Missing: The Next Generation of Ministers

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    Abstract

    We don't have enough ordained ministers. Each month I participate in what we call a "placements" meeting. It brings together the people with pastoral oversight of the 143 active ministers and 285 congregations in our region to try to set up conversations between representatives of congregations seeking a minister and ministers who might have the particular experience, gifts and skills that they need. And we don't have enough ministers.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)4-5
    Number of pages2
    JournalAustralian Leadership
    Volume9
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2017

    Keywords

    • Theology
    • Uniting Church
    • shortage of ministers
    • career choice
    • stipended opportunities
    • stipended positions

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