Why should we participate in Healthy Start?
Think of it as a kind of “insurance policy” after all the
time and energy spent in the call process. Good partnerships and goal
achievement don’t just happen by themselves.
We have never had any
severe conflict. How would Healthy Start help us?
Wonderful! Healthy Start will save considerable amounts of time and
energy as you clarify your goals and expectations, and it will help
you to build
quickly on the important work of the Search Committee.
do this for ourselves?
An expert facilitator has a unique perspective on the congregation
and its leaders, and can raise any difficult issues in a positive
Is there a cost involved?
Yes — there is an investment for Healthy Start. Congregations are often able to set aside funds during the time between permanent pastors. Denominational assistance is sometimes available.
How will we find time
for Healthy Start?
The important task of getting acquainted and setting goals should
always happen in any congregation, and it always takes time!
if we have a staff team?
Healthy Start offers a parallel process for the staff team itself.
should we do next?
Call 866-248-3256 (toll free) for further information about process, cost and scheduling. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org.