Ordination Materials

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2018-07-20 Application for Candidacy

Application for admission as a Candidate for Holy Orders in the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh.

Application for Candidacy.docx
2018-07-20 Application for Holy Orders Application for Holy Orders.docx
2018-07-20 Application for Ordination to the Diaconate Application for Ordination to the Diaconate.docx
2018-07-20 Application for Ordination to the Priesthood Application for Ordination to the Priesthood.docx
2018-07-20 Checklist for Phases

Candidates are welcome to download and use this document to help them understand and keep track of their progress in the ordination process. 

Checklist for Phases of Ordination Process.docx
2018-07-20 Confirmation of Spiritual Direction

This form, required for both postulancy and candidacy interviews, is to be completed by the Spiritual Director. It is to certify the duration and frequency of the person’s consultations only: it is not a character reference.

Confirmation of Spiritual Direction.docx
2018-06-20 Deacon Formation Manual

Preparation and Formation for a Call to the Vocational Diaconate. A supplement to the ordination manual.

Deacon Formation Manual 2017.docx
2018-07-20 Medical Examination Form for the Ordination Process

To be completed by the applicant and a licensed health care provider.

Medical Examination Form for the Ordination Process.docx
2018-07-20 Mental Health Evaluation for the Ordination Process Authorization Mental Health Evaluation for the Ordination Process Authorization to Release Information.docx
2018-07-11 Ordination Manual (approved Mar. 2017)

A useful guide to all who are involved in discerning and responding to a call to ordained ministry.

Ordination Manual Approved March 2017 Updated July 2018.pdf
2018-07-20 Parish Discernment Committee Handbook

Guidelines for Assisting Others in Discernment for Ordination.

Parish Discernment Committee Manual.docx
2018-07-20 Self Reflection Questions

Ordination candidates are asked to answer these questions (1-19) thoughtfully and add any other material or information that you feel will be helpful to us. 

Self Reflection Questions.docx
2018-07-20 Vestry Recommendation for Ordination to the Diaconate

Form for vestries to complete to confirm a diaconal candidate is in good standing with the parish. 

Vestry Recommendation for Ordination to the Diaconate.docx
2018-07-20 Vestry Recommendation form for Postulancy

Form for vestries to complete to confirm a postulancy candidate is in good standing with the parish. 

Vestry Recommendation Form for Postulancy.docx
2018-07-20 Waiver of Rights

Form for postulancy candidates to fill out to agree to the assessment that's part of the ordination process.

Waiver of Rights.docx