Welcome to the Ohio Conference Team! Thank you for your dedication and service to our conference, churches, and schools.
Please note that as a pastor one of the most important things we need you to complete is a background check, and in some cases fingerprinting. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
Here are other forms and materials you may require as a pastor in the Ohio Conference:
Auto Insurance Form (PDF)
CONFERENCE CALENDAR (Google & iCAL)
NAD Health Insurance Benefit Enrollment Form (PDF)
NAD Health Insurance Benefit Change Form (PDF)
NAD Employee Form to DECLINE Coverage (PDF)
LICENSE TO PERFORM MARRIAGE IN OHIO
Application for Minister's License to Solemnize Marriage (PDF)
NOTICE: $10 application fee by SOS
Supplemental life insurance is available and provided by VOYA. VOYA only offers enrollment upon the hiring of new employees and during periodic open enrollment periods (of which we will notify you as they occur). This is available to all Ohio Conference employees, whether full-time, part-time, or locally funded by a church or school.
VOYA offers a calculator to help determine your life insurance needs. Click here to use.
Basic-Supplemental Life and LTD Enrollment Form (Required for new hires and late enrollees)
[English - Spanish - French]
Accidential Death & Dismemberment Claim Form (PDF)
MOVING EXPENSES & HOUSING
Moving Allowance Letter (PDF)
Moving Expense Form (PDF)
Duplicate Housing Expense Form (PDF)
NEW HIRE FORMS
Federal I-9 Form (PDF)
Ohio IT-4 Form
Federal W-4 Form
Ohio New Hire Form (PDF)
Parsonage Reporting Instructions
Minister's Parsonage Expense Worksheet (PDF)
Minister's Parsonage Expense Worksheet (MS EXCEL)
Ministerial Parsonage Report (PDF)
Ministerial Parsonage Report (MS EXCEL)
2016 Estimated Housing Costs Form
2017 Payroll Calendar (PDF)
Payroll Direct Deposit Form
Ohio Workers Report (MS EXCEL)
Adventist Retirement Plan - Enrollment Form (PDF)
Adventist Retirement Deferral Change Form (PDF)
VACATION & TENURE (SABBATICAL)
Vacation Request Form (PDF)
Pastor Tenure Benefits - Instructions (PDF)
Pastor Tenure Benefits - Application (PDF)
Click here to learn more about the Ohio Conference wellness plan and to download report forms.
All background checks are performed by Verified Volunteers.
Please click on this link and complete the mandatory online educational training. English and Spanish options available.
Please remember to select the COLUMBIA Union level, and the OHIO Conference.
What IS Verified Volunteers Child Protection Screening? Read this overview. (PDF)
Verified Volunteers step-by-step instruction sheet (PDF)
Videos (employee | volunteer | conference) explaining this service are available here.
Need fingerprinting? Please note it is an employment requirement for all personnel working with children.
All requests for Ohio Civilian Background Checks must be submitted electronically through the use of the organization WebCheck. To locate a WebCheck location in your community, please click here and remember to select a county or ZIP code from the listings provided.
Be sure to provide the following Agency information once you are there:
P.O. Box 1230
Mount Vernon, OH 43050