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Clergy Search Manual

Assessing Skills and Discerning Calls

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Transitional Ministry Resources

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Appreciative Interim Ministry Training

The Clergy Leadership Institute has developed a year-long Certificate in Appreciative Interim Ministry (AIM) training program that is a unique blend of

  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Organizational Psychology
  • Transitional Leadership Theory
  • Theological Reflection

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Clergy Search Consulting Training

In addition to training Transitional Ministry specialists we also provide appreciative inquiry based resources for consultants and adjudicatory personnel who are assisting congregation in their clergy searches. and search committees.

We teach consultants and congregations how to use the Appreciative Way to:

  • Create and facilitate an Appreciative Inquiry summit to develop a congregational profile.
  • Establish the job specifications for the new clergy person.
  • Assess the candidate's skills with respect to the job specifications.
  • Discern a call from a qualified list of candidates.

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Continuing Education

We are approved sponsors of Continuing Education for Psychologists and Coaches through the APA and BCC.

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Please contact Dr. Robert Voyle, if you have questions regarding the suitability of a program to meet your continuing education needs.

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