Congregational Resources

Search & Call Resources:

1.CONGREGATIONAL SURVEYS  – to gather information to complete the Congregational Profile Form

2. NEW SEARCH COMMITTEE GUIDELINES & PROCEDURES – Updated July 2020

3.  Congregational Profile Page

4.  Church Narrative – Questions – to compliment the Congregational Profile, we are suggesting the Search Committee members each respond to the questions individually, and then use responses to draft a composite description of the church – you can also send your responses to the Regional Minister and s/he can draft a composite sketch that the Search Committee can edit/re-write

5. 16 Competencies in Ministerial Practice – these 16 competencies come from the Disciples General Commission on Ministry’s document titled “Theological Foundations and Policies and Criteria for the Ordering of Ministry” and are used by Nebraska’s Pastoral Leadership Commission in assessing, evaluating, and discerning candidates for ministry

6. Theological Foundations for Ordering of Ministry of CC(DOC)

Church Life:

5.  Minister’s Evaluation Tools Page
6. Winterization Services – Disciples Church Extension Fund (pdf)
7. PULPIT SUPPLY NAMES (pdf)