Candidates for Ministry


Background Checks - REQUIRED- State Police, PA Child Abuse, Federal (FBI) Criminal History Report




Saturday, August 5, 2017

9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Lightstreet UMC1640 Main Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

$20.00 – includes lunch and all materials

Deadline for Registration:  July 1, 2017


  • Have you ever wondered is where God calling me?
  • How is it God is calling me to serve?"
  • Do you know any individuals being called to the ministry of a pastor within the United Methodist Church? 
  • Have you wondered what is the difference in serving as an ordained elder, ordained deacon, a local pastor and /or a certified lay minister?  
  • Do you know the various certified ministries honored by the United Methodist Church?

*God's Call Event is an event for those discerning a call to the Ordained, Local Pastor and/or Certified Ministries within the United Methodist Church for college aged and other.

*God's Call event ONLY required if you are moving toward certified candidacy - only need to attend once.   

Contact Information
 47 E. KING ST. 

Sponsored by: 
The Susquehanna Conference Board of Ordained Ministry 
303 Mulberry Dr. Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

2018 Licensing School

posted Jul 7, 2017, 9:34 AM by York District UMC   [ updated Jul 7, 2017, 9:38 AM ]

Blessings again in your candidacy journey! 

We wanted to let you know some very important dates in your walk among us.  
We need you to reserve the following three weekends!

February 9-11, 2018
March 9-11. 2018
April 13-15, 2018

These retreats are held atWesley Forest Church camp in Weikert PA. 
These are the weekends of the 2018 Licensing School.  This school is the hands on preparation for ministry that we require of local pastors who have not had seminary. They have a required attendance policy.  

The tution fee cost is $600 for Continuing Education, plus a $50 additional cost for your books.

Official sign-up will be in the Fall.  Please let us know about your intention to go to Licensing School.  Thank you.

God Bless . . .

SAFE Sanctuaries

posted Apr 4, 2017, 8:46 AM by York District UMC   [ updated May 31, 2017, 10:25 AM ]

                                                          Safe Sanctuary Training 2017

For a list of SS training offered throughout the Conference, 
click here: 

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