Clergy Licensure

Clergy Licensure
A reference to help the one called and the sponsor navigate the process towards ordination as Elder or Deacon in the Church of the Nazarene.

The Nazarene Seminary of the Americas

Palmer Institute
Provides resources for the selection, training, and development of candidates for ministry, career ministers and lay church leaders compatible with the needs of multicultural adult learners.



Laity Resources

Certificate in Lay Training
In partnership with the Global Ministry Center of the International Church of the Nazarene a Certificate of Lay Training is available upon completion of several courses around the core distinctives of the Church of the Nazarene.

Optimal Pastoral Wellness
A time to forge friendship and fellowship around the shared concern of pastoral wellness.

Supporting Organizations

Nazarene Theological Seminary
Offers flexible options and a variety of programs designed to equip students to respond to God’s call.

Eastern Nazarene College
A fully accredited Christian liberal arts college with approximately 1,000 students distributed across residential undergraduate, graduate, and adult studies programs.

Christian Community Development Association (CCDA)
A network of Christians committed to seeing people and communities wholistically restored.