Rev. Greg Garman, District Superintendent and Chair, ex officio, of Ministerial Credentials
District Office, 225 E. Santa Clara St., Suite 300, Arcadia, CA 91006
Office: 626-446-7300; Fax: 626-446-2429

Rev. Josh Santin, Secretary of Credentials & Studies
10650 Reseda Blvd., Porter Ranch, CA 91326

Los Angeles District Church of the Nazarene

Our Purpose

The purpose of the District Board of Ministry (BOM) is to aid and guide all candidates on the Los Angeles District in preparation for the various forms of ministry. The board’s responsibility extends to licensees who are enrolled in colleges as well as those enrolled in district study courses. In addition, this board is charged with the task of fostering continuing education on the district for ordained ministers. A summary of the duties of the DBM is found in Manual 228 and 230.2-31.4

Ordination Process Guidelines

download_icon_1Best Practices for the Ordination Process

download_icon_1Questions to Expect in Board of Ministry Interviews

download_icon_1Elder Ordination Track Record Sheet

download_icon_1General Information

download_icon_1Checklist for Applicants’ Paperwork


download_icon_1Las mejores practicas para el proceso de ordenacion

download_icon_1Preguntas comunes en las entrevistas de la Junta Ministerial

download_icon_1Hoja de registro del avance para la ordenacion de presbiteros






download_icon_1Best Practices-Korean

download_icon_1Elder Track Record Sheet-Korean

download_icon_1Questions to Expect-Korean


Local License

download_icon_1Application for a Local License

download_icon_1Procedures for Issuing a Local License

download_icon_1Interview Guidelines for a Local License

Background and Credential Checks

download_icon_1Background Check Form

download_icon_1Applicant Statements & Code of Conduct

download_icon_1Safety Application Form

download_icon_1License Credential Check

District License and Ordination

download_icon_1Application for a District License

download_icon_1Recommendation to the District Assembly

download_icon_1District Licensee Evaluation by Supervisor

Lifelong Learning

download_icon_1Lifelong Learning Description & FAQs

download_icon_1Recognition of Lifelong Learning Hours