The Pensacola District of The United Methodist Church
Monday, October 15, 2018
Ministry and Ministerial Services
Alabama-West Florida Conference Board of Ordained Ministry



Application to Request Admission to the Ministry Candidacy Program
Declaration of Candidacy for Ordained Ministry - Recommendation Forms (Version 12/10/2014)
Download Pastor-Parish Relations Committee Recommendation and Charge Conference Recommendation forms:   PDFMS Word.   
Steps to Becoming a Minister
Important Dates - Training, Prerequisites, and Deadlines
Licensing School
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The Right Start Workshop
The Right Start workshop is required for clergy receiving new pastoral appointments.  This training has been specifically designed to aid clergy as they complete ministry in their current setting and prepare to begin service in a new congregation. Continuing education credit (CEU) is available.
For more information about this event:
(2) browse the AWFC calendar; or
(3) contact Erika Glawson, Executive Assistant at the AWF Conference Office of Ministerial Services, at 334-356-8014, toll-free 888-873-3127, or       

The AWF Conference Candidacy Retreat
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If you are interested in attending an AWF Conference Candidacy Retreat, contact your District Superintendent to begin the process. 
For more information please contact Erika Glawson, Executive Assistant at the AWF Conference Office of Ministerial Services, at or 334-356-8014 or toll-free number 888-873-3127.
Meetings of the Pensacola District Committee on Ministry (dCOM)
When Pensacola District Committee meetings are scheduled, announcement is posted here on our Officers page as well as on our Message Board
As you go through the ministry process, keep a copy of ALL your documents. Every time you meet with the Committee on Ministry, bring all your paperwork with you. 
Commissioning and Ordination Requirements
For information about commissioning and ordination requirements and deadlines, and to download the required forms visit
Course of Study and Licensing
Financial Assistance
There is information about financial assistance on the AWF Conference website at
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