Education for Ministry is a unique four-year distance learning certificate program of theological education based upon small group study and practice. Since its founding in 1975, this international program has assisted more than 80,000 participants in discovering and nurturing their call to Christian service. EfM helps the faithful encounter the breadth and depth of the Christian tradition and bring it into conversation with their experiences of the world as they study, worship, and engage in theological reflection together.
A group consists of between 6-12 participants. Enrollment is for one 36-week cycle at a time. Cost is $375 per year. The required texts are provided, although students will need to provide their own Bible. The Oxford Revised Standard Version Study Bible is recommended.
An information and orientation meeting will be held on Monday, June 24 at 7 p.m. Our hope is to begin the EfM year in early September. The group will meet on Monday evenings from 7-9:30 p.m. Contact Mtr. Tina Velthuizen at (574) 210-2662 for additional information.