WHAT IS PASTORS MAYDAY?
The month of May, we are raising awarness of the plight of pastors. We are asking people to share awesome things about their pastors on their personal social media chanels. We will cluminate on May 19th and join with other pastors, ministries and churches and officially celebrate Pastors Mayday. We will offer special prayer for pastors, recieve special offerings and reflect on how pastors imact our communities for so much good.
TELL ME MORE ABOUT WHAT PASTORS ARE GOING THROUGH
New Barna data shows that pastors’ confidence and satisfaction in their vocation has decreased significantly in the past few years, and two in five (41%) say they’ve considered quitting ministry in the last 12 months.
* 80% of seminary and Bible school graduates who enter the ministry will leave within the first five years.
* 40% of pastors have considered leaving their churches in the last three months.
* 90% of pastors feel they are inadequately trained to cope with the stress caused by ministry demands.
HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?