This is not a locally- or in-house generated Great Idea, which we normally want to promote, but it seems like a good idea to share a Great Idea about supporting our clergy.

Clergy & Congregational Coach Laura Stephens Reed offers words of concern and ideas for hope in The Coming Tidal Wave of Pastoral Departures.

Rev. Elsa Cook (UCC) responds with her typical grace and generosity with this lovely list of 10 Things to Celebrate Your Pastor in Clergy Appreciation Month (which is October for those who didn’t know!)