New Clergy Groups are designed for clergy in their first three years of ministry. NCGs meet monthly in small groups of three to five, assisted by a more experienced pastor who is trained to serve as facilitator and mentor.
Here, new pastors find the support and guidance they need to navigate the transition from seminary into pastoral ministry. They will learn best practices of meeting the challenges of the first years of ministry and developing habits that will enable them to thrive for a lifetime of effective service. There is a fee of $150 per year to participate in a New Clergy Group.
If you are a newly called pastor in the MA Conferences in your first 1-3 years of ministry, please contact Andrea Bellarosa for more information.
New Clergy Facilitators currently leading these small groups are: