Pastor License Information

If you are interested in obtaining credentials in the North Central District, the following steps / forms are required.


1. Download the following documents:

  • Ministerial License Application:  pdf   or   Word
  • Ministerial License Application in Spanish:  pdf   or   Word
  • Spouse Application:  pdf   or   Word
  • Spouse Application in Spanish:  pdf   or   Word
  • Disclosure to Employment Form: pdf
  • Background/Credit Check Procedure: pdf
  • Credit Disclosure Form: pdf
  • Reference Form (4): pdf   or   Word

2. Submit all completed and signed documents, a current photo (jpeg if emailing), along with $64 to cover the Credit

    Disclosure, to the MCNCD (see address below).


3. Request that official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended be forwarded to the

    MCNCD.


4. The MCUSA has introduced a new Pastor Orientation Course. It gives a broad introduction to key information about

    the vision, ministry, history, resources and responsibilities of every leader and church in the Missionary Church.  A free

    viewing option is available until July 31. Everyone, including new credential applicants, has the opportunity to view and

    take the course by going to mcusa.org/orientation and using the promo code mcusa2018. After July 31, the course will

    cost $35, the same cost for the old History & Polity Course.


After receiving all components of the Application, the MCNCD will:

  • Check references
  • Schedule an interview with the Committee on Credentials
  • Contact applicant with the results of interview and to communicate any additional steps, if needed

See Education Requirements HERE.