I remember hearing an older pastor years ago saying that we should avoid preaching our “Royal George Sermon” when for a church.
I’m not sure what King George had to do with it, but we all have those sure-fire, can’t miss sermons that are certain to put us in the best possible light.
Within the resume book are all the candidates who are looking for that type of position on our system.
To view and/or print resumes, click on the resume icon of the individual you would like to view.
Be sure to request prayer from those close to you as well!
Preparation: Make sure that you are prepared for the candidating process. Brandon Crowe and others at Westminster are also great resources that you should take advantage of.
In this section, we review the process of candidating.
If a congregation is interested in you as a prospective minister, they will often invite you to interview for the open position.
You’ll see the resume book which fits the ministry position you have posted–click on the title to open the book.Knowing, generally, what to expect when you are candidating will help you prepare better for the experience.The following steps will give you an idea of how churches go about hiring ordained staff (individual experience may vary): Pray: A theme throughout this handbook has been that prayer should be the foundation of any endeavor, no less so when you are journeying to find God’s will for your career.This invitation will usually entail providing answers to a series of questions, preaching a sample sermon, meeting with church leaders, and other activities geared toward determining whether or not you are a good fit for the church and vice versa.It is important to remember that this process is a two-way street.