Conference Membership and Ordination





On Tuesday, August 27 the Board of Ordained Ministry will host an orientation session for persons applying for conference membership.  Associate member and full connection applicants are invited to come at 9:30 a.m. and stay through lunch.  Provisional member applicants are invited to come at noon for lunch, and we will be finished by 3:45 p.m.  It will be held at First United Methodist Church in Gastonia in their Family Life Center.  Please RSVP here by Monday, August 19.


If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Kim Ingram at or 704-535-2260 x. 112.

The following questions/assignments are available as PDFs for download:

Candidates for full connection and associate membership are expected to demonstrate fruitfulness in ministry.  Candidates for provisional membership are expected to demonstrate readiness for ministry.  The WNC Board of Ordained Ministry clarified these expectations and include Wesley’s Historic Questions as ways to use in preparation and discernment for conference membership.

Download: Readiness and Effectiveness Document

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