Welcome! Here you will find everything you need to know about the UMC Ministry Candidacy Process in the South East District. If you have further questions, please contact the dCOM Registrar: Elizabeth Flynn
863-688-5563, Ext. 328 registrarSE@flumc.org
You are an "inquiring candidate" if you are asking questions about candidacy or are in the very beginning steps (for example, you have not yet asked the District Superintendent for his/her approval to become a candidate.
Please visit the Inquiring About Candidacy page, or the Candidate FAQs page to find helpful information.
You are considered a candidate after you have been given permission by the District Superintendent to begin candidacy (and/or you have been certified). If you fall into this category, please click here.
Full Time Local Pastors who do not have a Master of Divinity but wish to apply for Associate or Provisional Membership click here.
Upcoming District Committee on Ordained Ministry (dCOM) Meetings & Application Deadlines:
|Meeting Date||Application Deadline|
|February 13, 2018||January 16, 2018|
|April 24, 2018||March 27, 2018|
|August 21, 2018||July 24, 2018|
|October 16, 2018||September 18, 2018 -LP Renewals only|
The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church
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Lakeland, FL 33815
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