Welcome to TIIMSA


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

Equipping pastors to meet unique 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.

Rev. Dianne Christopher’s TIIMSA History Presentation
from 2019 Gathering on March 27, 2019:

“TIIMSA – Where it all began”


In this two-minute video, Bishop Janice Riggle Huie, now retired, 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┬álocal churches by repairing foundations and expanding horizons.TIIMSA Logo

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