Ordained Women’s Minister (1 Credit)

This Ordained Women’s Minister role is perfect for called women serving at local churches in women’s ministry programs or as officiant ministers. An ordained women’s minister will work with staff members of a local church. This ordained women’s minister is comfortable to be in the order of Phoebe in the Bible.

As an Ordained Women’s Minister, your training will be for the following roles:

  • Bible Study Leader
  • Women’s Ministry Pastor
  • House Church Planter
  • Small Group Minister
  • Women’s Ministry Associate Pastor
  • Visitation Minister
  • Ordained Officiant Minister
  • Peaceful Relations Minister

To receive this Women’s Minister Ordination, one must complete the following classes:

  • Christian Leaders Connection (3 credits)
  • Ministry 101 (3 Credits)
  • Christian Basics (3 credits)
  • Old Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • Pastoral Care and Marriage (3 credits)
  • Peace Smart for Ministry (3 credits)
  • Church and Ministry (3 credits)
  • Women’s Ministry (3 credits)
  • Elective Course (3 credits)
  • Deacon Minister Ordination (1 credit)
  • Ordained Women’s Minister (1 credit)
  • Total 32 credits

Steps for becoming an Ordained Women’s Minister
(32 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 21 credits of ministry training
    1. Old Testament Survey (3 credits)
    2. New Testament Survey (3 credits)
    3. Pastoral Care and Marriage (3 credits)
    4. Peace Smart for Ministry (3 credits)
    5. Church and Ministry (3 credits)
    6. Women’s Ministry (3 credits)
    7. Elective Course (3 credits)
  5. Take the Ordained Women’s Minister Class at Christian Leaders Institute (1 credit) and order your updated ordination credentials.