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2023 Ministerium Annual Meeting

           Wednesday, June 28th 8:30am-5:30pm 



The Annual Meeting is the highest governing body of the ECC Ministerium and votes each year on the budget, national officers, motions and resolutions, and oversees other business impacting Covenant Ministers. We also welcome to the Ministerium new members, transfers, candidates for credentialing, and move on all matters related to care and discipline of Ministers during our Business Session. (For more information on the purpose and authority of the Ministerium Annual Meeting, refer to the Ministerium Constitution linked in the "Business Documents" section.) 

As part of our Ministerium Annual Meeting we will be honoring and celebrating Women in Leadership through conferring the annual WIL Awards. For more information please visit:

The Covenant Ministerium comprises all who hold ministerial credentials through the Evangelical Covenant Church. These people are ordained, licensed, commissioned, or consecrated as a minister or global personnel. 

All voting members of the Ministerium must be in good standing prior to June 18, 2023. To maintain good standing, a credentialed Covenant minister must do the following: pay 2023 dues, complete current profile, and complete the current Vocational Growth Tool.

If you have questions regarding your standing, please contact, or call (773) 583-3211

March 1 – May 15 | $45 early
May 15 – June 5 | $55 regular 

Important Info

Important Info



ECC Annual Meeting

Good Standing and Voting Online​

The deadline for Ministers to update all elements of their Good Standing by June 18th . This includes paying dues to your Conference Ministerial Association, online or in person, so that conferences can send information by the deadline for the denomination this year. This also includes making sure your Vocational Growth Tool is completed for this year, and that your CovConnect Profile has been updated within the last three years. If you are not up to date on Good Standing you may not attend or vote at the 2023 Ministerium Annual Meeting. 

There will be portions of the Annual Meeting that are open for public viewing, worship and participation. The majority of the business however, including content that involve votes and discussion, are only open to Active and Retired Ministerium Members who are in Good Standing. Those who are Inactive, not in Good Standing, or guests who are not Ministerium members are not able to attend the Annual Meeting without prior approval from the Ministerium Executive Board. 

Continuing Education
This will happen during our meeting time.





Hyatt Regency Orange County
 This year’s meeting will be held online or in person for those who are registered. 

  • Links for joining virtually each day will be provided once you register. 

  • There will be multiple (optional) online trainings also provided in order to help participants practice the technology being used for this year’s meeting, including becoming familiar with the voting platform we’re employing. Learn about these options at: 



All Times Shown are in the Pacific Time Zone


8:30 AM – 5:30 PM Ministerium Annual Business Meeting


10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Onsite Delegate Orientation

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Fellowship Lunch

1:30 – 5:00 PM Annual Meeting Business: Session I

5:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner Break

7:00 – 8:15 PM Evening Worship

FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2023

8:30 – 12:00 PM Annual Meeting Business: Session II

12:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch Break

2:00 – 5:00 PM Annual Meeting Business: Session III 

5:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner Break

5:30 – 6:30 PM Ordination Rehearsal 

7:00 – 8:15 PM Evening Worship


8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Annual Business: Session IV

12:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch Break

2:00 – 5:00 PM Annual Meeting Business: Session V

5:00 – 7:00 PM Dinner Break

7:00 – 8:30 PM Commissioning, Ordination, and Consecration Service

Business Docs

Business Meeting Documents

Here are documents for our Ministerium Meeting! We will continue to post document  and update over the next few weeks. Please take some time to review them before our meeting in June.


Agenda- VIEW

Proposed Constitutional Amendment- VIEW 

Standing Rules- VIEW

Officer Nominees and Bios- VIEW ENGLISH VIEW SPANISH

2023-2024 Financial Report- VIEW

Additional Notes

2022-2023 ACTUAL/2023-2024 PROPOSED

Other Documents

2023- Ordination to Word and Service- VIEW

2023- Ordination to Word and Sacrament- VIEW

2023- Transfer of Ordaination- VIEW

2023- Resolution of Sympathy- VIEW

2023- Changes in Standing

2023- License List 



2022 Ministerium Minutes- VIEW

Recently Added

Proposed Bylaw Changes


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