Transition Clergy Resource

This is a resource document for the clergy transition process.

To better support congregations in transition, the Office of the Bishop is pleased to offer both a written Transition Clergy Resource guide and Video Resources:


These videos, hosted by Bishop Rickel, offer ideas and guidance about how to make use of transition time to help your congregation call a companion in mutual ministry, grow spiritually, and develop as Christian leaders.

The resource document listed contains areas that are covered including:

  • transitions
  • clergy
  • Letter of Agreement
  • Letter of Separation
  • Interim
  • Profile Committee
  • Search Committee


Click here for the Spanish version.

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