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Pastoral Ministry Certificate

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The Pastoral Ministry program trains people for ministry in today’s church, especially those called to more formal roles of ministry.

This ecumenical program integrates three essentials for contemporary lay ministry formation:

  • A solid theological foundation
  • A supervised pastoral field education experience that teaches ongoing self-evaluation and skills
  • A spirituality that takes seriously the identity, experiences and talents of lay people

The Pastoral Ministry Certificate can be obtained at the graduate or undergraduate level. The graduate classes are offered evenings throughout the year. Students may proceed at their own pace. Most complete the program in two to three years.

For more information about the Graduate Pastoral Ministry Certificate, contact William McDonough at (651) 690-6072.

For more information regarding the Undergraduate Ministry Certificate program, contact Dr. Vincent Skemp at (651) 690-6957.

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