Connecting and Supporting Pastors

Connecting and Supporting Pastors

FORGING CONNECTIONS

Connect to other pastors, find ministry resources, and engage with students and faculty who are excited by the local church.

Connect to other pastors, find ministry resources, and engage with students and faculty who are excited by the local church.

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Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups

Affinity groups provide opportunities for pastors and ministry leaders to build relationships with others facing similar contexts and challenges. Affinity groups meet six to eight times a year over the course of one or two years. Learn more about current affinity groups below.

Partnerships

Partnerships

CRM strengthens ties between church and community by connecting pastors with others.

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Annual Conference

Annual Conference

The CRM Annual Conference is a yearly touchpoint and gathering place for pastors and lay leaders.

PLACE MATTERS

A Hospitable Space to Grow

A Hospitable Space to Grow

Grove City College is the home base for CRM, providing a place for pastors to meet with other pastors, meet with GCC faculty and students, make use of the college library, or simply stop by to chat or pray with CRM staff.

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Pastor Spotlight

PASTOR NATE KEISEL

Thirteen years ago God saved Pastor Nate Keisel from a life of addiction and called him to plant Mosaic Church in the heart of Jeannette, Pennsylvania. This is a story of grit and faithfulness you don't want to miss.

PASTOR JANET PRATT

As the pastor of a five-church UMC charge in Mercer County, PA, Pastor Janet Pratt is no stranger to the joys and long-days of ministry.

PASTOR JOHN KEENER

Pastor John Keener reflects on serving the town and people of Moundsville, West Virginia. It's a place and a call far from the spotlight but close to the heart of God.

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Join an Affinity Group

Join an Affinity Group

Join an Affinity Group with leader Duffy Robbins. These groups provide opportunities for pastors and ministry leaders to build relationships with others facing similar contexts and challenges.

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Resources for Pastors

Resources for Pastors

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New Roots: Church Planting in Rural Ministry


New Roots: Church Planting in Rural Ministry

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Five Podcasts for Rural Pastors


Five Podcasts for Rural Pastors

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Reflections of a Child of Rural and Rust Belt America: Why the PRM Matters to Me

HELPING STUDENTS LEARN & GROW

CRM helps students find a church home for their college years and learn about lay and vocational church leadership.

CRM helps students find a church home for their college years and learn about lay and vocational church leadership.

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