If you are a member of the Presbyterian Church (USA), this Master of Divinity program will prepare you, in collaboration with your Committee on Preparation for Ministry, for pastoral leadership and ordination as a Teaching Elder.
This program may be a good fit for you if you plan to pursue ordained ministry as a Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA), including, but not limited to, such roles as:
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|Formation||2||Intro to Spiritual and Personal Formation
Organizational Leadership and Administration
|Religious Texts||4||Hebrew Bible 1: Orientation
Hebrew Bible 2: Contextualized Interpretation
New Testament 1: Epistles, Acts, and Revelation
New Testament 2: Four Gospels
|Theological Tradition||4||Religious and Theological Interpretation
History of Christian Theologies
Classics of Protestant Reformed Theology
|Cultural Contextualization||1||Choose one:
|Arts and Theology||1||Choose one:
|Social Transformation||1||Leadership and Strategies for Social Change|
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|Vocational Contextualization & Skills*||8||Interreligious Pastoral and Spiritual Care
Preaching and Your Public Voice
Worship of the Church
Access to Biblical Hebrew
New Testament Greek
Presbyterian History, Worship and Polity
* Recommended by Denomination: CPE Ministry Practicum.
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