Charge conference forms are to be completed and submitted on line.


You may download the 2022 CHURCH CONFERENCE AGENDA, SCHEDULE AND REPORT DUE DATES from our home page under Iroquois River District Forms. If you have any questions concerning your church conference date or time please contact Pat immediately.

2022 Church/Charge Conferences and Worship with Bishop Frank J. Beard

Date: Saturday, November 12

Location: Danville St James UMC, 504 N Vermilion St, Danville 61832

Theme: Seeking Joy and Excellence in Ministry

Schedule for the day -

12:30 - 1:00pm Gathering
1:00 - 1:45pm Church Conferences for Groups 1 and 2
1:45 - 2:15pm Fellowship/Refreshments/Choir Rehearsal
2:15 - 3:15pm Worship with Bishop Beard
3:15 - 3:45pm Conversation with Bishop Beard
3:45 - 4:00pm Dismissal for Groups 1 and 2
4:00 - 4:45pm Church Conferences for Groups 3 and 4

Group I churches: Champaign Faith, Champaign First, Champaign New Horizon, Danville St James, Gibson City, Mahomet, Quest, Sullivan, Tuscola, Urbana Wesley

Group II churches: Arcola, Centerville/Seymour/White Heath/Weldon, Chrisman, Fithian/Farmers Chapel, Loda, Middlefork/Gifford/Collison, Paxton, Pesotum, Rantoul/Fisher/Shiloh, Savoy, Sidell, St Joseph, Tolono/Sadorus, Watseka/Milford/Woodland

Group III churches: Arthur, Bellflower/Mt Vernon, Bement/Bondville, Camargo, Catlin, Cissna Park/Rankin, Donovan/Crescent City, Fairmount/Fairview/Georgetown, Farmer City/Weedman, Mansfield, Piper City/Melvin, Ridge Farm/Indianola, Urbana First, Urbana Jesus Love

Group IV churches: Allerton, Batestown/Union Corner, Countryside/Ogden, Danville First/Bowman Ave, Hindsboro, Homer, Hoopeston/Wellington, Newman/Murdock, Rossville/Bismarck, Sheldon, Oakwood/Broadlands/Hebron, Onarga/Gilman/Ashkum, Villa Grove,

Angie is asking all pastors to send a current picture of their church(es) doing ministry (mission trip, VBS, food pantry, etc.) to the District Office by Monday, Oct 17. These pictures will be part of the worship service at Charge Conference.

More details will be forthcoming. If you have any questions contact the district office.

Benefits Costs for 2023     

Please use the following information in planning your church budget for 2023 -                           
  • Health Insurance Allowance for a full-time pastor = $ 17,500. 
2023 Church's contribution to pastor's pension (Part 1) calculation
  • See instructions on 2022 Pastoral Compensation and Benefits Worksheet.
  • Those serving ¼ time or less are not eligible for pension. Lay Servants, Lay Speakers, CLMs, Supply Pastors and Retired Pastors are also not eligible for pension.
2023 Church's contribution to pastor's pension (Part 2) calculation
Full-time pastor = $5,700; 3/4 time pastor = $4,275; 1/2 time pastor = $2,850.  Those serving ¼ time or less are not eligible for CRSP pension. Lay Servants, Lay Speakers, CLMs, Supply Pastors and Retired Pastors are also not eligible.

Church's that qualify for an equalization lay member to Annual Conference in 2023 –