Are you wondering if you should become a pastor? The Candidacy Committee is the denominational ministry that helps people find their way in a discernment process.
Resources for Pastors Ordained in Other Denominations Who Are Looking to Become Ordained in the CRCNA
"How can I, a pastor ordained in another denomination, transfer my ordination into the CRCNA?" Here is some basic information from the Candidacy Committee to get you started.
Is your church looking for a pastor? The CRCNA wants to help you connect with potential pastors in the following ways.
Commissioned Pastors are appointed at the local level with permission of the regional body, the classis. Find information about this office and the roles in which these pastors serve.
There are several routes to becoming ordained as a pastor in the Christian Reformed Church. Find brief descriptions of each route below.
Through a special grant, Rev Karl Van Harn, Director of CPE at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, is offering an innovative version of CPE to pastors and seminary students.