Credentialing: Certificate of Christian Ministry

Certificate of Christian Ministry documents and forms

Download efca_certificate_of_christian_ministry_packet.pdf
Type: application/pdf
Size: 490.2k

This credential is designed for qualified individuals serving in local church ministry whose primary ministry is in support of teaching and preaching the Word and currently hold a valid EFCA Vocational Ministerial License. The expectation is, the individual requesting a Certificate of Christian Ministry is theologically competent and in alignment with the EFCA. For requirements, see Ministerial Credentialing in the EFCA.

Required documents for Certificate of Christian Ministry

(pdf copies to print and mail to your district)
  • Certificate of Ministry Application
  • Letter of intent from you indicating your desire and reason to hold a certificate of Christian Ministry from the EFCA.
  • Letter of recommendation from the church of your membership or a letter from the church or ministry you are serving.
  • Record of attendance from the dean’s office of the Bible school, seminary attended or EFCA GATEWAY Theological Institute. If there has been no formal or non-formal education, please note that (If a previous letter is on file, a second letter is not necessary.)
  • Written ordination thesis (recommend you send electronically)
  • Complete or update your EFCA Minister’s Profile.
  • The form indicating completed EFCA Required Reading or TEDS History, Theology and Polity course