Manual on Ministry 2017 Draft Edition Available

The new 2017 draft of the United Church of Christ’s Manual on Ministry (MOM) can now be found online at In addition to the re-visioned draft MOM, you can also find on that webpage:

A new Discussion Guide
Chart of ‘what is still in discernment’
What can be used now
Feedback forms

A revised set of the Marks of Faithful and Effective Authorized Ministers is now online at Updated companion resources such as a Marks Assessment Rubrics and new Journaling the Journey are currently available through UCC Resources (

All members of the United Church of Christ are encouraged to read, reflect and engage with these resources as we together commit to seeking faithful responses to God’s call for excellence in ministerial formation, authorization and oversight.

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