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GHBEM E-Resources for COVID response

GBHEM recently launched a page on their website that has a number of resources in response to the COVID pandemic. It's a helpful place for candidates, clergy, and local pastors who are seeking additional information:

Board of Ordained Ministry Information and Guidelines

The Board of Ordained Ministry is responsible for supporting persons who respond to God's call to professional ministry as an elder, deacon, licensed local pastor, or other certified and licensed ministry options.

Please contact dean, Rev. Eric Van Meter ( or the assistant dean, Pastor Annie Carlson (, for more information.

Candidate Forum

Are you unsure of all the steps and what is next on your journey as a candidate for ministry?  Do you know someone who might be a great candidate for ministry but you are quite sure of all of the information they may need?
Here is your chance to ask questions and get answers! Join a Zoom call to visit with oother candidates and a member of the Dakotas Conference Board of Ordained Ministry. 
Rev.  Sara McManus, the registrar for the Daktoas Conference Board of Ordained, is hosting a forum for candidates for ministry, date to be announced. Please check in with Bea Stucke for any question. 

Board of Ordained Ministry Leadership


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