PAM


Pennsylvania Academy of Ministry at Lancaster Theological Seminary

MINISTERIAL INSTITUTE

PROGRAM STARTS JULY 21-28, 2019      APPLY HERE     FLYER     FAQs    

AFFORDABLE & ACCESSIBLE

Our new 3-year nondegree program is ideal for:

  • Lay Ministers already pastoring churches
  • Pastoral Leaders in part-time or bi-vocational ministries
  • Individuals in discernment
  • Laity serving Christian denominations and independent churches


BENEFITS

In addition to outstanding, relevant classes, you will receive:

  • Certificates for each completed unit (2.5 CEUs per unit)
  • Ministerial Institute Certificate of Completion (45 CEUs)
  • Bachelor's degree equivalency per the Lancaster Seminary standard
  • Fast track to master's level programs at Lancaster Seminary

     


DETAILS

  • 3-year, nondegree program
  • 18 total units, most online
  • One week on-campus intensive each July
  • Online classes are 6-week units with time off for holidays. Take one class at a time!
  • $3,000 per year or $600 per unit

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of an associate degree (60 credits) or the equivalent
  • Letter of support from pastor, judicatory, or committee on ministry and a current ministry placement
  • Our program requires attendance in a covenanted peer group
  • Apply here

THE 3-YEAR PROGRAM INCLUDES UNITS ON:

  • Christian Theology
  • Biblical Interpretation
  • Church History
  • Pastoral Care
  • Preaching & Worship
  • Denominational Polity
  • Religious Education
  • Spiritual & Personal Development
  • Church Administration
    • Adaptive Leadership
    • Innovation & New Models
    • Navigating Conflict & Crisis
    • Financial & Strategic Health


QUESTIONS?

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information about the Ministerial Institute and classes, contact Dr. Darryl Stephens, Director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ministry at Lancaster Theological Seminary, at (717) 290-8716 or dstephens@lancasterseminary.edu

For information about applying to the program, contact our Admissions Team at (717) 290-8741 or admissions@lancasterseminary.edu

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