Best Practices for Welcoming a Settled Pastor

  1. Be proactive to assist pastor with finding a home.
  2. Be sensitive and helpful around the possibility that the pastor’s spouse will need a job.
  3. Plan activities upon the Pastor’s arrival that are designed to assist the pastor and their family in getting settled and feeling comfortable.
  4. Plan a thorough process for passing along information to the new pastor.
  5. Plan way to introduce the new pastor to the community and community leaders.
  6. Assist with and pay expenses for the pastor’s actual move.
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