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Clergy & Congregational Care Services

  • 24447310_sAre you looking for a place that understands the special needs and demands of the clergy and their families?
  • Is your congregation at a crossroad in ministry and need help moving forward?
  • Need a partner in ministry? A trusted place to refer the members you are caring for?
  • Are you a minister or lay leader looking for personal resources or resources for your congregation?

The Summit provides highly customized consulting and coaching services for clergy persons, ministers, pastors, religious professionals, congregations and their leadership. These services are provided by the Summit’s professional cadre of facilitators, consultants, coaches and clinicians. The foundations of our services are partnership, collaboration, and adult-to-adult learning.

Our Clergy & Congregational Care services emphasize health and wellness, strengthening what works, self-direction, asset management, carefully designed remedial action and supportive crisis management.

Our services include the following:

Clergy Consultation Groups

A resource for pastors who seek learning, renewal and support in a peer group. Gatherings of six to twelve clergy persons meeting monthly to focus on their pastoral work in a context of support, reflection and consultation, in a safe and caring environment, facilitated by a professional coach. For more information on how to join one of our Clergy Consultation Group, please call (678) 893-5300.

Care for Clergy and Their Families

Individual and family counseling and psychoeducation dealing with the stresses and changes in family life, promoting self care, and marriage and family health. For more information on how to schedule counseling with one of our clinicians, please call (678) 893-5300.

Consultation for Congregations in Transition and Conflict

A consulting resource for congregations when there are pastoral transitions, board-staff conflicts, the need for team development, and strategic planning.

Short-term and long-term consulting interventions to assess congregational conflicts and transitions and to facilitate plans for constructive change. For more information on congregational care and consulting services, please call (678) 893-5300.

Coaching and Consultation for Church Staffs and Governing Boards

Helping church leaders cope with and grow through conflict, change, leadership issues and developmental transitions. For more information on church staff and governing board coaching and consulting services, please call (678) 893-5300.

Clergy and Church Leader Performance Evaluations

We provide performance evaluations for church leaders that measure skills and critical benchmarks of success, such as 360 Assessments, DiSC profiles, Myers-Briggs Type Indicators (MBTI), and more. We also offer psychological testing and interviewing to assess and guide candidates for ministry and to identify and develop leadership skills and competencies. For more information the performance assessment that are available and to scheduling psychological testing and evaluations, please call (678) 893-5300.

Educational Events

A resource for congregations and clergy persons on topics such as mental health, domestic and work relationships, leadership, organizational change and stress, and planning.

Carefully designed participatory learning ventures for congregational and judicatory groups organized around such topics as strategic planning, staff and board development, spiritual enrichment, and layperson training. For more information about educational events at the Summit, please visit our Events Calendar.

Imagine How We Can Help Your Church

For More Information and Initial Consultation

Please call (678) 893-5300 for a no-obligation initial consultation on your specific situation, needs and issues that may be the focus of intervention.

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