Candidates & Seminary Students

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Candidate Information & Forms
Seminary Student Information 

Click on the links below for more information in each area. 
Exploring Ministry Events    
Calling 21 Intern Program   
Candidacy Summits  
Certified Candidates and Local Pastors Seeking Provisional Membership 
Culture of Call    

Informal Advisory Volunteers (Word)
A number of applicants in the past have asked about informal advisors who would be willing to be contacted about reading papers, participating in mock interviews and generally being helpful about sharing their experiences in applying for Provisional Membership. This list of ordained clergy have volunteered to serve in this capacity and would be glad to be contacted for informal advice.   Please address specific questions about your application to Meredith McNabb, the Director of the Center for Clergy Excellence, who serves as the BOM Registrar at






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