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Pastoral Ministry


Available as a program major only. Full course descriptions can be found in our catalogue.

Is this program for me?

Do you sense God’s call on your life to serve in and through a local church, reaching the lost for Christ and shepherding the people under your care? Our Pastoral Ministry program will equip you to effectively lead people into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.

Practical Ministry Experience

  • Develop effective ministry philosophies and core values that are consistent with biblical directives.
  • Interview and interact with effective pastors and participate in field trips to leading-edge churches in a variety of denominations.
  • Gain the confidence to lead effective ministries through culturally relevant and productive outreach and evangelistic strategies.
  • Design effective discipleship and healthy congregational care ministries.
  • Learn to effectively preach, conduct weddings, funerals, baptisms, etc.
  • Spend four months on internship in your final year, serving with a veteran pastor in a local church context to learn how to pastor within and through a local church.

Core Courses

  • Church Health, Growth, & Leadership
  • Empowering & Equipping Lay Ministry
  • Homiletics
  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Introduction to Compassion Ministry
  • Management in Ministry
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Personal Evangelism
  • Principles and Practices of Discipleship
  • World Religions or Worldview

 


What matters most to you matters to us.
Speak to an enrolment counsellor.

Our Kingswood Enrolment Counsellors want to hear how God is leading you and what you are most passionate about as you consider a life of purpose. They’ll answer your questions, help you determine your options, and pray with you about next steps. No pressure, no commitment – just a conversation with someone who understands that preparing for what matters most really matters.