The Office of Connectional Ministry provides leadership in three major areas:
- Pursuing the trajectory and Next Steps as defined in the Bishop’s Mission Plan;
- Guiding alignment between Conference groups and the trajectory;
- And shepherding strategic plans for ministries, in collaboration with the Extended Cabinet.
Rev. Jim Polk
Director of Connectional Ministry and Assistant to the Bishop
The Director of Connectional Ministry serves as the Assistant to the Bishop, has major responsibility for guiding the alignment of The Trajectory and the structure of the Annual Conference, and fulfills the functions assigned to the Director of Connectional Ministries.
Administrative Assistant of Mission and Ministry
The Administrative Assistant for Connectional Ministry serves as the assistant to the Director of Connectional Ministry and provides support for the ongoing implementation of the Bishop’s Mission Plan.