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Academic programs at EMU Lancaster:
Graduate Teacher Education
- Gateway Courses
Are a series of four courses designed especially for pastors called to Mennonite congregations
who do not have Anabaptist background and training.
- Graduate Level Seminary Courses
Are offered each semester. These courses are part of the new fully-accredited master
of divinity program at EMS in Pennsylvania.
- Study and Training for Effective Pastoral Ministries
Is a part-time, three-year training course of study designed for pastoral leaders
– or those exploring a call – who don’t have college or Bible school training.
- Preaching Institute
Is an innovative in-service training program for men and women who want to improve
their preaching. It is a preaching course that travels and has been offered in Florida,
Kansas, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Ohio.
- Clinical Pastoral Education
Clinical Pastoral Education is an unique opportunity for theological students, clergy
and laypersons to develop their ministry skills and leadership capacity. Students
enrolled in CPE gain ministry experience through supervised ministry as a chaplain in a local hospital,
or retirement community, or in a ministry role in a congregation