Leadership, Jobs, Roles & Ministry
Alabama-West Florida Conference Leadership/Staff and Lay Ministries
District Leaders, Committees, and Meetings
Local Church Leadership Roles & Job Descriptions
Find a Job, Post a Job
Opportunities for Leadership Training
- Alabama-West Florida Conference Academy for Congregational Excellence
- Leadership Series Webinar Archives Available at AWFUMC.org
- Download Training Presentations.
- From a past Pensacola District workshop: Thank you to GO InterNational for permission to post the following PowerPoint presentations on the topic of leadership (in pdf):
- Download January 2008 memo to Secretaries (still applicable today)
- District Training Events. The Pensacola District CORE Team at times provides FREE leadership training opportunities for YOUR church leaders. Visit the Pensacola District Message Board for information about upcoming workshops.
- Conference Training Events. For leadership training events offered within the Alabama-West Florida Conference area visit www.awfumc.org.
- Lay Speaking Training Events. See our Lay Speaking Ministry page.
MEF Monies available for Seminary Students. If you are a certified candidate attending seminary you are eligible for Ministerial Education Funds (MEF) from our conference. At the "Ministerial Services" tab (http://www.awfumc.org/BoardofOrdainedMinistrymServices
) at awfumc.org, you can download the Ministerial Education Fund application. Students can also find known scholarship opportunities and conference policies concerning MEF in the Policies and Procedures Manual at the same website. Please note: If you received MEF monies last semester, it is your responsibility to see that your seminary registrar sends a verification of the number of hours being taken in the term in which you are currently enrolled to the Director of Ministerial Services for the Alabama West Florida Conference,
- Ministerial Course of Study and Licensing page at the Alabama-West Florida Conference website.
- Student Scholarships and Loans. Students who need financial help for college costs can apply online for United Methodist scholarships or loans. Students can also repay their loans online. Visit www.gbhem.org and click on the Loans and Scholarships button. The AWF United Methodist Foundation provides scholarships. See also the AWF Conference Board of Ordained Ministry page.
- Young People - Grants for Ministries with Young People. (GBOD) - Grants are available to fund dynamic, creative ministries with young people that can serve as model programs for other organizations throughout the connection. Visit http://www.gbod.org.
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