To determine the present and future needs for ministry in the church, in the enlistment, formation and selection of persons for the ministry; and in the guidance, training and care of all other church workers, lay ministers, etc.;
To implement a continuing program for general Christian education and nurture in all levels of the Church;
To establish a program for continuing theological education of the clergy and theological education by extension for the lay;
To provide direction, supervise and assist the administrations of all IFI seminaries and schools;
To encourage and provide the lay various opportunities to exercise their own unique ministry in the total life and work of the church;
To supervise the chaplaincy service of the church for the adequate and effective ministry to our Church members in the military, police force, prison, hospitals, schools, etc.