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Seminary Academics

Semester dates: May 20 – July 12, 2024

For academic courses, please register using the Self-Service system. To register for FLDC 7310 Internship Residency or FLDC 7316 Clinical Pastoral Education, please use the Summer 2024 Field Education Registration Request form by May 13, 2024. Internship agreements must be uploaded with registration request. To register for courses in the School of Restorative Arts, please use the Summer 2024 SRA Registration Request form by April 19, 2024. For any other special inquiries, please email Seminary Academic Services.

Note: All syllabi posted below are draft versions; please consult the syllabus posted in Canvas for the final version.

Intensive Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
BIBL 6315-01 The Book of Isaiah 3 Bruckner June 10-14 8:00am-5:00pm Main Campus
MNST 5130-01 Leading and Teaching in Ministry 3 Dodson June 10-14 8:00am-5:00pm Main Campus CANCELLED
HSTY 6300-01 History and Theology of the Covenant 3 Safstrom June 10-14 8:00am-5:00pm Main Campus
MNST 7190-01 Pastoral Care: Sex, Sexuality, and Sexual Violence 3 Pierre June 10-14 8:00am-5:00pm Main Campus CANCELLED
MNST 7190-04 Weaving Justice and Peace in a Wounded Land 3 Gilliard May 30 - June 2 Yamhill, OR Fulfills the cultural diversity elective. Requires travel and participation in an ECC Immersive Learning Experience. Email semacademicserv@northpark.edu to register.
SPFM 7190-01 What Loss Can Teach Us 1 Miller June 13-15 Th/F: 6-9pm; Sa: 9am - 5pm Main Campus An additional 2-hour virtual session will be scheduled with instructor.
SPFM 7190-02 Embodied Storytelling 1 Reese June 13-15 Th/F: 6-9pm; Sa: 9am - 5pm Main Campus CANCELLED
THEO 7190-01 Theology and Practice of Sacraments 3 Bjorlin June 10-14 8:00am-5:00pm Main Campus
THEO 7190-02 Grace and Humanness: Theological Reflections Because of Culture 3 Padilla June 10-14 8:00am-5:00pm Main Campus Fulfills the cultural diversity elective.

Conference Cohort Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
MNST 5115-01 Preaching the Word 3 Tizon June 3-7 8:00am-5:00pm Mission Springs Ignite Cohort 4
MNST 7190-02 Practicing Neighborology 3 De Neui June 3-7 8:00am-5:00pm Mission Springs Fulfills the cultural diversity elective for Ignite Cohort 5.
MNST 7190-03 Practicing Neighborology 3 Hoskins and Hilts June 3-7 8:00am-5:00pm Carol Joy Holling Fulfills the cultural diversity elective for Equip Cohort 2.

Online Courses

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
CEDF 6232-01 Adult Education in the Church 3 Olfelt Online Asynchronous
MNST 6121-01 Religion, Spirituality, and Health 3 Chase-Ziolek Online Asynchronous

Center for Spiritual Direction

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
SPFM 7501-01 Foundations of Listening & Discerning 3 Peterson July 22-27 Main Campus Restricted to Spiritual Direction Certificate students
SPFM 7503-01 Spiritual Directing: Listening to the Movement of God With Another 3 Peterson July 15-20 Main Campus Restricted to Spiritual Direction Certificate students
SPFM 7505-01 The Ministry of Spiritual Direction: Listening to God in the Church and World 3 Peterson July 22-27 Main Campus Restricted to Spiritual Direction Certificate students

School of Restorative Arts

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
THEO 5140-02 Advanced Seminar: Black Faith Matters 3 Gilliard June 10-14 6:30am - 1:15pm Stateville Correctional Center CANCELLED
MNST 5108-02 Ministry Identity and Practice 3 Widman June 10-14 1:30 - 7:30pm Logan Correctional Center
THEO 6334-02 Peace, Justice, and Restorative Practices 3 Dodson May 20-24 6:30am - 1:15pm Stateville Correctional Center

Covenant Orientation

Course Title SH Faculty Days Time Location Notes
ECCO 5020-01 History of the ECC 3 Safstrom June 10-14 8:00am - 5:00pm Main Campus
ECCO 5030-01 Theology of the ECC 3 Crafton May 20-24 8:00am - 5:00pm Online, Synchronous