The Christian and Missionary Alliance Board of Directors has set a national set of requirements for Ordination and Consecration. The Metro District LO&CC has been charged with their implementation and to ensure Ordination or Consecration is entrusted to called and qualified ministers of the gospel. If you have any questions please contact your Regional Team Leader or the district office.

Prerequisites: See Church Ministry Worker Requirements

Elder Board Recommendation Form – Please complete and email to

Identify a Church Supervisor – A church supervisor is an Ordained or Consecrated Minister in your church of ministry who supports and advocates for your Ordination/Consecration and oversees your role in the church. You will meet with your church supervisor for quarterly evaluations. 

Register on Edmodo - The first step in your Ordination Consecration Residency is to join Edmodo, follow this link to enroll in the Ordination and Consecration Modular in Edmodo Once you enroll someone from the Pathway team will approve you to join each of the classes.  All assignments will be turned in through this platform.

Complete 6 Ministry Modules: 

  1. Savior Module: Next Date - Jan 24, 2019
    • Attend 1 day seminar at District Office: Christ our Savior with Soul Care & Identity Practicum
    • Complete the Savior Short Answer Exam online
    • Read the Heart of the Gospel
    • Submit Quarterly Evaluation  Form
  2. Sanctifier Module: Next Date - April 25, 2019
    • Attend 1 day seminar at District Office: Christ our Sanctifier with Spirit & Empowered Ministry Practicum
    • Complete the Sanctifier Short Answer Exam online
    • Read Wholly Sanctified 
    • Submit Quarterly Evaluation  Form
  3. Healer Module: Next Date - Sept 26, 2019
    • Attend 1 day seminar at District Office: Christ our Healer with Healing Practicum
    • Complete the Healer Short Answer Exam online
    • Read Gospel of Healing
    • Submit Quarterly Evaluation  Form
  4. Coming King Module: Next Date - Jan 2020
    • Attend 1 day seminar at District Office: Christ our Coming King with Preaching Practicum
    • Complete the Coming King Short Answer Exam online
    • Read A Basic Guide to Eschatology
    • Complete 2 Preaching Assessments
    • Submit Quarterly Evaluation  Form
  5. Church Module: Next Date - April 2020
    • Attend 1 day seminar at District Office: Church with Management & Development Practicum
    • Complete the Church Short Answer Exam online
    • Read The C&MA Manual, The Pastor's Handbook, and Finance Manual for Alliance Church Treasurers and Pastors (Downloaded on The C&MA website)
    • Submit Quarterly Evaluation  Form
  6. Missions Module: Next Date - October 4, 2018
    • Attend 1 day seminar at District Conference: Missions with Culture & Diversity Practicum
    • Complete the Missions Short Answer Exam online
    • Read XPLORE: Discover God's Word, God's World, and God's Work
    • Global (or Local) Engagement Trip:  Meet with the Metro Missions Mobilizer (Paul Keidel) to create a plan to engage in Metro Mission 1:8.  Email Paul to set up a meeting:
    • Submit Quarterly Evaluation  Form

Bible Reading – Read through the entire Bible.twice in two different translations. 

Cohort Participation: Participate 6x a year in an assigned cohort with other ordination & consecration residents

Completion of a Written Examination – Please contact the District Office to schedule the examination.  2018 Dates:  August 15, and October 11.     2019 Dates: January 23, April 3, August 21, October 9.