Candidacy Retreat
Friday, March 9, 2018 at 12:30 PM to Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM

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Chiara Center
4875 Laverna Road
Springfield, IL 62707

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Kathy Crozier

Candidacy Retreats for persons wishing to become certified candidates for ministry will be March 9-10, at the Chiara Center in Springfield. The retreat will run from 12:30 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:
• 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: March 2.

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