Candidacy Retreat -- January 2017

Candidacy Retreats for persons wishing to become certified candidates for ministry will be Jan. 6-7, 2017, at Chiara Center in Springfield. The retreat will run from 1 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Saturday.

The retreat enables participants to worship together, have a chance to ask questions and learn about call, learn about the process of ordained ministry and meet with mentor groups.

Cost is $325 (includes lodging, meals and psychological assessment)

Prerequisites (for more info see!candidatespage/c1tu1):
• Read and discuss The Christian as Minister with their pastor, campus minister or other clergy
• Write a letter to DS describing your call to ministry and requesting an appointment to discuss your call and complete required paperwork

Required for all candidates for ministry: licensed local pastor, deacon or elder

For more information, contact Kathy Crozier at, who serves the IGRC Board of Ministry as its vocational discernment coordinator.

Registration Deadline is: Dec. 1, 2016.

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