Attendance at a transition workshop is an important piece of a successful pastoral transition. Two workshops have been scheduled for 2022. Each will be held by Zoom. Full-time pastors and at least one member of the SPRC for congregations that are being served by full-time pastors are required to attend one of these. Part-time pastors and at least one member of the SPRC for congregations that are being served by part-time pastors are strongly encouraged to attend one of these.
Below are three sections of a virtual notebook (download, save the links, or print as desired). Section Three is provided in 3 parts below because of size:
Frequently requested documents from the Notebook
The New England Conference Benefits Office has a webpage for clergy changing appointments.
To help congregations and pastors transition successfully in these challenging times, the Lewis Center is offering the The Right Start - Beginning Ministry in a New Setting COVID-19 Supplement free-of-charge. It can be viewed on the site as well as downloaded. This article also addresses some COVID-19 issues and appointment changes: Effective Pastoral Transitions in the Time of COVID-19.