Is God Calling You?

If you feel called into Ministry, The Board of Ordained Ministry will help you work through your call.


2020-24 Officers

Chair Rev. Chris Dowd
Chair of Preparation and Qualifications Rev. Ann Willet
Vice-Chair Rev. Kay Eck
Vocational Discernment Chair Kelly Carpenter
Conference Candidacy Registrar Mariel Vela

BOM mailing address:  PO Box 866128, Plano, TX 75086


2024 Schedule

August DCOM interviews for candidates seeking commissioning
Aug. 2 Deadline for provisional Deacons and Elders to apply for 2024 ordination
Aug. 20 Candidate Meet and Greet with the BOM (Conference Office)
Sept. 19

BOM Fall Meeting (10 am-noon at Christ UMC Plano)

Oct. 4 Deadline for districts to submit candidates for commissioning
Oct. 11 Ordination paperwork deadline, 5 p.m.
Nov. 17-19 Ordination Interviews (Prothro)
December Commisioning paperwork deadline

2025 Schedule

January Commissioning Interviews (TBD)