Leaders gifted with the responsibility of caring for a parish are often faced with both joy and challenges. There is joy in doing ministry together, joy in worship, joy in learning as the body of Christ and joy in learning how to be Christ’s light and love in the world.
The challenges arise when inside and outside forces are at work creating difficult situations that require discernment, prayer, hard conversations, finesse and courageous leadership.
It is our hope to provide information and resources for you that help, support and strengthen you and your leadership team as you live out God’s call in this time and place.
If you do not find what you need or have a question related to parish care, please ask it in the space below:
Questions for the Synod
Resourcing God’s People
Conflict Management and Resolution
- General Rules for Conflict Resolution
- 17 Rules to Guide You Through Any Conflict: Ways to reach a real agreement, whether with a partner, coworker, or relative. Posted by Psychology Today Jan. 27, 2015
- Embracing Conflict – a great Alban Institute Blog