2018-19 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:
  • Church Administration–Leading a Congregation: Larry Leister, April 7, 21, May 5, 2018 Lititz, UMC, PA
  • Pastoral Care: Truman Brooks, June 9 and July 14, 28, 2018 at West Chester UMC, PA
  • Congregational Development at EPA Conference Center, Norristown, PA
  • One day event—August 4, 2018, from 8 AM to 5 PM:
    • Growing Church/SLI, Four Stations of the Holy Spirit, Lifetree Cafe : Gordon Hendrickson
    • Mission & Outreach/Tom Bandy: Peter Wernett & Gordon Hendrickson
  • Preaching, Worship & Sacraments: Tom Haugh, Sept. 15, 29, Oct. 13, 2018 at Mt. Hope UMC, PA
  • Christian Education: Michael Roberts, Dates TBD 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

For more information contact Gordon Hendrickson at ghendrickson@epaumc.org gordonacts6@gmail.com 2672589507

Information and Application for Licensed Local Pastor School [.doc]