Filing articles of incorporation is legally required fora church to be classified as a nonprofit entity. Complete this fillable document then send to The River Conference, FMCUSA, and other financial institutions. Keep this document in a safe place that you can easily access when needed.
One of the most stressful seasons in the life a local church is the transition of a lead Pastor. Those who are transitioning or anticipate transitioning, please review our Transition Plan.
Sexual Harassment Policies & Training
The Free Methodist Church USA has a Church Legal and Administrative Resources Library on its website. If you are in need of more information related to children and youth ministries, employment, volunteers, etc. there are many downloadable resources available here.
Whether you are new to The River Conference, or just need an update on our policies, programs, and expectations, download our welcome packet. This contains a lot of valuable information that every pastor should know.
The River Conference owns and operates Emmanuel Pines, a year-round camp in Prescott AZ. Deer Flat Church, our church in Caldwell ID owns and operates Camp Cascade in Donnelly ID. The links below can take you to those respective camps.