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 help you submit reports, give insight into their journey and aid you in crafting your mentoring sessions.
Clergy Mentoring Manual (pdf)
Candidacy Mentor Report Form
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. Crystal Sygeel, Associate Director for Call and Candidacy in the Center for Clergy Excellence, [email protected] or (804) 521-1141 if you have questions around mentoring or would like to schedule “one-on-one” training by phone or video conference.