Register now if you are interested in Pastoral Ministry as:
- A certified and licensed Local Pastor
- A Growing Church Licensing School Pastor
Come to a Licensing School sponsored by the Eastern PA Conference Board of Ordained Ministry and held at the teaching pastor’s church or at the Eastern PA Conference Center.
Course instructors are clergy in the Eastern PA Conference and/or from PATH 1, a church growth initiative of Discipleship Ministries, UMC.
Cost: $1,100 for all five segments toward licensing or $250 per segment.
Five Major Areas of Study:
- Church Administration–Leading a Congregation: Larry Leister, April 2, 16 & 30, 2016, Lititz, UMC, PA
- Pastoral Care: Truman Brooks, June 11, 25 and July 9 in 2016, at West Chester UMC, PA
- Congregational Development Series at EPA Conference Center, Norristown, PA
- One day event for all three areas—July 30 from 8 to 5
- Growing Church Multiplication: Paul Nixon
- Mission & Outreach: Peter Wernett & Gordon Hendrickson
- Wesleyan Ministry: Charles Yrigoyen
- Preaching, Worship & Sacraments: Tom Haugh, Sept. 24, Oct. 15, 29 at Mt. Hope UMC, PA
- Christian Education: Michael Roberts, Dec. 3 (2016) Jan. 7 & 21, 2017 at EPA Conference Center
Who Should Attend?
- Persons who want to be trained in a Growing Church Licensing School
- Persons who want to be trained as certified, licensed Local Pastors