LEADERSHIP

CANDIDACY

Candidacy in the ELCA is the church-wide process of preparation and formation leading to approval for public ministries: pastor and deacon.
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THE CALL PROCESS

INTERIM PASTORS NETWORK

Sooner or later, every congregation will experience a pastoral transition. It is a time of unique importance in a congregation’s life. At one time, a pastoral vacancy was viewed as a period of time to maintain, to keep things going and to find a new pastor as quickly as possible.

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HEALTHY LEADERS

The Healthy Leaders initiative formed from the tragedy of a pastoral suicide in the Delaware-Maryland Synod and by a 2013 Synod Assembly resolution.

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LEADERSHIP TOOLS

5-10 minute videos and also article links meant to help grow and stretch your leadership skills. In addition to the videos and articles, you’ll find downloadable handouts and original documents, resources to go deeper, and reflection/discussion questions.

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