NM Conference Board of Ordained Ministry

Information for Ministry Candidates, Potential Candidates, and Clergy

Chair of the NM Conference Board of Ordained Ministry:
Rev. Brad Bennett, pbgoesicloud@icloud.com
Registrar: Linda Lucas, linda@nmconfum.com

NM Conference Office
11816 Lomas Blvd. NE,  Albuquerque, NM 87112
505-255-8786, ext 104   800-678-8786    fax 505-265-6184

The NM Board of Ordained Ministry (BOM) meets 3 times each year for the purpose of interviewing candidates for ordination and commissioning, and for setting policy and procedures that follow the United Methodist Discipline.  The meetings are as follows:

1.  February – Board meeting and interviews
2.  June – Board meeting at Annual Conference
3.  October – Board meeting at annual Clergy Retreat


BOM Scholarships

The Board of Ordained Ministry can help clergy and process candidates with scholarships particular to their ministry pursuits.

Board of Ordained Ministry Scholarship
2022 – 2023 Academic Year (June 1, 2022 – May 31, 2023) 

Please submit completed application to the Scholarship Committee of the Board of Ordained Ministry of the New Mexico Annual Conference by sending it to the attention of the Board’s Registrar, Linda Lucas.
By Mail: 11816 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112; or fax to (505)265-6184; or scan to linda@nmconfum.com.    The deadline for submission is Thursday, April 28, 2022.  It is recommended that each applicant verify receipt of the application prior to that date with the Registrar at (505) 255-8786 ext. 104 or email linda@nmconfum.com.

BOM Scholarships Information
BOM Scholarship Application 2022-23

GBHM Loans & Scholarship Website: Click here

BOM Resources

The NM Board of Ordained Ministry offers many resources to those pursuing the call to ministry.

General Board of Higher Education & Ministry Website: Click here

Ordained Ministry Information: Click here

2016 Licensed and Ordained Ministry Credentialing Requirements