Summer courses at AMBS-Great Plains
Family Systems and Pastoral Care (GP:CHM631)
Three hours — Keith Harder
This course focuses on helping participants understand themselves, their families, and their families of origin in the light of their personal spiritual heritage, their church heritage, and systems theory. The aim is to assist persons to become better equipped agents of God’s care as they minister to persons, families, and church groups.
Supervised Ministry Experience (GP:INT689)
Three hours or Six hours — TBA
This program provides opportunity for a supervised internship in a congregational or other ministry setting. In the ministry context, the student will explore and develop the range of his or her ministering skills and gifts. The period of time will normally be an intensive three-month Summer or an extended seven or eight months, with the option of an entire calendar year. Students will spend approximately 400 hours in this internship for every three credit hours. Ministry in Church and World is strongly recommended as a prerequisite.