Youth & Family Certificate

This twelve-course program is designed to prepare lay leaders to successfully
provide leadership in youth and family ministry for a congregation. Coursework
in the Youth and Family Certificate Program provides a solid introduction to
Biblical theology, Lutheran theology, church history, youth and family ministry,
and Christian education.

The Program

Required Courses

 

  • BT 221: Principles of Biblical Interpretation

  • BT 311: Old Testament Theology and History (requires BT 221)

  • BT 321: New Testament Theology and History (requires BT 221)

  • EPR 241: Christian Apologetics
     

Two courses from:​

  • HST 301: History of the Early Christian Church

  • HST 302: History of the Medieval and Reformation Christian Church 

  • HST 303: History of the Post-Reformation Christian Church 

  • HST 321: Luther and His Catechisms

  • HST 331: Lutheran Reformers and the Book of Concord

  • PT 411: Lutheran Worship

  • PT 451: Youth and Family Ministry

  • PT 452: Education for Children and Youth

  • PT 453: Evangelism at Home, Work, and Community

Total: 36 Hours

 

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