Resources and Downloads
Application for District Minister's License
Those who wish to be considered for District Licensed Ministry must make contact with the District Secretary prior to the district credentials board meeting each Spring. This form should be submitted to the District Secretary in preparation for this meeting. Only candidates who have completed one year as a local licensed minister, have completed the prescribed number of classes for entry, and have the recommendation of their local church board will be considered. Click here to download.
Background Check Form for Local and District Minister's License
All persons applying for a local ministry license are required to undergo a denominational background check. Please complete this form prior to granting/accepting a local license for ministry by a local church board. Click here to download.
Application for Ordination Consideration
Those who wish to be considered for ordination must make contact with the District Secretary prior to the district credentials board meeting each Spring. This form should be submitted to the District Secretary in preparation for this meeting. Only candidates who have held district license previous to this assembly, having completed the course of study, meeting the academic requirements and have completed their required years of ministry service will be considered for ordination. Click here to download.
RECOMMENDATION FOR DISTRICT ASSEMBLY
Pastor and Local Church
This PDF is a payment slip that should be included in your local church regular district budget payments. This helps the district office keep accurate record of your contributions to the district ministry fund. Click here to download.
Background Check for District Activities and Involvement
All persons working at our youth and children's camps, district NYI and SDMI events, and those working in any ministry activity involving chaperoning of children/youth, are required to complete a basic background check. Click here to download the form, and return it to the district office for processing.
Counselor / Worker Application
Annual Report of evangelist
Annual report of Ordained / Licensed Minister
Annual Report of Retired Minister
Application for Certification of Role of Ministry
Church Certificate of Election
Church Directory Entry Form
Deceased Church Members
Ordination Recognition Questionnaire
Recommendation for District Licensed Minister
Abbreviation Guidelines for church directory entry
2017-2021 Manual of the Church of the Nazarene
The manual provides local churches and members of the Church of the Nazarene, a clear statement of doctrine, beliefs, and organizational practices for our congregations. This PDF version is provided to us by the General Church of the Nazarene. Click here to download.