The Board of Ordained Ministry provides financial assistance to certified candidates for ministry seeking full membership and ordination as deacons or elders in the Kansas East Conference and to individuals seeking first-time professional skill certification in The United Methodist Church.
To be eligible, seminary students must be certified by one of the five District Committees on Ordained Ministry and attending a seminary accredited by the University Senate of The United Methodist Church. Individuals seeking first-time professional skill certification must be enrolled in a program approved by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.
Applications must be filled out annually. Applications may be obtained by contacting:
Bruce L. Emmert
First United Methodist Church
600 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66603-3202