Staff-Parish Forms

FILL-IN PDF INSTRUCTIONS: Save a copy of the PDF forms to your computer first. Right click and choose "Save target as..." or "Save link as..." to save the document before opening. Then open with Adobe Reader to complete. Forms opened in a web browser window may not show the fill-in fields. Forms completed in browser windows cannot be saved. Read information on how to fill-in PDF forms using the free Adobe Reader application.

If you are able to complete the forms in your browser, you can save the forms by using the free CutePDF application. Instructions are posted below.

Assessment forms

The 2023 forms will be available Spring 2023. The deadline for completion is May 15. If you have questions, contact your district office.

The forms may be also used in interviews with DCOOM or BOOM throughout the year. If you have questions, contact your district office.

Please read and follow the instructions carefully. Note that this form works for all statuses (e.g., elder, deacon, local pastor, CLM, DSA) and that the Staff/Pastor-Parish Relations Committee and pastoral/ministerial leader are to complete one form together. The Greatness Profiles chart is a resource for responding to the vitality questions.

Appointive Recommendation (AR) Forms

The 2022 forms are now available and the deadline for completion is December 1. If you have questions, contact your district office.

  • Appointment-Making in the Great Plains
    • This document provides overview of the bishop and cabinet’s core values in making appointments, and we encourage you to read it!
  • Form to be completed by S/PPRC 
  • Form to be completed by pastor 
  • Supplemental form (PDF) (Word)
    • To be completed by SPRC if you check one of the following options on the Appointive Recommendation:
      • Our mission can best be met with a new pastor, but our current pastor may return.
      • Our mission can best be met with a new pastor.

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