Pastoral Ministry Certificate

This twelve (12) course program – plus a weekend Introductory course – is designed to prepare leaders with no prior theological training to successfully provide pastoral leadership for a congregation. Coursework in the Pastoral Ministry Certificate Program provides a solid introduction to Biblical interpretation, Lutheran theology, church history, and ministerial practice.

 

The Program

Required Courses

 

  • BT 101: Principles of Biblical Interpretation

  • BT 111: Old Testament Theology and History (requires BT 101)

  • BT 161: New Testament Theology and History (requires BT 101)

  • HST 101: The History of the Christian Church-1500

  • HST 102: The History of the Christian Church 1500-Present (requires HST 101)

  • HST 110: Systematic Theology

  • HST 141: Luther and His Catechisms

  • HST 151: Lutheran Reformers and the Book of Concord

  • PT 101: Pastoral Theology and Care

  • PT 111: Lutheran Worship

  • PT 121: Proclaiming God’s Word

  • PT 141: Christian Apologetics

Total: 36 Hours

 

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