Doctor of Ministry
Curriculum Design Overview
Leadership of Missional Church Renewal
• All students attend a three-day orientation session in June.
• They attend four (4) two-week intensive seminars held in January and June, followed by independent work on professional papers.
• Residencies for intensive periods take place at the National Christian Conference Center (nc3.org) located in Valley Forge, PA.
Intro to Graduate-Level Writing (1 unit)
Models of and Leadership
in Renewal (2 units)
Paper 1 - Due April 20
System transforming Leadership for a Mission Oriented Church (2 units)
Congregational Transformation (2 units)
Professional Integrative Paper 2 - Due Sept. 20 (2 units)
Contexts, Perspectives and Ministry in the 21st Century (2 units)
Missional Renewal in a Cross Cultural World (2 units)
Professional Integrative Paper 3 - Due April 20 (2 units)
Community Transformation (2 units; in New York City)
The Institute for Church Resource Development (2 units)
Strategic Plan for Missional Renewal - Due February 20 (2 units)
Funding Proposal - Due March 20 (1 unit)
Final Reflection Paper - Due April 10 (1 unit)
Graduation - mid-May
27 units are required for the Doctor of Ministry Degree.
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