Book of Discipline, ¶ 314: Discontinuance and Reinstatement of Certified Candidates
¶ 314. Discontinuance and Reinstatement of Certified Candidates—1. Discontinuance of a Certified Candidate—Certified candidates may be discontinued on their own request, upon severing their relationship with The United Methodist Church, or upon action to discontinue by the district committee on ordained ministry. The district committee on ordained ministry shall file with the conference Board of Ordained Ministry a permanent record of the circumstances relating to the discontinuance of the certified candidate.
From The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church - 2012. Copyright © 2012 by The United Methodist Publishing House. Used by permission.