Candidates for Bishops Application Information
The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Candidate Applications
§3. All persons who seek to be elected a bishop in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church shall provide proof of having successfully passed a background and/or fingerprinting check to the General Conference Secretary prior to being placed on the ballot at the General Conference.
§4. A General Officer who seeks the office of Bishop in the CME Church shall not concurrently seek re-election to the office he or she presently holds.¶ 1000.5 §1 Errata Section further states, the General Connectional Board shall have authority as follows: “Serve as a screening committee to evaluate the qualifications of persons seeking to be elected to a General Office by the General Conference and require persons seeking the offices of General Secretary of Personnel Services, or General Secretary of Finance and Investments, or Bishop to submit to a credit report and a certified background check."
Below you will find the link to the Bishop's Application to fill out the online form and upload a resume/bio (up to two pages). After submission, you will receive via email a receipt of your application and biographical statement, and a link to the Background Check - Global Link for S2Verify Swifthire.
Bishop Application for Candidates Living Outside of the United States | Link
International Applicant Data Form | Link
For Candidates Living Outside of the United States
Please provide the following information to S2-Verify:
1. A completed Consent Form / Link
2. A completed International Data Form / Link
3. A complete copy of your passport
Please email all of the above documents to Craig Zatorski email@example.com. Thank you.