Section C-11.1. Ministerial Fellowship.
Each member congregation has the exclusive right to call and ordain its own minister or ministers, but the Association has the exclusive right to admit ministers to ministerial fellowship with the Association. Fellowship may be for the purposes of parish, religious education and/or community ministry as determined by action of the Ministerial Fellowship Committee.
No minister shall be required to subscribe to any particular creed, belief, or interpretation of religion in order to obtain and hold fellowship.