Certificate in Ministry of Supervision

Code: PT130

Dates: October 17, 2022 - October 21, 2022

Time: 9:00 am for 3 hours daily (via Zoom)

The Certificate in Ministry of Supervision provides participants with the information and skills to mentor individuals preparing for ministry by equipping them for supervision including pastoral practices, leadership, reflection, feedback and spiritual guidance.   It is designed for clergy and lay individuals who are interested in supporting students and communities for supervised ministry education (SME), internships and field education. Attention will be given to those wanting to supervise in the United Church of Canada but the course will be adapted and include training for other denominations.

PREREQUISITES:  A minimum of five years of post-ordination or commissioning experience in congregational ministry leadership OR equivalent lay leadership.

Tuition: $280 CAD 

Withdrawals:  If notification of your withdrawal is received before Day 1 of the course, full tuition will be refunded minus a $25 Admin fee.  No refunds are given after the course begins.  Email registrar@vst.edu with your withdrawal notification.

Rev. Brenda Fawkes and Rev. Dr. Andrew Richardson, Office of Vocation Ministers in Pacific and Atlantic Regions. This online course is available to participants from any region of Canada or beyond with an interest in credentialing for supervision.

Ministry of Supervision is offered in partnership with the Vancouver School of Theology and is an online (Zoom) format using Canvas for student and instructor interaction and resources.

Once students have registered for the course, within 5 business days they will receive information about setting up a Campus Wide Login (CWL) in order to access course materials and Zoom links on CANVAS.