Candidacy Summit - Summer Session
Friday, August 3, 2018 to Saturday, August 4, 2018

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Candidacy Summit is a multi-day event during which all Conference candidates for licensed and ordained ministry entering Exploring Phase of candidacy receive accurate information about the entire candidacy process; begin meeting together in small groups with trained Exploring Mentors' and have an opportunity to worship, share their call stories, and take required psychological tests.

This year Candidacy Summit is scheduled for January 12-13, 2018 at Lakeview Methodist Conference Center near Palestine, TX and again on August 3-4, 2018 at Camp Allen near Navasota, Tx.

To apply, you will need to:
  • Complete an application form, provide a valid email address as all communication will be by email
  • Obtain your District Superintendent's signature on your application
  • Send in a check for $100 made out to the Texas Annual Conference (this covers the psychological assessment costs)
  • Send your application and check to: Texas Annual Conference, Attn. Deann Saxton, 5215 Main St, Houston, Tx 77002
The deadline to turn in an application is November 15, 2017 for the Winter Session Candidacy Summit, and June 1, 2018 for the Summer Session Candidacy Summit.  After your application has been received, you will be mailed a packet with complete instructions.  

To obtain an application form contact Deann Saxton at or call 713-521-9383, ext. 306.