God calls everyone into ministry, but ministry means more than ordination. CALLED explores how to listen for God’s voice, discern what you’ve heard, and respond faithfully.
journey toward ordained ministry
JTOM is a leadership development experience and scholarship for ethnic minority college/seminary students pursuing ordained ministry in the UMC.
young clergy initiative
The YCI is a 3-quadrennium effort to enable the UMC through targeted grants to encourage young adults in their response to a call into ordained ministry.
EXPLORATION is a 3-day event for young adults to listen, discern, and respond to God’s call to ordained ministry and explore their gifts for service as a deacon or elder in the UMC.
The Young Clergy Initiative was created by General Conference in 2012 to fund efforts increasing the number of young clergy in The United Methodist Church. This $7M fund is being administered through grants anyone can apply for. The 2017 grant process is already underway. Follow the YCI progress and learn how its findings can support those discerning a call to vocational ministry in your area. [Read more…]
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god is calling you
For centuries, God's people have been following 3 simple practices to discover what God is calling them to.
How are you listening?
heard means something.
you can’t help but to respond.