Iowa Licensing School

We are excited to walk beside you in fulfilling God's uniquely wonderful call upon your life to licensed local ministry.  This year, we are thrilled to offer a hybrid format that allows for greater accessibility to our participants while still maintaining our high quality learning experience.  

Licensing School begins with an in-person Opening Retreat on Thurs. April 21st-Sun., April 23rd 

Virtual Learning will take place April 26th - May 21st. 

 Please see the Iowa Licensing School Brochure for more information.

Register online or view printable fillable registration form

Licensing School Schedule

In Person Retreat: April 21st-23rd - April 21st Check in from 5-6:30 p.m.
                                                                                   Concluding Worship at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 23rd
Virtual Online Learning
Discipleship & Evangelism Tuesdays (April 26th & May 3rd) from 6-8:30 PM
Preaching & Worship Thursdays (April 28th & May 5th) from 6-8:30 PM
UM Leadership & Tradition Tuesdays (May 10th & 17th) from 6-8:30 PM
Pastoral & Spiritual Care Thursdays (May 12th & 19th) from 6-8:30 PM
Discipleship & Evangelism Tuesdays from 6-8:30 PM: April 26th & May 3rd
Saturday, May 21st: Closing Retreat & Graduation 1-5 PM


Feel free to contact Registrar Lisa Steel ( or 515-974-8939) or Dean of the School Rev. Jon Bailey  ( with questions.