Mentored Ministry Manual

The manual provides a complete overview of the mentoring component in the Master of Divinity degree (M.Div.) and Masters of Arts in Christian Leadership (MA-CL). In this manual you will find all the resources needed to complete this important aspect of preparation for ministry.

Mentored Ministry Manual (2014 Edition)

Mentored Ministry Forms By Degree Program

Click (+) to access each form and its description. Forms are available in Adobe PDF  and Internet   formats.   

Master of Divinity (MDIV)

ABCs of Mentored Ministry - MDIV


ABC's of Mentored Ministry - MDIV

This fact sheet outlines the process for planning Mentored Ministry rotations. 

Mentor Information Form


Mentor Information Form

This form should be completed by the proposed mentor and submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation when the student wishes to nominate a prospective mentor. Upon receipt, the Director will review the form and initiate an appointment to discuss the program with the student and mentor.

Mentored Ministry Covenant


Mentored Ministry Covenant

This form summarizes and formalizes the basic agreement and expectations between students and mentors. It should be submitted after the initial appointment with the Director of Ministry Formation.  The form can be e-mailed to dnial@gordonconwell.edu or faxed to 704-940-5858.

Mentored Ministry Progress Report


Mentored Ministry Progress Report

This formative evaluation report should be completed by the mentor and submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation twice annually at the end of the Spring (May) and Fall (December) semesters.

Progress Form - MDIV


Progress Form - MDIV

This form outlines the Mentored Ministry requirements for students beginning the MDiv degree program on and after January 1, 2010.

Supervisor Information Form


Supervisor Information Form

On occasion, someone else besides a chosen mentor will provide oversight and supervision for a particular rotation. This form should be completed by the rotation supervisor and submitted by the student with his or her rotation learning covenant to the Director of Ministry Formation.

Learning Covenant Worksheet


Learning Covenant Worksheet

This form provides a template to guide the student and mentor/supervisor in developing an educational plan for a specific rotation. Before registering for a particular rotation, the student should use this form to create a separate document that will be submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation. Upon receipt of this document, the Director will evaluate the learning plan and suggest any needed changes before approving the proposed rotation.

Learning Covenant Cover Sheet


Learning Covenant Cover Sheet

This form should be signed by both the student and mentor/supervisor and submitted with a completed Mentored Ministry Rotation Learning Covenant. Please e-mail to dnial@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858.

Mentored Ministry Registration Form


Mentored Ministry Registration Form (MDIV)

Upon the approval of the Mentored Ministry learning covenant, students will receive a course number for the particular rotation. Using this course number, student must complete the registration form and submit it to the Director of Ministry Formation.  Please e-mail to sklipowciz@gordonconwell.edu and dnail@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858. This form must be submitted in order for any rotation to be properly registered.

Evaluation Coversheet


Evaluation Cover Sheet

Upon completion of a particular rotation, both student and mentor/supervisor must sign off on the finished work using this form. It should be submitted with the mentor/supervisor’s Evaluation of Rotation form (see below) and the Student’s Rotation Report (see below). A student will only receive credit for a rotation when all three forms are submitted. Please submit the cover sheet to dnail@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858.

Mentor/Supervisor Rotation Evaluation


Mentor/Supervisor Rotation Evaluation

Upon the completion of a particular rotation, the mentor/supervisor should complete this form and schedule a time to discuss this evaluation with the student. After the final supervisory meeting, this form will submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation.

Student Rotation Report


Student Rotation Report

At the completion of a particular rotation, the student should complete a report along the guidelines indicated in this form. In addition to this report, any additional outcomes from the rotation such as written products, pictures, video, etc. can be submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation to be included in the student’s Mentored Ministry file. A student will only receive credit for a completed rotation when the mentor’s Evaluation of Rotation form, the student report, and the Evaluation Cover Sheet are submitted.

Readiness for Ministry - Faculty Evaluation Form


Readiness for Ministry - Faculty Evaluation Form

The Readiness for Ministry presentation is the final requirement for all MDiv students and MACM students preparing for vocational pastoral ministry. This form provides the attending faculty member a guideline for evaluation of the event. In addition, the form can be used by the student to prepare for the event by noting what aspects of the program will be evaluated.

Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM)

ABCs of Mentored Ministry - MACM


ABC's of Mentored Ministry - MACM

This fact sheet outlines the process for planning Mentored Ministry rotations. 

Mentor Information Form


Mentor Information Form

This form should be completed by the proposed mentor and submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation when the student wishes to nominate a prospective mentor. Upon receipt, the Director will review the form and initiate an appointment to discuss the program with the student and mentor.

Mentored Ministry Covenant


Mentored Ministry Covenant

This form summarizes and formalizes the basic agreement and expectations between students and mentors. It should be submitted after the initial appointment with the Director of Ministry Formation.  The form can be e-mailed to dnial@gordonconwell.edu or faxed to 704-940-5858.

Mentored Ministry Progress Report


Mentored Ministry Progress Report

This formative evaluation report should be completed by the mentor and submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation twice annually at the end of the Spring (May) and Fall (December) semesters.

Supervisor Information Form


Supervisor Information Form

On occasion, someone else besides a chosen mentor will provide oversight and supervision for a particular rotation. This form should be completed by the rotation supervisor and submitted by the student with his or her rotation learning covenant to the Director of Ministry Formation.

Learning Covenant Worksheet


Learning Covenant Worksheet

This form provides a template to guide the student and mentor/supervisor in developing an educational plan for a specific rotation. Before registering for a particular rotation, the student should use this form to create a separate document that will be submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation. Upon receipt of this document, the Director will evaluate the learning plan and suggest any needed changes before approving the proposed rotation.

Learning Covenant Cover Sheet


Learning Covenant Cover Sheet

This form should be signed by both the student and mentor/supervisor and submitted with a completed Mentored Ministry Rotation Learning Covenant. Please e-mail to dnial@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858.

Mentored Ministry Registration Form


Mentored Ministry Registration Form (MACM)

Upon the approval of the Mentored Ministry learning covenant, students will receive a course number for the particular rotation. Using this course number, student must complete the registration form and submit it to the Director of Ministry Formation. Please e-mail to dnail@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858. This form must be submitted in order for any rotation to be properly registered.

Evaluation Coversheet


Evaluation Cover Sheet

Upon completion of a particular rotation, both student and mentor/supervisor must sign off on the finished work using this form. It should be submitted with the mentor/supervisor’s Evaluation of Rotation form (see below) and the Student’s Rotation Report (see below). A student will only receive credit for a rotation when all three forms are submitted.  Please submit the cover sheet to and dnail@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858.

Mentor/Supervisor Rotation Evaluation


Mentor/Supervisor Rotation Evaluation

Upon the completion of a particular rotation, the mentor/supervisor should complete this form and schedule a time to discuss this evaluation with the student. After the final supervisory meeting, this form will submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation.

Student Rotation Report


Student Rotation Report

At the completion of a particular rotation, the student should complete a report along the guidelines indicated in this form. In addition to this report, any additional outcomes from the rotation such as written products, pictures, video, etc. can be submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation to be included in the student’s Mentored Ministry file.  A student will only receive credit for a completed rotation when the mentor’s Evaluation of Rotation form, the student report, and the Evaluation Cover Sheet are submitted.

Readiness for Ministry - Faculty Evaluation Form


Readiness for Ministry - Faculty Evaluation Form

The Readiness for Ministry presentation is the final requirement for all MDiv students and MACM students preparing for vocational pastoral ministry.  This form provides the attending faculty member a guideline for evaluation of the event. In addition, the form can be used by the student to prepare for the event by noting what aspects of the program will be evaluated.

Master of Arts in Religion (MAR-Hybrid)

ABCs of Mentored Ministry - MAR


ABC's of Mentored Ministry - MAR

This fact sheet outlines the process for planning Mentored Ministry rotations. 

Mentor Information Form


Mentor Information Form

This form should be completed by the proposed mentor and submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation when the student wishes to nominate a prospective mentor. Upon receipt, the Director will review the form and initiate an appointment to discuss the program with the student and mentor.

Mentored Ministry Covenant


Mentored Ministry Covenant

This form summarizes and formalizes the basic agreement and expectations between students and mentors. It should be submitted after the initial appointment with the Director of Ministry Formation.  The form can be e-mailed to dnial@gordonconwell.edu or faxed to 704-940-5858.

Mentored Ministry Progress Report


Mentored Ministry Progress Report

This formative evaluation report should be completed by the mentor and submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation twice annually at the end of the Spring (May) and Fall (December) semesters.

Supervisor Information Form


Supervisor Information Form

On occasion, someone else besides a chosen mentor will provide oversight and supervision for a particular rotation. This form should be completed by the rotation supervisor and submitted by the student with his or her rotation learning covenant to the Director of Ministry Formation.

Learning Covenant Worksheet


Learning Covenant Worksheet

This form provides a template to guide the student and mentor/supervisor in developing an educational plan for a specific rotation. Before registering for a particular rotation, the student should use this form to create a separate document that will be submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation. Upon receipt of this document, the Director will evaluate the learning plan and suggest any needed changes before approving the proposed rotation.

Learning Covenant Cover Sheet


Learning Covenant Cover Sheet

This form should be signed by both the student and mentor/supervisor and submitted with a completed Mentored Ministry Rotation Learning Covenant. Please e-mail to dnial@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858.

Mentored Ministry Registration Form


Mentored Ministry Registration Form (MAR-Hybrid)

Upon the approval of the Mentored Ministry learning covenant, students will receive a course number for the particular rotation. Using this course number, student must complete the registration form and submit it to the Director of Ministry Formation. Please e-mail to dnial@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858. This form must be submitted in order for any rotation to be properly registered.

Evaluation Coversheet


Evaluation Cover Sheet

Upon completion of a particular rotation, both student and mentor/supervisor must sign off on the finished work using this form. It should be submitted with the mentor/supervisor’s Evaluation of Rotation form (see below) and the Student’s Rotation Report (see below). A student will only receive credit for a rotation when all three forms are submitted. Please submit the cover sheet to dnail@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858.

Mentor/Supervisor Rotation Evaluation


Mentor/Supervisor Rotation Evaluation

Upon the completion of a particular rotation, the mentor/supervisor should complete this form and schedule a time to discuss this evaluation with the student. After the final supervisory meeting, this form will submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation.

Student Rotation Report


Student Rotation Report

At the completion of a particular rotation, the student should complete a report along the guidelines indicated in this form. In addition to this report, any additional outcomes from the rotation such as written products, pictures, video, etc. can be submitted to the Director of Ministry Formation to be included in the student’s Mentored Ministry file. A student will only receive credit for a completed rotation when the mentor’s Evaluation of Rotation form, the student report, and the Evaluation Cover Sheet are submitted.

Master of Arts in Christian Leadership (MACL)

ABCs of Mentored Ministry - MACL


ABC's of Mentored Ministry - MACL

This fact sheet outlines the process for planning Mentored Ministry rotations. 

Mentor Information Form


Mentor Information Form

This form should be completed by the proposed mentor and submitted to the Hanson Professor of Leadership Development when the student wishes to nominate a prospective mentor. Upon receipt, the Director will review the form and follow up with information regarding the mentor’s role.

Mentored Ministry Covenant


Mentored Ministry Covenant

This form summarizes and formalizes the basic agreement and expectations between students and mentors. It should be submitted after the initial appointment with the Director of Ministry Formation.  The form can be e-mailed to dnial@gordonconwell.edu or faxed to 704-940-5858.

Mentored Ministry Progress Report


Mentored Ministry Progress Report

This formative evaluation report should be completed by the mentor and submitted to the Hanson Professor of Leadership Development twice annually at the end of the Spring (May) and Fall (December) semesters.

Supervisor Information Form


Supervisor Information Form

On occasion, someone else besides a chosen mentor will provide oversight and supervision for a particular rotation. This form should be completed by the rotation supervisor and submitted by the student with his or her rotation learning covenant to the Hanson Professor of Leadership Development.

Learning Covenant Worksheet


Learning Covenant Worksheet

This form provides a template to guide the student and mentor/supervisor in developing an educational plan for a specific rotation. Before registering for a particular rotation, the student should use this form to create a separate document that will be submitted to the Hanson Professor of Leadership Development. The learning covenant will be evaluated, and changes may need to occur before the proposed rotation is approved.

Learning Covenant Cover Sheet


Learning Covenant Cover Sheet

This form should be signed by both the student and mentor/supervisor and submitted with a completed Mentored Ministry Rotation Learning Covenant. Please e-mail to dnial@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858.

Mentored Ministry Registration Form


Mentored Ministry Registration Form (MACL)

This form summarizes and formalizes the basic agreement and expectations between students and mentors. It should be submitted after the initial appointment with the Hanson Professor of Leadership Development. The form can be e-mailed to rcooper@gordonconwell.edu or faxed to 704-940-5858.

Evaluation Coversheet


Evaluation Cover Sheet

This form should be signed by both the student and mentor/supervisor and submitted with a completed Mentored Ministry Rotation Learning Covenant. Please e-mail to rcooper@gordonconwell.edu or fax to 704-940-5858.

Mentor/Supervisor Rotation Evaluation


Mentor/Supervisor Rotation Evaluation

Upon the completion of a particular rotation, the mentor/supervisor should complete this form and schedule a time to discuss this evaluation with the student. After the final supervisory meeting, this form will be submitted to the Hanson Professor of Leadership Development.

Student Rotation Report


Student Rotation Report

At the completion of a particular rotation, the student should complete a report along the guidelines indicated in this form. In addition to this report, any additional outcomes from the rotation such as written products, pictures, video, etc. can be submitted to the Hanson Professor of Leadership Development to be included in the student’s Mentored Ministry file.  A student will only receive credit for a completed rotation when the mentor’s Evaluation of Rotation form, the student report, and the Evaluation Cover Sheet are submitted.