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Commission on Ministry Introduces New Resource: "Concluding Ministry" to Assist Pastors Leaving a Call

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Over the years, it became increasingly apparent to the members of the New York Conference Commission on Ministry that some kind of guidance was necessary for those occasions when pastors left a call. Not only was this guidance necessary for the clergy members, but also for those whom the pastors were leaving.
In 2013, The Rev. John Werley, a retired pastor from the Black River / St. Lawrence Association and a member of the NY Conference Commission on Ministry, started gathering resources on this subject. From these resources, he produced a document called "Proposed Guidelines for Pastors Leaving a Call" which was adopted by the Black River / St. Lawrence Association. The Commission on Ministry encouraged Rev. Werley to continue his research, which resulted in the document you are about to read. Keep reading...

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