We welcome ministry leadership from other recognized global ecumenical Christian denominations who feel called to serve in the United Church.

The United Church of Canada, as a united and uniting denomination, welcomes ministry leadership from other recognized global ecumenical Christian denominations who feel called to serve in the United Church. 

Discernment and Process

If you are considering ministry in The United Church of Canada, please take the time to get to know us.

Inquiry

If you are an ordained or diaconal minister of a recognized Christian denomination and would like to become a minister in The United Church of Canada, please complete an Inquiry to Admission Process – The United Church of Canada form. Once completed, we will be in touch with you about how to proceed.

Immigration

As you review the process and decide on a potential future serving in ministry with the United Church, it is extremely important to understand that immigration requirements are separate from church processes. Applicants are advised that the process will take a significant period of time to meet both immigration and church requirements.

Questions

If you have questions please contact Office of Vocation.

 

Downloads

Attachment Size Type
Admission to the Order of Ministry Policy and Procedures (September 2019) 439.31 KB PDF
Admission Resources for Discernment (November 2019) 172.69 KB PDF
Mentors to Ministers in the Admission Process (November 2019) 139.46 KB PDF
Admission Board Resources (December 2019) 499.85 KB PDF