Along the journey toward becoming certified, candidates are assigned a mentor and asked to be a part of a group mentoring experience. We give God thanks for your willingness to serve in this important ministry in our conference!
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 is available in UMCARES
Contact your District Mentor Coordinator, or the Rev. Lindsey B. Freeman, Director of the Center for Clergy Excellence, ClergyExcellence@vaumc.org or (804) 521-1160 if you have questions around mentoring or would like to schedule “one-on-one” training by phone or video conference.