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.


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

Vice-Chair – Rev. Peggy Briggs

SecretaryRev. Dr. Laura A. Martin

TreasurerRev. Zachary Wheeler

RegistrarRev. Tom Pasmore

Candidacy Registrar/Supervisory – Rev. Dr. Rebecca Collison

Local Pastor’s RegistrarRev. Tom Pasmore

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 EducationRev. Dr. Laura A. Martin

      Continuing Education Unit Request Form

Local Pastors/Associate MembersRev. John Hornberger

Order of DeaconsTBD

Order of EldersTBD

Director of Connectional MinistriesRev. Dr. Jacqueline Davis Ford

Cabinet Representatives Rev. Joseph Archie

CONTACT INFORMATION                                                                                                                         

Pen-Del Licensing SchoolRev. Yvonne Paxton & Rev. Glen Catley, Directors

Scholarship ChairRev. Dr. Vicki Gordy-Stith                             

Application for Scholarship/Grant Assistance – Seminary & College Students

Application for Scholarship/Grants for Course of Study


Application for Commissioning/Ordination/Associate Membership 2022Deadline: July 15, 2022

Annual Report of Progress Licensed & Certified Candidates & Provisional Members 2022 - Deadline: July 15, 2022


Provisional Membership & Commissioning – Elder Track, 2022 – Due, January 2, 2023

Full Membership & Ordination – Elder Track, 2022 – Due, January 2, 2023

Provisional Membership & Commissioning – Deacon Track, 2022Due, January 2, 2023

Full Membership & Ordination – Deacon Track, 2022 – Due, January 2, 2023

Associate Membership – 2022 – Due, January 2, 2023

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


Associate Membership

Full Membership

Provisional Membership


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