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Meeting needs of small parishes

Most judicatories have at least several congregations with open pulpits that cannot pay enough to attract a full time pastor, and new clergy who resist opportunities to pastor small churches. In response, middle judicatory offices have experimented with alternative ways to meet the needs of their smallest churches: merging congregations, yoking several small churches, and enticing retired clergy are a few examples. Read "Finding Leaders at All for Part-Time and Rural Parishes," by Adair T. Lummis, provided by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research at Hartford Seminary.




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