Part-Time is Plenty: Thriving without Full-Time Clergy

by G. Jeffrey MacDonald. Westminster John Knox Press, April 7, 2020.

This book explores how to run effective ministries with lay leaders and a half- or quarter-time professional.


tap into undiscovered gifts of lay people, revitalize worship, and engage in more effective community ministry

Best For

hiring committee, part-time staff


purchase as book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Tap into the congregation’ s talents for shared ministry.
  • Rethink how the church functions to support a part-time professional.

About the Contributor

McKenzie Scott Lewis

McKenzie Scott Lewis is the director of the Center's northwest office in Crown Point and serves congregations in the northwest portion of the state. A Baptist minister, writer and educator, McKenzie brings energy and experience to engage listeners from all walks of life.

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