Forms & Resources
These forms are required to complete a Minister's Disclosure File. For more information on Disclosure Files click here.
The NACCC provides member churches with easy access to background checks for church clergy, staff and volunteers, through a partnership with Trusted Employees. Trusted Employees delivers trustworthy, inexpensive, and timely background checks on clergy candidates, newly hired church staff, and volunteers in any number of church ministries and programs (such as youth workers, Christian education workers, church day care workers, etc.) when requested. To make such a request, download, print and complete the Background Check Release form.
PASTORAL CHURCH INFORMATION FORM
Below is a sample Pastoral Church Information Form (CIF) that you can use prior to filling out the electronic copy.
CHURCH INFORMATION FORM~[NACCC MEMBER CHURCHES]
It is important to keep your church information up-to-date so that our records are accurate and we can better serve you. Completion and submission of this form will provide us the information we need.
YEAR ROUND DELEGATE
It is important that you fill out the NACCC YRD registration form every time a new Year Round Delegate is elected by your church. If your church has not currently chosen a Year Round Delegate, please encourage your leadership to do so.
We believe our Association is strongest when it has a robust volunteer base representing the diversity of our member churches. Each individual brings special talent, experience and insight to the responsibilities they are assigned. For more information and expectations click here. Please submit a separate form for each individual being recommended. We also accept self-nominations.
ON-LINE CONGREGATIONAL HISTORY & POLITY COURSE
The Congregational Way is rich in history and tradition and is vitally relevant to today. Designed in two levels, this self-paced course is easily engaged by laity and clergy alike. For more information click here.
LAY MINISTRY TRAINING PROGRAM
This course of study supports the Congregational value of a learned laity. It provides basic training for people who desire to serve the church more fully, either as a lay minister or as a lay leader. For more information, click here.
SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL AWARDS
John Richard Memorial Endowment The endowment awards annual grants for a Fine or Performing Arts event.
Providence Endowment The endowment provides needs-based grants to churches to enable their representation at the Annual Meeting and Conference.
These awards recognize leaders and/or innovators who have made significant contributions to Congregationalism. The Nominees should exemplify personal commitment to the principles of Congregationalism of faith, freedom and fellowship.
A confirmation curriculum for use in Congregational churches is available from the NACCC office, Building Confirmation the Congregational Way by Rev. Doug Gray. This resource is rich in lessons, activities, retreat and trip ideas, and worship resources. It is easily adaptable to your particular needs. You may order this from the NACCC office in either paper or digital format. You may also download the complete notebook.