Becoming a Unitarian Universalist Minister
"Do You Feel Called to the Ministry?"
Welcome, and thank you for considering becoming a member of our professional ministry!
I'm Rev. David Pettee, Director of Ministerial Credentialing. Chris Spiegel, Ministerial Credentialing Administrator; Amy Wallace, Ministerial Credentialing Assistant; and I are here to answer questions and provide information when:
- You are considering the ministry
- You want information about becoming a Unitarian Universalist (UU) minister
- You are in process toward UU ministerial credentialing and need specific information
We invite you to watch these YouTube videos that answer many questions:
- Do You Feel Called to the Ministry?
- What Questions Should You Ask?
- What is the Core of Your Calling?
- What Do You Love About Ministry?
- On Being a Minister of Color
- How Is Your Ministry Transformative?
- What is Community Ministry?
- Rev. Jacqueline Duhart on Community Ministry
- What Are the Challenges of Ministry?
- How Possible is Work Life Balance?
- Religious Educators
- Military Chaplaincy
- What Do You Love About Ministry with Tandy Sheffler
We also communicate the requirements of the Ministerial Fellowship Committee (MFC) relating to:
- Theological Schools
- Administering Financial Aid (PDF)
- Supporting opportunities for internships
- Required academic and professional competencies
- MFC Required Reading and Recommended Reading
Blessings on your journey,
David Pettee, Director of Ministerial Credentialing, mcodirector @ uua.org
Chris Spiegel, Ministerial Credentialing Administrator, mcoadministrator @ uua.org
Amy Wallace, Ministerial Credentialing Assistant, mco @ uua.org
Preparation for UU Ministry
This material is to help you understand the process of preparing for ministerial fellowship with the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) whether you are just beginning theological school, transferring credentials from another denomination or seeking plural fellowship. Granting preliminary fellowship indicates that the UUA formally recognizes a person is a UU minister.
Requirements for Ministerial Fellowship with the UUA
This booklet and appendix include the information found on this page and additional resources you will need:
For more information contact mco @ uua.org.
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Last updated on Friday, May 31, 2013.
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