Curacy Express: A Training Resource for New Clergy by Robert Michael Lewis

By Robert Michael Lewis

The twenty-first-century church is more and more putting lately educated seminary or in the community knowledgeable clergy in smaller church buildings the place they have to stand on my own with out the learning lower than a senior pastor. because management in a church and educational instruction in seminary are very various things, the church traditionally constructed a background of delivering "curacies," or education assistantships, to assist mix the 2 disciplines and merge lecture room wisdom into sensible program. this present day, those formal assistantships are as a rule something of the prior. Curacy show: a coaching source for brand spanking new Clergy reconfigures this education right into a present version. New clergy serving of their personal church and mentor clergy serving in one other church interact over a process thirty-three self-paced studying modules. In every one module, the newly ordained individual earnings precious abilities, mentor's observations and reflections, new self belief, and management formation. the result's clergy knowledgeable to be powerfuble and assured of their roles as clergy-in-charge.

"Curacy Express has been a godsend, specially as a device for assisting new clergymen and their supervisors interact in a mentoring dating that attends to the big variety of matters not easy a newly ordained pastor. here's a source that covers all of it, presents a finished framework for prayer and dialogue, and issues to updated assets whilst there's a have to research extra. Curacy Express has been a game-changer in our
diocese!"
--J. Scott Barker, Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska

"Using a covenantal technique among curate, manager, and mentor, Lewis presents a advisor that makes use of theoretical standpoint, sensible context, and genuine examples of the perform of ministry. Curacy Express offers a useful gizmo for either the newly ordained and any judicatory occupied with the way forward for the Church and its leadership."
--Kevin E. Martin, writer; instructor; congregational advisor; retired Dean of St. Matthew's Cathedral, Dallas, Texas

"Dr. Lewis took to middle the plight of the newly ordained and devised a aid. Manuals have served the church good in occasions previous, and Lewis has get a hold of a 'mentor in a publication' that may serve its reader very well. This is an show to an excellent destination--a grounded ministry."
--Steven A. Peay, Dean and President, Professor of Homiletics and Church background, Nashotah apartment Theological Seminary; Canon Theologian (honorary) for the Diocese of Eau Claire, Wisconsin

The Reverend Dr. Robert Michael Lewis at present serves within the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska and has served as Priest-in-Charge of 3 Episcopal church buildings. He lives in Grand Island, Nebraska.

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