Reflective Summary

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Understanding Employability: Preparing for your Future


Tutor: Dr. Helen Standage

Student Registration Number: 1405249

Title: Reflective Summary

Word Count: 736

Date: 19th January 2015

Reflective Summary

Ever since I was young I have always wanted to be a minister of religion. this is because it looked fun, it looked like it would be an interesting job, and one in which I would face the thrill of the unknown. In recent years, I have had opportunities to preach and learn within this field.
There are many ways in which I could approach the ministry, from theological training, to about myself being asked by a church to become the minister. I felt confident conducting the interview, which reaffirmed my sense of myself
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People might point a friend in my direction, or I might see someone who is ill both physically and mentally. I have always been happy to help people from such a young age. I don’t think that I would be suitable for this kind of career if I wasn’t happy to help people. I was encouraged that the interviewee originally trained as a teacher and had no theological training when he became a minister. What I have learnt has strengthened my career plans and made me more eager to complete my degree and then embark on the journey of a lifetime in the…show more content…
Complete my BA study of philosophy and religion
2. Get some practice preaching and even get recognized by a church and get a job offer.
These two things I believe are instrumental in helping me; however you don’t need experience preaching or a degree in theology, you just have to hope and be recognised by the church as someone who can preach and help out those in need.

So, in conclusion I believe that with the interview and thinking about what was said, there is a multitude of different ways and opportunities that can help me in making the right step into becoming a minister of religion. I may not be able to say, but if you asked me where do I see myself in 5 years? My reply would be: “As the minister of a church somewhere either in the east of England or beyond the eastern border into the west, north and south of England. I would be someone who would have the enjoyment and satisfaction of entering the unknown from day to day.

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