Practical Ministry Certificates are specially designed programs of study that provide targeted training for local church leadership.

These certificates are perfect for School of Ministry graduates looking to focus their ministry in a particular area or for lay leaders looking to be better equipped to serve in the local church.

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Children’s Ministry Leadership Certificate

The Children’s Ministry Leadership Certificate (CMLC) is a 6-credit program designed to equip men and women to confidently lead a Children’s Ministry program in the local church. This program focuses uniquely on how ministry directed toward children in the local church can be theologically formed, safe, and practically carried out. This is a great course for Children’s Pastors, Children’s Ministry Directors, or those who have a passion to work with kids at the local church level.

This program is cohort-based and includes coaching. New cohorts launch every Spring and Fall. The cost of this certificate program is $1,575.00.

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Youth Ministry Leadership Certificate (Coming soon!)

The Youth Ministry Leadership Certificate is a 6-credit program designed to equip men and women to confidently lead a Youth Ministry program in the local church. This is a great course for Youth Pastors, Volunteer Youth Leaders, or those who have a passion to work with teens at the local church level.

This program is self-directed and may be started at any point. Students have one year to complete their studies. The cost of this certificate program is $630.00.

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Church Planting Exploration Certificate (Coming soon!)

The Church Planter Exploration Certificate is a 2-credit program designed to help prepare and assess men and women for church planting within the C&MA. Through this certificate program students will be exposed to the theology and practice of church planting within the C&MA. Students will also learn the DNA of a good church planter.

This certificate program is self-directed and may be started at any point. Students have 6 months to complete their studies. The cost of this certificate program is $210.00. The results of this certificate are also shared with the Office of Church Multiplication of the Christian & Missionary Alliance.

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