'Growing healthy churches in relationship for God's mission'
Pastoral Vacancies can be a time of transition and difficulty within a church however they can also be a wonderful opportunity for the church to grow and discern God's voice in the way forward.
Pastoral Vacancy enables churches to take a step back and explore together whatever we believe God is up to and how, as a whole fellowship, we might engage with that even more fully.
The Regional Team can help you explore these possibilities and provide your church with lots of practical advice, including:
Appointing a moderator
Considering a review process
Composing a church profile
Designating a search group
The settlement process
Our Team Leader, Revd. Mark Fairweather-Tall, can give advice on the Baptists Together (Baptist Union of Great Britain) Settlement Process
If you are a Church entering into a pastoral vacancy or seeking a new minister, please contact Mark by emailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Useful documents for churches looking to appoint a Minister are available on the Baptists Together website. These can all be accessed from www.baptist.org.uk/btsp