Board of Ordained Ministry

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Responsible for the enlistment and recruitment of ministerial leadership for our churches and other ministry settings by working in consultation with the cabinet and the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry to study and interpret the ordained, licensed, certified, and assigned ministerial leadership needs and resources of the annual conference, with due regard to the inclusive nature of the Church. (¶ 635.2A - 2016 Book of Discipline )

The Board of Ordained Ministry and District Committees on Ordained Ministry, along with the District Superintendents, are responsible for enlisting, training, and preparing candidates for licensed and ordained ministry.

CANDIDATES - To pay your portion of the $400.00 psychological assessment fee - CLICK HERE

*Please note that for transfer candidates the cost is $925.00*

CHURCHES - To pay for your portion of the $400.00 psychological assessment fee - CLICK HERE



BOM Contact List

Sandi Dillon - BOM Chair


Barlow, Tom [FE]
Chair, Conference Relations


Kidwell, Stephanie [FE] - Transfer Relations Coordinator
Co-Chair, Order of Elders


Rundell, Calob [FE]
Chair, Provisional Care Team


Strauss, Sharon [LP]
LLP Registrar


West, Carrie [AM]
Conference Relations Committee 


Kaitlin Kahrs - MSC Staff
BOM Psychological Assessment Coordinator
UMCARES Candidacy Registrar