Basically, minister of religion; could be a chaplain or theologian with clinical pastoral education diploma. Pastoral Care is forging new territory in this new generation.
Issues of membership would be fully discussed at the biennial conference. Syndicate groups would discuss mutually all concerns that pertain to membership and make informed decision.
GAPCC offers three levels of involvement and membership.
LEVEL ONE - FELLOW
A person who has been in full time pastoral care and counselling for at least thirty years. They must have proven leadership skills and character devoid of worldly encumbrance.
A minister with less than twenty years in full time ministry experience as well as Chaplains and Counselors with proven integrity and professionalism in their vocation.
LEVEL THREE - AFFILIATE
A person who is either a part time ministry or a lay minister with proven record of leadership and pastoral care and counselling skills for at least ten years.