Would you like more information on how Searching for the Called can help your search?

There is a lot of information on this website, but your particular concern might not be addressed. Choose one of the options below to get answers to your questions.

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30-minute phone consult

Click here to schedule a free phone call to talk about how Searching for the Called can aid in your ministerial search.

 

Introductory webinar

This free, 1-hour webinar offered via the Zoom platform is open to all interested parties. The webinar will highlight challenges and opportunities during the search for a best-fit minister, show how Searching for the Called addresses both, and leave ample space for participants to ask questions. Click in the calendar below to reserve your webinar space.

Note that participants will not need any new hardware or software to utilize the Zoom platform.


Do you want assistance with your search process?

If your search team needs additional guidance to apply Searching to the Called in your congregation, the following options are available. Click here to inquire further.

video call with your congregational leaders and/or search team

This 1.5-hour video call with representatives from your congregation will provide an overview of Searching for the Called, explore the ways this approach can be layered over the search process recommended by your judicatory (if applicable), and assist participants in customizing the approach to your church. This call, which will take place via the Zoom online platform, is best timed between the departure of the previous minister and the start of the search team’s work. The cost for this call is $250.

Note that participants will not need any new hardware or software to utilize the Zoom platform.

 
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search team coaching

Guidance throughout the search process will help your search team customize Searching for the Called for and implement it in your congregation. It will also allow your team to make the most of opportunities and to overcome challenges in the search for a best-fit minister. Hour-long calls will take place by phone or online platform at times convenient to the search team. The cost is $2000.

 
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Virtual or in-person judicatory training

Customized training is available for your judicatory staff, judicatory team that works with congregations in transition (e.g., Committee on Ministry), or representatives from multiple churches in the search process. Content can include challenges and opportunities during the search for a best-fit minister, ways Searching for the Called addresses both, an overview of Searching for the Called process, and means of customizing the process. Cost will vary depending on length of training and travel expenses (if applicable).