Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church

Revised April 2022


Purpose of Handbook and Thank You!

Purpose of Handbook

Copyright and Permissions

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dCOM Organization

BOM Mission Statement

Requirements for dCOM Minutes

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Categories of Ministry and the Credentialing Process

Categories of Specialized Ministry

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Certified Lay Minister Supervisors

Candidacy and Clergy Mentoring

Candidacy Mentor Standards

Clergy Mentor Standards

Mentor Confidentiality

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Policies and Procedures


Conflict of Interest/Recusal

Cultural Considerations


Transcript Evaluation for Course of Study and Advanced Course of Study Equivalency

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Voting Guide and Discipline References

Quick Start Guides for All Interviews

Lay Ministry

Certified Candidacy

License for Pastoral Ministry

Process for OF and OM Candidates 2023.pdf

Provisional Membership

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