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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.

Spring 2020 Course Schedule

7:30 a.m.

Morning Prayer

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

New Testament I with Dr. David Mosley

10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Pastoral Care with Joe Mayer

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Liturgics II with The Rev. Dr. Mark Hargreaves

3:30 p.m. –  5:30 p.m.

Ecumenism and World Religions with Drs. Michael Kinnamon and Michael Lodahl

Spring 2020 3rd Year Seminar Class Lineup

Feb 29: Multicultural Ministry

Mar 7: Church Administration

Mar 14: Church Administration

Mar 21: Evangelism

Mar 28: Stewardship and Planned Giving

Apr 4: Stewardship and Planned Giving


Important Dates for Spring Semester 2020

January 5 SFM Student Orientation, 2-4:30 p.m.
January 11 First Day of 2020 Spring Semester Courses
February 15 Leadership Academy at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
April 4 Final Day of 2020 Spring Semester Courses
April 11 Final Spring 2020 Papers/Projects due to Teachers
May 11 Final Grades Available to Students

Download the upcoming Fall 2020 Course Schedule here.

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