The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Interim ministry?

The time between pastors can help churches grow

Norma and Burton Everist field the following questions:

What is interim ministry? Where does the practice of an appointed interim pastor come from?

Several years ago we felt called to join our current congregation. Now we find many come for social functions but not for church. There's a film club, a bowling league and one or two parties a month. Do we belong to a church or a social club?

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