77 W. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602
Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries
Northern Illinois Chapter
PAUMCS is... a professional support and networking association through which The United Methodist Church nurtures the ministry of its church office administration. The General Council on Finance and Administration is charged “To provide guidance and consultation for continuing education of church secretaries, including establishment of training and certification programs, and to provide assistance to the Professional Association of United Methodist Church Secretaries.” (Book of Discipline 2008, ¶ 807.19).
- United Methodist Church secretaries, administrative assistants, support staff, personal secretaries, office managers, receptionists
- paid and volunteer
- currently working and retired
- serving local churches, districts, agencies, and annual conferences
2013 Spring Workshop ~ in the Districts
Serving Servants: A New Approach in Recruiting Volunteers
Wednesday, May 8
Aurora & Elgin Districts
1 – 3 pm (12:30 pm Registration)
14 N. May Street (at Galena), Aurora, IL 60506
To Register: Barbara Pufundt, email@example.com; 847-931-0710 x 11
Chicago Northwestern & Chicago Southern Districts
9 – 11:30 am (8:30 am Registration)
First UMC at the Chicago Temple
77 W. Washington St., 2nd Floor, Chicago IL 60602
To Register: Debbie Rogers, firstname.lastname@example.org; 312-346-9766 x 732
DeKalb & Rockford Districts
9 – 11 am (8:30 am Registration)
709 4th Avenue, Rochelle, IL
To Register: Betsy Smith, email@example.com; 815-561-8285
The District Superintendents are encouraging church office staff to participate in the half-day workshop offered May 8 by the Northern Illinois Conference Professional Association of United Methodist Secretaries (PAUMCS).
The workshop Serving Servants will present an exciting, new & proven approach to recruiting volunteers in the church setting. It will be offered concurrently in each of the 3 Regional Districts on the same morning or afternoon to make it more accessible for everyone in the NIC. A book of the same title, written and presented by PAUMCS members at the 2012 PAUMCS Annual Conference in Virginia, will soon be available.
The cost of the workshop is $15 per person, payable to NIC PAUMCS at the workshop. Pre-registration to the Workshop Contact via email or phone is required & appreciated to prepare for adequate materials & hospitality.
Transportation: We are encouraging everyone to carpool or use public transportation. We will work with those who register to help coordinate transportation needs.