Candidacy Summit June 2019

The next Candidacy Summit will be held June 28-29, 2019 at St. Luke United Methodist Church, Lincoln, NE (1621 Superior St.)

If you request lodging arrangements on this registration form you will be staying, a reservation will be made for you at the Fairfield Inn & Suites (4221 Industrial Ave, Lincoln, NE 68504).

Information about the summit, including a tentative scheule, is available at

Questions with an asterisk (*) are required to be answered in order to submit this form.

*First Name
*Last Name
*Address 1
Secondary Address
Secondary Phone Number

Please list as MM/DD/YYYY

*Primary Church

Name the church that you attend.


Select the district of your local church from the list below.


Are you currently enrolled in college or seminary or do you plan to start college or seminary in the next six months?

If you answered yes to the previous question, please list the school.
Registration Fee

You must select one of the following options.You have the option to pay directly after submitting your registration using a credit card or mailing a check. Full refund may be requested (in writing) for cancellation of registration at least 2 weeks prior to the event. Partial and/or full refund may be available for other cancellations on a case by case basis.

$250 ($250)

The $250 registration fee covers the cost of the background check, psychological test required for certification as a candidate and your portion of food and lodging costs. Where possible, the local church or ministry setting is encouraged to assist candidates with the expense of candidacy. The remainder of the costs will be paid by the Board of Ordained Ministry.

$50 ($50)

The $50 registration is for those who have previously paid $200 and completed the background check and psychological assesment.

Dietary Concerns
Gluten Free
Lactose Intolerant
Physical Limitations

Please list any special needs you may have and we will do our best to accommodate.

*How did you find out about Candidacy Summit?
Have you interviewed with your District Superintendent? (required before registration is accepted)
*Have you submitted a statement of call to the District Superintendent and received a recommendation to enter in the candidacy process?

If no, must be completed prior to Summit attendance.

*Are you Safe Gathering certified?

You must complete the Safe Gatherings certification process at prior to June 7, 2019 to be eligible to attend the Summit. Please check with Kathie Monroe, if you are unsure of your Safe Gatherings status.

If you answered yes to being Safe Gatherings certified, please enter the date at which your certification expires.
I am currently serving as:
No answer
District Superintendent Assignment
Certified Lay Minister
Location of assignment if CLM or DSA
*I will be bringing my own laptop or tablet:

A laptop or tablet is required in order to complete candidacy summit tests. There is a very limited number of spare laptops for the conference office to lend. Please plan to bring your own or borrow one to bring to candidacy summit. Tablet devices should work for the testing.

Please be sure to bring your power cord with your device so you do not run out of battery.


Lodging is available for Friday evening, June 28 checking out on Saturday, June 29. We ask that you share a room with other candidates. A fee of $49.50 will be charged if you request single occupancy.

*Will you need a hotel room for the night of Friday, June 28?
If you have a roommate in mind, list their name here:
Check this box if you request your own room for the night of June 28. ($49.50)

An additional fee of $49.50 will be automatically added to this registration form if you request your own room.

Lodging is available for Thursday, June 27 at an additional cost.
Check this box if you request a shared room for Thursday night. Must also be sharing a room for Friday night. An additional fee of $42.50 will be added to your registration total. ($49.50)
Check this box if you request a single room for Thursday night. Must also request a single room for Friday night. An additional fee of $85 will be added to your registration total. ($99)

For any questions regarding the Candidacy Summit contact Rev. Karen Jeffcoat at

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