Provisional Membership

Application Information

Timeline – You may apply for Provisional Membership immediately following the recommendation by your District Committee on Ordained Ministry until October 1st (of the year prior to Commissioning year).

Deadline – October 1st at 11:59:59 p.m. (PST).

Pre-Requisite – *Applicants for Provisional Membership must have attended the ‘Orientation to Ministry’ prior to submitting the application. If you have not attended the ‘Orientation to Ministry’ by October 1st of the year prior to the commissioning year, the application cannot be processed. The Candidacy Summit fulfills the ‘Orientation to Ministry’ requirement.

2017 Provisional Application


  • The application packet is comprised of .PDF files and must be downloaded (not opened), completed, and then submitted. On a Mac/Apple, please open the .PDF files with Adobe Reader (not the default Preview application) to complete and save the document.
  • Those wishing to apply this year will need to read carefully all the instructions on the documents. The application and documents change a little each year so you need to use the current documents. The Board of Ordained Ministry takes all deadlines seriously so please keep that in mind.
Download Method A

Download all files as one .ZIP file

Download Method B

Download each file individually (IMPORTANT – right click on each document below & choose “SAVE.”  If you choose “OPEN,” the forms WILL NOT work properly.)

For questions regarding the application process, contact Rev. Sunyoung Lee, Provisional Registrar, by email (