rostered leaders

Boundaries Workshop RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 3, 2019

Relationships are a key component to shared ministry. Regular training in maintaining boundaries can help to ensure those relationships stay healthy.  Every synod rostered minister is expected to attend boundary training every five years. Anyone who has a desk at a congregation should consider attending a boundary workshop to better understand power dynamics and self-care, [...]

2019-05-16T15:17:56-05:00May 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Trustworthy Servants

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen When bishops ordain pastors or consecrate deacons, we ask if they will commit to being an “example in faithful service and holy living.” If their answer is yes, they respond: “I will, and I ask God to help me.” To what, exactly, are they committing themselves? What, exactly, is holy living? [...]