Welcome to TIIMSA

The United Methodist Church LogoTransitional/Intentional Interim Ministry Specialists Association
of The United Methodist Church

Equipping pastors to meet special congregational needs!

Our purpose is to advance intentional interim ministry in The United Methodist Church by developing policies and approving curriculum, training, and continuing education for TIIMS practitioners and trainers.

In this two-minute video, Bishop Janice Riggle Huie explains the importance of intentional interim ministry to the churches of the Texas Annual Conference.


  • advocates for “interim” ministry in The United Methodist Church,

  • trains TIIMS (Transitional Intentional Interim Ministry Specialists),

  • builds community among TIIMS, and

  • transforms local churches by repairing foundations and expanding horizons.TIIMSA Logo

Read the Press Release