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DISCERN: Called to Ministry

Young Adults & Students

WHEN: September 17, 2021 - October 01, 2021

DISCERN is a two-week virtual experience where for young adults to engage in thought-provoking conversations around purpose, passion, and call with inspiring faith leaders. This experience will guide you in discovering your next most faithful steps and explore how you might serve the church—and ultimately the world.

Nominees and applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Committed to 10 hours of engagement between September 17 and October 1, 2021*
  • Not yet enrolled in seminary
  • Between the ages of 18 and 30
  • Reside in the US or Canada
  • Interested in making a difference in the world through the church
  • Thoughtful, curious, and open to learning
  • Inspiring others to action

*Gatherings will take place in the evenings and the remainder of the experience is self-paced.

Young adult attendees can expect:

  • Interactive, online content for exploring pastoral leadership, and innovative models of ministry
  • Integrated spiritual practices and contemplative experiences
  • A journey with a small group of like-minded young adults and mentors who will accompany participants through the process
  • Three group gatherings where participants will join peers and Christian leaders for discernment, growth, and community (September 17, September 24, and October 1)


Nominations are due by August 13

Applications are due by August 20


For More Information:

Contact Allison Arsenault

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