Local Pastor Licensing School

The Eastern PA Conference of the United Methodist Church Licensing School

New Format—The School will be run the entire year. You can enter it every quarter.

Fall is Christian Education.

Spring is Church Administration/Leading a Congregation

Winter is Preaching/Worship

Summer is Pastoral Care

Interested in Pastoral Ministry as a certified and licensed Local Pastor?

A local alternative to the NEJ Licensing School

Come to a Licensing School sponsored by the Eastern PA Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and held at the teaching pastor’s church: West Chester UMC, Hatboro (Lehman Memorial UMC), Christ’s Church UMC Lansdale, and  Covenant UMC Lancaster

Cost $895 for all four segments or $250 per segment

Four Major Areas of Study:

Christian Education/Nancy Shane/Sept. 25, Oct. 30 and Nov. 20, 2010

Preaching/Worship/Sacraments/Tom Haugh/Jan. 22, Feb. 12, 26, 2011

Church Administration/ Leading a Congregation/Larry Leister/Mar.19,Apr. 9, 30, 2011

Pastoral Care/Truman Brooks/June 25, July 16 and 30, 2011

Course instructors are clergy in the Eastern PA Conference

Who Should Attend?

Certified Candidates open to appointment as Local Pastors and Persons looking for alternative to the NEJ licensing school.



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