To be completed by all Pastors. In instances where the current Pastor is disaffiliating but the church will remain United Methodist, the checklist is required from the disaffiliating pastor. This will assist the incoming Pastor begin the work with the church. The only exception for completion of this checklist is if the church is disaffiliating in July 2023.
This is a checklist of tasks, information lists, and helpful actions you should complete before your moving day. This will help the new pastor to get his/her feet on the ground immediately and serve the congregation in an adequate way than moving in uninformed.
Your reimbursement check for moving expenses will not be issued until this form has been fully completed and submitted to the District Office. **
A copy will automatically be forwarded to your District Superintendent, your Administrative Assistant to the DS, and the District Office.
In addition, you should forward copies of this form (you’ll receive a complete copy via email when you submit it) along with any required lists or other documentation to:
- The incoming pastor
- The Chair of your sending church’s Pastor/Parish Relations Committee
- The Chair of your sending church’s Board of Trustees
You may click the link below for a planning tool for this form. This download is a pdf version tool for planning purposes only. This tool will help identify the types of information required for this form. Once this form is started, you may not put it on hold and return to it.