Part-Time Ministry

Part-Time Ministry Guidelines
Part-Time Compensation Guidelines


A video by lay folks at Living Word in Leander, Tx on their wonderful experience with
their pastor taking a sabbatical
Sample Sabbatical Policy
Sample Sabbatical Sending Liturgy
Sample Sabbatical Returning Liturgy
Sample Sabbatical FAQ's

Mutual Ministry

Pastor and People: Making Mutual Ministry Work
Here are some sample documents to help you get started.
Sample Mutual Ministry Orientation for Congregations (Part 1)
Sample Mutual Ministry Orientation for Congregations (Part 2)
Sample Mutual Ministry Orientation for Steering Committee
Sample Newsletter Article introducing Mutual Ministry Committee
Sample Job Description for Committee Members
Guidelines for choosing Mutual Ministry Committee members
Information on Starting a Mutual Ministry Committee
Information on Mutual Ministry Committees from the ELCA - c. 2002


Hymns Unto God: Complete Public Domain Hymn List
Copyright Webinar | Handout
Resources for Musicians
Your Copyright Questions Answered
Software for Choirs

Preschool Directors

ELEA (Evangelical Lutheran Education Association)

Congregational Presidents

April 2021
This Could Be the Hardest Period For Pastors... Article
Google Groups (Congregation Councils)

March 2021
2nd Round of PPP Loans

February 2021
ELCA Social Message on Civic Engagement
Together Apart Podcast by Priya Parker
Regathering Guidelines
Sample Regathering Chart

January 2021
Guidelines for Compensation and Benefits related to COVID-19
Guidance On Having a Regathering Plan
Sample Congregation Meeting Video (Peace Lutheran, New Braunfels)