School of Ministry Application
The School of Ministry is an inexpensive one- or two-year program that equips college age and adults to become effective Christian leaders in any field where God might call them to serve. The program provides a solid Bible education, trains in practical ministry, equips for leadership, and provides the opportunity for hands-on training with Northside pastors in a specialized area of ministry.
Students will take two 1.5 hour classes per week on Thursday afternoon/evenings during the school year--one Bible class, and one practical ministry class. Those considering vocational ministry pursuits are urged to complete the 2-year program, plus serve two 13-week terms of a practicum with a minister/director to gain valuable hands-on experience.
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Who Can Attend
This program is offered to college age and adults who want to give their lives to Christian ministry, whether vocationally or as a high capacity volunteer leader, but don't see the traditional 4-year Bible college or seminary degree as a viable option. This program is doable for those working full-time or taking 12 hours or less of local college classes.
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For those completing just one year, you'll receive a Northside School of Ministry 1-year certificate. Those enrolled in year two will attend the International Conference on Missions (ICOM) in November, and may have the opportunity to join a ministry team to a conference. Upon completion of the full 2-year program, including practicums, the graduate will earn a Northside 2-yr certificate and a scholarship of $900 towards a Northside short-term mission trip. Completion of the program might even help land that ministry internship or job.
Accreditation & Completion Info
$1,000 per year covers all books/resources, classroom instruction, conferences, apprenticeships, and special SOM events/activities.
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2019-2020 term starts August 22, 2019 and concludes on May 7, 2020. Calendars are coordinated with local school schedules for spring/fall breaks and holidays.
Calendar & Time Commitment Info
Doug Newland, SOM Dean
Missy Nash, Outreach Assistant