Resources for those who work or volunteer in a community of faith. Keep your ministry vital and build healthy caring relationships. Third Level Menu Office of Vocation The Office of Vocation supports the oversight and discipline of ministry personnel. About the Office of Vocation The goal of the Office of Vocation is faithful, well-equipped, effective ministry personnel. Structure of the Office of Vocation The Office of Vocation is supported by staff in the General Council Office and deployed Office of Vocation ministers. COVID-19 Vaccination Expectation The Board of Vocation expects all ministry personnel who are actively serving to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless medically exempt. Ministry Vitality Resources to support ministry leaders in establishing healthy and vital pastoral relationships. Includes benefits and leaves, policies, and networking opportunities. Mandatory Training Two trainings govern the practice of professional ministry. Racial Justice Training To work together for racial justice within our church and as a "whole people of God" with a "priesthood of all believers," racial justice workshops are open to both lay people and ministry personnel. Sexual Misconduct Prevention Training The United Church is committed to providing a safe environment for worship, work, and study in all pastoral charges, congregations, institutions, agencies, organizations, or other bodies that operate under its name. Ministry and Personnel Committee Resources M&P Committees are responsible for supporting, overseeing, and supervising ministry personnel and lay staff. ChurchHub ChurchHub.ca is part of a significant shift in the life of our church and how we live out our call to ministry and discipleship. Pastoral Relations Resources for search, selection, calls, and appointments between ministers and United Church communities of faith. Chaplaincy In addition to serving in communities of faith, ministry personnel serve in a variety of ministry settings, such as hospitals or correctional facilities, as chaplains or spiritual care providers. Interim Ministry An opportunity for a community of faith to seek spiritual and organizational renewal, rediscover its identity, and revitalize its mission. United Fresh Start The United Fresh Start educational program is for ministry personnel and lay leaders serving congregations that are in transition, especially those in a new pastoral relationship. United in Learning United-in-Learning offers a variety of distance education and study opportunities for church leaders.