|When||Friday, January 5, 2018 at 1:00 PM to Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 6:00 PM|
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|Where||Cotton Hill UMC|
5931 N. Cotton Hill Road
Springfield, IL 62703
Candidacy Retreats for persons wishing to become certified candidates for ministry will be Jan. 5-6 2018, at Cotton Hill UMC in Springfield. The retreat will run from 1 p.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Saturday. Lodging will be at the Baymont Inn.
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: https://www.igrctheboard.com/candidates-page)
• 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 email@example.com, who serves the IGRC Board of Ministry as its vocational discernment coordinator.
Registration Deadline is: Dec. 2, 2017.