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Seminary Academics

Vocational Excellence

Required for all degree-seeking students, this is an intensive course that focuses on issues of vocational identity and healthy professional patterns. This course is normally taken in your first year. It is facilitated by ministry staff from the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) and is designed to explore the meaning of credentialed and endorsed ministry in the ECC and the responsibilities and competencies of those called to these positions. If you do not anticipate ministry in the ECC, you may substitute an approved, comparable experience related to your own denomination, or the course can be adapted to the context of an independent church.

Major topics will include: