Center for Ministry and Mississippi Annual Conference (and related district) continuing education events are pre-approved and credited automatically on Mississippi United Methodist clergy transcripts.
The Center for Ministry maintains continuing education records of:
Continuing Education events sponsored by the Center for Ministry All Mississippi Annual Conference United Methodist clergy
Mississippi Annual Conference clergy transcripts only record continuing education units from events that have been approved for credit by the Center for Ministry. Events planned by the Center for Ministry and Mississippi Annual Conference (or related district) are pre-approved and credited automatically. To request approval and transcript recording for other events, please complete and email this form to the director of the Center for Ministry. To request your transcript, or proof of participation in a particular Center for Ministry event, please call or email Betty Wheat at the Center for Ministry.
CEU Requirements for UM Clergy
All clergy in full-time appointments (deacons, elders, associate members, and full-time local pastors who have completed their educational requirements) are required to earn an average of two (2) Continuing Education Units (CEUs) each calendar year or a minimum of eight (8) over the course of a quadrennium (Methodist for “four-year period”). Part-time local pastors who have completed their educational requirements are expected to earn one (1) CEU per year or four (4) per quadrennium. Clergy enrolled in college, seminary, or graduate school are not required to earn additional credit while they are students.
For more information on how CEU's are earned and reported, and what you need to do to be sure the Center for Ministry has your CEU's on file, download the file "CEU requirements for United Methodist Clergy" below.