Once an Ministerial Fellowship Committee (MFC) interview has been requested and an interview date has been set you will need to prepare your interview packet:
The five required letters of recommendation must be signed and dated and must include the following:
As a candidate for the Unitarian Universalist ministry, you are expected to maintain active participation in a UU congregation. The MFC requires at least one letter of recommendation describing the extent of your participation. The MFC expects candidates to be able to demonstrate an understanding of and experience with UU congregational life based on at least two years active involvement. If you have not completed your internship by the time of your MFC interview, a mid-term letter from your supervisor, if appropriate, is strongly advised.
In order to protect the integrity of the ministry, in rare instances it may be necessary for the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) to permanently discourage certain persons from pursuing ministerial fellowship. Therefore, upon the recommendation of the Ministerial Credentialing Director, the Executive Committee of the Ministerial Fellowship Committee may refuse to grant an interview to an individual they deem highly unsuitable for Unitarian Universalist ministry.
A copy of the procedures regarding complaints against candidates for UU ministry is available from the Ministerial Credentialing Office.
For more information contact mco @ uua.org.
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Last updated on Tuesday, October 29, 2013.
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