Ordinary Calling, Extraordinary Challenge by Norma Everist
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Ordinary Calling, Extraordinary Challenge
By Norma Everist

Ordinary Calling, Extraordinary Challenge

By (author) See other recent books by Norma Everist
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $42.28
Your Price: $38.05 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.23! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.90 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

Ordinary Calling, Extraordinary Challenge by Norma Everist

Book Description

One of the difficulties women clergy face is the lack of mentors. Although women make up a sizable percentage of parish clergy, once out of seminary they often experience isolation and lack of contact with other women in professional ministry. This situation is especially problematic as women s experience of the tasks and roles of ministry differ from those of men, sometimes subtly, sometimes more so. Where do they turn for help in figuring out the ups and downs of following God s call into ministry as a woman? How can the men with whom they work understand the challenges their female colleagues face as well? In Ordinary Calling, Extraordinary Challenge, Norma Cook Everist brings together several women clergy to demonstrate what parish ministry is like in women s experience. Drawing on years of parish experience, they examine such a wide range of topics as the ministry of preaching, the ministry of stewardship, the ministry of justice, the ministry of outreach, and many more. Written for women and men, this volume will provide support, encouragement, and guidance for performing the many tasks and assuming the many roles of parish minister. Key Features: Brings together the real experience of women clergy Addresses the nature of the differences between men and women in fulfilling certain key roles or functions of pastoral leadership Addresses the sense of isolation among clergy women after seminary Key Benefits: Helps clergy, both male and female, understand the unique challenges of parish ministry faced by women clergy Helps denominational officials and laypersons understand the different responses to pastoral tasks and roles perceived by women and men "

Buy Ordinary Calling, Extraordinary Challenge book by Norma Everist from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780687087570
ISBN-10: 0687087570
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Pages: 196
Imprint: Abingdon Press
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Publish Date: 8-May-2000
Country of Publication: United States


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Ordinary Calling, Extraordinary Challenge book by Norma Everist and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Norma Everist close
BoomerangBooks.com.au close