Office of Vocation: Candidacy Boards

Office of Vocation: Candidacy Boards

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February 7, 2019 to March 4, 2019

The Office of Vocation is the body in the United Church’s structure that supports the accreditation of ministry personnel.  To carry out its responsibilities, the Office consists of the Board of Vocation and several committees and commissions. There are seven Candidacy Boards, which serve as commissions of the Board.

The Candidacy Boards have the responsibilities outlined in the resources related to the Candidacy Pathway, including naming candidates, terminating candidacy, and determining readiness for accreditation for commissioning to the diaconal ministry of education, service, and pastoral care; ordination to the ministry of Word, sacrament, and pastoral care; and recognition of designated lay ministry.

We are seeking several individuals to serve on the various Candidacy Boards of the Office of Vocation. Each Candidacy Board has noted the particular expertise or identities that would strengthen the current complement of members.

For more information about this vacancy, please see the complete description, below.

Express interest or nominate someone

Contact Information

All submissions will be acknowledged by e-mail within a few days. If you do not receive acknowledgement, please contact Member Engagement. Incomplete or late submissions cannot be considered.

For further information or assistance in expressing interest or nominating someone, please contact:

Member Engagement
The United Church of Canada
3250 Bloor St. West, Suite 300
Toronto, ON M8X 2Y4
Tel: 416-231-5931, ext. 2211
Toll-Free: 1-800-268-3781, ext. 2211
Fax: 416-231-3103 attn: Member Engagement
E-mail:  nominate [at]


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