Lay Ministry Licensing
***RENEWAL FORMS WERE EMAILED IN DECEMBER 2016 TO RECTORS AND/OR WARDENS FOR RENEWAL OF THE 2016 and 2017 LICENSES FOR THOSE ALREADY LICENSED AND IN THE DIOCESAN DATABASE.***
There are six canonical lay ministries authorized in The Diocese of West Tennessee. Licenses expire on December 31 of even years. Bishop Johnson and The Commission on Ministry have established the training and licensing requirements for each ministry, which can be downloaded by clicking the ministry names below:
Clergy and Wardens can fill out 2016-2017 license applications for unlicensed members of their congregation by submitting this online form
Contact the Rev. Canon Chip Davis to renew current licenses via email or post. Each individual for whom a license is desired must have completed the required training outlined in the PDFs above.
PLEASE NOTE: Certificates will not be mailed for renewals, but will be prepared only for new licenses.