Blessings to those of you preparing to write and interview for Commissioning and Ordination in 2022-2023.
Questions for paper-writing can be found below.
All written work must be submitted directly to Heidi Seifert.
Please send questions to Heidi Seifert, Executive Assistant of the Office of Clergy Life.
**Important Note: Deadline dates and times are firm and late work is not accepted. If you encounter any challenges with uploading your videos or formatting of any of your documents, please contact the Office of Clergy Life well in advance of the deadlines so that we might best assist you. We appreciate your attentiveness to these details! **
Deadlines and Interview Dates are as follows:
July 7, 2022: Written Work due for District Committees (dCOM) by 5:00PM EDT Additionally, all required forms must be submitted by this date and time to complete your file for Commissioning, Continuation, and Ordination.
August 2022: dCOM Interviews for those seeking Commissioning (individuals will be contacted about interview dates by their Districts).
THURSDAY September 8, 2022 – 5:00PM EDT: Written work due for Days of Discernment
Week of October 3, 2022: Days of Discernment – Held at St. Luke UMC, Sanford
January 5, 2023 – 5:00 PM EST: Written Work and Videos due for Provisional Membership and Continuation interviews
February 9, 2023 – 5:00 PM EST: Written Work and Videos due for Full Connection Membership
Week of February 13, 2023: Provisional Membership and Continuation Interviews – Held at St. Luke UMC, Sanford
Week of March 20, 2023: Full Connection and Continuation Interviews – Held at St. Luke UMC, Sanford
Questions for Written Work: