Along the journey toward becoming certified, candidates are assigned a mentor and asked to be a part of a group mentoring experience. The resources below will give insight into their journey on the way to becoming certified as well as aide you in crafting your mentoring sessions.
Becoming a Certified Candidate for Licensed or Ordained Ministry, VA Conference (pdf)
Answering the Call-GBHEM Candidacy Guidebook (pdf)
Candidate Level 1 Psychological Assessment Instructions (pdf)
Group Candidacy Mentors (pdf) Updated as of the date on the report
VocationCare and FTE Resources (pdf)
Candidacy Mentor Report — form available in UMCARES
Contact your District Mentor Coordinator, or the Rev. Lindsey Baynham, Director of the Center for Clergy Excellence, ClergyExcellence@vaumc.org or (804) 521-1126 if you have questions around mentoring or would like to schedule “one-on-one” training by phone or video conference.