New Clergy Self-Profile

Please note that all questions marked with an asterisk (*) are required fields. If fields are not completed, your report will not save.  As long as you have something in the required fields, you can save the report and come back to it.

Name and Email of Clergyperson submitting this report

*First Name
*Last Name
*Preferred Name
*Email
*District
PERSONAL DATA
*Clergy's Full Name (Include full middle name not just middle initial)
*Birthdate (00/00/0000)
*Conference Relationship
*Clergy's Full Address (Include City, State, & Zip)
Alternate Address (School or Office - Include City, State, & Zip)
*Cell Phone Number
*Can this number be published?
Yes
No
*Ethnic Origin
Asian
Hispanic
Native American
African American/Black
White
Pacific Islander
Other
If you checked other, please explain
*Marital Status
Single, never married
Married
Widowed
Divorced
Seperated
If married, spouses's name
Spouse's name
Spouse Birth date (00/00/0000)
Date of Marriage (00/00/0000)
Spouse's Occupation
Children (if applicable)

Please list full name, gender, date of birth

Example:

  • John Edward Doe, male, 01/01/2000
  • Jane Marie Doe, female, 01/01/2000
*Church Phone Number
*Does your church have a parsonage?
Yes
No
*Who currently resides in the parsonage?
Senior/Lead Pastor
Associate Pastor
Tenant
No Parsonage
Other, please explain below
Parsonage currently being used for

Educational Background

Dates should be listed with month/day/full year

Example:

  •      USA High School, 09/01/2000 to 05/01/2004 - high school
  •      College A, 09/01/2004 to 05/01/2005 - no degree
  •      College B, 09/01/2005 to 05/01/2008 - MD
Name of High School and dates attended
List all colleges you attended along with dates attended and degree or credit hours
Graduate School, dates attended and degree or credit hours
Theological Seminary, dates attended and degree or credit hours
Course of Study
No answer
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
Other, please explain

Emergency Contact Information For This Clergy Only

*Name of Emergency Contact
*Relationship to Clergy
*Mobile Phone for Emergency Contact
Home Phone For Emergency Contact, If Applicable
Email For Emergency Contact, If Applicable
1. PERSONAL CARE/THOUGHTS
1. How is it with your soul? (How are you doing in this time of uncertainty/waiting for the denomination? How are you caring for yourself/family?)
2. How is/are your community/communities of faith doing?
2. CALL TO MINISTRY
*A. Briefly describe your personal vision as clergy leader in your ministry setting.
*B. Briefly describe your theological orientation/perspective.
*C. What do you do well?
3. KEEPING FIT FOR MINISTRY
*A. What spiritual growth have you experienced in your ministry and personally in the last year?
*B. Outline your personal self-care plan.
*C. How are you being held accountable to that plan?
*D. In what ways are you active in a clergy support group?
4. CONTINUING EDUCATION
*A. What continuing education experiences did you have this past year? Please bring copies of your CEU certificates to your professional/pastoral interview or you may attach them below.
*B. How have these experiences strengthened your ministry?
Attach copies of CEU certificates, if available.

Attach file pdf, doc(x), xls(x), jpg/gif/png, ppt - up to 25 MB

*C. Have you consulted with your S/PPRC about your continuing education for the next appointment year?
Yes
No
*D. How will these experiences contribute to the ministry goals of your congregation?
5. PROFESSIONAL MINISTRY GIFT/GRACES (¶ 340 2016 UM Book of Discipline)
*A. Preaching and Worship

* Describe your preaching style and your use of scripture

*What skills do you have in music, leading traditional/contemporary/blended worship?

*B. New Places for New People

*Describe the ways you have had a role in creating/enabling new places for new people.

*C. Pastoral Care/Nurture

*Describe your practice for visitation, crisis care, counseling, teaching, equipping laity for caring ministries, and discipling.

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*Are you trained to lead in the following? Check all categories that apply.

None
Disciple Bible Study
Companions in Christ
Christian Believer
Walk to Emmaus
Chrysalis
Marriage Encounter
Natural Church Development
Academy for New Ministry
Bishop's Preaching Academy
Missional Transformation Process
HCI/HSCI
Other
 

If you checked Other - please explain

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*Have you paticipated in the following? Check all categories that apply.

None
Disciple Bible Study
Companions in Christ
Christian Believer
Walk to Emmaus
Chrysalis
Marriage Encounter
Natural Church Development
Academy for New Ministry
Bishop's Preaching Academy
Missional Transformation Process
HCI/HSCI
Other
 

If you checked Other - please explain

*D. Visioning

*Describe your role and practice in helping a community of faith discern its vision for ministry and the strategy for implementation.

*E. Leadership Development

*Describe your leadership style to help laity be empowered for ministry. If you have taken the Myers Briggs Inventory (or other similar test), comment about your learning and your type/style.

*G. Social Principles

*How does your ministry reflect the spirit of the United Methodist Social Principles?

6. APPOINTMENT CONSIDERATIONS
*A. What are the compelling reasons for you to stay or move this year?
*B. What accessibility issues or medical issues should the Cabinet keep in mind in the appointive process?
*C. Please indicate types of appointments in which you have interest.

*Check all categories that apply.

Lead pastor on multiple staff
Associate on multiple staff
Deacon
Large urban setting
Suburban setting
Town (county seat)
Rural larger parish
Rural single/multi point
New church start
Intentional Interim Ministry
 

Please indicate your experience/training in these areas.

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*Please indicate appointment percentage(s) you are willing to accept

Full-time (100%)
Three-quarters time (75%)
Half-time (50%)
Quarter-time (25%)
Deacon without compensation (331.6d)
D. If you are within five (5) years of retirement, what is your projected year of retirement?
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