Officiant Ministry Skills (2 Credit)
Professor Henry Reyenga and Dr. David Feddes
If you are interested in the skills of ministry, this may be an ideal class to complete. This ministry skills class focuses on the specific skills needed by a minister or an officiant. This foundational class will equip you, whether you are interested in clergy recognition or just want to be equipped for ministry in your local church or community.
The Officiant Ministry Skills class is ideal for:
- Volunteer Christian leaders who are occasionally called upon to perform official Christian functions.
- Those called to become licensed or ordained with Christian Leaders Alliance.
- Ministers who want continuing education in the skill areas of officiating ministry.
- Christian leaders who are discerning their calling to ministry.
The Outcomes of this Officiant Ministry Skills Class: You will learn skills related to the following ministry duties:
- Baptisms and Dedications
- The Lord’s Supper
- Professions of Faith
- Confessions of Sin
- Forgiveness Prayers and Ceremonies
- Anointing Ceremonies
- Care Facilities Visits
- Spiritual Warfare
- Master of Ceremony Events with God invited
View all online lectures and read all the articles on each topic. CLI computer tracks whether you do this. After viewing all lectures for the unit, take the quiz based on the lectures (100% of grade). All reading materials must be of general domain or creative commons.
A 95-100% A- 90-94% B+ 87-89% B 83-86% B- 80-82% C+ 77-79% C 73-76% C- 70-72% D+ 67-69% D 63-66% D- 60-62% F 0-59%
Your average for the course must be at least 60%. Otherwise, you will fail the class and will receive no credit.
You have 180 days to finish the class. Complete all assignments before the final deadline, or you will be automatically unenrolled, and all classwork will be removed. You will have to start over and retake the class to receive credit.
Each quiz has up to 20 questions. Our usual formula for quizzes is as follows: There are 1/3 true and false and 2/3 multiple choices.
All the videos' slides are available in this course.
Topic 1 - Officiant Skills for Ministry
Topic 2 - Baptisms or Dedications
Topic 3 - Funerals
Topic 4 - The Lord's Supper
Topic 5 - Confessions of Faith Prayers and Ceremonies
Topic 6 - Confessions of Sin Covered by Clergy Privilege
Topic 7 - Sacred Ceremonies and Prayers of Forgiving
Topic 8 - Care Facility Visitation Prayers
Topic 9: Anointing Ceremonies
Topic 10 - Spiritual Warfare Prayers and Ceremonies
Topic 11 - Officiant Master of Ceremonies of Programs or Events
Topic 12 - Extra Prayers and Blessings
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