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How do I become an Assemblies of God minister?

  1. Contact your District Council.
    Applications for Assemblies of God ministerial credentials are made through the District Councils. You should contact the district council office for your area for information on how to apply for credentials with that district. You can find contact information for our District Council offices by using the Assemblies of God Church Directory.

  2. Meet the Qualifications for Ministry
    Read The General Council of the Assemblies of God Constitution and Bylaws, which contains a section about qualifications for ministry in the A/G.

The benefits, qualifications, process, and responsibilities.

You can read about the benefits, qualifications, process, and responsibilities of ordination in our official position paper entitled "Ordination: the Recognition of a Call to Ministry."


The general secretary’s office is charged with maintaining data pertaining to ministers and churches within our General Council. The general secretary’s web page is at General Secretary.