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. Read More
November 17: Ethnic Pastor Orientation - The Candidacy Committee is a joint sponsor of an event known as the Ethnic Pastor Orientation. Read More


Start here if you're interested in ordination within the Christian Reformed Church.
Here's information to guide you in pursuing local ordination as a 'Commission Pastor'.
The 24 Month Non-Resident EPMC is a new program, offered as an alternative for students who do not wish to do...
Here's the listing of ministry candidates who are currently eligible for call.
Meet the committee members, who give many hours of their time to this important task.
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