The purpose of our ministerial program is to train people to be competent community leaders. Ministers are counsellors, teachers, leaders and must be ethically above reproach. They are community resources and to that end they must either know how to solve problems or how to find out how to solve them.
Selection of Candidates
We welcome mature candidates who feel called by the gods to the ordained ministry. We ordain both men and women, single and married, and do not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, race, national origin or physical conditions.
Selection for ordination is based on discernment about call, spiritual and psychological fitness, and academic and ministerial preparedness.
Candidates for admission to the clergy training program must:
Topics of Study
 Hermeneutics is the branch of theology that is concerned with interpreting of religious concepts, theories and principles.
 Apologetics is the branch of theology that is concerned with the defense of doctrines by reasoned arguments.
 Critical Incident Stress Management. A branch of psychological first aid that can largely mitigate the effects of disasters or other highly stressful events.
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