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 2022 Annual  Conference must submit the 
Application for Commissioning/Ordination/Associate
Membership  by July 15, 2021

Executive Committee

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

Vice-Chairs – Rev. Peggy Briggs & Rev. Dr. Rebecca Collison

SecretaryRev. Dr. Laura A. Martin

TreasurerRev. Dr. Shirlyn Brown

RegistrarRev. Tom Pasmore

Candidacy Registrar/SupervisoryRev. Eric Warner

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 EldersRev. Carolyn Williams

Director of Connectional MinistriesRev. Dr. Rob Townsend

Cabinet Representatives Rev. Joe Archie , Rev. 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 2022Deadline: July 15, 2021

Annual Report of Progress Licensed & Certified Candidates & Provisional Members 2022 - Deadline: July 15, 2021


Requirements for: 

Provisional Membership & Commissioning – Elder Track, 2021 – Due, January 3, 2022

Full Membership & Ordination – Elder Track, 2021 – Due, January 3, 2022

Provisional Membership & Commissioning – Deacon Track, 2021Due, January 3, 2022

Full Membership & Ordination – Deacon Track, 2021 – Due, January 3, 2022

Associate Membership – 2021 – Due, January 3, 2022

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