New Report on Pastoral Burnout
In 2015, 72% of pastors described themselves as being “very satisfied” with their calling as a pastor. In 2022, only 52% of pastors describe themselves in that same way.
Call Packages should be designed with the whole person in mind. But more often than not, churches and lay leaders feel unequipped to put together a comprehensive package that covers the four essential elements: compensation, retirement, insurance, and wellbeing.
Read three pieces of advice for lay leaders as they consider how to compensate and care for their pastors.
A key component of care is how a pastor’s salary and benefits package (also referred to as a Call Package) is structured with the whole person in mind.
Geneva offers Presbyterian pastors and ministry staff with morally screened funds for retirement.