Committee on the Ministry

THE COMMITTEE ON THE MINISTRY is responsible for:
a. Implementing standards of recognition for ministerial leadership as determined by the ABCOM;
b. Reviewing the qualifications of those seeking to minister within the jurisdiction of the ABCOM and recommending appropriate action to the congregations to be served:
c. Referring to the ABCOM for adoption any proposed changes in standards or procedures;
d. Collaborating in furthering the effectiveness of ministers through training and discipline;
e. Appointing a Board of Review when needed to deal with appeals regarding the application of standards of recognition;
f. Annually review and affirm the Directory of Pastors and Professional Church Leaders;
g. Oversee the implementation of ABCOM’s Ecclesiastical Process for Ministerial Review as needed.

All ordination and commission applications should be submitted through the appropriate association representative to Sylvia Brown, Administrative Assistant (sylvia.brown@abcom.org)

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 Welcome Candidates to the ABCOM Commission/Ordination Process
                                                                                                  COMMISSIONING/ORDINATION

Chair: Rev. Dr. Pamela Morse

Secretary: Rev. Dr. Alfred Fletcher

Class of 2021
Rev. James Ackerson (North Aroostook)
Rev. Joshua Burden (Bowdoinham)
Rev. Laura Holt-Haslam (Cumberland)
Rev. Stan LeQuire (Damariscotta)
Rev. Stephen Heneise (Penquis)

Class of 2022
Rev. Steve Straubel (South Aroostook)
Rev. Scott Dow (Kennebec)
Rev. Sharon Workman (West)

Class of 2023
Rev. Matthew Burden (East)
Rev. Wayne Sawyer (MidCoast)
Rev. Jeff Patnaude (York)


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