Board of Examining Chaplains

The General Board of Examining Chaplains is charged with preparing “at least annually a General Ordination Examination covering the subject matter set forth in Canon III.8.4(e), and shall conduct, administer, and evaluate it in respect to those Candidates for Holy Orders who have been identified to the Board by their several Bishops” (Canon III.25.1–4).

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April 30, 2000

How long has the Episcopal Church been using General Ordination Examinations?

In 1970, the General Convention of the Episcopal Church created the General Board of Examining Chaplains to standardize the process of canonical examination for ordination. The GBEC includes four bishops, six...

January 1, 2000

Please review the General Instructions before you begin work on this set of questions and again when you put your answers in final form.

SET 1. Monday, January 10, 2000, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Limited Resources: Bible, in any...

January 1, 1999

Please review the General Instructions before you begin work on this set of questions and again when you put your answers in final form.

SET 1. Monday, January 4, 1999, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Open Book

Set 1 addresses principally the canonical areas of Church History and...

January 1, 1998

Please review the Instructions before you begin work on this question and again when you put your answers in final form.

Set I. Monday, January 5, 1998, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon OPEN BOOK

(Set I focuses on the Canonical area of Christian Ethics and Moral Theology. It also deals...

January 8, 1997

SET I. Friday, January 3, 1997, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon

OPEN BOOK

(Set I focuses on the Canonical area of Church History and Ecumenism. It also deals with Christian Theology and Liturgics.)

In the summer of 1997, the governing bodies of the Episcopal Church and the...

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