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Cal-Pac Annual Conference has $3.6 million deficit for 2011

REDLANDS, Calif. — Bishop Minerva G. Carcano of the Los Angeles Episcopal Area revealed that the California-Pacific Annual Conference ended 2011 with a deficit of almost $3.6 million in her address to the annual conference on June 13, 2013. In addition Carcano described an accounting system with many layers of problems, including transfers from one […]

UM agency lowers East Africa bishop’s salary

By Rich Peck, United Methodist News Service… The UMC’s General Council on Finance and Administration, meeting Nov. 27-30 in Tampa, Fla., set the salary of East Africa Bishop Daniel Wandabula at $1,000 per month. Other bishops outside the United States will receive about $5,500 per month for 2013. The unprecedented action follows three audits conducted […]

UMC finance agency warns about East Africa Conference and files complaint against Bishop Wandabula

By United Methodist News Service, … The United Methodist Church’s finance agency announced today, Sept. 27, that it recommends general agencies, annual (regional) conferences and local churches withhold funding from the East Africa Annual Conference until further notice. In addition, the board of the General Council on Finance and Administration approved filing a formal complaint […]

New business manager for General Conference

A new business manager will play a lead role planning the next General Conference, the United Methodist Church’s top lawmaking assembly. The Rev. Alan Morrison, who for seven years has served the denomination’s finance agency as travel and meeting planning manager/General Conference business manager, is taking on expanded responsibilities. His new duties as the director […]