pastoral

development
The call

ministerial DEVELOPMENT

The information below is meant to help you navigate the processes leading from a call to ministry, through local and district licensing and educational preparation, and on to ordination as an Elder or Deacon in the Church of the Nazarene.

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Register with the Board of Ministry

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Obtain your local license

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Ministry preparation & Ordination

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Ministry Documentation

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Pastoral Mentor

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Interview Preparation

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Education Resources

Oregon Pacific District

License interviews

The following are the 2023 District License Interview dates. Please follow the links above and  below for a detailed information packet that includes, what to expect, how to prepare, and how to apply. 

  • January 6 – Bend Area
  • January 9 – Medford Area
  • January 10 – Eugene Area
  • January 11 – Latino Interviews Eugene
  • January 12 – Salem Area
  • January 13 – Portland Area
Lifelong

learning

Effective Pastors are Lifelong Learners. We encourage you to develop a personal development plan each year. Please record your Lifelong Learning hours by visiting the following link.

Lifelong Learning Hour

categories

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Content

The biblical, theological, and historical knowledge necessary for ministry.

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competency

The development of skills for ministry.

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Character

The strengthening and enriching of the minister as a person.

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Context

The deepening of the understanding of the ministry environment..