Sacramento District Institute of Ministry (SDIM) / Instituto Ministerio Distrito de Sacramento (IMDS)

SDIM provides ministerial students with the minimum educational requirement as one piece of the requirements for Ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.

We offer classes in the following areas:  Sacramento District Office, Loomis; Redding; Reno/Sparks; Dorris; and Manteca.  We also offer ZOOM class throughout the year.  Information regarding the class, location, etc. is sent out prior to the start of the class.

For further information regarding the Course of Study, classes and location, contact the SDIM Director, Leon Skinner,

Phone:  916-346-8892

Click on the links below for SDIM resources:

Student Application for Sacramento District Institute of Ministry (SDIM)

SDIM Pastor’s Evaluation of Applicant
SDIM Registration Form

Admissions Process

Recommended Sequence of Classes

SDIM Class Schedule 2023-2024




Click on the links below for IMDS resources:





Instituto Ministerial Distrito de Sacramento (IMDS)

Coordinator: Pastor Charlie Herrera