Youth Ministry Certification

Prices and Registration


January 10 - 16, 2015 

Perkins School of Theology - Prothro Hall

5901 Bishop Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75205


Youth Ministry Certification Professional Para-professional/CEU
Youth Ministry Registration Fee $1100 $800
Student Fee $166 $166
GBHEM Scholarship $(400)** n/a
Total Online Registration* $866 $966

** For persons seeking United Methodist Certification with graduate credit (Professional Track), the UMC General Board of Higher Education and Ministry provides this scholarship for students upon successful completion of the course. Payment is made directly to Perkins. More information is available at

Certification courses are taught at a graduate level and require advanced reading and written assignments as well as final projects for grade(s).

Complete standards and requirements are available from the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry website information on Deacons and Diaconical Ministry.


1. Online Registration - IS CLOSED. 
2. For questions about registration call 214.768.2251.

Registration closes December 5, 2014.


Refunds for cancellations received in writing by December 5 will be granted, less a $100 administrative fee.

Cancellations received after December 5 are subject to full billing.


Event Hotel

Holiday Inn-Dallas Central-Park Cities | 6070 North Central Expressway | Dallas, TX 75206

The Holiday Inn Dallas Central is located just minutes from Southern Methodist University. It is within walking distance of a variety of great restaurants and unique shopping and entertainment venues. It is also close to NorthPark Mall and other Dallas attractions. Shuttle is provided from the hotel to the event venue. A special room rate of $85.00 per night plus state and local taxes will be available until December 19 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. 

To register by phone call 1.888.983.5012When making reservations ask for the Perkins School of Youth Ministry (PY5) rate.

There are no more available rooms at the Holiday Inn at the PSYM rate.  Please check with other areas hotels for alternative housing options.

*Shuttle runs from the Event Hotel only. Please check at front desk with hotel staff for shuttle times.  Otherwise students are responsible for their own transportation. All certification classes will be held at Perkins School of Theology in Prothro Hall.


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