institute of pastoral studies

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "institute of pastoral studies"

Transcription

1 loyola university chicago institute of pastoral studies faith in action The many faces of ministry

2 each generation of christians, since the first, has preserved the memory of jesus and, as best they could, lived within, acted out of, and passed on his spirit. tradition is a premeditated act of fragile people not wanting to lose what they love. the messy truth is that christ comes to us fingerprinted by every generation that ever embraced him. ~ John Shea, An Experience Named Spirit Living out the faith Do you feel a call to put your faith to work? Are you looking for a place where you can investigate the great spiritual traditions? We welcome you to explore your faith and your unique calling at the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago, in the heart of downtown. Our student body represents a rich diversity of faith backgrounds, cultures, professional experiences, ages, and nationalities. We share a desire to live out our faith and to be of service to our neighbors and the world. At the Institute of Pastoral Studies, you will be encouraged to grow in your understanding of the Judeo-Christian traditions and other great spiritual paths. You ll discover your place in the world as a spiritual being as you pursue your academic interests and develop your professional skills. Graduates of IPS have distinguished themselves in a wide array of professions, encompassing church and parish ministries, social justice agencies, health care centers, schools and not-for-profit organizations, as well as faith-informed careers. We welcome you to investigate further. Members of our faculty and administrative staff would be delighted to meet with you to explore the possibilities. Sincerely, Robert A. Ludwig, PhD Director 1

3 Answering the call Faculty members Diane Maloney, DMin, and Paula Hiebert, PhD, assist students with their personal, spiritual, and professional development. Diane helps students with their field placements, and Paula challenges students to translate their scriptural analyses into ministry applications. The Institute of Pastoral Studies is a unique learning community of faith for adult students, offering a personally supportive and professionally challenging environment. Within this exceptional setting, students explore their own faith lives and how best to express their faith through a variety of career opportunities. Our students are typically professionals looking to enhance their current vocation, find a more fulfilling second career, or prepare for new professional ministry and service opportunities. With evening, online, and part-time options, the Institute offers students great flexibility. Our online MA in Pastoral Studies degree allows students to get their degree from home, work, or wherever best suits their schedule. Whereas university-based education for ministry has traditionally not been accessible for many individuals because of their distance from residential programs, or other life responsibilities, Loyola s fully accredited online program allows individuals to follow the same curriculum as our campus-based program, all from the convenience of their own home. IPS offers six graduate degrees and four post-master s graduate certificate programs. Class schedules are geared to working adults. Students have the option of part- or full-time study, and evening or weekend schedules throughout the year. In addition, non-degree seeking students may pursue course work as part of their continuing education or sabbatical program. Details on each program and its academic requirements are available in printed form or online at LUC.edu/ips. 2 3 { The place God calls you is the place where your deep gladness and the world s deep hunger meet. ~ Frederick Buechner }

4 A native of India, Father Thomas Philip came to Loyola to earn the MA in Spirituality degree. He has served as Pastoral Associate at St. Pascal Catholic Church in Chicago, working with a diverse congregation of Polish, Spanish, and English speakers. He has now returned to India, eager to apply his training to his home country. graduate education for faith-based careers Graduate Programs Master of Divinity Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies Master of Arts in Religious Education Master of Arts in Social Justice and Community Development Master of Arts in Spirituality Graduate Certificate Programs Pastoral Counseling Religious Education Social Justice and Community Development Spiritual Direction Non-Degree Offerings Continuing Education Sabbatical Program Keep on doing the things that you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, and the God of {peace will be with you. ~ Philippians 3: {

5 Examining the faith L oyola s Institute of Pastoral Studies is a place of open theological inquiry. Scripture, as well as Catholic and Jesuit values, are vital components of this educational experience. From the first orientation session, students are welcomed into a faith-based learning community, where fellow students, faculty, and staff provide support throughout their course of study. Students participate regularly in spiritual growth activities, including reflection groups and service opportunities, and they may benefit from the services of a spiritual director and/or pastoral counselor. Students also develop a rich network of contacts, who remain valued professional and spiritual colleagues after graduation. Faculty members, who bring distinguished records of research, publication, and professional experience to their posts, invite critical thinking and honest debate in the pursuit of truth. Course work not only challenges the intellect but provides practical applications as well. Many students complete an internship or practicum to help them apply their learning in ministry or not-for-profit work. Through the encouragement of fellow students and faculty mentors, students are guided to expand their ministry potential and their unique calling. The result is life-transforming. Pastor Laura Truax received the Master of Pastoral Studies and the Master of Divinity degrees and then was ordained as Senior Pastor of LaSalle Street Church, a non-denominational Christian church in Chicago. Within the church s community center, several urban outreach ministries make their home, including the LaSalle Senior Center. 6 7

6 Carolann Trainor, former executive director of a retreat center in Canada and graduate of the MA in Spirituality program, is now a student in the MA in Pastoral Counseling program and plans to put her new credentials to work in retreat leadership and pastoral counseling. putting faith to work The Institute of Pastoral Studies setting within Loyola University Chicago allows for a rich diversity of interdisciplinary studies and an abundance of resources. Students may combine their IPS studies with courses in relevant fields such as social work, philosophy, nursing, education, law or business. Chicago also offers a wealth of professional and academic resources, including unmatched opportunities to gain internship experience at a variety of world-class not-for-profit institutions, churches, and schools. Father Paul Maina from Kenya is applying his studies in Pastoral Counseling as he ministers to parishioners of St. Sylvester Church in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, a socially active parish that serves a largely Hispanic population. Students are drawn to the Institute of Pastoral Studies for its professional approach in preparing people to live out their faith in careers that fit their sense of calling and mission. Today, IPS graduates around the world are providing spiritual and professional leadership in churches, health care facilities, schools, counseling centers, social service and other not-for-profit agencies, as well as businesses. All human endeavor is of God when it allows men and women to pursue their created purpose and to follow it to fulfillment. ~ Constitution on the Church in the Modern World 8 9 { {

7 programs of Study Leaving behind a prestigious career in marketing, Michael O Malley pursued his passion and became a full-time student at IPS. He earned master s degrees in Pastoral Studies and Divinity and now counsels as pastoral minister at St. Benedict Church in Chicago. MDiv (Master of Divinity) This comprehensive degree program is designed to meet the educational needs of persons called to professional ministerial leadership in the church and beyond. MA in Pastoral Counseling Pastoral clinicians in this program learn to effectively provide therapeutic services in faith-based contexts. MA in Pastoral Studies This degree program lays the groundwork for an effective and well-informed pastoral practice, both as a foundational first degree or as a midcareer refresher. The program can be pursued in two different ways either as an online program or through traditional classroom study. MA in Religious Education Participants in this program are prepared to articulate the faith to all ages, administer religious education programs, or teach religion in schools and parishes. MA in Social Justice and Community Development This interdisciplinary program offers the skills for assessing, analyzing, advocating, and confronting social justice issues. MA in Spirituality Participants in this degree program deepen their own spiritual understanding and are exposed to the insights, challenges, and practices that emerge from the great spiritual traditions. Students choose between two different tracks Spiritual Direction, or Contemporary Spirituality. Pastoral Counseling Certificate This certificate program prepares previously credentialed counselors to practice more effectively in faith-based settings. Religious Education Certificate Individuals are prepared for administrating religious education programs or teaching religion in schools and parishes. Social Justice and Community Development Certificate This certificate program prepares people for faithbased leadership in social advocacy, community and labor organizing, and systemic social change. Spiritual Direction Certificate Individuals are prepared for the specialized ministry of spiritual companioning

8 { } Located just off North Michigan Avenue, Loyola s Water Tower Campus is in the heart of Chicago. mission We are Chicago s Jesuit Catholic University a diverse community seeking God in all things and working to expand knowledge in the service of humanity through learning, justice and faith. vision Loyola University Chicago is the school of choice for those who wish to seek new knowledge in the service of humanity in a world-renowned urban center as members of a diverse learning community that values freedom of inquiry, the pursuit of truth and care for others. five characteristics of a jesuit education Commitment to excellence: Applying well-learned lessons and skills to achieve new ideas, better solutions, and vital answers Faith in God and the religious experience: Promoting well-formed and strongly held beliefs in one s faith tradition to deepen others relationships with God Service that promotes justice: Using learning and leadership in open-handed and generous ways to ensure freedom of inquiry, the pursuit of truth, and care for others Values-based leadership: Ensuring a consistent focus on personal integrity, ethical behavior in business and in all professions, and the appropriate balance between justice and fairness Global awareness: Demonstrating an understanding that the world s people and societies are interrelated and interdependent 12 13

9 The first step in answering the call of faith is exploration. We welcome your inquiry. Institute of Pastoral Studies Loyola University Chicago Lewis Towers, 6th Floor 820 N. Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois Phone: (312) LUC.edu/ips

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY & MINISTRY

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY & MINISTRY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY & MINISTRY PROGRAM OVERVIEW ORU SEMINARY A GLOBAL PLACE FOR WORLD-CLASS TRAINING IN MINISTRY, COUNSELING, AND LEADERSHIP The Oral Roberts University Graduate School of Theology

More information

Real-life experience for real-world ministry. Hazelip School of Theology

Real-life experience for real-world ministry. Hazelip School of Theology Real-life experience for real-world ministry. Hazelip School of Theology Ministry is changing. Join the conversation. Ministry happens in many different ways. And the needs of those who lead and work within

More information

Welcome to United! Spirit Led, Renewing the Church! United Theological Seminary 4501 Denlinger Road Dayton, Ohio 45426

Welcome to United! Spirit Led, Renewing the Church! United Theological Seminary 4501 Denlinger Road Dayton, Ohio 45426 Welcome to United! Spirit Led, Renewing the Church! United Theological Seminary 4501 Denlinger Road Dayton, Ohio 45426 Our purpose is to recruit and educate faithful leaders for the mission of Jesus Christ

More information

Basic Programs Oriented Toward Ministerial Leadership

Basic Programs Oriented Toward Ministerial Leadership Basic Programs Oriented Toward Ministerial Leadership A MASTER OF DIVINITY (MDiv) A.I Purpose of the Degree A.1.0 The Master of Divinity degree is the normative degree to prepare persons for ordained ministry

More information

CALLED TO SERVE. EQUIPPED TO LEAD.

CALLED TO SERVE. EQUIPPED TO LEAD. CALLED TO SERVE. EQUIPPED TO LEAD. MOVING IN SPIRIT. WALKING IN FAITH. Are you considering a degree that will equip you for ministry or help you advance an existing one? You don t have to travel far. You

More information

GRADUATE PROGRAM IN PASTORAL MINISTRIES

GRADUATE PROGRAM IN PASTORAL MINISTRIES GRADUATE PROGRAM IN PASTORAL MINISTRIES Educating minds and opening hearts to change the world Offering a Master of Arts in Catechetics, Liturgical Music, Pastoral Liturgy, and Spirituality S a n t a C

More information

Commission on Accrediting DEGREE PROGRAM STANDARDS

Commission on Accrediting DEGREE PROGRAM STANDARDS Commission on Accrediting DEGREE PROGRAM STANDARDS TABLE OF CONTENTS Standard A Master of Divinity (MDiv) 1 Standard B Master of Arts in [specialized ministry] (MA in [specialized ministry]), or Master

More information

OBSERVE ANALYZE TRANSFORM PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES

OBSERVE ANALYZE TRANSFORM PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES OBSERVE ANALYZE TRANSFORM PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIAL WORK AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES PSYCHOLOGY The mind works in mysterious ways. With a psychology degree from Clarke, you ll be prepared to enter the exciting field

More information

Berkeley The Episcopal Seminary atyale

Berkeley The Episcopal Seminary atyale Berkeley The Episcopal Seminary atyale From the Dean As members also of Yale Divinity School, Berkeley students experience study as well as worship in an ecumenical context, with colleagues from most

More information

observe ANALYze TrANsform PsYCHoLoGY, social WorK AND religious studies

observe ANALYze TrANsform PsYCHoLoGY, social WorK AND religious studies observe analyze transform PSYCHOLoGY, SOCIAL WORK AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES Psychology The mind works in mysterious ways but with a psychology degree from Clarke, you ll be prepared to enter the exciting field

More information

GUIDELINES FOR CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL RELIGION TEACHER CERTIFICATION

GUIDELINES FOR CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL RELIGION TEACHER CERTIFICATION ` GUIDELINES FOR CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL RELIGION TEACHER CERTIFICATION Archdiocese of Cincinnati Office of Evangelization & Catechesis 2016 TABLE OF CONTENTS I. THE RELIGION TEACHER PAGE A. Personal Qualifications...

More information

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION OFFICE of ADMISSIONS, McAFEE SCHOOL of THEOLOGY MERCER UNIVERSITY 3001 MERCER UNIVERSITY DRIVE ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30341-4115 OFFICE: (678) 547-6474 TOLL FREE: (888) 471-9922 THEOLOGYADMISSIONS@MERCER.EDU

More information

Lay Ministry Formation Program

Lay Ministry Formation Program Archdiocese of Hartford Office of Religious Education and Evangelization Lay Ministry Formation Program Course Descriptions What is Lay Ministry? Ministry is the way in which the Church continues what

More information

ANSWERING THE CALL TO SERVE THEOLOGY. Master of Arts in Theology

ANSWERING THE CALL TO SERVE THEOLOGY. Master of Arts in Theology ANSWERING THE CALL TO SERVE THEOLOGY Master of Arts in Theology 1 WALSH UNIVERSITY MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGY 2 THEOLOGY It s possibly the only calling in which one is required to serve in order to lead.

More information

Standards of Accreditation

Standards of Accreditation Standards of Accreditation Theological schools accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (the Commission ) are special-purpose institutions of postbaccalaureate,

More information

Dean of the School of Adult Learning North Park University Chicago, IL

Dean of the School of Adult Learning North Park University Chicago, IL Dean of the School of Adult Learning North Park University Chicago, IL Click Here To Apply Dean of the School of Adult Learning North Park University POSITION PROFILE and ANNOUNCEMENT North Park University

More information

PRINCIPLES OF GOOD PRACTICE FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS AT CATHOLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

PRINCIPLES OF GOOD PRACTICE FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS AT CATHOLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES PRINCIPLES OF GOOD PRACTICE FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS AT CATHOLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES Introduction The purpose of these Principles is to provide a framework for student affairs professionals who work at

More information

viewbook PROVIDENCE theological seminary 2013 / 2014 Master of Divinity Program and Save 60% on Tuition Enroll in the

viewbook PROVIDENCE theological seminary 2013 / 2014 Master of Divinity Program and Save 60% on Tuition Enroll in the PROVIDENCE theological seminary viewbook 2013 / 2014 PREPARING LEADERS SERVING THE CHURCH Enroll in the Master of Divinity Program and Save 60% on Tuition PROVIDENCE theological seminary TABLE of CONTENTS

More information

GRADUATE PROGRAMS GRADUATE PROGRAMS

GRADUATE PROGRAMS GRADUATE PROGRAMS GRADUATE PROGRAMS Luther Rice University offers four Master of Arts programs of study: The Master of Arts in Apologetics, the Master of Arts in Christian Studies, the Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling,

More information

Catholic Campus Ministry Resource Guide

Catholic Campus Ministry Resource Guide Catholic Campus Ministry Resource Guide 2014 Version www.cccm.ca Pastoral ministry is an indispensable means by which Catholic students can, in fulfillment of their baptism, be prepared for active participation

More information

Guidance Counselor. To Apply: Please send resume and direct inquiries to the contact person below, email is preferred:

Guidance Counselor. To Apply: Please send resume and direct inquiries to the contact person below, email is preferred: is now accepting applications for: Guidance Counselor Our Mission Statement:, in its mission as a Catholic, Jesuit, college preparatory school, labors to form men engaged in the world who are dedicated

More information

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION NEW JERSEY CAMPUS NEW YORK CAMPUS 17 SEMINARY PLACE ST. JOHN S UNIVERSITY NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ 08901 ST. JOHN S HALL, ROOM B36 732.247.5241 8000 UTOPIA PARKWAY 800.445.NBTS (6287) JAMAICA, NY 11439 ADMISSIONS@NBTS.EDU

More information

Welcome! our mission Be a Part of the Learning Community at Meadville Lombard Degree Programs at meadville lombard master of Divinity

Welcome! our mission Be a Part of the Learning Community at Meadville Lombard Degree Programs at meadville lombard master of Divinity Welcome! Be a Part of the Learning Community at Meadville Lombard Our Mission At Meadville Lombard Theological School, we educate students in the Unitarian Universalist tradition to embody liberal religious

More information

Program Coordinator, Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Montreat College, Montreat, NC. Position Activities

Program Coordinator, Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Montreat College, Montreat, NC. Position Activities Program Coordinator, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Montreat College, Montreat, NC Position Activities Montreat College is currently seeking to fill a part-time (20 hours per week) Program Coordinator

More information

SPIRITUAL FORMATION AND LEADERSHIP

SPIRITUAL FORMATION AND LEADERSHIP Master of Arts in SPIRITUAL FORMATION AND LEADERSHIP ONLINE PROGRAM GUIDE online.arbor.edu 1 CONTENTS 04 From the Office of the President 05 About SAU Online 06 Student Support 06 Online Learning Community

More information

University of Mary is now in Tempe, AZ

University of Mary is now in Tempe, AZ University of Mary is now in Tempe, AZ Faithfully Christian Joyfully Catholic Gratefully Benedictine In the Phoenix area alone, there are more than 14,000 students in Catholic schools. Those students and

More information

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PASTORAL CARE AND COUNSELING

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PASTORAL CARE AND COUNSELING MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PASTORAL CARE AND COUNSELING Recognizing that the field of pastoral care and counseling requires both general common course work, as well as a concentration in one s particular area

More information

GRADUATE PROGRAMS GRADUATE PROGRAMS

GRADUATE PROGRAMS GRADUATE PROGRAMS GRADUATE PROGRAMS Luther Rice offers five Master of Arts programs of study: The Master of Arts in Apologetics, the Master of Arts in Christian Studies, the Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling, the Master

More information

MASTER OF ARTS IN PASTORAL MINISTRY (Summers Only)

MASTER OF ARTS IN PASTORAL MINISTRY (Summers Only) MASTER OF ARTS IN PASTORAL MINISTRY (Summers Only) MASTER OF ARTS IN PASTORAL MINISTRY Studies for the summers-only MA in Pastoral Ministry prepare women and men to take part in the various ministerial

More information

Opportunity Profile for Tenure Track MA in Counseling Program Faculty

Opportunity Profile for Tenure Track MA in Counseling Program Faculty Opportunity Profile for Tenure Track MA in Counseling Program Faculty JOB POSTING MA in Counseling Program Faculty Geneva College invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Master

More information

IGNATIAN ASSOCIATES. Core Beliefs and Statement of Identity and Values

IGNATIAN ASSOCIATES. Core Beliefs and Statement of Identity and Values Our Core Beliefs 1 We are rooted in the Gospel above all else. From this experience of God in the person of Jesus and the Word of Scripture, all our core beliefs flow. We are formed by Ignatian Spirituality

More information

Ge n e r a l Ac a d e m i c. Gr a d e s Lexington Theological Seminary uses a 4.0 grading scale. Graduation requires a 2.5 GPA.

Ge n e r a l Ac a d e m i c. Gr a d e s Lexington Theological Seminary uses a 4.0 grading scale. Graduation requires a 2.5 GPA. Ge n e r a l Ac a d e m i c In f o r m at i o n Gr a d e s Lexington Theological Seminary uses a 4.0 grading scale. Graduation requires a 2.5 GPA. Tr a n s f e r a n d Sh a r e d Cr e d i t from Other

More information

Doctor of Ministry Degree Program: Military Chaplaincy Concentration

Doctor of Ministry Degree Program: Military Chaplaincy Concentration Doctor of Ministry Degree Program: Military Chaplaincy Concentration Program Overview Purpose The Military Chaplaincy concentration is designed to form and equip clergy in military settings to serve more

More information

Great Plains United Methodist Campus Ministry: Strategic Plan

Great Plains United Methodist Campus Ministry: Strategic Plan Great Plains United Methodist Campus Ministry: Strategic Plan Vision of Great Plains UM Campus Ministries (GPUMCM) in 2020: The Great Plains Campus Ministry will equip 2,000 student leaders to be disciples

More information

Liberal Arts programs

Liberal Arts programs Liberal Arts programs Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is Arizona s private university. For more than 60 years, GCU has been preparing learners to become global citizens, critical thinkers, effective

More information

Reflections From Our Graduates

Reflections From Our Graduates Reflections From Our Graduates Graduate Degrees in Theology Seminary & School of Theology Steeped in Tradition, Engaging the present, Shaping the future The laity is called to participate actively in the

More information

www.simplyapilgrim.com Program Design for the Internship- Based Urban Ministry Program

www.simplyapilgrim.com Program Design for the Internship- Based Urban Ministry Program Program Design for the Internship- Based Urban Ministry Program The 2009 US Census states there are almost 310 million people living in America today. Of them, 222 million (71.6%) live in an urban (population

More information

Taking a Leap of Faith A Rich History. A Bold Future.

Taking a Leap of Faith A Rich History. A Bold Future. Taking a Leap of Faith A Rich History. A Bold Future. FAITH IN A CHANGING WORLD Now faith is being sure of what we hope for, and certain of what we do not see. - Hebrews 11:1 After 150 years of fulfilling

More information

HMS Richards Divinity School Assessment Report Summary 2014-2015

HMS Richards Divinity School Assessment Report Summary 2014-2015 !1 HMS Richards Divinity School ls s and matrix) nd matrix) s) rses (we need to generate these) onsecration Service Events dar eetings lty Annual Reports DUE t Weekend uate Consecration HMS Richards Divinity

More information

! Section 2 Bible & Ministry Programs

! Section 2 Bible & Ministry Programs ! Section 2 Bible & Ministry Programs Central Christian College of the Bible was established to recruit and train leaders for the church. Our educational offerings in Biblical Studies, Professional Studies,

More information

PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH. August 2014. www.regent-college.edu

PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH. August 2014. www.regent-college.edu PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH August 2014 www.regent-college.edu REGENT COLLEGE, a transdenominational, evangelical graduate college in Vancouver, Canada, will have a vacancy for the office of President in August

More information

Andrewes Hall Theological College and Seminary

Andrewes Hall Theological College and Seminary Andrewes Hall Theological College and Seminary Andrewes Hall Theological College and Seminary is located in Phoenix, Arizona. The seminary is in the Diocese of the West of the Reformed Episcopal Church.

More information

Director. INSTITUTE of PASTORAL STUDIES

Director. INSTITUTE of PASTORAL STUDIES Director INSTITUTE of PASTORAL STUDIES THE OPPORTUNITY OVER THE PAST DECADE, under the leadership of its visionary president, Rev. Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., Loyola University Chicago has undergone a

More information

ONE NIGHT A WEEK CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE. College of Adult and Professional Studies

ONE NIGHT A WEEK CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE. College of Adult and Professional Studies ONE NIGHT A WEEK CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE College of Adult and Professional Studies WE HELPED THIS CARPENTER BUILD A BETTER CAREER Joshua Meeks was a full-time carpenter with an overtime life. He wasn t sure

More information

MASTER OF DIVINITY PURPOSES OBJECTIVES. Program Information Sheet wscal.edu/admissions admissions@wscal.edu 888.480.8474

MASTER OF DIVINITY PURPOSES OBJECTIVES. Program Information Sheet wscal.edu/admissions admissions@wscal.edu 888.480.8474 888.80.87 MASTER OF DIVINITY PURPOSES Educate and form candidates for official, ordained ministries of instruction and leadership in the church as pastors, evangelists, and teachers Prepare graduates to

More information

l Ministry i Training Institute tu

l Ministry i Training Institute tu 2007-2008 0 Catalog l Ministry i Training Institute tu A Ministry of the Association Free Lutheran Bible School 3134 East Medicine Lake Boulevard Plymouth, Minnesota 55441-3008 763.544.9501 www.aflbs.org

More information

MASTER OF DIVINITY. Master of Divinity

MASTER OF DIVINITY. Master of Divinity Master of Divinity MASTER OF DIVINITY The master of divinity degree (M.Div.) at LSTC in public church leadership prepares persons for ordained ministry and for pastoral and religious leadership in congregations

More information

Degree Program in Christian Counseling. Biblical. Theological. Christ-Centered. Life-Changing.

Degree Program in Christian Counseling. Biblical. Theological. Christ-Centered. Life-Changing. Degree Program in Christian Counseling Biblical. Theological. Christ-Centered. Life-Changing. Counseling Program at RTS Charlotte RTS Charlotte is pleased to announce a new degree program in Christian

More information

MASTER OF DIVINITY. At the completion of this program, the student will be able to

MASTER OF DIVINITY. At the completion of this program, the student will be able to MASTER OF DIVINITY MASTER OF DIVINITY OBJECTIVES The three-year Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree provides a strong theological and practical foundation to those preparing for the ordained priesthood

More information

PROVIDENCE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

PROVIDENCE THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY 5. Curriculum 5.1 Master of Divinity Program Goals & Objectives The Master of Divinity is the normative degree prerequisite for ordained pastoral ministry in the church. It is also the degree that serves

More information

MASTER OF ARTS IN Theology and Ministry

MASTER OF ARTS IN Theology and Ministry MASTER OF ARTS IN Theology and Ministry MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGY AND MINISTRY Reflecting the recommendations of Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord, the curriculum of the MA in Theology and Ministry

More information

Formation 1 FORMATION / ONGOING. Continuing Education 2. Ecclesial Lay Ministry Degree Procedures 6. Spiritual Direction 8. Catechist Certification 12

Formation 1 FORMATION / ONGOING. Continuing Education 2. Ecclesial Lay Ministry Degree Procedures 6. Spiritual Direction 8. Catechist Certification 12 Formation 1 FORMATION / ONGOING Continuing Education 2 Ecclesial Lay Ministry Degree Procedures 6 Spiritual Direction 8 Catechist Certification 12 Formation 2 Continuing Education Requirements In order

More information

Introduction to North Central University

Introduction to North Central University Introduction to North Central University North Central University is a private, coeducational, undergraduate, primarily residential university owned and operated by eleven Assemblies of God Districts of

More information

Preparation for Teaching in Catholic Schools

Preparation for Teaching in Catholic Schools PREPARATION FOR TEACHING IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS Preparation for Teaching in Catholic Schools (Initial Teacher Education Course) 2012 1. Introduction 1 The Institute for Catholic Education periodically updates

More information

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS is a Catholic institution that emphasizes the Jesuit tradition of contributing to the liberal education of the whole person. LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS UNDERGRADUATE 1

More information

The Covenant between Lyon College and the Synod of the Sun, Presbyterian Church (USA)

The Covenant between Lyon College and the Synod of the Sun, Presbyterian Church (USA) The Covenant between Lyon College and the Synod of the Sun, Presbyterian Church (USA) This covenant is the basis for the commitment of the Synod of the Sun (hereafter, the Synod ) to Lyon College as a

More information

Cornerstone Christian University School of Theology Orlando, FL. Doctor of Theology Program

Cornerstone Christian University School of Theology Orlando, FL. Doctor of Theology Program Cornerstone Christian University School of Theology Orlando, FL Doctor of Theology Program This is 48 credit hours of Theological Studies program. Completing this track will lead to a Doctor Degree in

More information

Divider Page REV 11/21/14

Divider Page REV 11/21/14 Academic Programs Divider Page REV 11/21/14 25 In keeping with the Institutional Goals on pages 8-9, the Biblical Studies Program is designed specifically: 1. To provide the Christian worker with a foundational

More information

www.simplyapilgrim.com Program Design for the Internship- Based Youth Ministry Program

www.simplyapilgrim.com Program Design for the Internship- Based Youth Ministry Program Program Design for the Internship- Based Youth Ministry Program Youth ministry is both an ancient and modern phenomenon, where strong Biblical patterns regularly collide with changing cultural and ministry

More information

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE GUIDELINES

PASTORAL ASSOCIATE GUIDELINES PASTORAL ASSOCIATE GUIDELINES Office of Lay Ecclesial Ministries 66 Brooks Drive, Braintree, MA 02184 (617) 779-3690 I. Pastoral Associates A. Title Guidelines for Pastoral Associates The title Pastoral

More information

Doctor of Ministry. admission materials. Hardin-Simmons University

Doctor of Ministry. admission materials. Hardin-Simmons University admission materials Hardin-Simmons University w w w. l o g s d o n s e m i n a r y. o r g An Invitation to the Ministry in a changing and complex world presents both exciting opportunities and significant

More information

TRANS - A l p h a c R U c I S I S a C h R I S T I A N c O L L e g e F O R h I G h e r e D U c AT I O N A N D V o c AT I O N A L T R A I N I N G

TRANS - A l p h a c R U c I S I S a C h R I S T I A N c O L L e g e F O R h I G h e r e D U c AT I O N A N D V o c AT I O N A L T R A I N I N G SchOOL OF christian STUDIES TRANS - FORMING OUR WORLD TRANSFORMING OUR WORLD Our We believe that it is our responsibility to prepare students to take an active role in shaping their world - to prepare

More information

5.4 Non-Degree Programs

5.4 Non-Degree Programs 5.4 Non-Degree Programs 5.4.1 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages This program is designed to equip those who wish to meet the large and growing need in North America and around

More information

PROSPECTUS THEOLOGY WORSHIP UNITY MISSION

PROSPECTUS THEOLOGY WORSHIP UNITY MISSION PROSPECTUS THEOLOGY WORSHIP UNITY MISSION THINK WORSHIP There can t be a better place in the country to study theology, new ways of doing church, following Jesus in the 21st century and have the chance

More information

www.simplyapilgrim.com Program Design for the Internship- Based Family Ministry Program

www.simplyapilgrim.com Program Design for the Internship- Based Family Ministry Program Program Design for the Internship- Based Family Ministry Program Youth ministry is both an ancient and modern phenomenon, where strong Biblical patterns regularly collide with changing cultural and ministry

More information

Field Ministry BCO7900 Mentored Counseling Internship Application Form

Field Ministry BCO7900 Mentored Counseling Internship Application Form Field Ministry BCO7900 Mentored Counseling Internship Application Form Purpose Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary believes that theological education is best done in partnership with the local church.

More information

Diploma of Ministry. Diploma of Ministry. Christian Life & Ministry

Diploma of Ministry. Diploma of Ministry. Christian Life & Ministry Christian Life & Ministry Vocational Education and Training to help you understand the foundations of the Bible and grow in Christian leadership. Suitable for people wanting to become Lay Preachers or

More information

Department of Buddhist Chaplaincy

Department of Buddhist Chaplaincy Department of Buddhist Chaplaincy 101 Chair Faculty Adjunct Faculty Rev. Victor Gabriel, PhD Tina Jitsujo Gauthier, PhD Chaplain Bryan Ferry, MDiv Tom Moritz, MA Introduction University of the West offers

More information

Master of Divinity. Upon graduation, students will achieve the following program outcomes:

Master of Divinity. Upon graduation, students will achieve the following program outcomes: Master of Divinity The Master of Divinity is a professional degree open to anyone, regardless of whether you wish to become a Unity minister. People who are interested in Unity licensing and ordination

More information

The core values of St. David s are:

The core values of St. David s are: Our Core Values Core values are defined as an organization's essential and enduring tenets (from Build to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies, by Jim Collins, 1994). They help define who we

More information

Formal Learning. HANDOUT B Being a Lifelong Learner Chapter 12 of Growing Toward Spiritual Maturity

Formal Learning. HANDOUT B Being a Lifelong Learner Chapter 12 of Growing Toward Spiritual Maturity HANDOUT B Being a Lifelong Learner Chapter 12 of By Gary C. Newton Published by Evangelical Training Association Growth is a never-ending process for the Christian. This was true in the lives of such biblical

More information

Diaconal Ministry at LSTC I. Theological Education II. Formation

Diaconal Ministry at LSTC I. Theological Education  II. Formation Diaconal Ministry at LSTC "Diaconal Ministry is a form of rostered leadership ministry that helps enable the ELCA to effectively fulfill its mission of service in the world. Diaconal Ministers are called

More information

SEMINARY PROGRAMS SEMINARY PROGRAMS

SEMINARY PROGRAMS SEMINARY PROGRAMS SEMINARY PROGRAMS Luther Rice offers two seminary degrees to prepare Christian ministers for excellence in service to the local church and denominational entities. The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree

More information

3. The CYM strives to recruit and retain competent and committed staff. 1...10

3. The CYM strives to recruit and retain competent and committed staff. 1...10 PARISH YOUTH MINISTRY EVALUATION TOOL The greater the availability of religiously grounded relationships, activities, programs, opportunities, and challenges for teenagers, the more likely teenagers are

More information

PHILOSOPHY OF STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

PHILOSOPHY OF STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PHILOSOPHY OF STUDENT DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION OF STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PHILOSOPHY College Mission Statement To produce, through collegiate education, biblically competent, culturally aware, maturing servants

More information

Dean of James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology

Dean of James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology McAfee School of Theology on Mercer University s Cecil B. Day Campus in Atlanta announces a National Search for the Dean of James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology Mercer University - James and Carolyn

More information

TA L B O T S C H O O L O F THEOLOGY PH.D. AND ED.D. PROGRAMS IN EDUCATIONAL STUDIES BIOLA UNIVERSITY DOCTORAL STUDY IN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

TA L B O T S C H O O L O F THEOLOGY PH.D. AND ED.D. PROGRAMS IN EDUCATIONAL STUDIES BIOLA UNIVERSITY DOCTORAL STUDY IN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION TA L B O T S C H O O L O F THEOLOGY PH.D. AND ED.D. PROGRAMS IN EDUCATIONAL STUDIES BIOLA UNIVERSITY DOCTORAL STUDY IN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION PURSUE WISDOM GET WISDOM, AND WHATEVER ELSE YOU GET, GET INSIGHT.

More information

Assessment Plan Professional Master of Arts in Hispanic Theology and Ministry (MAHTM)

Assessment Plan Professional Master of Arts in Hispanic Theology and Ministry (MAHTM) Assessment Plan Professional Master of Arts in Hispanic Theology and Ministry (MAHTM) Program Description The Professional Master of Arts in Hispanic Theology and Ministry (MA-HTM) is one of five Professional

More information

AFRICA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (Formerly NEGST) School of Professional Studies: Education Department 2011

AFRICA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (Formerly NEGST) School of Professional Studies: Education Department 2011 EDUCATION The Education department affirms the mission, vision and training philosophy of AIU in its commitment to scholarship, research, teaching, faithfulness to the evangelical faith and tradition,

More information

Religious Education in Catholic Schools

Religious Education in Catholic Schools Religious Education in Catholic Schools a statement from the Catholic Bishops Conference of England & Wales May 2000 Catholic Media Office Published in 2000 by the Catholic Media Office 39 Eccleston Square,

More information

Organizational Leadership Graduate Program. practical. focused. relevant.

Organizational Leadership Graduate Program. practical. focused. relevant. Organizational Leadership Graduate Program practical. focused. relevant. Lewis University, guided by its Catholic and Lasallian heritage, provides to a diverse student population programs for a liberal

More information

MISSION / VISION / VALUES FRAMEWORK

MISSION / VISION / VALUES FRAMEWORK MISSION / VISION / VALUES FRAMEWORK The Mission / Vision / Values Framework builds on the strengths of Concordia today and provides the vision and strategies to build an even stronger and more vital Concordia

More information

the MASTER OF ARTS CHRISTIAN Degree Program

the MASTER OF ARTS CHRISTIAN Degree Program the MASTER OF ARTS in CHRISTIAN Counseling Degree Program at RTS CHARLOTTE Wise biblical counseling should be one of the core ministries of every church. The desire of RTS to restore hands-on cure of souls

More information

95% Department of Leadership in education, nonprofits and Counseling MASTER S PROGRAMS. College of Education and Health Sciences

95% Department of Leadership in education, nonprofits and Counseling MASTER S PROGRAMS. College of Education and Health Sciences Department of Leadership in education, nonprofits and Counseling MASTER S PROGRAMS COUNSELING: PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL & CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP

More information

www ucollege edu/ religion

www ucollege edu/ religion religion program introduction www ucollege edu/ religion 2 overview tyson kahler 3 2014 graduate now a pastor in the Minnesota Conference experience a greater purpose God s presence is what changes us

More information

Introducing the Student Ministry Program at Lipscomb University.

Introducing the Student Ministry Program at Lipscomb University. Introducing the Student Ministry Program at Lipscomb University. Helping today s youth grow as individuals while exploring ideas, values and faith in God s Kingdom. A place where Christianity is anything

More information

The Portsmouth and Winchester Diocesan Board of Education. Guidelines on the Commissioning of a new Headteacher

The Portsmouth and Winchester Diocesan Board of Education. Guidelines on the Commissioning of a new Headteacher The Portsmouth and Winchester Diocesan Board of Education Guidelines on the Commissioning of a new Headteacher Lilian Weatherley August 2002 To collaborate with schools, especially Church Schools, in order

More information

DEGREE COMPLETION. Learn with professors who guide you and students who inspire you. multnomah.edu/degreecompletion

DEGREE COMPLETION. Learn with professors who guide you and students who inspire you. multnomah.edu/degreecompletion DEGREE COMPLETION Learn with professors who guide you and students who inspire you. multnomah.edu/degreecompletion MOVE FORWARD COMPLETE THE DEGREE YOU STARTED RECOGNIZE YOUR POTENTIAL It s never too late

More information

Field Ministry PMN7900 Mentored Internship Application Form

Field Ministry PMN7900 Mentored Internship Application Form Field Ministry PMN7900 Mentored Internship Application Form Purpose Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary believes that theological education is best done in partnership with the local church. Students

More information

COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH MINISTRY

COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH MINISTRY Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry Office of Religious Education Directory for Catechesis COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH MINISTRY YOUTH MINISTRY GOALS AND COMPONENTS Addressing the challenge of the Catholic

More information

Introducing King s Online Bible School

Introducing King s Online Bible School Introducing King s Online Bible School Our Goals for our Students We desire and pray that you will: abide in Christ abide in His Word abide in His church abide in His love For all things belong to you,

More information

PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH PROFILE March 2011

PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH PROFILE March 2011 PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH PROFILE March 2011 THE SEARCH The Board of Trustees and Search Committee at Lexington Theological Seminary (LTS) seek nominations and applications for President of the Seminary. During

More information

What is Youth Ministry?

What is Youth Ministry? What is Youth Ministry? Quite simply, youth ministry is all the ways the parish community serves young people and their families, and equips them to live as Catholic Christians. Simple, but not easy. To

More information

SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY & MINISTRY BLUEPRINT FOR LEADERSHIP

SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY & MINISTRY BLUEPRINT FOR LEADERSHIP SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY & MINISTRY BLUEPRINT FOR LEADERSHIP THE VISION FOR A 21st CENTURY CHURCH Pope Francis has called those who lead to always to do so with mercy and humility. The School of Theology and

More information

EQUIP Great Commission Equipping Network BCO7900 Mentored Counseling Internship Application Form

EQUIP Great Commission Equipping Network BCO7900 Mentored Counseling Internship Application Form EQUIP Great Commission Equipping Network BCO7900 Mentored Counseling Internship Application Form EQUIP Purpose To partner with local churches and para-church organizations to provide practical theological

More information

THE SEARCH FOR A PRESIDENT

THE SEARCH FOR A PRESIDENT GENEVA COLLEGE THE SEARCH FOR A PRESIDENT OVERVIEW OF GENEVA COLLEGE Geneva College provides students an academically excellent, Christ-centered and affordable education. Offering nearly 40 undergraduate

More information

Healing Ministry Program Requirements

Healing Ministry Program Requirements Healing Ministry Healing Ministry Program Requirements CERTIFICATE PROGRAM Individuals who already hold credentials in pastoral or other types of counseling ministry or those currently enrolled in accredited

More information

Department of Practical Theology

Department of Practical Theology Azusa Pacific University 1 Department of Practical Theology The Department of Practical Theology (https://sites.google.com/a/apu.edu/practical-theology) offers two majors: Christian ministries and youth

More information

FORMATION: CATECHIST, MASTER CATECHIST, PARISH CATECHETICAL LEADERSHIP

FORMATION: CATECHIST, MASTER CATECHIST, PARISH CATECHETICAL LEADERSHIP FORMATION: CATECHIST, MASTER CATECHIST, PARISH CATECHETICAL LEADERSHIP Catechesis needs to announce the essential mysteries of Christianity, promoting the Trinitarian experience of life in Christ as the

More information

Training In Ministry (TRIM)

Training In Ministry (TRIM) Training In Ministry (TRIM) A Program of the Brethren Academy for Ministerial Leadership A PROSPECTUS I. Why TRIM? Ministry training in the Church of the Brethren has assumed a variety of forms across

More information