a lifetime ordination when certain minimum criteria
has been met by the candidate. That criteria is
must submit proof of an earned bona fide M. Divinity
degree (or equivalent).
candidate's M. Divinity degree was not earned at
ALU, candidate must
audit ALU's free Core Courses.
3. Candidate must submit three letters of reference that affirms their
Christian character and active ministry involvement
with one letter max from a family member (scanned
must write a 500 word (minimum) essay that describes
their ministerial calling (pdf or docx file).
must affirm their "Christian Faith" and be a member
of WCMA in good standing, (see
must endorse a "Pledge of Morality" (see
must submit a one-time fee that covers a lifetime
ordination record, wallet card and certificate (see
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documents with Cover Letter to:
Become ordained with
a WCMA ordination. To ordain someone is a sacred
commission and is not to be done carelessly. This is
the reason for ordination criteria.