Presbyterian Ordination

In the Presbyterian Church (USA), those interested in exploring a call to ordained ministry enter a discernment relationship with their presbytery’s CPM (Committee for the Preparation of Ministry). The person needs first to be endorsed by the session of the Presbyterian Church (USA) church where he or she is a member, and then received by the CPM. (S/he needs to have been active in that congregation for at least six months before being endorsed.) Read more