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Collaborative Initiative for Ministry Development

A collaborative initiative of the Home MIssions Leadership Conference and the Congar Institute for Ministry Development. Our Initiative is collaborative and addressed to the special needs of mission and rural dioceses in United States. It is rooted in the standards and guiding vision of Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord and the National Certification Standards for Lay Ecclesial Ministers.

Our mission To assist bishops in mission dioceses in forming lay ecclesial ministers to serve the local Church.