Be Bold Academy – A rich collection of quality online training resources for pastors and churches that includes coaching. Offered by Church of God Ministries by subscription.
LifeGivers – Online courses taught in cluster groups to foster knowledge, skills, and personal growth for anyone in your congregation. Offered by Church of God Ministries.
CARE – A national Church of God initiative that seeks to address economic issues facing pastoral leaders and to advocate for pastors and church boards in pastor financial planning and compensation.
Sabbaticals – Churches are strongly encouraged to provide a regular sabbatical for their pastoral staff. Here are resources to assist in that process:
- Article explaining the rationale behind and process for establishing sabbaticals.
- Sample Sabbatical Policy document
- Recommended reading: Clergy Renewal: The Alban Guide to Sabbatical Planning.
- Sabbatical grant funding sources: Lilly Endowment, National Clergy Renewal Program
Servant Solutions – In addition to the Church of God Retirement Plan available to ministers and church staff, Servant Solutions (formerly Church of God Board of Pensions) has a number of valuable online resources available to pastors and church staff, including financial planning.
Women in Ministry – Go Preach My Gospel is a downloadable book that summarizes the position of the Church of God affirming women in pastoral ministry.
Northwest Ministry Conference – March 2021
Inhabit Conference – April 2021
WARM (Western Area Regional Ministerium) – April 20-22, 2021 (Sacramento, CA)
Church of God Convention – June 26-29, 2021 (Denver, CO)
Double K Family Camp – July 14-18, 2021
Global Leadership Summit – August 5-6, 2021
PNA Connect – October 10-11, 2021