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Our Church's Wider Mission
WHAT IS “OCWM” IN OUR CHURCH BUDGET?
OCWM stands for “Our Church’s Wider Mission” which represents financial support each UCC congregation contributes for the funding of Conference and national ministries. OCWM has two components:
BASIC SUPPORT dollars are allocated:
SPECIAL SUPPORT includes:
According to the UCC website, OCWM managed a spending plan of $15,822,061 in 2004. Traditionally, FCCB has contributed 10% of our budget to OCWM efforts. How much will we contribute this year?
HAVE YOU CHECKED THE U.C.C. WEBSITE?
When you are surfing the net, try checking www.ucc.org to learn more about The United Church of Christ, of which FCCB is a member. You may be interested to learn more about guidelines for a Pastoral Relations Committee (click on “Ministries”) or OCWM.