Items Tagged "Pastoral Appointments"
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Changing Pastors? It’s Going to be Okay with Bob Kaylor
United Methodist pastor and author offers assurance and tips on what to do when your church gets a new pastor. Listen
We’re getting a new pastor! What can I do?
When leadership changes, so do churches. A pastor who has been there before shares lessons learned and tips to make things work well right from the start. Read More
Conference sues breakaway church over assets
United Methodist Illinois Great Rivers Conference wants court to declare it holds church property of departing congregation. Read More
A prayer for pastors and churches in transition
Pastoral appointments, are, as Ben Gosden says, “a time to say goodbye and hello.” As a pastor who has experienced transition, he offers a prayer for the constancy of God’s love. Read More
Guide to pastoral transitions
A new leader has ninety days to prove him or herself according to author Michael Watkins. Read tips for successful transitions to a new church. Read More
When a church gets a new pastor, is it responsible for moving expenses of the pastor leaving?
What about the new pastor arriving? Learn more here: Read More
Are the new pastoral appointments posted online?
The answer may depend on your annual conference. Read More
Our pastor is being moved to another church. How is this decision made?
There are several common misconceptions about the appointment process. Learn more here: Read More
New wrinkle in appointment security
The United Methodist connection has been abuzz about a letter calling into question whether General Conference really ended clergy job guarantees. Read More
Retired pastor supports young, new clergy
Western Pennsylvania mentoring program aims to fight the stress and burnout first-time clergy often face. Read More
GC2012: Vote ends guaranteed appointments
Item passes quickly on May 1 consent calendar among other measures; effort to reconsider fails. Read More
Henderson Named Director of Global Health Initiative
United Methodist Communications has named the Rev. Gary R. Henderson executive director of the new Global Health Initiative.
United Methodist Bishops Meeting in Myrtle Beach, S.C. April 29-May 4;
More than 100 United Methodist Bishops from around the world will gather for their semi-annual meeting in Myrtle Beach, S.C. April 29-May 4, with key elements of the agenda focused on their role in the growing global denomination. Read More
Ministry commission hears survey results on report
A report recommending "profound" changes to the ministerial leadership of The United Methodist Church was meant to spur conversations. It has done its job. Read More
Houston Bishop Janice Huie Begins Term as United Methodist Bishops’ President
Bishop Janice Riggle Huie of Houston today took the gavel as president of The United Methodist Council of Bishops.