Free Licensed Clergy Training

The free licensed clergy training program is specifically designed to fit the volunteer or bi-vocational officiant or minister. They also are for someone on the path to be fully ordained someday. The program may be right for you if you have been asked to officiate a wedding for a family member and you desire credible training. Maybe you are an unordained youth minister who is asked to do a wedding. Maybe you are an ordained Elder or Deacon at a local church and want to help your church or ministry through completing a recognized clergy program.

You may purchase the optional Clergy Recognition packages, which are sent in the mail. See Clergy Recognition Kits

If you are interested in ordained clergy roles with Christian Leaders Alliance, Click here. 

Licensed Christian Wedding Officiant (4 credits)

The Licensed Christian Wedding Officiant clergy role is a 4 credit training program that allows you to perform wedding ceremonies.

Ministry Training

Getting Started Class (0 Credits)
Connections (3 Credits)
Christian Wedding Officiant Skills (1 Credit)
Licensed Christian Wedding Officiant Recognition Class (0 Credits)

Total: 4 Credits

Recommendation

You will need one recommendation concerning your character and calling for this clergy role.

Recognition

The Christian Wedding Officiant is recognized in the United States and many places in the world as a clergy designation allowing you to perform a wedding. Your profile will be listed on the Christian Leaders Alliance website directory.

Licensed Ministry Officiant (9 Credits)

The Licensed Ministry Officiant clergy role is a 9 credit training program.

Ministry Training

Getting Started Class (0 Credits)
Connections (3 Credits)
Christian Basics (3 Credits)
Influence Smart (1 Credit)
Officiant Ministry Skills (2 Credits)
Licensed Ministry Officiant Recognition Class (0 Credits)

Total: 9 Credits

Recommendations

You will need two recommendations concerning your character and calling for this clergy role.

Recognition

You will be recognized by the Christian Leaders Alliance as a licensed clergy member, and your profile will be listed on the Christian Leaders Alliance website.

The Licensed Ministry Officiant is designed for those interested in “ministry” officiant roles. This role does not include performing a wedding ceremony but does include a wide variety of ministry duties. Such such as:

  • Baptisms and Dedications
  • Funerals
  • The Lord’s Supper
  • Professions of Faith
  • Confessions of Sin
  • Forgiveness Prayers and Ceremonies
  • Anointing Ceremonies
  • Care Facilities Visits
  • Spiritual Warfare
  • Master of Ceremony

Licensed Minister (13 Credits)

The Licensed Minister clergy role is a 13 credit training program.

Ministry Training

Getting Started Class (0 Credits)
Connections (3 Credits)
Christian Basics (3 Credits)
Ministry 101 (3 Credits)
Influence Smart (1 Credit)
Wedding Officiant Skills (1 Credit)
Officiant Ministry Skills (2 Credits)
Licensed Minister Recognition Class (0 Credits)

Total:  13 Credits

Recommendations

You will need two recommendations concerning your character and calling for this clergy role.

Recognition

You will be recognized by the Christian Leaders Alliance as a licensed minister, a clergy member, and your profile will be listed on the Christian Leaders Alliance website.

The Licensed Minister is trained and given the basic training for most ministry roles. This clergy status encompasses all the training of the Christian Wedding Officiant and the Ministry Officiant.

  • Weddings
  • Baptisms and Dedications
  • Funerals
  • The Lord’s Supper
  • Professions of Faith
  • Confessions of Sin
  • Forgiveness Prayers and Ceremonies
  • Anointing Ceremonies
  • Care Facilities Visits
  • Spiritual Warfare
  • Master of Ceremony Events

Licensed Ministry Chaplain (16 Credits)

The Licensed Ministry Chaplain is a 16 credit training program.

Ministry Training

Getting Started Class (0 Credits)
Connections (3 Credits)
Christian Basics (3 Credits)
Ministry 101 (3 Credits)
Influence Smart (1 Credit)
Introduction to Chaplaincy/Chatplaincy (3 credits)
Wedding Officiant Skills (1 Credit)
Officiant Ministry Skills (2 Credits)
Licensed Ministry Chaplain Recognition Class (0 Credits)

Total:  16 Credits

Recommendations

You will need two recommendations concerning your character and calling for this clergy role.

Recognition

You will be recognized by the Christian Leaders Alliance as a licensed clergy member, and your profile will be listed on the Christian Leaders Alliance website. This credential qualifies you to serve as a ministry chaplain.

This program adds a 3 credit Introduction fo Chaplaincy course. This clergy status is designed especially for volunteer chaplains at prisons, hospitals, businesses, police, or fire departments. You will be licensed for the following roles:

  • Ministry Chaplaincy
  • Weddings
  • Baptisms and Dedications
  • Funerals
  • The Lord’s Supper
  • Professions of Faith
  • Confessions of Sin
  • Forgiveness Prayers and Ceremonies
  • Anointing Ceremonies
  • Care Facilities Visits
  • Spiritual Warfare
  • Master of Ceremony Events

Licensed Life Coach Minister (16 Credits)

The Licensed Life Coach Minister program is a 16 credit training program.

Ministry Training

Getting Started Class (0 Credits)
Connections (3 Credits)
Christian Basics (3 Credits)
Ministry 101 (3 Credits)
Influence Smart (1 Credit)
Life Coaching Ministry (3 Credits)
Officiant Ministry Skills (2 Credits)
Wedding Officiant Skills (1 Credit)
Licensed Life Coach Minister Recognition Class (0 Credits)

Total:  16 Credits

Recommendations

You will need two recommendations concerning your character and calling for this clergy role.

Recognition

You will be recognized by the Christian Leaders Alliance as a licensed clergy member and your profile will be listed on the Christian Leaders Alliance website. You will be able to legally perform wedding ceremonies in the United States and other parts of the world. This credential will establish you as a Life Coach Minister. This is perfect for both volunteer and vocational service in a local church or ministry.

You will also be licensed to perform the following functions:

  • Life Coaching
  • Weddings
  • Baptisms and Dedications
  • Funerals
  • The Lord’s Supper
  • Professions of Faith
  • Confessions of Sin
  • Forgiveness Prayers and Ceremonies
  • Anointing Ceremonies
  • Care Facilities Visits
  • Spiritual Warfare
  • Master of Ceremony Events

Is this really Free Licensed Clergy Training where you name is recognized in the Christian Leaders Alliance Clergy directory?  Yes. Click here to check out what the directory looks like.

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