Weather Alert:

Church programs for Monday, Jan. 22 will resume their normal schedule at all locations this evening.

Programming Note:

Leawood’s Sunday night in-person worship has been moved to 4 pm for Sunday, February 11. 

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Pathways to Ministry

Explore your calling into vocational ministry.

If you think God has called you to explore ministry as a career then this page is for you! Whether you are still “exploring” or are ready to jump in and begin the journey to candidacy, we would love to meet with you and help you discern God’s direction for your life. We have resources available to prepare and equip you on this exciting pathway to ministry.

Steps to Pursue Pastoral Ministry

If you want to pursue pastoral ministry in the United Methodist Church, these steps will help you on your journey.

  1. Meet with District Superintendent (DS), Rev. Tom Brady (email Rev. Brady).
  2. Attend the Candidacy Summit in January or June (held twice per year). Note: You must be a member of the United Methodist Church for a year before attending the summit (visit website).
  3. Connect with the Pathways to Ministry pastor, Rev. Steve Langhofer, for next steps at Resurrection (email Rev. Langhofer).
  4. Connect with Laura Gregory (email Laura).
Steps to Pursue Pastoral Ministry

Financial Aid & Information

Learn more about our available scholarship and grants through provided through the Resurrection Foundation by clicking the button below.