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Commissioning and Ordination


In September, 2017, the Office of Ministerial Services will be hosting a series of free information sessions for those who are considering applying for commissioning on the deacon, elder or associate member track. Participants will receive important information regarding the work that must be submitted to the Board of Ordained Ministry, as well as the deadlines for application. Time will be given to reviewing the information and answering any questions.

All persons who anticipate applying for commissioning on the deacon, elder or associate member track MUST register to attend one of these sessions.

*Commissioning Information Meetings

Choose one of the following sessions to attend when you complete your registration form.

  • Thursday, Sept 7, 2017: Cynthiana First Church, 302-304 East Pike Street, Cynthiana, KY
  • Thursday, Sept 14, 2017: Madisonville First UMC, 200 E. Center St., Madisonville, KY 
  • Tuesday, Sept 19, 2017: London First UMC, 301 W. Fifth Street, London, KY 
  • Thursday, Sept 21, 2017: Middletown UMC, 11902 Old Shelbyville Road, Louisville, KY


2018 CHANGE OF STATUS PACKETS - for commissioning/ordination in June, 2018 

These packets are in PDF format and can be downloaded and printed. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free version can be downloaded here: https://get.adobe.com/reader/. The files are set up to be printed on both sides of the paper, so there are blank pages added where necessary to keep individual forms separate.