Leadership Resources

Church Leaders

Leadership is an extension of discipleship. It calls for Christians who are committed to increasing their leadership skills and deepening their spiritual practices. Here are tips and tools for congregational leaders, both lay and clergy.

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January 8, 2013

Suggested Church Positions

Positions Suggested for Organizing Ministry Each congregation shall provide for a comprehensive program of nurture, outreach, and witness, along with […]

Suggested Church Positions
February 3, 2016

Nominations/Leadership Development Committee: What’s My Job?

Nominations/Leadership Development Committees in vibrant, healthy congregations will identify, train, and support spiritual leaders. This requires a plan beyond […]

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Nominations Committee
January 21, 2016

Church Council: Overview and Focus for the Upcoming Year

Begin the year for new and continuing leaders by connecting your leadership with an overview of the year ahead. The […]

Webinar
Church Committee
January 14, 2016

SPRC: Overview of a Year of Leadership

The Staff/Pastor-Parish Relations Committee (S/PPRC) creates a healthy work place for staff so that ministry is vital and […]

Webinar
Pastor/Staff-Parish Relations Commmittee
October 13, 2015

Safe Sanctuaries

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 11:00 am, Central Daylight Time (12:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time). Join us in this interactive webinar as we look […]

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Webinars & Webinar Archives
October 9, 2015

Church Council Chair: A Starting Point for Those New to the Role

By Dr. Jacqui King

Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church is your partner to help you create tools to equip leaders to effectively […]

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Church Council
April 16, 2015

Church Treasurer

An effective church treasurer disburses all funds received into the church treasury in a responsible and organized manner, with funds […]

Article
Local Church Officer Job Descriptions
April 13, 2015

Stewardship: PROPEL

The Rev. Dr. Clayton Smith, Executive Pastor of Generosity at Church of the Resurrection UMC in Leawood, KS joins us […]

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Webinars & Webinar Archives
January 29, 2015

Church Council

Begin the new year for new and continuing leaders by watching this overview of your leadership for the year ahead. […]

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Church Council
January 28, 2015

“Transformation”: Changing from What We Are to What God Wants

By The Rev. Betsey Heavner

What's the Change We Want to Make? From activity-centered church toward faith-forming community;  from secular people to […]

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Church Council
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