Requirements for Ordination


Requirements to be Recognized as an Ordained Minister by the
National Association of Christian Ministers

  • 1) The candidate must be accepted into membership with our organization (which requires clear statements of personal ministry goals, vision, mission statements, and agreement with our values in ministry).
  • 2) The candidate must make a firm confession of the evangelical Christian faith.  This is defined as confessing agreement with every point in our statement of faith.
  • 3) The candidate must pass a theological evaluation by an Elder serving within our organization.  This is a part of the application process which may be conducted by email, phone call, or in person.
  • 4) The candidate must use their testimony to demonstrate a call to ministry through the application process.  
Requirements for Ordination