Indiana Bishop Mike Coyner and the Rev. Dr. Doug Anderson will lead the “Making a Good Move Seminar” for all clergy moving to new appointments this year. The seminar is for clergy and clergy spouses and is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. (ET) Friday, May 20, and continue into the evening. Dinner will be included on Friday evening.

The seminar will continue on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. for clergy, spouses and the chairperson, or other representative, from the Pastor Parish Relations Committee receiving a new pastor. Lunch is not included on Saturday. The seminar will be held at the Plainfield United Methodist Church, 600 Simons Street in Plainfield, just west of the Indianapolis International Airport off I-70.

The purpose of this seminar is to help clergy, clergy spouses and the Pastor-Parish Relations Committee begin a new appointment with a good start. Topics of the seminar include: Leaving Well Saying Good-Bye, First Impressions, Leadership Choice, Leadership Results, Teamwork with Pastor-Staff Parish Relations Committee, First Sunday, First Week, First Few Months, First Conflict and Spiritual Survival Kit.

There is no charge for this seminar. Registration for pastors receiving a new appointment is at