The Engage Children’s Ministry Certificate is 75-hour certificate program designed for children’s and family ministry leaders looking to advance their knowledge, experience, and career. INCM has partnered with Bethel Seminary and their accomplished faculty and staff to provide this in-depth program that will allow leaders to take their next step in leadership in children’s ministry.
This 75-hour certificate advances leaders to take their next step in leadership in children’s ministry by equipping them in:
Biblical Foundations of Children’s Ministry
Personal and Spiritual Formation
Cognitive, Moral and Spiritual Development of Children
How Children Learn: Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences
Understanding the World of Children: Generational Distinctive
Spiritual Formation and Discipleship of Children
Models and Metaphors in Children’s Ministry
Volunteer Recruitment, Management and Retention
Administrative Practices in Children’s Ministry
Curriculum Development and Assessment
Children’s Ministry Through Global Lenses
Techniques and Strategies for Team Building and Staff Development
Current Trends in Children’s Ministry
The program requires attendance at CPC -Children’s Pastors Conference- during which program participants will spend all breakout sessions in the Engage program, as well as a program specific online event. The program also includes ongoing interaction with program faculty and students online, along with two projects for implementation into student’s unique ministry settings.