Resources

Are you trying to discern whether it’s the right time to look for a new call, or are you unsure how to tell your story effectively to search teams? This search and call workbook for clergy provides reflection questions and tips for every step of the process, all the way through to starting a new position well. Click here to purchase Sailing Uncertain Seas: A Workbook for Navigating the Search & Call Process.

 

Do you struggle to create margins in your life? This workbook for clergy provides a framework, reflection questions, and observations for designing a self-care plan. Click here to purchase Planning for Replenishment: A Guide to Creating Your Own Self-Care Strategy.

 

Do you feel confident navigating the move to a new call – except for the interview process or that first meeting with the SPRC? Click here to buy Preparing for and Debriefing Interviews: Reflection Questions for Clergy in the Search & Call Process. (For guidance throughout the search & call process, purchase the more comprehensive Sailing Uncertain Seas.)


The resources below are free, and you are welcome to use and share them in digital or hard copy formats with proper attribution (Laura Stephens-Reed, Clergy Coach & Congregational Consultant, laurastephensreed.com).

Mutual ministry review (PDF)

31-day prayer calendar for individuals (JPEG, PDF)

Lenten prayer calendar for congregations (JPEG, PDF)

Questions for reflection during conflict (JPEG, PDF)

30-day gratitude calendar for individuals (JPEG, PDF)

2015 Advent/Christmas prayer prompts (JPEG, PDF)

Confidence builders (JPEG, PDF)

Coaching call prep sheet (Word)

To-done list (JPEG, PDF)

Self-care bingo (PDF)

All Saints’/Thanksgiving prayer calendar (printer-friendly PDF, color PDF)

2016 Advent reflection questions (printer-friendly PDF, color PDF)

Understanding the dynamics of various church sizes (PDF)

Pastoral tasks and congregational needs across the church life cycle (PDF)

 

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