In addition to the regular requirements for Master of Divinity - Church Planting Emphasis students at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, those pursuing the church planting emphasis must also complete:
- Courses in church planting and evangelism
- Concentration in gospel and culture and church leadership and ministry in selected courses
- Specialized internships emphasizing observation of, participation in, and cultivation of new worshiping communities. These three components may be completed in separate internships (part-time during an academic year or full-time in a summer) or a one-year, full-time supervised internship in church planting.
- Participation in a cohort with other church planting emphasis students while enrolled in the emphasis. Participation in a cohort will include retreats, regular reflection on coursework and internships, and shared spiritual practices.
- A short-term international experience related to church planting.
- Basic ethnographic research skills
- Practice deep listening and discernment in the context of community and neighborhood.
- Build trust and relationships both inside the church and in the public square.
- Adaptive leadership, developed through practices of deep listening.
- Dependence upon Christ and the Holy Spirit through attentive listening and exercising trust in God’s presence and activity in the ministry context.
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Formal Application
- Application Fee: $60 nonrefundable Pay online
- Official Transcripts of all college and university work attempted
- Writing two admissions essays
- Personal Interview
- Three References
- Background Check
International5640 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5640 USD per year during 12 months.
National5640 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5640 USD per year during 12 months.
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