ERIC Number: ED123425
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
The S.R.D. Ministry Plan Book: A Guide for Surveying Personal Resources and Planning Development in Ministry: The Consultant's Manual.
Brown, Thomas E.
The manual is designed for the use of religious leaders to assist them in the development and planning of strategies that will increase effectiveness and meaning in the ministry. The document is presented in two parts. The first section (38 pages) contains a discussion of the purpose, design, and uses of the plan book. Three schedules for professional development, planning retreats, and group planning charts are provided, as well as training and information sources for consultants. Comments on the exercises and procedures presented in the plan book are presented and focus on role clarification, abilities analysis, characteristics survey, knowledge inventory, summary profile of self, role effectiveness profiles, role effectiveness evaluation, check for meaning, developmental needs summary, and developmental planning guide. The second section consists of four parts containing the exercises and procedures referred to in the first section. The divisions are: (1) clarification of roles, analysis of ability, survey of characteristics, and inventory of knowledge; (2) the individual's guide to consultation; (3) role effectiveness analysis; and (4) developmental planning guide. (EC)
Descriptors: Clergy, Consultation Programs, Developmental Programs, Group Activities, Guides, Individual Activities, Individual Development, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Religious Education, Role Perception
The Center for Professional Development in Ministry, 561 College Avenue, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603 ($12.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Professional Development in Ministry, Lancaster, PA.