We are currently working to set up module offerings.  When modules are scheduled to be offered they will be posted on this page.

The CLM Coordinating Team has determined that the Modules for persons in the IGRC seeking to become a CLM after 6-15-16, will need to be taken in person within the IGRC Module offerings.  Some allowances may be granted by talking with your District Superintendent.

In order to qualify to to become a Certified Lay Minister and to register to take the four required modules, you must first either:

  • be a Certified Lay Servant
  • have previously completed License School


  • have completed one year of seminary studies

In addition, Certified Lay Servants must have taken the Advanced Course "Discover Your Spiritual Gifts" OR "Rediscovering Our Spiritual Gifts" (online course title through

It is best but not required that Module 1 be taken first.

More than two participants are required to be registered in order for each Module to be held.


Title:  Module 3: Organization for Ministry

Dates:  Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017

Times:  8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location:  Vandalia: First UMC, 127 N. 4th St.

Cost:  $50

Registration deadline:  Saturday, Mar. 11, 2017

Instructor:  Rev. Michael Crawford, Coordinator of Congregational Development

Contact:  Cheryl Cain  or Ava Williams


Those registering need not purchase the Module materials on your own.  To obtain the materials please contact your District Office.

Registration for the March module will open February 15, 2017.  

Registration Link