Local Pastor Licensing School

SAVE THE DATE: May 19-25, 2019

Who should attend?

Certified candidates for Licensed and Ordained Ministry who will be appointed to serve a local church. (The Book of Discipline 2012, Paragraphs 310-319.)

Where and when?

The school is held at Central Methodist University in Fayette for one week in late May and ends by noon on the last day. Upon arrival, people will check in to receive room assignments at 4 p.m. Students may be assigned to double occupancy rooms. Three meals will be served each full day.

Cost of Licensing School

The cost is $450 per student which covers room, meals, and printed materials relevant to class work. It does not cover textbook costs. Financial assistance is available for Missouri candidates from the Conference Board of Ordained Ministry. Assistance may also be available from your District Committee on Ministry or from your local church.

Reading, assignments, and class details

Click here to download the reading list, assignments and class guidelines


Rev. Kevin Shelton
Harrisonville UMC

Phone: 816-380-3424
E-mail: kshelton@hvilleumc.org

Rev. Karen Taylor
First UMC (Jefferson City)

Phone: 573-635-6886
E-mail: ktaylor@jcfumc.org