How do I apply to the Commission on Ministry?

  1. Read the Guidelines and Procedures (PDF) for Applying to Commission on Ministry
  2. Read the Sexual Misconduct Policy (PDF)
  3. Review the Candidate Checklist (PDF)
  4. Request a meeting with Regional Minister, Rev. Kevin McNeil. [email protected]
  5. Submit an Application (PDF) via mail or email [email protected]

Additional Reading

  • Theological Foundations, Policies, and Criteria for the Ordering of Ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
    View (PDF)


Mailing Address

The Christian Church (DOC) in Tennessee
ATTN: Commission on Ministry
4006 Ashland City Highway
Nashville, TN 37218

How do I meet with the Commission on Ministry?

  1. Review the Candidate Checklist (PDF) to determine which items you have completed. Follow up with your references to determine who has submitted letters on your behalf.
  2. Call the CC(DOC)TN Regional Office at (615)646-3705 or email [email protected] to confirm receipt of submissions and to schedule a meeting.