Preparation For Ministry (CPM)

Preparation For Ministry (CPM)

Commission 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!


Presbytery of Charlotte:

CPM Interview Request:

Coordinator for CPM, Lisa Dillard:
cell: 704-502-6267

Preparation for Ministry Handbook:

Application Forms to Enroll as an Inquirer (Forms 1A-D and 2B): 

Forms for Candidacy (Forms 5A-D): 

Forms for Annual Consultation (Form 3): 

Register for Ordination Exams: 

Presbytery Meeting Dates: