Lay Ministry Major

Description: A program that prepares non-ordained individuals to serve as lay pastors, religious educators, youth leaders, and other professional positions open to the laity in local churches and other settings. Includes instruction in bible studies, theology, spirituality, pastoral counseling, foundations of ministry, effective communication, and church leadership. Is Lay Ministry the right major for you?
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Lay Ministry Major

What Courses Do Lay Ministry Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Lay Ministry majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Evangelism
  • Missions
  • Parish Teaching
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Ministry
  • Youth Ministry

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