Mission Center: Mission Leadership

Ordained Leadership

Exploring Ordained Ministry

Discerning a call to ordained ministry is done in community --  with clergy from a local or home congregation, chaplains at schools, members of the Bishop's staff or trusted friends. Each diocese structures its ordination process based on national canons and local context. Decisions about where your formation and education for ministry can best take place are made in consultation with the bishop of the diocese and the Commission on Ministry.

General Ordination Examinations
The General Ordination Examination is administered to those finishing their preparation for ordained ministry who have been nominated by their bishops. The examination is administered at the Episcopal seminaries and by private administrators appointed by the bishops.

General Board of Examining Chaplains
Find information here about the ordination process including the national canons and the General Ordination Examination.


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