Clergy Education and Development
The Board of Ordained Ministry is in charge of enlisting and recruiting ordained clergy into the process of education, training and ordination. They assess, assist and evaluate candidates for the process. The Board also serves as a conference resource for moving and changes in clergy status. Click here to view a full list of board members.
Build community with fellow pastors and speakers as you explore a creative space to process the joys and challenges of preaching.
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.
Learn more about Course of Study and Advanced Course of study in the Missouri Conference.
For active, full-time clergy who have been serving five or more years.
RE aims to give ministerial leaders an environment and community to address their needs and offer support. Ministerial leaders are often properly reminded of how to sharpen ministerial skills: preaching, mission, administration, etc. But ministerial leaders also desperately need space to deepen their commitments to God, self and community through spiritual and self-care practices.