Church & Community Workers

Church & Community Workers are missionaries commissioned by the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church. Church & Community Workers often serve among the poor and marginalized in communities across the U.S.They work to take the Church into the community and bring the community into the Church. For more information on the Church & Community Worker program, visit the CCW page on the Global Ministries website.


Local Pastors Licensing School

A licensed local pastor has answered the call from God to serve the mission of Jesus Christ through the work of the local congregation in The United Methodist Church. Though not ordained, the licensed local pastor performs all the duties of a pastor, including proclamation of the Word; leading worship; administering the sacraments of Baptism and Holy Communion; the services of marriage; burial; confirmation; and membership reception, within and while appointed to a particular charge or extension ministry.