Item description for New Pastor, New Parish by James G. Cobb...
Overview When a newly called pastor enters a congregation, the first weeks and months are times of careful navigation and many hidden land mines. This veteran pastor shares his stories and insights with others who begin this ministerial journey. A delightful book, this volume is a "must read" for seminarians and all pastors who enter a new call. The reader will find helpful hints and wonderful appendices to help a pastor through such a perilous time. Issues around "entry" set the tone for one's tenure. This is a book for clergy gatherings, conferences, peer groups, and workshops with helpful questions for reflection after each chapter.
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.92" Width: 6.34" Height: 0.25" Weight: 0.29 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2005
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1597521264 ISBN13 9781597521260
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More About James G. Cobb
Cobb is Senior Pastor of First Lutheran Church, Norfolk, Virginia. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, and Lutheran Theological Seminary. He has served parishes in Annapolis, Maryland; Frederick burg, Virginia; and Grand Rapids Michigan. Cobb has served on the Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (1987-95) and has served the national Church in its "Study of Ministry" report, Ecumencial Advisory Committee and Lutheran Visitation team to Geneva, London, Strasbourg, Rome, and Istanbul, and as an assembly delegate to Lutheran World Federation (Hong Kong).