Ministry is a team activity and our clergy - deacons, priests and bishops - are vital leaders in this work. The roles of our clergy are changing as our culture, needs and resources shift. Today our clergy are overseeing, raising up and equipping parishioners to share in our collective call to serve the community. Expectations are changing. Here's an article from Congregational Coach, Laura Stephens-Reed, called, What a pastor is - and isn't.
As we continue to give thanks this harvest season, be sure take the opportunity to say 'thanks' to your ordained ministers.