Board of Ordained Ministry

Preparation & Qualification

Pathways to MinistryPathways to Ministry Software

The Pathways to Ministry software will be used for all persons in the ministry process, from Inquiring Candidates to those seeking Ordination, and every stage in between. In fact, as soon as a person becomes an Inquiring Candidate, their contact information is entered into Pathways.

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Calendar DeadlineKey Deadlines and Information for Commissioning

For Those Seeking Commissioning or Recognition of Orders

 

* No candidate will be scheduled for an interview unless the candidate has completely fulfilled all requirements by December 4, 2015.

(Requirements for all who are seeking provisional membership including those seeking commissioning, associate membership, and recognition of orders from another denomination as found in The 2012 Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church. ¶324, page 238.)

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Calendar DeadlineKey Deadlines and Information for Ordination

For Those Seeking Ordination

 

* No candidate will be scheduled for an interview unless the candidate has completely fulfilled all requirements by December 4, 2015.

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Making DisciplesMaking Disciples Project

The Mission

 

“The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”

To further this mission, candidates for Ordination in the North Texas Conference are asked to report on a significant disciples making initiative they have led during their time as a Provisional Member of the NT Conference. This report should be no fewer than 10 pages long.

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Romans 13.8Indebtedness Guidelines

Basic Standards

 

Owe no one anything, except to love one another;
for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.
Romans 13:8 (NRSV)

“Are you in debt so as to embarrass you in your work?”
2008 Book of Discipline, ¶336, #18, page 246

“Teach and model generous Christian giving with a focus on tithing as God’s standard of giving.” 2008 Book of Discipline, ¶304.1.c, page 304

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