Transition Workshop

Managing the Change of Pastor
with Grace, Gratitude, & Hope

Please read this letter from Bishop Devadhar which includes a transition calendar which you are encouraged to use: Letter from Bishop Devadhar.

Here are additional special Guidelines for Pastoral Transitions in 2020.

A PowerPoint presentation will be used during the workshop. Here is a handout of the slides: Transition Workshop.

Below are three sections of a virtual notebook (download, save the links, or print as desired). Section Three is provided in 3 parts below because of size.

Sections One & Two (Note: Accompanying material for Section One is in the PowerPoint slide handout above)
Please watch the Cross Cultural/Cross Racial Appointments video before the workshop if possible.
Zoom access to the Transition Workshop on May 30, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.:

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Meeting ID: 975 8070 9490
Password: 889731
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Telephone: +1 929 205 6099
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To help congregations and pastors transition successfully in these challenging times, the Lewis Center is offering the The Right Start - Beginning Ministry in a New Setting COVID-19 Supplement  free-of-charge.