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Resources for Pastoral Transition

“Letting Go & Taking Hold”  |  2023 Pastoral Transition Webinars

Session 1 (May 3)
“Leaving Well”

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Session 2 (May 10)
“Transition Process”

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A recording of Session 2 is not available. Click above to view the Session 2 PowerPoint presentation

Session 3 (May 17)
“Best Practices”

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Session 4 (May 24)
“Church Assessment”

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General Personnel Resources

Staff-Parish Relations Committee
Manual & Appendix (2021-22)

Characteristics of Effective
and Ineffective SPRCs

Cabinet Response to Ineffective Pastoral Leadership

Accountable Reimbursement
Policies Q&A (GCFA)

Employment Law and
Personnel Guidelines (GCFA)

Conference Sexual and
Professional Misconduct Policy

Sample Sexual Misconduct
Policy for Local Churches

UMC Sexual Ethics

“Do No More Harm” – Resource for
Responding to Sexual Misconduct

Church Employee or
Independent Contractor?

Keeping Your Church
Compliant With E-Verify

Local Church Employee
Exit Checklist

Local Church Employee
Exit Interview Questionnaire

Staff Covenant

Guidelines for Developing
Job Descriptions

Resources for Annual Clergy Assessment

Theological Foundations
for Evaluations

Instructions for Completing
Annual Clergy Assessment

Clergy Assessment Document

Types of Evaluation

Authorization to Move Form

Tips for Moving

Housing Guidelines

for Elders, Local Pastors and Retired Supply

Parsonage Guidelines

Guidelines for Leaving Parsonage

Parsonage Move-In Checklist

Parsonage Move-Out Checklist

Cleaning Parsonages Between Appointments During Pandemic