Recruiting, developing and retaining competent
and committed ministers are critical factors in the future health of our churches.
Follow the links in the right column for information on leadership.
Leadership Training Opportunities
Bi-Vocational Pastors Academy (under clergy information)The Academy seeks to recruit and equip 150 full-time working laypeople to become new bi-vocational clergy in smaller or rural churches.
Online training (trustees, SPR, and more)
Identifying and Sustaining Effective Clergy Leadership
This booklet was distributed at the 2018 Annual Conference and is produced by the Board of Ordained Ministry and the Cabinet of the Oklahoma Conference.