Topic: Pastoral Relations Committees: Best Practices and How to Start One
The relationship between pastor and people is vital to the health of the church. Both are responsible to see that this relationship functions well. The key is the Pastoral Relations Committee. If you don’t already have one, or know that yours could be better, come learn best practices for an effective Pastoral Relations Committee.
Facilitator: The Rev. Nayiri Karjian
Nayiri has been serving as the General Minister of the Association since February 2018. An Armenian Christian born and raised in Aleppo, Syria, Nayiri graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Haigazian University, and Near East School of Theology, Beirut Lebanon; and with a Master of Divinity degree from Lancaster Theological Seminary, Lancaster, PA. Since her ordination in 1985 she has served UCC congregations in Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Chicago, Houston, St Louis, and Colorado Springs. Nayiri has shared her gifts both as settled and transitional Minister, including numerous board and committees on the UCC National Setting.
When: Tuesday, January 17, 6:30-8pm
Where: Zoom (register)