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Pastor Transition and Right Start


Right Start seeks to:

  • Help pastors make a successful exchange of the baton in the “change-over zone.”
  • Ensure pastors receive information they need on practical matters including pension, health insurance and conference moving policy.
  • Convey the importance of clergy ethics in the transition process.
  • Prepare pastors to take the baton in a new appointment.

2022 DATES

  • April 25-26 - Right Start in Columbia
  • June 26 - Last Sunday of Current Appointment
  • June 28 - Move Out
  • June 29 - Move In
  • July 3 - First Sunday of New Appointment

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Available Resources

Passing the Baton Pack
Explore resources for congregational assessments and information on church consultation services.

Pastor Transition Resources
See the full list of resources for pastors and local churches in transition.

Benefits Information for Pastors in Transition
View helpful documents and important forms related to health insurance, pension and retirement.