Aspirants & Candidates

Our staff counsels candidates seeking ministry standing using psychological and vocational inventories.

This program is typically conducted over two consecutive days (on Monday/Tuesday or Thursday/Friday blocks).

“I found the experience at the Center to be tremendously helpful, and I felt that it was, hands down, the most helpful and instructive part of my discernment.”  — Rev. Matthew R. Rasure, Pastor, First Baptist Church of Medford, Massachusetts

A report detailing the candidate’s leadership skills, personal temperament, and interpersonal style, as well as points of vulnerability (and recommendations), is written with the needs of both judicatories and the candidate in mind.

Link to material for aspirants and candidates.
For questions about your next steps, see the blog post about program preparation.