Higher Learning. Real Experience. Vital Ministry.

Prices and Registration

January 11 - 17, 2014 
First United Methodist Church Richardson
503 North Central Expressway
Richardson, Texas 75080

Youth Ministry Certification       Professional       Para-professional/CEU 
Youth Ministry Registration Fee  $1050  $750 
Student Fee  $115  $115 
GBHEM Scholarship  $(400)**  n/a 
Total Online Registration*  $765  $865 

** 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 www.gbhem.org.

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 Registration for this event closed on December 2. 
2. Call 214.768.2124.

For program questions, call 214.768.2251.  Registration will end December 2, 2013.

Event Hotel

Holiday Inn
1655 North Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080

The Holiday Inn is located just minutes from First United Methodist Church, Richardson. Shuttle buses are provided at the beginning and ending of each day. The special room rate of $69.00 per night plus state and local taxes will be available until 5:00 pm December 27 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. Please make sure “SMP” is entered in the group code box on the reservation page. 

Make Reservations Now 

*Shuttle runs from the Event Hotel only. Otherwise students are responsible for their own transportation. Please RSVP for shuttle service at the Perkins Continuing Education Office by calling 214.768.2251.
**All events at FUMC Richardson or the Event Hotel.


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