Biographical Ballot

Learn about the candidates on this year’s Ballot.

Business Agenda

2024 Business Agenda (full agenda coming in June)

Reports of the Church of the Brethren, Inc.

  1. Report of the Church of the Brethren Mission and Ministry Board
  2. Report of the Leadership Team
  3. Report of the Annual Conference Program and Arrangements Committee
  4. Report of the Pastoral Compensation and Benefits Advisory Committee
  5. Report of the Delegates to Christian Churches Together
  6. Report of the Delegates to the National Council of Churches of Christ
  7. Report of the Delegates to the World Council of Churches

Reports of the Annual Conference Agencies

  1. Report of the Bethany Theological Seminary
  2. Report of Eder Financial
  3. Report of On Earth Peace

Reports of Selected Standing Committee Sub-committees

  1. Report: Developing a Process for Addressing Concerns with Annual Conference Agencies
  2. Report: Negotiating and Drafting Agency Covenants

Unfinished Business

  1. Query: Standing with People of Color
  2. Query: Breaking Down Barriers – Increasing Access to Denominational Events
  3. Request for an Annual Conference Study on Calling Denominational Leadership

New Business

  1. Mandate for the 2025-2027 Review and Evaluation Committee
  2. Recommendation for a One-Time Change in Tenure for Review and Evaluation Committee
  3. Housing Equity Fund Recommendations
  4. Query: A New Model of Denominational Structure (includes translations in French, Haitian Creole, and Spanish)
  5. Proposed Memorandum of Understanding Updating Polity for Bethany Theological Seminary
  6. Proposed Update of Polity Related to On Earth Peace
  7. Recommended Cost of Living Adjustment to the Minimum Cash Salary Table for Pastors

Delegate Briefing

Table Facilitator Training Video