Pastoral Relations

Purpose: To work closely with Pastoral Charges seeking Paid Accountable Ministry personnel throughout the Needs Assessment, Searching, Placing, and Covenanting processes and to ensure that all such personnel are effectively supported and supervised. Tasks: Participate in Joint Needs Assessment and Joint Search Committees of pastoral charges. Review and recommend actions in connection with the Call, Appointment, Settlement, and/or Transfer of all Ministry personnel in Halton Presbytery. Ensure that all Ministry personnel carry-out their ministry roles in suitable patterns of support and accountability. Ensure that Ministry-personnel emergencies and critical personnel-related situations are dealt with in timely and effective fashion. Monitor and deal with matters relating to pensions, benefits, and insurance of Ministry personnel. Regular Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of most months @ 1:00pm. Also, members participate regularly in Joint Needs Assessment Committee … [Read more...]