Equipping for Ministry


October 23-25, 2017

Houghton College - Houghton, NY

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October 25-27, 2017

Houghton College - Houghton, NY

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+ Books, meals and housing

Payment/Cancellation Policy

Payment is required 45 days prior to the classes in order confirm the availability of our EFM faculty. If you need to cancel a class, you can receive a credit toward a future Houghton College Equipping for Ministry class. If you need to pay by check please call 585-567-9665 or email Steve.Dunmire@houghton.edu

Equipping for Ministry Courses

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General Education

  • Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy/Ethics


  • Methods of Bible Study**
  • Introduction to Old Testament*
  • Introduction to New Testament*
  • Old Testament Bible Elective
  • New Testament Bible Elective


  • General Church History
  • Wesleyan History & Discipline*


  • Introduction to Theology*
  • Advanced Theology
  • Doctrine of Holiness

Practical Ministries

  • Christian Education
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Evangelism/Church Health
  • Global and Intercultural Ministries
  • Introduction to Homiletics*
  • Pastoral Ministries
  • Worship
  • Church Leadership/Management*
  • Expository Preaching
  • Pastoral Counseling

* These are the six courses required to become a licensed minister, which is the first step toward ordination.

** It is strongly recommended that Methods of Bible Study be one of the first classes that a student completes.

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