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Clerical Formation Process

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What do you suggest as the process to train and develop clergy? Clergy Formation is the process of discerning, identifying, equipping, empowering, and releasing clergy to minister.   Individuals will discern a sense of call with their pastor, local church, and the Diocese; they will undergo background, psychological and marital evaluations; take an ordination exam; participate in interviews with the Bishop, ordination committe and others as they go through the process of clerical formation.

Though a degree may not be require for ordination, it is expected that candidates will avail themselves of theological training and continuing education opportunities.

What type of knowledge and level of scripturaldevelopment should one have before they are sent out.

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