Although The United Methodist Church has some universal requirements for those seeking to be a clergy member, each conference goes about the process in a slightly different way, especially for certification. This page contains the information you need to know to go through the candidacy process in the Minnesota Conference.
Here are the first steps you will take in the journey to becoming an elder, deacon, or LLP.
Once you have completed the steps in the section above, you will continue to follow the process outlined in this Candidacy Process document. Feel free to download and/or print this document for your own reference.
EarnSaveGive: Certified Candidate Opportunities: All clergy new to ministry in the Minnesota Conference are invited to participate in EarnSaveGive, a commitment to improve personal financial well-being. Learn about financial literacy resources and grants available to help you save money and pay off student loans.
Janet Beard – Minnesota Conference registrar and secretary
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Board of Ordained Ministry Co-Chairs
Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church