Exploring a Call to Ministry

You may feel that God is calling you. While all Christians have a ministry and a vocation or calling, some within the Church are called to servant leadership, both lay and ordained. You are encouraged to explore that calling by giving it prayerful consideration... Learn More

Exploring a Call to Ministry
Candidacy Process
Clergy Concerns
Board of Ordained Ministry - Board Officers & Committees

Creating a Culture of Calling to  Pastoral Ministry
Creating a Culture of Calling to Ministry
The Culture of the Call

Here are some key individuals who can help you explore your next steps:

Also see: General Board of Higher Education and Ministry


To carry out its work, the Board of Ordained Ministry (BOOM) has numerous standing committees.  For more information about a committee, or to get a particular form, click on the appropriate work area below.

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Resources to Assist in Pastoral Transitions for Clergy and Churches

The annual pastoral appointment-making season has begun for the Eastern PA Conference Cabinet, as they prayerfully discern and carefully determine clergy leadership for EPAUMC churches. That inevitably will mean some changes and transitions in pastoral appointments, especially as some clergy retire and others are licensed, commissioned and ordained.

Visit our new Pastoral Transitions resources page to see recommended resources from across our UM Connection and beyond to help­­ clergy and church leaders prepare for possible appointment transitions. Learn More

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