'commission on ministry' Tagged Posts

'commission on ministry' Tagged Posts

COM offers day of discernment June 1

Mark your calendars for the June 1 event “Exploring the Discernment Process,” sponsored by the diocesan Commission on Ministry (COM). The day is aimed at congregational leaders who are seeking to discern candidates for ordination to the priesthood or the diaconate, as well as for individuals discerning a call to ordination, along with their spouses, partners, and family members.

Licensed Lay Leader Handbook

Handbook on Licensed Lay Ministry – PDF Handbook on Licensed Lay Ministry – MS Word These documents were updated on 8/19/2015 to include application forms for Licensed Lay Preacher, Lay Pastoral Leader and Lay Evangelist and on 6/28/2016 to improve page formatting.

Commission on Ministry identifies ordination candidate characteristics

Bishop Ted Gulick met with the Commission on Ministry on Saturday, May 16. They discussed the characteristics they will be looking for in candidates for ordination. For deacons – Hospitality, Fearless, Discerning, Socially aware (networking/collaborative), Innovative, Articulate, Values the story of every person, Intelligent, Compassionate, Advocate/”Paraclete”, Equipper. For priests, they will look for candidates who are Healthy/Balanced, Compassionate, Courageous, Well Read and Educated, Articulate (Preacher), Spiritually Grounded, Humble, Critical Thinker/Reflective, Faithful Living, Story Teller, Intelligent, Generosity of Spirit-One Who Makes…