Items Tagged "Clergy Leadership"
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Who guides the pastors we turn to for guidance?
We look to our leaders for spiritual advice but who advises them? For Pastor Appreciation Month, clergy talk about mentors who changed their lives. Read More
Part-time pastors claiming more pulpits
As ordained elder numbers decline, The United Methodist Church is depending more on bivocational and other part-time local pastors. Read More
The ‘why’ behind the Vibrant Church Initiative
Twenty-nine congregations in the Texas Conference said “yes” to the VCI process which provides resources, strategies and support to church leaders who participate. Read More
Hey, coach! Changing the culture of the church
What does changing a football team have to do with changing a church? For Rev. Karen Vannoy, "If we compromise basic principles in order to make people happy, our leadership is just confusing." Read More
Part-time pastors claiming more pulpits [clone for review - don’t archive]
As ordained elder numbers decline, The United Methodist Church is depending more on bivocational and other part-time local pastors Read More
The pastor of the largest UM church in Missouri wants you to keep your phone on and out during services to say what's on your mind. View
TV Weatherman Pastor
Weather, like life, can change quickly. One Maine meteorologist, who is also a minister, says his jobs require surprisingly similar skills. View
Facebook fans tell traits they appreciate most in pastors
United Methodists reveal what they like most about their leaders. See what tops the list. Read More
Church continues to see clergy aging trend
Report finds young elders slightly up in percentage, though big shift is toward local pastors. Read More
UMTV: Seminarian Supports Military Kids
"Kids serve too. Small programs can make a huge difference." Learn how United Methodist Lazy F Camp focuses on the children of the deployed. View
Can the pastor be the chairperson of a committee?
Learn how The Book of Discipline addresses this question. Read More
Does The United Methodist Church discourage pastors from having contact with their former members?
Is it true that The United Methodist Church discourages pastors from having contact with members of congregations that they previously served? Read More
Church agency examines forms of ministry for lay, clergy
The United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry is planning a series of churchwide discussions on the types of pastoral ministry offered in the denomination. Read More