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Mailing Address
Garrett-Evangelical
2121 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201

Phone: (847) 866-3945
Toll-Free: (800) SEMINARY
Fax: (847) 467-1269
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Certification Spiritual Formation

certificationimageReceiving this certification is denomination's recognition that you - whether lay or clergy, whether deacon or elder - have met the required standards for academic training and experience necessary to achieve professional excellence in Spiritual Formation. During the coursework you will gain a broader perspective and be empowered to help lead your congregation on a profound, inspirational spiritual journey. Plus, you will form a network across the denomination that will be a resource for you for the rest of your life.

 


Garrett-Evangelical cooperates with The United Methodist Church by providing courses that meet the educational requirements for professional certification. A student in an MDiv or MA program may complete certification requirements through five courses in a professional specialization, plus field education and United Methodist Studies.

An alternative route for professional certification is the completion of the following cluster of courses for a particular field:

 

Requirements for Certification in Spiritual Formation
 
Course Number
 
Course Title
 
Cr. Hrs.

 

33-502

 

Teaching for Biblical Faith

 

3

 


34-540
or

34-511

 

Spiritual Disciplines for Personal
& Parish Renewal
or
Prayer in Christian Ministry

 



3

 

 

34-602

 

Practicum in Spiritual Direction/Companionship

 

3

 

 

34-507

 

Spiritual Direction/Companionship

 

3

 

 

40-674
or
40-673

 

UM Studies: Wesley & 19th Century
or
UM Studies: 20th Century to Present

 

3

 

 

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For more information...
Admissions Office: 847-866-3945 or getadmitted.edu

Or contact The United Methodist Church's GBHEM for more information:
www.gbhem.org/certification/cert_home.html

UMC Logo Garrett-Evangelical, a seminary related to
The United Methodist Church, welcomes
students from a wide range of faith traditions.