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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 2020

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. 


ABOUT PML

Part-Time Local Pastor Curriculum

All courses to be completed in 3 years with passing grades (C- or better).

Licensing School/Briefing Completion

 

3 Year Program

Course #

Course Name

In Classroom Dates

121

 

Intro to Bible I

 

10/23-10-24/2020

122

Theological Heritage

1/22-1/23 2021

124

Transformative Leadership

Spring 2021 4/9-4/10

321

Gospels

Fall 2021

224

Polity and Administration

Spring 2022

123

Formation and Discipleship

Fall 2022

223

Worship and Sacraments

Winter 2022

323

Congregational Care

Spring 2023

324

Preaching

Winter 2023


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)


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