These documents explain the pastoral transition process, from dissolution of a current pastoral relationship through the Interim period, missions study, and the seeking and calling of a new pastor. It also contains forms that need to be completed by church and/or pastor along the way. These resources pertain primarily to installed, full-time positions. However, there is a document that outlines the Stages of the Process for Part-Time and Stated Supply Pastors (pp. 10-17).
Click the links below (in order by topic) to open/download the various documents of the first section of the Committee on Ministry Manual in .PDF or .DOC (Microsoft Word) format:
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