Come and see
“My journey began with a casual gift and comment from a loved one,” explains Sarah.
Sarah said “‘I saw this and thought of you’, accompanied by a booklet about ministry and discernment. Something shifted in my soul and a call began to inch its way to the surface. As a Christian, I understand that everyone has a share in the ministry of Jesus and a responsibility to live as his disciples. But was my increasing desire to delve deeper into the Bible, to serve and to share my faith with others, pointing to a more commissioned vocation?
“Fear, excitement, and trepidation are just a few of the emotions which constantly inhabited my heart as I began to push these doors. Advised by some wise and faithful guides, through prayer, reading and with the support of my church and family, I am now in the ordination discernment process; following Jesus’ invitation to his disciples to ‘come and see’”.
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