District Committee on Ordained Ministry (DCOM) and Mentor Resources

Mentoring in ministry is such a beneficial experience for those discerning a call as well as those serving local churches and ministry settings. For those who are serving on District Committees on Ordained Ministry, serving as a Candidacy Mentor or as a Mentor to Local Licensed pastors, the resources below are meant to be a starting point for you to design your mentoring sessions. If you have more questions around mentoring, please contact your District Mentor Coordinator, or the Rev. Joanna Dietz, Associate Director for Call and Candidacy at JoannaDietz@vaumc.org or (804) 521-1127. 

Candidacy Mentor Resources  
Licensed Local Pastor Mentor Resources  
District Committee on Ordained Ministry Resources   


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