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Transition into Ministry

Princeton Theological Seminary
Erdman Center
May 13- 16, 2014
Tuesday - Friday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm each day.

ButtonTo register, please click here.  For more information or with questions, call the Erdman Center at 609-497-7990 or send an e-mail to coned@ptsem.edu.

Course Objective

This course is designed for graduating seniors and focuses on knowledge and skills that are critical in moving from the Seminary to a first call in pastoral ministry and leadership in a congregation. Our own faculty, with past experience in denominational transition into ministry programs, lead this course along with alumni.

Course Covenor

Paul Rorem XSmall(A)Paul E. Rorem, is Benjamin B. Warfield Professor of Medieval Church History at Princeton Theological Seminary.


Topics and Leadership

Parish Leadership with President Craig Barnes
Solo or Associate Pastor Calls with Jan Ammon and John White
Interviewing and Negotiating a Call with Cathy Cook Davis
Worship Leadership with Nancy Gross
Financial Matters (Personal and Congregational) with Raymond Bonwell, from the Board of Pensions of the PC(USA)
The Pastor as Contextual Theologian with Gordon Mikoski

Cost and Registration

There is no cost to graduates for this program, however, registration is required. In the registration process, you will be invited to suggest other topics you hope will be addressed.

ButtonTo register, please click here.  For more information or with questions, call the Erdman Center at 609-497-7990 or send an e-mail to coned@ptsem.edu.