Candidating for a church antidating ru
When I began pastoring in the early 1960s, ministers wore suits and ties 6 days a week.
You are drained and everyone is ready for the evening to end. Finally, the chair says, “And pastor, is there anything you would like to ask us? Now, if everyone has been sitting for an hour or more, you might want to suggest a stand-up break before you start.
Even if nothing comes from this interview, your questions could help them learn how pastors see this process.) In most cases, this is a briefer period than their interview with you, usually no more than 30 minutes.
Make the questions clear and ask for clarifications on responses you do not understand.
3) Does your church provide (blank) for the minister and his family?
This might be a housing allowance or health care, expenses for the wife to accompany the pastor to the annual denominational conference, a pastorium (manse), etc.