What is a Call to Ministry?

Becoming a Pastor/Diaconal Minister

A Call to Work in the Church

If you sense that God is calling you to serve the Church in a very intentional way, then you may want to consider becoming a pastor or a diaconal minister. From the time you act on these intentions and apply to become a ministry candidate, you are guided in the process by a member of the Committee for Theological Education and Leadership.

For more information, please go to our Candidacy page to see our links where you will find information to assist you with:

  • help as you discern if this call is for you;
  • identifying the criteria required before beginning the seminary training;
  • contact information for those who assist you in the process;
  • opportunities to support those who are in training for the ministry;