Filing articles of incorporation is legally required for any churches to be classified as a nonprofit entity. Complete this fillable document to provide your Articles 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. Congregants often compare the loss of an effective lead pastor to the loss of family member, confidante, or close friend. 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, policies and procedures, liability, or property, 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.