School for Ministry - Episcopal Diocese of San Diego School for Ministry - Episcopal Diocese of San Diego

School for Ministry

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The School for Ministry (SFM) is a theological training program for anyone interested in learning more about Hebrew Scriptures, Christian Scriptures, church history, liturgics, pastoral care, global Anglicanism and more. It is open to all adult learners: people considering ordained ministry, as well as people interested in deepening their knowledge and understanding of these topics.

Auditing course is welcomed and encouraged, as is visiting for one class to see how you like it.

Fall 2019 Course Schedule

7:30 a.m.

Morning Prayer

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Hebrew Scriptures I

10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.


12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Liturgics I

3:30 p.m. –  5:30 p.m.

Seminar on Ordained Ministry

3rd Year Seminar Course Lineup

  • Systematic Theology
  • History and Polity of the Episcopal Church
  • Biblical Ethics

**Please note: There is no class on Nov 9 due to the 46th Diocesan Convention at St. Margaret’s, Palm Desert**


To learn more, fill out the form below, or contact the Rev. Laura Sheridan Campbell,

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Important Dates, 2019

August 25 New Student Orientation, 2-4 p.m.
August 31 First Day of 2019 Fall Semester Courses
November 9 No Class, 46th Diocesan Convention
November 23 Final Day of 2019 Fall Semester Courses

December 14

Final 2019 Fall Semester Papers/Projects Due


If you have inquiries of a non-academic nature, including course enrollment, fees and admission policies, please contact Alyson Terry, or 619-481-5455.