Intentional – appointed for a specific purpose including but limit to:
-Aftercare in the event of clergy disability, death or misconduct
-Paragraph 213 Assessments
-Sabbatical Leave support
Interim – appointed for a designated time period agreed upon in advance
- Interim appointments may be made for less than full time service
- Interim appointments may be made at times other than annual conference
- The length of Interim service is established in advance and may be for less than one year
IIMS are experienced, effective clergy specially trained to meet special congregational needs.
They do all that the pastor is placed to do, but with the clear strategies of the four formative tasks.