Licensing School for Local Pastors


Licensing School for Local Pastors is a program of the Course of Study held at Claremont School of Theology each summer. It prepares persons within The United Methodist Church to be licensed as local pastors. The approval of the District Superintendent and Conference Registrar for Local Pastors is required to register. Four basic areas of ministry will be studied: Public Worship, Pastoral Leadership, Organization of a Parish, and Educational Ministry.

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Summer Session 2013

Classes: July 8-19, 2013

Required Books

  • New Interpreter's Study Bible
  • The Book of Worship
  • The Book of Discipline
  • The Book of Resolutions

Licensing School Faculty

  • Rev. Paul Hill Director.
  • Rev. Renae Extrum-Fernandez
  • Rev. David Nieda
  • Rev. John Woodall

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