- What does the minister need from us in the short and long term to be fruitful?
- What are our congregation’s gifts of hospitality, and how might we creatively leverage them to welcome our new minister?
- What stresses do we anticipate for our minister’s family (if applicable)? How might we help mitigate those?
- In what ways might we formally acknowledge - and create ownership around - the covenantal nature of the pastor-parish relationship?