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CONGREGATION LIFE RESOURCES
Call Process in Congregations – “Our pastor has resigned; What now?”
Vacancy Handbook: “From Pastoral Vacancy to Installation” – A 25 page tool to guide congregations from pastoral vacancy to installation.
Candidacy – How does one become a pastor or other rostered leader?
Close as Act of Mission – How some congregations face a tough choice
Salary Guidelines – Compensation recommendations
FCTE – First Call Theological Education
Youth Protection Policy for Synod-sponsored Youth Events
Safe Church resources, including the synod Statement of Policy Regarding Sexual Misconduct by Members of the Clergy and Rostered Layperson
New and Renewing Congregation Grants