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Resources: Pastoral Transition

The Lewis Center draws upon years of research and training in offering resources for pastors preparing to move from one congregation to another and for denominational leaders who wish to do regional training to prepare those leaving ministry in one place and beginning in a new setting.
The Right Start: Beginning Ministry in a New Setting – Pastor's Version

This video-based learning resource is designed to assist individual pastors as they prepare to finish their ministry with one congregation and begin ministry in a new setting. It includes video instructional segments, resources, planning aids, and supplementary materials. Click here for more information or to purchase. $59

The Right Start: Beginning Ministry in a New Setting – Group Training Version

This video-based training resource is designed for group training sessions conducted by conferences, districts, or other judicatories. It includes video sessions in segments that can be interspersed with group discussion and easily used in conjunction with other topics covered by local leadership. The package also includes handouts, supplementary materials, and facilitation aids. Click here for more information or to purchase. $199

Other Resources for Pastors and Congregations in Transition