Top 15 Clergy Interview Questions

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  Clergy

Clergy professionals include spiritual leaders in the Catholic, Protestant Christian, Jewish, and Islamic religions.


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Interview Questions and Answers List

1. What classes have you created that had a positive response?
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2. Do you enjoy giving bible study?
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3. Tell me about a time when you helped an individual more than you previously had expected?
Best Answer
I helped a friend who moved here to escape an abusive husband. She invited her husband to join her, and I had to help her with their rocky relationship. Eventually she stop contacting me.
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4. Do you have any activities for senior citizens planned?
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5. If you had more time to serve, what activity or duty would you choose?
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6. Tell me about the best sermon you have given?
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7. Would you like your church to be involved in church softball leagues, basketball leagues, volleyball leagues, etc?
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8. How long do you prefer your sermons to go?
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9. What was your most inspirational sermon?
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10. Tell me about the most difficult experience dealing with an individual and how you overcame it to help this individual?
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11. How many hours do you believe it requires to be a clergy person?
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12. Would you say you are an inspiring speaker?
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13. What aspects of ministry are you most passionate about and why?
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14. Tell me your number one reason for being a clergy person?
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15. How do you get youth involved in your church?
Best Answer
Get to know them.
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Job Satisfaction
Interview Difficulty
Healthcare
Vacation
Hours per Week
85%
Average
Not Provided
Two Weeks
45 Hrs/Wk
Education Requirements

Each religion has specific processes and requirements for ordaining, or appointing, members of the clergy. Most clergy professionals hold master's degrees in theology or religious studies.

Work Environment

A career in the clergy professions involves performing religious ceremonies, such as birth and coming of age rituals, weddings, and funerals. Clergy professionals lead worship based on religious doctrines, and they are often sought for spiritual guidance and other assistance. They promote spirituality, read from sacred texts, share religious insight, and provide faith-based comfort to people.

Aug 8, 2014
Why did you choose this profession?
I have always believed in God, and finally allowed myself to let God lead me.
What do you enjoy about being a Clergy?
Being with people and relating on all levels, from fun to serious.