LICENSING INFORMATION

Local License

Requirements
- At least seventeen (17) years of age
- Been involved on a consistent basis in the evangelistic and ministerial efforts of their local church under the direction of their pastor for at least six (6) months; this involvement must primarily be actively preaching on a weekly basis, but may also include teaching home Bible studies and participating in structured soul winning activities, discipleship classes, and other ministries of the local church

Local license applicants meet the District Board in the March and August board meetings. Applications are due to the district office no later than four (4) weeks prior to the board meeting.

HOW TO COMPLETE A LOCAL LICENSE APPLICATION

General License

Requirements
- at least nineteen (19) years of age
- must be presently engaged in the ministry as pastor, full-time evangelist, full-time teacher, pastoral assistant, elected or appointed official, or full-time Bible/Christian college administrator or instructor, except those qualifying as below
- ministerial students (majoring in religion, theology, ministerial studies, etc.) who graduate from any UPCI endorsed Bible/Christian college, and who otherwise qualify, may be granted either a Local or General License at the discretion of the applicant's District Board
- all applicants who are not graduates of a UPCI endorsed Bible/Christian college must have held Local License for at least one (1) year during which they have proven their ministry. All applicants must have preached at least twenty-six (26) times during the time period of one (1) year prior to meeting the District Board

General license applicants meet the District Board in March and August board meetings. Applications are due to the district office no later than four (4) weeks prior to the board meeting.

Ordination

Requirements
- at least twenty-one (21) years of age and have held General License for at least two (2) years.
- proven ministry for two (2) consecutive years and must presently be an active pastor, full-time evangelist, full-time teacher, pastoral assistant, or full-time Bible/Christian college administrator or instructor

Ordination applicants meet the District Board in the March board meeting. Applications are due to the district office no later than four (4) weeks prior to the board meeting.

Physical Address
1800 Hickory Hill Road
Pineville, LA 71360

Email Address
admin@ladistupc.com

Mailing Address
Louisiana District UPCI
P.O. Box 248
Tioga, LA 71477
Phone #
318-640-9657
Fax #
318-640-1843
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