The Board of Ministry

The Board of Ministry on the Florida District exists to prepare ministers in training for ordination and to give oversight to the continuing education of those serving as pastors.

To fulfill its purpose, the Board of Ministry is organized into a Board of Credentials and a Board of Ministerial Studies.

The Board of Ministerial Credentials (click here for Ministerial Credentials page)

To evaluate and affirm the gifts and graces for ministry of those who present themselves as candidates for ordination.

The Board of Ministerial Studies

To assist those who seek ordination in meeting the educational requirements for ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.

The Board of Ministry is also responsible for:

Candidate Assessment

"Ministerial Candidate Workshop" - a semi-annual weekend event, jointly sponsored by the districts of the Southeast Region and Trevecca Nazarene Univerity's "Center for Pastoral Health."


The mentoring of ministers in training toward their goal of ordination.

Life-Long Learning

To provide information for the continuing education of those serving as pastors and accountability to meet annual denominational requirements for CEU Credits.