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Welcome to the WISNAZ School of Ministry, a ministry of the Wisconsin District Church of the Nazarene. The WISNAZ School of Ministry exists to provide educational training through the Church of the Nazarene's Modular Course of Study for those seeking to receive credentialing for ordination through the Church of the Nazarene.

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Fall 2018

     Session 1 (September 9th – October 20th)
          Administering the Local Church (Instructor: Rev. Bob Hess)
          Exploring John Wesley’s Theology (Instructor: Rev. Isaac Gilmore)
          Practicing Wesleyan Holiness Spiritual Formation (Instructor: Rev. Mike Uhl)


     Session 2 (October 28th – December 15th)
          Developing Children’s Ministry (Instructor: Rev. Neal Peterson)
          Tracing the Story of God in the Bible (Instructor: Rev. Jon Nelson)
          Exploring Christian Ministry (Instructor: Rev. Chelsea Deaton)

Spring 2019

     Session 1 (January 13th – February 23rd)
          Investigating Christian Theology 1 (Instructor: Rev. Wilson Deaton)
          Foundations of Women’s Ordination (Instructor: Rev. Chelsea Deaton)
          Living Ethical Lives (Instructor: Rev. Rich Doering)
          Becoming a Holy People (Instructor: Rev. Isaac Gilmore)

     Session 2 (March 3rd – April 13th)
          Investigating Christian Theology 2 (Instructor: Rev. Wilson Deaton)
          Telling the Old Testament Story of God (Instructor: Rev. Jon Nelson)
          Exploring Nazarene History and Polity (Instructor: Rev. Mike Uhl)

Please download and complete the following documents if you are interested in being a part of the WISNAZ School of Ministry.


Guide to Ministerial Preparation and Ordination

Register Your Call to Ministry

2018 Fall Registration Form SESSION 1

2018 Fall Registration Form SESSION 2


If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Rich Doering, the WISNAZ School of Ministry Dean at:



Below is the 2018-2019 Course Schedule.

Rich Doering

Lead Pastor 

Racine Community Church of the Nazarene


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