Step 1: In the academic year preceding their eligibility year and in accord with unit due dates, the faculty member submits a sabbatical application packet to their unit leadership that includes: A completed Faculty Application for Sabbatical Leave A detailed sabbatical plan outlining: How the sabbatical time will be utilized
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- Addendum –Sabbatical Policy
A sabbatical may be granted to full-time members of the pastoral staff, whether they are ordained clergy or un-ordained pastoral staff members. A sabbatical may be approved after the completion of the first seven years of full-time ministry at the church and every fifth year thereafter. Fellowship or internship years are not counted as part of the ...
The Senior Pastor and his council will work together to determine a timeframe best suitable for the sabbatical. When the sabbatical involves a staff member, the staff member will work out the sabbatical details with his or her supervising pastor. A detailed sabbatical plan will be presented to the council at the time application for a sabbatical is...
A sabbatical may be approved for three or more months. Paid sabbatical time is in addition to paid vacation time for the year in which the sabbatical is taken. It is preferred that the weeks be taken consecutively in order to maximize the possibility for refreshment or concentrated study. If possible, the sabbatical should be scheduled at a time th...
During the sabbatical, regular salary and full benefits will be paid. Reimbursable expenses will be determined on the basis of a sabbatical budget approved by the church council. The amount requested should not exceed budgeted professional expenses plus an additional “sabbatical allowance” not to exceed $5,000. Some of this may be taxable. This wil...
Upon returning, the pastor will make a written or oral report to the church council recapping how the time was spent and what was learned.
The employee who chooses to take a Sabbatical leave under this policy agrees to the following terms. 1. Because the Sabbatical leave is unlike an ordinary paid vacation in that its purpose is expressly for the future benefit of the employing church as well as for the present and future benefit of the employee, the employee agrees that as far as it ...
Personal renewal might include time of both individual renewal of the spiritual life (e.g. retreat, time of solitude), and family renewal with a focus on the marriage relationship (if applicable). Professional growth might include a topic or goal of interest that will give opportunity for growth and learning with some concentrated energy. Here are ...
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