Credentialing Candidates
  1. LBA Application for Recommendation (Give to your pastor)
  2. Local Board Initial Recommendation (Pastor sends to District)
  3. Enroll with Education and Clergy Development (ECD)
  4. Look for the email from ECD explaining how to send your educational transcripts for review. Only official transcripts are accepted.
  5. DBMD #1 – Personal Data Inventory (to be completed before your first interview)
Subsequent Year Students

[Students who have previously met with the DBMD]

DBMD #3 (Online only) (Do not submit old copies of this form as the questions have been updated)



Ordination Forms
[Candidates for Ordination – Educationally certified and invited for ordination interview]

Ordination Application

Ordination Reference Form

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