Best practices

  • Incorporating the self-study work done by the whole church into the composition of the congregational profile/information
  • Becoming familiar with what a minister’s day-to-day schedule can include
  • Leaving room in the position description for some tailoring of responsibilities to the called minister
  • Researching the cost of living in the area
  • Becoming well-versed in judicatory salary guidelines and/or requirements, typical salaries for congregations with similar characteristics, and the various components of a minister’s compensation package