About Steve Slagel

Senior Consultant


Steve holds the following degrees and certifications:

  • Doctor of Ministry focusing on narrative process in congregational transition
  • Master of Theology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Bible, religion, and philosophy
  • Ordination to Ministry (Mennonite Church USA)
  • Coach’s Training for Missional Renewal
  • Advanced Process Consultant
  • Transition Ministry
  • Spiritual Guidance
  • Conflict Mediation


For 27 years, Steve served as a pastor in three congregations. He worked in middle judicatory leadership as a Conference Minister. Since 2015, he has consulted with church organizations and served multiple congregations in transition.


Steve’s primary work is with faith communities and their leaders discover and embrace their God-given identity and purpose. He works to guide churches and organizations through change and facilitating new vision for a hopeful future. Areas of Steve’s specific focus include:

  • Leadership Development
  • Conflict Transformation
  • Community Building
  • Organizational Change
  • Vision Development and Engagement