It’s about time: Planning a life-giving sabbatical

Webinar- It’s about time: Planning a life-giving sabbatical

This webinar was recorded November 11, 2013.


Having recently returned from his second sabbatical, Bill Carter will share his discoveries about the process of planning, enjoying and returning from an extended time of personal renewal. He describes sabbatical as “a strategic season for replenishing the soul of pastor and congregation.”

This webinar will:

  • Sift through what a pastoral sabbatical is and is not.
  • Explore biblical images for sabbatical’s potential.
  • Discuss the planning process that benefits both pastor and congregation.
  • Spell out tips and gather resources for planning your sabbatical.


BILL CARTER is pastor and head of staff at First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. He has taken extended sabbaticals in 2006 and 2013, each funded by grants originating from the Lilly Endowment.


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