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:
- So You’re In Transition: An Orientation for Vestry/Bishop’s Committee
- So You’re on the Profile Committee: An Orientation for Profile Committees in the Diocese of Olympia
- So You’re on the Search Committee: An Orientation for Rector/Vicar Search Committees in the Diocese of Olympia
- Welcome to the Diocese of Olympia: An Orientation for Clergy New to the Diocese of Olympia
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:
- Letter of Agreement
- Letter of Separation
- Profile Committee
- Search Committee
Click here for the Spanish version.