Ordained Minister Program Details

Overview: If you're passionate about traditional church or community ministry and feel the calling to become a fully ordained pastor or minister, the Ordained Minister Program offers a comprehensive and affordable alternative to traditional seminary education. This program prepares you for part-time or full-time ministry roles, including church planting and pastoring. Completion typically takes between 9 to 16 months, depending on your pace. Note: You must
gain level three endorsement into membership with the Christian Leaders Alliance

Key Roles:

  • Pastor or Church Planter: Lead or establish a church community.
  • Staff Minister: Serve in various roles within a church.
  • Traditional Ceremonial Duties: Conduct weddings, funerals, and other traditional rites.

Key Benefits:

  1. Traditional Minister Certification: Fits typical ordination programs.
  2. Become Fully Ordained. This goes beyond licensing ordination. This full ordination is for those seeking vocational opportunities or those who want more credibility. 
  3. Wider Reach: Ideal for those wanting to pursue vocational minister and the advance specialization associated with receiving paid ministry positions. 
  4. Varied Ceremonial Skills: Become proficient in officiating a diverse range of Christian ceremonies.
  5. Skill Development: The program serves as a foundational program that can be built upon for more specialized ministry roles all the way up to the Minister of the Word. 
  6. Soul Center Registration: You will be eligible to register a Soul Center with the Christian Leaders Alliance


As a fully ordained minister, you can also choose to specialize in various other ministerial roles, expanding your reach and impact.

Ideal Candidates:

  • Those called to full-time or part-time ministry.
  • Individuals interested in church planting or pastoring.
  • Those seeking an affordable and accessible alternative to traditional seminary studies.

This program not only equips you to serve as a pastor or staff minister but also provides a solid foundation for additional specializations, making you well-rounded and adaptable. It's ideal for those whose calling leads them toward more in-depth, formal ministry roles, especially where denominational requirements favor traditional academic studies.

Last modified: Wednesday, September 6, 2023, 10:00 AM