APPLICANTS FOR MINISTERIAL LICENSE
Applicants will be required to take training provided through Ministry Central. (Click Here To Register for your required level of training, or see the link below if you intend to apply or upgrade. Purpose Institute training is also accepted as long as the additional required reading for license is completed. The PI student’s curriculum includes additional required reading for ministerial license.
The Pennsylvania District UPCI considers the spiritual authority of the local pastor to be of utmost importance. Therefore, all applicants for ministerial license will always need the full and complete permission and participation of any applicant’s pastor.
The applicant’s pastor, presbyter (or any licensed minister who has an account with www.upciministers.com can download any application. The application must be filled out completely and must be signed by the applicant’s pastor. The pastor and/or presbyter may help the candidate ensure the completeness and accuracy of the application form.
You may also download applications here:
MINISTERIAL LICENSE APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
After filling out the application, it will be given to the local pastor. The pastor will review the application carefully, sign it, and give it to the Presbyter who will send it to the District Secretary/Treasurer after he has checked it over. The Presbyter must receive all completed applications 60 days prior to the Board Meeting. The license applicant should also supply documentation for Ministry Central or Purpose Institute courses completed. In the event the applicant has not completed the Ministry Central Course at the 60 day deadline must have the course transcripts with them when they meet the District Board. The Board Meeting dates (and deadlines) are noted below.
Board Meeting Schedule:
February 11, 2022
December 11, 2021
July 16, 2022
May 16, 2022
PA District Camp
November 3, 2022
September 3, 2022
PA Harvest Conference
APPLICANTS FOR MINISTERIAL LICENSE UPGRADE:
ON BOARD MEETING DAY:
The applicant should understand that if approved for license with the United Pentecostal Church, he/she will be responsible to pay the quarterly District License fees of $100 for Local, $125 for General and $150 for Ordained. Headquarters’ Budget Fees per quarter must be paid as well. ($93.50 for Local, $96.50 for General, and $99.50 for Ordination.)