School Of Ministry

WHAT IS THE SCHOOL OF MINISTRY

A course of study provided at CLI to cultivate and release ministry gifts in the local church. The School of Ministry will develop and equip a new generation of leaders for the advancement of the Kingdom of God through CLI in her local context.

WHAT IS THE GOAL/PURPOSE OF THE SCHOOL OF MINISTRY?

For individuals within CLI to receive training and formal ministerial credentials. Individuals have 2 credentialing options:

1) A Ministry Certificate acknowledging the individuals hard work and accomplishment.

2) A Ministry Credential (License/Ordination) that provides opportunity for formal ministry. 


WHAT ARE THE COURSES OFFERED?

There are three main courses that follow CLI's FamU semester schedule. The courses offered depend on the credentialing option that an individual chooses. See the School Of Ministry page on the church website for more information, or take a brochure.  

In addition to these 3 large 10-week courses, 2- week Hermeneutical courses will be taught that teach the basis of how to read and interpret the Word of God.

What are the requirements to receive the Ministry Certificate?*
1. Apply for the School of Ministry (see below)
2. Attend & participate in the Theology & Spiritual Formation course
3. Attend & participate in the Hermeneutics course
4. Complete Independent Study on one Synoptic Gospel & the Gospel of John
5. Attend an Encounter Retreat
6. Faithfully tithe to Christian Life International
7.Agree and adhere to the beliefs of our parent organization, the IPHC. These can be found here: http://iphc.org/beliefs/#

What are the requirements to receive Ministry Credentials of License or Ordination?*
1. Apply for the School of Ministry (see below)
2. Attend & participate in the Theology, Spiritual Formation, and Practicum course
3. Attend & participate in the Hermeneutics course
4. Complete Independent Study on one Synoptic Gospel & the Gospel of John
5. Complete Independent Study on one Pauline epistle (Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians) and one book of the Bible of your choice
6. Engage in an area of ministry for a minimum of 10 weeks during the Practicum course
7. Attend an Encounter Retreat
8. Be open to accountability from a Staff Pastor.
9. For ordination, a second level of courses will be offered. More information to come.
10. Faithfully tithe to Christian Life International
11. Agree and adhere to the beliefs of our parent organization, the IPHC. These can be found here: http://iphc.org/beliefs/#

CURRENT School of Ministry Classes