District Licensed Ministers
This information is for those being granted OR the renewal of their district license.
Deadline for all paperwork, including registration for Inquiry, is Thursday, January 19, 2023.
All of the following required paperwork for the granting or renewal of one’s District Minister’s License must be submitted to email@example.com.
You will receive a confirmation email when your forms have been received. If you do not receive confirmation, please follow up.
First time applicants who have a divorce in their background, must have a divorce barrier removal on file with the Board of General Superintendents. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to begin the process of Divorce Barrier Removal.
Local Church Recommendation Form
Recommendation to the District Assembly Form
Contact your local church pastor and ask them to complete this form. This requires a vote of the local church board, affirming the evidence of grace, gifts and effectiveness. It is important that your Local Church Recommendation Form be on the agenda of your local church board meeting prior to January 19th so that it can be submitted with your paperwork.
Application for a District Minister’s License
First time applicants must sign the application. This year we are moving to an online form and submission process for the District License Application. When you click the link below you will be asked to set up an account with a username (email) and password. Keep this login information available as you will use this each year to submit the renewal application. The system will also allow you to “save for later” any items that you do not complete and return to finish them later. You will find further instructions within the application pages.
2023 Questionnaire - for a District Licensed Minister
The Questionnaire must be completed in its’ entirety and submitted online. Feel free to share your submitted responses with your pastor. The PDFs below are for reference and preparation only.
English 2023 Questionnaire Español 2023 Cuestionario
English 2023 Questionnaire (pdf)
Español 2023 Cuestionario (pdf)
If you are in an assigned role, other than a lead pastor, you must provide a letter with your start date and job description. This information should be provided by your supervisor, which you in turn would forward to email@example.com.
Education Transcript or Proof of Continuing Education
Your updated transcript/continuing education information should be forwarded to Dr. Bill Kirkemo at firstname.lastname@example.org
Guide to Ministerial Preparation and Ordination booklet USA/Canada Valid Course of Study Curriculums
Background Check Form
This form will take you to the site to pay for your background check and submit your background check form. If you’ve had a background check completed within the last two years, and can provide a copy of the results, please email a copy to email@example.com.