Ministry and Mission Budgeting
These expenditures will not affect the Assessments

This is how we fund our classis' ministry and mission budget. Committees can see which funds they are to steward.
Churches and leaders can see what supports available available and which committees have oversight.

Income:

        • Interest from investments
        • Subsidy from Corpus (if needed)

Expenses:

Pastoral Support
Under the direction of the Pastoral Care Committee and is used for the financial and 
educational support of pastors and their families in the exercise of ministry

Congregational Support
Under the direction of the Congregational Care Committee and is used for the financial 
and educational support of several congregations in the exercise of ministry

Candidates Supports
Under the direction of the Candidates and Examinations Committee and is used for the
financial and educational support of students enrolled under care as they prepare for 
ministry in the name of Christ.

Classis Minister(s)/Coordinator, etc.
(one of three focus areas from 2004 Strategic Plan)
Under the direction of the Program Committee
The salary and expenses for this category are covered in the operating budget.

Church Multiplication and Evangelism Support
(one of three focus areas from 2004 Strategic Plan)
Under the direction of the Church Multiplication Committee and is used for the financial 
and educational support of the emerging congregations of classis.

Classis Program Support
(one of three focus areas from 2004 Strategic Plan)
Under the direction of the Program Committee and is used to fund programs and events 
to strengthen and support the ministry of our classis.

Notes:

A: Requests to spend the Investment Corpus shall be approved by a vote of Classis meeting in Stated Session.

B: Budgets for the next year must be submitted to the Finance Committee no later than Sept. 15th of year.

Approved 10/14/2011