Ordained Commissioned Minister (1 Credit)

The Ordained Commissioned Minister role includes extensive Christian Leaders Institute training. The Commissioned Minister has already received ordination as a deacon minister. This Ordained Commissioned Minister role allows students to function in many capacities as a general-practitioner minister in a local setting.

This class also tests you with comprehensive examines. If you are seeking to be ordained as a Commissioned Pastor in a denomination other than the Christian Leaders Alliance, the Commissioned Minister class and training will prepare you.

The Christian Leaders Institute Ordained Commissioned Minister includes 45 credits of ministry training study. This course of study gives you a well-rounded program that provides you with the essentials for ministry ordination. The classes include:

  • Christian Leaders Connection (3 Credits)
  • Ministry 101 (3 Credits)
  • Christian Basics (3 Credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Old Testament Survey (3 Credits)
  • Church and Ministry (3 Credits)
  • Church History (4 Credits)
  • Pastoral Care and Marriage (3 Credits)
  • People Smart for Ministry (3 Credits)
  • Developing House Churches (3 Credits)
  • Peace Smart for Ministry (3 Credits)
  • Sermon Construction and Presentation (4 Credits)
  • Theology I (4 Credits)
  • Theology II (4 Credits)
  • Deacon Minister Ordination Class (1 Credit)
  • Ordained Commission Minister Class (1 Credit)

Total Credits: 48

Steps for ordination as an Ordained Commissioned Minister
(48 Credits Program)

  1. Enroll at Christian Leaders Institute and complete the Getting Started Class: Scholar Orientation.
  2. Complete the Deacon Ministry Award.
    1. Christian Leaders Connection (3 credits)
    2. Christian Basics (3 credits)
    3. Ministry 101 (3 credits)
  3. Complete the Deacon Minister Ordination Class (1 credit)
    1. Get three recommendations from your local community, possibly including a Christian Leaders Alliance ordained mentor.
    2. Receive your official ordination documents from Christian Leaders Alliance, sent through the Christian Leaders Institute offices.
    3. Be ordained by the laying on of hands.
    4. Be included in the Christian Leaders Alliance ordination directory.
  4. Complete the additional 37 credits of ministry training
    1. New Testament Survey (3 Credits)
    2. Old Testament Survey (3 Credits)
    3. Church and Ministry (3 Credits)
    4. Church History (4 Credits)
    5. Pastoral Care and Marriage (3 Credits)
    6. People Smart for Ministry (3 Credits)
    7. Developing House Churches (3 Credits)
    8. Peace Smart for Ministry (3 Credits)
    9. Sermon Construction and Presentation (4 Credits)
    10. Theology I (4 Credits)
    11. Theology II (4 Credits)
    12. Deacon Minister Ordination Class (1 Credit)
  5. Take the Ordained Commissioned Minister Class at Christian Leaders Institute (1 Credit) and order your updated ordination credentials.

You will be listed in the Christian Leaders Alliance Directory.