Credential/Church Reports

Instructions for 2016 Reports

Every credential holder must file an annual report. Please follow these instructions carefully to complete your required report(s).

Please Note:
All of the 2016 reports are fillable, PDF documents that need to be downloaded.

There are two ways to download the required form:
1.) Right mouse click on the link and download the form.
2.) Click on the link to open it in your web browser. After opening it in your web browser, you can then download it.

After downloading it, complete it, and then save and/or print a copy for your records. Once it is completed, please email it as an attachment to Rev. James Coulston at generalsecretary@emchurch.org. If needed, you may send it to EMC Headquarters, P.O. Box 17070, Indianapolis, IN  46217


For Pastors in Charge of EMC Congregations
Submit Forms M1946, M1000 & M1005

Form M1946: Have a copy of the church’s statistical report from last year and a 2016 summation of the 12 monthly Treasurer’s Reports (Form F900 page 14) ready for use in preparing this report.

The STATISTICAL Section reflects your personal compilation of ministry data for the year.
The FINANCIAL Section may be completed using the information from a compiled yearly treasurer’s report (F900).

Form M1000: This additional report is a record of your personal and church ministry for the year as well as your continuing education credits. It will be included as your personal report in the pre-conference materials and subsequent conference minutes. Concentrate on key accomplishments, plans for the New Year, and the ongoing denominational Missional Priorities.

Form M1005: This report is the Post-Annual Church Conference Report and includes boards and committee officers and staff information.


For All Other Elders, Admitted on Trial and Local Preachers

Form M1001: Complete and submit to HQ. For Superannuated or Supernumerary ministers, no report is required. However, we would appreciate hearing from you of any ministerial service, activities or functions.


For Deacons or Deaconesses

Form M1002: Complete and submit.


For All Credential Holders

Upon completion of your report, save and/or print out a copy for yourself. Reports should be submitted via email but printed reports can be mailed to the address below. All reports are required by January 31st.


General Conference of the Evangelical Methodist Church
P.O. Box 17070
Indianapolis, IN 46217
Phone: 317.780.8017
Fax: 317.780.8078

LINKS: 2016 Required Reports
Form M1000 EMC Pastor’s Ministry Report
Form M1001 EMC Credential Holders (Not pastoring EM Church)
Form M1002 Deacon/Deaconess
Form M1005 Post-Annual Church Conference Report
Form M1946 Statistical Report