Paragraph 357 of the 2016 Book of Discipline contains complete information about clergy retirement status and procedures, including the requirement that "requests for retirement shall be stated in writing to the bishop, cabinet, and Board of Ordained Ministry at least one hundred and twenty day prior to the date on which retirement is to be effective."  

To apply with BOM for retirement, contact the Conference Relations Registrar, Julia Nielsen.

For questions about the Pre-Retirement Seminar, contact the BOM Retirement Liaison.
For questions about pension and benefits, contact Josh Alexander, Human Resources Manager at the Conference office.
Here's a link to the Retirement section of the GBOPHB website.


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