Teaching Ministry

(Christian Education)

For bivocational pastors, congregational leaders, church-related school teachers

This certificate develops gifts and skills of leaders with responsibility for overseeing the educational ministry of the congregation or school, including teacher training and formation. For detailed information, please review the AMBS Catalog, pages 60-63.

Program of study

Required courses
  • Reading the Bible
  • Christian Theology 1
  • Human Development and Christian Formation
  • Christian Formation in the Congregation or Education for Peace and Justice
  • Jesus and the Teaching Ministry
  • Teaching Practicum
Recommended courses
  • Biblical Storytelling
  • Teaching the Bible in the Congregation
  • General electives
Total credit hours: 27