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

November 17: Winter Conference Call Meeting - On Tuesday, January 12, 2016, the Candidacy Committee will have their winter conference call meeting.
November 17: Ethnic Pastor Orientation - The Candidacy Committee is a joint sponsor of an event known as the Ethnic Pastor Orientation.


Here is an overview of the grand variety of resources that are available online.
Here is a description of tools available online for use in the journey toward the loca
The EPMC (Ecclesiastical Program for Ministerial Candidates) is a program designed for those who earn their M.Div. degree at seminaries other than Calvin Theological Seminary and who desire to become candidates for ministry in the Christian Reformed Church.
Here's the listing of ministry candidates who are currently eligible for call.
The following persons are completing the candidacy process for presentation to Synod 2016. Churches may have conversations about ministry positions with these persons.
Meet the committee members, who give many hours of their time to this important task.
If your question isn't answered within these pages, please contact our office.