American Baptist Churches of Pennsylvania and Delaware

ABCOPAD Commission On Ministerial Leadership Downloadable Information

Commission On Ministerial Leadership
Downloadable Information

PowerPoint Information

Downloadable PowerPoint And Notes For COML Roll Out

COML PowerPoint Presentation
Ministry Recognition Document
(Use This Link to download Microsoft's Free PowerPoint Viewer
To Open These Files)

Dr. Stephen Ott, Executive Director of The Center For Career Development and Ministry

Video Clip

High Resoluation Video File 
(45 meg)

Low Resoulation Video File
(6 meg)


Licensure, Certification and Ordination Forms and Documents

Downloadable Forms
2009 Credential Policies
 COM (Form Guide)
COM-1  Information on Recognition of Licensure and Ordination
COM-A1 Application Form - Recognition of Licensure

COM-A2 Application Form - Recognition of Ordination

COM-CL1 Checklist- Licensure Candidate
COM-CL2 Checklist- Licensure Church
COM-CL3 Checklist- Licensure Association
COM-CL4 Checklist-  Ordination Candidate
COM-CL5 Checklist-  Ordination Church
COM-CL6 Checklist-  Ordination Association
COM-CL7  Checklist - Previous Ordination Candidate

COM-CL8   Steps to Become a Certified Lay Minister in ABCOPAD

COM-CL9  Checklist - CLM Candidate

COM-CL10   Checklist - CLM Church

COM-CL11 Checklist - CLM Association
COM-M1 Mentor Standards
COM-M2 Mentor Responsibilities
COM-PR Personal Reference Form

COM-R1  Licensing Church Report

COM-R2 Examining Association Report
COM-R3 Ordaining Church Report

COM-R4  Certifying Church Report [Provisional Certification]

COM-R5   Certifying Church Report [Permanent Certification]

COM-S1 Sample Call for Ordination Examining Council

COM-S2   Sample Call for a Certification Examining Council

COM-S3 Sample of a Council Order of Business
COM-S4 Sample of a Service of Licensure or Ordination

COM-S5 Sample of Licensure or Ordination Vows


COML Assessing Areas Of Competency And Ministry Plan
Non Standard Ordination


ABCOPAD COML Ministry Recognition Brochure


Additional Downloadable Forms & Documents

Code Of Ethics 2004

Revised Policies 2009

ABCOPAD Clergy Misconduct Review Process

Association Credentials Committee

Association Credentials Council

Mentor Standards

Mentor Responsibilities