Formation opportunities

Learn more about opportunities for Anti-Racism training, Preacher Formation and Worship Leader Formation

Anti-Racism training

Two opportunities for Anti-Racism training will be available in September. Training sessions will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Procter Center and on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Grace Church, Pomeroy.

Training runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $10. Register for either training at  Contact Debby Stokes at with any questions.


Licensed Lay Ministry training

Preacher Formation

The licensed preacher is authorized to preach in worship services upon invitation of the rector, vicar or priest-in-charge. The two-year training program in preparation for a license to preach begins September 13, 2014 and meets from 10 – 2 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month (September through May) at St Andrew’s, Pickerington. The program includes worship, Bible study, theological reflection and the practice of writing, delivering and evaluating sermons. For more information, requirements and program application go to

Worship Leader Formation

The Worship Leader leads Sunday Morning Prayer or other authorized congregational services in the absence of a priest. Worship Leader Formation consists of two days of training and will take place on January 24 and 31, 2015, at the Procter Center from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information about new and renewed licenses go to