Transition Ministries

Kompass - Time for change 2Diocesan Transition Ministries assist parishes during a period of congregational change, such as the time following the departure of the Rector, Priest-in-Charge, or Assistant as well as clergy as they are seeking a new call

Transition Stages include:

  1. Separation & Planning – Clergy in process of leave-taking; congregation developing interim ministry plan.
  2. Self Study – Congregation preparing to call Interim or Priest-in-Charge; Search Committee formation; Parish profile and ministry portfolio being developed.
  3. Receiving Names & Discernment – Diocese receiving applicants materials; Search Committee discerning best candidates for congregation’s ministry.
  4. Discernment & Call to New Ministry – Final Interviews, Discernment, & Call.

Contact Information

The Rev. Canon Debra J. Kissinger
Canon for Transition Ministries


See Also

Resources for Transition Ministries

Compensation guidelines and an overview of the transition process ...
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Positions in Transition

The current list of open positions and their status for the Diocese of Indianapolis ...
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Application Guide for Positions in the Diocese of Indianapolis

How to make your application for positions in the Diocese of Indianapolis ...
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