Candidacy Committee

Candidacy Committee

Helping you through the ordination journey.

Candidacy Committee

Our mission is to encourage and enable people to find their way into ordained ministry in the CRC.

We’re here to serve as a resource for those looking into ministry, and to serve as a resource for those who lead and guide others through the CRC denominational ordination processes.

Latest News

April 1: A Blessed Crop of Potential Candidates -

On Friday, April 12, the Candidacy Committee plans to interview thirty-eight persons who have applied for candidacy this year. Added to these thirty-eight are twelve others who have already been interviewed by regional teams as appointed and coordinated by the Director of Candidacy. The April 12 interviews are conducted at the denominational building at 2850 Kalamazoo Ave in Grand Rapids.

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April 1: Candidacy Committee Meeting Scheduled for April 11-12 -

The 12 members of the Candidacy Committee meet three times each year.

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Start here if you're interested in ordination within the Christian Reformed Church. read more
Here's information to guide you in pursuing local ordination as a 'Commission Pastor'. read more
The 24 Month Non-Resident EPMC is a new program, offered as an alternative for students who do not wish to do... read more
Here's the listing of ministry candidates who are currently eligible for call. read more
The following persons are completing the candidacy process for presentation to Synod 2014. Churches may have conversations about ministry positions with these persons. read more
Meet the committee members, who give many hours of their time to this important task. read more
If your question isn't answered within these pages, please contact our office. read more