This page contains a variety of forms for district leadership. This includes resources for a district office, forms for the local church and pastoral review, and forms for District Superintendents to use with pastors on their districts. For information on the District Superintendents Leadership Development Program (DSLDP) and the DSLDP conference, visit our DSLDP page.

District Office Forms:

Pastoral/Local Church

Laity and Church Board

Pastoral Review

Relation with the District Superintendent

​Goals, Expectations, and Awards for Pastors


Inactive Church Members

Manual Statements Important to Membership, Pastoral Calling, and Ministry

  • Local Church Membership (Manual 27, 107-112, 801)
  • Calling a Pastor (Manual 115-119.1)
  • Church-Pastor Relationship (Manual 116, 120-123.1)
  • Laity and Staff Assitants (Manual 162)
  • Ministry and Christian Service (Manual 412-419)
  • Ministerial Confidentiality (Manual 433.14)

Resignation and Moving Minister Information

Prospective Pastor Information and Church Health Assessments

District Superintendents/Personnel Forms


Ministerial Assessment

Conduct and Discipline Information

District Assembly Information

Pastoral Transition

New Church and ReFocus

Clergy Reinstatement/Restoration

Church Properties Board


Installation & Bonding Services

Organizational Services for New Churches:



  • Review Form - A form for the district advisory board to use for the District Superintendent's Review


  • Sabbatical - Clergy sabbatical info
  • Sabbatical - Example of a DS sabbatical request letter
  • Sabbatical - Example of a sabbatical brochure from Larry R. Dahl (Word doc)
  • Sabbatical - Example of a sabbatical brochure from Larry R. Dahl (PDF)


District Superintendents' Documentation Sharing Forum



Church of the Nazarene

USA/Canada Region

17001 Prairie Star Parkway

Lenexa, KS 66220

Phone: 913.577.2830

Toll-free: 800.306.9948
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