The Emerging Ministry Program is designed to prepare students to fulfill their vocation in a setting that ministers to the emerging generation. It provides supervised study, special courses, and placement in a congregation that has a commitment to exploring progressive forms of worship and liturgy along with other emerging ministries. The program functions as a specialization within any of the Master's degree programs. EMP students enjoy a wide degree of latitude in choosing experiences to bolster their degree program. Students should declare their intent to participate in the Emerging Ministry Program prior to completing 30 credit hours of their degree by submitting the form to the Registrar's Office.
Core courses: Emerging Ministry students must complete CM-203 Emergent Gathering.
In addition one of the following courses is required to complete the core requirements of the specialization:
Electives: Emerging Ministry students are required to complete 9 additional credit hours to the core courses. The selection of elective courses changes each semester and includes courses such as:
The Practice in Ministry and Mission Office will work with Emerging Ministry students to secure placement in a setting that offers both emerging worship and ministries. Field placement experiences are available in urban, suburban, and rural congregations. These include mentoring, spiritual formation and missional service along with the classroom learning and peer colloquy experience you will gain at the Seminary.
Contact Sara Sheppard for further information about the Emerging Ministry Program at Wesley Theological Seminary, or check out these other discussion based resources:
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