Pacific School of Religion Online Programs
Pacific School of Religion (PSR) offers an Online UMC Certified Lay Minister program in conjunction with the California-Nevada Conference. Co-enrollment in PSR’s Certificate of Theological Education for Leadership (CTEL) and the annual conference's CLayM Program provides a high-quality, engaging, fully online, community-oriented path to lay certification.
Certified Lay Ministry Training provides an opportunity for spiritual discernment, as well as tools for worship leading, preaching, Bible study, and all aspects of local church leadership. The training empowers and equips lay people to serve God in ministry and advances the work of the United Methodist Church in making disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.