Lay Minister Training (CLM)

About CLM 

Enhance and strengthen the quality of your church ministry by becoming a certified minister - learn to preach the Word, provide a care ministry to your congregation, assist in program leadership and be a witness to your community! You may be assigned as a pastor to the Greater Northwest Episcopal Area or serve as support for other local church ministries.

Two-Year Training Cycle

The CLM Training Process is a 2-year cycle that includes five courses. Intro to Ministry is this Fall (see below). Cycle A - Intermediate Preaching will be in February 2017, followed by Cycle B  - Sacramental Theology and Worship (April/May 2017), Cycle C - Leadership in the Wesleyan Way (Winter 2018), and Cycle D - Disciplemaking Systems (Spring 2018).

Intro to Ministry Begins in October 2016

When: October 7th - 9th

Where: Richland Center United Protestant Church | Richland, WA (4.5 hr from Boise, ID)
(The other four classes will be located in both Boise and Vancouver - see the brochure for details.)

Cost: $125 (includes training, 1 dinner, 2 lunches)

Content: A basic overview of the tasks of pastoral ministry leadership including Wesleyan theology, preaching, and administering the local church and pastoral care. Participants are asked to prepare a seven to ten minute sermon/message in advance for this course.

Instructors: Reverends Erin Martin, David Nieda, Peg Lofsvold, Juli Reinholz, John Tucker, Lowell Greathouse, Gregg Sealey, Dan Wilson-Fey, Bill Gibson and Kim Fields.

More Information

Download the Full Brochure (.pdf 358 kb)

Sabrina Venture (PNW Conference) for more information or to sign up for class reminders.

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