This resource guides you through the 12-step call process.
A – Exit Evaluation Form
B – Certification Church Records
C – Policies on Interim Pastor and Preaching Arrangement
D – Supply Pastor Guidelines 2019
E – Council Worksheet for Interim Pastor
F – Services and Rites of Closure or Retirement
G – Mission Planning for Congregations in Transition
H – Litanies of Welcome Farewell for an Interim
I – Sample Letter to a Leader Not Chosen
J – Sample Questions for a Prospective Leader
K – Sample Questions to a Call Committee
L – Covenants of Closure Guidelines for Former Ministers and their Congregations
M – Definition of Compensation Pastor
N – Hearing Voices God Speaks to a Call Committee
O – Evaluation of the Synod Call Process
P – Installation of a Rostered Leader
Download a blank sample copy of the Ministry Site Profile (useful for Call Committee review).
Check out the Ministry Sites page of the ELCA website. Here you’ll find helpful tools and tutorials pertaining to the Ministry Site Profile (MSP).