Ministry Commission

Continuing Education Report (2013)

(Commission on the Order of Ministry is a function of the Ozark Lakes Area. Click here to visit their website and find more information and forms.)

Guide for Ordination and Commissioning

Criteria for Educational /Formation

Opportunities for Ordination Candidates

Theological Foundations for Policies and Criteria


Policies and Procedures

COM 1 - Process for Seeking Ordination

COM 2 - (withdrawn)

COM 3 - Concerning the Consideration for Standing of Clergy Ordained in Other Denominations

COM 4 - Review of Ordained Ministry Standing

COM 5 - Procedures for Reinstatement of Standing After Voluntary Resignation

COM 6 - Ministerial Ethics Procedures for Dealing with Allegations of Clergy Misconduct

COM 7 - (withdrawn)

COM 8 - Licensing Policies and Procedures

COM 9 - Search and Call Process

COM 10 - Continuing Education Policy for Disciple Ministers of the Mid-America Region

COM 11 - Recommended Guidelines for Pregnancy/ Adoption Leave for Clergy

COM 12 - Sabbatical Leave for Clergy

COM 13 - A Procedure Concerning the Consideration of Reinstatement of Standing for a Clergyperson Whose Standing Has Been Involuntarily Removed in this or in Other Regions of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)