Sunday, August 06, 2006

Generational Differences and the UMC Candidacy Process

Beth Quick (who is 17):

Throughout my candidacy process, I constantly ran into places where the process clearly was meant for those who were second-career, and already serving churches as local pastors during candidacy. I run into people who ask if I have a family - I say yes, I have family that lives nearby, and they tell me: "No, I mean a family of your own." Oh. A tricky place to be sometimes.

Any other young clergy, single clergy, have stories to share?