Governing Committees

We invite you to consider serving on one of our key Governing Committees of the church. If you feel you are qualified and wish to serve, please contact Lynne M. at The nominating committee is active in the September-November fall season.

Nominations Committee
The Nominations Committee oversees the identification, development and care for the volunteer leaders at MUMC. Key initiatives include preparing the annual nomination slate and providing oversight of volunteer service and leadership development at the church. Meetings are held on Tuesday evenings, primarily in the fall and early winter, with six meetings annually. Joining the Nominations team is a three year commitment with three positions opening each year.
Questions: Lynne M. at

Finance Committee
The Finance Committee develops and administers a coordinated plan of fiscal and administrative policies and procedures for the church. It oversees the financial health of the church, reviews the annual audit, provides financial direction, and communicates the church’s financial condition to the Church Council. Joining the Finance Committee is a three year commitment with three positions opening each year. Meetings are generally held on the last Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.
Questions: Contact Lucy T. at

Staff Parish Relations Committee
The Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) acts as a liaison between the congregation and its staff and clergy. The committee sets employment policy, guides the work of the management team and ensures MUMC is a fulfilling work environment. Meetings are usually held on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Joining the SPRC is a three year commitment with three positions opening each year. Members of this committee cannot be related to a MUMC staff member.
Questions: contact Donna C. at

Board of Trustees
This Board is charged with the care and maintenance of church property on all campuses (real, personal and intellectual) and holds title to the church’s property, buildings and equipment. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month. Trustees must be at least 18 years of age. Key items include establishing policies and practices regarding church property, disaster planning, and contracts. Joining the Board of Trustees is a three year commitment with three positions opening each year.
Questions: Contact Doug G. at

Permanent Endowment
The Permanent Endowment board generates awareness of legacy giving; promotes planned gifts; receives, invests, and administers in trust for Foundation bequests and legacy gifts. Meets by agreement of the members. Members should possess an interest in finance, legacy fundraising, management, or marketing.
Questions: Contact Bruce H. at

Lay Delegate to the Cal-Pac Conference
Lay Delegates represent our church, along with our pastors, at legislative sessions of the Cal-Pac Annual Conference. During the annual meeting, a variety of proposals are considered on issues and policies that will have impact on United Methodist churches across Southern California and Hawaii, Pacific Islands and Guam. Meetings are held at the University of Redlands, from June 18-20, 2015. Lay Delegates should have an interest in being actively engaged in the legislation of the church and be able to commit to multiday out-of-town Annual Conference meetings.
Questions: Contact Lynne M. at