Annual Form Requirements
The Trustee Legal and Property Report and Parsonage Inspection Form are required to be submitted at the church's fall church conference.
Trustees Legal and Property Report - this form should be completed annually by June 1 and should also be submitted by to the District Office annually. Click here to find out the date of last filing for your Statement of Continued Existence.
Parsonage Inspection Form - this form should be completed annually by June 1.
Forms can be mailed/emailed to the District Office. Alternately, to submit either the Trustees Legal and Property Report or Parsonage Inspection Form electronically, first go to www.westhioumc.org and log in. (Trustee Chairs, Pastors and Church Data Administrators have access to these electronic forms.) Once you have logged in go to My Church, Local Church Reports, Annual Reporting, 2022. You can enter the data or upload a scanned copy of your completed form. Contact the District Office if you need assitance logging in to the website.
Updated Minimum Insurance Recommendations from the General Council on Finance and Administration
West Ohio Insurance Guidelines and Insurance Company Listing
The Book of Discipline recommends that churches perform insurance reviews annually.
Perform an annual "Building Checkup"
Every church should have a Safe Sanctuaries policy in place. Here are resources for helping your church with that process: Safe Sanctuaries. Find more information about Safe Sanctuaries policies and trainings in the West Ohio Conference here.