Board of Ordained Ministry

The Peninsula-Delaware Conference Board of Ordained Ministry exists to recruit, develop and credential healthy ministry leaders to be deployed by the Bishop and Cabinet to lead innovative and vibrant ministries.

Individuals desiring to be commissioned or ordained 
at the 2021 Annual  Conference must submit the 
Application for Commissioning/Ordination/Associate
Membership  by July 15, 2020

Executive Committee

Co-Chairs - Rev. Lester Justice & Rev. Megan Shitama Weston

Vice-Chairs – Rev. Peggy Briggs & Rev. Mark Farnell

SecretaryRev. Dr. Laura A. Martin

TreasurerRev. Christina M. Blake

RegistrarRev. Karen Dize

Candidacy Registrar/SupervisoryRev. Mark Farnell

Local Pastor’s RegistrarRev. Karen Dize

Conference RelationsRev. Earle Baker


Psychological Testing – Rev. Karen Bunnell 

Enlistment/RecruitmentRev. Lindsay Wessell

Provisional Care/Residency in MinistryRev. Megan Shitama Weston

Conference Membership/InterviewsRev. Tina Whaley

Continuing EducationFannie Wright​

           Continuing Education Unit Request Form

Local Pastors/Associate MembersRev. John Hornberger

Order of DeaconsRev. Kymm Hockman​

Order of EldersRev. Dr. Bernadette Beckett

Director of Connectional MinistriesRev. Dr. Vicki Gordy-Stith

Cabinet Representatives Rev. Dr. Kyung Hee SaRev. Elmer Davis


Contact Information                                                                                                                          

Pen-Del Licensing SchoolRev. Dr. Shirlyn Brown, Director

Scholarship ChairLori Brown                              

Application for Scholarship/Grant Assistance – Seminary & College Students

Application for Scholarship/Grants for Course of Study


Additional Forms:

Application for Commissioning/Ordination/Associate Membership Deadline: July 15, 2020

Annual Report of Progress Licensed & Certified Candidates & Provisional Members - Deadline: July 15, 2020


Requirements for: 

Provisional Membership & Commissioning – Elder Track, 2020 – Due, January 4, 2021

Full Membership & Ordination – Elder Track, 2020 Due, January 4, 2021

Provisional Membership & Commissioning – Deacon Track, 2020Due, January 4, 2021

Full Membership & Ordination – Deacon Track, 2020 Due, January 4, 2021

Associate Membership – 2020 – Due, January 4, 2021

Bible Study Evaluation for all candidates


Cover Page –

Associate Member

Full Membership Deacon

Full Membership Elder

Provisional Membership and Commissioning – Order of Elder

Provisional Membership and Commissioning – Order of Deacon


Seminary Recommendation for:

Associate Membership

Full Membership

Provisional Membership


Statement from: 

Senior Pastor for Associate Membership

SPRC for Associate Membership

Senior Pastor for Provisional Elder & Deacon

SPRC for Provisional Membership and Commissioning

Senior Pastor for Full Membership Elder & Deacon

SPRC for Full Membership and Ordination Elder & Deacon                


Fruitfulness in Ministry Project – to be completed in Residency in Ministry Program

Ordination Project Proposal

Project Documentation Requirements and Example Titles

Ordination Project Guidelines for BOOM

Leading Ministry Projects – PM Basics