Organization Helps Former Clergy Find New Employment Outside of Faith
The Clergy Project organization helps members of the clergy to leave their positions in cases in which the participant realizes he or she no longer believes the doctrine required by his or her faith organization. But what then?
Folks who have made church their vocation often have struggled when it comes to replacing their employer. Thanks to a grant from the Stiefel Freethought Foundation, former clergy may now avail themselves of job training and placement services.
Host Jamila Bey spoke with Todd Steifel and Clergy Project graduate Teresa MacBain to discuss how the project is working for those who no longer work for their former faith tradition.