Clergy Excellence

Welcome to the home page of the 
Office of Clergy Excellence!

From this page you will be able to link to the various pages that relate to the Office of Clergy Excellence. These include:

Office of Clergy Excellence – a description of the areas of responsibility

Contacts for the Office of Clergy Excellence

Extension Ministry Annual Report – required of every person in extension ministry, you will be able to link to the form and see names and addresses of persons who are to receive the completed form.

Financial Assistance for Clergy Education – includes applications for financial assistance for:
1. Course of Study participants
2. Certified Candidates attending seminary
3. Full Conference Members and Associate Members seeking continuing education

Florida Conference Course of Study - information for part-time local pastors regarding the weekend Course of Study program offered in Lakeland and in connection with Candler School of Theology, Emory University.

Florida Conference Guidelines for Florida Clergy:
1. Vacation, continuing education and renewal leave
2. Divorce Policy
3. Clergy Moving Expenses Guidelines

Ordained and Licensed Ministry – includes information:
1. for persons exploring candidacy
2. for candidacy mentors
3. for members of the Board of Ordained Ministry
4. for members of district committees on ordained ministry

Contact Us

The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011