Youth & CE Major

This course of studies develops the education and training of the Foundation Certificate with its competencies. It has an emphasis on Youth and Christian Education.  

This program consists of two years of theoretical training at the seminary and one year of internship.

General Competencies

  • Communicate clearly at the appropriate level for the audience.

  • Express one’s own ideas in writing.

  • Be able to plan and organize effectively.

  • Lead groups giving clear directions and encouraging team members.

  • Develop creativity and free expression.

Specific Competencies

  • Develop a personal philosophy of children’s and/or youth ministry.

  • Be able to lead a children’s or youth ministry.

  • Acquire the skills and abilities needed to implement a children’s or youth ministry in a local church.

  • Understand human development and apply that knowledge to planning children’s and youth activities.

  • Appreciate the cultural, legal and contextual issues that affect ministry with young people.

  • Be equipped to resolve conflicts harmoniously.

  • Analyze problems and provide appropriate solutions.