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ALLIANCE
for the Certification
of Lay Ecclesial Ministers

Self-Assessment Forms:

You need to submit a completed self-assessment as part of your certification portfolio. Please download and complete the form that corresponds to the lay ecclesial ministry for which you are seeking certification. All forms are Adobe PDF PDF and may be typed into directly.

Ministerial Development Planning Worksheet (referred to in the self-assessments)

 

Testimony/Observation Forms:

Your portfolio must include a completed testimony/observation  from the following persons:

    1. Your supervisor (e.g., pastor or equivalent approved by the PCRC)
    2. A peer or colleague in ministry with expertise in your ministry specialization and firsthand experience of your competence;
    3. A subordinate (volunteer or staff) who has worked with or under your direction of the candidate for a minimum of one year
    4. If you are seeking certification as a Director of Worship, you must also include a testimony/observation from your (arch)bishop or from the director of your (arch)diocesan office of worship.
    5. If you are seeking certification as a Youth Ministry Leader, including Pastoral Juvenil Hispana, you must also include a testimony/observation form from the director of your (arch)diocesan youth ministry office.

You should direct each person submitting a testimony/observation form to the appropriate form listed below:

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