Church administration resources

Steve Welling

District Executive Minister, Converge Northwest

  • Church & pastoral health

Salary surveys – For help with research related to recommended pastoral salary and benefit packages, we recommend the resources from the National Association of Church Business Administrators at

Annual pastoral review guidelines – Sample pastoral review guidelines are available from Converge Northwest

Personality consultations – For specific resources, contact Steve Welling.

Tax and legal – For all tax and legal items, Converge Northwest recommends Church Law & Tax.

Personnel policies – For guidance with personnel matters and a sample personnel handbook, contact Steve Welling.

Steve Welling, District Executive Minister, Converge Northwest

Steve has been a pastor and part of the Converge family for over 30 years, serving with Central Baptist in Tacoma, Washington, Bethany Baptist in Puyallup, Washington, Willow Glen Baptist in San Jose, California, Kenmore Community Church in Bothell, Washington, and Northshore Community Church in Kirkland, Washington. He has served as district executive minister since 2006. Before his current role, Steve spent five years as a management consultant with his own company, Journey Consulting.

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