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yci


the

Young Clergy

Initiative


The YCI invites grant requests that assist young people to LISTEN FOR, DISCERN, and RESPOND WELL to God’s call to ordained ministry.

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DISCERNMENT
in an
AUGMENTED AGE

a conversation about vocational discernment

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exploration

Exploration creates sacred space for young adults, ages 18-26, to be in MEANINGFUL FELLOWSHIP, PASSIONATE WORSHIP, THEOLOGICAL REFLECTION, and PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS as they discern whether God’s call on their life is to ordained ministry in The United Methodist Church and what faithful steps they can take in response.

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called


called

God calls everyone into ministry…

…but ministry means more than ordination. Called is a resource that helps your congregation explore how to LISTEN for God’s voice, DISCERN what you’ve heard, and RESPOND faithfully.

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vdc

the

Vocational Discernment Coordinator

The VDC coordinates the candidacy mentoring process in their annual conference. They coordinate, implement, and strengthen the candidacy process through recruiting, training, and assigning mentors to new candidates.

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jtom

the
Journey Towards Ordained Ministry

The Journey Toward Ordained Ministry is a $5,000/year scholarship, retreat, and mentor experience for college and seminary students pursuing ordination in The United Methodist Church.

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