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Discernment Event for Deaconesses and Home Missioners

NEWTON, MASS. - MAY 2-4, 2014

Statement of The United Methodist Church Membership:

To participate in this discernment event applicants are required to be laity, a member of The United Methodist Church, and in the process of discerning a calling to lay ministry.

Membership in The United Methodist Church for this program is defined as those in relationship with an Annual Conference in the United States. Other opportunities may be available for international missionary service through Mission Personnel with the General Board of Global Ministries or by contacting your Annual Conference.

(* All fields are required)  
Name *
Phone *
Address *
City *
State *
Zip *
E-mail *
Local church membership: *
Length of membership: *
Please give us a brief understanding of what you know about the deaconess / home missioner community. How did you hear about the movement and event? *
Annual Conference: *
What interests/intrigues you about the deaconess / home missioner relationship? *
What activities or resources have you used in the process of discerning your call (e.g., Christian as Minister, articles, retreats, prayer or consultation with mentors)? *
At this point in your discernment, how do you see the deaconess / home missioner relationship supporting you in your calling? *
How do you see God calling you? What type of ministry setting do you see yourself being called into? If you are currently serving in a ministry of love, justice and service, what is your ministry setting? *

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