Clergy Resources

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Member in Discernment procedure manual

Student Aid Program for Members in Discernment

Procedure manual for licensure

Authorized ministers continuing education grants

UCC Ministerial Code

Search and Call resources

Financial and Insurance

Retirement Resources for Ministers

Church Ministry and Management

Marks of Faithful and Effective Authorized Ministers

A Sure Foundation: resources for the relationship between pastors and congregations

Call Agreement Workbook

Boundary Training

Boundary Training for authorized ministers and Members In Discernment in the Wisconsin Conference will be done online with LeaderWise. You can find more information on LeaderWise on their website. LeaderWise offers a two-day (3 hours each day) training session.  You must attend both days to receive boundary training credit.

Please contact Susan Taylor for registration information.

Boundary training for retirees will be offered in-person at the Wisconsin Conference’s Annual Meeting.  Information will be mailed out with other annual meeting notices.

Authorized ministers and Members In Discernment who are wondering if they due for boundary training can check with the Conference office; everyone due for training will also be notified through the annual information review form sent out to all authorized ministers each fall.


Manual on Ministry Update

The NEW 2017 Draft of the United Church of Christ’s Manual on Ministry can now be found online at In addition to the re-visioned draft MOM a new Discussion Guide, Chart of ‘what is still in discernment’ and ‘what can be used now’ as well as feedback forms are all available on that webpage.

Marks of Faithful and Effective Authorized Ministers

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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