New License Application Forms 2018:
The most current UPCI license applications which must be used is dated "Revised October 2018" in the upper right hand corner of page 1 of the application! Your pastor, presbyter (or any licensed minister who has a login set up for can download any of these applications.  And the application may be downloaded from this District website as well.

Reading Requirements

New Reading Requirements

The General Board has recently made significant changes to the reading requirements for all ministerial applicants (English or Spanish). The United Pentecostal Church (including the Colorado District) will only accept the new requirements. These new requirements include excellent materials (training videos and ebooks) provided via

The Ministry Central Courses are also now available in Spanish and so are required for all license applicants. The 2018 General Conference passed Resolution 3 which removed from Article XII, Section 2, Paragraph 9 the following words, "... at least one (1) year in a Bible college endorsed by the United Pentecostal Church International (see paragraph 10) or have completed ..." This means that all applicants, including Bible College graduates, will have to read the books or ebooks specified on the official Reading Requirements list.

All License Applicants must go through all of the classes (video, ebook, exam) indicated below and provide certificates of completion. All General applicants must preach 26 times during the six months prior to meeting the District Board. All applicants must meet with his/her Presbyter to review everything, well before the Board Meeting!! The filled out application must be in the hands of the District-Secretary 60 days prior to the Board Meeting!! You should also obtain a Life Insurance Beneficiary Form , fill it out and bring it, two copies of a picture of you and your spouse and bring two checks to the Board Meeting.

NEW Reading Requirements

The requirements for all license applicants are provided through (There is also a way to fulfill the same requirements through enrollment in and completion of the currently offered 8-year certificate at Purpose Institute.) There is a course of study for each license level. Each course of study will include "classes." Each "class" will include a book (or ebook), some video lessons, and an exam. The levels/courses will contain the following...

Local License
ActsRobin Johnston
Biblical InterpretationDavid K. Bernard
GospelsJeffrey Brickle
History of the UPCIRobin Johnston
HolinessDavid K. Bernard
New BirthDavid K. Bernard
Oneness of GodDavid K. Bernard
PentateuchChris Paris
Preaching IJonathan McClintock
Spiritual DisciplinesJames Littles
General License
DiscipleshipStan O. Gleason
DoctrineScott Graham
Epistles of PaulJeremy Painter
EthicsRichard M. Davis
Gen. Epistles and RevelationJeffrey Brickle and Jeremy Painter
Historical BooksChris Paris
History of DoctrineDavid K. Bernard
Leadership IEugene Wilson
Preaching IIJerry Jones
Principles of MinistryDavid K. Bernard
ChristologyDavid Norris
Church AdministrationCarlton L. Coon
Church GrowthDavid K. Bernard
The End TimeDavid Norris
Leadership IIEugene Wilson
Pentecostal HeritageRobin Johnston
ProphetsDavid Johnson and Jared Runck
Psalms and Wisdom LiteratureJeremy Painter
RomansDavid K. Bernard
Spiritual GiftsDaniel Segraves