Pastors are often described in scripture as shepherds and what better place to find a blueprint for effective pastoral shepherding than Psalm 23!
Green Pastures [Personal Growth]
Connected shepherds begin with "green pasture time" in personal Bible study and prayer.
- Ellen G. White Estate
- Ministry Magazine
- Called Magazine / NAD Ministerial
- Biblical Research Institute
- Ministry Self-Assessment Form
- Pastoral Groups
- Sabbatical Policy + Application
- Continuing Education Policy
Right Paths [Bible Preaching]
Instructive shepherds show their flock how the Bible applies to today's life situations.
Dark Valleys [Counseling]
Compassionate shepherds nurture and protect their members through life's dark valleys.
Fear No Evil [Prayer]
Competent shepherds teach their flock about intercessory prayer and inviting the Holy Spirit into the life and ministry of the flock.
- Pastoral Prayer Teleconference (Mondays from 6-6:30 am)
- Adventist Prayer Ministry
- Prayer Resources
Prepare a Table [Discipleship]
Attentive shepherds grow their flock through evangelism, discipleship, fellowship, and leadership.
- Evangelism Resources
- Discipleship Resources
- Elder Resources
- Pastor District Groups
- Church Planting
- Natural Church Development
- Baptism Reports
- Ministry in Motion (Video Archive)
Church Life [Resources]
- Offering Readings
- Request Tithe Envelopes
- Order Business Cards
- Identity & Logo Kit
- Adventist Church Manual
- Expense Report Form
Background Screening for Employees & Volunteers
Find your Travel Authorization Form for out of district work and Workers Report Form in the Treasury Resources & Forms
Connect with the Ministerial Department
Our mission objective is to assist our churches in the process of providing the best spiritual leadership possible. This involves both professional and personal support for the pastor and their family. Our secondary focus is the support and training of the elders who serve as spiritual leaders of the congregations that comprise our conference.
Email the Ministerial Department