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Lay Ministry Studies

Here you will find the studies needed to pursue the Certificate of Lay Ministry. While anyone is welcome to take these studies, these studies are specifically designed for laity who have gone through the steps as outlined by the Manual for the Church of the Nazarene and have already received the certificate to become a Lay Minister. For more information, be sure and visit our Requirements For The Certificate of Lay Ministry page. Here you will find information on the process to become a Lay Minister.

Please take note of the fact that these courses have not been validated for ministerial preparation in the Church of the Nazarene. These courses are intended for laity and are not intended to fulfill educational requirements for those pursuing ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.

Required Courses:


Elective Courses: