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For NCO Pastors: 

Peer Learning Sign-Up  Peer Learning Group Leaders

This year peer learning will be facilitated by the following pastors.
Please select your Top 3 that you would like to work with this next year.

*Please note you are not guaranteed your selection but we will work as best we can to accommodate your request.

Manual 2017-2021  (Frequently Asked Manual Questions)

Pastors' Safety Network (as of 2/18/20)

Restoration Plan (as of 7/10/19)

NCO Sabbatical Information (as of 10/10/18)


Year-End Reporting Reminders and Links

  • Annual Pastor’s Report worksheet and instructions – (ivory worksheet)    

    • complete on-line 6/10 

  • Certificate of Election of Delegates (gold blank copy) – both Church Board Secretary and Pastor MUST sign (this is a legal document verifying your elected lay delegates; you will not be permitted to seat delegates or alternates who are not listed on this form) 

    • return 6/10 

  • District Journal Church Directory Listing (blue) (online editing available through Google documents )

    • return or complete online 6/10

  • Delegate Handbook Church Report (neon green) (online submission available through SurveyMonkey

    • return or complete online 6/10

  • Staff Approval Form (letterhead)   

    • return 5/1


Lifelong Learning Hours: Tracking and Requirements for Pastors

Log your hours here.

96257       Clergy Excellence with Keith and Rana Gilliam

Apr 30, 2020       3.00  hours possible

67684       Prayer Retreat w/ David Busic @ SCO Campground

Mar 30, 2020       10.00  hours possible

87125       Clergy Excellence with David Mabry

Jan 14, 2020       2.50  hours possible

83885       Clergy Excellence Round Table @ Wooster

Nov 18, 2019       2.50  hours possible

20547       NCO Pastors and Spouses' Retreat 2019

Oct 11, 2019       6.00  hours possible

94601       Peer Learning Small Groups 2019-2020

Sep 01, 2019       3.00  hours possible

31677    "It's Personal" morning plenary session with Mark Bane

Jul 10, 2019       1.50  hours possible

78628    "It's Personal" afternoon session with Mark Bane

Jul 10, 2019       1.00  hours possible

96183    "It's Personal" afternoon session with Wendell Brown

Jul 10, 2019       1.00  hours possible

83094    "It's Personal" afternoon session with Mark Fuller

Jul 10, 2019       1.00 hours possible

52469    "It's Personal" for Children's Ministry

Jul 10, 2019       1.00 hours possible

81909    "It's Personal" Reaching Out Through Groups with Deb Heller

Jul 10, 2019       1.00 hours possible

76787    Clergy Excellence with Jeren Rowell @ Wooster

Jun 26, 2019       3.00 hours possible

77386    Clergy Excellence with Mike Erie @ Wooster       

Apr 30, 2019       5.00 hours possible


33053    Clergy Excellence with Christopher Yuan @ Marion First

Feb 16, 2019       3.00 hours possible


51836    Clergy Excellence with Phil Stout @ Medina        

Jan 15, 2019        3.00 hours possible


42697    Clergy Excellence with Col. Jeff Hawkins @ N. Royalton State Road           

Nov 17, 2018      3.00 hours possible


25046    NCO Pastors and Spouses' Retreat 2018 

Oct 19, 2018       8.00 hours possible       


39313    Clergy Excellence with Joel Penton @ Marion First            

Oct 01, 2018       2.00 hours possible


90166    Clergy Excellence with TD Hicks @ Mount Gilead Fresh Faith        

Aug 30, 2018       3.00 hours possible



Center for Pastoral Leadership through Nazarene Theological Seminary


Properties Board forms (necessary for permission to sell church property, build/remodel an edifice, purchase an existing dwelling/property, borrow money, change a church name)


Group Term Life Insurance through Pension and Benefits. (This is a $10,000 benefit for those age 64 or younger and a $6,000 benefit for those ages 65-69. The premium for this is covered by the district at NO EXPENSE to you. All active ordained or district licensed ministers who are full-time (30 hours or more per week) employees of the district or participating churches, all active evangelists and song evangelists qualify. Print, complete and mail the application and health evaluation forms to the district office.


Transferring Credentials - if you are coming to the NCO district, please contact your former district (give them your new assignment, home address, phone number and local church membership) and ask them to transfer your credential.  If you are leaving the NCO district, please contact the district office ( and simply provide your new assignment, home address, phone number, district and local church membership.


State of Ohio Minister License/Officiating a Marriage in Ohio - click here for information from the Ohio Secretary of State's office


Articles of Corporation - check your statusdownload forms to renew or change agent


Local church statistical/historical information


Nazarene Job Board On this site, those called to vocational ministry will have the option to search for available positions by state, position category, and/or district. Pastors will have the ability to seek candidates for open ministry positions based on the same criteria. Our goal is to connect churches with those called to serve.




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Mount Vernon, OH 43050

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