Step 4. Selecting a Candidate

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NEW! Guide to Pastoral Search and Call: Notes for the Local Church PDF
Maintaining Confidentiality in Search Committees #1 PDF
Search Committee Guide to Confidentiality #2 RTF
Discernment Travelogue PDF RTF
Practicing Discernment Together PPT
What Are We Doing Here – Group Discernment RTF
(short) Videos: “Stretching Beyond: Diversity in the Search and Call Process" VIEW
Video: Inclusion Exclusion Illusion and Collusion VIEW
Video: The Ministerial Profile VIEW
Sample Ministerial Profile 1 PDF
Sample Ministerial Profile 2 PDF
Worksheet for Rating Candidates Uniformly RTF
Sample Letter to Candidate Acknowledging Receipt of Profile RTF
Sample Letter to Candidate in Whom You Have Particular Interest RTF
Sample Letter to Candidate No Longer Under Consideration RTF
Sample Letter to Candidate Whose Profile You Have Retained RTF
Sample Letter to Congregation from the Search Committee RTF
Common Interviewing Pitfalls RTF
The Marks of Faithful and Effective Authorized Ministers of the United Church of Christ (Assessment document) PDF
Interview Questions – Sample A RTF
Interview Questions – Sample B RTF
Checking with References – Sample A (Brief) RTF
Checking With References – Sample B (Detailed) RTF
Candidate Expenses Reimbursement Form RTF
2019 Maine Conference Clergy Compensation Guidelines PDF
UCC Medical & Dental Rates WEB
Clergy Compensation Worksheet RTF
Sample Call Agreement RTF
Announcing Schedule of Candidating Weekend RTF
Sample of an Interim Departure Liturgy RTF