NACC Credentialing

Credentialing Interviews twice a year

  • Postponed due to Covid19:
    • 3 Wednesdays, August 12, 19, & 26
    • Deadline for material submission is a postmark or email dated 30 days before the meeting. All materials must be typed. Hand written materials will be returned.
  • Friday-Saturday, October 2-3, 2020: Deadline for material submission is a September 2, 2020 postmark or email date. All materials must be typed. Hand written materials will be returned.
  • Friday-Saturday, (dates set at Fall 2020 meeting)
  • Your church votes to recommend candidates for licensing. Contact the district office for help with the necessary paperwork by email at Frontdesk@pswdcob.org or by phone at 909-406-5368.
    • Cohort startup information in the upper right-hand corner (web link)

All in-person interviews are at Hillcrest in La Verne, CA (see maps below)

Maintaining your License

Please type your answers into the On-Line GoogleForm. Hand written reports will be returned for typing. Call 909-406-5368 if you need help.

  • In order for the Licensed Minister(s) in your congregation to continue in licensed ministry for the next year, your church must have a minuted item from the church council or the church board that the congregation wants the license to be continued. Please mail a copy of this minuted action, by October 1, 2020 to the district office.

Church position examples: pastor, associate pastor, chaplain, youth leader . . .

Each year, to continue in this position (paid or unpaid) for the next year, your church must return these two forms to the district office.

  1. (Approval for Employment of the Licensed Minister – om340 (signed by Church & Ministry Commission)
  2.  The appropriate Renewal or Start-Up Agreement
  • Licensing renewal service will be different in 2020 due to Covid19. Churches and Licensees will receive email notification of the alternative arrangements. Email questions about this required attendance to Ministry Commission Chair Norma Sexton.
  • A wide variety of denominational Ministry Papers
  • Sign up for your required Ministerial Ethics Seminar
  • Ministry Readiness Evaluation for ordination and licensing: The Ministry Commission is coordinating this process through the District Executive Minister.

PSWD Nurturing & Credentialing Committee

and reportable to, the Ministry Commission of the Pacific Southwest District of the Church of the Brethren.

  • TRIM Coordinator
  • MTC: Ministry Training Coordinator for SeBAH, EFSM, & EPMC
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NACC Meetings for Interviews at Hillcrest in La Verne, CA

Blue=Galen Walker Board Room — Brown=Jasmine Conference Room — Green=Private Dining Room
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Map

Galen Walker Board Room