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. Provisional Ministers
5. Specialized Ministers
6. National Conference Ministers
7. Ordained Elders
8. Ordained Chaplains
9. Questions Asked of Candidates for Ordination

Stationing of Ministers

10. Assigning Ministers
11. Exemption from Assignment

Other Information

12. Status of Ministerial Credentials
13. Educational Requirements
14. Restoration of Ministers
15. Sabbatical Guidelines
16. Ten Principles to Assist and Encourage Your Pastor’s Wife
17. Minister’s Spouse Survey
18. Official Doctrinal Positions
19. Licensing Options Chart
20. License Advancement Plan

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.

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