2015 Yellowstone Annual Conference Journal

The full 2015 Journal of the Annual Conference session is available as a downloadable PDF format.

If you wish to scroll individual sections, please refer to the separated documents below.

 Covers Front and back cover (PDF)  
  Inside Front Cover  (PDF)  
     
 Section I Introductory Information (PDF)  
  2015 Harry Denman Evangelism Award    6
  Officers of the Annual Conference    7
  Table of Contents    9
     
 Section II Conference Officiary (PDF)   11
     
 Section III Daily Proceedings - Minutes of the Annual Conference (PDF)   29
     
 Section IV Business of the Annual Conference (PDF)   41
     
 Section V  Appointments, Clergy and Lay Directories (PDF)   59
  Appointments   59
  Church Directory   65
  Clergy and Other Appointed Personnel   79
  Surviving Spouses    99
  Missionaries Related to Conference  101
  Former Bishops  102
  Lay Directory  103
     
 Section VI Reports (PDF)  113
  Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry Report to Annual Conference 2015  113
  Board of Trustees Report to Annual Conference 2015  116
  Board of Pensions and Health Benefits Report to Annual Conference 2015  118
  Council on Finance & Administration Report to Annual Conference 2015   121
  2015 Budget-Tiered  123
  2015 Notes to Budget  124
  2015 General Policies  128
  Minimum Salary Schedule  131
  Audit  133
  YAC 2016 Comprehensive Budget Funding Plan  149
  Mission Shares  152
     
 Section VII Report of the Cabinet (PDF)  155
     
 Section VIII  Memoirs (PDF)  157
     
 Section IX Roll of the Honored Dead (PDF)  159
     
 Section X Historical (PDF)  163
     
 Section XI Rules and Guiding Policies of the Conference (PDF)  165
  Conference Rules  
  A - Team and Agencies to Accomplish Our Work in Mission  167
  B - Financial Rules  177
  C - Appointments (Mission Shares) and Adjustment  180
  D - Ministerial Rules  182
  E - Organization of the Annual Conference Session  182
  F - Parliamentary Procedures  185
  G - Conference Membership Qualifications, Tenure, Terms and Vacancies  190
  H - Lay Circuits  192
  I - Camps and Other Conference-related Institutions  192
  J - Pension and Other Benefits  193
  K - Pastoral Moving Expenses  195
  L - Expenses Paid by the Local Church  197
  M - Travel Reimbursement  197
  N - Minimum Salary Plan  198
  O - Parsonage Standards  200
     
  Guiding Policies  201
     
 Section XII Pastoral Records (PDF)  207
     
 Section XIII Statistical Tables (PDF)  223
     
 Section XIV Index (PDF)  253