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1013 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104
United States

(206)762-1991

The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

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Certificate in Lay Ministry - Whitworth

Seattle Presbytery

Certificate in Lay Ministry
September 2011-June 2012

The Certificate in Lay Ministry Program is designed to help train, equip and support men and women to serve more effectively as commissioned lay pastors, Christian-education directors, lay ministry coordinators, youth leaders, church administrators, church elders and deacons, and church office managers, as well as in a variety of other paid and unpaid leadership positions in local congregations. The course is specifically designed to provide the following components:

  • a theoretical framework and foundation in leadership and ministry issues from a Christian perspective;
  • practical skills and tools to help participants lead and manage increasingly complex ministries;
  • support in ministry, and networking opportunities with other church professionals.

 What participants say about this program:
The instructors are some of the "cream of the crop" that Whitworth attracts, and the cost is reasonable. The thing I like best about this program is that it provides abundant opportunities for students to interact with instructors and other students.

The topics are well-thought-out and relevant. What a marvelous and rich group of teachers! The passion they teach with is inspiring. Even those topics I thought had the potential to be very dry were presented in exciting ways. I'm excited by the class, and the program has whetted my appetite for more.

I found out things I didn't know I needed to know. The program gives me an idea of the educational direction in which I need to go.

Course fee: $750

For further information and to register, visit our website at www.whitworth.edu/faithcenter, or contact Michelle Pace at mpace@whitworth.edu, 509.777.3275.