce McConnell; 1975 Robert L. Benefiel; 1983 Fred Abney; 1992 Lowell Greathouse; 1996 Assoc: Vijay Buck; 1999 Wayne Weld-Martin; 2001 Steven Wolff; 1/11/2011 Rinya Frisbie; 2011 Kathy Boyes. BEND: 1965 Wayne Hill; 1970 Dale Harris; 1980 Paul O. Jewell; 1983 Assoc: John W. Grimsted; 1987 Verle L. Mitchell; 1992 Assoc: Todd Bartlett, Laura Jaquith Bartlett (DM); 1993 Bonnie & James Parr Philipson; 1997 Annis Henson (FD); 2001 Milo Thornberry, Assoc: Sue Owen; 2003 Assoc: Kathy Boyes; 2005 Thomas Larson, Assoc: Linda Biggs; 2007 Thomas Larson. BLACKFOOT JASON LEE: 1968 David Brooks; 1970 Walter Warner; 1972 William E. Lineberry; 1977 Delbert P. Remaley; 1981 George Allen; 11/83 Kristan Burkert; 1984 Thomas K. Larson; 1990 David B. Thompson; 1997 Janet Farrell; 2001 Gay Jeffery; 2013 Carolyn Bowers BOISE AMITY: 1/1/79 James Cox; 6/15/79 Steven A. Tollefson; 1987 David Grauer; 2/1/89 Rand Sargent; 1994 Brian Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Grady; 1997 Janet Burkhart; 2003 Lisa Payton; 2013 merged with Boise First BOISE COLLISTER: 1966 Cecil Stanley; 1974 S. Michael Sheridan; 1978 Norman J. Brown; 1981 Dale Metzger; 1983 Lawrence G. Martin; 1984 David C. Coulter; 1985 Edward E. Springman; 1989 Betty M. Luginbill; 1994 June Fothergill; 1998 Keith Brudevold; 2002 Deanna Self-Price; 2004 Amy Pearson; 2009 David B. Thompson; 2012 Fred Hoadley. BOISE FIRST: 1969 Daniel E. Taylor; 1970 Assoc; John Dawson, Wesley Taylor; 1971 David L. Aasen; 1974 Assoc: A. Joseph Housh; 1975 Fred Venable; 1978 Assoc: James L. Cox; 1978 Assoc. Brenda S. Wills: 1979 Assoc: Stanley Andrews; 1980 Assoc: Arvin Luchs; 1987 Assoc: Scott Allen; 1988 Joe W. Walker; 1990 R. Thomas Tucker; 1990 Assoc: June Fothergill; 1992 Assoc: Jon K. Brown; 1995 Steven A. Tollefson; 1996 Assoc: Daryl M. Blanksma; 1998 Assoc: Lisa Payton; 2002-10 Assoc: Sandra MacFadden; 2003-05 Assoc: Claire McNulty-Drewes; 2012 Duane Anders. BOISE HILLVIEW: 1962 Dwight Williams; 1969 Don Ian Smith; 1981 Assoc: Dan Thompson; 1983 James D. Hulett; 1992 Fredrick C. Kane; 1997 David B. Thompson; 2002 Assoc: Claire McNultyDrewes; 2006 Assoc: Eilidh Lowery, Young Adult Ministry: Jeff Lowery (FD), Congr. Care & Development: Janine Watkins (FD); 2008 John Tindell (Janine Watkins continued); 2009 Barbara Nixon; 2010 Barbara Nixon & Jon Brown (2010-2012). BOISE IMMANUEL: 1972 Milton S. Jordan Jr.; 1975 Supplied; 1976 Discontinued. BOISE WHITNEY: 1965 Raymond A. Thompson; 1969 Harold Shellhart; 1971 Edmund B. Stanton; 1978 Laron Hall; 1981 Raymond Wright; 1990 W. Joseph Housh; 1997 Paul D. Self-Price, Elizabeth Boerl (FD); 1998 Assoc: Deanna Self-Price; 2004 Matthew Henry; 2009 Christina Thompson. BORING: 1968 Wendell Coe; 1975 John F. Luebke; 1980 Supplied; 1981 Elizabeth Gray; 1984 Emmett Shortreed; 1986 Terry L. Unger; 1991 Carol Ann Unger; 2002 Discontinued. BUENA VISTA: 1969 James Patterson; 1972 Dayton Loomis; 1974 Wesley Taylor; 1977 Supplied; 1979 Curt McCormack; 1980 Elmer Yoder; 1983 Roderick Leupp; 1984 Orval Whitman & Stanley Schmelling; 1985 Supplied; 9/1/85 Phil Hanni; 1986 Discontinued. BUHL: 1965 Paul V. LaRue; 1969 Glenn Waltman; 1975 George A. Trobough; 1977 Edwin Bayly; 1981 Marlin M. Brownell; 1985 Richard C. Rash; 1987 Gerald Hill; 1994 Roberta Patterson; 1997 Gay Jeffery; 2001 Margie Mai; 2005 Jerry Peters; 2009 Penny Hodges; 2013 David Childress BURLEY: 1964 Paul Ludlow; 1969 George Trobough; 1972 Stanley E. Andrews; 1979 Wesley Hall; 1985 John I. Watts; 1992 Stephan Ross; 1998 Allen Trachsel; 2003 Darcey Gritzmacher; 2008 Karen Puckett; 2011 Kathy Abend. CALDWELL: 1968 David Smith; 1975 Kenneth S. Simonds; 1977 David Guard; 1978 Raymond A. Thompson; 1992 Philip S. Hanni; 1993 James Burch; 1994 Assoc: Gay Jeffery; 1997 John Mars; 2007 Kirke Jeffrey; 2008 Allen Trachsel; 2012 Katherine Raines. CAMAS VALLEY: 1963 Ruth Cotton; 1971 Edward E. Springman; 1972 Merle Burres; 1974 Raymond Hinton; 1986 Mary Ellen Hare & William Hare; 1990 Karen Little; 1994 Ramiro Cruz-Ahedo; 1998 Martha Oldham; 1999 Jerry Peters; 2000 Phyllis Stelson; 2008 Aura Lee Jabs & Ed Jabs.


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CANBY: 1968 Stanley Schmelling; 1973 George Boner; 1980 Herbert E. Morris; 1987 Meredith Groves; 1991 Earnest R. Bell; 1995 Leland Hunefeld; 2002 Susan Staley; 2004 James Frisbie; 2008 William Taylor; 2010 Karen Shimer. CANYONVILLE: 1966 Clarence Desler; 1970 John Wood; 1978 Bonnie Parr Philipson & James Parr Philipson; 1984 Norman H. Barley; 1989 Shirley Knight; 1996 Don Knepp & Shirley Manning Knepp; 1998 June Fothergill; 2007 James Anderson; 2009 Matt Henry; 2011 Tauileata Moli. CARUS: 1968 Stanley Schmelling; 1973 George Boner; 1976 Dwight Townsen; 1977 George Izzett; 1983 David White; 1985 Amy Overton-Harris; 1989 Eugene Walters; 1995 William Seagren; 2001 Daniel Houghton; 2003 Rand Sargent. CASTLEFORD: 1965 Paul LaRue; 1969 Glenn Waltman; 1975 George A. Trobough; 1977 Edwin Bayly; 1981 Keith Drew (intern); 1982 Jeffry L. Uecker; 1984 Dan Cotton; 1985 Lura Kidner-Miesen; 1991 Susan T. Staley; 1997 Gay Jeffery; 2001 Margie Mai; 2005 Jerry Peters; 2009 Jana Blick. CAVE JUNCTION IMMANUEL: 1966 Stanley Day; 1970 D. Glen Hughes; 1979 G. Thomas Skyler; 1980 Gregory M. Lindsay; 1983 Donna Pritchard; 1987 John Skien; 1988 Sue Anne Smith; 1989 Jack Cornell; 1993 Robert Ledden; 1999 David Goodrich; 2006 Charles Chase. CHILOQUIN: 1966 Eleanor Stanley; 1970 Robert Benson; 1975 Frank Shields; 1978 Carol Seckel & Kevin Seckel; 1982 Gregory J. Johanson; 1987 William Seagren; 1988 Deanna Self-Price; 1990 Susan Nelson; 1998 John Maricle; 2000 Rich Christensen. CHRIST THE RECONCILER NEW CONGREGATION PROJECT: 2004 Chuck Cooper; Discontinued 1/1/10. CHUBBUCK: 1986 James D. Frisbie & Rinya L. Frisbie; 1994 Frank Hancock; 1999 Amy Lamb; 2002 Marcie Collins; 2009 Davey Lefler. CLARKES: 1969 Austin McGhee; 1979 Arshad Haqq; 1986 Raymond Hinton; 1998 Dale Beeghly; 1999 Peggy Luckman; 2004 Eric Conklin; 2006 Tom Truby. CLATSKANIE: 1966 Raymond Hinton; 1972 L. Samuel Sebring, Jr.; 1974 Cecil W. Stanley; 1978 Flora “Bee” Hall; 1982 Gerry D. Etchison; 1986 Marshall Wattman-Turner; 1988 Richard C. Rash; 1989 Robert Kingsbury; 1993 John Mars; 1997 Gwen Drake; 1998 Paul Darling; 2001 Joyce Cann; 2002 Patsy Sturtevant; 2007 Carolyn Bowers; 2013 Louis Jones COBURG: 1966 Everett Kennedy; 1967 Peter Warner; 1971 Virden Seybold; 1974 Stanley J. Schmelling; 1976 Donald G. Barnhart; 1979 Elam J. Anderson; 1982 Otis C. Harden; 1986 Supplied; 1987 Leslie Hall; 1988 Barbara Emery; 10/2/88 Barbara Eicher; 11/1/92 Roger Carlson; 1994 Joan Pierson; 1996 Brian Nelson-Munson; 1999 Danna Drum Hastings; 2003 Gary Powell. COOS BAY: 1965 Stanley Andrews; 1970 Stanley Day; 1975 E. John Powers; 1981 Kline F. Dickerson; 1984 David A. Stewart; 1990 Robert Hefty; 1996 Randall Jones; 2001 Adele Hustis; 2006 David D. M. King; 2010 Laura Ann Beville. COQUILLE PIONEER: 1966 Hillis Slaymaker; 1967 Robert McNabb; 1971 John Qually; 1973 Earnest R. Bell; 1976 Edwin A. Cutting; 1980 Robert A. Ledden; 1986 Gerald C. Nelson; 1996 Shirley Knight; 2002 Roderick Gabbert; 2006 Karen Nelson; 2007 Jeanie Stoppel; 2008 Elaine Steele; 2013 Matthew Crandall CORNELIUS: 1969 Orville Covault; 1970 Alice Morrison; 1974 Eric Robinson; 1977 Arvin Luchs; 1980 G. Thomas Skyler; 1982 Michael Runyon; 1992 David Grauer; 1995 David Odell; 2002 Richard Parker; 2003 Rinya Frisbie; 2004 Gerry Etchison; 2008 Eric Conklin; 2012 Margot Thompson. CORVALLIS: 1965 Assoc: John Wood; 1968 William O. Walker; 1970 Assoc: Wayne Hill: 1976 Robert Burtner, Assoc: Earnest Bell; 1986 Dale C. Harris, Assoc: Deborah G. Pitney; 1991 Assoc: David Weekley; 1993 James Wenger-Monroe, Assoc: Rebecca Wenger-Monroe; 1997 Bert Scott, Ann Bateman (FD); 2000 Assoc: Sue Joiner; 2004 Deanna Self-Price & Paul Self-Price; 2006 Jim Fellers, Assoc: Courtney McHill; 2010 Bonnie Parr Philipson & James Parr Philipson.


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COTTAGE GROVE: 1969 Melvin Dixon; 1975 John N. Garrabrandt; 1977 Karl C. Evans; 1982 Norman H. Barley; 1984 C. Keith Mills; 10/1/86 Stacy S. Hance: 1989 Sandra Daniels; 1992 Glen Clark; 2004 Billy Craig; 12/01/2007 Gregg Monroe; 2008 Achsah Clark; 2012 Robert Burns & Mark Gilderhus; 2013 Jerry Steele. COVE COMMUNITY: 1969 Alfred Boshee; 1965 Dennis Mullins; 1971 Dudley Johnson; 1973 Gregory J. Johanson; 1978 James Frisbie; 1980 Supplied; 1981 Edmun L. Frankie; 1982 Elliot Nichols; 1988 Thomas R. Kirk; 1992 Gerry Etchison; 1995 Ernest Smith; 2001 Jerry Peters; 2004 Elmer Yoder; 2006 Mike Lamb; 2012 TBS; 2013 John Shukle. CRESWELL: 1967 Al Hanson; 1969 Luther Sturtevant; 1970 Carl B. Mason; 1971 No appointment; 1974 Discontinued. CROSSROADS: 1999 Jerry Steele; 2005 William Lineberry; 2008 Robyn Morrison; 2009 Gary Ross. DALLAS: 1968 Revelle E. Roach; 1976 Paul LaRue; 1982 John Page; 1984 Robert Flaherty; 1988 William Seagren; 1994 David R. Kinman; 1999 Gwen Drake; 2006 Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen. DAYS CREEK COMMUNITY: 1966 Clarence Desler; 1970 John Wood; 1978 Bonnie Parr Philipson & James P. Philipson; 1984 Joyce Cann; 1987 Shirley Knight; 1991 Ruth Perrill; 1992 Patti Hale; 1993 Supplied; 1996 Don Knepp & Shirley Manning Knepp; 1999 Discontinued. DILLARD/WINSTON: 1968 Gerald Nelson; 1972 Raymond Hinton; 1986 William Hare & Mary Ellen Hare; 1990 Karen Little; 1994 Ramiro Cruz-Ahedo; 1998 Martha Oldham; 1999 Jerry Peters; 2000 Phyllis Stelson; 2008 Aura Lee Jabs & Ed Jabs; 2012 Doreen Barlow. DRAIN: 1964 Edwin Cooke; 1970 Edwin Bayly; 1977 Ralph D. Ohling; 1980 Brenda S. Wills; 10/84 George W. Cobb; 1986 Henry N. Easley; 1988 Daniel Wilson-Fey; 1993 Gary D. Hull; 1994 Marcia Hansen; 1998 Donald Piercy; 2003 Daniel Houghton (2011 combined with Yoncalla to become Hope) DRAIN HOPE: 2011 Daniel Houghton; 2012 Robert Burns & Mark Gilderhus; 2013 Jerry Steele. DUFUR: 1969 Ronald Crandall; 1971 Grace Weaver; 1978 George Allen; 1980 George Trobough; 1982 Stephen L. Allgeier; 1987 Bruce S. Andrews; 1990 Allen C. Trachsel; 1995 Donald Piercy; 1998 Jerry Holland. DUNDEE: 1969 Orval Whitman; 1974 Dayton Loomis; 1979 Fred E. Hoadley; 1981 Murray Lockhard; 1989 Robert L. Reynolds; 1996 Margaret Golden; 2006 Gary Langenwalter. EAGLE: 1966 Cecil Stanley; 1974 S. Michael Sheridan; 1978 Norman J. Brown; 1981 Ernest I. Smith; 1983 Lawrence G. Martin; 1993 John Grimsted. EASTERN IDAHO HISPANIC MINISTRIES: 1998 Noel Morfin. Became Magic Valley Hispanice Ministries in 2003. ECHO: 1968 James L. Wilson; 1972 Edwin Cutting; 1976 Stanley Trefren; 1978 Patricia and Wesley Simpson-Stanton; 1979 Bruce T. Montgomery; 1986 Stacy S. Hance; 10/1/86 Donald Boyce; 1988 Don Knepp & Shirley Manning Knepp; 1991 Walter Robinson; 1995 Billy Craig; 2004 Ervin Williams; 2005 Al Fisher; 2006 Laurie Keizur; 2007 Ervin Williams; 2008 Tim Novak; 2011 Ervin Williams. ELGIN: 1965 Dennis Mullins; 1971 Dudley Johnson; 1973 Gregory J. Johanson; 1978 James Frisbie; 1980 Supplied; 1981 Edmun L. Frankie; 1982 Elliot Nichols; 1988 Jay Lucas; 1990 Jerry Peters; 1999 Delores Hodney; 2000 Elmer Yoder; 2002 Kaye Garver; 2009 Rebecca Scott & Gerald Hopkins. EMMETT: 1964 Mervyn C. Shay; 1969 William Lineberry; 1972 Elam J. Anderson; 1975 Harold W. Black; 1978 Donald West; 1982 Edgar A. Raynis; 1985 David T. Rieck; 1988 Kjell Knutsen; 1994 D. Scott Allen; 2002 Kirk Jeffery; 2007 Linda Biggs; 2012 David Thompson. ESTACADA: 1961 Ormal Trick; 1970 Denis Lawrence; 1976 Gregory J. Johanson; 1979 Luis Bove; 1983 Dana Brown; 1987 Tim Overton-Harris; 1989 David Williams; 1991 David Peyer; 1992 Mark Bettinger-Anderson; 1996 Bill Cunnings; 2000 Marcia Hauer; 2004 Charles Cooper; 2005 Discontinued. EUGENE ASBURY: 1968 Edward Liebman; 1970 J.E. Coppedge; 1974 Thomas Fletcher; 1979 A. Harper Richardson; 1981 Charles W. Easley, Jr.; 1984 Fred Lydum; 1994 Gary Oba; 1997 Howard DeVore; 1998 Brian Nelson-Munson; 1999 Greg Hastings; 2000 Bryn Wittmayer; 2002 Melissa Harkness; 2006 Achsah Clark; 2008 Jeanie Stoppel; 2012 Fred Lydum.


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EUGENE FIRST: 1969 Herbert E. Richards, Assoc: Meredith R. Groves; 1978 T. Askew Crumbley, Assoc: James P. Monroe; 1981 Assoc: Alan Birr; 1982 William O. Walker; 1984 Assoc: Fred Kane; 1988 Assoc: Peter Shumar; 1/1/92 Assoc: Adele Hustis; 1992 Gary Powell; 1995 Assoc: Margaret Lofsvold; 1998 Karen Warren (DM); 1999 Deborah Pitney, John Pitney; 2001 Assoc: Laura Rockwell; 2004-08 Assoc: Lyda Pierce. EUGENE TRINITY: 1969 Paul Henry; 1975 Assoc: Paul G. Rademacher; 1977 John R. Qualley; 1979 Keith Mills; 1985 Ross J. Miller; 1994 Dennis Mullins; 1996 Ardis Letey (DM); 1997 James Burch; 2000 Pamela Nelson-Munson; 2010 Roberta Egli. EUGENE WESLEY: 1961 Luis Bove; 1970 Stanley Andrews; 1972 Allen R. Reesor; 1981 Laura Lee Luce (DM); 1985 Ted Hulbert; 4/88 Myron Hall; 1988 Gregory L. Eicher; 1991 Assoc: Rebecca Irelan; 1996 Lorenz Schultz; 1999 Brian Nelson-Munson; 10/29/08 Donald Inlay; 2009 Erin Martin-Christian Education Director; 2008 Donald Inlay; 2009 Erin Martin, Jeff Lowery-Deacon, Youth & Family Ministries (until 2011). FALLS CITY: 1956 Rinke Reenstra; 1975 Walter Erbele; 1979 Supplied; 1980 Walter Erbele; 1982 Sydney Gaither; 1983 Supplied; 1987 Robert Reynolds; 1990 Paul LaRue; 1996 Robert Reynolds; 1998 Lay Person Assigned; 1999 Robert Ledden; 2004 Robert Burns; 2007 James Simmons; 2013 David Bean. FILER: 1967 Ralph Cairns; 1969 Elam J. Anderson; 1972 J. Donald Crego; 1975 Otis C. Harden; 1978 Grace Drake; 1981 David E. Upp; 1986 Lowell R. Greathouse; 1989 Rebecca Irelan; 1991 Damon Wright; 1994 Rinya Frisbie; 1999 Sandra Kimbrow; 2004 Noel Morfin; 9/21/08 Carol Thompson; 2013 David Childress. FLORA: 1969 Gertrude Sorlein; 1973 Discontinued. FLORENCE: 1981 Karl C. Evans; 1982 Russell Robinson; 1985 Supplied; 9/96 Jeff Strobel; 1990 Mary Goldstein; 1994 Roger Carlson; 2002 Colleen Fulmer; 2006 Ruth Marsh. FOREST GROVE: 1967 Nevitt Smith; Assoc: Tom Hilson; 1974 Delbert M. Keller; 1981 Lloyd G. Uecker; 1985 Assoc: Dean S. Yamamoto; 1986 Donald Colburn; 1989 James O. Burch, Assoc: Donald G. Barnhart; 1993 David Weekley; 1999 Lorenz Schultz; 2001 Joanne Rannells; 2005 Daniel Wilson-Fey; 2013 Daniel Thompson-Aue. FORT KLAMATH: 1965 Eleanor Stanley; 1970 Robert Benson; 1975 Frank Shields; 1978 Carol Seckel & Kevin Seckel; 1982 William Seagren; 1987 Paul Self-Price; 1990 Susan Nelson; 1998 Bob Chavez; 1999 Bob Adams. FOSSIL: 1968 Dayton Loomis; 1970 Thomas H. Hill; 1971 Perry Jackman; 1977 Bruce Montgomery; 1979 Jon F. Langenwalter; 1982 James Frank Mitchell; 1983 Marvin O. Jones; 1985 Lavonne Lacey; 1991 Valerie Jean Rumble; 1995 Allen C. Trachsel; 1998 Craig Strobel; 1999 Tim Novak; 2008 Pearl Whistler. FRUITLAND: 1967 Grace M. Weaver; 1970 Keith Maxwell; 1972 Hardy L. Thompson; 1982 Ron D. Borden; 1984 Rand D. Sargent; 1989 Linda K. Perry; 1992 Jody E. Felton; 1997 James Anderson; 2007 John Go; 2012 Christa Klosterman. GARIBALDI: 1965 Kenneth Coggon; 1973 Alfred E. Vosper; 1981 Robert F. Dowrey; 1984 merged with Bay City UMC. GILCHRIST COMMUNITY: 1969 A. Arthur Weber; 1978 George Cobb; 1982 Kristan M. Burkert; 1984 Roger L. Crabree; 1986 Leland E. Hunefeld; 1988 Kent D. Stangland; 1991 Supplied; 1992 Steve Wardrum; 1996 Ed Hannah; 2002 Joe Spinelli; 2006 Verle Mitchell; 2008 Sue Ludemann; 2010 TBS; 2012 Discontinued. GLENNS FERRY: 1967 Dwight E. Wilcher; 1970 Edward A. Bawden; 1973 James More; 1976 Archie Thornton; 1978 Robert R. Bryant; 1981 Sandra Alden; 1987 Kristin Oslin; 1989 Robert F. Dowrey; 1992 Norm Naugler; 1993 John Payne; 2003 Juanita Bergacker; 2007 W. Curtis Naeve; 2010 To Be Supplied; 2011 Martin Geisel.


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GOLD HILL: 1967 Raymond White; 1971 Ronald Crandall; 1975 L. Samuel Sebring Jr.; 1978 J. Ross Knotts; 1981 Betty N. Luginbill; 1985 Ralph D. Ohling; 1987 Charles Cooper; 1990 Janet Campbell; 1998 Jack Cornell; 2003 Richard Titus; 2011 Jeri Soens; 1/1/12 Melissa Harkness Haugen; 2012 Terry Graunke. GOODING: 1968 Edmund Stanton; 1971 Edson Gilmore; 1974 Edward J. Stubbs; 1976 John H. Mann; 1980 Robert Hefty; 1983 Delbert P. Remaley; 1985 David G. White; 1991 Ronald Crandall; 1994 David Bean; 1999 Michael Gregor; 2004 Elke Sharma; 2006 Shirley Knight; 2007 David Buechler; 2011 Jeffery Rickman. GRAND RONDE: 1969 D.A. Martin; 1971 Don Martin; 1972 Oscar V. Luchs; 1976 Mike Powell; 1976 Dick Sez; 1979 Larry McCann; 1980 Tim Voegile; 1981 Roderick Leupp; 1983 Rick A. Hohnbaum; 1984 Roderick Leupp; 1987 Jerry Peters; 1989 Robert Reynolds; 1996 Gloria McNally; 2005 Delores Hodney; 2008 Robert Ledden. GRANTS PASS NEWMAN: 1968 Charles McCarthy, Assoc: Stanley Day; 1970 Assoc: D. Glen Hughes; 1974 V. Leon Bolen; 1979 Howard A. Smith & Judith E. Smith; 1981 Dennis Mullins; 1984 Assoc: Joseph A. Lowman-Pritchard; 1987 Assoc: Brenda Wills; 1988 Lorenz Schultz; 1995 Karen Crooch; 1998 Brett Strobel; 2006 Melissa Harkness Haugen; 2011 Richard Fuss. GRESHAM: 1968 Wendell Coe; 1974 Assoc: Alice G. Morrison; 1974 Clark Enz; 1978 C. Gene Albertson; 1975 Clark Enz; 1985 Perry Jackman; 1989 James W. Buffington; 1993 David Guard; 2/1/07 Penny Christianson; 2007 Jim Parr Philipson; 2010 James Fellers. GRESHAM HISPANIC FELLOWSHIP: 2002 Alejandro Hinojosa; 2004 Discontinued. HAGERMAN: 1964 E.V. Hargreaves; 1969 Woodrow Harris; 1975 Donald West; 1978 Gary M. Miller; 1981 Charles V. Chesson; 1982 G. Thomas Skyler; 1983 Dale Metzger; 1986 Patricia Ann Hetrick; 1989 Sidney S. Harris; 1993 William Flanery; 1996 Daniel Houghton; 2001 Michael Hollomon. HAINES: 1967 Robert McNeil; 1972 Gerald C. Nelson; 1982 Gregory L. Eicher; 1988 Janice King; 1989 Don Knepp & Shirley Knepp; 1996 Sally Wiens. HALSEY: 1969 Roy Finch; 1970 Clarence Desler; 1977 Raymond L. Otto; 1980 Ralph D. Ohling; 1985 Elam J. Anderson; 1/1/91 Ruth Shirley; 1999 Bruce Andrews; 2003 Ruth Marsh; 2005 Sharon Tuck; 2007 Karen Nelson; 2010 Kathy Raines; 2012 April Hall Cutting; 2013 Warren Light. HARRISBURG: 1967 Peter Warner; 1971 Virden Seybold; 1973 Stanley J. Schmelling; 1976 Donald G. Barnhart; 1979 Elam J. Anderson; 1982 Otis C. Harden; 1995 Joan Pierson; 1996 Brian NelsonMunson; 1999 Greg Hastings; 2000 Bryn Wittmayer; 2002 Melissa Harkness; 2006 Achsah Clark; 2008 William Hays; 2010 Kathy Raines; 2012 April Hall Cutting; 2013 Christine Webb. HEPPNER: 1962 Melvin Dixon; 1969 Edwin Cutting; 1976 Steven A. Tollefson; 1979 S. Michael Sheridan; 1983 Robert R. Andrews-Bryant; 1984 M. Susan West; 1986 Donald Boyce; 1989 Gerry R. Etchison; 1992 Robert F. Dowrey; 1995 Heppner; 1998 Craig Strobel; 2002 Keith Brudevold; 2008 Jonathan Enz; 2013 Elke Sharma. HERMISTON: 1966 V. Leon Bolen; 1970 Robert McNabb; 1974 Howard De Vore; 1975 David Stewart; 1979 Assoc: Bruce Montgomery; 1980 Gary M. Miller; 1987 W. Terence Erbele; 1989 Michael D. Powell; 1995 Craig Hall Cutting; 2003 Syd Bell; 2011 D. Scott Allen. HILLSBORO: 1969 Kenneth Simonds; 1975 Wendell Coe; 1977 James L. Airey; 1978 Assoc: Michael Sheridan; 1979 Assoc: Robert Melhorn; 1985 Assoc: William R. Hays; 1988 Fred Venable; Assoc: Janice Haftorson; 1989 Assoc: David Grauer; 1993 Dale Harris; 1998 Fredrick C. Kane; 1999 Assoc: Mark Anderson, Linda Baker (DM); 2002 Linda Baker (FD), Barbara Schultz (FD); 2005 Beth Ann Estock, Joyce Sluss (FD); 2006 Gwen Drake; 2011 Clay Andrew. HOOD RIVER ASBURY: 1966 Francis Hayashi; 1967 Charles McDonald; 1972 Wayne Kobes; 1976 Ralph Wilde; 1980 T. Jeffrey Low; 1982 Gerald C. Nelson; 1986 Barbara Bellus-Upp; 1988 Thomas Fletcher; 1990 Charles Chase; 1998 Ginger Hollingsworth; 2000 Christina Thompson; 2006 David Paulson; 2008 Rinya Frisbie; 1/16/11 Paul Darling; 2011 Andy Wendle. HOOD RIVER JAPANESE-AMERICAN: 1970 Masaji M. Goto; 1978 Discontinued.


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HUNINGTON: 1970 Grace Weaver; 1971 Robert Wallace; 1974 Paul W. Burroughs; 1978 Darwin Secord; 1986 Gary Shoemaker. 1996 Discontinued. IDAHO FALLS ST. PAUL’S: 1967 Allen R. Reesor; 1972 James H. Smith; 1979 Glenn W. Waltman; 1984 James Parr Philipson & Bonnie Parr Philipson; 1992 S. Michael Sheridan; 1993 Assoc: Luann Howard; 1998 Kim Fields; 2005 Daniel Thompson-Aue; 2013 Richard Shewell. IDAHO FALLS TRINITY: 1962 Robert L. Benefiel; 1966 Assoc: Milton S. Jordan, Jr.; 1969 H. James Jenkins; 1976 Boone L. White; 1979 Assoc: Katherine Tomera; 1982 Laron H. Hall; 1983 Assoc: Lura Kidner-Miesen; 1985 Assoc: William D. (Phillips) McFarland; 1985 Emmett L. Shortreed, Assoc: David B. Thompson; 1990 Assoc: Marcie Collins; 1995 Lorenz Schultz, Assoc: Michael Kennedy; 1996 Thomas Larson; 2005 Brenda Sene (name change to Brenda Bettinger 2012). JEFFERSON: 1968 C. Oren Walters; 1970 Luther Sturtevant; 1973 Charles Whelchel; 1974 Everett Manes; 1978 Myron Hall; 1985 Wesley Hall; 1991 Craig Tarter-Strobel; 1992 “Nick” Nichols; 1995 Barbara Bellus-Upp; 1999 Karen Nelson; 2000 James Welty; 2004 Katherine Raines; 2010 Teresa Salyer; 2010 Judi Day (deaconess); 2012 Donna Sperry; 2013 TBS. JEROME: 1965 John Garrabrandt; 1975 Glenn W. Waltman; 1979 Raymond Wright; 1982 William E. Hare; 1986 Susan Nelson; 1990 D. Scott Allen; 1994 Jack Bynum; 1999 Quinton Kimbrow; 2004 Laura Rockwell; 9/21/08 Carol Thompson; 2013 Michael Holloman. JOHN DAY: 1967 Darwin Secord; 1973 Karl C. Evans; 1977 John Page; 1982 Robert F. Newberg, Jr.; 1986 Robert A. Ledden; 1989 Marlin M. Brownell; 1998 Albert Hanson; 2002 Denny Diezel; 2006 Daniel Benson; 2009 Marcie Collins. JORDAN VALLEY: 1966 J.D. Crego; 1971 Harold Shelhart; 1971 Edmund B. Stanton; 1974 David S. Smith; 1975 Edmund B. Stanton; 1976 Tom Tate; 1978 David E. Guard; 1981 Susan Caille; 1982 William Hays (intern); 1983 Riley McRae (Intern); 1984 Kent Stangland; 1986 John Skien; 1987 Don Ian Smith; 1988 Marvin Jones; 1989 Joyce Cann; 1999 Supplied; 2000 Sarah Anderson; 2002 Claire McNulty-Drewes; 2003 Erin Geoffrion; 2004 Richard Brown; 2005 Leo Berry; 2009 Michael Quintaro; 2010 Carole Sullivan. JOSEPH: 1966 Allen C. Lambert; 1969 Gertrude Sorlein; 1975 Robert Hefty; 1980 Donald Hawkins; 1983 Donald A. Boyce; 1984 Charles W. Chase; 1990 Bruce S. Andrews; 1997 Margie Mai; 2001 Robert Andrews-Bryant; 2002 Craig Strobel; 2009 Kaye Garver. JUNCTION CITY: 1964 Al Vosper; 1973 John Qualley; 1976 Edwards C. Liebman; 1979 George Emerson; 1981 Virginia Curtis; 1984 Donald E. Hannah; 1990 Edmund B. Stanton; 1993 Vernon Groves; 1997 Todd Bartlett; 2004 Barbara Nixon; 2009 Susan Boegli; 2011 Catherine Davis. KEIZER CLEAR LAKE: 1968 Henry Dockker; 1973 Leicester R. Longden; 1977 William Walles; 1979 Mervyn Shay; 1981 Anne Weld-Martin; 1985 LaVernae Hohnbaum; 1989 Amy Overton-Harris; 1994 Bruce Wenigmann; 2005 David Childress; 2013 Karen Nelson. KIMBERLY: 1967 Delbert P. Remaley; 1973 Darwin E. Secord; 1978 John Wood; 1987 Dale Metzger; 1993 Jerry Steele; 1999 Merged with Murtaugh to become Crossroads. KLAMATH FALLS: 1969 Robert Benefiel; 1975 David R. Schneider; 1978 Ralph Fothergill; 1985 Marlin M. Brownell; 1989 Stuart R. Shaw; 1998 Ted Myers; 2007 Steve Mitchell; 2012 Allen Trachsel. KUNA: 1960 I.L. Shaver; 1970 Mervyn Shay; 1972 Fred Abney; 1976 Deborah G. Pitney & John E. Pitney; 1981 John F. Luebke; 1982 W. Terence Erbele; 1987 Daniel Houghton; 1990 Steve W. Wolff; 1995 Thomas Kirk; 2000 Judith Johnson; 2005 Jody Felton; 2011 Karen Puckett (name change to Karen Hernandez 2012). LA GRANDE: 1968 Paul Jewell; 1977 David S. Smith; 1984 James Wenger-Monroe & Rebecca Wenger-Monroe; 1988 Bruce McConnell; 1992 Keith Wise; 1994 Amy & Tim Overton-Harris; 2001 Janet Farrell; 2005 Clay Andrew; 2011 Steven Wolff.


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LAKE OSWEGO: 1962 Dale Harris; 1970 Luis Bove; 1971 Vernon Groves; 1972 Assoc: David Albright; 1976 Henry L. Haines & Denis G. Lawrence; 1979 Joe W. Walker; 1980 Assoc: Thomas H. Tate; 1982 Boone L. White; 1989 Assoc: Lowell Greathouse; 1992 James D. Hulett: 1992 Assoc: Brett C. Strobel; 1995 Assoc: William Gates; 2000 Assoc: Carol Davies; 2003 Steve Sprecher; 2007-09 Assoc: Margaret Lofsvold; 2013 Daniel Wilson-Fey. LAKEVIEW: 1969 Merle G. Benson; 1971 John Luebke; 1975 Fred Lydum; 1980 William E. Hare; 1982 John D. Skien; 1984 Thomas E. Myers; 1987 Steven T. Mitchell; 1991 H. Lee Baker; 1993 Damon Wright; 1996 Gene Hammond; 1998 Rodderick Gabbert; 2002 Charles Chase; 2006 Viola Goodman; 2012 Paul Burkley; 2013 TBS. LEBANON: 1964 Oscar Luchs; 1971 Ralph Fothergill; 1978 Willima E. Lineberry; 1987 David Guard; 1993 Phillip Hanni; 1997 Katherine Conolly; 2004 Todd Bartlett; 1/1/09 Kirk Jeffery; 2009 Sue Owen; 2012 Teresa Salyer. LENTS TONGAN FELLOWSHIP: 2003 Amy Overton-Harris; 2004 Sione Malua; 2005 Tui’nauvai Fuapau. LOWER SNAKE RIVER HISPANIC MINISTRIES: 2005 TBS; 2006 Jorge Rodriguez. LYONS: 1968 Gregory Johanson; 1970 Ed Springman; 1971 H. Laron Hall; 1972 Arthur L. Hansen; 1983 Michael Powell; 1987 Joyce Cann; 1989 Janice F. King; 1994 Andrew Nagappan; 1995 Barbara Bellus-Upp; 1998 Lay Speakers; 1999 Carol Thompson; 2002 Achsah Clark; 2006 Terry Kester; 2008 Discontinued. MACKAY: 1967 Tom O. Hill; 1970 H. James Jenkins; 1973 Discontinued. MADRAS: 1968 Thomas W. Foster; 1977 Perry Jackman; 1981 Emmett Shortreed; 1983 James E. Coppedge; 1985 Dwight Townsen; 1988 Fredrick C. Kane; 1992 Gary Ross; 1999 Thomas Telfer; 2005 Janet Farrell; 1/1/2007-10/5/2009 Danna Drum Hastings (secondary appt); 2012 Dan Benson. MAGIC VALLEY HISPANIC MINISTRIES: 2003 Noel Morfin; 2008 Discontinued. MARQUAM: 1968 Merlin McGladrey; 1972 Burton Bastuscheck; 1977 Clarence R. Desler; 1979 Ashad Haqq; 1982 Stephan Ross; 1985 Al Boyer; 1986 Tim Overton-Harris; 1989 Eugene Walters; 1995 William Seagren; 2001 Daniel Houghton; 2003 Rand Sargent. McCABE: 1967 Wesley Hall; 1970 Ralph Ohling; 1977 Willard Norman; 1986 Karen Little; 1990 William Hare; 1994 Sandra Daniels; 1995 Mark Anderson; 2000 Margaret Golden; 2011 Gary Langenwalter; 2013 TBS. McMINNVILLE: 1967 Charles Kerr; 1973 Verle Mitchell; 1979 Warren C. Thomas; 1986 Charles McCarthy; 1994 William Lineberry; 1999 Stephan Ross; 2010 Courtney McHill. MEDFORD FIRST: 1967 T. Askew Crumbley; Assoc: Ross Knotts; 1978 Lloyd G. Uecker, Assoc: Jeffrey Low; 1981 Delbert M. Keller, Assoc: John I. Watts; 1985 Assoc: Sue Wildman; 1988 Assoc: Ronald J. Crandall; 1991 Assoc: Brenda Bettinger-Anderson & Mark Bettinger-Anderson; 1992 Assoc: Cora “Bunny” Oliver; 1995 Emmett Shortreed; 1999 William E. McDonald, Assoc: Darey Burkhalter; 2001-2009 Dorita Betts Borgerson (PD); 2004 Assoc: Caren Caldwell; 2008 John Tucker, Assoc: Linda Tucker. MEDFORD ST. LUKE’S: 1968 Ross Knotts; 1970 Merged with Medford First. MERIDIAN: 1965 Ralph Fothergill; 1971 Charles W. Easley, Jr.; 1975 Stanley W. Day; 1979 Verle L. Mitchell; 1986 Assoc: Dale Metzger; 1987 Ralph A. Lawrence; 1995 William Hays; 2002 Leland Hunefeld; 2007 John Mars. MIDDLETON: 1969 L. Dwight Williams; 1970 Keith Maxwell; 1972 Mervyn C. Shay; 1974 David R. Kinman; 1979 Charles W. Chase; 1984 Mark Johnson; 1987 Daniel Secord; 1988 H. Lee Baker; 1991 Lura Kidner-Miesen; 1998 Robert Andrews-Bryant; 2001 Carolyn Buss Bowers; 2007 June Fothergill; 2012 David Raines. MILWAUKIE ST. PAUL’S: 1962 Thomas Whitehead; 1970 William Lavely; 1976 Fred E. Abney; 1983 Asa Mundell; 1987 James Fiske; 1994 Norman H. Barley; 1996 Linda Perry; 2005 Kathy Boyes; 2011 Daryl Blanksma.


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MILTON-FREEWATER: 1968 Norman Barley; 1975 Melvin W. Dixon; 1980 James D. Frisbie; 1986 Philip S. Hanni; 1992 Robin Yim; 1997 Jody Felton; 2001 Amy Pearson; 2004 Quinton Kimbrow. MOLALLA: 1967 Austin McGhee; 1974 Edward V. Hargreaves; 1978 Arshad Haqq, Assoc: Burton C. Bastuscheck; 1986 Ray Hinton; 1997 Thomas Rannells; 2000 Daniel Thompson-Aue; 2005 Pam Gurley; 2013 Jonathan Enz. MONMOUTH: 1968 Verle Mitchell; 1973 Howard A. Smith; 1976 Assoc: Judith Smith; 1977 Assoc: John Goff (U.P.); 1978 Merged with United Presbyterian to form Christ Church Methodist & Presbyterian United. MONMOUTH CHRIST CHURCH METHODIST & PRESBYTERIAN UNITED: 1978 Stuart R. Shaw, Assoc: John Goff (U.P.); 1981 E. John Powers; 1987 William Barlow; 1994 Gerry Hill; 2000 Chris Whitehead; 12/3/06 Carol Swanson; 2007 James Simmons; 2013 David Bean. MONROE: 1962 D. Glen Hughes; 1970 Wesley Hall; 1975 R. Thomas Tucker; 1978 Edward V. Hargreaves; 1982 Elam J. Anderson; 1985 Carol J. Thompson; 1994 Sue Joiner; 2000 Jerry Gilmer; 2001 Jonathan Enz; 2008 Kirk Jeffrey; 2009 Jeffrey Gordon; 2012 Catherine Davis; 2013 TBS. MOUNTAIN HOME: 1971 Henry Dockter; 1972 Orville Covault; 1974 Dayton Loomis; 1979 Fred E. Hoadley; 1982 La Vernae Hohnbaum; 1985 John Freeman; 1989 Donna Lowman-Pritchard; 1992 Orville Nilsen; 1996 John Caylor; 2000 Anne Weld-Martin; 2012 Carolynne Fairweather & Roger Weeks; 12/1/12 Steve Ingram. MURTAUGH COMMUNITY: 1967 Delbert P. Remaley; 1973 Darwin E. Secord; 1978 John Wood; 1987 Dale Metzger; 1993 Jerry Steele; 1999 Merged with Kimberly to form Crossroads UMC. MYRTLE CREEK: 1966 Clarence Desler; 1970 John Wood; 1978 Bonnie Parr Philipson & James Parr Philipson; 1984 Norman H. Barley; 1990 Shirley Knight; 1996 Don Knepp & Shirley Manning Knepp; 1998 June Fothergill; 2007 James Anderson; 2009 Matt Henry; 2011 Tauileata Moli. MYRTLE POINT: 1965 Gerald C. Nelson; 1968 Wilmer Brigg; 1970 Eleanor Stanley; 1971 Edward E. Springman; 1973 Wilmer Briggs; 1974 John A. Ulrich; 1977 Thomas Skyler; 1979 D. Glen Hughes; 1987 Gwen Drake; 1991 Janet Farrell; 1997 Marcie Collins; 2002 Lorel Bresko; 9/1/06 Ken Autrey; 2007 Discontinued. NAMPA FIRST: 1968 Ernest Wilson; 1978 A. Joseph Housh; 1980 Assoc: Michael Runyon; 1982 Assoc: Donald E. Hanna; 1990 Thomas Larson; 1996 Jon K. Brown; 1999 Frank Hancock; 2005 Kim Fields; 2010 John Watts. NAMPA SOUTHSIDE: 1968 Mervyn Shay; 1973 Fred Abney; 1976 Deborah Pitney & John Pitney; 1981 David Guard; 1986 Chris Torp; 1989 Ron Adcock (Interim); 1990 Aura Lee Jabs; 1993 Daniel Wilson-Fey; 2001 Margaret Lofsvold; 12/1/06 Joseph Housh; 2007 Jack Bynum. NEHALEM BAY: 1965 Kenneth Coggon; 1973 Alfred E. Vosper; 1981 Robert F. Dowrey; 1986 Donald West; 1992 Linda Perry; 1996 Robert Hefty; 2000 Ron Crandall; 2002 Scott Allen; 2009-10 Carol Brown (secondary appt); 2011 Jody Felton. NEWBERG: 1969 Orval Whitman; 1976 Hillis B. Slaymaker; 1979 Assoc: Leslie Hall; 1980 Assoc: W. Terence Erbele; 1982 James R. Fellers, Assoc: David Grauer: 1987 Assoc: Donna Lowman-Pritchard; 1988 Robert Kingsbury; 1989 Thomas H. Tate; 1995 Steve Wolff; 2001 Jane Shaffer; 2010 Robert Flaherty. NEW MEADOWS: 1968 Douglas Tiffany; 1975 Woodrow D. Harris; 1977 Michael D. Powell; 1983 Mervyn C. Shay; 1986 Douglas J. Hale; 1987 Harvey Rindfliesh; 1989 Letha Essinger; 1999 Kirk Jeffery; 2002 Carol Thompson; 2003 Richard Fuss; 2007 Martha Caputo; 2008 Letha Essinger; 2009 Peter Geoffrion; 2010 To Be Supplied; 2/6/11 Andy Satta; 2013 Jim Hardenbrook. NORTH BEND: 1967 Richard Burdon; 1970 L. Edwin Cooke; 1973 John H. Mann, Jr.; 1975 Luis Bove: 1977 Donald R. Forbes; 12/83 R. Park Anderson; 1983 Stuart R. Shaw; 1989 Brenda Wills; 1994 Pamela Meese; 2008 Jerry Steele; 2013 Laura Ann Beville.


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NORTH POWDER: 1969 Alfred Boschee; 1971 Robert Dowrey; 1975 Grace E. Drake; 1978 James D. Frisbie, Maurice A. Gunn; 1982 Robert L. Flaherty; 1/1/86 James Wenger-Monroe; 1988 Janice King; 1991 Don Knepp & Shirley Manning Knepp; 1996 Sally Wiens; 2004 Jerry Peters; 2005 Bob Swales; 2008 Ernest Smith; 2013 Circuit Supply. NYSSA: 1964 Ralph Lawrence; 1968 J. Donald Crego; 1972 Robert Hutchinson; 1975 James Monroe; 1978 Darwin E. Secord; 1981 Mark Rolfsma; 1984 Rand Sargent; 1/89 David Grauer; 1989 Linda Perry; 1992 Jody Felton; 1997 James Anderson; 2007 John Go; 2011 TBS [John Watts, supervising elder]; 2013 Rochelle Killett. NYSSA/WEISER/CALDWELL HISPANIC MINISTRIES: 1998 Victor Gonzales; 2005 became Lower Snake River Hispanic Ministries. OAK GROVE: 1963 Herbert Morris; 1970 Harold Nye; 1974 C. Keith Mills; 1979 Stanley W. Day; 1981 David A. Stewart; 1982 Assoc: R. Scott Harkness; 1984 R. Scott Harkness, Assoc: Kristan Burkert; 1991 Lawrence A. Loftus; 1994 Wayne Weld-Martin; 1999 Donald Barnhart; 2008 James Frisbie. OAK GROVE CHAPEL: 1971 Discontinued. OAKRIDGE: 1967 John Luebke; 1971 Merle Benson; 1978 Otis C. Harden; 1982 Ronald J. Crandall; 1988 David Upp; 1989 Karen Slotta; 1993 Susan Priest; 1999 Jack Bynum; 2003 Jack Cornell; 2007 Chuck Cram; 2010 Erin Geoffrion; 2012 Val Ford; 2013 Elaine Steele. ODELL: 1967 Al Boyer; 1974 Sydney B. Gaither; 1976 Edward J. Stubbs; 1982 Linda Perry; 1989 Robert A. Ledden; 1993 Todd Bartlett, Laura Jaquith Bartlett (DM); 1997 May Gustafson; 1999 David Kirkwood; 2000 Joined with Pine Grove as one charge (Pine Grove-Odell). ONTARIO FIRST: 1968 Milton Jordan, Jr.; 1971 Robert Wallace; 1974 James W. Buffington; 1978 Thomas H. Tate; 1980 Robert McNabb; 1983 Michael Sheridan; 1992 Donald West; 1997 Roberta Patterson; 2002 Linda Tucker; 2008 Jennifer Mercer; 2011 John Go; 2012 Christa Klosterman. ONTARIO COMMUNITY: 1959 George Uyemura; 1971 Supplied; 1972 Masayoshi Kawashima; 1981 Tong H. Liu; 1989 David E. Upp; 1995 Keith Igarashi; 1/1/07 Ralph Lawrence; 2007 Eugene Hall; 2010 To Be Supplied; 2011 Discontinued. OREGON CITY: 1968 Boone White; 1972 Dwight Townsen; 1973 Assoc: John McMurtrey; 1979 James H. Smith, Assoc: Wesley D. Taylor; 1985 Wesley D. Taylor, Assoc: Tim Overton-Harris; 1987 Assoc: Larry Monk; 1990 Assoc: Jeff Strobel; 1991 Wayne Hill; 1994 Anne Weld-Martin; 1999 Gary Ross; 2009 Gerry Hill; 2013 William Michael Benischek. PAISLEY: 1969 Merle G. Benson; 1971 John Luebke; 1974 Fred Lydum; 1980 William E. Hare; 1982 John D. Skien; 1984 Thomas E. Myers; 1987 Steven L. Mitchell; 1991 H. Lee Baker; 1993 Damon Wright; 1996 Gene Hammond; 1998 Rodderick Gabbert; 2002 Charles Chase; 2006 Viola Goodman; 2011 Steve Mitchell; 2012 Allen Trachsel. PAUL: 1968 Alice May Woolley; 1978 Cecil Stanley; 1981 Darwin Secord; 1983 James Frank Mitchell; 1984 Assoc: Darlene Mitchell; 1985 Byron W. Kaiser; 1987 Jody E. Felton; 1992 Frank Hancock; 1994 Michael Kennedy; 1995 Karen Martin; 1996 Steve Wardrum; 1999 Elaine Steele; 2008 James DeVall; 2010 To Be Supplied; 2011 Pamela Meese. PAYETTE: 1969 Edward V. Hargreaves; 1974 Ralph A. Lawrence; 1981 Delbert P. Remaley; 1983 Robert E. Hefty; 1990 David Stewart; 1998 Jonathan Anderson; 2002 John Tucker; 2008 Phillip Kearse; 2010 William Hays. PENDLETON: 1964 Dwight Townsen; 1972 Paul LaRue; 1976 James R. Fellers; 1982 Karl C. Evans; 1984 Katherine Tomera; 1987 John Wood; 1993 Daryl Blanksma; 1996 Wendy Woodworth; 2000 Matt Henry; 2004 Sandra Kimbrow. PHILOMATH COLLEGE: 1971 Otis Harden; 1975 Elam J. Anderson; 1979 David R. Kinman; 1985 Stephan Ross; 1992 Sheryl Hill-Tanquist; 1995 Jonathan Enz; 2001 William Seagren.


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PINE GROVE: 1967 Charles McDonald; 1971 Alfred Boyer; 1974 Sydney B. Gaither; 1976 Edward J. Stubbs; 1982 Linda Perry; 1989 Robert A. Ledden; 1993 Todd Bartlett, Laura Jaquith Bartlett (DM); 1997 May Gustafson; 1999 David Kirkwood; 2000 Joined with Odell as one charge (Pine Grove-Odell). PINE GROVE-ODELL: 2000 David Kirkwood; 2005 Marvin Jones; 2006 Larry Ward; 2010 Christy Matson. PLEASANT HOME: 1962 Kenneth Abbott; 1975 John F. Luebke; 1981 Katherine Tomera; 1984 Ron D. Borden; 1986 Bruce Montgomery; 2005 John Tindell; 2008 Laura (Rockwell) Beville; 2010 Bill Taylor. POCATELLO: 1968 William Hoffhines; 1970 James V. Airey; 1974 Assoc: L. Samuel Sebring, Jr.; 1977 Thomas W. Foster; 1979 Assoc: Susan Caille; 1985 Wayne L. Hill; 1987 Assoc: Craig Hall Cutting; 1991 R. Scott Harkness, Assoc: Michael Hollomon; 1995 Thomas H. Tate; 2003 Eric Brown; 2008 Michelle Gowin; 2009 Craig Strobel. PORTLAND BENNETT CHAPEL: 1965 Arshad Haqq; 1971 Ray Otto; 1977 Lawrence Monk; 1979 Jeremy Landau; 1981 Terry Voss; 1985 James H. Smith; 1989 Gerald R. Tanquist; 1993 Marianne Gallagher (DM); 1993 James Green; 1998 Ezekiel Ette; 2003 Roger Carlson; 2009 Marcia Hauer; 2012 Tuiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;nauvea Fuapau. PORTLAND CAPITOL HILL: 1967 Arthur Hansen; 1972 Laron Hall; 1978 Gerald Tanquist; 1982 Roger W. Weeks; 1984 R. Alan Birr; 1985 Donavan Burkert-Kerr; 1988 Kenneth Haftorson; 1997 David Buss; 2000 Sid Harris; 2006 Myoung Sub Cho; 2010 David Weekley; 2012 Rinya Frisbie; 2013 Eilidh Lowery. PORTLAND CENTENARY WILBUR: 1965 A. H. Richardson; 1979 Donald G. Barnhart; 1987 James Coppedge; 1988 Merged with Sunnyside to form Sunnyside Centenary UMC. PORTLAND CHERRY PARK: 1969 W. Gregg Monroe; 1973 Edward E. Springman; 1977 Luis Bove; 1978 Hugh Tattersall; 1982 Fred Kane; 1984 Emmett Shortreed; 1987 John Grimsted; 1993 Cynthia Greene; 1998 Jeanie Stoppel; 2002 Roberta Patterson; 2006 David Bean; 2013 Thomas (Ted) Myers. PORTLAND CHRIST: 1963 James V. Airey; 1970 Asa Mundell; 1977 Donald Colburn; 1980 Assoc: Stephen S. Kim; 1982 Assoc: Yen Pyo Hong; 1986 Eugene Walters; 1989 Edward E. Springman; 1991 William E. McDonald; 1999 Amy Overton-Harris & Timothy Overton-Harris, youth pastor: David Weekley; 2004 Rinya Frisbie; 2006 Brett Strobel. PORTLAND EPWORTH: 1966 Francis Hayashi; 1970 Masaji M. Goto; 1978 Chester V. Earls; 1990 Gary A. Oba; 1994 Dean S. H. Yamamoto; 2001 Barbara Bellus; 4/1/07 Patricia Kessel; 2007 David Weekley; 2010 Robin Yim. PORTLAND ERROL HEIGHTS: 1969 Collis Blair; 1971 Stuart R. Shaw; 1973 David Schneider; 1975 Norman Barley; 1982 Donald B. West; 1983 Merged with Laurelwood UMC. PORTLAND FIRST: 1963 Raymond Balcomb; 1965 Assoc: Burton Bastuscheck; Chester V. Earls; 1971 Assoc: John Ulrich; 1978 Assoc: Robert D. McNeil: 1982 T. Askew Crumbley, Assoc: Kathleen P. Dintruff; 1985 Assoc: T. Jeffrey Low; 1987 H. Laron Hall, Assoc: William McFarland; 1990 Assoc: Paul Self-Price; 1994 Ross Miller, Assoc: Wendy Woodworth; 1996 Assoc: Malcolm Buck; 1997 Assoc: Scott Warden; 1998 Assoc: Brenda Sene; 2001 Arvin Luchs; 2005 Assoc: Lowell Greathouse; 2010 Assoc: Peggy Luckman; 2011 Donna Pritchard; 2012 Assoc: Jeremy Smith, Richard Storment. PORTLAND FREMONT: 1968 Laurence Loftus; 1976 Wayne L. Hill; 1985 Daniel S. Pitney; 1995 Lawrence C. Martin; 1998 David Helms-Peyer; 2003 Assoc: Patricia Hessel; 2004 Wendy Woodworth; 7/1/2013 Steve Sprecher; 8/12/2013 Philip Airhart; 1/1/2014 Manohar (Mantu) Joshi. PORTLAND GARDEN HOME: 1969 Roy Ludlow; 1970 Edward Liebman; 1972 Lawrence Monk; 1977 Mervyn C. Shay; 1979 Orville N. Nilson; 1986 Gary Ross; 1992 Sandra Daniels; 1995 Discontinued. PORTLAND GRACE KOREAN: 1991 Dai Kyu Lee; 2002 supplied; 2004 Kwang-Won Kim; 2005 Sin Hee Hwang.


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PORTLAND HUGHES MEMORIAL: 1968 J. Hugh Cummings; 1970 Richard Parker; 1973 John Ulrich; 1978 Austin V. Ray; 1981 Wayne M. Reynolds; 1986 Curtis Kirkpatrick; 2003 Ezekiel Ette; 2005 Patricia Kessel & Joseph Friedman; 2006 Michael Cowan; 3/15/07 Lois Wagner; 2010 Robin Franklin. PORTLAND KOREAN: 1980 Stephen S. Kim; 1982 Yen Pyo Hong: 1991 Tae Kun Kim; 1993 Jay Sung Yang; 2000 supplied; 2003 Kil Sang Yoon; 2004 Kwang Seog Oh. PORTLAND LAURELWOOD: 1968 Stuart Shaw; 1973 David R. Schneider; 1975 Norman H. Barley; 1982 Donald B. West; 1986 A. Harper Richardson; 1988 James Coppedge; 1995 Robert Dan Simmons; 1999 Bob Leverenz; 2000 Nse Ette-Umoh; 2004 Marvin Jones (pastor of record); 2005 Tim Winslea (pastor of record); 2012 discontinued. PORTLAND LENTS: 1967 Collis Blair: 1971 Ray Otto; 1975 Lawrence e. Monk; 1977 Jeremy Landau; 1979 Supplied; 1980 Curtis Kirkpatrick; 1986 Brenda Wills; 1987 Roderick Leupp; 1988 Edgar Raynis; 1992 Mark Bettinger-Anderson; 1993 James Greene; 1995 Discontinued. PORTLAND LINCOLN STREET: 1967 J.C. Johannes; 1971 M.A. Groves; 1977 John T. Schwiebert; 1986 Gerry Etchison; 1989 Cindy McNutt-Kaestner; 1991 David Williams; 1993 Robert Dan Simmons; 1999 Bob Leverenz; 2000 Tim Lewis; 1/1/05 Tim Winslea & Elizabeth Winslea. PORTLAND METANOIA PEACE COMMUNITY: 1986 John T. Schwiebert. PORTLAND METZGER: 1968 Waichi Oyanagi; 1974 Ralph H. Richardson; 12/78 Penny Christianson; 1979 Leland E. Henefeld; 1982 Laurence A. Loftus; 1991 Lawrence Monk; 1997 Robin Yim; 9/1/08 Janine DeLaunay; 2012 Christy Dirren; 2013 merged with Tigard. PORTLAND MONTAVILLA: 1969 Raymond A. Thompson; 1974 Orville A. Coats; 1978 Tom Tucker; 1983 Roger W. Thompson; 1985 Edgar A. Raynis; 1987 Allyn Rieke; 1989 Donald Colburn; 1994 Brenda Wills; 1996 Daniel Thompson-Aue; 1998 Rhoda Pittman Markus (FD); 2000 David Weekley; 2007 Laura Truby; 2009 Margaret Lofsvold; 2012 Tim Winslea & Elizabeth Winslea. PORTLAND PATTON CENTRAL: 1966 Dale J. Nicholson; 1972 Michael L. Collins; 1975 Robert F. Dowrey; 1988 Merged with Portland Woodlawn. PORTLAND PARKROSE: 1965 Vernon Groves; 1969 Assoc: M.A. Groves; 1971 Peter Warner; 1972 Assoc: Arvin Luchs; 1978 Assoc: Luis V. Bove; 1980 Kline F. Dickerson; 1981 James P. Monroe; 1984 Ralph Wilde; 1988 William Hays; 1995 Brett C. Strobel; 1998 John Preer; 1999 Frank Shields; 2000 Jeff Low; 2001 Tom Rannels; 2002 William Gates. PORTLAND PIONEER: 1968 Ralph Lawrence; 1974 James F. Coppedge; 1977 William E. Lineberry; 1978 Emmett Shortreed; 1981 Perry Jackman; 1985 John Page; 1986 Robert F. Newberg; 1995 Allyn C. Rieke; 2001 Ezekiel Ette; 2003 Paul Darling; 2/21/11 Marshall Wattman-Turner; 2012 Manohar (Mantu) Joshi; 2013 Christy Dirren. PORTLAND ROCKWOOD: 1966 Gerald Tanquist; 1973 Charles Kerr; 1982 Keith Maxwell; 1985 Ralph C. Fothergill; 1994 Perry Jackman; 2004 Alejandro Hinojosa; 1/05 Julie Davis; 2010 Thomas “Ted” Myers. PORTLAND ROSE CITY PARK: 1966 Robert W. Burtner, Assoc: James Smith, Assoc: S. Dallas McNeil; 1972 Assoc: John T. Schwiebert; 1976 H. James Jenkins; 1977 Assoc: Leicester R. Longdon; 1982 Assoc: Leland E. Hunefeld; 1987 Thomas Whitehead; 1992 John I. Watts; 1994 Assoc: Ruth Gray; 2003 Thomas Tate; 2013 James Simmons. PORTLAND SELLWOOD: 1966 John McMurtrey; 1973 L. Max Wills; 1977 R. Scott Harkness; 1982 Gary Nedelisky; 10/84 Brenda Wills; 1987 Kristan Burkert; 1990 Donald A. Boyce; 1994 Paul D. SelfPrice; 1997 Malcolm Buck; 1999 William Cunnings; 2001 Paul Darling; 2003 Luther Sturtevant; 2006 Myoung Sub Cho; 2010 David Weekley; 2012 Discontinued. PORTLAND SELLWOOD KOREAN FELLOWSHIP: 2003 Cha Ok Kyung; 2006 Discontinued. PORTLAND SUNNYSIDE: 1969 Paul V. LaRue; 1972 Robert D. McNeil; 1978 Frank W. Shields; 1988 Merged with Centenary Wilbur to form Sunnyside Centenary.


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PORTLAND SUNNYSIDE CENTENARY: 1988 Frank W. Shields; 1999 Mark Reid & Tim Lewis; 2001 Marvin Jones; 2005 Tim Winslea & Elizabeth Winslea; 2012 Chuck Currie. PORTLAND TABOR HEIGHTS: 1964 Lloyd G. Uecker; 1977 Assoc: T. Jeffrey Low; 1978 Herbert E. Richards; 1981 Assoc: La Vernae Dick; 1982 Assoc: T. Jeffrey Low; 1985 V. Leon Bolen; 1988 James Fellers; 1992 Priscilla Buffington; 1994 Ronald Crandall; 1999 Marshall Wattman-Turner; 2008 Don Barnhart; 2012 John Go. PORTLAND TONGAN FELLOWSHIP: 2003 Amy Overton-Harris; 2004 Sione Malua; 2005 Tui’nauvai Fuapau; 2006 Changed name to Lents Tongan Fellowship. PORTLAND TRINITY: 1969 Ralph Richardson; 1974 George Emerson; 1977 James Hulett; 1983 Allyn C. Rieke; 1987 T. Jeffrey Low; 2000 Wendy Woodworth; 2004 Amy Overton-Harris; 2011 Laura Truby; 10/1/2012 Sandy Storment. PORTLAND UNIVERSITY PARK: 1967 Earnest Bell; 1972 Ronald Ray; 1978 Roger Weeks; 1981 Rand D. Sargent; 1984 Glenn Waltman; 1988 Karen Crooch; 1995 Priscilla Walters; 1999 David Jenkins; 2001 Jeanne Knepper; 2004-09 Assoc: Marcia Hauer; 2012 Chuck Currie. PORTLAND VERMONT HILLS: 1968 Terry Kent; 1970 James Hulett; 1977 Lawrence Martin; 1983 John A. Wallace; 1986 Thomas Fletcher; 1988 Rebecca Wenger-Monroe; 1993 Charles Cooper; 2004 Timothy Overton-Harris. PORTLAND WEST PORTLAND: 1962 Delbert Keller; 1974 Edson G. Gilmore; 1984 Virginia Curtis; 1987 Sidney Corl; 1994 Rand D. Sargent; 1997 Robin Yim; 9/1/08 Janine DeLaunay; 2012 Rinya Frisbie; 2013 Kalina Malua-Katoa. PORTLAND WESTSIDE: 1995 Daniel Pitney; 2009 Brian Shimer. PORTLAND WILSHIRE: 1967 David Schnieder; 1972 George A. Trobough; 1975 Wesley O. Hall; 1979 Thomas R. Fletcher; 1982 Flora “Bee” Hall; 1989 Janice Haftorson; 1996 Paul Darling; 1998 Lois Wagner; 2010 To Be Supplied; 2011 Gloria Marple. PORTLAND WILSHIRE NATIVE AMERICAN FELLOWSHIP: 2004 Lois Wagner; 2010 To Be Supplied; 2011 Gloria Marple; 2013 Intern: Norma Trimble. PORTLAND WOODLAWN: 1967 Benjamin Owre; 1973 John Ulrich; 1974 Waichi Oyanagi; Robert Andrews-Bryant; 1983 Luther E. Sturtevant; 1988 Merged with Patton Central: 2003 Ezekiel Ette; 2005 Patricia Kessel & Joseph Friedman; 2006 Michael Cowan; 3/15/07 Lois Wagner; 2009 Roger Carlson; 2012 Paul Darling & Julie Davis; 2013 Eric Conklin. PRAIRIE CITY: 1969 Darwin Secord; 1973 Karl C. Evans; 1977 John Page; 1982 Robert F. Newberg, Jr.; 1986 Robert A. Ledden; 1989 Marlin M. Brownell; 1998 Albert Hanson; 2002 Denny Diezel; 2006 Daniel Benson; 2009 Marcie Collins; 2010 Discontinued. RAINIER: 1969 David A. Stewart; 1972 Ralph Cooper; 1973 James Bradshaw; 1976 Sidney Corl; 1987 Richard C. Rash; 1989 Robert Kingsbury; 1993 John Mars; 1997 Gwen Drake; 1998 Paul Darling; 2001 Joyce Cann; 2002 Patsy Sturtevant; 2007 Carolyn Bowers; 2013 Rinya Frisbie. REEDSPORT COVENANT: 1967 Ted Hulbert; 1970 Calvin Sutherlin; 1971 Violet Bolliger; 1976 Luis Bove; 1977 Donald R. Forbes; 1979 Joseph Bowman; 1983 Supplied; 1985 Jeanie Stoppel; 1993 Supplied; 1994 Roger Carlson; 1999 Robert Hefty; 2002 James Ives. RICHFIELD COMMUNITY: 1968 Hardy Thompson; 1973 Nathan Ware; 1976 Robert A. League; 1979 Ron Borden; 1982 David E. Weekley; 1986 Arthur P. Knight; 1988 Adele Hustis; 1992 Daniel Thompson-Aue; 1996 Robert Andrews-Bryant; 1998 William Lineberry; 2007 David Buechler; 2011 Jeffery Rickman. RICHLAND: 1968 Russell Booher; 1978 Sidney Sandusky; 1982 Judy Marshall; 1989 Keith Thornberg; 1991 William E. Shields. ROGUE ROCK: 1999 Alice G. Knotts; 2004 Discontinued.


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ROSEBURG: 1967 Hillis Slaymaker; 1968 Assoc: Gerald Neslon; 1972 Assoc: Raymond E. Hinton; 1976 Vernon A. Groves; 1977 Assoc: Ted L. Hulbert; 1985 Lawrence Monk & Susan Nelson Caille; 1986 Lawrence Monk; 1987 Thomas Foster; 1990 Colleen Foster (DM); 1996 Robert Flaherty; 12/4/01 William Gates; 2002 Shirley Knight; 11/15/02 Robert Flaherty; 2006 Daryl Blanksma; 2011 R. Scott Harkness. RUPERT: 1967 Warren H. McConnell; 1969 Everett Gardner; 1971 Sydney B. Gaither; 1974 Mervyn C. Shay; 1977 Kline F. Dickerson; 1980 Ralph Wilde; 1984 David S. Smith; 10/86 William Lineberry; 1994 Keith Wise; 2005 Jerry Steele; 2008 Pamela Meese. ST. HELENS: 1962 Donald Colburn; 1970 Willard Norman; 1973 Stuart R. Shaw; 1977 Allyn C. Rieke; 1983 Luis Bove; 1990 Penny Christianson; 1994 Gerry Etchison; 2004 Michael Gregor; 2013 Rinya Frisbie. SALEM CHEMAWA: 1968 Gerald McCray; Discontinued 1975. SALEM ENGLEWOOD: 1968 Chelus E. Fried; 1973 Keith Maxwell; 1982 Charles C. Kerr; 1988 Susan West; 1990 William D. McFarland; 1994 John Caylor; 1996 David Upp; 1999 Sydney Bell; 2003 Steven Mitchell; 2006 Rinya Frisbie, Assoc: Roberta Egli; 2008 Roberta Egli; 2010 Jon Langenwalter. SALEM FIRST: 1960 Henry Haines; 1968 Assoc: James Hulett; 1970 C. Gene Albertson, Assoc: Ted L. Hulbert; 1977 Assoc: Judith Smith; 1978 Thomas Whitehead, Assoc: Virginia Curtis; 1980 Assoc: Timothy Stover; 1984 Assoc: Gerald Hill; 1987 Steve Tollefson, Assoc: Jane Shaffer; 1993 Assoc: Lynn Rabenstein; 1998 Scott Harkness; 2001 Mary Ann Googins (PD); 2003 Sue Owen; 2005 Susan Boegli; 2009 Dan Pitney, Assoc: Robyn Morrison (through 2010). SALEM JASON LEE: 1963 Myron Hall; 1965 Assoc: George Roseberry; 1974 Nevitt B. Smith; 1981 A. Harper Richardson; 1986 David Weekley; 1991 Gwen Drake; 1997 William Ripley; 1999 Barbara Bellus; 2001 Karen Nelson; 2006 Rinya Frisbie, Assoc: Roberta Egli; 2008 Edson Gilmore; 1/1/2013 Jon Langenwalter. SALEM LESLIE: 1963 Gerald McCray; 1975 Kenneth F. Abbott; 1981 Discontinued. SALEM MORNINGSIDE: 1969 Charles W. Easley, Jr.; 1971 William B. Hoffhines; 1981 Robert C. Harvey; 1987 Katherine Tomera; 1988 Assoc: Sandra Daniels; 1989 Assoc: Tim Overton-Harris; 1994 Assoc: Brian Nelson-Munson; 1997 Rebecca Wenger-Monroe; 2003 Karen Crooch; 2007 Michael Powell; 2013 Wendy Woodworth. SALEM TRINITY: 1968 William Lavely; 1969 Assoc: Donald Campbell; 1970 James Thompson; 1972 Assoc: David Stewart; 1976 Assoc: Mary Ellen Eichelberger; 1979 V. Leon Bolen; 1/84 Assoc: Jane Shaffer; 1985 Thomas W. Foster; 1987 Paul Jewell, Assoc: R. Kevin Seckel; 1993 Jon Langenwalter, Assoc: Lori Woodruff; 1994 Assoc: David Youngblood; 2003 Janet Burkhart. SALEM WEST SALEM: 1969 James Patterson; 1972 Dayton Loomis; 1974 Wesley Taylor; 1977 George A. Trobough; 1981 Wayne Weld-Martin; 1985 Benjamin L. Owre; 1987 Daniel Thompson; 1989 La Vernae Hohnbaum; 1992 Leland Hunefeld; 1995 David Upp; 1996 Sid Harris; 2000 Richard Parker; 2002 Greg Poland; 2004 Arturo Fernandez; 2006 Norm Barley. SEASIDE: 1968 Wayne Kobes; 1972 Edward Liebman; 1976 Henry N. Easley; 1986 Orville Nilsen; 1992 David Helms-Peyer; 1998 Daryl Blanksma; 2006 Christina Fridel; 2009 John Tindell. SHEDD: 1967 John T. Elmore; 1970 Clarence Desler; 1977 Raymond L. Otto; 1980 Ralph D. Ohling; 1985 Elam J. Anderson; 1/1/91 Ruth Shirley; 1999 Bruce Andrews; 2003 Ruth Marsh; 2005 Sharon Tuck; 2007 Karen Nelson; 2009 Discontinued. SHELLEY: 1968 Harold Black; 1970 Karl Evans; 1973 Edward A. Bawden; 1977 Delbert P. Remaley; 1979 Katherine Tomera; 1981 Linda Phillips; 1985 Lisbeth K. Linley; 1987 James Green; 1989 Janet Burkhart; 1993 Luann Howard; 2004 Michael Kennedy; 2006 Davey Lefler. SHERIDAN: 1969 Robert Wallace; 1973 Benjamin L. Owre; 1978 Gerald T. McCray, Sr.; 1983 William B. Hoffhines; 1986 Craig Tarter-Strobel; 1991 Kent D. Stangland; 1993 Albert Hanson; 1999 Ruth Marsh; 2003 Margaret Golden; 2006 TBS; 2008 Carol Swanson; 2010 Melanie Marcus; 2011 Ken Johnson.


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SHERWOOD: 1965 Otis Harden; 1971 Arshad Haqq; 1978 Benjamin L. Owre; 1982 Dan Thompson; 1987 Joseph Lowman-Pritchard; 1992 Brenda Bettinger-Anderson; 1995 Marcie Collins; 1997 Eric Brown; 2003 Gerry Hill; 2009 Kirk Jeffery; 3/15/2011 Jane Shaffer; 2011 Penny Christianson; 2012 Carolynne Fairweather & Roger Weeks; 12/1/12 Steve Ingram. SHOSHONE: 1968 Hardy Thompson; 1973 Nathan M. Ware; 1976 Robert League; 1979 Ron D. Borden; 1982 David E. Weekley; 1986 Arthur P. Knight; 1988 Adele Hustis; 1/92 Daniel Thompson; 1992 Daniel Thompson-Aue; 1996 Robert Andrews-Bryant; 1998 William Lineberry; 2007 David Buechler; 2011 Jeffery Rickman. SILVERTON: 1966 Willard Norman; 1970 Donald Colburn; 1977 James E. Coppedge; 1980 Assoc: Larry McCann; 1982 Assoc: Stephan Ross; 1983 Robert L. Benefiel; 1985 Gary Powell; 1992 Donna Pritchard; 1999 Steven Mitchell; 2003 Allen Trachsel; 2008 Linda Quanstrom. SPRINGFIELD EBBERT MEMORIAL: 1967 Carl Mason; 1974 Charles I. McCarthy; 1978 Assoc: Rand D. Sargent; 1981 Eugene H. Walters, Assoc: Austin V. Ray; 1986 Earnest R. Bell; 1991 Vernon Groves; 1993 Verle Mitchell; 1996 Gregg Monroe; 2004 David Raines; 2011 Paul Darling; 2012 June Fothergill. SPRINGFIELD ST. PAUL CENTER: 1967 Laron Hall; 1971 Gene Hamblen; 1974 Edward A. Bawden; 1976 David Albright; 1980 Fred F. Lydum; 1984 Supplied; 1985 Ed McIndoo; 2001 Danna Drum Hastings; 2003 Gregg Monroe; 2004 David Raines; 2012 June Fothergill. STAYTON: 1969 Donald Diegelman; 1972 Arthur Hansen; 1983 Michael Powell; 1989 Flora “Bee” Hall; 1990 Charles F. Cooper; 1993 Sydney Harris; 1996 Norm Barley; 2001 Roger Carlson; 2003 Lura Kidner-Miesen. SUMMIT: 1977 Discontinued. SUTHERLIN: 1966 Violet Bolliger; 1971 James Buffington; 1974 Ralph A. Cairns; 1976 James R. Bradshaw; 1979 Stacy Hance; 1986 James E. Coppedge; 1987 Douglas Hale; 1993 Aura Lee Jabs; 2002 Albert Hanson; 2004 Glen Clark. SWEET: 1964 Mervyn Shay; 1969 William E. Lineberry; 1972 Elam Anderson; 1975 Harold W. Black; 1978 Donald West; 1982 Edgar A. Raynis; 1985 David R. Rieck; 1988 Kjell Knutsen; 1994 D. Scott Allen; 2002 Kirk Jeffery; 2007 Linda Biggs; 2012 David Thompson. SWEET HOME: 1965 Raymond Otto; 1971 Dennis L. Mullins; 1976 Sydney B. Gaither; 1/1/79 Lawrence E. Monk; 1985 Betty Luginbill; 1989 David Odell; 1994 Karen Little; 2003 April Hall Cutting; 2013 Joseph Medley. TALENT: 1966 Warren Thomas; 1974 Raymond C. Shaw; 1984 George Allen; 1986 Janet Kalita; 1988 Ross Knotts; 1991 Mark Bettinger-Anderson; 1992 Mary Ellen Hare; 1994 Supplied; 1995 William E. Hare; 1999 Alice G. Knotts; 2004 Mary Ellen Hare; 2008 Carol Heisel; 1/4/09 William E. Hare. TENMILE COMMUNITY: 1968 Gerald Nelson; 1972 Merle Burres; 1973 L. Edwin Cooke; 1974 Supplied; 1980 Emmett Dosier; 1986 Mary Ellen Hare & William Hare; 1990 Karen Little; 1/92 Stacy Hance; 1993 Karen Little; 1996 Ed Jabs; 2005 Ed Jabs; 2007 Sarah Anderson; 2009 Jane Davis. THE DALLES: 1969 E. John Powers; 1975 Charles W. Easley, Jr.; 1981 Roger W. Weeks; 1982 Gerald Tanquist; 1989 Allyn C. Rieke; 1995 Adele Hustis; 2001 Jody Felton; 2005 Marvin Jones; 2009 Robin Yim; 2010 Vallory Williams; 2011 Elizabeth Damico; 2012 Tyler Beane; 2013 Drew Frisbie. TIGARD: 1967 Clark Enz, Assoc: Darlow Johnson; 1972 Assoc: R. Thomas Tucker; 1975 David Smith, Assoc: Gregory J. Johanson; 1977 Richard R. Smith; 1979 Dwight Townsen; 1985 Vernon A. Groves; 1990 Assoc: Deanna L. Self-Price; 1991 Wesley D. Taylor; 1996 assoc: David Jenkins; 1999 Assoc: supplied; 2001 Bonnie Parr Philipson & James Parr Philipson; 2004 Carol Hier Thomason (FD); 2/1/05 Mary Ann Googins (FD); 2007 Leland Hunefeld. TILLAMOOK: 1963 Sydney Gaither; 1971 Harold Shellhart; 1973 Delbert T. Remaley; 1977 Wendell L. Coe; 1982 Thomas A. Fletcher, Assoc: David Thompson; 1986 Jon Langenwalter; 1993 Lawrence Martin; 1995 Douglas Hale; 1999 Phillip Kearse; 2004 Peggy Luckman; 2010 David Hurd (through 9/4/11) & Carol Brown (deacon, secondary appt) & Danielle Hurd (through 9/4/11); 11/27/11 Jerry Jefferies.


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TOLEDO TRINITY: 1968 Conrad Holmes; 1968 John Trost; 1969 E. Max Wills; 1971 Collis Blair; 1975 Ronald J. Crandall; 1982 Edward V. Hargreaves; 1987 Thomas E. Myers; 1993 Janet Burkhart; 1997 Carol Youngbird-Holt; 2000 Ardis Letey (FD); 2001 Ernest Smith XXVII; 2007 Sharon Cram Tuck. TROUTDALE FAITH: 1979 Orville A. Coats; 1980 James O. Burch; 1984 Thomas H. Tate; 1989 Donald A. Boyce; 1990 Brian Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Grady; 1994 Deanna Self-Price; 1997 Carolyn Buss Bowers; 2001 Bob Leverenz; 2007 Nanci Hicks; 2008 Laura (Rockwell) Beville; 2010 Karen Nelson; 2013 Sandi MacFadden. TUALATIN: 1965 Otis Harden; 1971 Arshad Haqq; 1978 Roger W. Thompson; 1983 George Izzett; 1984 James Buffington and Priscilla Anne Buffington; 1989 Perry Jackman; 1994 Edson Gilmore; 2001 Wesley Taylor; 12/1/07 Penny Christianson; 2011 Amy Overton-Harris. TURNER: 1968 C. Oren Walters; 1970 Luther Sturtevant; 1973 Discontinued. TWIN FALLS: 1965 Harold N. Nye; 1970 Herbert Morris; 1974 Raymond A. Thompson; 1975 Assoc: Brian Munson; 1978 Ernest E. Wilson, Assoc: Ron D. Borden; 1980 Assoc: John A. Wallace; 1981 John A. Wallace, Assoc: Barbara Bellus-Upp; 1983 R. Thomas Tucker & Gregory M. Lindsay; 1990 T. Wayne Weld-Martin & Anne E. Weld-Martin; 1994 James D. Frisbie, Assoc: Rinya Frisbie; 1998 Assoc: Susan Staley; 2003 Gregory Lindsay; 2008 Phil Airhart; 2013 David Childress. TYGH VALLEY: 1969 Ronald Crandall; 1971 Grace Weaver; 1978 George Allen; 1981 George Trobough; 1982 Stephen L. Allgeier; 1987 Bruce S. Andrews; 1990 Allen C. Trachsel; 1995 Donald Piercy; 1998 Jerry Holland. UNION: 1969 Alfred Boschee; 1971 Robert Dowrey; 1975 Grace E. Drake; 1978 James Frisbie & Rinya Frisbie; 1980 Maurice A. Gunn; 1982 Robert L. Flaherty; 1985 Donald A. Boyce; 1986 Rebecca WengerMonroe; 1988 Thomas R. Kirk; 1992 Gerry R. Etchison; 1995 Ernest Smith; 2001 Jerry Peters; 2005 Bill Bishop; 2010 Mike Lamb; 2012 TBS; 10/1/2012 Susan Peeples. UPPER ROGUE: 1967 Ross Knotts; 1971 Ronald Crandall; 1975 L. Samuel Sebring, Jr.; 1978 J. Ross Knotts; 1981 Betty N. Luginbill; 1987 Charles Cooper; 1990 Janet Campbell; 1998 Jack Cornell; 2002 William Hare; 2008 David Goodrich; 2013 Joseph Riker. VALE: 1964 Virden R. Seybold; 1969 Ralph Cairns; 1974 David Wetzel; 1975 Paul W. Burroughs; 1979 Maurice A. Gunn; 1980 Thomas K. Larson; 1984 Aura Lee Jabs; 1990 Daryl M. Blanksma; 1993 Jeanie Stoppel; 1999 Charles Chase; 2002 Sarah Anderson; 2007 Jennifer Mercer; 2011 Sue Faw; 11/4/2012 Andrew Williams. VENETA VALLEY: 1967 Ralph Ohling; 1970 Dayton Loomis; 1972 Supplied; 1979 Sydney B. Gaither; 1980 Brian K. Nelson-Munson; 1981 Pamela Nelson-Munson; 1991 David G. White; 1994 Jack Cornell; 1997 Raymond Hinton; 2000 Thomas Kirk; 2004 Phillip Airhart; 2008 Eilidh Lowery; 2011-2013 Jeff Lowery (deacon, secondary appt); 2013 Michael Gregor. WALLOWA: 1969 Gertrude Sorlein; 1975 Robert Hefty; 1980 Donald Hawkins; 1983 Donald A. Boyce; 1984 Charles W. Chase; 1990 Jerry Peters; 1999 Kaye Garver. WARRENTON: 1967 Reuben Tanquist; 1971 Paul Means; 1974 Kenneth G. Coggon; 1979 Keith Mendenhall; 1982 Susan West; 1986 Glen Stumbaugh; 1987 John Caylor III; 1989 Jerry Peters; 1990 Supplied; 1991 Albert Hanson; 1993 Delores Hodney; 1999 David R. Kinman; 2000 Delores Hodney; 2005 Judith Johnson; 2011 Jane Hill. WASCO: 1968 Perry Jackman; 1971 Larry McGhee; 1972 Allen C. Lambert; 1974 Alfred N. Boyer; 1983 Ernest I. Smith; 1985 June Fothergill; 1990 Norman Barley; 1995 David White; 1998 Jerry Gilmer; 2000 Bob Reasoner. WASHINGTON COUNTY HISPANIC MINISTRY:2013 Jorge Ramon Rodriguez WEISER: 1970 Grace Weaver; 1971 Merged with Weiser United Presbyterian. WENDELL: 1969 Woodrow Harris; 1975 Donald West; 1978 Gary M. Miller; 1981 Charles V. Chesson; 1982 David Knighton (Intern); 1983 Amy Jennings (Intern); 1984 Mary Ellen Hare; 1986 Janice K. Haftorson; 1988 Patricia Ann Hetrick; 1989 Sidney S. Harris; 1993 William Flanery; 1996 Daniel Houghton; 2001 Michael Hollomon.


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WESTON: 1968 Norman Barley; 1975 Melvin W. Dixon; 1980 James D. Frisbie; 1986 Philip S. Hanni; 1992 Robin Yim; 1997 Jody Felton; 2001 Amy Pearson; 2003 Quinton Kimbrow. WILBUR: 1966 Violet Bolliger; 1971 James Buffington; 1974 Ralph Cairns; 1976 James R. Bradshaw; 1979 Stacy Hance; 1986 James E. Coppedge; 1987 Douglas Hale; 1993 Aura Lee Jabs; 2002 Albert Hanson; 2004 Glen Clark. WILDER: 1966 J.J. Fleming; 1973 Grace Weaver; 1974 Merle Burres; 1975 Thomas Tate; 1978 David E. Guard; 1981 Susan J. Caille; 1985 Ramiro Cruz-Ahedo; 1994 Gay Jeffery; 1997 Kenneth Daugherty; 1998 Robert Andrews-Bryant; 2001 Carolyn Buss Bowers; 2007 June Fothergill; 2012 David Raines. WILDERVILLE T.L. JONES MEMORIAL: 1966 Stanley Day; 1970 D. Glen Hughes; 1979 G. Thomas Skyler; 1980 Gregory M. Lindsay; 1983 Donna Lowman; 1987 John Skien; 1993 Robert Ledden; 1999 David Goodrich; 2006 Charles Chase. WILLAMETTE: 1968 Ronald Ray; 1970 Orville Covault; 1973 Everett H. Gardner; 1976 John McMurtrey; 1980 Gary Powell; 1984 Clark Enz; 1988 Myrna Bernadel-Huey; 1993 Joanne Rannells; 1999 Marianne Gallagher; 1999 Susan Staley; 2002 Michael Cowan; 2007 Tom Truby; 2013 Jonathan Enz. WILLAMINA: 1969 Robert Wallace; 1973 Benjamin L. Owre; 1978 Gerald T. McCray, Sr.; 1984 Roderick Leupp; 1986 Craig Tarter-Strobel; 1990 Discontinued. WILLIAMSON RIVER: 1966 Eleanor Stanley; 1970 Robert Benson; 1971 Supplied; 1975 Gerald McCray, Sr.; 1978 Carol Seckel & Kevin Seckel; 1982 William Seagren; 1987 Patricia DumontDavidson; 1988 Paul Self-Price; 1990 Susan Nelson; 1995 Pattie Miske; 1996 Rachel Witcraft Chavez; 2001 Rachel Chavez & Bob Chavez; 2010 Discontinued. WILSONVILLE: 1968 Stanley Trefren; 1973 John McMurtrey; 1980 Gary Powell; 1985 Kathleen P. Dintruff; 10/1/86 Priscilla Buffington; 1988 Marshall Wattman-Turner; 1999 David Bean; 2005 Bruce Wenigmann; 9/28/11 Lois Wagner. WOODBURN: 1965 Orville Covault; 1969 John Ginter; 1979 James S. Thompson; 1984 Edson Gilmore; 1994 James Fiske, Judith Fiske (DM); 1995 Assoc: Jon Anderson; 2000 Katherine Raines, Assoc: David Raines; 2004 James Monroe; 2007-11 Minister of Small Groups: Joyce Sluss (FD); 2012 William Michael Benischek; 2013 Martha (Marty) Williams. WOODBURN HISPANIC MINISTRIES: 1988 Carlos Nu単ez; 1995 Supplied; Eleazar Rivera Garcia; 2003 Arturo Fernandez; 2004 Sarah Harkness; 2006 Laura Truby; 2008 Discontinued. YAMHILL: 1969 Merle Burres; 1973 Stephen A. Westfall; 1975 Collis C. Blair; 1980 George Compton; 1984 Rick Hohnbaum; 1989 Carol Ann Unger; 1991 Garry Hall; 1994 Penny Christianson; 2000 Kathy Boyes; 2001 Norm Barley; 2006 Gerry Etchison; 2008 Eric Conklin; 2011 Dexter Danielson [2012-2013 Dan Wilson-Fey, supervising elder; 2013 Margot Thompson, supervising elder]. YONCALLA: 1964 Ed Cook; 1970 Edwin Bayly; 1977 Ralph Ohling; 1980 Brenda S. Wills; 10/84 George W. Cobb; 1986 Henry N. Easley; 1988 Daniel Wilson-Fey; 1993 Gary Hull; 1998 Donald Piercy; 2003 Dann Houghton (2011 combined with Drain to become Hope).


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General & Jurisdictional Conference Delegations for Oregon-Idaho printed in order of election

Clergy Laity

Clergy Laity

2012

Laura Jaquith Bartlett Clay Andrew Donna Pritchard April Hall Cutting Scott Harkness John Go

Jan Nelson David Armstrong Bonnie McOmber Vincent Myers Mark Bateman Norm Dyer

Dale Harris George Stewart Tom Whitehead Judy Heath Ralph Lawrence Ann Bateman Ray Balcomb Donald McGalliard Austin Ray Colleen Foster Katherine Tomera Watford Reed

2008

Donna Pritchard Laura Jaquith Bartlett Bob Flaherty Scott Harkness

Greg Nelson Karen Bolin Joan Collison Jan Nelson

2004

Minerva Carca単o Tom Wogaman Steve Sprecher Greg Nelson Debbie Pitney Joan Collison Laura Jaquith Bartlett Karen Bolin

2000

Dean Yamamoto Marilyn Outslay Debbie Pitney Stephen Frantz Steve Sprecher Erin Pitney Ann Bateman Greg Nelson Scott Harkness Denise Roberts Sue Owen Robert Meyers

1980

William O. Walker Erwin Schwiebert Thomas Whitehead Dorothy Patch Robert W. Burtner Hero Shisosaki Dale C. Harris Ann Bateman Bruce McConnell Gloria Bailey Raymond Balcomb Colleen Foster Alice (Knotts) Morrison Eleanor Blair Wayne Hill Watford Reed T. Askew Crumbley Norman K. Lee Boone White Tom Yoshikai Earl Riddle Donna Boe

1996

Debbie Pitney Donna Boe Lowell Greathouse Bill Cook Sue Owen Marilyn Outslay Dean Yamamoto Beverly Walker Wes Taylor Robert Meyers Arturo Fernandez Marianne Gallagher

1976

William O. Walker Erwin Schwiebert Thomas Whitehead Dorothy Patch Robert W. Burtner Jeanie Stoppel Alice (Knotts) Morrison Donald McGalliard C. Gene Albertson Eleanor Blair H. James Jenkins Floyd C. Hill Dale C. Harris Dorenne Uppinghouse Henry L. Haines Floyd A. Query Raymond Balcomb George Fields Bruce McConnell Harold E. Rose

1992

William Walker Carol Colley Priscilla Buffington Marilyn Outslay James Hulett William Cook Arvin Luchs Gregory Hastings Delbert Keller Donna Boe Debbie Pitney Fred Cowan E. Bernadel-Huey Beverly Walker Katherine Tomera Ann Bateman Carol Thompson Audrey Lawrence James Wenger-Monroe Kay Buescher Wesley Taylor Robert Meyers

1972

Robert W. Burtner H. James Jenkins C. Gene Albertson William O. Walker Robert N. Peters Raymond Balcomb Henry L. Haines Earl W. Riddle Boone L. White Dale C. Harris

1988

William Walker Donna Boe Carol Seckel Rene Pino Bruce McConnell Donna Herbert Katherine Tomera Audrey Lawrence Robert Burtner Judy Heath John Schwiebert Ann Bateman Debbie Pitney Watford Reed Tom Whitehead Colleen Foster James Wenger-Monroe Carol Colley Dale Harris Bea Kilborn Raymond Balcomb William Cook

1968 OR

Gene Albertson Elizabeth Watson James Jenkins Clyde Walker William Walker Harold Rose Robert Burtner Walter Higgins Daniel Taylor Doreen Uppinghouse T. Askew Crumbley Robert Newburn Mike Hall Jack Frost Lawrence Guderian Jerry Whipple Raymond Balcomb Wayne McMurray

1984

Bruce McConnell Donna Boe Judy Smith Carol Colley William O. Walker Jerry Young John Schwiebert Lorene Taylor

1968 ID

Earl Riddle Orville Coats Herbert E. Richards Dennis Mullins Robert D. McNeil

Erwin Schweibert Mrs. Russell Watson Harold E. Rose Ralph E. Cox Mrs. Douglas Blair Watford Reed Doreen Uppinghouse Floyd A. Query Don E. Haasch Donald Redfield

Erwin Schwiebert Homer S. Deal Thomas P. Mahan Henry Eagle Bonnie Atchley


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Rosters

Roster of Lay Members: Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference Elected for the 2013-2016 Quadrennium

Cascadia District

Amity: Lila Dauenhauer Astoria: Mary Frances Gunn Banks-Community: Dave Bernel Bay City: Patrick Ryan Bend-First: Greg Tanner Bend-First: Kevin White Canby: Gail Hildreth Carus: Holly Rudie Clarkes: Robert Bayley Clatskanie: Carol Robinson Cornelius: Bonnie Larsen Dallas: Sharon Smith Dundee: Joyce Colling Falls City: Kay Graven Forest Grove: Marilyn Carr Fossil: Pam Sanders Grand Ronde: Kolette Longworth Hillsboro-First: Miriam Bolding Hillsboro-First: Linda Clarkson Jefferson: Christina Carroll John Day: Becky Carey Keizer-Clear Lake: Laurel Wells Madras: Gary Plant Marquam: Linda Fuellas McCabe: Charles Dodge McMinnville: Doug Cruikshank Molalla: Helen Liere Monmouth: Jo Ann King Mtn Home: Jeannine Schmeltzer Nehalem Bay: Joanne Love Newberg: Janelle Bolt Newberg: Karen McGillivray Oregon City: Marian Olivas Salem-Englewood: John Dobbs Salem-First: Fran Eriksen Salem-Jason Lee: Sunni Farrell Salem-Morningside: Kathleen Johnson Salem-Morningside: Lynda Sloan Salem-Trinity: Joanne Scott Salem-West Salem: Margaret Yoss Seaside: Irene Kan Sheridan: Julia Schumann Sherwood: Gerry Edy Silverton: Emily Flanagan Stayton: Alice Halse Tigard: Karen Coe Tigard: Sam Coe Tillamook: Martha Beckum Tualatin: Emilie Kroen Warrenton: Anne Stark Willamette: Richard Ryan Wilsonville: Lois McLeod Woodburn: Joyce Graves Yamhill: Sherry Bodeen

Columbia District

Aloha: Jeri Silfies Arlington: Ed Gill Beaverton-First: Paula Elder Dufur: Millie Baumgartner Echo: Jerry Gaunt Grace Korean: Son Ok Kim Gresham-First: Richard Flanagin Heppner: Lisa Nelson Hermiston-First: Judi Mason Hood River-Asbury: Cindy Murahashi Lake Oswego: Deborah Maria Lake Oswego: Rebecca Rudawitz Milton-Freewater-Wesley: Lura Cooper Oak Grove: Lydia Henry Pleasant Home: Carlton Bruce Ptd-Bennett Chapel: Ana Fuapau Ptd-Cherry Park: Donna Hughes Ptd-Christ Church: Daniel Moseler Ptd-Epworth: Ernest Tsukuda Portland-First: Alyson Inouye Portland-First: Doral Poujade Portland-First: Leif Terdal Portland-First: Marge Terdal Ptd-Fremont: Claudia Roberts Ptd-Fremont: Suzanne Wardenaar Ptd-Hughes Mem.: Azzie Jones Ptd-Korean: Young Soo Han Ptd-Lincoln Street: David Yarber Ptd-Montavilla: Janice Stevens Ptd-Montavilla: Laila Umpleby Ptd-Montavilla: James Walker Ptd-Parkrose: Kalle Fletcher Ptd-Pioneer: Florence Ivie Ptd-Rockwood: Alita Dougherty Ptd-Rose City Park: Nancy Hesselman Ptd-Rose City Park: Beverly Walker Ptd-Sunnyside: Lynn Ironside Ptd-Tabor Heights: Tom Lohkamp Ptd-Trinity: Joy Jeffries Ptd-Univ. Park: David White Ptd-Vermont Hills: Donna Ward Ptd-West Portland: Leo Roberts Ptd-Wilshire: Darlene Fields Ptd-Woodlawn: Trudy Pollard Rainier: Kebby Jones St. Helens: Karen Wood Troutdale-Faith: Melba Hauser Tygh Valley: Linda Fox Wasco: Jill Harrison Weston: Vickie Jackson Westside: Nancy Miller

Crater Lake District

Albany-First: Karla Long Ashland: Arleen Brown Ashland: William Brown Ashland: Carol Heisel Camas Valley: Scott Schmidt Canyonville: Marcie Braudt Cave Junction-Immanuel: Connie Gammel Coburg: Kristine Stoneberg Coos Bay: Marshall Beville Coquille-Pioneer: Constance Siegel Corvallis: Brooke Collison Corvallis: Joan Collison Corvallis: Joan Cook Cottage Grove: Vickie Costello Dillard-Winston: Sheryl Osborne Drain-Hope: Crystal Hunt Eugene-Asbury: Nancy Vrijmoet Eugene-First: Donna Haines Eugene-First: Karen Morray Eugene-First: Lee Sutton Eugene-Trinity: Pat Rankin Eugene-Wesley: Donna McNeil Florence: Erin Leonard Gold Hill: Rose McCann Grants Pass-Newman: Babs Eggleston Grants Pass-Newman: Jean Mount Halsey: Karen Scranage Harrisburg: Mary Ferrell Junction City: Peggy Potterf Klamath Falls: Ruth Chamberlin Lebanon-First: Cathy Benneth Lebanon-First: Ken Orwick Medford-First: Donna Allison Medford-First: Ron Allison Medford-First: Dorothy Dolmage Myrtle Creek: Gerald White North Bend: Kim Davis Oakridge: Eli Spencer Philomath-College: Ebenezer Vedamuthu Reedsport-Covenant: Jim Hill Roseburg: Victoria Hawks Springfield-Ebbert Memorial: Mary Birckhead Springfield-St. Paul Ctr: Jan Rose Sutherlin: Bob Weaver Sweet Home: Linda Rowton Talent: Sharon Snyder Toledo-Trinity: Janet Lamberson Toledo-Trinity: Julian Tuck Upper Rogue: Donna Cox Veneta-Valley: Teri Watanabe


Rosters Wilbur: Ronald Oliveira Wilderville Community: Sandie Shinkle

Sage District

Aberdeen: J. R. Prestidge American Falls: Bonnie Anderson Ashton: Clen Atchley Baker: Suzanne Moses Blackfoot-Jason Lee Memorial: Thom Garrett Boise-Amity: Jim Dawson Boise-Amity: Mary Lou Hobson Boise-Collister: Everett Kidner Boise-First: Jere Robertson Boise-First: Kent Sullivan Boise-Hillview: Jim Walt Boise-Hillview: Gayle Woods Boise-Whitney: Bert Allen Boise-Whitney: Rich Keefe Buhl: Judy Anderson Burley: Richard (Rick) Belliston Caldwell: Vera Kenyon Caldwell: Vicki Tieszen Castleford: Jana Rodgers Cove: Neva Smith Crossroads: Mike Fisher Eagle: Dave Grindle Eagle: Karen Grindle Elgin: Rebecca Scott Emmett: Victoria Page Filer: Judy Woody Fruitland-First: Leona Whitcomb Glenns Ferry: Terrie Trail Gooding: Cindi Canine Hagerman: Tina Bolduc Haines: Sally Wiens Idaho Falls-St. Paul’s: Beth Dahl Idaho Falls-St. Paul’s: Terry Gorseth Idaho Falls-Trinity: Arnold Ayers Idaho Falls-Trinity: Patti Edwards Jerome: Sandra Tatti Jordan Valley: Sheila Quintero Joseph: Lisa Dawson Kuna: M.G. Beatty La Grande: Mike Lamb Meridian: Harold Ford Meridian: Janet Ford Middleton: Gloria Kley Nampa-First: Jerry Cornilles Nampa-First: Leatha Thayer Nampa-Southside: Dolores Gillette New Meadows: Maralee Cross Nyssa-First: Vi Goodman Ontario-First: Jeanette Olund Paul: Ann Hollins Payette: Cris Warzyn Pocatello: Stacey Jensen Pocatello: Larry Morton Richfield: Cheri Ross Richland: Patty Hammond Rupert: Peggy Gulbranson

Shoshone: Brenda Kerner Sweet: Karen Bruner Twin Falls: Karen McCarthy Twin Falls: Catherine Poppino Union: Dolores Roper Vale: Carol Spears Wendell: Becky Allred

District Equalization Members Campus Ministry Equalization BSU: Kade Atwood ISU: Danette Fredericksen OSU: LoErna Simpson UofO: Jordan Henderson WOU: Katie Moss

College/University Student Equalization Cascadia: Rachel Nelson Columbia: Lillian Oh Crater Lake: Soteria Moli Sage: Rachael Williams

Ethnic Equalization

Cascadia: Kristonia Katoa Cascadia: Duane Medicine Crow Columbia: Suliasi Laulaupea’alu Crater Lake: Mike Cay Sage: Soane (Lolo) Raass

Young Adult Equalization Cascadia: Patrick Miesen Cascadia: Alicia Webb Columbia: Anna Allen Columbia: Sarah Allen Crater Lake: Kevin Raines Sage: Joshua Bynum

Youth Equalization

Cascadia: Sandy Childress Cascadia: Noah Wilson-Fey Columbia: Joshua Hauser Crater Lake: Will Worley Crater Lake: Benjamin Scranage Sage: Tiffany Mattson Sage: Kinsey Walt

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Lay Persons Assigned

Amity & Sheridan: Ken Johnson Buhl: Penny Hodges Castleford: Jana Blick Clatskanie: Louie Jones Coquille (Pioneer): Matthew Crandall Cove: John Shukle Echo: Ervin Williams Elgin: Gerald Hopkins Elgin: Rebecca Scott Haines: Sally Wiens Harrisburg: Christine Webb Jordan Valley: Carole Sullivan Joseph & Wallowa: Kaye Garver Montavilla (La Iglesia): Juan Camacena New Meadows: Jim Hardenbrook Nyssa First: Rochelle Killett Pine Grove-Odell: Christy Matson Portland-Pioneer Legacy: Christy Dirren Portland-Woodlawn: Eric Conklin Tenmile: Jane Davis The Dalles: Drew Frisbie Troutdale-Faith: Sandi MacFadden Union: Sue Peeples Upper Rogue: Joseph Riker Washington County Hispanic Min: Jorge Rodriguez West Portland: Kalina Malua-Katoa

Diaconal Ministers Colleen Foster Jane Hill Ruth Walton Karen Warren

Deaconesses/Home Missioners Judi Hill Shirley Manning Knepp Gloria Marple

Members by Virtue of Office 2013-2016 Quadrennium

Board Of Trustees: Larry McClure Commission On The Status And Role Of Women: Lynda Montgomery Conference Archivist: Donald Knepp Conference Archivist: Shirley Knepp Conference Archivist: Linda Tewksbury Conference Director Of Lay Servant Ministries: Emilie Kroen Conference Lay Leader: Mary Foote Conference Statistician: Ted Wimer Conference Youth Ministry Team Chair: Zackerie Moffitt Cascadia District Lay Leader: Lisa Radford Columbia District Lay Leader: Lisa Nelson Columbia District Lay Leader: Deb Payne Crater Lake District Lay Leader: David Armstrong Sage District Lay Leader: Ron Halverson Cascadia District Lay Servant Chair: Jean Neely Columbia District Lay Servant Chair: Lydia Henry Crater Lake District Lay Servant Chair: Nadine Wiles General Conference Delegate: Jan Nelson Jurisdictional Committee Assignments: Mark Bateman Jurisdictional Committee Assignments: Norman Dyer Jurisdictional Conference Delegates: David Armstrong Jurisdictional Conference Delegates: Bonnie McOmber Jurisdictional Conference Delegates: Vincent Myers Ministry Leadership Team: Greg Nelson Peace with Justice Coordinator: Claudia Roberts Task Force On The Elimination Of Hunger Co-Chair: Gayle Woods UMM President Cascadia District: Edward Clark UMM President Columbia District: Bill Kaer UMM President Crater Lake District: Leo Naapi UMM President Sage District: Ron Blakeley UMW President Cascadia District: Nadine Gilmore UMW President Columbia District: Donna Ward UMW President Crater Lake District: Charlotte Park UMW Conference President: Dean Hollomon UMW Conference President: Dixie Jacky Young Adult Ministries Coordinator: Courtney Nelson Youth Ministries Coordinator: Patti Walker


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ROSTER OF MINISTERIAL MEMBERS ORDAINED FULL MEMBERS--ACTIVE Deacons and Elders

ABELL, LARRY - ‘04 FD; ‘04 Laurelwood; ‘12 Transitional Leave. ABEND, KATHY -- ‘11 PE, Burley. ALLEN, D. SCOTT – ‘86 PM, In School; ‘87 Boise First, Associate; ‘90 Jerome; ‘91 FE; ‘94 Emmett/Sweet; ‘02 Nehalem Bay; ‘11 Hermiston. ANDREW, CLAY– 9/15/05 La Grande/EOU Campus Ministry (Lay Person Assigned); 12/13/05 FL; ’07 PE; ‘10 FE, La Grande; ‘11 Hillsboro. BARTLETT, LAURA RAE JAQUITH - 1992 Consecrated, Diaconal Minister of Music, Bend; ‘93 Diaconal Minister of Music, Pine Grove/Odell; ‘97 FD, Family Leave; 1/99 Director of Music, Junction City; ‘04 Minister of Music, Albany; ’07 Family Leave; ‘09 Personal Leave of Absence; ‘10 Program Director, Alton L. Collins Retreat Center, secondary appointment: Eagle Creek Presbyterian Church (c.c. Oregon City). BARTLETT, TODD J. - ‘88 PM Minnesota, In School: Boston Univ.; ‘90 Oregon-Idaho, Bend Associate, ‘92 FE; ‘93 Odell/Pine Grove; ‘97 Junction City; ‘04 Lebanon; 1/1/2009 Director, Alton L. Collins Retreat Center (c.c. Portland: Fremont). BEAN, DAVID - ‘94 PM, Gooding; ‘96 FE; ‘99 Wilsonville; 4/1/05 Leave of Absence; ’06 Portland: Cherry Park; ‘13 Monmouth: Christ’s Church Methodist & Presbyterian United/Falls City. BELLUS, BARBARA - ‘77 Kansas; PM, Southwest Texas, In School; ‘77 Intern, Wichita, KS/St. Paul’s; ‘79 Faculty Gbarnga School of Theology, Liberia, West Africa; ‘81 Twin Falls Assoc; ‘83 Membership OR-ID, Leave of Absence; ‘86 Hood River, Asbury; ‘88 Conference Approved Evangelist; ‘89 In School; ‘93 Faculty, Treasure Valley CC and Eastern OSC; ‘95 Jefferson/Lyons; ‘97 Jefferson; ‘99 Salem: Jason Lee; ‘01 Portland: Epworth; 4/1/07 Incapacity Leave (c.c. Portland: Christ). BELL, SYDNEY - ‘74 Calhoun City Parish; ‘78 Candler School of Theology; ‘84 Lake Cormorant Charge/ Southaven UMC associate, Mississippi Annual Conference; ‘85 Independence/Hebron; ‘86 FE Mississippi; ‘88 Clarksdale associate; ‘90 Benoit Union Church; ‘93 Pastoral Counselor, Georgia Baptist Medical Center, UM Children’s Home, Decatur, GA, Human Services Technician, Georgia Mental Health Institute; ‘99 Salem: Englewood; ‘01 Oregon-Idaho; ‘03 Hermiston; 6/1/05 Incapacity Leave; 9/1/05 Hermiston; ‘11 Personal Leave of Absence (c.c. Pendleton). BENSON, DANIEL – ’06 John Day/Prairie City (Lay Person Assigned); 10/25/06 FL; ‘08 PE; ‘09 Banks; ‘10 FE; ‘12 Madras. BETTINGER, BRENDA - ‘91 PM, Medford Associate; ‘92 Sherwood, ‘94 FE; 5/95 Leave of Absence; ‘98 Portland: First, Associate; ‘05 Idaho Falls: Trinity. BEVILLE, LAURA ROCKWELL -- ‘01 Eugene: First Associate; ‘03 PE; ‘04 Jerome; ’06 FE; ‘08 Pleasant Home/Troutdale: Faith; ‘10 Coos Bay; ‘10 Coos Bay/ North Bend. BLANKSMA, DARYL - ‘89 PM, In School: Duke University, The Divinity School, Durham, NC; ‘90 Vale, ‘92 FE; ‘93 Pendleton; ‘96 Associate, Boise: First; 11/97 Wilder; ‘98 Seaside; ’06 Roseburg; ‘11 Milwaukie: St. Paul’s. BOEGLI, SUSAN – ’07 PD, Salem: First, Minister of Discipleship; ‘08 PE; ‘09 Junction City; ‘11 FE, Juneau, AK: Aldersgate. BORGERSON, DORITA BETTS - ‘01 PM, Medford; ‘04 FD; ‘09 Transitional Leave; ‘10 Personal Leave of Absence (c.c. Ashland); 9/1/10 Ashland. BOWERS, CAROLYN J. BUSS - ‘95 PM, In School; ‘97 Troutdale, Faith; ‘01 FE, ‘01 Middleton/Wilder; ’07 Rainier/Clatskanie; ‘13 Blackfoot: Jason Lee Memorial. BOYES, KATHLEEN - ‘03 PE, Bend Associate; ‘05 Milwaukie, St. Paul’s; ’06 FE; 8/1/07 Incapacity Leave; ‘08 Milwaukie, St. Paul’s; ‘11 Beaverton. BURKHART, JANET - ‘89 PM Shelley; ‘93 FE, Toledo; ‘97 Boise: Amity; ‘03 Salem: Trinity. BYNUM, JACK - ‘93 PM, In School; ‘94 Jerome; ‘96 FE; ‘99 Oakridge; ‘03 Baker; ’07 Nampa: Southside.


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CARLSON, ROGER - ‘92 Coburg; ‘94 Florence; ‘95 Florence/Reedsport; ‘96 PM; ‘98 FE; ‘99 Florence; ‘01 Stayton; ‘03 Portland: Bennett Chapel; ‘09 Portland: Woodlawn/Pastoral Counselor; ‘12 Pastoral Counselor (c.c. Portland: Metanoia Peace Community). CHILDRESS, DAVID – ’05 Kiezer, Clear Lake; ’07 PE; ‘10 FE; ‘13 Magic Valley Ministries. CHO, MYOUNGSUB – ’06 Portland: Capitol Hill/Sellwood; ‘08 PE; ‘10 FE, Personal Leave of Absence; 1/1/12 Chaplain, U.S. Army (c.c Portland: Korean). CLARK, GLEN T. - ‘89 PM, Aberdeen/American Falls; ‘92 Cottage Grove; ‘94 FE; ‘04 Sutherlin/Wilbur. COLLINS, MARCIE - ‘90 PM Idaho Falls: Trinity Associate; ‘92 FE; ‘95 Sherwood; ‘97 Myrtle Point; ‘02 Chubbuck; ‘05 Aberdeen/American Falls/Chubbuck; ‘09 John Day/Prairie City; ‘10 John Day. CONOLLY, KATHERINE S. - ‘77 PM, In School; ‘79 Idaho Falls: Trinity Associate-Shelley; ‘81 FE, Pleasant Home; ‘84 Pendleton; ‘87 Salem: Morningside; ‘97 Lebanon; ‘04 Western District Superintendent; ‘10 Assistant to the Bishop for Western District; ‘12 Albany. CUTTING, APRIL HALL - ‘03 Sweet Home; ‘05 PE, Sweet Home and Program Associate, Camp & Retreat Ministries; 1/1/07 Sweet Home; ‘08 FE; ‘12 Sweet Home/Halsey/Harrisburg; ‘13 Personal Leave of Absence (c.c. Corvallis). CUTTING, CRAIG HALL - ‘85 PM In School: Intern, Glenville-Gordonville, Minn.; ‘87 Pocatello Associate; ‘89 FE; 7/1/91 Leave of Absence; 10/1/91 Centerville/Shady (New York Conference: 426.1); ‘95 Hermiston; ‘03 Albany; 4/16/07 Chaplain, MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility, Woodburn, OR (c.c. Woodburn). DeLAUNAY, JANINE -- 9/1/08 FL, Metzger-West Portland Cooperative Parish; ‘09 PE, ‘11 FE; ‘12 Aloha. DRAKE, GWENDOLYN M. - ‘86 PM In School; ‘87 Myrtle Point; ‘89 FE; ‘91 Salem: Jason Lee; ‘97 Rainier/ Clatskanie; ‘98 Dallas; ’06 Hillsboro; ‘11 Assistant to the Bishop for the Southern District; ‘12 Crater Lake District Superintendent. EGLI, ROBERTA – ‘05 FL Director of Deep Well Ministry, Corvallis (c.c. Corvallis); ’06 PE, Salem: Englewood/Jason Lee Associate and Director of Deep Well Ministry, Corvallis; ‘08 Salem: Englewood/Durector of Deep Well Ministry, Corvallis; ‘09 FE; ‘10 Eugene: Trinity. ENZ, JONATHAN - ‘94 PM, In School; 1/95 Philomath; ‘97 FE; ‘01 Monroe; ‘08 Heppner; ‘13 Molalla/ Willamette. ERBELE, EVELYN – ‘02 PD, Missionary, Central Conference: Russia, Lithuania, & Latvia; ‘05 FD; ’07 FE, GBGM Missionary-in-Residence, NEJ; ‘08 Ketchikan, AK, GBGM (c.c. Hermiston). ERBELE, WALTER TERENCE - ‘80 Trial, Newberg Associate; ‘82 Membership, Kuna; ‘87 Hermiston; ‘89 Missionary: Area Financial Executive, GBGM, Nigeria; ‘96 Missionary: Area Financial Executive, GBGM, Russia; ’06 District Superintendent of Lithuania, and Area Financial Executive in Latvia and Eurasia, GBGM; ’07 GBGM Missionary-in-Residence, NEJ; ‘08 Ketchikan, AK, GBGM (c.c. Hermiston). ESTOCK, Beth Ann – ‘87 PM East Ohio; ‘90 Culloden/Rodgers (North Georgia); ’91 Druid Hills (North Georgia), ‘93 FE, North Georgia, ‘97 Aloha; ‘99 Transfer to Oregon-Idaho;’04 Family Leave; 10/19/05 Hillsboro; ’06 Portland: new faith community--Crossbridges (in collaboration with Zimmerman Community Center); ‘08 Church Development Consultant; ‘09 Director of New Faith Communities; ‘12 Coaching Consultant; 12/1/12 Coaching Consultant, Epicenter Group/House Church Network Coordinator (c.c. Portland: Christ). FELTON, JODY E. - ‘85 PM Pacific Northwest, In School; ‘87 Paul; ‘88 Oregon-Idaho, Paul; ‘89 FE; ‘92 Fruitland/Nyssa; ‘97 Milton-Freewater/Weston; ‘01 The Dalles; ‘05 Kuna; ‘11 Nehalem Bay. FIELDS, WESLEY KIM - ‘91 PM, In School; ‘92 Aberdeen/American Falls; ‘94 FE; ‘98 Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s; ‘05 Nampa: First; ‘10 Assistant to the Bishop for the Snake River District; ‘12 Assistant to the Bishop/ Sage District Superintendent. FLAHERTY, ROBERT L. - ‘81 PM, In School; Jan. ‘82 Union/North Powder; ‘84 FE; Oct. ‘84 Dallas; ‘88 Chaplain, U.S. Army; ‘96 Roseburg; 12/11/01 Active Duty, Chaplain, Ft. Hood, Texas; 11/15/02 Roseburg; ’06 Eastern District Superintendent; ‘10 Newberg. FOTHERGILL, JUNE ANN - ‘84 PM In School; ‘85 Wasco; ‘87 FE; ‘90 Boise: First Associate; ‘94 Boise: Collister; ‘98 Myrtle Creek/Canyonville; ’07 Middleton/Wilder; ‘12 Springfield: Ebbert Mem./St. Paul Center.


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FREUND, LINDA -- ‘07 PD, Attend School; ‘09 Erie UMC, Erie, CO & Lyons Community UMC, Lyons, CO; 7-6-09 Erie/Lyons Community and Chaplain, McKee Medical Center; ‘10 Lyons Community UMC and Chaplain, McKee Medical Center; ‘11 FD, Erie UMC, Erie, CO (c.c.: Boise: First). FRISBIE, JAMES D. - ‘72 PM, Wisconsin, In School; ‘75 Oregon-Idaho Elgin-Cove; ‘77 FE; ‘78 Elgin/ Cove/Union/North Powder; ‘80 Milton-Freewater/Weston; ‘86 Chubbuck; ‘94 Twin Falls; ‘03 Canby; ‘08 Oak Grove. FRISBIE, RINYA LINNETTE - ‘73 PM Central Illinois, In School; ‘75 Oregon-Idaho, Elgin/Cove/Union/ North Powder; ‘77 FE; ‘80 Leave of Absence; ‘86 Chubbuck; ‘94 Filer/Twin Falls Associate; ‘99 Sabbatical Leave; ‘00 In School; ‘01 Asset Consultant and Trainer; 1/5/03 Glenns Ferry/King Hill; ‘03 Asset Consultant and Trainer; ‘08 Hood River: Asbury.and Trainer; 10/16/03 Cornelius (¶329.3); ‘04 Portland: Christ (¶338.3); ’06 Salem: Englewood/Jason Lee (¶338.3); ‘08 Hood River: Asbury (¶338.3); 1/11/11 Beaverton: First; ‘11 Albany (¶338.3); ‘12 Portland: Capitol Hill/West Portland (¶338.3); ‘13 Rainier/St. Helens. FUSS, RICHARD - ‘03 New Meadows; ‘05 PE; ’07 Albany; ‘08 FE; ‘11 Grants Pass: Newman. GATES, WILLIAM - ‘92 PM, In School; ‘95 Lake Oswego Associate; ‘97 FE; ‘00 Organizer, Metropolitan Broad Based Organizing Project, Portland, OR; 2/4/02 Interim Pastor, Roseburg UMC; ‘02 Portland: Parkrose. GO, (JOUNG YOUL) JOHN – ’07 FL, Fruitland/Nyssa; ‘09 PE; ‘11 FE, Fruitland/Ontario First; ‘12 Portland: Tabor Heights. GREATHOUSE, LOWELL - ‘83 PM Catholic Social Service of San Francisco; ‘86 Filer; ‘88 FE; ‘89 Lake Oswego Associate; ‘92 Beaverton; 9/28/98 Community Resource Manager, Community Action Organization of Washington County; ‘00 In School; ‘01 Vision Council Manager, United Way of Columbia-Willamette; ‘05 Portland: First Associate; ‘10 Assistant to the Bishop for Metro District; ‘12 Columbia District Superintendent. GREGOR, MICHAEL - ‘98 PM, In School; ‘99 Gooding; ‘01 FE; ‘04 St. Helens; ‘13 Veneta: Valley. GRIMSTED, JOHN A. - ‘83 PM, Bend Associate; ‘86 FE; ‘87 Portland: Cherry Park; ‘93 Eagle. HAFTORSON, KEN - ‘88 Portland: Capitol Hill; ‘90 PM; ‘92 FE; Army Reserve Chaplain; ‘97 Chaplain, U.S. Army (c.c. Portland: Capital Hill). HAJDU-PAULEN, JEREMY - ‘02 Campus Pastor/Director, University of Oregon; ‘03 PE Pacific Northwest; 3/1/05 Transfer to Oregon-Idaho PE (c.c. Eugene: First); ’06 FE, Dallas. HALL, LESLIE D. - ‘77 PM, In School; ‘79 Associate, Newberg; ‘80 In School; ‘81 Associate, Modesto, First; ‘83 FE, California-Nevada; ‘83 Pittsburg; 9/86 Wesley Foundation, Univ. of Oregon; ‘87 Wesley Foundation/ Coburg; ‘88 Oregon-Idaho, ‘89 Leave of Absence; ‘90 Consultant and Speaker, Issues of Gender and Communication, Eugene, OR; ‘96 Faculty, University of Oregon; ‘04 Faculty, Univ. of Oregon/Pastoral Care Coordinator, Central Presbyterian Church, Eugene; ‘08 McKenzie Valley Presbyterian, Walterville, OR (c.c. Junction City). HARKNESS, ROBERT SCOTT - ‘75 PM, In School; ‘77 Sellwood; ‘79 FE; ‘82 Oak Grove Associate; ‘84 Oak Grove; ‘91 Pocatello; ‘95 Salem: First; ‘03 Director of Connectional Ministries; 2-1-10 Assistant to the Bishop for Transition; 10/4/10 Assistant to the Bishop; ‘11 Roseburg. HASTINGS, DANNA DRUM – ‘01 PE, Coburg/Springfield: St. Paul Center; ‘03 Family Leave (c.c. Madras); 10/06 PD; 1/1/07 Ministry of Prevention & Case Management Services, Jefferson County Health, Madras, OR, secondary appointment: Madras; ‘08 FD; 10/5/09 Program Manager, Chronic Disease Prevention, OR Dept of Human Services, secondary appointment: Lake Oswego. HAUGEN, MELISSA HARKNESS – ‘02 PE, Eugene: Asbury/Harrisburg; ‘05 FE; ’06 Grants Pass: Newman; ‘11 Family Leave of Absence; 1/1/11 Gold Hill (¶338.3); ‘12 Family Leave of Absence (c.c. Medford). HAYS, WILLIAM R. - ‘82 PM Northern Illinois, Intern Jordan Valley, OR; ‘83 Leave of Absence; ‘84 In School; ‘85 Oregon-Idaho Hillsboro Associate; ‘87 FE; ‘88 Portland: Parkrose; ‘95 Meridian; ‘02 Leave of Absence; ‘08 Harrisburg /Annual Conf. Capital Campaign Manager; ‘10 Payette. HENRY, MATTHEW – ‘00 Pendleton, ‘02 PM; ‘04 Boise: Whitney; ‘05 Membership (orders previously recognized); ‘09 Myrtle Creek/Canyonville; ‘11 Personal Leave of Absence (c.c. Pendleton). HERNANDEZ, KAREN PUCKETT -- ‘08 FL, Burley; ‘10 PE; ‘11 Kuna; ‘12 FE.


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HOADLEY, FREDERICK E. - ‘77 PM, In School; ‘79 Mountain Home/Dundee; ‘81 FE; ‘82 Chaplain US Army; 9/1/06 Clinical Director of Methodist Counseling Center, Boise, ID; ‘11 Staff Counselor, Methodist Counseling Center, Nampa, ID; ‘12 Boise: Collister/Staff Counselor, Montgomery Center for Faith Based Counseling, Nampa, ID. HOEFNER, Lisa Jean – ‘75 Trinity, New Britain, CT; ‘77 PM New York Conference; ‘78 Wesley, New Haven CT; 11/79 Program Manager, Wesley Forest, Central Pennsylvania Conference; ‘80 FE, Central Pennsylvania Conference; ‘83 Transfer to Wyoming Conference; Associate Council Director, Wyoming Conference; ’87 Director, Caring Covenant Cooperative Parish, Newark Valley; ‘94 Chenango Bridge; ‘97 A.G.A.P.E. Cooperative Parish/Chenange Bridge; ‘98 Director-Manager, Suttle Lake Camp; 4/99 Director Camp and Retreat Ministries; ‘99 Transfer to Oregon-Idaho Conference (c.c. Metzger). HOLLOMON, MICHAEL – ‘91 (Lay Person Assigned) Pocatello Associate; ‘91 FL; ‘94 Discontinued; 6/16/01 Reinstated FL, Hagerman/Wendell; ‘04 PM; ’07 FE; ‘13 Magic Valley Ministries. HUNEFELD, LELAND E. - ‘76 PM, In School; ‘79 Tigard Associate and Metzger; ‘80 Metzger; ‘82 FE, Portland: Rose City Park Associate; ‘86 Gilchrist; ‘88 Leave of Absence; ‘92 West Salem; ‘95 Canby; ‘02 Meridian; ’07 Tigard. KEARSE, PHILLIP – ’79 FL South Carolina Aiken: St. John’s; ’80 PM; ’82 FE John Wesley; ’85 Elloree; ’87 Grace Williamston; ’93 Sabbatical; ’94 Albany (California-Nevada); ‘99 Tillamook; ‘01 Transferred to OregonIdaho; ‘04 In School: University of Manchester, United Kingdom (c.c. Tillamook); ‘08 Payette; ‘10 Incapacity Leave (c.c. Payette). KIDNER-MIESEN, LURA J. - ‘82 PM, In School; ‘83 Idaho Falls: Trinity, Associate; ‘85 FE, Castleford; ‘91 Middleton; ‘98 Baker City; ‘03 Stayton. KIMBROW, QUINTON - ‘80 Red Lick UMC, Texas; ‘81 Forest Grove/Shady Grove, Texas; ‘82 Intern, First UMC, LaPorte, Texas; ‘83 Intern, Cokesbury UMC, Houston; ‘84 Kilgore College Wesley Foundation/ Associate Pastor, St. Lukes, Kilgore, Texas; ‘87 Garrison/Caledonia, Texas; ‘88 Spring Woods, Houston; ‘91 First UMC, East Bernard, Texas; ‘96 Ketchikan, Alaska; ‘99 Jerome; ‘01 Oregon-Idaho (Transfer from Texas Conference); ‘04 Milton-Freewater/Weston. KIMBROW, SANDRA - ‘82 Intern, First UMC, Texas City; ‘84 Carlisle/Henry’s Chapel, Texas; Greggton, Longview, Texas; ‘86 Leave of Absence; ‘86 Blossom Hill/Pine Hill, Texas; ‘87 Tenaha/Tennessee, Texas; ‘88 Spring Woods, Houston, ‘89 CPE Methodist Hospital, Houston; ‘92 Lissie/Wallis, Texas; ‘96 Ketchikan, Alaska; ‘99 Filer; ‘01 Oregon-Idaho (Transfer from Texas Conference); ‘04 Pendleton. KING, DAVID – ’06 PE, Coos Bay; ‘09 FE; ‘10 Attend School; ‘13 James Memorial (Rocky Mountain, par. 346.1). LANDAU, ERIC DAVID “JEREMY” - ‘76 PM, California-Nevada, In School; ‘77 Oregon-Idaho, Veneta; ‘79 Portland: Bennett Chapel; ‘80 FE; ‘81 Leave of Absence; ‘85 Coordinator Pacific Center for Human Growth and AIDS Interfaith Network, Berkeley, CA (c.c. Albany, CA); ‘91 Leave of Absence; ‘92 Sabbatical; ‘93 Leave of Absence; ‘96 Disability Leave. LANGENWALTER, JON F. - ‘76 PM, In School; ‘79 Fossil; ‘81 FE; ‘82 Missionary to Alaska Chugiak; ‘86 Tillamook; ‘93 Salem: Trinity; 12/9/02 Leave of Absence (c.c. Keizer, Clear Lake); ‘10 Salem: Englewood; 1/1/13 Salem: Englewood/Jason Lee. LARSON, THOMAS K. - ‘79 Trial, In School; ‘80 Vale; ‘82 FE; ‘84 Blackfoot; ‘90 Nampa: First; ‘96 Idaho Falls: Trinity; ‘05 Bend. LETEY, ARDIS L. ANDERSON – ‘92 Consecrated Diaconal Minister; ‘92 Artist in Residence & Director of Spirituality and the Arts Project, Wesley Foundation, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon; 4/15/99 Artist, Spirituality and Art Ministry, Southern District; ‘99 FD, Coburg: Artist, Spirituality, and Art Ministry; ‘00 Toledo: Artist, Spirituality, Art Ministry and Gallery Director; 4/30/07 Chaplain, Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital, Newport, OR (secondary appointment—Toledo: Trinity); 8/28/07 Toledo: Trinity, Artist, Spirituality & Art Ministry. LINDSAY, GREGORY M. - ‘77 PM, In School; ‘80 Cave Junction/Wilderville; ‘82 FE; ‘83 Twin Falls Associate; ‘88 Baker; ‘93 Northern Light United Church, Juneau, AK; ‘03 Twin Falls; ‘08 Leave of Absence (c.c. Wendell); ‘09 Ashton.


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LOFSVOLD, MARGARET - ‘95 PM, Eugene First, Associate; ‘98 FE; ‘01 Nampa: Southside Blvd; 11/18/06 Leave of Absence; 4/3/07 Chaplain, Guardian Hospice & Home Health, Nampa, ID; ’07 Lake Oswego, Associate; ‘09 Montavilla; ‘12 Cascadia District Superintendent. LOWERY, EILIDH – ’06 Boise: Hillview, Associate (Lay Person Assigned); 10/25/06 FL; ‘08 PE; ‘08 Veneta: Valley; ‘13 FE; ‘13 Portland: Capitol Hill/Sellwood New Faith Community. LOWERY, JEFF - ‘06 PD Pacific Northwest; 8/15/06 Boise: Hillview staff; ‘07 FD Pacific Northwest; 2/26/08 Boise: Hillview/Director, BSU Wesley Foundation; ‘09 Oregon-Idaho, Eugene: Wesley, Director of Youth and Family Ministries; ‘11 Program Director, Living And Serving Together (LAST), secondary appointment: Veneta: Valley; ‘13 secondary appointment: Sellwood New Faith Community. LUCKMAN, PEGGY - ‘99 Clarkes, ‘02 PM, ‘04 FE (Received from Presbyterian Church USA), ‘04 Tillamook; ‘10 Portland: First, Minister of Discipleship; 12/1/11 Incapacity Leave (c.c. Portland: Christ). MARS, JOHN - ‘92 PM, Mississippi; ‘93 Rainier/Clatskanie; ‘96 Membership, Oregon-Idaho; ‘97 Caldwell; ’07 Meridian. MARSH, RUTH - ‘99 PM, Amity/Sheridan; ‘03 Halsey/Shedd; ‘05 Leave of Absence; ’06 Florence; ’07 FE. MARTIN, ERIN – North Carolina, FE; ’06 Eugene: Wesley, Christian Education Director; ‘08 Oregon-Idaho; ‘09 Eugene: Wesley. McHILL, COURTNEY – ’06 PE, Corvallis First Associate; ‘09 FE; ‘10 McMinnville. MEESE, PAMELA - ‘94 PM, North Bend; ‘96 FE; ‘08 Rupert; ‘11 Paul/Rupert. MEYERS, PATRICIA ANN - ‘80 Certified Director of Music, Northern Illinois Conference, Grace UMC, Elgin, IL; ‘80 Consecrated Diaconal Minister, Northern Illinois; ’79 In School, Certified Director of Christian Education, ‘82 Oregon-Idaho; ’81 Eugene: First Director of Christian Education and Children’s Choir; ‘84 Lake Oswego; ‘89 Faculty, Marylhurst College, Religion & Ethics Dept.; ‘91 Diaconal Minister of Music, University Park/Faculty, Marylhurst College; ‘94 Faculty, Marylhurst College; ‘95 Aloha, Minister of Music & Children’s Ministries; ‘99 FD, Aloha: Minister of Music & Children’s Ministries/Faculty, Religious Studies & Philosophy Dept., Marylhurst University; ‘01 Associate Professor of Christian Education, Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer/Charlotte, NC; ‘02 Chair, Department of Christian Vocations, Pfeiffer University, secondary appointment: Salisbury First UMC, NC; ‘12 Professor of Christian Education, Pfeiffer University (cc: Toledo: Trinity; affiliate cc: Salisbury First UMC). MITCHELL, STEVEN - ‘86 PM, In School; ‘87 Lakeview/Paisley; ‘89 FE; ‘91 Astoria; ‘98 Silverton; ‘03 Salem: Englewood; ’06 Sabbatical (c.c. Salem: Morningside); ’07 Klamath Falls; ‘12 Voluntary Personal Leave of Absence (c.c. Klamath Falls). MYERS, THOMAS E. - ‘84 PM Lakeview/Paisley; ‘86 FE; ‘87 Toledo; ‘93 North Star UMC, Nikiski, AK; ‘98 Klamath Falls; ’07 Ashland; ‘10 Portland: Rockwood; ‘13 Portland: Rockwood/Cherry Park. NELSON, KAREN – ‘01 Salem: Jason Lee, ‘02 PE; ‘05 FE; ’06 Coquille Pioneer; ’07 Halsey/Shedd; ‘09 Halsey; ‘10 Troutdale: Faith; ‘13 Keizer: Clear Lake. NELSON-MUNSON, BRIAN K.- ‘74 PM, In School; ‘75 Twin Falls Associate; ‘76 New Meadows; ‘77 FE, In School; ‘80 Veneta; ‘84 Wesley Foundation-Eugene; ‘86 In School; ‘90 Leave of Absence; ‘91 Albany Associate; ‘94 Salem: Morningside Associate; ‘96 Coburg/Harrisburg; ‘98 Coburg/Harrisburg/Eugene: Asbury; ‘99 Eugene: Wesley; 10/29/08 Incapacity Leave (c.c. Ashland). NELSON-MUNSON, PAMELA G. - ‘81 PM, Veneta; ‘83 FE; ‘91 Albany; ‘98 In School; ‘00 Eugene: Trinity; ‘10 Ashland. NIXON, BARBARA - ‘99 PM, In School; ‘00 Albany Associate; ‘02 FE; ‘04 Junction City; ‘09 Boise: Hillview. OH, KWANG SEOG – ‘04 Portland: Korean; ’07 transferred from Korean Methodist Church (FE). OVERTON-HARRIS, AMY J. - ‘84 PM, Wyoming; ‘85 Carus; ‘87 Membership, Oregon-Idaho; ‘89 Keizer: Clear Lake; ‘94 La Grande; ‘99 Portland: Christ; ‘03 Tongan Fellowship; ‘04 Portland: Trinity; ‘11 Tualatin. OVERTON-HARRIS, TIMOTHY LEWIS - ‘82 PM, In School; ‘83 Back Bay Aging Concerns Committee, Boston; ‘85 Oregon City Associate; ‘87 FE, Estacada/Marquam; ‘89 Salem: Morningside Associate; ‘94 La Grande; ‘99 Portland: Christ; ‘04 Portland: Vermont Hills.


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PARK, EUN SOO – ’94 MOD, Portland: Grace Korean; ‘98 Oregon-Idaho; ‘02 Executive Director, Oregon Korean Community Center, Beaverton. PAYTON, LISA - ‘98 PM, Boise: First Associate; ‘00 FE, ‘03 Boise: Amity; 6/1/13 Personal Leave of Absence (c.c. Eagle). PHILIPSON, BONNIE PARR - ‘75 PM South Georgia, In School; ‘78 Oregon-Idaho South Douglas Parish (Canyonville/Days Creek/Myrtle Creek); ‘80 FE; ‘84 Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s; ‘92 Leave of Absence; ‘93 Bend; ‘01 Tigard; 1/1/05 Metro District Superintendent; ‘10 Corvallis. PHILIPSON, JAMES PARR - ‘77 PM, In School; ‘78 South Douglas Parish (Myrtle Creek/Canyonville/ Days Creek); ‘80 FE; ‘84 Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s; ‘92 Sabbatical; ‘93 Bend; ‘01 Tigard; ’07 Gresham; 5/22/10 Incapacity Leave; 8/15/10 Corvallis. PITNEY, DANIEL STEWART - ‘79 Trial, In School; ‘80 Aberdeen/American Falls; ‘82 FE; ‘85 Portland: Fremont; ‘95 Portland: Westside; ‘09 Salem: First. PITNEY, DEBORAH G. - ‘75 Trial, In School; ‘76 Nampa: Southside Blvd.; ‘78 FE; ‘81 Missionary to Alaska: Nome; ‘86 Corvallis Associate; ‘91 Eastern District Superintendent; ‘99 Eugene: First. PITNEY, JOHN EDWARD - ‘74 Trial, In School; ‘76 Nampa: Southside/Kuna; ‘78 FE; ‘81 Missionary to Alaska: Nome; ‘86 Sabbatical; ‘87 Farm Project on Church and Land, Junction City, OR; ‘89 Oregon Ecumenical Center for Environmental Action; ‘91 Adjunct Volunteer Staff Western Small Church/Rural Life Center, Filer, ID; ‘99 Eugene: First Associate. POWELL, GARY D. - ‘77 PM, In School; ‘80 Willamette/Wilsonville; ‘82 FE; ‘84 Wilsonville; ‘85 Silverton; ‘92 Eugene: First; ‘99 Family Leave; ‘03 Coburg. PRITCHARD, DONNA - ‘82 Trial, In School; ‘83 Cave Junction: Immanuel/Wilderville: T.L.Jones Memorial; ‘85 FE; ‘87 Newberg Associate; ‘89 Mountain Home; ‘92 Silverton; ‘98 Albany; ‘03 Southern District Superintendent; ‘10 Assistant to the Bishop for Southern District; ‘11 Portland: First. RABENSTEIN, LYNN - ‘92 PM, In School; ‘93 Associate, Salem: First; ‘97 FD, Leave of Absence; 1/99 First UMC, Mt. Vernon, WA; 8/1/07 Leave of Absence; 8/1/09 Chaplain, Skagit Hospice, secondary appointment: Mt. Vernon First UMC (c.c. Salem: First); RAINES, DAVID – ’88 PM Iowa, Orient; ’90 FE, Iowa; ’95 Vinton: Wesley; ‘00 Woodburn, Associate; ‘04 Springfield: Ebbert Memorial/St. Paul Center; ‘05 Oregon-Idaho; ‘11 Springfield: St. Paul Center; ‘12 Middleton/Wilder. RAINES, KATHERINE LEONARD - ‘88 PM, Creston: First Associate (Iowa, par. 425.1); ‘89 Hebron, Macksburg, Wesley Chapel; ‘91 FE, Iowa, Leave of Absence; ‘92 Family Leave; ‘95 Vinton: Wesley Co-pastor; ‘00 Woodburn (OR-ID); 1/1/04 Jefferson; ‘05 Oregon-Idaho; ‘10 Halsey/Harrisburg; ‘12 Caldwell. RODRIGUEZ, JORGE – Mexican Methodist Church, FE ‘06 Lower Snake River Hispanic Ministries; 6/1/12 Oregon-Idaho, FE. ROSS, STEPHAN W. - ‘82 PM, Silverton Associate-Marquam; ‘85 Philomath/Alsea; ‘86 FE; ‘88 Philomath; ‘92 Burley; ‘98 McMinnville; ‘10 Assistant to the Bishop for Central District; ‘12 Director of Vital Church Project, OR-ID Conference (c.c. Portland: Montavilla). RUNYON, MICHAEL - ‘71 Bone Gap Simpson (Southern Illinois); ‘75 Xenia; ‘78 PM Southern Illinois, In School; ’80 transferred to Oregon-Idaho (PM), Nampa: First Associate; ‘82 Cornelius; ‘83 FE; 1/1/92 Chaplain, Venice Hospital, Venice, FL; ‘05 Leave of Absence; 5/4/07 Director of Pastoral Care, Peace River Regional Medical Center, Port Charlotte, FL; ‘08 Chaplain, Tidwell Hospice, Port Charlotte, FL; ‘12 Chaplain, Lovejoy Hospice, Grants Pass, OR (c.c. Cornelius). SARGENT, RAND DEE - ‘77 PM, In School; ‘78 Springfield: Ebbert Memorial Associate; ‘80 FE; ‘81 Portland: University Park; ‘84 Fruitland/Nyssa; ‘89 Boise: Amity; ‘94 Portland: West Portland; ‘03 Carus/ Marquam. SEAGREN, WILLIAM - ‘82 PM, Williamson River/Ft. Klamath; ‘85 FE; ‘87 Fort Klamath/Chiloquin; ‘88 Dallas; ‘94 Sabbatical leave; ‘95 Carus/Marquam; ‘01 Philomath: College.


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SECKEL, CAROL ANN - ‘75 PM, West Ohio, In School, Middleburg; ‘78 Oregon-Idaho Chiloquin/Ft. Klamath/Williamson River/Beatty; ‘80 FE; ‘82 Alaska Missionary: Sitka; ‘86 Western District Superintendent; ‘88 Alaska Missionary Conference Superintendent; ‘94 Alaska Missionary: First UMC, Anchorage; ‘96 CoSpiritual Life Director, Alaska Children’s Services, Anchorage; ‘00 Missionary in Residence, NY; 8/00 GBGM Missionary, Latvia; ‘05 Mission Interpreter in Residence, NEJ; ’07 English Language Ministries, Frankfurt, Germany, GBGM; ‘10 Language & Migrant Ministries, Germany Central Conference, GBGM (c.c. Klamath Falls). SECKEL, RICHARD KEVIN - ‘77 PM; West Ohio, In School; ‘78 Oregon-Idaho Chiloquin/Ft. Klamath/ Williamson River/Beatty; ‘80 FE; ‘82 Alaska Missionary: Sitka; ‘84 Therapist, Alcoholism Therapy Services Mt. Edgecumbe PHS Hospital, Sitka; ‘86 Leave of Absence; ‘87 Salem: Trinity Associate; ‘88 Alaska Missionary: East Anchorage UMC; ‘89 Spiritual Life Director, Alaska Children’s Services, Anchorage. ‘96 Co-Spiritual Life Director, Alaska Children’s Services, Anchorage AK; ‘00 Missionary in Residence, NY; 8/00 GBGM Missionary, Latvia; ‘05 Mission Interpreter in Residence, NEJ; ’07 English Language Ministries, Frankfurt, Germany, GBGM; Pastor, New Hope UM Fellowship; Migrant Ministries, Germany Central Conference, GBGM (c.c. Salem: Trinity). SHARMA, ELKE – 9/04 FL, Gooding; 8/1/05 Gooding/Shoshone/Richfield; ’06 PE, Deaf Faith Community, Jacksonville, Illinois ‘09 FE; ‘13 Heppner. SHIMER, BRIAN – ’87 PM South Indiana, Perseverance; ’88 PM California-Pacific, San Jacinto; ’93 FE California-Pacific; ‘94 Banks, ‘99 transfer to Oregon-Idaho; ‘09 Portland: Westside. SHIMER, KAREN -- ‘09 PE, Attend School; 9/1/09 Westside, Worship Pastor; ‘10 Canby; ‘13 FE. SIMMONS, JAMES – ’07 Monmouth: Christ’s Church/Falls City (MOD); ‘10 PE (Southern Baptist ordination recognized).; ‘13 FE; ‘13 Portland: Rose City Park. SLUSS, JOYCE – ‘96 Consecrated Diaconal Minister (Wisconsin), Green Bay: Bethany; ‘99 FD Wisconsin; 8/15/00 Green Bay: Peace; 10/20/05 Hillsboro; ‘06 Transitional Leave; ’07 Woodburn, Minister of Small Groups; ‘09 Oregon-Idaho; ‘12 Transitional Leave; ‘13 The Crossing (Pacific Northwest, par. 346.1; c.c. Lake Oswego). STEELE, JERRY D. - ‘77 PM Oregon-Idaho, In School; ‘81 Transferred to Pacific & Southwest, Associate, Santa Barbara; ‘84 FE, Pacific & Southwest, ‘85 Chatsworth; ‘89 National City; 8/92 Disability Leave; 1/93 National City; ‘93 Transferred from California-Pacific to OR-ID, Kimberly/Murtaugh; 4/94 Disability; 8/94 Kimberly/Murtaugh; 2/98 Kimberly: Crossroads; ‘05 Rupert; ‘08 North Bend; ‘13 Cottage Grove/Drain: Hope. STOVER, TIMOTHY G. - ‘76 PM, In School; ‘80 Salem: First Associate; ‘82 FE; ‘84 Leave of Absence; ‘85 Director-Manager Suttle Lake Camp; 10/15/97 Interim Campus Minister, Oregon State University; ‘98 Director of Wesley Foundation/Co-Director United Campus Ministry, Oregon State University (c.c. Corvallis). STROBEL, BRETT C. - ‘92 PM, Lake Oswego, Associate; ‘94 FE; ‘95 Portland: Parkrose; ‘98 Grants Pass: Newman; ’06 Portland: Christ. STROBEL, CRAIG STEWART - ‘83 PM, In School; ‘84 Intern Portland: Parkrose; ‘85 In School; ‘86 Sheridan/Willamina; ‘89 FE, Sheridan; ‘91 Jefferson; ‘92 In School; ‘98 Fossil/Heppner; ‘99 Heppner; ‘02 Joseph; ‘09 Pocatello. THOMPSON-AUE, DANIEL ROBERT - ‘79 PM, In School; ‘81 Boise: Hillview Associate; ‘82 Sherwood; ‘84 FE; ‘87 Salem: West Salem; ‘89 Aloha; 1/92 Shoshone/Richfield; ‘96 Portland: Montavilla; ‘00 Molalla; ‘05 Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s; ‘13 Forest Grove. THOMPSON, CHRISTINA – ‘00 PE, Hood River, Asbury; ‘03 FE; ’06 Seaside; ‘09 Boise: Whitney. THOMPSON, DAVID B. - ‘82 PM, Tillamook Associate/Bay City; ‘85 FE, Bay City; ‘87 Idaho Falls: Trinity Associate; ‘90 Blackfoot; ‘97 Boise: Hillview; ‘08 Leave of Absence (c.c. Meridian); ‘09 Collister; 3/10/10 Collister and Director, Wesley Foundation, Boise State University; ‘12 Emmett/Sweet. TRACHSEL, ALLEN C. - ‘90 Tygh Valley/Dufur; ‘92 PM; ‘95 FE, Fossil/Heppner; ‘98 Burley; ‘03 Silverton; ‘08 Caldwell; ‘12 Klamath Falls: First/Coordinating Elder for Paisley. TRUBY, TOM – West Michigan, ’06 Clarkes; ’07 Clarkes/Willamette; ‘08 Oregon-Idaho; ‘13 Clarkes. TUCKER, JOHN – ‘96 New Site; ‘97 Cedar Bluff: First; ‘98 FE North Alabama; ‘01 Woodstock; ‘02 Payette; ‘03 Oregon-Idaho; ‘08 Medford.


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TUCKER, LINDA - PE North Alabama, ‘97 Mentore; ‘01 Bethlehem; ‘02 Ontario: First; ‘03 Oregon-Idaho PE; ‘04 FE; ‘08 Medford, Associate. WALLACE, CHARLES I. - ‘68 PM, Baltimore, In School; ‘74 Finksburg-Mt. Zion; ‘75 FE; ‘75 Campus Minister-Western Maryland College and Adjunct Professor, Wesley Theological Seminary; ‘85 Oregon-Idaho, Chaplain, Willamette University; ‘12 Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Willamette University (c.c. Salem: First). WATTMAN-TURNER, MARSHALL - ‘85 PM, In School; ‘86 Clatskanie; ‘88 FE, Wilsonville; ‘99 Tabor Heights; ‘08 Clinical Pastoral Education Residency, Providence Medical Center, Portland, OR; ‘09 Chaplain & Bereavement Coordinator, Hospice Care of the Northwest; Portland, OR; 2/21/11 Hospice Care of the Northwest, Portland, OR/Portland: Pioneer; 5/23/11 Chaplain, Providence Sound HomeCare & Hospice, Olympia, WA/Portland: Pioneer; 2/6/12 Chaplain, Providence Sound HomeCare & Hospice, Olympia, WA; 1/1/13 Chaplain, Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center (c.c. Willamette). WATTS, JOHN I. - ‘78 PM, In School; ‘81 Medford, Associate; ‘83 FE; ‘85 Burley; ‘92 Portland: Rose City Park; ‘03 Central District Superintendent; ‘10 Nampa First; 7/15/11 Nampa: First/Coordinating Elder for Nyssa; ‘13 Nampa First. WENIGMANN, BRUCE - ‘94 PM, Keizer, Clear Lake; ‘96 FE; ‘05 Wilsonville; 9/28/11 Incapacity Leave; ‘13 Chaplain, Idaho Correctional Alternative Placement Program, Kuna, ID. WILLS, BRENDA SUE - ‘75 PM, North Indiana, In School; ‘78 Oregon-Idaho, Boise: First Associate; ‘80 FE, Drain/Yoncalla; ‘84 Portland: Sellwood; ‘86 Portland: Sellwood/Lents; ‘87 Grants Pass: Newman Associate; ‘89 North Bend; ‘94 Portland: Montavilla; ‘96 Leave of Absence; 9/96 Interim Director Camp & Retreat Ministry; 1/97 Interim Director of Adult Religious Education, First Unitarian Church, Portland; 8/15/97 Attend School (CPE, Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Health Center); 10/1/98 Attend School (CPE, Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Portland); 10/25/99 Chaplain, Spiritual Care Dept., Kalispell Regional Medical Center, Montana; 8/27/07 Chaplain, Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital, Newport, OR (c.c. Portland: Metanoia). WILSON-FEY, DANIEL- ‘88 Drain-Yoncalla; ‘89 PM; ‘91 FE; ‘93 Nampa: Southside; ‘01 GBGM Missionary to Honduras; ‘05 Forest Grove; ‘12 Forest Grove/Supervising Elder for Yamhill; ‘13 Lake Oswego. WINGFIELD, BRENDA – ‘02 FD, Turnagain, Alaska; ‘03 Administrative Assistant, Alaska Missionary Conference, Anchorage, AK (secondary appointment—Turnagain UMC); ‘08 Transitional Leave; ‘09 Personal Leave of Absence; 1/1/10 Bashford UMC, Madison, WI (c.c. Lebanon). WITT, KEVIN T. - ’83 PM Virginia, In School;‘84 Byrd Chapel/Zion; ‘86 FE, Rocky Mountain, Templed Hills UM Camp & Retreat Director; 10/15/91 transfer to Oregon-Idaho, Associate Council Director; 10/96 National Director of UM Camp/Retreat Ministry, General Board of Discipleship (c.c. Portland: Parkrose). WOLFF, STEVEN A. - ‘89 PM In School; ‘90 Kuna; ‘92 FE; ‘95 Newberg; ‘01 Beaverton; ‘11 La Grande; ‘13 Coordinator Elder, North East Oregon Circuit. WOODWORTH, WENDY - ‘93 PM, In School; ‘94 Portland: First Associate; ‘96 FE, Pendleton; ‘00 Portland: Trinity; ‘04 Portland: Fremont; ‘13 Salem: Morningside. YAMAMOTO, DEAN S.H. - ‘85 PM, Northern Illinois; ‘85 Oregon-Idaho, Forest Grove Associate; ‘88 FE; ‘89 West Valley Japanese, Sepulveda, CA; ‘94 Portland: Epworth; 1/01 Family Leave; 3/01 In School; 3/25/02 Leave of Absence; ‘02 Chaplain, Mt. Hood Hospice, Sandy; 8/1/04 Volunteer Coordinator, Mt. Hood Hospice; 10/11/04 Chaplain, Providence Portland Hospice (c.c. Portland: Fremont). YIM, ROBIN - ‘87 PM, In School; ‘88 Ashton; ‘90 FE; ‘92 Milton-Freewater/Weston; ‘97 Portland: Metzger; ‘03 Metzger-West Portland Cooperative Parish Ministry; 9/21/08 In School (CPE, Portland Providence); 9/13/09 The Dalles; ‘10 Portland: Epworth.


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ASSOCIATE MEMBERS--ACTIVE QUANSTROM, Linda -- ‘08 FL, Silverton; ‘10 AM.

PROVISIONAL MEMBERS BROWN, CAROL -- ‘09 PD, Chaplain, Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office; Tillamook, OR (secondary appointment--Nehalem Bay); ‘10 secondary appointment: Tillamook UMC, ministry team; ‘12 Chaplain, Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office (secondary appointment: Tillamook UMC). DANIELSON, DEXTER -- ‘11 Lay Person Assigned, Yamhill; ‘12 PD Chaplain, Forest Grove Police & Fire Dept., Secondary appointment: Servant Leader, Yamhill. FRANKLIN, ROBIN -- ‘09 PE, Personal Leave of Absence; ‘10 Hughes Memorial. HURD, DAVID – ‘01 Lay Person Assigned, Bay City; ‘10 Bay City/Tillamook (ministry team); 8/10/10 FL; 9/5/11 Bay City, PL; ‘12 FE. LANGENWALTER, GARY – 9/10/06 Dundee (Lay Person Assigned); 6/12/07 PL; ‘09 PD; ‘11 PE, Dundee/ McCabe; ‘13 Dundee.

ORDAINED AND PROVISIONAL CLERGY FROM OTHER ANNUAL CONFERENCES OR OTHER METHODIST DENOMINATIONS SERVING IN OUR CONFERENCE UNDER ¶346.1 ANDERS, DUANE -- [West Ohio, FE] ‘12 Boise: First. BENISCHEK, WILLIAM MICHAEL -- [Nebraska, FE] ‘12 Woodburn; ‘13 Oregon City. DAVIS, CATHERINE -- [Western North Carolina, FE] ‘11 Junction City; ‘12 Junction City/Monroe; ‘13 Junction City. HWANG, SIN HEE – [Korea Methodist Church, FE] 10/15/05 Portland: Grace Korean. INGRAM, STEVE -- [Memphis, FE] 12-1-12 Sherwood/Mountain Home. JOSHI, MANOHAR -- [California-Nevada, FE] ‘12 Portland: Pioneer; ‘13 Family Leave (Cal-Nev); 1/1/14 Portland: Fremont. MULLETTE-BAUER, WILLIAM -- [Yellowstone, FE] ‘08 Director of Stewardship and Finance. SMITH, JEREMY -- [Oklahoma, FE] ‘12 Portland: First, Associate. THOMPSON, MARGOT -- [New Mexico, FE] ‘12 Banks/Cornelius; ‘13 Banks/Cornelius/supervising elder: Yamhill. WILLIAMS, ANDREW -- [British Methodist Church, FE] 11/4/12 Vale. WILLIAMS, MARTHA -- [Wisconsin, PE] ‘13 Woodburn.


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CLERGY IN GOOD STANDING FROM OTHER DENOMINATIONS SERVING UNITED METHODIST MINISTRY SETTINGS ADAMS, BOB [Episcopal] – ‘99 Fort Klamath. BEANE, TYLER [Evangelical Lutheran Church of America] -- ‘12 The Dalles. CHRISTENSEN, RICH [Presbyterian Church, USA] - ‘01 Chiloquin. CURRIE, CHARLES STEPHEN, JR. [United Church of Christ] -- ‘12 Portland: University Park/Sunnyside. GEISEL, MARTIN [Presbyterian Church, USA] -- ‘12 Glenns Ferry. GRAUNKE, TERRY [Evangelical Lutheran Church of America] -- ‘12 Gold Hill. JEFFERIES, JERRY [Evangelical Lutheran Church of America] -- 11/27/11 Tillamook. KLOSTERMAN, CHRISTA [Church of the Nazarene] -- ‘12 Fruitland/Ontario: First. MEDLEY, JOSEPH [ELCA] -- ‘13 Sweet Home. PRICHARD, CAROL -- (LPA) ‘12 Astoria; 10/21/12 Ordained, Astoria. SHIELDS, WILLIAM [Presbyterian Church, USA] – ‘90 Richland. TAYLOR, WILLIAM E. [Presbyterian USA] – ‘08 Canby; ‘10 Pleasant Home. WENDLE, ANDY [Evangelical Lutheran Church of America] -- ‘11 Hood River: Asbury. WINSLEA, ELIZABETH [Presbyterian Church, USA] – ‘99 Campus Ministry, Portland State University; 1/1/05 Portland: Lincoln Street; ‘05 Sunnyside Centenary; ‘12 Portland: Lincoln Street/Montavilla. WINSLEA, TIM [Presbyterian Church, USA] – ‘99 Portland: Sunnyside Centenary; ‘00 Portland: Sunnyside Centenary/Lincoln Street, ‘02 Lincoln Street; ‘05 Portland: Laurelwood (Pastor of Record)/Sunnyside Centenary; ‘12 Portland: Lincoln Street/Montavilla.

LOCAL PASTORS A. Full Time Local Pastors LEFLER, DAVEY – ’06 FL, Shelley; ‘09 Shelley/Aberdeen/American Falls/Chubbuck. LIGHT, WARREN -- ‘06 FL, Director, Wesley Foundation, University of Oregon; ‘13 Director, Wesley Foundation, University of Oregon/Halsey. MOLI, TAUILEATA -- ‘11 PL, Myrtle Creek/Canyonville; ‘13 FL. RATHS, KELLY -- ‘08 FL, Chaplain, Oregon State Correctional Facility (c.c. Salem: Morningside). RICKMAN, JEFFERY -- ‘11 FL, High Desert Cooperative Ministry (Gooding, Shoshone, Richfield). SALYER, TERESA -- ‘10 PL, Jefferson; ‘12 FL, Lebanon. SHEWELL, RICHARD -- ‘13 FL, Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s.


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B. Part Time Local Pastors BARLOW, DOREEN -- ‘13 PL, Dillard-Winston. FUAPAU, TUI’NAUVAI – 11/1/05 PL, Portland: Tongan Fellowship; ‘12 Portland: Lents Tongan Fellowship/ Bennett Chapel. HOLLAND, JERRY – ‘98 PL, Tygh Valley/Dufur; 9/8/13 Dufur. REASONER, ROBERT – ‘00 PL, Arlington/Wasco. STEELE, Elaine – ‘99 Paul (Lay Person Assigned); 9/13/06 PL; ‘08 FL, Coquille: Pioneer; ‘11 PL; ‘13 Oakridge. WAGNER, LOIS – ‘98 PL, Wilshire; ‘04 Wilshire/Native American Fellowship; 3/15/07 FL, Portland: Hughes Memorial/Woodlawn/Wilshire/Native American Fellowship; ‘08 PE; ‘09 Portland: Hughes Memorial.Wilshire/ Native American Fellowship; ‘10 Personal Leave of Absence; 9/28/11 Wilsonville; ‘13 PL. WHISTLER, PEARL – ‘08 PL, Fossil.

DIACONAL MINISTERS AND OTHER LAY MINISTRIES DIACONAL MINISTERS--ACTIVE HILL, JANE – ‘99 Consecrated, Mediation Services Provider, Sunset Empire Resolution Services (c.c. Astoria); ‘11

DEACONESSES--ACTIVE DAY, JUDI -- ‘10 transferred from California-Nevada, Director of Outreach and Nurture, Jefferson UMC. KNEPP, SHIRLEY MANNING -- ‘63 U.M. Deaconess; ‘88 Echo; ‘91 Haines/North Powder; ‘96 Myrtle Creek/Canyonville/Days Creek; ‘98 Retired; ‘12 Reinstated as Deaconess, Conference Archivist (Oregon). MARPLE, GLORIA -- 4/29/12 Commissioned, Mental Health Counselor, Washington County Jail, Hillsboro, Oregon.


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LAY PERSONS ASSIGNED FOR MINISTRY HILL, JANE -- ‘12 Warrenton.

CASCADIA

JOHNSON, KEN -- ‘11 Sheridan/Amity. JONES, LOUIS -- ‘13 Clatskanie. MATSON, CHRISTY -- ‘10 Pine Grove-Odell. COLUMBIA CAMACENA, JUAN -- 8/15/11 La Iglesia (Montavilla). CONKLIN, ERIC -- ‘13 Portland: Woodlawn. DIRREN, CHRISTY -- ‘12 Metzger. FRISBIE, DREW -- ‘13 The Dalles. MacFADDEN, SANDRA -- ‘13 Troutdale: Faith. MALUA-KATOA, KALINA -- ‘13 Portland: West Portland. MARPLE, GLORIA -- ‘11 Wilshire/Native American Fellowship. TRIMBLE, NORMA -- ‘13 Wilshire/Native American Fellowship (Intern). CRATER LAKE BURNS, ROBERT -- ‘12 Cottage Grove/Drain: Hope (interim through 8/31/12) CRANDALL, MATTHEW -- ‘13 Coquille. DAVIS, JANE -- 1-1-10 Tenmile. FORD, VAL -- ‘12 Oakridge. RIKER, JOSEPH -- ‘13 Upper Rogue. WEBB, CHRISTINE -- ‘13 Harrisburg.

BLICK, JANNA-- ‘09 Castleford.

SAGE

FAW, SUE -- ‘11 Vale. HARDENBROOK, JIM -- ‘13 New Meadows. HODGES, PENNY--’09 Buhl. GARVER, KAYE – ‘99 Wallowa, ‘02 Elgin/Wallowa; ‘09 Joseph/Wallowa. HOPKINS, GERALD -- ‘09 Elgin. KILLETT, ROCHELLE -- ‘13 Nyssa First. PEEPLES, SUSAN -- ‘13 Union. SCOTT, REBECCA -- ‘09 Elgin. SHUCKLE, JOHN -- ‘13 Cove. SULLIVAN, CAROLE -- ‘10 Jordan Valley. WIENS, SALLY – ‘96 Haines. WILLIAMS, Ervin--’11 Echo.


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ANDERSON, ELAM JONATHAN - ‘64 New Hampshire: N. Charlestown W. Unity; ‘66 Trial, Credentials Rec’d from American Baptist, Salem, Pleasant St. New Hampshire; ‘69 Membership Oregon-Idaho, Filer; ‘72 Emmett/Sweet; ‘75 Philomath-Alsea; ‘79 Harrisburg/Coburg; ‘82 Monroe; ‘85 Halsey/Shedd; 12/90 RE (c.c. McMinnville). APEL, WILLIAM DALE – ‘70 PM Western Penn. In School; ‘76 Transfer to OR-ID, Chaplain, Linfield College; ‘78 Membership; ‘84 Professor of Religion, Linfield College; ‘09 RE (c.c. McMinnville). BAKER, LINDA - 1999 Consecrated, Diaconal Minister of Education and Nurture, Hillsboro UMC; ‘02 FD; ’05 Transitional Leave; 1/30/07 Sacred Light Ministry; 8/1/09 RE (c.c. Portland: Christ). BARLEY, NORMAN HENRY - ‘63 Warrenton; ‘65 Trial, In School; ‘65 Transfer to New York Livingston Manor, Parksville, Lew Beach and Beaverkill; ‘67 New York Richmond Hill: First; ‘69 Transferred from New York, Milton-Freewater/Weston; ‘75 Portland: Laurelwood-Errol Heights; ‘82 Cottage Grove; ‘84 Myrtle Creek/Canyonville; ‘90 Arlington/Wasco; ‘94 Milwaukie: St. Paul; ‘96 Stayton; ‘01 RE, ‘01-’06 Yamhill; ‘06 West Salem. BARNHART, DONALD G. - ‘73 PM, In School; ‘76, Harrisburg/Coburg; ‘78 FE; ‘79, Portland: CentenaryWilbur; ‘87 Sabbatical; ‘89 Forest Grove Associate; 1/1/92 Aloha; ‘97 Leave of Absence (c.c. Portland: First); ‘99 Oak Grove; ‘08 Tabor Heights; ‘12 RE. BATEMAN, ANN - ‘65 Southern California-Arizona, Arcadia Church of the Good Shepherd/Methodist Educational Assistant; ‘66 Certified Director of Christian Ed.; ‘67 Inactive (Volunteer Director of Teacher Training & Resources, Ramey AFB Protestant Chapel, Puerto Rico);’70 Riverside-Arlington; ‘72 Consecrated Lay Worker; ‘74 Oregon-Idaho, Director of Christian Ed., Roseburg; ‘77 Consecrated Diaconal Minister, Newberg/Milwaukie-St. Paul’s; ‘78 Newberg; ‘79 In School; ‘81 Leave of Absence; ‘82 Church Ed. Consultant Service, Salem; ‘97 FD, Minister for Servanthood, Corvallis; ’06 RD (c.c. Corvallis: First). BELL, EARNEST ROY - ‘55 Alsea; ‘56 Trial, In School; ‘58 Talent; ‘59 Talent-SOC Wesley Foundation; ‘60 Membership; ‘61 Valley; ‘64 Stayton; ‘67 Portland: University Park; ‘73 Coquille; ‘76 Corvallis Associate; ‘86 Springfield: Ebbert Memorial; ‘91 Canby; ‘95 RE (c.c. Toledo: Trinity). BIGGS, LINDA – ‘01 Aberdeen/American Falls; ‘02 PE; ‘05 FE, Bend Associate; ’07 Emmett/Sweet; ‘12 RE (c.c. Boise: First). BORDEN, RON D. - ‘76 PM, In School; ‘78, Twin Falls Associate; ‘79, Shoshone/Richfield; ‘81, FE; ‘82, Fruitland; ‘84 Pleasant Home; ‘86 Chaplain U.S. Navy; 1/2/00 Director/Educational Consultant, Hope Family Services; ‘04 Chaplain, Oregon Dept. of Corrections; 10/15/08 Chaplain, U.S. Navy; 10/22/10 RE (c.c. Portland: Rose City Park). BROOKS, FRED R. Jr. - ‘59 Trial, Wyoming, In School; ‘61 Onconta First Assoc; ‘62 Membership; ‘63 Oregon, Eugene: Asbury; ‘68 Director of Aid and Admissions, and Asst. Dean of Students Univ. of Chicago; ‘80 Director of Admissions Vassar College, New York; 7/15/85 Asst. Vice President, State Univ. of New York, Binghamton, NY; ‘93 Director of Admissions, Marywood College; ‘99 RE (c.c. Eugene: Asbury). BROWN, DANA -’83 PM, Estacada; ‘85 Membership; ‘87 Leave of Absence; ‘89 OR Human Rights Coalition; ‘92 Advocate, Multnomah County Community Action Program; ‘97 Co-Director Community Alliance of Tenants; ‘02 Executive Director, Dana L. Brown Consulting Services, Portland; ‘09 RE (c.c. Portland: Metanoia). BROWN, JON K. - ‘59 Oak Island, San Antonio, South Texas (L.P. supply); ‘61 Mt. Victory, Lima, W.O.C. (student); ‘63 Trinity, Columbus (student assistant); ‘64 St. Luke’s, South Chicago, N. Illinois (student); ‘67 Methodist Union, Columbus, W.O.C.; ‘72 Action Training Network of Ohio, West Ohio; ‘79 honorable location; ‘90 Trilby Church, Toledo; Oregon-Idaho, ‘92 Boise: First Associate; ‘96 Nampa: First; ‘99 RE; ‘1012 Minister of Congregational Care & Development, Boise: Hillview; (c.c. Boise: Hillview). BRUDEVOLD, KEITH - ‘98 Boise: Collister; ‘01 Membership (Transfer from South Carolina); ‘02 Heppner; ‘08 RE (c.c. Salem: Jason Lee). CAIRNS, RALPH ARTHUR - ‘62 PM In School; ‘64 Membership, Prairie City; ‘65 Shoshone/Richfield; ‘67 Filer; ‘69 Vale; ‘74 Sutherlin/Wilbur; ‘76 In School; ‘77 Leave of Absence; ‘78 Chaplain, Hermiston Good Samaritan Center; ‘97 RE (c.c. Hermiston).


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CHASE, CHARLES W. - ‘78 PM, In School; ‘79 Middleton; ‘81 FE; ‘84 Joseph/Wallowa; ‘90 Hood RiverAsbury; ‘98 Vale; ‘02 Lakeview/Paisley; ’06 Wilderville/Cave Junction; ‘13 RE; Wilderville/Cave Junction 2013. CHRISTIANSON, PENNY J. – 12/10/78 Metzger; ‘79 PM, In School; ‘83 Riverside Methodist Hospital; ‘85 Leave of Absence; ‘87 Bay City; ‘89 FE, ‘90 St. Helens; ‘94 Yamhill; ‘00 In School; Counselor, Columbia River Mental Health Services, Vancouver, WA/Samaritan Counseling Center, Tigard, OR; 2/1/07 Gresham/ Life Works NW/Your Growing Edge; ’07 Your Growing Edge Counseling Services, Portland, OR (c.c. Tigard); 12/1/07 Tualatin; ‘11 Sherwood; ‘12 RE (c.c. Hillsboro). COLBURN, DONALD ELTON - ‘53 Trial, Newark; ‘53 Oregon; ‘54 Metzger; ‘56 Membership; ‘62 St. Helens; ‘70 Silverton; ‘77 Portland: Christ Church; ‘86 Forest Grove; ‘89 Portland: Montavilla; ‘94 RE (c.c. Portland: Trinity). CORNELL, JACK - ‘89 Cave Junction; ‘93 Leave of Absence; ‘94 Veneta; ‘95 Membership; ‘97 Leave of Absence; ‘98 Gold Hill/Upper Rogue; ‘02 Gold Hill; ‘03 Oakridge; ’07 RE (c.c. Grants Pass: Newman). COWAN, MICHAEL - ‘02 Willamette; ‘05 Transferred from New York to Oregon-Idaho; ’06 Willamette/ Hughes Memorial/Woodlawn; 1/1/07 Willamette; ’07 Aloha; ‘12 RE (c.c. Portland: First). COX, JAMES LELAND - ‘72 PM, North Illinois, Winfield Community; ‘74 FE; ‘75 In School; ‘77 Green Garden; ‘78 Oregon-Idaho, Boise: First Associate; ‘79 Ashland; ‘81 Alaska Pacific University Assistant Professor; ‘83 Leave of Absence; ‘86 Research Fellow, Univ. of Aberdeen, Scotland; ‘89 Lecturer in the Phenomenology of Religion, University of Zimbabwe; ‘93 Lecturer in African Christianity, University of Edinburgh; 9/30/12 RE (c.c. Ashland). CRANDALL, RONALD J. - ‘65 PM, In School; ‘67 Bay City/Garibaldi; ‘69 Membership, Dufur/Tygh Valley; ‘71 Gold Hill/Upper Rogue; ‘75 Toledo; ‘82 Oakridge; ‘88 Medford First Assoc; ’90 Medford First Assoc/ Talent;‘91 Gooding; ‘94 Portland: Tabor Heights; ‘99 Nehalem Bay; ‘02 RE (c.c. Seaside). CROOCH, KAREN - ‘86 PM Virginia Conference; ‘86 Wesley Theological Seminary; ‘88 University Park, ‘91 PM Oregon-Idaho; ‘91 University Park; ‘92 Membership; ‘95 Grants Pass; ‘98 Western District Superintendent; ‘03 Salem: Morningside; ’07 RE (c.c. Salem: Morningside). DARLING, PAUL EUGENE – ‘66 Latham: First (Illinois); ‘68 Henning-Jamesburg (IL), ‘69 FairmountJamaica, Osman-Walker (IL), ‘71 Wapella (IL);’73 PM California-Nevada, Berkeley: Trinity Associate and Campus Minister, Sather Gate Campus Ministry, UC Berkeley; ‘75 San Jose: Roselawn; ‘76 Leave of Absence; ‘78 Campus Minister, Oklahoma East Central University, Ada, OK; ‘79 transfer to Oklahoma (PM), Campus Minister, Oklahoma East Central University and Roff-Fitzhugh; ‘80 FE, Coalgate; ‘82 Wickline Midwest City Associate; ‘83 Oklahoma City: Christ; ‘85 Study Leave, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA; ‘96 Portland: Wilshire; ‘98 Rainier/Clatskanie; ‘99 Oregon-Idaho (transfer from Oklahoma); ‘01 Portland: Sellwood; ‘03 Portland: Pioneer; 1/16/11 Hood River: Asbury; ‘11 Springfield: Ebbert Memorial; ‘12 RE; Portland: Woodlawn 2012-13; Portland: Capitol Hill 7/1/13 - 7/28/13 (c.c. Portland: Wilshire). DAVIDSON, GLEN WILLIAM - ‘59 Trial, In School; ‘63 Membership; ‘64 Chaplain at Colgate University; ‘67 Divinity School-University of Chicago; ‘71 University of Iowa; ‘73 Southern Illinois Univ. School of Medicine; ‘78 Professor Southern Illinois Univ. School of Medicine; ‘93 The Doane Professor and V.P. for Academic Affairs, Doane College, Crete, NE; 10/15/97 New Mexico Highlands Univ.; ‘00 RE (c.c. Meridian). DAVIS, MARGIE (MAI) - ‘97 PM Joseph; ‘99 Membership; ‘01 Buhl/Castleford; ‘05 RE (cc: Buhl). DAWSON, JR., JOHN JOSEPH - ‘57 Trial, Baltimore, Lodge Forest; ‘59 Membership; ‘61 Glen Mar; ‘69 Oregon-Idaho, Boise: First; ‘71 Sabbatical; ‘72 Mountain States Tumor Institute; ‘78 President: Patient-Family Support Institute; ‘96 RE (c.c. Boise: Whitney). DEAL, ROBERT L. - ‘41 Trial, Colorado, Denver: Emmanuel; ‘43 Oregon, Membership, Portland: First Assistant Pastor; ‘44 Chaplain, U.S. Navy; ‘58-’59 Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas; ‘68 Dir. Religious Activities; United States International University, California Western Campus; ‘71 Sabbatical; ‘72 RE (c.c. Walla Walla, WA: Pioneer). DEVORE, HOWARD L. - ‘48 Iowa, Fairfield Circuit; ‘50 Trial, Mt Union; ‘54 Membership, GravitySharpsburg-Conway; ‘58 Menlo-Jefferson Cente; ‘62 Alaska Mission, Nome; ‘66 Alaska Mission, St. JohnHope; ‘72 Alaska Mission, Fairbanks; ‘74 Oregon-Idaho, Hermiston; ‘75 Supernumerary; ‘76 Alaska State Office of Volunteer Services, Coordinator; ‘80 Alaska State Office on Aging, Coordinator; ‘91 Leave of Absence; ‘92 RE (c.c. Eugene: Asbury).


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DRAKE, GRACE ELIZABETH - ‘73 Trial, In School; ‘75 Union/North Powder; ‘77 Membership; ‘78 Filer; ‘81 Ashton; ‘86 RE (c.c. Heppner). ENZ, CLARK S. - ‘41 Trial, In School; ‘44 Membership, New England; ‘44 Oregon, Dallas/Oak Grove Chapel; ‘48 Dallas; ‘50 Cottage Grove; ‘53 Oregon City; ‘63 Roseburg; ‘67 Tigard; ‘75 Gresham; ‘78 Superintendent Central District; ‘84 RE; ‘88 Consultant on Congregational Development and Redevelopment (c.c. Oak Grove). ETCHISON, GERRY RAY - ‘79 Trial, In School; ‘82 Clatskanie; ‘84 Membership; ‘86 Portland: Southeast Cooperative Parish, Lincoln St; ‘89 Heppner; ‘92 Union/Cove; ‘94 St. Helens; ‘04 Cornelius; 5/1/08 Incapacity Leave; 4/1/10 RE (c.c. St. Helens). FARRELL, JANET - ‘86 Talent; ‘88 In School; ‘91 PM, Myrtle Point; ‘93 FE; ‘97 Blackfoot; ‘01 La Grande; ‘05 Madras; ‘12 RE (c.c. Bend). FELLERS, JAMES R. - ‘66 Belvedere Associate (North Georgia); ‘67 Trial Central Kansas; ‘69 Membership Kansas West; ‘69 Missionary to Alaska-North Star; ‘70 Soldotna-North Star; ‘72 Ketchikan;’76 OregonIdaho, Pendleton; ‘82 Newberg; ‘88 Portland: Tabor Heights; ‘92 St. John UMC, Anchorage, GBGM; ‘99 Eastern District Superintendent; ’06 Corvallis First; ‘10 Gresham; ‘13 RE; Gresham 2013. FERNANDEZ, ARTURO M. - ‘60, Trial, Rio Grande; ‘65 Membership ‘75 Dir. Casa Amigos Comm. Center; ‘77 Conf. Coord. of Hispanic Ministries, Fresno; ‘78 California-Nevada; ‘82 District Superintendent, Bay View District; ‘85 District Superintendent, Fresno District; ‘88 Fresno: Grace/Calwa; ‘90 Calwa/Board of Global Ministries Assignment, South America; ‘92 Oregon-Idaho, District Superintendent, Western District; ‘98 RE; ’03-‘06 West Salem/Woodburn Hispanic Ministries (cc: Salem: First). FISKE, JAMES A. - ‘67 Trial; ‘68 In School; ‘70 Membership, Southern New England; ‘70 Board of Missions, World Division; ‘83 Oregon-Idaho, United Church of Christ in Japan; ‘87 Milwaukie: St. Paul; ‘94 Woodburn; ‘00 RE; 1/1/03-6/30/03 Salem: Trinity (c.c. Salem: First). FISKE, JUDITH J. - ‘93 Consecrated Diaconal Minister, Diaconal Minister of Pastoral Counseling, Salem Counseling Center & Wilsonville Counseling Center; ‘94 Woodburn, Parish Visitor; ‘97 FD, Woodburn, Minister of Visitation/Education; ‘00 RD (c.c. Salem: First). FLANERY, WILLIAM S. - ‘63 On Trial, Ohio, Forest Chapel, Cincinnati; ‘64 Mt. Healthy; ‘65 Membership, Rocky Mountain, Commerce City; ‘68 In School; ‘69 Santa Fe NM Model Cities Program; ‘71 Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments; ‘74 Colorado State Representative; ‘77 Executive Director, Girl Scouts/Wagon Wheel Council; ‘83 Walsenberg/Gardner; ‘86 Rifle; ‘89 Thornton; ‘93 OR-ID, Hagerman/Wendell; ‘96 RE (c.c. Twin Falls). FOSTER, CHARLES R. - ‘61 PM, In School; ‘63 Central New York, Corning First;’64 Membership, Central New York; ‘66 In School; ‘68 Faculty, Methodist Theological School in Ohio; ‘71 West Ohio; ‘81 Faculty, Scarritt Graduate School; 1/1/87 Oregon-Idaho; ‘88 Professor of Religion and Education; ‘97 Associate Dean of Faculty Development, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, ‘99 Acting Dean, Candler School of Theology, Emory University; ‘01 RE (c.c. Salem: First). FOSTER, THOMAS WILBER - ‘56 Trial, In School; ‘58 Haines/North Powder; ‘59 Membership; ‘63 Ontario: First; ‘68 Madras; ‘77 Pocatello; ‘85 Salem: Trinity; ‘87 Roseburg; ‘96 RE (c.c. Portland: First). GALLAGHER, MARIANNE J. - ‘89 Consecrated Diaconal Minister, Emanuel Hospital & Health Center, Portland/Metro District Parish Nurse Program; ‘94 Cancer Care Unit, Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, Portland/Parish Nurse Program; ‘96 Consultant, Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries/Milwaukie St. Paul’s Parish Nurse; ‘97 FD; 1/1/99 Willamette; ‘98 RD (c.c. Milwaukie: St. Paul’s). GILMORE, EDSON G. - ‘67 Trial, In School; ‘68 Corvallis-Ecumenical; ‘69 Membership, Albany Associate; ‘71 Gooding; ‘74 Portland: West Portland; ‘84 Woodburn; ‘94 Tualatin; ‘01 RE; Salem: Jason Lee ‘08 12/31/12 (c.c. Salem: Jason Lee). GOOGINS, MARY ANN, ‘01 PM, Salem: First; ‘04 FD; 2/1/05 Minister of Congregational Life, Tigard; 8/1/07 Transitional Leave; ‘08 Greenwood-Laurel Park (Glen Allen, VA); ‘10 RD (c.c.: Newberg). GROVES, MEREDITH R. - ‘50 Trial, In School; ‘52 Boise: First Associate; Membership; ‘69 Eugene: First Associate; ‘78 Albany; ‘87 Canby; ‘91 RE (c.c. Salem: First).


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GROVES, VERNON ARTHUR - ‘54 Southern New England Somerville-Flint Street; ‘55 Trial, In School; ‘57 Membership Oregon, Toledo/Siletz; ‘61 Madras; ‘65 Portland: Parkrose Heights; ‘71 Lake Oswego; ‘76 Roseburg; ‘85 Tigard; ‘91 Springfield: Ebbert Memorial; ‘93 Junction City; ‘97 RE (c.c. Portland: First). HALL, FLORA BELLE - ‘76 PM, In School; ‘78 Clatskanie; ‘80 Membership; ‘82 Portland: Wilshire; ‘89 Stayton; ‘90 RE (c.c. Lake Oswego). HAND, JAMES ALBERT - ‘50 Trial, Alabama-West Florida: Coden-Irvington-Heron Bay; ‘51 In School; ‘52 Mt. Vernon; ‘53 Membership; ‘54 Livingston; ‘57 Citronelle; ‘60 In School; ‘64 Professor at Willamette University; ‘65 Oregon; ‘88 Leave of Absence; ‘90 RE (c.c. Salem: First). HARDER, PHILIP E. - ‘66 Trial, In School; ‘69 Chaplain Willamette University; ‘70 Membership; ‘72 Campus Christian Ministry at Southern Oregon State College; ‘77 Portland State Campus Ministry; ‘98 RE (c.c. Portland: Metanoia). HARE, WILLIAM EDWARD - ‘72 PM Rocky Mountain, In School; ‘73 Oklahoma-Crescent-Marshall; ‘74 Membership; ‘75 Grace Associate; ‘76 Pawnee-Skedee; ‘78 Tulsa-St. Paul; ‘80 Oregon-Idaho-Lakeview/ Paisley; ‘82 Jerome; ‘86 Dillard-Winston/Camas Valley/Tenmile; ‘90 Amity/McCabe; ‘94 RE;’94-’99 Talent; ‘02-’08 Upper Rogue; 1/4/09 Talent. HARRIS, DALE CHARLES - ‘56 Trial, In School; ‘58 Gilchrist; ‘60 Membership; ‘62 Lake Oswego; ‘70 Bend; ‘80 Superintendent Western District; ‘86 Corvallis; ‘93 Hillsboro; ‘97 RE (c.c. Hillsboro). HARRIS, SIDNEY S.- ‘89 PM Hagerman/Wendell; ‘91 FE; ‘93 Stayton; ‘96 West Salem; ‘00 Portland: Capitol Hill; 3/1/06 Incapacity Leave; ‘13 RE (c.c. Tigard). HAUER, MARCIA - ‘94 PM Rocky Mountain Conference, Drain/Yoncalla; ‘95 PM Oregon-Idaho; ‘98 Leave of Absence; ‘99 Estacada; ‘00 FE; 3/29/04 Extension Ministry; ‘04 Portland: University Park Associate; ‘09 Portland: Bennett Chapel; ‘12 RE (c.c. Portland: Montavilla). HEFTY, ROBERT EUGENE - ‘59 Trial, Iowa, In School; ‘61 Membership, Shueyville-Union; ‘65 Toledo Otterbein; ‘67 Toledo Otterbein and Fairview; ‘68 Kalona, Sharon Center & South Sharon; ‘70 Hedrick & Martinsburg; 10/75 Oregon-Idaho, Joseph/Wallowa; ‘80 Gooding; ‘83 Payette; ‘90 Coos Bay; ‘96 Nehalem Bay; ‘99 RE; ‘99-’01 Reedsport; (c.c. Florence). HENSON, ANNIS RAE - ‘92 Consecrated. ‘92 (Jan-Aug) Lay Person Assigned: Gilchrist Community; ‘92 Associate Director of NW Habitat for Humanity International; ‘97 FD; ‘99 Affiliate Support Manager of Mountain States Habitat for Humanity International; ‘03 Leave of Absence; ‘08 RD (c.c. Bend). HEWITT, C. M. KEMPTON - ‘61 PM, Pacific Northwest Conference, ‘64 Membership, Illinois Conference, In School; ‘69 Roscoe; ‘72 Dean of Students, Evangelical Theological Seminary, Naperville; ‘74 Faculty, St. Thomas Seminary, Denver, CO; ‘82 Dean, ‘93 Professor of Biblical Interpretation, Methodist Theological School in Ohio; ‘88 Oregon-Idaho; ‘02 RE (c.c. Philomath). HILL, GERALD WAYNE - ‘83 PM, In School; ‘84 Salem: First Assoc; ‘86 FE; ‘87 Buhl; ‘94 Monmouth, Christ’s Church Methodist/Presbyterian United; ‘00 Redmond, Cascade Fellowship (River of Life); 9/10/02 Madras-Redmond Greater Parish; ‘03 Sherwood; ‘09 Oregon City; ‘13 RE (c.c. Lake Oswego). HINTON, RAYMOND E. - ‘60 Oregon-Marquam; ‘63 Trial In School; ‘66 Clatskanie; ‘67 Membership; ‘72 Roseburg Associate/Dillard-Winston; ‘74 Dillard-Winston/Camas Valley; ‘86 Molalla/Clarkes; ‘97 Veneta; ‘00 RE (c.c. Eugene: Wesley). HOUGHTON, DANIEL -’86 PM, In School; ‘87 Kuna; ‘90 FE; ‘90 Bay City; ‘96 Hagerman/Wendell; ‘01 Carus/Marquam; ‘03 Drain/Yoncalla; 1/1/11 RE, Drain: Hope 1/1/11-6/30/12. HOUSH, A. JOSEPH - ‘53 Trial, Northern Illinois, In School; ‘57 Orangeville-Cedarville; ‘60 Membership Poplargrove-Hunter; ‘65 Carol Stream; ‘70 Park Ridge Good Shepherd; ‘74 Oregon-Idaho Boise: First Associate; ‘78 Nampa: First; ‘90 Boise: Whitney; ‘97 RE (c.c. Boise: First); Nampa Southside 12/1/06-6/30/07. HULBERT, TED LAVERNE - ‘66 Trial, In School; ‘67 Reedsport; ‘68 Membership; ‘70 Salem: First, Associate; ‘77 Roseburg Associate; ‘85 Eugene: Wesley; ‘88 Director Camp Magruder; ‘03 RE (c.c. Eugene: First) HULETT, JAMES DAVID - ‘64 Trial, In School; ‘68 Salem: First Associate; ‘69 Membership; ‘70 Portland: Vermont Hills; ‘77 Portland: Trinity; ‘83 Boise: Hillview, ‘92 Lake Oswego; 4/22/03 RE (c.c. Portland: Metanoia Peace Community).


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JABS, AURA LEE - ‘84 Vale; ‘85 PM Transfer from United Presbyterian; ‘87 Membership; ‘90 Nampa: Southside Blvd.; ‘93 Sutherlin/Wilbur; ‘02 RE (c.c. Roseburg); 3/1/08 Dillard-Winston/Camas Valley; ‘12 Camas Valley. JACKMAN, PERRY L. - ‘66 Trial, In School; ‘68 Wasco; ‘69 Membership; ‘71 Arlington/Fossil; ‘73 Fossil; ‘77 Madras; ‘81 Portland: Pioneer; ‘85 Gresham; ‘89 Tualatin; ‘94 Portland: Rockwood, ‘04 RE(c.c. Portland: Tigard). JAQUITH, GLENN – ‘95 Consecrated Diaconal Minister, Corvallis, Diaconal Minister of Music; ‘98 FD, Corvallis Minister for Music; ‘04 RD (c.c. Corvallis). JEFFERY, GAY - ‘94 PM, Caldwell Associate/Wilder; ‘96 FE; ‘97 Buhl/Castleford; ‘01 Blackfoot; ‘13 RE (c.c. Boise: Hillview). JOHNSON, JUDITH - ‘91 PM, In School; ‘92 Ashton; ‘94 FE; ‘00 Kuna; ‘05 Astoria/Warrenton; ‘11 RE (c.c. Medford). KERR, CHARLES CLIFFORD - ‘53 Trial, Northern Illinois-Cicero-Hawthorne; ‘54 Oregon-Madras; ‘55 Membership; ‘61 Hood River/Pine Grove; ‘67 McMinnville; ‘73 Portland: Rockwood; ‘82 Salem: Englewood; ‘88 RE (c.c. Salem: Englewood). KINGSBURY, ROBERT GEORGE - ‘53 Trial New England; ‘53 Oregon, In School; ‘55 Cave Junction; ‘57 Cave Junction/Wilderville; ‘58 Wesley Foundation, Eugene; ‘66 World Student Christian Federation (Liberia), Methodist Board of Missions; ‘69 Wesley Foundation, Corvallis; ‘84 Astoria; ‘88 Newberg; ‘89 Rainier/ Clatskanie; ‘93 RE (c.c. Eugene: First). KINMAN, DAVID ROGER - ‘72 PM, In School; ‘74 Middleton; ‘76 FE; ‘79 Philomath-Alsea; ‘85 Banks; ‘94 Dallas; ‘98 Astoria; ‘99 Astoria/Warrenton; ‘00 Astoria; 4/1/05 Incapacity Leave; ‘12 RE (c.c. Astoria). KNEPPER, JEANNE - ‘82 PM, In School; ‘87 Leave of Absence; ‘94 Shalom Ministries; ‘96 FE; ‘01 Portland: University Park; ‘12 RE (c.c. Portland: Montavilla). KNOTTS, ALICE GENE - ‘68 PM, In School; ‘70 Cornelius; ‘71 FE; ‘74 Gresham Associate; ‘78 Eugene: Wesley Foundation; ‘82 Sabbatical; ‘83 In School; ‘89 Facilitator, National Corrective Training Institute, Denver, Colorado; ‘93 Shalom Ministries, Portland Urban Ministries; 8/1/96 Leave of Absence; 9/1/96 With Love, Denver, Colorado; 1/1/97 Hardin/Ashland Parish (Hardin, Montana) (337.1); ‘98 Outreach Coordinator, Peace House, Ashland, OR; ‘99 Talent; ‘00 Talent/Rogue Rock; ‘04 In School: CPE, Yuma Regional Medical Center, Yuma, AZ ; ‘08 Wesley Foundation, San Diego State Univ.; ‘09 Attend School; 11/1/10 RE (c.c. Medford). KNUTSEN, KJELL C. - ‘50 PM, Norway Annual Conference; ‘51 Trinity Conference, Malaysia; ‘88 Oregon-Idaho, Emmett/Sweet; ‘94 RE (c.c. Boise: Hillview). LAMB, EUGENE VERN - ‘54 Trial, Pacific Northwest, Yakima: First, Assistant; ‘55 Membership, Spokane: Lloyd; ‘60 Oregon-Canby; ‘61 Pacific Northwest-Vancouver; ‘66 Chaplain US Army; ‘85 Leave of Absence; ‘92 RE (c.c. West Portland). LARSEN, GEORGE ROBERT - ‘59 Trial, California-Nevada, In School; ‘63 Oregon, Shedd; ‘65 Membership, In School; ‘66 Oregon College of Education; ‘68 Professor New York University; ‘71 In School; ‘73 Interfaith Counseling Service, Scottsdale, Arizona; ‘84 Director Pastoral Counseling Center, Las Vegas, Nevada;’86 Director Peer Counseling of Older Adults, Pasadena Guidance Clinic, Pasadena, CA; ‘87 Clinical Director, Inter-Church Samaritan Counseling Center, Whittier, CA; ‘93 Professor of Counseling; ‘96 Senior Professor of Marriage & Family Therapy, Azusa Pacific University; ‘05 RE (c.c. Ashland). LARUE, PAUL VERNON - ‘50 Trial, In School; ‘53 Murtaugh; ‘54 Membership; ‘55 Murtaugh/Hansen; ‘57 Gooding; ‘61 Boise: Collister/Eagle; ‘65 Buhl/Castleford; ‘69 Portland: Sunnyside; ‘72 Pendleton; ‘76 Dallas; ‘82 Sabbatical; ‘83 Leave of Absence; ‘84 Director Habitat for Humanity, Portland/United Campus Christian Fellowship, Western Oregon State College; ‘86 Director Habitat for Humanity, Portland; ‘89 RE; ‘90-91, Falls City (c.c. Salem: Jason Lee). LAWRENCE, DENIS G. - ‘69 PM, In School; ‘70 Estacada; ‘71 Membership; ‘76 Lake Oswego Co-Pastor; ‘80 Board of Higher Education; ‘89 Director of Continuing Religious Studies, Marylhurst College-Marylhurst, OR; ‘93 Vice President for Academic Affairs; ‘01 Co-Director, Learning Assessment Center; ‘02 Director, Learning Assessment Center, Marylhurst University; 1/5/05 RE (c.c. Tualatin).


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LAWRENCE, RALPH ALAN - ‘54 Trial, In School; ‘56 Membership, Shoshone/Richfield; ‘60 Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s; ‘64 Nyssa; ‘68 Portland: Pioneer; ‘74 Payette; ‘81 Eastern District Superintendent; ‘87 Meridian; ‘95 RE (c.c. Boise: First); ‘12 Baker. LAYNE, LINDA K. - ‘82 PM, Odell/Pine Grove; ‘85 Membership; ‘89 Fruitland/Nyssa; ‘92 Nehalem Bay; ‘96 Milwaukie: St. Paul; 1/15/05 Incapacity Leave; ‘10 RE (c.c. Pleasant Home). LEDDEN, ROBERT ALLEN - ‘62 Peninsula-Seaford Circuit; ‘63 Trial; ‘64 Perryville-Asbury; ‘66 West New York-Marilla; Membership; ‘67 Pacific Northwest-Stevenson; ‘69 Orofino-Cavendish; ‘70 Voluntary Location; ‘75 Lousiana-Zwole-Converse-Noble; ‘77 Oregon-Idaho, Aberdeen/American Falls; ‘80 Coquille; ‘86 John Day/Prairie City; ‘89 Odell/Pine Grove; ‘93 Cave Junction/Wilderville; ‘99 RE; ‘99-‘04 Falls City (c.c. McMinnville); ‘08 Grand Ronde. LINEBERRY, WILLIAM EDWARD - ‘60 Alabama-West Florida-Alford; ‘61 Akron-Havana; ‘64 Castleberry; ‘65 Skipperville; ‘66 Satsunia; ‘67 Trial; ‘69 Membership, Oregon-Idaho Emmett/Sweet; ‘72 Blackfoot/ Shelley; ‘77 Portland: Pioneer; ‘78 Lebanon; ‘86 Rupert; ‘94 McMinnville; ‘98 RE; ‘98 Shoshone/Richfield; Crossroads 8/1/05-6/30/08. LITTLE, KAREN L. - ‘85 PM, In School; ‘86 Amity/McCabe; ‘88 FE; ‘90 Dillard-Winston/Camas Valley/ Tenmile; 1/1/93 Dillard-Winston/Camas Valley; ‘93 Dillard-Winston/Camas Valley/Tenmile; ‘94 Sweet Home; ‘03 Sabbatical Leave; ‘04 Chaplain, Klamath Hospice, Klamath Falls; 9/1/12 RE (c.c. Klamath Falls). LOFTUS, LAURENCE A. - ‘56 Trial, Tualatin; ‘58 Membership; ‘59 Sweet Home; ‘65 Portland: First Associate; ‘69 Portland: Fremont; ‘76 Sabbatical Leave; ‘77 Leave of Absence; ‘82 Portland: Metzger; ‘91 Oak Grove; ‘94 First Presbyterian Church, Lostine; ‘96 RE (c.c. Wallowa). LUCHS, ARVIN RONALD - ‘68 PM, In School; ‘73 Portland: Parkrose Associate; ‘75 FE; ‘77 Cornelius; ‘80 Boise: First Associate; ‘87 Superintendent Eastern District; ‘91 Conference Council Director; 2/1/93 Associate General Secretary, United Methodist Communications; ‘01 Portland: First; ‘11 RE (c.c. Lake Oswego). LUGINBILL, BETTY N. – ’77 Diaconal Minister; ‘78 PM, Missionary to Alaska- Fairbanks Associate; ‘80 In School; ‘81 Gold Hill/Upper Rogue; ‘83 Membership; ‘85 Sweet Home; ‘89 Boise: Collister; ‘94 RE (c.c. Boise: Hillview). LYDUM, FRED F. - ‘74 PM, In School; ‘75 Lakeview/Paisley; ‘77 Membership; ‘80 Springfield: St. Paul Center; ‘84 Eugene: Asbury; ‘94 RE; ‘12 Eugene: Asbury. MARKUS, RHODA PITTMAN – ‘95 Consecrated Diaconal Minister, Gaston Public Schools, Gaston, OR; ‘99 FD, Montavilla: Education/Worship Team; ‘00 Newberg: Minister for Servanthood; ‘02 Consultant in Christian Nurture, RPM Consulting, Forest Grove (secondary appointment—Christian Education & Outreach, Forest Grove); ‘06 Western District Hispanic Ministries Council (secondary appointment—Christian Education & Outreach, Forest Grove); ‘09 RD (c.c. Forest Grove). McCARTHY, CHARLES L. - ‘56 Trial, Lyons; ‘58 Membership, Willamina/Grand Ronde; ‘62 Eugene: First Associate; ‘65 Seaside; ‘68 Grants Pass; ‘74 Springfield: Ebbert Memorial; ‘81 Southern District Superintendent; ‘86 McMinnville; ‘94 RE (c.c. Eugene: First). McCONNELL, BRUCE E. - ‘52 Trial, Rocky Mountain, Erie; ‘53 Oregon, Amity; ‘54 Membership; ‘57 John Day; ‘63 Salem: Morningside; ‘69 Beaverton; ‘75 Southern District Superintendent; ‘81 Sabbatical; ‘82 Executive Director, Western Small Membership/Town and Country Project, Eugene, OR; ‘84 Executive Director, Western Small Church/Rural Life Center, Filer, Idaho; ‘88 La Grande; ‘92 RE (c.c. Portland: First). McCRAY, GERALD THOMAS - ‘56 North Georgia, Inman-Broods; ‘57 Trial, Florida, In School; ‘58 Membership, Florida, Missionary to Alaska: Nome; ‘62 Bowling Green; ‘64 Oregon, Portland: Woodlawn; ‘67 Salem: Leslie/Chemawa; ‘75 Williamson River/Beatty; ‘78 Sheridan/Willamina; ‘84 Sabbatical; ‘85 Disability Leave; ‘95 RE (c.c. McMinnville). McDONALD, WILLIAM E. - ‘65 Trial, East Ohio, In School; ‘67 Membership, Lexington-Church of Cross; ‘71 Ontario Co-pastor; ‘73 Berea Associate; ‘76 Detroit, Conference Council Staff; ‘81 Oregon-Idaho, Conference Director of Youth and Outdoor Ministries; ‘85 Conference Council Director; ’91 Portland: Christ; ‘99 Medford; ‘08 RE (c.c. Ashland). McGAUGHY, LANE C. – ’63 PM New England, In School; ’65 Membership; ’69 Professor, University of Montana; ’81 Professor, Willamette University; ‘84 transfer from New England, George Atkinson Professor of Religious & Ethical Studies, Willamette University; ’07 RE (c.c. Salem: First).


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McNEIL, ROBERT DEAN - ‘56 Trial, In School; ‘58 Vale; ‘59 Membership; ‘64 Kimberly/Hansen; ‘67 Baker/Haines; ‘72 Portland: Sunnyside; ‘78 Portland: First Associate; ‘82 Sabbatical; ‘83 Oregon State Council on Alcoholism; ‘85 Director of Alcoholism, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, Portland; ‘87 Executive Director, Oregon Council on Alcohol Problems, Portland; ‘91 Project Director Drug Education Project, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon; ‘95 RE (c.c. Rockwood). MILLER, GARY M. - ‘63 West Ohio, Hamersville; ‘64 Trial; ‘66 In School; ‘67 Membership, BelpreRockland; ‘69 Monroe; ‘75 Supernumerary; ‘77 Miamitown; ‘78 Oregon-Idaho, Wendell/Hagerman; ‘81 Hermiston; ‘87 Albany; ‘91 Leave of Absence; ‘93 Omak Riverside UMC, Omak, WA (¶426.1); ‘94 RE. MILLER, JAMES VANCE - ‘42 Trial, South Indiana, In School; ‘45 Membership, In School; ‘46 Local Elder; ‘51 Professor, Bates College, Maine; ‘64 Dean Otterbein College; ‘71 President, Pacific University; ‘78 Oregon-Idaho; ‘83 Leave of Absence; ‘85 RE. MILLER, ROSS JAMES - ‘57 Trial, In School; ‘60 Pocatello; ‘61 Membership; ‘64 Pocatello: Wesley Foundation; ‘65 In School; ‘66 Pocatello: Wesley Foundation; ‘67 In School; ‘70 Director United Christian Fellowship, Bowling Green State University, Ohio; ‘84 Eugene: Trinity; ‘94 Portland: First; ‘01 RE (c.c. Portland: First). MITCHELL, VERLE LEON - ‘62 Jefferson; ‘65 Trial, In School; ‘68 Monmouth; ‘69 Membership;’73 McMinnville; ‘79 Meridian; ‘87 Bend; ‘93 Springfield: Ebbert Memorial; ‘96 RE (c.c. Bend); ’06-’08 Gilchrist. MONK, LAWRENCE EDWIN - ‘55 N.Y.E. Brooklyn: Fourth Ave. Associate; ‘56 Philadelphia Conestoga Circuit; ‘57 Portland-Delaware Water Gap; ‘58 Northern New Jersey-Hampton-Norton-Glen Gardner; ‘59 Trial Oregon, Salem: West Salem; ‘61 Membership; ‘62 Sheridan; ‘66 Voluntary Location; ‘68 Stayton; ‘69 Supernumerary; ‘72 Portland: Garden Home; ‘77 Portland: Bennett Chapel/Lents; ‘79 Sweet Home; ‘85 Roseburg; ‘87 Oregon City Associate; ‘91 Metzger; ‘97 RE (c.c. Willamette). MONROE, JAMES P. - ‘73 PM, In School; ‘75 Nyssa; ‘77 Membership, Nyssa-Huntington; ‘78 Eugene: First Associate; ‘81 Portland: Parkrose; ‘84 La Grande; ‘86 La Grande-North Powder; ‘88 Metro District Superintendent; ‘93 Corvallis; 9/1/97 Assistant to the Bishop; ‘00 Central District Superintendent; ‘03 Western District Superintendent; ‘04 Woodburn; 1/1/09 RE, Woodburn through 6/30/12 (c.c. Bend). MONROE, WESLEY GREGG - ‘59 Jefferson; ‘62 In school; ‘63 Buena Vista; ‘64 Trial, In school; ‘67 West Salem; ‘68 Membership, West Salem/Buena Vista; ‘69 Portland: Cherry Park; ‘73 State of Oregon; ‘77 Chaplain US Army; ‘96 Springfield: Ebbert Memorial; ‘04 RE; 5/1/07-6/30/07 Albany; 12/1/07-6/30/08 Cottage Grove; 1/1/10-6/30/10 Oakridge (c.c. Eugene: First). MONTGOMERY, BRUCE T. - ‘77 Fossil; ‘79 Echo/Hermiston Associate; ‘82 Trial (American Baptist Orders recognized); ‘84 Echo; ‘85 Membership; ‘86 Pleasant Home; ‘05 RE (c.c. Rockwood). MORRIS, HERBERT EDGAR - ‘53 Northern New Jersey, Mendham; ‘55 Trial; ‘57 Membership; ‘58 Minnesota, Duluth: First Associate; ‘59 Oregon, Portland: Centenary Wilbur; ‘63 Milwaukie Oak Grove; ‘70 Twin Falls; ‘74 Albany; ‘78 Executive Director-Chaplain Valley Villa Retirement Community, Inc.; ‘80 Canby; ‘87 RE (c.c. Woodburn). MULLINS, DENNIS LARRIE - ‘54 Trial, In School; ‘56 Membership, Prairie City; ‘63 Caldwell Associate; ‘65 EOSC Wesley Foundation/La Grande/Hendrix/Elgin; ‘66 La Grande/EOSC Wesley Foundation/Elgin; ‘69 La Grande/EOSC Wesley Foundation/Elgin/Cove; ‘71 Sweet Home; ‘76 Astoria; ‘81 Grants Pass; ‘88 Central District Superintendent; ‘94 Eugene: Trinity; ‘97 RE (c.c. Eugene: First). NELSON, GERALD C. - ‘57 Littleton, Colorado Assistant; ‘58 Trial, Oregon, In School and Littleton, Colorado Assistant; ‘59 Pratum; ‘60 Sherwood; ‘61 Membership, Medford: First Associate; ‘65 Myrtle Point; ‘68 Roseburg Associate/Dillard/Winston; ‘69 Roseburg Associate/Dillard/Tenmile; ‘72 Baker/Haines; ‘82 Hood River; ‘86 Coquille; ‘96 RE (c.c. Bend). NEWBERG, JR., ROBERT F. - ‘62 Biowa-Lamoni-Davis City; ‘65 Trial, Iowa, Churdan; ‘67 Membership; ‘68 Macedonia; ‘72 Iowa City: St. Marks; ‘75 Belmond; ‘80 Tama-Montour; ‘82 Oregon-Idaho, John Day/ Prairie City; ‘86 Portland: Pioneer; ‘95 RE (c.c. John Day). NICOLL, GEORGE DOUGLAS - ‘53 Trial, In School; ‘56 Membership, In School; ‘58 Professor Beloit College, Wisconsin; ‘85 RE (c.c. McMinnville). NILSEN, ORVILLE N. - ‘77 PM, In School; ‘79 Portland: Garden Home; ‘81 Membership; ‘86 Seaside; ‘92 Mountain Home; ‘96 RE (c.c. Beaverton: First).


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NORMAN, WILLARD D. - ‘54 Tualatin; ‘55 Trial; ‘56 In School; ‘59 Drain; ‘60 Membership; ‘61 Portland: Garden Home; ‘66 Silverton; ‘70 St. Helens; ‘73 Supernumerary; ‘74 Albany Associate; ‘77 Amity/McCabe; ‘86 RE (c.c. Springfield: Ebbert Memorial). OWEN, SUE - ‘84 PM, In School; ‘85 Medford First Associate ‘87 Membership; Astoria; ‘91 Ashland; ‘94 Central District Superintendent; ‘00 Metropolitan District Superintendent; ‘01 Bend, Associate; ‘03 Salem: First; ‘09 RE, Lebanon through 6/30/12. OWRE, BENJAMIN LLOYD - ‘60 Trial, Northern Illinois, La Moille; ‘62 Oregon, Portland: Lincoln Street; ‘63 Membership; ‘64 Gardiner; ‘67 Portland: Woodlawn; ‘72 Portland: Woodlawn/Hughes Memorial; ‘73 Sheridan/Willamina; ‘78 Sherwood; ‘83 Disability Leave; ‘85 West Salem; 2/1/87 Leave of Absence; ‘87 RE (c.c. Salem: Englewood). PETERS, ROBERT NORTON - ‘54 Trial, In School; ‘55 Sutherlin/Wilbur; ‘56 Membership; ‘57 Corvallis Associate; ‘62 In School; ‘66 Eugene-Wesley Foundation; ‘76 Assistant Professor, University of Oregon; ‘81 Leave of Absence; ‘82 RE (c.c. Florence). PIERCY, DONALD - ‘94 PM, In School; ‘95 Tygh Valley/Dufur; ‘97 Membership; ‘98 Drain/Yoncalla; ‘03 RE; ‘04 Stockton, CA: Grace; (c.c. Drain: Hope). PIKE, PAUL HOFFMAN - ‘52 Trial, ‘53 Mountain Home; ‘56 Membership; ‘57 Pacific Northwest, Walla Walla; ‘59 Chaplain US Air Force; ‘78 RE (c.c. Portland: Tabor Heights). PLUMMER, KENNETH R. - ‘64 Willamina/Grande Ronde; ‘65 Trial; ‘66 In School; ‘68 Membership; Chaplain US Air Force; ‘69 In School; ‘70 San Bernardino County Probation Department; ‘99 RE (c.c. Stayton). POINDEXTER, DAVID O. - ‘54 Trial, In School; ‘56 Membership; In School; ‘57 Portland: Parkrose Heights; ‘65 National Council of Churches; ‘70 Board of Church and Society; ‘77 President, Population Communications International; ‘98 RE (c.c. Portland: First). POWELL, MICHAEL DALE – ’70 PM, In School;‘73 Leave of Absence; ‘77 New Meadows; ‘78 FE; ‘83 Stayton/Lyons; ‘85 Stayton; ‘89 Hermiston; ‘94 Ashland; ’07 Salem: Morningside; ‘13 RE. POWERS, EDWARD JOHN - ‘61 Trial, Nebraska, Omaha: Ames Ave-Asbury; ‘64 Membership, Portland: Cherry Park; ‘69 The Dalles; ‘75 Coos Bay; ‘81 Monmouth; ‘87 RE (c.c. Salem: First). RANNELLS, JOANNE TILTON - ‘89 PM, In School; ‘90 California-Nevada, Milpitas; ‘93, Membership, California-Nevada; ‘93 Oregon-Idaho, Willamette; 1/1/99 Staff Chaplain, Legacy Emanuel Hospital; 8/1/01 Forest Grove; ‘05 RE (c.c. Portland: First). RANNELLS, THOMAS A. - ‘65 PM, Ohio West Conference, In School; ‘67 Membership, Wisconsin, Associate, Wauwatosa; ‘71 In School; ‘72 Appleton: First Associate; ‘76 CCOM Program Associate; ‘84 Divine Savior, Madison; ‘90 California-Nevada, Los Altos Associate; 3/1/93 Oregon-Idaho, Conference Council Director; ‘97 Molalla; ‘00 RE (c.c. Portland: First). RAY, RONALD - ‘64 Trial, In School; ‘68 Willamette; ‘69 Membership; ‘70 In School; ‘73 Portland: University Park; ‘78 Missionary to Nigeria; ‘93 Sabbatical Leave; ‘94 Professor, St. Paul’s United Theological College, Limuru, Kenya, Board of Global Ministries; ’06 RE (c.c. Forest Grove). RICE, A. DELBERT - ‘50 Trial; ‘53 Sodaville/Salem: First Assistant; ‘54 Florence; ‘55 Membership, Kinton; ‘56 Missionary to Philippines: Imugan, Santa Fe, Nueva Vizaya; ‘96 RE (c.c. Portland: West Portland). RIDDLE, EARL WALDO - ‘43 Trial, Missouri East, In School; ‘44 Oregon, In School; ‘45 Missouri East, Chaplain US Navy; ‘46 Oregon, In School; ‘47 Membership; ‘50 Wesley Foundation Corvallis; ‘54 Forest Grove; ‘60 Idaho, Twin Falls; ‘65 Caldwell; ‘68 Oregon Conference Program Director; ‘71 Oregon-Idaho Conference Council Director; ‘73 Conference Council on Ministries Director; ‘85 RE (c.c. Portland: First). RIEKE, ALLYN CLAIR - ‘75 PM, Virginia, In School; ‘77 Oregon-Idaho, St. Helens; ‘79 Membership; ‘83 Portland: Trinity; ‘87 Portland: Montavilla; ‘89 The Dalles; ‘95 Portland: Pioneer; ‘01 RE (c.c. Portland: First). ROSS, GARY LEE - ‘85 PM, In School; ‘86 Portland: Garden Home; ‘88 FE; ‘92 Madras; ‘99 Oregon City; ‘09 Crossroads; ‘13 RE; Crossroads 2013. SCHULTZ, BARBARA – ‘99 Consecrated Diaconal Minister, Spiritual Director, Sacred Path Counseling; ‘02 FD; ‘05 RD (c.c. Hillsboro).


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SCHULTZ, LORENZ - ‘60 PM, Rocky Mountain, In School; ‘63 Oregon, Portland: Errol Heights; ‘64 Membership, Portland: Hughes Memorial; ‘68 California-Nevada, UCCM California State at Chico; ‘70 UCCM, San Francisco State; ‘78 Davis; ‘86 Sierra Vista, Fresno; ‘88 Oregon-Idaho, Grants Pass: Newman; ‘95 Idaho Falls: Trinity; ‘96 Eugene: Wesley; ‘99 Forest Grove; ‘01 RE (c.c. Hillsboro). SCHWIEBERT, JOHN T. - ‘61 Trial, In School; ‘63 Shelley; ‘64 Membership; ‘65 Union/Cove; ‘67 Union/ Cove/North Powder; ‘68 Union/Cove; ‘69 Eastern Oregon Community Development Council; ‘72 Portland: Rose City Park Assoc; ‘76 Sabbatical; ‘77 Portland: Lincoln Street; ‘86 Portland: Metanoia Peace Community; ‘02 RE, Portland: Metanoia Peace Community. SCOTT, HERBERT M. (Bert). – ’60 FL Mississippi, Carlisle; ’61 West Park; ’64 PM, In School; ’66 Membership Mississippi, Wilson Springs; ’69 Merdn Okld Hts Sgevl; ’74 Magee; ’76 Dir Intern Prog Cnty; ’78 transferred to Louisiana, Director Church Career Program; 1/1/82 Centenary College; ’88 Glenn Memorial (North Georgia); 9/16/93 ‘94 United Campus Ministry, Oregon State University; ’94 transferred to Oregon-Idaho; 9/1/97 Corvallis; ‘04 RE (c.c. Corvallis). SEYBOLD, VIRDEN R. - ‘58 Trial, In School; ‘61 Union, ‘62 Membership; ‘64 Vale; ‘69 Sabbatical; ‘70 In School; ‘71 Harrisburg/Coburg; ‘73 American Friends Service Committee, Syracuse, NY; ‘86 Regional Director, American Friends Service Committee, Baltimore, MD; ‘99 RE (c.c. Coburg). SHAFFER, JANE A. - ‘72 Church of Scotland, Richmond-Craigmillar, Edinburgh; ‘77 Presbytery of Edinburgh, Christian Education Staff; ‘81 Salem: Trinity; ‘87 PM, Salem: First Associate; ‘89 Membership; ‘01 Newberg; ‘10 RE (c.c. Bend). SHAND, ACHSAH CLARK – ’02 Lyons; ’06 PE (American Baptist ordination recognized), Eugene: Asbury/Harrisburg; ‘08 Cottage Grove; ‘10 FE (orders previously recognized); ‘12 RE (c.c. Florence). SHAW, STUART ROBERT - ‘55 Trial, Pacific Northwest, In School; ‘57 Membership, In School; ‘58 Court Street, Alameda, CA; ‘60 Oregon, Stayton; ‘64 Portland: Vermont Hills; ‘68 Portland: Laurelwood; ‘71 Portland: Laurelwood/Errol Heights; ‘73 St. Helens; ‘77 Sabbatical; ‘78 Monmouth: Christ’s Church Methodist/ Presbyterian United; ‘81 Leave of Absence; ‘82 Director, Wesley Foundation, University of Oregon; ‘84 North Bend; ‘89 Klamath Falls; ‘98 RE (c.c. Salem: First). SHIELDS, REBECCA - ‘83 PM; ‘84 La Grande; ‘85 La Grande/Union; ‘86 Membership; ‘88 Portland: Vermont Hills; ‘93 Corvallis; ‘97 Salem: Morningside; ‘03 Leave of Absence; 9/1/07 RE (c.c. Salem: Morningside). SHIRLEY, RUTH - ‘90 PM, In School; 1/91 Halsey/Shedd; ‘93 Membership; ‘99 RE (c.c. Corvallis). SHORTREED, EMMETT - ‘71 Bern (Kansas East); ‘73 PM Kansas East; ‘75 transferred to Oregon-Idaho (PM), Ashton; ‘77 FE; ‘78 Portland: Pioneer; ‘81 Madras; ‘83 Sabbatical; ‘84 Portland: Cherry Park; ‘87 Idaho Falls: Trinity; ‘95 Medford; ‘99 Disability Leave; ‘11 RE (c.c. Bend). SHUMAR, BARBARA EICHER – Kansas West Conf.; ’76 PM Kansas West, In School; ’77 Anchorage: First, Associate; 10/1/78 Leave of Absence; 5/25/79 Discontinued; ‘88 PL, Coburg; ‘92 Reinstated as PM, transferred to Oregon-Idaho, Leave of Absence; 11/93 Associate Chaplain, Sacred Heart Hospital, Eugene; ‘95 Membership; ‘96 Chaplain, Sacred Heart Medical Center; 4/1/99 Chaplain, Sacred Heart Medical Center; ‘03 Leave of Absence; ‘08 Family Leave; ‘09 RE (c.c. Eugene: First). SKIEN, JOHN D. - ‘55 Trial, Texas, In School; ‘56 Summerfield; ‘57 In School; ‘58 Membership, Houston: St. Paul Associate; ‘61 Newton; ‘64 Bryan, St. Pauls; ‘68 Yellowstone, Billings: Messiah; ‘71 Rocky Mountain Salt Lake City: Centenary-Grace; ‘74 Denver: Warren; ‘79 Aurora: First; ‘80 Leave of Absence; ‘82 OregonIdaho, Lakeview/Paisley; ‘84 Ministry to Urban Singles, Centenary, St. Louis, MO; 1/1/86 - 6/15/86 without appointment; 6/15/86 Jordan Valley; ‘87 Cave Junction/Wilderville; ‘88 Wilderville; ‘93 RE (c.c. Wilderville). SLOTTA, KAREN - ‘89 Oakridge;’90 PM; ‘92 Membership; ‘93 Baker; ‘98 RE (c.c. Woodburn). SMITH, ERNEST – ‘78 (FL) Weedsport, Central New York; ‘80 PM Central New York, Weedsport; ‘81 transfer to Oregon-Idaho PM, Eagle; ‘83 Wasco; ‘85 Discontinued; ‘96 Readmitted, Union/Cove; ‘00 Membership; ‘01 Toledo; ’07 RE; ‘08 North Powder. SMITH, HOWARD AMMI II - ‘67 Trial, West Michigan, In School; ‘70 Membership, Director Admissions Southern California School of Theology; ‘73 Oregon- Idaho, Monmouth; ‘78 Sabbatical; ‘79 Grants Pass/ Director Rogue Valley Group Ministry; ‘81 In School/Director of Admissions, Scarritt College; ‘83 Associate Dean; ‘85 Regional Managing Principal, Right Management Consultants, Brentwood, TN ; ‘04 RE (c.c. Portland: First).


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SMITH, JAMES HARVEY - ‘49 Kansas West, Rosbury; ‘51 Trial, Wisconsin, In School; ‘52 Oregon, In School; ‘53 Wisconsin, Waldwick Circuit; ‘54 Membership; ‘55 Oregon, Willamina/Grande Ronde; ‘58 Lake Oswego; ‘62 Portland: Patton Central; ‘66 Portland: Rose City Park Associate; ‘72 Idaho Falls: St. Pauls; ‘79 Oregon City; ‘85 RE, ‘89 Bennett Chapel through 12/31/03; (c.c. Oak Grove). SMITH, JUDITH ELAINE - ‘76 PM, Monmouth Associate; ‘77 Salem: First Associate; ‘78 In School; ‘79 Grants Pass; ‘81 Membership. Board of Discipleship; ‘87 Sabbatical; ‘88 In School; 10/88 Associate General Secretary, Office of Interpretation, GBHEM; ‘98 Director, Special Projects/Church and Public Relations, United Methodist Publishing House; ‘01 Executive Director of Publishing and Teaching and Learning Resources, UMPH; ‘04 Associate to President/Chief Administrative Officer, UMPH ‘08 RE (c.c. Edgehill, Nashville). SPRECHER, STEVEN J. - ‘71 PM, New York, In School; ‘73 FE, Rocky Mountain; ‘72 Associate, Colorado Springs; ‘75 Denver, Montbello United Parish; ‘80 Chaplain, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA; ‘84 Oregon-Idaho OSU Wesley Foundation; ‘93 Metropolitan District Superintendent; ‘00 Assistant to the Bishop/ Director of Connectional Ministries; ‘03 Lake Oswego; ‘13 RE; Portland: Fremont 7/1/13 - 8/11/13. STANTON, EDMUND B. - ‘50 Trial, In School; ‘53 Chiloquin/Ft. Klamath; ‘55 Membership; ‘56 Missionary to Alaska: Douglas; ‘61 Metlakatla; ‘62 American Falls/Aberdeen; ‘65 Caldwell Associate; ‘68 Gooding; ‘71 Boise: Whitney; ‘72 Boise: Whitney/Jordan Valley; ‘78 Alaska Missionary Conference Superintendent; ‘83 Homer, AK; ‘90 Junction City; ‘93 RE (c.c. Junction City). STUART, WILLIAM JAMES - ‘58 Trial, Eastern Pennsylvania; ‘59 Officer U.S. Navy; ‘62 In School; ‘65 First German; ‘68 Doctoral Studies, University Zurich; ‘70 Professor of Religion, Greenville College; ‘79 John Wesley Lecturer in Systematic Theology, College of St. John the Evangelist; ‘84 Oregon-Idaho, Chaplain Lewis and Clark College and Law School, Portland; ‘89 University Chaplain & Lecturer in Sociology and Peace Studies, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; ‘95 Senior Minister, St. Andrews on the Terrace Presbyterian Church, Wellington, New Zealand; ’02 Wainoni Methodist Church, Christchurch, New Zealand; ’06 RE (c.c. Portland: First). STURTEVANT, LUTHER E. - ‘63 Trial, In School; ‘65 Monmouth; ‘67 Membership; ‘68 Corvallis: Wesley Foundation; ‘69 Creswell/Unity; ‘70 Turner/Jefferson; ‘73 Arlington; ‘77 Leave of Absence; ‘83 Portland: Patton-Central Woodlawn Ecumenical Parish of N.E. Portland; ‘03 RE; Portland: Sellwood through 6/30/06; (c.c. Woodlawn). TATE, THOMAS H. - ‘72 Trial, In School; ‘75 Wilder; ‘77 FE, Wilder/Jordan Valley; ‘78 Ontario: First; ‘80 Lake Oswego Associate; ‘84 Troutdale: Faith; ‘89 Newberg; ‘95 Pocatello; ‘03 Portland: Rose City Park; ‘13 RE. TAYLOR, WESLEY DANIEL - ‘66 Amity; ‘68 Trial, In School; ‘70 Boise: First Associate; ‘71 Membership, Albany Associate; ‘74 West Salem: Buena Vista; ‘76 Leave of Absence; ‘77 Ministry with Youth of Salem; ‘78 Leave of Absence; ‘79 Oregon City Associate; ‘85 Oregon City; ‘91 Tigard; ‘01 Tualatin; 12/1/08 Incapacity Leave; ‘10 RE (c.c. Tigard). THOMAS, ROBERTA F. - ‘87 Kennebec, Presho, Reliance (South Dakota), ‘89 Springview-Long Pine (Nebraska); ‘90 PM Nebraska, ‘92 Membership, Nebraska, Orchard-Royal (Nebraska); ‘94 Buhl; ‘95 Transferred to Oregon-Idaho; ‘97 Ontario: First; ‘02 Portland: Cherry Park; ’06 RE (cc: Portland: Aloha). THOMASON, CAROL HIER – ‘91 Consecrated, Diaconal Ministry, Portland: Christ UMC, Diaconal Minister in Outreach & Youth Ministries; ‘98 FD, Portland: Christ UMC; 2/4/02 Leave of Absence; 04 Tigard; 5/16/07 RE (c.c. Portland: Christ). THOMPSON, CAROL G. - ‘83 PM, In School; ‘85 Monroe; ‘88 FE; 1/94 Executive Director, Small Church Rural Life Center; ‘98 Lyons/Western Small Church-Rural Life Center; ‘99 Lyons/Western Small Church–Rural Life Center/Northwest House of Theological Studies; ‘02 New Meadows, ‘03 GBGM: Executive Secretary, Town and Country Ministries, New York, NY; 9/21/08 Filer/Jerome; ‘13 RE (c.c. Castleford). THOMPSON, JAMES SAWIN - ‘50 Florida, Lake Lindsey Blanton Circuit; ‘51 Trial, Oregon, In School; ‘53 Sweet Home; ‘54 Membership; ‘57 Bend; ‘65 Conference Council Staff; ‘70 Salem: Trinity; ‘79 Woodburn; ‘84 RE (c.c. Woodburn). THOMPSON, RAYMOND AULT - ‘49 Apple Valley; ‘53 Trial, Rocky Mountain, Erie; ‘55 Membership, Ft. Collins Student Ministry; ‘57 Idaho, Fruitland; ‘60 Rupert; ‘65 Boise: Whitney; ‘69 Portland: Montavilla; ‘74 Twin Falls; ‘78 Caldwell; ‘92 RE (c.c. Twin Falls).


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THORNBERRY, MILO Central Texas ‘56 Annetta-Temple Hall;’57 Covington-Osceola; ‘58 Covington; ‘59 Annetta-Temple Hall; ‘59 Perkins School of Theology; ‘60 On Trial; ‘62 Membership, Boston University School of Theology; ‘65 GBGM Missionary, Taiwan Provisional Annual Conference; ‘71 Transferred to New York, GBGM Missionary, New York; ‘74 NCCC Executive Staff, New York; ‘79 Alternatives, Atlanta; ‘89 GBGM, Director of Mission Resource Center, Atlanta; ‘92 GBGM Missionary, Alaska Missionary Conference, Aldersgate, Juneau; ‘96 GBGM Missionary, Fairbanks First; ‘99 GBGM Missionary, Superintendent, Alaska Missionary Conference/Fairbanks First; ‘01 Transferred to Oregon-Idaho, Bend; ‘05 RE; ’07 through 10/15/07 Chugiak UMC (Alaska Missionary Conference); (c.c. Milwaukie-St. Paul’s). TOLLEFSON, STEVEN A. - ‘74 PM, In School; ‘76 Heppner; ‘78 FE; ‘79 Boise: Amity; ‘87 Salem: First; ‘95 Boise: First; ‘12 RE (c.c. Nampa: First). TUCK, SHARON CRAM – ’92 PL Central Texas, Trinity; ’93 PM Central Texas; ’95 FE Central Texas, Fort Worth: Asbury; ’00 Watauga; ’03 New World;‘05 Halsey/Shedd; ’07 Oregon-Idaho, Toledo: Trinity; ‘12 RE, Toledo: Trinity, 2012. VENABLE, FRED CONDRAY - ‘53 Trial, Rocky Mountain, In School; ‘54 Colorado Springs: First Associate; ‘56 Membership, Salida; ‘59 Salt Lake City: Christ; ‘63 Denver: Washington Park; ‘67 Littleton: First; ‘75 Oregon-Idaho, Boise: First; ‘88 Hillsboro; ‘93 RE (c.c. Hillsboro). WALKER, JOE WILLIAM - ‘47 Oklahoma, Mounds; ‘48 Tulsa-Bethel; ‘49 La Moille; ‘50 Trial, Pacific Northwest, In School; ‘53 Membership, Washougal; ‘55 Chaplain U.S. Army; ‘57 Vancouver: East; ‘63 Bellingham: Garden Street; ‘67 Richland: Central; ‘69 GBGM; ‘79 Oregon-Idaho, Lake Oswego; ‘82 GBOD; ‘84 Central District Superintendent; ‘88 Boise: First; ‘90 RE (c.c. Portland: Rose City Park). WALTERS, EUGENE H. – ‘53 On Trial (Courtesy of Northern New Jersey), Jersey City-Linden Ave; ‘56 Membership, Portland: Vermont Hills; ‘64 Missionary to Alaska, Fairbanks First; ‘67 Anchorage: First; ‘72 Aloha; ‘81 Springfield: Ebbert Memorial; ‘86 Portland: Christ Church; ‘89 Carus/Marquam; ‘95 RE (c.c. Portland: Metanoia Peace Community). WALTMAN, GLENN ALAN - ‘60 Trial, Pleasant Home; ‘63 Membership, John Day; ‘65 Roseburg Associate; ‘67 Gilchrist/Bend Associate; ‘69 Buhl/Castleford; ‘75 Jerome; ‘79 Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s; ‘84 Portland: University Park; ‘88 Missionary-Trinidad; ‘89 Sabbatical; ‘90 Leave of Absence; ‘95 RE (c.c. Pleasant Home). WATKINS, JANINE M. – ’98 Consecrated Diaconal Minister, Associate Chaplain, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise; ‘01 FD, Boise: Hillview, Chaplain, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center; ‘05 Leave of Absence (c.c. Boise: Hillview); ’06 Boise: Hillview, ministry of congregational care and discipleship; ‘10 RD (c.c. Boise: First). WEEKLEY, DAVID E. - ‘82 PM, Shoshone/Richfield; ‘84 FE, Salem: Jason Lee; ‘91 Corvallis Associate; ‘93 Forest Grove; ’99 Portland: Christ Youth Pastor; ‘00 Portland: Montavilla; ’07 Portland: Epworth; ‘10 Portland: Capitol Hill/Sellwood; ‘12 In School; 1/14/13 RE (c.c. Lexington UMC, Lexington, MA) WELD-MARTIN, ANNE E. - ‘80 PM, In School; ‘81 Salem: Clear Lake; ‘83 FE; ‘85 Missionary to Alaska, Anchorage: Turnagain; ‘90 Twin Falls; ‘94 Oregon City; ‘99 Leave of Absence; 5/00 Mountain Home; ‘12 RE (c.c. Aloha) WELD-MARTIN, WAYNE - ‘81 West Salem; ‘82 PM; ‘84 Membership; ‘85 Missionary to Alaska, Anchorage: St. John; ‘90 Twin Falls; ‘94 Oak Grove; ‘99 Beaverton; ‘01 RE (c.c. Aloha). WETZEL, J. ROBERT - ‘43 Trial; ‘44 Eugene Assistant; ‘45 Florence; ‘47 Membership, Pacific Northwest, Spokane: Lingerwood; ‘52 Oregon, Dallas; ‘53 Albany; ‘61 Pacific Northwest, Seattle: First; ‘64 Oregon, Portland: Mocks Crest; ‘67 Cascade College; ‘69 Cook Publishing Co.; ‘77 RE (c.c. West Portland). WHITE, BOONE L. - ‘54 Trial, Rock River Conference, Transferred to Oregon Conference, In School; ‘56 Salem: Morningside; ‘58 Membership; ‘63 La Grande: First; ‘66 La Grande: First/Hendricks; ‘68 Oregon City; ‘72 Missionary to Alaska, Anchorage: First; ‘76 Idaho Falls: Trinity; ‘82 Lake Oswego; ‘92 RE (c.c. Lake Oswego). WHITE, DAVID G. - ‘55 Sodaville/In School; ‘56 Trial, Pacific Northwest (EUB), Deep Creek; ‘57 In School; ‘59 Pacific Northwest (EUB), Membership, Salem: First Assoc; ‘61 Moses Lake; ‘63 Labish Center; ‘68 Labish Center Community; ‘69 Oregon-Idaho, Supernumerary; ‘73 Children’s Services Division, State of Oregon; ‘77 Honorable Location; ‘83 Readmitted, Carus; ‘85 Gooding; ‘91 Veneta; ‘94 Arlington/Wasco; ‘98 RE (c.c. Portland: Rose City Park).


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WHITEHEAD, THOMAS M. - ‘56 Trial, In School; ‘58 Membership, Bay City/Garibaldi; ‘62 Milwaukie, St. Pauls; ‘70 Turnagain/Tri Anchor Ecumenical Parish, Alaska; ‘74 Eastern District Superintendent; ‘78 Salem: First; ‘87 Portland: Rose City Park; ‘92 Southern District Superintendent; ‘97 RE (c.c. Lake Oswego). WILLIAMS, DAVID B. - ‘61 Probation, Northern Illinois; ‘62 Membership, General Board of Global Ministries; ‘63 NW Philippines, Conference Missionary; ‘65 Mindanao Philippines, Director, United Methodist Rural Center and Pastor, University UMC, Kabacan; ‘69 Founder and Liaison Officer, Mindanao Agricultural Resettlement Agency; ‘74 N. Illinois, Agricultural Secretary, Melanesian Council of Churches, Lae, Papua New Guinea; ‘77 General Board of Global Ministries, Developmental Consultant; ‘80 Coordinator, Church and Society Program, Pacific Conference of Churches, Suva, Fiji; ‘83 NCC, Associate Director for Peace Issues, Office for SE Asia and the Pacific; ‘87 Sabbatical; ‘88 Peace Educator Advocate, OR-ID; ‘89 Estacada; ‘90 Oregon-Idaho; ‘91 Portland: Lincoln Street; ‘93 RE (c.c. Seattle: First). WISE, KEITH - ‘62 Trial, East Pennsylvania (EUB); ‘64 Membership, Wiconisco-Loyalton; ‘68 Clarksboro (Southern New Jersey); ‘72 Homer (Alaska Missionary Conf.); ‘83 North Pole/New Hope MethodistPresbyterian; ‘92 Oregon-Idaho, La Grande; ‘94 Rupert; ‘05 RE (c.c. Pendleton).

RETIRED ASSOCIATE MEMBERS AIRHART, PHILIP J. – ‘94 Wisconsin (licensed as local pastor), Beaver Dam: Trinity, ‘00 Belmont/Whig, ‘04 Oregon-Idaho, Veneta: Valley; ‘07 AM (ordained as deacon under 1992 Discipline); ‘08 Twin Falls; ‘13 RA; Portland: Fremont, 8/12/13 - 12/31/13. ESSINGER, LETHA - ‘89 New Meadows; ‘95 AM; ‘99 RA; 10/1/2008-6/30/09 New Meadows (c.c. Fruitland). HANCE, STACY SAMUEL - ‘77 Licensed; ‘79 Sutherlin/Wilbur; ‘83 AM; ‘86 Echo; 10/1/86 Cottage Grove; ‘89 RA (c.c. Wilbur). HANSON, ALBERT - ‘90 Warrenton; ‘93 Sheridan; ‘98 John Day/Prairie City; ‘00 AM; ‘02 Sutherlin/Wilbur; ‘04 RA (c.c. Aloha). KNIGHT, SHIRLEY - ‘87 Days Creek; ‘90 Myrtle Creek/Canyonville/Days Creek; ‘91 Myrtle Creek/ Canyonville; ‘92 AM, ‘96 Coquille; ‘02 RA; Interim at Roseburg 7/02-11/02; 10/06-6/30/07 Gooding/ Shoshone/Richfield (c.c. Portland: Rose City Park). NICHOLS, ELLIOT L. - ‘82 Licensed, Elgin/Cove; ‘87 AM; ‘88 RA, Alsea; ‘92 Jefferson (c.c. Dallas). STOPPEL, JEANIE - ‘85 Reedsport; ‘93 AM; ‘93 Vale; ‘98 Portland: Cherry Park; ‘01 RA; ’01-6/30/02 Portland: Cherry Park; ’07 Coquille; ‘08-12 Eugene: Asbury (c.c. Eugene: Asbury). WEST, DONALD B. - ‘74 New Meadows; ‘75 Wendell/Hagerman; ‘78 Emmett/Sweet; ‘81 AM; ‘82 Portland: Laurelwood/Errol Heights; ‘84 Laurelwood; ‘86 Nehalem; ‘92 Ontario: First; ‘97 Disability Leave; ‘01 RA (c.c. Nehalem Bay).

RETIRED DIACONAL MINISTERS FOSTER, COLLEEN C. - ‘90 Consecrated Diaconal Minister, Roseburg, Diaconal Minister in Education/ Adult & Youth Ministries; ‘92 Roseburg, Organist; ‘93 Roseburg, Diaconal Minister of Music; ‘96 Retired (membership, Portland: First). WALTON, RUTH L. - ‘69 Salem: Morningside Associate in Christian Education; ‘77 Consecrated Diaconal Minister; ‘80 Associate in Christian Education and Business Administration, ‘85 Salem: Morningside Program Associate; ‘88 Leave of Absence; ‘89 Church Administration Service, Salem, OR; ‘92 Retired (membership, Salem: First). WARREN, KAREN - ‘98 Transfer from Wisconsin Annual Conference, Eugene: First, Minister of Music/ Visitation; ‘02 Retired (membership, Eugene: First).


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RETIRED LOCAL PASTORS BERGACKER, JUANITA - ‘03 Glenns Ferry; ’07 Baker City; ‘12 Retired. CANN-CASPELL, JOYCE - ‘84 Days Creek; ‘87 Lyons; ‘89 Jordan Valley; ‘99 Bay City; ‘01 Rainier/ Clatskanie; ‘02 Retired. COBB, GEORGE W. - ‘78 Licensed, Gilchrist; ‘82 Banks; ‘85 Drain/Yoncalla; ‘86 Retired. GOLDEN, MARGARET - ‘96 Dundee; ‘98 Dundee/McCabe; ‘03 Amity/Dundee/McCabe/Sheridan; 8/06 Amity/McCabe; 9/06 Retired; Amity/McCabe; ‘08 McCabe through 6/30/11. GOODMAN, VIOLA – ’06 PL, Lakeview/Paisley; ‘11 Lakeview; ‘12 Retired. GOODRICH, DAVID - ‘99 Wilderville/Cave Junction; ’06 Retired; ‘08-’13 Upper Rogue. GURLEY, PAM – ‘05 Molalla (MOD); ‘10 PE (American Baptist ordination recognized); ‘13 Discontinued (voluntarily); ‘13 Retired. HARE, MARY ELLEN - ‘76 Licensed, Oklahoma Conference; ‘84 Wendell; ‘86 Dillard-Winston/Camas Valley/Tenmile; ‘92 Talent; ‘94 Retired; ‘04-’08 Talent. HODNEY, DELORES - ‘91 Licensed; ‘93 Warrenton; ‘99 Elgin; ‘00 Retired, Warrenton; ‘05 Grand Ronde through 6/30/08. IVES, JIM - ‘02 Reedsport, ‘05 Retired, Reedsport. JABS, EDWARD - ‘97 Tenmile; ‘05 Retired; 8/14/05-6/30/07 Tenmile; 3/1/08 Dillard-Winston/Camas Valley; ‘12 Camas Valley. KNEPP, DONALD J. - ‘88 Echo; ‘91 Haines/North Powder; ‘96 Myrtle Creek/Canyonville/Days Creek;’98 Retired. LACEY, LAVONNE - ‘85 Fossil; ‘91 Retired. OLDHAM, MARTHA – ’01 Alaska Missionary Conference; ’02 Ashton; ’04 Retired. REYNOLDS, ROBERT L. - ‘87 Falls City; ‘89 Falls City/Grande Ronde; ‘90 Dundee/Grand Ronde; ‘96 Retired. TITUS, RICHARD – ‘04 Retired, Gold Hill through 6/30/11.


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HONORABLY LOCATED CLERGY ANDERSON, MARK E. - ‘88 PM, Bramhall Circuit, Cheshire, England; ‘90 In School; ‘91 Talent/Medford: First Associate; ‘92 Lents/Estacada; ‘93 Estacada; ‘95 Membership, Amity/McCabe; ‘98 Amity/Sheridan;’99 Hillsboro Associate; 4/00 Disability Leave; ‘03 Church of the Good Shepherd, Portland; ‘04 Honorable Location (c.c. Portland: Metanoia). ANDREWS-BRYANT, ROBERT RAYMOND - ‘80 PM, The Baptist General Conference of America Orders Recognized; ‘78, Glenns Ferry; ‘81, Portland: Patton Central/Woodlawn; ‘82 Membership; ‘83 Heppner; ‘84 Leave of Absence; 12/86 Tigard Associate; ‘90 Attend School; ‘96 Shoshone/Richfield; ‘98 Middleton/Wilder; ‘01 Joseph; ‘02 Leave of Absence; ’07 Honorable Location (c.c. Boise: First). BURKERT, KRISTAN MARIE - ‘81 PM, In School; ‘82 Gilchrist; 10/25/83 Blackfoot; ‘84 Oak Grove Associate; ‘85 Membership; ‘87 Portland: Sellwood; ‘90 Leave of Absence; ‘96 Office and Staff Administrator, First Presbyterian Church, Portland; 1/00 Leave of Absence; ‘01 Honorable Location (c.c. Portland: First). BURKERT-KERR, DONOVAN KATHRYN - ‘84 PM In School; ‘85 Portland: Capital Hill; ‘87 Membership; 9/1/88 Leave of Absence; ‘92 Honorable Location (c.c. Portland: First). COBO, EDWARD T. - ‘63 Trial, In School; ‘66 Medford, Minister of Education/Talent; ‘67 Membership; ‘69 Rogue Valley Minister of Education; ‘70 Voluntary Location; ‘77 Honorable Location (c.c. Milwaukie, St. Paul’s). DANIELS, SANDRA - ‘88 Salem: Morningside, Associate; ‘89 PM, Cottage Grove; ‘91 Membership; ‘92 Portland: Garden Home; 94 Amity/McCabe; ‘95 Leave of Absence; ‘97 Evergreen UMC (Fort Bragg, CA); ‘99 Honorable Location (c.c. Good Samaritan UMC, Cupertino, CA). GROVES, EUGENE - ‘59 Trial, In School; ‘61 Sutherlin Wilbur; ‘62 Membership, ‘63 Missionary to Alaska, Anchorage: First Associate; ‘66 In School; ‘67 Wesley Foundation, Fairbanks, AK; ‘69 Chugiak, AK; ‘77 In School; ‘79 Leave of Absence; ‘84 Honorable Location (c.c. Turnagain UMC, Anchorage, AK). HAFTORSON, JANICE - ‘86 PM, Wendell; ‘88 Hillsboro Assoc; ‘89 Portland: Wilshire; ‘91 Membership; ‘96 Family Leave; ‘08 Honorable Location (c.c. Portland: Capital Hill). HANNA, DONALD E. - ‘80 PM, In School; ‘82 Nampa Associate; ‘84 Membership, Junction City; ‘90 Attend School; ‘92 Leave of Absence; ‘99 Honorable Location (c.c. Baker). HETRICK, PATRICIA - ‘84 PM, In School; ‘86 Hagerman; ‘89 Membership, Leave of Absence; ‘90 Esther Davis Center, Chicago, IL; ‘91 Leave of Absence; ‘96 Honorable Location (c.c. Wilder). KANE, FREDRICK C. - ‘82 PM, Portland: Cherry Park; ‘84 Eugene: First Associate; ‘85 Membership; ‘88 Madras; ‘92 Boise: Hillview; ‘97 Hillsboro; 10/19/05 Leave of Absence; ‘08 Honorable Location (c.c. Corvallis). KENNEDY, MICHAEL - ‘93 PM; ‘94 Paul; ‘95 Idaho Falls: Trinity, Associate; ‘99 Membership; ‘03 Leave of Absence; 9/25/03 Director Christian Education, First Presbyterian Church, Idaho Falls;’04 Shelley/DCE, First Presbyterian, Idaho Falls; 1/1/05 Shelley; 3/15/06 Leave of Absence; ’06 Honorable Location (c.c. Idaho Falls: St. Paul’s). KIRK, THOMAS G.- ‘85 Oklahoma PM In School; ‘86 Broadway-Montana, New Jersey; ‘88 Oregon-Idaho Union/Cove; ‘90 FE; ‘92 Vienna UMC, Vienna, NJ; ‘95 Kuna; ‘00 Veneta; 8/1/04 Leave of Absence (c.c. Bend); ‘10 Honorable Location (c.c. Bend). PRITCHARD, JOSEPH - ‘82 PM, California-Nevada, In School; ‘83 Greenville-Taylorville; ‘84 Grants Pass: Newman Associate; ‘86 Membership, Oregon-Idaho; ‘87 Sherwood; ‘92 Leave of Absence; ‘97 Honorable Location (c.c. Monmouth). STALEY, SUSAN T. - ‘87 Irwindell Associate, Dallas, TX; ‘88 PM, In School; ‘89 Forest of Dean Methodist Circuit, Bristol District, England; ‘91 Castleford; ‘93 Membership; ‘97 Leave of Absence; ‘98 Twin Falls, Associate; ‘99 Willamette; ‘02 Canby; ‘03 Leave of Absence; ‘04 Family Leave (c.c. McMinnville); ’07 Honorable Location (c.c. Paradise Valley UMC, AZ).


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HONORABLY LOCATED CLERGY—RETIRED ANDREWS, BRUCE - ‘88 PM, Tygh Valley/Dufur; ‘90 Membership, Joseph; ‘97 Leave of Absence; ‘99 Halsey/Shedd; ‘03 Leave of Absence; ’06 Honorable Location; ‘10 Honorable Location-Retired (c.c. Corvallis). BURDON, RICHARD FLOYD - ‘60 Trial, Central Pennsylvania, Dudley; ‘61 Rehoboth; ‘62 Membership, Oregon, Wallowa/Flora; ‘65 American Falls/Aberdeen; ‘67 North Bend; ‘70 Voluntary Location; ‘77 Honorable Location; ‘97 Honorable Location-Retired (c.c. Portland: University Park). DAY, STANLEY WORTH - ‘56 Kuna; ‘57 Emmett; ‘59 Trial, In School; ‘60 Weston; ‘61 Membership; ‘63 Oakridge; ‘57 Cave Junction/Wilderville; ‘70 Coos Bay; ‘75 Meridian; ‘79 Oak Grove; ‘81 Sabbatical Leave; ‘82 Honorable Location; ‘00 Honorable Location-Retired (c.c. Portland: Christ). LIEBMAN, JR., EDWARD CHARLES - ‘63 Trial, Pacific and Southwest; El Monte-Poterero Ave; ‘64 Pacific Northwest, Longview; ‘65 Oregon, Jefferson/Turner; ‘66 Membership; ‘67 Stayton; ‘68 Eugene: Asbury; ‘70 Portland: Garden Home; ‘72 Seaside; ‘76 Junction City; ‘79 Disability Leave; ‘81 Leave of Absence; ‘85 Honorable Location;’98 Honorable Location-Retired (c.c. Portland: Rose City Park). LUEBKE, JOHN F. - ‘56 Trial, North Texas, Pleasant Grove; ‘57 Blue Ridge; ‘58 Membership, In School; ‘59 Oregon, Dufur-Tygh Valley; ‘65 Canby-Carus; ‘68 Oakridge; ‘71 Lakeview-Beatty-Paisley; ‘75 Pleasant Home-Boring; ‘81 Kuna; 11/1/81 Leave of Absence; ‘82 Honorable Location; ‘96 Honorable LocationRetired (c.c. Gainsville, TX). McCOBB, JAMES EDWARD - ‘54 Southern New England, Forest Hills-Hyde Park; ‘56 Trial, Oregon, In School; ‘58 Membership, Portland: First Associate; ‘59 Beaverton; ‘63 Corvallis; ‘68 Voluntary Location; ‘77 Honorable Location ’98 Honorable Location-Retired (c.c. Tigard). NELSON, MILTON L. - ‘56 Trial, In School; ‘58 Membership, Estacada; ‘62 Gilchrist; ‘64 Grants Pass Minister of Education/Wilderville; ‘67 Medford: First, Minister of Education; ‘70 Voluntary Location; ‘77 Honorable Location; ‘96 Honorable Location-Retired (c.c. Medford). PAGE, JOHN WILLIAM - ‘64 Southern New Jersey, Camden-Bethany; ‘66 Winslow Circuit; ‘67 Trial, Fairview Village; ‘69 Membership, Cherry Hill-St. Andrews Associate; ‘74 South Amboy; ‘75 South AmboyClffwood; ‘77 Oregon-Idaho, John Day/Prairie City; ‘82 Dallas; ‘84 Union/North Powder; ‘85 Portland: Pioneer; ‘86 Missionary to Alaska: Douglas; ‘90 Home Missionary (St. John UMC, Anchorage, AK, GBGM); ‘92 Honorable Location; ‘99 Honorable Location-Retired (c.c. Turnagain UMC, Anchorage, AK).


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Certified Candidates for Ordained Ministry Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen, section editor

Cascadia District: Eric Conklin ‘10, Mira Conklin ‘11, Jill Plant ‘10, Donna Sperry ‘08 Columbia District: Nancy Miller ‘11, Rebecca Rudawitz ‘12 Sage District: Janessa Chastain ‘10, Soane Lolo Raass ‘10 Note: Candidates currently serving as licensed local pastors are listed in the roster of local pastors.

Mentors for Candidates for Ordained Ministry and for Provisional Members Gay Jeffery, section editor Grimsted, John Hajdu-Paulen, Jeremy Haugen, Melissa Harkness Henry, Matt Hoadley, Fred Holloman, Michael Hunefeld, Lee Jabs, Aura Lee Jeffery, Gay Kimbrow, Quentin Knepper, Jeanne Larson, Thom Light, Warren Lowery, Jeffery Marsh, Ruth McHill, Courtney Meese, Pam Nixon, Barbara Overton-Harris, Amy Overton-Harris, Timothy Payton, Lisa Philipson, Jim Parr Pitney, Dan Pitney, Debbie

Airhart, Phil Allen, D. Scott Barnhart, Don Bartlett, Laura Bartlett, Todd Bateman, Ann Bell, Syd Benson, Dan Bergacker, Juanita Blanksma, Daryl Boyes, Kathy Burkhart, Janet Bynum, Jack Christianson, Penny Collins, Marcie Cutting, April Hall Cutting, Craig Hall DeLaunay, Janine Farrell, Janet Felton, Jody Fothergill, June Frisbie, Rinya Fuss, Richard Gates, Bill

Powell, Gary Quanstrom, Linda Ross, Gary Sargent, Rand Schultz, Barbara Seagren, Bill Sene, Brenda Shaffer, Jane Stover, Tim Strobel, Brett Strobel, Craig Thomason, Carol Thompson, Carol Thompson, Christina Trachsel, Al Truby, Tom Tucker, John Watkins, Janine Wattman-Turner, Marshall Watts, John Wilson-Fey, Dan Wolff, Steve Woodworth, Wendy

Roster of Certified Persons

Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen, section editor CERTIFIED CHRISTIAN EDUCATORS

CERTIFIED IN CAMP & RETREAT MINISTRY

Patricia Ann Meyers

Lisa Jean Hoefner Jane Petke Kevin T. Witt

CERTIFIED MUSICIANS Patricia Ann Meyers Joanne B. Scott

CERTIFIED CHURCH BUSINESS ADMINISTRATORS Janice McLain Norma Marie Tucker


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Certified Lay Servants

(* indicates District Director) CASCADIA DISTRICT Bay City: Roberta Bettis Bay City: Betty Conrad Bay City: Danielle Hurd Bay City: Jean Neely * Clatskanie: Sally Jones Grand Ronde: Stevan Fallon Grand Ronde: Kolette Longworth Hillsboro-First: Susan Jensen Keizer-Clear Lake: Greg Nelson Madras: Betty Nitschelm McCabe: Ruth Buntele McMinnville Cooperative Ministry: Edward Clark Molalla: Helen Liere Newberg: Elizabeth Chambers Salem-Morningside: Lynda Sloan Sheridan: Gay Hall-Pentecost Sheridan: Julia Schumann Tigard: Kalina Malua-Katoa Tigard: Norman Dyer Tigard: Toni Dyer Tigard: Paula Sadler Tigard: Marisa Walloch Tualatin: Emilie Kroen

COLUMBIA DISTRICT Aloha: Judy Dotson Aloha: Jeri Silfies Aloha: Jennifer Whitney Beaverton-First: Becky Platt Beaverton-First: Juanita Villarreal Heppner: Lisa Nelson Hermiston-First: Chris Early Milwaukie-St. Paul's: Teresa Foster Oak Grove: Lydia Henry * Oak Grove: Deb Payne Pine Grove-Odell: Christy Matson Pleasant Home: Carlton Bruce Pleasant Home: Alice Williams Portland-Bennett Chapel: Joanne Gornick Portland-Cherry Park: Larry Maier Portland-Cherry Park: Millie Maier Portland-Christ Church: Bea Cook Portland-Christ Church: Karen Dodge Portland-Christ Church: Betty Ann Green Portland-Christ Church: Melinda Strobel Portland-Fremont: Claudia Roberts Portland-Hughes Memorial: Ayric Payton Portland-Montavilla: Janice Stevens Portland-Montavilla: Rebecca Warren Portland-Montavilla: Turella Woods Portland-Rockwood: Alita Dougherty

Portland-Rockwood: Ethel Jane Quinn Portland-Rose City Park: Nancy Hesselman Portland-Rose City Park: Beverly Walker Portland-Tabor Heights: Dorothy Glynn Portland-Trinity: Charlene Choate Portland-Trinity: Linda Sullivan Portland-University Park: Stephen Hicks Portland-University Park: David White Portland-Vermont Hills: Karen Bolin Portland-Vermont Hills: Joanna Traugh Portland-Wilshire: Gloria Marple Portland-Woodlawn: Trudy Pollard St. Helens: Barbara Cataldo St. Helens: Jo Japs St. Helens: Karen Wood Troutdale-Faith: Melba Hauser Westside: Susan Brehmer Westside: Funga Taufoou

CRATER LAKE DISTRICT Albany-First: Karla Long Ashland: William Brown Camas Valley: Scott Schmidt Cave Junction-Immanuel: Connie Gammel Cave Junction-Immanuel: Melanie Savord Cave Junction-Immanuel: Jo Spencer Corvallis: Marc Willis Dillard-Winston: Sheryl Osborne Eugene-First: Gloria Bailey Eugene-First: Donna Haines Eugene-Trinity: Pat Rankin Gold Hill: Rose McCann Grants Pass-Newman: Babs Eggleston Junction City: Nadine Wiles * Klamath Falls-First: K. Louise Lesher Myrtle Creek: Joyce O'Day Myrtle Creek: M. Allen Wurschmidt North Bend: Alfreda Batdorff North Bend: James Batdorff Oakridge: Judy Hampton Oakridge: Elaine Wright Oakridge: Ken Wright Reedsport-Covenant: Leo Naapi Roseburg: Jane Davis Roseburg: William Lapp Sweet Home: Delena Gilman Sweet Home: Bob Hartsock Sweet Home: Linda Rowton Upper Rogue: Joseph Riker Veneta-Valley: Rod Burch Wilderville Community: Sandie Shinkle

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SAGE DISTRICT American Falls: Bonnie Anderson American Falls: Bob Schreiber Baker: Sally Farmer Baker: Beverly McKinnis Baker: Maurice McKinnis Blackfoot-Jason Lee Memorial: Shannon Jensen Blackfoot-Jason Lee Memorial: Richard Kaiser Boise-Collister: John Nickerson Boise-First: Betty Udy Buhl: Judy Anderson Buhl: Penny Hodges Buhl: Charles (Chuck) Lehrman Buhl: Charlotte Maffin Burley: Lynn Osterhout Caldwell: Darrell Bolz Caldwell: Bruce Irving Caldwell: Vera Kenyon Castleford: Donald Wright Cove: Neva Smith Elgin: Myrna Davis Elgin: Gerald Hopkins Emmett: Carla Anderson Emmett: Orah Nau Emmett: Victoria Page Emmett: Carole Sullivan * Filer: Gilbert Deklotz Fruitland-First: Jay Whitcomb Gooding: Karen Egersdorf

Gooding: Patty Waugh Gooding: Steve Waugh Haines: Mary Rider Haines: John Shukle Idaho Falls-Trinity: Arnold Ayers Idaho Falls-Trinity: Joyce Ayers Idaho Falls-Trinity: Patti Edwards Idaho Falls-Trinity: Robin Stewart Idaho Falls-Trinity: Don Taylor Idaho Falls-Trinity: Marilyn Taylor Joseph: Ben Boswell Joseph: Lisa Dawson Joseph: Ross Rooper Joseph: Sharon Sherlock Joseph: John Ward Kuna: Wendi Homan Kuna: Ted Wimer La Grande: Mike Lamb La Grande: Sally Wiens Meridian: Jo Reed Middleton: Debbie Wallace Nampa-First: Rochelle Killett Nampa-Southside: Sue Schanbeck Union: Sue Briggs Union: Joan Oxford Union: Sue Peeples Union: Dolores Roper Wallowa: Kaye Garver Wallowa: Deborrah Reth


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Persons in Mission In connection with the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference The following list includes persons in mission through the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries who have some kind of connection to this annual conference by reason of being: members of the annual conference, members of a local church in the conference, serving within the bounds of the conference, or are in a covenant relationship with one or more local churches. The following information includes contact information and a description of ministry. To learn more about these missionaries, including information about families, their backgrounds, and their ministries visit this webpage: http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/Missionaries-inService or the individual webpages listed with each missionary.

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BISWAS, Clara Mirdula Missionary code: 13952Z e-mail: clarabiswas@online.com.kh Clara Biswas is a community worker with street children in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. See more at http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/Missionaries-in-Service/ Missionary-Profiles/Biswas-Clara-Mridula ERBELE, Rev. Terence ERBELE, Rev. Evelyn Missionary code: Evelyn 10832Z, Terence 10831Z PO Box 8515; Ketchikan, AK 99901 email: erbele@gmail.com The Revs. Evelyn and Terence are currently assigned as copastors of the First United Methodist Church of Ketchikan, Alaska. See more at http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/Missionaries-in-Service/ Missionary-Profiles/Erbele-Eveyln and http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/ Missionaries-in-Service/Missionary-Profiles/Erbele-W-Terence GITOBU, Esther Karimi Missionary Code: 13959Z e-mail: Netcam@online.com.kh Esther Gitobu is the UMVIM coordinator and a mission interpreter for the Methodist Mission Center in Phnom Penh, Cambodia See more at: http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/Missionaries-in-Service/ Missionary-Profiles/Gitobu-Esther-Karimi GREATHOUSE, Gordon GREATHOUSE, Maria Tereza (Teca) Missionary code: Gordon 07695Z, Maria 07696Z e-mail: gordongreathouse@gmail.com Gordon Greathouse serves with urban ministry programs in cooperation with the Brazilian Methodist Church. Teca is a program developer and teacher in Brazil. See more at http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/Missionaries-in-Service/ Missionary Profiles/Greathouse-Gordon and http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/ Missionaries-in-Service/Missionary-Profiles/Greathouse-Maria-Tereza


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JEFFREY, Rev. D. Paul Missionary Code: 09541Z e-mail: pauljeffrey@earthlink.net Rev. Paul Jeffrey is a writer, photographer, and media specialist documenting the work of the church around the world. See more at http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/Missionaries-in-Service/ Missionary-Profiles/Jeffrey-Paul MONROE, Rev. James OWEN, Rev. Sue Missionary Code: 982465 Individual Volunteers (list their names with any donation) e-mail: sujimo@mac.com Rev. Jim Monroe and Rev. Sue Owen are Individual Volunteers with the General Board of Global Ministries working at Maua Methodist Hospital in Maua, Kenya. See more at http://mckmauahospital.org/ PASCUA, Rev. Dr. David Missionary code: 13965Z e-mail: david_25th@yahoo.com David Pascua is academic dean and professor for Union Theological Seminary in Cavite, Philippines. See more at http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/Missionaries-in-Service/ Missionary-Profiles/Pascua-David RODRIGUEZ, Rev. Jorge Missionary code: 933001 e-mail: jorgerdzfl@gmail.com Mail: 623 Prince Ave, Wilder, Idaho 83676 Jorge Rodriguez Flores is serving with the National Plan for Hispanic and Latino Ministries in the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference See more at http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/Missionaries-in-Service/ Missionary-Profiles/Rodriguez-Jorge SECKEL, Rev. Carol SECKEL, Rev. Kevin Missionary code: Carol 14285Z, Kevin 14284Z e-mail: carkseckel@aol.com mail: Evangelisch-Methodistishe Kirche Ludolfusstarasse 2-4 Frankfurt am Main Hessen 60487Germany Carol and Kevin Seckel are missionaries assigned to Germany. Carol is the Coordinator of English Language Ministries and International Congregations Ministries with the United Methodist Church in Germany. Kevin is pastor of the New Hope English-speaking Fellowship of the United Methodist Church in Frankfurt, Germany. See more at http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/Missionaries-in-Service/ Missionary-Profiles/Seckel-Kevin and http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/ Missionaries-in-Service/Missionary-Profiles/Seckel-Carol-Ann


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ZIGBUO, Mary Randall Missionary code: 10721Z e-mail: mzigbuo@umcmission.org Mary Randall Zigbuo is a missionary serving as a fundraising and communications coach for other missionaries. See more at http://www.umcmission.org/Explore-Our-Work/Missionaries-in-Service/ Missionary-Profiles/Zigbuo-Mary-Randall OREGON-IDAHO PERSONS WHO HAVE SERVED MISSION APPOINTMENTS

• Faith (Mrs. David) Bauman (India 1951-1986) • Frances (Mrs. William) Bray (Japan 1951-1981) • James and Mary Ella Bretlinger (Liberia 198992) • Maude (Mrs. Bill) Caldwell (Liberia, 1952-65) • Howard and Betty DeVore (Alaska 1962-1974) • Rev. James and Faye Fellers (Alaska 1965-75; 1992-2005) • Rev. James and Judith Fiske (Japan 1970-87) • Portia Foster (China 1947-49, Philippines 195054) • Rev. Eugene and LaRae Groves (Alaska 196976) • Michael Heath (Sarawak, Malaysia 1960-79) • Peggy and Howard Heiner (Bolivia ,Chile, Somalia, Nicaragua 1983-96) • Ardie (Mrs. Paul) Jewell (Alaska 1977-80) • Rev. Robert and Shirley Kingsbury (Liberia 1966-69) • LuDean Knight (Alaska 1976) • Walter Kopper (Red Bird Missionary Conference, KY 1976) • Rev. Jon and Laurel Beth Langenwalter (Alaska 1982-85) • Rev. Greg Lindsay (Alaska 1993-2003) • Rev. Betty Luginbill (Alaska 1978) • Rev. Gerald McCray (Alaska 1958-62) • Ada Morford (Rhodesia 1972, Sierra Leone 1977) • Rev. Ted and Sue Myers (Alaska 1993-97) • Rev. John and Rev. Deborah Pitney (Alaska 1981-1986) • Dr. Ronald and Diane Ray (Nigeria, 1978; Kenya 1994-2006) • Rev. Delbert Rice (Philippines 1956-1996)

• Phil and Twila Rothrock (Botswana 1970-71) • Lloyd and Margaret Schaad (Botswana 19411980) • Darrel Spores (Nigeria 1969-73) • Rev. Edmund and Blythe Stanton (Alaska 195662; 1978-90) • Dr. Brian and Ann Stone (Mozambique; Nepal 1970-1974) • Dorothy (Mrs. Warren) Thomas (Hawaii 195262) • Dr. Norman Thomas (Zambia 1960-1979) • Winifred Thomas (1960-1970) • Rev. Milo and Connie Thornberry (China 196574; Alaska 1996-2001) • Rev. Eugene and Carol Ann Walters (Alaska 1964-1972) • Rev. Glenn and Donna Waltman (Trinidad, 1988) • Claudia L. Webster (Philippines 1962-1969) • Max R. Webster (Philippines 1955-1958) • Rev. Anne and Rev. Wayne Weld-Martin (Alaska 1985-90) • Rev. Boone and Nancy White (Alaska 1972-76) • Rev. Thomas and Beverly Whitehead (Alaska 1970-74) • Barbara (Mrs. Ralph) Wilde (Brazil 1953-63, 1965-66) • Rev. Dan and Kathy Wilson-Fey (Honduras 2001-04) • Rev. David B. Williams (Philippines 1962-74, Papua New Guinea 1974-77, NCCC-USA 197780, Fiji 1980-83, NCCC-USA 1983-87) • Patricia Williams (Philippines 1962-74, Papua New Guinea 1974-77, Fiji 1980-83) 


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Financial/Satistical Reports

Financial/Statistical Reports Conference Budget 2013 and 2014................................................................................... 309 Apportioned Conference Budget: 2012 Report................................................................ 315 Receipts from Churches: 2012 vs 2011............................................................................ 316 2012 Apportionment Report: Year-End Final Figures...................................................... 317 2012 Apportionment Report by District........................................................................... 318 Ministerial Education Fund Report................................................................................... 323 United Methodist Ministersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Retirement Fund................................................................. 324 Camp and Retreat Ministries Fund Balances.................................................................... 325 Camp and Retreat Ministries Operating Report................................................................ 326 Audit Report...................................................................................................................... 327 Statistical Table 1, Part 1 (membership)........................................................................... 336 Statistical Table 1, Part 2 (small groups, ministries)......................................................... 341 Financial Table 2, Part 1 (assets & liabilities, giving)...................................................... 346 Financial Table 2, Part 2 (clergy support, other church expenses)................................... 351 Financial Table 3 (church budget, spending plan, designated causes, funding suport).... 356 Statisticians Report (racial/ethnic, gender identification)................................................. 361 Financial/Statistical Tables Summary............................................................................... 366 NOTE: In the recent past, the financial/statistical tables have been organized by district; this yearâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Journal has grouped them by Table classification. For each particular table, all the districts are reported consecutively. These reports cover the year 2012.

Bishop Bickerton (left) giving the benediction at the end of the Ordination service -- which was the end of the 2013 Annual Conference Session -- with Bishop Hagiya (rt)


CONFERENCE BUDGET 2014 2013

2013

2014

APPROVED APPORTIONED ANNUAL CONFERENCE SESSION Annual Conference Session Expense & Funding Provides funds to cover the cost of holding our annual session, including a reserve to cover additional expenses of meeting in the former Idaho Conference once each quadrennium. The other income is from meals and housing paid by registrants. Annual Conference Session Manager Provides salary and benefits for the staff person who manages the annual conference session. Rules Committee Provides travel and meeting funds for the committee. Conference Secretary and Conference Journal Provides for the expenses and honorarium for the Secretary of the Annual Conference. Provides funds for the publication and distribution of the Journal. Conference Statistician Provides administrative funds for the statistician. Committee on Nominations Provides travel and meeting funds for the committee. Conference Delegation Expense Fund Provides part of the cost of sending our general and jurisdictional delegates to these quadrennial meetings. This is funded over the course of the quadrennium. EPISCOPAL LEADERSHIP Episcopal Office Bishop's Discretionary Fund Provides a discretionary fund for the Bishop. Administrative Assistant Provides for compensation, pension, and benefits Including health insurance) for the Administrative Assistant to the Bishop and Assistant to the Bishop. Assistant to the Bishop Provides compensation and business and professional expenses for the Assist. to the Bishop Office Expenses Provides for the office expenses of the Bishop and Assistant to the Bishop in Portland Episcopal Office Total This is the total for the episcopal office. The other income is our share of the support that will come from the Episcopal Fund of the General Church. Episcopal Housing Provides our share of the housing costs for our Bishop. The General Church provides $10,000 annually. Total cost is shared with Alaska and Pacific Northwest annual conferences.

APPROVED

2014 OTHER INCOME

95,000

60,000

95,000

23,423

23,423

20,405

20,405

250

250

250

250

17,000

17,000

17,000

17,000

200

200

200

200

250

250

250

250

5,000

5,000

5,000

5,000

3,000

3,000

41,942

43,125

17,025

17,025

32,800

32,800

94,767

56,767

95,950

12,000

12,000

12,000

35,000

2014 APPORTIONED

38,000

60,000

57,950

12,000


2013

2013

2014

APPROVED APPORTIONED LOCAL CHURCH VITALIZATION TEAM District Offices Provides for compensation, pensions, and benefits (including health insurance) for our four District Superintendents and their staffs, the office expenses, a discretionary fund, and business and professional expenses for each Superintendent. Vital Congregations Project Provides funding for the Vital Church Project, the conference's project for increasing church vitality, starting new faith communities and encouraging leadership development of church leaders, both lay and clergy. Subcategories of the budget for this are included below. VCP Director Provides for compensation, pension, and benefits (including health insurance) for the full time Director of the Vital Church Project and business and professional expenses. Administrative Assistant Provides for compensation, pension, and benefits (including health insurance) for part time administrative support for the Director. Vital Congregations Mangement Team Expenses Provides for expenses related to meetings of the management team as well as a subscription to a service which provides demographics. Program Expenses for the Healthy Vital Church Initiative Provides for program materials, church consultations, coaching, training and meals for a projected 200 Congregational Leadership Development participants and 8 church consultations. Program Expenses NSI Provides funding for the development of new faith community leadership as well as grants to new faith community start-ups. Program Expenses LLI Provides funding for educational events that focus on skill development as well as spiritual development in ways that are aligned with the mission of the conference. This includes $50,000 specifically for leadership development. Vital Congregations Project Total This is the total for the Vital Congregations Project. Other funding comes from registration fees,the conference asking for conference church development, the Collins Foundation and congregational development funds. Consultation on Appointments Provides funds for travel assistance during the appointment process. MLT Meeting & Operational Expenses Provides funding to cover the meeting and operational expenses of the Ministry Leadership Team (MLT). Monthly meetings will be coordinated with Cabinet meetings as much as possible to reduce travel costs.

768,100

768,100

APPROVED

2014 OTHER INCOME

797,158

119,797

133,604

22,584

23,222

2014 APPORTIONED 797,158

8,500 103,320

46,000

110,000

125,000

11,000

86,000

366,701

159,701

422,326

228,000

194,326

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,000


2013

2013

2014

APPROVED APPORTIONED PASTORAL SUPPORT Apportioned Pension & Benefit Funding Provides funding for the cost of the health insurance benefit for retirees and surviving spouses, the Clergy Retirement Security Program (pension) and health insurance for persons on Medical Leave (with benefits), and operations expenses for the work of the board. Pastoral Support - Idaho Mature Ministers Provides salary support for churches in Idaho who need seasoned pastoral leadership and meet the Mature Ministers Funding Guidelines. A similar Mature Ministers program for Oregon is funded through a grant from the Collins Foundation. Pastoral Support - Lay Persons Assigned Provides salary support for churches served by Certified Lay Ministers Pastoral Support - Mission Church Provides salary support for churches deemed to be mission situations by the cabinet. Equitable Compensation Fund Provides salary funds needed to meet the minimum salary requirements of the annual conference and other salary assistance where needed. The recommended minimum salary for the year 2014 is $36,750 (Elder in Full Connection). Moving Expense Fund Provides funds to help local congregations with pastors' moving expenses based on Conference Rule #5.300. CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP Annual Conference Oversight Board AR-15 eliminates ACOB. Board of Lay Ministry Provides meeting and administrative funds for the Conference and District Lay Leaders. Board of Ordained Ministry Provides funds for travel, meeting and other expenses of the Board. The Board is responsible for all clergy and diaconal members of the Conference and all certified persons working within the boundaries of the Conference. Board of Pensions Provides travel and meeting funds for the Board. Board of Trustees Provides travel and meeting funds for the Board. Committee on Episcopacy Provides travel and meeting funds for the Committee. This committee serves as the personnel committee for the Bishop. Conference Council on Finance & Administration Provides travel and meeting funds for the Council

2014 OTHER INCOME

APPROVED

61,500

2014 APPORTIONED

749,101

687,601

703,332

641,832

6,000

6,000

6,000

6,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

30,000

30,000

30,000

30,000

60,000

60,000

60,000

60,000

30,000

30,000

35,000

35,000

3,000

3,000

0

0

3,000

3,000

5,000

5,000

32,000

32,000

46,000

46,000

1,500

1,500

1,500

1,500

2,500

2,500

2,500

2,500

1,800

1,800

1,800

1,800

4,000

4,000

4,000

4,000


2013

2013

2014

APPROVED APPORTIONED CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP, cont. Equitable Compensation Commission Provides travel and meeting funds for the Commission. Quadrennial Training Events Provides funds for training programs of the General and Jurisdictional Conferences that are held at the beginning of each quadrennium. This is funded over the course of the quadrennium. Conference Strategic Re-Alignment Provides funding to outsource some of the work of the conference in the near term and a longer-term analysis of staffing and alignment of our resources with our mission. CONNECTIONAL SUPPORT Commission on Archives & History Provides meeting and administrative expenses for this commission and a small stipend for the Oregon and Idaho Archivists. Communications Provides salary, benefits (including health insurance), and expenses for the Director of Communications, meeting expenses for the Communications Committee, maintenance of the Conference Website, contracted services for electronic media, video production featuring our Bishop, and other communications needs. Conference Center Provides for the operational expenses of the United Methodist Center in Portland. These include building expenses and maintenance, equipment maintenance and replacement, the financial audit of the Annual Conference, comprehensive property and casualty insurance for all Conference property, and Directors and Officers liability insurance for all conference officers. The Conference Center provides office space for Camp and Retreat Ministries and the Columbia District. Director of Connectional Ministries Expense Provides for the expenses of the staff person assigned the responsibilities formerly carried by the Director of Connectional Ministries. Conference Center Administrative Assistant Provides funding for the salary, benefits (including health insurance) and expenses of the Administrative Assistant for the Conference Center. Office of Stewardship and Finance Provides salary, travel, and benefits (including health insurance) for the staff of the Office of Stewardship and Finance. This includes accounting services for Camp and Retreat Ministries. The other funding represents income from pensions for administrative and fiscal services provided for our benefit programs. Conference Response Team Provides for the expenses of the Team in responding to crisis situations in the local church or conference.

APPROVED

2014 OTHER INCOME

2014 APPORTIONED

1,000

1,000

1,000

1,000

6,000

6,000

4,000

4,000

50,000

50,000

3,500

3,500

6,000

6,000

124,175

124,175

128,091

128,091

244,000

244,000

240,000

240,000

5,000

5,000

5,000

5,000

43,499

43,499

37,895

37,895

327,123

305,623

395,750

8,150

8,150

7,500

71,500

324,250

7,500


2013

2013

2014

APPROVED APPORTIONED CONNECTIONAL SUPPORT, cont. Connectional Ministries Provides funding for teleconference and administrative costs related to the work of any of the connectional ministry teams. Ecumenical Concerns Provides funding for ecumenical connections and ministry in Idaho and Oregon. GENERAL CHURCH APPORTIONMENTS Episcopal Fund Our apportionment from the General Church for our share in supporting all Bishops of The United Methodist Church including salaries, residences, pensions, travel, other benefits and office and professional expenses. General - Administration An apportionment from the General Church supporting administrative functions including the General Council on Finance and Administration, the General Conference, the Judicial Council and the General Commission on Archives and History. Interdenominational Cooperation Fund A General Conference apportionment covering United Methodist support for various ecumenical agencies. World Service Fund The primary benevolent responsibility of each local United Methodist congregation. World Service is apportioned by the General Church to all conferences and provides the main source of funds for the church's worldwide ministries. This fund provides all or a substantial part of the financial support of our general church program boards, administrative commissions and councils, and missionary personnel. Black College Fund Used by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry to financially assist the eleven United Methodist related black colleges. Ministerial Education Fund Provides funds to support ministerial education. 25% of the receipts are retained by the Oregon-Idaho Conference for use by the Board of Ordained Ministry for educational purposes for our clergy. The remaining 75% is sent to the General Church for use by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry for support of our United Methodist Seminaries and other educational programs. Africa University Fund This is a General Church Apportionment for the support of Africa University, a United Methodist University in Zimbabwe. Financial support for the University comes through this apportionment and through World Service Special Gifts.

2,000

2,000

APPROVED

2014 OTHER INCOME

2014 APPORTIONED

5,000

5,000

2,500

2,500

107,855

107,855

109,486

109,486

44,911

44,911

45,250

45,250

9,988

9,988

10,063

10,063

372,185

372,185

374,953

374,953

50,967

50,967

51,346

51,346

127,777

127,777

128,727

128,727

11,405

11,405

11,490

11,490


2013

2013

2014

APPROVED APPORTIONED JURISDICTIONAL APPORTIONMENTS Jurisdictional Administration and Programs Our share of the program and administrative costs of the work of the Western Jurisdiction General Conference 2016 Fund Funding for local expenses related to General Conference 2016, which will be in Portland. The manager of General Conference has recommended we have approx. $150,000 available. All the conferences in our jurisdiction will share in the cost. We are budgeting it over 4 years.

APPROVED

2014 OTHER INCOME

2014 APPORTIONED

20,525

20,525

20,525

20,525

4,000

4,000

4,000

4,000

195,000

195,000

195,000

195,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

4,038,652

3,675,652

4,218,247

434,000

3,784,247

295,000 1,925,000 2,220,000

265,000 1,725,000 1,990,000

265,000 1,725,000 1,990,000

0 0 0

150,000

150,000

150,000

0

Conference Church Development Provides funds to support work of the New Start Initiative of the Vital Church Project. This work focuses on planting new churches in Oregon and Idaho and assisting existing congregations in their efforts to start ministries that reach new people groups.

200,000

200,000

200,000

0

Hispanic Ministry Program Provides funding for the conference Hispanic Ministry Program.

150,000

150,000

150,000

0

20,000

20,000

20,000

0

CONTINGENCY FUND General Contingency Fund Provides funds for unanticipated expenses that occur during the year, including underpayment of Shared Ministries apportionments. LEGAL EXPENSES Sexual Misconduct Legal Expenses To pay for legal expenses incurred during 2008-2009 lawsuit. TOTAL CONFERENCE BUDGET CAMP AND RETREAT MINISTRY

Administration Site Operations Total Camp and Retreat Ministry Provides for the operational and administrative costs of our 7 camp and retreat facilities and our Day Camp and Travel Camp Programs. Includes staff costs, ins., food, maint. & program costs. Funding for this item comes mainly from Camper Fees and other funds generated by the sites. NON-BUDGET ASKINGS Campus Ministry Provides support for the seven active Campus Ministries within the bounds of our Conference.

Council on Young People Ministry Provides funding for conference youth ministries and conference young adult ministries.


Financial Reports

315

APPORTIONED CONFERENCE BUDGET 2012 Approved - 2012 Actual Approved

Actual

Other

Net

Apportionment

Budget

Expense

Income

Expense

Receipts

ANNUAL CONFERENCE SESSION Annual Conference Session Expense AC Sessions Mgr Health Insurance Rules Committee-Meetings Conference Secretary

74,520

113,513

2,817

3,257

250

0

16,000

13,435

41,768

71,745 3,257 0

95

13,340

Conference Statistician

200

0

0

Nominations Committee

250

99

99

Quadrennial Training Event

4,000

2,674

2,674

Conference Delegation Expense Fund

6,000

3,999

3,999

EPISCOPAL OFFICE Area Expense Fund Bishop's Discretionary Fund Episcopal Fund Episcopal Housing Episcopal Residence Committee Committee on Episcopacy Episcopal Transition

24,000

4,000

4,000

3,000

2,476

2,476

119,121

88,150

88,150

40,000

21,107

200

0

0

1,000

0

0

60,000

0

0

908,111

759,459

0

5,353

6,667

14,441

LOCAL CHURCH VITALIZATION TEAM Assistants to the Bishop - Districts Assistant to the Bishop Healthy Vital Congregations

4,036

755,423 5,353

68,100

0

2,000

1,413

1,413

50,000

27,726

27,726

2,000

838

Apportioned Pension & Benefit Funding

350,000

292,483

292,483

Retired Health Insurance

688,000

552,216

552,216

6,000

3,000

3,000

Certified Lay Supply Support

10,000

0

0

Pastoral Support - Mission Church

30,000

21,890

21,890

2,000

0

0

Equitable Salary Fund

80,000

15,525

15,525

Moving Expense Fund

25,000

27,342

27,342

Consultation on Appointments New Church Development MLT Meeting & Operational Expenses

0

720

118

PASTORAL SUPPORT

Pastoral Support - Idaho Mature Ministers

Equitable Salaries Commission

CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP Board of Lay Ministry Board of Ordained Ministries

3,000

1,402

1,402

32,000

23,526

23,526

Board of Pensions

1,500

145

145

Board of Trustees

1,500

1,389

1,389

CONNECTIONAL SUPPORT Commission on Archives & History

3,000

4,871

114,734

104,486

4,000

1,802

1,802

Conference Center

270,000

154,408

154,408

Office of Stewardship & Finance

Communications Committee Council on Finance and Administration

4,871 11

300,639

283,936

Conference Response Team

8,150

5,446

Connectional Ministries

2,000

30

50

-20

49,733

25,895

4,000

21,895

General Administration

44,644

33,051

33,051

Interdenominational Cooperation Fund

10,270

7,600

7,600

Connectional Ministries Administrative Asst

35,000

104,475

248,936 5,446

GENERAL CHURCH APPORTIONMENTS

JURISDICTIONAL APPORTIONMENTS Jurisdictional Program

15,608

11,550

11,550

Jurisdictional Korean Mission

8,350

6,179

6,179

General Conference 2016

4,000

4,000

4,000

World Service Fund

391,068

289,390

289,390

CONTINGENCY FUND

195,000

14,503

14,503

LEGAL FUND

10,000

6,664

OTHER GENERAL CONFERENCE APPORTIONMENTS Black College Fund

6,664 0 0

51,751

38,296

11,582

8,571

8,571

129,749

95,779

95,779

4,234,847

3,082,873

APPORTIONED PROGRAM AREAS

Africa University Fund Ministerial Education Fund TOTAL CONFERENCE BUDGET

25

92,372

38,271

2,990,501

3,098,836


316

Financial Reports

Receipts from Churches 2012 vs 2011

Shared Ministries Apportionments Health Insurance Program Ministerial Pension Plan

Dollar

Percent

Variance

Variance

2012

2011

$3,098,836

$3,061,787

$37,049

1%

1,679,347

1,777,098

(97,751)

-6%

825,967

867,852

(41,885)

-5%

Church Development

35,347

40,369

(5,021)

-12%

Campus Ministry

25,940

28,576

(2,635)

-9%

4,271

4,317

(46)

-1%

29,664

30,456

(792)

-3%

0

744

(744)

-100%

Youth & Young Adult Ministry Hispanic Ministry Missionary Itineration Fund Special Givings

357,684

406,192

(48,508)

-12%

$6,057,056

$6,217,390

($160,334)

-3%

$214,681

$289,210

($74,529)

-26%

282

260

22

8%

4,589

3,765

824

22%

14,792

2,257

12,535

555%

6,597

6,234

362

6%

60,919

45,152

15,767

35%

Special Giving: General Advance Specials World Service Specials Conference Advance Specials Habitat for Humanity (All Projects) Human Relations Day One Great Hour of Sharing

3,816

4,165

(349)

-8%

World Communion Sunday

United Methodist Student Day

12,603

8,256

4,347

53%

Peace With Justice Sunday

6,487

6,479

9

0%

397

1,261

(864)

-69%

5,028

5,489

(461)

-8%

15

15

0

0%

180

10

170

1700%

Christian Education Day Native American Awareness Day Golden Cross Day Global Aids Day Oregon Trail District Church Extension

0

976

(976)

-100%

Snake River District Church Extension

4,590

6,342

(1,752)

-28%

10,078

7,596

2,482

33%

Southern District Church Extension

3,119

4,871

(1,753)

-36%

Western District Church Extension

3,495

2,506

989

39%

Camp Gifts

1,360

1,025

335

33%

600

698

(98)

-14%

Metro District Church Extension

Wesley Foundations Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon Other Gifts

60

0

60

3,997

9,626

(5,628)

-58%

$357,684

$406,192

($48,508)

-12%

$2,537

$1,436

$1,102

77%

1,867

2,150

(283)

-13%

CONFERENCE ADVANCE SPECIALS Bishop's Initiative to Eliminate Hunger Hispanic Ministry (Western District) Klamath Basin Coop Ministries Strength for the Journey UM Retirement Center (Salem)

25

0

25

0

20

(20)

160

160

0

0%

$4,589

$3,765

$824

22%

$1,965

$6,701

($4,736)

-71%

0

100

(100)

-100% -48%

-100%

OTHER GIFTS Miscellaneous (Fund 100) Africa University Liberia Scholarship Fish Emergency Service

583

1,121

(538)

Gifts to Local Churches

222

0

222

Liberia Camphor Scholarships

764

793

(29)

-4%

0

80

(80)

-100%

Snow Cap UNICEF

464

831

(368)

-44%

$3,997

$9,626

($5,628)

-58%


Financial Reports

317

2012 Apportionment Report (Year End Final Figures) Amount Apportioned

2012 Amount Paid

% Paid

Amount Apportioned

2011 Amount Paid

% Paid

Cascadia District

$1,033,825

$802,138

78%

$1,044,379

$854,677

82%

Columbia District

$1,104,080

$912,956

83%

$1,097,680

$820,259

75%

$907,183

$628,814

69%

$906,473

$617,469

68%

$1,140,071

$752,431

66%

$1,116,558

$768,682

69%

$0

$2,498

$0

$700

$4,185,159

$3,098,836

$4,165,090

$3,061,787

COMPARISON:

Paid 2012

Paid 2011

Cascadia District

$802,138

$854,677 ($52,539)

-6%

-5%

Columbia District

$912,956

$820,259

$92,696

11%

11%

Crater Lake District

$628,814

$617,469

$11,344

2%

2%

Sage District

$752,431

$768,682 ($16,251)

-2%

-4%

Crater Lake District Sage District Other

Other

74%

Dollar Variance

$2,498

$700

$1,798

$3,098,836

$3,061,787

$37,049

Percent Variance Dollars % of Apportionments Paid

257% 1%

1%

Not, how much of my money will I give to God, but how much of Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s money will I keep for myself. -- John Wesley

Laity workshop on Stewardship led by Cesie Delve Scheuermann

74%


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Apportionment Report By Church: 2012 Conference Shared Ministry Cascadia District

Amity Astoria First Banks: Community Bay City Bend First Canby Clatskanie Cornelius Dallas Dundee Falls City Forest Grove Fossil Grand Ronde Hillsboro Jefferson John Day Keizer: Clear Lake Madras McMinnville: Coop Ministries McMinnville: McCabe Chapel Molalla Monmouth: Christ's Church Mount Angel: Marquam Mulino: Clarkes Nehalem Bay Newberg First Oregon City: Carus Oregon City: First Rainier Salem: Englewood Salem: First Salem: Jason Lee Salem: Morningside Salem: Trinity Salem: West Salem Seaside Sheridan Sherwood: First Sherwood: Mountain Home Silverton Stayton First Tigard Tillamook Tualatin Warrenton West Linn: Willamette Wilsonville Woodburn Yamhill Total This Year Total Last Year Increase/(Decrease)

Apportioned

Paid

Percent of Total Paid

8,570 16,778 16,959 9,112 52,087 27,961 5,528 9,602 24,109 4,940 2,637 44,950 9,145 1,641 44,021 5,932 14,680 23,613 26,448 36,195 6,061 16,753 8,998 8,872 9,918 18,480 38,271 8,535 37,829 9,691 12,686 79,032 12,547 54,171 31,779 3,965 18,051 3,863 24,122 10,267 22,488 31,771 62,947 15,669 27,507 3,562 11,065 16,286 38,556 5,175

8,570 10,323 7,850 9,115 52,087 15,805 830 3,780 24,109 100 2,637 44,950 2,225 1,641 44,021 5,932 5,900 23,613 22,041 19,033 6,062 4,800 380 8,872 9,918 18,480 38,271 8,535 20,004 1,805 4,700 79,032 7,412 54,171 17,990 3,965 18,065 3,863 8,100 10,267 13,118 31,772 62,947 15,670 27,507 3,562 1,600 9,000 2,533 5,175

100.0% 61.5% 46.3% 100.0% 100.0% 56.5% 15.0% 39.4% 100.0% 2.0% 100.0% 100.0% 24.3% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 40.2% 100.0% 83.3% 52.6% 100.0% 28.7% 4.2% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 52.9% 18.6% 37.0% 100.0% 59.1% 100.0% 56.6% 100.0% 100.1% 100.0% 33.6% 100.0% 58.3% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 14.5% 55.3% 6.6% 100.0%

1,033,825 1,044,379 (10,554)

802,138 854,677 (52,539)

77.6% 81.8% -5.2%

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Apportionment Report By Church: 2012, cont. Conference Shared Ministry Columbia District

Aloha Arlington Beaverton: First Beaverton: Grace Korean Beaverton: Westside Dufur Echo Gresham: First Gresham: Pleasant Home Heppner Hermiston First Hood River: Asbury Lake Oswego: First Lake Oswego: Korean Milton Freewater: Wesley Milwaukie: St. Paul's Oak Grove Odell: Pine Grove-Odell Pendleton First Portland: Bennett Chapel Portland: Capitol Hill Portland: Cherry Park Portland: Christ Portland: Epworth Portland: First Portland: Fremont Portland: Hughes Memorial Portland: Laurelwood Portland: Lincoln Street Portland: Metanoia Peace Community Portland: Metzger Portland: Montavilla Portland: Parkrose Portland: Pioneer Portland: Rockwood Portland: Rose City Park Portland: Sellwood Portland: Sunnyside Centenary Portland: Tabor Heights Portland: Trinity Portland: University Park Portland: Vermont Hills Portland: West Portland Portland: Wilshire Portland: Woodlawn Saint Helens First The Dalles First Troutdale: Faith Tygh Valley Wasco Weston Total This Year Total Last Year Increase/(Decrease)

Apportioned 29,478 9,381 32,187 3,688 33,015 2,335 4,994 33,947 12,043 13,976 23,013 19,710 57,599 7,918 9,910 34,296 35,893 3,950 18,891 5,175 12,224 17,501 57,926 24,453 158,354 39,858 4,117 7,505 7,960

Paid

Percent of Total Paid

16,000 9,381 16,000 2,500 33,015 0 4,995 33,947 12,043 5,203 5,600 11,775 57,599 2,300 7,360 34,296 22,927 3,950 1,848 4,646 6,700 600 57,927 12,583 159,060 39,859 4,117 7,505 5,964

54.3% 100.0% 49.7% 67.8% 100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 37.2% 24.3% 59.7% 100.0% 29.0% 74.3% 100.0% 63.9% 100.0% 9.8% 89.8% 54.8% 3.4% 100.0% 51.5% 100.4% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 74.9%

2,159

2,159

100.0%

10,909 30,162 29,839 13,178 23,849 64,450 12,624 23,336 34,822 19,483 14,821 26,834 15,275 9,161 5,146 15,875 11,745 7,131 2,163 6,313 3,508

10,910 30,384 25,920 10,000 23,849 64,450 12,624 23,340 34,822 19,483 3,000 26,834 15,275 1,725 4,511 0 6,946 7,202 0 6,313 3,508

100.0% 100.7% 86.9% 75.9% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 20.2% 100.0% 100.0% 18.8% 87.7% 0.0% 59.1% 101.0% 0.0% 100.0% 100.0%

1,104,080 1,097,680 6,400

912,956 820,259 92,696

82.7% 74.7% 10.7%

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Apportionment Report By Church: 2012, cont. Conference Shared Ministry Crater Lake District

Albany First Ashland First Camas Valley Canyonville Cave Junction: Immanuel Chiloquin Coburg Coos Bay First Coquille: Pioneer Corvallis First Cottage Grove Dillard: Dillard-Winston Drain: Hope Eugene: Asbury Eugene: First Eugene: Trinity Eugene: Wesley Florence Fort Klamath Gold Hill Grants Pass: Newman Halsey Harrisburg Junction City Klamath Falls First Lakeview Lebanon First Medford First Monroe Myrtle Creek North Bend First Oakridge Paisley Philomath: College Reedsport: Covenant Roseburg First Shady Cove: Upper Rogue Springfield: Ebbert Memorial Springfield: St. Paul Center Sutherlin Sweet Home Talent Tenmile Toledo: Trinity Veneta: Valley Wilbur Wilderville: Community Total This Year Total Last Year Increase/(Decrease)

Apportioned

Paid

Percent of Total Paid

30,024 49,310 3,860 4,390 8,683 4,590 11,111 21,874 14,766 74,516 18,459 7,897 16,942 9,758 95,080 38,934 44,861 13,649 1,289 5,457 45,828 6,574 8,721 22,865 25,726 5,338 24,545 57,960 7,628 9,317 19,714 13,093 2,125 24,084 6,356 42,189 4,931 23,038 8,193 4,271 12,338 3,541 2,176 16,005 16,383 10,384 8,410

30,024 49,310 3,860 4,390 100 550 11,112 5,842 11,814 74,517 5,400 4,470 6,000 9,758 11,258 16,880 44,861 13,680 1,289 5,457 45,828 6,574 8,721 5,250 25,726 500 14,000 30,000 7,628 9,317 7,071 6,890 800 24,084 6,356 42,190 1,188 13,823 60 4,271 6,672 3,541 2,176 16,005 16,383 10,384 2,803

100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 1.2% 12.0% 100.0% 26.7% 80.0% 100.0% 29.3% 56.6% 35.4% 100.0% 11.8% 43.4% 100.0% 100.2% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 23.0% 100.0% 9.4% 57.0% 51.8% 100.0% 100.0% 35.9% 52.6% 37.6% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 24.1% 60.0% 0.7% 100.0% 54.1% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 33.3%

907,183 906,473 710

628,814 617,469 11,344

69.3% 68.1% 1.8%

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Apportionment Report By Church: 2012, cont. Conference Shared Ministry Sage District

Aberdeen American Falls Ashton: Community Baker Blackfoot: Jason Lee Memorial Boise: Amity Boise: Collister Boise: First Boise: Hillview Boise: Whitney Buhl Burley Caldwell Castleford Chubbuck Cove Eagle Elgin Emmett Filer Fruitland First Glenns Ferry Gooding Hagerman Haines Idaho Falls: St. Paul's Idaho Falls: Trinity Jerome Jordan Valley Community Joseph Kimberly: Crossroads Kuna La Grande Meridian Middleton First Nampa: First Nampa: Southside Blvd New Meadows North Powder: Community Nyssa First Ontario First Paul Payette First Pocatello First Richfield Richland Rupert Shelley: Community Shoshone Sweet Twin Falls First Union Vale Wallowa Wendell Wilder Total This Year Total Last Year Increase/(Decrease)

Apportioned

Paid

Percent of Total Paid

2,398 4,267 12,934 14,468 19,416 19,206 10,552 272,321 58,384 33,413 7,179 22,617 34,103 3,725 6,742 3,495 69,383 2,587 12,653 7,226 10,355 4,890 13,178 9,040 3,026 39,497 38,136 9,431 1,785 10,275 20,164 14,808 22,004 79,435 7,607 33,888 19,370 8,280 628 3,469 8,654 4,881 20,618 35,124 1,764 2,843 24,474 7,326 1,876 2,857 36,128 3,499 8,335 2,079 7,334 5,944

2,398 4,268 12,934 7,220 13,105 2,725 0 241,060 58,384 13,730 4,970 22,617 2,150 3,725 3,372 3,495 0 2,587 12,653 0 2,360 775 1,000 4,835 3,026 39,783 25,842 9,431 505 10,275 1,800 14,808 13,404 59,436 7,607 8,136 4,400 8,280 628 2,000 8,654 4,891 11,500 35,124 450 2,844 17,874 50 550 2,857 20,335 3,499 8,335 1,800 0 3,944

100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 49.9% 67.5% 14.2% 0.0% 88.5% 100.0% 41.1% 69.2% 100.0% 6.3% 100.0% 50.0% 100.0% 0.0% 100.0% 100.0% 0.0% 22.8% 15.8% 7.6% 53.5% 100.0% 100.7% 67.8% 100.0% 28.3% 100.0% 8.9% 100.0% 60.9% 74.8% 100.0% 24.0% 22.7% 100.0% 100.0% 57.7% 100.0% 100.2% 55.8% 100.0% 25.5% 100.0% 73.0% 0.7% 29.3% 100.0% 56.3% 100.0% 100.0% 86.6% 0.0% 66.4%

1,140,071 1,116,558 23,513

752,431 768,682 (16,251)

66.0% 68.8% -4.1%

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Paid

Percent of Total Paid

Misc. & Individual Gifts Direct Gifts This Year Direct Gifts Last Year Increase/(Decrease)

0 0 0

2,498 700 1,798

4,185,159 4,165,090 20,069

3,098,836 3,061,787 37,049

CONFERENCE TOTALS Total This Year Total Last Year Increase/(Decrease)

74.0% 73.5% 0.7%

Scenes from the Leadership Training Event, Saturday, June 22 with Phyllis Tickle: upper left - Bishop Hagiya introducing Phyllis Tickle; upper right - the audience; lower left - Phyllis Tickle speaking; lower right - Phyllis Tickle autographing her book, Emergence Christianity


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Conference Ministerial Education Fund Operating Report December 2012

Income

Budget

Conf MEF Portion of Apportionments Transfer from Other Funds Jasa Memorial Scholarship Fund Coe Memorial Scholarship Fund Net Earnings Total Income Disbursements Seminary Scholarships Continuing Education Study/Travel Leave Local Pastors Diaconal Ministry/Deacon Pastorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s School Scholarships Jasa Scholarships Coe Scholarships RIM Program Circuit Rider Lectureship Ethnic Clergy Exploration/Convocation Miscellaneous Total Disbursements Current Income over Disbursements

Actual

$0 0 0 0 0

$23,768.41 $697.26 0.00 0.00 4,750.30

$0

$29,215.97

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

4,500.00 17,512.50 2,495.00 1,225.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000.00

$0

$27,732.50

$0

$1,483.47

Fund Balance at 1/1/12

79,802.99 $81,286.46

Current Fund Balance Ministerial Education Fund Interest - 2011 Jasa Scholarship Fund Interest - 2011 Coe Memorial Scholarship Fund Interest - 2011

($1,593.49) ($2,076.54) ($1,017.48)

Individual Grants for Calendar Year 2012 CONTINUING EDUCATION GRANTS Biggs, Linda 1,000.00 Bowers, Carolyn 1,200.00 Carlson, Roger 1,149.00 Go, Joung Youl 327.00 Hajdu- Paulen, Jeremy 331.00 Hall-Cutting, April 1,000.00 Jaquith Bartlett, Laura 479.00 Kimbrow, Quinton 275.00 Kimbrow, Sandra 275.00 Park, Eunsoo 750.00 Quanstrom, Linda 1,500.00 Raines, Dave 525.00 Raines, Kathy 1,144.00 Stover, Timothy 762.50 Strobel, Craig 3,750.00 Thompson-Aue, Dan 525.00 Wills, Brenda 750.00 Wilson-Fey, Dan 1,500.00 17,512.50

LOCAL PASTORS Moli, Tauileata Raas, Soane Steele, Elaine

175.00 700.00 350.00 1,225.00

STUDY/TRAVEL LEAVE Payton, Lisa Payton, Lisa (Boise 1st Pulpit Supply)

1,120.00 1,375.00 2,495.00

SEMINARY SCHOLARSHIPS Chastain, Janessa 1,500.00 Plant, Jill 1,500.00 Weekley, David 1,500.00 4,500.00 DIACONAL MINISTRY/DEACON none for 2012 COE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP none for 2012


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OREGON-IDAHO UNITED METHODIST MINISTERS RETIREMENT FUND Statement of Financial Position December 31, 2012 ASSETS Cash: US Bank Checking Cash Management Funds Total Cash Investments: Marketable Securities UMDF Total Investments Receivables: Interest Receivable Notes Receivable Total Receivables

$7,099 20,340

$1,656,547 200,000

$3,500 0

Total Assets

$27,439

1,856,547

3,500 $1,887,485

LIABILITIES & FUND BALANCE FUND BALANCE

$1,887,485

Total Liabilities & Fund Balance

$1,887,485

Statement of Income and Expenses for the period January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012

Contributions - Retiree Solicitation Interest - Money Market/Checking Interest - Real Estate Contracts/UMDF Interest & Dividends Investments Change in Investment Value Total Income

Administrative Expenses Investment Services Foreign Taxes Conference Board of Pensions Total Expenses Gain/(Loss) for period from Operations

INCOME

$6,960 2 7,000 46,201 $60,163

EXPENSES

$324 13,224 0 88,868 $102,416 (42,253)

Market Adjustment

184,073

Net Gain/(Loss) for period

141,820

Fund Balance, December 31, 2011

1,745,665

Fund Balance, December 31, 2012

$1,887,485


Financial Reports

Board of Camp and Retreat Ministries December 31, 2012

Fund Balances Operating Fund PPE Purchase Fund General Camping Fund Southern Oregon Project Idaho Retreat Project Creation Vacation Endowment Creation Vacation Program Day Camp Camp Hope Joy Fund Barbara J Myers Leadership Endowment Fund Council of Advocates Fund Strength for the Journey - Operating Fund Strength for the Journey - Endowment Fund Knotts Memorial Scholarship Fund Magruder Trust Scholarship Fund Wallowa Lake Camp Scholarship Fund General Campership Endowment Fund CARE ALCRC - Development Fund ALCRC - Maintenance Reserve ALCRC - Vehicle Reserve ALCRC - Maintenance Endowment Income ALCRC - Fortner Memorial Scholarship Fund ALCRC - Circle of Friends ALCRC - Endowment Fund ALCRC - East Campus Fund Latgawa - Development Fund Latgawa - Maintenance Reserve Latgawa - Vehicle Reserve Latgawa - Camp Store Fund Magruder - Development Fund Magruder - Maintenance Reserve Magruder - Vehicle Reserve Magruder - Endowment Fund Magruder - Time to Grow Magruder - Staff Housing Fund Magruder - Hidden Lake Retreat Center Fund Sawtooth - Development Fund Sawtooth - Maintenance Reserve Sawtooth - Vehicle Reserve Sawtooth - Lodge Endowment Sawtooth - Lodge Maintenance & Enhancemt Fund Sawtooth - Bus Fund Sawtooth - Camp Store Fund Suttle Lake - Development Fund Suttle Lake - Maintenance Reserve Suttle Lake - Buckaroo Club Suttle Lake - Vehicle Reserve Suttle Lake - Endowment Fund Suttle Lake - Camp Store Fund Wallowa - Development Fund Wallowa - Maintenance Reserve Wallowa - Vehicle Reserve Wallowa - Endowment Fund Wallowa - Camp Store Fund

$256,631 $3,005,598 4,212 490,618 10,602 14,604 20,235 10,010 7,640 6,767 91,291 41,290 14,068 17,551 15,640 60,045 9,706 64,898 306,927 3,940 19,296 4,400 35,009 2,311 260,525 5,450 (58,025) 13,613 4,053 0 (125) 30,441 44,146 10,427 231,062 (3,649) (213,373) 0 107,100 5,039 900 48,755 11,224 (3,265) (2,153) (169,707) 38,986 2,813 5,739 6,166 0 10,278 (9,320) 5,260 20,604

Total BCRM

$4,916,251

0

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Board of Camp and Retreat Ministries Comparative Statement of Operations December 31, 2012

Collins Retreat Center Camp Latgawa Camp Magruder Camp McCall Camp Sawtooth Camp Suttle Lake Camp Wallowa Day Camp Trip & Travel Total Sites Shared Operations Creation Vacation

2,123,006

2,102,478

20,528

250,544

231,404

19,139

36,757

36,757

0

0

Variance $ (3,800) 10,513 (2,122) (1) (2,203) (1,683) (6,845) (1,954) (772)

1,914,018

1,884,623

29,395

(8,867)

N/A

242,501

237,483

5,019

14,121

N/A

27,944

29,734

(1,790)

1,790

Income & Expense Comparison 2012 Income Collins Retreat Center Camp Latgawa Camp Magruder Camp McCall Camp Sawtooth Camp Suttle Lake Camp Wallowa Day Camp Trip & Travel Total Sites Board Administration Creation Vacation

2011 Income

Variance $

2012 Expense

%

2011 Expense

Variance $

%

524,259 148,130 781,179 1,286 92,239 363,157 208,505 0 4,250

369,907 119,208 745,198 1,675 92,638 376,750 183,491 7,750 17,400

154,352 28,923 35,980 (389) (399) (13,592) 25,013 (7,750) (13,150)

42% 0% 5% -23% -0% -4% 14% -100% -76%

517,102 145,513 777,254 1,286 95,175 356,549 204,666 (41) 4,974

358,950 127,104 739,152 1,674 93,371 368,458 172,808 5,755 17,352

158,152 18,410 38,103 (388) 1,804 (11,909) 31,858 (5,796) (12,378)

44% 14% 5% -23% 2% -3% 18% -101% -71%

2,123,006

1,914,018

208,988

11%

2,102,478

1,884,623

217,855

12%

250,544

242,501

8,042

3%

231,404

237,483

(6,078)

-3%

36,757

27,944

8,812

32%

36,757

29,734

7,022

24%

Financial Reports

Work Area

------------------------PRIOR YEAR-----------------------Net Income Expense Operating Results 369,907 358,950 10,957 119,208 127,104 (7,896) 745,198 739,152 6,047 1,675 1,674 1 92,638 93,371 (733) 376,750 368,458 8,292 183,491 172,808 10,684 7,750 5,755 1,995 17,400 17,352 48

------------------------CURRENT YEAR-----------------------Net Income Expense Operating Results A/R 524,259 517,102 7,157 N/A 148,130 145,513 2,617 N/A 781,179 777,254 3,925 N/A 1,286 1,286 0 N/A 92,239 95,175 (2,936) N/A 363,157 356,549 6,608 N/A 208,505 204,666 3,839 N/A 0 (41) 41 N/A 4,250 4,974 (724) N/A


Furthermore, there are inadequate accounting controls over the collection of cash receipts for rental services provided by the Conference’s Camps and Retreat Center prior to the initial entry of such receipts in the accounting records. Due to the lack of such controls, it was impractical to extend our examination of the Conference’s rental services revenues beyond the amounts recorded.

GaryMcGee & Co. LLP CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Qualified Opinion In our opinion, except for the effects and possible effects of the matters described in the Basis for Qualified Opinion paragraphs, the consolidated financial statements referred to above present fairly, in all material respects, the consolidated financial position of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church as of December 31, 2012, and the changes in its net assets and its cash flows for the year then ended in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.

REPORT OF INDEPENDENT ACCOUNTANTS The Council on Finance and Administration Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church:

Summarized Comparative Information

We have audited the accompanying consolidated financial statements of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, which comprise the consolidated statement of financial position as of December 31, 2012, and the related consolidated statements of activities and cash flows for the year then ended, and the related notes to the consolidated financial statements. Management’s Responsibility for the Financial Statements Management is responsible for the preparation and fair presentation of these consolidated financial statements in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States; this includes the design, implementation, and maintenance of internal control relevant to the preparation and fair presentation of consolidated financial statements that are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error. Auditor’s Responsibility Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these consolidated financial statements based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the consolidated financial statements are free from material misstatement. An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts and disclosures in the consolidated financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditor’s judgment, including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the consolidated financial statements, whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments, the auditor considers internal control relevant to the organization’s preparation and fair presentation of the consolidated financial statements in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances, but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on the effectiveness of the organization’s internal control. Accordingly, we express no such opinion. An audit also includes evaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of significant accounting estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the consolidated financial statements.

The Conference had not included the following in the 2011 consolidated financial statements: A beneficial interest in assets held by the Northwest United Methodist Foundation and the changes in balances therein; a liability for certain post-retirement healthcare benefits to be provided to current and former employees, and related service costs that reflect the actuarial present value of the future healthcare benefits attributed to services provided in the current period; and certain land and other depreciable property acquired prior to December 31, 1977, for which supporting cost and depreciation records were not available. The presentation of such information is required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States. The effects on the financial statements of these departures from those accounting principles was not reasonably determinable. In addition, we reported in 2011 that there were inadequate accounting controls over the collection of cash receipts for rental services provided by the Conference’s Camps and Retreat Center prior to the initial entry of such receipts in the accounting records, and that the Conference did not maintain accounting records that accurately distinguished between unrestricted and temporarily restricted contributions commingled upon receipt. Due to the lack of such controls and records, it was impractical to extend our examination of these areas beyond the amounts and classifications recorded. In our opinion, the summarized comparative information presented herein as of and for the year ended December 31, 2011 is consistent, in all material respects, with the audited consolidated financial statements from which it was derived.

Basis for Qualified Opinion As more fully described in note 3 to the consolidated financial statements, the Conference has not included in the accompanying consolidated financial statements a liability for certain post-retirement healthcare benefits to be provided to current and former employees, and related service costs that reflect the actuarial present value of the future healthcare benefits attributed to services provided in the current period. The presentation of such information is required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States. The effect on the consolidated financial statements of this departure from those accounting principles is not reasonably determinable.

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We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate to provide a basis for our qualified audit opinion.

We have previously audited the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church’s 2011 consolidated financial statements and, in our report dated June 20, 2012, we stated that, because of the effects of departures from accounting principles generally accepted in the United States, the 2011 consolidated financial did not present fairly, in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States, the financial position of the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church as of December 31, 2011, or the changes in its net assets or its cash flows for the year then ended.


CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES

DECEMBER 31, 2012

YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2012

(WITH COMPARATIVE AMOUNTS FOR 2011)

(WITH COMPARATIVE TOTALS FOR 2011)

2012

2011

Assets:

Cash and cash equivalents Contributions and grants receivable (note 4) Accounts receivable (note 5) Notes receivable (note 6) Interest receivable Prepaid expenses and deposits Investments (note 7) Property and equipment (note 8) Total assets

$

3,689,308 153,745 298,944 735,637 92,696 38,568 29,340,625 4,328,370

5,210,676 375,674 449,289 744,785 68,977 61,988 21,271,156 3,897,114

$ 38,677,893

32,079,659

Unrestricted

Accounts payable and accrued expenses Deferred revenues Total liabilities

566,389 162,645

436,043 114,472

729,034

550,515

Church apportionments to support the Conference’s general budget Clergy and Church Employee Benefit Payments Camp fees Contributions and grants Pooled investment return (note 7) Note interest income Transfer of funds from overfunded multi-employer pension plan (notes 11 and 15) Other revenues (note 10)

$

Net assets released from restrictions (note 12)

27,532,948 91,291 (119) 4,328,370

22,160,302

Total unrestricted

31,952,490

26,044,398

5,298,391 697,978

4,851,811 632,935

37,948,859

31,529,144

Temporarily restricted (note 9) Permanently restricted (note 9) Total net assets

Total liabilities and net assets See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

(note 13): Program services: Ministerial Support Camp and Retreat Ministries Pension and Welfare World Service and Conference Benevolence Conference Board of Global Ministries Church Development Other programs

32,079,659

– – – 698,981 446,054 –

2,735,989 847,478

– 36,662

14,421,160

1,181,697

15,156,277

Total program services Supporting services: Administration and general Fundraising Total supporting services

$ 38,677,893

2011

(735,117) 446,580

– – – 65,043 – – – – 65,043 – 65,043

3,098,836

3,061,787

2,705,357 2,001,527 1,279,383 2,934,532 28,136

2,813,111 1,819,822 1,123,384 (295,490) 28,561

2,735,989 884,140

3,349,088 776,610

15,667,900

12,676,873

15,667,900

12,676,873

Expenses

(13,018) 3,897,114

Commitments and contingencies (notes 14, 15, and 17)

3,098,836 2,705,357 2,001,527 515,359 2,488,478 28,136

735,117

Total revenues, gains, and other support

Net assets:

Unrestricted: Available for programs and general operations Council-designated for endowment (note 9) Cumulative endowment losses Net investment in capital assets

Total

Revenues, gains, and other support:

Total revenues and gains Liabilities:

2012 Temporarily Permanently restricted restricted

Total expenses Increase in net assets Net assets at beginning of year Net assets at end of year

$

917,296 2,085,431 4,531,386

– – –

– – –

917,296 2,085,431 4,531,386

1,049,752 1,997,786 4,557,782

353,986 8,997 131,263 334,559

– – – –

– – – –

353,986 8,997 131,263 334,559

278,868 23,370 174,994 473,489

8,362,918

8,362,918

8,556,041

873,765 11,502

– –

– –

873,765 11,502

667,265 14,378

885,267

885,267

681,643

9,248,185

9,248,185

9,237,684

5,908,092

446,580

65,043

6,419,715

3,439,189

26,044,398

4,851,811

632,935

31,529,144

28,089,955

31,952,490

5,298,391

697,978

37,948,859

31,529,144

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

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CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2012

YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2012

(WITH COMPARATIVE TOTALS FOR 2011)

1. Organization 2012

2011

The Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church was formed in 1969 for the purpose of providing guidance and support for the various United Methodist Churches in Oregon and Southern Idaho and to operate various church camps.

Cash flows from operating activities:

Cash received from contributors and grantors Cash received from churches for apportionments Cash received from other sources Cash received from interest Cash paid for services and supplies

$

Net cash provided by operating activities

973,324 3,236,332 5,652,046 211,401 (6,170,632)

791,441 3,066,833 7,590,415 190,926 (7,908,117)

3,902,471

3,731,498

(8,313,716) (59,241) 3,031,036 9,148 (608,955)

(6,780,464) (65,966) 5,555,301 67,183 (3,023) (599,362)

(5,941,728)

(1,826,331)

Cash flows from investing activities:

Purchases of investments Reinvestment of investment earnings Proceeds received on the sale of investments Cash received from note principal repayments Cash advances made on existing notes Capital expenditures

Net cash used in investing activities

2. Summary of Significant Accounting Policies

The significant accounting policies followed by the Conference are described below to enhance the usefulness of the financial statements to the reader. Basis of Accounting − The accompanying financial statements have been prepared on the accrual basis of accounting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and the principles of fund accounting. Fund accounting is the procedure by which resources for various purposes are classified for accounting purposes in accordance with activities or objectives specified by donors.

Cash flows from financing activities:

Proceeds from contributions restricted to long-term capital acquisitions Proceeds from contributions restricted for long-term investment

452,846 65,043

Net cash provided by financing activities

517,889

Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year Cash and cash equivalents at end of year

$

429,024 –

429,024

(1,521,368)

2,334,191

5,210,676

2,876,485

3,689,308

5,210,676

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

1 During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Board of Global Ministries of the Oregon-Idaho Annual-Conference of the United Methodist Church was formally dissolved.

All significant interorganizational transactions have been eliminated. Basis of Presentation − The Conference has adopted the provisions of Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) Accounting Standards Codification (“ASC”) No. 958-605, Revenue Recognition and FASB ASC No. 958-205, Presentation of Financial Statements. Under these provisions, net assets and all balances and transactions are presented based on the existence or absence of donor-imposed restrictions. Accordingly, the net assets of the Conference and changes therein are classified and reported as follows:

• Unrestricted net assets – Net assets not subject to donor-imposed stipulations. • Temporarily restricted net assets – Net assets subject to donor-imposed stipulations that will be met either by actions of the Conference and/or the passage of time. These balances represent the unexpended portion of externally restricted contributions and investment return to be used for specific programs and activities as directed by the donor.

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Principles of Consolidation – The accompanying financial statements include all accounts and activities of the Conference, including a whollyowned for-profit subsidiary, The Close, Inc., and several nonprofit organizations in which the Conference has a controlling financial and economic interest. The latter include the Oregon-Idaho United Methodist Ministers’ Retirement Fund, the Board of Global Ministries of the Oregon-

Idaho Annual-Conference of the United Methodist Church,1 and the Board of Camp and Retreat Ministries of the Oregon-Idaho Conference of the United Methodist Church.

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Use of Estimates − The preparation of financial

statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles requires that management make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities, the disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements, and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could differ from those estimates. In the opinion of management, such differences, if any, would not be significant. Cash Equivalents − For purposes of the financial

statements, the Conference considers all liquid investments having initial maturities of three months or less to be cash equivalents. At December 31, 2012, cash equivalents represent $369,294 invested in money market funds. Investments − Under the provisions of FASB ASC No. 958-320, Investments – Debt and Equity Securities, investments in marketable securities with readily determinable fair values and all investments in debt securities are carried at their fair value in the statement of financial position. Net appreciation (decline) in the fair value of investments, which consists of the realized gains or losses and the unrealized appreciation (decline) of those investments, is shown in the statement of activities. Investment income is accrued as earned and reported net of investment advisory fees totaling $52,296 for the year ended December 31, 2012. Security transactions are recorded on a trade date basis.

Notes Receivable – These amounts consist primarily of receivables from notes issued to affiliated churches. They are recorded when issued and written off when they are determined to be uncollectible. An allowance for doubtful accounts is estimated based on historical losses, the existing economic conditions, and the financial stability of the churches. Other Financial Instruments – Recorded amounts for receivables (including notes receivable), prepaid expenses and other assets, and accounts payable, accrued expenses, deferred revenue, and funds held on behalf of others approximate fair value. Capital Assets and Depreciation – Property and

equipment are carried at cost, and at market value when acquired by gift. Depreciation is provided on a straight-line basis over the estimated useful lives of the respective assets, which is generally 15 to 50 years for buildings and building improvements, and 2 to 15 years for furniture, vehicles, software, and equipment.

During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Conference recorded $10,099 in in-kind capital contributions. − All contributions and grants are considered available for unrestricted use unless specifically restricted by the donor. Service revenues are recognized at the time the services are provided and the revenues are earned. Bequests are recorded as revenue at the time the Conference has an established right to the bequest and the proceeds are measurable.

Contributions of property and equipment without donor stipulations concerning the use of such long-lived assets are reported as revenues of the unrestricted net asset class. Contributions of cash or other assets to be used to acquire property and equipment with such donor stipulations are reported as revenues of the temporarily restricted net asset class; the restrictions are considered to be released at the time of acquisition of such longlived assets.

Endowment Funds and Interpretation of Relevant Law – Effective January 1, 2008, the

In-Kind Contributions − Generally, significant services received which create or enhance a nonfinancial asset or require specialized skills that the Conference would have purchased if not donated are recognized in the statement of activities. Nevertheless, in accordance with FASB ASC No. 958605, the value of volunteer services, which the Conference considers not practicable to estimate, have not been recognized in the accompanying statement of activities.

The Conference periodically reviews the carrying amount of its capital assets whenever events or circumstances provide evidence that suggests that the carrying amount may not be recoverable. If this review indicates that capital assets may not be recoverable, the Conference reviews the expected undiscounted future net operating cash flows from the use of these assets. If such assets are considered to be impaired, the impairment in value is recognized as a charge in the statement of activities. The impairment charge is the difference between the carrying amount of the capital assets and its fair value. As of December 31, 2012, the Conference does not believe there is any indication that the carrying value or the amortization of its capital assets has been impaired during the year ended December 31, 2012.

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Contributions − Contributions are recognized as revenues in the period received. Unconditional promises to give (pledges) are recognized as revenues when the commitment is communicated to the Conference. Conditional promises to give are not recognized until they become unconditional, that is, when the conditions on which they depend are substantially met. Contributions of assets other than cash are recorded at their estimated fair value. Pledges for the support of future operations, programs, and activities are recorded at the present value of the estimated future cash flows. Amortization of discount is recorded as additional contribution revenue in accordance with donor-imposed restrictions, if any, on the contributions. An allowance for uncollectible contributions receivable is provided based upon management’s judgment, including such factors as prior collection history, type of contribution, and the nature of the fundraising activity.

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Expenses are reported as decreases in unrestricted net assets. Gains and losses on investments and other assets or liabilities are reported as increases or decreases in unrestricted net assets unless their use is restricted by explicit donor stipulation or by law. Expirations of temporary restrictions on net assets (i.e., the donor-stipulated purpose has been fulfilled and/or the stipulated time period has elapsed) are reported as net assets released from restrictions.

The Conference has some exposure to investment risks, including interest rate, market, and credit risks for both marketable and non-marketable securities. Due to the level of risk exposure, it is possible that near-term valuation changes for investment securities may occur to an extent that could materially affect the amounts reported in the accompanying financial statements.

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• Permanently restricted net assets – Net assets subject to donor-imposed stipulations that they be maintained permanently by the Conference. Generally, the donors of these assets permit the Conference to use all or part of the income earned on the related investments for general or specific purposes.

In-kind contributions of equipment and materials are recorded where there is an objective basis upon which to value these contributions and where the contributions are an essential part of the Conference’s activities.

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Revenue Recognition

− The Conference is the beneficiary under various wills and trust agreements, the total realizable amounts of which are not presently determinable. The Conference’s share of such bequests is recorded when the probate court has declared the testamentary instrument valid and the proceeds are measurable.

Outstanding Legacies

State of Oregon adopted the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (“UPMIFA”) which governs Oregon charitable institutions with respect to the management, investment, and expenditure of donor-restricted endowment funds. The Council on Finance and Administration has interpreted Oregon’s adoption of UPMIFA as requiring the Conference to adopt investment and spending policies that preserve the fair value of the original gift as of the date of gift, absent explicit donor stipulations to the contrary. Although the Conference has a long-term fiduciary duty to the donor (and to others) for a fund of perpetual duration, the preservation of the endowment’s purchasing power is only one of several factors that are considered in managing and investing these funds. Furthermore, in accordance with UPMIFA, a portion of the endowment’s original gift may be appropriated for expenditure in support of the restricted purposes of the endowment if this is consistent with a spending policy that otherwise satisfies the requisite standard of prudence under UPMIFA.


As a result of this interpretation, the Conference classifies as permanently restricted net assets (1) the original value of gifts donated to the permanent endowment, (2) subsequent gifts to the endowment, and (3) accumulations made pursuant to the direction of the applicable donor gift instrument at the time the accumulation is added to the fund. Net earnings (realized and unrealized) on the investment of endowment assets are classified as temporarily restricted until those amounts are appropriated for expenditure by the Conference in a manner consistent with the standard of prudence prescribed by UPMIFA and until expended in a manner consistent with the purpose or time restrictions, if any, imposed by the donor. Any investment return classified as permanently restricted represents only those amounts required to be retained permanently as a result of explicit donor stipulations.

• • • • •

The duration and preservation of the fund; The purposes of the Conference and the fund; General economic conditions; The possible effect of inflation and deflation; The expected total return from income and the appreciation of investments; • Other resources of the Conference; and • The investment policies of the Conference.

Certain receivables may also, from time to time, subject the Conference to concentrations of credit risk. To minimize its exposure to significant losses from customer or donor insolvencies, management evaluates the financial condition of its customers and donors, and monitors concentrations of credit risk arising from similar geographic regions, activities, or economic characteristics. When necessary, receivables are reported net of an allowance for uncollectible amounts.

– As required by FASB ASC No. 855-10, Subsequent Events, subsequent events have been evaluated by management through June 14, 2013, which is the date the financial statements were available to be issued.

Subsequent Events

Concentrations of Credit Risk − The Conference’s financial instruments consist primarily of money market funds, certificates of deposit, fixed income securities, equity securities, mutual funds, and private funds managed by the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits, a separatelygoverned, affiliated organization. These financial instruments may subject the Conference to concentrations of credit risk as, from time to time, cash balances may exceed amounts insured by either the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) or the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (“NCUSIF”), as applicable, the fair value of securities are dependent on the ability of the issuer to honor its contractual commitments, and the investments are subject to changes in market values.

Actual endowment return earned in excess of distributions under this policy is reinvested as part of the Conference’s endowment management. For years where actual endowment return is less than distributions under the policy, the short-fall is covered by realized and unrealized returns from prior years. During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Conference’s Council on Finance and Administration appropriated donor restricted endowment assets totaling $7,500 for expenditure (see note 9). Advertising Expenses –

Advertising costs are charged to expense as they are incurred.

Income Taxes – The Conference and each of the nonprofit organization affiliates included in the accompanying financial statements are exempt from federal and state income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and comparable state law. The Close, Inc., a whollyowed, taxable subsidiary, is subject to federal and Oregon taxation on its net income. The accompanying financial statements reflect approximately $3,311 in income tax expense for this entity during the year ended December 31, 2012. For tax purposes and for those entities which file a tax return with the Internal Revenue Service, the open audit periods are for the years ended December 31, 2009 to December 31, 2011.

All interest-bearing checking and savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, and certificates of deposit are insured by the FDIC or NCUSIF for up to $250,000 per depositor, per insured bank, for each account ownership category. In addition, Section 343 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act provides depositors with temporary unlimited coverage for noninterest-bearing transaction accounts. This unlimited protection became effective on December 31, 2010 and terminated on December 31, 2012. At December 31, 2012, the Conference had $3,143,863 in cash in excess of these limits.

– The accompanying financial information as of and for the year ended December 31, 2011 is presented for comparative purposes only and is not intended to represent a complete financial statement presentation.

Summarized Financial Information for 2011

− Other significant accounting policies are set forth in the financial statements and the following notes.

Other Significant Accounting Policies

3.

Departures from Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Because certain detailed financial information is not readily available to management, a liability for post-retirement healthcare benefits to be provided to current and former employees, and the related service costs that reflect the actuarial present value of the future healthcare benefits attributed to services provided in the current period, are not reflected in the accompanying financial statements.

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In accordance with UPMIFA, the Council on Finance and Administration has adopted investment and spending policies for endowment assets that attempt to provide a predictable stream of funding to the programs and operations supported by its endowment, while also seeking to maintain the

The Conference has adopted the recognition requirements for uncertain income tax positions as required by FASB ASC No. 740-10, Income Taxes. Under this standard, income tax benefits are recognized for income tax positions taken or expected to be taken in a tax return only when it is determined that the income tax position will more-likely-than-not be sustained upon examination by taxing authorities

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With regard to endowment losses or appropriations in excess of the fair value of the original gift, in accordance with FASB ASC No. 958-320, the portion of a donor restricted endowment that is classified as permanently restricted is not reduced by losses on the investments of the fund, except to the extent required by the donor, including losses related to specific investments that the donor requires the Conference to hold in perpetuity. Similarly, the amount of permanently restricted net assets is not reduced by the Conference’s appropriations from the fund. In the absence of donor stipulations or law to the contrary, losses or appropriations of a donor-restricted endowment reduce temporarily restricted net assets to the extent that donor-imposed temporary restrictions on net appreciation of the fund have not been satisfied before the loss or appropriation occurs. Any remaining loss or appropriation reduces unrestricted net assets.

long-term purchasing power of the endowment assets. Therefore, the Council on Finance and Administration considers the following factors in making a determination to appropriate or accumulate donor-restricted endowment funds:

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5. Accounts Receivable

7. Investments and Investment Return

Accounts receivable at December 31, 2012 represent the following:

Investments are carried primarily at fair value and consist of the following at December 31, 2012:

Unconditional promises expected to be collected in: Less than one year One year to five years

Church apportionments to support the Conference’s general budget and special assessments Clergy and Church Employee Benefit Payments Other

Private funds managed by the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits 1 Funds managed by the Northwest United Methodist Foundation 2 Domestic stocks Mutual funds: Domestic equities International equities Domestic bonds International real estate Commodities Emerging markets Fixed income securities: Corporate bonds U.S. Treasuries Government obligations Government backed securities Contracted deposits 3 Certificates of deposit – tradable Money market funds and other cash equivalents

$

116,340 39,109 155,449

Less discount

1

(1,704) $

$

238,287 93,960 16,377 348,624

153,745 Less allowance for doubtful collection of receivables

1 Unconditional promises to give due in more than one year are reflected at the present value of estimated future cash flows using discount rate of approximately 4.0%.

(49,680) $

298,944

Conditional Contributions and Grants At December 31, 2012, the Conference held a conditional gift in the amount of $150,000, which is conditioned upon the Conference successfully raising additional funds sufficient to underwrite the given project. In addition, the Conference also holds a conditional gift in the amount of $33,100 that is conditioned upon making satisfactory progress in the implementation of the program outlined in the grant application, as well as contributing $60,000 in matching funds. Finally, the Conference held a conditional gift in the amount of $80,000 that is conditional upon the sale of certain residential property owned by the donor. Because these conditions had not been met as of December 31, 2012, these contributions and grants are not reflected in the accompanying financial statements. In addition, the Conference has been the named recipient of the net proceeds resulting from the future sale and liquidation of two separate parcels of real property sold or gifted to the Northwest United Methodist Foundation. The Conference has been informed by the Northwest United Methodist Foundation that the net proceeds could total approximately $560,000. Because the value of the real property is dependent upon the future and uncertain sale of the real property, a value for the future proceeds to be received by the Conference has not been included in the accompanying financial statements.

6.

Notes Receivable

The Conference loans funds to churches on an unsecured basis for construction and other purposes. The resulting notes generally require monthly or annual payments of principal and interest (at rates ranging from 2.0% to 9.0%) and are due on various dates through 2019. The balances outstanding at December 31, 2012 are summarized as follows: Baker City UMC Dundee UMC Eagle UMC Union UMC Westside UMC

$

$

Investment carried at fair value (see note 16) Certificates of deposit – non-tradable

51,215 48,985 500,000 4,576 130,861

$ 20,900,281 91,291 3,238,774 918,224 330,524 235,957 77,188 46,402 39,568 1,258,126 561,997 299,124 16,900 600,000 495,000

29,114,427 226,198

1 The Conference has five accounts held and managed by the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits. The accounts are generally held for benefit or pension related purposes, and are reported at fair value. The Conference selects from several funds administered by the General Board, but the funds themselves are invested at the discretion of the General Board and are held in a mixture of asset classes designed to maximize return while minimizing risk. 2 The Conference has one account held and managed by the Northwest United Methodist Foundation. The account is generally held for investment purposes and reported at fair value. The funds are invested at the discretion of the Foundation and are held in a mixture of asset classes designed to maximize return while minimizing risk 3 The Conference has deposited $600,000 with the United Methodist Development Fund and contracted with them to receive a guaranteed investment return ranging from 2.5% to 3.5%. In turn, the funds are loaned to other local United Methodist churches and conferences for building, expansion, and renovation projects.

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Investment performance for all accounts managed under investment agreements is reviewed periodically by the Joint Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees and the Council on Finance and Administration. Total investment return on pooled assets for the year ended December 31, 2012 is summarized as follows: Interest and dividend income Net increase in the fair value of investments

$

Pooled investment return

$

206,984 2,727,548 2,934,532

5,071

$ 29,340,625

735,637

In general, the Conference’s investments are reported at fair value, based primarily on market quotes. For example, investments in common stocks are reported at fair value as quoted on major stock exchanges; fixed income instruments are reported at quoted market prices; and investments in equity funds, fixed income funds, and other mutual funds are reported at market values provided by the issuers.

8. Property and Equipment

A summary of property and equipment as of December 31, 2012 is as follows: Land Buildings and improvements Equipment Vehicles Software Furniture

$

932,589 5,072,543 373,599 135,344 38,690 35,608 6,588,373

Less accumulated depreciation

(2,260,003) $

4,328,370

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Contributions and grants receivable are summarized as follows at December 31, 2012:

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9. Restrictions and Limitations on Net Asset Balances

Council-Designated Net Assets At December 31, 2012, $91,291 of the Conference’s unrestricted net assets have been designated by the Council on Finance and Administration for the Barbara J. Myers Endowment for Camp and Retreat Ministries, administered by the Northwest United Methodist Foundation. Temporarily Restricted Temporarily restricted net assets at December 31, 2012 represent $5,298,391 restricted by donors either as to purpose or time, as follows: Undistributed restricted endowment earnings

$

Other expendable funds: Clergy support Camp and Retreat Ministries Conference support Church Development Campus ministries Scholarship Volunteers in Mission Benevolence Connectional Hispanic Ministries Episcopal Special events Other programs

691,908 2,249,852 982,282 363,485 252,292 213,893 112,978 95,576 89,795 80,442 63,940 49,815 44,715 7,418

$

5,298,391

Permanently Restricted Net Assets

The following summarizes the Conference’s endowment-related activities for the year ended December 31, 2012:

At December 31, 2012, the Conference held $697,978 in endowment funds. The investment income earned on these permanently restricted net assets is restricted as follows: Alton L. Collins Retreat Center Maintenance Fund $ General Campership Endowment Superannuate Endowment Coe Memorial Scholarship Louise Davis Memorial Scholarship Magruder Trust Scholarship Sawtooth Lodge Endowment Fund Clergymates Emergency Fund Continuing Education Endowment Esther Burnett Fund

488,626 64,898 38,052 37,308 20,000 12,145 12,000 10,000 9,949 5,000

$

697,978

From time to time, the fair value of assets associated with individual endowment funds may fall below the level that the donor or UPMIFA requires the Conference to retain as a fund of perpetual duration. As of December 31, 2012, the Conference had incurred cumulative investment losses and/or Council appropriations of endowment assets totaling $119 in excess of unappropriated accumulated endowment earnings. Accordingly, in order to report the losses as required by FASB ASC No. 958-320, the excess losses and appropriations have been classified as transactions of the unrestricted net asset class and will be reinstated out of future endowment earnings.

Councildesignated endowment Unrestricted restricted

Endowment net assets at beginning of year

$

Contributions and bequests

(13,018)

81,561

Net investment return

9,730

Appropriations of endowment assets for expenditure Endowment net assets at end of year

Unrestricted restricted

12,899

– $

91,291

(119)

10. Other Revenues

The following summarizes the Conference’s other revenues for the year ended December 31, 2012: Refund of health insurance premiums 1 Medicare Part D subsidy 2 Annual conference session fees Miscellaneous revenues generated by Camp and Retreat Ministries Other

$

630,764 103,299 55,030 40,116 54,931

$

884,140

Continued

2 The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 authorized the federal government to make subsidy payments to employers that sponsor benefit plans under which retirees receive prescription drug benefits that are “actuarially equivalent" to the prescription drug benefits provided under Medicare.

593,891 – 105,517

(7,500) 691,908

Total

Total endowment

632,935

1,213,808

1,213,808

65,043

65,043

146,604

118,416

128,146

– 697,978

(7,500) 1,389,767

(7,500) 1,481,058

11. Transfer of Funds from Overfunded Multi-Employer Pension Plan

During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Conference received $2,735,989 from the Supplement One to the Clergy Retirement Security Program administered by the General Board of Pensions and Health Benefits. Also see note 15. 12. Net Assets Released from Restrictions

During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Conference incurred $735,117 in expenses in satisfaction of the restricted purposes specified by donors, or satisfied the restrictions by the occurrence of other events. Accordingly, during the year ended December 31, 2012, a corresponding amount has been reported as a reclassification from temporarily restricted net assets to unrestricted net assets in the accompanying financial statements, as follows: Reclassification: For operating purposes For capital purposes

$

366,336 368,781

$

735,117

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1 During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Conference received a premium refund from the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of the United Methodist Church related to actual claims experience by the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits of the United Methodist Church in prior years. The Conference used $480,188 of the proceeds to provide refunds to Churches in the Conference and retirees of the Conference who had paid premiums to the Conference in prior years. Those refunds are reported as expenses of the Pension and Welfare fund on the consolidated statement of activities.

Donor-restricted endowment Temporarily Permanently restricted restricted

333

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14. Operating Lease Commitments

The Conference leases certain office equipment under noncancelable operating leases that expire in various years through 2016. Future minimum rental payments required under leases that have terms in excess of one year at December 31, 2012 are as follows: Years ending December 31, 2013 2014 2015 2016

$

$

37,677 36,739 30,558 24,432 129,406

Total rent expenses for office equipment for the year ended December 31, 2012 was $36,166. 15. Employee Benefit Plans

The Conference administers several employee benefits plans on behalf of the clergy and employees of the Conference and the churches it supports.

contributes retirement payments to the plan on behalf of its eligible lay employees. Employees must complete one year of service (defined as 1,000 hours or more in a 12-month period from the date of hire) in order to become eligible to participate in the plan. Eligible non-camp employees may elect to contribute up to the limit allowed by law upon date of hire. The Conference contributes 12.0% of employees’ annual gross compensation. Eligible camp employees are required to contribute 3.0% of their annual gross compensation, for whom the Conference contributes 6.0% of employees’ annual gross compensation. Pension plan expense for the year ended December 31, 2012 totaled $90,486.

• Defined Benefit – The defined benefit portion of the CRSP is based on years of service and is a multi-employer plan covering all members of the clergy, with the required contribution being the responsibility of the Conference. The annual cost of the plan is determined by the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits. To meet this cost, the Conference’s funding policy is to invoice each participating church an amount equivalent to 13.0% of the clergy’s compensation, including the 3.0% amount used as the basis for calculating the defined contribution portion of the CRSP described above. For the year ended December 31, 2012, the Conference’s contributions totaled $992,503 and was funded by a transfer of funds from the Supplement One to the Clergy Retirement Security Program. See the following.

Clergy Retirement Security Plan

The Clergy Retirement Security Plan (“CRSP”) is also a retirement plan as described under Section 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code and is operated exclusively for members of the clergy. The CRSP consists of both a defined benefit plan, which provides a monthly benefit at retirement based upon years of credited service to the Church, and a defined contribution plan, which provides a retirement account balance established and funded by the Conference for eligible members of the clergy.

Supplement One to the Clergy Retirement Security Program

In addition, the Conference also participates in the Supplement One to the Clergy Retirement Security Program (known as the “Pre-82” Plan, which is a multi-employer plan administered by the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits). This plan covers United Methodist clergy for eligible years of service prior to January 1, 1982. The legal status of the plan is such that all assets of the plan are available to pay all benefits of the plan, regardless of the annual conference from which benefits came or under which benefits were accrued. The Conference controls certain benefit provisions of the plan, including the applicable past service rate and the contingent annuitant percentage. The past service rate was $536 for the year ended December 31, 2012.

• Defined Contribution – Transfers to the defined contribution portion of the CRSP are based upon 3.0% of each participant’s compensation. Compensation is defined as salary plus a housing allowance or a computed housing allowance equivalent. For the year ended December 31, 2012, the Conference’s contributions to this portion of the Plan totaled $176,580.

During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Pre-82 Plan was considered overfunded. The Conference requested, effectively, a direct transfer of $1,743,486 of the overpayment to a pension plan investment account maintained by the Conference. In addition, $992,503 was transferred directly to the defined benefit portion of the CRSP, for a total transfer of $2,735,989. This transaction has been reported as revenue in the accompanying consolidated statement of activities. Also see note 11.

Continued

United Methodist Personal Investment Plan

The United Methodist Personal Investment Plan (“UMPIP”) is a retirement plan as described under Section 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code. Both clergy and lay employees are eligible to contribute to the plan. In addition, the Conference

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Post-Retirement Health Benefits

Finally, in addition to providing pension benefits, the Conference provides certain healthcare insurance benefits for eligible retired clergy and lay employees through the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits plan. Generally accepted accounting principles require that expense related to the retirement benefit be recorded over the period of employment of the employee and that a liability be recorded for future coverage related to past service by current and retired employees. However, the Conference has elected to report the expense of this plan on a cash basis, and has not recorded a liability for the present value of the anticipated costs of postretirement health benefits. Also see note 3. Accrued benefit expense under this plan for the year ended December 31, 2012 totaled $552,216. Effective January 1, 2013, the post-retirement benefit plan was terminated. 16. Fair Value Measurements

Included in the accompanying financial statements are various financial instruments (primarily investments) carried at fair value. The fair value of an asset is the amount that would be received to sell an asset or paid to transfer a liability in a current transaction between willing parties, that is, other than in a forced or liquidation sale. Fair values are based on quoted market prices when available. When market prices are not available, fair value is generally estimated using discounted cash flow analyses, incorporating current market inputs for similar financial instruments with comparable terms and credit quality. All financial assets carried at fair value have been classified, for disclosure purposes, based on a hierarchy defined by FASB ASC No. 820, Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures. The hierarchy gives the highest ranking to fair values determined using unadjusted quoted prices in active markets for identical assets and liabilities and the lowest ranking to fair values determined using methodologies and models with unobservable inputs, as follows:

Audit Report

The costs of providing the various programs and activities of the Conference have been summarized on a functional basis in the consolidated statement of activities. Accordingly, certain costs have been allocated among the programs and supporting services benefited. Depreciation of capital assets is allocated to operating programs and supporting activities based on benefit estimates prepared by management.

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13. Expenses


• Level 1 – Values are unadjusted quoted prices for identical assets and liabilities in active markets accessible at the measurement date. • Level 2 – Inputs include quoted prices for similar assets or liabilities in active markets, quoted prices from those willing to trade in markets that are not active, or other inputs that are observable or can be corroborated by market data for the term of the instrument.

• Level 3 – Certain inputs are unobservable (supported by little or no market activity) and significant to the fair value measurement. Unobservable inputs reflect the Conference’s best estimate of what hypothetical market participants would use to determine a transaction price for the asset or liability at the reporting date.

20. Statement of Cash Flows Reconciliation

The following presents a reconciliation of the increase in net assets (as reported on the statement of activities) to net cash provided by operating activities (as reported on the statement of cash flows): Increase in net assets

At December 31, 2012, the following financial assets are measured at fair value on a recurring basis: Level 1

Private funds managed by the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits Funds managed by Northwest United Methodist Foundation Investments

$

Total (see note 7)

$

The change in valuation of Level 3 assets using significant unobservable inputs is as follows: Fair value at beginning of year Plus purchases Less sales Net increase in the fair value of investments Fair value at end of year

$ 16,133,063 4,151,299 (1,461,652) 2,168,862 $ 20,991,572

17. Litigation

Total

20,900,281

20,900,281

– 8,122,855

91,291 –

91,291 8,122,855

8,122,855

20,991,572

29,114,427

18. Subsequent Event

Subsequent to the year ending December 31, 2012, the Conference sold certain property owned by the Conference in Portland, Oregon to a third party. The sale price of the property was $460,000. As of December 31, 2012, the net book value of the property was $104,396, and the Conference estimated costs associated with completing the sale totaled approximately $40,000, resulting in a projected gain on the transaction of approximately $315,604.

6,419,715

(2,727,548) 187,798 (10,099) (452,846) (65,043) 221,929 150,345 (23,719) 23,420 130,346 48,173

Total adjustments

(2,517,244)

Net cash provided by operating activities

$

3,902,471

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19. Reclassification of 2011 Comparative Totals

INQUIRIES AND OTHER INFORMATION

Certain 2011 amounts presented herein have been reclassified to conform to the 2012 presentation.

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Audit Report

The Conference is involved in various unresolved legal actions and claims in the ordinary course of its business. Although it is not possible to predict with certainty the outcome of these unresolved legal actions or the range of possible loss or recovery, the organization believes these unresolved legal actions will not have a material adverse effect on its financial position, results of operations or cash flows.

Level 3

$

Adjustments to reconcile increase in net assets to net cash provided by operating activities: Net increase in the fair value of investments (note 7) Depreciation In-kind contribution of capital assets Proceeds from contributions restricted to long-term capital acquisitions Proceeds from contributions restricted to long-term investment Net changes in: Contributions and grants receivable Accounts receivable Interest receivable Prepaid expenses and deposits Accounts payable and accrued expenses Deferred revenues


62 81 68 57 466 143 55 94 29 69 184 23 79 27 623 232 43 28 350 55 58 82 168 179 58 62 180 139 37 305 87 134 279 199 70 144 43 133 196 174 361 131 169 241

0 1 0 0 10 8 0 2 0 3 1 5 2 0 30 1 0 3 1 2 0 1 4 7 0 0 0 3 2 9 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 0 0

0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 3 0 2 8 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 9 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 10 3 0 0 2 1 2 1 6 0 0 2

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 5 0

0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 5 0

0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

0 0 3 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0

7

8

9

10

11

0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2 0 3 9 4 1 1 2 1 6 2 4 0 19 9 0 0 8 1 0 5 8 3 1 0 7 2 1 3 0 3 12 4 1 6 0 3 4 5 12 3 5 0

62 79 58 57 469 145 56 95 27 72 179 22 84 27 631 229 43 34 341 56 58 78 164 182 57 62 172 140 36 315 87 132 277 190 69 131 45 130 193 162 358 126 153 244

24 56 41 48 233 69 24 44 15 28 97 16 41 26 231 105 45 28 135 35 36 36 98 81 45 41 170 58 25 143 36 47 155 126 26 66 33 42 79 101 171 40 85 84

0 2 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 4 0 0 2 1 4 1 1 0 3 1 6 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 1 0 2

Baptized Members who Other have not Constitbecome uents Professing Members 12 13 0 0 7 2 3 0 25 25 8 9 31 0 0 0 3 30 0 0 98 7 0 3 50 16 9 7 25 29 20 100 0 0 23 42 5 0 14 20 0 20 0 7 9 37

18 0 41 42 243 131 32 42 9 25 87 0 33 0 300 63 40 14 50 22 0 48 0 66 5 23 112 65 12 85 30 0 93 90 11 15 36 12 54 51 103 24 17 28

Enrolled in confirmation preparation classes 14 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 5 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Classes & Groups Other Total parChildren in Youth in Yng Adults Adults in ticipants in Christian Christian in Christian Christian all Christian formation formation formation formation formation & other & other & other & other & other small group small group small group small group small group ministries ministries ministries ministries ministries 15 16 17 18 19 15 16 5 1 69 5 0 4 0 8 23 2 6 0 54 0 12 0 6 3 17 0 12 22 13 0 30 13 2 11 10 18 12 88 0 0 6 5 21 11 27 0 2 44

0 4 5 1 55 3 0 10 0 0 35 0 6 0 36 12 0 0 27 0 4 0 7 5 0 8 26 0 2 8 6 0 15 22 0 0 0 16 1 0 25 0 1 7

0 1 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 20 0 4 3 0 0 10 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 5

6 10 17 16 75 25 20 25 12 28 42 5 16 0 189 77 20 10 176 9 13 5 24 70 25 10 125 13 24 8 27 32 4 146 15 12 7 20 13 19 64 0 77 17

21 31 27 20 206 33 20 39 12 41 101 7 28 0 303 89 32 10 224 12 34 5 43 99 38 18 201 26 32 30 43 50 41 262 15 12 13 41 35 32 126 0 80 73

Financial/Statistical Tables

AMITY FIRST Ken Johnson ASTORIA Carol Prichard BANKS Margot Thompson BAY CITY David Hurd BEND Thomas Larson CANBY Karen Shimer CARUS Rand Sargent CLARKES Thomas Truby CLATSKANIE Carolyn Bowers CORNELIUS Margot Thompson DALLAS J. Hajdu-Paulen DUNDEE Gary Langenwalter ENGLEWOOD Jon Langenwalter FALLS CITY James Simmons FIRST SALEM Daniel Pitney FOREST GROVE Daniel Wilson-Fey FOSSIL Pearl Whistler GRAND RONDE Robert Ledden HILLSBORO Clay Andrew JASON LEE Edson Gilmore JEFFERSON Donna Sperry JOHN DAY Marcie Collins KEIZER CLEAR LAKE David Childress MADRAS Daniel Benson MARQUAM Rand Sargent MCCABE Gary Langenwalter MCMINNVILLE Courtney McHill MOLALLA Pamela Gurley MONMOUTH James Simmons MORNINGSIDE Michael Powell MOUNTAIN HOME Steve Ingram NEHALEM BAY Jody Felton NEWBERG Robert Flaherty OREGON CITY Gerald Hill RAINIER Carolyn Bowers SEASIDE John Tindell SHERIDAN Ken Johnson SHERWOOD Steve Ingram SILVERTON Linda Quanstrom STAYTON L. Kidner-Miesen TIGARD Leland Hunefeld TILLAMOOK Jerry Jefferies TRINITY Janet Burkhart TUALATIN A. Overton-Harris

Average TransTotal attendance ferred out Removed members at all Baptized to other by Death at close of weekly this year non-UM 2012 worship churches services

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Church Membership Correct Correct WithOREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE Rec’d on TransTrans- Removed previous TransRestored previous drawn STATISTICIAN’S REPORT Members profesferred ferred by Charge years ferred by years from Table I, Part 1 at close of sion of in from in from Conferreporting out to affirma- reporting Professing January 1, 2012 -- December 31, 2012 2011 Christian other UM non-UM ence errors by other UM tion errors by MemberCASCADIA DISTRICT faith churches churches action subtrac- churches addition ship tion 1 2a 2b 2c 3 4 5a 5b 5c 6


OREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE STATISTICIAN’S REPORT Rec’d on Restored Table I, Part 1 Members profesby January 1, 2012 -- December 31, 2012 at close of sion of affirmaCASCADIA DISTRICT, cont. / 2011 Christian tion COLUMBIA DISTRICT faith WARRENTON WEST SALEM WILLAMETTE WILSONVILLE WOODBURN YAMHILL

Jane Hill Norman Barley Thomas Truby Lois Wagner William Benischek Daniel Wilson-Fey

CASCADIA DISTRICT TOTALS

Church Membership Correct Correct WithTransTrans- Removed previous Transprevious drawn ferred ferred by Charge years ferred years from in from in from Conferreporting out to reporting Professing other UM non-UM ence errors by other UM errors by Memberchurches churches action subtrac- churches addition ship tion 2c 3 4 5a 5b 5c 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 9 0 3 0 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

1 23 47 92 60 220 33

2a 3 0 1 5 4 0

2b 2 0 0 0 0 0

6,872

121

21

2

71

7

52

35

28

106 77 188 24 57 66 430 29 45 186 806 255 35 248 76 182 84 23 628 31 47 17 33 94 141 262 169 114 141 70 33 87 117 353

0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 11 6 0 2 0 1 0 1 10 5 0 0 0 0 4 8 7 0 3 1 0 3 0 7

0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 363

0 0 0 8 0 0 5 0 0 0 10 6 0 2 0 2 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 5 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

0 4 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 8 33 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5

0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 2

0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 356

Average TransTotal attendance ferred out Removed members at all Baptized to other by Death at close of weekly this year non-UM 2012 worship churches services

Baptized Members who Other have not Constitbecome uents Professing Members 12 13 0 10 1 29 7 20 0 4 12 75 5 29

Enrolled in confirmation preparation classes 14 0 0 0 0 0 0

Classes & Groups Other Total parChildren in Youth in Yng Adults Adults in ticipants in Christian Christian in Christian Christian all Christian formation formation formation formation formation & other & other & other & other & other small group small group small group small group small group ministries ministries ministries ministries ministries 15 16 17 18 19 0 1 0 20 21 0 0 0 12 12 3 0 0 10 13 3 0 0 30 33 12 0 0 74 86 8 0 0 10 18

7 0 0 0 0 3 0

8 1 1 0 3 6 0

9 27 46 57 64 195 34

10 25 15 30 43 100 31

11 0 1 0 3 2 0

44

14

171

6,750

3,409

62

709

2,339

32

619

348

117

1,704

2,788

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 0 0

0 3 2 1 0 2 9 0 1 7 12 5 1 5 2 4 2 1 11 0 0 0 2 2 3 4 6 4 5 1 2 0 5 5

106 76 185 26 56 64 414 29 48 171 775 257 36 239 74 179 88 23 631 32 47 17 30 92 143 268 180 110 121 71 30 90 111 358

56 52 83 22 24 0 176 15 18 33 329 93 25 140 37 65 50 15 226 45 36 18 27 27 106 114 108 68 35 14 22 42 65 142

0 6 2 3 0 0 7 0 6 0 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 3 4 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 4

65 19 61 3 0 0 0 0 25 29 113 80 0 10 5 0 13 0 4 8 20 0 0 0 23 60 39 0 8 0 0 0 9 2

10 0 40 11 18 0 179 46 24 32 327 105 0 49 61 0 0 2 240 3 24 22 26 25 52 22 64 34 16 49 1 0 34 89

0 2 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 5 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3

30 0 11 11 3 0 80 1 10 0 0 25 0 18 3 11 11 4 151 8 0 5 0 0 20 33 15 6 0 0 2 3 13 26

10 0 0 0 0 0 21 1 4 0 8 26 0 9 4 0 2 3 55 4 6 0 0 0 15 15 12 0 0 0 1 5 6 32

0 0 0 4 0 0 15 0 0 0 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 4 0 0 0 0 2 10 2 2 0 0 2 0 3 27

20 0 75 0 6 0 111 7 20 0 152 55 0 50 30 10 40 7 110 15 0 15 6 0 25 72 90 50 11 5 27 14 51 46

60 0 86 15 9 0 227 9 34 0 170 110 0 77 37 21 53 15 321 31 6 20 6 0 62 130 119 58 11 5 32 22 73 131

COLUMBIA DISTRICT

Financial/Statistical Tables 337

ALOHA Janine DeLaunay ARLINGTON Robert Reasoner BEAVERTON FIRST Kathleen Boyes BENNETT CHAPEL Tu'inauvai Fuapau CAPITOL HILL Rinya Frisbie CHERRY PARK David Bean CHRIST Brett Strobel DUFUR Jerry Holland ECHO Ervin Williams EPWORTH Robin Yim FIRST PORTLAND Donna Pritchard FREMONT Wendy Woodworth GRACE KOREAN Sin Hee Hwang GRESHAM James Fellers HEPPNER Jonathan Enz HERMISTON D Allen HOOD RIVER ASBURY Andy Wendle HUGHES MEMORIAL Robin Franklin LAKE OSWEGO Steven Sprecher L.O. - KOREAN Kwang Oh LINCOLN STREET Tim Winslea METANOIA PEACE John Schwiebert METZGER Christy Dirren MILTON-FREEWATERJ Kimbrow MILWAUKIE ST PAULS Daryl Blanksma MONTAVILLA Elizabeth Winslea OAK GROVE James Frisbie PARKROSE William Gates PENDLETON Sandra Kimbrow PINE GROVE-ODELL Christy Matson PIONEER Manohar Joshi PLEASANT HOME William Taylor ROCKWOOD Thomas Myers ROSE CITY PARK Thomas Tate


Michael Gregor Chuck Currie J. (Joung Youl) Go Tyler Beane Sandy Storment Karen Nelson Jerry Holland Chuck Currie T. Overton-Harris Robert Reasoner Rinya Frisbie J Kimbrow Brian Shimer Gloria Marple Julie Ann Davis

COLUMBIA DISTRICT TOTALS CRATER LAKE DISTRICT ALBANY Katherine Conolly ASBURY EUGENE Fred Lydum ASHLAND P. Nelson-Munson CAMAS VALLEY Aura Jabs CANYONVILLE Tauileata Moli CAVE JUNCTION Charles Chase CHILOQUIN Rich Christensen COBURG Gary Powell COOS BAY Laura Beville COQUILLE Elaine Steele CORVALLIS J. Parr Philipson COTTAGE GROVE Mark Gilderhus DILLARD-WINSTON Doreen Barlow DRAIN HOPE Mark Gilderhus FIRST EUGENE Deborah Pitney FLORENCE Ruth Marsh FORT KLAMATH Bob Adams GOLD HILL Terry Graunke GRANTS PASS Richard Fuss HALSEY April Cutting HARRISBURG April Cutting JUNCTION CITY Catherine Davis KLAMATH FALLS Allen Trachsel LAKEVIEW FIRST LEBANON Teresa Salyer

Average TransTotal attendance ferred out Removed members at all Baptized to other by Death at close of weekly this year non-UM 2012 worship churches services

Baptized Members who Other have not Constitbecome uents Professing Members 12 13

Enrolled in confirmation preparation classes 14

Classes & Groups Other Total parChildren in Youth in Yng Adults Adults in ticipants in Christian Christian in Christian Christian all Christian formation formation formation formation formation & other & other & other & other & other small group small group small group small group small group ministries ministries ministries ministries ministries 15 16 17 18 19

1

2a

2b

7

8

9

10

11

106 30 143 85 126 55 37 58 133 55 48 56 148 48 50

1 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 1 12 3 2

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 0 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0

0 0 3 0 22 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 20 5 0

0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 3 0 8 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 3 7 0 3 2 0 0 4 0 1 2 0 1 2

107 27 135 90 89 45 37 58 129 57 50 55 146 47 49

50 36 79 50 50 26 15 36 57 36 35 25 107 18 12

1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 1 4 14 2 1

21 4 40 0 18 0 0 0 19 16 3 8 40 0 12

41 8 8 33 18 6 0 80 51 51 20 24 32 9 4

0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0

0 4 5 10 0 0 0 10 12 18 4 0 52 0 5

0 0 3 15 0 0 0 0 14 5 1 0 13 0 0

0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0

0 19 35 20 22 0 0 10 75 9 15 0 99 12 8

0 23 45 45 22 0 0 20 101 35 20 0 164 12 13

6,432

110

12

367

73

21

135

34

362

31

21

134

6,298

2,960

87

777

1,990

72

620

290

96

1,444

2,450

241 62 305 24 32 46 31 74 107 91 507 62 39 52 476 92 12 42 299 47 26 136 182 31 257

3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 4 1 0 0 14 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0

0 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0

3 2 2 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 19 0 0 2

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0

4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

9 3 8 0 0 2 0 1 6 3 8 2 2 2 7 2 2 2 6 1 1 3 8 1 1

228 58 262 24 32 48 24 73 100 94 499 55 31 52 464 92 16 37 293 46 25 111 173 28 259

80 40 124 24 35 38 0 63 60 35 175 38 22 20 172 73 11 25 145 16 17 51 69 10 100

3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 2 1 0 2 2

30 11 18 0 1 2 0 11 0 0 99 0 0 0 50 0 0 3 35 0 2 12 18 10 0

38 12 54 37 26 26 0 51 26 9 202 17 2 0 194 50 30 23 83 9 10 30 37 32 48

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0

10 1 11 0 0 6 4 5 3 11 35 4 0 0 32 0 0 5 13 3 1 4 5 0 10

0 0 25 0 0 6 1 7 0 0 23 7 0 0 34 0 0 0 7 1 0 4 2 0 10

0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

25 12 15 10 15 4 5 43 0 25 90 19 0 0 136 0 0 15 83 10 8 40 20 0 105

35 13 52 10 15 18 10 55 3 36 168 30 0 0 227 0 0 20 103 14 9 48 27 0 125

Financial/Statistical Tables

SAINT HELENS SUNNYSIDE TABOR HEIGHTS THE DALLES TRINITY TROUTDALE FAITH TYGH VALLEY UNIVERSITY PARK VERMONT HILLS WASCO WEST PORTLAND WESTON WESTSIDE WILSHIRE WOODLAWN

Church Membership Correct Correct WithTransTrans- Removed previous Transprevious drawn ferred ferred by Charge years ferred years from in from in from Conferreporting out to reporting Professing other UM non-UM ence errors by other UM errors by Memberchurches churches action subtrac- churches addition ship tion 2c 3 4 5a 5b 5c 6

338

OREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE Rec’d on STATISTICIAN’S REPORT Restored Members profesTable I, Part 1 by at close of sion of January 1, 2012 -- December 31, 2012 affirma2011 Christian COLUMBIA DISTRICT, cont. / tion faith CRATER LAKE DISTRICT


OREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE Rec’d on STATISTICIAN’S REPORT Restored Members profesTable I, Part 1 by at close of sion of January 1, 2012 -- December 31, 2012 affirma2011 Christian CRATER LAKE DISTRICT, cont. / tion faith SAGE DISTRICT MEDFORD MONROE MYRTLE CREEK NORTH BEND OAKRIDGE PAISLEY PHILOMATH REEDSPORT ROSEBURG S.FIELD - EBBERT MEM S.FIELD - ST PAUL SUTHERLIN SWEET HOME TALENT TENMILE TOLEDO TRINITY EUGENE UPPER ROGUE VENETA WESLEY EUGENE WILBUR WILDERVILLE

John Tucker Catherine Davis Tauileata Moli Jerry Steele Valerie Ford Allen Trachsel William Seagren James Ives R Harkness June Fothergill June Fothergill Glen Clark April Cutting William Hare Jane Davis Sharon Tuck Roberta Egli David Goodrich Eilidh Lowery Erin Martin Glen Clark Charles Chase

2a 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 3 6 7 2 6 0

2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

5,567

91

3

16

40

23

74

71

44

14 45 109 103 144 245 100 235 271 72 42 93 16 178 368 21 74

0 0 4 0 0 5 0 13 2 3 1 1 0 6 34 0 0

0 0 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 1 5 0 3

1 0 0 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0

Baptized Members who Other have not Constitbecome uents Professing Members 12 13 38 128 0 4 1 45 7 15 1 55 0 24 23 30 0 52 14 88 0 25 0 19 7 12 3 10 0 11 0 11 1 33 0 35 0 4 2 24 17 43 5 27 0 16

Enrolled in confirmation preparation classes 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Classes & Groups Other Total parChildren in Youth in Yng Adults Adults in ticipants in Christian Christian in Christian Christian all Christian formation formation formation formation formation & other & other & other & other & other small group small group small group small group small group ministries ministries ministries ministries ministries 15 16 17 18 19 67 12 5 0 84 0 0 0 6 6 7 4 5 18 34 5 0 0 26 31 10 4 0 22 36 12 0 0 0 12 11 14 3 40 68 2 0 0 21 23 7 3 0 124 134 0 0 0 20 20 3 0 0 7 10 0 0 0 13 13 2 0 2 18 22 0 0 0 4 4 1 4 0 9 14 4 3 0 9 16 8 9 5 0 22 3 6 0 0 9 20 5 0 40 65 26 7 0 26 59 0 0 0 36 36 0 0 0 10 10

7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

8 15 1 0 6 0 0 2 0 6 5 2 0 2 3 0 2 5 0 2 9 1 3

9 350 41 43 99 81 11 140 42 319 124 23 24 68 25 23 139 250 40 124 186 47 31

10 185 15 46 36 43 14 63 24 131 64 19 15 28 25 20 40 105 25 60 136 48 22

11 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 3 4 3 0 0

42

11

144

5,354

2,607

51

421

1,757

24

351

198

68

1,129

1,746

1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 5 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 2

2 2 1 0 6 3 4 3 5 0 1 2 0 2 4 1 0

12 43 120 103 141 245 96 253 265 75 45 91 16 178 366 13 75

11 11 90 14 53 86 33 137 97 27 28 42 15 94 236 0 0

0 0 2 0 0 5 0 13 6 4 2 0 0 11 21 0 0

2 11 13 0 28 39 0 67 20 1 17 0 0 9 37 0 0

14 33 82 0 4 34 0 175 167 27 36 38 0 0 309 0 59

0 0 2 0 0 3 0 6 0 2 0 0 0 9 20 0 0

2 4 20 0 11 22 8 38 24 20 8 20 0 24 103 0 10

1 0 8 0 0 12 11 25 14 13 8 0 0 12 80 0 0

0 2 6 0 0 6 0 5 0 8 3 0 0 0 3 0 0

8 12 22 0 12 60 30 90 25 20 25 10 0 28 137 0 8

11 18 56 0 23 100 49 158 63 61 44 30 0 64 323 0 18

SAGE DISTRICT ABERDEEN AMERICAN FALLS AMITY ASHTON BAKER CITY BLKFOOT - JASON LEE BUHL BURLEY CALDWELL CASTLEFORD CHUBBUCK COLLISTER COVE CROSSROADS EAGLE ELGIN EMMETT

David Lefler David Lefler Lisa Payton Gregory Lindsay Ralph Lawrence Gay Jeffery Penny Hodges Kathy Abend Katherine Raines Jana Blick David Lefler Frederick Hoadley Gary Ross John Grimsted Rebecca Scott David Thompson

339

1 366 30 43 122 91 11 142 44 319 126 25 24 67 28 35 139 254 33 129 184 44 38

Average TransTotal attendance ferred out Removed members at all Baptized to other by Death at close of weekly this year non-UM 2012 worship churches services

Financial/Statistical Tables

CRATER LAKE DISTRICT TOTALS

Church Membership Correct Correct WithTransTrans- Removed previous Transprevious drawn ferred ferred by Charge years ferred years from in from in from Conferreporting out to reporting Professing other UM non-UM ence errors by other UM errors by Memberchurches churches action subtrac- churches addition ship tion 2c 3 4 5a 5b 5c 6 0 7 0 6 8 2 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 10 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 1 3 10 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2


9,348

220

18

159

81

42

91

30

19

36

7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

8 0 23 1 5 2 1 1 11 6 8 0 3 0 2 2 10 1 10 1 1 0

9 101 2,448 50 54 131 75 69 401 289 412 80 12 65 156 132 530 51 274 108 65 15

10 23 1,103 0 12 60 35 32 210 160 160 40 9 47 102 62 451 39 198 78 24 0

11 2 48 0 0 0 1 4 10 4 2 0 0 0 4 0 9 0 4 2 0 0

3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 4 8 4 1 1 4 0 1 0 14 1 0 0 2 7 1

80 98 140 404 23 9 240 26 26 17 255 28 75 29 49 289 58

20 35 88 133 17 20 87 17 12 18 97 10 42 10 30 133 96

0 0 3 4 0 0 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 4

19

172

9,501

4,684

Baptized Members who Other have not Constitbecome uents Professing Members 12 13 20 10 626 7,007 11 8 0 0 0 74 0 20 3 18 0 197 109 140 0 104 16 26 8 8 0 53 533 95 44 87 0 182 0 26 21 79 0 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 94 1 0 5 2 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 29 0

180

1,800

0 0 31 105 14 23 76 17 16 0 77 0 0 11 5 61 0 9,614

Enrolled in confirmation preparation classes 14 0 9 0 0 6 0 0 10 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 9 0

Classes & Groups Other Total parChildren in Youth in Yng Adults Adults in ticipants in Christian Christian in Christian Christian all Christian formation formation formation formation formation & other & other & other & other & other small group small group small group small group small group ministries ministries ministries ministries ministries 15 16 17 18 19 4 12 6 14 36 0 68 35 2,640 2,743 6 0 1 20 27 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 33 48 4 1 0 18 23 0 0 0 4 4 35 15 4 130 184 25 24 4 100 153 67 19 31 82 199 9 0 0 32 41 1 2 0 8 11 0 0 0 46 46 97 10 15 65 187 6 3 0 5 14 231 86 0 0 317 5 4 1 13 23 33 17 13 76 139 22 7 12 13 54 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 8 0 11 0 0 15 16 0 5 0 0 10 30

107

0 0 12 25 5 0 2 3 1 0 6 0 5 0 0 18 20 992

0 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 3 0 0 7 0 549

0 0 55 48 12 0 14 29 9 0 51 0 0 8 0 74 15 178

4,101

0 0 87 76 27 0 27 32 11 15 78 0 13 8 0 109 65 5,820

Financial/Statistical Tables

SAGE DISTRICT TOTALS

Average TransTotal attendance ferred out Removed members at all Baptized to other by Death at close of weekly this year non-UM 2012 worship churches services

340

Church Membership Correct Correct WithOREGON-IDAHO ANNUAL CONFERENCE Rec’d on TransTrans- Removed previous TransRestored previous drawn STATISTICIAN’S REPORT Members profesferred ferred by Charge years ferred by years from Table I, Part 1 at close of sion of in from in from Conferreporting out to affirma- reporting Professing January 1, 2012 -- December 31, 2012 2011 Christian other UM non-UM ence errors by other UM tion errors by MemberSAGE DISTRICT, cont. faith churches churches action subtrac- churches addition ship tion 1 2a 2b 2c 3 4 5a 5b 5c 6 FILER Carol Thompson 102 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 FIRST BOISE Duane Anders 2,266 59 0 131 14 6 0 0 0 5 FRUITLAND ID Christa Klosterman 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 GLENNS FERRY Martin Geisel 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 GOODING Jeffrey Rickman 134 0 1 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 HAGERMAN Michael Hollomon 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 HAINES Sally Wiens 68 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 HILLVIEW Barbara Nixon 398 11 0 0 9 6 0 8 0 1 IDAHO FALLS-ST PAULS D. Thompson-Aue 293 4 2 0 5 4 0 5 0 4 IDAHO FALLS -TRINITY Brenda Sene 413 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 JEROME Carol Thompson 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 JORDAN VALLEY Carole Sullivan 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 JOSEPH Kaye Garver 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 KUNA Karen Hernandez 146 7 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 LA GRANDE Steven Wolff 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 MERIDIAN John Mars 486 15 5 20 10 10 6 0 0 0 MIDDLETON J Raines 49 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 NAMPA FIRST John Watts 265 17 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 4 NAMPA SOUTHSIDE Jack Bynum 149 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 0 0 NEW MEADOWS Andy Satta 62 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NORTH POWDER Ernest Smith 13 6 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 NYSSA John Watts ONTARIO FIRST Christa Klosterman 83 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 PAUL Pamela Meese 106 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 PAYETTE ID William Hays 148 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 POCATELLO Craig Strobel 406 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 RICHFIELD Jeffrey Rickman 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 RICHLAND William Shields 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 RUPERT Pamela Meese 235 7 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 SHELLEY David Lefler 29 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 SHOSHONE Jeffrey Rickman 26 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 SWEET David Thompson 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 TWIN FALLS Philip Airhart 262 5 4 5 0 0 4 1 0 1 UNION Sue Peeples 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 VALE Andrew Williams 75 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 WALLOWA Kaye Garver 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 WENDELL Michael Hollomon 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 WHITNEY C. Thompson 297 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 WILDER J Raines 55 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


Ongoing classes for learning other than Sunday Church School

Short-term classes and groups for learning

Membership in United Methodist Men

Amount paid for projects (UMM)

Membership in United Methodist Women

Amount paid for local church and community work (UMW)

UMVIM teams sent from this local church

Persons sent out on UMVIM teams from this local church

Other mission teams sent from this local church

Persons sent out on other mission teams from this local church

Community ministries for daycare and/or education

Persons served by community ministries for daycare and/or education

Community ministries for outreach, justice and mercy

Persons served by community ministries for outreach, justice and mercy

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30a

30b

31a

31b

32

33

34

35

2 13 3 5 55 16 6 4 0 13 47 3 8 0 125 15 0 0 13 3 20 0 15 34 10 2 20 26

0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 0

0 22 42 0 106 65 0 0 0 0 70 0 0 0 50 0 0 0 45 0 0 0 122 86 22 0 0 32

1 2 2 0 6 2 1 2 0 3 5 1 1 0 14 3 1 0 6 0 2 0 3 5 3 1 3 3

0 0 2 0 4 0 3 1 1 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 1 6 0 0 0 2 3 3 1 1 0

2 0 0 4 15 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 4 1 2 2 0 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 1 17 0

0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 12 14 12 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,260 0 325 0 0

0 30 13 15 106 41 18 28 1 0 0 0 13 0 55 11 12 0 103 13 0 16 20 30 29 18 12 15

300 2,923 630 4,000 6,700 2,630 195 4,500 0 0 0 0 1,661 0 1,432 251 1,500 0 4,372 1,661 0 212 0 2,000 6,206 40 4,016 300

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 7 0

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

0 0 0 0 0 68 0 0 0 3 30 0 0 0 101 0 28 0 122 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 0

1 2 7 2 7 3 5 5 1 2 4 3 0 3 4 4 1 0 8 2 6 4 8 8 6 0 11 6

10 25 758 370 3,640 87 850 400 50 4,000 150 150 0 47 2,210 290 45 0 641 4,335 150 2,009 1,515 5,000 500 0 872 350

6

0

26

3

2

3

5

100

3

200

0

0

1

3

0

0

4

150

17 12 6 32 50 5 5 4 10 9 13 44 0 10

20 0 0 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

38 0 18 60 140 0 0 9 0 0 29 84 0 0

4 2 1 25 6 1 1 1 2 3 3 8 0 2

0 0 1 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 9 0 1

4 0 2 32 2 0 3 2 1 2 2 5 1 1

21 15 12 94 0 0 0 0 16 0 12 15 12 0

200 337 300 4,229 0 0 0 0 598 0 67 682 400 0

77 10 20 30 0 11 45 0 12 0 32 60 20 25

4,531 1,500 2,600 165 0 750 1,532 500 325 0 5,074 6,220 2,000 0

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0

12 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 1 0

40 0 0 0 56 0 0 0 0 0 42 106 5 0

19 3 2 0 8 6 5 3 3 5 2 6 6 11

155 3,000 30 0 1,216 600 121 175 3,700 1,123 110 810 670 4,940

341

Ongoing classes for learning in Sunday Church School

Community Ministries

Participants in Vacation Bible School

UMVIM/Mission Teams

Financial/Statistical Tables

AMITY FIRST ASTORIA BANKS BAY CITY BEND CANBY CARUS CLARKES CLATSKANIE CORNELIUS DALLAS DUNDEE ENGLEWOOD FALLS CITY FIRST SALEM FOREST GROVE FOSSIL GRAND RONDE HILLSBORO JASON LEE JEFFERSON JOHN DAY KEIZER CLEAR LAKE MADRAS MARQUAM MCCABE MCMINNVILLE MOLALLA MONMOUTH CHRISTS CHURCH MORNINGSIDE MOUNTAIN HOME NEHALEM BAY NEWBERG OREGON CITY RAINIER SEASIDE SHERIDAN SHERWOOD SILVERTON STAYTON TIGARD TILLAMOOK TRINITY

UM Women

Persons active in covenant discipleship groups

Table I, Part 2 CASCADIA DISTRICT

UM Men

Avg weekly attendance in Sunday church school

Classes & Groups


Participants in Vacation Bible School

Ongoing classes for learning in Sunday Church School

Ongoing classes for learning other than Sunday Church School

Short-term classes and groups for learning

Membership in United Methodist Men

Amount paid for projects (UMM)

Membership in United Methodist Women

Amount paid for local church and community work (UMW)

UMVIM teams sent from this local church

Persons sent out on UMVIM teams from this local church

Other mission teams sent from this local church

Persons sent out on other mission teams from this local church

Community ministries for daycare and/or education

Persons served by community ministries for daycare and/or education

Community ministries for outreach, justice and mercy

Persons served by community ministries for outreach, justice and mercy

Community Ministries

Persons active in covenant discipleship groups

UMVIM/Mission Teams

Avg weekly attendance in Sunday church school

TUALATIN WARRENTON WEST SALEM WILLAMETTE WILSONVILLE WOODBURN YAMHILL CASCADIA DISTRICT TOTALS

UM Women

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30a

30b

31a

31b

32

33

34

35

12 0 12 2 12 18 12

14 0 0 0 0 0 0

8 0 0 5 0 0 0

3 0 1 1 2 2 2

6 1 0 1 1 1 0

2 0 0 0 0 3 2

0 0 0 0 5 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

25 1 0 0 20 71 10

3,471 0 0 0 770 5,600 330

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 1 0

1 0 0 0 1 6 0

0 1 0 0 2 0 0

0 15 0 0 30 0 0

5 3 2 2 14 0 0

435 120 1,708 600 1,500 0 0

749

240

1,079

143

73

131

275

11,698

1,071

81,097

4

38

10

91

29

796

222

49,617

18 0 24 11 3 6 56 15 6 0 85 32 45 27 6 10 0 10 70

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20

0 0 0 0 0 0 95 1 40 0 0 3 0 47 0 15 0 0 97

2 0 4 2 1 1 7 9 2 0 9 4 0 4 0 2 0 3 9

3 0 3 0 1 1 11 9 2 0 2 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 7

0 0 1 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 13 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 2

15 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 20 0 12

300 0 0 0 0 0 545 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,046 0 0 0

0 39 0 0 0 0 48 0 0 0 100 28 18 35 11 10 0 0 20

0 1,280 0 0 0 0 2,190 0 0 0 10,251 1,250 0 4,425 1,861 500 0 0 4,951

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 0 0 6 0 2 0 0 21

0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 3 0 0 0 0 85 0 0 0 10 38 0 0 0 0 0 3 35

0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2

0 0 0 0 0 0 1,003 0 13 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 23 107

2 8 0 2 3 2 10 2 4 0 12 4 0 12 4 4 0 2 10

1,500 462 2,357 200 281 50 1,303 9 60 0 250 170 0 1,500 720 250 0 40 1,000

10

15

10

15

0

0

7

1,000

15

3,000

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

12 16 4 0 18 45 14 15 0 5 0 7

0 19 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

3 0 1 0 3 4 2 2 0 1 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 1

0 0 1 4 6 2 7 0 1 3 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 15 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,090 170 0 0 0

0 0 0 6 11 72 30 19 20 0 0 0

0 0 550 1,117 368 5,079 823 920 1,084 313 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 28 0 0 0 10 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0

1 1 2 2 1 2 8 12 5 0 0 0

10 221 400 198 100 2,310 1,550 1,500 2,602 0 0 0

COLUMBIA DISTRICT ALOHA ARLINGTON BEAVERTON FIRST BENNETT CHAPEL CAPITOL HILL CHERRY PARK CHRIST DUFUR ECHO EPWORTH FIRST PORTLAND FREMONT GRACE KOREAN GRESHAM HEPPNER HERMISTON HOOD RIVER ASBURY HUGHES MEMORIAL LAKE OSWEGO LAKE OSWEGO KOREAN LINCOLN STREET METANOIA PEACE METZGER MILTON-FREEWATER MILWAUKIE ST PAULS MONTAVILLA OAK GROVE PARKROSE PENDLETON PINE GROVE-ODELL PIONEER PLEASANT HOME

Financial/Statistical Tables

Table I, Part 2 CASCADIA DISTRICT, cont. / COLUMBIA DISTRICT

UM Men

342

Classes & Groups


Ongoing classes for learning other than Sunday Church School

Short-term classes and groups for learning

Membership in United Methodist Men

Amount paid for projects (UMM)

Membership in United Methodist Women

Amount paid for local church and community work (UMW)

UMVIM teams sent from this local church

Persons sent out on UMVIM teams from this local church

Other mission teams sent from this local church

Persons sent out on other mission teams from this local church

Community ministries for daycare and/or education

Persons served by community ministries for daycare and/or education

Community ministries for outreach, justice and mercy

Persons served by community ministries for outreach, justice and mercy

Community Ministries

Ongoing classes for learning in Sunday Church School

UMVIM/Mission Teams

Participants in Vacation Bible School

UM Women

Persons active in covenant discipleship groups

Table I, Part 2 COLUMBIA DISTRICT, cont. / CRATER LAKE DISTRICT

UM Men

Avg weekly attendance in Sunday church school

Classes & Groups

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30a

30b

31a

31b

32

33

34

35

10 32 9

0 0 0

60 7 0

2 8 0

1 5 0

3 8 3

0 0 0

0 0 0

36 16 51

5,215 5,400 500

0 1 0

2 12 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

7 2 4

1,000 750 190

17

0

0

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

200

25 6 8 10 0 10 20 22 15 0 27 0 3

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 90 0 0

5 0 1 1 0 2 4 2 2 0 2 0 1

4 5 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 2 0 1

2 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 2 0

20 0 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

54 20 16 0 0 0 10 0 0 4 0 20 0

633 150 0 0 0 0 411 0 0 589 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 3 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 32 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 50

2 2 6 3 3 0 7 2 5 1 3 5 5

75 100 500 150 30 570 850 40 1,000 497 820 100 234

784

64

486

123

76

81

139

4,301

709

52,860

9

56

28

250

24

1,283

177

26,149

8 1 31 1 0 8 0 11 16 2 40 17 0 0 104 15 0 1 20 11 0 15

0 0 62 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 125 12 0 0 0 0 0 15

0 0 54 0 0 0 0 0 28 10 35 0 0 0 40 0 0 0 0 25 0 0

2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 4 0 0 9 2 0 1 3 3 0 3

0 1 0 1 5 4 0 2 2 0 5 2 0 0 13 0 0 0 5 0 1 2

3 1 0 0 2 8 0 1 0 0 4 0 2 0 40 5 0 4 13 0 1 1

0 0 30 0 0 9 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 10 0 0 0

0 0 550 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,300 0 0 840 0 0 0

31 23 47 0 0 15 0 20 9 30 60 0 0 0 155 27 0 0 66 0 0 12

2,280 986 5,000 0 0 858 0 2,186 1,205 1,550 500 0 0 0 15,146 1,725 0 0 1,450 0 0 1,510

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 236 0 0 0 31 0 0 0

1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 0 13 0 0 1 2 0 1 0

60 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 155 75 0 0 0 820 0 0 20 46 0 20 0

11 8 7 4 2 15 0 3 4 4 4 7 0 2 35 2 0 1 5 2 0 5

720 33 700 500 0 265 0 125 347 200 150 874 1,800 20 1,683 725 0 20 88 147 0 250

ROCKWOOD ROSE CITY PARK SAINT HELENS SUNNYSIDE CENTENARY TABOR HEIGHTS THE DALLES TRINITY TROUTDALE FAITH TYGH VALLEY UNIVERSITY PARK VERMONT HILLS WASCO WEST PORTLAND WESTON WESTSIDE WILSHIRE WOODLAWN COLUMBIA DISTRICT TOTALS CRATER LAKE DISTRICT

Financial/Statistical Tables 343

ALBANY ASBURY EUGENE ASHLAND CAMAS VALLEY CANYONVILLE CAVE JUNCTION CHILOQUIN COBURG COOS BAY COQUILLE CORVALLIS COTTAGE GROVE DILLARD-WINSTON DRAIN HOPE FIRST EUGENE FLORENCE FORT KLAMATH GOLD HILL GRANTS PASS HALSEY HARRISBURG JUNCTION CITY


Participants in Vacation Bible School

Ongoing classes for learning in Sunday Church School

Ongoing classes for learning other than Sunday Church School

Short-term classes and groups for learning

Membership in United Methodist Men

Amount paid for projects (UMM)

Membership in United Methodist Women

Amount paid for local church and community work (UMW)

UMVIM teams sent from this local church

Persons sent out on UMVIM teams from this local church

Other mission teams sent from this local church

Persons sent out on other mission teams from this local church

Community ministries for daycare and/or education

Persons served by community ministries for daycare and/or education

Community ministries for outreach, justice and mercy

Persons served by community ministries for outreach, justice and mercy

Community Ministries

Persons active in covenant discipleship groups

UMVIM/Mission Teams

Avg weekly attendance in Sunday church school

KLAMATH FALLS LAKEVIEW FIRST LEBANON MEDFORD MONROE MYRTLE CREEK NORTH BEND OAKRIDGE PAISLEY PHILOMATH REEDSPORT ROSEBURG S.FIELD: EBBERT MEM. S.FIELD: SAINT PAUL SUTHERLIN SWEET HOME TALENT TENMILE TOLEDO TRINITY EUGENE UPPER ROGUE VENETA WESLEY EUGENE WILBUR WILDERVILLE CRATER LAKE DISTRICT TOTALS

UM Women

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30a

30b

31a

31b

32

33

34

35

15 5 24 35 4 10 7 15 0 42 9 10 7 0 7 13 0 4 7 17 0 65 16 19 2

0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 10 48 0 0

30 0 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 36 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 16 0 20 0 0 0

5 1 4 5 1 0 2 3 0 8 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 3 1 3 4 2 2

2 1 1 5 1 3 2 1 1 3 2 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 4

3 0 1 2 0 3 0 2 0 3 0 6 0 0 2 2 0 6 1 12 2 1 1 2 4

8 0 17 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 10 5 0 0 8

30 0 600 1,315 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 390 0 250 0 0 0 0

58 0 67 104 4 25 0 21 0 0 26 67 22 0 0 0 0 0 75 20 15 10 67 0 8

1,100 0 976 1,063 130 500 0 1,200 0 0 816 7,155 890 0 0 0 0 0 4,600 5,385 2,100 2,420 2,000 0 1,600

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0

55 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 75 0 0 3 0 30 0 0 0 13 0 0 2 0 0

5 0 7 7 1 1 3 5 0 0 3 1 6 1 1 5 0 1 2 7 4 3 4 0 2

250 0 500 2,607 150 14,000 286 600 0 150 3,434 15,953 252 149 50 1,105 2,538 0 121 4,356 250 200 275 300 20

634

309

382

91

80

138

157

5,275

1,084

66,331

2

14

17

278

36

1,429

190

56,193

2 3 24 0 11 25 38 32 40 6 10 15 0 18 77

8 3 0 0 0 0 0 62 10 0 22 0 0 6 12

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 93 10 75 0 0 0 34 163

1 1 3 0 1 3 3 3 8 3 2 1 0 3 6

1 1 1 0 1 6 3 5 2 3 4 0 0 2 21

0 0 4 0 0 1 2 6 0 3 2 1 0 0 3

0 0 17 0 15 34 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1,115 0 0 2,200 0 1,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 6 12 0 42 79 0 45 35 0 0 7 0 15 0

0 200 659 0 1,062 3,445 0 1,000 1,100 0 0 650 0 800 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 0 1 0 0 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 27

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 5

0 0 0 0 0 20 0 10 0 5 13 0 0 0 242

1 2 2 0 3 5 3 15 3 6 3 0 0 6 18

54 145 34 0 45 17,000 0 850 120 65 489 65 0 240 2,894

SAGE DISTRICT ABERDEEN AMERICAN FALLS AMITY ASHTON BAKER CITY BLKFOOT JASON LEE BUHL BURLEY CALDWELL CASTLEFORD CHUBBUCK COLLISTER COVE CROSSROADS EAGLE

Financial/Statistical Tables

Table I, Part 2 CRATER LAKE DISTRICT, cont. / SAGE DISTRICT

UM Men

344

Classes & Groups


Ongoing classes for learning other than Sunday Church School

Short-term classes and groups for learning

Membership in United Methodist Men

Amount paid for projects (UMM)

Membership in United Methodist Women

Amount paid for local church and community work (UMW)

UMVIM teams sent from this local church

Persons sent out on UMVIM teams from this local church

Other mission teams sent from this local church

Persons sent out on other mission teams from this local church

Community ministries for daycare and/or education

Persons served by community ministries for daycare and/or education

Community ministries for outreach, justice and mercy

Persons served by community ministries for outreach, justice and mercy

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30a

30b

31a

31b

32

33

34

35

0 13 10 216 10 0 29 10 2 77 50 47 35 7 18 39 12 128 9 42 24 10 12

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 332 0 0 0 0 0 105 80 74 0 2 0 60 0 87 32 154 62 0 0

0 3 2 22 2 0 3 0 0 7 6 8 4 2 1 6 2 6 3 3 4 0 3

1 0 0 13 1 0 1 0 0 6 2 3 1 0 3 4 1 2 1 3 0 0 0

0 7 1 25 0 0 1 0 0 5 3 4 0 1 4 5 2 5 1 5 2 0 0

3 12 0 0 3 0 19 0 0 0 0 31 16 0 0 0 0 25 0 18 14 6 0

50 0 0 0 0 761 3,835 0 0 0 0 4,300 40 0 0 0 0 2,531 0 479 0 0 0

6 12 18 91 30 10 0 0 0 60 11 48 32 4 38 28 0 66 0 0 12 12 0

183 1,212 75 0 2,804 0 0 0 0 2,800 1,950 1,821 100 2,200 1,050 2,661 300 3,375 0 0 825 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 8 0 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0

0 0 0 2,077 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 0 0 88 0 6 0

0 3 6 9 0 0 3 1 2 1 4 10 6 6 0 4 7 0 3 4 3 2 0

0 550 1,226 9,195 0 0 100 250 36 65 250 35 14,935 450 0 500 250 0 130 72 0 450 0

0 35 18 61 5 0 22 0 0 6 12 0 28 0 3 32 50 1,373

0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 7 0 223

0 0 0 27 10 0 54 0 0 34 24 0 0 0 0 40 20 1,572

0 0 2 5 1 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0 12 3 160

0 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 6 3 110

0 0 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 7 0 1 0 6 1 2 117

7 0 20 8 0 0 15 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 11 25 0 313

0 0 1,000 1,986 0 0 4,543 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 1,138 0 25,078

12 9 24 36 0 0 46 0 0 0 18 5 12 8 12 31 25 957

500 900 2,733 1,782 0 0 3,327 0 0 0 1,692 0 0 6,632 600 596 750 49,784

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 8

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12

0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 187

0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 26

0 0 0 0 0 0 22 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 2,573

0 0 2 1 0 0 3 11 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 7 0 169

0 0 7 142 0 0 1,653 14,578 0 0 120 0 0 32 0 15,432 0 82,459

345

Ongoing classes for learning in Sunday Church School

Community Ministries

Participants in Vacation Bible School

UMVIM/Mission Teams

Financial/Statistical Tables

ELGIN EMMETT FILER FIRST BOISE FRUITLAND ID GLENNS FERRY GOODING HAGERMAN HAINES HILLVIEW ID FALLS: ST PAULS ID FALLS: TRINITY JEROME JORDAN VALLEY JOSEPH KUNA LA GRANDE MERIDIAN MIDDLETON NAMPA FIRST NAMPA SOUTHSIDE NEW MEADOWS NORTH POWDER NYSSA ONTARIO FIRST PAUL PAYETTE ID POCATELLO RICHFIELD RICHLAND RUPERT SHELLEY SHOSHONE SWEET TWIN FALLS UNION VALE WALLOWA WENDELL WHITNEY WILDER SAGE DISTRICT TOTALS

UM Women

Persons active in covenant discipleship groups

Table I, Part 2 SAGE DISTRICT, cont.

UM Men

Avg weekly attendance in Sunday church school

Classes & Groups


Market value of all other churchowned assets

Debt secured by church physical assets

Other Debt

Paid Apportionments

General Advance Specials

World Service Specials

Conerence Advance Specials

Other Connectional Mission & Ministry

Annual Conf Special Sundays

Given directly to UM causes

Given directly to non-UM benevolent & charitable causes

General Church Offerings (Human Relations, One Great Hour etc.)

38

39

40

42

43

44

46

47

48

49

50

250,000 67,097 28,957 213,426 251,901 300,000 16,171 86,521 60,000 110,012 1,043,023 400,000 45,380 32,899 1,630,000 1,690,387 67,739 28,656 399,241 178,711 18,589 0 150,000 148,860 55,000 43,183 552,909 122,000

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,787 85,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 231,483 0 0 0 0 0

0 800 0 11,500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,536 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

8,570 10,323 7,850 9,115 52,087 15,805 8,535 9,918 830 3,780 24,109 100 4,700 2,637 79,032 44,950 2,225 1,641 44,021 7,412 5,932 5,900 23,613 22,041 8,872 6,062 19,033 4,800

502,000

10,529

0

0

380

3,500,000 281,000 1,811,383 2,131,697 1,898,509 1,385,555 1,702,000 1,450,000 1,547,500 2,780,000 2,551,764 4,749,700 2,219,000 4,122,880 1,836,635

129,351 347,000 315,000 347,994 63,296 61,009 6,600 50,000 48,892 300,000 181,529 15,000 199,000 1,021,123 217,587

0 0 0 0 659,920 0 0 0 0 0 0 191,931 0 0 0

10,000 0 0 644 10,999 0 0 0 14,600 0 950 0 0 23,213 0

54,171 10,267 18,480 38,271 20,004 1,805 18,065 3,863 8,100 13,118 31,772 62,947 15,670 17,990 27,507

Value of church owned land, buildings & equipment

37

725,000 1,800,000 1,932,800 261,400 4,659,810 2,785,000 469,730 617,000 650,000 1,413,298 2,457,708 880,000 379,790 26,711 12,022,000 3,763,900 959,051 295,951 3,523,450 4,387,000 840,650 560,000 1,350,000 2,185,351 643,817 340,000 1,525,000 1,157,000

36 AMITY FIRST ASTORIA BANKS BAY CITY BEND CANBY CARUS CLARKES CLATSKANIE CORNELIUS DALLAS DUNDEE ENGLEWOOD FALLS CITY FIRST SALEM FOREST GROVE FOSSIL GRAND RONDE HILLSBORO JASON LEE JEFFERSON JOHN DAY KEIZER CLEAR LAKE MADRAS MARQUAM MCCABE MCMINNVILLE MOLALLA MONMOUTH CHRISTS CHURCH MORNINGSIDE MOUNTAIN HOME NEHALEM BAY NEWBERG OREGON CITY RAINIER SEASIDE SHERIDAN SHERWOOD SILVERTON STAYTON TIGARD TILLAMOOK TRINITY TUALATIN

Ken Johnson Carol Prichard Margot Thompson David Hurd Thomas Larson Karen Shimer Rand Sargent Thomas Truby Carolyn Bowers Margot Thompson Jeremy Hajdu-Paulen Gary Langenwalter Jon Langenwalter James Simmons Daniel Pitney Daniel Wilson-Fey Pearl Whistler Robert Ledden Clay Andrew Edson Gilmore Donna Sperry Marcie Collins David Childress Daniel Benson Rand Sargent Gary Langenwalter Courtney McHill Pamela Gurley James Simmons Michael Powell Steve Ingram Jody Felton Robert Flaherty Gerald Hill Carolyn Bowers John Tindell Ken Johnson Steve Ingram Linda Quanstrom Lura Kidner-Miesen Leland Hunefeld Jerry Jefferies Janet Burkhart Amy Overton-Harris

Shared Ministries & Benevolences

31 426 36

1,765 112 614 2,770 347 255 456 150 400 1,590

78 28 47 69 34

6,237

41

8,627 3,310

1,249

80 656 2,179 761 387 145 344 1,242 50

14

28

244 1,361 3,410 2,670 200 690 2,112

80 4,276 155 1,110 1,322 307 1,254

40

1,034 495 239 250 55 791 2,922

60

1,732 1,167 5 5,911 1,120 160 1,650

680 91

29 30 94

1,155 1,253 188

25

290

1,121

50

300

136 500

75

290

68 99

42 136 853 592

8,074 75 86 119

2,090

82

0 0 112 0 0 3,745 571 4,795 0 568 5,116 0 2,810 0 315 95 0 675 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

397 1,010 4,221 1,322 0 2,360 5,086 985 227 2,098 6,689 50 1,397 0 26,376 2,872 8,585 2,000 12,016 0 1,142 0 22,939 0 548 2,945 30,923 7,304

0 894 0 0 50 638 0 440 261 0 661 0 226 0 1,729 966 0 168 1,648 934 0 65 0 304 125 234 107 308

422

1,122

564

5,183 1,417 0 240 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,332 0 0 7,783 0

1,697 1,389 670 6,830 36,109 1,807 4,029 328 0 7,140 4,166 14,386 800 2,566 1,345

2,104 0 636 2,203 120 276 896 0 0 445 1,386 2,094 23 770 432

Financial/Statistical Tables

Cascadia District

Assets & Liabilities

346

FINANCIAL REPORT - Table II, Part 1 January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012


WARRENTON WEST SALEM WILLAMETTE WILSONVILLE WOODBURN YAMHILL

Jane Hill Norman Barley Thomas Truby Lois Wagner William Benischek Daniel Wilson-Fey

CASCADIA DISTRICT TOTALS

Debt secured by church physical assets

Other Debt

Paid Apportionments

General Advance Specials

World Service Specials

Conerence Advance Specials

Other Connectional Mission & Ministry

Annual Conf Special Sundays

Given directly to UM causes

Given directly to non-UM benevolent & charitable causes

General Church Offerings (Human Relations, One Great Hour etc.)

Shared Ministries & Benevolences

Market value of all other churchowned assets

Cascadia District, cont. / Columbia District

Assets & Liabilities Value of church owned land, buildings & equipment

FINANCIAL REPORT - Table II, Part 1 January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012

36

37

38

39

40

42

43

44

46

47

48

49

50

380,400 1,640,000 1,000,000 658,709 2,727,225 759,944

21,303 72,019 24,000 21,914 215,730 152,416

0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 62,500 0

3,562 3,965 1,600 9,000 2,533 5,175

129 150 340 600 1,754 434

94,247,318

11,811,954

1,170,121

138,742

802,138

58,316

1,092,400 715,000 2,267,280 1,366,797 1,630,000 1,504,000 5,356,197 320,000 575,000 1,078,700 19,600,706 4,332,640 0 4,134,440 1,170,634 2,259,000

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