Conference Membership and Ordination

Applications for a change in conference membership will be available later in July.   Applications will be due to Rev. Kim Ingram, Director of Ministerial Services by August 31, 2017. Please use the 2018 application.



(these fillable/saveable forms must be downloaded to your computer before filling out)


The assignments for full connection, provisional membership, and associate membership are now available. Please download the assignments. Full Connection and Associate Member assignments are due January 2, 2018. Provisional Member assignments are due January 29, 2018.

Interviews for Full Connection and Associate Members are Feb. 6-8, 2018.  Interviews for Provisional Membership are March 6-8, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Kim Ingram at or 704-535-2260 x. 112.

The following questions/assignments are available as PDFs for download:

The Theological School and Field Education Recommendation for Provisional Member Applicants

Seminary Course Requirements

Candidates for full connection and associate membership are expected to demonstrate fruitfulness in ministry.  Candidates for provisional membership are expected to demonstrate readiness for ministry.  The WNC Board of Ordained Ministry clarified these expectations and include Wesley’s Historic Questions as ways to use in preparation and discernment for conference membership.

Download: Readiness and Effectiveness Document