Calling all younger pastors (in their 20s, 30s, 40s)
Companions in Ministry Two (CiM 2) Who couldn't benefit from a program of peer learning and spiritual guidance? "Companions in Ministry Two" (or CiM 2) welcomes 50 clergy from around the country to gather for five days to experience what peer support can be like and then return home to create the support systems they need.
Application deadline is September 15, 2009.
For more information and registration for this program which is partially funded by Lilly Endowment, go to www.upperroom.org/cim2 or contact Donna Bryant at 1-877-899-2781, ext. 7233 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calling all younger pastors (age 35 or younger, in 1st solo appointment)
First Parish Project This is for pastors who might be interested in the opportunity to develop a nationwide, ecumenical support network, receive educational opportunities related to being a new pastor, and gather for worship and covenant groups six times over the course of 18 to 22 months. All travel is paid for through the endowment.
Read Letter to District Superintendents.
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