Interested in Ministry as a Vocation?

If you are considering entering into the ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Oklahoma region, please contact Regional Minister Rev. Pamela Holt to discuss the process and requirements for either Ordination or Commissioning. This important step can provide you with the proper counsel to obtain a greater understanding of the differences in these types of ministry and the journey to fulfill your call.


Rev. Pamela G. Holt, Regional Minister

Our Identity

We are Disciples of Christ, a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world. As part of the one body of Christ, we welcome all to the Lord’s Table as God has welcomed us.

-Disciples of Christ identity statement

Ordained & Commissioned Ministry

The Journey Toward the Order of Ministry

A document detailing the journey to ministry in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oklahoma.

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Application for The Order of Ministry for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oklahoma

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Ministerial Code of Ethics


Theological Foundations and Policies and Criteria for the Ordering of Ministry


Commission on Clergy Policy & Procedures for Responding to Clergy Misconduct

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Incare Documents

The following resources are available for download for students preparing for Incare interviews. Please refer to the Incare Handbook of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oklahoma for instructions.

Incare Handbook of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oklahoma (Updated 10-11-21)

Appendix One – Personal Qualifications for Ministry

Appendix Two – Ministry Competency Areas

Appendix Three – Journey Towards Ministry Plan (updated 10-11-21)

Disciples of Christ Identity Statement and Principles

Theological Foundations for the Ordering of Ministry in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

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Ministry Training Program

The Certificate in Pastoral Ministry Training Program at Phillips Seminary provides an online, foundational curriculum of education and ministry formation.

For more information, contact the Director of the Ministry Training Program, Leslie LeSieur, by email,; or by phone at 918.270.6471.