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Licensing School

Prepare for the Licensing School 2021:

In order to better serve partner conferences, pastoral leaders, and churches the Western Jurisdiction Licensing School will be offered in 2021 in a modified online format with the goal of completing all course work by June 4th.

Please check back here in October for dates, registration information, cost, and other important news.

If you have questions please email us at wjlicensingschool@gmail.com

Updates for the 2020 Licensing School:

  • Classes are now complete

Course of Study and Licensing School are Moving!

Claremont School of Theology is preparing to move locations more information will be available in 2021.

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Rev. Dr. Faith J. Conklin is the Director of COS

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