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CenterPlace Spring Semester
12 April- 21 May 2021

"Leading an Organization: Values, Vision, & Mission"
(Evaluation, Strategic Planning, and Organizational Structures)
When: 12 April - 21 May 2021  (Online and Face-to-Face)
Where: Face-to-Face and Zoom Sessions. On-site consultations as scheduled.
How: Preparations for mentor/leader sessions will take place via CenterPlace. Pastors/Leaders may choose the time best suited for their schedules for working through each session.  
Time: Face-to-Face and Zoom Sessions will be scheduled weekly. Course materials will be accessed through the CenterPlace learning platform.
Cost: Cost to be covered by scholarships.
Description: The Certificate in Executive Leadership is a pilot training program for pastors and ministry leaders. It provides 360-Degree leadership engagement with a mentor/facilitator in real-time. The certificate covers a range of seminars in leadership with a special focus on a pastor/leader's actual context. The module, "Leading an Organization: Values, Vision & Mission," will lay a foundation for the entire course of study. The course will train pastor/leaders to recognize personal and organizational values, understand how they lead to and influence vision, and the ways that they impact mission.
Facilitator/Mentor: Dr. Larry Ashlock

CenterPlace Ministry Training

The Center offers a  series of online classes that lead to a Certificate in Global Ministry Leadership. This course of study is designed for bi-vocational lay ministers, Sunday School teachers, and other lay men and women who seek pre-seminary training in ministry leadership.    

The learning track is comprised of six, six-week courses that may be completed in a nine-month cycle. The courses build practical, basic ministry skills across recognized theological disciplines. Applied ministry will be their focus. Contact the Center for more information.

Schedule of Required Courses

1. The Global Christian Minister (Church Leadership/Spiritual Formation) [April 12 -May 21, 2021]
2. Our Faith Heritage (The Story of Christianity)
3. The Bible and How to Teach and Preach it Effectively
4. Christian Global Ethics (Ministering to the World's Concerns)
5. World Religions (Exploring What Others Believe)
6. The Mission of God (the Life of a Good News Sharer)
See above for Our Spring 2021 Course Schedule.
Full or partial scholarships are available. Interested students are invited to contact the Center for enrollment. Email [email protected] for more information.