Ethics

If you ask to be endoresed /commission by Alliances of Christian Training & Servanthood, or you wished to ordained, license or commission by New Life Christian Outreach & Ministry you are indicating that you accept and agree to the following Certification and Code of Ethics:

Certification/Ordinations:

I have read, understand, and agree to following: The Alliances of Christian Training & Servanthood  LLC. Code of Ethics (as outlined below). There is nothing in my background that would impact negatively on my ability to serve as a Minister, Chaplain or Pastor. I also understand that before performing a marriage it is my responsibility to know and follow local laws. I realize that I must contact the Head Ministry (ACTS) twice a year and keep the Ministry advised of any change in my address. If I fail to do so, I will not be in good standing with said Ministry. Further, I agree if anyone contacts the Ministry to inquire if I am an ordained minister, certificated chaplain, or anointed pastor of ACTS and I am in good standing, I give my permission to the ministry to answer any questions. I will not re-sell or make copies of any materials I will obtain from t he Alliances of Christian Training & Servanthood LLC.

Code of Ethics:

The Alliances of Christian Training & Servanthood (ACTS) LLC. is a religious organization whose ministers, chaplains & pastors are dedicated to the enhancement of each person’s spiritual growth and development and thus to the worth, dignity, well-being, and unique potential of each individual.

As the Code of Ethics of ACTS LLC, this document establishes principles that define the ethical behavior of all ordained, certification, appointed ministers, pastors, or chaplains of the Alliances of Christian Training & Servanthood.

A violation of the Code of Ethics constitutes ministerial misconduct can and will result in my withdrawal or dismissal from ACTS LLC.

Ethical Standards:

Responsibility:

  • Ministers are fully responsible for their ministerial decisions and actions
  • Ministers have an essential responsibility to do no harm.
  • The well-being of those served is paramount.

Competence:

  • Ministers must recognize the limits of their competence and must practice within the scope of their background, training, knowledge and experiences.
  • They are urged to maintain competence in their areas of practices through continuing education and experiences.
  • The Alliances of Christians Training and Servanthood offers courses (not just for ordination). We recommend all members study and maintain a higher education.

Moral and Legal Standards:

  • Minister’s moral, ethical, and legal standards of behavior as they pertain to their ministerial duties must serve to enhance the spiritual growth and development of those they serve and reflect positively on the Ministry.
  • In their service role (ministers, pastor, chaplain etc.) one must not engage in any action that will violate or diminish the legal or civil rights of anyone they serve.
  • Being found guilty in a court of law of an offense that compromises a ministers suitability to serve in a ministerial leadership role is misconduct.
  • When ministers are confronted with conflict among moral, ethical, and/or legal standards of conduct, the ministers must search their own conscience and consult their Spiritual Source, then confer in confidence with a clerical colleague and/or the Church, and seek legal advice when necessary, in order that they may resolve the dilemma in favor of the Highest Good of all concerned.

Public Statements:

  • In public statements regarding their ministry, including advertising, ministers must represent themselves as members of the clergy, using an appropriate title such as Reverend, Minister, Chaplain, Bishop, or Pastor.
  • Ministers’ public statements must not contain false or misleading information regarding their credentials or the ministerial services which they offer.
  • All public statements must be consistent with the Code of Ethics.
  • Other than to indicate they are ordained by the Alliances of Christian Training & Servanthood LLC., ministers shall make no public statements using the name of the said Church without prior approval in writing by an officer of the Church.