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Reimagine Sustainable Ministry

There has never been a better time to be in creative ministry.  

Most people are NOT in church!  

Most congregations cannot afford full-time salaried clergy.  

You can step out into sustainable part-time ministry and digital ministry and expand what brings you - and others - joy!

Many people are waiting to hear GOOD NEWS. 

YOU are called to share God's love, and the Christian faith inside - and beyond - the walls of the church.  

NOW is the time to find out how.  

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What is a Free Range Priest?

Free Range Priest is helping clergy and congregations navigate the 21st century church and world.  

Bring your ministry into the digital age, and get paid in ways that are sustainable for ordained clergy and the small congregations they serve. 

Free Range Priests are:  

  • Ordained ministers serving within and beyond the walls of the church.  
  • Digital ministers bringing GOOD NEWS to those who have not heard it yet.  
  • Creative ministers, finding new ways to share God's love.  
  • Compensated ministers, serving one vocation, in many ways, beyond the traditional 'one minister, one building, one congregation' model. 

Take our QUIZ to find out if YOU are a Free Range Priest - or could be!  


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How a Free Range Priest Works

  • Serve congregations on contract, not salary.  
  • Work the hours your ministry calls for, and the community can afford.  
  • Serve in the digital world as a coach, teacher, guide, mentor, retreat leader, spiritual director, and more.  
  •  Say 'bye-bye' to 'bi-vocational' and make ONE sustainable ministry from many ways to serve.  

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Free Range Priest is a call for the church to embrace new structures without losing the heart of our ministry - to explore creative ways of connecting clergy with congregations that can bring life and energy to the Jesus Movement."

- the Most Reverend Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church