Pastoral Relations

Preparing to Search for a Minister

Preparing the profiles and creating the position description.

 

Declaring a Vacancy

The Presbytery reviews the request to declare a vacancy and, if approved, forwards it to London Conference to be posted on the Vacancies Page.

Request to Declare a Vacancy Form


Interview Team resources are available through the mandatory training session provided by London Conference. Please contact vacancies@londonconference.ca for more information.

 

Vacancies in London Conference

London Conference Vacancy Listing

 

Ministry Personnel in Search of a Call/Appointment

All applications for vacancies in London Conference come to the Conference Office for an eligibility check before being forwarded to the Interview Team. As well as a cover letter and resume, please attach a completed Skills, Gifts and Passions profile.

Guidelines for Completing the Skills, Gifts and Passion Profile

Skills, Gifts and Passion Profile

 

In order to apply for these positions you must be:

  • Eligible to work as ministry personnel in The United Church of Canada.
  • Have a current Police Records Check. A current check, completed within the last six months, is REQUIRED to be received before applications will be sent to Interview Teams. Please note that a Police Records Check is the RESULTS from a local detachment NOT the application form requesting the check. For clarification, please read The United Church of Canada guidelines.
  • Have completed Boundaries Training.
  • Have completed Racial Justice Training.

If you are lacking these qualifications, please contact vacancies@londonconference.ca to discuss how you may become eligible to serve The United Church of Canada.

 

Approval of Calls/Appointments

The Settlement Committee of London Conference meets monthly to consider and act on new calls/appointments. The Presbytery representatives to the Settlement Committee will confirm the action of the Settlement Committee with the pastoral charge.

Call/Appointment Form

Completed and signed forms are to be directed to:

        Secretary, Settlement Committee

        London Conference

        P.O. Box 28039

        London, Ontario N6H 5E1

 

Requesting a Change in Pastoral Relations

A request for a change in pastoral relations is directed to:

        Secretary, Settlement Committee

        London Conference

        P.O. Box 28039

        London, Ontario N6H 5E1

A copy is also to be forwarded to the Presbytery Secretary by the ministry personnel making the request.

Presbytery Secretary links.

Overview of Effective Leadership