Interim Bishop of the Minnesota Conference
Interim episcopal oversight of the Minnesota Conference; spiritual and administrative leadership to laity and clergy; clergy appointments; presiding officer of annual conference; member, Council of Bishops; president, North Central Jurisdiction of the College of Bishops
Interim Episcopal Administrative Assistant, Registrar
Administrative support, travel details, calendar coordination and hospitality arrangements on behalf of the Dakotas-Minnesota Area interim bishops and cabinets; registrar assistance to Board of Ordained Ministry.
Front Desk Administrator, Camping Assistant
Receptionist, phones, mail, and reservation of meeting rooms for the Minnesota Conference, and administrative support to DK-MN Area Camp and Retreats
Conference Secretary, Administrative Assistant to Twin Cities District and the Finance Department
Responsible for the ‘Journal’, minutes and assistance during Annual Conference Session, and updates to the Policy and Procedure Manual. Appointments and events for Twin Cities superintendent and cabinet, general assistance to churches and pastors. Also provides general assistance to the finance department.
Director of Finance and Administration, Treasurer
Oversight of conference finance and administrative ministries including budget, audit, accounting, apportionments, statistics, clergy benefit plans, personnel management, investments, legal, property, and insurance
North Star District Administrative Assistant and Southern Prairie District Administrative Assistant
Appointments and events for superintendent and cabinet, general assistance to churches and pastors
DK-MN Area Camp and Retreat Coordinator
Dakotas-Minnesota Area Camp and Retreat Ministries coordinator
DK-MN Area Camp and Retreat Marketing and Outreach Project Coordinator
Supports the Camp and Retreat Ministries through the planning, coordination, and implementation of marketing and outreach projects and programs.
Accounting for Minnesota Annual Conference cash and credit card receipts and related activities. Accounting for MCBP, Inc Pension & Benefits.
Director of Connectional Ministries and Clergy Assistant to the Bishop
Programmatic ministry oversight, local church organization leadership training, clergy consultation
Accounts payable and expense reports.
Archivist/Record Manager and Database Coordinator
Minnesota United Methodist history; research on churches, clergy, and events; records retention consultation; liasion with Commission on Archives and History and the United Methodist Historical Society of Minnesota. Makes updates to Brick River database and assists with the People Portal and Church Dashboard.
Designs materials, updates website, prepares the weekly MN Bulletin Board e-newsletter, disseminates information via social media channels, responds to general communications inquiries
DK-MN Area Camp and Retreat Accountant
Accounts payable for conference, accounting for Dakotas-Minnesota Area Camp and Retreat Ministries
Administrative Assistant of the Dakotas and Minnesota Methodist Foundations
Lead District Administrative Assistant, River Valley District Administrative Assistant
Church conference forms, appointments and events for superintendent and cabinet, general assistance to churches and pastors
DK-MN Area Director of New Church Development
Strategically identifies areas and audiences ripe for new churches, including multi-site ministries and cultivating partner/parent churches that can reach into those areas; provides direction, resources, training, and appropriate intervention for effective stewardship of people and resources
Twin Cities District Superintendent
Superintending the work of the Twin Cities District
Congregational Development and Events Administrator
Coordinates events for the conference, promotes healthy churches and church plants
North Star District Superintendent
Superintending the work in the North Star District
Conference financial statements; new general ledger accounts, reports, funds, etc.; bank relations; wire transfers; conference insurance and group workers’ compensation insurance; charitable remainder trusts issues; annual audit issues; and conference tax filings.
Youth Ministry Team Co-chair
Youth ministries co-chair along with Sami Tierney.
President/CEO of the Dakotas and Minnesota Methodist Foundations
Invests money for churches and works with them on legacy giving and permanent endowments, provides planned giving seminars, coaches clergy, consults with finance committees, provides stewardship materials and training, and assists with capital campaigns.
Director of Communications
Oversees conference communications and communication strategies; disseminates information and feature stories; provides consultation and resources to clergy and lay leaders; edits the weekly MN Connect e-newsletter; serves as media spokesperson
Office and Technology Coordinator
Organizes office functions; reception; responds to general inquiries; technology
Benefits area administrative support
Program Assistant of the Dakotas and Minnesota Methodist Foundations
Racial Justice Organizer
Racial justice organizer for the Minnesota Conference
Benefits Officer, Executive Director of MCBPI
Pension benefits, medical benefits, HealthFlex Exchange, pastor compensation forms
Director of Congregational Vitality
Works with congregations and pastors on congregational health and vitality. Helps address personnel or conflict issues. Contact Susan about Rule of Christ, Safe Gatherings, Boundaries and Ethics training, Congregational Response Team, Conversations at the Crossroads, SPRC Trainings, Choosing the Faithful Path, Ending Well, On-Boarding, and Interim Pastor Training.
DK-MN Area Director of Clergy Well-Being
Leads the implementation of programming related to a $1 million Lilly grant used for financial literacy and debt-reduction for pastors
Connectional Ministries Program Assistant
Assistant Controller, Database Manager
Brick River database, apportionments, and table questions
DK-MN Area Director of Camp & Retreat Ministries
Oversight of conference camp, retreat, and off-site ministries, including financial, fund development, site operations, programs, camp council development, camping ministry personnel, and capital improvements for the Dakotas and Minnesota Conferences
Technology and Ministry Specialist
Resources clergy and churches in the area of digital ministry
Director of Leadership Development
Creates and delivers a comprehensive system of leadership development from recruitment to deployment
Youth Ministry Team Co-chair
Youth ministries co-chair along with Catie Levenick.
Southern Prairie District Superintendent
Superintending the work in the Southern Prairie District
Director of Foundation Relations of the Dakotas and Minnesota Methodist Foundations
Assisting with the Minnesota United Methodist Foundation. Contact for info on stock gifts/transfers.
River Valley District Superintendent
Superintending the work in the River Valley District
Global Connections and Missional Initiatives Coordinator
Oversees outreach ministries of compassion and justice and partnerships for the conference