The International Ministerial Program (IMP) is designed to provide a method of independent self-study and distance training for Licensed Unity Teachers to earn accreditation as licensed and ordained Unity ministers. This program, with some modifications and adjustments, also applies to ministers, pastors or priests from other denominations who are interested in becoming Unity ministers.
Prerequisites to Apply
To be leading, co-leading an established Unity ministry (church/group/center) or be serving at a Unity ministry under the direction of a Unity minister
Criteria for Applicants Residing in the USA
Licensed Unity Teachers (LUT) residing in USA, trained through the English-speaking Spiritual Enrichment Education (SEE) program may apply for the Field Licensing Program (FLP) for their ministerial path. However, they may be eligible to apply for the IMP through the Worldwide Support office of Unity Worldwide Ministries under the following conditions:
- A written request from the Senior Minister of the Unity ministry (church/group/center) which oversees their work to support the LUT.
- The intended ministry the LUT will lead is to be for a non-English-speaking community within USA
Length of Program
The IMP is designed to be a three to four-year program. It is managed by authorized Unity National Schools in different countries worldwide. Application packets are available and sent to interest parties during the month of June only.
Admissions decisions are based on an assessment of your written application, interviews, psychological evaluation and background checks using the following categories
- Empathy and Nurturing
- Decision Making, and
- Unity knowledge
Applicants are admitted into to the program in October of each year.
Contact Unity Worldwide Ministries for information.
Rev. Xiomara Malagon
Worldwide Support Specialist