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the path to ordination


 Each year students will be evaluated on their progress in ministry. This will be with a local church board when holding a local ministers license and with The District Board of Ministry when holding a district license. The purpose of examination is accountability and clarification.


The Church of the Nazarene requires students to complete 25 courses of ministry. The courses consist of theology, ministry, evangelism, and church history. For a complete listing of courses required click below.


Those enrolled in the School of Ministry will be expected to put into practice what they are learning. They should have a specific area of ministry leadership that demonstrates the calling of God on their lives.


Welcome to the Journey! Check out this guide from our Nazarene USA/Canada region. It will give you an idea of what is involved in completing the requirements for ordination.


This checklist will give you guidance as you move along the path to ordination. Print it out and refer back to it as needed on your journey.


Still interested? Click the link below, and send us an email with your name and contact info and we will respond with instructions on how to sign up on Edmodo, or answer any questions you may have about the process.


Take a look at this list of 25 classes required to complete the course of study. HIPAC School of ministry offers 6 classes a year. The classes currently being offered are listed on our 'current students' page.

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