The Art of Transitional Ministry offers education in the skills of understanding and leading a congregation and faith community in journeys along with transitional terms.
This event is for pastors and leaders serving in congregations in
the midst of transitions in leadership, culture, context, and ministry. It is also appropriate for leaders that are serving in short-term transitional ministry positions, including interim and designated pastors, as well as installed/appointed pastors serving congregations in the midst of change.
Week One: Intro to Transitional Ministry
Week 1 is for pastors or congregational leaders serving or considering serving congregations in the midst of transitions in leadership, culture, context, and ministry. You will be introduced to best practices in transitional ministry: Entering the congregation and community;
Getting to know the church and community; Identifying the congregation’s strength and growing edges; Assuming responsibility for assisting the congregation in moving toward a vibrant future; Leaving the congregation in a healthy and appropriate way.
Rev. Susan McGee, Executive Presbyter of The Presbytery of Ohio Valley
Rev. Libby Rollins, Lynnhaven Presbyterian Church in Virginia Beach, VA
Procter Center is a mid- sized retreat and event facility for daytime and
overnight groups. The center rests on 60 acres of a 1,200+ acres site in predominately agricultural Madison County, Ohio. Procter Center is an
affiliate of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio.
Program Cost: $300
(does not include the cost of books/texts required)
Procter Room and Meal Rates:
Single Room: $600
Double Room: $400
(includes all meals, Sunday-Thursday dinner)
Commuter: $200 (meals only)