General Commission on the Order of Ministry

General Commission on the Order of Ministry for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) – or “GCOM” – was established in 1994 by the General Board. GCOM members can access meeting materials by logging into the Meeting Center.


  • Develops and recommends policies concerning the order of ministry (link to document below)
  • Considers matters related to ministerial concerns such as standing, ordination and commissioning
  • Gives counsel to and coordinates various ministerial services in general, regional and institutional ministries
  • Is responsible for working in concert with ecumenical partners which hold responsibility for ministerial concerns

For those ordained ministers who receive their standing through the General Commission on Ministry, please complete your form by Dec. 1.

Complete your 2020 Standing Request