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Congregational Ministries Concentration and Minor

Congregational Ministries Concentration and Minor

Congregational Ministries Minor at Messiah College

The congregational ministries concentration and minor provides students with an overview of the diverse aspects of congregation-based work. A field experience and practicum are required in addition to coursework in such broad ministry areas as preaching, worship, organization and leadership for ministry, evangelism and pastoral counseling. Students selecting the congregational ministries concentration or minor also acquire competency in biblical and theological reflection and are well prepared for entry-level positions in congregational and para-church ministries.

Job options for graduates of the congregational ministries concentration and minor:

  • Pastor/chaplain
  • Youth pastor
  • Bible professor
  • Humanitarian services
  • Counselor
  • Missionary
  • Church administrator

Biblical and Religious Studies

The congregational ministries concentration is offered through the Biblical and Religious Studies department.
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