District Committee on Ordained Ministry Resources

Becoming a Certified Candidate for Licensed or Ordained Ministry (pdf)
Behavioral Health Guidelines (pdf)
Candidacy Mentor Report Form (Word)
Certified Lay Minister Application – Those interested in becoming a CLM should contact their DCOM Chair and be set up with a UMCARES account, following the parallel procedure as for an inquiring candidate for ministry
Course of Study Book Listing (pdf)
DCOM Action Report Form (pdf)
DCOM Action Report Form (Word)
DCOM Action Report – Other Recommendations (Word)
DCOM Chairpersons 2018-2019 (pdf)
DCOM Handbook (pdf) 
DCOM Training Ideas (pdf)
Group Candidacy Mentors (pdf) Updated as of the date on the report
Group Mentoring (PowerPoint)
Ministry Review for Certified Lay Minister (See Pathways step for instructions) (Word)
Provisional Membership Recommendation (pdf)
UMCARES Instructions and Resources   


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