Commission on Preparation for Ministry

The Commission on Preparation for Ministry (CPM) is charged with shepherding people who feel a call to Ministry of Word and Sacrament through their discernment and through the ordination requirements of the PC(USA). This includes befriending Candidates, shepherding them in the most caring and efficient manner possible, actively advocating on their behalf, and examining Candidates to certify them ready to receive a call.

Resource List


2023 CPM Manual

Current Members

    • Ami Bauman
    • Lawrence Brown
    • Elizabeth Dickey
    • Ken Gaines
    • Amanda Joria
    • Ryoon (RJ) Kang, Chair
    • Judith Watt

Meeting Schedule

CPM meets the fourth Monday of the month (except July and December) at 10 am.