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Candidate Reference Self-Assessment

Candidate Reference Self-Assessment

This is form was developed by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

As a candidate for the United Methodist ordained ministry, you have opportunity to rate yourself using the same procedure that your invited references use.

Please give your own candid honest feedback about yourself as a candidate that will help both you and the church to know how best to discern details of Gods calling to you to the ordained ministry of the United Methodist Church.

This process is neither a frivolous waste of time nor a secret pipeline to God. Used properly you can gain much additional information and insights about your gifts, grace, and fruit for ordained ministry.

Personal Characteristics

Your Abilities

Your Potential for Effective Ministry


Please list up to five strengths you bring (or could bring) to the ordained ministry.

Concerns or Growth

Please list five AREAS OF CONCERN or AREAS OF NEEDED GROWTH that should be addressed to enhance your personal and/or professional effectiveness in the ministry.


Questions or Concerns

If the submit button does not light up, please make sure that you have answered all the required questions marked with a star*.
Thank you and let us know if you have any questions - email .


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