Preparation For Ministry (CPM)

Committee on Preparation For Ministry (CPM): Encourages persons who have the appropriate gifts and talents to become candidates for the ministry of Word and Sacrament, oversees their education, and examines those who are preparing for ordination.


New Inquirer?Hearing the Call to Become a Minister of Word and Sacrament
Read this letter on the process from our CPM
Read the Welcome Letter from our CPM 

Visit the PCUSA Preparation For Ministry Website
From there you can access the CPM Advisory Handbook, find application forms, learn about the process & requirements, review the roles & responsibilities of participants, etc.
Best wishes as you prepare for ministry!


RESOURCE LINKS:

Presbytery of Charlotte:
http://www.presbyofcharlotte.org

CPM Interview Request:
http://www.presbyofcharlotte.org/program-areas/preparation-for-ministry/cpm-interview-requests/

Coordinator for CPM, Lisa Dillard:
lisa.dillard@presbyofcharlotte.org
work: 980-207-5211; cell: 704-502-6267

Book of Order:
http://oga.pcusa.org/site_media/media/uploads/oga/pdf/book-of-order2017-electronic.pdf

Preparation for Ministry Handbook:
http://www.pcusa.org/resource/preparation-ministry-handbook

Application Forms to Enroll as an Inquirer (Forms 1A-D and 2B):
http://oga.pcusa.org/section/mid-council-ministries/prep4min/application-forms/

http://oga.pcusa.org/site_media/media/uploads/oga/pdf/mid_council_ministries/form2b.pdf

Forms for Candidacy (Forms 5A-D):
http://oga.pcusa.org/section/mid-council-ministries/prep4min/forms-advancing-candidacy/

Forms for Annual Consultation (Form 3):
http://oga.pcusa.org/section/mid-council-ministries/prep4min/forms-annual-consultations/

Register for Ordination Exams:
http://oga.pcusa.org/section/mid-council-ministries/prep4min/standard-ordination-exams/

Presbytery Meeting Dates:
http://www.presbyofcharlotte.org/presbytery-meetings-2/

Register for Getting in Shape Financially:
http://www.pensions.org/MembersAndEmployers/BoardUniversity/ForMembers/Seminars/pages/getting-in-shape-fiscally.aspx