Form 3 Church Conference Candidacy Recommendation

Authorized Elder, District Superintendent or Bishop:
*First Name
*Last Name
*Email
Church Information:
*Church Name

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Candidate Information:
*Candidate Name
*Date approved
Church Conference Recommendation to the District Committee on Ordained Ministry:
New certified candidate

Believing that the above named candidate is called of God and is a suitable candidate for licensed or ordained ministry in The United Methodist Church, we recommend him/her as a candidate to the District Committee on Ordained Ministry. In making this recommendation, we attest to the fact that the declared candidate has been a professing member in good standing of The United Methodist Church or a baptized participant of a recognized United Methodist campus ministry or other United Methodist ministry setting for a minimum of one (1) year, has graduated from an accredited high school or received a certificate of equivalency, and has received a two-thirds majority vote of this body by written ballot.

Renewing certified candidate (annual requirement following initial recommendation)

Believing that the above named candidate continues to be called of God and is a suitable candidate for licensed or ordained ministry in The United Methodist Church, we recommend him/her as a renewing candidate to the District Committee on Ordained Ministry.  In making this recommendation, we attest that this candidate has received a majority hand or voice vote of this body.

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After submitting this form, please print a copy for inclusion in the charge/church conference packet.
It is recommended that you print the condensed version.

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