Documents – Call Process
Congregational Transition Packet
A downloadable version suitable for printing
Congregational Transition Packet Resource B: The Ethics of Pastoral Transition
Congregational Transition Packet Resource H: Interims
A sample contract for an interim pastor in the South Carolina Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Call Process PowerPoint
Frequently Asked Questions About the Call Process
A Guide to the MSP – for Leaders of Congregations and Church-Related Organizations; Members of Call Committees, Search Committees and Congregation Councils.
A Guide to the RMP – for Rostered Ministers in the ELCA: Ministers of Word and Sacrament, Ministers of Word and Service, and Candidates for these Rosters
A Guide to the MDS – For Bishops, Call Process Administrators, Churchwide Personnel: Not for general distribution
Current Opening – a page where you can search the database of congregations and organizations in the ELCA that are searching to call a Ministers of Word and Sacrament and Ministers of Word and Service. The information provided on this page is drawn from the Ministry Site Profile forms submitted by the congregations and organizations and compiled by the Mobility Database System.
Call Process – Ministry Site Profile
The Ministry Site Profile form (MSP) provides congregations (single and multiple point parishes) and church-related organizations (schools, social ministry organizations, healthcare institutions, and agencies) a single, common form to use to describe their mission and their search for a rostered minister.
Call Process – Rostered leader Profile
An Overview Presentation for Synod Staff Who Support Candidacy or Call Process
Call Process – Mobility Database System
An Introduction to the Mobility Database System
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