Formation Process

I. Inquiry Stage
-Inquirers are welcome to attend our monthly chapter meetings at anytime.

II. Initiate Stage
-Initiates participate in a special study for 6 months.

III. Reception
-Initiates are received into Candidacy at our annual retreat.

IV. Candidacy I
-First year candidates participate in a special study for 1 year.

V. Temporary Profession
-At the completion of their first year of Candidacy, Candidates make a temporary profession for 3 years.

VI. Candidacy II
-Candidates who have made their temporary profession participate in a special study for 3 years.

VII. Permanent Profession
-Candidates who have completed their 3 year study make a permanent profession.