Residency in Ordained Ministry
To integrate call story, theological training, and practices so that RIOM participants will be equipped and empowered for lifelong fruitful ministry.
includes the experiences of being nurtured within and beyond the community of faith leading up to a call into ministry and clarity of call lived authentically in the practice of ministry.
includes formal coursework and work experience within the church, in the community on behalf of the church, and in some cases outside the scope of an official church setting.
include spiritual practices – ancient, traditional, and new – that generate faithful living.