2019 Delegation Elections: Laity Profile Form

Please note: After answering the covenant questions, the profile questions will appear. Once you start this form, there isn't a save button. We recommend drafting your answers outside of this form and pasting them in when you're ready to submit. Download this Word document to draft your answers. You will be asked to submit a picture with your application.

I am interested in being elected as a lay delegate from the Missouri Annual Conference to the 2020 General and/or Jurisdictional Conferences. 

Personal Information
*First Name
*Last Name
*Address 1
*Address 2
*City
*State
*Zip
*Phone
*Email
*Church Name
*District
Covenant Questions
*I verify the following:

I verify that I meet the requirements found in The 2016 Book of Discipline for a lay delegate: professing member in the United Methodist Church for at least 2 years; active participation in the United Methodist Church for at least 4 years; and current active membership in a United Methodist Church in the Missouri Conference.

I verify
I do not verify
*I agree to the following:

If elected, I will live out the expectations of leaders in our conference and fulfill the expectations of delegates stated in the “Information for Prospective Lay Delegates.”

I agree
I do not agree
Profile Questions

Please note there is a 1,000 character limit per each question.

*Share any relevant background information including leadership experience both within the church and in other areas of your life. max length 1000 characters
*Describe your personal practices of intentional faith development that strengthen your spiritual engagement with God and your capacity for fruitful leadership in the church. max length 1000 characters
*Why do you seek election as a lay delegate representing the Missouri Conference? max length 1000 characters

If you’re interested in being elected only to Jurisdictional Conference, indicate that in your answer.

*How will your involvement in General Conference 2020 support the church to fulfill the mission “to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world”? max length 1000 characters
*Since the primary focus for Jurisdictional Conference is to elect new bishops, what qualifications do you think the church needs in its future episcopal leaders? max length 1000 characters
*Photo

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You must verify that you meet the requirements found in The 2016 Book of Discipline for a lay delegate to continue this application. If you do not meet the requirements, you are not eligible to be considered for the delegation elections.

You must agree to live out the expectations of leaders in our conference and fulfill the expectations of delegates stated in the “Information for Prospective Lay Delegates" to continue this application. If you do not agree, you are not eligible to be considered for the delegation elections.

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