Part-Time Ministerial Leader (PML) Curriculum is designed for part-time local pastors entering ministry following Licensing School. This practical curriculum may also be used to equip any ministerial leadership including pulpit supply or Certified Lay Ministry. 

This Introduction has the potential to fulfill discernment requirements 1205.4, 1267, 1268:

  • Wesleyan Theology
  • Laity Role/Part-Time Local Pastor Role/Expectations
  • Boundaries, Highest Ideals, Social Media, etc. Overview
  • Ministerial Leadership Support Package (Benefits, Professional expenses, etc.)

Prior to Coursework:

  • Complete file
  • Online boundaries to be completed
  • PML application
  • Methodism comprehension assignment to be completed and reviewed

PML BRIEFINGS 2019

Part-Time Ministerial Leader (PML) Curriculum is designed for part-time local pastors entering ministry following Licensing School. This practical curriculum may also be used to equip any ministerial leadership including pulpit supply or Certified Lay Ministry. 

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Full day course required prior to registration for PML. Two options to choose from:


ABOUT PML

Part-Time Local Pastor Curriculum

All courses to be completed in 2.5 years with passing grades (C- or better).

Licensing School/Briefing Completion

Class 1, Year 1 Columbia and/or St. Louis (online/intensives):

Bible I: An Introduction (121)
September 14-15 AND 28-29, 2018, in Columbia
Theological Heritage (122)
March 8-9, 2019, in Columbia
Preaching (324)
April 5-6 AND May 3-4, 2019, in Columbia
Transformational Leadership (124)
August 23-24, 2019, in Columbia
Gospels (321)
September 27-28, 2019, in Columbia
 

Class 1, Year 2 Columbia and/or St. Louis (online/intensives):

Formation and Discipleship (123)
February 7-8, 2020
Worship and Sacraments (223)
April 24-25, 2020
Polity and Administration (224)
August 28-29, 2020
Congregational Care (323)
November 13-14, 2020
 

Class 2, Year 1 Columbia and/or St. Louis (online/intensives):

Bible I: An Introduction (121)
October 25-26, 2019, in Columbia
Theological Heritage (122)
February 7-8, 2020
Preaching (324)
April 24-25, 2020
Polity and Administration (224)
August 28-29, 2020
Congregational Care (323)
November 13-14, 2020
 

Class 2, Year 2 Columbia and/or St. Louis (online/intensives):

Transformative Leadership (124)
Quarter 1 2021
Gospels (321)
Quarter 2 2021
Formation and Discipleship (123)
Quarter 3 2021
Worship and Sacraments (223)
Quarter 4 2021
 

Certified Lay Ministry Curriculum

There is no prescribed timeline for the completion of these courses.
CLM's must complete the class with a passing grade or better.

Briefing Completion

Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts
Bible I: An Introduction (121)
Theological Heritage (122)
Gospels (321)
Preaching (324)
Transformational Leadership (124)
Formation and Discipleship (123)
Worship and Sacraments (223)
Polity and Administration (224) & Forms
Congregational Care (323)


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For more information or questions, contact: Jenny Gragg, 573-777-1213, jgragg@moumethodist.org