Clergy Change in Relationship to the Annual Conference

Application for Change in Clergy Relationship to the Annual Conference (Form 106)

To request a change in relationship to the Desert Southwest Conference (e.g. retirement, family leave, medical leave, etc.),  please email the completed form to boom@dscumc.org with a statement supporting why you are requesting this change in relationship to the annual conference. Anyone on leave or honorable location need to request this change annually by submitting the above form and submitting a detailed statement of why you are requesting to continue in this relationship for an additional year.

If you are seeking a voluntary leave of absence, please review our VLOA guidebook.


Certified Candidate & Local Pastor Forms (DCOM)

BOOM Mentor Report (Form 30)

Candidacy Discernment Assignment Wesley’s Questions (Form 42)

Candidacy  Discernment Re-certification Assignment  (Form 43)

Candidate Certification Interview (Form 201)

Candidacy Certification Renewal (Form 202)

Recommendation for Provisional Membership (Form 203)

Annual Local Pastor Continuance (Form 204)

Recommendation for Associate Membership (Form 205)

Local Pastor Handbook 2022


Declaring Candidacy Forms (Local Church)

Biographical Information (submitted to your District Superintendent)

Charge Conference Recommendation – Declaration of Candidacy (Form 104)

Pre-certification Letter after February 1, 2021

Candidacy Disclosure Form*

Background and Credit Check Form*

Personal Data Inventory

*These forms should be mailed in via USPS to: Rev. Dee Dee Azhikakath, 1550 East Meadowbrook Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85014-4040.