2021 PAUMCS Certification Institute

Providing administrative professionals a supportive base for unity and fellowship and to promote individual growth, professional development, continuing education, and spiritual enrichment.

National PAUMCS Certification Links

On-Line Certification

Advanced Certification Registration

Registration for the PAUMCS Advanced Certification Course is now open.  To register, please CLICK HERE.

The Online PAUMCS Institute is designed to stimulate professional growth and development of each individual. Participants are introduced to business concepts required for understanding the financial operations of the church as well as relationships with the pastor, church employees and members of the congregation. Studying such concepts with professors selected from a strong business school faculty and other experts in the denomination encourages administrators to become better informed and more effective church administrators.


The experience of learning with local church administrators and networking with others in similar office settings provides a broader understanding of the connectional United Methodist church. Church administrators learn the functions of district, conference, agency and episcopal offices, while these various office personnel learn about the many responsibilities of a local church secretary. It is a place to see how all members of the church body are in ministry together.

You must be a PAUMCS member to register, but becoming a member is easy! Just go to www.paumcsmembership.org, fill out the membership form, and pay online or send in your check.