Resources for all clergy

Benefits office: Contact Leana Stunes, chief benefits officer for the Dakotas by e-mail or phone 605-990-7785 for further information.

Finanacial resources:

Continuing eduction funding request form

Continuing education reporting form

Application for seminary debt reduction

Guidelines and policies:

Compass Convenant groups

Clergy effectiveness

Basic sexual misconduct policy

Mentoring: Clergy mentors relate to persons in the first several years under appointment. In the Dakotas Conference, the BOM provides training for mentoring and assigns clergy mentors in consultation with the district superintendent.  For more information contact Deb Kjerstad, Office of Leadership Development, by e-mail or phone 605-990-7796.

MissionInsite: Every church in the Dakotas Conference has access to MissionInsite. MissionInsite holds information such as what community members are looking for in a pastor, a small group leader, hospitality, communications, and even refreshments. To get started, contact Bea Stucke by e-mail or call 605-990-7791.

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