Credentials Information

  • Click here to open annual minister's report ONLINE (eng, non sr. pastors ONLY)

Information for District Licensed Ministers

Interviews Dates:

Friday & Saturday, February 17 & 16, 2017

Interview Location:

First Church of the Nazarene
5020 N.W. 23rd Ave. 
Gainesville, FL 32606

(All candidates should plan to attend the interview session listed above. Any special interview sessions will be established only as deemed necessary by the Board of Ministry.)

Instructions & Reporting Information:

Information Letters (click on the name to open or download. Be sure to read entire Memo before sending anything.):

  • 2018 Memo to First-time and Renewing District Licensed Ministers (PDF English)
  • 2018 Memo to First-time and Renewing District Licensed Ministers (PDF Spanish)

Candidate Report & Application Forms:

(click on form name to open or download):

All forms are in English (ENG) and some also in Spanish (SP). English minister's application forms is an MS Word fill-in form and must be submitted in the same format. Please do not convert to a PDF. Spanish minister's application form is in PDF fill-in format. Please DO NOT use ALL CAPS.

Once you have completed and electronically sign the form, please use "save as" to save the completed form, adding your name to the file name. Please send the form via an attachment to email directly to steve@floridanaz.com.

(Algunos de los formularios están en inglés y español. El formulario de solicitud de licencia del Ministro de inglés se encuentra en formato de relleno de MS Word, y debe presentarse en ese mismo formato. Por favor, no se convierta en PDF. El formulario de licencia del ministro español está en formato PDF. Una vez que haya completado y firmado electrónicamente los formularios, por favor utilice "guardar como" para guardar el formulario completado, añadiendo su nombre al nombre del archivo. Por favor, envíe el formulario a través de un archivo adjunto a un correo electrónico a steve@floridanaz.com).

Minister's License Application Forms (click on document name to download and open on your computer):

Local Church Board Form (click on document name to download)

Minister's Online Forms (ENG only, online forms to fill in, will send an email to the District Secretary):

Nazarene Essentials

(Required reading for ALL candidates. Candidates will be asked, at their interview, if they have read this resource prior to coming for their interview. For several ways to get a copy, see below):

"Nazarene Essentials" - ENG PDF version download - click here

"Esenciales Nazarenos" - SP PDF version download - click here

Click here to go to "Nazarene Essentials" documents website.

Contact the district office (863-644-9331) to request a printed copy of "Nazarene Essentials" ($3.00 postage charge, or you can arrange to pick up) This printed version is in English only.

Additional reading, not required, but highly recommended:

Click here for a PDF copy of "One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism" (English only)

Contact Information (who to contact for information on the credentials process, forms, etc. ):

Rev. Steve Egidio,
District Secretary
cell# 863-409-3718
steve@floridanaz.com

Mailing address:

Rev. Steve Egidio, District Secretary
Florida District Resource Center
4720 Cleveland Heights Blvd., Suite 303
Lakeland, FL 33813

Special Forms (for first-time licensees and/ or new licensed ministers to the Florida District, click on form name to download. Forms in English only.):

Contact Information (for Special Forms only):

Mrs. Mary Egidio,
District Resource Center Manager
863-644-9331
mary@floridanaz.com

Mailing address (for Special Forms only):

Mrs. Mary Egidio,
District Resource Center Manager
Florida District Resource Center
4720 Cleveland Heights Blvd., Suite 303
Lakeland, FL 33813

Questions about the Credentials process, forms, etc., please direct to:

  • Rev. Steve Egidio, District Secretary, cell#: 863-409-3718, email: steve@floridanaz.com
  • Rev. Dave Pullen, Assistant District Secretary, cell#: 850-345-7770, email: dpullen@tfcn.org