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Charge/Church Conference Packet

Charge/Church Conference Packet


The primary responsibilities of the charge/church conference in the annual meeting shall be to review and evaluate the total mission and ministry of the church, receive reports, and adopt objectives and goals recommended by the church council that are in keeping with the objectives of The United Methodist churches.

These forms are provided to assist in preparation for your annual meeting however that happens (with the district superintendent presiding or at another time established by the congregation which also has been authorized by the district superintendent with an authorized elder presiding).  

All forms are fillable PDFs with the exceptions of Form 2, 3, and 13 (online forms) and Forms 5 and 7 (Microsoft Excel). Fill PDF forms using Adobe Reader (Windows or Mac) or Preview (Mac).

It is recommended that you download each PDF form, save it, and then complete it (remembering to save as you go along).
For an online form, it may be helpful to print a copy of the form to use in gathering needed information. Your final information needs to be submitted using the online form. To save a copy of your completed online form, proceed as though you are printing but change the printer option to “save as PDF”

  • Forms 5 and 7 are to be emailed to by December 1, 2019.
  • Other forms/reports shown in BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS are to be submitted to within two weeks of the conclusion of the annual charge/church conference. Please do not combine the forms/reports into one document. Please send each as in individual document.
  • Forms 2, 3, and 13 are automatically directed to the appropriate Minnesota Annual Conference department when submitted using the online format.
  • Other forms are to be completed and saved by the local church, but do not need to be submitted to the above address or the district office.
  • A copy of the minutes and attendance roster from the conference are to be forwarded to the district office.


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Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058