Initial Information Meeting


Talk through the Calling a Pastor Checklist and become familiar with terms used during the call process.

Set a timeline for:

Call Committee meeting dates:
– Meet with MMF to review demographic report and the Pastoral Profile Survey results
– Meet to receive pastoral information from President Newman
– Meet to analyze, discuss, and rank nominees
– Meet to interview top nominees

Completion of the Congregation Self-Study

Conduct the Pastoral Survey with the whole congregation

Schedule (pencil-in) congregation meeting date to receive survey results and call for nominations

Deadline for receiving nominations

Submit submitted names, Self-Study materials and Pastoral Profile Report to President Newman’s office

Schedule (pencil-in) congregation meeting date for Call Service

Discuss vacancy pastor arrangements.

Afterward, call committee submits the timeline for congregational approval and communicates ongoing progress to the leaders and membership

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