Pastoral Ministry Handbook

The Pastoral Ministry Handbook outlines policies, requirements, and procedures related to the various categories of United Brethren ministers.


1. Introduction

Categories of Ministers

2. UB Ministerial Association
3. Lay Ministers
4. Local Church Ministers
5. Provisional Ministers
6. Specialized Ministers
7. National Church Ministers
8. Ordained Elders
9. Ordained Chaplains
10. Questions Asked of Candidates for Ordination

Stationing of Ministers

11. Assigning Ministers
12. Requests for Exemption from Service

Other Information

13. Education
14. Official Doctrinal Positions
15. Restoration of Ministers
16. Pastor Sabbaticals
17. Ten Principles to Assist and Encourage Your Pastor’s Wife

The Pastoral Ministry Handbook is the responsibility of the the Pastoral Ministry Leadership Team. They can make revisions at any time.

The entire Pastoral Ministry Handbook can be downloaded as a PDF file.