Licensing School

LICENSING SCHOOL

The License to Preach school enables certified candidates to complete the educational requirements for being licensed for pastoral ministry.  The Spring 2024 semester will be in an online format with learning content and instruction hosted and delivered by the Candler School of Theology (Emory University). Facilitators and graders for small groups and class assignments will be from the Indiana Conference. Attendance at the onsite orientation at the University of Indianapolis and participation in online small groups during the semester is required.

Admission Requirements

The Division of Ordained Ministry (Nashville, TN) requires that before acceptance in a licensing school, a person must have been certified as a candidate for licensed and/or ordained ministry.  For certification information, contact your Conference Superintendent and/or Chair of District Committee on Ministry (dCOM).

Students are required to have access to a computer with internet that will allow watching lectures, submitting written and visual presentations and chatting online with other class members, and participating in Zoom meetings.

Spring 2024 Schedule

Onsite Orientation: Saturday, February 10, 2024 most of the day

University of Indianapolis – Esch Hall
1400 Campus Drive
Indianapolis, Indiana 46227
United States

Online Modules: February 10 – April 13, 2024

The Course Consists of the Following:

1- One onsite orientation event.

2- Eight online learning modules (completed independently during the assigned week).

3- Online small group meetings and a one-on-one meeting with the Licensing School Director. Online meetings are scheduled based on students’ availability.

Tuition

No partial payments.  All payments must be received on or before February 2, 2024.

  • Indiana Conference Students – $650.00/person.
  • Non-Indiana Conference Students – $725.00/person.

** Financial assistance may be available through your conference or district **

Refunds

Cancellations received by February 2 at 11:59 p.m. via email to ministerialservices@inumc.org will be eligible for a refund less processing fee.  After this date, there will be no refunds.

Attendance Policy

Attendance at all sessions and completion of all assignments are required. Absence may require withdrawal from the school.

Registration deadline: February 2, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Payment Instructions:

Online payments by Visa & MasterCard, or check.

Print a copy of your registration for your receipt.

Check payments must be mailed within 7 days of registration.  Please include a copy of your registration with your check.

Make checks out to INUMC and mail to:

Luska Natali

Administrator of Ministerial Services, INUMC

301 Pennsylvania Parkway, Suite 300

Carmel, IN 46280

For questions, contact:

Luska Natali

Phone: 317-564-3233

email: ministerialservices@inumc.org

INUMC seeks to meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards for accommodations of those attending our continuing education classes and events. If you need special accommodation, please contact Luska Natali at MinisterialServices@inumc.org.