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The Assemblies of God grants Ministry Credentials on 3 levels:

Certified Minister:

This is the introductory level of credentials. It is for those who show a promise for ministry.

Licensed Minister:

This level of credential is for those ministers who have developed their ministry and show progess in their ministry.

Ordained Minister:

This is our highest level of credential. It is reserved for those who have achieved a proven ministry.


At each level a minister must prove their preparation for ministry by completing required courses of Bible and ministerial training, or have an accredited college education in a ministry related field, such as: Biblical studies, evangelism, pastoral ministry, missions, etc.


Request an Application Packet:

Please send an e-mail to Be sure to include your full mailing address with your request.


Process for obtaining credentials:

  • Obtain an application packet from our office.

  • Return the completed application along with the following:

    • a photo of the applicant

    • a ministry résumé

    • transcripts from colleges, universities, or minstry training schools

    • the authorization forms, signed and notarized

    • the application fee ($150)

  • Complete two interviews

  • Successfully complete the credential exam

  • Applicants who have not completed any ministerial training classes will be required to successfully complete some ministry training classes through the Assemblies of God.


Contact & Support

Darren Lewis

Credentialing Pastor, KYAG

(502) 241-7111

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