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December 8, 2018

Eastern PA Conference Office

  • Christian Education: Michael Roberts, Dec. 8, 2018, Jan. 5 and 19, 2019 at the EPA Conference Center

2019-20 Local Pastor Licensing School Application

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:

  • Christian Education: Michael Roberts, Dec. 8, 2018, Jan. 5 and 19, 2019 at the EPA Conference Center
  • Church Administration–Leading a Congregation: Larry Leister, March 16, 30, April 13, 2019 at Lititz, UMC, PA
  • Pastoral Care: Truman Brooks, June 8, 22, July 13, 2019 at West Chester UMC, PA
  • Congregational Development at EPA Conference Center, Norristown, PA
    • One day event—July 27, 2019 from 8:30  to 3
      • Growing Church/SLI, Four Stations of the Holy Spirit, UM Polity: Gordon Hendrickson
      • Mission & Outreach/Tom Bandy: Peter Wernett & Gordon Hendrickson
  • Preaching, Worship & Sacraments: Tom Haugh, Sept. 14, 28, Oct. 12, 2019 at Mt. Hope UMC, PA.

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

For more information contact Gordon Hendrickson at ghendrickson@epaumc.org or gordonacts6@gmail.com or 267-258-9507.

 Download the 2019-20 Schedule and Application Form


December 8, 2018
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Gordon Hendrickson


Eastern PA Conference Office
980 Madison Avenue
Norristown, PA 19403
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610-666-9090; 800-828-9093

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