Provisional Members

Provisional Journey Handbook (pdf)

    Provisional Residency Events
    Year 1 Provisionals – UMVIM Training and Team Experience; July 12-13, 2017 (VAUMC in Glen Allen)
    Year 2 and Beyond – Residency Program; July 18-19, 2017 (Roslyn Retreat Center in Richmond)  Schedule for July 2017
    Mentor-Covenant Group Retreat (Year 1); August 22-23, 2017 at Roslyn Retreat Center in Richmond
    Provisional Residency Event, May 1-2, 2018 at Roslyn Retreat Center in Richmond
    Bishop’s Retreat for Ordinands, TBD 2018

Provisional Members Seeking Full Connection and Ordination   
      Teaching Plan for 2017-2018 Application (PDF) – Included in the Expanded Application packet
      Teaching Plan for 2018-2019 Application (PDF) – Provisional Members may complete their Teaching Plan the year prior to the year in which they will write all their papers and apply for Full Membership.

Informal Advisory Volunteers (Word) updated September 2016
A number of our past and present Provisional Members have asked about informal advisors who would be willing to be contacted about reading papers, participating in mock interviews and generally being helpful about sharing their experiences in applying for Full Membership and Ordination. This list of ordained clergy have volunteered to serve in this capacity.



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