*This form may be used for different recommendations. Please mark the applicable title for such, as well as designate the ministry role certification.
(to be completed annually for district licensed ministers)
(Check the appropriate board.)
m The Church Board of the
m The District Advisory Board of the (Manual (222.11) recommends to the (Ministerial Credentials Board) District Assembly for:
m District Minister’s License
m Renewal of District Minister’s License
m Renewal of Deaconess’ License
m Renewal of Director of Christian Education
Ministry Role Certification (Manual (503–526)
m CED—Christian Education Minister (ministers employed by a local church school)
m EDU—Education (employed to serve on the administrative staff or faculty of one of the educational institutions of the Church of the Nazarene)
m EVR—Evangelist, Registered (is devoted to traveling and preaching the gospel as his or her primary ministry, promoting revivals and spreading the gospel abroad in the land)
m GA—General Assignment, Missionary (appointed by the General Board through the Global Mission Committee to minister for the church)
m GA—General Assignment, Other (elected or employed to serve in the General Church)
m PAS—Pastor
m PSV-FT or PSV-PT—Pastoral Service Full-time or Part-time (associate pastor, performing pastoral service in connection with a church, in specialized areas of ministry recognized and approved by the appropriate governing, licensing and endorsing agencies)
m SER—Song Evangelist, Registered (devotes the major portion of his or her time to the ministry of evangelism through music as his or her primary assignment)
m SPC—Special Service/Interdenominational (in active service in a manner not otherwise provided for, which must be approved by the district assembly upon recommendation by the District Advisory Board and/or the Ministerial Credentials Board, as well as the Board of General Superintendents)
m STU—Student
m U—Unassigned
Review the minimal requirements for ordination (Manual 430.3, 431.3) and also the procedures for formalization of relationship, either paid or unpaid. (Manual (160-160.3)
This is important for establishing and maintaining the candidate’s history of ministry.
If a designation other than “STU” or “U” is indicated above, describe the formal relationship that exists with the candidate, as approved by the church board and the district superintendent.
We certify that _____________________________________ has fulfilled all the requirements for such a request.
By vote of the Board this __________ (date), and by receipt of a letter of permission from the district superintendent this __________ (date).
Referred ________ Reported ________ Disposition ________