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 21: New Group of Candidates to be Interviewed -

On Friday, May 2, the Candidacy Committee plans to interview 25 persons who have applied for candidacy this year. Added to these 25 are 25 others who will be interviewed by regional teams as appointed and coordinated by the Director of Candidacy. The May 2 interviews are conducted at the denominational building at 1700 28th Street  in Grand Rapids. The names of those approved will be recommended to synod 2014 and will join a list that currently numbers 26 persons approved as candidates by previous synods.

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April 21: Candidacy Committee Meeting Scheduled for May 1 and 2 -

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
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