Lay Ministry Licensing
***RENEWAL FORMS ARE EMAILED IN DECEMBER (in even years) TO RECTORS, PRIESTS-IN-CHARGE AND LAY LEADERS FOR RENEWAL OF THE NEXT TWO-YEAR (2019 and 2020) 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 2019-2020 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.