Credentials and Lifelong Learning
Iowa District Path to Ordination
STEP 1: REGISTRATION OF CALL TO MINISTRY – English - this form should be completed by the candidate and Emailed to email@example.com or sent by us mail to the district office
STEP 2: Request for Verification Credential History Request Form – for local or district license - this form should be completed by the lead pastor of the local church that will grant the local ministers license it should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by us mail to the district office
STEP 3: BEGIN COURSE OF STUDY - a GOOD PLACE for candidates TO START EDUCATION IS AT NAZARENE BIBLE COLLEGE. tHEY OFFER FREE EVALUATION OF TRANSCRIPTS AND THE FIRST COURSE TAKEN THROUGH NBC IS ALSO FREE. CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE AND BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION TODAY.
step 4: USA/CANADA Local License Information and Forms - The lead pastor of the local church must complete this step for each candidate
More helpful information for ministerial candidates pursuing ordination
2019-2020 Application for District License
2020 APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2020
FORM – 2020 District Ministers License Application – English – This form must be completed online by each individual that will be applying for a first-time district license, renewal of district license OR ORDINATION.
FORM – 2020 Solicitud De Licencia De Ministro - This is a paper form, download complete and return to district office
FORM – 2020 Application for Ordination – This form is available upon request, send an email to email@example.com to request the application for ordination link
FORM 2020 Recommendation to the District Assembly - THIS FORM IS FOR ASSIGNED MINISTERS THAT ARE NOT SERVING AS LEAD PASTORS OR AN ORGANIZED CHURCH OR PAC CHURCH
PSV-PT Evaluation form to be completed by senior pastor - THIS FORM IS FOR ASSIGNED MINISTERS THAT ARE NOT SERVING AS LEAD PASTORS OF AN ORGANIZED CHURCH OR PAC CHURCH
UPDATED TRANSCRIPTS ARE ALSO REQUIRED BY FEBRUARY 28, 2020 PLEASE EMAIL TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
Background Check for DL Ministers:
In an effort to be compliant with Manual paragraph 532.1 and the newly revised Sourcebook on Ordination paragraph 555.1 all candidates for district license must have a completed background check on file in the District Office.
request for retirement status - iF YOU CURRENTLY HOLD YOUR CREDENTIAL ON THE IOWA DISTRICT AND WANT TO REQUEST RETIREMENT CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE FORM.