Candidacy Mentor Resources

Along the journey toward becoming certified, candidates are assigned a mentor and asked to be a part of a group mentoring experience. The resources below will give insight into their journey on the way to becoming certified as well as aide you in crafting your mentoring sessions. 

Becoming a Certified Candidate for Licensed or Ordained Ministry, VA Conference  (pdf) 
Answering the Call-GBHEM Candidacy Guidebook (pdf)
Candidate Level 1 Psychological Assessment Instructions (pdf)
Group Candidacy Mentors (pdf) Updated as of the date on the report
VocationCare and FTE Resources (pdf)
Candidacy Mentor Report -- form available in UMCARES

Contact the Rev. Joanna Dietz, Associate Director for Call and Candidacy at or (804)521-1127 if you have questions around mentoring or would like to schedule "one-on-one" training by phone or video conference. 



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