Bivocational Pastors

For Pastors: Pros and Cons Bivocational ministry is not for every pastor. This gathering of positives and negatives from research and Mennonite bivocational pastors may help discern if God is calling you to this unique form of ministry. Time Management and Boundaries How to accept being “done” when there is always more that could be […]

Ministerial Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure

Ministerial Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedure is a resource to equip Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada to address ministerial sexual misconduct directly and boldly. This work builds upon a previous policies and procedures document developed by denominational leaders throughout Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada in 2000 as a guide for congregations and area conferences addressing a variety of ministerial ethical misconduct, including sexual misconduct. The revised and […]

Credencialización Ministerial

English Espanol Certificación ministerial, competencias y educación: Iglesia Menonita Canadá – Iglesia Menonita Estados Unidos Tabla de educación, competencias y credencialización ministerial Plan anual de rendición de cuentas para ministros credencializados que sirven en la Iglesia Menonita Cuestionario del candidato para la preparación de su entrevista Ceremonias de licenciatura, ordenación y licenciatura/comisionado para un ministerio […]

Ministerial Credentialing

English A Guide to the Ministerial Credential Process Annual Accountability Plan for Credentialed Ministers serving within the Mennonite Church Annual Accountability Plan Worksheet Congregational Discernment for Ordination Core Credentialing Competencies Narrative and Bibliography Core Credentialing Competencies and Education Grid Guide for Orientation and Growth of Licensed Pastors The Interviewer Guide: Goals, Assessment, and Questions Mentoring […]

Pastor Congregation Relations

Introduction to the Pastor-Congregation Relations Packet Pastor-Congregation Relations Committee Job Description Covenant of Understanding The Pastor’s Spouse Negotiating The Pastors Salary Study, Renewal, and Service Leaves Considerations for a Team Ministry Hiring a Minister Responsible for Youth Ministry Is It Time For A Change? Transitions Guidelines for Pastoral Exit Interview Intentional Interim Pastoral Ministry Pastors […]

Ministerial Transitions–Committee Packet

Introduction to the Pastoral Search Process When Your Church Seeks New Pastoral Leadership: Guide for the Church Board When Your Church Seeks New Pastoral Leadership: Guide for the Search Committee Congregational Information Form | PDF | Word |Español Pastoral Expectations/Skills-“Twenty Pastoral Areas” | PDF | Word Congregational and Pastoral Priorities Timeline to the Ministerial Transition Software for […]

Ministry Transitions–Candidate Packet

Instructions for Candidate – Ministry Transition Packet When You Seek a Place for Ministry Ministerial Leadership Information (MLI) Inquiry form: To begin the MLI process, complete and submit this online inquiry form and you should receive an email within a few days letting you know that a login and password are being sent to you […]

Ministerial Inquiry Form

This form is only an inquiry and not considered an application.  Upon submitting this Inquiry, you will receive a call to talk about your interest and next steps.

Transitioning Into Ministry

Therefore encourage one another and build up each other, as indeed you are doing. But we appeal to you, brothers and sisters, to respect those who labor among you, and have charge of you in the Lord and admonish you; esteem them very highly in love because of their work. 1 Thessalonians 5:11-12. TRANSITIONING INTO […]

Women: Share your Mennonite Monologues

The Mennonite Monologues of the Women in Leadership Project has launched! This initiative seeks to overcome the disparity between women and men in leadership positions throughout MC USA through the sharing of stories.