For Consistories

These documents are intended for use by consistories and committees to aid in their leadership and ministry. 

Start with this form as a guideline and 'jumping off' point for conducting annual reviews and exit interviews with Ministers of Word and Sacrament. 

Use this application to apply for larger grants from the Regional Synod to support revitalization projects in your church community. For smaller grants, (up to $1000) particular to new inititives in mission, discipleship, and revitalization, use the Synod Ministries Board Grant Application.

Provide this form that you have filled out to any volunteer and mission groups from the RCA who assist in disaster clean up and additional work on the church property. 

Particular to Pastoral Transitions

A handbook for Church Supervisors provided by the Reformed Church in America

Put together by a dedicated task force of the RSA, this is a handbook for Supervisors and for Churches Under Supervision 

Rev. Jan Hoffman shares some reflections and advice for retiring well. 

Rev. Garrett Szantner and Rev. Jenni Yeski share their experiences and what they appreciated from perspective churches while they were undergoing the search process. 

Albany Synod Fellowship Program

Review these documents to learn if hosting a Ministry Fellow is the right fit for your church. 

Information for perspective Fellows to the Regional Synod of Albany 

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