Ministerial Development

and Ordination Program

The Call to Ministry

The Divine, Creator, Source, God alone calls a person into ministry.

It is a call received in the heart that all who receive it understand.

One may not know the path or the method, but the soul always knows the call.

Ministerial Development and Ordination Program

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The CallĀ To Ministry

Have you received the call?

Are you ready to commit to the calling on your life and the magnitude of your purpose?

Are you ready to take your life to the next level!

ā€œEach of us was born to fulfill a divine purpose.Ā  As we open our hearts and minds to a new way of being, the purpose of our lives unfolds organically.ā€Ā  Iyanla Vanzant

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WELCOME

Welcome to the Ministerial Development & Ordination Program! We are committed to love, spiritual principles, and personal transformation from the inside out such that your life is of service and light in the world! We invite you to dynamically experience your divine calling and the magnitude of your function!!

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OVERVIEW

The Ministerial Program provides a unique learning environment that prepares a student to evolve spiritually in leading a life of service anchored in love. Students in the Ministerial Program immerse themselves in the call to ministry and learn to integrate and apply life lessons through spiritual text, spiritual laws, and spiritual principles. Students also learn the benefits of creating and maintaining a spiritual practice that supports desired life outcomes.

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PROGRAM DESIGN

The Ministerial Development and Ordination Program is a three-year course of study and includes the following:

  • Extensive knowledge of and exposure to spiritual foundation texts such as the Holy Bible and A Course in Miracles
  • Development of and exposure to metaphysical bible interpretation and the underlying meaning and symbolism in the text as well as application and integration to personal growth and daily living
  • Development of, exposure to, and demonstration of the ability to conduct spiritual protocolsĀ 
  • Development and demonstration of skills in pastoral care and coaching/counselingĀ 
  • Development and demonstration of spiritual leadership and spiritual tolerance through practical experiences of serviceĀ 
  • Knowledge of spiritual economics and spiritual well-being through the transformation of lack and limitation to wealth-ful ideas, abundance, and prosperity
  • Development and demonstration of consistent practice of spiritual laws and principles and the utilization of skills and behaviors that promote and maintain spiritual grounding
  • Knowledge of and exposure to practices and traditions of diverse spiritual cultures

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PROGRAM COURSES

The curriculum of the Ministerial Development and Ordination Program is designed to prepare students for a life of service through building a relationship with God and exploring self through spiritual laws and spiritual principles. Specific courses include the following:

Ancient Wisdom & World Religions
Beginning Bible Study
Metaphysical Bible Study
Ministerial Development and Homiletics
Ministerial Essentials
Pastoral Care and Counseling
Spiritual Economics
Spiritual Leadership & Service
Spiritual Practices & Protocols
Spiritual Consciousness Development & Integration

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SCHEDULE

The Ministerial Program incorporates on-site learning in Laurel, Maryland. Each year, classes are held from September to the following May and generally on the first full weekend of each month (Friday evening through Sunday afternoon). The first year is known as the Intercessory Year and begins with a required in-person retreat in August (TBD). Program years two and three meet subsequently beginning in September and without an introductory retreat.

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ORDINATION

For successful completion of the Ministerial Development and Ordination Program, each student must fulfill all requirements prior to ordination:Ā 

  • Intercessory Year Retreat
  • Satisfactory fulfillment of requirements for each of the following courses:

Ancient Wisdom & World Religions
Beginning Bible Study
Metaphysical Bible Study
Ministerial Development and Homiletics
Ministerial Essentials
Pastoral Care and Counseling
Spiritual Economics
Spiritual Leadership & Service
Spiritual Practices & Protocols
Spiritual Consciousness Development & Integration

  • Demonstration of application and integration of Spiritual Laws and Spiritual Principles
  • Completion of a Personal Bible and Personal Inventory
  • Oral defense presentation

The Ministerial Development and Ordination Program culminates in ordination as a Minister of Spiritual Consciousness (MSC), which is not a religious order but rather a state of being and belief. An MSC is one who recognizes, understands, advances, facilitates, and is committed to the evolution of humanity and human behavior through the application of spiritual laws and principles as revealed by the life and teachings of Christ.

ā€œChoice is a Divine teacher, for when we choose we learn that nothing is ever put in our path without a reason.ā€ - Rev. Dr. Iyanla Vanzant

Choose and Fulfill Your Divine Purpose!

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