The Revised “On Calling a Pastor”

March 2015

“On Calling a Pastor” is a resource for pastor nominating committees and mid councils. Each section of the manual builds upon the next to walk users through the call process highlighting the partners in the call process, polity, using the Church Leadership Connection system, and emphasizing the need for spiritual discernment.

The resource is in PDF format. It may be read online or downloaded and printed. “On Calling a Pastor” includes videos, links to online resources, case studies, and “teach the teacher” PowerPoints for those training pastor nominating committees.

Download the full handbook or individual chapters below. You may also watch supplemental videos. To access the video links from within the PDFs, click on the icons found in the various chapters