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 2023 Annual  Conference must submit the 
Application for Commissioning/Ordination/Associate
Membership  by July 15, 2022

Executive Committee

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

Additional Forms:

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

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

Requirements for: 

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

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