Part-Time Ministerial Leaders Course of Study
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.
Attendance at an August briefing is required to continue with PML. Two dates to choose from:
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
Financial assistance for COS, PML or CLM studies, see the Education Grant Application.
Part-Time Local Pastor Curriculum
All courses to be completed in 2.5 years with passing grades (C- or better).
Licensing School/Briefing Completion
Year 1 Columbia and/or St. Louis (online/intensives):
Year 2 Columbia and/or St. Louis (online/intensives):
Certified Lay Ministry Curriculum
There is no prescribed timeline for the completion of these courses.
CLM's must complete the class with a D grade or better.
Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts
Bible I: An Introduction (121)
Worship and Sacraments (223)
Transformational Leadership (124)
Theological Heritage (121)
Polity and Administration (224) & Forms
Formation and Discipleship (123)
Congregational Care (323)
Download the PML Course of Study Curriculum Flier
For more information or questions, contact: Jenny Gragg, 573-777-1213, email@example.com