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Preparation for Ministry

Preparation for Ministry

Revisions to the 'Advisory Handbook' on Preparing for Ministry

The handbook provides moderators, presbytery staff, and applicants with an overview of the process and resources, its intentions and goals. A new edition of the Advisory Handbook has been released to reflect amendments to the Book of Order approved by the presbyteries in 2017. The handbook is available as a free downloadable resource in PDF format.  The latest revision is identifiable by the date "December 2017" and "Release 2.1" on the cover and copyright pages.

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Discerning Your Call and Your Gifts For Ministry of Word and Sacrament

This is a rewrite of “Discerning Your Call and Your Gifts for Ministry.” This pamphlet is used to explore one's gifts & talents to further explore and possibly pursue the ministry profession.


Gifted by the Flame - Professional Church Vocations

This is an updated version of "Call to Presbyterian Professional Church Mission" — Allows one to choose different paths in the ministry profession, as well as to explore different areas of vocational interest.


Addressing Seminarian Debt

This is a great video for anyone considering seminary or in seminary to consider as they plan financially.

Go to Lee Hinson-Hasty's blog to see the video.


Reverend Timothy B. Cargal, Ph.D.
Assistant Stated Clerk
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Jayne P. Culp
Senior Administrative Assistant
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Jake Souder
Program Assistant
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