Master of Art (MA) in Ministry Leadership Summer Program
May 22nd – June 24th

THE PROGRAM

Graduate opportunity in the field of Ministry Leadership that is committed to academic excellence and anchored in Christian foundations. Our 3-credit or non credit option provides solid theological and professional foundations while offering substantial flexibility to professionals.

The Summer Programs was specifically designed for professionals who wish to earn a master’s degree and enhance their ministry leadership without having to leave their current settings permanently or attend too many classes per week.

 SUMMER CLASS SELECTIONS:
1. EFFECTIVE MINISTRY PLANNING  2. YOUTH AND FAMILY MINISTRY  3. BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVES ON WOMEN

See below to register.

1. Effective Ministry Planning

Effective Ministry Planning – Dr. Mark Harden

Wednesday’s – May 22nd, 29th, June 5th, 12th (Newark 6pm-10pm)
Saturday’s – June 1st and 8th (Newark 1pm-5pm)

Outcomes and Takeaways

  1. Students will be equipped to identify critical ministry needs from a theoretical and theological perspective
  2. Students will develop the skills to create programs based on needs assessments and social realities, coupled with the management tools for practical ministry implementation.
  3. Students will be trained in ministry development leadership including better stewardship of resources, and effective planning process for ministry projects.

Cost

 $600 per course ( only for students who are not seeking college credits)
 $1851 per course ( only for students who are seeking college credits, each course is worth 3 credit)

2. Youth and Family Ministry

Youth and Family Ministry – Dr. Mark Haden

Saturday’s – June 1st, 8th, 15th, (Newark 8:30am-12:30pm)
Monday’s – June 10th, 17th, 24th (Newark 6pm – 10pm)

Outcomes and Takeaways

1.  Students will be equipped to identify critical needs for a ministry in the urban church context from a theoretical and theological perspective using program theory methodology.

2. Students will develop the skills to design a program intervention plan as a strategy to address a particular contemporary need or social challenge facing the urban church. This includes a monitoring and management system and tool for effective implementation and evaluation of a ministry strategy.

3. Students will be trained to understand the leadership skills that one needs in ministry development, coupled with the ability to lead an effective planning process for ministry, while operationalizing ministry challenges for maximum impact.

4. Students will be able to develop ministries that integrates the theological, historical, biblical, and social dimensions involved into a coherent strategy while systematically identifying essential resources needed for ministry.

Cost

 $600 per course ( only for students who are not seeking college credits)
 $1851 per course ( only for students who are seeking college credits, each course is worth 3 credit)

3. Biblical Perspectives on Women

Biblical Perspectives on Women – Dr. Joanne Noel

Saturday’s – June 1st, 8th, 15th , 22nd (Newark 8:30am- 12:30pm)
Monday’s – June 3rd and 17th (Newark 6pm-10pm)

Outcomes and Takeaways

1. Students will be equipped to identify critical needs for women in ministry and laity in the urban church context from a theoretical and theological perspective.

2. Students will be trained in literary, historical and theological perspectives that provide a basis for understanding women’s role in the formation of biblical faith.

3. Students will be trained to unpack rhetorical discourses and sound theological arguments for women in ministry leadership both in the local church and in the community.

Cost

 $600 per course ( only for students who are not seeking college credits)
 $1851 per course ( only for students who are seeking college credits, each course is worth 3 credit)