Priestly Ordination

Ordination to the Priesthood is accomplished after finishing the transitional diaconate for those seeking priestly orders.

Application for Ordination to the Priesthood

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Supporting Documentation

Congregational endorsement and Diaconal Supervisor evaluation forms are submitted here. Note that digital signatures are required of the Congregation. These can be individual image files (.pdf, .jpg, etc.) or the whole body may sign a blank sheet of paper, and the submitter can upload a single file on the body’s behalf.

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Assessment, Recommendations, and Decisions

The application for Ordination to the Priesthood is assessed by an interview with the Commission on Ministry (COM), a review by the Standing Committee, and a decision from the Bishop.  Forms for Assessment, Recommendations, and Decisions can be found here.

Commission on Ministry

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Standing Committee

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Bishop

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