Good Time to Review Clergy Age Trends in Your Conference


As Boards of Ordained Ministry conduct interviews and Cabinets make appointments, it may be good to review the age trends among elders, deacons, and local pastors in your conference. The short video Clergy Age Trends in the United Methodist Church (4:21) gives you and your colleagues a snapshot of recent figures and trends for your conference. A full report is also available for download.

Summary video of 2017 Clergy Age findings. Download this video free.

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About Author

Dr. Lovett H. Weems, Jr.

Lovett H. Weems Jr. is senior consultant at the Lewis Center for Church Leadership, distinguished professor of church leadership emeritus at Wesley Theological Seminary, and author of several books on leadership.