Transitions in the life of a congregation can be full of challenges and opportunities, anxieties and excitements.
When a transition is due to a change in pastoral leadership, there are generally particular tasks that need to be accomplished in order for a congregation to move forward. These tasks include:
The clearer a church and pastoral search committee is about its vision, needs, values, and sense of mission, the more likely it will be effective in finding candidates that offer a “good match” in leadership style, experience, and skills.
Sand Bur Consulting can assist a church or pastoral search committee with these tasks.
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